Fifth AMS Symposium on the Joint Center for Satellite Data Assimilation

Program Chairs: James G. Yoe , NOAA/NWS/NCEP ; Thomas Auligne , Joint Center for Satellite Data Assimilation

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Monday, 23 January 2017

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 )

Wednesday, 25 January 2017

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

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Session 1
Assimilation of Satellite Data to Improve the Analysis and Forecast of Land Surfaces, Oceans, and Air Quality
Location: Conference Center: Yakima 2 (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: Fifth AMS Symposium on the Joint Center for Satellite Data Assimilation
Cochairs: Michael Ek, NOAA; Nancy Baker, NRL
8:30 AM
1.1
Assimilation of AIRS observations to improve the initial condition for the Asian dust model
Young-Chan Noh, Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea; and B. J. Sohn, M. E. Park, and J. H. Cho
9:00 AM
1.3
Improved Air Quality Modeling in the NASA GEOS-5 Model Using a Multispecies Data Assimilation System of Tropospheric Constituents
Christoph A. Keller, NASA/GSFC/USRA, Greenbelt, MD; and D. J. Jacob, M. S. Long, B. Weir, K. Wargan, A. Chatterjee, and S. Pawson
9:15 AM
1.4
Improving NCEP Global Aerosol Forecasts by Data Assimilation of VIIRS Aerosol Products
Shih Wei Wei, SUNY, Albany, NY; and Q. Zhao, S. P. Chen, J. Wang, P. Bhattacharjee, S. Kondragunta, J. Mcqueen, and S. Lu
9:30 AM
1.5
Validate FASTEM Model by Using Well-Calibrated ATMS Observations
Hu Yang, University of Maryland, College Park, MD; and F. Weng

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 2
Assessment of the Impact of Satellite Data on Numerical Weather Prediction (NWP) Skill
Location: Conference Center: Yakima 2 (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: Fifth AMS Symposium on the Joint Center for Satellite Data Assimilation
Cochairs: Will McCarty, NASA/GSFC; Fuzhong Weng, NOAA/NESDIS
10:30 AM
2.1
An Evaluation of the Use of Satellite-Derived Winds in NAVGEM
Patricia M. Pauley, NRL, Monterey, CA; and R. Langland, R. Stone, and N. L. Baker
11:00 AM
2.3
Satellite Radiance Assimilation Enhancements for RAP Version 4
Haidao Lin, CIRA/Colorado State Univ. and NOAA/ESRL/GSD, Boulder, CO; and S. S. Weygandt, Y. Xie, J. M. Brown, S. G. Benjamin, and M. Hu
11:15 AM
2.4
Forecast Sensitivity Observation Impact (FSOI) Inter-comparison Experiment
Thomas Auligne, Joint Center for Satellite Data Assimilation, Boulder, CO; and R. Gelaro, R. Mahajan, D. Holdaway, W. McCarty, A. Collard, N. Baker, R. Langland, D. Hotta, T. Ishibashi, J. Eyre, W. Tennant, and D. Groff
11:30 AM
2.5
Recent and Impending Advances in the Use of Earth Observations from Space for Numerical Weather Prediction
John F. Le Marshall, Bureau of Meteorology, Docklands, Australia; and D. Howard, R. Norman, Y. Xiao, J. A. Jung, C. Tingwell, K. Zhang, P. Lehmann, T. Morrow, J. Daniels, and S. Wanzong

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, US 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 3
Other Topics in Joint Center for Satellite Data Assimilation
Location: Conference Center: Yakima 2 (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: Fifth AMS Symposium on the Joint Center for Satellite Data Assimilation
Cochairs: Ronald Gelaro, NASA/GSFC; Benjamin Johnson, AER
1:30 PM
3.1
Community Radiative Transfer Model Development and Support of JPSS-1 Simulations and CubeSat Observing System Simulation Experiments
Tong Zhu, CIRA/NOAA/NESDIS/STAR/Joint Center for Satellite Data Assimilation, College Park, MD; and Q. Liu, P. Van Delst, Y. Chen, Y. Ma, M. Chen, E. Liu, A. Collard, D. Groff, S. A. Boukabara, T. Auligne, X. Zhan, F. Weng, and J. Derber
2:00 PM
3.3
Fat Tail Probability Distributions for Variational Quality Control of All-Sky Radiances
Francois Vandenberghe, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and J. Hacker, H. Shao, C. Zhou, G. Descombes, B. J. Jung, and T. Auligne

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


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

Poster Session 1
JCSDA Symposium Poster Session
Location: 4E (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: Fifth AMS Symposium on the Joint Center for Satellite Data Assimilation
Cochairs: Thomas Auligne, Joint Center for Satellite Data Assimilation; Jim G. Yoe, NOAA/NESDIS
1417
Implementation of Globally Simulated Dust within a Physical Sea Surface Temperature Retrievals for Numerical Weather Prediction
Mayra I. Oyola, American Society for Engineering Education/NRL, Monterey, CA; and N. Nalli, S. Lu, E. Joseph, V. Morris, and J. R. Campbell

1422
Land Surface Emissivity in the GSI: Evaluation of the First Guess and Control Variable
Biljana Orescanin, RTi, College Park, MD; and A. Collard, B. Johnson, T. Auligne, and J. C. Derber

Handout (20.9 MB)

1423
Impacts of Adding/Removing Satellite and Dropsonde Data on Winter Storm Forecast Accuracy over the United States
Jason M. English, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and A. C. Kren, H. Wang, L. Cucurull, and T. R. Peevey

1424
Assessment of the Performance of Cloud Variable Retrieval Algorithms
Ahreum Lee, Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea; and B. J. Sohn, Y. Kim, and Y. C. No

1425
ATMS Derived Warm Core Evolution of Hurricanes Using a Modified Retrieval Algorithm
Xiaoxu Tian, University of Maryland, College Park, MD; and X. Zou and F. Weng

1428
Assimilation of AHI Infrared Radiance Measurements for Improved Typhoon Track and Intensity Forecasts Using HWRF
Xiaolei Zou, University of Maryland, College Park, MD; and Z. Qin, X. Zhuge, and F. Weng

1429
Testing Less Restrictive Quality Control Measures for Satellite Winds in NAVGEM
Rebecca Stone, SAIC, Monterey, CA; and N. L. Baker, P. M. Pauley, and B. M. Karpowicz

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

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Session 4
Development of Innovative Methods for Assimilating Satellite Observations for Environmental Analysis and Prediction
Location: Conference Center: Yakima 2 (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: Fifth AMS Symposium on the Joint Center for Satellite Data Assimilation
Cochairs: John F. LeMarshall, JCSDA; Stanley Benjamin, NOAA/FSL
4:00 PM
4.1
Accounting for Correlated Satellite Observation Errors in GSI
Wei Gu, NASA, Greenblet, MD; and R. Todling and D. N. Daescu
4:15 PM
4.2
Assimilation of Hyperspectral Satellite Data Projected on Optimal Spectral Sampling (OSS) Nodes
Alan Lipton, Atmospheric and Environmental Research, Inc., Lexington, MA; and J. L. Moncet and P. Liang
4:30 PM
4.3
Assimilating GCOM-W1/AMSR2 Brightness Temperature Measurements With GEOS-5 in All-sky Conditions
Jianjun Jin, USRA, Greenbelt, MD; and M. J. Kim, W. McCarty, S. Akella, K. Garrett, and E. Jones

4:45 PM
4.4
JCSDA New Sensor and All-Sky Data Assimilation Activities
Benjamin Johnson, AER, College Park, MD; and B. Orescanin, L. Liu, T. Auligne, and J. G. Yoe
5:00 PM
4.5
Impacts of a New Bias Estimate and a New Cloud Detection Algorithm on CrIS Data Assimilation
Xiaolei Zou, University of Maryland, College Park, MD; and F. Weng, L. Lin, and X. Li

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