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

Joint Session 2 The Climate Reference Network: A Decade Later

Tuesday, 24 January 2012: 3:30 PM-5:30 PM
Room 355 (New Orleans Convention Center )
Hosts: (Joint between the 24th Conference on Climate Variability and Change; and the 16th Symposium on Meteorological Observation and Instrumentation )
Chair:  Bruce B. Baker, NOAA/Atmospheric Turbulence and Diffusion Division
  3:30 PM
An Overview of the U.S. Climate Reference Network (USCRN) System
Howard J. Diamond, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Silver Spring, MD
  3:45 PM
An Overview of the US Regional Climate Reference Network
David R. Easterling, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and C. Ward, J. H. Lawrimore, and M. Palecki
  4:00 PM
  4:15 PM
Solid Precipitation Testbed Plans, Activities and Results to Date
Tilden P. Meyers, NOAA, Oak Ridge, TN; and B. B. Baker, R. M. Rasmussen, and R. Nitu

  4:30 PM
Calibrating GOES-Based Insolation Products for Climatological Analyses of Evapotranspiration Over the U.S
Martha C. Anderson, USDA/ARS, Beltsville, MD; and G. Diak, J. R. Mecikalski, and C. Hain
  4:45 PM
Characterization of the Spatial Variability of Land Surface Temperature Around NOAA CRN Sites Using Airborne and Satellite Measurements
Praveena Krishnan, NOAA, Oak Ridge, TN; and J. Kochendorfer, B. B. Baker, E. J. Dumas Jr., T. P. Meyers, P. C. Guillevic, S. Corda, J. F. Muratore, and B. Martos
  5:00 PM
US Climate Reference Network Soil Moisture/Temperature Monitoring
Jesse Eugene Bell, Cooperative Institute for Climate and Satellites/North Caroline State University, Asheville, NC; and M. Palecki
  5:15 PM
Precipitation Quality Assurance Methods for Weighing Bucket Precipitation Gauges Having Three Redundant Measurements
Ronald D. Leeper, Cooperative Institute for Climate and Satellites, Asheville, NC; and E. Davis and M. Palecki