Session 8 Data Assimilation: New Methodologies

Thursday, 14 January 2016: 8:30 AM-9:45 AM
Room 345 ( New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center)
Host: 20th Conference on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS)
Daryl T. Kleist, University of Maryland, Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Science, College Park, MD

8:45 AM
Ensemble-Based Variational Method with Observation Localization: Difference from LETKF
Sho Yokota, MRI, Tsukuba, Japan; and S. Origuchi, M. Kunii, and K. Aonashi
9:00 AM
An Estimate of the Ensemble Size Necessary for an EnKF Comparable to an Optimal 4DEnVAR
Jeffrey S. Whitaker, NOAA/ESRL/Physical Sciences Division, Boulder, CO ; and L. Lei
9:30 AM
Strongly Coupled Data Assimilation Using Leading Averaged Coupled Covariance
Feiyu Lu, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and Z. Liu, S. Zhang, Y. Liu, and R. Jacob
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