Session 4 Observing System Simulation Experiments (OSSEs), Part I

Tuesday, 9 January 2018: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Room 14 (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 22nd Conference on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS)
George R. Halliwell Jr., NOAA/AOML, AOML/PhOD, Miami, FL

Observing System Simulation Experiments (OSSEs), Part I

8:30 AM
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
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
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. Goldberg, and R. Atlas
9:15 AM
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
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
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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