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Poster Session 1
Educational Outreach Activities and Public Awareness Activities on Weather, Climate and the Oceans
Host: Ninth Symposium on Education
Organizers: Marianne C. Hayes, Devers Elementary School; Kathleen A. Murphy, Ladue School District
P1.1
District Eleven Weather Study Program: Current Status and Future Plans
Steven J. Richards, Northeast Bronx Weather Station, Bronx, NY

P1.2
The Earth Observatory: NASA's New Web Environment for Learning About Earth
David D. Herring, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and S. M. Graham, K. A. Ward, R. B. Simmon, and S. A. Stockman

P1.3
What Can Classroom Teachers Learn From Research Scientists? A Maury Project Experience
Michael J. Passow, White Plains Middle School, White Plains, NY; and C. Small, D. Witter, R. Newton, M. Visbeck, R. L. Bond, and J. Ortiz

P1.4
An Inside Look at the Earth System: A Senior Capstone Earth System Science Course
Julie A. Eardley, Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, FL; and M. R. Witiw

P1.5
State standards and assessment tests, positive and negative implications for AMS Education initiatives
Lawrence E. Greenleaf, AMS/AERA, Belfast Area High School, Belfast, ME

P1.6
Modeling weather in the classroom
Steve M. Carlson, Hermiston Public Schools, Portland, OR

P1.7
P1.8
The teaching of Atmospheric Sciences at Barry University
Arturo E. Rodriguez, Barry Univ., Miami Shores, FL

P1.9
The DataStreme project: an update on the K-12 teacher enhancement program
Robert S. Weinbeck, SUNY, Brockport, NY; and I. W. Geer, E. J. Hopkins, J. M. Moran, J. A. Brey, and B. A. Blair

P1.10
Teaching Datastreme by using cyber campus sites
Frankie C. Vann, Lakewood High School, Salemburg, NC

P1.11
Student Evaluations of the Oklahoma Weather Center REU program: 1995, 1998, and 1999
Mark H. Palmer, Univ of Oklahoma/CAPS, Norman, OK; and S. Stevenson and D. Zaras

P1.12
The Idaho Environmental Monitoring Program
Gennaro H. Crescenti, NOAA/ARL, Idaho Falls, ID; and K. L. Clawson, B. R. Reese, D. W. Walker, W. J. Behymer, and A. Jensen

P1.13
"Project AIR: Atmospheric Science Curriculum Modules for Middle and High School"
John D. Pickle, AER, Inc., Cambridge, MA; and A. M. Boursiquot, G. Abegg, R. McFall, R. Audet, M. Bartlett, B. Bobrowsky, T. Vaughn, H. Dimmick, and H. Sevian

P1.14
Middle-schoolers as Citizen Scientists with a Satellite Connection
Ruth Bombaugh, Cleveland State Univ., Cleveland, OH

P1.15
P1.16
Developing Digital Library Resources Using UCAR's Geoscience Resource Discovery System (GRDS)
Mary R. Marlino, UCAR, Boulder, CO; and K. Ginger and B. Domenico

P1.17
AERA's and Air Quality: Modern Municipal Challenges
Faye McCollum, AMS/AERA, Muscogee County Public Schools, Columbus, GA

P1.18
P1.19
"Real weather" educators' conference: A successful formula for a 3-day weather workshop
Steve LaDochy, California State Univ., Los Angeles, CA.; and M. R. Hayden, G. K. Lee, and F. Sotnick

P1.20
AMBER: Student Experiences and Products for Operational Use
Michelle Webb, Jackson State Univ., Jackson, MS; and P. J. Croft and A. E. Gerard

P1.21
P1.23
Maury Project Modules Help Meet the National and Pennsylvania Science Standards
George W. Rumpp, Colonial Middle School, Plymouth Meeting, PA

P1.24
P1.25
Meteorological education of young people and information for the general public in Europe
Werner Wehry, Meteorological Institute, Free University Berlin, Berlin, Germany

P1.26
Earthworks: Earth System Science for Secondary Teachers
Susan M. Buhr, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and A. Weaver and H. Spetzler

P1.27
Online forecasting exercises in introductory meteorology courses: learning from our mistakes
Jonathan D. W. Kahl, Univ. of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI; and P. J. Samson and K. L. Swanson

P1.28
A Weather Degree Program for the New Millennium!
Richard Bagby, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach, FL; and C. Herbster, D. Schaum, J. Ernst, W. Golding, and B. Muller

P1.29
The River of Maury
James Backus, AMS/Maury, Brookfield, CT

P1.30
PROJECT MAURY-COASTAL UPWELLING AND LEO-15 Rutgers University
William Blanchard, AMS/Maury, Neptune, NJ

P1.32
Tornado Outbreak in Arkansas-An Instructional Unit
Rene Carson, AMS/AERA, Little Rock, AR

P1.33
OCEANOGRAPHY IN THE MIDDLE OF THE CONTINENT
Craig Croone, AMS/Maury, Northfield, MN

P1.35
MAURY PROJECT PEER TRAINING IN CENTRAL ARKANSAS
Monica Davis, AMS/Maury, North Little Rock, AR

P1.38
BRINGING SEVERE WEATHER PREPAREDNESS TO THE FORT BRAGG COMMUNITY
Marianne Hayes, AMS/AERA, Fort Bragg, NC

P1.39
NEAR AND FAR SCIENCES IN ILLINOIS-A PROFESSIONAL ENHANCEMENT
Susan Henke, AMS/AERA, Calumet City, IL

P1.40
NETWORKING IN NEW YORK: OUR NUMBERS ARE GROWING
Carol Hildreth, AMS/AERA, Mechanicsville, NY

P1.41
DATASTREME: WEATHER EDUCATION FROM THE AMS TO THE CLASSROOM
Hector Ibarra, AMS/AERA, Iowa City, IA

P1.42
THE MAURY PROJECT-OCEANOGRAPHY TRAINING FOR CLASSROOM TEACHERS
Beth Jewell, AMS/Maury, Centreville, VA

P1.43
GETTING CERES ABOUT THE WEATHER!
Ann Kelly, AMS/AERA, St. Louis, MO

P1.44
IMPROVING STATE SCIENCE TEST SCORES THROUGH WEATHER EDUCATION
Thomas Kelly, AMS/AERA, Grandville, MI

P1.46
P1.47
DEVELOPING INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATIVE EDUCATION PROGRAMS
John Moore, AMS/AERA, Blackwood, NJ

P1.48
P1.49
DATASTREME TEACHERS
Judy Reeves, AMS/AERA, Daphne, AL

P1.51
THE ROLE OF METEOROLOGY AND OCEANOGRAPHY IN EDUCATIONAL REFORM IN KENTUCKY
Phyllis Shuttleworth, AMS/Maury, Paint Lick, KY

P1.53
REAL WEATHER IN THE REAL WORLD
Claire Waites, AMS/AERA, Daphne, AL

P1.54
TEACHERS LEARNING INQUIRY-BASED SCIENCE THROUGH THE MAURY PROJECT
Barbara Walton-Faria, AMS/Maury, Middletown, RI

P1.55
KANSAS DATASTREME
Samuel Wine, AMS/AERA, Madison, KS

P1.56
STORM TRACKING: THE MINNESOTA CONNECTION
Craig Wolter, AMS/AERA, Windom, MN

P1.57
DATASTREME IN NORTHEAST FLORIDA
Kevin Fulp, AMS/AERA, Jacksonville, FL

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8:15 AM-10:15 AM: Monday, 10 January 2000


Session 1
BWM Survey results (Invited Presentations)
Host: Ninth Symposium on Education
Organizers: Benjamin Watkins, NOAA/NESDIS/SSD; Howard A. Friedman, NOAA/AMOL/HRD
8:30 AM
1.2
Addressing issues that society members face in their place of employment
James Marshall Shepherd, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD

8:45 AM
1.3
9:00 AM
1.4
An Examination of the AMS/Industry Minority Scholarship Program
Kathryn M. Ginger, UCAR, Boulder, CO; and S. Armstrong and B. Abrams

9:15 AM
1.5
PIPELINE: What does the future hold for the society and the profession as we access those in the educational pipeline?
Howard A. Friedman, NOAA/AOML/HRD, Miami, FL; and F. Horsfall and G. Jenkins

9:30 AM
1.6
The Society Speaks: Anecdotal Information from the Survey
Kathleen A. Murphy, AMS/AERA, St. Louis, MO

9:45 AM
1.0a
Welcoming Remarks

10:00 AM
1.6a
Coffee Break

8:30 AM-12:15 PM: Monday, 10 January 2000


Session 1
Interdisciplinary Applications (Parallel with Sessions 2 & 3)
Host: 16th International Conference on Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology
Organizers: Larry Denton, Denton & Associates; Terry Tarbell, Litton/PRC
8:30 AM
1.1
Introduction and Overview
Floyd Hauth, IIPS Program Chairperson, USAF (retired), Osceola Mills, PA

8:45 AM
1.2
The Killer Tornado Outbreak of 3 May 1999: Applications of OK-FIRST in Rural Communities
Kenneth C. Crawford, Oklahoma Climatological Survey (OCS), Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and D. A. Morris

9:00 AM
1.3
Managing weather-related diversions through automated detection
Gary W. Lucas, Sonalysts, Inc., Waterford, CT; and K. A. Lucas

9:30 AM
1.5
TACMET - A Commercial, Versatile Automated Weather Observation System for Demanding Tactical Military Needs
Selwyn L. Alpert, Vaisala, Inc., Helsinki, Finland and, Woburn, MA; and H. Kokko

9:45 AM
1.6
Scalability and Modularity of Weather/Aviation IIPS
P. Joshua Rovero, Sonalysts, Inc., Waterford, CT

10:00 AM
1.7
Using filtering theory to predict lightning strikes
Scott J. Brunza, Sonalysts, Inc., Waterford, CT; and C. R. Coleman Jr. and J. M. Jakacky Jr.

10:15 AM
1.8
Forecast Utilization Of Video Camera Technology
Brian McInerney, NOAA/NWSFO, Salt Lake City, UT; and A. Horvitz

10:30 AM
1.11
Enhancing the Grid Analysis & Display System (GrADS) to read HDF-EOS data
Don K. Hooper, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado and NOAA/CDC, Boulder, CO

10:45 AM
1.12
Exploiting technology for education and research
Thomas M. Whittaker, CIMSS, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and S. Ackerman

11:00 AM
1.13
Integrated sensor training professional development series: A New Teletraining Approach
Anthony J. Mostek, NOAA/NWS, Boulder, CO; and S. Bachmeier, T. Whittaker, D. Bikos, B. Motta, and B. Zajac

11:15 AM
1.6A
Coffee Break

11:45 AM
1.10A
Utilizing LDAD's Emergency Manager Decision Support System for Emergency Response Activities
Deborah A. Miller, NOAA/FSL, Boulder, CO; and M. Kelsch, G. M. Levy, and L. J. Angus

12:00 PM
1.13A
Lunch Break

8:30 AM-3:30 PM: Monday, 10 January 2000


Session 1
Natural hazard mitigation strategies
Host: Second Symposium on Environmental Applications
Organizer: William H. Hooke, NOAA/OAR
9:00 AM
1.2
9:15 AM
1.3
9:30 AM
1.4
Collaborations Between Meteorologists and Emergency Managers: The Oklahoma Tornado of 3 May 1999. Part 1: The Historical Foundation
Kenneth C. Crawford, Oklahoma Climatological Survey, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and D. A. Morris

9:45 AM
1.5
Collaborations Between Meteorologists and Emergency Managers: The Oklahoma Tornado of 3 May 1999. Part 2: Rural Applications of Modern Weather Information During a Disaster
Dale A. Morris, Oklahoma Climatological Survey, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and M. Honigsberg, J. Lewis, and B. Springfield

10:15 AM
1.7
11:30 AM
1.9
OK-FIRST: An Innovative Information-Support System for Public-Safety Agencies
Dale A. Morris, Oklahoma Climatological Survey, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and K. C. Crawford, H. L. Johnson, R. A. McPherson, M. A. Shafer, and J. M. Wolfinbarger

11:45 AM
1.10
Applying Environmental Data to Aid Decision Making During Hazardous Weather Events
Kevin A. Kloesel, Oklahoma Climatological Survey, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and K. C. Crawford, R. A. McPherson, D. A. Morris, R. Jesuroga, and C. Subramaniam

12:00 PM
1.11
An independent evaluation of the OK-FIRST decision-support system
Thomas E. James, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and P. O. Long and M. A. Shafer

12:15 PM
1.12
Midwestern Ice Storms: Frequency, Amounts, and Associated Weather
James R. Angel, ISWS, Champaign, IL; and R. Fisher

12:30 PM
1.13
Distance criteria for safe operations when lightning is present
Tamara L. Parsons, Air Force Institute of Technology, Wright Patterson AFB, OH; and G. R. Huffines and C. C. Cox

12:45 PM
1.5A
Coffee Break

1:15 PM
1.8A
Lunch Break

2:45 PM
1.13A
Coffee Break

8:45 AM-8:45 AM: Monday, 10 January 2000


Session 1
Introductory Remarks
Host: 11th Joint Conference on the Applications of Air Pollution Meteorology with the Air and Waste Management Association
Organizer: Jeffrey C. Weil, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado

8:55 AM-12:00 PM: Monday, 10 January 2000


Session 1
Modeling and data assimilation
Host: 11th Conference on the Middle Atmosphere
Organizer: M. Joan Alexander, Colorado Research Associates
8:55 AM
1.1
Development of an isentropic coordinate model of the middle atmosphere
Joon-Hee Jung, Univ. of California, Los Angeles, CA; and C. S. Konor and A. Arakawa

9:10 AM
1.2
A numerical simulation study of the major stratospheric warming and subsequent flow recovery during the winter of 1979
Joon-Hee Jung, Univ. of California, Los Angeles, CA; and C. S. Konor and C. R. Mechoso

9:25 AM
1.3
The spectrum of middle atmospheric motions predicted by three-dimensional general circulation models
John N. Koshyk, Univ. of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada; and K. Hamilton

9:40 AM
1.4
More experiences with a middle atmosphere GCM
Theodore G. Shepherd, Univ. of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada

9:55 AM
1.5
Three dimensional model simulations of constituent transport in the lowermost stratosphere
Anne R. Douglass, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and S. E. Strahan, C. H. Jackman, and R. B. Rood

10:25 AM
1.7
10:40 AM
1.8
Improvements in stratospheric data assimilation
Lawrence Coy, General Sciences Corp, Greenbelt, MD; and A. R. Douglass, R. B. Rood, S. E. Strahan, J. E. Nielsen, and S. D. Steenrod

10:55 AM
1.9
Assimilation of ozone data in the context of observation system simulation experiments
Paul-Antoine Michelangeli, Environment Canada, Dorval, PQ, Canada; and S. Pellerin, S. Edouard, G. Brunet, J. McConnell, J. Kaminski, and J. Hahn

11:30 AM
1.4A
Coffee Break

11:25 AM
1.0a
Welcoming Remarks

9:00 AM-10:00 AM: Monday, 10 January 2000


Session 1
OPERATIONAL APPLICATIONS OF SATELLITE OBSERVATIONS: Part 1(Invited Oral Presentations)
Host: 10th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography
Organizers: Thomas F. Lee, NRL; Godelieve Deblonde, AES
9:00 AM
1.1
9:15 AM
1.2
9:30 AM
1.3
US Navy Satellite Meteorology Applications - R&D to Applications
Jeffrey D. Hawkins, NRL, Monterey, CA; and T. F. Lee and K. L. Richardson

9:45 AM
1.4
Discussion


Session 2
Dispersion in the stable boundary layer
Host: 11th Joint Conference on the Applications of Air Pollution Meteorology with the Air and Waste Management Association
Organizer: Ric Cederwall, LLNL
9:00 AM
2.1
Diffusion in the stable boundary layer (Invited Presentation)
Larry Mahrt, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR

9:30 AM
2.2
Turbulence Structure and Implications for Dispersion: Insights from Large-Eddy Simulations
Ron Calhoun, LLNL, Livermore, CA; and R. Cederwall and R. Street

9:45 AM
2.3
A method for overcoming MOS limitations during diabatic extremes
Christopher A. Biltoft, West Desert Test Center, Dugway, UT

9:00 AM-11:00 AM: Monday, 10 January 2000


Session 1
Fuzzy Set Applications
Host: Second Conference on Artificial Intelligence
Organizer: William R. Burrows, AES
9:00 AM
1.1
Introduction to Fuzzy Sets. (Invited Presentation)
Michael Hadjimichael, NRL, Monterey, CA

10:00 AM
1.2
Coffee Break

10:30 AM
1.3
Analog forecasting of ceiling and visibility using fuzzy sets
Bjarne K. Hansen, AES, Dartmouth, NS, Canada

10:45 AM
1.4
A Procedure for Neuro-Fuzzy Dynamic-Statistical Data Modeling With Predictor Selection
William R. Burrows, AES, Downsview, ON, Canada; and J. Montpetit

9:00 AM-11:30 AM: Monday, 10 January 2000


Session 1
New observing systems or sensors
Host: Fourth Symposium on Integrated Observing Systems
Organizer: Frederick Zbar, NOAA/NWS
9:00 AM
1.1
Ground-Based GPS Meteorology at the NOAA Forecast Systems Laboratory
Seth I. Gutman, NOAA/FSL, Boulder, CO; and K. L. Holub

9:15 AM
1.2
Development of the U.S. Climate Reference Network
Richard R. Heim Jr., NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and C. E. Duchon, C. B. Baker, R. J. Leffler, A. H. Horvitz, D. Mannarano, and G. Schaefer

9:30 AM
1.3
Field trials of Glidersonde and Remotely-piloted vehicle sounding systems
Kenneth A. Howard, NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and M. W. Douglas, D. Egle, and N. Renno

9:45 AM
1.4
Texas Tech Mobile Boundry Layer Observation systems: past successes, current plans and future goals
Mark R. Conder, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX; and R. E. Peterson, A. L. Doggett, and J. L. Schroeder

10:00 AM
1.5
Evaluation of Aircraft (ACARS) data as a substitute for Radiosonde data: Climate Perspective
C. Bruce Baker, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and R. E. Eskridge

10:15 AM
1.6
A highly mobile system for near real time mesaurement, analysis, and prediction over mesoscale areas
J. Cogan, Army Research Laboratory, White Sands Missile Range, NM; and S. Kirby

10:30 AM
1.7
Overview of NWS Radiosonde System Replacement
Richard D. Thomas, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and C. A. Bower Jr.

10:45 AM
1.8
Water vapor measurements from commercial aircraft: progress and plans
Rex J. Fleming, NOAA/ETL and UCAR, Boulder, CO

11:15 AM
1.4A
Coffee Break

9:00 AM-1:30 PM: Monday, 10 January 2000


Session 1
Agency Research Programs in the 21st Century
Host: 11th Symposium on Global Change Studies
Organizer: Thomas R. Karl, NOAA/NCDC
9:00 AM
1.1
Status, progress, and plans for the USGCRP
Robert W. Corell, National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA

9:30 AM
1.2
Status, progress, and future plans for NOAA's Global Change related programs
J. Michael Hall, NOAA, Office of Global Programs, Silver Spring, MD

10:00 AM
1.3
NASA's Studies of Global Change: Progress,Opportunities, and Challenges
Jack A. Kaye, NASA, Office of Earth Systems, Washington, DC

10:30 AM
1.4
Status, progress, and future plans for DOE's Global Change related programs
Aristides A. Patrinos, U.S. Department of Energy, Germantown, MD

11:00 AM
1.5
11:30 AM
1.2a
Coffee Break

12:00 PM
1.5a
Lunch Break

9:00 AM-2:00 PM: Monday, 10 January 2000


Session 1
Tropospheric aerosols-chemistry and radiative properties
Host: Symposium on Atmospheric Chemistry Issues in the 21st Century
Organizers: Lawrence Kleinman, Brookhaven National Lab.; Jerome Fast, PNNL
9:00 AM
1.1
Residence Times of Fine Tropospheric Aerosols as Determined by 210Pb Progeny
Nancy A. Marley, ANL, Argonne, IL; and J. S. Gaffney, P. J. Drayton, M. M. Cunningham, C. Mielcarek, R. Ravelo, and C. Wagner

9:15 AM
1.2
Size-resolved and Chemically resolved Aerosol-Chemical Transport Model of the Global Troposphere
Marco A. Rodriguez, Univ. of California, Irvine, CA; and D. Dabdub

9:30 AM
1.3
Attenuation of solar UV radiation by aerosols during air pollution episodes
S. Kondragunta, NOAA/NESDIS, Camp Springs, MD; and P. M. Udelhofen, K. L. Schere, S. J. Roselle, and B. Holben

9:45 AM
1.4
A model study on the sulfate aerosol distribution in a deep convective cloud
Chieko Kittaka, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and P. K. Wang

10:00 AM
1.5
10:15 AM
1.6
The uptake of SO2 on synthetic sea salt facilitated by aqueous surface reaction
Michael E. Gebel, Univ. of California, Irvine, CA; and J. A. Ganske and B. J. Finlayson-Pitts

10:30 AM
1.7
Experimental modeling of tropospheric nucleation in a laminar flow tube reactor
Vladimir Mikheev, PNNL, Richland, WA; and N. Laulainen, V. Pervukhin, and S. E. Barlow

10:45 AM
1.8
A global chemistry-transport model simulation of tropospheric sulfur cycle
Bryan Hannegan, Univ. of California, Irvine, CA; and H. Bian and M. J. Prather

11:00 AM
1.9
Laboratory and modeling studies of the chemical mechanism for Cl2 production from the reaction of ozone with NaCl aerosol
Matthew J. Lakin, Univ. of California, Irvine, CA; and E. M. Knipping, K. L. Foster, D. Dabdub, and B. J. Finlayson-Pitts

11:30 AM
1.3A
Coffee Break

11:15 AM
1.0a
Welcoming Remarks

12:00 PM
1.9a
Lunch Break

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


Session 1
Invited Presentations
Host: Symposium on The Mystery of Severe Storms: A Tribute to the Work of T. Theodore Fujita
Organizers: Gregory S. Forbes, The Weather Channel; Roger M. Wakimoto, Univ. of California
9:00 AM
1.1
Bow Echoes
Morrris Weisman, NCAR, Boulder, CO

9:45 AM
1.2
Mesoscale Analysis Techniques
Melvyn A. Shapiro, NCAR, Boulder, CO

10:30 AM
1.3
Surface Mesohighs and Mesolows
Richard H. Johnson, Colorado State Univ., Ft. Collins, CO

11:15 AM
1.4
Tornadoes and Photogrammetry
Gregory S. Forbes, The Weather Channel, Atlanta, GA; and H. B. Bluestein

12:00 PM
1.5
Damage Surveys and F-Scale Assessments
James R. McDonald, Texas Tech Univ., Lubbock, TX

12:45 PM
1.6
Cloud Tracking with Satellite Imagery
W. Paul Menzel, NOAA/NESDIS/ORA, Madison, WI

1:30 PM
1.7
Microbursts, Downbursts, and Aviation Safety
James W. Wilson, NCAR, Boulder, CO

2:30 PM
1.1a
Coffee Break

3:00 PM
1.3a
Lunch Break

4:30 PM
1.5a
Coffee Break

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


Session 1
Data, Modeling and Analysis in Hydrometeorology
Host: 15th Conference on Hydrology
Organizers: Kenneth E. Mitchell, NOAA/NWS/NCEP; Alan Robock, Rutgers Univ.
9:15 AM
1.3
Short-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 AM
1.4
LDAS Retrospective Analyses: A hydrological perspective
G. M. O'Donnell, Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA; and D. P. Lettenmaier and E. F. Wood

9:45 AM
1.5
Using 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

10:00 AM
1.6
Soil Moisture Observations for LDAS Evaluation
Alan Robock, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick, NJ; and L. Luo and K. Vinnikov

10:15 AM
1.7
Precipitation recycling in the NASA GEOS Data Assimilation System
Michael G. Bosilovich, NASA/USRA, Greenbelt, MD; and S. Schubert, A. Molod, and L. L. Takacs

10:45 AM
1.9
11:00 AM
1.10
Snow-climate interaction in NCAR CCM3
Zong-Liang Yang, Univ. of Arizona, Tucson, AZ; and G. Y. Niu

11:15 AM
1.11
Influence 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

11:30 AM
1.12
Time-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

11:45 AM
1.13
Variational 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

12:00 PM
1.14
Simulations of precipitation over the upper Rio Grande Basin
Keeley R. Costigan, LANL, Los Alamos, NM; and J. E. Bossert and D. L. Langley

12:15 PM
1.15
Validation 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

12:30 PM
1.16
The 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

12:45 PM
1.17
Improvements in Landuse Specification in MM5/PLACE
David J. Stensrud, NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and T. M. Crawford, F. Mora, and J. W. Merchant

1:00 PM
1.18
Impact 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

1:15 PM
1.19
Impact 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

1:30 PM
1.20
ENSO Impacts over Northeastern Argentina
Norberto O. García, Universidad Nacional del Litoral, Santa Fe, Argentina; and M. D. V. Venencio

1:45 PM
1.21
2:00 PM
1.22
Using 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

2:15 PM
1.23
Implementing 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

2:30 PM
1.24
The 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

2:45 PM
1.4A
Coffee Break

3:15 PM
1.10A
Lunch Break

4:45 PM
1.16A
Coffee Break

5:15 PM
1.24a
Sessions end for the day

9:20 AM-10:00 AM: Monday, 10 January 2000


Session 1
Opening Session
Host: Symposium on Lidar Atmospheric Monitoring
Organizer: Kenneth Sassen, University of Utah
9:20 AM
1.1
Toward a Remote Sensing-Based Climate Observing System: Fallacies, Fantasies and Facts
Graeme Stephens, Colorado State Univeristy, Fort Collins, CO

9:50 AM
1.0a
Opening Remarks
Kenneth Sassen, Univ. of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

10:00 AM-10:00 AM: Monday, 10 January 2000


Coffee Break

10:00 AM-10:30 AM: Monday, 10 January 2000


1
Coffee Break

Coffee Break

Coffee Break

10:00 AM-12:00 PM: Monday, 10 January 2000


Poster Session 1
Operational Applications of Satellite Observations: Part II
Host: 10th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography
Organizers: Thomas F. Lee, NRL; Godelieve Deblonde, AES
P1.1
Stratospheric Impact of 1DVariation Assimilation of TOVS/ATOVS Data
Laurie Ann Rokke, NASA/GSFC, Goddard, MD; and J. Joiner

P1.2
Temporal Variations of Water Vapor Concentrations from the Goes-8 Sounder
Benjamin Ruston, CIRA/Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO; and T. H. Vonder Haar

P1.3
A numerical study of the effect of GOES-8 sounder data on the prediction of Hurricane Felix
Xiaolei Zou, Florida State Univ., Tallahassee, FL; and Q. Xiao, G. D. Modica, and A. E. Lipton

P1.4
Extending the use of ATOVS radiances over the land
Stephen J. English, UK Met Office, Bracknell, Berks., United Kingdom; and C. Poulsen

P1.5
Prediction of a NORPEX Oceanic cyclone: Impact of initial conditions incorporating GMS water vapor winds and Total Ozone Mapping Spectrometer (TOMS) data
Qingnong Xiao, Florida State Univ., Tallahassee, FL; and X. Zou, M. Shapiro, C. S. Velden, and M. Pondeca

P1.6
Error characteristics of satellite derived water vapor winds as compared to ECMWF model analyses
P. Anil Rao, USRA and NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and Z. X. Pu, S. A. Braun, and C. S. Velden

P1.7
Wind vector fields derived from GOES rapid scan imagery
Christopher S. Velden, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and D. Stettner and J. Daniels

P1.8
Recent Advances to the Operational GOES Wind Processing System at NOAA/NESDIS
Jaime Daniels, NOAA/NESDIS, Camp Springs, MD; and W. Bresky, C. S. Velden, and A. Irving

P1.9
Polar Satellite Sensor Training for the Operational Weather Services
Patrick Dills, UCAR/COMET, Boulder, CO; and A. Mostek, S. Wang, and P. Taylor

P1.10
Integrated Sensor Training in the National Weather Service AWIPS Era
Brian Motta, CIRA/Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO; and D. Bikos, B. Zajac, S. Bachmeier, T. Whittaker, and A. Mostek

P1.11
The Use of AWIPS to Display and Analyze Satellite Data
Kevin J. Schrab, NOAA/NWS, Salt Lake City, UT

P1.12
Operational satellite data processing at Fleet Numerical Meteorology and Oceanography Center
C. James Cornelius Jr., FNMOC, Monterey, CA; and J. L. Haferman and C. E. Skupniewicz

P1.13
A Near-Real-time Full Resolution Globally Merged IR Data Set and Its Applications
John E. Janowiak, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/CPC, Camp Springs, MD; and R. J. Joyce and Y. Yarosh

P1.14
Updated NWS AWIPS Requirements for GOES/POES Satellite Products
Donald G. Gray, NOAA/NESDIS, Suitland, MD; and J. J. Gurka and P. M. Taylor

P1.15
A Rapid Transmittance Procedure for Use in Numerical Models
Larry M. McMillin, NOAA/NESDIS, Camp Springs, MD; and T. J. Kleespies

P1.16
A GOES-10/8 imager visible channel cross calibration procedure
Byron Raines, Raytheon Information Technology and Scientific Services, Lanham, MD; and D. Tarpley

P1.17
A Fast Radiative Transfer Model for Satellite Radiance Data Assimilation
Thomas J. Kleespies, NOAA/NESDIS, Camp Springs, MD

P1.18
Latitudinal and Seasonal Dependent Zenith Angle Corrections for Geostationary Satellite IR Brightness Temperatures
Robert J. Joyce, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/CPC, Camp Springs, MD; and J. E. Janowiak and G. Huffman

P1.19
Crucial Forecasts for Space Shuttle Missions
Steven J. Sokol, Spaceflight Meteorology Group, Houston, TX

P1.20
The Record Meso-Snowfall Event of 1997 in Jackson, Mississippi
Paul J. Croft, Jackson State Univ., Jackson, MS; and A. E. Gerard

10:30 AM-11:44 AM: Monday, 10 January 2000


Session 3
Dispersion in the convective boundary layer
Host: 11th Joint Conference on the Applications of Air Pollution Meteorology with the Air and Waste Management Association
Organizer: H. J. S. Fernando, Arizona State Univ.
10:30 AM
3.1
Timing of the morning transition to the convective boundary layer
Wayne M. Angevine, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado and NOAA/AL, Boulder, CO

10:45 AM
3.2
Vertical dispersion of a passive scalar in the convective boundary layer: new laboratory results
Mark F. Hibberd, CSIRO Atmospheric Research, Aspendale, Vic., Australia

11:00 AM
3.3
A multi-stream model for vertical mixing of a passive tracer in the convective boundary layer
Jongil Han, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC; and D. W. Byun

11:15 AM
3.4
Lagrangian modeling of dispersion in the convective boundary layer over a range of stability
J. C. Weil, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and P. P. Sullivan and C. H. Moeng

11:31 AM
3.5A
Modeling Puff Diffusion in a Laboratory Convection Tank.
Robert E. Lawson Jr., NOAA/ARL/ASMD, Research Triangle Park, NC; and R. S. Thompson, S. G. Perry, and W. H. Snyder

10:30 AM-11:45 AM: Monday, 10 January 2000


Session 2
Post-analysis of Year 2000 issues and problems (Parallel with Sessions 1 & 3)
Host: 16th International Conference on Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology
Organizers: John Lincoln, Consultant; Howard Diamond, NOAA/NWS
10:30 AM
2.1
Overview
John Lincoln, Consultant, Berryville, VA

10:45 AM
2.2
11:15 AM
2.4
Y2K Testing and AWIPS: Lessons Learned
Michelle E. Drew, Litton/PRC, McLean, VA; and M. Tankersley

11:30 AM
2.4A
Session 11 ends

10:30 AM-12:00 PM: Monday, 10 January 2000


Session 2
Tropospheric Chemistry: Water Vapor, Ozone, and Aerosols
Host: Symposium on Lidar Atmospheric Monitoring
Organizer: Volker G. Wulfmeyer, NCAR
10:30 AM
2.1
Raman lidar profiling of water vapor and aerosols over the ARM SGP site
Richard A. Ferrare, NASA/LARC, Hampton, VA; and D. D. Turner, L. A. Heilman, W. F. Feltz, R. A. Peppler, T. Tooman, and R. Halthore

11:00 AM
2.2
Airborne Lidar Water Vapor, Ozone, and Aerosol Measurements
Edward V. Browell, NASA/LARC, Hampton, VA; and S. Ismail, W. B. Grant, and R. A. Ferrare

11:30 AM
2.3
Lidar observation of Mid-Latitude water vapor layers near the tropopause
John Wessel, The Aerospace Corp., El Segundo, CA; and R. Farley

11:45 AM
2.4
Raman Lidar: Atmospheric applications
Belay B. Demoz, NASA/GSFC and Univ. of Maryland Baltimore County, Greenbelt, MD; and D. O. Starr, D. N. Whiteman, K. D. Evans, G. Schwemmer, R. Ferrare, and D. D. Turner

10:30 AM-12:15 PM: Monday, 10 January 2000


Session 2
K-12 Educational Initiatives
Host: Ninth Symposium on Education
Organizers: Kathleen A. Murphy, Ladue School District; Jon W. Zeitler, NOAA/NWS
10:30 AM
2.1
Getting Involved in K-12 Outreach: Professional Development Strategies for Research Scientists
Alexandra Weaver, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and S. M. Buhr and H. Spetzler

10:45 AM
2.2
Water in the Earth System (WES): An Online Distance-Learning Program for Precollege Teacher Enhancement and Leadership Training
Ira W. Geer, AMS, Washington, DC; and D. R. Smith, J. M. Moran, and R. S. Weinbeck

11:00 AM
2.3
Developing Collaborative International Teacher Enhancement Learning Communties
John D. Moore, Burlington County Institute of Technology, AMS/AERA, Medford, NJ; and K. Orr and R. P. Wanton

11:15 AM
2.4
Informal science education supporting weather broadcasters on-air with TRMM "Mini-Education Supplements"
J. Marshall Shepherd, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and C. Howell, W. Sisler, A. Nelson, S. Graham, D. Christopher, and L. Bridgett

11:30 AM
2.5
Education Through Weather Day-Camps
Dorri A. Breher, Weather Research Center/The Weather Museum, Houston, TX; and J. F. Hasling

11:45 AM
2.6
Lessons learned in the SCIAD program
Jeffrey E. Passner, U.S. Army Research Laboratory, White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico

12:00 PM
2.6a
Lunch Break

10:30 AM-2:00 PM: Monday, 10 January 2000


Session 1
Coupled Fire - Atmospheric Models
Host: Third Symposium on Fire and Forest Meteorology
Organizer: David W. Goens, NOAA/NWS
10:30 AM
1.1
Another Look at the Weather Factors Related to the 1949 Mann Gulch Fire
David W. Goens, NOAA/NWS, Missoula, MT; and W. R. Krumm

10:45 AM
1.2
Numerical simulation of a wildfire event
Mary Ann Jenkins, York Univ., Toronto, ON, Canada

11:00 AM
1.3
Coupled atmosphere-fire model dynamics of a fireline crossing a hill
Janice L. Coen, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and T. L. Clark

11:15 AM
1.4
New numerical approaches for coupled atmosphere-fire models
Jon M. Reisner, LANL, Los Alamos, NM; and D. A. Knoll, V. A. Mousseau, and R. R. Linn

11:30 AM
1.5
Studying Complex Wildfire Behavior Using FIRETEC
Rodman R. Linn, LANL, Los Alamos, NM; and J. E. Bossert, F. Harlow, J. M. Reisner, and S. Smith

11:45 AM
1.6
Coupled atmosphere-fire behavior model sensitivity to spatial fuels characterization
James E. Bossert, LANL, Los Alamos, NM; and R. R. Linn, J. M. Reisner, J. L. Winterkamp, P. Dennison, and D. Roberts

12:00 PM
1.0a
Conference Introduction: Dave W. Goens, NOAA/NWS, Missoula, MT and Sue A. Ferguson, USDA Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station, Seattle, WA

12:15 PM
1.3a
Lunch Break

10:30 AM-4:30 PM: Monday, 10 January 2000


Session 3
Issues, technology, and applications of IIPS in Modeling and Simulation (Parallel with Sessions 1 & 2)
Host: 16th International Conference on Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology
Organizer: Commander Dale Liechty, U.S. Navy, Office Chief, Air and Space Natural Environment Modeling and Simulation Agent
11:00 AM
3.2
11:30 AM
3.3
11:45 AM
3.4
The Incorporation of High Resolution Climatological Data into Environmental Tactical Decision Aids
John R. Hummel, ANL, Argonne, IL; and A. P. Campbell, M. L. Kehrer, G. R. Lurie, and K. L. Simunich

12:00 PM
3.5
Cloud Impacts For Aggregate Military Simulations Using CSSM Statistics
Joel B. Mozer, U.S. Air Force Research Lab., Hanscomb AFB, MA; and G. P. Seeley, S. C. Gordon, and D. J. Smalley

12:15 PM
3.6
The Integrated Ocean Project
Richard A. Allard, NRL, Stennis Space Center, MS; and K. Miles and M. D. Earle

12:30 PM
3.7
Providing Physically Consistent Environmental Data In Support of DoD Modeling and Simulation
Gary B. McWilliams, DoD Modeling and Simulation Executive Agent for the Air and Space Natural Environment, Asheville, NC

12:45 PM
3.9
1:00 PM
3.10
The Environmental Scenario Generator
Steve Lowe, SAIC, Virginia Beach, VA; and E. Kihn and R. Siquig

1:15 PM
3.11
Joint Weather Impact System (JWIS) Architecture
Bruce Thompson, Air Force Weather, Washington, DC

1:30 PM
3.12
Visualization Techniques for Applications of High-Resolution Numerical Weather Models
Lloyd A. Treinish, IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY; and Z. D. Christidis

1:45 PM
3.13
Tools for tailoring the synthetic natural environment
Peter S. Dailey, Litton/TASC, Inc., Reading, MA; and T. A. Hutchinson and S. O. Ouzts

2:00 PM
3.14
Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical Hazard Prediction Modeling: A New Approach
Richard B. Bensinger, Litton-TASC, Reading, MA; and J. A. Shorter

2:30 PM
3.4A
Lunch Break

4:00 PM
3.10A
Coffee Break

11:30 AM-1:30 PM: Monday, 10 January 2000


1
Lunch Break

11:45 AM-1:15 PM: Monday, 10 January 2000


Lunch Break

12:00 PM-12:00 PM: Monday, 10 January 2000


1
Lunch Break

1
Lunch Break

12:00 PM-1:30 PM: Monday, 10 January 2000


1
Lunch Break

Lunch Break

1:00 PM-5:45 PM: Monday, 10 January 2000


Session 4
Application of IIPS in Forecasting (Parallel with Session 3)
Host: 16th International Conference on Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology
Organizers: David Pace, SAIC; Carl Thormeyer, FNMOC
1:00 PM
4.1
Overview
David Pace, SAIC, Washington, DC

1:15 PM
4.2
Applications of the Battlescale Forecast Model for the Army
Jeffrey E. Passner, U.S. Army Research Lab., White Sands Missile Range, NM; and R. E. Dumais Jr. and D. P. Sauter

1:30 PM
4.3
1:45 PM
4.4
Generating watches, warnings, and advisories using Interactive Forecast Preparation
Kenneth S. Sperow, NOAA/NWS/TDL, Silver Spring, MD; and R. K. Meiggs, W. J. Goodman, and W. D. Jiang

2:00 PM
4.5
Generating watch, warning, and advisory broadcast scripts for the NOAA Weather Radio using Interactive Forecast Preparation
Patrick V. Laybe, NOAA/NWS/TDL, Silver Spring, MD; and K. S. Sperow and R. K. Meiggs

2:15 PM
4.6
Managing product improvement in the Interactive Forecast Preparation System
John L. Schattel Jr., NOAA/NWS/TDL, Silver Spring, MD; and R. K. Meiggs

2:30 PM
4.7
Generating marine forecasts using Interactive Forecast Preparation
Matthew R. Peroutka, NOAA/NWS/TDL, Silver Spring, MD; and J. E. Calkins

2:45 PM
4.8
The analysis and interpretation of three-dimensional lightning flash information
Martin J. Murphy, Global Atmospherics, Inc., Tucson, AZ; and K. L. Cummins and L. M. Maier

3:00 PM
4.9
Final performance evaluation of the Automated Lightning Detection and Reporting System (ALDARS)
Kenneth A. Kraus, FAA, Washington, DC; and T. A. Seliga and J. R. Kranz

3:15 PM
4.10
Development of Processing Software for the Global Theater Weather Analysis and Prediction System (GTWAPS)
Chris Franks, Harris Corp., Bellevue, NE; and C. F. Meier Jr. and R. T. Williams

3:45 PM
4.12
Status of the Global Theater Weather Analysis and Prediction System (GTWAPS)
Kevin M. Starr, TRW Inc., Bellevue, NE; and B. D. Morris and M. Adams

4:00 PM
4.13
An examination of Battlescale Forecast Model Initializations over complex terrain
Werner E. Cook, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and J. S. Greene, W. S. Lyons, K. D. Sterling, P. A. Haines, and D. I. Knapp

4:15 PM
4.14
Developing New Methods for Aviation Weather Forecast Production
Frederick J. Foss, NOAA/NWS/AWC, Kansas City, MO; and D. R. Frank, J. H. Henderson, and D. R. Rodenhuis

4:30 PM
4.15
National Weather Service SAFESEAS - Update on A New Marine/Coastal Monitoring and Forecasting Capability for AWIPS
Paul A. Hirschberg, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and S. B. Smith and M. M. Mercer

4:45 PM
4.16
The benefits of visual multi-source, multi-resolution data analysis and fusion
Alfred M. Powell Jr., Autometric, Inc., Springfield, VA; and P. A. Zuzolo

5:00 PM
4.17
High Volume METOC Chart Production Using Beowulf Technology
Earl V. Ravid, FNMOC, Monterey, CA; and S. Lowder

5:15 PM
4.8A
Coffee Break

5:30 PM
4.17A
Session 4 ends

1:30 PM-2:15 PM: Monday, 10 January 2000


Session 2
Applying Environmental Science to Societal Needs in the New Millennium
Host: 11th Conference on the Middle Atmosphere
Organizer: Linnea M. Avallone, University of Colorado
1:30 PM
2.1
The "Scientific Assessment of Ozone Depletion, 1998": A Summary and Perspective
Daniel L. Albritton, NOAA/Aeronomy Lab., Boulder, CO


Session 2
OPERATIONAL APPLICATIONS OF SATELLITE OBSERVATIONS: Part III ( Invited Oral Presentations)
Host: 10th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography
1:30 PM
2.1
The direct assimilation of ATOVS radiances in a 3D-var assimilation system
Stephen J. English, UK Met Office, Bracknell, Berks., United Kingdom; and R. J. Renshaw

1:45 PM
2.2
Analysis and Assimilation of Rainfall from Blended SSM/I, TRMM and Geostationary Satellite Data
F. Joseph Turk, NRL, Monterey, CA; and G. Rohaly, J. Hawkins, E. A. Smith, A. Grose, F. S. Marzano, A. Mugnai, and V. Levizzani

2:00 PM
2.3
Discussion

1:30 PM-3:00 PM: Monday, 10 January 2000


Session 2
IPCC TAR: Long-term Climate Variability and Change: Part 1 (Parallel with Session 3)
Host: 11th Symposium on Global Change Studies
Organizer: Thomas R. Karl, NOAA/NCDC
1:30 PM
2.1
Impact of CO2-induced warming on hurricane intensities as simulated in a hurricane model with ocean coupling
Thomas R. Knutson, NOAA/GFDL, Princeton, NJ; and R. E. Tuleya, W. Shen, and I. Ginis

1:45 PM
2.2
Simulated climate change in the 20th and 21st centuries
Gerald A. Meehl, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and J. M. Arblaster

2:30 PM
2.5
Uncertainties in climate system properties and anthropogenic aerosol forcings based on climate change detection methods
Chris E. Forest, MIT, Cambridge, MA; and M. R. Allen, P. H. Stone, and A. P. Sokolov

2:45 PM
2.6
A regional climate change projection over East Asia
Seita Emori, National Institute for Environmental Studies, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan; and T. Nozawa, A. Numaguti, and I. Uno


Session 3
Societal Impacts and Climate Assessments (Co-Sponsored by the Committee on Societal Impacts) (Parallel with Session 2)
Host: 11th Symposium on Global Change Studies
Organizer: David Easterling, NOAA/NCDC
1:30 PM
3.1
Long-term fluctuations in hail incidences in the United States
David Changnon, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL; and S. A. Changnon

1:45 PM
3.2
Regional impacts and adaptation: new challenges for climate change reporting and synthesis
Stewart J. Cohen, Environment Canada, Vancouver, BC, Canada

2:00 PM
3.3
Development of an index to monitor extreme weather-climate impacts in the United States
Stanley A. Changnon, Changnon Climatologist, Mahomet, IL; and G. J. D. Hewings and R. A. Pielke Jr.

2:15 PM
3.4
Ten-year U.S. regional climate simulations for impact assessments
Zaitao Pan, Iowa State University, Ames, IA; and J. H. Christensen, R. W. Arritt, W. J. Gutowski Jr., and E. S. Takle

2:30 PM
3.5
Combining Paleoclimatic Evidence and GCMS by Means of Data Assimilation Through Upscaling and Nudging (Datun)
Hans von Storch, GKSS Research Centre, Geesthacht, Germany; and U. Cubasch, J. F. Gonzalez-Rouco, J. M. Jones, R. Voss, M. Widmann, and E. Zorita

2:45 PM
3.6
Overlooked issues in the U.S. national climate and IPCC assessments
Roger A. Pielke, Sr., Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO


Session 4A
Dispersion about buildings and obstacles (Parallel with Session 4B)
Host: 11th Joint Conference on the Applications of Air Pollution Meteorology with the Air and Waste Management Association
Organizer: Robert J. Paine, ENSR Corporation
1:30 PM
4A.1
Evaluation of PRIME and ISC3 versus wind tunnel observations
R. L. Petersen, Cermak Peterka Petersen, Inc., Fort Collins, CO; and B. C. Cochran and J. J. Carter

1:45 PM
4A.2
Mean flow and turbulence measurements around a 2-D array of buildings in a wind tunnel
Michael J. Brown, LANL, Los Alamos, NM; and R. E. Lawson Jr., D. S. DeCroix, and R. L. Lee

2:00 PM
4A.3
A CFD Model Intercomparison and Validation using High Resolution Wind Tunnel Data
William Scott Smith, LANL, Los Alamos, NM; and J. M. Reisner, D. S. Decroix, M. J. Brown, R. L. Lee, S. T. Chan, and D. E. Stevens

2:15 PM
4A.4
Flow patterns around a complex building
R. Calhoun, LLNL, Livermore, CA; and S. Chan, R. Lee, J. Leone, J. Shinn, and D. Stevens

2:30 PM
4A.5
Large-eddy and Gaussian simulations of downwind dispersion from large building HVAC exhaust
David S. DeCroix, LANL, Los Alamos, NM; and W. S. Smith, G. E. Streit, and M. J. Brown

2:45 PM
4A.6
An Experimental Investigation of Urban Street-Canyon Flows
Jong-Jin Baik, Kwangju Institute of Science and Technology, Kwangju, Korea, Republic of (South); and R. S. Park, H. Y. Chun, and J. J. Kim

1:30 PM-4:30 PM: Monday, 10 January 2000


Session 2
Artificial Neural Networks
Host: Second Conference on Artificial Intelligence
Organizer: Vladimir M. Krasnopolsky, SAIC
2:30 PM
2.2
Application of neural networks for efficient calculation of sea water density or salinity from the UNESCO equation of state
Vladimir M. Krasnopolsky, NOAA/NWS/NCEP, Camp Springs, MD; and D. Chalikov, L. C. Breaker, and D. B. Rao

2:45 PM
2.3
3:00 PM
2.4
Coffee Break

3:45 PM
2.6
A neural network for hail size prediction
Caren Marzban, NOAA/NSSL and CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and A. Witt

4:00 PM
2.7
Stochastic generation of multi-station daily temperatures using a neural network
Douglas A. Stewart, Environmental Dynamics Research, Inc., Lantana, FL


Session 3
Aerosols of the Boundary Layer and Free Troposphere
Host: Symposium on Lidar Atmospheric Monitoring
Organizer: Luc R. Bissonnette, Defense Research Establishment Valcartier
1:30 PM
3.1
The JPL 15-year lidar backscatter archive: A retrospective
David M. Tratt, JPL, California Institute Technology, Pasadena, CA; and R. T. Menzies

2:00 PM
3.2
Six-wavelength lidar observations of European and Asian aerosol plumes
Albert Ansmann, Institute for Tropospheric Research, Leipzig, Germany; and D. Althausen, U. Wandinger, D. Müller, F. Wagner, and K. Franke

2:30 PM
3.3
Lidar Network Observation of Asian Dust over Japan in the Springs of 1997-1999.
Toshiyuki Murayama, Tokyo University of Mercantile Marine, Koto, Tokyo, Japan; and N. Sugimoto, I. Matsui, Z. Lui, T. Sakai, T. Shibata, Y. Iwasaka, K. Iokibe, and R. Koga

3:00 PM
3.4
Lidar-radiometer study of boundary-layer aerosols and their contribution to long-term trends and changes in columnar aerosol optical depth at a tropical station
P. C. S. Devara, Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, Pune, Pashan, India; and R. E. Mahseknmar, K. K. Daui, S. K. Sahn, and S. M. Sunbawe

3:30 PM
3.5
Lidar-aided Estimates of the Vertical Structure of the Direct Shortwave Aerosol Radiative Forcing of Climate
Jens Redemann, Bay Area Environmental Research Institute, San Francisco, CA; and P. B. Russell

3:45 PM
3.6
Urban aerosol detection with the Vaisala ceilometer
Vesa V. Tanner, Vaisala Oyj., Helsinki, Finland; and A. Piironen, J. Räsänen, and J. Lönnqvist

4:00 PM
3.3a
Coffee Break

1:30 PM-5:00 PM: Monday, 10 January 2000


Session 3
Educational Applications for Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography (Invited Presentations)
Host: Ninth Symposium on Education
Organizers: Patricia A. Phoebus, NRL; Mohan K. Ramamurthy, Univ. of Illinois
1:30 PM
3.1
High Technology Presentation of Earth Science Stories in Schools and Museums
Arthur Frederick Hasler, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD

2:00 PM
3.2
Earth System Science Education in the New Millennium: Learning Modules and Peer Review
Donald R. Johnson, USRA, Columbia, MD; and M. Ruzek and M. Kalb

2:15 PM
3.3
Teaching With Environmental Satellite Technology
Nancy McIntyre, West Chester University, West Chester, PA

2:30 PM
3.4
Understanding Climate: Learning activities and resources for K-12
Theresa G. Schwerin, Institute for Global Environmental Strategies, Arlington, VA

2:45 PM
3.5
Studying the Earth's Environment from Space: A series of inquiry-based computer lab activities
Michael A. Alfultis, US Coast Guard Academy, New London, CT; and E. Smith

3:00 PM
3.6
Physical oceanography in the classroom: interactive and relevant
Susan A. Digby, JPL, Pasadena, CA; and T. Nolan

3:15 PM
3.7
Naval Oceanographic Office Support of National, State, and Local Satellite Oceanography Education Programs
Thomas L. Sandidge, Jr., Naval Oceanographic Office, Stennis Space Center, MS

3:30 PM
3.8
The CERES S'COOL project: Two years after first launch
Lin H. Chambers, NASA/LRC, Hampton, VA; and D. F. Young, C. J. Green, S. J. Haberer, and A. M. Racel

3:45 PM
3.9
Inquiry-Based Methods of Earth Science Instruction Using Weather Satellite Imagery
Paul H. Ruscher, Florida State Univ., Tallahassee, FL

4:00 PM
3.10
Exciting uses of satellite data for daily weather discussions, classroom weather education, and science projects
Roderick A. Scofield, NOAA/NWS/NESDIS/ORA, Camp Springs, MD; and R. Weldon

4:30 PM
3.6a
Coffee Break

1:30 PM-5:15 PM: Monday, 10 January 2000


Session 2
Advances in use of observational data
Host: Fourth Symposium on Integrated Observing Systems
Organizer: Edward Zipser, Univ. of Utah
1:30 PM
2.1
Integrating Multi-frequency HF Doppler Radar Estimates of Wind Direction with Other Meteorological Observations to Obtain Surface Wind Patterns over Coastal Ocean Areas
Francis L. Ludwig, Environmental Fluid Mechanics Laboratory, Stanford, CA; and J. F. Vesecky and C. C. Teague

1:45 PM
2.2
A Blended Satellite - In situ Land Surface Temperature Product
Alan Basist, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and C. Williams, T. Peterson, and N. Grody

2:15 PM
2.4
Commercial aircraft provided weather data
John Cunning, NOAA/FSL, Boulder, CO

2:30 PM
2.5
Use of regional Precipitation forecasts for local applications
Frédéric Rossel, USDA/ARS, El Reno, OK; and J. Garbrecht

2:45 PM
2.6
A Procedure to Use Satellite Measurements to Determine Differences Between Radiosonde Types
Larry M. McMillin, NOAA/NESDIS, Camp Springs, MD; and S. S. Zhou

3:00 PM
2.7
World Weather Watch Program (Invited Presentation)
Robert Landis and Dieter C. Schiessl, WMO, Geneva, Switzerland

3:15 PM
2.8
Operational Ground-Based GPS Water Vapor Observing System Strategies
Seth Gutman, NOAA/FSL, Boulder, CO; and P. Fang, Y. Bock, M. Bevis, S. Businger, and K. Holub

3:30 PM
2.9
3:45 PM
2.10
4:00 PM
2.11
A Multi-dataset Analysis Of The Morphology Of Mesoscale Convective Vortices
Christopher A. Davis, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and S. B. Trier, J. D. Tuttle, R. E. Carbone, L. J. Miller, and R. Oye

4:15 PM
2.12
A meteorological sensor data integration technique (Part I)
Gail Vaucher, Army Research Laboratory, White Sands Missile Range, NM; and E. Creegan, S. Elliott, D. Quintis, J. Yarbrough, and R. Brown

4:30 PM
2.13
Thunderstorm days climatology of Brazil:1961 through 1970
Rosangela B. B. Gin, Univ. of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil; and R. L. Guedes

4:45 PM
2.6A
Coffee Break

1:30 PM-3:00 PM: Monday, 10 January 2000


Session 4B
Transport and dispersion in coastal environments (Parallel with Session 4A)
Host: 11th Joint Conference on the Applications of Air Pollution Meteorology with the Air and Waste Management Association
Organizer: Ted Yamada, Yamada Science & Art Corporation
1:30 PM
4B.1
The Houston Heat Pump: Modulation of a land-sea breeze by an urban heat island
John W. Nielsen-Gammon, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX

1:45 PM
4B.2
Preliminary Meteorological analysis of a 1997 Southern California ozone study (SCOS'97) episode
R. Bornstein, San Jose State University, San Jose, CA; and D. Boucouvala

2:00 PM
4B.3
Use of a wind profiler network to determine air ventilation during high ozone episodes in the Los Angeles basin
Dominique Ruffieux, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado and NOAA/ERL/ETL, Boulder, CO; and A. B. White

2:15 PM
4B.4
High resolution MC2 Modelling: Lake Breeze, Severe Weather and Air Pollution
Xin Qiu, York University, Toronto, ON, Canada; and P. A. Taylor and F. Conway

2:30 PM
4B.5
Development and Evaluation of a New Algorithm for Estimating TIBL Height
R. L. Petersen, Cermak Peterka Petersen, Inc., Fort Collins, CO

2:45 PM
4B.6
The application of CALMET/CALPUFF to develop agricultural burning procedures on the island of Maui
Kit K. Wagner, Atmospheric Information Systems, Norman, OK; and V. Bigler-Engler

2:00 PM-3:00 PM: Monday, 10 January 2000


Session 2
Atmospheric and Fire Dynamics
Host: Third Symposium on Fire and Forest Meteorology
Organizer: Janice Coen, NCAR
2:00 PM
2.1
Collection and analysis of infrared observations of fire-atmosphere dynamics
Terry L. Clark, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and J. L. Coen, L. Radke, M. Reeder, and D. Packham

2:15 PM
2.2
The Turbulent Structure of a Wildland Fire
Thomas Y. Palmer, Consultant, Fallbrook, CA

2:30 PM
2.3
Incorporating smoldering into fire growth modelling
Kerry Anderson, Canadian Forest Service, Edmonton, AB, Canada

2:45 PM
2.4
Characteristics of cloud-to-ground lightning activity in the contiguous United States from 1995-1997
Bard A. Zajac, Colorado State Univ., CIRA, Fort Collins, CO; and S. A. Rutledge

2:00 PM-4:00 PM: Monday, 10 January 2000


Session 2
Urban air chemistry in complex terrain
Host: Symposium on Atmospheric Chemistry Issues in the 21st Century
Organizers: Carl Berkowitz, PNNL; John McHenry, North Carolina Supercomputering Center
2:00 PM
2.1
Measurements of nonmethane hydrocarbons in Phoenix, Arizona
P. V. Doskey, ANL, Argonne, IL; and V. R. Kotamarthi and J. Rudolph

2:15 PM
2.2
Measurements of the dry deposition velocity of PAN above grass
P. V. Doskey, ANL, Argonne, IL; and D. R. Cook, M. L. Wesely, and Y. Fukui

2:30 PM
2.3
Puerto Rico - 2002: Field Studies to Resolve Aerosol Processes
Jeffrey S. Gaffney, ANL, Argonne, IL; and N. A. Marley and R. Ravelo

2:45 PM
2.4
Phoenix, Arizona, Revisited: Indications of Aerosol Effects on O3, NO2, UV-B, and NO3
Jeffrey S. Gaffney, ANL, Argonne, IL; and N. A. Marley, P. J. Drayton, M. M. Cunningham, J. C. Baird, J. Dintaman, and H. Hart

3:00 PM
2.5
Trace gas measurements in Phoenix, Arizona (1998)
L. J. Nunnermacker, Brookhaven National Lab., Upton, NY; and J. Weinstein-Lloyd, P. H. Daum, L. I. Kleinman, Y. N. Lee, S. R. Springston, P. J. Klotz, L. Newman, J. Hubbe, V. Morris, G. Neuroth, and P. Hyde

3:15 PM
2.6
Urban Measurements of Monohalogenated Alkanes in Southern California
Jason C. Low, Univ. of California, Irvine, CA; and N. Y. Wang and R. J. Cicerone

3:30 PM
2.4A
Coffee Break

2:15 PM-2:15 PM: Monday, 10 January 2000


Session 3
Discussion: STATUS OF OPERATIONAL SATELLITE PROGRAMS (NOAA and DMSP)
Host: 10th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography

2:15 PM-4:45 PM: Monday, 10 January 2000


Session 3
Trace constituents and long-term variability
Host: 11th Conference on the Middle Atmosphere
Organizer: Mark P. Baldwin, Northwest Research Associates
2:15 PM
3.1
Data sets available for stratospheric studies
Nancy A. Ritchey, Computer Sciences Corporation, Hampton, VA; and W. P. Chu and K. Hoppel

2:30 PM
3.2
Variations in the stratospheric transport circulation 1991-1998 and effects on methane concentrations
M. Joan Alexander, Colorado Research Associates, Boulder, CO; and J. R. Holton and K. H. Rosenlof

2:45 PM
3.3
Mechanisms for the extra-tropical QBO phenomenon
Ka-Kit Tung, Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA; and J. S. Kinnersley

3:00 PM
3.4
Stratospheric Temperature Trends from Small Rockets Between 1969-1995
F. J. Schmidlin, NASA/GSFC, Wallops Island, VA

3:15 PM
3.5
Model Analysis of Multi-Platform Measurements in the Stratosphere
Michael Y. Danilin, AER, Cambridge, MA; and M. K. W. Ko, M. L. Santee, Y. Sasano, and K. Jucks

3:45 PM
3.7
HRDI observations of the O2(0,0) Atmospheric band nightglow: a seven-year climatology
Julie F. Kafkalidis, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; and G. M. Fall and P. B. Hays

4:15 PM
3.3A
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Poster Session 2
OPERATIONAL APPLICATIONS OF SATELLITE OBSERVATIONS: Part IV
Host: 10th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography
P2.1
Progress in applying GOES derived data in local data assimilation
Daniel L. Birkenheuer, NOAA/FSL, Boulder, CO

P2.2
Validation of GOES Sounder Moisture Profiles: Comparisons with In-situ and Remote Observations
Wayne F. Feltz, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and T. J. Schmit, J. Jung, and J. P. Nelson III

P2.4
Validation of a derived product image for upper-tropospheric extratropical specific humidity
Anthony J. Wimmers, Univ. of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA; and J. L. Moody

P2.5
CPC/FEWS Rainfall Estimates over West Africa
Rosalyn F. MacCracken, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/CPC, Camp Springs, MD; and W. M. Thiaw and D. T. Bolvin

P2.6
Using satellite rain estimates to update heavy rainfall warnings in Hungary
Cecilia M. I. R. Girz, NOAA/FSL, Boulder, CO; and E. I. Tollerud, A. Takacs, and S. Kertesz

P2.7
Possibilities and Limitations for QPF using Linear-and Nonlinear-Based Nowcasting with Time-Sequenced Geosynchronous Satellite Imagery
Andy Grose, Florida State Univ., Tallahassee, FL; and E. A. Smith, H. S. Chung, M. Ou, B. J. Sohn, and F. J. Turk

P2.10
Rainrate estimation using the GMS-5 IR data and verification
Young C. Kwon, Korea Meteorological Administration, Seoul, Dongjak-Gu, Korea, Republic of (South); and M. H. Ahn, B. J. Sohn, H. S. Chung, and H. S. Park

P2.11
Satellite-Based inputs for Quantitative Precipitation Forecasting Over the United States Mid-Atlantic Region
George Tsakraklides, Penn State Univ., University Park, PA; and J. L. Evans

P2.12
Verification of the Operational GOES Infrared Rainfall Estimation Technique over the Upper Midwest
Dan A. Baumgardt, NOAA/NWS, La Crosse, WI; and G. R. Lussky and A. M. Elfessi

P2.13
Assimilation of cloud-top pressure derived from GOES sounder data into MAPS/RUC
Dongsoo Kim, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado and NOAA/FSL, Boulder, CO; and S. G. Benjamin

P2.14
High Resolution Cloud Analysis and Forecast System
Michael P. Plonski, AER Inc., Cambridge, MA, Rolling Hills Estates, CA; and G. Gustafson, B. L. Shaw, B. H. Thomas, and M. Wonsick

P2.15
Preliminary results from Polar–Orbiting Satellite Data Assimilation into LAPS with Applications to Mesoscale Modeling of the San Francisco Bay Area
David A. Bennett, Lockheed Martin Missiles & Space, Sunnyvale, CA; and K. D. Hutchison, S. C. Albers, and R. D. Bornstein

P2.16
A Subjective Comparison of Cloud Base and Top Height Estimations from Satellite and NWP Analysis Data for a Fall New England Case Study
Frank H. Ruggiero, Air Force Research Lab., Hanscom AFB, MA; and A. Jackson and R. P. d'Entremont

P2.17
Hourly global cloud property retrievals from DMSP, TIROS, and geostationary EO sensors
Gary Gustafson, AER Inc., Cambridge, MA; and R. P. d'Entremont and M. Hoefer

P2.18
Cloud base height estimates from combining a satellite cloud classification with surface reports
John M. Forsythe, CIRA/Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO; and T. H. Vonder Haar and D. L. Reinke

P2.19
Modeling direct irradiance from GOES visible channel using generalized cloud indices
Pierre Ineichen, Univ. of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland; and R. R. Perez, M. Kmiecik, and D. Renne

P2.20
Operational Assimilation of GOES Data into a Mesoscale Model
William Lapenta, GHCC/NASA, Huntsville, AL; and R. Suggs, R. McNider, G. Jedlovec, and S. Dembek

P2.21
Evaluation of Skin Temperatures Retrieved From GOES-8
Ronnie J. Suggs, NASA/MSFC, Huntsville, AL; and G. J. Jedlovec, W. M. Lapenta, and S. L. Haines

P2.22
Altimetry Data Processing at the Naval Oceanographic Office—An Overview
Scott C. Klingenberger, Naval Oceanographic Office, Stennis Space Center, MS; and D. A. May and A. J. Bratcher

P2.23
Operational Multi-Channel Sea Surface Temperature Production at the Naval Oceanographic Office
Bruce D. Mckenzie, Naval Oceanographic Office, Stennis Space Center, MS; and D. A. May and D. S. Olszewski

P2.25
GOES sea surface temperature products in NOAA/NESDIS
Eileen Maturi, NOAA/NESDIS, Camp Springs, MD; and X. Li and X. Wu

P2.26
Preliminary Study of Deriving Sea Surface Temperature from future GOES
Xiangqian Wu, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and W. P. Menzel

P2.27
Alaska SAR Applications Demonstration Project
Pablo Clemente-Colón, NOAA/NESDIS, Camp Springs, MD; and W. G. Pichel, K. S. Friedman, X. Li, C. C. Wackerman, R. C. Beal, F. M. Monaldo, E. Malaret, W. Y. Tseng, and R. E. Meiggs

3:30 PM-5:00 PM: Monday, 10 January 2000


Session 3
Smoke Management and Air Quality
Host: Third Symposium on Fire and Forest Meteorology
Organizer: Sue A. Ferguson, USDA Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station
3:30 PM
3.1
Definition and use of interpolated weather parameters for operational estimation and prediction of atmospheric stability
Richard Ammons, Idaho/Montana Smoke Management, Missoula, MT; and H. Thistle, P. Thornton, and S. Running

3:45 PM
3.2
Climatology of Biomass Smoke in Wildland Areas of the United States
Sue A. Ferguson, Forestry Sciences Laboratory, Seattle, WA

4:00 PM
3.3
Airflow and diffusion modeling for forested and urbanized areas
Ronald M. Cionco, US Army Research Lab., White Sands Missile Range, NM

4:15 PM
3.4
Development of a satellite-based fire and smoke analysis in NOAA/NESDIS
John Paquette, NOAA/NESDIS, Camp Springs, MD; and T. Renkevens and M. Ruminski

4:30 PM
3.5
Effect of Pollution from Central American Fires on Cloud-to-Ground Lightning in the Spring of 1998
Natalie D. Murray, Texas A&M Univ., College Station, TX; and R. E. Orville and G. R. Huffines

4:45 PM
3.0a
Session Introduction: Sue A. Ferguson, USDA Forest Services, Pacific Northwest Research Station, Seattle, WA

3:30 PM-5:30 PM: Monday, 10 January 2000


Session 2
Development and Applications of Warning Systems to Protect Human Health
Host: Second Symposium on Environmental Applications
Organizers: Laurence Kalkstein, Univ. of Delaware; Robert Livezey, NOAA/NCEP
3:30 PM
2.1
Climate Change: Vulnerability, Adaptation and Human Health
Rosina M. Bierbaum, Office of Science and Technology Policy, Washington, DC

4:00 PM
2.2
Evaluation of heat/health watch-warning systems: implications for practical development and application
Robert E. Livezey, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/CPC, Camp Springs, MD; and L. S. Kalkstein

4:15 PM
2.3
Observed Trends in Summertime Extreme Heat Events in the U.S. and China
Dian J. Gaffen, NOAA/ARL, Silver Spring, MD; and R. J. Ross and J. X. L. Wang

4:30 PM
2.4
The Showcase Projects on Heat/Health Warning Systems: International Collaboration Within the Climate Agenda
Paul D. Llanso, WMO, Geneva, Switzerland; and L. S. Kalkstein and S. C. Sheridan

4:45 PM
2.5
Philadelphia action plan to mitigate heat related death and illness
Lawrence Robinson, Philadelphia Dept. of Public Health, Philadelphia, PA; and J. H. Libby

5:00 PM
2.6
What really happened in Chicago in July, 1995?
Steven S. Whitman, Chicago Dept. of Public Health, Chicago, IL; and G. D. Good and N. D. Benbow

5:15 PM
2.7
Estimating wet bulb globe temperature using standard meteorological measurements
Charles H. Hunter, Westinghouse Savannah River Co., Aiken, SC; and C. O. Minyard


Session 4
U. S. National Assessment
Host: 11th Symposium on Global Change Studies
Organizer: Thomas R. Karl, NOAA/NCDC
3:30 PM
4.1
The U.S. National Assessment: An Overview
Thomas R. Karl, NOAA/NCDC, Asheville, NC

3:45 PM
4.2
Statistical and dynamical downscaling of global model output for U.S. National Assessment hydrological analyses
William J. Gutowski Jr., Iowa State University, Ames, IA; and R. Wilby, L. E. Hay, C. J. Anderson, R. W. Arritt, M. P. Clark, G. H. Leavesley, Z. Pan, R. Silva, and E. S. Takle

4:00 PM
4.3
The issue of spatial scale in integrated assessments: an example of agriculture in the Southeastern U.S
Linda O. Mearns, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and G. Carbone, W. Gao, L. McDaniel, E. Tsvetsinskaya, B. McCarl, and R. Adams

4:15 PM
4.4
Comparison of GCM-projected daily maximum and minimum temperature for the Great Lakes Region
Julie A. Winkler, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI; and J. A. Andresen, G. Guentchev, J. A. Picardy, and E. A. Waller

4:45 PM
4.6
Gauging impacts of climate change on the Pacific Northwest using observed climate variations
Philip W. Mote, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; and A. Hamlet, N. Mantua, and E. Miles

5:00 PM
4.7
Assessment of Potential Effects of Climate Change on Heavy Lake-Effect Snowstorms Near Lake Erie
Kenneth E. Kunkel, ISWS, Champaign, IL; and N. E. Westcott and D. A. R. Kristovich

5:15 PM
4.8
Trends in spring snow cover retreat over the U.S. and the effect of observation time bias
Pavel Ya. Groisman, NOAA/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and B. Sun and R. R. Heim Jr.

3:30 PM-5:45 PM: Monday, 10 January 2000


Session 5
Meso-and regional-scale modeling
Host: 11th Joint Conference on the Applications of Air Pollution Meteorology with the Air and Waste Management Association
Organizer: Robert J. Kurzeja, Westinghouse Savannah River Co.
3:30 PM
5.0
Sessions end for the day

3:45 PM
5.1
A real-time atmospheric dispersion modeling system
John S. Nasstrom, LLNL, Livermore, CA; and G. Sugiyama, J. M. Leone Jr., and D. L. Ermak

4:00 PM
5.2
Mesoscale Modeling with MM5 for the PATH Study (Pollutants in the Atmosphere and their Transport over Hong Kong)
William L. Physick, CSIRO Atmospheric Research, Aspendale, Vic., Australia; and J. A. Noonan

4:15 PM
5.3
Application of the SARMAP air quality model (SAQM) to the modelling of air pollution in Hong Kong for the PATH study.
Martin E. Cope, CSIRO Atmospheric Research, Aspendale, Vic., Australia; and M. Burgers and M. Olliff

4:30 PM
5.4
Numerical simulation of meteorology for the July 26-30, 1990 ozone episode in the San Joaquin Valley
Saffet Tanrikulu, California Air Resources Board, Sacramento, CA; and K. Gurer and A. J. Ranzieri

4:45 PM
5.5
A Shallow Convection Scheme for 3-D Regional Scale Air-Quality Applications
Aijun Deng, Penn State Univ., University Park, PA; and N. Seaman and A. Lario-Gibbs

5:01 PM
5.7
Trans-Pacific Yellow Sand and Trace Gas Transport in April 1998
Itsushi Uno, Research Institute for Applied Mechanics/Kyushu Univ., Kasuga, Fukuoka, Japan; and S. Emori and S. Sugata

5:31 PM
5.6A
Reconstruction of Lead (Pb) Fluxes in Europe during 1955-1995 and Evaluation of Gasoline Lead-Content Regulations
Hans von Storch, Institute of Hydrophysics/GKSS Research Centre, Geesthacht, Germany; and M. Costa-Cabral, F. Feser, and C. Hagner

4:00 PM-4:00 PM: Monday, 10 January 2000


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Tuesday, 11 January 2000

8:00 AM-10:00 AM: Tuesday, 11 January 2000


Session 4
Application of Mesoscale Weather Modeling for Fire Management
Host: Third Symposium on Fire and Forest Meteorology
Organizer: Elizabeth Page, NOAA/NWS
8:00 AM
4.1
Operational use of mesoscale models in fire weather forecasting
Elizabeth Mulvihill Page, NOAA/NWS, Boulder, CO; and M. P. Meyers, M. Chamberlain, and R. McAnelly

8:15 AM
4.2
Numerical weather prediction for fire hazards on Oahu/Hawaii
Duane E. Stevens, Univ. of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI; and D. Funayama and F. M. Fujioka

8:30 AM
4.3
Development of an Objective Spot Forecasting Tool Using a Mesoscale Model
Scott L. Goodrick, Florida Division of Forestry, Tallahassee, FL

8:45 AM
4.4
Real-Time Mesoscale Model Forecasts for Fire and Smoke Management: An Update
Sue A. Ferguson, Forestry Sciences Laboratory, Seattle, WA

9:00 AM
4.5
Mesoscale numerical forecasting of wind changes in support of fire-fighting operations
Graham A. Mills, Bureau of Meteorology Research Centre, Melbourne, Vic., Australia

9:15 AM
4.6
Very high resolution model forecasts of fire weather for the January 1994 Fires
Lance M. Leslie, Univ. of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia; and M. S. Speer and R. Bunker

9:30 AM
4.7
Numerical modeling of the Santa Barbara Sundowner of 27 June, 1990
Chris MacFarland, Univ. of California, Santa Barbara, CA; and C. Jones and J. Michaelsen

9:45 AM
4.0a
Session Introduction: Elizabeth Page, NOAA/NWS, Boulder, CO

8:00 AM-10:15 AM: Tuesday, 11 January 2000


Session 3
New Global Observing Systems
Host: Fourth Symposium on Integrated Observing Systems
Organizer: Randolph Ware, UCAR
8:00 AM
3.1
Constellation Observing System for Meteorology, Ionosphere, and Climate–-COSMIC: An Overview
Ying-Hwa Kuo, UCAR, Boulder, CO; and C. Rocken, S. Sokolovskiy, E. R. Kursinski, D. Chu, and L. Lee

8:15 AM
3.2
GAINS--An Observing System for the 21st Century
C. M. I. R. Girz, NOAA/FSL, Boulder, CO; and A. E. MacDonald, R. L. Anderson, T. Lachenmeier, F. Caracena, B. D. Jamison, and R. S. Collander

8:30 AM
3.3
Monitoring marine weather systems using Quickscat and TRMM data
W. Timothy Liu, JPL and California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA; and W. Tang, A. Datta, and C. S. Hsu

8:45 AM
3.4
Advanced infrared sounding instruments for the next generation of polar orbiting satellites
Mitchell D. Goldberg, NOAA/NESDIS/Center for Satellite Applications and Research, Washington, DC

9:00 AM
3.5
Sensors for NOAA's Future Geostationary Satellites
Jamison S. Hawkins, NOAA/NESDIS, Suitland, MD

9:15 AM
3.6
9:30 AM
3.7
An aerosonde adaptive observing strategy for the North Pacific Ocean
Greg J. Holland, BMRC, Melbourne, Australia; and G. Tyrrell

10:00 AM
3.8a
Coffee Break (Exhibit Hours 10:00 A.M.- 2:15 P.M.)

8:00 AM-10:29 AM: Tuesday, 11 January 2000


Session 3
Human Health: Use of Environmental Data and Information for Societal Needs
Host: Second Symposium on Environmental Applications
Organizers: Laurence Kalkstein, Univ. of Delaware; Joel Scheraga, EPA
8:00 AM
3.1
Integrating assessment of human health and ecosystem health
Joel D. Scheraga, EPA, Washington, DC; and A. E. Grambsch

8:30 AM
3.3
Predicting Hantaviral Disease Outbreaks in Southwestern United States
Gregory E. Glass, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD

8:45 AM
3.4
Climate Tools For Public Health: A Synthesis Of Enso Experiment Research Findings
Juli Trtanj, NOAA, Office of Global Programs, Silver Spring, MD

9:00 AM
3.5
Using Environmental Information to Improve Air Quality
Darrell A. Winner, EPA, Washington, DC

9:15 AM
3.6
A Year-Round Comfort Index That Incorporates Multiple Meteorological Parameters
Daniel Kottlowski, AccuWeather, Inc., State College, PA; and M. A. Steinberg

9:45 AM
3.2A
A Physiologically-based Framework to Evaluate Possible Risk Factors for Heat-Related Illnesses
Kristie L. Ebi, EPRI, Palo Alto, CA; and N. Y. Chan, M. T. Stacey, and T. F. Wilson

10:00 AM
3.7A
Coffee Break (Exhibit Hours 10:00 A.M.-2:15 P.M.)

8:00 AM-10:30 AM: Tuesday, 11 January 2000


Session 4
Clouds of the Troposphere
Host: Symposium on Lidar Atmospheric Monitoring
Organizer: Albert Ansmann, Institute for Tropospheric Research
8:00 AM
4.1
8:30 AM
4.2
Autonomous, full-time cloud profiling at ARM sites with Micro Pulse Lidar
James D. Spinhirne, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and J. R. Campbell, D. L. Hlavka, V. S. Scott, and C. J. Flynn

9:00 AM
4.3
The 12-Year Cirrus Cloud Lidar Dataset Supporting Project FIRE
Kenneth Sassen, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

9:30 AM
4.4
Lidar monitoring of troposheric clouds and precipitation for the remote sensing of aircraft in-flight icing conditions
Luc R. Bissonnette, Defence Research Establishment Valcartier, Val-Bélair, PQ, Canada; and G. Roy

9:45 AM
4.5
Cloud and Liquid Water Phase Occurrence in the Arctic Atmosphere
Janet M. Intrieri, NOAA/ETL, Boulder, CO; and B. J. McCarty, W. L. Eberhard, and R. J. Alvarez

10:00 AM
4.5a
Coffee Break (Exhibit Hours 10:00 A.M.- 2:15 P.M.)

8:00 AM-12:30 PM: Tuesday, 11 January 2000


Session 5
Unidata applications and extensions
Host: 16th International Conference on Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology
Organizers: Linda Miller, UCAR; John Merrill, Univ. of Rhode Island
8:00 AM
5.1
Overview
Linda Miller, UCAR, Boulder, CO

8:15 AM
5.2
Unidata: A Tale of Two Networks
David W. Fulker, UCAR, Boulder, CO

8:30 AM
5.3
Using Realtime Unidata Products in the Verner Suomi Virtual Museum
Thomas M. Whittaker, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and S. Ackerman

8:45 AM
5.4
Current Meteorological Data Acquisition Issues
Robert P. Kambic, Unidata/UCAR, Boulder, CO; and E. R. Davis, J. Weber, and T. Yoksas

9:00 AM
5.5
The importance of Unidata support to Plymouth State College
James P. Koermer, Plymouth State College, Plymouth, NH

9:15 AM
5.6
9:30 AM
5.7
Unidata's path for NOAAport data distribution
Steven R. Chiswell, Unidata/UCAR, Boulder, CO; and M. Schmidt

9:45 AM
5.8
Penn State and weather analysis: The Unidata age
Arthur A. Person, Penn State Univ., University Park, PA; and G. S. Young

10:00 AM
5.9
10:15 AM
5.10
Future directions for meteorological data distribution
John Caron, Unidata/UCAR, Boulder, CO; and E. Davis, D. Murray, and R. K. Rew

10:30 AM
5.11
The NWS/COMET case study library in the new millennium
Elizabeth Mulvihill Page, NOAA/NWS, Boulder, CO; and D. Kiessling and J. Weber

10:45 AM
5.12
Toward a geosciences computer laboratory
Edward E. Hindman, City College of New York, New York, NY; and S. D. Gedzelman, J. C. Steiner, R. M. Kahn, and S. J. Richards

11:30 AM
5.15
Future Directions for Unidata Applications
Russell K. Rew, UCAR, Boulder, CO; and J. L. Caron, S. R. Emmerson, and D. R. Murray

11:45 AM
5.16
A GEMPAK script for estimating diabatic heating
Patrick S. Market, Univ. of Missouri, Columbia, MO; and J. T. Moore

12:00 PM
5.8A
Coffee Break (Exhibit Hours 10:00 am-2:15 pm)

12:15 PM
5.16A
Conference Luncheon

8:00 AM-5:45 PM: Tuesday, 11 January 2000


Session 2
Data, Modeling and Analysis in Hydrometeorology Part II
Host: 15th Conference on Hydrology
Organizer: Christa Peters-Lidard, Georgia Tech
8:00 AM
2.1
Atmospheric flux computations in complex terrain
Paul L. Smith, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, Rapid City, SD; and F. J. Kopp and H. D. Orville

8:15 AM
2.2
A multi-scale data set based on CASES-97 for studying land-surface heterogeneity and for validating land-surface models
Fei Chen, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and D. Yates, M. LeMone, H. Nagai, S. Onkley, and R. Grossman

8:30 AM
2.3
Use of cumulus parameterization and explicit microphysics for climate studies over the Rio Grande basin
James R. Stalker, LANL, Los Alamos, NM; and J. E. Bossert, K. R. Costigan, J. M. Reisner, and D. L. Langley

8:45 AM
2.4
Observed and Modeled Properties of the Atmospheric Boundary Layer During SGP97
Christa D. Peters-Lidard, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA; and L. H. Davis, J. N. McHenry, and F. Pan

9:00 AM
2.5
Project to Intercompare Regional Climate Simulations (PIRCS): Simulation of the 1993 flood over the central U.S
Raymond W. Arritt, Iowa State University, Ames, IA; and W. J. Gutowski Jr., E. S. Takle, Z. Pan, C. J. Anderson, and PIRCS Investigators

9:15 AM
2.6
Influence of surface characteristics on the development of cumulus cloud fields
U. S. Nair, Univ. of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and R. M. Welch, R. O. Lawton, and R. A. Pielke Sr.

9:30 AM
2.7
A climatology and analysis of evaporative sources of rainfall over the Mississippi Basin
Paul A. Dirmeyer, COLA, Calverton, MD; and K. L. Brubaker, A. Sudradjat, F. Bernal, and B. Levy

9:45 AM
2.8
Retrospective analysis of water budget for the Mississippi River basin
John C. Schaake, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and Q. Duan and S. Cong

10:00 AM
2.9
Total water storage range of the Mississippi River basin
Qingyun Duan, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and J. C. Schaake, V. I. Koren, and S. Cong

10:15 AM
2.10
Variational data assimilation of soil moisture from remote sensing observations
Rolf H. Reichle, MIT, Cambridge, MA; and D. McLaughlin and D. Entekhabi

10:30 AM
2.11
Influence of Temporal Variability of Rainfall on Interception Loss
Ning Zeng, Univ. of California, Los Angeles, CA; and J. W. Shuttleworth and J. H. C. Gash

10:45 AM
2.12
Resonance and Low-Dimensional Modeling of the Low-Level Jet
William J. Martin, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and A. Shapiro

11:00 AM
2.13
Atmospheric water vapor fluxes and budgets during wet and dry episodes over the central United States
Evgeney S. Yarosh, NOAA/NWS/NCEP, Camp Springs, MD; and C. F. Ropelewski

11:15 AM
2.14
Modeling Issues of Snow and Land-Ice in a General Circulation Model
C. Adam Schlosser, COLA, Calverton, MD; and P. A. Dirmeyer and L. Marx

11:30 AM
2.15
Systematic and random radar rainfall error and its impact on rainfall-runoff prediction accuracy
Tufa Dinku, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT; and E. N. Anagnostou and M. Borga

11:45 AM
2.16
Use of Soil Property Data in the Derivation of Conceptual Rainfall-Runoff Model Parameters
Victor I. Koren, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and M. B. Smith, D. Wang, and Z. Zhang

12:00 PM
2.17
Statistical Comparison of Mean Areal Precipitation Estimates from WSR-88D, Operational and Historical Gage Networks
Dahong Wang, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and M. B. Smith, Z. Zhang, S. Reed, and V. I. Koren

12:15 PM
2.18
The Spatial and Temporal Variability of Soil Moisture Conditions at the Norman Mesonet Site: Comparison with Near-surface Atmospheric Conditions
Jeffrey B. Basara, Oklahoma Climatological Survey, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and K. S. Humes and K. C. Crawford

12:30 PM
2.19
Streamflow Forecasting on Basins with Limited Hydrologic Data
Michael Thiemann, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ; and H. V. Gupta, S. Sorooshian, and M. W. Trosset

12:45 PM
2.20
Investigating Forecasts of Streamflow Utilizing Radar Data
Keith M. Stellman, Florida State Univ., Tallahassee, FL and NOAA/NWS, Slidell, LA; and H. Fuelberg, R. Garza, and M. Mullusky

1:00 PM
2.21
Use of the NWSRFS OPT3 for Calibration of the SAC-SMA Model
Terri S. Hogue, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ; and S. Sorooshian, H. V. Gupta, A. Holz, and D. T. Braatz

1:15 PM
2.9A
Coffee Break (Exhibit Hours 10:00 a.m.-2:15 p.m.)

1:30 PM
2.14A
Coffee Break (Exhibit Hours 3:30-7:30 p.m.)

2:00 PM
2.9b
WALTER ORR ROBERTS LECTURE IN INTERDISCIPLINARY SCIENCE (Special President's Symposium on Environmental Applications) Title: Emerging Environmental Issues: A Global Perspective Speaker: R. E. (Ted) Munn, Univ. of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada

2:45 PM
2.9c
WMO PRESENTATION (Special President's Symposium on Environmental Applications) Title: Meteorology and the Environment-The WMO Perspective Speaker: John W. Zillman, WMO, Geneva, Switzerland

3:30 PM
2.9d
Conference Luncheon Speaker: D. James Baker, Undersecretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere, Administrator for NOAA, Silver Spring, MD

8:15 AM-10:00 AM: Tuesday, 11 January 2000


Session 5
IPCC TAR: Long-term Climate Variability and Change: Part 2 (Parallel with Session 6)
Host: 11th Symposium on Global Change Studies
Organizer: Thomas C. Peterson, NOAA/NCDC
8:15 AM
5.1
Variations in the snow melt onset date derived from passive microwave data
Sheldon D. Drobot, Univ. of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE; and M. R. Anderson

8:30 AM
5.2
Spaceborne climate change monitoring by GNSS occultation sensors
Gottfried Kirchengast, Univ. of Graz, Graz, Austria; and A. K. Steiner, U. Foelsche, L. Kornblueh, E. Manzini, and L. Bengtsson

8:45 AM
5.3
Signature of recent climate change in frequencies of natural atmospheric circulation regimes
Susanna Corti, CINECA, Casalecchio di Reno, Bologna, Italy; and F. Molteni and T. N. Palmer

9:00 AM
5.4
Detection and Attribution of Anthropogenic Global Warming Using Northern Hemisphere Sea Ice Extent
Konstantin Y. Vinnikov, University of Maryland, College Park, MD; and A. Robock, R. J. Stouffer, J. E. Walsh, C. L. Parkinson, D. J. Cavalieri, J. F. B. Mitchell, D. Garrett, and V. F. Zakharov

9:15 AM
5.5
Global Warming Potentials Modified for Water Interference in the Atmosphere
W. F. J. Evans, Trent University, Peterborough, ON, Canada; and E. Puckrin and T. Ogawa

9:30 AM
5.6
On the Morphology of Cloud Absorption: Preferential Attenuation of Near Infrared Solar Radiation
L. C. McCormick, Trent Univ., Peterborough, ON, Canada; and E. Puckrin and W. F. J. Evans

8:30 AM-9:44 AM: Tuesday, 11 January 2000


Session 3
Artificial Intelligence Applications
Host: Second Conference on Artificial Intelligence
Organizer: John Pickle, AER, Inc.
8:30 AM
3.1
Clustering Methodologies Applied To Short-Term Ensemble Forecasting
Ahmad A. Alhamed, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and S. Lakshimivarahan

8:45 AM
3.2
The application of machine learning to forecast stratus burn-off
George A. Fenton III, LANL, Los Alamos, NM

9:00 AM
3.4
Using trainable computing networks in the control of a physical system
Markus Huttunen, Finnish Environment Institute, Helsinki, Finland; and E. Ukkonen and B. Vehvilainen

9:15 AM
3.5
A new marine forecast text generator built on a graphical depiction database.
Norbert Driedger, AES, King City, ON, Canada; and B. Greaves, R. Paterson, and R. Trafford

9:30 AM
3.6
Autotext
Tomas Vavargard, Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute, Malmo, Sweden

8:30 AM-10:00 AM: Tuesday, 11 January 2000


Poster Session 1
Poster Session P1
Host: Symposium on The Mystery of Severe Storms: A Tribute to the Work of T. Theodore Fujita
P1.1
Climatology of California Severe Weather: Population Bias or Geographic/Climatic Influences?
Steve E. LaDochy, California State Univ., Los Angeles, CA; and J. N. Brown

P1.2
A tornado climatology of Wisconsin
Pamela Naber Knox, Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, IN; and D. G. Norgord

P1.3
On the importance of post-event surveys in assessing tornado occurrences
Charles A. Doswell III, NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and G. J. Stumpf, D. A. Speheger, and M. Branick

P1.4
Doppler Radar Data Related to F-Scale for the May 3rd Oklahoma City Tornado
Donald W. Burgess, NOAA/NEXRAD Operational Support Facility, Norman, OK; and M. A. Magsig

P1.6
A New Look at the Super Outbreak of Tornadoes on 3-4 April 1974
John D. Locatelli, Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA; and M. T. Stoelinga and P. V. Hobbs

P1.8
An overview of RAMS tornado simulations
William R. Cotton, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO

P1.9
Influences on the formation of a modeled tornado-like vortex
Brian J. Gaudet, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO

P1.10
Axisymmetric Modelling of Tornado-Like Vortices with Adaptive Mesh Refinement
David S. Nolan, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO; and A. S. Almgren and J. B. Bell

P1.11
Cloud-to-ground lightning characteristics associated with tornadoes on 15 May 1998
Gary R. Huffines, Air Force Institute of Technology, Wright Patterson AFB, OH; and R. E. Orville

P1.12
Computerized Mesoanalysis of a Severe Sprite-Producing MCS
Walter A. Lyons, FMA Research, Inc., Fort Collins, CO

P1.13
Ted Fujita’s ‘unsung’ contributions as a forensic meteorology consultant
William H. Haggard, Climatological Consulting Corp., Asheville, NC

P1.14
High wind-producing convective systems over the Northern High Plains
Brian A. Klimowski, NOAA/NWS, Rapid City, SD; and J. Covert and M. R. Hjelmfelt

P1.15
Damaging Wind Gusts During the 10 November 1998 Squall Line over the Central US
Jeffrey Connors, Plymouth State College, Plymouth, NH; and D. Schultz

P1.17
Early Microburst Simulations
Steven K. Krueger, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

P1.18
Downburst at Parana: A numerical case study
Hallak Ricardo, Univ. of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil; and T. Valentin da Costa

P1.19
The Super Outbreak, April 3-4, 1974: "Forecasting" the Event Using Today's Guidance
Daniel W. McCarthy, Storm Prediction Center, Norman, OK; and J. S. Kain and M. Baldwin


Session 4
NEW TECHNOLOGY (Invited Oral Presentations)
Host: 10th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography
Organizers: Marie Colton, Office of Naval Research; Ronald Isaacs, AER Inc.
8:30 AM
4.1
Tropical cyclone wind retrievals using AMSU-A data from NOAA-15
Mark DeMaria, NOAA/NESDIS and Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO; and J. A. Knaff, S. Q. Kidder, and M. D. Goldberg

9:30 AM
4.3

Session 6
Photochemical air quality models
Host: 11th Joint Conference on the Applications of Air Pollution Meteorology with the Air and Waste Management Association
Organizer: A. Venkatram, University of California
8:30 AM
6.1
How meteorology affects ozone formation and why it matters (Invited Presentation)
Sanford Sillman, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

9:00 AM
6.2
Monte Carlo Studies of Uncertainties in UAM-V Predictions for the July 1995 OTAG Period
Steven R. Hanna, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA; and Z. Lu, H. C. Frey, N. Wheeler, J. Vukovich, S. Arunachalam, M. Fernau, and D. A. Hansen

9:15 AM
6.3
The effect of vertical diffusivity on photochemical model estimates of tropospheric ozone
Robert E. Imhoff, Tennessee Valley Authority, Muscle Shoals, AL; and E. M. Bailey and S. F. Mueller

9:30 AM
6.4
Process-based analysis of the role of the Gulf breeze in simulating ozone concentrations along the Eastern Gulf Coast
Sharon G. Douglas, ICF Consulting, San Rafael, CA; and J. L. Haney and A. Alvarez

9:45 AM
6.5
Sensitivity of the regional ozone modeling results to different physical processes within a meteorological model
Jhumoor Biswas, SUNY, Albany, NY; and S. T. Rao, K. Zhang, and N. Seaman

8:30 AM-10:15 AM: Tuesday, 11 January 2000


Session 4
University Educational Initiatives
Host: Ninth Symposium on Education
Organizers: Paul J. Croft, Jackson State Univ.; David R. Smith, United States Naval Academy
8:30 AM
4.1
Improving Undergraduate Science Courses While Investing in Tomorrow’s Teachers
Douglas N Yarger, Iowa State Univ., Ames, IA; and C. Hargrave, L. Pease, and R. Thomas

8:45 AM
4.2
9:00 AM
4.3
A Virtual Exploratorium to Support Inquiry-based Learning in Geoscience Courses
Rajul Pandya, West Chester Univ., West Chester, PA; and M. Marlino, R. Wilhelmson, M. Ramamurthy, K. Hay, D. Middleton, and D. Bramer

9:15 AM
4.4
Interactive modeling and visualization in undergraduate survey courses
Daniel J. Bramer, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana, IL; and M. K. Ramamurthy, R. B. Wilhelmson, and D. P. Wojtowicz

9:45 AM
4.6
Coffee Break (Exhibit Hours 10:00 A.M.-2:15 P.M.)

8:30 AM-2:15 PM: Tuesday, 11 January 2000


Session 4
Dynamics, transport, and mixing
Host: 11th Conference on the Middle Atmosphere
Organizers: Robert X. Black, Georgia Institute of Technology; Gloria Manney, JPL
8:30 AM
4.1
Planetary Wave Interactions in the Antarctic Stratosphere
Mark Harvey, Cooperative Research Centre for Southern Hemisphere Meteorology, Monash Univ., Clayton, Vic., Australia

9:00 AM
4.3
Saturation of vertically propagating Rossby waves
Constantine Giannitsis, MIT, Cambridge, MA; and R. S. Lindzen

9:15 AM
4.4
Westward Traveling Hemispheric Modes and Modes in a Continuous Spectrum of Atmospheric Oscillations
Boris E. Stepanov, Novosibirsk State Technical Univ., Novosibirsk, Russia

9:30 AM
4.5
A study of the nonlinear evolution of symmetric inertial instability and the resulting redistribution of mass and momentum
David A. Ortland, NorthWest Research Associates, Bellevue, WA; and T. J. Dunkerton

9:45 AM
4.6
10:00 AM
4.6a
Coffee Break (Exhibit Hours 10:00 a.m.-2:15 p.m.)

10:30 AM
4.6b
WALTER ORR ROBERTS LECTURE IN INTERDISCIPLINARY SCIENCE (Special President's Symposium on Environmental Applications) Title: Emerging Environmental Issues: A Global Perspective Speaker: R. E. (Ted) Munn, Univ. of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada

11:30 AM
4.6c
WMO PRESENTATION (Special President's Symposium on Environmental Applications) Title: Meteorology and the Environment-The WMO Perspective Speaker: John W. Zillman, WMO, Geneva, Switzerland

12:15 PM
4.6d
Conference Luncheon (Speaker: D. James Baker, Undersecretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere, Administrator for NOAA, Silver Spring, MD)

8:45 AM-10:00 AM: Tuesday, 11 January 2000


Session 6
8:45 AM
6.1
Winners and Losers: The Impacts of El Niño 1997-98
Stanley A. Changnon, Changnon Climatologist, Mahomet, IL

9:00 AM
6.2
Media Coverage of El Nino: The Rise of a Signal Event
Lee Wilkins, Univ. of Missouri, Columbia, MO

9:30 AM
6.4
Who Used and Benefitted From the El Niño Forecasts?
David Changnon, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL

9:45 AM
6.5
The Scientific Issues Arising from El Niño 1997-98
Stanley A. Changnon, Changnon Climatologist, Mahomet, IL

9:15 AM-10:30 AM: Tuesday, 11 January 2000


Session 3
Advances in instrumentation for aerosol and trace gas measurements
Host: Symposium on Atmospheric Chemistry Issues in the 21st Century
Organizers: Marvin Wesely, Argonne National Lab.; Nancy Marley, Argonne National Lab.
9:15 AM
3.1
Improved Instrumentation for Near-Real-Time Measurement of Reactive Hydrocarbons, NO2, and Peroxycyl Nitrates
Paul J. Drayton, ANL, Argonne, IL; and C. A. Blazer, J. S. Gaffney, and N. A. Marley

9:30 AM
3.2
Real-time analysis of atmospheric aerosols using Aerosol time-of-flight mass spectrometry
Philip J. Silva, Univ. of California, Riverside, CA; and K. A. Prather

9:45 AM
3.3
Techniques for quantifying ambient HOCl using Atmospheric Pressure-Ionization Mass Spectrometry
Krishna L. Foster, Univ. of California, Irvine, CA; and T. E. Caldwell, T. Benter, S. Langer, J. C. Hemminger, and B. J. Finlayson-Pitts

10:00 AM
3.3A
Coffee Break (Exhibit Hours 10:00 a.m.-2:15 p.m.)

10:00 AM-10:00 AM: Tuesday, 11 January 2000


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10:00 AM-10:30 AM: Tuesday, 11 January 2000


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Coffee Break (Exhibit Hours 10:00 A.M.-2:15 P.M.)

Coffee Break (Exhibit Hours 10:00 a.m.-2:15 p.m.)

10:30 AM-10:30 AM: Tuesday, 11 January 2000


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WALTER ORR ROBERTS LECTURE IN INTERDISCIPLINARY SCIENCE (Special President's Symposium on Environmental Applications) Title: Emerging Environmental Issues: A Global Perspective Speaker: R. E. (Ted) Munn, Univ. of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada

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Walter Orr Roberts Lecture in Interdisciplinary Science (Part of the President's Symposium on Environmental Applications). Title: Emerging Environmental Issues: A Global Perspective of Scope. Speaker: R. E. (Ted) Munn, Univ. of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada

10:30 AM-11:15 AM: Tuesday, 11 January 2000


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WALTER ORR ROBERTS LECTURE IN INTERDISCIPLINARY SCIENCE (Special President's Symposium on Environmental Applications) Speaker: R. E. (Ted) Munn, Univ. of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada Title: Emerging Environmental Issues: A Global Perspective

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WALTER ORR ROBERTS LECTURE IN INTERDISCIPLINARY SCIENCE (Special President's Symposium on Environmental Applications) Title: Emerging Environmental Issues: A Global Perspective. Speaker: R. E. (Ted) Munn, Univ. of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada

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WALTER ORR ROBERTS LECTURE IN INTERDISCIPLINARY SCIENCE (Special President's Symposium on Environmental Applications). Title: Emerging Environmental Issues: A Global Perspective. Speaker: R. E. (Ted) Munn, Univ. of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada

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WALTER ORR ROBERTS LECTURE IN INTERDISCIPLINARY SCIENCE (Special President's Symposium on Environmental Applications). Title: Emerging Environmental Issues: A Global Perspective. Speaker: R. E. (Ted) Munn, Univ. of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada

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Walter Orr Roberts Lecture in Interdisciplinary Science (Special President's Symposium on Environmental Applications) Title: Emerging Environmental Issues: A Global Perspective. Speaker: R. E. (Ted) Munn, Univ. of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada

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WALTER ORR ROBERTS LECTURE IN INTERDISCIPLINARY SCIENCE (Special President's Symposium on Environmental Applications). Title: Emerging Environmental Issues: A Global Perspective. Speaker: R. E. (Ted) Munn, Univ. of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada

Walter Orr Roberts Lecture in Interdisciplinary Science (Special President's Symposium on Environmental Applications) Title: Emerging Environmental Issues: A Global Perspective Speaker: R. E. (Ted) Munn, Univ. of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada

10:30 AM-12:00 PM: Tuesday, 11 January 2000


Session 4
Special President's Session on Environmental Applications
Host: Second Symposium on Environmental Applications
Organizer: George Frederick, Radian Corporation
10:30 AM
4.1
11:15 AM
4.2
Meteorology and the Environment - The WMO Perspective
John W. Zillman, President, WMO, Geneva, Switzerland

10:30 AM-12:15 PM: Tuesday, 11 January 2000


Special President's Symposium on Environmental Applications
10:30 AM
WALTER ORR ROBERTS LECTURE IN INTERDISCIPLINARY SCIENCE
R. E. (Ted) Munn, Univ. of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada

11:15 AM
Meteorology and the Environment - the WMO Perspective
John Zillman, Bureau of Meteorology, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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WMO PRESENTATION (Special President's Symposium on Environmental Applications). Title: Meteorology and the Environment - the WMO Perspective. Speaker: John W. Zillman, WMO, Geneva, Switzerland

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Meteorology and the Environment - the WMO Perspective. John W. Zillman, Bureau of Meteorology, Melbourne, Vic., Australia

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WMO PRESENTATION (Special President's Symposium on Environmental Applications) Title: Meteorology and the Environment-The WMO Perspective Speaker: John W. Zillman, WMO, Geneva, Switzerland

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WMO PRESENTATION (Special President's Symposium on Environmental Applications) Title: Meteorology and the Environment-The WMO Perspective Speaker: John W. Zillman, WMO, Geneva, Switzerland

WMO PRESENTATION (Special President's Symposium on Environmental Applications) Title: Meteorology and the Environment-The WMO Perspective Speaker: John W. Zillman, WMO, Geneva, Switzerland

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WMO PRESENTATION (Special President's Symposium on Environmental Applications). Title: Meteorology and the Environment - the WMO Perspective. Speaker: John W. Zillman, WMO, Geneva, Switzerland

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WMO PRESENTATION (Special President's Symposium on Environmental Applications). Title: Meteorology and the Environment - the WMO Perspective. Speaker: John W. Zillman, WMO, Geneva, Switzerland

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WMO Presentation (Special President's Symposium on Environmental Applications) Title: Meteorology and the Environment - the WMO Perspective. Speaker: John W. Zillman, WMO, Geneva, Switzerland

WMO PRESENTATION (Special President's Symposium on Environmental Applications). Meteorology and the Environment - the WMO Perspective. Speaker: John W. Zillman, WMO, Geneva, Switzerland

WMO Presentation (Special President's Symposium on Environmental Applications). Title: Meteorology and the Environment - the WMO Perspective. Speaker: John W. Zillman, WMO, Geneva, Switzerland

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12:15 PM-12:15 PM: Tuesday, 11 January 2000


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Conference Luncheon - Speaker: D. James Baker, Underscretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere, NOAA Administrator, Washington, DC

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Conference Luncheon Speaker: D. James Baker, Undersecretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere, Administrator for NOAA, Silver Spring, MD

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Conference Luncheon. Speaker: D. James Baker, Undersecretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere, Administrator for NOAA, Sliver Spring, MD

Conference Luncheon Speaker: D. James Baker, Undersecretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere, Administrator for NOAA, Silver Spring, MD

12:15 PM-12:35 PM: Tuesday, 11 January 2000


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Conference Luncheon (Speaker: D. James Baker, Undersecretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere, Administrator for NOAA, Silver Spring, MD)

12:15 PM-2:15 PM: Tuesday, 11 January 2000


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Conference Luncheon (Speaker: D. James Baker, Undersecretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere, Administrator for NOAA, Silver Spring, MD)

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Conference Luncheon Speaker: D. James Baker, Undersecretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere, Administrator for NOAA, Silver Spring, MD

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Conference Luncheon. Speaker: D. James Baker, Undersecretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere, Administrator for NOAA, Silver Spring, MD

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Conference Luncheon. Speaker: D. James Baker, Undersecretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere, Administrator for NOAA, Silver Spring, MD

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Conference Luncheon. Speaker: D. James Baker, Undersecretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere, Administrator for NOAA, Silver Spring, MD

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Conference Luncheon. Speaker: D. James Baker, Undersecretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere, Administrator for NOAA, Silver Spring, MD

Conference Luncheon. Speaker: D. James Baker, Undersecretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere, Administrator for NOAA, Sliver Spring, MD

Speaker: D. James Baker, Undersecretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere, Administrator for NOAA, Silver Spring, MD

2:10 PM-6:00 PM: Tuesday, 11 January 2000


Session 2
The May 3, 1999 Tornado Outbreak in Oklahoma and Kansas: What did we do well? What Have we Learned? What can we do better?
Host: Symposium on The Mystery of Severe Storms: A Tribute to the Work of T. Theodore Fujita
2:10 PM
2.1
An Overview of the Event
Donald Burgess, NOAA/NWS/OSF, Norman, OK

2:40 PM
2.2
The Forecasting Process
Steven J. Weiss, NOAA/SPC, Norman, OK

3:10 PM
2.3
The Warning Process
David L. Andra Jr., NOAA/NWSFO, Norman, OK

3:40 PM
2.4
A TV Meteorologists' Perspective
Gary England, KWTV, Norman, OK

4:10 PM
2.5
An Emergency Managers' Perspective
Gayland Kitch, Emergency Preparedness Manager, Moore, OK

4:40 PM
2.6
Societal Impacts
Harold E. Brooks, NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK

5:10 PM
2.7
Storm Intercept and Mobile Radar Observations
Howard B. Bluestein, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK

5:40 PM
2.0a
Introductory Remarks with Session Overview
Morris Weisman, NCAR, Boulder, CO

5:45 PM
2.3a
Coffee Break (Exhibit Hours 3:00-7:00 p.m.)

2:15 PM-2:15 PM: Tuesday, 11 January 2000


Session 5
Panel Discussion: Looking to the future in satellite remote sensing for meteorological and oceanographic applications
Host: 10th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography
Organizer: Greg Withee, NOAA/NESDIS and Representatives from NASA, EUMETSAT, China, Japan and India

2:15 PM-3:00 PM: Tuesday, 11 January 2000


Session 7
Instantaneous and accidental releases (Parallel with Session 6)
Host: 11th Joint Conference on the Applications of Air Pollution Meteorology with the Air and Waste Management Association
Organizer: R. L. Petersen, Cermak, Peterka Petersen, Inc.
2:15 PM
7.1
A Gaussian puff model for flashing aerosol releases: Comparison with GRADE data
R. I. Sykes, Titan Research and Technology, Princeton, NJ; and C. P. Cerasoli, C. D. Jones, and I. D. Roberts

2:45 PM
7.4
Evaluation of RAMS in the Eastern Range Dispersion Assessment System
Jonathan L. Case, NASA/Kennedy Space Center/Applied Meteorology Unit/ENSCO, Inc., Cocoa Beach, FL; and J. Manobianco, M. M. Wheeler, A. V. Dianic, C. R. Parks, and D. E. Harms

2:15 PM-3:15 PM: Tuesday, 11 January 2000


Session 6
Photochemical Air Quality Models: Continued (Parallel with Session 7)
Host: 11th Joint Conference on the Applications of Air Pollution Meteorology with the Air and Waste Management Association
2:15 PM
6.6
A Modeling Study to Assess the Impact of Local Point Source Emissions on Texas Regional Strategy
Shiang-Yuh Wu, AER, Inc., San Ramon, CA; and P. Pai and K. John

2:45 PM
6.8
Second-order Closure Integrated Puff (SCIPUFF) model with gas and aqueous phase chemistry and aerosols
Lynne Santos, Titan Corporation, Princeton, NJ; and R. I. Sykes, P. Karamchandani, C. Seigneur, F. Lurmann, R. Arndt, and N. Kumar

3:00 PM
6.9
Application of CALMET/CALGRID to Auckland, New Zealand
Neil R. Gimson, National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research, Wellington, New Zealand; and D. Z. Belberova

2:15 PM-3:30 PM: Tuesday, 11 January 2000


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Panel Discussion: Looking to the Future in Satellite Remote Sensing for Meteorological and Oceanographic Applications. Greg Withee, Washington, DC with participation by representatives from NASA, EUMETSAT, China, Japan and India

Session 5
The Stratospheric Aerosol
Host: Symposium on Lidar Atmospheric Monitoring
Organizer: Richard A. Ferrare, NASA/LARC
2:15 PM
5.1
Stratospheric Aerosol Measurements over Mauna Loa Observatory, Hawaii
John E. Barnes, NOAA/CMDL, Boulder, CO; and D. J. Hofmann

2:45 PM
5.2
3:15 PM
5.3
The missing Pinatubo aerosols: a global lidar-SAGE II comparison
Alan Robock, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick, NJ; and J. C. Antuña and G. L. Stenchikov

2:15 PM-4:00 PM: Tuesday, 11 January 2000


Session 5
University Educational Initiatives: Part II
Host: Ninth Symposium on Education
Organizers: Paul J. Croft, Jackson State Univ.; David R. Smith, United States Naval Academy
2:15 PM
5.1
2:30 PM
5.2
Using interactive severe weather activities to motivate student learning
William A. Gallus Jr., Iowa State Univ., Ames, IA; and D. N. Yarger and D. Herzmann

2:45 PM
5.3
Online Weather Studies: An Introductory College Level Distance-Learning Course
James A. Brey, Univ. of Wisconsin, Menasha, WI; and I. W. Geer, R. S. Weinbeck, J. M. Moran, M. M. Ficek, E. J. Hopkins, and B. A. Blair

3:00 PM
5.4
An Evaluation of UCAR's Remote Sensing Using Satellites Module
Kathryn M. Ginger, UCAR, Boulder, CO; and M. Marlino and T. Reeves

3:15 PM
5.5
3:30 PM
5.6
Research and Education Collaborations between CAPS and Clark Atlanta University
Mark H. Palmer, Univ. of Oklahoma/CAPS, Norman, OK; and S. Stevenson

3:45 PM
5.6b
Coffee Break (Exhibit Hours 3:30-7:00 P.M.)

2:15 PM-4:30 PM: Tuesday, 11 January 2000


Session 5
Operational and Near Operational Forecast Techniques: Uses of New Technologies
Host: Third Symposium on Fire and Forest Meteorology
Organizer: Richard Ochoa, NOAA.NWS
2:15 PM
5.1
A Web-based Spot Forecast Request and Preparation System
Timothy W. Barker, NOAA/NWS, Missoula, MT; and M. Whitmore

2:30 PM
5.2
Evaluation and Utilization of Scripps ECPC Fire Weather Forecasts
Beth L. Hall, DRI, Reno, NV; and T. J. Brown and J. O. Roads

2:45 PM
5.3
Use of Model Soundings and Real-Time Radar Data to Predict Dry Microbursts
Steve Vasiloff, NOAA/ERL/NSSL and NWS, Salt Lake City, UT

3:15 PM
5.5
National fire weather outlooks issued by the Storm Prediction Center
Phillip D. Bothwell, SPC, Norman, OK; and G. W. Carbin

3:30 PM
5.0a
Session Introduction: Richard Ochoa, NOAA/NWS, Boise, ID

3:45 PM
5.4a
Coffee Break

4:15 PM
5.5a
Discussion

2:15 PM-4:45 PM: Tuesday, 11 January 2000


Session 4
Assimilation
Host: Fourth Symposium on Integrated Observing Systems
Organizer: Thomas Schlatter, NOAA/OAR
2:15 PM
4.1
The Development of NCEP 4D-Var System: Experimental Results Compared to those of 3D-Var
X. Zou, Florida State Univ., Tallahassee, FL; and H. Liu, J. Derber, J. G. Sela, R. Treaton, and B. Wang

2:45 PM
4.3
Deterministic prediction of the error variance of a meteorological forecast
Lars Peter Riishojgaard, JCET/Univ. of Maryland Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD

3:00 PM
4.4
Estimation of analysis error covariances from observation residuals
Ricardo Todling, NASA/GSFC/DAO, Greenbelt, MD; and D. P. Dee

3:15 PM
4.5
Assimilation of SeaWinds scatterometer data in the GEOS data assimilation system
Robert Atlas, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and E. Brin, S. C. Bloom, J. Ardizzone, J. Terry, J. C. Jusem, and D. Bungato

3:30 PM
4.6
Design and validation of the GEOS ozone assimilation system
Ivanka Stajner, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and L. P. Riishojgaard and R. B. Rood

3:45 PM
4.7
Development of a prognostic forecast error variance model for data assimilation
Yong Li, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and S. E. Cohn, R. Todling, D. P. Dee, L. P. Riishojgaard, A. M. DaSilva, and Z. Toth

4:00 PM
4.8
Optimal Vorticity Forcing of Blocking Derived from A Variational Approach
Shaoqing Zhang, Florida State Univ., Tallahassee, FL; and J. E. Ahlquist

4:15 PM
4.9
Producing unbiased analyses in the presence of forecast bias
Ricardo Todling, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and D. P. Dee

4:30 PM
4.5A
Coffee Break (Exhibit Hours 3:30-7:00 P.M.)


Session 4
Continued
Host: 11th Conference on the Middle Atmosphere
2:15 PM
4.7
Eddy dissipation rates derived from observations of propagating diurnal tides
Elsayed R. Talaat, APL, Laurel, MD; and R. S. Lieberman

2:30 PM
4.8
Seasonal evolution of ozone-methane correlations in the polar regions
David Sankey, Univ. of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada

2:45 PM
4.9
Variability of stratospheric ozone and aerosol in 1995 to 1997 derived from SAGE II and HALOE measurements
Cheng-Hsuan Lu, SUNY, Albany, NY; and G. K. Yue, G. L. Manney, and V. A. Mohnen

3:00 PM
4.10
Climatology of Wave Breaking and Mixing in the Northern Hemisphere Summer Stratosphere
Richard E. Wagner, Texas A&M Univ., College Station, TX; and K. P. Bowman

3:15 PM
4.11
Variability of the "tropical pipe" boundaries in the stratosphere
Jessica L. Neu, MIT, Cambridge, MA; and L. C. Sparling and R. A. Plumb

3:30 PM
4.12
Lobe Dynamics and Transport in the Stratosphere
Kenneth P. Bowman, Texas A&M Univ., College Station, TX

3:45 PM
4.13
Comparison of Arctic and Antarctic winter-to-summer transition in the stratosphere
Douglas R. Allen, Univ. of Chicago, Chicago, IL; and N. Nakamura

4:00 PM
4.14
4:15 PM
4.11a
Coffee Break (Exhibit Hours 3:30-7:30 p.m.)

2:15 PM-5:29 PM: Tuesday, 11 January 2000


Session 6
Technology and technique development at laboratories and in industries associated with meteorology, hydrology and oceanography (Parallel with Session 7)
Host: 16th International Conference on Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology
Organizers: Dan McMorrow, Johns Hopkins Univ.; Robert Introne, Consultant
2:15 PM
6.1
Overview
Dan McMorrow, Johns Hopkins Univ., Laurel, MD

2:30 PM
6.2
Using Numerical Weather Modeling to Customize Synthetic Natural Environments
Robert A. Reynolds, Litton/TASC, Reading, MA; and T. A. Hutchinson and P. S. Dailey

2:45 PM
6.3
A System For Development and Display of A Consensus of Model Data
Henry Margusity, AccuWeather, Inc, State College, PA; and M. A. Steinberg

3:15 PM
6.5
Software Development for Surface Water Quality Modeling
M. Lahlou, Tetra Tech, Inc., Fairfax, VA; and J. Hamrick, Z. Ji, J. Ouyang, M. Morton, J. Shen, and W. D. Tate

3:30 PM
6.6
Target Acquisition Weather Software (TAWS)
Jeffrey S. Morrison, Litton/TASC, Reading, MA; and R. B. Bensinger, C. V. Gilbert, M. J. Gouveia, R. B. Turkington, J. L. Wylie, and P. Tattelman

3:45 PM
6.8
An integrated meteorological monitoring and display system for emergency response
Matthew J. Parker, Westinghouse Savannah River Co., Aiken, SC; and C. H. Hunter, L. C. Heavner, G. L. Snyder, and R. A. Mueller

4:00 PM
6.9
Collaborative Virtual Environments As A Visual Analysis Tool
Cathy M. Lascara, Old Dominion Univ., Norfolk, VA; and G. Wheless

4:15 PM
6.10
GIS Applications in Climate and Meteorology
Scott T. Shipley, Raytheon Systems Company, Lanham, MD

4:45 PM
6.5A
Coffee Break (Exhibit Hours 3:30-7:00 pm)

5:15 PM
6.7A
Preliminary Evaluations of Using Lightning Data to Improve Oceanic Convective Forecasting for Aviation
Alan Nierow, FAA, Washington, DC; and R. C. Showalter, F. Mosher, J. Jalickee, and K. Cummins

5:30 PM
6.11A
Session 6 ends

2:15 PM-5:30 PM: Tuesday, 11 January 2000


Session 5
Ecosystem and natural resource management
Host: Second Symposium on Environmental Applications
Organizer: David Matthews, DOI/U. S. Bureau of Reclamation
2:15 PM
5.1
Decision support systems for river system management in the Colorado and Rio Grande Basins
Terry Fulp, Bureau of Reclamation, Denver, CO; and S. Hansen, D. King, and D. Matthews

2:30 PM
5.2
2:45 PM
5.3
Agricultural Water Resources Decision Support System
Curtis L. Hartzell, U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation, Denver, CO; and L. A. Brower, R. W. Stodt, and S. P. Meyer

3:00 PM
5.4
Evapotranspiration Toolbox for the Upper Rio Grande Water Operations Model
L. Albert Brower, U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation, Denver, CO; and C. L. Hartzell and S. P. Meyer

3:30 PM
5.6
Air and water quality modeling system: application to the Los Angeles metropolitan area
Michael Brown, LANL, Los Alamos, NM; and S. Burian, T. McPherson, G. Streit, K. Costigan, and J. Turin

3:45 PM
5.7
4:00 PM
5.8
The Effects of Daily and Interannual Climate Variability on Peanut Crop Production in Córdoba, Argentina
Marta G. Vinocur, Univ. of Rio Cuarto, Rio Cuarto, Cordoba, Argentina; and L. O. Mearns

4:15 PM
5.9
Spatial variation in growing season heat sums within northern hardwood forest canopy gaps
Brian E. Potter, USDA Forest Service, East Lansing, MI; and P. J. Croft

4:30 PM
5.10
Analysis and Modeling of Morro Bay, Califorina
Zhen-Gang Ji, Tetra Tech, Inc., Fairfax, VA; and M. R. Morton

4:45 PM
5.11
5:00 PM
5.5A
Coffee Break (Exhibit Hours 3:30-7:00 P.M.)


Session 7
European Applications: Observing systems, communications systems, analysis and forecasting systems, dissemination systems to special services needed to serve the surface transportation industry (including transportation management centers and traffic flow control) (Parallel with Session 6)
Host: 16th International Conference on Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology
Organizers: Horst Boettger, ECMWF; John Lincoln, Consultant
2:15 PM
7.1
Overview
Horst Bottger, ECMWF, Reading, Berks., United Kingdom

2:30 PM
7.2
Horace - The expanding role of wake-up calls
Alan M. Radford, UK Met Office, Bracknell, Berks., United Kingdom

2:45 PM
7.3
Operational Forecasting Use of Objective Analysis Techniques
Philip H. Dominy, UK Met Office, Bracknell, Berks., United Kingdom

3:00 PM
7.4
Tasks supervision at ECMWF
Baudouin Raoult, ECMWF, Reading, Berks., United Kingdom

3:15 PM
7.5
Web based interface to the ECMWF archive
Baudouin Raoult, ECMWF, Reading, Berks., United Kingdom

3:30 PM
7.6
Meteosat image and Grid data analysis system
Janusz M. Jasinski, Military Univ. of Technology, Warsaw, Poland; and K. Kroszczynski and I. A. Winnicki

3:45 PM
7.7
Finite element method in Hermitian spaces in the analysis of irregular atmospheric processes
Ireneusz A. Winnicki, Military Univ. of Technology, Warsaw, Poland; and J. M. Jasinski

4:00 PM
7.8
Use of NT Based Systems By the UK Met Office and Its Customers
W. H. Moores, UK Met Office, Bracknell, Berks., United Kingdom; and P. Hayes

4:15 PM
7.9
Forecasts of strong wind and in-cloud icing for the Danish Great Belt bridge
Anna Hilden, Danish Meteorological Inst., Copenhagen, Denmark

4:30 PM
7.10
The EuroROSE Project
Heinz Gunther, GKSS Research Centre, Geesthacht, Germany; and K. Reichert, K. W. Gurgel, G. Evensen, L. Wyatt, J. Guddal, and J. C. Nieto-Borge

4:45 PM
7.5A
Coffee Break (Exhibit Hours 3:30-7:00 pm)

5:15 PM
7.10A
Session 7 ends


Session 7
Weather and Climate Extremes
Host: 11th Symposium on Global Change Studies
Organizer: Thomas R. Karl, NOAA/NCDC
2:15 PM
7.1
Climate Extremes: Introductory Remarks
Thomas R. Karl, NOAA/NCDC, Asheville, NC

2:30 PM
7.2
Observed Variability and Trends in Climate Extremes
David R. Easterling, NOAA/NCDC, Asheville, NC

3:30 PM
7.4
Trends in Impacts of Weather and Climate Extremes
Roger A. Pielke Jr., NCAR, Boulder, CO

4:00 PM
7.5
Observations of Biotic Response in Wild Species to Current Climate Change
Camille Parmesan, University of Texas, Austin, TX

4:30 PM
7.6
Government Policies Pretaining to Weather and Climate Extremes
Stanley A. Changnon, ISWS, Champaign, IL

5:00 PM
7.3a
Coffee Break

2:30 PM-4:30 PM: Tuesday, 11 January 2000


Session 4
Stratospheric heterogeneous chemistry and stratosphere-troposphere exchange
Host: Symposium on Atmospheric Chemistry Issues in the 21st Century
Organizers: Kenneth Pickering, Univ. of Maryland; Jennie Moody, Univ. of Virginia
2:30 PM
4.1
A three-dimensional model for combined tropospheric and stratospheric sulfur cycle studies
Jane Dignon, LLNL, Livermore, CA; and C. S. Atherton, D. Bergmann, P. Connell, C. Chuang, D. Rotman, and J. Tannahill

2:45 PM
4.2
The importance of key processes on tropospheric chemistry: 3D global modeling results
Cynthia S. Atherton, LLNL, Livermore, CA; and D. Bergmann, P. S. Connell, J. Dignon, A. Franz, D. Rotman, J. Tannahill, and E. Browell

3:15 PM
4.4
3:30 PM
4.5
Trace gas signatures of the transport sectors within a typical North Atlantic cyclone - Results from the NARE-97 aircraft intensive
Owen R. Cooper, Univ. of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA; and J. L. Moody, D. D. Parrish, M. Trainer, and S. J. Oltmans

3:45 PM
4.6
EFFECTS OF N-PROPYL BROMIDE AND OTHER SHORT LIVED CHEMICALS ON STRATOSPHERIC OZONE
Donald J. Wuebbles, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana, IL; and K. O. Patten and M. T. Johnson

4:00 PM
4.4A
Coffee Break (Exhibit Hours 3:30-7:00 p.m.)

3:30 PM-3:30 PM: Tuesday, 11 January 2000


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Exhibit Hours 3:30-7:00 P.M.

3:30 PM-4:00 PM: Tuesday, 11 January 2000


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Coffee Break (Exhibit Hours 3:30-7:00 P.M.)

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Coffee Break (Exhibit Hours 3:30-7:00 P.M.)

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Coffee Break (Exhibit Hours 3:30-7:30 P.M.)

Coffee Break (Exhibit Hours 3:30-7:30 p.m.)

3:45 PM-3:45 PM: Tuesday, 11 January 2000


Symposium Ends

4:00 PM-4:30 PM: Tuesday, 11 January 2000


Joint Session 1
Joint Session with 10th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography & Second Conference on Artificial Intelligence (Invited Oral Presentation)
Hosts: (Joint between the Second Conference on Artificial Intelligence; and the 10th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography )
Organizer: Richard L. Bankert, NRL

4:00 PM-5:00 PM: Tuesday, 11 January 2000


Session 6
The Mesospheric Environment, and Rare Clouds
Host: Symposium on Lidar Atmospheric Monitoring
Organizer: Allan I. Carswell, CRESTech
4:00 PM
6.1
4:30 PM
6.2
Monitoring of noctilucent clouds by lidar
Jeffrey P. Thayer, SRI International, Menlo Park, CA

4:00 PM-5:45 PM: Tuesday, 11 January 2000


Session 8A
The urban environment-meteorology, dispersion, and air quality (Parallel with Session 8B)
Host: 11th Joint Conference on the Applications of Air Pollution Meteorology with the Air and Waste Management Association
Organizer: Jerry D. Hill, Bechtel Corp.
4:00 PM
8A.1
The WMO Urban Environment Programme (Invited Presentation)
Frederic Delsol, WMO, Geneva, Switzerland

4:15 PM
8A.2
Aerodynamic parameters (z0, zd and raM) in urban areas
C. Sue B. Grimmond, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN; and T. R. Oke

4:30 PM
8A.3
Urban induced convergence zones and their effects on convective thunderstorms and air quality
Qinglu Lin, San Jose State University, San Jose, CA; and R. Bornstein

4:45 PM
8A.4
Use of ADMS-Urban to calculate high resolution air quality maps in urban areas
D. J. Carruthers, Cambridge Environmental Research Consultants, Cambridge, United Kingdom; and C. A. McHugh and S. G. Nixon

5:00 PM
8A.5
Modeling of Flow and Photochemistry in Complex Urban Environments
Rainer Stern, IVU Umwelt GmbH, Sexau, Germany; and R. Yamartino

5:15 PM
8A.6
Air Quality Modeling of PM and Air Toxics at Neighborhood Scales
Jason Ching, NOAA/ARL, Research Triangle Park, NC

5:30 PM
8A.7
The impact of data assimilation on modeling the inter-regional transport of smoke into the Sydney metropolitan area from prescribed burns
Milton S. Speer, Bureau of Meteorology, Sydney, Australia; and L. M. Leslie and R. Bunker


Session 8B
Deposition Modeling (Parallel with Session 8A)
Host: 11th Joint Conference on the Applications of Air Pollution Meteorology with the Air and Waste Management Association
Organizer: Steven Hanna, George Mason Univ.
4:00 PM
8B.1
An Experimental Study of The Emissions and Dry Deposition of Ammonia Over Natural Surfaces In Eastern North Carolina
S. Pal Arya, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC; and V. P. Aneja, B. T. Peterson, N. Agrawal, and D. Nelson

4:15 PM
8B.2
Modeling the Atmospheric Contribution of Nitrogen Compounds in Urban Stormwater Runoff
Steven J. Burian, LANL, Los Alamos, NM; and G. E. Streit, T. N. McPherson, M. J. Brown, and H. J. Turin

4:30 PM
8B.3
Modeling atmospheric deposition from a Cesium release in Spain using a stochastic transport model
Robert L. Buckley, Savannah River Technology Center, Aiken, SC

4:45 PM
8B.4
Computating Surface Concentration Fluxes of Trace Gases Using a Variational Method
Jianmin Ma, AES, Downsview, ON, Canada; and S. M. Daggupaty

5:15 PM
8B.6
5:30 PM
8B.7
Gaseous deposition described with the Industrial Source Complex model
M. L. Wesely, ANL, Argonne, IL; and J. D. Shannon, P. V. Doskey, and J. S. Touma

4:30 PM-4:30 PM: Tuesday, 11 January 2000


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Sessions end for the day

Oral Sessions end for the day

4:30 PM-5:45 PM: Tuesday, 11 January 2000


Joint Poster Session 1
(Joint with 10th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography and Second Conference on Artificial Intelligence)
Hosts: (Joint between the Second Conference on Artificial Intelligence; and the 10th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography )
Organizers: Richard L. Bankert, NRL; Marie Colton, Office of Naval Research; Ronald Issacs, AER, Inc.
JP1.1
Producing satellite retrievals for NWP model initialization using artificial neural networks
Robert J. Kuligowski, Penn State Univ., University Park, PA; and A. P. Barros

JP1.2
Neural Network Multi-Parameter Algorithms to Retrieve Atmospheric and Oceanic Parameters from Satellite Data
Vladimir Krasnopolsky, NOAA/NWS/NCEP, Camp Springs, MD; and W. Gemmill

JP1.3
Neural network retrieval of winds from combined surface and satellite observations
Edward M. Measure, Army Research Laboratory, White Sands Missile Range, NM; and J. Cogan

JP1.4
Applying Knowledge Discovery from Databases (KDD) to Combined Satellite and High Resolution Numerical Model Data
Paul M. Tag, NRL, Monterey, CA; and R. L. Bankert, M. Hadjimichael, A. P. Kuciauskas, W. T. Thompson, and K. L. Richardson

JP1.5
Operational use of a neural network cloud classifier for flood forecasting at the UK Met. Office
George S. Pankiewicz, UK Met Office, Bracknell, Berks., United Kingdom; and C. E. Pierce and S. C. Watkin

JP1.6
Identifying and tracking storms in satellite images
V Lakshmanan, NOAA/NSSL and Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and R. Rabin and V. DeBrunner

JP1.7
Neural network classification of satellite imagery based on the presence of elementary classes
Kwo-Sen Kuo, Univ. of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and T. A. Berendes, D. A. Berendes, and R. M. Welch

JP1.8
Algorithm Development and Mining (ADaM) System for Earth Science Applications
Rahul Ramachandran, Univ. of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and H. Conover, S. Graves, and K. Keiser


Poster Session 3
New Technology (Parallel with Joint Poster JP1)
Host: 10th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography
Organizers: Marie Colton, Office of Naval Research; Ronald Isaacs, AER, Inc.
P3.1
Application of AMSU-A radiance fields and retrievals to the analysis of hurricanes
Christopher S. Velden, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and K. F. Brueske

P3.2
Tropical cyclone analysis using AMSU data
Stanley Q. Kidder, CIRA/Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO; and M. D. Goldberg, R. M. Zehr, M. DeMaria, J. F. W. Purdom, C. S. Velden, N. C. Grody, and S. J. Kusselson

P3.3
The AMSU Hydrological Product Suite
Norman C. Grody, NOAA/NESDIS, Camp Springs, MD

P3.4
The new NOAA AMSU hydrological product suite, part 1: tour of web site
Douglas A. Moore, NOAA/NESDIS and QSS Group, Inc., Lanham, MD; and L. Zhao, J. Zhao, R. R. Ferraro, N. Grody, and F. Weng

P3.5
Validation of Noaa-15 AMSU-A Rain Rate Algorithms
Limin Zhao, NOAA/NESDIS and QSS Group, Inc, Lanham, MD; and R. R. Ferraro and D. Moore

P3.6
The New NOAA AMSU Hydrological Product Suites: The Validation of AMSU TPW and CLW
Jiang Zhao, QSS Group, Inc., Camp Springs, MD; and N. C. Grody, R. R. Ferraro, C. Zou, and F. Weng

P3.8
Effects of AMSU-A cross track asymmetry of brightness temperatures on retrieval of atmospheric and surface parameters
Fuzhong Weng, NOAA/NESDIS, Camp Springs, MD; and R. R. Ferraro and N. C. Grody

P3.9
Anomalies in Digital Data from Satellite Radiometers
Thomas J. Kleespies, NOAA/NESDIS, Camp Springs, MD; and L. M. McMillin

P3.10
Using Synthetic Aperture Radar In the Forecasting of Polar Mesoscale Cyclones
Karen S Friedman, Caelum Research Corp., Camp Springs, MD; and P. Clemente-Colón, W. G. Pichel, T. D. Sikora, and G. Hufford

P3.11
Enhancement of directional ambiguity removal skill in scatterometer data processing using planetary boundary layer models
Young-Joon Kim, JPL and Califonia Inst. of Technology, Pasadena, CA; and K. S. Pak, P. S. Callahan, R. S. Dunbar, and S. V. Hsiao

P3.12
Assimilation of scatterometer-derived winds into real-time tropical cyclone wind analyses
Eric W. Uhlhorn, NOAA/AOML/HRD and RSMAS/Univ. of Miami, Miami, FL; and K. B. Katsaros and M. D. Powell

P3.13
Hybrid cloud clearing for EOS and NPOESS
Hung-Lung Huang, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and H. J. Bloom and E. Kratz

P3.14
Optimal estimation of temperature profiles using a subset of IASI channels
Jeffrey A. Lerner, Karl Franzens Univ. Graz, Graz, Styria, Austria; and E. Weisz and G. Kirchengast

P3.15
Theoretical Analysis of Possible Improvements in Precipitation Retrieval With TRMM-Type Satellite Carrying 2-Frequency Precipitation Radar
Kwo-Sen Kuo, Univ. of Alabama and NASA/GHCC, Huntsville, AL; and E. A. Smith, E. Im, C. Kummerow, A. Mugnai, and K. Okamoto

P3.16
Preferential Development of Satellite Meteorological Sensors
David J. Smalley, SenCom Corp., Bedford, MA; and J. B. Mozer

P3.18
Sounding Performance of a Wedge-filter Imager-Sounder in Geostationary Orbit
Jeffery J. Puschell, Raytheon Santa Barbara Remote Sensing, Golete, CA; and H. L. Huang and H. M. Woolf

P3.20
Observing Weather over Oceans from SSM/I Using Neural Networks
William H. Gemmill, NOAA/NCEP, Camp Springs, MD; and V. M. Krasnopolsky

P3.21
An assessment of combination strategies for passive microwave/infrared data integration
Chris Kidd, Univ. of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, United Kingdom; and M. Bryne and S. Heppenstall

P3.22
FY-1C polar orbiting meteorological satellite of China
Wen-Jian Zhang, China Meteorological Administration, Beijing, China; and Y. J. Liu and Z. D. Yang

4:30 PM-5:30 PM: Tuesday, 11 January 2000


Poster Session 1
Poster Session
Host: Third Symposium on Fire and Forest Meteorology
P1.1
Micrometeorological changes to the boreal forest following wildfires: Airborne measurements during BOREAS
B. D. Amiro, Canadian Forest Service, Edmonton, AB, Canada; and J. I. MacPherson and R. L. Desjardins

P1.2
Applications of AWIPS in Fire Weather Forecasting
Jeanne L. Hoadley, NOAA/NWS, Missoula, MT

P1.3
On-scene real time fire weather forecasting: A new capability
David I. Knapp, US Army Research Laboratory, White Sands Missile Range, NM; and P. A. Haines, M. S. D'Arcy, and S. F. Kirby

P1.4
The Mann Gulch Fire and the Canadian Forest Fire Danger Rating System
Martin E. Alexander, Canadian Forest Service, Edmonton, AB, Canada

4:45 PM-4:45 PM: Tuesday, 11 January 2000


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5:00 PM-5:00 PM: Tuesday, 11 January 2000


1
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Sessions end for the day

5:15 PM-5:15 PM: Tuesday, 11 January 2000


Oral Sessions end for the day

5:30 PM-5:30 PM: Tuesday, 11 January 2000


1
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5:30 PM-7:00 PM: Tuesday, 11 January 2000


Poster Session 1
Global Change
Host: 11th Symposium on Global Change Studies
P1.1
Data rescue at the National Climatic Data Center
Stephen R. Doty, Doty Data Services under contract with the Midwestern Regional Climate Center, Asheville, NC; and J. D. Elms

P1.2
Cloud Type Radiative Effects from the International Satellite Cloud Climatology Project
Ting Chen, Columbia University, New York, NY; and W. B. Rossow and Y. Zhang

P1.3
Investigation of the sensitivity of global oceans to continental runoff using the PCM parallel climate model
Marcia L. Branstetter, University of Texas, Austin, TX; and J. S. Famiglietti, A. P. Craig, and W. M. Washington

P1.4
Micrometeorological conditions at the Forest-Atmosphere Carbon Transfer and Storage (FACTS-II) Aspen FACE facility in northern Wisconsin
Warren E. Heilman, USDA Forest Service, East Lansing, MI; and R. M. Teclaw and J. E. Eenigenburg

P1.6
Carbon budget at tropical forest in the Amazon region
Gilberto Fisch, Centro Tecnico Aeroespacial, Sao Jose dos Campos, SP, Brazil; and R. Ferreira da Costa, A. R. Pereira, A. D. Culf, Y. Malhi, C. A. Nobre, and A. D. Nobre

P1.7
Multiple AGCM Hindcasts of 1969-1998
Kathryn P. Shah, Columbia Univ., New York, NY; and D. Rind

P1.8
The seasonal and interannual variability of Atlantic Basin hurricane activity
Grant Johnston, Univ. of Missouri, Columbia, MO; and A. R. Lupo

P1.9
A Study of the Effect of La Niña on the Weather of U.S. Cities
Susan F. Wood, U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD; and D. R. Smith and A. M. Siegrist

P1.10
A Study of the Effect of El Niño on the Weather of U.S. Cities
Susan F. Wood, U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD; and D. R. Smith and M. J. Ledridge

P1.11
Development of latitudinal land and sea temperature indices for climate monitoring
Jay H. Lawrimore, NOAA/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and A. Basist and R. G. Quayle

P1.12
Development of a new U.S. Climate Atlas
Marc S. Plantico, NOAA/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and L. A. Goss, C. Daly, and G. Taylor

P1.13
International Station Meteorological Summary (ISMCS) Windows, Version 1.0
M. Lawrence Nicodemus, NOAA/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and O. Brass

P1.14
Standard climatic Normals and supplemental Normals development
Greg Hammer, NOAA/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and R. Cram

P1.15
The impact of climate change on Peak Electicity Demand In the Great Lakes Region
George M. Albercook, Center for Environmental Policy, Economics and Science, Ann Arbor, MI; and A. Khotanzad

P1.16
Seasonal changes and yearly budgets of CH4 and CO2 fluxes at lotus field in Japan (Formerly Paper 9.14)
Yoshinobu Harazono, National Institute of Agro-Environmental Sciences, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan; and A. Miyata, N. Ota, K. Takagi, and M. Komine

P1.17
Detection and correction of temperature inhomogeneities in the radiosonde data
Robert E. Eskridge, NOAA/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and J. Luers, A. Holbrooks, and D. Parker

5:45 PM-5:45 PM: Tuesday, 11 January 2000


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Sessions end for the day

Sessions end for the day

6:00 PM-6:00 PM: Tuesday, 11 January 2000


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6:00 PM-7:30 PM: Tuesday, 11 January 2000


Poster Session 1
Data, Modeling and Analysis in Hydrometeorology
Host: 15th Conference on Hydrology
Organizer: James Smith, Princeton Univ.
P1.1
Interannual and Interdecadic Climatic Variability in Rio Iguazu basin
Eleonora M. C. Demaria, Universidad Nacional del Litoral, Santa Fe, Argentina; and N. O. García

P1.2
Evaluation of Advantages of the Continuous SAC-SMA Model over an Event API Model
Michael B. Smith, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and V. I. Koren, E. Welles, D. Wang, and Z. Zhang

P1.3
Improved river forecasting techniques: a one-dimensional unsteady flow model for the Red River of the North
Steven D. Buan, NOAA/NWS, Chanhassen, MN; and W. Pearson and J. C. Husaby

P1.4
About the relations between ENSO and rainfalls in the Southeast of South America
Norberto O. García, Universidad Nacional del Litoral, Santa Fe, Argentina; and M. A. Ghietto and M. L. Silber

P1.5
Anthropic Impacts over Hydrology of the "Río de la Plata" Basin
Norberto O. García, Universidad Nacional del Litoral, Santa Fe, Argentina

P1.6
About the Impacts of the ENSO over the Unconfined Aquifer in the "Pampa Humeda"(Argentina)
María del Valle Venencio, Universidad Nacional del Litoral, Santa Fe, Argentina; and N. O. García

P1.7
P1.8
Criteria to select basins for hydrologic model development and testing
John C. Schaake, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and Q. Duan, M. B. Smith, and V. I. Koren

P1.10
Scale-invariance in space-time rainfall: Extension to climate scales
V. Venugopal, COLA, Calverton, MD; and P. A. Dirmeyer

P1.11
Artificial neural network hydrologic model for urban watersheds
Cláudia Cristina Santos, INPE, São José dos Campos, São Paulo, Brazil; and A. J. Pereira Filho

P1.12
Evapotranspiration rates at the Morgan Monroe State Forest AmeriFlux Site: A comparison of results from eddy covariance turbulent flux measurements and sap flow techniques
C. S. B. Grimmond, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN; and P. J. Hanson, H. P. Schmid, S. D. Wullschleger, and F. Cropley

P1.13
Analysis of the October 1998 Flood event along the Lower Guadalupe River
Andrew R. Patrick, NOAA/NWS, Corpus Christi, TX; and J. Arellano Jr., T. Huber, and J. Metz

P1.14
P1.15
Study of the Continuous Parametric Fields Theory applyed to variables without agregation
Daniel A. Rodriguez, Universidad Nacional del Litoral, Santa Fe, Argentina; and M. L. Silber

P1.17
QPF verification at the model grid versus at the stations
Ligia R. Bernardet, NOAA/FSL, Boulder, CO

P1.18
Studies with the Biosphere-Atmosphere Transfer Scheme 10-layer soil model
Jean C. Morrill, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ; and R. E. Dickinson

P1.19
The CAPE climatology for continental United States: Sensitivity to perturbations in temperature and dewpoint
U. S. Nair, Univ. of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and R. M. Welch and D. Berendes

P1.20
Evolution of warm-season heavy rain systems over the Great Plains during late-morning hours
Carl E. Hane, NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and D. L. Andra, S. M. Hunter, R. M. Rabin, F. H. Carr, and J. C. Derby

P1.21
A new gas - exchange/assimilation surface evapotranspiration model (GEM) for mesoscale applications
Devdutta S. Niyogi, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC; and S. Raman and K. Alapaty

P1.22
Recent GCIP-sponsored advancements in coupled land-surface modeling and data assimilation in the NCEP Eta mesoscale model
Kenneth E. Mitchell, NOAA/NWS/NCEP, Camp Springs, MD; and Y. Lin, E. Rogers, C. Marshall, M. Ek, D. Lohmann, J. C. Schaake, D. Tarpley, P. Grunmann, G. Manikin, Q. Duan, and V. I. Koren

P1.23
P1.24
The Influence of Watershed-scale Dynamic Soil Moisture on Local PBL Evolution and Structure: Modeled versus Observed
Christa D. Peters-Lidard, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA; and J. N. McHenry

P1.25
Diagnosing Water Recycling/Water Exchange over Florida Peninsula with Coupled Mesoscale-SVATS Model
Harry J. Cooper, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL; and E. A. Smith

P1.26
Improvements in Wintertime GOES SRB Retrievals for Hydrometeorological Modeling of Large Scale BOREAS Domain
Jiujing Gu, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL; and E. A. Smith

P1.27
Does a climate model reproduce consistent ENSO precipitation signals in southern South America?
Alice M. Grimm, Federal University of Parana, Curitiba, Brazil and International Research Institute for Climate Prediction, Palisades, NY; and C. F. Ropelewski and S. Mason

P1.29
P1.30

Poster Session 1
Poster Session
Host: Symposium on Lidar Atmospheric Monitoring
Organizer: Kenneth Sassen, University of Utah
P1.3
Ground-Based Multiple Remote Sensor Studies of Clouds at the Cloud and Radiation Testbed
Zhien Wang, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT; and K. Sassen

P1.5
Micro pulse lidar (MPL) application for tropospheric aerosol and cloud
I. H. Hwang, Science & Engineering Services, Inc., Burtonsville, MD; and M. K. Nam and H. S. Lee

P1.6
Hurricane water vapor, aerosol, and cloud distributions determined from airborne lidar measurements
Edward V. Browell, NASA/LARC, Hampton, VA; and S. Ismail and R. A. Ferrare

P1.7
Directional visibility measurements with the Vaisala Ceilometer
Antti K. Piironen, Vaisala Oyj, Helsinki, Finland; and J. Rasanen and J. Lonnqvist

P1.8
Automated aerosol retrieval algorithms for ARM Micro Pulse Lidars
James R. Campbell, SSAI, Lanham, MD; and D. L. Hlavka, J. D. Spinhirne, R. Ferrare, and D. D. Turner

P1.9
Cloud and Aerosol Retrieval for the 2001 GLAS Satellite Lidar Misson
William D. Hart, SSAI, Lanham, MD; and S. P. Palm and J. D. Spinhirne

7:00 PM-7:00 PM: Tuesday, 11 January 2000


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Wednesday, 12 January 2000

8:00 AM-9:30 AM: Wednesday, 12 January 2000


Session 1
Forecast, warning, and preparedness issues related to VORTEX
Host: Symposium on VORTEX: What We Have Learned-Where We Must Go
Organizer: Erik Rasmussen, NOAA/NSSL
8:00 AM
1.1
A retrospective look at VORTEX: Implications about forecasting
Charles A. Doswell III, NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK

8:30 AM
1.2
Impacts of VORTEX on operational severe storm forecasting
Richard L. Thompson, NOAA/SPC, Norman, OK

9:00 AM
1.3
VORTEX and the public: Does what we do matter?
Harold E. Brooks, NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK


Session 6
A Tribute to Lewis Kaplan: Part I
Host: 10th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography
Organizers: Eric Smith, NASA/MSFC/GHCC; Mitch Goldberg, NOAA/NESDIS
8:00 AM
6.1
The Achievements of Lewis D. Kaplan
Moustafa Chahine, JPL, Pasedena, CA

8:30 AM
6.2
9:00 AM
6.3
Passive Microwave Sounders: A Historical Perspective
Norman C. Grody, NOAA/NESDIS, Camp Springs, MD

8:00 AM-11:15 AM: Wednesday, 12 January 2000


Session 6
Weather Data and Forecasts for Fire Behavior Applications
Host: Third Symposium on Fire and Forest Meteorology
Organizer: Chris Gibson, NOAA/NWS
8:00 AM
6.1
Development of a seasonal fire severity forecast for the contiguous United States
John O. Roads, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, CA; and S. C. Chen, F. M. Fujioka, and R. E. Burgan

8:30 AM
6.3
Verification and Assessment of Automated NFDRS Forecasts Based on Gridded Weather Forecasts and Satellite Derived Fuel Parameters
Larry S. Bradshaw, U.S. Forest Service, Missoula, MT; and T. W. Barker and R. E. Burgan

8:45 AM
6.4
A high resolution fire danger rating system for Hawaii
Francis M. Fujioka, USDA Forest Service, Riverside, CA; and D. R. Weise and R. E. Burgan

9:00 AM
6.5
The Northeast fire danger index system
Lawrence Bach, NOAA/NWS, Albany, NY; and A. Cacciola

9:15 AM
6.6
An Index for Assessing the Potential Escape of a Prescribed Burn
Timothy J. Brown, DRI, Reno, NV; and C. Fontana

9:30 AM
6.7
FireFamily Plus: Fire Weather and Fire Danger Climatology at your Fingertips
Larry S. Bradshaw, USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Stations, Missoula, MT; and S. Brittain

9:45 AM
6.8
Model predicted spread rates for the Sydney January 1994 fires
Milton S. Speer, Bureau of Meteorology, Sydney, NSW, Australia; and L. M. Leslie, W. Catchpole, R. Bradstock, and R. Bunker

10:00 AM
6.0a
Session Introduction: Chris Gibson, NOAA/NWS, Salt Lake City, UT

10:15 AM
6.7a
Coffee Break

10:45 AM
6.8a
Discussion

8:00 AM-12:30 PM: Wednesday, 12 January 2000


Session 8
Modernization activities of government and commercial weather services (Parallel with Sessions J1 &9)
Host: 16th International Conference on Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology
Organizer: Elbert W. (Joe) Friday Jr., National Research Council
8:00 AM
8.1
Overview
Elbert W. (Joe) Friday Jr., National Research Council, Washington, DC

8:15 AM
8.2
Invited Presentation
John J. (Jack) Kelly, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD

8:45 AM
8.3
Invited Presentation
Fred P. Lewis, USAF, Pentagon, Washington, DC

9:15 AM
8.4
Invited Presentation
Kenneth E. Barbor, Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command, Stennis Space Center, MS

9:45 AM
8.5
The World Area Forecast System: A Personal and Historic Prospective
Charles H. Sprinkle, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD

10:00 AM
8.6
Application Programs that Relate to WWW
Robert Landis, WMO, Geneva, Switzerland

10:15 AM
8.7
10:45 AM
8.9
AWIPS Validation Efforts at COMET
Craig S. Hartsough, UCAR, Boulder, CO; and L. Neilley, S. Jesuroga, and G. Byrd

11:00 AM
8.10
Generating automated monthly, seasonal and annual climatological summaries in the AWIPS era
Jason P. Tuell, Litton/PRC, McLean, VA; and D. T. Miller, D. E. Murphy, B. E. Reed, and D. J. Zipper

11:15 AM
8.11
Development of a Data Architecture for the NWS Hydrologic Services Program
Geoffrey M. Bonnin, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and D. Urban

11:30 AM
8.12
National Weather Service Requirements Process
Richard A. Lane, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and L. D. Johnson

11:45 AM
8.5A
Coffee Break (Exhibit Hours 10:00 am-1:30 pm)

12:15 PM
8.12A
Session 8 ends

8:00 AM-4:59 PM: Wednesday, 12 January 2000


Joint Session 1
Surface/Atmosphere Interactions: Invited Session (Joint with the 15th Conference on Hydrology and 11th Symposium on Global Change Studies)
Hosts: (Joint between the 15th Conference on Hydrology; and the 11th Symposium on Global Change Studies )
Organizer: Yongkang Xue, University of Maryland
8:00 AM
J1.1
Soil Dust Modeling-Feedbacks of Dust and Climate
Ina Tegen, Columbia Univ. and NASA/GISS, New York, NY; and R. Miller and J. Perlwitz

8:15 AM
J1.2
Incorporating vegetation as a dynamic element in the Hadley Centre GCM
Peter M. Cox, UK Met Office, Bracknell, Berks., United Kingdom

8:45 AM
J1.3
The roles of subgrid topography on land-atmosphere interactions
L. Ruby Leung, PNNL, Richland, WA; and M. S. Wigmosta

9:00 AM
J1.4
Investigating the Effect of Seasonal Crop Growth on the Climate of NCAR Regional Climate Model
Elena Tsvetsinskaya, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and L. O. Mearns and W. E. Easterling

9:15 AM
J1.6
A mechanism for the low-frequency variability of the Sahel rainfall
Guiling Wang, MIT, Cambridge, MA; and E. A. B. Eltahir

9:30 AM
J1.7
Role of natural vegetation dynamics in the Sahel drought
Guiling Wang, MIT, Cambridge, MA; and E. A. B. Eltahir

9:45 AM
J1.8
Modelling the impact of land surface degradation on the climate of tropical North Africa
Douglas B. Clark, Institute of Hydrology, Wallingford, United Kingdom; and Y. Xue

11:15 AM
J1.12
Land-atmosphere Interactions: Successes, Problems and Prospects
Y. C. Sud, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and D. M. Mocko

11:45 AM
J1.13
Simulations with the coupled Eta/SSiB Model over South America
Sin Chan Chou, INPE/CPTEC, Cachoeira Paulista, SP, Brazil; and C. A. S. Tanajura, Y. K. Xue, and C. A. Nobre

12:15 PM
J1.15
Impacts of deforestation and afforestation in the Mediterranean region as simulated by the MPI model
Lydia Dumenil Gates, Max-Planck-Institute for Meteorology, Hamburg, Germany; and S. Liess

12:30 PM
J1.16
Diurnal cycle the coupled Eta/SSiB Model for El Nino and La Nina conditions over South America
Clemente A. S. Tanajura, Laboratorio Nacional de Computacao Cientifica, Petropolis, RJ, Brazil; and S. C. Chou, Y. K. Xue, and C. A. Nobre

12:45 PM
J1.17
Climate drift in the coupled land-atmosphere system
Paul A. Dirmeyer, COLA, Calverton, MD

1:00 PM
J1.18
Timescales of soil moisture anomalies: results from two GCMs
Randal D. Koster, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and P. C. D. Milly, C. A. Schlosser, and M. J. Suarez

1:30 PM
J1.19
Impacts of Surface Processes over Land and Ocean on Summer Precipitation and Subtropical High
Guoxiong Wu, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China; and Y. Liu, H. Liu, P. Liu, and W. Li

1:45 PM
J1.20
Vegetation-climate interaction and Sahel climate variability
Ning Zeng, Univ. of California, Los Angeles, CA; and J. D. Neelin and W. K. M. Lau

2:00 PM
J1.21
Sensitivity of GCM simulations to land surface processes
Yongkang Xue, University of Maryland, College Park, MD; and H. H. Juang, S. Y. Hong, M. Kanamitsu, and Y. Sud

2:15 PM
J1.5A
GLOBAL CLIMATE EFFECTS OF HEATING ANOMALIES RESULTING FROM TROPICAL LANDCOVER CHANGE
Thomas N. Chase, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and R. A. Pielke Sr., M. Zhao, A. J. Pitman, T. G. F. Kittel, R. R. Nemani, and S. W. Running

2:30 PM
J1.7a
Coffee Break

3:00 PM
J1.11a
Lunch Break

4:30 PM
J1.16a
Coffee Break

8:00 AM-5:15 PM: Wednesday, 12 January 2000


Joint Session 1
Joint IIPS/IOS Session on Technology for Buoy Observing Systems
Hosts: (Joint between the 16th International Conference on Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology; and the Fourth Symposium on Integrated Observing Systems )
Organizers: Nancy Soreide, OAR; Cathy Woody, NOAA/NDBC; Steve Holt, Mitretek
8:00 AM
J1.1
Overview of Ocean Based Buoys and Drifters: Present Applications and Future Needs
Nancy N. Soreide, NOAA/PMEL, Seattle, WA; and C. E. Woody and S. M. Holt

8:15 AM
J1.2
An Overview of National Data Buoy Center Products and Activities
Eric A. Meindl, NOAA/NDBC, Stennis Space Center, MS

8:30 AM
J1.3
TAO and PIRATA buoy networks in the tropical Pacific and Atlantic
H. Paul Freitag, NOAA/PMEL, Seattle, WA; and M. J. McPhaden

8:45 AM
J1.4
The Global Drifter Program
Mark S. Swenson, NOAA/AOML, Miami, FL

9:00 AM
J1.5
The Hawaii sea level observing system
Bernard J. Kilonsky, Univ. of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI; and M. Merrifield

9:30 AM
J1.7
SEAKEYS 1999: Florida Keys Monitoring Initiative
J. C. Humphrey, Florida Inst. of Oceanography, Long Key, FL; and J. C. Ogden, S. L. Vargo, and J. Hendee

9:45 AM
J1.8
The Coastal Ocean Monitoring and Prediction System for West Florida
M. Luther, Univ. of South Florida, Saint Petersburg, FL

10:00 AM
J1.9
The Texas Automated Buoy System
Norman L. Guinasso, Jr., Texas A&M Univ., College Station, TX; and F. J. Kelly, L. L. Lee, III, and R. D. Martin, Jr.

10:15 AM
J1.10
The Environmental Sensors Presently Used by the National Data Buoy Center
Eduardo D. Michelena, NOAA/NDBC, Stennis Space Flight Center, MS

10:30 AM
J1.11
Long Term Water Level Measurements Using GPS on a Buoy
Gerald L. Mader, NOAA/NWSFO, Silver Spring, MD

10:45 AM
J1.12
History of GPS Buoy Development at the Universtiy of Colorado
George H. Born, Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and D. G. Kubitschek, K. Key, and B. Haines

11:00 AM
J1.13
11:15 AM
J1.14
Advances in Buoy Technology for Wind/Wave Data Collection and Analysis
S. G. P. Skey, Axys Environmental Systems, Sidney, BC, Canada; and T. Vandall

11:30 AM
J1.15
Technology Development to Collect Ocean Optics Data At NDBC Weather Stations
Catherine E. Woody, NOAA/NBDC, Stennis space Center, MS

11:45 AM
J1.16
Measurement of Optical Variability of the Ocean from Autonomous Platforms
M. Lewis, Dalhousie Univ., Halifax, NS, Canada

12:00 PM
J1.17
PMEL Mooring Operations - Supporting Climate and Weather Forecasting
Hugh B. Milburn, NOAA/PMEL, Seattle, WA; and C. Meinig

12:15 PM
J1.18
Next Generation Ocean Observing Systems: Part 1 Platforms
James D. Irish, WHOI, Woods Hole, MA; and W. Paul and E. Mollo-Christensen

12:30 PM
J1.19
Next Generation Ocean Observing Systems: Part 2, Sensors/Data System/Sampling
James D. Irish, WHOI, Woods Hole, MA; and J. N. Shaumeyer and J. Borden

12:45 PM
J1.20
Next-Generation Ocean Observing Systems, Part 3: Two-way, high-speed, Low Earth Orbiting Satellite Communications
Jeffrey N. Shaumeyer, Wavix, Inc., Rockville, MD; and J. M. Borden and J. D. Irish

1:00 PM
J1.21
Internet Access to the GOES Data Collection System (DCS) with Buoy Applications
Craig A. Keeler, Mitretek Systems, McLean, VA; and A. McMath and K. Metcalf

1:15 PM
J1.22
A Cooperative Effort to Transmit Real-Time Marine Observations for Meteorologists
David B. Gilhousen, NOAA/NDBC, Stennis Space Center, MS; and H. E. Seim and P. Welsh

1:30 PM
J1.23
All New Interactive Web Access to TAO Data using JavaScript
W. H. Zhu, JISAO, Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA; and E. F. Burger, D. C. McClurg, D. W. Denbo, and N. N. Soreide

1:45 PM
J1.24
2:00 PM
J1.25
NOPP Drifter Project--Drifter Data in the K-12 Classroom
Sarah E. Schoedinger, Consortium for Oceanographic Research & Education, Washington, DC

2:15 PM
J1.26
Interactive access to distributed in-situ data in a collaborative tool environment
Donald W. Denbo, NOAA/PMEL and JISAO/Univ.of Washington, Seattle, WA; and C. R. Windsor

2:30 PM
J1.27
Moving data and information from here to the future
William T. Turnbull, NOAA/HPCC, Silver Spring, MD

2:45 PM
J1.28
Collaborative virtual environments as a visual analysis tool
Cathy Lascara, Old Dominion Univ., Norfolk, va

3:00 PM
J1.29
Technology trends in distributed data access and visualization
Nancy N. Soreide, NOAA/PMEL, Seattle, WA

3:15 PM
J1.8A
Coffee Break (Exhibit Hours 10:00 am-1:30 pm)

3:45 PM
J1.14A
Lunch Break

4:45 PM
J1.22A
Coffee Break (Exhibit Hours 3:00-7:30 pm)

5:00 PM
J1.29A
Session J1 ends

8:15 AM-1:30 PM: Wednesday, 12 January 2000


Session 8
Advancing Our Understanding of Seasonal to Interannual Climate Variability: Part 1 (Parallel with Joint Session J1)
Host: 11th Symposium on Global Change Studies
Organizer: Henry F. Diaz, NOAA/ERL
8:15 AM
8.1
The World Climate Programme
Michael J. Coughlan, WMO, Geneva, Switzerland

8:30 AM
8.2
Astronomical Effects on the Winter Climate of the Midwest
John C. Freeman, Weather Research Center, Houston, TX; and J. F. Hasling

8:45 AM
8.3
The Little Summer Drought (Veranico) During the Rainy Season in the Amazon Basin. General Characteristics and Variability
Jose A. Marengo, CPTEC/INPE, Cachoiera Paulista, SP, Brazil; and D. Mendes and L. Calvetti

9:00 AM
8.4
Interdecadal and long-term variability of precipitation in the Brazilian Amazon basin
Jose A. Marengo, CPTEC/INPE, Cachoeira Paulista, SP, Brazil; and G. Sampaio, H. Camargo, C. Castro, and M. Sanches

9:15 AM
8.5
Impact of the phenomenon El-Niño on the regime of precipitation in the area of the medium amazon
David Mendes, CPTEC/INPE, Cachoeira Paulista, SP, Brazil; and J. Cohen

9:30 AM
8.6
Atmospheric characteristics of the Sahel summer rains and links to global SSTs
Wassila M. Thiaw, NOAA/NWS/NCEP, Camp Springs, MD; and G. D. Bell

9:45 AM
8.7
Variability of All India Monsoon Rainfall
R. Suseela Reddy, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS

10:00 AM
8.8
Pacific-East Asian teleconnections: how does ENSO affect East Asian climate?
Bin Wang, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI; and R. Wu and X. Fu

10:15 AM
8.9
The climatology and interannual variability of the North American Monsoon as revealed by the NCEP-NCAR Reanalysis
Christopher L. Castro, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO; and T. B. McKee and R. A. Pielke Sr.

10:30 AM
8.10
Dominant factors influencing the seasonal predictability of United States precipitation and surface air temperature
Wayne Higgins, NOAA/NWS/NCEP, Camp Springs, MD; and A. Leetmaa, Y. Xue, and A. Barnston

10:45 AM
8.11
Interannual Variations of Summer Precipitation and Temperature in the Central United States
Qi Hu, Univ. of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE; and J. W. Lee and C. J. Hays

11:00 AM
8.12
The current decade-scale precipitation fluctuation in the Southern Great Plains
Jurgen D. Garbrecht, USDA/ARS, El Reno, Oklahoma; and F. E. Rossel

11:15 AM
8.13
11:30 AM
8.7a
Coffee Break

12:00 PM
8.13a
Lunch Break

8:15 AM-4:29 PM: Wednesday, 12 January 2000


Session 6
Economic & Societal Impacts of Wx
Host: Second Symposium on Environmental Applications
Organizer: R. Nick Keener, Duke Energy Corp.
8:15 AM
6.1
Prediction in Atmospheric Sciences
Roger A. Pielke Jr., NCAR, Boulder, CO

9:00 AM
6.2
9:30 AM
6.3
Convective storms and their impact
Joseph T. Schaefer, NOAA/NWS/Storms Prediction Center, Norman, OK; and H. E. Brooks

10:00 AM
6.4
Using long range seasonal forecasts to improve prediction of Oklahoma wheat yield
Rebecca House, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and S. Greene, E. Cook, and E. Maxwell

10:30 AM
6.5
Impacts of Weather on Emergency Management Agencies
Armond T. Mascelli, American Red Cross National Headquarters, Falls Church, VA

11:00 AM
6.6
Seasonal climate forecasts and their value to society
David Changnon, Northern Illinois Univ., DeKalb, IL; and S. A. Changnon Jr.

11:15 AM
6.7
Assessing the Hail Risk to Crops and Property in the United States
Stanley A. Changnon Jr., Changnon Climatologist, Mahomet, IL

11:30 AM
6.8
Financial and operational implications of weather forecasts at an airline
Warren L. Qualley, American Airlines, Inc., Ft. Worth, TX

12:00 PM
6.10
New technologies for demonstrating environmental science impacts to society
Phillip A. Zuzolo, Autometric Incorporated, Springfield, VA; and A. M. Powell Jr.

12:15 PM
6.11
Early detection and warning of cloud-to-ground lightning at a point of interest
Martin J. Murphy, Global Atmospherics, Inc., Tucson, AZ; and K. L. Cummins

12:30 PM
6.12
Panel Discussion-The Widening Role of Private Sector Weather Services in Supporting the Needs of Industry and Society
William S. Weaving, Strategic Weather Services, Inc., Wayne, PA; and J. Myers, A. Eustis, P. Leavitt, and T. Anderson

2:00 PM
6.3A
Coffee Break (Exhibit Hours 10:00 A.M.-1:30 P.M.)

2:30 PM
6.7A
Lunch Break

4:00 PM
6.11A
Coffee Break (Exhibit Hours 3:00-7:30 pm)

8:30 AM-10:00 AM: Wednesday, 12 January 2000


Session 9
Advanced modeling techniques for dispersion on all scales
Host: 11th Joint Conference on the Applications of Air Pollution Meteorology with the Air and Waste Management Association
Organizer: S. Pal Arya, North Carolina State Univ.
8:30 AM
9.1
Advances in short range dispersion modeling (Invited Presentation)
Akula Venkatram, Univ. of California, Riverside, CA

9:00 AM
9.2
Results of an Extensive Evaluation of the Kinematic Simulation Particle Model Using Tracer and Wind Tunnel Experiments
Robert J. Yamartino, Earth Tech, Inc., Concord, MA; and D. Strimaitis and A. Graff

9:30 AM
9.4
Building and terrain effects in a mesoscale model
Ted Yamada, Yamada Science & Art Corporation, Santa Fe, NM

9:45 AM
9.5
Using receptor-oriented modelling techniques to determine agricultural emissions of greenhouse gases
Neil R. Gimson, National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research, Wellington, New Zealand; and M. Uliasz, G. Brailsford, T. Bromley, K. Lassey, and D. Wratt

8:30 AM-11:00 AM: Wednesday, 12 January 2000


Session 7
Stratospheric Properties and Polar Clouds
Host: Symposium on Lidar Atmospheric Monitoring
Organizer: Jeffery P. Thayer, SRI International
8:30 AM
7.1
Lidar Studies of Stratospheric Clouds in the Antarctic and the Arctic
Leopoldo Stefanutti, IROE, Firenze, Italy; and V. Santacesaria

9:00 AM
7.2
Stratospheric Changes Observed With Lidar
Philippe Keckhut, Service d'Aeronomie du CNRS, Verrieres-le-Buisson, France; and G. Megie, A. Hauchecorne, S. Godin, and C. David

9:30 AM
7.3
Lidar Studies of the Arctic Stratosphere (Invited Presentation)
A. I. Carswell, Center for Research in Earth and Space Technology and York Univ., Toronto, ON, Canada; and J. C. Bird, S. R. Pal, R. Berman, and T. Duck

10:00 AM
7.4
Lidar Measurements of Ozone and Temperature During the December 1998 Arctic Stratosphere Warming
John C. Bird, Center for Research in Earth and Space Technology, Toronto, ON, Canada; and R. Berman, S. R. Pal, A. I. Carswell, and G. L. Manney

10:30 AM
7.3a
Coffee Break (Exhibit Hours 10:00 A.M.-1:30 P.M.)

8:30 AM-2:30 PM: Wednesday, 12 January 2000


Session 3
Heavy Precipitation and Flash Flooding (Parallel with Joint Session J1)
Host: 15th Conference on Hydrology
Organizers: Richard A. Fulton, NOAA/NWS; Roderick Scofield, NOAA/NESDIS
8:30 AM
3.1
Satellite based estimates of rain in hurricane Mitch
Arnold Gruber, NOAA/NESDIS, Camp Springs, MD; and R. Ferraro, G. Vicente, M. Ba, R. A. Scofield, Q. Li, and R. Weldon

8:45 AM
3.2
Using a high-resolution mesoscale coupled model to simulate the 1996 Buffalo Creek flash-flood event
Fei Chen, NCAR, Boudler, CO; and T. T. Warner, K. Manning, and D. Yates

9:00 AM
3.3
Potential vorticity patterns and their relationship to heavy precipitation in Mesoscale Convective Systems (MCSs)
Fernando Caracena, NOAA/FSL, Boulder, CO; and A. Marroquin and E. I. Tollerud

9:15 AM
3.4
Heavy precipitation associated with landfalling tropical storms
Lance F. Bosart, University at Albany/SUNY, Albany, NY; and E. H. Atallah

9:30 AM
3.5
9:45 AM
3.6
A prototype operational 0-1 hour radar-based flash flood potential algorithm
Richard A. Fulton, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and D. J. Seo

10:00 AM
3.7
Flash flood monitoring and prediction in AWIPS Build 5 and beyond
Stephan B. Smith, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and M. T. Filiaggi, M. Churma, J. Roe, M. Glaudemans, R. Erb, and L. Xin

10:15 AM
3.8
Detecting flash floods in small urban watersheds.
Robert S. Davis, NOAA/NWS, Pittsburgh, PA

10:30 AM
3.9
Hydrologic application of global emsemble precipitation forecasts
Sanja Perica, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and J. C. Schaake and D. J. Seo

10:45 AM
3.10
Mapping the course of satellite precipitation estimates for flash floods into the 21st century
Roderick A. Scofield, NOAA/NESDIS, Camp Springs, MD; and G. Vicente, C. Davenport, and S. Qiu

11:00 AM
3.11
The Hydrometeorological Prediction Center -- Its future role in Quantitative Precipitation Forecasting
James E. Hoke, NOAA/NWS/NCEP, Camp Springs, MD; and D. W. Reynolds, E. J. Danaher, and K. C. McCarthy

11:15 AM
3.12
The NWS National QPF Verification Program
Brett E. McDonald, NOAA/NWS and UCAR/COMET, Camp Springs, MD; and T. M. Graziano and C. K. Kluepfel

11:30 AM
3.13
Numerical simulations and forecasting potential for extreme rainfall events in the southern United States
John W. Nielsen-Gammon, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX; and J. Strack

11:45 AM
3.14
Satellite-based Estimates of Precipitation in Hydrological Forecasts
Michael A. Fortune, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and S. Tokar

12:30 PM
3.10A
Lunch Break

12:00 PM
3.6a
Coffee Break

8:45 AM-9:30 AM: Wednesday, 12 January 2000


Session 5
Testing and simulation of observing systems
Host: Fourth Symposium on Integrated Observing Systems
Organizer: Mike Fritsch, Penn State Univ.
8:45 AM
5.1
A Predictability study using geostationary satellite wind observations during NORPEX
Ronald Gelaro, NRL, Monterey, CA; and C. A. Reynolds, R. H. Langland, and G. D. Rohaly

9:00 AM
5.2
Verification of RUC2 Precipitation Forecasts using the NCEP Multisensor Analysis
Barry Schwartz, NOAA/FSL, Boulder, CO; and S. Benjamin

9:15 AM
5.3
Targeted observations at NCEP: toward an operational implementation
Zoltan Toth, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/EMC, Washington, DC; and I. Szunyogh, S. Majumdar, R. Morss, B. Etherton, C. Bishop, S. Lord, M. Ralph, O. Persson, and Z. X. Pu

9:00 AM-11:00 AM: Wednesday, 12 January 2000


Session 5
Integration of measurement and modeling on urban and regional scales
Host: Symposium on Atmospheric Chemistry Issues in the 21st Century
Organizers: Mark Jacobsen, Stanford Univ.; Jeff Gaffney, Argonne National Lab.
9:00 AM
5.1
A Regional Modeling Analysis of Reduced Nitrogen Cycling in the Eastern United States
Rohit Mathur, North Carolina Supercomputing Center, Research Triangle Park, NC; and R. L. Dennis

9:15 AM
5.2
Surface ozone concentrations and deposition to a deforested site in Rondonia, Brazil
Jeffrey M. Sigler, Univ. of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA; and R. C. Heitz, J. D. Fuentes, and M. Garstang

9:30 AM
5.3
On the dry deposition of submicron particles
M. L. Wesely, ANL, Argonne, IL

9:45 AM
5.4
The NCSC-PSU Numerical Air Quality Prediction Project: Initial Evaluation, Status, and Prospects
John N. McHenry, MCNC, North Carolina Supercomputing Center, Research Triangle Park, NC; and N. Seaman, C. Coats, D. Stauffer, A. Lario-Gibbs, J. Vukovich, E. Hayes, and N. Wheeler

10:00 AM
5.5
Ozone production in the Phoenix urban plume
Lawrence I. Kleinman, Brookhaven National Lab., Upton, NY; and P. H. Daum, P. J. Klotz, Y. N. Lee, L. J. Nunnermacker, S. R. Springston, J. Weinstein-Lloyd, and L. Newman

10:15 AM
5.6
10:30 AM
5.4A
Coffee Break (Exhibit Hours 10:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m.)

9:30 AM-10:45 AM: Wednesday, 12 January 2000


Session 6
Adaptive observations
Host: Fourth Symposium on Integrated Observing Systems
Organizer: Steven Lord, NOAA/NWS
9:45 AM
6.2
Influence of assimilation schemes on the impact of adaptive observations
Thierry Bergot, Meteo-France, Toulouse, France

10:00 AM
6.3
10:15 AM
6.4
Sensitivity to observations and targeted observations
Alex Doerenbecher, Meteo-France, Toulouse, France; and T. Bergot and F. Bouttier

10:30 AM
6.2A
Coffee Break (Exhibit Hours 10:00 A.M.-1:30 P.M.)

9:30 AM-11:15 AM: Wednesday, 12 January 2000


Poster Session 4
At Tribute to Lewis Kaplan: Part II
Host: 10th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography
Organizers: Eric Smith, NASA/MSFC/GHCC; Mitch Goldberg, NOAA/NESDIS
P4.1
Temperature profile retrieval from surface to mesopause by combining GNSS radio occultation and passive microwave limb sounder data
Axel von Engeln, Univ. of Bremen, Bremen, Germany; and S. Bühler, G. Kirchengast, and K. Künzi

P4.2
1DVAR analysis of temperature and humidity using GPS radio occultation data
Paul Poli, Meteo-France, Toulouse, France and NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and J. Joiner, R. Kursinski, and M. Kolodner

P4.3
Limb Adjustments of AMSU-A Observations
Mitchell D. Goldberg, NOAA/NESDIS, Camp Springs, MD; and D. S. Crosby and L. Zhou

P4.4
Cloud Detection Techniques in NESDIS Advanced-TOVS Sounding Product Systems
Michael P. Ferguson, Raytheon Information Technology and Scientific Services, Lanham, MD; and A. L. Reale

P4.5
Use of Radiosondes in NESDIS Advanced-TOVS (ATOVS) Soundings Products
Franklin H. Tilley, Systems Engineering and Security, Inc., Greenbelt, MD; and M. E. Pettey, M. P. Ferguson, and A. L. Reale

P4.6
NESDIS Advanced-TOVS (ATOVS) Sounding Products
Anthony L. Reale, NOAA/NESDIS, Washington, DC; and M. Chalfant and L. M. Wilson

P4.7
NESDIS Moisture Sounding Products from AMSU-B and SSM/T2
Anthony L. Reale, NOAA/NESDIS, Washington, DC; and M. Chalfant and F. H. Tilley

P4.8
1DVariational assimilation of TOVS/ATOVS level 1b data
Joanna Joiner, NASA/GMAO, Greenbelt, MD; and L. Rokke

P4.9
The impact of withholding observations from TOMS or SBUV instruments on the GEOS ozone data assimilation system
Ivanka Stajner, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and L. P. Riishojgaard and R. B. Rood

P4.10
Intercomparison of the Upper Tropospheric Retrievals from TOVS
David L. Randel, CIRA/Colorado State Univ., Ft. Collins, CO; and T. H. Vonder Haar and R. J. Engelen

P4.11
A Multi-Month TOVS Case Study over Oklahoma
Stephen Kirby, U. S. Army Research Lab., White Sands Missile Range, NM

P4.12
P4.13
Applications of the unified retrieval technique: Land surface temperature
Richard J. Lynch, AER, Inc., Cambridge, MA; and S. A. Boukabara, J. L. Moncet, and X. Liu

P4.14
Temperature Profile Retrieval from AMSU-A with the Aid of a priori Surface Type Information
Barbara A. Burns, GenCorp Aerojet, Azusa, CA; and R. D. Dickey, G. R. Diak, and J. Mecikalski

P4.15
AMSU Temperature Profile Retrievals over Land Surfaces
Christopher E. Lietzke, AER Inc., Cambridge, MA; and T. S. Zaccheo

P4.16
Microwave Remote Sensing Over Land: Application to SSM/I
S. A. Boukabara, AER, Inc., Cambridge, MA; and J. L. Moncet, R. Lynch, and C. Prigent

P4.17
Amalgamation of geostationary and polar orbiting satellite sounder data for atmospheric profiling
Jun Li, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and A. J. Schreiner, W. P. Menzel, T. J. Schmit, H. M. Woolf, and F. W. Nagle

P4.18
Intercalibration of the Meteosat-7 water vapor channel with SSM/T-2
B. J. Sohn, Seoul National Univ., Seoul, Korea, Republic of (South); and J. Schmetz, S. Tjemkes, M. Koenig, H. Lutz, A. Arriaga, and E. S. Chung

P4.20
Comparison of Different Non-linear Inversion Methods for the Retrieval of Atmospheric Profiles
Xu Liu, AER, Inc., Cambridge, MA; and S. Zaccheo and J. L. Moncet

9:30 AM-11:30 AM: Wednesday, 12 January 2000


Session 2
Supercells and their environments
Host: Symposium on VORTEX: What We Have Learned-Where We Must Go
Organizer: Erik Rasmussen, NOAA/NSSL
9:30 AM
2.1
10:00 AM
2.2
Observations of Storm/environment Interactions
Albert E. Pietrycha, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX

11:00 AM
2.1a
Coffee Break (Exhibit Hours 10:00 A.M.-1:30 P.M.)

10:00 AM-10:00 AM: Wednesday, 12 January 2000


1
Coffee Break (Exhibit Hours 10:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m.)

10:00 AM-10:30 AM: Wednesday, 12 January 2000


Coffee Break (Exhibit Hours 10:00 A.M.-1:30 P.M.)

Coffee Break (Exhibit Hours 10:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m.)

10:30 AM-11:44 AM: Wednesday, 12 January 2000


Session 9
Advanced modeling techniques for dispersion on all scales: Continued (Parallel with Session 10)
Host: 11th Joint Conference on the Applications of Air Pollution Meteorology with the Air and Waste Management Association
Organizer: John S. Nasstrom, LLNL
10:30 AM
9.6
Refinement of Horizontal Diffusion in Photochemical Grid Models
Robert Yamartino, Earth Tech, Inc., Concord, MA

10:45 AM
9.7
11:00 AM
9.8
A Technique for Assimilating Surface Data to Improve the Accuracy of Atmospheric Boundary Layer Simulations: A 1-D Model Study
Kiran Alapaty, MCNC-North Carolina Supercomputing Center, Research Triangle Park, NC; and N. Seaman and D. Niyogi

11:15 AM
9.9
Synoptic Scale Vertical Effluent Redistribution: A Comparison of Two Modeling Approaches
Stephen E. Masters, ENSCO, Inc., Melbourne, FL; and M. K. Atchison

11:30 AM
9.10a
Canadian Forest Fires and their influence on Pollutant Concentrations in the United States during the Summer of 1995
Gerhard Wotawa, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado and NOAA/NCAR, Boulder, CO; and M. Trainer

10:30 AM-3:30 PM: Wednesday, 12 January 2000


Session 9
AWIPS (Parallel with Sessions J1 & 8)
Host: 16th International Conference on Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology
Organizer: Mary Glackin, NOAA/NESDIS
10:30 AM
9.1
10:45 AM
9.2
AWIPS Operational Test and Evaluation (OT&E) for Commissioning
Mary D. Buckingham, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD

11:00 AM
9.3
The AFOS PIL Header to AWIPS WMO Header Translation Tool (PIL-to-WMO Translator)
Joseph Facundo, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and H. J. Diamond and D. Fineran

11:15 AM
9.4
Product Usage Patterns at the AWIPS Build 4.2 OT&E Sites
Patrice C. Kucera, NOAA/FSL, Boulder, CO; and S. P. Longmore and W. F. Roberts

11:30 AM
9.5
11:45 AM
9.6
Application of Products Availability Monitoring System (PAMS) to AWIPS OT&E Testing
Khien Ba Nguyen, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and J. Facundo

12:00 PM
8.9
AWIPS Validation Efforts at COMET
Craig S. Hartsough, UCAR, Boulder, CO; and L. Neilley, S. Jesuroga, and G. Byrd

12:15 PM
9.8
Advanced Weather Interactive Processing System (AWIPS) in a National Center
JoAnna L. Green, NOAA/NCEP/AWC, Kansas City, MO

12:30 PM
9.9
The Construction of an AWIPS Software Demonstration System for the NWS Spaceflight Meteorology Group
Mark John Keehn, NOAA/NWS, Houston, TX; and M. Magsig, J. Cowie, and D. Hines

12:45 PM
9.10
AWIPS and International Use
Terry C. Tarbell, Litton/PRC, McLean, VA; and K. Ward, H. Pomeranz, and J. Shea

1:00 PM
8.10
Generating automated monthly, seasonal and annual climatological summaries in the AWIPS era
Jason P. Tuell, Litton/PRC, McLean, VA; and D. T. Miller, D. E. Murphy, B. E. Reed, and D. J. Zipper

1:15 PM
9.12
AWIPS Accelerated Deployment: A Success Story with Lessons Learned
Jack Hayes, Litton/PRC, McLean, VA; and S. Zareski, E. Moore, and D. Holloran

1:30 PM
9.13
AWIPS and the Network Control Facility: Status and a Guide to Troubleshooting
Denis Meanor, Litton/PRC, McLean, VA; and D. Deitz and E. Moore

1:45 PM
9.14
Evolving AWIPS to Meet NWS Requirements and to take Advantage of Advancing Science and Technology
Ward R. Seguin, NOAA/NWS, AWIPS Program Office, Silver Spring, MD

2:00 PM
9.15
AWIPS Moving Into Operations Phase
Richard K. Thigpen, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD

2:15 PM
9.8A
Lunch Break

3:15 PM
9.15A
Coffee Break

10:30 AM-12:00 PM: Wednesday, 12 January 2000


Session 10
Transport and dispersion in complex terrain: Part I (Parallel with Session 9)
Host: 11th Joint Conference on the Applications of Air Pollution Meteorology with the Air and Waste Management Association
Organizer: R. Ian Sykes, Titan Corporation
10:30 AM
10.1
Morning Transition of Complex-Terrain Flows
H. J. S. Fernando, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ; and E. Pardyjak, G. Wang, J. Anderson, A. Ellis, and N. S. Berman

10:45 AM
10.2
The Transport of Atmospheric Pollutants in the Complex Terrain of the Phoenix Area
Dana L. Perry, Arizona State Univ., Tempe, AZ; and J. R. Anderson, P. R. Buseck, and H. J. S. Fernando

11:00 AM
10.3
A Field Study of Cold Pool Evolution
William J. Shaw, PNNL, Richland, WA; and C. D. Whiteman, J. M. Hubbe, and X. Bian

11:15 AM
10.4
Air pollutant transport and dispersion during a cold pool episode in the Mid Columbia Basin
Shiyuan Zhong, PNNL, Richland, WA; and C. D. Whiteman, W. J. Shaw, J. M. Hubbe, and X. Bian

11:30 AM
10.5
Gravity wave stress parameterization in a mesoscale sea breeze model
Carmen J. Nappo, NOAA/ARL, Oak Ridge, TN; and W. Physick

11:45 AM
10.6
The Mixing Layer Terrain Wind Adjustment Model (MILTWAM) for Airflow over Complex Terrain
Steven A. Stage, Innovative Emergency Management, Inc., Baton Rouge, LA; and Z. Wu, N. Mainkar, J. Weltman, and M. Myirski

11:00 AM-1:30 PM: Wednesday, 12 January 2000


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Lunch Break

11:15 AM-11:15 AM: Wednesday, 12 January 2000


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Remote Sensing Lecture Title: Remote Sensing from Space Using Occultation and Lidar Techniques Speaker: M. Patrick McCormick, Hampton Univ., Hampton, VA

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Remote Sensing Lecture Title: Remote Sensing from Space Using Occultation and Lidar Techniques Speaker: M. Patrick McCormick, Hampton Univ., Hampton, VA

11:15 AM-12:00 PM: Wednesday, 12 January 2000


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Remote Sensing Lecture. M. Patrick McCormick, Hampton Univ., Hampton, VA

Remote Sensing Lecture

Remote Sensing Lecture

Remote Sensing Lecture

Remote Sensing Lecture Title: Remote Sensing from Space Using Occultation and Lidar Techniques Speaker: M. Patrick McCormick, Hampton Univ., Hampton, VA

11:30 AM-1:30 PM: Wednesday, 12 January 2000


1
Lunch Break

12:00 PM-12:00 PM: Wednesday, 12 January 2000


1
Lunch Break

1
Lunch Break

Lunch Break

12:00 PM-1:30 PM: Wednesday, 12 January 2000


Lunch Break

Lunch Break

Lunch Break

1:30 PM-2:00 PM: Wednesday, 12 January 2000


Session 7
Retrieval of Atmospheric Profiles and Constituents: Part I (Invited Oral Presentations)
Host: 10th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography
1:30 PM
7.1
TRMM and its connection to the Global Water Cycle
Christian D. Kummerow, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD


Session 8
Winds and Turbulance
Host: Symposium on Lidar Atmospheric Monitoring
Organizer: Janet M. Intrieri, NOAA/NESDIS/ETL
1:30 PM
8.1

1:30 PM-2:30 PM: Wednesday, 12 January 2000


Session 3
Recent trends in storm-scale modeling
Host: Symposium on VORTEX: What We Have Learned-Where We Must Go
Organizer: Erik Rasmussen, NOAA/NSSL
1:30 PM
3.1
Problems in supercell-simulating cloud models and suggested remedies
Jerry M. Straka, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK

2:00 PM
3.2

Session 11
Transport and dispersion in complex terrain: Part II (Parallel with Session 12)
Host: 11th Joint Conference on the Applications of Air Pollution Meteorology with the Air and Waste Management Association
Organizer: Robert Yamartino, Consultant
1:30 PM
11.1
Numerical Investigation of the Cause of Shallow Summertime Mixing Depths in the San Joaquin Valley
Nelson Seaman, Penn State Univ., University Park, PA; and K. Alapaty

2:00 PM
11.3
Experiences in meteorological tower and acoustic sodar installation and operation for several complex terrain sites
Leo J. Gendron, ENSR Corp., Acton, MA; and A. Carpenito, P. Taverna, N. Mahoney, and R. J. Paine

2:15 PM
11.4
Experience in modeling applications using on-site tower and sodar data
Robert J. Paine, ENSR Corp., Acton, MA; and L. J. Gendron


Session 12
Concentration fluctuations (Parallel with Session 11)
Host: 11th Joint Conference on the Applications of Air Pollution Meteorology with the Air and Waste Management Association
Organizer: John S. Irwin, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
1:30 PM
12.1
Comparisons of a puff trajectory model with real time tracer measurements
Kirk L. Clawson, NOAA/ARL, Idaho Falls, ID; and J. F. Sagendorf and R. G. Carter

1:45 PM
12.3
2:15 PM
12.3a
Validation of HPAC with Porbabilistic Dispersion Trials
Thomas Mazzola, Logican Advanced Technology, Alexandria, VA; and D. Srinivasa and R. I. Sykes

1:30 PM-3:45 PM: Wednesday, 12 January 2000


Session 7
Role of observing systems in weather, climate, oceans, hydrology, chemistry, etc.
Host: Fourth Symposium on Integrated Observing Systems
Organizer: John Cunning, NOAA/OAR
1:45 PM
7.2
Integration of weather radar and lightning detection system for severe weather monitoring at SIMEPAR
Cesar A. Beneti, SIMEPAR - Parana Meteorological System, Curitiba, Parana, Brazil; and R. Fricks and F. Sato

2:30 PM
7.5
3:00 PM
7.7
The PIONEER project as an example of operational cost analysis
Hans von Storch, Institute of Hydrophysics/GKSS Research Center, Geesthacht, Germany

3:15 PM
7.6a
Coffee Break (Exhibit Hours 3:00-7:30 P.M.)

1:30 PM-4:45 PM: Wednesday, 12 January 2000


Session 7
Use of Forecasts for Fire Planning, Execution and Suppression
Host: Third Symposium on Fire and Forest Meteorology
Organizer: Francis M. Fujioka, USDA Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station
1:30 PM
7.1
The September 2, 1998 Firestorm: Saving Lives Through Effective Communication
Mark Moede, NOAA/NWS, San Diego, CA; and P. Curran

1:45 PM
7.2
The North Central Nebraska Prairie Fire of 16 March 1999
John W. Stoppkotte, NOAA/NWS, North Platte, NE

2:00 PM
7.3
Providing meteorological information for controlled burns at the Savannah River Site
Robert L. Buckley, Savannah River Technology Center, Aiken, SC; and C. H. Hunter

2:15 PM
7.4
Long-range fire assessments: procedures, products, and applications
G. Thomas Zimmerman, USDA Forest Service, Albuquerque, NM; and M. Hilbruner, P. Werth, T. Sexton, and R. Bartlette

2:30 PM
7.5
Experimental daily NCEP Eta model smoke management forecasts
Matthew G. Fearon, DRI and Univ. of Nevada, Reno, NV; and T. J. Brown

2:45 PM
7.6
Prospects Of Long-Lead Seasonal Wildland Fire Predictions For Oahu, Hawaii
Pao-Shin Chu, Univ. of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI; and W. Yan and F. M. Fujioka

3:00 PM
7.7
The relationship between area burned by wildland fire in Canada and circulation anomalies in the mid-troposphere
Walter R. Skinner, AES, Toronto, ON, Canada; and B. J. Stocks, D. L. Martell, B. Bonsal, and A. Shabbar

3:15 PM
7.8
Pacific Sea Surface Temperatures and their relation to Area Burned in Canada
Mike D. Flannigan, Canadian Forest Service, Edmonton, AB, Canada; and B. Todd, M. Wotton, W. R. Skinner, B. J. Stocks, and D. L. Martell

3:30 PM
7.0a
Session Introduction: Francis M. Fujioka, USDA Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station, Riverside, CA

3:45 PM
7.5a
Coffee Break

4:15 PM
7.8a
Discussion

4:30 PM
7.8b
Symposium Closing Remarks: Dave Goens and Sue Ferguson

1:30 PM-5:30 PM: Wednesday, 12 January 2000


Session 9
Advancing Our Understanding of Seasonal to Interannual Climate Variability: Part 2 (Parallel with Joint Session J1)
Host: 11th Symposium on Global Change Studies
Organizer: Mike Crowe, NOAA/NCDC
1:30 PM
9.1
1:45 PM
9.2
The New 20-year Global Precipitation Climatology Project (GPCP) Merged Satellite and Raingauge Monthly Analysis
Robert Adler, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and G. Huffman, P. P. Xie, B. Rudolf, A. Gruber, M. O. A. with GPCP, and J. Janowiak

2:00 PM
9.3
Multi-year Variability of Tropospheric Water Vapor
Rebecca J. Ross, NOAA/ARL, Silver Spring, MD; and J. X. L. Wang

2:15 PM
9.4
Upper tropospheric water vapor observations and modeling-a summary of recent progress
John J. Bates, NOAA/ERL/ETL, Boulder, CO; and Z. Bergen and D. Jackson

2:30 PM
9.5
The sensitivity of ocean responses to wind forcing in the tropical Pacific
Xiaosu Xie, California Institute of Technology, Jet Propulsion Lab., Pasadena, CA; and W. T. Liu

2:45 PM
9.6
On the detection of the 1 to 2 week subtropical jets over the South Pacific during November 1986-April 1987
Ken-Chung Ko, National Kaohsiung Normal University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan

3:00 PM
9.7
World Weather Research Program
Frederic Delsol, WMO, Geneva, Switzerland

3:15 PM
9.8
Is El Nino changing?
D. E. Harrison, PMEL, Seattle, WA; and N. K. Larkin

3:30 PM
9.9
Localized North Pacific decadal variability
Mathew A. Barlow, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Palisades, NY

4:00 PM
9.11
Changes in Seasonal Mean Atmospheric Internal Variability Associated with ENSO
Arun Kumar, NOAA/NWS/NCEP, Camp Springs, MD; and A. Barnston, P. Peng, M. P. Hoerling, and L. Goddard

4:15 PM
9.12
The heat sources and sinks of the 1986-87 El Nino
De-Zheng Sun, NOAA/CDC, Boulder, CO

4:30 PM
9.13
The interannual variability of blocking on a global scale
Jason M. Wiedenmann, Univ. of Missouri, Columbia, MO; and A. R. Lupo

5:00 PM
9.6a
Coffee Break

2:00 PM-2:30 PM: Wednesday, 12 January 2000


Joint Session 2
Joint Session with the 11th Conference on the Middle Atmosphere and the 10th Conference on Satellite Meteorology (Invited Oral Presentation)
Hosts: (Joint between the 10th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography; and the 11th Conference on the Middle Atmosphere )
Organizer: Kenneth Bowman, Texas A&M Univ.
2:00 PM
J2.1
Ozone profiling with UV and visible limb scatter data
David E. Flittner, Univ. of Arizona, Tucson, AZ; and R. D. McPeters and B. M. Herman

2:00 PM-3:00 PM: Wednesday, 12 January 2000


Session 9
The Promise of Future Lidar Atmospheric Studies
Host: Symposium on Lidar Atmospheric Monitoring
Organizer: Kenneth Sassen, University of Utah
2:00 PM
9.1
2:30 PM
9.2
Spaceborne Lidar: A Bright Future
M. Patrick McCormick, Hampton Univ., Hampton, VA

2:00 PM-4:00 PM: Wednesday, 12 January 2000


Session 5
Integration of Measurement and modeling on urban and regional scales: Continued
Host: Symposium on Atmospheric Chemistry Issues in the 21st Century
2:00 PM
5.7
2:45 PM
5.10
Parameterizations for lightning NOx in atmospheric models
Kenneth E. Pickering, Univ. of Maryland, College Park, MD; and D. J. Allen, A. J. DeCaria, and Y. Wang

3:00 PM
5.11
Interactions between CO, OH, and CH4: Past and Future Scenarios
Joyce E. Penner, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; and A. Itoh and S. Sillman

3:15 PM
5.10a
Coffee Break (Exhibit Hours 3:00-7:30 p.m.)

3:45 PM
5.11a
Concluding Remarks

2:00 PM-4:30 PM: Wednesday, 12 January 2000


Session 7
Transportation [Including meteorological aspects of the Intelligent Transportation System (ITS)] (Parallel with Session 6)
Host: Second Symposium on Environmental Applications
Organizer: Douglas Jonas, Matrix Management Corp.
2:00 PM
7.1
The DoT ITS Program
Christine Johnson, DOT, Washington, DC

2:30 PM
7.2
Delivering surface transportation weather information: Borrowing from aviation weather experience
Gary G. Nelson, Mitretek Systems, Inc., Washington, DC; and R. A. Wagoner

2:45 PM
7.3
Development of Surface Transportation Weather Decision Support Requirements
Gary G. Nelson, Mitretek Systems, Washington, DC; and S. M. Holt and P. Pisano

3:00 PM
7.4
The social and economic impact of weather information: a case study of surface transportation industries
Christopher R. Adams, CIRA/Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO; and D. J. Berri

3:15 PM
7.5
Societal value of improved precipitation forecasts: A case study in surface transportation
Thomas R. Stewart, SUNY, Albany, NY; and R. Nath, R. A. Pielke Jr., and M. W. Downton

3:30 PM
7.6
Contribution to a baseline understanding of the impact of weather on airline carrier operations
Thomas A. Seliga, Volpe National Transportation Systems Center, Cambridge, MA; and J. A. Shorter

3:45 PM
7.7
Challenges and opportunities for using weather information to support transportation
Michael A. Rossetti, Volpe National Transportation Systems Center, Cambridge, MA; and Thomas A Seliga, Volpe National Transportation System Center, Cambridge, MA and Basav Sen, Volpe National Transportation System Center, Cambridge, MA

4:00 PM
7.3A
Coffee Break (Exhibit Hours 3:00-7:30 P.M.)

2:30 PM-2:30 PM: Wednesday, 12 January 2000


Joint Session 3
Panel Discussion on New Sounder and Imagers for NPOESS, METOP, SSMIS (Joint with 10th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography & 11th Conference on Middle Atmosphere)
Hosts: (Joint between the 10th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography; and the 11th Conference on the Middle Atmosphere )

2:30 PM-3:00 PM: Wednesday, 12 January 2000


Poster Session 1 Oral Briefing: (Each poster presenter will have one and one-half minutes for an oral introduction)
Organizer: Jeffrey C. Weil, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado

2:30 PM-4:00 PM: Wednesday, 12 January 2000


Session 4
Tornadic/non-tornadic supercell discrimination
Host: Symposium on VORTEX: What We Have Learned-Where We Must Go
Organizer: Erik Rasmussen, NOAA/NSSL
2:30 PM
4.1
Comparison Between Tornadic and Non-Tornadic Supercells
Roger M. Wakimoto, Univ. of California, Los Angeles, CA

3:00 PM
4.2
Some possible mechanisms for tornadogenesis failure in a supercell
David O. Blanchard, NOAA/NWS, Bellemont, AZ

3:30 PM
4.1a
Coffee Break (Exhibit Hours 3:00-7:30 P.M.)

2:30 PM-5:45 PM: Wednesday, 12 January 2000


Session 4
Hydrological and Hydrometeorological Impacts due to Climate Change (Parallel with Joint Session J1)
Host: 15th Conference on Hydrology
Organizers: Robert Oglesby, Purdue Univ.; Frank Quinn, NOAA/DOC/GLERL
2:30 PM
4.1
Interannual-to-interdecadal Variability of river flows in southeastern South America: Description and predictability
Andrew W. Robertson, Univ. of California, Los Angeles, CA; and C. R. Mechoso

2:45 PM
4.2
Diagnosing the role of atmosphere-land surface interactions during wet and dry seasons across the Americas
Robert J. Oglesby, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN; and S. Marshall, J. O. Roads, and F. R. Robertson

3:00 PM
4.3
WMO Hydrology Program
Arthur Askew, WMO, Geneva, Switzerland

3:15 PM
4.4
Mesoscale modeling of climate effects on mountain glaciers
Corinne M. Carter, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY; and K. H. Cook

3:30 PM
4.5
Physical processes governing the water budget of and the discharge from the Mackenzie Basin for the 1994/95 water year
Zuohao Cao, AES, Downsview, ON, Canada; and B. A. Proctor, H. Ritchie, M. Wang, R. E. Stewart, and G. S. Strong

3:45 PM
4.6
A comparison over the FIFE region of simulations from RSM, RegCM2, and MM5/BATS
Jason Evans, Australian National Univ., Canberra, Australia; and R. J. Oglesby, W. M. Lapenta, J. O. Roads, S. Marshall, and J. Taylor

4:00 PM
4.7
A comparative study of long term hydrologic forecasts: Deterministic vs. probabilistic
Dean T. Braatz, NOAA/NWS, Chanhassen, MN; and M. M. DeWeese and E. Welles

4:15 PM
4.8
4:45 PM
4.10
Trends in Canadian Streamflow
Xuebin Zhang, AES, Downsview, ON, Canada; and K. D. Harvey, W. D. Hogg, and R. Yuzyk

5:00 PM
4.11
Hydrological Responses to Climate and Land-Cover Changes in A Mid-Sized Watershed
Qi Hu, Univ. of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE; and G. D. Willson

5:15 PM
4.2a
Coffee Break

3:00 PM-3:00 PM: Wednesday, 12 January 2000


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Symposium Ends

3:00 PM-3:30 PM: Wednesday, 12 January 2000


Coffee Break (Exhibit Hours 3:00-7:30 p.m.)

3:00 PM-4:00 PM: Wednesday, 12 January 2000


Poster Session 1
(Formal Viewing with Coffee)
Host: 11th Joint Conference on the Applications of Air Pollution Meteorology with the Air and Waste Management Association
P1.1
Analysis of the Effects of ASOS Data on Air Dispersion Modeling
Dennis G. Atkinson, NOAA/ARL, Research Triangle Park, NC; and J. O. Paumier and R. W. Brode

P1.3
P1.4
Concentration fluctuations and plume dispersion in the vicinity of an isolated building
Michael F. Dunleavy, Montana Tech, Butte, MT; and H. Peterson and B. Lamb

P1.6
CTSCREEN Scaling Factors for the Tropics
Herman Wong, Hawaii State Department of Health, Honolulu, HI

P1.7
Evolution in the Design of a Smart Balloon for Lagrangian Air Mass Tracking
Steven Businger, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI; and R. Johnson

P1.10
An overview of the Gulf Coast Ozone Study
Jay L. Haney, ICF Consulting, San Rafael, CA; and S. G. Douglas

P1.11
Development of an objective approach to episode selection for air quality modeling
Sharon G. Douglas, ICF Consulting, San Rafael, CA; and H. P. Deuel and A. B. Hudischewskyj

P1.12
P1.16
Effect of the addition of an ultrafine (4-km) grid on ozone formation predicted by UAM-V
Robert E. Imhoff, Tennessee Valley Authority, Muscle Shoals, AL; and E. M. Bailey, S. F. Mueller, and L. L. Gautney Jr.

P1.17
Potential Ozone Formation Attributable to Rural Interstate Traffic
Steven L. Jones Jr., University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA; and J. D. Fuentes, P. A. Makar, and M. J. Demetsky

3:00 PM-5:00 PM: Wednesday, 12 January 2000


Joint Poster Session 2
Joint Poster Session (Joint with the 11th Conference on the Middle Atmosphere and the 10th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography)
Hosts: (Joint between the 11th Conference on the Middle Atmosphere; and the 10th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography )
Organizer: Kenneth Bowman, Texas A&M Univ.
JP2.2
JP2.3
Middle Atmosphere Temperature Profiles from SSMIS
Barbara A. Burns, GenCorp Aerojet, Azusa, CA

JP2.4
Ozone Observations from Five Satellite Instruments in November 1994
Gloria L. Manney, JPL, Pasadena, CA; and H. A. Michelsen, F. W. Irion, M. R. Gunson, R. M. Bevilacqua, N. J. Livesey, J. M. Russell III, and J. M. Zawodny

JP2.5
HNO3 measurements from MLS on the UARS and EOS CHEM satellites
Michelle L. Santee, JPL, Pasadena, CA; and G. L. Manney, N. J. Livesey, J. W. Waters, F. W. Irion, M. R. Gunson, M. J. Filipiak, J. B. Kumer, and A. E. Roche

JP2.6
The use of ATOVS - AMSU data in NCEP stratospheric analyses
Melvyn E. Gelman, NOAA/CPC, Camp Springs, MD; and A. J. Miller, C. S. Long, J. D. Wild, J. J. R. Lin, M. D. Goldberg, and A. L. Reale

JP2.7
An Intense Midwestern Cyclone: Fine-scale Comparison of Model Analysis with TOMS Total Ozone Data
William A. Gallus Jr., Iowa State Univ., Ames, IA; and M. A. Olsen, J. L. Stanford, and J. M. Brown


Poster Session 5
Retrieval of Atmoshperic Profiles and Constituents: Part II
Host: 10th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography
P5.1
Development of the PM-1 AMSR amd TMI land precipitation algorithms
Jeffrey R. McCollum, NOAA/NESDIS, Camp Springs, MD; and R. R. Ferraro

P5.2
TRMM Field Campaigns: A coherent and accessible database to improve understanding of the microphysics and dynamics of tropical precipitation over ocean and land
Edward J Zipser, Univ. of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT; and G. Heymsfield, C. Kummerow, J. Simpson, O. Thiele, S. Rutledge, M. A. F. Silva Dias, S. Yuter, R. A. Houze Jr., and R. Kakar

P5.3
Investigating rain area delineation over land using data from TRMM
Dominic R. Kniveton, Univ. of Leicester, Leicester, Leicestershire, United Kingdom; and P. Bauer, T. J. Bellerby, C. Kidd, D. A. Kilham, and M. C. Todd

P5.4
Rainfall retrievals using data from the Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM)
Chris Kidd, Univ. of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom

P5.5
An Improved Level-3 Oceanic Rainfall Retrieval Algorithm for TRMM
Jun Huang, Texas A&M Univ., College Station, TX; and C. T. Bellows, D. H. Lee, and T. T. Wilheit

P5.6
A precipitation retrieval using TMI during the Baui Period of 1988
Kazumasa Aonashi, MRI, Tsukuba-shi, Ibaraki-ken, Japan; and G. Liu

P5.7
Estimation of precipitation over tropical Africa using TRMM Rain Products and Meteosat Data
Karim Ramage, LMD/CNRS, Palaiseau, France; and I. Jobard, T. Lebel, and M. Desbois

P5.10
Using TRMM and SSM/I Measurements to Critique Microphysical Features of Mesoscale Model Simulation of Hurricane Bonnie (1998)
Eric A. Smith, NASA/GHCC and Univ. of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and S. Fiorino, G. Panegrossi, and G. J. Tripoli

P5.11
Determination of ice water path and mass median particle size using multichannel microwave measurements
Guosheng Liu, Florida State Univ., Tallahassee, FL; and J. A. Curry

P5.12
Retrieval of cloud column susceptibilities of water clouds using satellite data
Qingyuan Han, Univ. of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and W. B. Rossow, J. Chou, and R. M. Welch

P5.13
The Development of Cloud Retrieval Algorithms Applied to GOES Digital Data
Randall J. Alliss, Litton-TASC, Chantilly, VA; and M. E. Loftus, D. Apling, and J. Lefever

P5.14
An improved cloud detection algorithm for application to SST retrieval
Gary B. Gustafson, AER, Inc., Cambridge, MA; and W. O. Gallery

P5.15
Retrieval of Cirrus Radiative and Spatial Properties Using Coincident AVHRR and HIRS Data
Robert P. d'Entremont, AER, Inc., Cambridge, MA; and K. Cady-Pereira, G. B. Gustafson, and D. P. Wylie

P5.16
Retrieval of Geophysical Parameters from MODIS Measurements: Extension of a Two-Step Algorithm
Xia Lin Ma, Univ. of Wisconsin/CIMSS, Madison, WI and Univ. of California, Santa Barbara, CA; and Z. Wan, W. P. Menzel, C. C. Moeller, L. E. Gumiley, and Y. Zhang

P5.17
Aerosol Optical Depth Retrievals over Land using the GOES-8/Imager Visible Channel
Kenneth R. Knapp, CIRA/Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO; and T. H. Vonder Haar

P5.18
Sensitivity analysis of cirrus height, temperature, and pressure retrievals using remotely sensed thermal infrared observations
John B. Collins, AER, Inc., Cambridge, MA; and R. P. d'Entremont and G. B. Gustafson

P5.19
Modeling and analysis of MLS 203 and 186.5GHz radiances at 14-18km tangent heights
Dong L Wu, JPL/California Inst. of Technology, Pasadena, CA

3:00 PM-3:00 PM: Wednesday, 12 January 2000


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Exhibit Hours 3:00-7:30 P.M.

3:00 PM-5:00 PM: Wednesday, 12 January 2000


Poster Session 1
Poster Session P1 (With Coffee Break - Exhibit Hours 3:00-7:30 p.m.)
Host: 11th Conference on the Middle Atmosphere
Organizer: Kenneth P. Bowman, Texas A&M University
P1.3
Studies of stratospheric tropical-midlatitude transport using UARS data
Stacey K. McIlwaine, Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and L. M. Avallone

P1.4
Break up of the Arctic vortices: timing and mixing
Ping-Ping Rong, Johns Hopkins Univ., Baltimore, MD; and D. W. Waugh

P1.5
Observations and modeling of transport during the December 1998 stratospheric major warming
Gloria L. Manney, JPL, Pasadena, CA; and R. M. Bevilacqua, W. A. Lahoz, A. O'Neill, and J. M. Russell III

3:30 PM-5:30 PM: Wednesday, 12 January 2000


Session 10
IPCC TAR: Long-term Climate Variability and Change: Part 3 (Parallel with Joint Session J1)
Host: 11th Symposium on Global Change Studies
Organizer: David Easterling, NOAA/NCDC
3:30 PM
10.1
Upper Air Temperature Variations and Change
John R. Christy, Univ. of Alabama, Huntsville, AL

3:45 PM
10.2
Multi-decadal Changes in the Vertical Temperature Structure of the Tropical Troposphere
Dian J. Gaffen, NOAA/ARL, Silver Spring, MD; and B. D. Santer, J. S. Boyle, J. R. Christy, N. E. Graham, and R. J. Ross

4:00 PM
10.3
Tropical atmospheric and oceanic temperature variations (1979)
John R. Christy, Univ. of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and D. E. Parker, S. J. Brown, I. Macadam, and M. Stendel

4:15 PM
10.4
The Relationship Between Surface and the Lower Troposphere Anomalies
Alan Basist, NOAA/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and J. R. Christy

4:30 PM
10.6
Pan Evaporation Trends in Dry and Humid Regions of the U.S
Jay H. Lawrimore, NOAA/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and T. C. Peterson and P. Y. Groisman

4:45 PM
10.7
A centennial-scale climate-change anomaly over a small region
Harvey Stern, Bureau of Meteorology, Melbourne, Vic., Australia

5:00 PM
10.5a

Session 10
Modernization: Observing Systems (Parallel with Session J1)
Host: 16th International Conference on Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology
Organizers: Howard Diamond, NOAA/NWS; M. Douglass Gifford, NOAA/NWS
3:30 PM
10.1
Climate data continuity with ASOS rain observations
Thomas B. McKee, Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO; and N. J. Doesken, J. Kleist, and N. L. Canfield

3:45 PM
10.2
Quality control algorithms used in the Automated Surface Observing System
M. Douglas Gifford, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and R. N. Parry

4:00 PM
10.3
A Status Report on ASOS Ceilometer Algorithm Development
Joseph V. Fiore Jr., Raytheon ITSS, Sterling, VA

4:15 PM
10.4
Ceilometer Comparisons March 1998 - April 1999
David M. Giles, Raytheon ITSS, Sterling, VA

4:30 PM
10.5
All-Weather Precipitation Accumulation Gauge Comparisons with Standard NWS 8-inch Manual Gauge
Lynn J. Winans, Raytheon ITSS, Sterling, VA; and B. Taubvurtzel

5:00 PM
10.7
The Value of Wind Standards to Society
Thomas J. Lockhart, Meteorological Standards Institute, Fox Island, WA

5:15 PM
10.7A
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4:00 PM-4:45 PM: Wednesday, 12 January 2000


Session 13
Transport and dispersion in complex terrain: Part III (Parallel with Session 14)
Host: 11th Joint Conference on the Applications of Air Pollution Meteorology with the Air and Waste Management Association
Organizer: Robert Yamartino, Consultant
4:00 PM
13.0
Session ends

4:15 PM
13.1
Operational Evaluation of an Improved Adaptive Puff Model (APM-2) Applied to the Complex Terrain around the As Pontes Power Plant in Northwestern Spain
Jose A. Souto, Centro de Supercomputacion de Galicia, Santiago de Compostela, Spain; and M. C. de Castro, F. L. Ludwig, J. J. Casares, and J. L. Bermudez

4:30 PM
13.2
Meteorological Processing for a Models-3 Application in the Lower Fraser Valley, British Columbia, Canada
Mariusz Pagowski, Rowan Williams Davies & Irwin, Inc., Guelph, ON, Canada; and M. LePage and W. Jiang

4:00 PM-5:00 PM: Wednesday, 12 January 2000


Session 14
Model Evaluation (Parallel with Session 13)
Host: 11th Joint Conference on the Applications of Air Pollution Meteorology with the Air and Waste Management Association
Organizer: John S. Irwin, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
4:00 PM
14.1
Evaluation of CALPUFF, HPAC, and VLSTRACK with the Dipole Pride 26 Field Data
Joseph C. Chang, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA; and P. Franzese and S. R. Hanna

4:15 PM
14.2
AERMOD: Further Analysis of Evaluation Results
Robert J. Paine, ENSR Corporation, Acton, MA; and R. W. Brode

4:30 PM
14.3
Evaluation of AERMOD at a Rural Petroleum Refinery in Simple and Complex Terrain
Jeffrey A. Panek, BP-Amoco Corporation, Warrenville, IL; and R. L. Graw

4:45 PM
14.4
Evaluation of AERMOD model performance under building downwash conditions
Roger W. Brode, Pacific Environmental Services, Research Triangle Park, NC; and M. Jindal

4:00 PM-5:30 PM: Wednesday, 12 January 2000


Session 5
Current theories of tornadogenesis
Host: Symposium on VORTEX: What We Have Learned-Where We Must Go
Organizer: Erik Rasmussen, NOAA/NSSL
4:00 PM
5.1
Evidence for the role of barotropic processes in the rear flank downdraft in tornadogenesis
Jerry M. Straka, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and E. N. Rasmussen

4:30 PM
5.2
Does the hook echo instigate tornadogenesis?
Robert P. Davies-Jones, NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK

5:00 PM
5.3
On tornadogenesis failure
Jeff Trapp, NOAA/NSSL and NCAR/MMM, Boulder, CO

4:45 PM-4:45 PM: Wednesday, 12 January 2000


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5:00 PM-5:00 PM: Wednesday, 12 January 2000


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Sessions end for the day

5:00 PM-6:30 PM: Wednesday, 12 January 2000


Poster Session 1
Poster Session
Host: 16th International Conference on Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology
Organizer: Steve Holt, Mitretek Systems
P1.1
An Interactive Web-based Data Analysis tool in support of the land data assimilation scheme (LDAS) Project
Brian A. Cosgrove, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and P. R. Houser and J. K. Entin

P1.2
view_hdf: Visualization and Analysis Software for HDF Files
Kam-Pui Lee, SAIC, Hampton, VA; and L. A. Hunt

P1.4
Windows NT Monitoring Software with e-mail notification and web reporting
Dale Reinke, CIRA/Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO; and M. Hiatt and K. Eis

P1.5
The U.S. Department of Agriculture's AWIPS Link to NOAAPORT
Bradley R. Rippey, USDA, Washington, DC; and A. Peterlin and D. A. Deprey

P1.6
The Operational Production Process of the Horace System
David C. Marsh, UK Met Office, Bracknell, Berks., United Kingdom

P1.9
IMPACT OF THE PHENOMENON EL-NINO ON THE REGIME OF PRECIPITATION IN THE AREA OF THE MEDIUM AMAZON
David Mendes, CPTEC/INPE, Cachoeira Paulista, Sao Paulo, Brazil; and J. Cohen

P1.10
The Common Operations and Development Environment, Structure and System Services
Thomas J. Ganger, Mitretek Systems, McLean, VA; and R. E. Saffle

P1.11
NEXRAD Product Improvement:Overview of NEXRAD Open Systems Plans
Robert E. Saffle, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD

P1.12
Visual Programming for the WSR-88D Common Operations & Development Environment
Andrew D. Stern, Mitretek Systems, McLean, VA; and T. J. Ganger and R. E. Saffle

P1.13
Mesoscale Modeling Investigation of Convective Initiation on the Gulf Coast
Paul J. Croft, Jackson State Univ., Jackson, MS; and R. S. Reddy and P. J. Fitzpatrick

P1.14
Applications of Environment Canada's Text-to-Voice System
Brian Bukoski, Environment Canada, Winnipeg, MB, Canada

P1.15
The Polar Orbiting Satellite Sounding Evaluator
Michael E. Pettey, Raytheon Information Technology and Scientific Services, Lanham, MD; and C. E. Brown and M. C. Chalfant

P1.16
Upper Wind Forecasts for NASA's X-38 Flight Test Operations
Dan G. Bellue, NOAA/NWS, Johnson Space Center, TX; and C. Donohue

P1.17
Forecasting Timing of Sea Breeze-Induced Thunderstorms at Cape Canaveral Air Station
Thomas G. Renwick, Air Force Inst. of Technology, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH; and C. A. Miner and W. P. Roeder

P1.18
GOES Sounder Products - New Observations for Weather Forecasting
Donald G. Gray, NOAA/NESDIS, Suitland, MD

P1.19
Modeling of Atmospheric and Space Effects on Air Force C2 Operations
Robert J Raistrick, Air Force Research Lab., Hanscom AFB, MA

5:15 PM-5:15 PM: Wednesday, 12 January 2000


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5:30 PM-5:30 PM: Wednesday, 12 January 2000


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5:45 PM-5:45 PM: Wednesday, 12 January 2000


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6:00 PM-6:00 PM: Wednesday, 12 January 2000


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7:30 PM-7:30 PM: Wednesday, 12 January 2000


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7:30 PM-9:30 PM: Wednesday, 12 January 2000


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Thursday, 13 January 2000

8:00 AM-10:00 AM: Thursday, 13 January 2000


Session 6
Observations of mesocyclones and tornadogenesis
Host: Symposium on VORTEX: What We Have Learned-Where We Must Go
Organizer: Erik Rasmussen, NOAA/NSSL
8:00 AM
6.1
Tornadogenesis, maintenance, and demise in the Dimmitt, TX storm
Erik Rasmussen, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma and NOAA/NSSL, Boulder, CO; and J. Straka

8:30 AM
6.2
Cyclic Tornado Formation in the 8 June 1995 McLean, Texas Storm
David C. Dowell, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK

9:00 AM
6.3
Evolution of Low Level Mesocyclone Rotation: The 29 MAY 1994 Newcastle, Texas Storm During VORTEX
Conrad Ziegler, NOAA/NSSL/ERL, Norman, OK; and E. N. Rasmussen, T. R. Shepherd, A. I. Watson, and J. M. Straka

9:30 AM
6.4
Some surface observations in hook echoes obtained by a mobile mesonet
Paul Markowski, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and J. Straka and E. Rasmussen

8:00 AM-12:15 PM: Thursday, 13 January 2000


Session 11
Applications of IIPS Using Radar and Other Observation Platforms and Their Associated Data Processing Systems (Parallel with Sessions 12, 13, & 14)
Host: 16th International Conference on Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology
Organizers: Robert Saffle, NOAA/NWS; Steve Shema, FAA
8:00 AM
11.1
8:15 AM
11.2
Construction of hail swaths using NIDS data
Bradford R. Pugh, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and K. C. Crawford

8:30 AM
11.3
Progress in the Use of Weather Data from Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Radars in Combination With the WSR-88D
Robert E. Saffle, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and S. Shema, S. M. Holt, and L. D. Johnson

8:45 AM
11.4
Development and Integration of new Hydrometeorological Algorithms into the WSR-88D using the Common Operations and Development Environment (CODE)
Thomas J. Ganger, Mitretek Systems, McLean, VA; and R. E. Saffle, A. D. Stern, B. T. Ulery, and A. White

9:00 AM
11.5
The Use of CODE at the Operational Support Facility
Anderson White, NOAA/NWS, OSF, Norman, OK

9:15 AM
11.6
Reusable Applications Software Components for the WSR-88D
Michael J. Istok, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD

9:30 AM
11.7
NEXRAD Open Systems - Progress and Plans
Robert E. Saffle, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and L. D. Johnson

9:45 AM
11.8
Overview of the Final ORPG Software Architecture
Michael Jain, NOAA/ERL/NSSL, Norman, OK; and Z. Jing

10:00 AM
11.9
The Linear Buffer and its role in the WSR-88D Open System RPG
Zhongqi Jing, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma and NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and M. Jain

10:30 AM
11.11
Mitigation of range/velocity ambiguities in the WSR-88D.
D. S. Zrnic, NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and M. Sachidananda, R. J. Doviak, J. Keeler, and C. Frush

10:45 AM
11.12
On the Windfinding Accuracy of Loran-C, GPS and Radar
Juhana Jaatinen, Vaisala Oyj, Helsinki, Finland; and J. B. Elms

11:00 AM
11.13
Comparisons of observer reports of thunderstorms with similar reports derived from the National Lightning Detection Network Data
Thomas A. Seliga, Volpe National Transportation Systems Center, Cambridge, MA; and K. A. Kraus, J. Canniff, and D. A. Hazen

11:15 AM
11.14
A New Radar Display System
Michael A. Steinberg, AccuWeather, Inc., State College, PA; and H. Margusity and C. Canning

11:30 AM
11.8A
Coffee Break

12:00 PM
11.14A
Lunch Break

8:00 AM-1:29 PM: Thursday, 13 January 2000


Session 11
IPCC TAR: Long-term Climate Variability and Change: Part 4 (Parallel with Sessions 12, JP3, and J4)
Host: 11th Symposium on Global Change Studies
Organizer: Thomas C. Peterson, NOAA/NCDC
8:00 AM
11.1
Heavy rainfall and convective cloudiness changes as indicators of intensification of the hydrological cycle
Pavel Ya. Groisman, UCAR Project Scientist at NOAA/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and B. Sun

8:15 AM
11.2
Trends in temperature, humidity, and summertime extreme heat in China
Julian X. L. Wang, NOAA/ARL, Silver Spring, MD; and D. J. Gaffen

8:30 AM
11.3
A Preliminary Examination of Regional Climate Trends in Atlantic Canada
Cindy N. Vallis, Environment Canada, Dartmouth, NS, Canada; and N. Frigault

8:45 AM
11.4
Spatial and temporal characteristics of extreme temperatures over Canada
B. R. Bonsal, AES, Downsview, ON, Canada; and X. Zhang, L. A. Vincent, and W. D. Hogg

9:00 AM
11.5
Climate Change Indices Derived from Daily In Situ Data
Thomas C. Peterson, NOAA/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and P. Y. Groisman, B. E. Gleason, and D. R. Easterling

9:30 AM
11.7
9:45 AM
11.9
River discharge in a doubled carbon dioxide climate
Lydia Dumenil Gates, Max-Planck-Institute for Meteorology, Hamburg, Germany; and S. Hagemann

10:00 AM
11.10
Impact of a climate change on the hydrology of the French Rhône river
Pierre Etchevers V, Météo-France, Saint Martin d'Hères, France; and J. Noilhan, C. Golaz, E. Ledoux, E. Leblois, and C. Ottlé

10:30 AM
11.12
On the relation between complex and simple climate models
Arthur C. Petersen, Utrecht Univ., Utrecht, Netherlands

10:45 AM
11.13
11:00 AM
11.14
11:15 AM
11.8a
Contribution of North Atlantic Intermediate and Deep water Masses to the Earth’s Heat Balance
Sydney Levitus, NODC/NOAA, Silver Spring, MD; and J. Antonov, T. P. Boyer, and C. Stephens

11:30 AM
11.14a
Lunch Break

1:00 PM
11.8b
Coffee Break

8:00 AM-1:45 PM: Thursday, 13 January 2000


Session 12
8:00 AM
12.1
Evaluating the performance of short-term climate forecasts
Jeffrey A. Shorter, TASC, Inc., Reading, MA; and M. J. Gibbas, R. J. Boucher, J. D. Goldstein, and R. F. Brammer

8:15 AM
12.2
Interdecadal Changes in the Structure and Frequency of ENSO Mode
Soon-Il An, Univ. of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI; and B. Wang and F. F. Jin

8:45 AM
12.4
Teleconnections and local response to tropical SST anomalies
Hui Su, Univ. of California, Los Angeles, CA; and J. D. Neelin, C. Chou, and N. Zeng

9:00 AM
12.5
9:15 AM
12.6
9:30 AM
12.7
An assessment of the association between the Arctic Oscillation and Northern Hemisphere temperature
Anthony J. Broccoli, NOAA/GFDL, Princeton, NJ; and T. L. Delworth and N. C. Lau

9:45 AM
12.8
Anomaly Forcing in an Ensemble Regional Climate Model Simulation
Jan F. Dutton, Penn State Univ., University Park, PA; and E. J. Barron

10:00 AM
12.9
Assessment of the Utility of the Regional Climate Simulations in the Prediction of Drought
Ana P. Barros, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA; and G. S. Jenkins and R. Bindlish

10:15 AM
12.10
Regional climate simulation of the anomalous U.S. Climate events with a variable resolution stretched grid GCM
Michael S. Fox-Rabinovitz, University of Maryland, College Park, MD; and L. Takacs and M. J. Suarez

11:15 AM
12.14
Non-modal growth in ENSO and its interdecadal change
Yan Xue, NOAA/NWS/NCEP, Camp Springs, MD

11:30 AM
12.15
The SST Anomalies Dipole in the Extratropical Pacific and Its Relationships with the ENSO Cycle
Jin-Yi Yu, Univ. of California, Los Angeles, CA; and W. T. Liu and C. R. Mechoso

11:45 AM
12.16
Ocean-atmosphere-land feedbacks in an idealized monsoon
Chia Chou, Univ. of California, Los Angeles, CA; and J. D. Neelin, H. Su, and N. Zeng

12:00 PM
12.17
Effects of a stochastic convective parameterization on tropical intraseasonal variability
Johnny Wei-Bing Lin, Univ. of California, Los Angeles, CA; and J. D. Neelin

12:15 PM
12.18
A study of initializations for ENSO forecast models
Yan Xue, NOAA/NWS/NCEP, Camp Springs, MD; and A. Leetmaa and M. Cane

12:30 PM
12.19
12:45 PM
12.8a
Coffee Break

1:15 PM
12.14a
Lunch Break

8:30 AM-9:00 AM: Thursday, 13 January 2000


Session 8A
Special Session
Host: Second Symposium on Environmental Applications
8:30 AM
8A.1
Cooperation Between WMO and Environmental Actors
Michel Jarraud, WMO, Geneva, Switzerland

8:30 AM-9:30 AM: Thursday, 13 January 2000


Session 8
North American Atmospheric Observing System
Host: Fourth Symposium on Integrated Observing Systems
Organizer: Alexander MacDonald, NOAA/OAR
9:00 AM
8.2
What? Make Changes to the Upper Air Observing Program?
John B. Jalickee, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and W. Fellows and J. Giraytys

9:15 AM
8.3
Operational Potentials and Realities of MDCRS
Frederick Toepfer, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and W. Fellows and J. Giraytys

9:30 AM
8.4
Verification of RUC-2 forecasts for NAOS
Barry Schwartz, NOAA/FSL, Boulder, CO; and S. Benjamin and T. Schlatter

9:45 AM
8.5

8:30 AM-9:45 AM: Thursday, 13 January 2000


Joint Session 4
Climatology and Long-Term Satellite Data Studies: Part I (Invited Oral Presentations) (Joint Session with 10th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and 11th Symposium on Global Change Studies)
Hosts: (Joint between the 10th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography; and the 11th Symposium on Global Change Studies )
Organizers: Tracy Diliberty, Univ. of Delaware; Michael Goodman, NASA/MSFC; David Easterling, NOAA/NCDC
8:30 AM
J4.1
Can the current satellite systems observe a change in the Earth's hydrologic cycle?
David L. Randel, CIRA/Colorado State Univ., Ft. Collins, CO

9:00 AM
J4.3
Overview of Regional To Global Scale Satellite Remote Sensing of Snow Cover
Richard L. Armstrong, National Snow and Ice Data Center, Boulder, CO

9:15 AM
J4.4
New Results from CERES/TRMM on Tropical Radiative Fluxes
Bruce Wielicki, NASA/LARC, Langley, VA

9:30 AM
J4.5
Discussion

8:30 AM-10:00 AM: Thursday, 13 January 2000


Session 15
Aerosols and Particulates
Host: 11th Joint Conference on the Applications of Air Pollution Meteorology with the Air and Waste Management Association
Organizer: Jeffrey S. Gaffney, ANL
8:30 AM
15.1
Aerosol generation in the urban environment (Invited Presentation)
Spyros N. Pandis, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA

9:00 AM
15.2
Modeling of Mexico City aerosol air pollution
Laurie A. McNair, LANL, Los Alamos, NM; and E. Manteuffel and S. N. Pandis

9:15 AM
15.3
9:30 AM
15.4
Characterization of fine particulate matter in a coastal urban airshed
Kuruvilla John, Texas A&M Univ., Kingsville, TX

9:45 AM
15.5
Recent air quality trends in the Great Smoky Mountains
Stephen F. Mueller, Tennessee Valley Authority, Muscle Shoals, AL

8:30 AM-10:30 AM: Thursday, 13 January 2000


Session 5
Gravity waves
Host: 11th Conference on the Middle Atmosphere
Organizer: John N. Koshyk, Univ. of Toronto
8:30 AM
5.1
Evidence for inertia-gravity waves in HRDI mesospheric winds
Ruth S. Lieberman, Colorado Research Associates, Boulder, CO

8:45 AM
5.2
High resolution simulation of observed cases of stratospheric gravity wave breakdown
Daniel Marc Landau, Univ. of California, Los Angeles, CA; and M. G. Wurtele and L. J. Ehernberger

9:00 AM
5.3
Sources of gravity waves simulated by a high-resolution GCM
Kaoru Sato, Kyoto Univ., Kyoto, Japan; and M. Takahashi

9:15 AM
5.4
Gravity wave focusing in the middle atmosphere
Len Sonmor, Dalhousie Univ., Halifax, NS, Canada; and G. P. Klaassen

9:30 AM
5.5
Effects of varying tropospheric wind shear on the spectrum of gravity waves generated by tropical convection
Jadwiga H. Beres, Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA; and M. J. Alexander and J. R. Holton

10:00 AM
5.7
A study of the interactions of tides and gravity waves
David A. Ortland, NorthWest Research Associates, Bellevue, WA; and M. J. Alexander

10:15 AM
5.6a
Coffee Break

8:30 AM-12:15 PM: Thursday, 13 January 2000


Session 12
Applications of decision support tools in the use and leverage of the Internet (Parallel with Sessions 11 and 13)
Host: 16th International Conference on Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology
Organizer: Don Mock, NOAA/CDC
8:30 AM
12.1
Overview
Donald Mock, NOAA/CDC, Boulder, CO

8:45 AM
12.2
The Internet As A Source of Weather Information
Daniel Kottlowski, AccuWeather, Inc., State College, PA; and J. Candor and J. Ferrell

9:00 AM
12.3
Leveraging the Internet to Aid Decision Making During Hazardous Weather Events
Kevin A. Kloesel, Oklahoma Climatological Survey, Norman, OK; and K. C. Crawford, R. McPherson, D. Morris, R. Jesuroga, and C. Subramaniam

9:15 AM
12.4
9:45 AM
12.6
Java Servlet Technology to Enhance Web Access to Real-time and Retrospective Environmental Data
Willa H. Zhu, JISAO/Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA; and E. F. Burger

10:00 AM
12.7
Distributed Object Technology to Support Web Access of Heterogeneous Data and Information Sources
Willa H. Zhu, JISAO/Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA; and L. C. Sun

10:15 AM
12.8
Working With Extensible Markup Language
Thomas B. Passin, Mitretek Systems, McLean, VA

10:30 AM
12.9
Using a Relational Database and the Extensible Markup Language to Store and Distribute Climate Metadata
Roland H. Schweitzer, NOAA/CDC and CIRES/Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO

10:45 AM
12.10
Transforming Extensible Markup Language Documents With XSLT
Thomas B. Passin, Mitretek Systems, McLean, VA

11:00 AM
12.11
VRML techniques and tours: 3D experiences of oceans and atmospheres
Christopher W. Moore, JISAO/Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA; and N. N. Soreide, A. Hermann, C. Lascara, and G. Wheless

11:15 AM
12.12
Developing Collaborative Software to support the Aviation Weather Center’s Collaborative Convective Forecast Project
Donald R. Frank, Research and Data Systems Corp., Kansas City, MO; and F. J. Foss, W. E. Carle, and H. R. Hudson

11:30 AM
12.13
The Virtual Forecast System: A Prototype Large-Scale Interactive/Collaborative Environment
Andrew D. Stern, Mitretek Systems, McLean, VA; and T. R. Neff, S. L. Bunin, S. M. Holt, and R. J. Ramsey

11:45 AM
12.6A
Coffee Break

12:00 PM
12.13A
Lunch Break

8:30 AM-2:30 PM: Thursday, 13 January 2000


Session 5a
Terrestrial Biosphere Feedback to the Atmosphere at the Regional and Global Scales (Parallel with Session 5B)
Host: 15th Conference on Hydrology
Organizers: Hugo Berbery, Univ. of Maryland; Paul A. Dirmeyer, COLA
8:30 AM
5a.1
The importance of land-surface variability to climate variability
Paul A. Dirmeyer, COLA, Calverton, MD; and O. Reale and C. A. Schlosser

8:45 AM
5a.2
Land surface processes over GCIP Large Scale Areas
Ernesto Hugo Berbery, University of Maryland, College Park, MD; and W. Chen, R. T. Pinker, and K. E. Mitchell

9:00 AM
5a.3
Model Validation of Observed Secondary Circulation in FIFE-1989 IFC-5 Dataset Using Coupled Mesoscale-SVATS Modeling System
Eric A. Smith, NASA/GHCC, Huntsville, AL; and H. J. Cooper, D. A. Faysash, and G. J. Tripoli

9:15 AM
5a.4
Land cover-convective cloud interactions in the US Midwest
Jimmy O. Adegoke, Penn State Univ., University Park, PA; and A. M. Carleton

9:30 AM
5a.5
A new gas/Carbon Assimilation Surface Evapotranpiration Model (GEM) for Mesoscale Applications
Devdutta S. Niyogi, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC; and S. Raman and K. Alapaty

9:45 AM
5a.6
On the Parameterization of Convective Precipitation Generated by Land Cover Change/Land Use in Large-Scale Atmospheric Models
Christopher P. Weaver, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick, NJ; and R. Avissar and Y. Liu

10:00 AM
5a.7
The simulation of complex land cover in regional climate studies
Diana L. Verseghy, AES, Downsview, ON, Canada

10:15 AM
5a.8
The Impacts of Land Cover Change/Land Use on Regional Hydrometeorology
Roni Avissar, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick, NJ; and C. P. Weaver and S. Baidya Roy

10:30 AM
5a.9
Estimating root-zone moisture and evapotranspiration with AVHRR Data
Jie Song, Northern Illinois Univ., DeKalb, IL; and M. L. Wesely

10:45 AM
5a.10
Coupled atmosphere-land surface modeling over GAME-T region
Jian-Hua Joshua Qian, USRA, Greenbelt, MD; and W. K. Tao and W. K. M. Lau

11:00 AM
5a.11
Surface climate equilibrium over land
Alan K. Betts, Atmospheric Research, Pittsford, VT

11:30 AM
5a.13
Coupling Atmospheric, Ecologic, and Hydrologic Processes in a Regional Climate Model
Lixin Lu, Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO; and R. A. Pielke Sr., G. E. Liston, W. J. Parton, D. Ojima, and M. Hartman

11:45 AM
5a.14
Preliminary Results of the OASIS Project
Jerald A. Brotzge, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and S. J. Richardson and T. W. Horst

12:00 PM
5a.15
The Role of Vegetation-Climate Interaction and Interannual Variability in Shaping the African Savanna
Ning Zeng, Univ. of California, Los Angeles, CA; and J. D. Neelin

12:15 PM
5a.16
Surface Heat Balance Observation in the Western Tibet
Shigenori Haginoya, MRI, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan; and H. Naoe

12:30 PM
5a.12A
Lunch Break

2:00 PM
5a.6a
Coffee Break

8:30 AM-4:45 PM: Thursday, 13 January 2000


Session 5b
TRMM Hydrology (Parallel with Sessions 5A)
Host: 15th Conference on Hydrology
Organizers: Jose A. Fuentes, Univ. of Virginia; Michael Garstang, Univ. of Virginia
8:30 AM
5b.1
An overview of the WETAMC/LBA - January and February 1999
Maria A. F. Silva Dias, Univ. of São Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil; and A. J. Dolman, P. L. Silva Dias, S. Rutledge, E. Zipser, G. F. Fisch, P. Artaxo, A. O. Manzi, J. A. Marengo, C. A. Nobre, and P. Kabat

8:45 AM
5b.2
Linking surface-based processes to the deeper atmosphere at a Brazilian tropical deforested site
Jose D. Fuentes, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA; and R. C. Heitz, M. Garstang, J. M. Sigler, B. Ferrier, J. Halverson, A. K. Betts, G. F. Fisch, J. Tóta, and P. J. de Oliveira

9:00 AM
5b.3
Mesocale Reanalysis of the LLJ along the Andes during the WETAMC/LBA - TRMM: comparison with observations
Pedro L. Silva Dias, Univ. of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil; and M. A. F. Silva Dias, J. A. Marengo, and M. W. Douglas

9:15 AM
5b.4
Measurements of solar and terrestrial radiation above and inside the Rebio-Jaru Amazonian forest during the LBA Wet Season Campaign
Antonio O. Manzi, INPE, Cachoeira Paulista, SP, Brazil; and R. G. Moura, L. D. Abreu Sá, and R. C. S. Alvalá

9:30 AM
5b.5
Wet season boundary layer dynamics over a deforested pasture site in Amazonia
Ryan C. Heitz, Univ. of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA; and J. M. Sigler, J. D. Fuentes, M. Garstang, and B. Ferrier

9:45 AM
5b.6
Atmospheric boundary layer growth during LBA/TRMM experiment
Gilberto F. Fisch, Centro Tecnico Aeroespacial, Sao Jose dos Campos, SP, Brazil; and J. Tota, L. Machado, B. Ferrier, M. A. F. Silva Dias, A. J. Dolman, J. Halverson, and J. D. Fuentes

10:00 AM
5b.7
On the circulation features of the low level jet episode of April 14-15 1999, during the TRMM-LBA
Jose A. Marengo, CPTEC/INPE, Cachoeira Paulista, SP, Brazil; and M. W. Douglas and P. L. Silva Dias

10:15 AM
5b.8
Flux-variance method estimation of scalar turbulent fluxes above Amazonian rain forest
Celso von Randow, CPTEC/INPE, Cachoeira Paulista, SP, Brazil; and L. D. Abreu Sá, G. S. S. D. Prasad, and A. O. Manzi

10:30 AM
5b.9
Convective systems in contrasting regimes during TRMM-LBA in Rondonia, Brazil
Thomas M. Rickenbach, Univ. of Maryland Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD; and R. C. Cifelli, J. Halverson, P. A. Kucera, and O. W. Thiele

10:45 AM
5b.10
Surface Rainfall Observations during TRMM-LBA Field Campaign
Ali Tokay, Univ. of Maryland Baltimore County and NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and J. Sieveking, B. Fisher, J. Wang, and O. W. Thiele

11:00 AM
5b.11
Turbulent transport scales and breakdown coefficient statistics over a deforested tropical site
Alin Carsteanu, Universite du Quebec, Sainte-Foy, PQ, Canada; and J. D. Fuentes and R. C. Heitz

11:15 AM
5b.12
11:30 AM
5b.13
Measurement and Analysis of Orographic Precipitation in the Himalayas - First Results from the TRMM Hydrometeorological Network in Central Nepal
Ana P. Barros, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA; and J. Putkonen, D. W. Burbank, and A. T. C. Chang

11:45 AM
5b.14
Characterizing precipitation processes during 1998, 1999 in West and Central Africa from the TRMM data
Andrea Sealy, Penn State University, University Park, PA; and G. S. Jenkins and T. Holmes

12:00 PM
5b.15
Towards the use of TRMM PR measurements for the inter-calibration of the South African radar network
M. P. Mittermaier, Precipitation Research, South African Weather Bureau, Bethlehem, South Africa

12:30 PM
5b.17
Characterization of Radar Rainfall Estimation Error due to Variations of Raindrop Size Distribution and Vertical Storm Structure
Emmanouil N. Anagnostou, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT; and C. A. Morales and M. Steiner

12:45 PM
5b.18
Direct Validation Analysis of TRMM Precipitation Retrievals Based on TRMM Field Experiment Measurements
Fong-Chiau Chang, NASA/GHCC and Univ. of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and E. A. Smith, J. A. Marengo, B. J. Sohn, and S. Yang

1:00 PM
5b.19
1:15 PM
5b.20
An observationally based conceptual model of warm oceanic convective rain in the tropics
David Atlas, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and C. W. Ulbrich

1:30 PM
5b.21
Rainfall estimation using a combination of geosynchronous infrared and TRMM observations
Liming Xu, Univ. of Arizona, Tucson, AZ; and A. J. Negri, R. F. Adler, and E. N. Anagnostou

1:45 PM
5b.22
Initial radar echo development in different regimes of tropical contintental convection
Earle Williams, MIT, Cambridge, MA; and D. Rosenfeld, N. Madden, J. Gerlach, and L. Atkinson

2:00 PM
5b.23
Rainfall morphology in semi-tropical convergence zones
J. Marshall Shepherd, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD

2:15 PM
5b.24
2:45 PM
5b.6a
Coffee Break

3:15 PM
5b.12a
Lunch Break

4:45 PM
5b.18a
Coffee Break

9:00 AM-9:00 AM: Thursday, 13 January 2000


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9:00 AM-11:00 AM: Thursday, 13 January 2000


Session 8
Applied Climatology
Host: Second Symposium on Environmental Applications
Organizer: David Easterling, NOAA/NCDC
9:00 AM
8.1
Modern Climatic Data Applications
Michael Crowe, NOAA/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and T. R. Karl

9:30 AM
8.2
Development of Regional Abnormality Climate Indices for Southern Quebec, Canada
Alain Bourque, Environment Canada, Montreal, PQ, Canada

9:45 AM
8.3
The National Climate Extremes Committee
Andrew Horvitz, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and R. Leffler, M. Changery, and G. Taylor

10:00 AM
8.4
Applications for the NOAAPort Data Archive and Retrieval System (NDARS) at the National Climatic Data Center
Glenn K. Rutledge, NOAA/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and A. Stanley, E. Page, L. Spayd, and J. Brundage

10:30 AM
8.3A
Coffee Break

9:00 AM-1:30 PM: Thursday, 13 January 2000


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Exhibit Hours

Exhibit Hours

10:00 AM-10:00 AM: Thursday, 13 January 2000


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Coffee Break

10:00 AM-10:30 AM: Thursday, 13 January 2000


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Coffee Break

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10:00 AM-12:00 PM: Thursday, 13 January 2000


Joint Poster Session 3
Climatology and Long-Term Satellite Data Studies: Part II (Joint with the 11th Symposium on Global Change Studies)
Hosts: (Joint between the 10th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography; and the 11th Symposium on Global Change Studies )
Organizers: Tracy DeLiberty, Univ. of Delaware; Michael Goodman, NASA/MSFC/GHCC
JP3.0
Student Poster Contest