92nd American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting (January 22-26, 2012)

Themed Joint Session 10 Enhancing Operational Capabilities: Progress and Plans for R2O-Enabling Technologies Part I

Tuesday, 24 January 2012: 3:30 PM-5:30 PM
La Nouvelle A (New Orleans Convention Center )
Hosts: (Joint between the Second Conference on Transition of Research to Operations: Successes, Plans, and Challenges; the 28th Conference on Interactive Information Processing Systems (IIPS); and the Second Symposium on Advances in Modeling and Analysis Using Python )
Cochairs:  George Komar, NASA/ESTO; John Pereira, NOAA/NESDIS and Gerald J. Dittberner, Harris Corporation
Papers:
  3:30 PM
Introductory Remarks: George Komar, NASA Earth Science Technology Office

  3:45 PM
Doppler Lidar Technology for Space-Based Observations of Tropospheric Winds
R. Michael Hardesty, NOAA/ESRL, Boulder, CO; and W. Baker, B. Gentry, M. J. Kavaya, G. D. Emmitt, S. Mango, and L. P. Riishojgaard
  4:15 PM
High Altitude Imaging Wind and Airborne ProfileróReal-Time Data Goals and Challenges
Gerald M. Heymsfield, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and J. Carswell and L. Li
  4:30 PM
Wind Profiling with the Optical Autocovariance Wind Lidar: Results of Validation Testing
Sara C. Tucker, Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp., Boulder, CO; and C. Grund, T. Delker, M. Adkins, B. Good, P. Kaptchen, and D. Gleeson
  4:45 PM
Impact of GPS Observations on New GOES-R Water Vapor Product Development and Testing
Seth I. Gutman, NOAA/ESRL, Boulder, CO; and D. L. Birkenheuer, K. Holub, and T. Koyama
  5:00 PM
COSMIC-2. Taking Global Navigation Satellite System Radio Occultation (GNSSRO) and Space Weather Sensing to the Next Level
David R. Ector, NOAA/NESDIS, Boulder, CO; and L. Cucurull, D. Mamula, P. Wilczynski, and P. R. Straus
  5:15 PM
Future Microwave Sounders in Research and Operations
Bjorn H. Lambrigtsen, JPL, Pasadena, CA; and T. Gaier, P. Kangaslahti, and A. Tanner