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 II

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Thursday, 21 January 2010: 11:00 AM-12:15 PM
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

  11:00 AM
Quality assurance of PACRAIN tipping bucket gauge data
Michael D. Klatt, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and J. S. Greene and M. L. Morrissey
  11:15 AM
Climate observations and seasonal rainfall forecasting in the Pacific Islands
Dean Solofa, SPREP, Apia, Samoa; and M. Morrissey and S. Postawko
  11:30 AM
The Tropical Atmosphere Ocean Array (TAO) for the 21st Century
Landry J. Bernard III, NOAA/NDBC, Stennis Space Center, MS; and R. Bouchard, L. A. LeBlanc, R. Crout, J. Zhou, K. J. Kern, D. C. Petraitis, and C. C. Teng
  11:45 AM
Effect of the Earth Science Decadal Survey on NASA and NOAA—Three Years Later
Randall G. Bass, ITT Corp, Herndon, VA; and R. Fitzhugh and L. Jairam
  12:00 PM
Observing the climate for development
William E. Westermeyer, Global Climate Observing System Secretariat, Geneva, Switzerland