Experiments involving observations; data impact tests; characteristics of observations

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Monday, 24 January 2011: 2:30 PM-4:00 PM
Washington State Convention Center
Host: 15th Symposium on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS)
Simulation of observation and Calibration for Joint OSSEs at NOAA
Michiko Masutani, NOAA/NWS/EMC, Camp Springs, MD; and J. S. Woollen, T. Zhu, N. Prive, Y. Xie, T. J. Kleespies, Z. Ma, H. Sun, L. P. Riishojgaard, F. Weng, G. P. Lou, R. L. Vogel, Y. Han, D. Stokes, and K. L. Howard
Manuscript (209.5 kB)

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Preliminary results with a coupled global-limited-area analysis system for the time and region of the T-PARC/TCS-08 Field Program
Christina Holt, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX; and G. Gyarmati, I. Szunyogh, and D. Merkova

The THORPEX observation impact Inter-comparison experiment
Ronald Gelaro, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and R. Langland, S. Pellerin, and R. Todling

Use of TAMDAR-U equipped small tactical UAS for improved near term battlefield forecasts
Jamie T. Braid, AirDat LLC, Lakewood, CO; and T. Jameson and R. Fuschino

Evaluation of TAMDAR Data Impact on 4-km CONUS WRF-based RTFDDA Simulations and Warm-season Convection Prediction
Yongxin Zhang, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and Y. Liu, P. Childs, A. Huffman, and T. Nipen

Poster PDF (2.5 MB)

TAMDAR Data Assimilation and Its Impact on Mesoscale Numerical Forecast
Feng Gao, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and X. Zhang, X. Y. Huang, X. Zhang, P. Childs, and A. Huffman
Manuscript (408.5 kB)

Comparing FY-3A and NOAA-18 Microwave Sounding Data with COSMIC GPS RO Data
Xiang Wang, Nanjing University of Information Science and Technology, Nanjing, Jiangsu, China; and X. Zou and G. Li

(Formerly 9.5) Optimal design of a climatological network: beyond practical considerations
Karin Bumbaco, JISAO/Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA; and G. Mauger, G. J. Hakim, and P. W. Mote

Validation studies of WVSS-II moisture observations
Ralph A. Petersen, CIMSS/University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and L. M. Cronce, W. F. Feltz, E. Olson, and D. Helms
Manuscript (1.2 MB)

Poster PDF (1.9 MB)

Hybrid Satellite Imagery using NASA LEO and NOAA GEO Data
Kevin K. Fuell, University of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and M. Smith and G. T. Stano

Integration of Ground Radar and Satellite dataset for Studying Cloud and Radiative Property of Deep Convective Systems
Zhe Feng, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND; and X. Dong, B. Xi, P. Minnis, and M. Khaiyer

Poster PDF (7.7 MB)

Quantifying the existence of undocumented Atlantic warm-core cyclones in 20th Century Reanalysis Data
Ryan Truchelut, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL; and R. E. Hart

The Variability of Tropical Cyclone Structure within Atmospheric Reanalysis Datasets
Benjamin Schenkel, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL; and R. E. Hart

Poster PDF (7.1 MB)

A Study on Quality Control for AIRS Total Ozone Data within Typhoon Sinlaku(2008)
Hui Wang, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL; and X. Zou and G. Li

Estimation of precipitation over Asia by combined use of gauge and multi-satellite sensor observations at fine scale
Anoop Kumar Mishra, Research Institute for Humanity and Nature, Kyoto, Japan, Japan; and A. Yatagai, A. Hamada, and R. M. Gairola
Manuscript (361.1 kB)

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The development and utility of a database of mesonet wind observations for use in the RTMA system
Steven L. Levine, Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, FL; and S. M. Lazarus, M. Splitt, and M. Pondeca
Manuscript (808.7 kB)

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Three-dimensional optical turbulence assessments from doppler weather radar for laser applications
Steven T. Fiorino, Air Force Institute of Technology, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH; and R. M. Randall, A. D. Downs, R. J. Bartell, M. J. Krizo, and S. J. Cusumano

Poster PDF (1.5 MB)

Urban experiment results characterize building wakes, aiding airborne hazard applications
Gail Vaucher, Army Research Laboratory, White Sands Missile Range, NM
Manuscript (531.3 kB)

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The University of Utah Local Surface Analysis Tool
Daniel Tyndall, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT; and J. Horel

Performance of rain gauges in a field study at the Hong Kong International Airport
P. W. Chan, Hong Kong Observatory, Hong Kong, China
Manuscript (442.3 kB)

Nighttime detection of oil spills in the Gulf of Mexico using satellite infrared images
Sungwook Hong, Korean Meteorological Administration, Jincheon-gun, Chungbuk, South Korea; and I. Shin and A. S. Suh

Mapping oil for the Deepwater Horizon oil spill disaster in the Gulf of Mexico
Dustin A. Sheffler, NOAA/NESDIS, Camp Springs, MD; and C. J. Warren, D. Streett, and J. Belge

Poster PDF (198.5 kB)