The Role of Satellite Data on the Current and Potential Future use of Satellite Data in Air Quality, Ocean, and Climate Prediction Systems

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Thursday, 6 February 2014: 3:30 PM-5:00 PM
Room C111 (The Georgia World Congress Center )
Hosts: (Joint between the Second Symposium on the Joint Center for Satellite Data Assimilation; and the Tenth Annual Symposium on New Generation Operational Environmental Satellite Systems )
Chair:  Lars Peter Riishojgaard, Joint Center for Satellite Data Assimilation, Camp Springs, MD
  3:30 PM
Forecast and analysis results from assimilation of aerosol optical depth data from NPP VIIRS in a global aerosol model
Edward J. Hyer, NRL, Monterey, CA; and J. Zhang, W. R. Sessions, J. Reid, C. Curtis, and D. Westphal
  3:45 PM
Suomi NPP (SNPP) Visible Infrared Imager Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) Active Fire Data for Fire Management and Fire Weather Applications
Evan Ellicott, University of Maryland, College Park, MD; and I. A. Csiszar, W. Schroeder, P. Roohr, B. Quayle, L. Giglio, and C. O. Justice
  4:30 PM
Development of 3-D Background Error Covariance Model for PATH
Kun Zhang, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and A. Gasiewski
  4:45 PM
Assimilating OSCAT winds to NCEP GDAS/GFS
Li Bi, NOAA/NESDIS/STAR, Camp Srpings, MD; and J. A. Jung and S. A. Boukabara