Session 6 Special Session on US-International Partnerships, Part III

Wednesday, 13 January 2016: 1:30 PM-2:30 PM
Room 252/254 ( New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center)
Host: 12th Annual Symposium on New Generation Operational Environmental Satellite Systems
Kenneth Carey, Earth Resources Technology (ERT), Inc., Vice President, Science and Engineering Business Unit, Laurel, MD and Satya Kalluri, NOAA/NESDIS/STAR, College Park, MD

Integration of In-situ and Satellite-derived Observations into Data Assimilation and Weather, Water and Climate Modeling Systems for the Improvement of Forecasts

1:30 PM
Land Surface Water and Energy Estimates in the Global MERRA-2 Reanalysis
Clara Draper, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and R. Reichle, Q. Liu, R. Koster, S. Mahanama, G. De Lannoy, and M. Girotto
1:45 PM
Calibration of Ocean Forcing with Satellite Flux Estimates (COFFEE)
Charlie N. Barron, NRL, Stennis Space Center, MS; and J. M. Dastugue, J. C. May, C. Rowley, S. Smith, P. L. Spence, and S. Gremes-Cordero
2:00 PM
A Review of Adaptive Observations during the THORPEX Era
Sharanya J. Majumdar, Univ. of Miami/RSMAS, Miami, FL
2:15 PM
Enhancing National Climate Services for Development in Africa
Tufa Dinku, Columbia University, Palisades, NY; and A. Kruczkiewicz, P. Ceccato, R. Cousin, J. Del corral, R. Faniriantsoa, M. Thomson, and A. S. Muhammad
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