Session 2 Experiments involving observations, real or hypothetical: data impact tests (sensitivity of forecasts to a particular source of observations); observing system simulation experiments (OSSEs)—Part I

Tuesday, 25 January 2011: 8:15 AM-9:45 AM
2B (Washington State Convention Center)
Host: 15th Symposium on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS)
Eric W. Uhlhorn, AIR-Worldwide

8:15 AM
Impact of Assimilating Refractivity Measurements from a Network of S-band and X-band Radars on the Forecast of Convective Initiation using the ARPS 3DVAR System
Nicholas Antonio Gasperoni, CAPS/Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and M. Xue, R. D. Palmer, J. Gao, B. L. Cheong, and D. S. Michaud
8:30 AM
Technology and data utility challenges for a Doppler Wind Lidar on the International Space Station
George D. Emmitt, Simpson Weather Associates, Charlottesville, VA; and S. A. Wood, M. J. Kavaya, B. Gentry, and W. Baker
9:00 AM
The simulation and assimilation of Doppler wind lidar observations in support of future instruments
Will McCarty, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and R. Errico, R. Yang, R. Gelaro, and M. M. Rienecker
9:15 AM
Observing System Simulation Experiments for a US Wind Lidar space mission
Lars Peter Riishojgaard, Joint Center for Satellite Data Assimilation, College Park, MD; and M. Masutani and G. D. Emmitt
9:30 AM
The impact of satellite-based Doppler wind lidar measurements on high-impact weather forecasting: A regional OSSE study
Lei Zhang, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT; and Z. Pu, B. Gentry, and R. M. Atlas

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