15th Conference on Hydrology

Session 1

 Data, Modeling and Analysis in Hydrometeorology
 Organizers: Kenneth E. Mitchell, NOAA/NWS/NCEP, Camp Springs, MD; Alan Robock, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick, NJ
9:00 AM1.2Problems with land surface parameterization schemes in their representation of the lower boundary condition of water fluxes  
Dag Lohmann, NOAA/NWS/NCEP, Camp Springs, MD
9:15 AM1.3Short-Term Retrospective Land Data Assimilation Schemes  
Paul. R. Houser, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and B. A. Cosgrove, J. K. Entin, D. P. Lettenmaier, G. M. O'Donnell, K. E. Mitchell, C. Marshall, D. Lohmann, J. C. Schaake, Q. Duan, E. F. Wood, and F. Habets
9:30 AM1.4LDAS Retrospective Analyses: A hydrological perspective  
G. M. O'Donnell, Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA; and D. P. Lettenmaier and E. F. Wood
9:45 AMCoffee Break  
10:15 AM1.5Using the Soil Hydrology Model to initialize soil moisture profiles for numerical prediction models  
Todd M. Crawford, NOAA/ERL/NSSL, Norman, OK; and D. J. Stensrud and T. N. Carlson
10:30 AM1.6Soil Moisture Observations for LDAS Evaluation  
Alan Robock, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick, NJ; and L. Luo and K. Vinnikov
10:45 AM1.7Precipitation recycling in the NASA GEOS Data Assimilation System  
Michael G. Bosilovich, NASA/USRA, Greenbelt, MD; and S. Schubert, A. Molod, and L. L. Takacs
1.8Regional Climate Model simulations over the Central United States  
Gregory S. Jenkins, Penn State Univ., University Park, PA; and S. Zelinka
11:00 AM1.9Satellite Retrieval Algorithm for Atmospheric Water Budget Over Gulf of Mexico-Caribbean Sea Basin  
Pablo Santos, NOAA/NWS, Jacksonville, FL; and E. A. Smith
11:15 AM1.10Snow-climate interaction in NCAR CCM3  
Zong-Liang Yang, Univ. of Arizona, Tucson, AZ; and G. Y. Niu
11:30 AMLunch Break  
1:00 PM1.11Influence functions analysis of climate model errors during El Nino episodes  
Alice M. Grimm, Federal Univ. of Parana, Curitiba, Brazil and International Research Institution for Climate Prediction, Paliusades, NY; and C. F. Ropelewski and A. D. Moura
1:15 PM1.12Time-Space variability of remote sensing and model predictions of skin temperature  
Joshua Rhoads, Univ. of Maryland, College Park, MD; and R. Dubayah, G. M. O'Donnell, and D. P. Lettenmaier
1:30 PM1.13Variational Method for Assimilating GOES-Retrieved LSTs into SVATS Model for Soil Moisture Initialization  
David A. Faysash, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL; and E. A. Smith
1:45 PM1.14Simulations of precipitation over the upper Rio Grande Basin  
Keeley R. Costigan, LANL, Los Alamos, NM; and J. E. Bossert and D. L. Langley
2:00 PM1.15Validation of long-term precipitation and evolved soil moisture and temperature fields in MAPS  
Tatiana G. Smirnova, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado and NOAA/ERL/FSL, Boulder, CO; and S. G. Benjamin, J. M. Brown, B. Schwartz, and D. Kim
2:15 PM1.16The proper role of automatic methods in parameter estimation  
Douglas P. Boyle, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ; and H. Terri, H. V. Gupta, S. Sorooshian, and M. B. Smith
2:30 PMCoffee Break  
3:00 PM1.17Improvements in Landuse Specification in MM5/PLACE  
David J. Stensrud, NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and T. M. Crawford, F. Mora, and J. W. Merchant
3:15 PM1.18Impact of SGP97 remotely-sensed soil moisture data on coupled land-surface/atmosphere model (MM5-SHEELS) simulations  
Wenje Hwu, Univ. of Texas, Austin, TX; and J. S. Famiglietti, W. L. Crosson, and W. M. Lapenta
3:30 PM1.19Impact of improved snow canopy and frozen soils on mesoscale simulations of the wintertime boundary layer  
Stephane Belair, AES, Dorval, PQ, Canada; and J. Mailhot and N. Brunet
3:45 PM1.20ENSO Impacts over Northeastern Argentina  
Norberto O. García, Universidad Nacional del Litoral, Santa Fe, Argentina; and M. D. V. Venencio
4:00 PM1.21Enhancing the Simplified Biosphere Model (SSIB) to Estimate Carbon Fluxes of Terrestrial Ecosystems for Regional Climate Studies  
Xiwu Zhan, University of Maryland, College Park, MD; and Y. Xue and G. J. Collatz
4:15 PM1.22Using Data Assimilation of TRMM Passive Microwave Observations to Improve Land Surface Modeling  
Jared K. Entin, Raytheon ITSS and NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and P. R. Houser, B. A. Cosgrove, B. Choudhury, and J. Wang
4:30 PM1.23Implementing and testing of a new snow scheme SAST in Simplified Simple Biosphere Model (SSiB)  
Yongkang Xue, Uniersity of Maryland, College Park, MD; and S. Sun and Y. Jiao
4:45 PM1.24The distribution of wintertime precipitation over the midwest during the 1997-98 El Nino and 1998-99 La Nina  
Dayton G. Vincent, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN; and J. Adolphson, S. Lashley, J. Giovinnettone, and A. Lese
5:00 PMSessions end for the day  

Monday, 10 January 2000: 9:00 AM-5:15 PM

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