18th Conference on Weather and Forecasting, 14th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction, and Ninth Conference on Mesoscale Processes

Joint Poster Session 2: Poster Session - Mesoscale Data Assimilationówith Coffee Break

Tuesday, 31 July 2001: 2:30 PM-4:00 PM
Organizer:  Gary M. Lackmann, North Carolina State Univ.
Impact of model error and precipitation observations in mesoscale 4DVAR data assimilation

Cloud/hydrometeor initialization for the 20-km RUC using satellite and radar data
Dongsoo Kim, NOAA/FSL, Boulder, CO; and S. G. Benjamin

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A Real-time, Three-dimensional Cloud Analysis System at the Naval Research Laboratory
Qingyun Zhao, NRL, Monterey, CA; and J. Cook, K. Sashegyi, Q. Xu, and L. Wei

Expanding the Variational Methods in the LAPS Moisture Analysis
Daniel Birkenheuer, NOAA/FSL, Boulder, CO

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NIDS-Based Intermittent Diabatic Assimilation and Application to Storm-Scale Numerical Weather Prediction
Donghai Wang, Hampton Univ. and NASA/LRC, Hampton, VA; and K. K. Droegemeier, D. Jahn, K. -. M. Xu, M. Xue, and J. Zhang

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On the Added Value of High-Resolution Remotely Sensed Soil Moisture Data in a Mesoscale Model
Brian P. Reen, Penn State Univ., University Park, PA; and D. R. Stauffer, K. J. Davis, A. R. Desai, and R. J. Dobosy

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The introduction of a local objective analysis module in the numerical forecast system at the Brazilian national weather service
Ligia R. Bernardet, Instituto Nacional de Meteorologia, Brasilia, Brazil; and R. B. Silveira, J. P. Edwards, J. M. D. Mol, and A. F. M. Falc„o

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An operational Local Data Integration System (LDIS) at NWS Melbourne
Peter F. Blottman, NOAA/NWS, Melbourne, FL; and S. M. Spratt, D. W. Sharp, A. J. Cristaldi III, J. L. Case, and J. Manobianco

Assimilation of GOES Land Surface Data into Mesoscale Models
William M. Lapenta, NASA/MSFC NSSTC, Huntsville, AL; and R. Suggs, R. T. McNider, G. Jedlovec, and S. R. Dembek

Use of a Snow Prediction Scheme in a Mesoscale Realtime FDDA System
Simon Low-Nam, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and C. A. Davis, J. M. Cram, Y. Liu, R. S. Sheu, and J. Dudhia

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Impact of Continuous Real-Time FDDA on Short-Term (0-12 hour) Forecasts
Yubao Liu, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and J. M. Cram, C. A. Davis, T. Warner, S. Low-Nam, and R. S. Sheu

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New sea-surface temperature analysis implemented at NCEP
Jean Thiebaux, NOAA/NWS/NCEP, Camp Springs, MD; and B. Katz and W. Wang

Operational evaluation of the new sea-surface temperature analysis implemented at NCEP

Refractivity Data Assimilation
Qin Xu, NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and K. Nai, T. Rogers, T. Haack, and S. Burk

A MM5-based four-dimensional variational analysis system developed for distributed memory multiprocessor computers
Frank H. Ruggiero, Air Force Research Laboratory, Hanscom AFB, MA; and G. D. Modica, T. Nehrkorn, M. Cerniglia, J. G. Michalakes, and X. Zou

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