14th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography

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Saturday, 28 January 2006

12:00 AM-12:00 AM: Saturday, 28 January 2006


Sat 28 Jan

7:30 AM-7:31 AM: Saturday, 28 January 2006


Short Course and Student Conference Registration

Sunday, 29 January 2006

12:00 AM-12:00 AM: Sunday, 29 January 2006


Sun 29 Jan

7:30 AM-9:00 AM: Sunday, 29 January 2006


Short Course Registration

9:00 AM-6:00 PM: Sunday, 29 January 2006


Conference Registration

Monday, 30 January 2006

12:00 AM-12:00 AM: Monday, 30 January 2006


Mon 30 Jan

7:30 AM-6:00 PM: Monday, 30 January 2006


Registration Continues through Thursday, 2 February

9:00 AM-10:15 AM: Monday, 30 January 2006


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)
Location: A305 (Georgia World Congress Center)
Hosts: (Joint between the 14th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography; the 10th Symposium on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS); and the 22nd International Conference on Interactive Information Processing Systems for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology )
Organizer: A. E. MacDonald, NOAA/ERL/FSL
Chairs: F. Joseph Turk, NRL; Terry Tarbell, RS Information Systems

10:15 AM-10:45 AM: Monday, 30 January 2006


Coffee Break in Meeting Room Foyer (M1)

10:45 AM-12:00 PM: Monday, 30 January 2006


Session 1
Retrievals and Cloud Products: Part I
Location: A305 (Georgia World Congress Center)
Host: 14th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography
Chair: Christopher S. Velden, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin
  10:45 AM
1.1
Satellite Strategies for Earth Observations
Gregory Withee, NOAA/NESDIS, Silver Spring, MD
  11:15 AM
1.2
WMO Space Programme Implementation Activities
Donald E. Hinsman, WMO, Geneva, Switzerland

  11:30 AM
1.3
Recent developments in convective initiation forecasting using GOES and MODIS
John R. Mecikalski, University of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and K. Bedka and S. J. Paech
  11:45 AM
1.4
Angular Dependence of Cloud Property Retrievals from Satellite Data
J. Kirk Ayers, AS&M, Hampton, VA; and P. Minnis, R. F. Arduini, P. W. Heck, W. L. Smith Jr., M. M. Khaiyer, L. Nguyen, and R. Palikonda

12:00 PM-1:10 PM: Monday, 30 January 2006


Plenary Session 1
AMS Forum Kick-Off Luncheon (Cash & Carry available in the Meeting Room Foyer)
Hosts: (Joint between the 14th Joint Conference on the Applications of Air Pollution Meteorology with the Air and Waste Management Assoc; the The James Holton Symposium; the Third Symposium on Space Weather; the Event Program; the AMS Forum: Environmental Risk and Impacts on Society: Successes and Challenges; the AMS Forum: Managing our Physical and Natural Resources: Successes and Challenges; the 22nd International Conference on Interactive Information Processing Systems for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology; the 15th Symposium on Education; the Sixth Symposium on the Urban Environment; the Fourth Presidental History Symposium; the First Symposium on Policy Research; the Eighth Conference on Atmospheric Chemistry; the Symposium on the Challenges of Severe Convective Storms; the The Doug Lilly Symposium; the Second Conference on Meteorological Applications of Lightning Data; the 14th Conference on Interaction of the Sea and Atmosphere; the 18th Conference on Probability and Statistics in the Atmospheric Sciences; the 18th Conference on Climate Variability and Change; the 20th Conference on Hydrology; the 10th Symposium on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS); the Second Symposium: Toward a Global Earth Observation System of Systems—Future National Operational Environmental Satellite Systems; the 14th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography; the 12th Conference on Aviation Range and Aerospace Meteorology; the Symposium on the Public/Private Sector Partnership; the Impacts of 2005's Weather: Major Stories of the Year; and the Second Special Session on Heat Health )
Chairs: Sue Grimmond, King's College; Steven Hanna, Harvard Univ.; Mark Andrews, NOAA/NWS
  12:00 PM
PL1.1
Forum opening
Gregory S. Forbes, The Weather Channel, Atlanta, GA; and M. Andrews, C. S. B. Grimmond, and S. R. Hanna

  12:10 PM
PL1.2
How should we compare and evaluate urban land surface models?
Martin Best, Met Office, Exeter, United Kingdom

  12:40 PM
PL1.3
THUNDERSTORM IMPACTS: A MIX OF CURSES AND BLESSINGS
Stanley Changnon, Changnon Climatologist, Mahomet, IL

1:30 PM-2:30 PM: Monday, 30 January 2006


Session 2
Retrievals and Cloud Products 2
Location: A305 (Georgia World Congress Center)
Host: 14th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography
Chair: Arlene Laing, NCAR
  1:30 PM
2.1
Terra product fusion for improved cloud mask and cloud top heights
Iliana Genkova, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana, IL; and L. Di Girolamo

  2:30 PM
2.2A
  2:45 PM
2.3A
Upper Tropospheric Divergence in Tropical Convective Systems from Meteosat-8 (Formerly P1.38)
Johannes Schmetz, EUMETSAT, Darmstadt, Germany; and R. Borde, K. Holmlund, and M. König

2:30 PM-2:30 PM: Monday, 30 January 2006


Poster Session 1
Retrievals and Cloud Products
Location: Exhibit Hall A2 (Georgia World Congress Center)
Host: 14th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography
 
P1.1
Clouds in the extreme: challenging satellite retrievals of atmospheric properties
Erica L. Key, Univ. of Miami/RSMAS, Miami, FL; and P. J. Minnett

 
P1.2
Cloud detection: Reseaching the 1 percent requirement
Steven A. Ackerman, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and R. A. Frey, E. Eloranta, and R. Holz

 
P1.3
Retrieval of optical thickness and effective radius of low-level water cloud using the split window data of Meteosat-8
Toshiro Inoue, MRI, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan; and K. Kawamoto, H. J. Lutz, and J. Schmetz

 
P1.4
New Method for Retrieving Liquid Water Path over Land using AMSR-E Observations
Merritt N. Deeter, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and J. Vivekanandan

Poster PDF (745.6 kB)

 
P1.6
Validation of satellite derived CONUS cloud top pressure using cloud physics lidar data from the ATReC field campaign
Sarah Bedka, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and W. F. Feltz, A. J. Schreiner, and R. Holz

Poster PDF (107.2 kB)

 
P1.7
Cloud optical and microphysical properties derived from satellite data
Cristian Mitrescu, NRL, Monterey, CA; and S. D. Miller and R. H. Wade

Poster PDF (650.6 kB)

 
P1.9
Use of Markov chain Monte Carlo sampling methods to assess and improve variational MODIS cloud retrievals
Derek J. Posselt, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; and T. S. L'Ecuyer and G. L. Stephens

Poster PDF (2.1 MB)

 
P1.10
Cloud detection and property retrieval across the day/night terminator
Gary B. Gustafson, AER, Lexington, MA; and R. P. D'Entremont

Poster PDF (475.6 kB)

 
P1.11
Arctic winter high spectral resolution cloud height retrievals
Robert Holz, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and S. A. Ackerman

Poster PDF (2.8 MB)

 
P1.12
Using time continuity for sounding retrieval from GOES data
Zhenglong Li, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and J. Li and W. P. Menzel

Poster PDF (2.1 MB)

 
P1.13
Synergy use of microwave and hyperspectral IR measurements for hurricane study
Xuebao Wu, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and J. Li, A. Huang, and P. Menzel

 
P1.14
Some aspects of AIRS sounding retrieval and their impact on IMAPP products
Pradeep Thapliyal, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and H. L. Huang and J. Li

 
P1.15
Over ocean atmospheric validation of AIRS derived temperature/moisture profiles
Wayne F. Feltz, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and J. Cychosz, R. O. Knuteson, K. Vinson, P. J. Minnett, and N. R. Nalli

Poster PDF (2.2 MB)

 
P1.16
Cloud-clearing for AIRS radiances using MODIS
Chian-Yi Liu, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and J. Li, H. L. Huang, and T. J. Schmit

Poster PDF (204.8 kB)

 
P1.17
Cloud Top Pressure from a Subset of AIRS Channels
Will McCarty, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD; and G. J. Jedlovec

Poster PDF (912.0 kB)

 
P1.18
Atmospheric profiles over land and ocean from AMSU
John M. Forsythe, CIRA/Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO; and K. M. Donofrio, R. W. Kessler, A. S. Jones, C. L. Combs, P. Shott, and T. H. Vonder Haar

Poster PDF (651.2 kB)

 
P1.19
Rainfall estimation over the Taiwan Island from TRMM/TMI data
Wann-Jin Chen, Dept. of environmental information and engineering, Chung Cheng Institute of Technology/National Defense Univ., Tahsi, Taoyuan, Taiwan; and M. D. Tsai, G. R. Liu, J. C. Hu, and M. H. Chang

Poster PDF (1.3 MB)

 
P1.20
Over-ocean rainfall retrieval from TRMM/TMI data during the Typhoon season
Jen-Chi Hu, School of Defense Science, Chung Cheng Institute of Technology and NDU, Tahsi, Taoyuan, Taiwan; and W. J. Chen, G. R. Liu, M. D. Tsai, and M. H. Chang

Poster PDF (293.7 kB)

 
P1.21
New technique for cloud model controlled precipitation retrieval: Cloud Dynamics and Radiation Database (CDRD) data mining applications at global and regional scales
Joseph A. Hoch, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and C. M. Medaglia, A. V. Mehta, A. Mugnai, E. A. Smith, and G. J. Tripoli

Poster PDF (2.6 MB)

 
P1.22
Improvements of CMORPH resulting from limb adjustments and normalization of AMSU-B rainfall
Robert J. Joyce, Wyle Information Systems and NOAA/NWS/NCEP/CPC, Boca Raton, FL; and R. R. Ferraro

Poster PDF (169.8 kB)

 
P1.23
Histogram matching of ASMR-E and TMI brightness temperatures
Thomas A. Jones, University of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and D. Cecil

Poster PDF (697.7 kB)

 
P1.24
Developing a Remotely Sensed Rainfall Retrieval Algorithm using Multi-Spectral Information
Cecilia Hernandez-Aldarondo, NOAA/Cooperative Remote Sensing Science and Technology Center, New York, NY; and S. Mahani and R. Khanbilvardi

 
P1.25
Integration of observations for detection of aircraft icing conditions during AIRS2: Comparisons of microphysical parameters
Ismail Gultepe, Environment Canada, Toronto, ON, Canada; and G. A. Isaac, P. Minnis, and J. K. Ayers

Poster PDF (456.9 kB)

 
P1.26
Estimation of ocean surface emissivity in AMSU channels: comparison with existing models
Jean-Luc Moncet, AER, Lexington, MA; and T. Meissner, J. Eluszkiewicz, P. Liang, and G. Uymin

 
P1.27
A land surface emissivity database for conically scanning microwave sensors
Jean-Luc Moncet, AER, Lexington, MA; and C. Grassotti, J. F. Galantowicz, A. Lipton, P. Liang, and R. Aschbrenner

Poster PDF (1.7 MB)

 
P1.28
Hyperspectral IR two-layer cloud fast forward model - LY2G
Xuanji Wang Sr., CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and J. E. Davies, H. L. Huang, E. R. Olson, J. A. Otkin, P. Yang, H. Wei, J. Niu, and D. D. Turner

 
P1.29
Determination of Ice Water Path in Ice-Over-Water Cloud Systems Using Combined MODIS and AMSR-E Measurements
Jianping Huang, AS&M, Hampton, VA; and P. Minnis, B. Lin, Y. Yi, T. F. Fan, S. Sun-Mack, R. F. Arduini, and J. K. Ayers

Poster PDF (271.6 kB)

 
P1.30
A technique for computing hydrometeor effective radius in bins of a gamma distribution
Lewis Grasso, CIRA/Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO; and M. Sengupta and D. T. Lindsey

Poster PDF (93.3 kB)

 
P1.32
Connecting the global hydrological and energy cycles: A new approach to measuring cloud ice mass from earth viewing satellites
Steven A. Ackerman, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and D. O. Starr, K. F. Evans, and H. E. Revercomb

 
P1.33
Comparisons of EOS MLS Cloud Ice Measurements with ECMWF analyses and GCM Simulations: Initial Results
Jui-Lin Li, JPL, Pasadena, CA; and D. E. Waliser, J. H. Jiang, W. G. Read, A. M. Tompkins, D. L. Wu, J. W. Waters, L. Donner, J. D. Chern, W. K. Tao, R. Atlas, K. N. Liou, Y. Gu, D. Genio, M. F. Khairoutdinov, and A. Gettelman

 
P1.34
Retrieving cirrus vertical cross sections of extinction, effective particle size, and ice-water content using GOES imager data
Robert P. D'Entremont, AER, Lexington, MA; and G. B. Gustafson and D. L. Mitchell

Poster PDF (921.0 kB)

 
P1.35
P1.35 moved to present in place of 2.2A.

 
P1.37
Possible thin cirrus cloud contamination of MODIS clear-sky pixels
Christopher Rogers Yost, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX; and P. Yang, S. L. Nasiri, and B. A. Baum

 
P1.38
P1.38 moved to present in place 2.3A.

2:30 PM-4:00 PM: Monday, 30 January 2006


Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break (M2)

4:00 PM-5:30 PM: Monday, 30 January 2006


Session 3
Retrievals and Cloud Products: Part III
Location: A305 (Georgia World Congress Center)
Host: 14th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography
Chair: Shaima L. Nasiri, Texas A&M Univ.
  4:00 PM
3.1
Clouds and Water Vapor from Aqua AIRS and Aura MLS Satellite Observations
Jonathon H. Jiang, JPL, Pasadena, CA; and D. E. Waliser, A. Eldering, J. L. Li, H. Su, W. G. Read, E. J. Fetzer, R. Fuller, and B. Kahn
  4:30 PM
3.2
Detection and characterization of thin cirrus using combined MISR and MODIS observations
Michael J. Garay, Univ. of California, Los Angeles, CA; and D. M. Mazzoni and R. Davies
  4:45 PM
3.3
Infrared cloud phase determination from MODIS and AIRS
Shaima L. Nasiri, Texas A&M Univ., College Station, TX; and B. Kahn
  5:00 PM
3.4
Radiometric properties of clouds retrieved by AIRS
Evan Fishbein, JPL, Pasadena, CA; and B. Kahn and E. J. Fetzer

  5:15 PM
3.5
Recent progress in the development of the Optimal Spectral Sampling (OSS) method
Jean-Luc Moncet, AER, Lexington, MA; and G. Uymin and K. Cady-Pereira

5:30 PM-5:30 PM: Monday, 30 January 2006


Sessions end for the day (M)

5:30 PM-7:30 PM: Monday, 30 January 2006


Formal Opening of Exhibits with Reception (Cash Bar)

7:30 PM-7:30 PM: Monday, 30 January 2006


Holton Symposium Banquet

Tuesday, 31 January 2006

12:00 AM-12:00 AM: Tuesday, 31 January 2006


Tue 31 Jan

8:30 AM-9:45 AM: Tuesday, 31 January 2006


Session 4
Climatology and Long-Term Satellite Studies: Part I
Location: A305 (Georgia World Congress Center)
Host: 14th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography
Chair: Franklin R. Robertson, NASA/MSFC
  8:30 AM
4.1
Clues to changes in Arctic summer-minimum sea ice extent
Jennifer Francis, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ; and E. Hunter
  9:00 AM
4.2
A long-range forecast of Arctic summer sea-ice minimum extent
Sheldon D. Drobot, Colorado Center for Astrodynamics Research and Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and J. A. Maslanik and C. Fowler
  9:15 AM
4.3
Regional and Seasonal Variations in Marine Stratus Cloud Properties from MODIS observations
Michael P. Jensen, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY; and V. Andrew D., W. D. Collins, G. J. Zhang, and E. Luke
  9:30 AM
4.4
Sea surface temperature climate analyses derived from aerosol bias-corrected satellite data
Nicholas R. Nalli, QSS Group, Inc., Camp Springs, MD; and R. W. Reynolds and M. D. Goldberg

9:45 AM-9:45 AM: Tuesday, 31 January 2006


Joint Poster Session 1
MARINE METEOROLOGICAL APPLICATIONS OF REAL AND SYNTHETIC APERTURE RADAR (Joint between the 14th Conference on Interaction of the Sea and Atmosphere and 14th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography )
Location: Exhibit Hall A2 (Georgia World Congress Center)
Hosts: (Joint between the 14th Conference on Interaction of the Sea and Atmosphere; and the 14th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography )
Cochairs: Jochen Horstmann, GKSS Research Center; Nathaniel S. Winstead, Johns Hopkins Univ.
 
JP1.1
Validation of QuikSCAT wind retrievals in tropical cyclone environments
Christopher C. Hennon, Univ. of North Carolina, Asheville, NC; and D. G. Long and F. J. Wentz

Poster PDF (158.6 kB)

 
JP1.2
Cyclogenesis and Tropical Transition in decaying frontal zones
Michelle L. Stewart, COAPS, Tallahassee, FL; and M. A. Bourassa

 
JP1.3
Near surface winds in the vicinity of SST gradients as observed by QuikSCAT
Joseph M. Sienkiewicz, NOAA/NWS/NCEP, Camp Springs, MD; and G. McFadden

 
JP1.5
 
JP1.6
High resolution rain retrieval from SeaWinds scatterometer data
David G. Long, Brigham Young Univ., Provo, UT

Poster PDF (694.3 kB)

 
JP1.7
Revealing the SeaWinds ocean vector winds under the rain using AMSR: Part II, the empirical approach
Bryan W. Stiles, JPL, Pasadena, CA; and J. N. Huddleston, S. M. Hristova-Veleva, R. S. Dunbar, M. H. Freilich, B. A. Vanhoff, S. H. Yueh, S. V. Hsiao, G. Neumann, P. S. Callahan, R. W. Gaston, and W. Y. Tsai

 
JP1.8
Revealing the SeaWinds ocean vector winds under the rain using AMSR. Part I: The physical approach
S. M. Hristova-Veleva, JPL, Pasadena, CA; and P. S. Callahan, R. S. Dunbar, S. H. Yueh, B. W. Stiles, J. N. Huddleston, S. V. Hsiao, G. Neumann, M. H. Freilich, B. A. Vanhoff, W. Y. Tsai, and R. W. Gaston

 
JP1.9
Using synthetic aperture radar to study coastal flows in the Gulf of Alaska
Nathaniel S. Winstead, Johns Hopkins Univ., Laurel, MD; and B. A. Colle, G. S. Young, N. A. Bond, F. M. Monaldo, and D. R. Thompson

 
JP1.10
A Novel Approach to Marine Wind Speed Assessment using Synthetic Aperture Radar
Todd D. Sikora, Millersville Univ., Millersville, PA; and G. Young and N. Winstead

Poster PDF (313.8 kB)

 
JP1.11
RAMS Simulated and SAR Observed Flow Interactions in the Lower Cook Inlet, Alaska
Haibo Liu, University of Alaska Anchorage, Anchorage, AK; and P. Olsson, K. Volz, and H. Yi

Poster PDF (2.3 MB)

 
JP1.12
Multi-sensor analysis of cold water along the Mid-Atlantic coast during midsummer 2003
Donglian Sun, George Mason Univ., Fairfax, VA; and M. Kafatos and R. Yang


Poster Session 2
Climatology and Long-Term Satellite Studies
Location: Exhibit Hall A2 (Georgia World Congress Center)
Host: 14th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography
 
P2.1
 
P2.3
New Climate Products Available from DISCOVER
Deborah K. Smith, Remote Sensing Systems, Santa Rosa, CA; and K. Hilburn and F. J. Wentz

 
P2.4
A correction to the diurnal sampling bias in HIRS observations using GFDL climate model simulations
Darren L. Jackson, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and B. J. Soden

 
P2.5
Vertical structure and spatial-temporal evolution of the Madden-Julian Oscillation based on the Atmospheric Infrared Sounder data
Baijun Tian, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA; and D. E. Waliser, E. J. Fetzer, B. H. Lambrigtsen, and Y. Yung

 
P2.6
Understanding cloud formation mechanisms and cloud feedbacks
Yinghui Liu, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and J. R. Key and J. A. Francis

 
P2.7
Satellite-derived surface radiation fluxes at the ARM SGP and TWP Manus CART sites
Michele L. Nordeen, AS&M, Hampton, VA; and P. Minnis, D. R. Doelling, P. K. Chan, M. M. Khaiyer, D. Phan, J. K. Ayers, and R. Palikonda

Poster PDF (1.6 MB)

 
P2.8
Increase in global oceanic latent flux: results from remote sensing and NCEP reanalyses
Yukun Xing, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA; and L. Chiu

 
P2.11
A maturity model for satellite-derived climate data records
John J. Bates, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and B. R. Barkstrom

Poster PDF (130.4 kB)

 
P2.12
Variation of Oceanic Rain Rate Parameters from SSM/I: Mode of Brightness Temperature Histogram
Roongroj Chokngamwong, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA; and L. S. Chiu

Poster PDF (755.5 kB)

 
P2.14
TRMM data reprocessing (version 6): improvements and new data products
William L. Teng, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and H. Rui, J. Bonk, L. Chiu, P. Hrubiak, Z. Liu, L. Lu, and G. Vicente

Poster PDF (320.8 kB)

 
P2.15
Satellite-Derived Precipitation Verification Activities Within the International Precipitation Working Group (IPWG)
F. Joseph Turk, NRL, Monterey, CA; and P. Bauer, E. Ebert, and P. A. Arkin

Poster PDF (75.5 kB)

 
P2.16
Intercalibration of passive microwave rain products
Kyle Hilburn, Remote Sensing Systems, Santa Rosa, CA; and D. K. Smith and F. J. Wentz

 
P2.17
Interannual variability of tropical rainfall as seen from TRMM V6
Franklin R. Robertson, NASA/MSFC, Huntsville, AL

 
P2.18
A satellite-based climatology of convective precipitation episodes over Africa
Arlene Laing, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and R. E. Carbone and V. Levizzani

 
P2.19
Transport of central American biomass burning smoke aerosols in 1979–2005
Jun Wang, University of Nebaska, Lincoln, NE; and S. Christopher, E. Prins, J. S. Reid, and X. Liu

 
P2.20
Satellite-derived cloud-track polar winds from 1982-2004
Richard Dworak, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and J. Key, D. Santek, and C. S. Velden

 
P2.21
Sea Ice Data Derived from Microwave Radiometer for Climate Monitoring
Takanori Matsumoto, Japan Meteorological Agency, Tokyo, Japan; and M. Ishii, Y. Fukuda, and S. Hirahara

Poster PDF (641.3 kB)

 
P2.22
Diurnal cycles in Arctic surface radiative fluxes in a blended satellite-climate reanalysis data set
Xuanji Wang Sr., CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and J. R. Key, M. C. Serreze, and A. Slater

 
P2.23
Blended and gridded high resolution global sea surface wind speed and climatology from multiple satellites: 1987–present
Huai-Min Zhang, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and R. W. Reynolds and J. J. Bates

Poster PDF (963.4 kB)

 
P2.25
Moisture correspondence between lower and upper troposphere over oceans using AIRS observations
Hengchun Ye, California State University, Los Angeles, CA; and E. J. Fetzer, S. Granger, S. Y. Lee, E. T. Olsen, and L. Chen

Poster PDF (1.2 MB)

 
P2.26
Dry bias in satellite-derived clear-sky water vapor and its contribution to longwave cloud radiative forcing
Byung-Ju Sohn, Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea; and J. Schmetz, R. Stuhlmann, and J. Y. Lee

 
P2.27
Cloud variability and climate signatures in MODIS level-3 data
Brent Maddux, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and S. A. Ackerman

Poster PDF (1.1 MB)

 
P2.28
A pilot study of scientific data stewardship with global water vapor
T. H. Vonder Haar, CIRA/Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO; and J. M. Forsythe and R. W. Kessler

Poster PDF (2.2 MB)

 
P2.29
A climatological study of ice cloud reflectivity
Daniel T. Lindsey, NOAA/NESDIS, Fort Collins, CO

Poster PDF (605.4 kB)

9:45 AM-11:00 AM: Tuesday, 31 January 2006


Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break (T1)

11:00 AM-12:15 PM: Tuesday, 31 January 2006


Session 5
Climatology and Long-Term Satellite Studies: Part II
Location: A305 (Georgia World Congress Center)
Host: 14th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography
Organizer: B. J. Sohn, Seoul National Univ.
  11:00 AM
5.1
Systematic Differences of Rainfall Estimates in TRMM 3G68
Tetsuo Nakazawa, MRI, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan; and K. Rajendran
  11:30 AM
5.2
Challenges in Monitoring Climate Rainfall Variability and Trends
Wesley Berg, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO; and C. D. Kummerow
  11:45 AM
5.3
Observational and modelling studies of convective precipitation patterns in the Sahelian area
Samantha Melani, Institute of Biometeorology/National Research Council, Sesto Fiorentino, Italy; and M. Pasqui and A. Antonini
  12:00 PM
5.4
A combined atmospheric water data set for hydrology studies
Eric J. Fetzer, JPL, Pasadena, CA; and F. W. Irion, B. H. Lambrigtsen, W. G. Read, and D. E. Waliser

11:00 AM-6:00 PM: Tuesday, 31 January 2006


Exhbits Open (T)

12:15 PM-12:15 PM: Tuesday, 31 January 2006


Plenary Session
Presidential Forum with Boxed Lunch (Lunch will be available for purchase outside the meeting room.)
Hosts: (Joint between the Event Program; the 18th Conference on Probability and Statistics in the Atmospheric Sciences; the 14th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography; the 15th Symposium on Education; the AMS Forum: Environmental Risk and Impacts on Society: Successes and Challenges; the AMS Forum: Managing our Physical and Natural Resources: Successes and Challenges; the Eighth Conference on Atmospheric Chemistry; the Symposium on the Challenges of Severe Convective Storms; the The Doug Lilly Symposium; the First Symposium on Policy Research; the 14th Joint Conference on the Applications of Air Pollution Meteorology with the Air and Waste Management Assoc; the Second Conference on Meteorological Applications of Lightning Data; the Sixth Symposium on the Urban Environment; the 14th Conference on Interaction of the Sea and Atmosphere; the 10th Symposium on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS); the Second Symposium: Toward a Global Earth Observation System of Systems—Future National Operational Environmental Satellite Systems; the 20th Conference on Hydrology; the 12th Conference on Aviation Range and Aerospace Meteorology; the 18th Conference on Climate Variability and Change; the 22nd International Conference on Interactive Information Processing Systems for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology; the Fourth Presidental History Symposium; the Symposium on the Public/Private Sector Partnership; the The James Holton Symposium; the Third Symposium on Space Weather; and the Impacts of 2005's Weather: Major Stories of the Year )

1:45 PM-2:15 PM: Tuesday, 31 January 2006


Joint Session 2
Symposium Welcome and Keynote (Joint with Second Symposium: Toward a Global Earth Observation System of Systems—Future National Operational Environmental Satellite Systems and 14th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography)
Location: A302 (Georgia World Congress Center)
Hosts: (Joint between the Second Symposium: Toward a Global Earth Observation System of Systems—Future National Operational Environmental Satellite Systems; and the 14th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography )
Organizer: Gerard D. Wittman, Raytheon Company
  1:45 PM
J2.1
Keynote Address.
Conrad C. Lautenbacher, NOAA, Washington, DC

2:15 PM-3:00 PM: Tuesday, 31 January 2006


Joint Session 3
NPOESS Overview (Joint with Second Symposium: Toward a Global Earth Observation System of Systems—Future National Operational Environmental Satellite Systems and 14th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography )
Location: A302 (Georgia World Congress Center)
Hosts: (Joint between the Second Symposium: Toward a Global Earth Observation System of Systems—Future National Operational Environmental Satellite Systems; and the 14th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography )
Organizer: Gerard D. Wittman, Raytheon Company

3:00 PM-3:30 PM: Tuesday, 31 January 2006


Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall (T2)

3:30 PM-5:30 PM: Tuesday, 31 January 2006


Session 6
Climatology and Long-Term Satellite Studies: Part III
Location: A305 (Georgia World Congress Center)
Host: 14th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography
Chair: Jeffrey D. Hawkins, NRL
  3:30 PM
6.1
The Diurnal Cycle of Oceanic Precipitation in Models and Satellite Observations
John Janowiak, NOAA/CPC, Camp Springs, MD; and V. Kousky, R. Joyce, P. Xie, Y. Yarosh, and M. Chen
  4:15 PM
6.3
CERES Cloud Property Database from VIRS and MODIS
Sunny Sun-Mack, SAIC, Hampton, VA; and Y. Chen, Q. Trepte, P. Minnis, E. B. Geier, and P. W. Heck
  4:30 PM
6.4
MODIS view of tropical clouds and water vapor
Philip W. Mote, Northwest Research Associates, Bellevue, WA; and R. Frey
  4:45 PM
6.5
The 15-year ERBE data set upgraded
Kathryn A. Bush, SAIC, Hampton, VA; and G. L. Smith, T. Wong, and R. B. Lee III
  5:00 PM
6.6
MSU Recalibrations Using Simultaneous Nadir Overpasses For Climate Trend Studies
Cheng-Zhi Zou, NOAA/ORA, Camp Springs, MD; and M. D. Goldberg, Z. Cheng, N. Grody, J. Sullivan, C. Cao, and D. Tarpley
  5:15 PM
6.7

5:30 PM-5:30 PM: Tuesday, 31 January 2006


Sessions end for the day (T)

Wednesday, 1 February 2006

12:00 AM-12:00 AM: Wednesday, 1 February 2006


Wed 1 Feb

8:30 AM-12:00 PM: Wednesday, 1 February 2006


Joint Session 4
Marine Meteorological Applications of Real and Synthetic Aperture Radar (Joint between the 14th Conference on Interaction of the Sea and Atmosphere and the 14th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography)
Location: A305 (Georgia World Congress Center)
Hosts: (Joint between the 14th Conference on Interaction of the Sea and Atmosphere; and the 14th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography )
Cochairs: Jochen Horstmann, GKSS Research Center; Nathaniel S. Winstead, Johns Hopkins Univ.
  8:30 AM
J4.1
WindSat Wind Vector Retrievals in the Presence of Clouds
Zorana Jelenak, NOAA/NESDIS, Camp Springs, MD; and T. Mavor, L. N. Connor, and P. S. Chang
  9:00 AM
J4.3
Assessment of Enivsat ASAR wind speed retrieval performance
Frank M. Monaldo, APL/Johns Hopkins Univ., Laurel, MD; and D. R. Thompson
  9:15 AM
J4.4
Estimation of Surface Winds From SAR Using a Projection Algorithm
Christopher C. Wackerman, Advanced Information Systems, Ypsilanti, MI; and W. Pichel, X. Li, and P. Clemente_Colon
  9:30 AM
J4.5
Operational Wind Field Retrieval using C-band Synthetic Aperture Radars
Jochen Horstmann, GKSS Research Center, Geesthacht, Germany; and W. Koch
  9:45 AM
J4.6
Surface marine wind retrieval in non-precipitating regions
C. Harold Ritchie, MSC, Dorval, QC, Canada; and R. E. Danielson and M. Dowd
  10:00 AM
J4.7
Synthetic Aperture Radar Observations of Mesoscale Atmospheric Phenomena
George Young, Penn State Univ., University Park, PA; and N. S. Winstead, F. M. Monaldo, D. R. Thompson, and T. D. Sikora
  10:15 AM
J4.8
Wind energy applications of synthetic aperture radar
Merete B. Christiansen, Risř National Laboratory, Roskilde, Denmark; and C. B. Hasager
  10:30 AM
J4.9
Hurricane Watch: Operational analysis of hurricane characteristics using synthetic aperture radar
Hans C. Graber, Univ. of Miami, Miami, FL; and J. Horstmann, F. M. Monaldo, and S. Iris
  10:45 AM
J4.10
A Composite Study of SAR Wind Observations in Southeast Alaska
Carl F. Dierking, NOAA/NWS, Juneau, AK; and T. A. Ress and M. J. Foster
  11:00 AM
J4.11
  11:15 AM
J4.12
RADARSAT Derived Wind and Other Environmental Products for Maritime Operations
Paris Vachon, Defence R&D, Ottawa, ON, Canada; and B. G. Whitehouse and W. M. Renaud
  11:30 AM
J4.6A
Coffee Break in Meeting Room Foyer

11:00 AM-7:30 PM: Wednesday, 1 February 2006


Exhibits Open (W)

12:00 PM-1:30 PM: Wednesday, 1 February 2006


Lunch Break (Cash & Carry available in the Exhibit Hall) (W)

1:30 PM-2:45 PM: Wednesday, 1 February 2006


Joint Session 6
GOES-R: Part I (Joint with Second Symposium: Toward a Global Earth Observation System of Systems—Future National Operational Environmental Satellite Systems and 14th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography)
Location: A302 (Georgia World Congress Center)
Hosts: (Joint between the Second Symposium: Toward a Global Earth Observation System of Systems—Future National Operational Environmental Satellite Systems; and the 14th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography )
Cochairs: Gary K. Davis, NOAA/NESDIS; James J. Gurka, NOAA/NESDIS
  1:30 PM
J6.1
Introduction to GOES-R
Gary K. Davis, NOAA/NESDIS, Silver Spring, MD
  1:45 PM
J6.2
GOES-R Program Overview
Michael Crison, NOAA/NESDIS, Silver Spring, MD
  2:00 PM
J6.3
The ABI (Advanced Baseline Imager) on GOES-R
Timothy J. Schmit, NOAA/NESDIS, Madison, WI; and W. P. Menzel, J. Gurka, and M. M. Gunshor
  2:15 PM
J6.4
Infrared measurements from the Hyperspectral Environmental Suite (HES) on GOES-R
W. Paul Menzel, NOAA/NESDIS, Madison, WI; and T. J. Schmit, J. J. Gurka, and J. Li
  2:30 PM
J6.5
GOES-R Coastal Waters Imaging and the COAST Risk Reduction Activities
Curtiss Davis, Oregon State Univ., Corvallis, OR; and M. Abbott

2:30 PM-2:30 PM: Wednesday, 1 February 2006


Poster Session 3
Environmental Applications
Location: Exhibit Hall A2 (Georgia World Congress Center)
Host: 14th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography
 
P3.1
Production and preliminary evaluation of operational SST and aerosol products from NOAA-18 AVHRR/3
Alexander Ignatov, NOAA/NESDIS/ORA, Camp Springs, MD; and J. Sapper, A. Harris, W. G. Pichel, X. Li, and Y. Kihai

 
JP1.12
Multi-sensor analysis of cold water along the Mid-Atlantic coast during midsummer 2003
Donglian Sun, George Mason Univ., Fairfax, VA; and M. Kafatos and R. Yang

 
P3.3
Satellite based estimation of anthropogenic aerosol radiative forcing over tropical Indian Ocean
Falguni Patadia, Univ. of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and S. Christopher and S. K. Satheesh

 
P3.4
Tire fire inquire
Lori A. Borg, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and M. S. Kulie, Z. Li, C. Y. Liu, B. Maddux, D. Tobin, T. J. Wagner, W. Zhou, and S. A. Ackerman

 
P3.5
Satellite derived aerosol optical depth products in support of UAE2
Arunas P. Kuciauskas, NRL, Monterey, CA; and S. D. Miller

 
P3.7
Explanation of variation in satellite observed aerosol indirect effect
Hongfei Shao, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL; and G. Liu

 
P3.8
Detecting volcanic ash and blowing dust using GOES, MODIS, and AIRS imagery
Bernadette H. Connell, CIRA/Colorado State Univ., Ft. Collins, CO; and F. Prata

Poster PDF (385.9 kB)

 
P3.9
Characterization of dust storms sources in southwestern U. S and northwestern Mexico using remote sensing imagery
Nancy Ivette Rivera Rivera, Univ. of Texas, El Paso, TX; and M. Bleiweiss, J. L. Hand, T. E. Gill, and R. M. Fitzgerald

Poster PDF (1.5 MB)

 
P3.10
Air Quality, Population and Energy Usage over Global Mega cities
Pawan Gupta, Univ. of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and S. A. Christopher

 
P3.11
Aerosol retrievals from MSG SEVIRI over ocean using AVHRR-like algorithm
Helen E. Brindley, Imperial College, London, United Kingdom; and A. Ignatov

 
P3.12
Aerosol optical depth retrievals from high-resolution commercial satellite imagery over areas of high surface reflectance
Dominick A. Vincent, NPS, Monterey, CA; and P. A. Durkee, K. E. Nielsen, J. Zhang, and J. S. Reid

Poster PDF (314.6 kB)

 
P3.14
Statistical comparison between satellite-derived mesoscale atmospheric motion vectors and NOAA wind profiler network observations
Kristopher M. Bedka, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and W. F. Feltz, J. R. Mecikalski, R. A. Petersen, and C. S. Velden

 
P3.15
Retrieval of Flux Properties Associated with Mesoscale Winds
Christopher P. Jewett, Univ. of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and J. R. Mecikalski and K. M. Bedka

 
P3.16
A quantitative analysis of the enhanced-V feature
Jason C. Brunner, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and S. A. Ackerman, A. S. Bachmeier, and R. M. Rabin

Poster PDF (520.3 kB)

 
P3.17
Observations of orographic Cloud Base Heights from satellite and in-situ measurements at the Monteverde Cloud Mist Forest Reserve, Costa Rica
Jian Zeng, ERT associated with NOAA/NESDIS/STAR, Camp Springs, MD; and Q. Han, S. Asefi, R. M. Welch, R. O. Lawton, U. S. Nair, and D. K. Ray

Poster PDF (139.5 kB)

 
P3.18
Use of MODIS and GOES imagery to help delineate the distribution of cloud forests along the eastern Andean slopes
Michael W. Douglas, NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and J. F. Mejia and T. Killeen

Poster PDF (1.7 MB)

 
P3.19
Observational and modeling studies of cloud and associated rainfall processes
Xiaofan Li, JCSDA and NOAA/NESDIS/ORA, Camp Springs, MD

Poster PDF (727.8 kB)

 
P3.20
NRL tropical cyclone R&D web resource augmentations
Jeffrey D. Hawkins, NRL, Monterey, CA; and J. F. Turk, T. F. Lee, K. Richardson, S. D. Miller, C. Sampson, J. E. Kent, and R. H. Wade

Poster PDF (541.6 kB)

 
P3.21
Detecting Tropical Cyclone Structural Change with the TRMM Precipitation Radar (PR) and Advanced Microwave Sounding Unit (AMSU)
Stephen R. Guimond, COAPS, Tallahassee, FL; and F. J. Turk, C. B. Blankenship, and J. D. Hawkins

Poster PDF (450.9 kB)

 
P3.22
 
P3.23
Day/night visible satellite images
Frederick R. Mosher, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach, FL

Poster PDF (670.3 kB)

 
P3.25
Multi-Spectral Remotely Sensed Snowfall Rate Estimation
Yajaira Mejia, NOAA-CREST and City College of New York, New York, NY; and R. Khanvilbardi and S. Mahani

 
P3.26
Development of a Snowfall Retrieval Algorithm Using Data at High Microwave Frequencies
Yoo-Jeong Noh, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL; and G. Liu and E. K. Seo

Poster PDF (470.3 kB)


Poster Session 4
Operational Products
Location: Exhibit Hall A2 (Georgia World Congress Center)
Host: 14th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography
 
P4.1
Using multi-spectral satellite remote sensing techniques to nowcast nocturnal convection initiation
Wayne M. MacKenzie Jr., University of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and J. R. Mecikalski and K. M. Bedka

 
P4.2
A hydrometeorological warning system for Mexico (HWS-Mex): A plan and its first stages of development
Jorge Sanchez-Sesma, Instituto Mexicano de Tecnologia del Agua, Jiutepec, Morelos, Mexico; and J. L. Perez-Lopez and M. A. Sosa Chińas

 
P4.3
Statistical downscaling for GFS precipitation forecast over Sahel region based on Meteosat Second Generation rainfall estimates
Francesca Guarnieri, National Research Council, Firenze, Italy; and M. Pasqui, L. Genesio, S. Melani, and P. Vignaroli

 
P4.4
The current status of the NOAA/AMSU-based operational precipitation product
Ralph R. Ferraro, NOAA/NESDIS, College Park, MD; and C. Kongoli, P. Pellegrino, H. Meng, and F. Weng

 
P4.5
Application of the Hydro-Estimator rainfall algorithm over Hawaii
Robert J. Kuligowski, NOAA/NESDIS, Camp Springs, MD; and J. S. Im, J. C. Davenport, and R. A. Scofield

Poster PDF (243.9 kB)

 
P4.6
Calibration/Validation of NOAA-18 AMSU-A and MHS for the Microwave Surface and Precipitation Products System (MSPPS)
Huan Meng, QSS Group, Inc. Lanham, MD and NOAA/NESDIS/ORA, Camp Springs, MD; and L. Zhao, R. R. Ferraro, F. Weng, and Q. Liu

Poster PDF (232.5 kB)

 
P4.7
Recent Developments of Satellite Products on the FNMOC TC Web Page
Yiping Wang, FNMOC, Monterey, CA; and J. Tesmer, J. Lerner, and J. Vermeulen

Poster PDF (2.0 MB)

 
P4.8
Toward an objective satellite-based algorithm to provide real-time estimates of TC intensity using integrated multispectral (IR and MW) observations
Christopher Velden, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and J. P. Kossin, T. Olander, D. Herndon, A. Wimmers, R. Wacker, K. F. Brueske, B. Kabat, J. D. Hawkins, R. T. Edson, and M. DeMaria

Poster PDF (159.3 kB)

 
P4.9
A multi-platform satellite tropical cyclone wind analysis system
John A. Knaff, CIRA/Colorado State Univ., Ft. Collins, CO; and M. DeMaria

Poster PDF (1.2 MB)

 
P4.10
AVHRR/MODIS relative calibration bias estimates deduced from the SNO method: Uncertainties due to earth-scene inhomogeneities
Robert A. Iacovazzi Jr., Riverside Technology Inc., Fort Collins, CO; and C. Cao and P. Ciren

Poster PDF (379.5 kB)

 
P4.11
GOES sounder single field of view products
Jaime M. Daniels, NOAA/NESDIS, Camp Springs, MD; and G. E. Gray, G. S. Wade, T. J. Schmit, J. P. Nelson III, A. J. Schreiner, and C. Holland

Poster PDF (665.6 kB)

 
P4.12
The GOES Hybrid Microburst Index
Kenneth L. Pryor, NOAA/NESDIS, Camp Springs, MD

Poster PDF (770.3 kB)

 
P4.13
Recent innovations in deriving tropospheric winds from meteorological satellites
Christopher Velden, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

 
P4.15
Polar Wind retrievals using the Advanced Microwave Sounding Unit
John F. Dostalek, CIRA, Ft. Collins, CO; and M. DeMaria

Poster PDF (141.9 kB)

 
P4.16
Satellite-derived wind, cloud, and surface products at Direct Broadcast sites in the Antarctic and Arctic
William Straka III, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and J. R. Key, M. A. Lazzara, D. Santek, L. E. Gumley, and K. I. Strabala

Poster PDF (315.8 kB)

 
P4.17
Polar cloud-detection algorithms for a real-time analysis and forecasting model
Robert P. D'Entremont, AER, Lexington, MA; and G. B. Gustafson

Poster PDF (1.1 MB)

 
P4.18
NASA-Langley web-based operational real-time cloud retrieval products from geostationary satellites
Rabindra Palikonda, AS&M, Hampton, VA; and D. Phan, M. M. Khaiyer, M. L. Nordeen, J. K. Ayers, D. A. Spangenberg, D. R. Doelling, Y. Yi, P. Minnis, L. Nguyen, Q. Trepte, and S. Sun-Mack

Poster PDF (1.5 MB)

 
P4.19
Integration of advanced satellite cloud products into an icing aircraft icing nowcasting system
Julie A. Haggerty, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and G. Cunning, B. Bernstein, M. Chapman, D. B. Johnson, M. Politovich, C. Wolff, P. Minnis, and R. Palikonda

Poster PDF (419.2 kB)

 
P4.20
Introducing the operational GOES imager Clear-Sky Brightness Temperature (CSBT) data products
Anthony J. Schreiner, CIMSS, Madison, WI; and J. A. Jung, T. J. Schmit, C. W. Holland, J. P. Nelson III, T. L. Olander, and W. P. Menzel

Poster PDF (311.6 kB)

 
P4.21
MISST – The Multi-sensor Improved Sea Surface Temperature for GODAE
Gary A. Wick, NOAA/ERL/ETL, Boulder, CO; and C. Gentemann, J. Cummings, and E. J. Bayler

 
P4.22
Geostationary Sea Surface Temperature Products (Current and Future)
Eileen Maturi, NOAA/NESDIS, Camp Springs, MD; and A. Harris, C. J. Merchant, X. Li, and R. Potash

Poster PDF (118.0 kB)

 
P4.23
An SST Satellite Match-up System
Dorlisa L. Hommel, Raytheon ITSS, Upper Marlboro, MD; and R. J. Sikorski

 
P4.24
A MODIS sea surface temperature composite product
Stephanie L. Haines, Univ. of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and G. J. Jedlovec, S. M. Lazarus, and C. G. Calvert

Poster PDF (1.1 MB)

 
P4.25
Evaluation of the AMSU land surface temperature algorithm for skin and shelter-air temperature retrievals
Cezar E. Kongoli, QSS Group, Inc., Lanham, MD; and P. Pellegrino, F. Weng, C. Dean, and R. R. Ferraro

Poster PDF (294.3 kB)

2:30 PM-4:00 PM: Wednesday, 1 February 2006


Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break (W2)

3:45 PM-3:45 PM: Wednesday, 1 February 2006


Sessions end for the day (W)

4:00 PM-5:30 PM: Wednesday, 1 February 2006


Session 7
Environmental Applications
Location: A305 (Georgia World Congress Center)
Host: 14th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography
Chair: John V. Zapotocny, Air Force Weather Agency
  4:00 PM
7.1
Integration of Satellite, Modeled, and Ground Based Aerosol Data for use in Air Quality and Public Health Applications
Valerie Garcia, US EPA, Research Triangle Park, NC; and S. Kondragunta, R. M. Hoff, S. Tinkle, S. T. Rao, G. Thurston, D. Holland, J. Szykman, J. Engel-Cox, J. Al-Saadi, and L. A. Remer
  4:30 PM
7.2
Satellite derived products to enhance aviation nowcasting of convection, turbulence, and volcanic ash
Wayne F. Feltz, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and K. Bedka, A. Wimmers, M. Pavolonis, S. Bedka, S. A. Ackerman, J. R. Mecikalski, J. J. Murray, and D. B. Johnson
  4:45 PM
7.3
FORMOST-3/COSMIC mission to global earth weather monitoring, operation, and TACC/CDAAC post-processing
Bor-Han Wu, National Space Organization (NSPO), Hsin-Chu, Taiwan; and C. J. Fong, C. Y. Huang, Y. A. Liou, N. Yen, and P. Chen
  5:00 PM
7.4
The Role of Satellite-derived Cloud Climatologies in Deep-space to Ground Laser Communications
Gary S. Wojcik, Northrop Grumman TASC, Chantilly, VA; and H. L. Szymczak, R. J. Alliss, and M. L. Mason
  5:15 PM
7.5
Smoking Pyrocumulonimbus: observations from MODIS, MISR, AVHRR, DMSP, GOES and TOMS
Michael Fromm, NRL, Washington, DC; and R. Servranckx, S. D. Miller, J. Turk, and B. J. Stocks

5:30 PM-7:30 PM: Wednesday, 1 February 2006


Reception in the Exhibit Hall (Cash Bar)

7:30 PM-7:30 PM: Wednesday, 1 February 2006


AMS Annual Awards Banquet

Thursday, 2 February 2006

12:00 AM-12:00 AM: Thursday, 2 February 2006


THUR 2 FEB

8:30 AM-9:45 AM: Thursday, 2 February 2006


Session 8
Operational Products
Location: A305 (Georgia World Congress Center)
Host: 14th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography
Chair: Gerald Dittberner, NOAA/NESDIS
  8:30 AM
8.1
A daily blended analysis for sea surface temperature
Richard W. Reynolds, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and K. S. Casey, T. M. Smith, and D. B. Chelton
  9:00 AM
8.2
Retrieval of cloud phase over the Arctic using MODIS 6.7-12 micron data
Douglas Spangenberg, NASA Langley Research Center, Hampton, VA; and M. Shupe, M. R. Poellot, and P. Minnis
  9:15 AM
8.3
Nowcasting aircraft icing conditions using GOES-derived cloud products
Cory A. Wolff, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and B. C. Bernstein and F. McDonough
  9:30 AM
8.4
GOES single FOV total column ozone: Development and Initial Results
John A. Knox, University of Georgia, Athens, GA; and C. C. Schmidt

9:45 AM-9:45 AM: Thursday, 2 February 2006


Poster Session 5
Data Assimilation
Location: Exhibit Hall A2 (Georgia World Congress Center)
Host: 14th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography
 
P5.2
A new 4D variational assimilation method of spaceborne data for moisture budget studies
Aurelie Bouchard, CETP, Velizy, France; and L. Yvon and V. Nicolas

Poster PDF (552.3 kB)

 
P5.3
Validation of Satellite-Derived Liquid Water Paths with Ground-Based Microwave Radiometers for Various Cloud Regimes
Mandana M. Khaiyer, AS&M, Hampton, VA; and P. Minnis, R. F. Arduini, R. Palikonda, M. L. Nordeen, and J. K. Ayers

Poster PDF (239.5 kB)

 
P5.4
Use of AIRS/AMSU retrieved soundings to improve prediction of Gulf moisture return
Shanna J. Sampson, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and K. A. Brewster, G. J. Jedlovec, and W. M. Lapenta

Poster PDF (77.3 kB)

 
P5.6
Microwave Variational Retrieval of Surface and Atmospheric Parameters: Application to AMSU/MHS and SSMI/S sensors
Sid Ahmed Boukabara, NOAA/NESDIS, Camp Springs, MD; and F. Weng and Q. Liu

 
P5.8
Error Analysis of Global Microwave Surface Emissivity over Land
Andrew S. Jones, CIRA/Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO; and P. C. Shott, J. M. Forsythe, C. L. Combs, and T. H. Vonder Haar

 
P5.9
Evaluation of the Assumptions made in a Land Surface Data Assimilation Technique
Scott M. Mackaro, Metropolitan State College of Denver, Denver, CO

 
P5.10
A Simple 1DVAR Approach Toward Cloudy Infared Radiance Assimilation
Sylvain Heilliette, EC, Dorval, QC, Canada; and L. Garand

Poster PDF (154.3 kB)

 
P5.11
Atmospheric infrared sounder assimilation experiments using NCEP's GFS
James A. Jung, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and T. H. Zapotocny, J. F. LeMarshall, and R. Treadon

Poster PDF (1.5 MB)

 
P5.12
Assimilation of Atmospheric Infrared Sounder (AIRS) Data in a Regional Model
Shih-Hung Chou, NASA/MSFC, Huntsville, AL; and B. T. Zavodsky, W. M. Lapenta, and G. J. Jedlovec

Poster PDF (773.9 kB)

 
P5.13
Assimilation of AIRS hyperspectral radiances at MSC
Louis Garand, EC, Dorval, QC, Canada; and A. Beaulne and N. Wagneur

Poster PDF (64.9 kB)

 
P5.14
Recent MODIS data assimilation experiments in the NCEP GFS
Tom H. Zapotocny, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and J. A. Jung and J. F. LeMarshall

Poster PDF (995.7 kB)

 
P5.16
Study of observational error and targeted observation in observing system simulation experiments (OSSEs) for NPOESS
John S. Woollen, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/EMC, Camp Springs, MD; and M. Masutani and S. J. Lord

 
P5.18
Improving forecasts of tropical cyclogenesis and intensity change: the role of spaceborne Doppler radar
William E. Lewis, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and G. J. Tripoli

 
P5.19
Assimilation of GOES radiances to improve forecasting of mid-level, mixed-phase clouds
Curtis J. Seaman, CIRA/Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO; and T. Vukicevic and T. Vonder Haar

 
P5.20
Direct use of satellite horizontal gradients in variational analysis
Daniel Birkenheuer, NOAA/ESRL, Boulder, CO

Poster PDF (271.0 kB)

 
P5.21
Comparison of RUC condensate analyses and forecasts with satellite-derived cloud properties
William L. Smith Jr., NASA LaRC, Hampton, VA; and P. Minnis and S. Benjamin

Poster PDF (2.2 MB)

 
P5.22
Reanalysis Impact on Quality Controls of Long-term Satellite Sounding Observation
Masami Sakamoto, Japan Meteorological Agency, Tokyo, Japan; and K. Okamoto, Y. Yoshizaki, H. Murata, S. Kobayashi, J. Tsutsui, S. Kadokura, K. Wada, and H. Hatsushika

Poster PDF (327.9 kB)


Poster Session 6
New and Future Sensors and Applications
Location: Exhibit Hall A2 (Georgia World Congress Center)
Host: 14th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography
 
P6.1
Validation of GOES-N imager data and products during the GOES-N science test
Jaime M. Daniels, NOAA/NESDIS, Camp Springs, MD; and R. J. Kuligowski, R. A. Scofield, G. P. Ellrod, W. Bresky, J. C. Davenport, D. W. Hillger, T. J. Schmit, and A. J. Schreiner

Poster PDF (397.3 kB)

 
P6.2
The GOES-N Sounder Data and Products
Timothy J. Schmit, NOAA/NESDIS, Madison, WI; and G. S. Wade, M. M. Gunshor, J. P. Nelson, A. J. Schreiner, J. Li, J. M. Daniels, and D. W. Hillger

Poster PDF (553.2 kB)

 
P6.3
An overview of the GOES-N science test
Donald W. Hillger, NOAA/NEDSIS/ORA, Fort Collins, CO; and T. J. Schmit, D. T. Lindsey, J. A. Knaff, and J. M. Daniels

Poster PDF (234.0 kB)

 
P6.4
Synthetic GOES-R and NPOESS Imagery of Mesoscale Weather Events
Lewis Grasso, CIRA/Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO; and M. Sengupta, J. F. Dostalek, and M. DeMaria

Poster PDF (106.5 kB)

 
P6.5
Lossless Compression Studies for NOAA GOES-R Hyperspectral Environmental Suite
Bormin Huang, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and A. Ahuja, Y. Sriraja, H. L. Huang, and M. Goldberg

Poster PDF (660.9 kB)

 
P6.6
GOES-R ABI new product development
Donald W. Hillger, NOAA/NEDSIS/ORA, Fort Collins, CO

Poster PDF (340.4 kB)

 
P6.7
Physical retrieval for precise satellite SST measurements—GOES-R Risk Reduction Study
Eileen Maturi, NOAA/NESDIS, Camp Springs, MD; and W. Smith Sr. and S. V. Kireev

Poster PDF (106.2 kB)

 
P6.8
Advanced Nowcasting Application for Next Generation GOES
T. Scott Zaccheo, AER, Inc, Lexington, MA; and R. P. d'Entremont, G. B. Gustafson, and D. B. Hogan

Poster PDF (1.6 MB)

 
P6.9
 
P6.10
Tropical cyclone applications of next-generation operational satellite soundings
Mark DeMaria, NOAA/NESDIS, Ft. Collins, CO; and D. W. Hillger, C. D. Barnet, and R. T. DeMaria

Poster PDF (238.8 kB)

 
P6.11
Statistical comparisons of model output with satellite observations: A severe weather case
Manajit Sengupta, CIRA, Ft. Collins, CO; and L. Grasso, D. T. Lindsey, and M. DeMaria

Poster PDF (250.4 kB)

 
P6.13
Intercalibration of the newest geostationary imagers via high spectral resolution AIRS data
Mathew M. Gunshor, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and T. J. Schmit, W. P. Menzel, and D. C. Tobin

Poster PDF (209.0 kB)

 
P6.14
Far-infrared spectroscopy of the troposphere (FIRST): Instrument description, performance, and results
Martin G. Mlynczak, NASA/LARC, Hampton, VA; and D. G. Johnson, H. Latvakoski, D. P. Kratz, M. Watson, K. Jucks, W. Traub, G. E. Bingham, S. Wellard, and C. Hyde

 
P6.15
Observed 3-D Structure of Atmospheric Temperature and Moisture Associated with the Madden-Julian Oscillation
Lihang Zhou, QSS Group Inc., Lanham, MD; and M. Goldberg, W. W. Wolf, and C. D. Barnet

Poster PDF (275.9 kB)

 
P6.16
Calibration and Validation for NOAA18 HIRS/4 Measurements
Likun Wang, Dell Perot System, Camp Spring, MD; and C. Cao and P. Ciren

Poster PDF (248.6 kB)

 
P6.17
Testing the CMIS core retrieval algorithm with AMSU data and comparison with NOAA and AMSR products
Ryan Aschbrenner, AER, Lexington, MA; and P. Liang, J. L. Moncet, S. A. Boukabara, and F. Weng

 
P6.18
SSMIS lower atmospheric sounding cal/val
Donald J. Boucher, The Aerospace Corporation, Los Angeles, CA; and R. W. Farley, A. A. Fote, Y. Hong, D. B. Kunkee, G. Poe, S. D. Swadley, B. H. Thomas, and J. E. Wessel

Poster PDF (1.8 MB)

 
P6.19
Scan Bias in Microwave Sounders—From AMSU to ATMS
Bjorn H. Lambrigtsen, JPL, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA

 
P6.20
Precipitation Signatures in SSMIS Imagery
F. Joseph Turk, NRL, Monterey, CA; and T. F. Lee, S. D. Miller, R. Ferraro, and F. Weng

Poster PDF (1.7 MB)

 
P6.22
Characterizing TRMM Multi-satellite Precipitation Analysis (MPA) quality at multiple time and space scales using surface data
George J. Huffman, NASA/GSFC and SSAI, Greenbelt, MD; and R. F. Adler, D. T. Bolvin, K. P. Bowman, E. J. Nelkin, and D. B. Wolff

 
P6.23
Calibration of DMSP F-16 Special Sensor Microwave Imager and Sounder
Banghua Yan Sr., University of Maryland/ESSIC, Camp Springs, MD; and F. Weng Sr. and T. Mo Sr.

 
P6.24
Air mass pre-classification to improve performance of physical retrievals for CMIS
Alan E. Lipton, AER, Inc., Lexington, MA; and K. J. Quinn and J. L. Moncet

 
P6.25
Co-location algorithms for satellite observations
Haibing Sun, NOAA/NESDIS, Camp Springs, MD; and W. Wolf, T. King, C. D. Barnet, and M. Goldberg

Poster PDF (147.0 kB)

 
P6.26
Information content analysis in support of a new Infrared Cloud Ice Radiometer for SIRICE
Tristan S. L'Ecuyer, Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO; and T. Greenwald, S. Ackerman, and K. F. Evans

 
P6.27
CloudSat and MODIS Data Merging: The First Step toward the Implementation of the NASA A-Train Data Depot
Gilberto A. Vicente, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and P. Smith, S. Kempler, K. Tewari, R. Kummerer, and G. G. Leptoukh

Poster PDF (733.4 kB)

 
P6.28
Developments in ocean infrared emissivity/reflection modeling: comparisons against observations
Nicholas R. Nalli, QSS Group, Inc., Camp Springs, MD; and P. J. Minnett, P. Van Delst, C. D. Barnet, and M. D. Goldberg

Poster PDF (148.2 kB)

 
P6.29
Advanced radiative transfer model for real-time remote sensing applications
Richard J. Lynch, AER, Inc., Lexington, MA; and E. J. Kennelly, H. E. Snell, D. B. Hogan, and J. L. Moncet

Poster PDF (476.2 kB)

9:45 AM-11:00 AM: Thursday, 2 February 2006


Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break (Th1)

11:00 AM-12:15 PM: Thursday, 2 February 2006


Session 9
Data Assimilation
Location: A305 (Georgia World Congress Center)
Host: 14th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography
Chair: Robert Atlas, NOAA/AOML
  11:00 AM
9.1
One-dimensional variational assimilation of SSM/I observations in rainy atmospheres at the Meteorological Service of Canada
Godelieve Deblonde, AES, Dorval, PQ, Canada; and J. F. Mahfouf, B. Bilodeau, and D. Anselmo

  11:30 AM
9.2
Assimilation of Advanced InfraRed Sounder (AIRS) observations at JCSDA
John F. Le Marshall, Joint Center for Satellite Data Assimilation, Camp Springs, MD; and J. A. Jung, J. Derber, R. Treadon, M. Goldberg, W. Wolf, and T. H. Zapotocny
  11:45 AM
9.3
Mechanisms that propagate polar satellite-derived atmospheric motion vector information into lower latitudes
David A. Santek, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and J. A. Jung, T. H. Zapotocny, J. Key, and C. Velden
  12:00 PM
9.4
Evaluating the impact of satellite data density within an ensemble data assimilation approach
Dusanka Zupanski, CIRA/Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO; and L. Grasso, M. DeMaria, M. Sengupta, and M. Zupanski

11:00 AM-4:00 PM: Thursday, 2 February 2006


Exhibits Open (Th)

12:15 PM-1:30 PM: Thursday, 2 February 2006


Lunch Break (Cash & Carry available in the Exhibit Hall) (Th)

1:30 PM-2:45 PM: Thursday, 2 February 2006


Session 10
New and Future Sensors and Applications: Part I
Location: A305 (Georgia World Congress Center)
Host: 14th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography
Chair: Philip E. Ardanuy, Raytheon Information Technology and Scientific Services
  1:30 PM
10.1
The Origin of Sensors: Evolutionary Considerations for Next Generation Satellite Programs
Steven D. Miller, NRL, Monterey, CA; and F. J. Turk, T. F. Lee, J. D. Hawkins, C. S. Velden, C. C. Schmidt, E. M. Prins, and S. H. D. Haddock
  2:00 PM
10.2
  2:30 PM
10.4
GeoSTAR: A New Payload for GOES-R
Bjorn H. Lambrigtsen, JPL, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA; and W. Wilson, A. Tanner, P. Kangaslahti, S. Dinardo, S. Brown, J. Piepmeier, and C. Ruf

3:00 PM-3:00 PM: Thursday, 2 February 2006


Registration Desk Closes

3:00 PM-3:30 PM: Thursday, 2 February 2006


Coffee Break in the Exhibit Hall and AMS IPOD Raffle (Th2)

3:30 PM-5:30 PM: Thursday, 2 February 2006


Session 11
New and Future Sensors and Applications: Part II
Location: A305 (Georgia World Congress Center)
Host: 14th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography
Chair: Jaime Daniels, NOAA
  4:00 PM
11.3
Toward an integrated system for the calibration/validation of multisensor radiances from operational satellites
Changyong Cao, NOAA/NESDIS/STAR, Camp Springs, MD; and F. Weng, M. Goldberg, X. Wu, and J. Sullivan
  4:15 PM
11.4
Weather forecasting applications using WindSat
Thomas F. Lee, NRL, Monterey, CA; and J. S. Goerss, J. D. Hawkins, F. J. Turk, and Z. Jelenak
  4:30 PM
11.5
WindSat Ocean Surface Wind Vector and Sea Surface Temperature Products
Michael H. Bettenhausen, NRL, Washington, DC; and P. W. Gaiser
  5:15 PM
11.1A
The Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) Mission: An Overview
George J. Huffman, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and A. Y. Hou

4:00 PM-4:00 PM: Thursday, 2 February 2006


Exhibit Close

5:30 PM-5:30 PM: Thursday, 2 February 2006


Conference Ends

6:00 PM-6:00 PM: Thursday, 2 February 2006


Lilly Symposium Banquet