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


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


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

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


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
3:15 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
3:45 PM
3.8

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

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

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)

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


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
8:45 AM
4.2
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


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
8:45 AM
J20.2
Land–Atmosphere Coupling Indicators in Subseasonal Atmospheric Models
Obbe Tuinenburg, Utrecht Univ., Utrecht, Netherlands

9:00 AM
J20.3
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


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
10:45 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

11:45 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


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.
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


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
2:00 PM
6.3
2:15 PM
6.4

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 Univ., 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

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

475
Assessment of the Impact and Sensitivity of Urbanization on the Climate of Kansas City Metropolitan Areas
Fengpeng Sun, University of Missouri–Kansas City, Kansas City, MO

476
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

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)

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

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

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)
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

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

611
615
Multivariate Ensemble Sensitivity for Typhoon Haiyan
Sijing Ren, Nanjing Univ., Nanjing, China; and L. Lei

Handout (707.4 kB)

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

Wednesday, 10 January 2018

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


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

9:45 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


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
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


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
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

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


Lunch Break

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

Recording files available
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


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

2:00 PM
9.3
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

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

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


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)
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

Handout (823.9 kB)

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

1058
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

Thursday, 11 January 2018

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


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

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


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
11:00 AM
11.3
Development of the High-Resolution Rapid Refresh Ensemble (HRRRE)
Curtis R. Alexander, NOAA/ESRL, 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


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, University of Michigan; Zhaoxia Pu, University 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

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

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


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
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, NOAA/CIRES, 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


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