Session 1 Assimilation of Satellite Data to Improve Forecasts of Land Surfaces, Oceans, and Air Quality

Wednesday, 10 January 2018: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Salon K (Hilton) (Austin, Texas)
Host: Sixth AMS Symposium on the Joint Center for Satellite Data Assimilation
Jeffrey D. Cetola, U.S. Air Force Weather Requirements, Offutt AFB, NE and James G. Yoe, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/Joint Center for Satellite Data Assimilation, College Park, MD


8:30 AM
Subdaily Variation in Aerosol Observations and Models, and Impacts of Geostationary Aerosol Data Assimilation
Edward J. Hyer, NRL, Monterey, CA; and D. A. Peterson, P. Xian, J. S. Reid, K. C. Kaku, J. Zhang, M. Choi, H. K. Lim, and J. Kim
8:45 AM
9:00 AM
Surface Emissivity as an Analysis Variable in GSI
Biljana Orescanin, Univ. of Maryland, College Park, MD; and B. Johnson, A. Collard, and T. Auligne

9:15 AM
On the Limitations of Variational Bias Correction
Isaac Moradi, NASA, Greenbelt, MD; and W. McCarty and R. Gelaro
9:30 AM
Regional to Global Vegetation Products Derived From JPSS VIIRS Data For Environmental Modeling and Monitoring
Mingshi Chen, IMSG, NOAA/NESDIS/STAR, College Park, MD; and M. Li, Z. Jiang, and I. Csiszar
9:45 AM
Simulation of UV Radiance Using UNL-VRTM
Fuzhong Weng, NOAA/NESDIS, College Park, MD; and S. Ding and C. Pan
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