10th Symposium on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS) (Expanded View)

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Saturday, 28 January 2006
7:30 AM-7:31 AM, Saturday
Short Course and Student Conference Registration
Sunday, 29 January 2006
7:30 AM-9:00 AM, Sunday
Short Course Registration
9:00 AM-6:00 PM, Sunday
Conference Registration
Monday, 30 January 2006
7:30 AM-6:00 PM, Monday
Registration Continues through Thursday, 2 February
9:00 AM-10:15 AM, Monday, A305
Joint Session 1 A Peek at the Earth Observing System of Tomorrow (Joint between the 10th Symposium on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS), the 14th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, and the 22nd Conference on IIPS)
Organizer: A. E. MacDonald, NOAA/ERL/FSL, Boulder, CO
Chairs: F. Joseph Turk, NRL, Monterey, CA; Terry Tarbell, RS Information Systems, McLean, VA
9:00 AMJ1.1Challenges and Opportunities for NOAA in Integrating Earth Observing Systems  
Conrad C. Lautenbacher, NOAA, Washington, DC
9:45 AMJ1.2Earth Science and Applications from Space: Initial results of Decadal Study and a Progress Report  extended abstract wrf recording
Richard A. Anthes, UCAR, Boulder, CO; and B. Moore
10:15 AM-10:45 AM, Monday
Coffee Break in Meeting Room Foyer (M1)
10:45 AM-12:00 PM, Monday, A405
Session 1 Experiments Involving Observations, Real or Hypothetical: Data Impact Tests (Sensitivity of Forecasts to a Particular Source of Observations); Observing System Simulation Experiments (OSSEs) Part 1
Organizer: Tracy L. Smith, GSD/ESRL, Boulder, CO
10:45 AM1.1Update on Observing System Simulation Experiments relevant to the impact of space-based lidar winds on weather prediction  
Robert Atlas, NOAA/AOML, Miami, FL; and G. D. Emmitt
11:00 AM1.2Adaptive targeting OSSEs for planning a space-based Doppler Wind Lidar  
G. D. Emmitt, Simpson Weather Associates, Charlottesville, VA; and S. A. Wood, S. Greco, M. Masutani, J. Woolen, Z. Toth, and Y. Song
11:15 AM1.3The impact of MODIS SST composites on short-term regional forecasts  extended abstract wrf recording
Katherine M. LaCasse, Univ. of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and W. M. Lapenta, S. M. Lazarus, M. E. Splitt, G. J. Jedlovec, and S. L. Haines
11:30 AM1.4The roles of Observing system simulation experiments at JCSDA and NCEP  extended abstract
Michiko Masutani, RSIS and NOAA/NWS/NCEP/EMC, Camp Springs, MD; and J. F. LeMarshall, S. J. Lord, J. S. Woollen, R. Treadon, Y. Song, Z. Toth, and G. D. Emmitt
11:45 AM1.5The impact of Terra, Aqua, TRMM, AVHRR, and dropsonde data on Hurricane Lili simulations   wrf recording
Patrick J. Fitzpatrick, GeoResources Institute, Stennis Space Center, MS; and Q. Xiao, Y. Lau, S. Bhates, N. Tran, E. Johnson, Y. Li, and X. Zhang
12:00 PM-1:10 PM, Monday
Plenary Session 1 AMS Forum Kick-Off Luncheon (Cash & Carry available in the Meeting Room Foyer)
Chairs: Sue Grimmond, King's College, London United Kingdom; Steven Hanna, Harvard Univ., Boston, MA; Mark Andrews, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD
12:00 PMPL1.1Forum opening  
Gregory S. Forbes, The Weather Channel, Atlanta, GA; and M. Andrews, C. S. B. Grimmond, and S. R. Hanna
12:10 PMPL1.2How should we compare and evaluate urban land surface models?  
Martin Best, Met Office, Wallingford, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
Stanley Changnon, Changnon Climatologist, Mahomet, IL
1:30 PM-5:30 PM, Monday, A405
Session 2 Experiments Involving Observations, Real or Hypothetical: Data Impact Tests (Sensitivity of Forecasts to a Particular Source of Observations); Observing System Simulation Experiments (OSSEs) Part 2
Organizers: John Manobianco, ENSCO Inc., Melbourne, FL; Dave Emmitt, Simpson Weather Associates, Inc., Charlottesville, VA
1:30 PM2.1Feasibility of a 100 year reanalysis using only surface pressure data  
Gilbert P. Compo, NOAA-CIRES Climate Diagnostics Center, Boulder, CO; and J. S. Whitaker and P. D. Sardeshmukh
1:45 PM2.2Operational Assimilation of GPS-IPW observations in the 13-km RUC at NCEP  extended abstract wrf recording
Tracy Lorraine Smith, CIRA/Colorado State Univ., Ft. Collins, and NOAA/FSL, Boulder, CO; and S. G. Benjamin, S. I. Gutman, S. Sahm, and K. L. Holub
2:00 PM2.3Assimilation of ground-based GPS observations in the Canadian Regional Analysis and Forecast System  extended abstract
Stephen R. Macpherson, MSC, Dorval, QC, Canada; and G. Deblonde and J. Aparicio
2.4A simulation of the effect of an expanded NOAA Profiler Network on short-range forecasts  
Thomas W. Schlatter, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and J. R. Smart, T. L. Smith, and S. Weygandt
2:15 PM2.4aProgress on the scientific and computational challenges in the global elements of the GEMS project (Formerly Paper 6.3)  
Anthony Hollingsworth, ECMWF, Reading, Berks., United Kingdom
2:30 PMFormal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break  
4:00 PM2.5Regional Forecast Impacts from GEMS Observations  extended abstract wrf recording
John Manobianco, ENSCO Inc., Melbourne, FL; and J. G. Dreher
4:15 PM2.6An Efficient Dual-Resolution Ensemble Data Assimilation Approach and Tests with the Assimilation of Doppler Radar Data  extended abstract
Jidong Gao, CAPS/Univ. of Oklahoma, norman, OK; and M. Xue
4:30 PM2.7Adaptive Observation Strategies with the Local Ensemble Transform Kalman Filter  extended abstract
Junjie Liu, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, College Park, MD; and E. Kalnay and T. Miyoshi
4:45 PM2.8Assimilation of Diverse Meteorological Datasets with a Four-Dimensional Mesoscale Analysis and Forecast System  extended abstract wrf recording
Yubao Liu, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and F. Vandenberghe, A. N. Hahmann, W. Yu, T. T. Warner, and S. P. Swerdlin
5:00 PM2.9Evaluation of land surface spin-up and their impacts on hi-resolution convective modeling  
Joseph L. Eastman, GEST/UMBC, Greenbelt, MD; and C. Peters-Lidard, S. V. Kumar, Y. Tian, and P. R. Houser
5:15 PM2.10Sensitivity of WRF forecasts for south Florida to initial and boundary Conditions  
Brian Etherton, University of North Carolina, Charlotte, NC; and P. Santos
2:30 PM-4:00 PM, Monday, Exhibit Hall A2
Poster Session 1 IOAS-AOLS Poster Session 1
 P1.1Utilizing Mobile Integrated Profiling System Data for Operational Forecasting  
Holly M. Allen, Univ. of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and J. R. Mecikalski, K. Knupp, and J. E. Burks
 P1.2Cloud & fog observation and Fog Dissipation Experiment at Daegwallyong site  extended abstract
Joo-Wan Cha, Meteorological Research Institute/KMA, Seoul, South Korea; and K. H. Chang, J. Y. Jeong, H. Y. Yang, Y. H. Cho, and J. C. Nam
 P1.3Sensor Averaging for the Determination of Daily Tmax and Tmin Temperature: Experiments with Model and Field Data  
K. G. Hubbard, Univ. of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE; and X. Lin and C. B. Baker
 P1.4Recent results from Winter Storm Reconnaissance (WSR) programs  
Yucheng Song, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/EMC, Camp Springs, MD; and Z. Toth
 P1.5Impact of Wind derived from Satellite on Ongoing Japanese long-term Reanalysis project (JRA-25)  extended abstract
Ryo Oyama, Japan Meteorological Agency, Kiyose-shi, Tokyo, Japan; and M. Sakamoto, M. Tokuno, N. Ohkawara, S. Kobayashi, T. Matsumoto, H. Koide, K. Onogi, and T. Ose
P1.6Comparison of the 2005 US tropical storm and hurricane precipitation fields as examples of national-regional-local scale representativity confidences using observational networks of different spatial densities  
Michael Helfert, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and G. M. Goodge and B. Sun
5:30 PM, Monday
Sessions end for the day (M)
5:30 PM-7:30 PM, Monday
Formal Opening of Exhibits with Reception (Cash Bar)
7:30 PM, Monday
Holton Symposium Banquet
Tuesday, 31 January 2006
8:30 AM-12:15 PM, Tuesday, A405
Session 3 Atmospheric Observations, In Situ and Remote, Including From Satellites: Advantages and Shortcomings Compared with Other Observing Systems; the Integrated Upper Air Observing System (IUAOS) for the U.S.
Organizers: Patricia M. Pauley, NRL, Monterey, CA; Krishna Kumar, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/EMC, Camp Springs, MD
8:30 AM3.1Comparison of Column Integrated Water Vapor Measurements from Atmospheric InfraRed Sounder (AIRS) and Surface-based Global Positioning System Receivers  extended abstract wrf recording
M. K. Rama Varma Raja, I. M. Systems Group, Inc., Kensington, MD; and S. I. Gutman, J. G. Yoe, L. M. McMillin, and J. Zhao
8:45 AM3.2Comparison of AMSR-E Retrievals of Total Water Vapor over the Ocean with Ship based Measurements  extended abstract wrf recording
Malgorzata Szczodrak, Univ. of Miami/RSMAS, Miami, FL; and P. J. Minnett and C. Gentemann
9:00 AM3.3Analysis of spatial and temporal variability of carbon monoxide and carbonaceous aerosols using space-borne measurements: Implications for data assimilation with chemical transport models  
Thomas U. Kampe, Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and I. N. Sokolik
9:15 AM3.4The emergence of commercial aircraft as a major component of the global atmospheric monitoring system  extended abstract wrf recording
Rex J. Fleming, Global Aerospace, LLC, Boulder, CO; and R. May
9:30 AM3.5Comparison of aircraft and radiosonde temperature biases at NCEP  extended abstract wrf recording
Bradley Ballish, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/EMC, Camp Springs, MD; and K. Kumar
9:45 AMFormal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break (See Mon. schedule for poster listings)  
10:59 AMExhibits Open  
11:00 AM3.6Automated Atmospheric Observations from Military Aircraft  extended abstract wrf recording
Patricia M. Pauley, NRL, Monterey, CA; and L. Phegley, G. N. Vogel, and C. B. Hunte
11:15 AM3.7Testing the Radiosonde Replacement System (RRS) Radiosondes in a Maritime Polar Environment  extended abstract wrf recording
James Fitzgibbon, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and J. Facundo and N. Schmid
11:30 AM3.8Estimation of vertical air motion from dropsonde and radiosonde data  
Junhong Wang, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and H. Cole, K. Young, and W. O. Brown
11:45 AM3.9A Comparison of WVSS-II and NWS Radiosonde Temperature and Moisture Data  extended abstract wrf recording
Richard Mamrosh, NOAA/NWS, Green Bay, WI; and J. P. Gillis
12:00 PM3.10Examination of potential biases in air temperature caused by poor station locations  extended abstract wrf recording
Thomas C. Peterson, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC
12:15 PM, Tuesday
Plenary Session Presidential Forum with Boxed Lunch (Lunch will be available for purchase outside the meeting room.)
1:45 PM-3:00 PM, Tuesday, A405
Joint Session 2 Progress and Challenges Related to the Assimilation of Ionospheric Measurements into Space Weather Models (Joint between the 10th Symposium on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS) and the 3rd Symposium on Space Weather)
Organizers: Robert McCoy, Office of Naval Research, Arlington, VA; Thomas W. Schlatter, CIRES/ESRL, Boulder, CO
1:45 PMJ2.1Exploring Ionospheric Modeling Methods: Towards a Global Ionospheric Monitor  
Lukas Mandrake, JPL, Pasadena, CA; and A. Mannucci and B. D. Wilson
2:00 PMJ2.2Application of Measured Parameters to Large-Scale Numerical Modeling of Solar-Terrestrial Systems: An Overview  
S. C. Solomon, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and G. Siscoe
2:15 PMJ2.3A data assimilation model of the ionosphere  
Robert W. Schunk, Utah State University, Logan, UT; and L. Scherliess, J. Sojka, D. Thompson, and L. Zhu
2:30 PMJ2.4Total Electron Content (TEC) Processing from GPS Observations to Facilitate Ionospheric Modeling   wrf recording
Angeline G. Burrell, AER, Lexington, MA; and N. A. Bonito and C. S. Carrano
2:45 PMJ2.5Assimilation of GPS radio occultation data for weather prediction  
Ying-Hwa Kuo, NCAR, Boulder, CO
3:00 PM-3:30 PM, Tuesday
Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall (T2)
3:30 PM-4:30 PM, Tuesday, A405
Session 4 Field Experiments: Observational Results From Past Field Experiments; Potential Relevance of the Field Observations to Operational Prediction
Organizer: Kiran Alapaty, NSF, Arlington, VA
3:30 PM4.1The Crosstimber Micronet - An automated microscale surface observation network  extended abstract wrf recording
Matthew J. Haugland, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
3:45 PM4.2Rapid forcing of the surface and near-surface atmosphere  extended abstract wrf recording
Edgar L. Andreas, U.S. Army Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory, Hanover, NH; and C. A. Geiger, K. J. Claffey, G. Treviño, and C. C. Ryerson
4:00 PM4.3Development of an operational integrated observing system for precipitation and boundary layer measurements  
Kevin R. Knupp, Univ. of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and W. A. Petersen, R. T. McNider, M. J. Newchurch, and J. T. Walters
4:15 PM4.4Ultrasonic snow depth sensors for measuring snow in the U.S  extended abstract wrf recording
Wendy Ann Brazenec, Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO; and N. J. Doesken and S. R. Fassnacht
4:30 PM-5:30 PM, Tuesday, A405
Session 5 Ocean Observations: How Does a Paticular Observing System Compliment Other Systems and Contribute to a Viable Composite Observing System Appropriate for the Ocean Environment? What do the Observations Tell us about the Ocean Environment?
Organizer: Christopher N. K. Mooers, Univ. of Miami/RSMAS, Miami, FL
4:30 PM5.1Large-Scale Mid-Depth North Atlantic Circulation Identified from ARGO Float Trajectory Data Using the Optimal Decomposition Method  
Peter C. Chu, NPS, Monterey, CA; and L. M. Ivanov, O. Melnichenko, and N. Wells
4:45 PM5.2Cross-validation of ocean observations and circulation models for the Florida Curent   wrf recording
Christopher N. K. Mooers, Univ. of Miami/RSMAS, Miami, FL; and I. Bang, C. Meinen, and D. S. Ko
5:00 PM5.3IOOS backbone expansion efforts by NOAA's National Data Buoy Center  extended abstract wrf recording
Don T. Conlee, NOAA/NWS/National Data Buoy Center, Stennis Space Center, MS; and P. F. Moersdorf and D. G. Henderson
5:15 PM5.4Precipitation, coverage and radiation of tropical deep convective systems observed from merged TRMM satellite data  
Bing Lin, LRC, Hampton, VA; and L. H. Chambers and A. Fan
5:30 PM, Tuesday
Sessions end for the day (T)
Wednesday, 1 February 2006
8:30 AM-12:00 PM, Wednesday, A405
Session 6 Assimilation of Observations (Ocean, Atmosphere, and Land Surface) into Models: Assimilation Methods; Minimization Techniques; Forward Models and Their Adjoints; Incorporation of Constraints; Error Statistics
Organizers: Thomas M. Hamill, NOAA/CIRES/CDC, Boulder, CO; Kayo Ide, University of California, Los Angeles, CA
8:30 AM6.1Application of Local Ensemble Kalman Filter: perfect model experiments with NASA fvGCM model  extended abstract
Junjie Liu, University of Maryland, College Park, MD; and E. Klein, H. Li, I. Szunyogh, B. Hunt, E. Kalnay, E. J. Kostelich, and R. Todling
8:45 AM6.2Estimation of model errors in the Local Ensemble Transform Kalman Filter  extended abstract wrf recording
Hong Li, Univ. of Maryland, College Park, MD; and E. Kalnay, T. Miyoshi, and C. M. Danforth
9:00 AMPaper 6.3 moved. New paper # 2.4A.  
9:01 AM6.3aComparison of ensemble-based and variational-based data assimilation schemes in a quasi-geostrophic model (Formerly Paper 6.11)  extended abstract
Shu-Chih Yang, Univ. of Maryland, College Park, MD; and M. Corazza, A. Carrassi, E. Kalnay, and T. Miyoshi
9:15 AM6.4A new strategy for optimal drifter deployment using Lagrangian data assimilation method  
Kayo Ide, University of California, Los Angeles, CA; and C. K. R. T. Jones and H. Salman
9:30 AM6.5Development of a limited-area 4d-VAR assimilation at MSC  
Luc Fillion, MSC, Dorval, PQ, Canada; and M. Tanguay, S. Pellerin, N. Ek, C. Page, and M. Desgagné
9:45 AM6.6The characteristics of the initial state corrections obtained with the CMC key analysis errors algorithm: A dynamical perspective  
Jean-Francois Caron, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada; and M. K. Yau, S. Laroche, and P. Zwack
10:00 AMCoffee Break in Meeting Room Foyer  
10:30 AM6.7The Joint Hurricane Testbed (JHT): Progress and Future Plans  
Christopher W. Landsea, NOAA/AOML/HRD, Miami, FL; and J. G. Jiing, R. D. Knabb, S. T. Murillo, and W. R. Seguin
10:45 AM6.8A comparison of 3D-Var and Ensemble Data Assimilation Methods Using the NCEP GFS  
Thomas M. Hamill, NOAA-CIRES Climate Diagnostics Center, Boulder, CO; and J. S. Whitaker
11:00 AM6.9Conditioned verification region selection in adaptive sampling  
Brian Etherton, University of North Carolina, Charlotte, NC; and C. H. Bishop and S. J. Majumdar
11:15 AM6.10Ensemble data assimilation applications to atmospheric and carbon cycle science  extended abstract wrf recording
Dusanka Zupanski, CIRA/Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO; and S. A. Denning and M. Uliasz
11:30 AMPaper 6.11 Moved. New Paper # 6.3A  
11:31 AM6.11aAMDAR optimization studies at the Earth System Research Laboratory / Global Systems Division (Formerly paper P2.1 from 12 ARAM)  extended abstract wrf recording
William R. Moninger, NOAA/ESRL/GSD, Boulder, CO; and S. G. Benjamin, D. Dévényi, B. D. Jamison, B. Schwartz, T. L. Smith, and E. Szoke
11:45 AM6.12Multi-platform real-time sea surface temperature analysis for the initialization of short-term operational forecasts  extended abstract wrf recording
Steven M. Lazarus, Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, FL; and C. G. Calvert, M. E. Splitt, D. W. Sharp, P. Blottman, S. M. Spratt, and P. Santos
11:00 AM-7:30 PM, Wednesday
Exhibits Open (W)
12:00 PM-1:30 PM, Wednesday
Lunch Break (Cash & Carry available in the Exhibit Hall) (W)
1:30 PM-2:30 PM, Wednesday, A405
Session 7 Land-Surface Observations, Including Urban Area: Surface Characteristics, Surface Fluxes and Their Effect on Boundary Layer Depth; Applications in Public Health, Transport Models, and Emergency Response: Part 1
Organizer: Matthew J. Haugland, Univ. of Oklahoma / Oklahoma Climatological Survey, Norman, OK
1:30 PM7.1The development of an operational quality assurance system for OASIS Super Site data at the Oklahoma Mesonet  extended abstract wrf recording
Justin W. Monroe, Oklahoma Climatological Survey, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and K. L. Nemunaitis and J. B. Basara
1:45 PM7.2Portable automated research Micrometeorological stations (PARMS) deployed at the Tar Creek Superfund site for enhanced environmental monitoring  extended abstract wrf recording
Daniel R. Cheresnick, Oklahoma Climatological Survey and University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and J. Basara
2:00 PM7.3Initialization of MM5/WRF simulations with ALEXI-derived volumetric soil moisture estimates  
Christopher R. Hain, University of Alabama, Huntsville, Huntsville, AL; and J. R. Mecikalski, M. C. Anderson, and W. Lapenta
2:15 PM7.4Integrating National Climatic Data Center (NCDC) archived datasets for air quality investigations  extended abstract
Marjorie McGuirk, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and S. K. LeDuc
2:30 PM-4:00 PM, Wednesday
Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break (W2)
2:30 PM-4:00 PM, Wednesday, Exhibit Hall A2
Poster Session 2 IOAS - AOLS Poster Session 2
 P2.1The impact of the assimilation of precipitation data and Radar reflectivity with a pre-operational 4DVAR for the JMA nonhydrostatic model  
Yuki Honda, Japan Meteorological Agency, Tokyo, Japan; and K. Koizumi
 P2.2Comparison of LST from AIRS and MODIS from the EOS Aqua platform  extended abstract
Robert O. Knuteson, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and J. Cychosz, S. C. Lee, H. Revercomb, D. Tobin, and K. Vinson
 P2.3A physical method for evaluation of boundary layer height from lidar observations  
Segayle Walford, Howard University, Washington, DC; and B. Demoz and E. Joseph
 P2.4A global infrared land surface emissivity database  
Suzanne Wetzel Seemann, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and E. Borbas, R. O. Knuteson, H. L. Huang, and W. P. Menzel
 P2.5Experimental Cases of an Arctic System Reanalysis  
Xingang Fan, Univ. of Alaska, Fairbanks, AK; and J. E. Walsh, J. R. Krieger, and J. S. Tilley
 P2.6Evaluation of the WVSS-II moisture sensor using co-located in-situ and remotely sensed observations  extended abstract
Ralph A. Petersen, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and W. F. Feltz, E. Olson, and S. Bedka
 P2.7Monitoring of GLFE TAMDAR at the Canadian Meteorological Centre  extended abstract
Yulia Zaitseva, Canadian Meteorological Centre, Dorval, PQ, Canada; and G. Verner and R. Sarrazin
 P2.8Assessing two different commercial aircraft-based sensing systems  extended abstract
Ralph A. Petersen, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and W. R. Moninger
 P2.9Overview of the Great Lakes Fleet Experiment Supplemental PIREP Program  
Jamie T. Braid, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and R. S. Collander, P. Boylan, W. R. Moninger, and B. G. Brown
 P2.10A Preliminary Comparison of TAMDAR Aircraft and NWS Radiosonde Sounding Data  
Eugene S. Brusky, NOAA/NWS, Green Bay, WI; and S. Luchs
 P2.11Highlights of the TAMDAR AERIbago Validation Experiment (TAVE) in Memphis, Tennessee  extended abstract
Wayne F. Feltz, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and E. Olson, S. Bedka, K. Bedka, J. Short, and T. S. Daniels
 P2.12TAMDAR thermodynamic and dynamic state validation using rawinsonde data from TAVE  extended abstract
Sarah Bedka, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and W. F. Feltz, E. R. Olson, R. A. Petersen, and K. M. Bedka
3:45 PM, Wednesday
Sessions end for the day (W)
4:00 PM-5:15 PM, Wednesday, A405
Organizer: Marjorie McGuirk, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC
4:00 PM8.1Global mixing height and surface sensible heat flux datasets as determined from the planetary boundary layer energy budget  
Ben-Jei Tsuang, National Chung-Hsing Univ, Taichung, Taiwan; and M. C. Kuo
4:15 PM8.2Reprocessing of Historic Hydrometeorological Automated Data System (HADS) precipitation data  extended abstract
Dongsoo Kim, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and B. R. Nelson and L. Cedrone
4:30 PM8.3Influences of MODIS landuse data on a Gulf Coast sea breeze simulation  extended abstract
Valentine Anantharaj, Mississippi State University, Starkville, MS; and P. J. Fitzpatrick, Y. Li, R. King, and E. Johnson
4:45 PM8.4An Albedo Dataset Derived from MODIS for Use in Climate Models Over Northern Africa and the Arabian Peninsula  
Liming Zhou, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA; and R. E. Dickinson and Y. Tian
5:00 PM8.5Integrating data from meteorological observing networks and implications for optimizing benefits from the Mississippi Mesonet  
Loren White, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS; and E. Matlack
5:30 PM-7:30 PM, Wednesday
Reception in the Exhibit Hall (Cash Bar)
7:30 PM, Wednesday
AMS Annual Awards Banquet
Thursday, 2 February 2006
12:00 AM, Thursday
Symposium Ends
8:30 AM-12:15 PM, Thursday, A411
Joint Session 5 Related to Global Environmental Observing Systems Including Global Climate Observing System (GCOS), Global Ocean Observing System (GOOS), and Global Terrestrial Observing System (GTOS) (Joint between the 22nd Conference on IIPS, and the 10th Symposium on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS))
Cochairs: Howard J. Diamond, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Silver Spring, MD; John R. Lincoln, US Navy/WMO (Ret.) and Consultant, Berryville, VA; A. E. MacDonald, NOAA/ERL/FSL, Boulder, CO; Thomas W. Schlatter, NOAA/ORL/FSL, Boulder, CO
8:30 AMJ5.1Global Climate Observing System Implementation: Progress and Challenges  
David M. Goodrich, Global Climate Observing System Secretariat, Geneva, Switzerland
8:45 AMJ5.2Taking forward the “GCOS Implementation Plan for the Global Observing Systems for Climate in support of the UNFCCC” a component of the GEOSS  
Paul Mason, University of Reading, Reading, Berks., United Kingdom
9:00 AMJ5.3Improving the GCOS Surface and Upper Air Networks  
Richard K. Thigpen, GCOS Secretariat, Silver Spring, MD; and H. Diamond
9:15 AMJ5.4Pacific Island Meteorological Service Offices Web Site Development: a Model for Cost Efficient Implementation and Sustainability—the Case of Papua New Guinea  extended abstract wrf recording
Christina Lief, Univ. of Delaware, Lewes, DE; and H. J. Diamond and K. Luana
9:30 AMJ5.5Update on the US Global Climate Observing System (GCOS) program  extended abstract wrf recording
Howard J. Diamond, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Silver Spring, MD; and R. S. Vose
9:45 AMFormal Poster Viewing with Coffee break (See Wed. schedule for poster listings)  
11:00 AMJ5.6NOAA's contributions to the global ocean observing system for climate  
Diane M. Stanitski, Shippensburg University, Shippensburg, PA; and M. Johnson
11:15 AMJ5.7Real-time oil platform ocean current data in the Gulf of Mexico: An IOOS industry partnership success story  extended abstract wrf recording
Richard L. Crout, National Data Buoy Center, Stennis Space Center, MS; and D. Conlee, D. Gilhousen, R. Bouchard, M. Livingston, M. Garcia, C. Cooper, and R. Raye
11:30 AMJ5.8The Georgia Mesonet: Concepts and Systems to Demonstrate a New Cooperative Climate Network  extended abstract wrf recording
Lans P. Rothfusz, NOAA/NWS, Peachtree City, GA; and K. Crawford, G. Hoogenboom, D. E. Stooksbury, and P. N. Knox
11:45 AMJ5.9COOP Modernization: NOAA's Environmental Real-time Observation Network in New England, the Southeast, and Addressing NIDIS in the West  extended abstract wrf recording
Kenneth C. Crawford, Office of Science and Technology, National Weather Service Headquarters, Silver Spring, MD; and G. R. Essenberg
12:00 PMJ5.10Extreme Data Collection—The Arizona Experience  extended abstract wrf recording
Anton F. Haffer, NOAA/NWSFO, Phoenix, AZ
11:00 AM-4:00 PM, Thursday
Exhibits Open (Th)
12:15 PM-1:30 PM, Thursday
Lunch Break (Cash & Carry available in the Exhibit Hall) (Th)
1:30 PM-5:30 PM, Thursday, A405
Session 9 TAMDAR (Tropospheric Airborne Meteorological Data Reports): New System for Collecting Automated Aircraft Reports Primarily From Short-Hop Commercial Airlines; Impacts on Forecasts of TAMDAR Data
Organizer: Taumi S. Daniels, NASA/LRC, Hampton, VA
1:30 PM9.1Tropospheric Airborne Meteorological Data Reporting (TAMDAR) Overview  extended abstract wrf recording
Taumi S. Daniels, NASA, Hampton, VA; and W. R. Moninger and R. D. Mamrosh
9.2Validation of TAMDAR Wind Data by Comparison to Radiosonde Data Collected at the TAMDAR AERIBAGO Validation Experiment  
Robert T. Neece, NASA, Hampton, VA; and T. S. Daniels and P. Schaffner
1:45 PM9.3AirDat system for ensuring TAMDAR data quality  extended abstract wrf recording
Alan K. Anderson, AirDat, Evergreen, CO
2:00 PM9.4Applications of TAMDAR Aircraft Data Reports in NWS Forecast Offices  extended abstract wrf recording
Richard D. Mamrosh, NOAA/NWS, Green Bay, WI; and E. S. Brusky, J. K. Last, E. J. Szoke, W. R. Moninger, and T. S. Daniels
2:15 PM9.5The Utility of TAMDAR Regional Aircraft Sounding Data in Short-term Convective Forecasting  extended abstract wrf recording
Eugene S. Brusky, NOAA/NWS, Green Bay, WI; and P. Kurimski
2:30 PM9.6The Use of TAMDAR (Tropospheric Airborne Meteorological Data Reporting) as a Convective Forecasting Supplement in the Northern Plains and Upper Midwest  extended abstract wrf recording
Anthony Fischer, NOAA Aviation Weather Center, Kansas City, MO
3:30 PM9.7TAMDAR evaluation work at the Earth System Research Laboratory Global Systems Division: an overview  extended abstract wrf recording
William R. Moninger, NOAA/ESRL/GSD, Boulder, CO; and M. F. Barth, S. G. Benjamin, R. S. Collander, L. Ewy, B. D. Jamison, R. C. Lipschutz, P. A. Miller, B. E. Schwartz, T. L. Smith, and E. Szoke
3:45 PM9.8TAMDAR aircraft impact experiments with the Rapid Update Cycle  extended abstract wrf recording
Stan Benjamin, NOAA/FSL, Boulder, CO; and W. Moninger, T. L. Smith, B. Jamison, and B. Schwartz
4:00 PM9.9Impact of TAMDAR on RUC forecasts: case studies  extended abstract wrf recording
Edward J. Szoke, NOAA/FSL and CIRA, Boulder, CO; and B. D. Jamison, W. R. Moninger, S. Benjamin, B. Schwartz, and T. L. Smith
4:15 PM9.10Development of the Canadian aircraft meteorological data relay (AMDAR) program and plans for the future  extended abstract wrf recording
Gilles Fournier, Environment Canada, Ottawa, ON, Canada
4:30 PM9.11Evaluation of temporal and spatial distribution of TAMDAR data in short-range mesoscale forecasts  extended abstract wrf recording
Neil A. Jacobs, AirDat LLC, Morrisville, NC; and Y. Liu and C. M. Druse
4:45 PM9.12TAMDAR icing data comparisons against RUC model fields  
Scott D. Landolt, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and M. K. Politovich and B. C. Bernstein
5:00 PM9.13Current Icing Potential (CIP) Algorithm with TAMDAR Data – A Verification Analysis  extended abstract wrf recording
Jamie T. Braid, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and C. A. Wolff, A. Holmes, M. K. Politovich, and P. Boylan
5:15 PM9.14Comparison of TAMDAR GLFE Icing Reports with NASA Advanced Satellite Aviation-weather Products (ASAP) In-flight Icing Parameters  extended abstract wrf recording
Louis Nguyen, NASA/LRC, Hampton, VA; and J. J. Murray, P. Minnis, D. P. Garber, J. K. Ayers, D. A. Spangenberg, and M. L. Nordeen
3:00 PM, Thursday
Registration Desk Closes
4:00 PM, Thursday
Exhibit Close
6:00 PM, Thursday
Lilly Symposium Banquet

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