Session 2 Assessment of the Impact of Satellite Data on Numerical Weather Prediction (NWP) Skill

Wednesday, 25 January 2017: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Conference Center: Yakima 2 (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: Fifth AMS Symposium on the Joint Center for Satellite Data Assimilation
Will McCarty, NASA GSFC, Global Modeling and Assimilation Office, Greenbelt, MD and Fuzhong Weng, NOAA/NESDIS

10:30 AM
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
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
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
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
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