Session 8 Satellite Testbeds and Proving Ground Activities

Wednesday, 25 January 2017: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
620 (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: 13th Annual Symposium on New Generation Operational Environmental Satellite Systems
Michael J. Folmer, CICS, ESSIC/CICS, College Park, MD and Bill Sjoberg, NOAA/NWS, Lanham, MD

10:30 AM
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
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
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
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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