Session 3 Current and Future Testbed Activities Supporting the Transition of Research to Operations

Wednesday, 9 January 2013: 1:30 PM-2:30 PM
Ballroom F (Austin Convention Center)
Host: Special Symposium on Advancing Weather and Climate Forecasts: Innovative Techniques and Applications
R. Bruce Telfeyan, 557th Weather Wing, Offutt AFB, NE and Lans P. Rothfusz, NOAA, OAR/NSSL/WRDD, Norman, OK

The third session of the symposium features reviews of current and future activities of developmental testbeds focused on improvements in the use of various observational data sets, data assimilation techniques, and the evaluation of advanced weather and climate forecasting models.

1:30 PM
A Whirl-Wind Testbed Tour: First Stop, HMT
F. Martin Ralph, NOAA/ESRL, Boulder, CO
2:00 PM
The Data Assimilation Research Testbed: A Community Facility for Ensemble Data Assimilation
Jeffrey Anderson, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and T. Hoar, K. Raeder, N. Collins, G. Romine, H. Liu, P. H. Lauritzen, J. Kay, C. Snyder, A. Karspeck, and S. Yeager
2:15 PM
Utilizing the Mesoscale Model Evaluation Testbed (MMET) to Transition Promising New Research Techniques from Research to Operations
Jamie K. Wolff, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and M. Harrold, T. Jensen, H. Jiang, T. Slovacek, G. M. Lackmann, J. Dudhia, P. Jimenez, B. A. Colle, and C. F. Mass
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