Session 17 13th Annual Symposium on New Generation Operational Environmental Satellite Systems

Program Chairs: Gary McWilliams , NESDIS JPSS Program Office/STC ; Michael L. Jamilkowski , Col USAF Ret and AMS Fellow ; Satya Kalluri , NOAA/NESDIS/STAR ; Timothy J. Schmit , NOAA/NESDIS/Center for Satellite Applications and Research ; Stephen A. Mango , NOAA/NESDIS/OPPA Affiliate

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Monday, 23 January 2017

10:30 AM-11:00 AM: Monday, 23 January 2017


Coffee Break (6th Floor Foyer)
Location: Washington State Convention Center

11:00 AM-12:00 PM: Monday, 23 January 2017

Recording files available
Session 1
The New GOES-R Instruments and Their Advanced Capabilities- Part I (Invited)
Location: 620 (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: 13th Annual Symposium on New Generation Operational Environmental Satellite Systems
Cochairs: Steven J. Goodman, NESDIS; Jaime Daniels, NOAA/NESDIS
11:00 AM
1.1
The GOES-R Spacecraft Mission Series Magnetometer
Paul T.M. Loto'aniu, NOAA, Boulder, CO; and R. Redmon, D. Chu, M. Todirita, J. Kronenwetter, S. Macintyre, C. Chastain, R. Dence, H. J. Singer, E. Shoemaker, A. Grimes, D. Westbury, D. Carter, and W. Rowland
11:15 AM
1.2
New Energetic Particle Observations at Geosynchronous by the GOES-R Series Space Environment In‐Situ Suite (SEISS)
Brian Kress, NOAA-NCEI, Boulder, CO; and A. Boudouridis, J. J. Connell, W. F. Denig, B. Dichter, D. Flanagan, G. Galica, M. Golightly, C. Lopate, J. McGarity, P. A. Puhl-Quinn, M. Renfroe, F. J. Rich, J. V. Rodriguez, W. Rowland, C. Tanner, and S. Tsui

11:30 AM
1.3
11:45 AM
1.4
GLM: Adventures in Post-Launch Test
Samantha F. Edgington, Lockheed Martin, Palo Alto, CA; and C. E. Tillier, P. M. Bitzer, H. J. Christian Jr., M. D. Rafal, and S. J. Goodman
12:00 PM
First Light ABI Image - Steve Goodman

12:00 PM-1:30 PM: Monday, 23 January 2017


Lunch Break

1:30 PM-2:00 PM: Monday, 23 January 2017

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Lecture 1
Walter Orr Roberts Lecture
Location: Conference Center: Tahoma 2 (Washington State Convention Center )
Hosts: (Joint between the 33rd Conference on Environmental Information Processing Technologies; the 31st Conference on Hydrology; the 29th Conference on Climate Variability and Change; the 28th Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting / 24th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction; the 26th Symposium on Education; the 21st Conference on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface; the 19th Conference on Atmospheric Chemistry; the 18th Conference on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology; the 15th Conference on Artificial and Computational Intelligence and its Applications to the Environmental Sciences; the 15th Symposium on the Coastal Environment; the 14th Conference on Polar Meteorology and Oceanography; the 14th Conference on Space Weather; the 13th Annual Symposium on New Generation Operational Environmental Satellite Systems; the Major Weather Impacts of 2016; the 12th Symposium on Societal Applications: Policy, Research and Practice; the Ninth Symposium on Aerosol–Cloud–Climate Interactions; the Eighth Conference on Weather, Climate, Water and the New Energy Economy; the Eighth Conference on Environment and Health; the Eighth Symposium on Lidar Atmospheric Applications; the Eighth Conference on the Meteorological Application of Lightning Data; the Seventh Conference on Transition of Research to Operations; the Seventh Symposium on Advances in Modeling and Analysis Using Python; the Fifth Symposium on the Weather, Water, and Climate Enterprise; the Fifth Symposium on Building a Weather-Ready Nation: Enhancing Our Nation’s Readiness, Responsiveness, and Resilience to High Impact Weather Events; the Fifth Symposium on Prediction of the Madden-Julian Oscillation: Processes, Prediction and Impact; the Second Symposium on US-International Partnerships; and the 13th Symposium of the Urban Environment )
Speaker: Cynthia Rosenzweig, Columbia University
1:30 PM
L1.1
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Session 2
The New GOES-R Instruments and Their Advanced Capabilities- Part II (Invited)
Location: 620 (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: 13th Annual Symposium on New Generation Operational Environmental Satellite Systems
Chair: Steven J. Goodman, NESDIS
1:30 PM
2.1
The Advanced Baseline Imager (ABI) on the GOES-R series
Timothy J. Schmit, NOAA/NESDIS/Center for Satellite Applications and Research, Madison, WI; and M. M. Gunshor, R. B. Pierce, J. Daniels, and S. J. Goodman
2:00 PM
First Light ABI Image - Steve Goodman

2:00 PM-2:30 PM: Monday, 23 January 2017


Session 3
JPSS Continuity from Suomi NPP to JPSS-1
Location: 620 (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: 13th Annual Symposium on New Generation Operational Environmental Satellite Systems
Chair: Mitchell D. Goldberg, NOAA/NESDIS/JPSS

2:30 PM-4:00 PM: Monday, 23 January 2017


Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break
Location: 4E (Washington State Convention Center )

Poster Session 1
GOES-R/JPSS Poster Session I
Location: 4E (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: 13th Annual Symposium on New Generation Operational Environmental Satellite Systems
Cochairs: Gary McWilliams, NESDIS JPSS Program Office/STC; Tim Schmit, NOAA/NESDIS/STAR
244
Validation and Comparisons of Suomi NPP OMPS Limb Profiler Ozone Measurements
Steven Nicholas Buckner, Hampton University, Hampton, VA; and L. Flynn, M. P. McCormick, and J. Anderson

245
Multi-Mission Satellite Management
Kerry Grant, Raytheon Company, Aurora, CO; and B. Dougherty and M. Teter

246
GOES-R Launch: Overview of Baseline Level 2 Products Generated from End-to-End Analysis and Testing
Paul A. Van Rompay, Atmospheric and Environmental Research, Inc., Greenbelt, MD; and E. J. Kennelly, A. O. Schutte III, W. Wolf, S. Sampson, R. Kaiser, H. E. Snell, and T. S. Zaccheo

248
Progress Towards MODIS and VIIRS Cloud Fraction Data Record Continuity
Steven Ackerman, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and R. A. Frey, R. E. Holz, S. Platnick, and A. Heidinger

249
GOES-R Core Ground System Technical Performance
Robert Basta, Harris Corporation, Melbourne, FL; and A. Weiner

Handout (1.5 MB)

250
GOES-R: Overview of Baseline Level 2 Products Generated from End-to-End Analysis and Testing
August O. Schutte III, Harris Corporation, Melbourne, FL; and R. Kaiser, T. S. Zaccheo, P. A. Van Rompay, H. E. Snell, W. W. Wolf, and S. Sampson

253
254
Common Ground Through Open Interfaces
Shawn W. Miller, Raytheon IIS, Aurora, CO; and K. D. Grant and M. Panas

255
Satellite Data Product and Data Dissemination Updates for the SPoRT Sea Surface Temperature Composite Product
Bradley T. Zavodsky, NASA/MSFC, Huntsville, AL; and F. J. LaFontaine, E. Berndt, P. Meyer, and G. J. Jedlovec

256
Overview of Improved Data Products from the JPSS Block 2.0 System
Jeffrey Weinrich, JPSS, Washington, DC; and A. Layns, B. Reed, and L. Zhao

259
JPSS and GOES-R Multispectral Imagery Applications and Product Development at CIRA
Curtis J. Seaman, CIRA, Fort Collins, CO; and S. D. Miller, D. T. Lindsey, and D. W. Hillger

Handout (7.0 MB)

Poster 260 has been moved. New paper number is 11.4A

261
Converging Remote Sensing and Data Assimilation Techniques: A Data Fusion Approach for Near-real-time 4D Analyses
Erin Jones, RTi, NOAA/NESDIS/STAR, College Park, MD; and E. Maddy, K. Garrett, S. A. Boukabara, B. Johnson, L. Liu, and K. Kumar

4:00 PM-5:30 PM: Monday, 23 January 2017


Session 4
Education, Training, and User Readiness for the GOES-R and JPSS Series
Location: 620 (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: 13th Annual Symposium on New Generation Operational Environmental Satellite Systems
Cochairs: Kathryn W. Mozer, NOAA; Amy Stevermer, UCAR/COMET
4:00 PM
4.1
The Satellite Foundational Course for GOES-R: A Collection of Lessons to Prepare National Weather Service Forecasters for GOES-R
Bill Ward, NWS, Honolulu, HI; and A. Mostek, R. Van Til, L. Spayd Jr., F. W. Alsheimer, M. T. Stavish, D. Nietfeld, B. C. Carcione, N. Eckstein, W. Abshire, P. Dills, G. T. Stano, J. G. LaDue, M. A. Bowlan, D. Bikos, B. H. Connell, E. Szoke, E. L. Dagg, S. Bachmeier, S. Lindstrom, J. Gerth, and T. Schmit

4:30 PM
4.3
Visualizing New-Generation Geostationary Satellite Imagery with SIFT
Jordan J. Gerth, CIMSS, Madison, WI; and D. Hoese, R. Garcia, S. Lindstrom, and K. Strabala

4:45 PM
4.4
The National Weather Service Satellite User Readiness Mission Realized Through the Total Operational Weather Readiness – Satellites (TOWR-S) Project
Eric M. Guillot, Integrity Applications Inc for the National Weather Service Office of Observations, Silver Spring, MD; and M. W. Johnson, J. K. Zajic, L. A. Byerle, M. Comerford, and B. Rapp

5:00 PM
4.5
Utility of JPSS Products for NWS forecasters
Jorel Torres, CIRA/CSU, Fort Collins, CO; and B. H. Connell and S. D. Miller

5:15 PM
4.6
Satellite User Readiness Through Training: VISIT, SHyMet, WMO VLab and Liaisons
Bernadette H. Connell, CIRA/Colorado State Univ., Ft. Collins, CO; and D. Bikos, S. Lindstrom, J. Torres, E. J. Szoke, E. L. Dagg, A. B. Schumacher, A. S. Bachmeier, A. Mostek, B. C. Motta, M. Davison, and L. Veeck

Handout (1.4 MB)

5:30 PM-7:30 PM: Monday, 23 January 2017


Reception and Exhibits Opening
Location: 4AB (Washington State Convention Center )

7:00 PM-9:30 PM: Monday, 23 January 2017


Third Annual Speed Networking Event for Students and Early Career Professionals
Location: Atrium Lobby (Washington State Convention Center )

Tuesday, 24 January 2017

8:30 AM-10:00 AM: Tuesday, 24 January 2017

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Joint Session 3
Gary K. Davis Memorial Session: National and International Program Overviews for Environmental Satellites (Invited)
Location: 620 (Washington State Convention Center )
Hosts: (Joint between the 13th Annual Symposium on New Generation Operational Environmental Satellite Systems; and the Seventh Conference on Transition of Research to Operations )
Chair: Robert Winokur, Former Deputy Oceanographer of the Navy
8:30 AM
Satellite Mission Innovator and Leader - Opening Remarks by Bob Winokur
8:45 AM
J3.1
NESDIS Program Overview and Strategic Direction
Stephen M. Volz, NOAA, Silver Spring, MD

9:00 AM
J3.2
9:30 AM
J3.4
Status of EUMETSAT Satellite Programs: Towards the Next Generation Meteorological Satellites
Kenneth Holmlund, EUMETSAT, Darmstadt, Germany; and B. Bojkov, P. Schluessel, R. Stuhlmann, L. Schueller, M. Cohen, A. Schmid, D. Provost, and S. Burns

10:00 AM-10:30 AM: Tuesday, 24 January 2017


Coffee Break
Location: 4AB (Washington State Convention Center )

10:30 AM-12:00 PM: Tuesday, 24 January 2017

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Joint Session 4
Select Student Research for New Generation Environmental Remote Sensing and for Transitions of Research to Operations
Location: 612 (Washington State Convention Center )
Hosts: (Joint between the Seventh Conference on Transition of Research to Operations; and the 13th Annual Symposium on New Generation Operational Environmental Satellite Systems )
Cochairs: Stephen A. Mango, NOAA/NESDIS/OPPA Affiliate; Jason Apke, University of Alabama in Huntsville
10:30 AM
J4.1
Satellite Remote Sensing of Cloud-base Updrafts for Marine Stratocumulus
Youtong Zheng, University of Maryland, College Park, MD; and D. Rosenfeld and Z. Li
10:45 AM
J4.2
11:00 AM
J4.3
Analysis of Relationships in Deep Convection between Super Rapid Scan Geostationary Satellite Derived Cloud Top Outflow, Updrafts and Total Lightning
Jason Apke, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, AL; and J. R. Mecikalski, C. P. Jewett, E. W. McCaul Jr., and L. D. Carey
Recording files available
Session 5
Achieving Climate Quality Data from Weather Satellites
Location: 620 (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: 13th Annual Symposium on New Generation Operational Environmental Satellite Systems
Cochairs: Mitchell D. Goldberg, NOAA/NESDIS/JPSS; Satya Kalluri, NOAA/NESDIS/STAR
10:30 AM
5.1
Suomi NPP CrIS Reprocessed SDR Long-Term Accuracy and Stability
Yong Chen, ESSIC/University of Maryland, College Park, MD; and Y. Han, L. Wang, F. Weng, and N. Sun
11:15 AM
5.4
Progress towards NASA MODIS and VIIRS Cloud Optical Property Data Record Continuity
Steven Platnick, GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and K. Meyer, G. Wind, N. Amarasinghe, R. Holz, S. A. Ackerman, and A. Heidinger
11:45 AM
5.6
Converting Geostationary Narrowband Radiances to Fluxes for the CERES SYN1deg Product
Forrest J. Wrenn IV, SSAI, Hampton, VA; and D. R. Doelling, L. C. Nguyen, and R. I. Raju

12:00 PM-1:30 PM: Tuesday, 24 January 2017


Lunch Break

1:30 PM-2:30 PM: Tuesday, 24 January 2017

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Session 6
Ensuring the Data Continuity from the Environmental Satellite Constellation (Core Science Keynote)
Location: 620 (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: 13th Annual Symposium on New Generation Operational Environmental Satellite Systems
Cochairs: Steve Ackerman, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin; Satya Kalluri, NOAA/NESDIS/STAR
2:00 PM
6.2A
Data Fusion of Environmental Data Based on Converging Remote Sensing and Data Assimilation Techniques
Kevin Garrett, RTi, NOAA/NESDIS/STAR, College Park, MD; and E. Maddy, S. A. Boukabara, E. Jones, B. Johnson, L. Liu, and K. Kumar
2:15 PM
6.3

2:30 PM-4:00 PM: Tuesday, 24 January 2017


Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break
Location: 4E (Washington State Convention Center )

Poster Session 2
GOES-R/JPSS Poster Session II
Location: 4E (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: 13th Annual Symposium on New Generation Operational Environmental Satellite Systems
Cochairs: Gary McWilliams, NESDIS JPSS Program Office/STC; Michael L. Jamilkowski, Col USAF Ret and AMS Fellow
736
Identifying Stratospheric Air Intrusions and Associated Hurricane-Force Wind Events over the North Pacific Ocean
Kelsey M. Malloy, Univ. of Maryland, College Park, MD; and M. J. Folmer, J. Phillips, J. M. Sienkiewicz, and E. Berndt

739
Support to the Satellite Needs Working Group
Robert Reining, NOAA/NESDIS/TPIO, Silver Spring, MD; and M. LaJoie, V. Ries, J. D. Taylor, and M. Yuen-Murphy

740
Himawari Support In The CSPP-GEO Direct Broadcast Package
Geoff Cureton, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and G. Martin

741
CSPP Geo GRB: GOES-R Rebroadcast Reconstruction for Everyone
Nick Bearson, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and T. Jasmin, S. Mindock, J. Braun, and G. Martin

744
CSPP SDR 3.0 - Support for SNPP and JPSS1 in One Easy to Use Package
Scott Mindock, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and L. Gumley, K. Strabala, G. Martin, R. K. Garcia, N. A. Bearson, A. Huang, and G. Cureton

Poster 745 has been moved. New paper number is 8.4A

746
747
Achieving Climate Quality Inter-Calibration with Accurate Spectral Solar Irradiance (SSI) Measurements from NASA's SORCE and TSIS Missions
Dong L. Wu, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and A. Marshak, J. N. Lee, Y. Yang, M. T. DeLand, S. marchenko, N. A. Krotkov, P. Pilewskie, T. N. Woods, J. Harder, and E. Richard

748
Simulation of Ice Particle Density from 0.05 to 0.9 g/cm3
Guanglin Tang, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX; and P. G. Stegmann and P. Yang

Poster 749 has been moved. New paper number is 6.2A

751
Routine Validation of the GOES-R Multi-Satellite Processing System Framework
William Straka, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and W. W. Wolf, S. Sampson, R. Holz, G. Quinn, R. Garcia, G. Martin, E. Schiffer, and J. M. Daniels

752
Real-Time Proxy GOES-R ABI Data for User Readiness, Ground System Support and Product Evaluation
Thomas Greenwald, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and R. B. Pierce, K. Bah, J. K. Zajic, and A. L. Lenzen

754
Deriving CrIS Detector Nonlinearity from Changing Sensor Background
Mark Esplin, Space Dynamics Laboratory, North Logan, UT; and D. Scott and B. Esplin

4:00 PM-5:30 PM: Tuesday, 24 January 2017

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Joint Session 6
Advances in Satellite Observations, Earth Science, and Observing Technologies
Location: 620 (Washington State Convention Center )
Hosts: (Joint between the 13th Annual Symposium on New Generation Operational Environmental Satellite Systems; and the Seventh Conference on Transition of Research to Operations )
Cochairs: Stephen A. Mango, NOAA/NESDIS/OPPA Affiliate; Bruce A. Wielicki, NASA Langley Research Center
5:00 PM
J6.5
The CERES Flux by Cloud Type Product: Algorithm and Validation
Moguo Sun, SSAI, Hampton, VA; and D. R. Doelling, R. I. Raju, L. T. C. N. Nguyen, and P. E. Mlynczak

Wednesday, 25 January 2017

8:30 AM-10:00 AM: Wednesday, 25 January 2017

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Session 7
NOAA Satellite Data Operations
Location: 620 (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: 13th Annual Symposium on New Generation Operational Environmental Satellite Systems
Cochairs: Matthew Seybold, NOAA/NESDIS; Patricia Maloney, The Aerospace Corporation
8:30 AM
7.1
9:15 AM
7.4
Recording files available
Joint Session 11
Advances in CubeSats and SmallSats to Improve Earth Science and Weather Forecasting
Location: 3AB (Washington State Convention Center )
Hosts: (Joint between the Seventh Conference on Transition of Research to Operations; and the 13th Annual Symposium on New Generation Operational Environmental Satellite Systems )
Cochairs: George Komar, NASA/GSFC/ESTO; Margaret Caulfield, NOAA/NESDIS/OPPA
9:15 AM
J11.4
Enabling Time-Resolved Observations of Precipitation Processes using 6U-Class Small Satellite Constellations: Temporal Experiment for Storms and Tropical Systems Technology Demonstration (TEMPEST-D)
Steven C. Reising, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO; and T. C. Gaier, C. D. Kummerow, V. Chandrasekar, S. Padmanabhan, B. H. Lim, C. Heneghan, W. Berg, J. P. Olson, S. T. Brown, J. Carvo, and M. Pallas

10:00 AM-10:30 AM: Wednesday, 25 January 2017


Coffee Break
Location: 4AB (Washington State Convention Center )

10:30 AM-12:00 PM: Wednesday, 25 January 2017

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Session 8
Satellite Testbeds and Proving Ground Activities
Location: 620 (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: 13th Annual Symposium on New Generation Operational Environmental Satellite Systems
Cochairs: Michael J. Folmer, CICS; Bill Sjoberg, NOAA/NWS
10:30 AM
8.1
Applying Himawari and JPSS Satellite Products for Forecasting Rapid Cyclogenesis and Hurricane-force Wind Events
Michael J. Folmer, CICS, College Park, MD; and E. Berndt, E. Stevens, C. Dierking, J. M. Sienkiewicz, J. D. Clark, S. J. Goodman, and M. D. Goldberg
11:00 AM
8.3
Use of JPSS ATMS, CrIS, and VIIRS data to Improve Tropical Cyclone Track and Intensity Forecasting
Galina Chirokova, CIRA/Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO; and M. DeMaria, R. T. DeMaria, J. Knaff, J. F. Dostalek, and J. L. Beven

11:15 AM
8.4A
CIRA's Contribution to the NWS GOES-R Proving Ground: A Look Back at Pre-Launch Activities and a Look Ahead to Post-Launch Interactions
Ed Szoke, NOAA/ESRL/GSD and CIRA, Boulder, CO; and D. Bikos, B. H. Connell, H. Gosden, S. D. Miller, J. Torres, R. Brummer, D. T. Lindsey, D. W. Hillger, D. A. Molenar, and C. J. Seaman
11:30 AM
8.5
Evaluating the ProbSevere Model at NWS Eastern and Central Region Weather Forecast Offices
Chad M. Gravelle, National Weather Service Operations Proving Ground, Kansas City, MO; and J. P. Craven and D. B. Radell
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Joint Session 15
Advances in Satellite Observations for Earth Science & Observing Technologies Part I
Location: 3AB (Washington State Convention Center )
Hosts: (Joint between the Seventh Conference on Transition of Research to Operations; and the 13th Annual Symposium on New Generation Operational Environmental Satellite Systems )
Cochairs: Robert Bauer, NASA/ESTO; Brian Mischel, Riverside Technology Inc.
11:15 AM
J15.4
Differential Absorption Radar for Water Vapor Sounding
Matthew Lebsock, JPL, Pasadena, CA; and L. F. Millan and K. Cooper

11:30 AM
J15.5
A Geostationary Microwave Sounder: What, Why, How, When
Bjorn Lambrigtsen, JPL/California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA; and T. Gaier, A. B. Tanner, P. Kangaslahti, B. Lim, and C. Ruf

11:45 AM
J15.6

12:00 PM-1:30 PM: Wednesday, 25 January 2017


Lunch Break

1:30 PM-2:30 PM: Wednesday, 25 January 2017

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Lecture 2
Horton Lecture
Location: 602 (Washington State Convention Center )
Hosts: (Joint between the 20th Conference of Atmospheric Science Librarians International; the Second Symposium on Multi-scale Atmospheric Predictability; the Observation Symposium: Progress, Problems, and Prospects; the 33rd Conference on Environmental Information Processing Technologies; the 29th Conference on Climate Variability and Change; the 28th Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting / 24th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction; the 26th Symposium on Education; the 21st Conference on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface; the 19th Conference on Atmospheric Chemistry; the 18th Conference on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology; the 15th Conference on Artificial and Computational Intelligence and its Applications to the Environmental Sciences; the 15th Symposium on the Coastal Environment; the 14th Conference on Polar Meteorology and Oceanography; the 14th Conference on Space Weather; the 13th Annual Symposium on New Generation Operational Environmental Satellite Systems; the Major Weather Impacts of 2016; the 13th Symposium of the Urban Environment; the 12th Symposium on Societal Applications: Policy, Research and Practice; the Ninth Symposium on Aerosol–Cloud–Climate Interactions; the Eighth Conference on Weather, Climate, Water and the New Energy Economy; the Eighth Conference on Environment and Health; the Eighth Symposium on Lidar Atmospheric Applications; the Eighth Conference on the Meteorological Application of Lightning Data; the Seventh Conference on Transition of Research to Operations; the 31st Conference on Hydrology; the Fifth Symposium on the Weather, Water, and Climate Enterprise; the Fifth Symposium on Building a Weather-Ready Nation: Enhancing Our Nation’s Readiness, Responsiveness, and Resilience to High Impact Weather Events; the Fifth AMS Symposium on the Joint Center for Satellite Data Assimilation; the Fifth Symposium on Prediction of the Madden-Julian Oscillation: Processes, Prediction and Impact; the Third Symposium on High Performance Computing for Weather, Water, and Climate; the Special Symposium on Greening the Built Environment; and the Events )
Organizer: John B. Eylander, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Lecturer: Hoshin V. Gupta, University of Arizona
Cochairs: Michael Ek, NOAA; David J. Gochis, NCAR; John N. McHenry, Baron Advanced Meteorological Systems, LLC
1:30 PM
L2.1
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Session 9
Direct Broadcast Capabilities for Polar-orbiting and Geostationary Satellites and Their Use in Support of Societal Needs
Location: 620 (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: 13th Annual Symposium on New Generation Operational Environmental Satellite Systems
Cochairs: Allen Huang, Univ. of Wisconsin; Liam Gumley, CIMSS/SSEC/Univ. of Wisconsin
1:45 PM
9.2
Assessment of Forecast Impact from JPSS Direct Readout Data for the Rapid Refresh Mesoscale Model System
Yuanfu Xie, NOAA/ESRL, Boulder, CO; and H. Lin, S. S. Weygandt, and S. G. Benjamin
2:00 PM
9.3
Usage of the VIIRS Day Night Band As an Operational Tool
William Straka, University of WIsconson, Madison, WI; and S. D. Miller, C. J. Seaman, J. Torres, D. T. Lindsey, and E. Stevens
2:15 PM
9.4
NOAA Real-Time Network of Direct Broadcast Receiving Stations: Access to Real-time Advanced Sounder Data for NWP
Liam E. Gumley, CIMSS/SSEC/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and M. Goldberg, B. Flynn, D. Santek, J. Braun, and J. Davies

2:30 PM-4:00 PM: Wednesday, 25 January 2017


Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break
Location: 4E (Washington State Convention Center )

Poster Session 3
GOES-R/JPSS Poster Session III
Location: 4E (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: 13th Annual Symposium on New Generation Operational Environmental Satellite Systems
Cochairs: Elizabeth Nolan, JPSS; Michael Jamilkowski, Col USAF Ret and AMS Fellow
1317
Evaluating Operational Applications of Multiple Spectral Bands for the GOES-R Era at the Operations Proving Ground
Chad M. Gravelle, National Weather Service Operations Proving Ground, Kansas City, MO; and K. J. Runk, K. L. Crandall, and D. W. Snyder

1319
Thermal Boundary Layer Retrievals over the Washington D.C. Metro Area using Satellite-Based NUCAPS-EDRs
David Melecio-Vazquez, City College, New York, NY; and N. Nalli, Q. Liu, and J. E. Gonzalez

1321
Development of New Global Surface Type Maps from VIIRS Data
Rui Zhang, University of Maryland, College Park, MD; and C. Huang, X. Zhan, and H. Jin

1322
A Bi-continuous Model for Snow and Graupel in the Community Radiative Transfer Model
Patrick G Stegmann, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX; and G. Tang and P. Yang

1324
Operational CrIS-VIIRS Data Integration and Collocation Algorithms
Haibing Sun, IMSG/STAR/NESDIS/NOAA, College Park, MD; and W. Wolf, T. S. King, and S. Sampson

Handout (1.2 MB)

1325
Cold Scene Calibration Validation Of The Cross-track Infrared Sounder (CrIS) With The Aircraft Based Scanning High-resolution Interferometer Sounder (S-HIS)
Joe K. Taylor, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and D. C. Tobin, H. E. Revercomb, F. A. Best, R. K. Garcia, A. Merrelli, and M. D. Goldberg

1327
STAR JPSS EDR Long-Term Monitoring Site Implementation
Thomas Atkins, IMSG, College Park, MD; and L. K. Brown, F. Tilley, C. Brown, and L. Zhou

1330
The Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS) Program Algorithm Change Process (ACP): Past, Present and Future
Ashley Nechole Griffin, Arctic Slope Regional Corporation (ASRC) Space and Defense (AS&D, Inc.), Beltsville, MD

1333
Nowcast and Short-Term Forecast of Solar Radiation and PV Power Using Third Generation Geostationary Satellite.
Hideaki Takenaka, JAXA, Tsukuba, Japan; and T. Nakajima, T. Y. Nakajima, A. Higurashi, M. Hashimoto, K. Suzuki, J. Uchida, and T. Inoue

1336
JPSS Environmental Satellite Processing Center Data Products
Bonnie Reed, JPSS, Suitland, MD; and T. Schott, A. Layns, and S. L. Bunin

4:00 PM-5:30 PM: Wednesday, 25 January 2017

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Session 10
Post Launch Activities for GOES-R and JPSS
Location: 620 (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: 13th Annual Symposium on New Generation Operational Environmental Satellite Systems
Cochairs: Tim Schmit, NOAA/NESDIS/STAR; Steven J. Goodman, NOAA/NESDIS
5:15 PM
10.6

5:30 PM-6:30 PM: Wednesday, 25 January 2017

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Awards Banquet Reception
Location: 4AB (Washington State Convention Center )
5:30 PM
Awards Banquet Reception

7:00 PM-10:00 PM: Wednesday, 25 January 2017

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97th AMS Awards Banquet
Location: Ballroom 6ABCE (Washington State Convention Center )
7:00 PM
97th AMS Awards Banquet

Thursday, 26 January 2017

8:30 AM-9:30 AM: Thursday, 26 January 2017

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Session 11
Algorithm Development- Part I
Location: Conference Center: Yakima 2 (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: 13th Annual Symposium on New Generation Operational Environmental Satellite Systems
Cochairs: Dave Hogan, AER, Inc.; Donald W. Hillger, NOAA/NESDIS
8:30 AM
11.1
Detecting Air Pollution Events Over China Using Two Different Aerosol Optical Thickness Products Derived from S-NPP VIIRS Observations
Jingfeng Huang, UMD/ESSIC, NOAA/NESDIS/STAR, College Park, MD; and H. Liu, H. Zhang, S. Kondragunta, I. Laszlo, P. Ciren, L. Remer, and S. Superczynski
9:15 AM
11.4A
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Session 12
Special Topics- Part I
Location: 620 (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: 13th Annual Symposium on New Generation Operational Environmental Satellite Systems
Cochairs: Lihang Zhou, NOAA/NESDIS; T Scott Zaccheo, AER
8:45 AM
12.2
9:15 AM
12.4
JPSS-1 Readiness from a Cal/Val Perpective
Jeffrey Weinrich, JPSS, Washington, DC; and A. Layns, L. Zhao, C. Rossiter, B. Guenther, and M. Divakarla

9:30 AM-10:30 AM: Thursday, 26 January 2017


Exhibit Hall Breakfast
Location: 4AB (Washington State Convention Center )

10:30 AM-12:00 PM: Thursday, 26 January 2017

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Session 13
Calibration/Validation- Part I
Location: Conference Center: Yakima 2 (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: 13th Annual Symposium on New Generation Operational Environmental Satellite Systems
Cochairs: Fuzhong Weng, NOAA/NESDIS/JPSS; Donald W. Hillger, NOAA/NESDIS
10:30 AM
13.1
Update of S-NPP VIIRS On-orbit Calibration and Performance
Jack Xiong, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and C. Cao, N. Lei, Z. Wang, S. blonski, W. Wang, V. Chiang, and J. Butler

11:00 AM
13.3
NOAA SNPP/JPSS Vegetation Index Products, and Algorithm Development
Marco Vargas, NOAA, Silver Spring, MD; and T. Miura

11:15 AM
13.4
Validating VIIRS Imagery from JPSS-1
Donald W. Hillger, NOAA/NESDIS, Fort Collins, CO; and T. J. Kopp, C. J. Seaman, S. D. Miller, D. T. Lindsey, and J. Torres
11:30 AM
13.5
Visible Sensor Calibration of the Himawari-8 AHI Instrument Using MODIS and VIIRS
Conor O. Haney, SSAI, Hampton, VA; and D. R. Doelling, A. Gopalan, B. Scarino, and R. Bhatt
11:45 AM
13.6
Data Processing of GOES-R ABI Special Calibration Scans
David Pogorzala, Integrity Applications Incorporated, Chantilly, VA; and Z. Li, F. P. Padula, K. W. Mozer, E. M. Kline, J. Fulbright, and M. Seybold
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Session 14
Future Enterprise Satellite System Architectures and the Research to Operations Process: Tools, Technologies, and Experiences
Location: 620 (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: 13th Annual Symposium on New Generation Operational Environmental Satellite Systems
Cochairs: Maureen Madden, NOAA; Steve Peterson, NESDIS /OSGS
10:45 AM
14.2
Weather System Enterprise Services
Allan Weiner, Harris Corporation, Melbourne, FL; and K. Hurd
11:30 AM
14.5
Application of an Algorithm Change Process to the GOES-R Ground Segment
Ryan Williams, Stellar Solutions, Inc., Chantilly, VA; and W. M. MacKenzie Jr. and R. Race
11:45 AM
14.6
A Scalable, Cloud-Based Implementation of a Complete Ground Processing System
Alexander Werbos, AER, Lexington, MA; and D. B. Hogan, D. Hunt, C. Oliveira, H. E. Snell, T. S. Zaccheo, and E. Steinfelt

12:00 PM-1:30 PM: Thursday, 26 January 2017


Lunch Break

1:30 PM-3:00 PM: Thursday, 26 January 2017

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Session 15
Algorithm Development- Part II
Location: Conference Center: Yakima 2 (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: 13th Annual Symposium on New Generation Operational Environmental Satellite Systems
Cochairs: Huan Meng, NOAA/NESDIS/Center for Satellite Applications and Research; Otto Bruegman, NESDIS/JPSS Program Office
1:30 PM
15.1
1:45 PM
15.2
ATMS Snowfall Rate Product and Its Applications
Huan Meng, NOAA/NESDIS/Center for Satellite Applications and Research, College Park, MD; and R. R. Ferraro, C. Kongoli, J. Dong, B. T. Zavodsky, B. Yan, L. Zhao, and N. Y. Wang
2:00 PM
15.3
Enhanced Precipitation Estimation using GOES-R
Christopher J. Mattioli, MIT Lincoln Laboratory, Lexington, MA; and M. S. Veillette, H. Iskendarian, P. M. Lamey, E. P. Hassey, J. Mecikalski, and G. T. Stano
2:15 PM
15.4
Derivation of Value Added Products Using the High Performance Geostationary Imagery Data for the Short-Range Weather Forecasting
Su Jeong Lee, Ewha Womans Univ., Seoul, Korea, Republic of (South); and M. H. Ahn and S. R. Chung
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Session 16
Special Topics- Part II
Location: 620 (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: 13th Annual Symposium on New Generation Operational Environmental Satellite Systems
Cochairs: Kerry D. Grant, Raytheon Intelligence and Information Systems; Dave Hogan, AER, Inc.
2:00 PM
16.3
Validation of SNPP NUCAPS Trace Gas EDRs: O3, and Preliminary CO and CO2
Nicholas R. Nalli, NOAA/NESDIS, College Park, MD; and Q. Liu, C. Tan, A. Gambacorta, C. D. Barnet, F. Iturbide-Sanchez, J. W. Smith, and X. Xiong
2:15 PM
16.4
JPSS CGS Block 3.0 Communications Strategies
Shawn W. Miller, Raytheon IIS, Aurora, CO; and K. D. Grant, K. K. Ottinger, and M. Panas
2:30 PM
16.5
The Calibration/Validation Strategy for GOES-R
Jon Fulbright, Arctic Slope Technical Services, Greenbelt, MD; and E. M. Kline, D. Pogorzala, W. M. MacKenzie Jr., K. W. Mozer, J. D. Sims, R. Williams, and M. Seybold
2:45 PM
16.6
Solar EUV Monitoring to Predict Space Weather
Christopher G. Edwards, Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company, Palo Alto, CA; and D. P. Mathur, G. Vasudevan, J. R. Lemen, D. S. Sabolish, J. M. Darnel, and G. J. Comeyne
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3:00 PM-3:30 PM: Thursday, 26 January 2017


Coffee Break
Location: Skybridge (Washington State Convention Center )

3:30 PM-5:00 PM: Thursday, 26 January 2017

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Session 17
Calibration/Validation- Part II
Location: Conference Center: Yakima 2 (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: 13th Annual Symposium on New Generation Operational Environmental Satellite Systems
Cochairs: Lihang Zhou, NOAA/NESDIS; Jim Yoe, NOAA/NESDIS
3:30 PM
17.1
Use of GOES-R Advanced Baseline Imager (ABI) Proxy Data to Assess the Performance of the GOES-R Winds Algorithm
Jaime M. Daniels, NOAA/NESDIS, College Park, MD; and W. Bresky, A. Bailey, A. Allegrino, S. Wanzong, and C. S. Velden
3:45 PM
17.2
VIIRS Radiance Cluster Analysis under CrIS Field of Views
Likun Wang, University of Maryland, College Park, MD; and Y. Chen, D. Tremblay, and Y. Han
4:00 PM
17.3
NOAA Unique Combined Atmospheric Processing System (SNPP NUCAPS) Validation
Nicholas R. Nalli, NOAA/NESDIS, College Park, MD; and Q. Liu, T. Reale, C. Tan, F. Iturbide-Sanchez, C. D. Barnet, A. Gambacorta, and B. Sun
4:30 PM
17.5
Improvements to Ozone Mapping Profiler Suite Sensor Data Records
Chunhui Pan, Earth System Science Interdisciplinary Center/Univ. of Maryland, College Park, MD; and F. Weng, C. T. Beck, and D. Liang

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