Testbed Activities in Numerical Weather Prediction, Observations, Analysis, and Forecasting IV

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Thursday, 6 February 2014: 3:30 PM-5:00 PM
Room C201 (The Georgia World Congress Center )
Hosts: (Joint between the 26th Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting / 22nd Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction; and the Fourth Conference on Transition of Research to Operations )
Cochairs:  John Pereira, Advanced Satellite Planning and Technology, NOAA/NESDIS, Silver Spring, MD and Bradley T. Zavodsky, SPoRT Center, NASA/MSFC, Huntsville, AL
  3:30 PM
  3:45 PM
NASA-SPoRT Methodology for JPSS and GOES-R Proving Ground Assessments
Anita LeRoy, University of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and K. K. Fuell and L. Rosa
  4:00 PM
SPoRT transition of JPSS VIIRS Imagery for Night-time Applications
Geoffrey T. Stano, ENSCO, Inc./NASA Short-term Prediction Research and Transition Center, Huntsville, AL; and K. K. Fuell, A. LeRoy, M. Smith, S. D. Miller, D. Kann, D. Bernhardt, N. Rydell, and R. Cox
  4:30 PM
Sensitivity of Hurricane WRF model track and intensity forecasts to microphysics and radiation parameterizations
Mrinal K. Biswas, Developmental Testbed Center/NCAR, Boulder, CO; and A. Chakraborty, G. Thompson, Y. Kwon, S. Trahan, L. R. Bernardet, and V. Tallapragada

  4:45 PM
Evaluating the performance of a sodar gap-filling algorithm in short term wind forecasting
Velayudhan Praju Kiliyanpilakkil, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, Raleigh, NC; and S. Basu