Fifth Symposium on Integrated Observing Systems (Expanded View)

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Saturday, 13 January 2001
7:30 AM-9:00 AM, Saturday
1 Workshop Registration
Sunday, 14 January 2001
7:30 AM-9:00 AM, Sunday
Short Course Registration
9:00 AM-6:00 PM, Sunday
Conference Registration
Monday, 15 January 2001
7:30 AM, Monday
Registration continues through Thursday, 18 January
8:30 AM-12:30 PM, Monday
Session 1 New Ocean Observing and Data Management Systems (NOPP Special Session)
Organizer: Stan Wilson, National Oceanographic Partnership Program, Washington, DC
8:30 AM1.1A U.S. commitment to building ocean partnerships and an integrated ocean observing system  
David L. Martin, OCEAN.US Office, Washington, DC; and S. Piotrowicz
9:00 AM1.2Development of a Regional Physical/Bio-optical Coastal Observing System for Rapid Environmental Assessment in the New York Bight.  
Scott M. Glenn, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ; and O. M. E. Schofield, D. B. Haidvogel, and J. F. Grassle
9:15 AM1.3Multiple HF-Radar System Development for a Regional Longterm Ecosystem Observatory in the New York Bight  
Josh T. Kohut, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ; and S. M. Glenn and D. E. Barrick
9:30 AM1.4A near-real-time, high-resolution, ocean-surface-current mapping system  
Jack A. Harlan, NOAA/ETL, Boulder, CO; and T. M. Georges, R. R. Leben, R. D. Palmer, J. Fernandez, and D. Flury
9:45 AM1.5Flow structure and multiple-scale topography in the coastal ocean.  
Robert J. Chant, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ; and S. Glenn and P. Bogden
10:00 AMCoffee Break  
10:30 AM1.6A Review of the NOPP Ocean-Systems for Chemical, Optical, and Physical Experiments (O-SCOPE) Project  
Tommy D. Dickey, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA; and N. Bates, R. Byrne, F. Chavez, R. Feely, C. Moore, and R. Wanninkhof
10:45 AM1.7Pilot-Scale Operation of the Fleetlink Fishing Vessel Data Telemetry System  
Ann Bucklin, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH; and C. A. Goudey, P. H. Wiebe, W. G. Williams, K. D. Ekstrom, R. C. Groman, R. Barnaby, and C. A. Pendleton
11:00 AM1.8Delayed-mode calibration of profiling float salinity data by historical hydrographic data  
Annie P. S. Wong, JISAO/Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA; and G. C. Johnson and W. B. Owens
11:15 AM1.9Integration of the International Real-time Ocean Color Data to the New Jersey Long Term Ecosystem (LEO-15)  
Oscar Schofield, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ; and T. Bergmann, M. Crowley, and S. Glenn
11:30 AM1.10AUV-based turbulence characterization for coastal predictive networks  
Edward R. Levine, Naval Undersea Warfare Center, Newport, RI; and R. G. Lueck, R. R. Shell, and P. Licis
11:45 AM1.11RODAN: Rutgers Ocean Data Access Network powered by Java technologies  
Yunqing P. Zhang, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick, NJ; and J. F. Fraccassi, J. E. Wiggins, S. M. Glenn, and F. Grassle
12:00 PM1.12A numerical test of a global float/altimetry observing system in the ocean  
Arne Biastoch, SIO/Univ. of California, La Jolla, CA; and D. B. Stammer
12:15 PM1.13Pilot-Scale Operation of the Fleetlink Fishing Vessel Data Telemetry System  
Ann Bucklin, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH; and C. A. Goudey, P. H. Wiebe, W. G. Williams, K. D. Ekstrom, R. C. Groman, R. Barnaby, and C. A. Pendleton
12:30 PM-2:00 PM, Monday
Lunch Break
2:00 PM-6:00 PM, Monday
Session 2 Interrelationships Between Oceanographic and Atmospheric Observing Systems (NOPP Special Session)
Organizer: Steve Ramberg, National Oceanographic Partnership Program, Washington, DC
2:00 PM2.1A Coastal Forecasting System  
Hai Pan, Center for Environmental Prediction/Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences, New Brunswick, NJ; and R. Avissar, S. Glenn, and D. Haidvogel
2:15 PM2.2Real Time Nowcast/Forecast of Surface Salinity and Temperature in Chesapeake Bay  
Zhen Li, NOAA/Coast Survey Development Lab., Silver Spring, MD; and T. Gross
2:30 PM2.3Atmospheric and Oceanographic Analyses and Forecasts for the Chesapeake Bay Region during the Coastal Marine Demonstration Project  
Frank Aikman III, NOAA/NOA/Coast Survey Development Lab., Silver Spring, MD; and J. G. W. Kelley, J. McQueen, and T. F. Gross
2:45 PM2.4A three-dimensional, time-dependent, digital earth for the analysis of multiple models and observational data sets  
John R. Schultz, Autometric, Inc., Springfield, VA; and A. M. Powell and P. A. Zuzolo
3:00 PMCoffee Break  
3:30 PM2.5Shipborne Environmental Radar and Internet Data Handling Using the Lockheed Martin Tactical Environmental Processor  
Timothy Maese, Lockheed Martin, Moorestown, NJ; and T. McNellis, J. Melody, and W. Sabin
3:45 PM2.6A Climate Quality Data Collection System for Volunteer Observing Ships  
David S. Hosom, WHOI, Woods Hole, MA; and R. A. Weller
4:00 PM2.7Validation datasets for coupled regional atmosphere/ocean models  
Katherine S. Hedstrom, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ; and D. B. Haidvogel
4:15 PM2.8Towards Operational Ocean State Estimation  
Ichiro Fukumori, JPL, Pasadena, CA; and T. Lee, D. Menemenlis, L. L. Fu, B. Cheng, B. Tang, Z. Xing, and R. Giering
4:30 PM2.9Transport processes of the global ocean circulation between 1992 and 1997 estimated from global altimeter data, SST fields, daily NCEP surface fluxes, the Levitus climatology and a general circulation model  
Detlef Stammer, SIO/Univ. of California, La Jolla, CA; and C. Wunsch, R. Giering, C. Eckert, P. Heimbach, J. Marotzke, A. Adcroft, C. Hill, and J. Marshall
4:45 PM2.10Estimation of Cloud Properties over Oceans Using VIRS and TMI Measurements on the TRMM Satellite  
Shu-peng Ho, AS&M, Inc., Hampton, VA; and B. Lin and P. Minnis
5:00 PM2.11Advanced Assimilation Strategies in Modern Observational Networks for Real-Time, High Resolution Applications  
Hernan G. Arango, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ; and P. F. J. Lermusiaux and S. M. Glenn
5:15 PM2.12Integrated approach to observing the atmosphere, ocean, sea ice, and glaciers in the polar regions  
Judith A. Curry, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and J. Maslanik, G. Holland, and M. Gonella
5:30 PM2.13Experimental and Modeling Studies of Processes which govern the Marine Boundary Layer Aerosol.  
William A. Hoppel, NRL, Washington, DC; and J. Fitzgerald, G. Frick, P. Caffrey, and L. Pasternack
5:45 PM2.14Real-Time Forecasting System of Winds, Waves and Surge in Tropical Cyclones: A Case Study with Hurricane Georges  
Hans C. Graber, University of Miami, Miami, FL; and M. A. Donelan, M. G. Brown, P. G. Black, M. D. Powell, S. H. Houston, V. J. Cardone, A. T. Cox, R. E. Jensen, D. N. Slinn, J. L. Guiney, and C. Paluszek
5:00 PM, Monday
Oral Sessions end for the day
5:30 PM-7:30 PM, Monday
Formal Opening of Exhibits with Reception (Cash Bar)
Tuesday, 16 January 2001
8:15 AM-9:30 AM, Tuesday
Session 3 Adaptive Observations
Organizer: Steven J. Lord, NOAA/NWS/NCEP, Camp Springs, MD
8:15 AM3.1An Aerosonde adaptive observing strategy for THORPEX  
Greg J. Holland, Aerosonde Robotic Aircraft, Boulder, CO; and R. Langland, Z. Toth, S. Lord, and P. Houtekamer
8:30 AM3.2Hurricane observation and parametric estimation using the Aerosonde.  
Jon Becker, Aerosonde North America, Boulder, CO; and G. Tyrrell and G. J. Holland
8:45 AM3.3Meteorological Observations with the Aerosonde Robotic Aircraft  
Jade Soddell, University of Technology, Sydney, NSW, Australia; and K. McGuffie and G. J. Holland
3.4Impact of Regional Uncertainties of the Initial State Upon Numerical Weather Prediction over North America  
Gonzalo Miguez-Macho, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT; and J. Paegle
9:00 AM3.5The use of Targeted Observations in Operational numerical weather forecasting  
Zoltan Toth, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/EMC, Washington, DC; and I. Szunyogh, C. Bishop, S. Majumdar, R. Morss, and S. Lord
9:15 AM3.6Adaptive targeting of wind observations: the climate research and weather forecasting perspectives  
G. David Emmitt, Simpson Weather Associates, Charlottesville, VA; and Z. Toth
10:00 AM-10:30 AM, Tuesday
Coffee Break
10:00 AM-2:00 PM, Tuesday
Exhibit Hours
10:30 AM-12:00 PM, Tuesday
Poster Session 1 IOS Poster Session
 P1.1A TRMM-calibrated infrared rainfall algorithm Applied over Brazil  
Andrew J. Negri, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and L. Xu and R. F. Adler
 P1.2Progress Towards a High-Quality Data Set of Infrared Spectra from the Interferometric Monitor for Greenhouse Gases (IMG)  
Robin L Tanamachi, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and V. P. Walden, S. A. Ackerman, H. E. Revercomb, and R. O. Knuteson
 P1.3Gulf Aerosols and Weather Regimes  
Paul J. Croft, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS; and R. Guyton
 P1.4Integrating meteorological instruments using java and computer networking  
Edward Vidal Jr., Army Research Laboratory, White Sands Missile Range, NM; and E. M. Measure
 P1.5The Challenges of Assessing the Future Impact of Space-based Doppler Wind Lidars While Using Today’s Global and Regional Atmospheric Models  
Sidney A. Wood, Simpson Weather Associates, Inc., Charlottesville, VA; and G. D. Emmitt and S. Greco
12:15 PM, Tuesday
Annual Meeting Luncheon
12:15 PMDetails on Luncheon Speakers  
Jim Hartz and Rick Chappell
2:15 PM-5:45 PM, Tuesday
Session 4 Assimilation
Organizer: Thomas W. Schlatter, NOAA/OAR/FSL, Boulder, CO
2:15 PM4.1Data assimilation over the western United States  
John D. Horel, NOAA/Cooperative Institute for Regional Prediction and Univ. of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT; and C. M. Ciliberti and S. M. Lazarus
2:30 PM4.2An Introduction to FSL's Assimilation Model Experiment (FAME)  
Patricia A. Miller, NOAA/OAR/FSL, Boulder, CO; and M. F. Barth and A. E. MacDonald
2:45 PM4.3Use of cloudy radiance observations in mesoscale data assimilation  
Tomi Vukicevic, Colorado State Univ., Ft. Collins, CO; and T. Greenwald, R. Hertenstein, and M. Ghemires
3:00 PM4.4A Variational Method for Doppler Radar Data Assimilation  
Qin Xu, NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and H. Gu and W. Gu
3:15 PM4.5Diagnosing tropical divergent circulations from satellite-derived diabatic forcing and variational integral constraints  
Franklin R. Robertson, NASA/MSFC, Huntsville, AL; and H. -. I. Lu
3:30 PMCoffee Break  
3:44 PMExhibit Hours 3:30–7:00PM  
3:45 PM4.6Four dimensional variational assimilation of Microwave Remote-sensing data for a Baiu frontal case in 1999.  
Kazumasa Aonashi, MRI, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan; and Y. Shoji, H. Seko, B. Kuo, and Y. R. Guo
4:00 PM4.7Adjoint strategies for radiance data assimilation using regional atmospheric system  
Mohammed Ghemires, CIRA/Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO; and T. Vukicevic, R. Hertenstein, and T. Greenwald
4:15 PM4.8Using GOES data to improve COAMPS cloud analysis and forecast  
Li Wei, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and Q. Xu and Q. Zhao
4:30 PM4.9A Comparison of GOES and AMSU based Total Precipitable Water Retrievals  
Ralph R. Ferraro, NOAA/NESDIS/ORA, Camp Springs, MD; and J. Daniels
4:45 PM4.10Results from Global Land-surface Data Assimilation Methods  
Jon D. Radakovich, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and P. R. Houser, A. Da Silva, and M. G. Bosilovich
5:00 PM4.11A Synthetic Study on the Influence of Error in Surface Soil Moisture Observations on Assimilation  
Jeffrey P. Walker, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and P. R. Houser
5:15 PM4.12A study of data selection and quality control and their impact in the North Pacific  
Patricia M. Pauley, NRL, Monterey, CA; and E. H. Barker
5:30 PM4.13Impact of Single-Doppler Radar Observations on Numerical Prediction of 7 May 1995 Oklahoma Squall Line  
Wei Gu, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and H. Gu and Q. Xu
5:30 PM-7:00 PM, Tuesday
Grand Poster Night
5:45 PM, Tuesday
Sessions end for the day
Wednesday, 17 January 2001
8:00 AM-9:30 AM, Wednesday
President's Symposium
9:30 AM-10:00 AM, Wednesday
Coffee Break
10:00 AM-12:00 PM, Wednesday
President's Symposium Continued
1:30 PM-4:45 PM, Wednesday
Session 5 Testing and Simulation of Observing Systems: Part 1
Organizer: Randolph H. Ware, UCAR, Boulder, CO
1:30 PM5.1SuomiNet: A report from a beta site—Millersville University  
Richard D. Clark, Millersville University, Millersville, PA; and C. K. Scharnberger and S. Yalda
1:45 PM5.2University NAVSTAR Consortium support for SuomiNet, a GPS network for atmospheric sensing  
Michael E. Jackson, University NAVSTAR Consortium and UCAR/OP, Boulder, CO; and C. Meertens, L. Estey, K. Feaux, S. Jeffries, B. Johns, L. Laffea, A. Rosewater, O. Ruud, and R. Ware
2:00 PM5.3200 GPS Sites on Taiwan for Atmospheric Research and Education  
Yuei-An Liou, National Central Univ., Chungli, Taiwan; and C. C. Wu, C. Y. Huang, and K. H. Chou
2:15 PM5.4The Texas MesoNet, GPS Slant Delay Data, and JET: A Test Bed for Improved Mesoscale Forecasting  
K. Russell Peterman, URS Electronic Systems, Austin, TX; and G. Frederick, A. E. MacDonald, and R. Ware
5.4ABuilding SuomiNet on Unidata's Internet Data Distribution (IDD) System  
William J. Weber, UCAR/UNIDATA, Boulder, CO; and D. W. Fulker and R. H. Ware
2:30 PM5.5Impact of GPS-based water vapor fields on mesoscale model forecasts  
Jonathan L. Case, NASA/Applied Meteorology Unit & ENSCO Inc., Cocoa Beach, FL; and J. Manobianco, Y. Xie, R. Ware, and T. Van Hove
2:45 PMCoffee Break  
3:00 PM5.6GPS sensed small scale water vapor variability in the Southern Great Planes  
John J. Braun, UCAR, Boulder, CO; and C. Rocken
3:15 PM5.7Using ARM and Mesonet data to test COAMPS Soil-Vegetation Physics  
Kang Nai, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and L. Wei, Q. Xu, and K. D. Sashegyi
3:30 PM5.8Data Assimilation of Surface and Satellite Observations to Improve Land Surface Modeling  
Jared K. Entin, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and P. R. Houser and B. A. Cosgrove
3:45 PM5.9Observing System Simulation Experiments for NPOESS  
Stephen J. Lord, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/EMC, Camp Springs, MD; and M. Masutani, J. S. Woollen, J. C. Derber, R. Atlas, J. Terry, G. D. Emmitt, S. A. Wood, S. Greco, T. J. Kleespies, and V. Kapoor
4:00 PM5.10Global wind observational requirements and the hybrid observing system approach  
G. David Emmitt, Simpson Weather Associates, Charlottesville, VA
4:15 PM5.11Earth-emitted Irradiance at Triana  
G. Louis Smith, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and NASA/LARC, Hampton, VA
4:30 PM5.12Observing networks for ENSO prediction: Experiments with a simplified model  
Rebecca E. Morss, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and D. S. Battisti
5:00 PM, Wednesday
Sessions end for the day
6:00 PM, Wednesday
Reception (Cash Bar)
7:30 PM-9:00 PM, Wednesday
AMS Annual Awards Banquet
Thursday, 18 January 2001
8:30 AM-11:30 AM, Thursday
Session 6 Testing and Simulation of Observing Systems: Part 2
Organizer: Rebecca Morss, NCAR, Boulder, CO
8:30 AM6.1Field forecaster evaluation of ACARS data—results of the NAOS ACARS assessment  
Richard Mamrosh, NOAA/NWSFO, Green Bay, WI; and R. Decker and C. Weiss
8:45 AM6.2Development and implementation of Texas Tech field observation systems  
Mark R. Conder, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX; and A. L. Doggett, R. E. Peterson, G. D. Skwira, and S. W. Weinbck
9:00 AM6.3Integrated Observations of Convective Weather at Texas Tech University  
Arthur L. Doggett IV, Texas Tech Univ., Lubbock, TX; and S. W. Weinbeck, J. R. Howard, M. R. Conder, W. Burgett, and R. E. Peterson
9:15 AM6.4Research utilization of a Mobile Integrated Profiling System  
Kevin R. Knupp, University of Alabama, Huntsville, AL
9:30 AM6.5An analysis of pre-tornadic low-level moisture-flux convergence and the utility of GOES and GIFTS sounder data  
Ralph A. Petersen, NOAA/NWS/NCEP, Camp Springs, MD; and W. F. Feltz and A. Huang
9:45 AM6.6Development and implementation of an automated system for analysis of mesoscale phenomena  
Stephen Saleeby, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC
10:00 AMCoffee Break  
10:29 AMExhibit Hours 10:00AM–1:30PM  
10:30 AM6.7A Meteorological Sensor Data Integration Technique (Part II)  
Gail-Tirrell Vaucher, ARL, White Sands Missile Range, NM; and S. Elliott, E. Creegan, A. Gutierrez, J. Yarbrough, R. Brown, and D. Quintis
10:45 AM6.8An evaluation of missing point precipitation estimation techniques  
Scott D. Dummer, NOAA/NWSFO, St. Charles, MO
11:00 AM6.9Low Elevation GPS Slant Observations  
Christian Rocken, UCAR, Boulder, CO; and S. Sokolovskiy, T. Lowry, and R. Ware
11:15 AM6.10Stratospheric Balloon Constellations for Earth Science and Meteorology  
Kerry T. Nock, Global Aerospace Corporation, Altadena, CA; and M. K. Heun and K. M. Aaron
12:00 PM-1:30 PM, Thursday
Lunch Break
1:30 PM-5:15 PM, Thursday
Session 7 Role of Observing Systems
Organizer: Steven A. Rutledge, Colorado State Univ., Ft. Collins, CO
1:30 PM7.1Suominet efforts in the U.S. Southern Great Plains  
Randy A. Peppler, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and F. H. Carr, J. L. Ahern, J. C. Liljegren, R. C. Eagan, and J. J. Smith
1:45 PM7.2The Use of GPS For Measuring Water Vapor and Sea Level  
C.K. Shum, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH; and D. Brzezinska, B. Hazelton, G. Jeffress, D. Martin, Y. Yi, and C. Zhao
2:00 PM7.3Real-time GPS water vapor meteorology from Siberia and Eurasian Arctic  
Mikhail G. Kogan, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia Univ., Palisades, NY; and R. Butler and G. M. Steblov
2:15 PM7.4On the use of GPS zenith total delays to monitor NWP systems  
A. Rius, Institute of Space Studies of Catalonia, Barcelona, Spain; and L. Cucurull, M. J. Sedo, and B. Navascues
2:30 PM7.5Use of Slant GPS to Retrieve Three Dimensional Temperature and Water Vapor  
Alexander E. MacDonald, NOAA/ERL/FSL, Boulder, CO; and Y. Xie
2:45 PM7.6The Role of Combination Techniques in Maximizing the Utility of Precipitation Estimates from Several Multi-Purpose Remote-Sensing Systems  
George J. Huffman, NASA/GSFC and SSAI, Greenbelt, MD; and R. F. Adler, D. T. Bolvin, and S. Curtis
3:00 PMCoffee Break  
3:29 PMExhibit Hours 3:00–6:00PM  
3:30 PM7.7Deployment of the U.S. Climate Reference Network: FY2000 Status  
Richard R. Heim Jr., NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC
3:45 PM7.8Ensuring the usefulness of integrated observing systems  
T. P. DeFelice, Raytheon, Sioux Falls, SD
4:00 PM7.9The next generation GOES instruments: status and potential impact  
James J. Gurka, NOAA/NESDIS/OSD, Suitland, MD; and G. J. Dittberner
4:15 PM7.10Status of the Automated Hydrometeorological Observation Network in Nicaragua  
Richard I. Crouthamel, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and J. A. McNitt and R. R. Reynolds
4:30 PM7.11Concept for a near-portable integrated meteorological system for mesoscale analysis and prediction  
James Cogan, ARL, White Sands Missile Range, NM; and E. Measure and E. Vidal
4:45 PM7.12Tropical wind-profiling radars: High-resolution, multi-purpose, and multi-scale observations  
Leslie M. Hartten, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and D. A. Carter, K. S. Gage, P. E. Johnston, and C. R. Williams
5:00 PM7.13The Severe Thunderstorm Electrification and Precipitation Study  
Steven A. Rutledge, Colorado State University, Ft. Collins, CO; and M. Weisman, L. J. Miller, L. Barker, V. N. Bringi, A. Detwiler, J. Helsdon, C. Knight, P. Krehbiel, D. MacGorman, and D. Rust
3:00 PM-6:00 PM, Thursday
0b Exhibit Hours
5:00 PM-6:00 PM, Thursday
Closing Reception in Exhibit Hall (Cash Bar)
5:00 PM, Thursday
Conference ends
6:30 PM, Thursday
Closing Keynote Address
6:30 PMDetails on Closing Keynote Address  
J. M. Cousteau
7:30 PM-9:30 PM, Thursday

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