Session 13 22nd Conference on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS)

Program Chairs: Robert Atlas , NOAA/AOML ; Kenneth Carey , Earth Resources Technology, Inc. ; Sharan Majumdar , Univ. of Miami/RSMAS

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Sunday, 7 January 2018

4:00 PM-5:00 PM: Sunday, 7 January 2018

Monday, 8 January 2018

8:30 AM-8:45 AM: Monday, 8 January 2018


Plenary Session 2
Welcoming Address
Location: Austin, Texas

8:45 AM-10:00 AM: Monday, 8 January 2018

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Session 1
Advances in Data Assimilation
Location: Ballroom G (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 22nd Conference on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS)
Chair: Robert Atlas, NOAA/AOML
8:45 AM
1.1
Data Assimilation Develoments at ECMWF (Invited Presentation)
Florence Rabier, ECMWF, Reading, Berkshire, U.K.; and S. English and H. Hersbach
9:15 AM
1.2
Enhancing Data Assimilation of GPM Observations
Takemasa Miyoshi, RIKEN, Kobe, Japan; and S. Kotsuki, K. Terasaki, K. Kondo, G. Y. Lien, K. Kurosawa, M. Satoh, H. Tomita, and E. Kalnay
9:30 AM
1.3
Adopting NCEP’s Hybrid 4DEnVar Data Assimilation System to the FV3GFS
Rahul Mahajan, EMC, College Park, MD; and D. T. Kleist, C. Thomas, J. S. Whitaker, and R. Treadon

10:00 AM-10:30 AM: Monday, 8 January 2018


Coffee Break

10:30 AM-12:00 PM: Monday, 8 January 2018

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Session 2
Current and Future Observing Systems
Location: Ballroom G (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 22nd Conference on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS)
Chair: Sharanya J. Majumdar, Univ. of Miami/RSMAS
11:00 AM
2.2
Intra-Agency Engagement in NOAA's Force Architecture/ Fleet Recapitalization
Amanda Mitchell, Integrity Applications Inc., Silver Spring, MD; and G. Nixon, S. Garver, J. A. Hubbard, and J. W. Peter
11:15 AM
2.3
Using a Spectrum of OSSEs of Varying Complexity to Support Satellite Mission Design
Derek J. Posselt, JPL, Pasadena, CA; and H. Su, L. Wu, H. Nguyen, W. McCarty, and R. Atlas

12:00 PM-2:00 PM: Monday, 8 January 2018


Lunch Break

2:00 PM-3:00 PM: Monday, 8 January 2018

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Lecture 1
2018 Haurwitz Lecture
Location: Salon K (Hilton) (Austin, Texas)
Cochairs: Ángel F. Adames, GFDL; Scott W. Powell, Colorado State Univ.

2:00 PM-4:15 PM: Monday, 8 January 2018

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Session 3
Data Assimilation in Coupled Process Models
Location: Ballroom G (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 22nd Conference on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS)
Chair: Neil Barton, NRL
CoChair: Sue Chen, NRL
2:00 PM
3.1
Description and Verification of a U.S. Naval Research Lab’s Loosely Coupled Data Assimilation System for the Navy’s Earth System Model
Neil Barton, NRL, Monterey, CA; and E. J. Metzger, O. M. Smedstad, B. Ruston, A. Wallcraft, T. R. Whitcomb, J. Ridout, L. Zamudio, P. Posey, C. Reynolds, J. G. Richman, and M. W. Phelps
2:15 PM
3.2
3:00 PM
3.5
First Steps Toward a Coupled Ocean–Atmosphere Data Assimilation System at the Canadian Meteorological Center
Sergey Skachko, EC, Dorval, QC, Canada; and J. M. Bélanger, M. Buehner, L. Garand, E. Lapalme, S. Laroche, M. Reszka, F. Roy, G. Smith, and D. Surcel-Colan
3:15 PM
3.6
Relative Importance of Different Observation Types for Improving Arctic Sea Ice Modeling
Yongfei Zhang, Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA; and C. M. Bitz, J. Anderson, N. Collins, J. Hendricks, T. Hoar, and K. Raeder
3:30 PM
3.7
Is Soil Moisture a Major Factor That Affects Short-Range Near-Surface Weather Forecasts?
Zhaoxia Pu, Univ. of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT; and J. Liu and M. B. Ek
3:45 PM
3.8
Improving Atmospheric Fluxes with Ocean Reanalysis
Jim Carton, ; and G. Chepurin, L. Chen, and S. Grodsky

4:15 PM-6:00 PM: Monday, 8 January 2018


Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break
Location: Exhibit Hall 3 (ACC) (Austin, Texas)

Poster Session P1
Data Assimilation: Advances in Methodologies
Location: Exhibit Hall 3 (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 22nd Conference on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS)
165
Assimilation of Polar Winds Data in HRRR-Alaska
Jiang Zhu, Univ. of Alaska, Fairbanks, AK; and D. Morton, E. Stevens, T. Heinrichs, M. Hu, and T. Alcott

166
Evaluation of Tropical Cyclone Relocation on Operational NCEP GFS/GDAS
Troy J. Arcomano, Univ. of Maryland, Oakhurst, NJ; and D. T. Kleist and C. R. Martin

167
Analyzing the Sensitivity of Hail Prediction to Model Grid Spacing
Tyler Edward Green, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical Univ., Daytona Beach, FL; and A. McGovern and N. Snook

168
Test of a Hybrid 3DEnVAR and WRF-DART Analysis and Forecast System during the HWT Spring Experiments in 2017
Yunheng Wang, CIMMS, Norman, OK; and J. Gao, P. S. Skinner, D. M. Wheatley, J. J. Choate, T. A. Jones, and G. Creager
Manuscript (7.6 MB)

Handout (5.8 MB)

170
An Evaluation of Changes to the NSSL Experimental Warn-on-Forecast System for Ensembles (NEWS-e) in Spring 2017
Francesca M. Lappin, CAPS, Norman, OK; and D. Wheatley and K. H. Knopfmeier
Manuscript (10.0 MB)

171
Empowering Geoscience with Improved Data Assimilation Using the Data Assimilation Research Testbed "Manhattan" Release
Timothy Hoar, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and K. Raeder, S. Ha, A. P. Mizzi, N. Pedatella, J. Liu, Y. Zhang, A. Karspeck, S. Karol, C. M. Bitz, H. L. Liu, C. Snyder, W. C. Skamarock, N. Collins, J. Hendricks, J. Anderson, and H. Kershaw

172
Assimilating Differential Reflectivity Columns into the High-Resolution Rapid Refresh Using Latent Heating Forcing
Shawn Murdzek, Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park, PA; and D. Dowell, T. Ladwig, M. Hu, C. R. Alexander, S. Benjamin, and J. M. Brown

173
Noise Filtering Property of Incremental Analysis Update Method in Convective-Scale Ultra-Rapid Updating 3DVAR Analysis Cycle
Ken-Ichi Shimose, National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Resilience, Tsukuba, Japan; and S. Shimizu, R. Kato, and K. Iwanami

174
Development and Testing of 3D- and 4D-EnVar Subhourly Data Assimilation in the HRRR
Jeff Beck, NOAA/ESRL/GSD and CIRA/Colorado State Univ., Boulder, CO; and M. Hu, H. Shao, C. Zhou, and J. M. Brown

176
A Coupled Model Data Assimilation Study with Particle Filter
Yuxin Zhao, Harbin Engineering Univ., Harbin, China; and S. Yang, S. Zhang, and C. Liu

177
Model Sensitivity-Determinate Multiparameter Estimation in Coupled Climate Models
Yuxin Zhao, Harbin Engineering Univ., Harbin, China; and X. Deng, S. Zhang, Z. Liu, and C. Liu

Handout (789.9 kB)

178
Addressing a Warm/Dry Bias over Central North America with Improved Boundary Layer and Land Surface Physics and Data Assimilation
David D. Turner, NOAA/ESRL, Boulder, CO; and S. Benjamin, J. B. Olson, G. Grell, J. S. Kenyon, and C. Alexander

179
Improve GSI Forward Model for Surface Observation in Complex Terrain Area
Ming Hu, ESRL/GSD and CU/CIRES, Boulder, CO; and J. B. Olson, T. Ladwig, S. Weygandt, S. Benjamin, and C. R. Alexander

180
A Preprocessing System for Satellite Data Assimilation: Assessing the Impact on NWP Forecasts and Analyses
Erin Jones, Riverside Technology, Inc. and NOAA/NESDIS/STAR, College Park, MD; and K. Garrett, E. Maddy, and S. A. Boukabara

181
High-Resolution Meteorological Surface Analysis using GSI 2D-Var-Based Ensemble-Variational Hybrid Method
Zhan Li, The Weather Network, Oakville, ON, Canada; and Y. Chen, Z. Wang, I. Russell, and P. Taylor

6:00 PM-8:00 PM: Monday, 8 January 2018


Exhibits Opening and Reception
Location: Exhibit Hall 4 (ACC) (Austin, Texas)

8:00 PM-10:00 PM: Monday, 8 January 2018


Ryan Symposium Reception
Location: The Reverbery at the Hilton (Austin, Texas)

Tuesday, 9 January 2018

8:30 AM-10:00 AM: Tuesday, 9 January 2018

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Session 4
Observing System Simulation Experiments (OSSEs), Part I
Location: Room 14 (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 22nd Conference on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS)
Chair: George R. Halliwell Jr., NOAA/AOML
8:30 AM
4.1
An Observing System Simulation Experiment with a Constellation of Radio Occultation Satellites
Lidia Cucurull, NOAA/OAR/AOML, Boulder, CO; and R. Atlas, R. Li, M. Mueller, and R. Hoffman
8:45 AM
4.2
Geostationary HyperSpectral Sounder (Geo-HSS) Constellation: A Global OSSE Assessment
Sean Casey, Cooperative Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Studies, Miami, FL; and R. Atlas, R. N. Hoffman, L. Cucurull, and A. C. Kren
9:00 AM
4.3
Impact Analysis of LEO Hyperspectral Sensor IFOV Size on the Next-Generation High-Resolution NWP Model Forecast Performance
Agnes Lim, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and A. Huang, J. A. Jung, Z. Li, F. W. Nagle, G. Quinn, J. Woollen, S. B. Healy, J. A. Otkin, M. D. Goldberg, and R. Atlas
9:15 AM
4.4
Characteristics of 3D Atmospheric Motion Vectors (AMV) from Water Vapor Feature-Tracking Technique
Hui Su, JPL, Pasadena, CA; and D. J. Posselt, L. Wu, K. J. Mueller, N. Niamsuwan, F. W. Irion, and T. Pagano
9:30 AM
4.5
NASA’s GMAO Atmospheric Motion Vectors Simulator: Description and Application to the MISTiC Winds Concept
David Carvalho, NASA GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and W. McCarty, R. Errico, and N. Prive

9:45 AM
4.6
An OSSE Investigating a Constellation of 4–5-μm Infrared Sounders
Will McCarty, NASA GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and J. Blaisdell, M. Cordero-Fuentes, D. Carvalho, M. Chattopadhyay, R. Errico, R. Gelaro, L. Kouvaris, I. Moradi, S. Pawson, N. Prive, M. Sienkiewicz, and J. Susskind
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Joint Session 20
Land Surface–Atmosphere Interactions, Part I
Location: Room 18A (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Hosts: (Joint between the 32nd Conference on Hydrology; the 31st Conference on Climate Variability and Change; and the 22nd Conference on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS) )
Cochairs: Yongkang Xue, Univ. of California; Randal D. Koster, NASA GSFC; Michael B. Ek, NOAA/NWS; Joseph A. Santanello, NASA GSFC; Steven M. Quiring, Ohio State Univ.
8:30 AM
J20.1
Do State-of-the-Art CMIP5 ESMs Accurately Represent Observed Vegetation-Rainfall Feedbacks? Focus on the Sahel
Michael Notaro, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and F. Wang, Y. Yu, J. Mao, X. Shi, and Y. Wei
8:45 AM
J20.2
9:15 AM
J20.4
Local versus Remote Soil Moisture Contributions to Near-Surface Temperature Variability
Randal D. Koster, NASA GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and S. Schubert, H. Wang, and Y. Chang

10:00 AM-10:30 AM: Tuesday, 9 January 2018


Coffee . Break

10:30 AM-12:00 PM: Tuesday, 9 January 2018

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Session 5
Observing System Simulation Experiments (OSSEs)Part II
Location: Room 14 (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 22nd Conference on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS)
Chair: Lidia Cucurull, NOAA/OAR/AOML
10:30 AM
5.1
Impact of a Proposed Constellation of Radio Occultation Data on Tropical Cyclone Forecasts
Michael Mueller, Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and A. C. Kren, L. Cucurull, R. Atlas, R. N. Hoffman, G. Ge, and T. R. Peevey
10:45 AM
5.2
A 2-km Basin-Scale Nature Run for a Hurricane Regional OSSE System
Javier Delgado, Univ. of Miami/Cooperative Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Studies and NOAA/AOML/HRD, Miami, FL; and L. Bucci, K. Ryan, and R. Atlas
11:00 AM
5.3
Idealized OSSE Evaluation of Ocean Profiler Assimilation for Improving Mesoscale Ocean Analysis and Prediction
George R. Halliwell Jr., NOAA/AOML, Miami, FL; and V. H. Kourafalou, R. Atlas, and M. Le Henaff
11:30 AM
5.5
Assimilation of UAS-Supercell Datasets in an OSSE Framework
Jason M. Keeler, Univ. of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE; and A. L. Houston
11:45 AM
5.6
Terrestrial Snow Observing System Simulation Experiment (OSSE) in the Context of a Snow Mass Mission Concept Study
Camille Garnaud, Environment and Climate Change Canada, Dorval, QC, Canada; and S. Bélair, C. Derksen, M. Carrera, B. Bilodeau, M. Abrahamowicz, N. Gauthier, and V. Vionnet
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Joint Session 24
Land Surface–Atmosphere Interactions, Part II
Location: Room 18A (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Hosts: (Joint between the 32nd Conference on Hydrology; the 31st Conference on Climate Variability and Change; and the 22nd Conference on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS) )
Cochairs: Yongkang Xue, Univ. of California; Randal D. Koster, NASA GSFC; Michael B. Ek, NOAA/NWS; Joseph A. Santanello, NASA GSFC; Steven M. Quiring, Ohio State Univ.
10:30 AM
J24.1
Investigation of Land–Atmosphere Feedbacks in Oklahoma Using Local Coupling Metrics
Ryann Ashley Wakefield, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and J. B. Basara
11:00 AM
J24.3
Potential Reemergence of Seasonal Soil Moisture Anomalies in North America
Matthew Newman, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado and NOAA/ESRL/Physical Sciences Division, Boulder, CO; and S. Kumar, Y. Wang, and B. Livneh
11:15 AM
J24.4
Moisture Sources for Flash Floods in the United States
Jessica M. Erlingis, Earth System Science Interdisciplinary Center, College Park, MD; and J. J. Gourley
11:30 AM
J24.5
11:45 AM
J24.6
Satellite Observations Revealed Major Biophysical Climate Effects of Grassland–Cropland Conversion over East Asia Drylands
Gensuo Jia, CAS Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Beijing, China; and W. Ma and W. Lu

1:30 PM-3:45 PM: Tuesday, 9 January 2018

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Session 6
Data Assimilation: Advances in Methodologies, Part I
Location: Room 14 (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 22nd Conference on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS)
Cochairs: Daniel Hodyss, NRL; Jonathan Poterjoy, NOAA
1:45 PM
6.2
On the Likely Utility of Hybrid Weights Optimized for Variances in Hybrid Error Covariance Models
Elizabeth A. Satterfield, NRL, Monterey, CA; and D. Hodyss, D. D. Kuhl, and C. H. Bishop
2:00 PM
6.3
On the Selection of Localization Radius in Ensemble Filtering for Multiscale Quasigeostrophic Dynamics
Yue (Michael) Ying, Pennsylvania State Univ., State College, PA; and F. Zhang and J. Anderson
2:15 PM
6.4
Regionally Enhanced Global (REG) Data Assimilation (DA)
Istvan Szunyogh, Texas A&M Univ., College Station, TX; and M. Herrera, A. Brainard, M. A. Gawryla, C. H. Bishop, and D. D. Kuhl
3:00 PM
6.7
3:30 PM
6.9
An Optimal 4D-Var Data Assimilation for Coupled Model–Air Quality and Weather Forecasting
Lidia Trailovic, CIRES, Boulder, CO; and J. Guerrette, N. Bousserez, B. J. Etherton, D. Henze, and M. W. Govett
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Joint Session 30
Land Surface–Atmosphere InteractionsPart III
Location: Room 18A (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Hosts: (Joint between the 32nd Conference on Hydrology; the 31st Conference on Climate Variability and Change; and the 22nd Conference on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS) )
Cochairs: Yongkang Xue, Univ. of California; Randal D. Koster, NASA GSFC; Michael B. Ek, NOAA/NWS; Joseph A. Santanello, NASA GSFC; Steven M. Quiring, Ohio State Univ.
1:30 PM
J30.1
The Impact of a Low Bias in SWE Initialization on CFS Seasonal Forecasts
Xubin Zeng, Univ. of Arizona, Tucson, AZ; and P. D. Broxton and N. Dawson
1:45 PM
J30.2
High-Impact Weather Forecasts Using a Prototype Warn-on-Forecast System
Nathan T. Lis, Pennsylvania State Univ., Univ. Park, PA; and N. Yussouf and T. A. Jones
2:00 PM
J30.3
2:15 PM
J30.4
Brown Ocean Effect on the Louisiana August 2016 Extreme Flooding Event
Udaysankar Nair, Univ. of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and E. Rappin, E. Foshee, W. Smith, R. A. Pielke Sr., R. Mahmood, J. L. Case, C. B. Blankenship, J. M. Shepherd, J. A. Santanello, and D. Niyogi
2:45 PM
J30.6A
Observational Evidence for Desert Amplification Using Multiple Satellite Datasets
Nan Wei, Sun Yat-Sen Univ., Guangzhou, China; and L. Zhou, G. Xia, Y. Dai, and W. Hua
3:00 PM
J30.7
Modeling the Convective Response to Land-Use Change in the Northern Great Plains
Gabriel Bromley, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT; and T. Gerken, S. S. Williams, and P. Stoy
3:30 PM
J30.9
Evaluating and Benchmarking Land Surface Models
Heather S. Rumbold, Met Office, Exeter, United Kingdom; and G. Weedon, M. J. Best, and S. V. Kumar

3:45 PM-5:30 PM: Tuesday, 9 January 2018


Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break
Location: Exhibit Hall 3 (ACC) (Austin, Texas)

Joint Poster Session 3
Land Surface–Atmosphere Interactions
Location: Exhibit Hall 3 (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Hosts: (Joint between the 31st Conference on Climate Variability and Change; the 32nd Conference on Hydrology; and the 22nd Conference on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS) )
Cochairs: Yongkang Xue, Univ. of California; Randal D. Koster, NASA GSFC; Michael B. Ek, NOAA/NWS; Joseph A. Santanello, NASA GSFC; Steven M. Quiring, Ohio State Univ.
471
The Feedback of Carbon–Nitrogen–Water Cycle to Climate Change
Li Dan, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing

472
Examining the Effects of Mosaic Land Cover on Extreme Events in Historical Downscaled WRF Simulations
Megan S. Mallard, EPA, Research Triangle Park, NC; and T. L. Spero

473
The Impacts of Agricultural Land Use and Management on Regional Climate Systems: Interactions with the Asian Summer Monsoon
Sonali McDermid, New York Univ., New York, NY; and D. Singh, B. Cook, M. Puma, and C. Montes

474
The Impacts of Agricultural Land Cover and Management on Land–Atmosphere Coupling: A Midlatitude Sensitivity Assessment
Sonali McDermid, New York Univ., New York, NY; and B. Cook, C. Montes, and M. Puma

476
A Comparison of Air Temperatures at Irrigated and Nonirrigated Sites in Andalucia, Spain
Logan T. Mitchell, Western Kentucky Univ., Bowling Green, KY; and R. Mahmood, P. Ordóñez, A. I. Quintanar, and C. Ochoa-Moya

477
The Role of Soil Moisture over Irrigated Land on Precipitation in the Northern Great Plains at Convective Scales
Eric Rappin, Western Kentucky Univ., Bowling Green, KY; and R. Mahmood, U. Nair, and R. Pielke Sr.

478
Regional Warming Amplification and Land Surface Feedbacks
Ethan David Coffel, Columbia Univ., New York, NY; and R. M. Horton

480
Current Trends in Land–Atmosphere Coupling Related to Drought
Joshua K. Roundy, Univ. of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; and C. R. Ferguson and J. A. Santanello

482
A 42-Yr Assessment of Cloud-Base-Height Trends in the Luquillo Mountains of Eastern Puerto Using Radiosonde Observations from San Juan
Paul W. Miller, Univ. of Georgia, Athens, GA; and T. L. Mote, C. A. Ramseyer, A. E. Van Beusekom, and G. González

484
485
Land Surface Skin Temperature Errors in the NCEP Models over CONUS
Weizhong Zheng, NOAA/NCEP/EMC, College Park, MD; and M. Ek, Y. Xia, H. Wei, J. Meng, Y. Wu, and Y. Yu

486
Assessing the Effects of LSS Choice on Simulated Geopotential Heights over China: A Case Study Using WRF
Xin-Min Zeng, College of Hydrology and Water Resources, Hohai Univ., Nanjing, China; and B. Wang and N. Wang

Handout (5.5 MB)

487
Flood Risk and Atmospheric Internal Variability: A Multiscale Study over Ireland
Arianna Valmassoi, Univ. College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland; and S. S. Gharbia, F. Matacchiera, F. Barbano, S. Di Sabatino, and F. Pilla

488
Evaluating Climate Model Simulations of Land–Atmosphere Coupling on the U.S. Southern Great Plains
Thomas J. Phillips, LLNL, Livermore, CA; and S. A. Klein, H. Y. Ma, Q. Tang, S. Xie, I. N. Williams, J. A. Santanello, D. R. Cook, and M. S. Torn

489
NCA-LDAS, a Terrestrial Hydrology Satellite Data Assimilation System for the National Climate Assessment: Overview and Ver. 1.0 Hydrologic Indicators
Michael F. Jasinski, NASA GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and S. V. Kumar, J. S. Borak, D. M. Mocko, C. D. Peters-Lidard, M. Rodell, H. Rui, H. Beaudoing, B. Li, K. R. Arsenault, B. Vollmer, and J. Bolten

490
Assimilation of Remotely Sensed Leaf Area Index into the Community Land Model with Explicit Carbon and Nitrogen Components using Data Assimilation Research Testbed
Xiaolu Ling, Insititute for Climate and Global Change Research, Nanjing Univ., Nanjing, China; and C. Fu, Z. L. Yang, and W. Guo

494
Melting and Freezing Lake Ice: Getting Phase Transitions Correct in Lake Models
Zack Taebel, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and D. E. Reed and A. R. Desai

495
Impact of Mesoscale Land–Atmosphere Interactions on Boundary Layer Processes in Arctic Region
Xiaodong Hong, NRL, Monterey, CA; and S. Wang and J. E. Nachamkin

496
Analyzing Surface Energy Balance and Hydrologic Changes in the Dry Andes Using CORDEX Data
Margaret M. Orr, Univ. of Delaware, Newark, DE; and B. Hanson, M. O'Neal, and S. A. Rauscher

499
The Importance of Soil Moisture to Influence and Predict Summer Extreme Heat Events in North America
Zhe Zhang, Univ. of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada; and Y. Li, F. Chen, and M. Barlage

500
Convective Cold Pool Responses to Soil Moisture
Aryeh J. Drager, Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO; and L. D. Grant and S. C. van den Heever

501
Investigating Soil Moisture–Convective Precipitation Feedbacks Using In Situ Soil Moisture in the Central United States
Shanshui Yuan, The Ohio State Univ., Columbus, OH; and Y. Wang, S. M. Quiring, T. Ford, A. L. Houston, and L. Goldstein


Poster Session P2
OSSEs, Observation Sensitivity and Impact Experiments
Location: Exhibit Hall 3 (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 22nd Conference on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS)
600
Supercell Predictability: Exploring Ensemble Sensitivity to Initial Condition Spread
Montgomery L. Flora, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and C. K. Potvin, L. J. Wicker, D. M. Wheatley, and P. S. Skinner

602
Impact of GPM GMI Rain-Rate Data Assimilation for Convective Storms
Xuanli Li, Univ. of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and J. Srikishen, B. T. Zavodsky, and J. R. Mecikalski

604
Assessments of CIRAS Impacts on NWP through the Community Global Observing System Simulation Experiment (OSSE) Package
Yan Zhou, Univ. of Maryland, College Park, MD; and N. Shahroudi, S. A. Boukabara, K. Ide, T. Zhu, R. N. Hoffman, and R. Atlas

606
607
Global Observing System Simulation Experiments (OSSE) for CubeSat MicroMas-2
Narges Shahroudi, NOAA/NESDIS/STAR, College Park, MD; and Y. Zhou, T. Zhu, S. A. Boukabara, K. Ide, R. N. Hoffman, and R. Atlas

608
Assessment of the Assimilation of AMSU-A and IASI Radiance Data with GSI-Based 3D-var Data Assimilation System in WRF-ARW Model over UAE
Vineeth Krishnan Valappil, Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates; and M. Temimi, F. Karagulian, M. Weston, and N. Chouch
Manuscript (12.6 kB)

609
Comparison of 4DVAR Assimilation of Altimeter and Underwater Glider Observations in the Ligurian Sea, May–June 2016
John J. Osborne, American Society for Engineering Education, Washington, DC; and M. J. Carrier, H. E. Ngodock, S. R. Smith, P. Oddo, S. Falchetti, and E. F. Coelho

610
Ensemble Sensitivity Analysis of Controls on Storm-Scale Vertical Vorticity for Two Southeastern U.S. Tornado Events
Christopher C. Weiss, Texas Tech Univ., Lubbock, TX; and D. C. Dowell, A. J. Hill, and N. Yussouf

611
OSSE Evaluation of the Impact of Global Hawk Dropsonde Spatial Distribution on Vortex-Scale Tropical Cyclone Analyses and Forecasts
Brittany A. Dahl, Univ. of Miami/Cooperative Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Studies and NOAA/AOML/HRD, Miami, FL; and A. Aksoy, J. P. Dunion, and H. Christophersen

612
Sensitivity of G-IV Dropsonde Configuration on Tropical Cyclone Prediction Using a Regional OSSE Framework
Kelly Ryan, NOAA/AOML and Univ. of Miami, Miami, FL; and L. Bucci, R. Atlas, S. Murillo, and C. W. Landsea

Handout (3.1 MB)

615
Multivariate Ensemble Sensitivity for Typhoon Haiyan
Sijing Ren, Nanjing Univ., Nanjing, China; and L. Lei

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616
Testing Sensitivity of Short-Term Model Forecasts to Aircraft Observations
Simona Seastrand, PEMDAS Technologies and Innovations, Inc., Fairfax Station, VA; and L. Byerle and D. Brees

618
The Impact of GPSRO Observations on HWRF Forecast Accuracy for Hurrican Gonzalo
Michael D. McAtee, The Aerospace Corporation, Offutt AFB, NE; and S. Diener

Handout (579.1 kB)

619
Improving Lightning and Precipitation Prediction of Severe Convection Using Lightning Data Assimilation with NCAR WRF-RTFDDA
Haoliang Wang, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and Y. Liu, W. Y. Y. Cheng, T. Zhao, Y. Liu, M. Xu, Y. Jiang, and S. Feng

620
Forecasting Severe Convective Storms with WRF-Based RTFDDA Radar Data Assimilation in Shenzhen, China
Yongjie Huang, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and Y. Liu, M. Xu, Y. Liu, L. Pan, H. Wang, W. Y. Y. Cheng, Y. Jiang, X. Mao, H. Yang, R. Zong, C. Cao, and X. Wei

Wednesday, 10 January 2018

8:30 AM-10:00 AM: Wednesday, 10 January 2018

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Session 7
Observing Systems, Part I
Location: Room 14 (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 22nd Conference on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS)
Chair: John Manobianco, Mano NanoTechnologies, Inc.
8:30 AM
7.1
Real-Time High-Resolution Radiosonde Data in the U.S.: Current Status and Application to Navy NWP
Patricia M. Pauley, NRL, Monterey, CA; and D. P. Tyndall, J. M. Reeves, and R. L. Pauley
9:00 AM
7.3
Salinity Remote Sensing and Results from the Aquarius Satellite Mission
Gary Lagerloef, Earth Space Research, Seattle, WA; and H. Y. Kao
9:15 AM
7.4
Deep Argo: Toward a Truly Global Ocean Observing System
Gregory C. Johnson, PMEL, Seattle, WA; and J. M. Lyman and S. G. Purkey
9:45 AM
7.6
Development of a Statewide, Multiuse Surface and Vertical Profiling Network: An Overview of the New York State Mesonet
Jerald A. Brotzge, SUNY, Albany, NY; and C. D. Thorncroft, E. Joseph, N. Bain, J. Wang, N. Bassill, N. Farruggio, J. M. Freedman, K. Hemker Jr., D. Johnston, E. Kane, S. McKim, S. D. Miller, P. Naple, S. Perez, J. Sicker, and S. Soroka

10:00 AM-10:30 AM: Wednesday, 10 January 2018


Coffee Break

10:30 AM-12:00 PM: Wednesday, 10 January 2018

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Session 8
Observing Systems, Part II
Location: Room 14 (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 22nd Conference on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS)
Chair: Shirley Murillo, NOAA/AOML
10:30 AM
8.1
Calibration and Validation of a New In Situ Atmospheric Observing System with Large Ensembles of Low-Cost Drifting Sensors
John Manobianco, Mano NanoTechnologies, Inc., Guilderland, NY; and M. Adams, J. C. Prather, M. Bolt, and T. Horton
10:45 AM
8.2
CPEX 2017: Utilizing the Airborne Doppler Aerosol WiNd Lidar and Dropsondes for Convective Process Studies
G. D. Emmitt, Simpson Weather Associates, Charlottesville, VA; and S. Greco, M. Garstang, and M. Beaubien

11:15 AM
8.4
Wind Calibration Procedures at the NOAA Aircraft Operations Center
Richard G. Henning, NOAA Aircraft Operations Center, Lakeland, FL; and M. Holmes, B. Belson, J. Williams, L. Miller, I. T. Sears, J. Parrish, and P. Flaherty
11:30 AM
8.5
Infrared Sea Surface Temperature Measurements from Hurricane Edouard (2014) using GPS Dropsondes
Joseph J. Cione, NOAA, Miami, FL; and J. Zhang, E. A. Kalina, E. W. Uhlhorn, T. Hock, and J. A. Smith
11:45 AM
8.6
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Joint Session 39
Advances in the Application of Land Surface Observations and Land Data Assimilation Techniques
Location: Room 18A (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Hosts: (Joint between the 32nd Conference on Hydrology; and the 22nd Conference on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS) )
Cochairs: Laura Clemente-Harding, Pennsylvania State Univ.; Clara Draper, CIRES; Rolf Reichle, NASA/GSFC; Sujay V. Kumar, NASA GSFC; Andmorgan Fisher, Engineer Research and Development Center; Michael Lewis, Engineer Research and Development Center; John B. Eylander, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
10:30 AM
J39.1
LDAS-Monde Sequential Assimilation of Satellite-Derived Vegetation and Soil Moisture Products Impact over North America (Invited Presentation)
Clément Albergel, CNRM, Toulouse, France; and A. Bocher, S. Munier, D. J. Leroux, C. Draper, and J. C. Calvet
11:00 AM
J39.3
Infusion of SMAP Soil Moisture Data into Offline and Coupled Models (Invited Presentation)
Joseph A. Santanello, NASA GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and P. Lawston, E. J. Dennis, and S. Kumar
11:15 AM
J39.4
Global Assessment of the SMAP Level-4 Surface and Root-Zone Soil Moisture Product Using Assimilation Diagnostics
Rolf H. Reichle, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and Q. Liu, G. J. M. De Lannoy, W. T. Crow, J. S. Kimball, R. D. Koster, and J. V. Ardizzone
11:30 AM
J39.5
Toward the Development of Protocols for Soil Moisture Measurement and Monitoring (Invited Presentation)
Michael H. Cosh, USDA ARS Hydrology and Remote Sensing Laboratory, Beltsville, MD; and A. Berg, R. Bindlish, T. Caldwell, A. Colliander, T. Jackson, T. Ochsner, J. Qu, and S. M. Quiring

11:45 AM
J39.6
Evaluation of Soil Moisture Simulations of the NOAA National Water Model over 5 Years of Retrospective Analysis
Arezoo Rafieeinasab, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and Y. Zhang, A. Dugger, M. Barlage, and D. J. Gochis

12:00 PM-1:30 PM: Wednesday, 10 January 2018


Lunch Break

1:30 PM-2:30 PM: Wednesday, 10 January 2018

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Lecture 2
2018 Horton Lecture
Location: Room 18A (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
1:30 PM
L2.1
Rain Rates from Space: Past & Future (Invited Presentation)
Gerald R. North, Texas A&M Univ., College Station, TX

1:30 PM-3:45 PM: Wednesday, 10 January 2018

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Session 9
Data Assimilation: Advances in Methodologies, Part II
Location: Room 14 (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 22nd Conference on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS)
Chair: Jeffrey Anderson, NCAR
1:30 PM
9.1
Nonlinear Bias Correction for Satellite Data Assimilation Using Taylor Series Polynomials
Jason A. Otkin, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and R. Potthast and A. Lawless
1:45 PM
9.2
Application of Empirical Localization Functions on All-Sky Satellite Radiance Assimilation
Masashi Minamide, Pennsylvania State Univ., State College, PA; and J. Anderson and F. Zhang
2:00 PM
9.3
Adaptive Localization for Satellite Radiance Observations in an Ensemble Kalman Filter
Lili Lei, Nanjing Univ., Nanjing, China; and J. S. Whitaker and J. Anderson
2:15 PM
9.4
Development and Testing of Hybrid Ensemble-Variational Data Assimilation for Cloud Hydrometeors in GSI
Therese T. Ladwig, NOAA/ESRL/GSD and CIRES/Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and M. Hu, C. R. Alexander, D. C. Dowell, S. S. Weygandt, S. G. Benjamin, and J. M. Brown
2:30 PM
9.5
Calculation of Radio Occultation Bending Angles from Models: Sensitivity to Vertical Interpolation Methods
Shay Gilpin, Constellation Observing System for Meteorology, Ionosphere, and Climate, Boulder, CO; and R. A. Anthes, S. Sokolovskiy, and T. Rieckh
2:45 PM
9.6
Quadratic Polynomial Regression using Serial Observation Processing: Implementation within DART
Daniel Hodyss, NRL, Monterey, CA; and J. Anderson, N. Collins, W. F. Campbell, and P. A. Reinecke
3:00 PM
9.7
Assimilation of Radar Data to Improve High-Resolution Numerical Simulations of Severe Hail Producing Thunderstorms
Jonathan Labriola, CAPS/Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and N. Snook, Y. Jung, B. J. Putnam, and M. Xue
3:15 PM
9.8
Correcting Storm Displacement Errors in Ensembles Using the Feature Alignment Technique (FAT)
Derek R. Stratman, OU/CIMMS and NOAA/OAR/NSSL, Norman, OK; and C. K. Potvin and L. J. Wicker

3:45 PM-5:30 PM: Wednesday, 10 January 2018


Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break
Location: Exhibit Hall 3 (ACC) (Austin, Texas)

Joint Poster Session 4
Advances in the Application of Land Surface Observations and Land Data Assimilation Techniques
Location: Exhibit Hall 3 (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Hosts: (Joint between the 32nd Conference on Hydrology; and the 22nd Conference on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS) )
Cochairs: Laura Clemente-Harding, Pennsylvania State Univ.; Clara Draper, CIRES; Rolf Reichle, NASA/GSFC; Sujay V. Kumar, NASA GSFC; Andmorgan Fisher, Engineer Research and Development Center; Michael Lewis, Engineer Research and Development Center; John B. Eylander, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
871
Thermal Methods to Monitor Soil Moisture in Different Study Areas
Chenyang Xu, George Mason Univ., Fairfax, VA

872
A Robust Method to Derive and Predict Soil-Specific Calibration Coefficients for Soil Water Content Sensors
Edward Ayres, National Ecological Observatory Network, Boulder, CO; and J. A. Roberti, H. W. Loescher, and J. Tang

874
Comparison of GeoWatch Soil Moisture and Cone Index Predictions with Field Measurements
Susan Frankenstein, CRREL, Hanover, NH; and S. A. Shoop and J. Stanley

875
Initializing Numerical Weather Prediction Models with Model-Derived and Satellite-Based Soil Moisture Data
Eli J. Dennis, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and J. A. Santanello and P. Lawston

876
Evaluating Full Physics Hydrological Model Soil Moisture Simulations with Observations
Robert J. Zamora, NOAA/ESRL, Boulder, CO; and F. Viterbo, D. Gochis, and R. Cifelli

878
Analysis of Land Surface States Obtained from High-Resolution LDAS Experiment Using URMA and GLDAS Products
Roshan Shrestha, IMSG and NOAA/NCEP/EMC, College Park, MD; and M. B. Ek, M. Pondeca, P. Shafran, G. DiMego, and A. M. Gibbs

880
Global Multi-Sensor Land Data Assimilation Using CLM and Dart
Zong-Liang Yang, Univ. of Texas, Austin, TX; and L. Zhao and P. Lin


Poster Session P3
Observing Systems and Numerical Simulations
Location: Exhibit Hall 3 (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 22nd Conference on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS)
1040
A Remote Sensing and Atmospheric Compensation Tool for Assessing Multispectral Radiative Transfer Properties through Realistic Atmospheres and Clouds
Jarred Burley, Air Force Institute of Technology, Wright Patterson AFB, OH; and S. T. Fiorino, B. Elmore, and J. Schmidt

1041
Environmental Characterization Evaluation of 557th Global Forecast System Analyses
Steven E. Peckham, U.S. Army, Hanover, NH; and J. M. Hidalgo and J. B. Eylander

1042
Characterizing Multispectral Vertical Profiles of Aerosol Extinction with Surface-Based Measurements
Steven T. Fiorino, Air Force Institute of Technology, Wright Patterson AFB, OH; and K. J. Keefer, C. Rice, J. Burley, and J. Schmidt

1045
Comparison of Cloud-Top Heights Derived from FY-2 Radiometer with Heights Derived from Ground-Based Cloud Radar
Zhe Wang, Nanjing Univ. of Information Science and Technology, Nanjing, China; and Z. Wang

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1046
Analysis of Solar-Induced Fluorescence, Carbon Dioxide, and Precipitation from OCO-2 and TRMM
Abigail M Corbett, Univ. of Houston, Houston, TX; and X. Jiang and L. Li

1049
Formation and Evolution of Elevated Mixed Layers in the Great Lakes Lake-Effect Environment
Steven J. Greybush, Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park, PA; and G. S. Young, T. D. Sikora, S. Saslo, R. D. Clark, and M. L. Jurewicz Sr.

1050
Comparing Observations and Simulations of the Streamwise Vorticity Current in Tornadic and Nontornadic Supercell Storms
Alex Schueth, Texas Tech Univ., Lubbock, TX; and C. C. Weiss, E. Rasmussen, S. Waugh, A. E. Reinhart, K. L. Ortega, D. W. Burgess, and E. R. Mansell

1051
Public Private Partnership of Mesonet and Radar Observations Utilized to Improve Decision Support
K. Elena Willmot, Understory, Inc., Madison, WI; and A. Bajaj, E. J. Lyons, D. Westbrook, V. Chandrasekar, H. Chen, S. R. Gooch, S. Bussmann, and A. Kubicek

1052
A Wind and Thermodynamic Profiling System for Advancements in Forecasting and Assimilation of High-Impact Hydrologic Events
Scott A. McLaughlin, Radiometrics, Boulder, CO; and K. A. Reed, L. Blanchette, E. Lau, and T. Wilfong

1054
Analyzing the Diurnal Cycle of Precipitation in the NCEP Global Forecast System
Kevin Zolea, Kean Univ., Sayreville, NJ; and V. Tallapragada, G. H. White, M. P. Row, F. Yang, and T. A. Dorian

1055
A Sensitivity Analysis of WRF-Simulated Cold Air Damming Using Variable Parameterization Schema
Morgan M. Simms, Plymouth State Univ., Plymouth, NH; and J. M. Cordeira and E. P. Kelsey

1056
The Response of Tropical Cyclones to Diurnal Heating as Seen in a Linear Dynamical Model
Rebecca C. Evans, Univ. of Miami, Miami, FL; and D. S. Nolan

1057
Understanding Changes in Modeled Land Surface Characteristics Prior to Lightning-Initiated Holdover Fire Breakout
Christopher J. Schultz, NASA/MSFC, Huntsville, AL; and C. Hain, J. L. Case, K. D. White, and I. Cruz

1058
Numerical Simulations of a Convective Outbreak with Lightning Data Siimilation Using GSI
Peter Saunders, Univ. of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT; and Z. Pu

1059
Central U.S. WRF Statistical Verification of Simulated Composite Radar
Jason Peter Flemke, Univ. of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada; and Y. Li and C. Liu

1061
On the Correlation between Total Condensate and Diabatic Heating in Tropical Cyclones and Applications for Diagnosing Intensity
David S. Nolan, Univ. of Miami, Miami, FL; and Y. Miyamoto, S. N. Wu, and B. J. Soden

Thursday, 11 January 2018

8:30 AM-9:30 AM: Thursday, 11 January 2018

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Session 10
Data Assimilation: Advances in Methodologies, Part III
Location: Room 14 (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 22nd Conference on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS)
Chair: Derek J. Posselt, JPL
8:45 AM
10.2
Impact of Assimilating the CrIS Thermodynamic Information in Cloudy Skies on Hurricane Forecasts
Pei Wang, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and J. Li, Z. Li, J. Li, A. Lim, J. R. Lee, T. J. Schmit, and M. D. Goldberg
9:00 AM
10.3
Assimilation of All-Weather GMI and ATMS Observations into HWRF
Isaac Moradi, NASA, Greenbelt, MD; and F. Evans, W. McCarty, F. D. Marks Jr., and P. Eriksson

9:30 AM-10:30 AM: Thursday, 11 January 2018


Exhibit Hall Breakfast
Location: Exhibit Hall 4 (ACC) (Austin, Texas)

10:30 AM-12:00 PM: Thursday, 11 January 2018

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Session 11
Data Assimilation: Advances in Methodologies, Part IV
Location: Room 14 (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 22nd Conference on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS)
Chair: Isaac Moradi, NASA
10:30 AM
11.1
10:45 AM
11.2
Recent Development and Research of GSI-Based Hybrid Ensemble-Variational Data Assimilation for Convective-Scale Predictions
Xuguang Wang, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and Y. Wang, J. D. Duda, J. Carley, and D. C. Dowell
11:00 AM
11.3
Development of the High-Resolution Rapid Refresh Ensemble (HRRRE)
Curtis R. Alexander, NOAA/ESRL/GSD, Boulder, CO; and D. C. Dowell, T. Ladwig, M. Hu, J. Beck, I. Jankov, T. Alcott, B. D. Jamison, J. Brown, S. Weygandt, and S. Benjamin
11:15 AM
11.4
Implementation of a Data Assimilation System in Conjunction with the New York State Mesonet
Nick Bassill, New York State Mesonet, Albany, NY; and J. A. Brotzge and R. Torn
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Joint Session 50
Early On-Orbit Results of the Cyclone Global Navigation Satellite System (CYGNSS)
Location: Ballroom G (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Hosts: (Joint between the 22nd Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography; and the 22nd Conference on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS) )
Cochairs: Christopher Ruf, Univ. of Michigan; Zhaoxia Pu, Univ. of Utah
10:30 AM
J50.1
NASA CYGNSS Mission Overview
Christopher S. Ruf, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; and R. Balasubramaniam, S. Gleason, Z. Jelenak, D. McKague, A. O'Brien, F. Said, and S. Soisuvarn
10:45 AM
J50.2
11:00 AM
J50.3
CYGNSS Science Highlights from the First Year on Orbit
Derek J. Posselt, JPL, Pasadena, CA; and C. S. Ruf, R. Atlas, N. L. Baker, D. Burrage, J. A. Crespo, J. T. Johnson, T. J. Lang, X. Li, E. D. Maloney, D. McKague, M. Morris, Z. Pu, E. Riley Dellaripa, and D. E. Waliser

11:30 AM
J50.5
A 2DVAR Mapping Method of CYGNSS Wind Speed Observations
Xiaochun Wang, Joint Institute for Regional Earth System Science and Engineering, Univ. of California, Los Angeles, CA ; and Z. Li, Y. Yi, C. K. Shum, and J. Johnson
11:45 AM
J50.6
Assimilation of CYGNSS Ocean Surface Wind Speeds with NCEP GSI-Based Ensemble-Variational Data Assimilation Systems
Zhaoxia Pu, Univ. of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT; and Z. Cui, V. Tallapragada, C. S. Ruf, and R. Atlas

12:00 PM-1:30 PM: Thursday, 11 January 2018


Lunch Break

1:30 PM-2:30 PM: Thursday, 11 January 2018

1:30 PM-3:00 PM: Thursday, 11 January 2018

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Session 12
Observation Sensitivity and Impact Experiments, Part I
Location: Room 14 (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 22nd Conference on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS)
Chair: S. Mark Leidner, AER
1:30 PM
12.1
Evaluating the Potential of CIRAS and MicroMAS-2 in Mitigating the Data Gap of CrIS and ATMS
Zhenglong Li, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and J. Li, P. Wang, A. Lim, T. J. Schmit, J. Li, F. W. Nagle, R. Atlas, S. A. Boukabara, T. Pagano, W. J. Blackwell, J. Pereira, and K. Tewey
1:45 PM
12.2
Impacts of High-Resolution Atmospheric Motion Vectors on Forecasts of Typhoon Meranty (2016) in HWRF
Masahiro Sawada, MRI, Tsukuba, Japan; and Z. Ma, B. Zhang, A. Mehra, V. Tallapragada, R. Oyama, and K. Shimoji
2:00 PM
12.3
Every-10-Minute Refresh of Precipitation and Flood Risk Predictions by Assimilating Himawari-8 All-Sky Satellite Radiances
Takumi Honda, RIKEN Advanced Institute for Computational Science, Kobe, Japan; and S. Kotsuki, G. Y. Lien, Y. Maejima, K. Okamoto, and T. Miyoshi
2:15 PM
12.4
Assimilating Radar Radial Winds into the High-Resolution Rapid Refresh (HRRR) Model and Its Impact on Storm Forecasts
Guoqing Ge, CIRES at NOAA/ESRL/GSD, Boulder, CO; and M. Hu, J. Beck, C. Zhou, H. Shao, S. Weygandt, S. Benjamin, and C. Alexander
2:30 PM
12.5
Impact of Physically Based QC and Dynamic Observational Errors on the Assimilation of GPS RO Data in the Tropical Lower Troposphere
Hui Liu, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and Y. H. Kuo, S. Sokolovskiy, Z. Zeng, L. F. Hsiao, B. Ruston, and B. Kuo

3:00 PM-3:30 PM: Thursday, 11 January 2018


Coffee Break

3:30 PM-5:00 PM: Thursday, 11 January 2018

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Session 13
Observation Sensitivity and Impact Experiments, Part II
Location: Room 14 (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 22nd Conference on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS)
Chair: Istvan Szunyogh, Texas A&M Univ.
3:45 PM
13.2
Assimilating Infrared and Microwave Sounder Observations with Correlated Errors
Kristen Bathmann, IMSG/NOAA/NCEP/EMC, College Park, MD; and A. Collard, R. Todling, J. C. Derber, and W. Gu

4:00 PM
13.4
Impacts of Assimilating SMAP Soil Moisture Retrievals in the SPoRT Land Information System
Clay B. Blankenship, USRA, Huntsville, AL; and J. L. Case, W. L. Crosson, C. R. Hain, and B. T. Zavodsky
4:15 PM
13.3
Impact of Soil Moisture Active Passive Data Assimilation on Short-Term Numerical Weather Prediction during Warm Seasons
Jonathan L. Case, ENSCO, Inc., Huntsville, AL; and C. B. Blankenship, W. L. Crosson, C. R. Hain, and B. T. Zavodsky
4:30 PM
13.5
4:45 PM
13.6
High-Resolution Forecasting and Observation System Experiments in the CASA Dallas–Fort Worth Urban Testbed
Keith A. Brewster, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and F. H. Carr, A. P. Osborne, M. T. Morris, N. A. Gasperoni, and K. W. Thomas