Joint Panel Disscussion 1 Symposium on Joint Center for Satellite Data Assimilation (JCSDA): Special Introductory Panel — Importance of JCSDA on Agencies

Tuesday, 8 January 2013: 8:30 AM-9:45 AM
Ballroom A (Austin Convention Center)
Hosts: (Joint between the Special Symposium on the Joint Center for Satellite Data Assimilation; and the Third Conference on Transition of Research to Operations )
William Hooke, AMS Policy Program, Policy Program, Washington, DC
Mary E. Kicza, NOAA/NESDIS, Silver Spring, MD; Laura Furgione, NWS, Deputy Director for National Weather Service, Silver Spring, MD; Robert Atlas, NOAA/AOML, Miami, FL; Michael H. Freilich, NASA, Science Mission Directorate, Washington, DC; Fred Lewis, USAF , Director of Weather, Washington, DC and Jonathan White, US Navy, Task Force Climate Change, Stennis Space Center, MS

JCSDA Stakeholders from NOAA (NESDIS, NWS, OAR); NASA Earth Science; and DoD Meteorology and Oceanography Commands (Air Force Weather and Naval Oceanographer) will each speak for 10 minutes on the benefits of JCSDA on their respective missions

8:30 AM
Intro Panel: Importance of JCSDA on Agencies by Fred Lewis

8:45 AM
NOAA's Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research and its Relationship to the JCSDA by Robert Atlas
9:00 AM
Impact of JCSDA on Navy by Simon Chang
9:15 AM
Intro Panel: Importance of JCSDA to NESD by Mary KiczaIS
9:30 AM
JCSDA Panel by Laura Furgione
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