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

Session 6 Special Session: Scientific Advances in Satellite Instrument Calibration, Products, and Data Assimilation 3 - Instrument Calibration, Algorithms and Products

Tuesday, 24 January 2012: 1:30 PM-3:00 PM
Room 257 (New Orleans Convention Center )
Host: 18th Conference on Satellite Meteorology, Oceanography and Climatology/ First Joint AMS-Asia Satellite Meteorology Conference
Cochairs:  Changyong Cao, NOAA/NESDIS/STAR and Andrew K. Heidinger, NOAA/NESDIS
  1:30 PM
Target Characterization for Vicarious Calibration of Visible Channels of NOAA Satellite Instruments
Xiangqian Wu, NOAA/NESDIS/STAR, Camp Springs, MD; and M. K. R. Varma Raja, H. Qian, and F. Yu
  1:45 PM
First-Look Diagnosis of Satellite Aerosol Optical Depth Retrievals Using a Data Assimilation System
Edward Hyer, NRL, Monterey, CA; and J. S. Reid, D. L. Westphal, W. R. Sessions, J. Zhang, R. S. Johnson, M. Christensen, X. Liang, and A. Ignatov
Inter-Satellite Bias of the Hirs Water Vapor Channel Determined Using ISCCP B1 Data

  2:00 PM
Spectral Calibration for FY-3A MWTS Measurements Using NWP Models
Xiang Wang, Nanjing Univ. of Information Science and Technology, Nanjing, Jiangsu, China; and X. Zou, F. Weng, and R. You
  2:15 PM
  2:30 PM
Microwave Sounding Products and Retrieval System
Sid Ahmed Boukabara, NOAA/NESDIS, Camp Springs, MD; and K. J. Garrett, F. Iturbide-Sanchez, C. Grassotti, L. Moy, and W. Chen
  2:45 PM
Advances in Long-Term High Spatial and Temporal Resolution Cloud Climate Records From PATMOS-x Using NOAA's LEO and GEO Imagers
Andrew K. Heidinger, NOAA/NESDIS, Madison, WI; and M. J. Foster, C. Molling, W. Straka, and A. Walther