Session 1 Future Techniques in Observations, Modeling, and Data Assimilation

Wednesday, 9 January 2013: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Ballroom F (Austin Convention Center)
Host: Special Symposium on Advancing Weather and Climate Forecasts: Innovative Techniques and Applications
Carolyn A. Reynolds, NRL, Marine Meteorology Division, Monterey, CA and Michael J. Brennan, NHC, Miami, FL

The opening session of the Special Symposium will feature an invited 30-minute keynote presentation followed by other submissions discussing future techniques in weather forecast model development, new observational platforms, and impacts of new data assimilation techniques.

9:30 AM
Assessing the Ability of Variable-Resolution Global Models to Forecast Tropical Cyclones
Colin M. Zarzycki, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; and C. Jablonowski and M. A. Taylor
9:45 AM
Assessment and Prediction of Seasonal Tornado Activity
Robert J. Trapp, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN; and M. E. Baldwin and H. E. Brooks

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