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Wednesday, 7 January 2015: 2:30 PM-4:00 PM
Host: Eugenia Kalnay Symposium

Relationship between Warm Air Mass Transport into the Upper Polar Atmosphere and Cold Air Outbreaks in Winter
Ming Cai, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL; and Y. Yu, R. C. Ren, and H. van den Dool

A New Prognostic Cloud Cover Scheme for Mesoscale Models
chao sun, University of Maryland, Hyattsville, MD; and X. Z. liang

Infrared brightness temperature assimilation using an LETKF at convection-resolving resolutions
Africa Perianez, Deutscher Wetterdienst, Offenbach, Germany; and J. Otkin, A. Schomburg, R. Faulwetter, H. Reich, C. Schraff, and R. Potthast

Handout (1.8 MB)

Dynamic Constraints in Local Ensemble Transform Kalman Filter (LETKF) for the Coastal Ocean
Ying Zhang, University of Maryland, College Park, MD; and K. Ide, T. Miyoshi, and J. C. McWilliams

Outer Loops in 4D Hybrid Ensemble-Variational Data Assimilation for the NCEP GFS
Daryl T. Kleist, University of Maryland, College Park, MD; and K. Ide and R. B. Mahajan

Vertical localization strategy for radiance data within KIAPS-LETKF system
Ji-Sun Kang, KIAPS, Seoul, Korea; and H. W. Chun, B. J. Jung, and J. H. Kim

Impact of assimilation of surface and cloud contaminated microwave observations on tropical cyclone simulations
Diandong Ren, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Australia; and M. Lynch, J. F. LeMarshall, and L. Leslie

Inducing Tropical Cyclones to Undergo Brownian Motion
Daniel Hodyss, NRL, Monterey, CA; and J. G. McLay, J. R. Moskaitis, and E. Serra

Ensembles, Predictability, Assimilation and Reanalysis on Mars
Steven J. Greybush, Penn State Univ., University Park, PA; and R. N. Hoffman, R. J. Wilson, Y. Zhao, M. J. Hoffman, K. Ide, T. Miyoshi, and E. Kalnay

Predictability of intense weather events over northern Greece
Ioannis Pytharoulis, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, THESSALONIKI, Greece; and T. Karacostas, I. Tegoulias, S. Kotsopoulos, and D. Bampzelis
Manuscript (1.0 MB)

Ensemble dispersion simulation of the radioactive aerosol emitted from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant
Tsuyoshi Thomas Sekiyama, MRI, Tsukuba, Japan; and M. Kunii and M. Kajino

An Object-oriented Data Assimilation Toolkit — Community Data Assimilation Repository
Yuanfu Xie, NOAA, Boulder, CO; and Z. Toth and T. Brown

Performance Evaluation of the Chesapeake Bay Data Assimilation and Forecasting System
Kayo Ide, University of Maryland, College Park, MD; and M. J. Hoffman and J. Cipriani

Applications of Ensemble Singular Vectors for the LETKF system combined with a global NWP model
Seoleun Shin, Korea Institute of Atmospheric Prediction Systems, Seoul, South Korea; and J. S. Kang, S. C. Yang, and T. Enomoto

Toward Assimilation of GPM-derived Precipitation Data with NICAM-LETKF
Takemasa Miyoshi, RIKEN Advanced Institute for Computational Science, Kobe, Japan; and S. Kotsuki, K. Terasaki, G. Y. Lien, and E. Kalnay

Evaluation of Tropical Cyclogenesis Forecasts in Different Synoptic-scale Environments
Weiwei Li, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL; and Z. Wang, M. Peng, and R. McTaggart-Cowan

Improving balance in the NCEP Hybrid Ensemble-Var data assimilation system
Catherine Thomas, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/IMSG, College Park, MD; and R. B. Mahajan, D. T. Kleist, M. Rancic, and M. J. Kim

Constraining carbon cycle climate interaction with a joint land-atmosphere carbon data assimilation approach
Ning Zeng, University of Maryland, College Park, MD; and E. Kalnay, G. R. Asrar, S. Penny, J. S. Kang, and I. Fung

Intercomparison of an improved 20th Century reanalysis version 2c dataset spanning 1850 to 2012
Gilbert P. Compo, CIRES, Univ. of Colorado and Physical Sciences Division/ESRL/NOAA, Boulder, CO; and J. S. Whitaker, P. D. Sardeshmukh, B. S. Giese, and P. Brohan

Development of a Season/Flow Dependent Gravity Wave Drag Parameterization for the NOAA FIM Global Atmospheric Model
Johnathan J. Metz, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND; and M. Fiorino and J. W. Bao

Climate Change and Socioeconomics: A resilience based spatial outlook along US East Coast
Ibraheem M. P. Khan, University of Maryland, College Park, Hyattsville, MD; and K. Hubacek

Eta vs sigma: Precipitation scores, Gallus-Klemp test, and added value at large scales in NWP/RCM experiments
Fedor Mesinger, Earth System Science Interdisciplinary Center , College Park, MD; and K. Veljovic

Handout (2.3 MB)

On the Northward Ageostrophic Wind associated with a Tropical Cyclone
Kazuo Saito, Meteorological Research Institute/Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
Manuscript (1.1 MB)

Use of APHRODITE Rain Gauge–Based Precipitation for Improving Middle East Seasonal Precipitation Forecasts by the Superensemble Method
Akiyo Yatagai, Solar-Terrestrial Environment Laboratory, Nagoya University, Nagoya, Japan; and T. N. Krishnamurti and V. Kumar