Session 12A Earth Science Product, Model and Algorithm Improvements for Transitions of R2O/O2R in Weather, Water, and Climate Applications

Thursday, 11 January 2018: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
406 (Hilton) (Austin, Texas)
Host: Eighth Conference on Transition of Research to Operations
Stephen A. Mango, NOAA/NESDIS/Office of Projects, Planning, and Analysis Affiliate, Silver Spring, MD and Anthony LaRosa, Riverside Technologies, Inc., Silver Spring, MD


10:45 AM
11:00 AM
Atmospheric Infrared Sounder on NASA’s Aqua Satellite: Applications for Volcano Rapid Response, Influenza Outbreak Prediction, and Drought Onset Prediction
Sharon Ray, JPL, Pasadena, CA; and E. J. Fetzer, B. Lambrigtsen, E. T. Olsen, S. Licata, J. Hall, P. Penteado, V. Realmuto, L. Chen, J. Teixeira, H. Thrastarson, S. Granger, A. Behrangi, A. Farahmand, and T. S. Pagano

11:15 AM
An Overview of Recent COAMPS-TC Performance and Advancements
James D. Doyle, NRL, Monterey, CA; and R. M. Hodur, J. R. Moskaitis, S. Chen, H. Jin, Y. Jin, W. A. Komaromi, P. A. Reinecke, and S. Wang
11:30 AM
Hurricane Forecast Improvement Program (HFIP) Plan to Enact the Weather Act
Fred Toepfer, NOAA/Office of Science and Technology Integration, Silver Spring, MD; and E. Rappaport, F. Marks, V. Tallapragada, S. G. Gopalakrishnan, N. P. Kurkowski, and N. Lett
11:45 AM
Recent Upgrades in Tropical Cyclone Forecast Modeling at NWS/NCEP Using the R2O Process
Avichal Mehra, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/EMC, College Park, MD; and V. Tallapragada, Z. Zhang, B. Liu, L. Zhu, W. Wang, H. S. Kim, D. Iredell, S. Abarca, J. A. Sippel, Q. Liu, M. Tong, and B. Zhang
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