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

Session 7 Assimilation of Observations (Ocean, Atmosphere, and Land Surface) Into Models Part 4

Tuesday, 24 January 2012: 3:30 PM-5:30 PM
Room 340 and 341 (New Orleans Convention Center )
Host: 16th Symposium on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS)
Chair:  Zhaoxia Pu, University of Utah
  3:30 PM
WRF-Model Assimilation of Angle-of-Arrival Measurements from an Antenna of GPS Receivers
Bonnie Valant-Spaight, Propagation Research Associates, Inc., Marietta, GA; and G. M. Hall and F. Vandenberghe
  3:45 PM
A Local Forward Operator for the Assimilation of GPS RO Observations
Lidia Cucurull, NOAA/NWS/NCEP, Suitland, MD; and R. J. Purser and J. Derber
The Impact of Incorporating Aerosol Observations to Numerical Weather Prediction Models: An Ensemble-Based Sensitivity Analysis

  4:15 PM
Data Assimilation Improvements for the 2nd Version of the Rapid Refresh
Stephen S. Weygandt, NOAA/ESRL/GSD, Boulder, CO; and M. Hu, S. G. Benjamin, H. Lin, C. R. Alexander, D. C. Dowell, and P. Hofmann
  4:45 PM
Using Winds From the 4-D Variational Doppler Radar Assimilation System (VDRAS) to Nowcast Convection in Taiwan
Amanda R. S. Anderson, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and J. W. Wilson, T. J. Emerson, Z. Ying, and R. Roberts
  5:00 PM
Evaluation of the Impact of Radar Reflectivity Data Assimilation on RR and HRRR Reflectivity and Precipitation Forecasts
Patrick Hofmann, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado and NOAA/ESRL/GSD, Boulder CO, Boulder, CO; and S. S. Weygandt, C. R. Alexander, S. G. Benjamin, M. Hu, H. Lin, and D. C. Dowell
  5:15 PM
Assimilation of Ground-Based GPS Measurements: Impact of GPS-PW and ZTD on the Rainfall Forecast Over the Korean Peninsula
Ha-Taek Kwon, Next Generation Model Development Center, Seoul, South Korea; and H. J. Song, T. J. Oh, and J. Kwun