Development of innovative methods of processing, combining, assimilating and analyzing the observations from satellites, and the development of applications such as those related to energy security, and land and ocean remote sensing applications (e.g., soil moisture, ocean color).

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Thursday, 8 January 2015: 11:00 AM-12:00 PM
231ABC (Phoenix Convention Center - West and North Buildings)
Hosts: (Joint between the 20th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography; the 11th Annual Symposium on New Generation Operational Environmental Satellite Systems; and the Third Symposium on the Joint Center for Satellite Data Assimilation )
Cochairs:  George P. Kablick III, Atmospheric & Oceanic Science, University of Maryland, College Par, College Park, MD and John Mecikalski, Atmospheric Science, University of Alabama, Huntsville, AL

  11:15 AM
Assimilation of thermodynamic information in cloudy regions from advanced IR sounder for tropical cyclone forecasts
Jun Li, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and M. Goldberg, P. Wang, H. Han, T. J. Schmit, A. Lim, Z. Li, and J. Li
  11:30 AM
Near-Real Time Satellite-Retrieved Cloud and Surface Properties for Nowcasting and Assimilation
Rabindra Palikonda, SSAI/NASA/LaRC, Hampton, VA; and P. Minnis, G. Hong, Q. Z. Trepte, D. A. Spangenberg, B. Shan, B. Scarino, S. Sun-Mack, T. L. Chee, F. L. Chang, J. K. Ayers, W. L. Smith Jr., K. Bedka, L. Nguyen, and P. W. Heck