Session 1 Community Global Modeling: Next Generation Global Prediction System (NGGPS) and beyond: Improvements in Global Models, Key Components of Global Models and Statistical Techniques to Evaluate Those Improvements—Part I

Monday, 8 January 2018: 8:45 AM-10:00 AM
Room 14 (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: Eighth Conference on Transition of Research to Operations
Vijay Tallapragada, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/EMC, College Park, MD and Betsy Weatherhead, NOAA/OAR/ESRL/GSD, Cires, Boulder, CO

8:45 AM
The Next Generation Global Prediction System (NGGPS) Program Update
Fred Toepfer, NOAA/Office of Science and Technology Integration, Silver Spring, MD; and H. Tolman, T. L. Schneider, I. Stajner, and S. Warren
9:00 AM
Global Model Test Bed: Fostering Community Involvement in NOAA's Next-Generation Global Prediction System
Ligia Bernardet, NOAA/GSD, Univ. of Colorado/CIRES, and Developmental Testbed Center, Boulder, CO; and G. J. Firl, L. Nance, B. Kuo, V. Tallapragada, M. Farrar, F. Toepfer, and G. Grell
9:45 AM
Integrating Unified Gravity Wave Physics Research into the Next Generation Global Prediction System for NCEP Research to Operations
Jordan C. Alpert, NOAA/NWS/NCEP, College Park, MD; and V. Yudin, T. Fuller-Rowell, and R. A. Akmaev
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