Joint Session 3 Data Assimilation: Operational Advancements I

Tuesday, 12 January 2016: 8:30 AM-9:45 AM
Room 345 ( New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center)
Hosts: (Joint between the 20th Conference on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS); and the Sixth Conference on Transition of Research to Operations )
Jeffrey S. Whitaker, NOAA/ESRL/Physical Sciences Division, Boulder, CO

Joint between the 20IOAS-AOLS and the 6R2O

8:30 AM
A 4D-Ensemble-Variational System for Data Assimilation and Ensemble Initialization
Neill Bowler, Met Office, Exeter, United Kingdom; and A. Clayton, M. Jardak, P. Jermey, A. Lorenc, C. Piccolo, S. Pring, M. Wlasak, D. Barker, G. Inverarity, and R. Swinbank
8:45 AM
Operational Uses of AIRS Data
Eric J. Fetzer, JPL, Pasadena, CA; and S. E. Ray, B. H. Lambrigtsen, T. S. Pagano, and J. Teixeira

9:00 AM
Title: Implementation Plans of Hybrid 4D EnVar for the NCEP GFS and Future Directions
Rahul Mahajan, EMC, College Park, MD; and D. T. Kleist, C. Thomas, J. C. Derber, and R. Treadon
9:15 AM
Outer Loops and Scale-Dependence in the NCEP GDAS Hybrid 4D EnVar Assimilation Scheme
Daryl T. Kleist, University of Maryland, College Park, MD; and R. B. Mahajan, C. Thomas, and J. C. Derber
9:30 AM
A Coupled Global/Regional Data Assimilation System
Michael A. Herrera, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX; and C. Bishop, T. R. Holt, K. W. Hoppel, D. D. Kuhl, S. Rainwater, I. Szunyogh, Q. Zhao, and A. Brainard
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