Global environmental observing systems including, but not limited to, the Global Climate Observing System (GCOS), Global Ocean Observing System (GOOS), and Global Terrestrial Observing System (GTOS) - Part I

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Thursday, 21 January 2010: 8:30 AM-9:45 AM
B217 (GWCC)
Hosts: (Joint between the 26th Conference on Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology; and the 14th Symposium on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS) )
Cochairs:  Howard J. Diamond, National Climatic Data Center, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Silver Spring, MD and John R. Lincoln, US Navy/WMO (Ret.) and Consultant, Berryville, VA

  8:45 AM
GCOS Program and Associated Workplans
Carolin Richter, GCOS Secretariat, Geneva, Switzerland
  9:00 AM
Spatial representativeness of GCOS Reference Upper-Air Network observations
Dian J. Seidel, NOAA, College Park, MD; and T. Reale, B. Sun, and M. Pettey
  9:30 AM
Operational NESDIS daily 0.1degree global SST Analysis
Eileen Maria Maturi, NOAA/NESDIS/STAR, Camp Springs, MD; and A. Harris, J. Sapper, H. Gu, L. Ma, and W. Meng