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

Session 7B Special Session: Scientific Advances in Satellite Instrument Calibration, Products, and Data Assimilation 4 - Data Assimilation and Radiative Transfer Models

Tuesday, 24 January 2012: 3:30 PM-5:30 PM
Room 257 (New Orleans Convention Center )
Host: 18th Conference on Satellite Meteorology, Oceanography and Climatology/ First Joint AMS-Asia Satellite Meteorology Conference
Cochairs:  John F. Le Marshall, Bureau of Meteorology and Xiaolei Zou, The Florida State University
  3:30 PM
Improving Uses of Cloudy Radiances At Surface-Sensitive Channels in NWP
Xiaolei Zou, Florida State Univ., Tallahassee, FL; and X. Wang, F. Weng, and M. J. Kim
  3:45 PM
Assimilation of Cloud and Precipitation-Affected Radiances at ECMWF
Alan J. Geer, ECMWF, Reading, United Kingdom; and P. Bauer, W. Bell, N. Bormann, and T. McNally
  4:00 PM
The Assimilation of Surface Sensitive Microwave Observations Over Land Surfaces
Fatima Karbou, Meteo-France, Saint Martin d'Heres, France; and F. Rabier, E. Gerard, and J. F. Mahfouf
  4:30 PM
Recent Improvements in the Specification of the Atmospheric Wind and Mass Field From Space for Weather Forecasting and Climate Monitoring
John F. Le Marshall, Bureau of Meteorology, Docklands, Vic., Australia; and R. G. Seecamp, Y. Xiao, P. Gregory, J. Lee, J. Jung, P. Steinle, and T. Skinner
  4:45 PM
Updates to the JCSDA Community Radiative Transfer Model (CRTM)
Yong Chen, CIRA/Colorado State Univ., Camp Springs, MD; and F. Weng, Y. Han, P. Van Delst, Q. Liu, and D. Groff
  5:00 PM
Improved Coastal Precipitation Forecasts with Direct Assimilation of GOES-11/12 Imager Radiances
Zhengkun Qin, Florida State Univ., Tallahassee, FL; and X. Zou and F. Weng
  5:15 PM
Development of Satellite Data Assimilation in STMAS Using CRTM
Ruixia Liu, NOAA/ESRL/GSD, Boulder, CO; and Y. Xie, K. Komoka, and F. Moeng