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

Session 14 Experiments Involving Observations (OSE and OSSE) Part 2

Thursday, 26 January 2012: 1:30 PM-3:00 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:  David S. Nolan, Univ. of Miami/RSMAS
  1:30 PM
Development and Calibration of a Rigorous Fraternal Twin Ocean OSSE System in the Gulf of Mexico
George R. Halliwell Jr., NOAA/AOML, Miami, FL; and A. Srinivasan, D. Willey, V. H. Kourafalou, M. Le Henaff, H. Yang, and R. M. Atlas

  1:45 PM
Impact of Different Wind Lidar Configurations on NCEP Forecast Skill
Zaizhong Ma, JCSDA, Camp Springs, MD; and L. P. Riishojgaard, M. Masutani, and J. Woollen
  2:00 PM
Assess Observation Impacts in the Hybrid GSI-EnKF Data Assimilation Systems for the NCEP Global Forecast System Model Through OSE and Ensemble Based Observation Impact Metric
Govindan Kutty Mohan kumar, School of Meteorology and Center for Analysis and Prediction of Storms, Norman, OK; and X. Wang

  2:15 PM
Impacts of ATOVS and SSM/I Data in MERRA Reanalysis
Junye Chen, Univ. of Maryland/ESSIC & NASA/GSFC/GMAO, Greenbelt, MD; and M. G. Bosilovich
  2:30 PM
Balance and Flow Dependency of Global Forecast Errors: A Real and a Perfect-Model Framework
Nedjeljka Zagar, University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia; and J. Anderson, N. Collins, T. Hoar, K. Raeder, and J. Tribbia