Themed Joint Session 18 Assimilation of Satellite Observations to Improve Numerical Predictions in Global and Regional Models

Wednesday, 9 January 2013: 1:30 PM-2:30 PM
Ballroom G (Austin Convention Center)
Hosts: (Joint between the Ninth Annual Symposium on Future Operational Environmental Satellite Systems; and the 17th Conference on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS) )
Michael L. Jamilkowski, Raytheon Intelligence and Information Systems, DCMS/JPSS CGS, Greenbelt, MD and Sharanya J. Majumdar, Univ. of Miami/RSMAS, Atmospheric Sciences, Miami, FL

1:30 PM
Suomi NPP VIIRS Day Night Band (DNB) applications
Jeffrey Hawkins, NRL, Monterey, CA; and T. F. Lee, J. Solbrig, S. D. Miller, M. L. Surratt, K. A. Richardson, R. L. Bankert, and A. P. Kuciauskas
2:00 PM
Operational Assimilation of Aerosol Optical Depth from NPP VIIRS in a Global Aerosol Model
Edward J. Hyer, NRL, Monterey, CA; and J. Zhang, J. S. Reid, W. R. Sessions, C. A. Curtis, and D. L. Westphal
2:15 PM
Uses of Satellite Data for Hurricane Modeling and Coastal Precipitation Forecasts
Fuzhong Weng, NOAA/NESDIS, College Park, MD; and C. Da, B. Zhang, and Z. Qin
2:30 PM
An Approach for Addressing Non-Gaussian Error in Microphysical parameterization by Marcus Van Lier-Walqui

2:45 PM
Preparation for Assimilating GCOM-W Soil Moisture in NCEP GFS by Xiwu Zhan
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