Joint Session 4 Observations and observing strategies in tropical cyclones

Wednesday, 9 January 2013: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Room 9B (Austin Convention Center)
Hosts: (Joint between the 17th Conference on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS); and the Special Symposium on the Next Level of Predictions in Tropical Meteorology: Techniques, Usage, Support, and Impacts )
Heather Archambault, NPS, Meteorology, Monterey, CA

8:30 AM
Observations of C-band brightness temperatures and ocean surface wind speed and rain rate from the Hurricane Imaging Radiometer (HIRAD) during GRIP and HS3
Timothy L. Miller, NASA/MSFC, Huntsville, AL; and M. W. James, J. B. Roberts, W. L. Jones, S. Biswas, C. S. Ruf, E. Uhlhorn, R. Atlas, P. G. Black, and C. M. Albers
8:45 AM
9:15 AM
Verifying Regional Tropical Cyclone Model Forecasts using Synthetic Satellite Imagery
David A. Zelinsky, Systems Research Group, Inc., Colorado Springs, CO, and National Hurricane Center, NOAA/NWS, Miami, FL
9:30 AM
9:45 AM
Adaptive sampling with unmanned aircraft in Rankine vortices
Doug Koch, Univ. of Miami, Miami, FL; and L. DeVries, D. Paley, and S. J. Majumdar
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