Joint Satellite Program Poster Session II

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Wednesday, 7 January 2015: 2:30 PM-4:00 PM
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 )
Organizers:  Kenneth Carey, Earth Resources Technology (ERT), Inc., Laurel, MD
Cochairs:  Derek J. Posselt, AOSS, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; Christopher S. Velden, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; George P. Kablick III, Atmospheric & Oceanic Science, University of Maryland, College Par, College Park, MD; Jim G. Yoe, NOAA/NESDIS, Suitland, MD and Gary McWilliams, JPSS Program Office/Army Research Laboratory, Adelphi, MD

Snowfall Rate Retrieval Using Passive Microwave Measurements and Its Applications in Weather Forecast and Hydrology
Huan Meng, NOAA/NESDIS/STAR, College Park, MD; and R. R. Ferraro, C. Kongoli, B. Yan, L. Zhao, J. Dong, N. Y. Wang, and B. T. Zavodsky

Testing, Troubleshooting and Integrating Changes to Joint Polar Satellite Systems (JPSS) Algorithms using Algorithm Development Library (ADL)
Bigyani Das, NOAA/NESDIS/STAR/IMSG, College Park, MD; and W. Wolf, W. Chen, M. Tsidulko, Y. Zhao, V. Mikles, K. Sprietzer, and V. Dharmawardane

Handout (1.1 MB)

JPSS-1 xDR Requirements Verification: Pre-Launch to Post-Launch Plans
Murty G. Divakarla, IM Systems Group, Inc., Rockville, MD; and L. Zhou, X. Liu, W. Wolf, E. Gottshall, J. Feeley, T. Atkins, R. S. Steadley, and R. Godin

Community Radiative Transfer Model (CRTM) Support To Cloud Radiance Assimilation
Quanhua Liu, NOAA/NESDIS, College Park, MD; and P. van Delst, D. Groff, H. Liu, E. H. Liu, M. Chen, A. Collard, S. A. Boukabara, F. Weng, and J. C. Derber

Effect of Solar Irradiance Fluctuations on S-NPP Reflective Band Calibration
Yelena Savranskaya, The Aerospace Corporation, El Segundo, CA; and J. Wicker, E. Haas, J. Cardema, and F. De Luccia
Manuscript (2.2 MB)

Handout (2.5 MB)

SUOMI NPP/VIIRS: Improvements in land cover monitoring and socioeconomic services
Felix Kogan, NOAA, College Park, MD; and M. Goldberg, T. B. Schott, and W. Guo

SNPP ATMS Striping Mitigation and Its Impacts on Numerical Weather Prediction
Xiaolei Zou, University of Maryland, College Park, MD; and Y. Ma and F. Weng

Improvement of the Satellite-Based Microwave Physical Retrieval of Temperature and Water Vapor in NUCAPS
FLAVIO Iturbide-Sanchez, NOAA/NESDIS, College Park, MD; and A. Gambacorta, Q. Liu, T. Reale, N. R. Nalli, C. Tan, and B. Sun

JPSS CGS Architectural Overview and Technical Performance Measures
Shawn W. Miller, Raytheon Intelligence, Information and Services, Aurora, CO; and K. Grant and M. Jamilkowski

Handout (5.4 MB)

Adding a Mission to the JPSS CGS
Shawn W. Miller, Raytheon Intelligence, Information and Services, Aurora, CO; and K. Grant and M. Jamilkowski

Handout (5.8 MB)

Ensuring Continuity in the Earth Radiation Budget Climate Data Record: Radiation Budget Instrument
G. Louis Smith, Science Systems and Applications, Inc., Hampton, VA; and K. J. Priestley, M. Shankar, and N. Loeb

In-Flight Radiometric Calibration of SNPP VIIRS using Rayleigh scattering over oceanic oligotrophic regions
Alain Sei, Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems, Redondo Beach, CA; and B. Hauss, P. Pratt, and R. Frouin

MetEd Satellite Education Resources for GOES-R, S-NPP and JPSS User Readiness
Patrick Dills, UCAR/COMET, Boulder, CO; and W. Schreiber-Abshire and M. Weingroff

Handout (1.2 MB)

Maintaining JPSS Product Quality
Kerry Grant, Raytheon Intelligence, Information and Services, Aurora, CO; and W. Ibrahim, K. F. Brueske, and P. Smit

Rapid Algorithm Integration in the JPSS CGS
Kerry Grant, Raytheon Intelligence, Information and Services, Aurora, CO; and S. W. Miller and M. Jamilkowski

IMAPP: Supporting the Aqua and Terra Operational Community
Rebecca M. Cintineo, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and K. I. Strabala, L. E. Gumley, A. Huang, E. Borbas, E. Weisz, and B. Pierce

Handout (9.5 MB)

The TANSO-FTS-2 Instrument for the GOSAT-2 Greenhouse Gas Monitoring Mission
Ronald J. Glumb, Exelis Geospatial Systems, Fort Wayne, IN; and C. Lietzke, J. Bougher, A. D. Bell, and C. Ellsworth

Handout (2.6 MB)

Demonstrating S-NPP VIIRS Imagery via Naval Research Laboratory Satellite Websites
Arunas P. Kuciauskas, NRL, Monterey, CA; and J. Hawkins, J. E. Solbrig, R. L. Bankert, K. A. Richardson, M. L. Surratt, S. D. Miller, and J. Kent

SNPP VIIRS Solar Diffuser BRDF Degradation Trend Changes in Early 2014
Evan Haas, The Aerospace Corporation, El Segundo, CA; and F. J. DeLuccia
Manuscript (1.4 MB)

Testing the new land data sets in the NCEP parallel GFS
Helin Wei, NOAA/NCEP/EMC, College Park, MD; and M. B. Ek, J. Meng, and W. Zheng

Suomi NPP Day/Night Band (DNB) low light radiometry and long term radiometric characteristics
Lushalan Liao, Northrop Grumman Corporation, Redondo Beach, CA; and C. K. Liang

Development of Cloud Product toward Next Generation Geostationary Meteorological Satellites Himawari-8/9
Masahiro Hayashi, Meteorological Satellite Center of Japan Meteorological Agency, Kiyose, Japan

Handout (421.5 kB)

Cyclone Center: A Crowd Sourcing Application of the HURSAT-B1 Data Record
Christopher C. Hennon, Univ. of North Carolina, Asheville, NC; and K. R. Knapp, C. J. Schreck III, J. P. Kossin, and S. E. Stevens

Handout (345.5 kB)

HIRS-Derived Temperature and Humidity Profiles and Comparisons with Radiosonde Observations and GPS RO Derived Profiles
Lei Shi, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and J. L. Matthews, Q. Yang, and S. P. Ho

Comparing Vertical Distributions of Cloud Liquid Water and Ice from MODIS Collections 5 and 6 to CMIP5 Model Simulations
Katherine Pitts, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX; and S. L. Nasiri
Manuscript (2.1 MB)

Handout (14.3 MB)

The Radiation Budget Instrument (RBI): A New Standard for Measuring the Earth's Radiation Balance
Ronald J. Glumb, Exelis Geospatial Systems, Fort Wayne, IN; and C. Lietzke, S. Luce, R. Leszczynski, G. White, and H. Latvakoski

Handout (1.6 MB)

Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS) Common Ground System (CGS) Use of Space Link Extension (SLE) Protocol
Michael Jamilkowski, Raytheon Intelligence, Information and Services (IIS), Greenbelt, MD; and G. Cordier, L. M. Roberts, and C. J. Tillery

The Solar Irradiance Climate Data Record
Odele Coddington, Laboratory of Atmospheric and Space Physics, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and J. Lean, P. Pilewskie, M. Snow, and D. Lindholm

Performance and Capabilities of the New Compact Ocean Wind Vector Radiometer System
Shannon Thomas Brown, JPL and California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA; and P. Focardi, A. Kitiyakara, F. Maiwald, O. Montes, S. Padmanabhan, R. Redick, D. Russell, J. Wincentsen, F. Wentz, K. Hilburn, and T. Meissner

Assimilating GPM/GMI and TRMM/TMI Microwave Radiance Data With GEOS-5
Jianjun Jin, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and M. J. Kim, W. McCarty, S. Akella, and W. Gu

Developing Climate Data Records from Microwave Water Vapor Channels
Isaac Moradi, University of Maryland, College Park, MD; and R. R. Ferraro, J. Beuchamp, H. Meng, and T. Smith

Reprocessing NOAA's Geo-Polar Sea Surface Temperature Analysis
Xiaofang Zhu, Global Science and Technology, inc, College Park, MD; and E. Maturi, J. Mittaz, A. Harris, C. M. Eakin, A. Ignatov, and X. Zhou

A Unified and Coherent Land Surface Temperature and Emissivity (LST&E) Earth System Data Record (ESDR) for Earth Science Research
Pierre C. Guillevic, Jet propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA; and G. Hulley, S. Hook, C. Hain, E. Borbas, R. T. Pinker, M. C. Anderson, and R. Knuteson

Interpreting AMSR-E Liquid Water Path Products in Warm Precipitating Clouds using MODIS and CloudSat
Tom Greenwald, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI; and R. Bennartz, M. Lebsock, and C. O'Dell

A CERES-Consistent Cloud Property Climate Data Record From AVHRR Data
Patrick Minnis, NASA Langley Research Center, Hampton, VA; and B. Kristopher, D. David, K. Seiji, Q. Z. Trepte, B. Sarah, S. Benjamin, Y. Christopher, K. Konstantin, H. Gang, K. Mandana, P. Rabindra, G. Arun, B. Rajendra, H. Conor, S. Alok, and P. W. Heck

Global Top-of-Atmosphere Broadband Shortwave and Longwave Fluxes Derived from AVHRR
Mandana M. Khaiyer, SSAI, Hampton, VA ; and P. Minnis, K. M. Bedka, S. Kato, W. F. Miller, A. K. Shrestha, C. R. Yost, M. L. Nordeen, and B. Scarino

PERSIANN-CDR Daily Precipitation Used for High Resolution Long-term Trend Analysis of Global Precipitation Extreme
Hamed Ashouri, University of California, Irvine, CA; and K. L. Hsu, S. Sorooshian, and D. Braithwaite

Merged Satellite Microwave Radiometer Data Products for Climate Studies
Deborah K. Smith, Remote Sensing Systems, Santa Rosa, CA; and C. A. Mears, K. A. Hilburn, and L. Ricciardulli

Handout (3.4 MB)

Leaf Area Index and Fraction of Absorbed Photosynthetically Active Radiation Thematic Climate Data Record from AVHRR
Martin claverie, University of Maryland, College Park, DC; and E. Vermote and C. O. Justice

Handout (3.8 MB)

A Systematic Approach to Building Climate Data Records (CDRs)
Daniel Wunder, Global Science and Technology Inc., Asheville, NC; and W. J. Glance and X. Zhao

Handout (685.8 kB)

Systematic Evaluation of AIRS Version 6 Thermodynamic Phase, Effective Diameter, and Optical Depth Retrievals
Volkan H. Firat, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX; and S. L. Nasiri and B. H. Kahn

A Comparison Of SSM/I-Derived Global Marine Surface Specific Humidity Datasets
John Prytherch, University of Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom; and E. C. Kent, S. Fangohr, and D. I. Berry

Handout (14.7 MB)

Improving the Quality of Extreme Precipitation Estimates Using Satellite Passive Microwave Rainfall Retrievals
Veljko Petkovic, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO; and C. D. Kummerow
Manuscript (998.8 kB)

Snowfall Observations at NASA Wallops FLight Facility
Jorel Torres, Department of Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences, Rapid City, SD; and A. Tokay, D. Kliche, D. B. Wolff, L. F. Bliven, and W. A. Petersen

Microwave Remote Sensing of Lake-Effect Snow in the GPM Era
Mark S. Kulie, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and S. A. Tushaus, Y. You, and N. Y. Wang

Improving satellite precipitation detection using Global Precipitation Measurement mission (GPM) and Ground Based Radar (NMQ)
Michael Angelo DiRosa, Colorado State University, Annandale-On-Hudson, NY; and J. King and C. D. Kummerow

GPM Snowfall Retrievals: Information Gained from Day 1 GPROF Empirical Databases
Marian E. Mateling, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and M. S. Kulie

Recent Improvements to the GOES-R Rainfall Rate Algorithm
Yaping Li, I. M. Systems Group, College Park, MD; and R. J. Kuligowski and Y. Hao

Improvement and Validation of NESDIS Satellite Snowfall Rate Algorithm
Jun Dong, University of Maryland, College Park, MD; and H. Meng, C. Kongoli, and R. R. Ferraro

Improved ANN method for retrieving Asian dust AOT and altitude from AIRS measurements
Byeong-Gwon Kim, Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea; and H. Han and B. J. Sohn

Aerosol Correction for Improving OMPS/LP Ozone Retrieval
Zhong Chen, SSAI, Lanham, MD; and P. K. Bhartia and R. Loughman

The MTG-IRS Level 2 Processor: background
Stephen A. Tjemkes, EUMETSAT, Darmstadt, Germany; and P. Antonelli, C. Serio, E. Holm, J. L. Moncet, G. Masiello Sr., and R. Stuhlmann

Handout (584.1 kB)

JPSS System Architecture S-NPP to the Future
Arron Layns, NOAA/NESDIS, Lanham, MD; and J. Furgerson, J. Feeley, A. N. Griffin, and G. Trumbower

Routine Validation of the GOES-R Multi-Satellite Processing System Framework
William Straka III, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and W. Wolf, S. Sampson, G. Quinn, R. Garcia, G. Martin, R. Rollins, M. Fan, and E. Schiffer

GOES-R AIT: Near-Real-Time Processing
Hua Xie, NOAA/NESDIS, College Park, MD; and M. Fan, S. Sampson, W. Wolf, J. Lindeman, Y. Zhao, A. Li, and J. Daniels

GOES-R AIT: Configuration Management
Yunhui Zhao, NOAA/NESDIS, College Park, MD; and S. Sampson, W. Wolf, and R. Garcia