Session 8 Numerical Experiments Involving Observations. a: Treatment of Observations

Wednesday, 9 January 2013: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Room 9C (Austin Convention Center)
Host: 17th Conference on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS)
Tomislava Vukicevic, NOAA/AOML/HRD, AOML Hurricane Research Division, Miami, FL

8:30 AM
Optimising the number of GNSS Radio Occultation measurements for Numerical Weather Prediction
Florian Harnisch, ECMWF, Reading, United Kingdom; and S. B. Healy, P. Bauer, and S. English
9:00 AM
Utilization of Satellite Observations for Improving Cloud Simulation in WRF
Arastoo Pour Biazar, Univ. of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and R. T. McNider, Y. H. Park, B. Dornblaser, K. Doty, and M. Khan
9:15 AM
Developing a Statistical Thermodynamic Profiling Retrieval for the AERI
William Gregory Blumberg, CIMMS/University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and P. M. Klein and D. D. Turner
9:30 AM
Objective and Forecaster Evaluation of Current NWS Mesoscale Surface Analysis Techniques with the Ensemble Kalman Filter
Brian C. Ancell, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX; and C. F. Mass, L. K. Cook, and B. R. Colman
9:45 AM
An Analysis of VAD Radar Wind Impact on the NCEP GFS Slow Speed Bias
Bradley A. Ballish, NOAA/NWS/NCEP, College Park, MD; and D. L. Carlis, V. K. Kumar, J. C. Alpert, S. Liu, and Y. Ling

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