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

Poster Session 1 Algorithm Improvements/ Model Assimilation Results

Monday, 23 January 2012: 2:30 PM-4:00 PM
Hall E (New Orleans Convention Center )
Host: 18th Conference on Satellite Meteorology, Oceanography and Climatology/ First Joint AMS-Asia Satellite Meteorology Conference
Cochairs:  F. Joseph Turk, JPL and Derek J. Posselt, University of Michigan
Using Synthetic Satellite Imagery to Evaluate Real-Time Model Forecast Performance During the Hazardous Weather Testbed Spring Experiment
Jason A. Otkin, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and D. Bikos, J. Sieglaff, D. T. Lindsey, L. Grasso, C. W. Siewert, R. Rabin, J. S. Kain, and S. R. Dembek

Assessing the Surface Contribution in Passive Microwave Measurements for Physical Retrieval of Precipitation
Sarah E. Ringerud, Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO; and C. D. Peters-Lidard and C. D. Kummerow

Advanced Sun Centering Algorithms for GOES-R SUVI Imaging
David K. Strickland, Carr Astronautics, Grennbelt, MD; and J. L. Carr

Using the Water Body Database for GOES-R Landmarking
David J. Herndon, Carr Astronautics, Grennbelt, MD; and J. L. Carr and S. Reehl

GOES Playback and Display: Interacting with Movies
James L. Carr, Carr Astronautics, Grennbelt, MD; and M. D. Smith and D. M. Zakar

Thresholds of Passive Microwave Snowfall Detection Determined Using A-Train Observations
Stephen Joseph Munchak, NASA GSFC/Univ. of Maryland, Greenbelt, MD; and G. S. Jackson and B. T. Johnson

Improved Impact of Atmospheric Infrared Sounder (AIRS) Radiance Assimilation in Numerical Weather Prediction
Bradley T. Zavodsky, NASA/MSFC, Huntsville, AL; and S. H. Chou and G. J. Jedlovec

Poster PDF (513.8 kB)

Tropospheric Impacts of Assimilating Infrared Water Vapor Radiances in the NCEP GFS
James A. Jung, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Camp Springs, MD; and J. F. Le Marshall

Wavelet Satellite Thinning for Improving Data Assimilation and Forecast Using Targeted Observation Schemes
Daniel L. Birkenheuer, NOAA/ESRL, Boulder, CO; and Y. Xie and N. Wang
Manuscript (510.0 kB)

Poster PDF (669.0 kB)

The Global Geostationary Wildfire ABBA: Current Implementation and Future Plans
Christopher C. Schmidt, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and E. M. Prins, E. J. Hyer, J. P. Hoffman, J. Brunner, and J. S. Reid

Physical GEO-LEO Satellite Observation Collocation Algorithms in NPP - GOES-R Integration System
Haibing Sun, NOAA/NESDIS, Camp Springs, MD; and W. W. Wolf, K. Thomas, C. D. Barnet, and M. Goldberg

The Daytime Cloud Optical and Microphysical Properties (DCOMP) Algorithm
Andi Walther, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and A. Heidinger

Effect on Pixel Resolution on Cloud Climatologies From Hi-Res (MODIS) and Lower Res (AVHRR, ISCCP) Data
Rabindra Palikonda, SSAI/NASA/LaRC, Hampton, VA; and P. Minnis, D. A. Spangenberg, Q. Z. Trepte, J. K. Ayers, and B. Shan