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

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Wednesday, 26 January 2011: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
2B (Washington State Convention Center)
Host: 15th Symposium on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS)
Chair:  Dave Emmitt, Simpson Weather Associates, Inc., Charlottesville, VA
Papers:
  8:30 AM
4.1
Verification and Sensitivity of the NCAR-AirDat Operational Forecasting Systems to TAMDAR Observations
Allan Huffman, AirDat, Morrisville, NC; and N. A. Jacobs, M. Croke, P. Childs, X. Y. Huang, and Y. Liu
  8:45 AM
4.2
Validation of the NCAR 4DREKF Data Assimilation Scheme with OSSE-based Numerical Experiments
Linlin Pan, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and Y. Liu, Y. Wu, T. Warner, and J. C. Pace
  9:15 AM
4.4
A preliminary assessment of UAS data impact on tropical cyclone track forecasts based on a global OSSE system
Yuanfu Xie, NOAA/ESRL, Boulder, CO; and N. Prive, S. E. Koch, M. Masutani, J. S. Woollen, R. Atlas, and L. P. Riishojgaard
  9:30 AM
4.5
Assessment of hurricane observational under-sampling and its impact on estimated intensity
Eric W. Uhlhorn, NOAA/AOML, Miami, FL; and T. L. Miller, D. S. Nolan, and R. E. Hood
  9:45 AM
4.6
Applications of GPS Radio Occultation Data to Tropical Cyclone Prediction
Ying-Hwa Kuo, UCAR, Boulder, CO; and X. Fang, Y. R. Guo, H. Liu, Z. Ma, and T. Iwabuchi