Computational and Data Advances: Integrated Metrics and Benchmarking For Next Generation Hydro/Land Surface Modeling of The Water Cycle Session I (Joint between the 29th Conference on Hydrology and the Committee on Probability and Statistics)

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Monday, 5 January 2015: 11:00 AM-12:00 PM
127ABC (Phoenix Convention Center - West and North Buildings)
Host: 29th Conference on Hydrology
Chair:  Sujay V. Kumar, Hydrological Sciences Laboratory, SAIC at NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD

  11:00 AM
Benchmarking as utilisation of information by land surface models
Gab Abramowitz, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia; and M. Best and S. V. Kumar
  11:15 AM
Confronting global land-atmosphere models with coupled process metrics
Paul A. Dirmeyer, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA; and A. Tawfik, S. Halder, H. Norton, J. Wu, M. G. Bosilovich, J. A. Santanello Jr., and M. B. Ek
  11:30 AM
Integrated metrics and benchmarking for the North American Land Data Assimilation System (NLDAS) (Invited Presentation)
David Mocko, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and C. Peters-Lidard, S. V. Kumar, S. Wang, K. R. Arsenault, G. S. Nearing, Y. Xia, M. B. Ek, and J. Dong

  11:45 AM
Evaluating Enhanced Streamflow Forecasting Techniques in the context of Reclamation and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Water Management
Levi D. Brekke, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, Denver, CO; and A. W. Wood, A. J. Newman, B. Nijssen, K. Sampson, T. M. Hopson, M. Clark, and J. R. Arnold