Second Symposium on the Weather and Climate Enterprise

Program Chairs: Christopher Strager , NOAA/NWS ; Andrea Bleistein , NWS

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Saturday, 1 February 2014

7:30 AM-10:00 AM: Saturday, 1 February 2014


Registration for Student Conference and Short Courses

Sunday, 2 February 2014

7:30 AM-9:00 AM: Sunday, 2 February 2014


Registration for Short Courses and Conference for Early Career Professionals

9:00 AM-6:00 PM: Sunday, 2 February 2014


Registration Open for Annual Meeting

Monday, 3 February 2014

7:30 AM-5:30 PM: Monday, 3 February 2014


Registration Continues through February 5

9:00 AM-10:30 AM: Monday, 3 February 2014

Recording files available
Plenary Session 1
14th Presidential Forum: Extreme Weather, Climate, and the Built Environment: New Perspectives, Opportunities, and Tools
Location: Thomas Murphy Ballroom (The Georgia World Congress Center )
Hosts: (Joint between the Second Symposium on Prediction of the Madden-Julian Oscillation: Impacts on Weather and Climate Extremes; the 14th Presidential Forum; the Second Symposium on the Joint Center for Satellite Data Assimilation; the Superstorm Sandy and the Built Environment: New Perspectives, Opportunities, and Tools; the Stanley A. Changnon Symposium; the Edward S. Epstein Symposium; the 30th Conference on Environmental Information Processing Technologies; the 28th Conference on Hydrology; the 26th Conference on Climate Variability and Change; the 26th Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting / 22nd Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction; the 23rd Symposium on Education; the 22nd Conference on Probability and Statistics in the Atmospheric Sciences; the 18th Joint Conference on the Applications of Air Pollution Meteorology with the A&WMA; the 18th Conference on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS); the 16th Conference on Atmospheric Chemistry; the 12th Conference on Artificial and Computational Intelligence and its Applications to the Environmental Sciences; the 12th History Symposium; the 12th Symposium on the Coastal Environment; the 11th Conference on Space Weather; the 11th Symposium on the Urban Environment; the Tenth Annual Symposium on New Generation Operational Environmental Satellite Systems; the Ninth Symposium on Policy and Socio-Economic Research; the Sixth Symposium on Aerosol-Cloud-Climate Interactions; the Fifth Conference on Weather, Climate, and the New Energy Economy; the Fifth Conference on Environment and Health; the Fourth Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology Special Symposium; the Fourth Conference on Transition of Research to Operations; the Fourth Symposium on Advances in Modeling and Analysis Using Python; the Second Symposium on the Weather and Climate Enterprise; the Second Symposium on Building a Weather-Ready Nation: Enhancing Our Nationís Readiness, Responsiveness, and Resilience to High Impact Weather Events; and the Special Symposium on Severe Local Storms: The Current State of the Science and Understanding Impacts )
Moderator: Margaret Davidson, NOAA/Office for Coastal Management
Panelists: Leslie Chapman-Henderson, Federal Alliance for Safe Homes; David Perkes, Mississippi State Univ.; Ellis Stanley, Hammerman & Gainer International, Inc.; David W. Titley, Penn State University; Peter Kareiva, The Nature Conservancy
Speaker: Andy Revkin, Dot Earth blogger, The New York Times, and Senior Fellow for Environmental Understanding, Pace University
  9:00 AM
Welcoming Remarks

  9:05 AM
PL1.1
The New Communication Climate - An exploration of tools and traits that give the best chance of success in facing a fast-forward media landscape and changing climate
Andy Revkin, Dot Earth blogger, The New York Times, and Senior Fellow for Environmental Understanding, Pace University, New York, NY
  9:25 AM
Panel Discussion

  10:25 AM
Concluding Remarks

Tuesday, 4 February 2014

8:30 AM-9:30 AM: Tuesday, 4 February 2014

Recording files available
Joint Session 5
Special International Applications Session on The Impact and Meteorological Challenges of Volcanic Eruptions†- Part I
Location: Georgia Ballroom 3 (The Georgia World Congress Center )
Hosts: (Joint between the 30th Conference on Environmental Information Processing Technologies; the Second Symposium on the Weather and Climate Enterprise; and the Fourth Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology Special Symposium )
Cochairs: Ian Lisk, UK Met Office; Charles A. West, NOAA/NWS; John R. Lincoln, US Navy/WMO (Ret.) and Consultant
  8:30 AM
J5.1
The Road Map for Volcanic Ash Information and Strategic Planning for International Aviation Weather Services
Steven Albersheim, FAA, Washington, DC; and M. K. Peterson, L. Burch, and T. J. Helms Jr.
  8:45 AM
J5.2
  9:00 AM
J5.3
Real-time Volcanic Cloud Products for Aviation Alerts
Nickolay A. Krotkov, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and S. Habib, K. Brentzel, P. Coronado, C. Seftor, M. Linda, J. Li, T. Heinrichs, J. Cable, S. Macfarlane, D. J. Schneider, S. Hassinen, K. Yang, and E. J. Hughes

9:00 AM-11:00 AM: Tuesday, 4 February 2014


Spouses' Coffee

9:45 AM-11:00 AM: Tuesday, 4 February 2014


Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break
Location: Hall C3 (The Georgia World Congress Center )

Poster Session 1
2WxClimate Poster Session
Location: Hall C3 (The Georgia World Congress Center )
Host: Second Symposium on the Weather and Climate Enterprise
 
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"Up in the Air" - A Climate and Weather Enterprise Television Broadcast
Dakota C. Smith, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA; and P. Knight, M. Fish, and R. Breton

11:00 AM-12:00 PM: Tuesday, 4 February 2014

Recording files available
Session 1
Welcome and Overview, Commission Highlights and Updates
Location: Room C301 (The Georgia World Congress Center )
Host: Second Symposium on the Weather and Climate Enterprise
Cochairs: Christopher Strager, NOAA/NWS; Andrea Bleistein, NOAA/NWS

This session will serve to highlight activities within the Commission on the Weather and Climate Enterprise.
  11:00 AM
1.1
Commission on the Weather and Climate Enterprise Update (Invited Presentation)
Matthew J. Parker, Savannah River National Laboratory, Aiken, SC; and M. Glackin
  11:15 AM
1.2
  11:45 AM
1.4
Recording files available
Joint Session 6
Special International Applications Session on The Impact and Meteorological Challenges of Volcanic Eruptions†- Part II
Location: Georgia Ballroom 3 (The Georgia World Congress Center )
Hosts: (Joint between the 30th Conference on Environmental Information Processing Technologies; the Fourth Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology Special Symposium; and the Second Symposium on the Weather and Climate Enterprise )
Cochairs: Ian Lisk, UK Met Office; John R. Lincoln, US Navy/WMO (Ret.) and Consultant

overflow papers
  11:00 AM
J6.1
Testing volcanic-ash ingestion by a jet engine: approximating distal ash-cloud conditions
David J. Schneider, Alaska Volcano Observatory, Anchorage, AK; and M. Guffanti, C. R. Holliday, L. G. Mastin, and J. J. Murray
  11:15 AM
J6.2
  11:30 AM
J6.3
Network of Raman and dual-polarization LiDARs for the monitoring and characterization of atmospheric aerosols
P. Royer, LEOSPHERE, Orsay, France; and L. Sauvage, A. Bizard, L. Thobois, and M. Boquet

  11:45 AM
J6.4
Dispersion and optical properties of the Kasatochi volcanic plume based on the CALIPSO space-borne lidar
Jean-Paul Vernier, Science Systems and Applications Inc., Hampton, VA; and T. D. Fairlie, J. J. Murray, and M. J. Pavolonis

12:00 PM-1:30 PM: Tuesday, 4 February 2014


Lunch Break

Stanley a. Changnon Luncheon
Location: Room B401 (The Georgia World Congress Center )

1:30 PM-3:00 PM: Tuesday, 4 February 2014

Recording files available
Joint Session 3
Enterprise Topics around a Weather-Ready Nation
Location: Georgia Ballroom 2 (The Georgia World Congress Center )
Hosts: (Joint between the Second Symposium on the Weather and Climate Enterprise; and the Second Symposium on Building a Weather-Ready Nation: Enhancing Our Nationís Readiness, Responsiveness, and Resilience to High Impact Weather Events )
Chair: Mary Glackin, AMS
  1:45 PM
J3.2
  2:00 PM
J3.3
Weather Versus Climate Resources: Time for Rebalancing?
Clifford Mass, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
  2:30 PM
J3.5
Weather Ready Schools: Using Problem Based Learning to Train School Decision Makers on Weather Decisions
Sarah L. Stalker, Oklahoma Climatological Survey, Norman, OK; and T. Cullen, K. A. Kloesel, M. K. Corbett, J. E. Hocker, A. Melvin, and D. E. Mattox

3:00 PM-3:30 PM: Tuesday, 4 February 2014


Coffee Break

Meet the President
Location: Room C103 (The Georgia World Congress Center )

3:30 PM-5:00 PM: Tuesday, 4 February 2014


Panel Discussion 1
Challenges and Opportunities in Communicating Weather and Climate Information
Location: Room C301 (The Georgia World Congress Center )
Host: Second Symposium on the Weather and Climate Enterprise
Moderators: Clifford F. Mass, University of Washington; Jenny Dissen, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC/CICS
Panelists: Barry Lee Myers, AccuWeather, Inc; Julie L. Demuth, NCAR; Jason Samenow, Washington Post; Eli Jacks, NOAA/NWS Office of Climate, Water, and Weather Services

Panel discussion with participation from public, private, academic, media on the current state of challenges in weather and climate change communications. Some additional speaker invites were still outstanding at time of program finalization.

5:00 PM-6:00 PM: Tuesday, 4 February 2014

Recording files available
Session 1
Bernhard Haurwitz Memorial Lecture
Location: Room C106 (The Georgia World Congress Center )
Hosts: (Joint between the 26th Conference on Climate Variability and Change; the 14th Presidential Forum; the Second Symposium on Prediction of the Madden-Julian Oscillation: Impacts on Weather and Climate Extremes; the Second Symposium on the Joint Center for Satellite Data Assimilation; the Stanley A. Changnon Symposium; the 30th Conference on Environmental Information Processing Technologies; the 28th Conference on Hydrology; the 26th Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting / 22nd Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction; the 23rd Symposium on Education; the 22nd Conference on Probability and Statistics in the Atmospheric Sciences; the 18th Joint Conference on the Applications of Air Pollution Meteorology with the A&WMA; the 18th Conference on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS); the 16th Conference on Atmospheric Chemistry; the 12th Conference on Artificial and Computational Intelligence and its Applications to the Environmental Sciences; the 12th History Symposium; the 12th Symposium on the Coastal Environment; the 11th Conference on Space Weather; the 11th Symposium on the Urban Environment; the Tenth Annual Symposium on New Generation Operational Environmental Satellite Systems; the Ninth Symposium on Policy and Socio-Economic Research; the Sixth Symposium on Aerosol-Cloud-Climate Interactions; the Fifth Conference on Weather, Climate, and the New Energy Economy; the Fifth Conference on Environment and Health; the Fourth Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology Special Symposium; the Fourth Conference on Transition of Research to Operations; the Fourth Symposium on Advances in Modeling and Analysis Using Python; the Second Symposium on the Weather and Climate Enterprise; the Second Symposium on Building a Weather-Ready Nation: Enhancing Our Nationís Readiness, Responsiveness, and Resilience to High Impact Weather Events; the Major Weather Events and Societal Impacts of 2013; and the Special Symposium on Severe Local Storms: The Current State of the Science and Understanding Impacts )
  5:00 PM
L1.1
Towards a general theory of global monsoons (Invited Presentation)
Peter J. Webster, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA

Wednesday, 5 February 2014

9:00 AM-11:00 AM: Wednesday, 5 February 2014


Spouses' Coffee

10:00 AM-10:30 AM: Wednesday, 5 February 2014


Coffee Break

Meet the President
Location: Room C103 (The Georgia World Congress Center )

10:30 AM-12:00 PM: Wednesday, 5 February 2014

Recording files available
Session 2
Emerging Services within the Weather and Climate Enterprise
Location: Room C301 (The Georgia World Congress Center )
Host: Second Symposium on the Weather and Climate Enterprise
Chair: Christopher Strager, NOAA/NWS
  10:45 AM
2.2
NOAA Climate Information and Tools for Decision Support Services
Marina Timofeyeva, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and W. Higgins, C. Strager, and F. Horsfall

  11:00 AM
2.3
How croudsourcing weather can change the world
Eric Holthaus, Weathermob, Inc., Cambridge, MA; and J. LeStage and M. Nicholas
  11:15 AM
2.4
Modernizing Weather and Climate Services in Uganda
Daniel Kirk-Davidoff, MDA Information Systems LLC, Gaithersburg, MD

12:00 PM-1:30 PM: Wednesday, 5 February 2014


Lunch Break

Women in the Atmospheric Sciences Luncheon: A Conversation about the Future
Location: Room C112 (The Georgia World Congress Center )

1:30 PM-2:30 PM: Wednesday, 5 February 2014


Joint Panel Discussion 1
Strengthening the U.S. Space Weather Enterprise
Location: Room C301 (The Georgia World Congress Center )
Hosts: (Joint between the 11th Conference on Space Weather; and the Second Symposium on the Weather and Climate Enterprise )
Moderator: Matthew J. Parker, Savannah River National Laboratory
Panelists: David Chenette, NASA; Brent A. Gordon, NOAA/SWPC; Jon Kirchner, GeoOptics Inc.; Robert W. Schunk, Utah State Univ.; Tamara Dickinson, OSTP
Recording files available
Lecture 2
Horton Lecture
Location: Georgia Ballroom 1 (The Georgia World Congress Center )
Hosts: (Joint between the 28th Conference on Hydrology; the Second Symposium on Prediction of the Madden-Julian Oscillation: Impacts on Weather and Climate Extremes; the Second Symposium on the Joint Center for Satellite Data Assimilation; the Edward S. Epstein Symposium; the 30th Conference on Environmental Information Processing Technologies; the 26th Conference on Climate Variability and Change; the 26th Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting / 22nd Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction; the 23rd Symposium on Education; the 22nd Conference on Probability and Statistics in the Atmospheric Sciences; the 18th Joint Conference on the Applications of Air Pollution Meteorology with the A&WMA; the 18th Conference on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS); the 16th Conference on Atmospheric Chemistry; the 12th Conference on Artificial and Computational Intelligence and its Applications to the Environmental Sciences; the 12th History Symposium; the 12th Symposium on the Coastal Environment; the 11th Conference on Space Weather; the 11th Symposium on the Urban Environment; the Tenth Annual Symposium on New Generation Operational Environmental Satellite Systems; the Ninth Symposium on Policy and Socio-Economic Research; the Seventh Annual CCM Forum: Certified Consulting Meteorologists; the Sixth Symposium on Aerosol-Cloud-Climate Interactions; the Fifth Conference on Weather, Climate, and the New Energy Economy; the Fifth Conference on Environment and Health; the Fourth Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology Special Symposium; the Fourth Conference on Transition of Research to Operations; the Fourth Symposium on Advances in Modeling and Analysis Using Python; the Second Symposium on the Weather and Climate Enterprise; the Second Symposium on Building a Weather-Ready Nation: Enhancing Our Nationís Readiness, Responsiveness, and Resilience to High Impact Weather Events; and the Special Symposium on Severe Local Storms: The Current State of the Science and Understanding Impacts )

2:30 PM-4:00 PM: Wednesday, 5 February 2014


Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break
Location: Hall C3 (The Georgia World Congress Center )

5:00 PM-6:00 PM: Wednesday, 5 February 2014

Recording files available
Lecture 3
Walter Orr Roberts Lecture
Location: Room C113 (The Georgia World Congress Center )
Hosts: (Joint between the 16th Conference on Atmospheric Chemistry; the Second Symposium on Prediction of the Madden-Julian Oscillation: Impacts on Weather and Climate Extremes; the Second Symposium on the Joint Center for Satellite Data Assimilation; the Stanley A. Changnon Symposium; the Edward S. Epstein Symposium; the 30th Conference on Environmental Information Processing Technologies; the 28th Conference on Hydrology; the 26th Conference on Climate Variability and Change; the 26th Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting / 22nd Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction; the 23rd Symposium on Education; the 22nd Conference on Probability and Statistics in the Atmospheric Sciences; the 18th Joint Conference on the Applications of Air Pollution Meteorology with the A&WMA; the 18th Conference on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS); the 12th Conference on Artificial and Computational Intelligence and its Applications to the Environmental Sciences; the 12th History Symposium; the 12th Symposium on the Coastal Environment; the 11th Conference on Space Weather; the 11th Symposium on the Urban Environment; the Tenth Annual Symposium on New Generation Operational Environmental Satellite Systems; the Ninth Symposium on Policy and Socio-Economic Research; the Seventh Annual CCM Forum: Certified Consulting Meteorologists; the Sixth Symposium on Aerosol-Cloud-Climate Interactions; the Fifth Conference on Weather, Climate, and the New Energy Economy; the Fifth Conference on Environment and Health; the Fourth Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology Special Symposium; the Fourth Conference on Transition of Research to Operations; the Fourth Symposium on Advances in Modeling and Analysis Using Python; the Second Symposium on the Weather and Climate Enterprise; the Second Symposium on Building a Weather-Ready Nation: Enhancing Our Nationís Readiness, Responsiveness, and Resilience to High Impact Weather Events; and the Special Symposium on Severe Local Storms: The Current State of the Science and Understanding Impacts )
  5:00 PM
L3.1

5:30 PM-6:30 PM: Wednesday, 5 February 2014


Awards Banquet Reception in the Exhibit Hall

7:00 PM-10:00 PM: Wednesday, 5 February 2014


94th AMS Awards Banquet

Thursday, 6 February 2014

5:00 PM-5:05 PM: Thursday, 6 February 2014


AMS 94th Annual Meeting Adjourns