Session 7 22nd Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography

Program Chair: Mitch Goldberg , NOAA/NESDIS/JPSS
Reviewers: James G. Yoe , NOAA/NWS/NCEP/Joint Center for Satellite Data Assimilation ; Gary McWilliams , NESDIS JPSS Program Office/Science and Technology Corporation

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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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Joint Session 3
Special Session on JPSS
Location: Salon H (Hilton) (Austin, Texas)
Hosts: (Joint between the 22nd Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography; the 14th Annual Symposium on New Generation Operational Environmental Satellite Systems; and the Sixth AMS Symposium on the Joint Center for Satellite Data Assimilation )
Cochairs: Mitch Goldberg, NOAA/NESDIS/JPSS; Ivan Csiszar, NOAA/NESDIS/JPSS
9:00 AM
J3.2
First VIIRS Imagery from JPSS-1
Donald W. Hillger, NOAA/NESDIS, Fort Collins, CO; and T. J. Kopp, C. J. Seaman, S. D. Miller, D. T. Lindsey, and J. Torres
9:15 AM
J3.3
The JPSS CrIS Instrument and the Evolution of Space-Based Sounders
Ronald J. Glumb, Harris Corporation, Fort Wayne, IN; and L. Suwinski, S. Wells, R. Malloy, A. J. Glumb, and M. C. Colton
9:30 AM
J3.4
An All-Weather, Multi-Platform Hyperspectral Retrieval System: The NOAA Unique Combined Atmospheric Processing System (NUCAPS); Recent Algorithm Enhancements Geared Toward Near–Real Time and Long-Term User Applications
Antonia Gambacorta, NOAA, College Park,, MD; and N. Nalli, F. Iturbide-Sanchez, C. Tan, K. Zhang, X. Xiong, M. Wilson, B. Sun, C. D. Barnet, L. L. Strow, T. S. King, L. Soulliard, A. Wheeler, N. Smith, L. Zhou, T. Reale, A. Sharma, W. W. Wolf, and M. Goldberg

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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Joint Session 7
Communicating the Value of Satellite Data to the Public
Location: Salon H (Hilton) (Austin, Texas)
Hosts: (Joint between the 14th Annual Symposium on New Generation Operational Environmental Satellite Systems; the 22nd Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography; the 13th Symposium on Societal Applications: Policy, Research and Practice; and the Sixth AMS Symposium on the Joint Center for Satellite Data Assimilation )
Cochairs: Kathryn Shontz, NOAA; Susan A. Jasko, California Univ. of Pennsylvania
10:30 AM
J7.1
Communicating Value: A Mutual Exploration, an Ongoing Conversation—Not a Sales Pitch
William Hooke, Associate Executive Director of AMS, Washington, DC
11:00 AM
J7.2
Communicating the Value of the Satellite Data: Examples from NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information
Margarita Gregg, NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI, Asheville, NC; and K. Arzayus, M. J. Brewer, K. S. Casey, E. Kihn, K. V. Matthews, S. Mesick, J. L. Privette, N. A. Ritchey, M. Tanner, R. S. Vose, and M. Wohlgemuth
11:30 AM
J7.4
What Is a Satellite Measurement? Communicating Abstract Satellite Science Concepts to the World
Nadia Smith, Science and Technology Corporation, Columbia, MD; and K. Shontz and C. D. Barnet

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.
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Joint Session 14
Direct Broadcast Capabilities for Polar-Orbiting and Geostationary Satellites and Their Use in Support of Societal Needs
Location: Salon H (Hilton) (Austin, Texas)
Hosts: (Joint between the 14th Annual Symposium on New Generation Operational Environmental Satellite Systems; the 22nd Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography; and the Sixth AMS Symposium on the Joint Center for Satellite Data Assimilation )
Cochairs: Satya Kalluri, NOAA/NESDIS/STAR; Kathleen Strabala, CIMSS
2:00 PM
J14.1
Operational Capabilities, Products, and Customers of the NOAA Direct Broadcast Real Time Network
Liam Gumley, CIMSS/Space Science and Engineering Center/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
2:30 PM
J14.3
Status of the GOES-R Series GOES Rebroadcast
James McNitt, NESDIS, Silver Spring, MD; and M. Seybold
2:45 PM
J14.4
CSPP Geo Software for Processing Direct Broadcast Data from a New Generation of Geostationary Satellites
Graeme Martin, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and L. Gumley, N. Bearson, J. Braun, G. Cureton, A. De Smet, R. Garcia, T. Jasmin, S. Mindock, E. Schiffer, and K. Strabala

3:15 PM-4:15 PM: Monday, 8 January 2018

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Joint Session 17
Satellite Testbeds and Proving Ground Activities
Location: Salon H (Hilton) (Austin, Texas)
Hosts: (Joint between the 14th Annual Symposium on New Generation Operational Environmental Satellite Systems; the 22nd Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography; and the Sixth AMS Symposium on the Joint Center for Satellite Data Assimilation )
Cochairs: Donald W. Hillger, NOAA/NESDIS; Huan Meng, NOAA/NESDIS/Center for Satellite Applications and Research
4:00 PM
J17.4
GOES-16 and Himawari-8 Integration at the Satellite Proving Ground for Marine, Precipitation, and Satellite Analysis
Michael J. Folmer, CICS, College Park, MD; and J. M. Sienkiewicz, J. D. Clark, H. D. Cobb III, N. A. Ramos, J. A. Nelson Jr., A. Orrison, M. Klein, J. Kibler, S. D. Rudlosky, S. J. Goodman, and M. Goldberg

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


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

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)

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


Fourth Annual Speed Networking Event for Students and Early Career Professionals
Location: Ballroom A (ACC) (Austin, Texas)

Tuesday, 9 January 2018

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

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Joint Session 22
National and International Program Overviews for Environmental Satellites (Invited)
Location: Salon H (Hilton) (Austin, Texas)
Hosts: (Joint between the 14th Annual Symposium on New Generation Operational Environmental Satellite Systems; the Eighth Conference on Transition of Research to Operations; the 22nd Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography; and the Sixth AMS Symposium on the Joint Center for Satellite Data Assimilation )
Cochairs: Mitch Goldberg, NOAA/NESDIS/JPSS; Daniel T. Lindsey, NOAA/NESDIS
9:30 AM
J22.4
The EUMETSAT Satellite Programmes—Providing Continuity for the Future (Invited Presentation)
Kenneth Holmlund, EUMETSAT, Darmstadt, Germany; and P. Schlüssel, R. Stuhlmann, B. Bojkov, R. Munro, D. Klaes, F. Montagner, J. Grandell, and D. Just
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Joint Session 23
Observing System Concepts
Location: Room 9AB (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Hosts: (Joint between the First Conference on Earth Observing SmallSats; and the 22nd Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography )
Chair: Carl Schueler, Orbital Sciences Corporation
8:30 AM
J23.1
RAVAN CubeSat Results: Technologies and Science Demonstrated on Orbit
William H. Swartz, APL, Laurel, MD; and S. R. Lorentz, P. M. Huang, A. W. Smith, Y. Yu, S. M. Reilly, N. M. Reilly, E. L. Reynolds, J. Carvo, and D. L. Wu
8:45 AM
J23.2
INSPIRESat-1: Science Expectations for an Ionosphere Exploring CubeSat
William Ray Evonosky, Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and T. W. Fang and A. Chandran
9:00 AM
J23.3
The CubeSat Radiometer Radio Frequency Interference Technology Validation (CUBERRT) Mission
Sidharth Misra, JPL, Pasadena, CA; and C. Ball, J. T. Johnson, C. C. Chen, A. O'Brien, G. Smith, C. McKelvey, M. Andrews, L. Garry, R. Bendig, C. Felten, S. T. Brown, R. Jarnot, J. Kocz, D. Bradley, P. Mohammed, J. Lucey, K. Horgan, M. Fritts, Q. Bonds, C. Duran-Aviles, M. Solly, J. R. Piepmeier, D. Laczkowski, M. Pallas, and E. Krauss

9:15 AM
J23.4
Designing the MetNet-1: A Small Satellite for Responsive Weather Measurements
Daniel Guerin, Brandywine Photonics, Exton, PA; and J. Fisher, J. Julian, Z. Burns, and L. L. Gordley
9:30 AM
J23.5
Atmospheric Temperature Sensing through Star Field Imaging on a Small Satellite
Zach Burns, Brandywine Photonics, Exton, PA; and D. Guerin, J. Fisher, J. Julian, and L. L. Gordley
9:45 AM
J23.6
MetNet: Development of a Small Weather Satellite Network Combining Limb and Nadir Observations
John Fisher, Brandywine Photonics, Exton, PA; and D. Guerin, Z. Burns, J. Julian, L. L. Gordley, D. C. Fritts, M. Klein, R. Lachance, C. Fish, E. Stromberg, and P. McBride

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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Joint Session 25
Special Session on GOES-R
Location: Salon H (Hilton) (Austin, Texas)
Hosts: (Joint between the 14th Annual Symposium on New Generation Operational Environmental Satellite Systems; the 46th Conference on Broadcast Meteorology; the 22nd Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography; and the Sixth AMS Symposium on the Joint Center for Satellite Data Assimilation )
Cochairs: Daniel T. Lindsey, NOAA/NESDIS/STAR/RAMMB; Jorge Torres, KOB-TV
10:30 AM
J25.1
Geostationary Lightning Mapper: Post Launch Test Results
Clemens E. Tillier, Lockheed Martin, Palo Alto, CA; and S. F. Edgington, H. Demroff, R. van Bezooijen, H. J. Christian Jr., and P. M. Bitzer
10:45 AM
J25.2
GOES-R Series ABI Mode and Mesoscale Domain Sector Request Process
Kathryn W. Mozer, NOAA, College Park, MD; and D. Nietfeld, M. Seybold, E. M. Guillot, J. K. Zajic, B. Rapp, B. Gockel, C. M. Gravelle, and P. O'Reilly
11:15 AM
J25.4
Workshops on GOES-16 Data for National Weather Service SOOs and DOHs
Bill Ward, NWS, Honolulu, HI; and F. Alsheimer, B. C. Carcione, C. B. Entwistle, R. D. Ewald, M. T. Stavish, G. T. Stano, K. W. Mozer, J. J. Gerth, S. S. Lindstrom, T. J. Schmit, C. M. Gravelle, K. J. Runk, M. A. Bowlan, J. G. LaDue, J. E. Ogren, E. J. Szoke, and D. Bikos
11:30 AM
J25.5
Using the Advanced Baseline Imager (ABI) on GOES-16 to Visualize Solar Eclipses
Timothy J. Schmit, NOAA/NESDIS/Center for Satellite Applications and Research, Madison, WI; and M. M. Gunshor, J. M. Feltz, K. Bah, K. W. Mozer, and J. P. Nelson III
11:45 AM
J25.6
Advanced Imagery Applications Development for GOES-16 ABI
Steven D. Miller, CIRA/Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO; and D. T. Lindsey, C. J. Seaman, J. E. Solbrig, Y. J. Noh, L. Grasso, and K. Micke
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Joint Session 29
Enabling Technologies and Their Maturation
Location: Room 9AB (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Hosts: (Joint between the First Conference on Earth Observing SmallSats; and the 22nd Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography )
Chair: John Pereira, NOAA/NESDIS
10:30 AM
J29.1
Assessments of CubeSat MicroMas-2 and CIRAS Impacts on NWP through Global OSSE
Narges Shahroudi, NOAA/NESDIS/STAR, College Park, MD; and Y. Zhou, T. Zhu, S. A. Boukabara, K. Ide, R. N. Hoffman, and R. Atlas
10:45 AM
J29.2
Leveraging CubeSat Technology to Address Nighttime Imagery Requirements over the Arctic
John J. Pereira, NESDIS, Silver Spring, MD; and D. Mamula, M. Caulfield, F. W. Gallagher III, D. Spencer, E. Petrescu, J. Ostroy, D. W. Pack, and A. LaRosa
11:00 AM
J29.3
Flight Demonstration of a Hyperspectral Infrared 6U CubeSat
Ronald J. Glumb, Harris Corporation, Fort Wayne, IN; and M. Lapsley, A. J. Glumb, and P. Mantica
11:15 AM
J29.4
A Compact Microwave Temperature and Humidity Sounder—Microwave CubeSat Sounder
Marian Klein, Boulder Environmental Sciences and Technology, Boulder, CO; and C. Dunlap, T. Hohman, Z. Wang, and K. Ramsdale
11:30 AM
J29.5
Use of CubeSats for High-Density Global Coverage
Peter Platzer, Spire Global, Inc., Boulder, CO; and A. E. MacDonald
11:45 AM
J29.6

1:30 PM-2:30 PM: Tuesday, 9 January 2018

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1
Development and Communication of Next-Generation Satellite Information for Forecasting Extreme Weather—Part I
Location: Room 5ABC (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Hosts: (Joint between the Sixth Symposium on the Weather, Water, and Climate Enterprise; the 22nd Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography; and the 14th Annual Symposium on New Generation Operational Environmental Satellite Systems )
Moderators: Julie L. Demuth, NCAR; Daniel Nietfeld, NOAA/OAR/ESRL
Panelists: Steven D. Miller, CIRA; Geoffrey T. Stano, ENSCO, Inc.; Andrea B. Schumacher, CIRA/Colorado State Univ.; Chad M. Gravelle, NOAA/NWS Operations Proving Ground; William Line, NWS
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Joint Session 31
NOAA Satellite Data Operations
Location: Salon H (Hilton) (Austin, Texas)
Hosts: (Joint between the 14th Annual Symposium on New Generation Operational Environmental Satellite Systems; the 22nd Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography; and the Sixth AMS Symposium on the Joint Center for Satellite Data Assimilation )
Cochairs: Natalia Donoho, NOAA/NESDIS; Kathryn W. Mozer, NOAA
1:45 PM
J31.2
NOAA/NESDIS ESPDS—Enterprise Multi-Mission Operational Product Generation and Distribution for NESDIS
Rich Baker, Solers, Greenbelt, MD; and M. Brogan, G. Wilkinson, P. MacHarrie, S. Britton, E. Richards, S. Walsh, R. Niemann, and D. M. Beall
2:00 PM
J31.3A
GOES-16 Product Readiness: Post-Launch Product Testing Status of the L2+ Algorithms
Wayne M. MacKenzie Jr., NOAA/NESDIS, Greenbelt, MD; and J. M. Daniels, R. Kaiser, M. Seybold, E. M. Kline, and K. W. Mozer
2:15 PM
J31.4
GOES-S Post-Launch Testing and Data Release Strategy
Matthew Seybold, NESDIS, College Park, MD; and E. M. Kline, R. Race, J. Fulbright, D. Pogorzala, W. M. MacKenzie Jr., K. W. Mozer, J. McNitt, and J. Kline

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

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Joint Session 32
Earth Observing SmallSats: The New Normal
Location: Room 9AB (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Hosts: (Joint between the First Conference on Earth Observing SmallSats; and the 22nd Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography )
Chair: Philip E. Ardanuy, INNOVIM
2:00 PM
J32.2
The NASA TROPICS CubeSat Constellation Observatory
William J. Blackwell, MIT Lincoln Laboratory, Lexington, MA; and S. A. Braun, R. Bennartz, C. S. Velden, M. DeMaria, R. Atlas, J. P. Dunion, F. D. Marks Jr., R. Rogers, and B. Annane
2:30 PM
J32.3
HawkEye Ocean Color Instrument—Performance Summary (Invited Presentation)
Alan Holmes, Cloudland Instrument, LLC, Goleta, CA; and J. M. Morrison, G. Feldman, and F. Patt
3:30 PM
J32.5
Small Satellites: New Normal? (Invited Presentation)
Carl Schueler, Schueler Consulting, Santa Barbara, CA; and P. E. Ardanuy

2:45 PM-3:45 PM: Tuesday, 9 January 2018

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Themed Joint Session 6
Development and Communication of Next-Generation Satellite Information for Forecasting Extreme Weather—Part II
Location: Salon H (Hilton) (Austin, Texas)
Hosts: (Joint between the 14th Annual Symposium on New Generation Operational Environmental Satellite Systems; the 22nd Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography; the Sixth Symposium on the Weather, Water, and Climate Enterprise; and the Sixth AMS Symposium on the Joint Center for Satellite Data Assimilation )
Cochairs: Satya Kalluri, NOAA/NESDIS/STAR; Chad M. Gravelle, NOAA/NWS Operations Proving Ground
2:45 PM
TJ6.1
All-Sky Layered Precipitable Water Products from ABI/AHI and Their Applications in Nowcasting and Forecasting the Severe Storms
Jun Li, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and J. Gerth, Y. K. Lee, Z. Li, T. J. Schmit, P. Wang, and S. Lindstrom
3:00 PM
TJ6.2
Highlights of the First Year of GOES-16 Imagery
Daniel T. Lindsey, NOAA/NESDIS/STAR/RAMMB, Fort Collins, CO; and S. D. Miller, C. J. Seaman, and S. J. Goodman
3:15 PM
TJ6.3A
3:30 PM
TJ6.4
Monitoring Oceanic Convection Using the Geostationary Lightning Mapper
Michael J. Folmer, CICS, College Park, MD; and C. Clark-Robertson, L. J. Phillips, J. M. Sienkiewicz, J. D. Clark, H. D. Cobb III, N. A. Ramos, S. D. Rudlosky, P. C. Meyers, and S. J. Goodman

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


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

Poster Session 1
SatMETOC Poster Session I
Location: Exhibit Hall 3 (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 22nd Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography
621
Effects of Climate and Social Change on Pasture Productivity and Area in the Alay Valley, Kyrgyzstan
Lu Zhang, Univ. of Maryland, College Park, MD, MD; and E. A. H. Smithwick

516A
Analysis of the Life Cycle of Extratropical Cyclone Precipitation Based on the Global Precipitation Measurement Mission
James Booth, The City College of New York, New York, NY; and K. L. Towey and C. Naud

623
On-Orbit Implementation and Characterization of CYGNSS Level 4 Tropical Cyclone Science Data Products
David R. Mayers, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; and M. Morris and C. S. Ruf

624
Comparison of Daytime Low-Level Cloud Properties Derived from GOES and ARM SGP
Theodore M. McHardy, Univ. of Arizona, Tucson, AZ; and X. Dong, B. Xi, M. M. Thieman, P. Minnis, and R. Palikonda

625
Evaluation of a Cloud Detection Technique Using Spatial and Radiometric Thresholds for Near-Infrared Satellite Imagery
William J. Graff, Air Force Institute of Technology, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH; and R. A. Stenger
Manuscript (109.5 kB)

627
Fast Radiative Transfer Solution Using the Discrete Ordinate Radiative Transfer Method and the Small-Angle Approximation
Bingqiang Sun, Texas A&M Univ., College Station, TX; and P. Yang and G. W. Kattawar

628
GLM Observations through Optically Deep Clouds: A Case Study
Curtiss Burnett, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical Univ., Daytona Beach, FL; and R. F. Garrett, W. M. MacKenzie Jr., M. Seybold, J. Fulbright, and J. D. Sims

629
Obtaining and Processing Metops B and NOAA-18/-19 Satellite Data Using a Flat Panel Polar Orbiting Satellite Tracking Antenna
Robert McaFee, Univ. of Texas, El Paso, TX; and R. M. Fitzgerald, S. Williams, and R. M. Rabin

630
Differences in Characteristics of Precipitating and Non-Precipitating Warm Clouds
Kevin M Smalley, Texas A&M Univ., College Station, TX; and A. D. Rapp

Handout (7.7 MB)

631
Water and Carbon Cycles as Linked by Space-Based Observation of Salinity
W. Timothy Liu, JPL, Pasadena, CA; and X. Xie

632
Improving a Pyramidal Image Matching Short-Term Cloud Forecast System by Including Normalized IR Imagery and Surface Observations
Daniel B. Kirk-Davidoff, Univ. of Maryland, College Park, MD; and S. H. Young and J. Zack

633
A Revisit of the Thermodynamic Structure of Tropical Cylone with GPS Radio Occultation
Zhen Zeng, UCAR, Boulder, CO; and H. Zhang, S. P. Ho, and S. Sokolovskiy

635
Passive Microwave Satellite Observations of Cloud Liquid Water Path: Uncertainty Datasets and Validation
Tom Greenwald, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and D. Painemal and R. Bennartz

636
Evaluation of a 3D Radio Occultation Observation Operator
Razvan Stefanescu, Spire Global, Inc., Boulder, CO; and V. Irisov

637
Passive Microwave Ocean Surface Vector Wind Measurement Uncertainty Assessment
Degui Gu, Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems, Azusa, CA

638
Long-Term Gain Stability Evaluation for Microwave Instruments Using Lunar Radiation
Hu Yang, Univ. of Maryland, College Park, MD; and F. Weng

639
GeoIPSTM: Next Generation Environmental Data Processing
Melinda L. Surratt, NRL, Monterey, CA; and K. A. Richardson, J. H. Cossuth, A. P. Kuciauskas, R. L. Bankert, A. LaFlash, and J. E. Solbrig

640
Lightning Correlation with Environmental Variables Using the TRMM LIS
Montana Etten-Bohm, Texas A&M Univ., College Station, TX; and C. Schumacher

642
International MODIS/AIRS Processing Package (IMAPP): Supporting Direct Broadcast Environmental Decision Makers for 17+ Years
Kathleen I. Strabala, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and J. Davies, R. M. Cintineo, D. Hoese, B. Pierce, L. E. Gumley, and H. L. Huang

643
A Vision: Future Ground Enterprise Characteristics
Allan Weiner, Harris Corporation, Melbourne, FL; and R. Pineiro, R. Basta, and B. J. Haman

Poster 644 has been moved. New paper number is 1.3A.

646
In-Band Radio Frequency Interference (RFI) Mitigation Techniques for Satellite Downlink Receivers
Brian J. Haman, Harris Corporation, Melbourne, FL; and G. Matthews

651
A Next Generation Small Satellite Passive Microwave Radiometer for Future Constellation Architectures
Shannon Thomas Brown, JPL/California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA; and P. Focardi, A. Kitiyakara, F. Maiwald, L. Milligan, O. Montes, S. Padmanabhan, R. Redick, and D. Russell

6:30 PM-8:30 PM: Tuesday, 9 January 2018


Peter J. Webster Symposium Banquet
Location: Ballroom A (ACC) (Austin, Texas)

Wednesday, 10 January 2018

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

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Session 1
Water Vapor, Clouds, and Precipitation from Satellite Observations—Part I
Location: Ballroom G (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 22nd Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography
Cochairs: John Forsythe, CIRA/Colorado State Univ.; Michael D. King, University of Colorado
8:30 AM
1.1
Tracking Water Vapor with Multisensor Blended Products for Forecasters
John M. Forsythe, CIRA/Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO; and S. Q. Kidder, A. S. Jones, D. Bikos, and E. J. Szoke
8:45 AM
1.2
Multi-Layer Cloud Detection from the MODIS-OMI-PARASOL Fused Dataset
Souichiro Hioki, Texas A&M Univ., College Station, TX; and M. D. King, P. Yang, and J. Riedi

9:15 AM
1.4
A Prototype Method for Diagnosing High Ice Water Content Probability Using Satellite Imager Data
Christopher R. Yost, SSAI, Hampton, VA; and K. M. Bedka, P. Minnis, L. Nguyen, J. W. Strapp, R. Palikonda, K. V. Khlopenkov, D. A. Spangenberg, and W. L. Smith Jr.

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 2
Water Vapor, Clouds, and Precipitation from Satellite Observations—Part II
Location: Ballroom G (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 22nd Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography
Cochairs: Patrick Minnis, NASA/LaRC; George J. Huffman, NASA GSFC
10:30 AM
2.1
Day-Night Multilayer Cloud Detection/Retrieval System Using an Artificial Neural Network Approach
Patrick Minnis, SSAI, Hampton, VA; and S. Sun-Mack, G. Hong, C. R. Yost, W. L. Smith Jr., Y. Chen, F. L. Chang, and R. Palikonda
10:45 AM
2.2
Automated Volcanic Cloud Identification, Tracking, and Characterization Using JPSS and GOES-R
Michael J. Pavolonis, NOAA/NESDIS, Madison, WI; and J. Sieglaff and J. L. Cintineo
11:00 AM
2.3
A Study on the Effects of Heavy Precipitation on Single and Dual Polarization Radio Occultation Observations Using Radio-Holographic Method
Kuo-Nung Wang, JPL, Pasadena, CA; and C. O. Ao, R. Padullés, F. J. Turk, M. de la Torre Juárez, and E. Cardellach
11:15 AM
2.4
Enhancing GPM Satellite Precipitation Retrievals with Dynamic Surface Information
Sarah E. Ringerud, Univ. of Maryland, Greenbelt, MD; and C. D. Peters-Lidard
11:30 AM
2.5
Connecting Satellite-Based Precipitation Retrievals to Users
George J. Huffman, NASA GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and D. T. Bolvin and E. J. Nelkin

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 3
Atmospheric and Surface Winds from Satellite Observations
Location: Ballroom G (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 22nd Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography
Cochairs: Simon Yueh, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory; Song Yang, NRL
1:30 PM
3.1
A Portable Downlink for LRIT/HRIT Reception in the Field
Michael P. Guberek, Global LG, Encinitas, CA
1:45 PM
3.2
Methodology to Analyze Tropical Cyclone Intensity and Wind Distribution from Microwave Imagery
Matthew W. Perkins, Air Force Institute of Technology, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, OH; and R. A. Stenger, O. A. Nava, and M. E. Kucas
2:30 PM
3.5
Application of SMAP Data for Observations of Extreme Ocean Surface Winds
Simon Yueh, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA; and A. Fore, W. Tang, B. Stiles, and A. Hayashi
2:45 PM
3.6
Measuring Tropospheric Wind with Microwave Sounders
Bjorn Lambrigtsen, JPL/California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA; and H. Su, J. Turk, V. Dang, and S. M. Hristova-Veleva

3:00 PM
3.7
Ocean Winds and Waves Observations from Chinese Microwave Satellites
Jingsong Yang, Second Institute of Oceanography, Hangzhou, China

3:15 PM
3.8
Geographic Characteristics of Tropical Cyclone Diurnal Cycle
Song Yang, NRL, Monterey, CA; and J. Cossuth and K. Richardson
3:30 PM
3.9
Using Ocean Vector Wind Fields to Locate the ITCZ During SPURS-2
Aaron C. Paget, U.S. Coast Guard Academy, New London, CT; and J. B. Edson

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


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

Poster Session 2
SatMETOC Poster Session II
Location: Exhibit Hall 3 (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 22nd Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography
1062
Validation of SMOS Level 2 Soil Moisture Products over the West and Southwest Catchments of Iran
Mozhdeh Jamei, Ferdowsi Univ. of Mashhad, Ahvaz, Iran (Islamic Republic of); and M. Mousavi Baygi, A. Alizadeh, and P. Irannejad

1063
CYGNSS Gridded Global Wind Vectors: Variational Analysis with GFS Backgrounds
S. Mark Leidner, AER, Norman, OK; and S. J. Majumdar, B. D. McNoldy, R. N. Hoffman, and R. Atlas

1064
Impact of CYGNSS Wind Speeds and Variational Analysis Wind Vectors on HWRF Analyses and Forecasts
Bachir Annane, Univ. of Miami and NOAA/AOML, Miami, FL; and S. M. Leidner, S. J. Majumdar, B. D. McNoldy, R. N. Hoffman, R. Atlas, J. A. Sippel, and Z. Zhang

1065
Improving over Land Precipitation Retrieval with Brightness Temperature Temporal Variation
Yalei You, CICS, College Park, MD; and C. D. Peters-Lidard, F. J. Turk, S. E. Ringerud, and S. Yang

1067
The Ice Cloud Radiative Effect Estimated with Retrieved Ice Particle Roughness Based on MISR and MODIS Measurements
Yi Wang, Texas A&M Univ., College Station, TX; and S. Hioki, P. Yang, L. Di Girolamo, and D. Fu

Handout (12.4 MB)

1068
Precipitation Type Classification Method Using New Indicators for GPM Dual-Frequency Precipitation Radar: Numerical Simulation Experiments for Maritime Ice Clouds
Soichiro Sugimoto, Central Research Institute of Electric Power Industry, Abiko, Japan; and T. Kobayashi and T. Takahashi

1069
Factors Influencing the Calculation of Infrared Clear-Sky Brightness Temperatures for Satellite Retrievals of Cloud Properties
Sarah T. Bedka, SSAI, Hampton, VA; and W. L. Smith Jr., P. W. Heck, G. Hong, Q. Z. Trepte, and R. Palikonda

1070
A 20-Year, Hourly GOES Satellite Derived Deep Convective Cloud Climatology over the Western Hemisphere
Kristopher M. Bedka, LRC, Hampton, VA; and K. V. Khlopenkov, C. Wang, B. Scarino, and M. L. Nordeen

1073
1074
Automatic Algorithm to Define Episodes of SACZ Based on Outgoing Longwave Radiation Data
M. F. L. Quadro, Federal Institute of Santa Catarina, Florianopolis, Brazil; and L. P. Pezzi and E. B. Rosa

1075
Progress in Aircraft Icing Diagnoses from Satellite Data and Transition to Weather Forecasting Operations
Douglas A. Spangenberg, SSAI, Hampton, VA; and W. L. Smith Jr., C. Fleeger, P. Minnis, S. T. Bedka, P. W. Heck, S. Sun-Mack, A. Terborg, and D. A. Wesley

1076
Statistical Methods to Identify and Nowcast Severe Storms Using High-Resolution Radar–GOES Satellite–Lightning–NWP-based Observations
John R. Mecikalski, Univ. of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and T. Sandael, E. M. Murillo, C. R. Homeyer, K. M. Bedka, J. Apke, and C. P. Jewett

1078
Cross Assessment of Radiosonde, NWP, and Satellite Profiles Using NPROVS
Tony Reale, NOAA/NESDIS/Center for Satellite Applications and Research/I.M. Systems Group, College Park, MD; and B. Sun, M. Pettey, R. C. Smith, and J. Fitzgibbon

1079
Analysis of Downbursts Emphasizing the Use of 1-min Resolution GOES-16 ABI and GLM Data
Kelsey Thompson, Univ. of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and M. Bateman, J. Mecikalski, and X. Li

1080
Operational Use of Satellite Imagery at the United States National Ice Center
David McCormick, NOAA/NESDIS, Suitland, MD; and K. Berberich and R. Lane

1081
Cloud Boundary Estimates from Operational Satellite Data: Recent Progress and Applications
William L. Smith Jr., NASA, Hampton, VA; and S. Sun-Mack, P. Minnis, G. Hong, D. Spangenburg, and Y. Chen

1082
Exploring the New GNSS Capability in Smartphones with Android N for Satellite Geolocation Validation, TPW, and Radio Occultation
Changyong Cao, NOAA/NESDIS/STAR/Satellite Meteorology and Climatology Division, College Park, DC; and X. Shao, A. McGovern, B. Zhang, and T. C. Liu

1083
Field Calibrations of On-Orbit Remote Sensors Based on CRCS Automatic Observing Systems for CAL/VAL
Yong Zhang, National Satellite Meteorological Center/China Meteorological Adiministration, Beijing, China; and Z. Rong, L. Zhang, X. Hu, X. Ba, and H. Yang

1084
Multi-Layer Effects Ice Cloud Polarimetric and Radiometric Properties in Sub-Millimeter and Thermal Infrared Wavelengths
Adam Bell, Texas A&M Univ., College Station, TX; and G. Tang, J. J. Coy Jr., P. Yang, and D. L. Wu

1085
Sensitivity Analysis of Radiometric and Polarimetric Properties from Simulated Ice Clouds of IR and Sub-mm/mm Bands
James J. Coy Jr., Texas A&M Univ., College Station, TX; and A. Bell, G. Tang, P. Yang, and D. L. Wu

Handout (2.6 MB)

Paper 3.1 will also be presented as poster 1086A

1087
A First Look at the Potential Impacts of CYGNSS Ocean Surface Wind and Delay Doppler Map Assimilation
Justin Tsu, NRL, Monterey, CA; and N. L. Baker, S. D. Swadley, and C. R. Sampson

1088
Mesoscale Ocean Surface Height Retrieval with CYGNSS
Jake Mashburn, Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and S. Lowe, C. Zuffada, Z. Li, and P. Axelrad

1089
Early Evaluation of On-Orbit CYGNSS Level 4 Tropical Cyclone Science Data Products
Mary Morris, JPL, Pasadena, CA; and C. S. Ruf and D. R. Mayers

1090
Analysis and Assimilation of CYGNSS Wind Data for Improved Tropical Convection Forecasts
Xuanli Li, Univ. of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and T. J. Lang and J. R. Mecikalski

7:00 PM-9:00 PM: Wednesday, 10 January 2018


98th AMS Awards Banquet
Location: Ballroom D (ACC) (Austin, Texas)

Thursday, 11 January 2018

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

Recording files available
Session 4A
Observations of Surface and Boundary Layer from Satellites
Location: Room 19AB (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 22nd Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography
Cochairs: Masahiro Hayashi, JMA Meteorological Satellite Center; Paul W. Stackhouse Jr., NASA Langley Research Center
8:30 AM
4A.1
Development of a Surface Radiation Product Using Himawari-8 at JMA
Masahiro Hayashi, JMA Meteorological Satellite Center, Kiyose, Japan; and H. Ishimoto and K. Masuda Sr.
8:45 AM
4A.2
Measuring Snow Depth on Antarctic Sea Ice using Satellite Radar Altimetry
Steven W. Fons, Univ. of Maryland, College Park, MD; and N. T. Kurtz and J. Carton
9:00 AM
4A.3
The NASA/GEWEX SRB Release 4: Long-Term Surface Radiation Budget Using Newly Reprocessed Data Inputs from NOAA and NASA
Paul W. Stackhouse Jr., NASA Langley Research Center, Hampton, VA; and S. J. Cox, J. C. Mikovitz, and T. Zhang

9:15 AM
4A.4
Satelitte-Derived Ocean Heat Content Variability Estimates: Implications for Weather and Climate Studies
Lynn K. Shay, RSMAS, Miami, FL; and J. K. Brewster, E. Maturi, D. Donahue, and E. Leuliette
Recording files available
Session 4B
Radio Spectrum Management Role in Meteorology and Hydrology
Location: Ballroom G (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 22nd Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography
Cochairs: David B. Kunkee, The Aerospace Corporation; Changyong Cao, NOAA/NESDIS/STAR/Satellite Meteorology and Climatology Division
8:30 AM
4B.1

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

Recording files available
Session 5
Satellite Studies of Severe Weather Events
Location: Room 19AB (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 22nd Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography
Cochairs: Kristopher M. Bedka, NASA; Zhuo Wang, Univ. of Illinois
10:30 AM
5.1
10:45 AM
5.2
11:00 AM
5.3
Using Satellite Observations to Assess Environmental Variability in Proximity to Supercells and Their Likelihood for Tornadogenesis
Brian H. Kahn, JPL, La Cañada Flintridge, CA; and P. M. Kalmus, S. W. Freeman, and S. van den Heever
11:15 AM
5.4
Thermodynamic Environmental Conditions Leading to Tornadogenesis
Sean W. Freeman, Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO; and S. C. van den Heever, B. H. Kahn, and P. M. Kalmus
11:30 AM
5.5
11:45 AM
5.6
Using GOES-16 to Improve Short-Term Forecasts
Kyle Hilburn, CIRA, Fort Collins, CO; and M. Marchand, Y. Lee, C. Kummerow, and C. Alexander
Recording files available
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


David J. Raymond Symposium Luncheon
Location: Ballroom A (ACC) (Austin, Texas)

Lunch Break

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

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

Recording files available
Session 6A
Atmospheric Soundings from Satellites
Location: Room 19AB (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 22nd Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography
Cochairs: Mitch Goldberg, NOAA/NESDIS/JPSS; Flavio Iturbide-Sanchez, NOAA/NESDIS/STAR
1:30 PM
6A.1
Atmospheric Radio Occultation Observation from Spire CubeSat Nanosatellites
Vladimir Irisov, Spire Global Inc., Boulder, CO; and D. Ector, T. Duly, V. Nguyen, O. Nogues-Correig, L. Tan, and T. Yuasa
1:45 PM
6A.2
Comparisons of Temperature and Water Vapor Records from Modern Satellite Sounders
Eric J. Fetzer, JPL, Pasadena, CA; and B. Lambrigtsen, S. Wong, J. Teixeira, and T. Pagano

2:00 PM
6A.3
Evaluation of Atmospheric Stability Indices Derived from NUCAPS S-NPP Soundings under Different Cloudy Conditions
Flavio Iturbide-Sanchez, NOAA/NESDIS/STAR, College Park, MD; and S. R. Santos da Silva, A. Gambacorta, C. Tan, and N. R. Nalli
2:15 PM
6A.4
Results from an Operational Demonstration of a Gridded CrIS/ATMS Product for Cold Air Aloft
Gail M. Weaver, NWS Center Weather Service Unit, Anchorage, AK; and B. T. Zavodsky, N. Smith, J. F. Dostalek, K. D. White, E. B. Berndt, E. Stevens, D. Hoese, L. A. Schultz, C. M. Waterhouse, and C. M. Haisley
2:45 PM
6A.6
Nucaps in AWIPS: Rethinking Information Compression and Distribution for Fast Decision Making
Nadia Smith, Science and Technology Corporation, Columbia, MD; and K. D. White, E. Berndt, B. T. Zavodsky, A. Wheeler, M. A. Bowlan, and C. D. Barnet
Recording files available
Session 6B
Satellite Climatology and Data Reprocessing
Location: Ballroom G (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 22nd Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography
Cochairs: Lihang Zhou, NOAA/NESDIS; Kenneth R. Knapp, NOAA
1:30 PM
6B.1A
NASA Global Satellite Observations for Smart Cities
Zhong Liu, George Mason Univ./Center for Spatial Information Science and Systems and NASA/GSFC/GES DISC, Greenbelt, MD; and M. S. Jin, A. W. Li, W. Teng, B. Vollmer, and D. Meyer
1:45 PM
6B.2
Reprocessing 30 Years of ISCCP: Introducing New ISCCP H Data
Kenneth R. Knapp, NOAA, Asheville, NC; and A. H. Young, A. K. Inamdar, W. Hankins, and W. B. Rossow
2:00 PM
6B.3A
Shortwave Spectral Climate Change Signals of Earth Systems with Low, Medium, and High Climate Sensitivity 
William D. Collins, LBNL, Berkeley, CA; and D. Feldman, B. A. Wielicki, Y. L. Shea, M. G. Mlynczak, C. Kuo, N. Nguyen, and X. Liu
2:15 PM
6B.4A
In-Orbit References for Geostationary and Polar Satellites in Global Space-Based Inter-Calibration System
Manik Bali, NESDIS, College Park, MD; and C. Z. Zou, R. R. Ferraro, and L. Flynn
2:30 PM
6B.5
Reprocessing of S-NPP Environmental Data Records Using Enterprise Algorithms: Plans and Preparations
Murty Divakarla, IMSG, College Park, MD; and L. Zhou, X. Liu, W. Wolf, I. Csiszar, and F. Weng
2:45 PM
6B.6
Advances in Suomi NPP ATMS SDR Life-Cycle Reprocessing
Ninghai Sun, NOAA/NESDIS/STAR/Satellite Meteorology and Climatology Division, College Park, MD; and F. Weng

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


Coffee Break

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

Recording files available
Session 7
Advanced Satellite Data Applications
Location: Ballroom G (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 22nd Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography
Cochairs: Paul Menzel, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin; Galina Chirokova, CIRA/Colorado State Univ.
3:30 PM
7.1
Utilization of Atmospheric Motion Vectors for Deep Convection Cloud-Top Flow Analysis Using GOES-16 Imagery
Jason Apke, Univ. of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and J. R. Mecikalski and C. P. Jewett
4:15 PM
7.4
The Naval Research Laboratory Tropical Cyclone Webpage (NRL TC Web): Providing Real-Time Storm Monitoring for 20 Years
Joshua H. Cossuth, NRL, Monterey, CA; and R. L. Bankert, J. D. Hawkins, J. E. Kent, A. P. Kuciauskas, T. F. Lee, C. Mitrescu, K. A. Richardson, C. R. Sampson, A. J. Schrader, J. E. Solbrig, M. L. Surratt, J. Tesmer, J. F. Turk, Y. Wang, and S. Yang

4:30 PM
7.5
Generating Sounder Products at Imager Resolution
Elisabeth Weisz, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI; and E. Borbas, B. A. Baum, and P. Menzel
4:45 PM
7.6
Proxy Visible Satellite Imagery
Galina Chirokova, CIRA/Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO; and J. A. Knaff and J. L. Beven