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, Korea, Republic of (South); 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, Korea, Republic of (South); 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