Poster Session Poster Session I

Wednesday, 9 January 2013: 2:30 PM-4:00 PM
Exhibit Hall 3 (Austin Convention Center)
Host: Special Symposium on Advancing Weather and Climate Forecasts: Innovative Techniques and Applications
Kelly M. Mahoney, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado, NOAA ESRL Physical Sciences Division, Boulder, CO and Andrew L. Molthan, NASA/MSFC, Earth Science Office/Short-term Prediction Research and Transition (SPoRT) Center, Huntsville, AL

The poster session for the Special Symposium on Advancing Weather and Climate Forecasts: Innovative Techniques and Applications will feature papers incorporating topics of the oral sessions: new techniques for NWP, ensembles, and data assimilation, updates on current and future testbed activities, improvements in decision support, and cross-cutting applications.

A Technique for Automated Hail Pad Processing
Peter Marinescu, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY; and B. Windschitl

Handout (330.7 kB)

A Comparison of Planar and Cylindrical Configurations of Polarimetric Phased Array Radar for Weather Observation
Lei Lei, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and G. Zhang and R. J. Doviak

Handout (1.5 MB)

Observations of tornado-scale processes using a novel rapid-scan, polarimetric, mobile, Doppler radar
Jana Houser, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and H. Bluestein and J. C. Snyder

Handout (937.1 kB)

Observing Atmospheric Dynamics from Satellite Sounding Pairs
William L. Smith Jr., NASA LaRC, Hampton, VA; and E. Weisz, N. Smith, and A. Larar

An update on the TAMDAR sensor global network expansion and data utility
Neil A. Jacobs, AirDat LLC, Morrisville, NC; and P. Childs, M. Croke, A. Huffman, J. Nelson, J. T. Braid, Y. L. Liu, and X. Y. Huang

A Simple Method for Improving the Time-Stepping Accuracy of Weather and Climate Models
Paul D. Williams, University of Reading, Reading, United Kingdom

Investigation of stochastic effect in an advanced global atmospheric model to improve weather and climate prediction
Myung-Seo Koo, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea, Republic of (South); and S. Y. Hong

Variational Cloud Analysis Using CRTM in a Multiscale Analysis
Yuanfu Xie, NOAA/ERL/GSD, Boulder, CO; and S. albers, D. Birkenheuer, and Z. Toth

Handout (4.6 MB)

Direct assimilation of wind speed and direction for the WRF model
Feng Gao, Panasonic Avionics Corporation, Morrisville, NC; and N. A. Jacobs, X. Y. Huang, and P. Childs

Probabilistic forecasts of severe convection with a WRF-DART analysis and convection-permitting forecast system
Logan C. Dawson, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN; and G. Romine, S. Tessendorf, and C. S. Schwartz

Handout (4.4 MB)

The Extended Global Ensemble Forecast System at NCEP
Malaquias Peña, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/EMC, College Park, MD; and D. Hou, Y. Zhu, and R. Wobus

A Local Analysis of the Performance of the Ensemble Forecast Systems Included in TIGGE
Michael A. Herrera, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX; and I. Szunyogh

The Development of High Resolution Super Probabilistic Forecast (HRSPF)
Bo Cui, IMSG at EMC/NCEP, College Park, MD; and Y. Zhu and H. Guan

Handout (632.8 kB)

Exploration of Global Model Predictions of a High Impact Winter Weather Event Using the THORPEX Interactive Grand Global Ensemble (TIGGE)
Daniel S. Russell, Current Affiliation, UCLA/ Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, Norman, OK; and S. M. Hitchcock, D. Parsons, and N. New

Handout (1.8 MB)

Optimization of the Analog Ensemble Method
Luca Delle Monache, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and A. Eckel, B. Nagarajan, D. Rife, J. Knievel, T. McClung, and K. R. Searight

Handout (1.5 MB)

Newly Upgraded 16km Short-Range Ensemble Forecast (SREF) System at NCEP
Jun Du, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/EMC, Camp Springs, MD; and G. DiMego, B. Zhou, D. Jovic, B. Ferrier, M. Pyle, B. Yang, G. Manikin, J. Zhu, J. Wolff, and B. J. Etherton

An Improved Dynamical Downscaling Method with GCM Bias Corrections and Spectral Nudging
Zhongfeng Xu, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China; and Z. L. Yang

Verifying the accuracy of experimental day-11 to day-14 weather forecasts
Harvey Stern, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Vic., Australia; and N. E. Davidson
Manuscript (167.2 kB)

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Verification on tropical storm track prediction in SE Asia using GFS model
Cheuk Yi Joseph Lee, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY; and M. W. Wysocki

Handout (405.3 kB)

Late Season Tropical Cyclogenesis in the Western Caribbean Sea
Thomas J. Galarneau Jr., NCAR, Boulder, CO; and L. F. Bosart

Study of Mesoscale Convective Vortices associated with South Atlantic Convergence
M. F. L. quadro, IFSC, Florianopolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil; and M. A. F. Silva Dias, D. L. Herdies, and L. G. G. deGoncalves

A new parameterization of ice cloud optical properties for applications in radiative transfer models and general circulation models
Bingqi Yi, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX; and P. Yang, B. Baum, and T. L'Ecuyer

Mechanisms for Transient and Long-Duration Mesoscale Snowbands in Northeast U.S. Winter Storms
Jaymes S. Kenyon, University at Albany, State University of New York, Albany, NY; and L. F. Bosart, D. Keyser, and M. S. Evans

Handout (5.0 MB)

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