Data Assimilation and Observing Systems: Techniques

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Monday, 3 February 2014: 2:30 PM-4:00 PM
Hall C3 (The Georgia World Congress Center )
Host: 18th Conference on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS)
Assimilation of Surface Meteorological Observations in COAMPS NAVDAS
Daniel Tyndall, NRL, Monterey, CA; and P. M. Pauley, N. L. Baker, and C. M. Amerault

Handout (16.0 MB)

Assessment of Multi-Thermistor Radiosonde Air Temperature and Sensor Uncertainty
Micheal Hicks, NOAA/NWS, Sterling, VA; and J. Fitzgibbon and R. Brown
Manuscript (350.1 kB)

DART: Tools and Support for Ensemble Data Assimilation Research, Operations, and Education
Jeffrey Anderson, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and T. Hoar, N. Collins, K. Raeder, H. Kershaw, G. Romine, H. Liu, A. Mizzi, L. Lei, A. Chatterjee, A. Karspeck, and N. Pedatalla

A Reduced Rank Estimate of Forecast Error Variance based on the Analysis Error Covariance of Retrospective Optimal Interpolation
Nam-Kyu Noh, Seoul National Univertisy, Seoul, South Korea; and H. J. Song and G. H. Lim

Enhanced Atmospheric Refraction and Radiative Transfer Analyses Merging Gridded Numerical Weather Forecast and Satellite Data
Steven T. Fiorino, Air Force Institute of Technology, Wright Patterson AFB, OH; and M. Via, D. Meier, B. Elmore, and K. Keefer

Handout (3.3 MB)

Initial attempt to assess the impact of Geostationary Hyperspectral Data using Observing Simulation System Experiment (OSSE)
Agnes Lim, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and J. A. Jung, Z. Li, and A. Huang

Geostationary advanced infrared sounder radiance simulation and validation for OSSE
Zhenglong Li, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and J. Li, T. J. Schmit, R. Atlas, S. P. F. Casey, B. Annane, and T. Vukicevic

Effects of nearby irrigation on Oklahoma Mesonet observations
Alexandria G. McCombs, Oklahoma Climatological Survey, Norman, OK; and A. J. Ilk and C. A. Fiebrich

Bias Correction for Assimilation of Retrieved AIRS Profiles of Temperature and Humidity
Clay B. Blankenship, NASA/MSFC (USRA), Huntsville, AL; and B. T. Zavodsky and W. J. Blackwell

Handout (1.6 MB)

Pre-processing and Bias Correction of AMSU-A Satellite Data
Sihye Lee, Korea Institute of Atmospheric Prediction Systems, Seoul, South Korea; and J. H. Kim, J. H. Kang, and H. W. Chun

NFLUX Flux Estimates
Jackie May, Qinetiq, Stennis Space Center, MS; and C. Rowley and N. Van de Voorde