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Saturday, 13 January 2001

12:00 AM-12:00 AM: Saturday, 13 January 2001


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SAT 13 JAN

7:30 AM-9:00 AM: Saturday, 13 January 2001


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Workshop Registration


Workshop Registration

Sunday, 14 January 2001

12:00 AM-12:00 AM: Sunday, 14 January 2001


Sun 14 Jan

7:30 AM-9:00 AM: Sunday, 14 January 2001


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Short Course Registration


Short Course Registration


Short Course Registration


Short Course Registration

7:30 AM-9:30 AM: Sunday, 14 January 2001


Short Course Registration

9:00 AM-6:00 PM: Sunday, 14 January 2001


Conference Registration


Conference Registration


Conference Registration

4:00 PM-5:30 PM: Sunday, 14 January 2001


Poster Session 1
Educational Outreach Activities
Sponsor: 10th Symposium on Education
Organizers: Marianne C. Hayes, Devers Elementary School; Kathleen A. Murphy, Ladue Jr. High School

Papers:
 
P1.1
Ensure training and proficiency in the NWS

 
Energy budget studies in the Big Horn Mountains
Susannah M. Burrows, State College Area High School, State College, PA; and M. B. Garrison, W. L. Serencsits, and L. Smith

 
Ten years of the COMET Residence Program
Gregory Byrd, UCAR/COMET, Boulder, CO; and T. Spangler and M. Kelsch

 
P1.5
The maury project: a teacher enhancement program to promote ocean science in the k–12 classroom

 
Synergistic Expansion: Maury Project and Atmospheric Resource Agents Join Forces
Faye McCollum, AMS/AERA, Muscogee County Schools, Columbus, GA

 
Nature's Artistic Phenomena
Faye McCollum, AMS/AERA, Muscogee County Schools, Columbus, GA

 
Earth Systems Science Celebrations
Steve M. Carlson, AMS/AERA and Hermiston School District, Hermiston, OR

 
Reaching across the University
David E. Stooksbury, Univ. of Georgia, Athens, GA

 
Weather Education in Arkansas: The National Weather Service
Rene' T. Carson, AMS/AERA, Little Rock School District, Little Rock, AR; and G. Wilken

 
Influence of Climatic Variables on the Hydrology of a Montane Wetland
Emily R. Chiswick-Patterson, State College Area High School, State College, PA; and Z. J. Hershey, M. B. Garrison, M. T. Ackerman, J. Hamil, S. Miller, and K. Short

 
A Limnological Investigation of a High Alpine Lake and the Influences of Climate
Charu Chander, State College Area High School, State College, PA; and L. Guralnick, W. Serencsits, and S. Warburton

 
Investigating Successional Vegetation Changes and their Relation to Sensitive Small Mammal Habitats in a Primitive Montane Riparian Environment
Jennifer M. Vrentas, State College Area High School, State College, PA; and N. Petrovic, S. Crandall, and M. Richardson

 
Importance of Construction Mapping Coordinates for the Presentation of Spacial Distribution of Climatic Data within an Alpine Environment
Adam P. Steele, State College Area High School, State College, PA; and E. Hirshon, K. Heil, R. Higgins, and T. Engelder

 
Recent Training and Results from the Virtual Institute for Satellite Integration Training
Brian C. Motta, CIRA/Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO; and D. Bikos, B. Zajac, S. Bachmeier, T. Whittaker, B. Grant, J. LaDue, A. Mostek, P. Wolf, J. Weaver, and R. Zehr

 
WINDOWS TO THE UNIVERSE: An Interactive Interdisciplinary Earth and Space Sciences Website
David Mastie, Pioneer High School, Chelsea, MI; and M. Hayes

 
P1.19
Pennsylvania Science Standards are supported by AMS Educational Initiatives

 
DataStreme in the Secondary Geography Classroom
Peggy Lynne Killam Smith, St. Mary's High School, Annapolis, MD; and S. Hottle-Schultz

 
Earth2class: a unique workshop/on-line/distance-learning teacher-training project
Michael J. Passow, White Plains Middle School, White Plains, NY; and K. Corder, C. M. Assumpcao, F. D. Baggio, and C. Roushias

 
Earth2class: educational technologies to support teacher enhancement programs
Michael J. Passow, White Plains Middle School, White Plains, NY; and C. M. Assumpcao, F. D. Baggio, K. Corder, and C. Roushias

 
Earth2Class: teacher enhancement through workshop/Internet/distance learning
Michael J. Passow, White Plains Middle School, White Plains, NY; and K. Corder, C. M. Assumpcao, F. D. Baggio, and C. Roushias

 
Who learns more, the student or the scientist? Experiences in mentoring a high school student
Leslie M. Hartten, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado and NOAA/AL, Boulder, CO

 
Weather educational tools to help students and teachers.
Mike J. Arellano, Weather Research Center, Houston, TX; and J. F. Hasling

 
Women in Natural Science (WINS) Programing at the Blue Hill Observatory Science Center
William E. Minsinger, Blue Hill Observatory, Milton, MA; and C. Orloff, M. Micheals, and H. M. Mogil

 
Visualization And Data Analysis At USF: Integrating Meteorology, Hydrology, and related geophysical sciences
Arlene G. Laing, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL; and G. A. Tobin

 
Earth System Science—Multiple teaching styles impacting teacher training programs
Lawrence E. Greenleaf, AMS/AERA, Belfast Area High School, Belfast, ME

 
Expanding Datastreme's North Carolina Cyber-Campus Sites
Frankie Vann, AMS/AERA,, Clinton, NC

 
A Model for Enhancing Public Awareness through Collaborative Education Programs
John D. Moore, Burlington County Institute of Technology, Blackwood, NJ; and J. Nese, K. Orr, and R. P. Wanton

 
P1.31
The Role of Atmospheric Science in University Earth System Science Curricula

 
P1.32
The Omega Project: A multidisciplinary module in earth and environmental science

 
Using a "menu" approach to design and implementation of outreach programs
Bryan Yeaton, Mount Washington Observatory, North Conway, NH

 
CoCo RaHS (Community Collaborative Rain and Hail Study) Simple Science with Significant Results
Nolan J. Doesken, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO

 
The "Celebrating 20th Century Pioneers in Atmospheric Sciences: Examining 21st Century Challenges and Opportunities" Workshop
Vernon R. Morris, Center for the Study of Terrestrial and Extraterrestrial Atmospheres/Howard Univ., Washington, DC; and G. S. Jenkins, E. Joseph, R. Petty, and C. Watkins

 
Climate Change Education and Outreach in Atlantic Canada
Anne-Marie Leger, EC, Dartmouth, NS, Canada

 
Preparing for WES in Northern Virginia
Beth A. Jewell, AMS/AERA and West Springfield High School, Springfield, VA

 
P1.38
A Field Experience for High School Meteorology Students—Students Track Potential Killers with the Experts: How the AMS, NWS, NSSL, SPC & Oklahoma University Create a Unique Field Experience for Students

 
The DataStreme Project: reaching a milestone
Robert S. Weinbeck, SUNY, Brockport, NY; and E. J. Hopkins, B. A. Blair, I. W. Geer, J. M. Moran, and M. M. Ficek

 
HPVCI—Distance Learning
Paul J. Croft, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS; and R. S. Reddy and P. J. Fitzpatrick

 
The Weather Classroom: How about a Career in Meteorology!
Mishelle Michaels, The Weather Channel, Atlanta, GA

Monday, 15 January 2001

12:00 AM-12:00 AM: Monday, 15 January 2001


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MON 15 JAN

7:30 AM-7:30 AM: Monday, 15 January 2001


Registration Continues Through Thursday, 18 January


Registration continues through Thursday, 18 January
Sponsor: 15th Conference on Planned and Inadvertent Weather Modification


Registration continues through Thursday, 18 January

8:15 AM-10:00 AM: Monday, 15 January 2001


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Calibration Methods, Quality Assurance and Quality Control Techniques
Sponsor: 11th Symposium on Meteorological Observations and Instrumentation
Organizer: Robert A. Baxter, Parsons Engineering Science

Papers:
  8:15 AM
1.1
A Tribute to Thomas J. Lockhart
John T. Snow, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK

  8:30 AM
1.2
A Simple Step by Step Method for the Alignment of Wind Sensors to True North
Robert A. Baxter, Parsons Engineering Science, Inc., Pasadena, CA

Poster PDF (25.7 kB)
  8:45 AM
1.3
The Precision and Accuracy of the Temperature Measurements for the Climate Reference Network
C. Bruce Baker, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and T. P. Meyers, M. E. Hall, and R. R. Heim Jr.

  9:00 AM
1.4
Inexpensive temperature and relative humidity sensors, how good are they?
David L. Yoho, Parsons Engineering Science, Inc, Pasadena, CA; and D. H. Bush and R. A. Baxter

  9:15 AM
1.5
Rooftop Temperatures And How They Compare With Standard Surface Observations
Nolan J. Doesken, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO; and C. A. Davey, B. G. Griffith, and T. B. McKee

  9:30 AM
1.6
Improved humidity sensing with the chilled mirror: Really?
Francis J. Schmidlin, NASA/GSFC, Wallops Island, VA

  9:45 AM
1.7

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K–12 Educational Initiatives (Part I)
Sponsor: 10th Symposium on Education
Organizers: Jon W. Zeitler, NOAA/NWSFO; Kathleen A. Murphy, Ladau Jr. High School

Papers:
  8:15 AM
1.1
Introductory Remarks

  8:30 AM
1.2
Example Damage to School Structures from the 3 May 1999 Tornado Outbreak: How Safe Is Your School’s Tornado Emergency Plan?
Andrea Dawn Melvin, Oklahoma Climatological Survey, Norman, OK; and K. A. Kloesel

  8:45 AM
1.3
Lightning Safety For Schools
William P. Roeder, 45th Weather Squadron, Patrick AFB, FL; and R. J. Vavrek, F. C. Brody, J. T. Madura, and D. E. Harms

  9:00 AM
1.4
Inquiry-based Weather Lessons Utilizing Real-Time Data
Christopher Duvall, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick, NJ; and M. Holzer

  9:15 AM
1.5
Using meteorological data to teach teachers about inference: An adaptation of existing programs
Eric A. Pani, Univ. of Louisiana, Monroe, LA; and P. A. Watts

  9:30 AM
1.6
Talking about science in remote places: Climatology at a rural museum
Leslie M. Hartten, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado and NOAA/AL, Boulder, CO

  9:45 AM
1.7
The Mount Washington Observatory Travelling Outreach Programs
Bryan Yeaton, Mount Washington Observatory, North Conway, NH

8:30 AM-10:00 AM: Monday, 15 January 2001


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Winter storms: basic research (Invited Session)
Sponsor: Precipitation Extremes: Prediction, Impacts, and Responses
Organizer: Melvyn A. Shapiro, NCAR

Papers:
  8:30 AM
1.1
Forecasting Heavy Precipitation in Winter Storms
Lance F. Bosart, Univ of Albany/SUNY, Albany, NY

  9:00 AM
1.2
EXTREME WEST COAST PRECIPITATION EVENTS
Bradley R. Colman, NOAA/NWS, Seattle, WA

  9:30 AM
1.3

8:30 AM-12:30 PM: Monday, 15 January 2001


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New Ocean Observing and Data Management Systems (NOPP Special Session)
Sponsor: Fifth Symposium on Integrated Observing Systems
Organizer: Stan Wilson, National Oceanographic Partnership Program

Papers:
  8:30 AM
1.1
A 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 AM
1.2
Development 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 AM
1.3
Multiple 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 AM
1.4
A 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 AM
1.5
Flow 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 AM
1.6
A 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

  10:15 AM
1.7
Pilot-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

  10:30 AM
1.8
Delayed-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

  10:45 AM
1.9
Integration 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

  11:00 AM
AUV-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

  11:15 AM
RODAN: 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

  11:30 AM
A 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

  11:45 AM
Pilot-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

  12:00 PM
Coffee Break

8:30 AM-5:15 PM: Monday, 15 January 2001


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IIPS advancements/applications in Forecasting and Observation System Technologies, Climatology, Oceanography, and Hydrology (Parallel with Session 2, 3, J1, & J2)
Sponsor: 17th International Conference on Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology
Organizers: Floyd F. Hauth, USAF (Retired); Terry Tarbell, Litton/PRC; Larry Denton

Papers:
  8:30 AM
1.2
SAWS (Stand Alone Weather Sensors), the FAA's Newest Weather Station
Timothy E. Parker, Coastal Environmental Systems, Seattle, WA; and G. L. Stringer, D. M. Ellefson, and P. A. Lau

  8:45 AM
1.3
Design and Installation Of The Fog Prediction System In The Antarctic
Gary L. Stringer, Coastal Environmental Systems, Seattle, WA; and S. J. Newell

  9:00 AM
1.4
D3D: A potential 3D visualization tool for the National Weather Service
Edward J. Szoke, NOAA/ERL/FSL, Boulder, CO; and U. H. Grote, P. C. Kucera, P. T. McCaslin, P. A. McDonald, and W. F. Roberts

  9:15 AM
1.5
Coach: Initial results from an operational performance support system at the Tulsa WFO
Steven E. Nelson, NOAA/NWS, Tulsa, OK; and L. P. Rothfusz

  9:30 AM
1.6
  9:45 AM
1.7
GIS ANALYSIS OF POSITION ERRORS IN CURRENT HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL PRACTICE
Scott T. Shipley, Raytheon Technical Services Company, Lanham, MD; and H. Kilcoyne

  10:15 AM
1.9
Using a GIS to Estimate the Spatial Variation of Precipitation Due to Topography
Tamara G. Creech, NOAA/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and A. L. McNab

  10:30 AM
Developing local Quantitative Precipitation Forecast (QPF) using neural networks
Keith M. Stellman, NOAA/NWS, Slidell, LA; and J. Kuhn and J. Graschel

  10:45 AM
Distributed Atmospheric Mesoscale Prediction System (DAMPS)
John P. Garthner, FNMOC, Monterey, CA

  11:00 AM
Injecting Meteorology into the GFE Suite
Thomas J. LeFebvre, NOAA/ERL/FSL, Boulder, CO; and M. Mathewson, T. Hansen, and M. Romberg

  11:15 AM
Forecast Methodology using the GFE Suite
Tracy Hansen, NOAA/ERL/FSL, Boulder, CO; and M. Mathewson, T. J. LeFebvre, and M. Romberg

  11:30 AM
MM5 Performance on an IBM SP: SMP and MPP Comparisons
Keith H. North, IBM, Omaha, NE; and J. Tuccillo and J. D. Benson

  11:45 AM
Integrating Multiple Transport and Diffusion Codes Into A Unified Software Architecture
Charles Drutman, Litton-TASC, Inc., Reading, MA; and P. S. Dailey and R. Fauth

  12:00 PM
Weather Support to USAF Airborne Laser
Michael W. Johnson, USAF, Kirtland AFB, NM

  12:15 PM
 
1.18
Weather Impact Decision Aids for Tactical Military Planning

  12:31 PM
  12:45 PM
Arctic Theme Page: Access to widely distributed Arctic data and information
Nancy N. Soreide, NOAA/OAR/PMEL, Seattle, WA; and J. E. Overland and J. Calder

  1:00 PM
An Environmental Tailoring System for the Modeling and Simulation Community
Peter S. Dailey, Litton-TASC, Inc., Reading, MA; and R. A. Reynolds

 
1.23
Integration of Real Time Mesoscale NWP with NWS Operational Forecasting

  1:31 PM
Developing Case Studies for AWIPS
Dolores Kiessling, UCAR/COMET, Boulder, CO

  1:45 PM
Case study playback functionality in AWIPS
Elizabeth M. Page, NOAA/NWS, Boulder, CO; and D. L. Davis and M. Magsig

  2:00 PM
Porting AWIPS to Linux
Darien L. Davis, NOAA/ERL/FSL, Boulder, CO; and U. H. Grote

  2:15 PM
Introductory Remarks by IIPS Conference Cochairmen. Floyd Hauth & Terry Tarbell

  2:30 PM
Coffee Break

  3:00 PM
Lunch Break

  4:30 PM
Coffee Break

  5:00 PM
National Weather Service Cooperative Observer Program (CO-OP) Annual Report
Robert J. Leffler, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and A. H. Horvitz and R. E. Livezey

8:55 AM-1:30 PM: Monday, 15 January 2001


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History of Atmospheric Chemistry
Sponsor: A Millennium Symposium on Atmospheric Chemistry: Past, Present, and Future of Atmospheric Chemistry
Organizers: Jeffrey S. Gaffney, ANL; Nancy A. Marley, ANL

Papers:
  8:55 AM
1.1
Atmospheric aerosols: From the Junge layer to the VOC Connection
G. M. Hidy, Envair/Aerochem, Placitas, NM

  9:55 AM
1.3
Peroxyacetyl Nitrate (PAN): Historical Perspective
Jeffrey S. Gaffney, ANL, Argonne, IL; and N. A. Marley

  10:25 AM
1.4
Asian Dust Events in Korea over Historical Times
Youngsin Chun, Korea Meteorological Administration, Seoul, Korea; and H. K. Cho and M. Lee

  10:55 AM
Welcoming Remarks

  11:00 AM
Coffee Break

  11:30 AM
Lunch Break

9:00 AM-12:00 PM: Monday, 15 January 2001


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Climate Modeling: Climate Change (parallel with Session 2)
Sponsor: 12th Symposium on Global Change Studies and Climate Variations
Organizer: David Easterling, NCDC

Papers:
  9:00 AM
1.1
Ensemble Historical and Climate Change Simulations
Warren M. Washington, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and A. Dai, J. M. Arblaster, G. A. Meehl, J. W. Weatherly, and A. J. Semtner

  9:30 AM
1.2
Where’s the heat? Insights from GCM experiments into the lack of Eastern US warming
Walter A. Robinson, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL; and J. E. Hansen and R. Reudy

  9:45 AM
1.3
Ensemble Simulations of the 20th and 21st Century Climates by a Coupled GCM
Aiguo Dai, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and G. A. Meehl, W. M. Washington, and T. M. L. Wigley

  10:00 AM
1.4
Simulated changes in extreme events of the hydrological cycle under enhanced greenhouse conditions
Reinhard Voss, Max-Planck-Institute for Meteorology, Hamburg, Germany; and W. May and E. Roeckner

  10:15 AM
1.5
Sensitivities of SCM models to improved parameterizations of cloud-radiative interactions for tropical cirrus
Greg M. McFarquhar, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and R. C. J. Somerville, S. F. Iacobellis, and P. Yang

  10:30 AM
1.6
Development of a cirrus parameterization scheme for use in GCMs: Comparisons with the observation in the tropics
Dance Zurovac-Jevtic, SIO/Univ. of California, La Jolla, CA; and G. Zhang and V. Ramanathan

  10:45 AM
1.7
Common Land Model (CLM) and Its Coupling with the NCAR CCM3
Xubin Zeng, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ; and Y. Dai, M. Shaikh, R. E. Dickinson, and R. Myneni

  11:00 AM
1.8
Climate model biases introduced by parameterized orographic gravity wave drag
Huei-Ping Huang, NOAA and CIRES/University of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and P. D. Sardeshmukh

  11:15 AM
1.9
General circulation diagnosis based on the pressure-isentrope hybrid vertical coordinates
Toshiki Iwasaki, Geophysical Institute, Tohoku University, Aoba-ku, Sendai, Japan

  11:30 AM
Coffee Break


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Natural Climate Variability
Sponsor: Climate Variability, the Oceans, and Societal Impacts
Organizer: Otis Brown, RSMAS/Univ. of Miami

Papers:
  9:00 AM
1.1
North Atlantic Oscillation/Annular Mode: Two Paradigms—One Phenomenon
John M. Wallace, Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA

  9:30 AM
1.2
20th Century North American and European climate change: A forced response to tropical ocean warming
Martin P. Hoerling, NOAA/ERL/CDC, Boulder, CO; and J. Hurrell and A. Kumar

  9:45 AM
1.3
Trend-, ENSO-, and AO- related precipitation and surface temperature variability
Todd P. Mitchell, Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA; and R. Quadrelli and J. M. Wallace

  10:00 AM
1.4
The Leading Patterns of Climate Variability and Winter Weather Extremes in the United States Part I: Temperature
R. W. Higgins, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/CPC, Washington, DC; and A. Leetmaa and V. E. Kousky

  10:15 AM
1.5
An assessment of the role of the ocean circulation in governing SST variability outside the tropical Pacific
Richard Seager, Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University, Palisades, NY; and Y. Kushnir

  10:30 AM
1.6
Stochastic modeling of climate variability
Prashant D. Sardeshmukh, NOAA/CDC and CIRES/University of Colorado, Boulder, CO

  10:45 AM
1.7
Ocean-atmosphere coupling and the regulation of the South Asian monsoon
Peter J. Webster, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO

  11:00 AM
1.8
  11:15 AM
1.9
Is there an equatorial Indian Ocean SST Dipole, Independent of the El Nino–Southern Oscillation?
Neville Nicholls, BMRC, Melbourne, Vic., Australia; and W. Drosdowsky

  11:30 AM
Coffee Break


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Weather Services of the Future (Parallel with Session 1 & 3)
Sponsor: 17th International Conference on Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology
Organizer: Elbert (Joe) W. Friday, National Academy of Sciences/National Research Council

Papers:
  9:00 AM
2.1
  9:30 AM
2.2
Invited Presentation: NWS Future Services
John J. (Jack) Kelly Jr., NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD

  10:00 AM
2.3
Invited Presentation: USAF Future Weather Services
Brig. General David Johnson, USAF/XOW, Washington, DC

  10:30 AM
2.4
Invited Presentation: U.S. Navy Future Weather/Oceanographic Services
Rear Admiral Thomas Quinton Donaldson V, Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command, Bay St. Louis, MS

  11:00 AM
2.5
Activities of the Federal Aviation Administration's Aviation Weather Research Program
Gloria J. Kulesa, FAA, Washington, DC; and P. J. Kirchoffer, D. J. Pace, W. L. Fellner, J. E. Sheets, and V. S. Travers

  11:15 AM
2.6
The New England Weather Observation Network: A 21st Century Vision for Environmental Monitoring and Science Education in the New England States
James E. Lee, NOAA/NWSFO, Taunton, MA; and J. W. Cannon, J. A. Ronco, F. Colby, J. Schoof, P. Sisson, C. Mcgill, J. Edson, L. Dupigny-Giroux, N. T. Atkins, D. Taylor, B. Keim, H. Yang, C. Sawyer, M. Michaels, and J. S. Tongue

  11:30 AM
Coffee Break

10:00 AM-10:00 AM: Monday, 15 January 2001


Coffee Break

10:00 AM-10:30 AM: Monday, 15 January 2001


Coffee Break


Coffee Break

10:30 AM-11:59 AM: Monday, 15 January 2001


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K–12 Educational Initiatives (Part II)
Sponsor: 10th Symposium on Education
Organizers: Kathleen A. Murphy, Ladau Jr. High School; Jon W. Zeitler, NOAA/NWSFO

Papers:
  10:30 AM
2.1
Earth2class: what research scientists can share with classroom teachers
Michael J. Passow, White Plains Middle School, White Plains, NY; and J. D. Ortiz, D. Witter, C. Small, M. Visbeck, A. Lerner-Lam, R. Lotti Bond, O. R. Anderson, R. Sambrotto, J. Armbruster, and K. Griffin

  10:45 AM
2.2
Educational Outreach Activities of a State Climate Office
David A. Robinson, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick, NJ; and C. Duvall

  11:00 AM
2.3
Exploitation of weather satellite imagery in the K–12 classroom
P. H. Ruscher, Florida State Univ., Tallahassee, FL; and W. R. Lusher

 
2.4
Helping science educators bring the bay into their classroom

  11:16 AM
2.5
Introducing Meteorology in a topic based curriculum of Secondary Education Physics
Agueda Benito-Capa, Universidad Europea/CEES, Madrid, Spain

  11:31 AM
2.6
Meteorological Education at School in Europe—Prospects and Some Projects
Werner Wehry, Free University Berlin, Berlin, Germany

  11:46 AM
The Weather Classroom: How about a Career in Meteorology!
Mishelle Michaels, The Weather Channel, Atlanta, GA

10:30 AM-12:00 PM: Monday, 15 January 2001


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Sonic Anemometers and Extreme Wind Measurements
Sponsor: 11th Symposium on Meteorological Observations and Instrumentation
Organizer: Christopher A. Biltoft, U.S. Army Dugway Proving Ground

Papers:
  10:30 AM
2.1
The Kolomogorov and Taylor hypotheses revisited
Christopher A. Biltoft, U.S. Army Dugway Proving Ground West Desert Test Center, Dugway, UT

  10:45 AM
2.2
Wind Sensor Comparison—Ultrasonic versus Wind Vane/Anemometer
Kenneth G. Wastrack, Tennessee Valley Authority, Muscle Shoals, AL; and D. E. Pittman, J. E. Hatmaker, and L. W. Hamberger

  11:00 AM
2.3
An evaluation of Gill sonic anemometers in the marine environment
David B. Gilhousen, NOAA/NDBC, Stennis Space Center, MS; and R. Hervey

  11:15 AM
2.4
Airborne true airspeed and fast temperature measurements with an ultra sonic anemometer thermometer
Philippe L. Nacass, Météo France, Brétigny-sur-Orge, France; and D. Cruette

  11:30 AM
2.5
Investigating the Impact of Changing The ASOS Wind Gust Averaging Period From Five to Three Seconds
Barbra B. Childs, Raytheon Information Technology and Scientific Services, Sterling, VA; and R. Lewis

  11:45 AM
2.6
The Extreme Turbulence (ET) probe for measuring boundary-layer turbulence during hurricane-force winds.
R. J. Dobosy, Oak Ridge Associated Universities, Oak Ridge, Tennessee; and T. L. Crawford, D. L. Auble, G. H. Crescenti, and R. C. Johnson


2
Winter storms: Prediction, Impacts and Responses (Invited Session)
Sponsor: Precipitation Extremes: Prediction, Impacts, and Responses
Organizer: Michael C. Morgan, Univ. of Wisconsin

Papers:
  10:30 AM
2.1
Data Assimilation: Current Status and Outlook for the Future
Thomas W. Schlatter, NOAA/ORL/FSL, Boulder, CO

  11:00 AM
2.2
Societal Impacts of Weather Forecasts: A Weather Channel Perspective
Paul J. Kocin, The Weather Channel, Atlanta, GA

10:30 AM-2:45 PM: Monday, 15 January 2001


2
Observed Climate Variability and Change: Proxy Records (Parallel with Session 1)
Sponsor: 12th Symposium on Global Change Studies and Climate Variations
Organizer: John Christy, Univ. of Alabama

Papers:
  10:30 AM
2.1
ENSO during the first half of the twentieth century: Evidence from a proxy record
Leslie M. Hartten, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado and NOAA/AL, Boulder, CO; and E. B. Buxton

  11:00 AM
2.3
Climate variability since a.d. 1736 as expressed in an ice core from the Saint Elias Mountain Range in northwestern North America
G. W. K. Moore, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada; and G. Holdsworth and K. Alverson

  11:15 AM
2.4
The Atlantic Hurricane Database Re-Analysis Project: Results for 1851-1899
Christopher W. Landsea, NOAA/AOML/HRD, Miami, FL; and C. Anderson, G. Clark, P. Hungerford, C. Neumann, M. Zimmer, and J. Fernandez-Partagas

  11:30 AM
2.5
Utility of glacier observations in climate change detection and attribution studies
Arthur M. Greene, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University, Palisades, NY; and W. S. Broecker

  11:45 AM
2.6
Evaluating Northern Hemisphere snow cover during the satellite era: variations in extent and associations with temperature
David A. Robinson, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ; and A. Bamzai and B. Ramsay

  12:00 PM
2.7
Changes in extremes in European records since the 18th century
Philip D. Jones, Climatic Research Unit, Norwich, Norfolk, United Kingdom

  12:15 PM
2.8
Trends in Climate Change Indicators, 1950–1991
Richard R. Heim Jr., NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and M. Haylock, C. S. Frederiksen, and N. Nicholls

  12:30 PM
2.9
 
2.10
Attribution of twentieth century winter warming over Canada

  1:00 PM
The Climate of 2000 in Historical Perspective
Jay H. Lawrimore, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and R. Vose, W. Brown, and T. Ross

  1:15 PM
The Annual Cycle of Climate Change over the North Atlantic
James W. Hurrell, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and C. K. Folland

  1:30 PM
Lunch Break

10:30 AM-4:15 PM: Monday, 15 January 2001


3
IIPS Applications in Radar (Parallel with Sessions 1, J1, and J2)
Sponsor: 17th International Conference on Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology
Organizers: Robert Saffle, Paul Nipko, and Michael Istok, NOAA/NWS; Donald Burgess, NOAA/NSSL

Papers:
  10:30 AM
3.2
Status of WSR-88D Open Radar Product Generator Development and Deployment
J. Rex Reed, NOAA/NWS/OSF, Norman, OK; and G. Cate

  10:45 AM
3.3
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 W. M. Blanchard, M. J. Istok, P. K. Pickard, S. Shema, S. M. Holt, and L. D. Johnson

  11:00 AM
3.4
Weather Surveillance Radar—1988 Doppler (WSR-88D) Open Radar Data Acquisition (ORDA) Enhancements
Robert C. Elvander, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and S. M. Holt, B. Bumgarner, and R. Ice

  11:15 AM
3.5
Integrating New Algorithms into the WSR-88D: Algorithm Development in the pre-CODE Environment
Thomas J. Ganger, Mitretek Systems, Inc., McLean, VA; and A. D. Stern, R. E. Saffle, and M. J. Istok

  11:30 AM
3.6
CODE Design and Services for the WSR-88D ORPG: The Future of Radar Algorithm Development
Andrew D. Stern, Mitretek Systems, Inc., McLean, VA; and T. J. Ganger, R. E. Saffle, and M. J. Istok

  11:45 AM
3.7
WSR-88D Algorithm Development Techniques using Visual Programming
Andrew D. Stern, Mitretek Systems, Inc., McLean, VA; and T. J. Ganger, S. A. Dobbs, and R. E. Saffle

  12:00 PM
3.8
  12:15 PM
3.9
The Radar Echo Classifier for the WSR-88D
Cathy Kessinger, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and J. VanAndel

  12:30 PM
  12:45 PM
New Data Compression Techniques for Radar and Satellite Data
Wei Yan, University of Science and Technology, Nanjing, Jiansu, China; and N. Ma and Q. Wang

  1:00 PM
Development of a WSR-88D based precipitation accumulation algorithm for quantitative precipitation estimates over northwest Oregon
Curtis L. Hartzell, U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation, Denver, CO; and S. M. Hunter and E. W. Holroyd III

 
3.13
Evaluation of Digital Receiver Technology for the WSR-88D Receiver, Progress and Promise

  1:16 PM
Introductory Remarks. Robert Saffle, NOAA/NWS

  1:31 PM
(Formerly paper 3.14) Proof of concept development process for the NEXRAD Open RDA
Bill Bumgarner, BAE SYSTEMS, Washington, DC; and S. Shema

  1:46 PM
Lunch Break

  3:16 PM
Coffee Break

  4:00 PM
NEXRAD Open Systems–Progress and Plans
Robert E. Saffle, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and M. J. Istok and L. D. Johnson

12:00 PM-12:00 PM: Monday, 15 January 2001


Lunch Break

12:00 PM-1:30 PM: Monday, 15 January 2001


Lunch Break

12:30 PM-2:00 PM: Monday, 15 January 2001


Lunch Break

1:00 PM-3:30 PM: Monday, 15 January 2001


Poster Session 1
Winter Storms (Poster Session)
Sponsor: Precipitation Extremes: Prediction, Impacts, and Responses

Papers:
 
P1.1
Geography of Blizzards in the Conterminous United States, 1959–2000

 
A Climatology of Heavy Snowfall Events in Northwest Missouri: The Synoptic and Dynamic Characteristics of Heavy Snowfall
Michael J. Bodner, NOAA/NWSFO, Pleasant Hill, MO; and P. A. Browning, A. R. Lupo, and C. L. Berger

 
P1.3
The patterns associated with light, moderate and heavy snowfall events at Flagstaff, Arizona

 
P1.4
On the predictability of rainfall patterns

 
P1.5
NCEP short-range model guidance for the 24–26 January 2000 east coast winter storm

 
Process partitioning of rainfall enhanced by coastal orography
Allen B. White, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and F. M. Ralph, P. J. Neiman, D. A. Kingsmill, and P. O. G. Persson

 
Spatial and temporal characteristics of heavy precipitation events over Canada
Xuebin Zhang, MSC, Downsview, ON, Canada; and W. D. Hogg and É. Mekis

 
Modeling and Visualization of a Record Meso-Snowfall Event in Jackson, Mississippi
Paul J. Croft Jr., Jackson State University, Jackson, MS; and J. Hafner, R. S. Reddy, and P. J. Fitzpatrick

 
The Genesee Valley Blizzard of 4 March 1999: An Analysis Of Forcing Mechanisms
Jose A. Maliekal, SUNY, Brockport, NY; and S. Rochette, J. Caughel, R. Ballentine, and A. Stamm

 
P1.11
Effects of mountain representation and nonhydrostatic dynamics in a case of orographic precipitation

 
Forecast Skill of the Penn State/NCAR MM5 Mesoscale Model during the heavy precipitation event of 23–24 February 1998 in Southern California
Charles Jones, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA; and L. M. V. de Carvalho, B. Bower, and D. Danielson

 
Improving the Understanding and Prediction of Heavy Rain in Land-falling Pacific Winter Storms: The CALJET and PACJET Experiments
F. Martin Ralph, NOAA/ERL/ETL, Boulder, CO; and D. W. Reynolds, P. O. G. Persson, W. A. Nuss, D. A. Kingsmill, Z. Toth, and W. Blier

 
Orographic precipitation enhancement in the coastal mountains of California during the CALJET field experiment
Paul J. Neiman, NOAA/ERL/ETL, Boulder, CO; and F. M. Ralph, A. B. White, D. A. Kingsmill, P. O. G. Persson, and D. Gottas

 
A Planetary-Scale to Mesoscale Perspective of the Predictability of the 24-26 January 2000 U.S. East-Coast Snowstorm
Melvyn Shapiro, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and R. H. Langland, R. Gelaro, and F. Zhang

 
The microphysical structure of extreme precipitation
Remko Uijlenhoet, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ; and J. A. Smith and M. Steiner

 
Predictability of mesoscale quantitative precipitation
Wendell A. Nuss, NPS, Monterey, CA; and D. K. Miller

 
P1.18
Diabatic Potential Vortiticity Modification, the Low-Level Jet, and Moisture Transport in Cyclones

 
P1.19
Improvement of quantitative precipitation forecasts using a new microphysical parameterization

 
P1.22
Forecast Experiments for the 24–26 January 2000 East Coast storm using the NCEP Eta Model

 
A Real-Time Precipitation Monitoring Algorithm—Quantitative Precipitation Estimation and Segregation Using Multiple Sensors (QPE SUMS)
Jonathan J. Gourley, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and J. Zhang, R. A. Maddox, C. M. Calvert, and K. W. Howard

 
Choosing the Optimal Configuration of a Mixed-Physics Ensemble for Quantitative Precipitation Forecasts
Matthew S. Wandishin, Univ. of Arizona, Tucson, AZ; and S. L. Mullen and D. J. Stensrud

 
Statistical Analysis of Global Ensemble Precipitation Forecasts
Sanja Perica, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and J. Schaake, M. Mullusky, and D. J. Seo

 
Rainfall Assimilation and Numerical Forecast of the 25 January 2000 Snow Storm
Xiaolei Zou, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL; and Q. Zhao, Q. Xiao, and S. Peng

 
Anticipating Heavy Rainfall: Forecast Aspects
Richard H. Grumm, NOAA/NWS, State College, PA; and R. Hart

 
P1.31
A review of the scientific and operational challenges of short-range precipitation prediction over the Great Basin

 
The National Precipitation Verification Unit (NPVU): Operational implementation
Brett E. McDonald, NOAA/NWS/NCEP, Camp Springs, MD; and T. M. Graziano

 
Extending the Precipitation Map Offshore Using Daily and 3-Hourly Combined Precipitation Estimates
George J. Huffman, NASA/GSFC and SSAI, Greenbelt, MD; and R. F. Adler, D. T. Bolvin, and W. R. S. Curtis

 
Accounting for Uncertainty in Short Term Deterministic Precipitation Forecasts
Mary Mullusky, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and J. Schaake, S. Perica, and D. J. Seo

 
A Verification Approach Suitable for Assessing the Quality of Model-Based Precipitation Forecasts during Extreme Precipitation Events
Andrew F. Loughe, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado and NOAA/FSL, Boulder, CO; and J. K. Henderson, J. L. Mahoney, and E. I. Tollerud

 
P1.37
The Pacific Landfalling Jets Experiment (PACJET): Building Bridges Between Research and Operations

 
Restructuring the National Weather Service Quantitative Precipitation Forecast process
Gary M. Carter, NOAA/NWS, Bohemia, NY; and T. M. Graziano

 
P1.40
Comparative verification of operational QPF products for the NWS QPF Process Assessment

 
 
The Canadian Hydrometeorological Information and Prediction System (CHIPS)
R. Paul Ford, MSC, Guelph, ON, Canada; and P. Pilon, H. Goertz, B. Murphy, P. Campbell, and Z. Cao

 
Evaluating forecasts of rain events
Elizabeth E. Ebert, BMRC, Melbourne, Vic., Australia; and J. L. McBride

 
The impact of resolution and ensemble size on precipitation forecasts by the ECMWF EPS
Steven L. Mullen, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ; and R. Buizza

 
P1.45
The Venezuelan rainfall-runoff disaster occurred in December 1999

 
P1.46
Integrating Climate, Hydrologic and Decision-support Models for Regional Assessments

1:15 PM-3:00 PM: Monday, 15 January 2001


Joint Session 1
Delivery of Scientific and Technical Information on the World Wide Web Pertaining to the Atmosphere, the Oceans and the Coastal Zone:Part I (Joint between 10 Symp on Education and 17 Conf on IIPS; Cosponsered by the Committee on Meteorology and Oceanography of the Coastal Zone)
Sponsors: (Joint between the 10th Symposium on Education; and the 17th International Conference on Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology )
Organizers: Carl D. Thormeyer, FNMOC; Paul H. Ruscher, Florida State University; Henry Robinson, NOAA/NWS

Papers:
  1:15 PM
Application of the NWS/COMET® Case Study Library to Development of Web-based Training
Elizabeth M. Page, NOAA/NWS, Boulder, CO; and P. O'Reilly, J. Weber, and D. Kiessling

  1:30 PM
Weather for the common man (or woman): a web course for the masses
Debbie M. Schaum, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach, FL; and R. C. Bagby

  1:45 PM
Webcasts: A Method for Rapidly Delivering Expertise and Training
Wendy Schreiber-Abshire, UCAR/COMET, Boulder, CO; and P. Parrish, J. Lamos, and G. Byrd

  2:00 PM
Using the Web to support teaching introductory classes in meteorology
Steve A Ackerman, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and T. Whittaker

  2:15 PM
How the Maury Project Supports Teaching and Learning about Marine and Coastal Environments
David R. Smith, United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD; and I. W. Geer and D. E. McManus

  2:30 PM
Using VISITview for real-time collaborations
Thomas M. Whittaker, SSEC/CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and B. Grant, S. Bachmeier, T. Mostek, B. Motta, K. Schrab, and G. Wade

1:30 PM-2:45 PM: Monday, 15 January 2001


2
Present Work in Atmospheric Chemistry
Sponsor: A Millennium Symposium on Atmospheric Chemistry: Past, Present, and Future of Atmospheric Chemistry
Organizer: Jeremy Hales, ENVAIR

Papers:
  1:30 PM
2.1
Atmospheric effects of large fires: spring 2000 Cerro Grande, NM (Los Alamos) fire
Carl J. Popp, New Mexico Tech, Socorro, NM; and S. Huang, R. S. Martin, and R. Arimoto

  1:45 PM
2.2
  2:00 PM
2.3
Northeast Oxidant and Particulate Study (NEOPS): Preliminary Results from the Centerton, New Jersey Field Site
Nancy A. Marley, ANL, Argonne, IL; and J. S. Gaffney, P. J. Drayton, and R. M. Ravelo

  2:15 PM
2.4
On the dynamics of ozone over ocean and land in the Arctic boundary layer during the spring 2000
Jose D. Fuentes, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA; and J. W. Bottenheim, K. G. Anlauf, and P. P. Shepson

1:30 PM-3:00 PM: Monday, 15 January 2001


3
Surface Energy Fluxes
Sponsor: 11th Symposium on Meteorological Observations and Instrumentation
Organizer: Scott J. Richardson, University of Oklahoma

Papers:
  1:30 PM
3.1
  1:45 PM
3.2
An Assessment of the Accuracy of Profile Sensible Heat Flux Measurements from the OASIS Project using the NCAR Flux-PAM Network
Christopher M. McAloon, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and S. J. Richardson, J. A. Brotzge, and T. W. Horst

  2:00 PM
3.3
Closure of the surface energy budget at 10 OASIS super sites
Jerald A. Brotzge, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and K. C. Crawford

  2:15 PM
3.4
The OASIS Project network for monitoring the surface energy budget
Jerald A. Brotzge, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and S. J. Richardson and C. M. McAloon

  2:30 PM
3.5
Initial comparison of fluxes from Bowen ratio and eddy correlation instrumentation over a sagebrush steppe ecosystem
Kirk L. Clawson, NOAA/ARL, Idaho Falls, ID; and D. A. Johnson and N. Z. Saliendra

  2:45 PM
3.6
Qualitative Observational Analysis of the Boundary Layer Structure Using Surface-based Tower and Remote Sodar Data
Robert C. Gilliam, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC; and A. Huber and S. Raman

1:30 PM-3:30 PM: Monday, 15 January 2001


Poster Session 1
Natural Climate Variability Posters
Sponsor: Climate Variability, the Oceans, and Societal Impacts
Organizer: Otis Brown, RSMAS/Univ. of Miami

Papers:
 
Regional Snowfall Distributions Associated with ENSO
Shawn R. Smith, Florida State Univ., Tallahassee, FL; and J. J. 0'Brien and J. M. Patten

 
Long term variability of precipitation mechanisms in the Great Lakes region
Emily K. Grover, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; and P. J. Sousounis

 
Modes of SST variability in the Indian Ocean: Interannual and interdecadal variability, connections with ENSO and East African coastal rainfall
Christina Oelfke Clark, PAOS, Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and P. J. Webster and J. E. Cole

 
Monitoring Saharan dust events using integrated observing systems
Hua Hu, JPL, California Inst. of Technology, Pasadena, CA; and W. T. Liu

 
PDO Modification of U.S. ENSO Climate Impacts
Mark C. Bove, Florida State Univ., Tallahassee, FL; and J. J. O'Brien

 
P1.6
Seasonal and intraseasonal variability of teleconnection pattern modes

 
Sources of Seasonal Predictability for Daily Precipitation Extreme Statistics Over the Eastern US
Alexander Gershunov, SIO/University of California, La Jolla, CA; and T. J. Reichler and J. O. Roads

 
Study of the Multiscale Variability of Precipitation during Extreme Flood and Drought Events
Renu R. Joseph, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana, IL; and M. Ting and P. Kumar

 
Temporal and spatial evolution of the Asian summer monsoon in the seasonal cycle of synoptic fields
Young-Kwon Lim, Florida State Univ., Tallahassee, FL; and K. -. Y. Kim and H. -. S. Lee

 
Tornado frequency in the Southern Plains as related to Sea Surface Temperatures in the Pacific Ocean
Jesse Austen Sparks, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and M. B. Richman

 
How much "skill" was there in forecasting the strong 1997–98 El Nino and 1998–2000 La Nina events?
Christopher W. Landsea, NOAA/AOML/HRD, Miami, FL; and J. A. Knaff

 
A dynamical stabilizing mechanism in the climate system: a linear eigenmode analysis
Vladimir A. Alexeev, Univ. of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark

 
A global El Nino composite and the 1997–98 event
N. K. Larkin, JISAO/Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA; and D. E. Harrison

 
Western Atlantic sea surface temperatures and Northeastern United States precipitation, 1896–1995
John K. Creilson, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick, NJ; and D. A. Robinson and S. Hartley

 
A study of teleconnectivity patterns for boreal summer and winter
M. S. Santhanam, IBM India Research Laboratory, Hauz Khas, New Delhi, India; and P. K. Patra, S. K. Kuila, and U. K. De

 
Characteristics of Large Snowfall Events in the Montane Western U.S. as Examined Using SNOTEL Data
Mark C. Serreze, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and M. P. Clark and A. H. Frei

 
Climatic Variability for effect of El Niño Phenomenon in Bolivia
Willian Ramiro Villarpando Camargo, Universidad Mayor de San Simón, Cochabamba, Cercado, Bolivia

 
Changes in Subseasonal variability associated with El Nino
Gilbert P. Compo, NOAA/CDC and CIRES/Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and P. D. Sardeshmukh and C. Penland

1:30 PM-4:59 PM: Monday, 15 January 2001


3
Interannual Variability: I (Parallel with Sessions 2 & 4)
Sponsor: 12th Symposium on Global Change Studies and Climate Variations
Organizer: Sumant Nigamy, Univ. of Maryland

Papers:
  1:30 PM
3.1
The climatology and variability of the South Atlantic Convergence Zone
Charles Jones, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA; and L. M. V. Carvalho and B. Liebmann

  1:45 PM
3.2
The Interannual Variability of Blocking on a Global-Scale: An Update
Anthony R. Lupo, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO; and J. M. Wiedenmann

  2:00 PM
3.3
Seasonal-to-interannual modulations of tropical instability waves and their coupling with the atmosphere
Jin-Yi Yu, University of California, Los Angeles, CA; and W. T. Liu

 
3.4
Seasonal mean anomalies associated with interannual variability of the Madden-Julian oscillation

  2:15 PM
3.5
Variability in the Atmospheric Annual Cycle
David D. Houghton, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and L. M. Keller

  2:30 PM
3.6
A linear model of wintertime low-frequency variability
Matthew Newman, NOAA/ERL/CDC, Boulder, CO; and C. R. Winkler and P. D. Sardeshmukh

  2:45 PM
3.7
Effect of the solar cycle on cloud cover variations over the United States
Petra M. Udelhofen, SUNY, Stony Brook, NY; and R. D. Cess

  3:00 PM
3.8
Investigation of a Proposed Solar-Terrestrial Relationship with Potential Monthly and Decadal Implications
Alfred M. Powell Jr., Autometric Inc., Springfield, VA; and P. A. Zuzolo and B. J. Zuzolo

  3:15 PM
3.9
An evidence of a 11-year solar cycle in the Alaskan climate
R. Suseela Reddy, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS

  3:30 PM
A Comparison of the Relative Contributions of Solar Variability and CO2 Radiative Forcing to Global Warming
W. F. J. Evans, Trent University, Peterborough, ON, Canada; and E. Puckrin

  3:45 PM
The Short-and Long-Term Variability of Selected Midwestern Tornadoes
Matthew D. Chambers, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO; and A. R. Lupo and F. A. Akyuz

  4:00 PM
Interannual variability of the sources of warm-season precipitation over the Mississippi basin
K. L. Brubaker, University of Maryland, College Park, MD; and P. A. Dirmeyer, A. Sudradjat, and F. Bernal

  4:15 PM
The effect of axi-symmetric forcing on the variability of the Antarctic Climate
Tom Lachlan-Cope, British Antarctic Survey, Cambridge, United Kingdom; and J. Turner and W. Connolley

  4:30 PM
Coffee Break

2:00 PM-6:00 PM: Monday, 15 January 2001


2
Interrelationships Between Oceanographic and Atmospheric Observing Systems (NOPP Special Session)
Sponsor: Fifth Symposium on Integrated Observing Systems
Organizer: Steve Ramberg, National Oceanographic Partnership Program

Papers:
  2:00 PM
2.1
A 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 PM
2.2
Real 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 PM
2.3
Atmospheric 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 PM
2.4
A 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 Jr. and P. A. Zuzolo

  3:00 PM
2.5
Shipborne Environmental Radar and Internet Data Handling Using the Lockheed Martin Tactical Environmental Processor
Timothy Maese, Lockheed Martin, Moorestown, NJ; and T. McNellis Jr., J. Melody, and W. Sabin

  3:15 PM
2.6
A Climate Quality Data Collection System for Volunteer Observing Ships
David S. Hosom, WHOI, Woods Hole, MA; and R. A. Weller

  3:30 PM
2.7
Validation datasets for coupled regional atmosphere/ocean models
Katherine S. Hedstrom, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ; and D. B. Haidvogel

  3:45 PM
2.8
Towards 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

  4:00 PM
2.9
Transport 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

  4:15 PM
Estimation 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

  4:30 PM
Advanced 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

  4:45 PM
Integrated 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

  5:00 PM
Experimental 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

  5:15 PM
Real-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

  5:30 PM
Coffee Break

3:00 PM-3:30 PM: Monday, 15 January 2001


Coffee Break


Coffee Break


Coffee Break


Coffee Break


Coffee Break

3:30 PM-4:45 PM: Monday, 15 January 2001


Joint Session 2
Delivery of Scientific and Technical Information on the World Wide Web Pertaining to the Atmosphere, the Oceans and the Coastal Zone: Part II (Joint between 10 Education and 17 IIPS; Cosponsered by the Committee on Meteorology and Oceanography of the Coastal Zone)
Sponsors: (Joint between the 10th Symposium on Education; and the 17th International Conference on Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology )
Organizers: Paul H. Ruscher, Florida State University; Carl D. Thormeyer, FNMOC; Henry Robinson, NOAA/NWS

Papers:
 
J2.1
AMS Educational Intitiatives Foster Internet Resource on the World Wide Web

  3:45 PM
Water in the Earth System (WES): A Report on First Year Activities
Ira W. Geer, AMS, Washington, DC; and D. R. Smith, J. M. Moran, and R. S. Weinbeck

  4:00 PM
Improving hydrologic literacy and the web
Jim Washburne, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ; and G. Woodard, J. Luft, and K. Carpenter

  4:15 PM
Integrating GLOBE Student Data Observations at NCDC in Climate Monitoring Activities
Thomas F. Ross, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and K. C. Chhak and W. M. Faas

  4:30 PM
A Digital Library for Earth System Education
Mary R. Marlino, UCAR, Boulder, CO; and C. Manduca, D. Mogk, K. Ginger, D. Fulker, and T. Sumner

  4:45 PM
The Technology Behind a Virtual Exploratorium: A Resource for Discovery-Based Learning in the Geosciences
Daniel J. Bramer, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL; and K. Hay, M. R. Marlino, D. Middleton, R. Pandya, M. Ramamurthy, T. Scheitlin, and B. Wilhelmson

3:30 PM-5:00 PM: Monday, 15 January 2001


2
Impacts in the coastal zone, impacts on ecosystems and health
Sponsor: Climate Variability, the Oceans, and Societal Impacts
Organizer: Christopher N. K. Mooers, RSMAS/Univ. of Miami

Papers:
  3:30 PM
2.1
Climate Variability of the Gulf of Mexico Coastal Ocean
Robert H. Weisberg, Univ. of South Florida, St. Petersburg, FL

3:30 PM-5:15 PM: Monday, 15 January 2001


4
Regional Modeling and Downscaling (Parallel with Session 3)
Sponsor: 12th Symposium on Global Change Studies and Climate Variations
Organizer: Richard R. Heim Jr., NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC

Papers:
  3:30 PM
4.1
Downscaled Climate Change Scenario for the Western U.S. using MAS-SPS model nested within the HadCM2 Scenario
Jinwon Kim, LBNL, Berkeley, CA; and N. L. Miller, T. K. Kim, R. A. Arritt, W. J. Gutowski Jr., Z. Pan, and G. Takle

  3:45 PM
4.2
Regional Climate Modeling of Interannual Variability: EOF Analysis
Jan F. Dutton, Penn State University, Univeristy Park, PA; and E. J. Barron

  4:00 PM
4.3
Combined statistical-dynamical downscaling of climate simulations
Raymond W. Arritt, Iowa State University, Ames, IA; and Z. Pan, W. J. Gutowski Jr., and E. S. Takle

 
4.4
Regional Atmospheric-Oceanic Climate Modeling over Eastern Canada

  4:30 PM
4.6
Climate Sensitivity to Sub-grid Scale Disaggregation of Precipitation
Andrea N. Hahmann, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ; and A. L. Mosor

  4:45 PM
4.7
Future extreme Weather Patterns over the Great Lakes region
Peter J. Sousounis, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; and E. K. Grover

  5:00 PM
Tropical cyclone sensitivities to differing climate regimes
Jenni L. Evans, BMRC, Melbourne, Vic., Australia and Penn State Univ., University Park, PA

3:30 PM-5:30 PM: Monday, 15 January 2001


Poster Session 1
Atmospheric Chemistry Millennium Symposium Poster Session
Sponsor: A Millennium Symposium on Atmospheric Chemistry: Past, Present, and Future of Atmospheric Chemistry
Organizer: Jerome Fast, PNNL

Papers:
 
Wind field experiment using numerical model in Seoul, Korea
Kyung-On Boo, MRI, Seoul, Korea; and K. J. Park and S. N. Oh

 
P1.2
Preliminary studies on phosphate levels in precipitation in the USVI due to Sahara dust

 
Removal of aerosols in the Indian Ocean ITCZ
Constantin Andronache, AER, Cambridge, MA; and L. J. Donner, C. J. Seman, and R. S. Hemler

 
Smoke aerosol optical thickness retrievals and estimation of direct radiative forcing using GOES-8 imager
Jianglong Zhang, University of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and S. A. Christopher

 
Evaluation of a prediction procedure for stratospheric intrusions in Alberta, Canada
D. Laurie Bates, EC, Edmonton, AB, Canada; and K. M. McDonald, D. Pereira, B. Weins, and D. W. Tarasick

 
The Effect of Earth Minerals on Electrically Charged Clouds: a Theoretical Study
Abdulrahman K. Al-khalaf, King Abdulziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia; and S. M. Al-kasimi

 
The Origin of Atmospheric Electricity
Mahmoud A. Melehy, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT

 
An Interdisciplinary Approach to Chemical Mechanism Development for Atmospheric Degradation of Organic Pollutants
Douglas S. Burns, ENSCO, Inc., Melbourne, FL; and M. Cory, K. Runge, S. Willoughby, and E. Kennelly

 
Enhanced Levels of Pan and Ozone in the Nighttime Boundary Layer over Berlin, Germany
Bernhard Rappenglück, Technical University of Munich, Freising-Weihenstephan, Germany; and G. Jakobi, P. Fabian, M. Pesch, and E. Reimer

 
Physical, Chemical, and Optical Properties of Aerosols in Korea: Long-range Transport from Asian Continent
Jiyoung Kim, MRI/Korea Meteorlogical Administration, Seoul, Korea; and S. N. Oh, Y. Chun, and J. W. Cha

 
Intercomparison TOMS and GOES aerosol product
Jianglong Zhang, University of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and S. A. Christopher

 
OPAC-Derived Examination of Gulf Aerosols
Paul J. Croft, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS; and R. Guyton

 
P1.18
Estimation of nitrogen and sulfur dry deposition in the Greater Seoul Area

 
Sulphate Aerosols, Volcano and Resulting Impact on the Chemistry of Charged Atmosphere
Gufran Beig, Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, Pune, Maharashtra, India

 
P1.20
Linking tropical cyclones in the ArabianSea and nitrous oxide distribution


4
Radiosondes and Rawinsondes
Sponsor: 11th Symposium on Meteorological Observations and Instrumentation
Organizer: Daniel E. Wolfe, NOAA/ETL

Papers:
  3:30 PM
4.1
The next generation radiosounding ground equipment from Vaisala
Mika Salkola, Vaisala OYJ, Helsinki, Finland; and A. Koski, M. Svennas, and J. Valle

  3:45 PM
4.2
Statistical Results of Two Rawinsonde Processors Sampling a Single Sonde
Terry C. Jameson, U.S. Army Research Laboratory, White Sands Missile Range, NM; and G. T. Vaucher

  4:15 PM
4.4
Performance of Vaisala RS80 radiosonde on measuring upper-tropospheric humidity after corrections
Junhong Wang, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and H. L. Cole, D. J. Carlson, and A. Paukkunen

  4:30 PM
4.5
The accuracy and performance of the new Vaisala RS90 radiosonde in operational use
Ari Paukkunen, Vaisala OYJ, Helsinki, Finland; and V. Antikainen and H. Jauhiainen

  4:45 PM
4.6
Rawinsonde intercomparisons during INDOEX
Scot M. Loehrer, UCAR, Boulder, CO; and S. F. Williams, J. A. Moore, and D. R. Gallant

  5:00 PM
4.7
Models to correct radiosonde temperature errors
James Luers, University of Dayton, Dayton, Ohio; and R. E. Eskridge

  5:15 PM
4.8
ECC ozonesonde calibration and observations: satellite validation
Francis J. Schmidlin, NASA/GSFC, Wallops Island, VA

5:00 PM-5:00 PM: Monday, 15 January 2001


Oral Sessions end for the day

5:00 PM-7:00 PM: Monday, 15 January 2001


Formal Opening of Exhibits with Reception (Cash Bar)


Formal Opening of Exhibits with Reception (Cash Bar)

5:30 PM-5:30 PM: Monday, 15 January 2001


Sessions end for the day

5:30 PM-7:30 PM: Monday, 15 January 2001


Formal Opening of Exhibits with Reception (Cash Bar)


Formal Opening of Exhibits with Reception (Cash Bar)

7:00 PM-8:20 PM: Monday, 15 January 2001


Panel Discussion 1
Town Meeting—Panel Discussion: Future Directions in the U. S. Global Change Research Program
Sponsor: 12th Symposium on Global Change Studies and Climate Variations
Moderator: David Easterling, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC
Panelists: J. Michael Hall, NOAA/OGP; Jack A. Kaye, NASA; Joel D. Scheraga, U.S. EPA; David C. Bader, U.S. Department of Energy

Papers:
 
PD1.1
Opening Discussion

  7:20 PM
New Developments in NOAA Climate Resources
J. Michael Hall, NOAA/OAR, Silver Spring, MD

  7:40 PM
NASA Earth Science Enterprise Research Strategy
Jack A. Kaye, NASA, Science Mission Directorate, Washington, DC

 
PD1.4
Continuing and Shifting Priorities of the USGCRP

  8:20 PM
Assessing the Consequences of Global Change for the United States: An Overview of the EPA's Global Change Research Program
Joel D. Scheraga, U. S. EPA - Office of Research and Development, Washington, DC; and J. Furlow, J. Gamble, A. Granhsch, S. Herrod-Julius, and C. Rogers

  8:40 PM

Tuesday, 16 January 2001

12:00 AM-12:00 AM: Tuesday, 16 January 2001


1
TUE 16 JAN

8:00 AM-8:00 AM: Tuesday, 16 January 2001


Keynote Speaker
Introduction
Sponsor: Interactive Symposium on the Exchange of Operational and Research Coastal Oceanic, Atmospheric, and Hydrologic Observations and Model Products
Organizer: Christopher N. K. Mooers, RSMAS/Univ. of Miami

8:00 AM-10:00 AM: Tuesday, 16 January 2001


4
Summer Storms: Basic Research (Invited Session)
Sponsor: Precipitation Extremes: Prediction, Impacts, and Responses
Organizer: Morris L. Weisman, NCAR

Papers:
  8:00 AM
4.1
Mesoscale convective systems and floods: a review
Richard H. Johnson, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO; and M. D. Parker

  8:30 AM
4.2
MONITORING AND PREDICTING HEAVY RAINFALLS ASSOCIATED WITH MESOSCALE CONVECTIVE SYSTEMS
Robert A. Maddox, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma and NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK and NOAA/NWSFO Visiting Scientist, Tucson, AZ

  9:00 AM
4.3
  9:30 AM
Coffee Break

8:00 AM-11:45 AM: Tuesday, 16 January 2001


5
Special session on applications of IIPS in surface transportation (Parallel with Session 4)
Sponsor: 17th International Conference on Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology
Organizer: Paul Pisano, Dept. of Transportation

Papers:
  8:00 AM
5.2
The FHWA Road Weather Management Program for Decision Support
Gary G. Nelson, Mitretek Systems, Inc., Washington, DC; and P. Pisano

  8:15 AM
5.3
National Surface Transportation Weather Program: Partnering Initiative
David Mannarano, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and P. Pisano

  8:30 AM
5.4
  8:45 AM
5.5
  9:00 AM
5.6
Application of Road Weather Information Systems in the western United States
John Horel, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT; and M. Splitt and S. Conger

 
5.7
A GIS-Based Automated Weather Event Notification System for the Railroad Industry

  9:30 AM
5.8
Invited Panel Discussion: Issues/Technologies in Weather Support for Surface Transportation. Moderator: Samuel Williamson
Greg Mandt, NOAA/NWS; and L. Yoshida, W. Mahoney, D. Grimes, W. Brown, and D. Jonas

  11:00 AM
Introductory Remarks. Paul Pisano, Dept. of Transportation

  11:15 AM
Coffee Break

  11:45 AM
Weather Information for Surface Transportation (WIST): Establishing the National Needs and Requirements
Samuel P. Williamson, NOAA, Silver Spring, MD; and B. K. Tsugawa and C. A. Moren

8:00 AM-12:00 PM: Tuesday, 16 January 2001


5
Aircraft Platforms and Airborne Measurements
Sponsor: 11th Symposium on Meteorological Observations and Instrumentation
Organizer: Timothy L. Crawford, NOAA/ARL

Papers:
  8:00 AM
5.1
The Aerosonde Global Reconnaissance Facility
Doug Gauntlett, Aerosonde Robotic Aircraft, Boulder, CO; and G. Holland, J. Curry, and P. Webster

  8:15 AM
5.2
The UA/NSSL Remotely Piloted Vehicle
Nilton O. Renno, Univ. of Arizona, Tucson, AZ; and K. W. Howard, F. W. Gallagher III, and M. W. Douglas

  8:30 AM
5.3
Recent developments in the design and testing of the glidersonde
Kenneth W. Howard, NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and D. Egle, F. W. Gallagher III, N. Renno, and M. W. Douglas

  8:45 AM
5.4
  9:00 AM
5.5
Targeted observations of the boundary layer using the Glidersonde Meteorological Package in a radio controlled aircraft: Results and limitations
Daniel B. Weber, CAPS/Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and F. W. Gallagher III and K. W. Howard

  9:15 AM
5.6
Small Environmental Research Aircraft: The Future of Airborne Geoscience
Timothy L. Crawford, NOAA/ARL, Idaho Falls, ID; and G. H. Crescenti and J. M. Hacker

  9:30 AM
5.7
A small aircraft for more than just ozone: MetAir's 'DIMONA' after ten years of evolving development
Bruno Neininger, MetAir AG, Menzingen, Switzerland; and W. Fuchs, M. Baeumle, A. Volz-Thomas, A. S. H. Prévôt, and J. Dommen

  9:45 AM
5.8
Development and testing of a Sky Arrow 650 ERA for Atmospheric research
Edward J. Dumas, NOAA/ARL, Oak Ridge, TN; and S. B. Brooks and J. Verfaillie Jr.

  10:00 AM
5.9
Comparison of Aircraft Attitude Determination by GPS, INS, and Airborne Laser: Preliminary Results
C. Wayne Wright, NASA/GSFC, Wallops Island, VA; and J. R. French

  10:15 AM
A high-resolution temperature probe for airborne measurements
Jeffrey R. French, NOAA/ERL/ARL, Idaho Falls, ID; and T. L. Crawford, R. C. Johnson, and O. R. Cote

  10:30 AM
Improved procedure to correct airborne Doppler radar data
Brian Bosart, University of California, Los Angeles, CA; and W. C. Lee and R. Wakimoto

  10:45 AM
Measuring trace gas fluxes on a regional scale using airborne relaxed eddy accumulation
C. R. Flechard, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Ottawa, ON, Canada; and R. L. Desjardins, J. I. MacPherson, T. Zhu, D. Wang, and E. Pattey

  11:00 AM
The Cloud, Aerosol and Precipitation Spectrometer (CAPS)—A New Instrument for Cloud Investigations
Darrel Baumgardner, Droplet Measurement Technologies, Boulder, CO; and H. Jonsson, W. Dawson, D. O'Connor, and R. Newton

  11:15 AM
  11:30 AM
Coffee Break

  11:59 AM
Exhibit Hours 10:00AM–2:00PM


5
Surface-Atmosphere Interactions (Parallel with Session 6 & Joint Session 2)
Sponsor: 12th Symposium on Global Change Studies and Climate Variations
Organizer: Michael Crowe, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC

Papers:
  8:00 AM
5.1
Resolution and Spatial Compatibility issues in Land Surface Modeling
Jared K. Entin, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and P. R. Houser, D. Toll, J. Radakovich, and B. Cosgrove

  8:15 AM
5.2
The potential impact of proper land-surface representation on spring dynamical seasonal predictions
C. Adam Schlosser, COLA, Calverton, MD; and J. Shukla, P. A. Dirmeyer, and L. Tan

  8:30 AM
5.3
Role of land surface description for regional climate modeling
Loren D. White, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS

  8:45 AM
5.4
Water vapor tracers as diagnostics for the regional hydrologic cycle
Michael G. Bosilovich, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and S. D. Schubert

  9:00 AM
5.5
Relative Influence of Initial Surface and Atmospheric Conditions on Seasonal Water and Energy Balances
Robert J. Oglesby, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN; and S. Marshall, J. O. Roads, and F. R. Robertson

  9:15 AM
5.6
Sensitivity of the observed U.S. water budget to two different precipitation estimates
Evgeney S. Yarosh, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/CPC, Camp Springs, MD; and C. F. Ropelewski

  9:30 AM
5.7
Changes in snow depth and soil moisture from regional climate model simulations of future scenario climates
Eugene S. Takle, Iowa State University, Ames, IA; and Z. Pan, R. W. Arritt, and W. J. Gutowski Jr.

  9:45 AM
5.8
Response of regional hydrology to single- & multi-storm events in Susquehanna River Basin Experiment (SRBEX)
Zhongbo Yu, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, NV; and E. J. Barron, B. Yarnal, M. N. Lakhtakia, R. A. White, D. Pollard, and D. A. Miller

  10:00 AM
5.9
Impact of land surface heterogeneity on the spatial organization of cumulus clouds
U. S. Nair, University of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and R. M. Welch, R. O. Lawton, and R. A. Pielke Sr.

  10:15 AM
Climate sensitivity to land surface variability from minutes to years
Paul A. Dirmeyer, COLA, Calverton, MD; and O. Reale and C. A. Schlosser

  10:30 AM
Providing Realistic Vegetation Phenological Description for Regional Climate Simulations
Lixin Lu, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ; and J. Shuttleworth

  10:45 AM
Effects of free-air carbon dioxide enrichment (FACE) and water stress on the energy balance and evapotranspiration of sorghum
Jonathan M. Triggs, USDA/ARS, Phoenix, AZ; and B. A. Kimball, M. M. Conley, T. J. Brooks, R. L. LaMorte, P. J. Pinter Jr., G. W. Wall, and C. C. O'Brien

  11:00 AM
Climate lessons from the study of the boreal forest
Alan K. Betts, Atmospheric Research, Pittsford, VT; and J. H. Ball and J. H. McCaughey

  11:30 AM
Coffee Break

8:00 AM-5:28 PM: Tuesday, 16 January 2001


4
Distributed Data Access (Parallel with Sessions 5 & 6)
Sponsor: 17th International Conference on Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology
Organizers: Nancy Soreide, NOAA/PMEL; Howard Diamond, NOAA/NESDIS; Linda Miller, UCAR

Papers:
  8:00 AM
4.2
Issues in International Information Policy
Martin Yerg, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and P. Weiss and G. Tallia

  8:15 AM
4.3
Canadian Geospatial Data Infrastructure (CGDI) Access Services
T. Fisher, Canada Centre for Remote Sensing, Ottawa, ON, Canada

  8:30 AM
4.4
The Federal Geographic Data Committee Metadata Clearinghouse
John Moeller, U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, VA; and D. Niebert

  8:45 AM
4.5
GeoData Alliance
John Moeller, U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, VA

 
4.6
Digital Earth Initiative

  9:01 AM
4.7
National Atlas: Distributed National Assets
Jay Donnelly, U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, VA

  9:15 AM
4.8
  9:45 AM
Generating Physically Consistent, Integrated Environmental Databases from Distributed Data and Modeling Resources
Steven J. Lowe, SAIC, Hampton, VA; and N. Alper, A. Nakajima, and K. Orcutt

  10:00 AM
The US GODAE Monterey Data Server
David Dimitriou, FNMOC, Monterey, CA

  10:15 AM
  10:30 AM
Gateway to the Earth: Opening Natural Science to the World
Kenneth J. Lanfear, U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, VA

  10:45 AM
Portals of Discovery: Customized Gateways to Discovering Earth Science Data
Scott A Ritz, NASA Global Change Master Directory, Lanham, MD

  11:00 AM
  11:15 AM
NASA's EOS Data Gateway
Robin Pfister, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and K. McDonald

  11:30 AM
The Data and Information Access Link (DIAL)
Kenneth R. McDonald, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and R. Suresh and L. Di

  11:45 AM
The NASA GSFC Distributed Active Archive Center (DAAC): serving user needs for free access to EOS data, products and information
Gilberto A. Vicente, Raytheon ITSS and NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and G. Serafino, W. Teng, H. Rui, L. Chiu, J. Bonk, P. Hrubiak, N. Pollack, R. Yang, and Z. Liu

  12:00 PM
The Unidata LDM System: Recent Improvements for Scalability
Russell K. Rew, UCAR, Boulder, CO; and A. Wilson

  12:15 PM
DODS, The Distributed Ocean Data System
Steve Hankin, NOAA/PMEL, Seattle, WA

  12:30 PM
Accessing Remote Data Servers through Java
Don Murray, UCAR, Boulder, CO; and T. Whittaker and J. Kelly

  12:45 PM
The Environmental Scenario Generator
Eric A. Kihn, NOAA/NGDC, Boulder, CO; and M. Zhizhin, S. J. Lowe, and R. A. Siquig

  1:00 PM
The Development and Demonstration of an Advanced Fisheries Management Information System
Allan R. Robinson, Harvard Univ., Cambridge, MA; and et al

  1:15 PM
A Climate Data Portal
Nancy N. Soreide, NOAA/OAR/PMEL, Seattle, WA; and C. L. Sun, B. J. Kilonsky, D. W. Denbo, and W. H. Zhu

 
4.26
CONDUIT, the Second Generation

  1:46 PM
UCAR's Real-Time and Restrospective Data Access Project
Tom Yoksas, UCAR, Boulder, CO; and S. Worley

  2:00 PM
Introductory Remarks. Nancy Soreide, NOAA/PMEL

  2:15 PM
Coffee Break

  2:45 PM
Conference Luncheon

  4:45 PM
Coffee Break

  5:15 PM
The Global Observing System Information Center (GOSIC)
J. R. Wilson, Univ. of Delaware, Lewes, DE

8:00 AM-5:30 PM: Tuesday, 16 January 2001


3
Forecasting Climate Variability
Sponsor: Climate Variability, the Oceans, and Societal Impacts
Organizer: Ants Leetmaa, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/CPC

Papers:
  8:00 AM
3.1
  8:30 AM
3.3
ENSO—Past, Present, and Future
Mark Cane, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia Univ., Palisades, NY

  9:00 AM
3.4
IRI/NCEP/Applied Research Center Collaborative Projects in Seasonal Prediction
Steve Zebiak, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University, Palisades, NY

  9:30 AM
3.5
  10:00 AM
3.6
Spring 2000 Drought Forecast
Ants Leetmaa, NOAA/NWS/NCEP, Camp Springs, MD; and D. Lecomte, M. Kanamitsu, and H. Vandendool

  10:15 AM
3.7
ECPC’s Weekly to Seasonal Global Forecasts
John O. Roads, SIO/Univ. of California, La Jolla, CA

  10:30 AM
3.8
An empirical-dynamical extended range forecast model incorporating tropical diabatic forcing
Christopher R. Winkler, NOAA/CDC and CIRES/Univ. of Boulder, Boulder, CO; and M. Newman and P. D. Sardeshmukh

  10:45 AM
3.9
NOAA's Extended-Range Atlantic Hurricane Outlooks
Gerald Bell, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/CPC, Camp Springs, MD; and M. Chelliah, C. W. Landsea, S. Goldenberg, L. A. Avila, and R. Pasch

  11:00 AM
Tropical Cyclones and the Thermohaline Circulation
Kerry Emanuel, MIT, Cambridge, MA

  11:15 AM
Atlantic basin tropical storms—interannual variability and nonparametric simulation of tracks
Upmanu Lall, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia Univ., Palisades, NY; and R. Balaji, K. Yochanan, and M. Jennifer

  11:30 AM
Representation of the Madden-Julian Oscillation: a tough test for a coupled model
Peter M. Inness, Univ. of Reading, Reading, Berks., United Kingdom; and J. M. Slingo

  11:45 AM
NWS/NOAA climate prediction services: evolution and new directions
Robert E. Livezey, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD

  12:15 PM
African drought monitoring and estimation of Malaria vulnerability
Mathew A. Barlow, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia Univ., Palisades, NY; and B. L. Lyon and C. B. Ropelewski

  12:30 PM
Improving the interactions between users and producers of climate forecasts
Neville Nicholls, BMRC, Melbourne, Vic., Australia; and T. Kestin and G. Hammer

  1:00 PM
  1:15 PM
Coffee Break

  1:45 PM
Conference Luncheon

  3:45 PM
Intermission

8:15 AM-9:30 AM: Tuesday, 16 January 2001


3
Adaptive Observations
Sponsor: Fifth Symposium on Integrated Observing Systems
Organizer: Steven J. Lord, NOAA/NWS/NCEP

Papers:
  8:15 AM
3.1
An 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 AM
3.2
Hurricane observation and parametric estimation using the Aerosonde.
Jon Becker, Aerosonde North America, Boulder, CO; and G. Tyrrell and G. J. Holland

  8:45 AM
3.3
Meteorological Observations with the Aerosonde Robotic Aircraft
Jade Soddell, University of Technology, Sydney, NSW, Australia; and K. McGuffie and G. J. Holland

 
3.4
Impact of Regional Uncertainties of the Initial State Upon Numerical Weather Prediction over North America

  9:15 AM
3.5
The 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

  9:30 AM
3.6
Adaptive targeting of wind observations: the climate research and weather forecasting perspectives
G. David Emmitt, Simpson Weather Associates, Charlottesville, VA; and Z. Toth

8:15 AM-10:00 AM: Tuesday, 16 January 2001


1
Real-Time, Regional Research Coastal Observing Systems (Invited Session)
Sponsor: Interactive Symposium on the Exchange of Operational and Research Coastal Oceanic, Atmospheric, and Hydrologic Observations and Model Products
Organizer: James Rigney, Naval Oceanographic Office

Papers:
  8:15 AM
1.1
New Jersey Shelf Real-Time Observing System
Scott M. Glenn, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

  8:30 AM
1.2
Chesapeake Bay Real-Time Observing System
William Boicourt, Univ. of Maryland, Horn Point, MD

  8:45 AM
1.3
West Florida Shelf Real-Time Observing System
Robert H. Weisberg, Univ. of South Florida, St. Petersburg, FL

  9:00 AM
1.4
Northern Gulf of Mexico Littoral Initiative
Michael Carron, Naval Oceanographic Office, Stennis Space Center, MS

  9:15 AM
1.5
Texas Shelf Real-Time Observing System
Norman Guinasso, Texas A&M Univ., College Station, TX

  9:30 AM
1.6
Santa Barbara Channel Real-Time Observing System
Ed Dever, SIO/Univ. of California, LaJolla, CA

  9:45 AM
1.7
MOnterey Bay's Innovative Coastal-Ocean Observing Network (ICON)
Leslie K. Rosenfeld, NPS, Monterey, CA; and J. D. Paduan and D. M. Fernandez

8:30 AM-10:00 AM: Tuesday, 16 January 2001


3
Special Session on Increasing Awareness of Meteorology and Oceanography through Popular and Informal Educational Activities
Sponsor: 10th Symposium on Education
Organizers: Howard A. Friedman, NOAA/AOML/HRD; Jon M. Nese, The Franklin Institute Science Museum

Papers:
  9:00 AM
3.2
  9:15 AM
3.3
  9:30 AM
3.4
  9:45 AM
3.5
Museum Education in Atmospheric and Oceanic Hazards
Jon M. Nese, The Franklin Institute Science Museum, Philadelphia, PA

8:30 AM-4:43 PM: Tuesday, 16 January 2001


Joint Session 2
Climatology of Precipitation Extremes: Observed Characteristics, Trends and Impacts (Joint with the 12th Symposium on Global Change and Climate Variations and the Symposium on Precipitation Extremes: Prediction, Impacts, and Responses)
Sponsors: (Joint between the 12th Symposium on Global Change Studies and Climate Variations; and the Precipitation Extremes: Prediction, Impacts, and Responses )
Organizer: Greg Johnson, USDA-NRCS

Papers:
  8:30 AM
Orographic Thunderstorms and extreme floods along the western margin of the central appalachians
James A. Smith, Princeton Univ., Princeton, NJ; and M. L. Baeck, N. S. Hicks, and Y. Zhang

  9:00 AM
Storm Precipitation Structure in the Eastern United States: Part I, Spatial Changes
Michael A. Palecki, ISWS, Champaign, IL; and J. R. Angel and S. E. Hollinger

  9:15 AM
Storm Precipitation Structure in the Eastern United States: Part II, Temporal Changes
James R. Angel, ISWS, Champaign, IL; and M. A. Palecki and S. E. Hollinger

  9:30 AM
Analysis of Seasonal, Climate, and Elevation Effects on Times Between Storms
James V. Bonta, USDA/ARS, Coshocton, OH; and C. T. Hanson and T. Keefer

  9:45 AM
Using PRISM to Map Extreme Precipitation Events
Christopher Daly, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR; and G. H. Taylor

  10:00 AM
Very heavy precipitation over the contiguous United States: Climatology, trends, and relationship with high streamflow and cloudiness
Pavel Ya. Groisman, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and R. W. Knight, T. R. Karl, and B. Sun

  10:30 AM
  10:45 AM
  11:00 AM
  11:30 AM
NOAA Atlas 14—New Precipitation Frequencies for the United States
Lesley T. Julian, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD

  12:00 PM
It Is Time To Update The NOAA Precipitation Frequency Information
Nolan J. Doesken, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO

  12:45 PM
Paleohydrologic estimates of convective rainfall in the Rocky Mountains
Robert D. Jarrett, U.S. Geological Survey, Lakewood, CO

 
J2.15
Extreme Precipitation and Hydrometeorology Investigations and Needs

  1:15 PM
 
J2.18
Application of a stochastic precipitation model to estimate the inflow frequency of extreme floods to Folsom Dam on the American River Basin, near Sacramento, California

  1:30 PM
Coffee Break

  2:00 PM
Session Adjourns for Lunch

  2:15 PM
Coffee Break

  2:45 PM
Conference Luncheon

8:45 AM-12:15 PM: Tuesday, 16 January 2001


6
Regional Integrated Assessment Co-Sponsored by the Committee on Societal Impacts (Parallel with Session 5 & Joint Session 2)
Sponsor: 12th Symposium on Global Change Studies and Climate Variations
Organizer: Roger S. Pulwarty, NOAA

Papers:
  9:00 AM
6.2
Climate assessment for the Southwest project: an integrated approach
Roger C. Bales, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ; and B. J. Morehouse

  9:15 AM
6.3
A vertically integrated assessment of climate impacts on water supply in Arizona
Barbara J. Morehouse, Univ. of Arizona, Tucson, AZ; and M. F. Glueck, R. C. Bales, A. C. Comrie, R. H. Carter, P. R. Sheppard, and G. M. Garfin

  9:30 AM
6.4
Climate variability and water in the Interior West
S. K. Avery, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and R. M. Dole

  9:45 AM
6.5
Integrated regional assessment: the South Platte Basin
William E. Riebsame, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado; and Western Water Assessment Team

  10:00 AM
6.6
An Operational Program for Applications of Climate Information: A Cooperative Venture with Florida's Agricultural Extension System
James W. Jones, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL; and P. Hildebrand, S. Jagtap, F. Zazueta, J. J. O'Brien, D. Zierden, D. Letson, and G. P. Podestá

  10:15 AM
6.7
Application of Seasonal Climate Forecasts to Agriculture in the Southeastern United States
James W. Jones, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL; and J. J. O'Brien, G. P. Podesta, and D. Letson

  10:30 AM
6.8
Overview of the California Applications Program (CAP)
Daniel R. Cayan, SIO/Univ. Of California, La Jolla, CA

  10:45 AM
6.9
An Integrated Assessment of Climate Impacts on the Pacific Northwest
Edward L. Miles, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; and N. J. Mantua, P. W. Mote, A. F. Hamlet, and A. K. Snover

  11:00 AM
The Impacts of Climate Variability and Climate Change on the Water Resources of the Columbia River Basin
Dennis P. Lettenmaier, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; and A. F. Hamlet

  11:15 AM
Vulnerabity, sensitivity, and adaptability of Columbia Basin water resources to natural and anthropogenic climate change
Edward L. Miles, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; and A. K. Snover, A. F. Hamlet, D. P. Lettenmaier, B. Callahan, and D. Fluharty

  11:30 AM
Coffee Break

  12:00 PM
Lunch Break

9:00 AM-10:58 AM: Tuesday, 16 January 2001


3
The Role of Satellites in Tropospheric Chemistry Measurements
Sponsor: A Millennium Symposium on Atmospheric Chemistry: Past, Present, and Future of Atmospheric Chemistry
Organizer: George Hidy, ENVAIR

Papers:
  9:00 AM
3.1
Tropospheric ozone pollution from space: new views from the TOMS (Total Ozone Mapping Spectrometer) Instrument
Anne M. Thompson, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and R. D. Hudson, A. D. Frolov, J. C. Witte, and T. Kucsera

 
3.2
Tropospheric aerosol measurements from the PICASSO-CENA spaceborne lidar - capabilities and applications

 
3.3
Remote Sensing of Water Vapor using GPS Data in the Hong Kong Region

  9:30 AM
3.5
Remote Sensing of Aerosol Optical Properties Using Multiangular Satellite Observations
Igor Polonsky, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia; and Q. Yi and M. A. Box

  9:45 AM
3.6
Aerosol retrievals over the ocean using polarization
Jacek Chowdhary, Columbia University and NASA/GISS, New York, NY; and B. Cairns and L. Travis

  10:00 AM
3.7
Aerosol retrievals over land surfaces (the advantages of polarization)
Brian Cairns, NASA/GISS, New York, NY; and L. Travis, M. I. Mishchenko, and J. Chowdhary

  10:15 AM
Connecting Lightning to Chemistry Over Central Africa
Vernon R. Morris, Center for the Study of Terrestrial and Extraterrestrial Atmospheres, Washington, DC; and M. K. Hawkins, F. Agosto, and G. S. Jenkins

  10:30 AM
Coffee Break

  10:31 AM
Exhibit Hours 10:00 A.M.–2:00 P.M.

10:00 AM-10:15 AM: Tuesday, 16 January 2001


General Discussion

10:00 AM-10:30 AM: Tuesday, 16 January 2001


Coffee Break


Coffee Break

10:00 AM-11:59 AM: Tuesday, 16 January 2001


5
Summer Storms: Prediction, Impacts and Responses (Invited Session)
Sponsor: Precipitation Extremes: Prediction, Impacts, and Responses
Organizer: Charles A. Doswell III, NOAA/NSSL

Papers:
  10:00 AM
5.1
The NWS end-to-end quantitative precipitation forecasting process: Status and future plans
Thomas M. Graziano, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and G. M. Carter, D. W. Reynolds, B. E. McDonald, J. P. Charba, and M. Mercer

 
5.2
General Issues in Forecasting convection and Heavy Rainfall from the Perspective of an On-Line Forecaster

  11:00 AM
5.4
Social Science of Flood Events
Eve Gruntfest, Univ. of Colorado, Colorado Springs, CO

10:00 AM-2:00 PM: Tuesday, 16 January 2001


Exhibit Hours


Exhibit Hours


Exhibit Hours

10:15 AM-10:45 AM: Tuesday, 16 January 2001


Coffee Break

10:15 AM-2:00 PM: Tuesday, 16 January 2001


Exhibit Hours

10:30 AM-11:59 AM: Tuesday, 16 January 2001


4
University Educational Initiatives (Part I)
Sponsor: 10th Symposium on Education
Organizers: Mohan K. Ramamurthy, University of Illinois; Paul J. Croft, Jackson State University

Papers:
  10:30 AM
4.1
Enhancing public awareness of climate through a COMET outreach project
Julie Adolphson, NOAA/NWSFO, Syracuse, IN; and D. Vincent, A. Lese, S. Lashley, J. Giovannettone, B. O'Hara, T. Reaugh, G. Lamberty, and S. O'Connor

  10:45 AM
4.2
Delivery of NWP Training Materials over the Internet
Richard Cianflone, NOAA/NWS, Boulder, CO; and W. Schreiber-Abshire, W. Bua, and S. Jascourt

 
4.3
Aviation meteorology: a new degree for industry

  11:01 AM
4.4
  11:16 AM
4.5
Sensible use of streaming video in a college-level course in applied climatology
Joanne Logan, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN; and M. D. Mullen

  11:31 AM
4.6
National Dissemination of Online Weather Studies: a college-level distance-learning course on the basics of meteorology
Ira W. Geer, AMS, Washington, DC; and B. A. Blair, M. M. Ficek, R. S. Weinbeck, J. A. Brey, E. J. Hopkins, and J. M. Moran

10:30 AM-12:00 PM: Tuesday, 16 January 2001


Poster Session 1
IOS Poster Session
Sponsor: Fifth Symposium on Integrated Observing Systems

Papers:
 
A TRMM-calibrated infrared rainfall algorithm Applied over Brazil
Andrew J. Negri, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and L. Xu and R. F. Adler

 
Progress 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

 
Gulf Aerosols and Weather Regimes
Paul J. Croft, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS; and R. Guyton

 
Integrating meteorological instruments using java and computer networking
Edward Vidal Jr., Army Research Laboratory, White Sands Missile Range, NM; and E. M. Measure

 
The 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

10:45 AM-3:15 PM: Tuesday, 16 January 2001


2
Experimental, Regional Research Coastal Forecasting Systems (Invited Session)
Sponsor: Interactive Symposium on the Exchange of Operational and Research Coastal Oceanic, Atmospheric, and Hydrologic Observations and Model Products
Organizer: Michael Clancy, FNMOC

Papers:
  10:45 AM
2.1
TOWARD A REAL-TIME FORECASTING SYSTEM FOR THE GULF OF MAINE
Huijie Xue, Univ. of Maine, Orono, ME

  11:00 AM
2.2
  11:15 AM
2.3
THE GREAT LAKES FORECASTING SYSTEM—NEXT GENERATION DEVELOPMENTS
Keith Bedford, Ohio State Univ., Columbus, OH

  11:30 AM
2.4
TOWARD A PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND, ALASKA NOWCAST/FORECAST SYSTEM
Christopher N. K. Mooers, RSMAS/Univ. of Miami, Miami, FL

  11:45 AM
2.5
THE DEVELOPMENT OF AN OREGON COASTAL NOWCAST/FORECAST SYSTEM
P. R. Oke, Oregon State Univ., Corvallis, OR

  12:15 PM
2.6
  12:45 PM
2.8
  1:00 PM
2.9
NATIONAL OCEAN SERVICE (NOS) MODEL FOR END-TO-END DEVELOPMENT OF ESTUARINE AND COASTAL FORECASTING SYSTEMS
Frank Aikman III, NOAA/NOS, Silver Spring, MD; and K. Bosley and J. Kelley

  1:15 PM
Conference Luncheon

12:15 PM-12:15 PM: Tuesday, 16 January 2001


Annual Meeting Luncheon

Papers:
  12:15 PM
Details on Luncheon Speakers
Jim Hartz and Rick Chappell

2:15 PM-2:45 PM: Tuesday, 16 January 2001


Vaisala Award Presentation

2:15 PM-3:00 PM: Tuesday, 16 January 2001


1
Cloud Seeding Technology
Sponsor: 15th Conference on Planned and Inadvertent Weather Modification
Organizer: Roland List, Univ. of Toronto

Papers:
  2:15 PM
1.1
Overview of Weather Modification Programs in the World
Roelof T. Bruintjes, NCAR, Boulder, CO

  2:45 PM
1.2
Criteria For Assessing Rain Enhancement
Roland List, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada

2:15 PM-3:29 PM: Tuesday, 16 January 2001


4
The Role of Clouds In Atmospheric Chemistry
Sponsor: A Millennium Symposium on Atmospheric Chemistry: Past, Present, and Future of Atmospheric Chemistry
Organizer: John McHenry, North Carolina Supercomputing Center

Papers:
  2:15 PM
4.1
Chemical transfer to ice-containing cumulonimbus cloud hydrometeors and its effects on tropospheric chemical distributions
Amy L. Stuart, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA; and M. Z. Jacobson, M. C. Barth, and W. C. Skamarock

 
4.3
Effect of fair-weather cumulus on chemical species in the convective boundary layer

  2:45 PM
4.4
Development of a three-dimensional cloud-scale chemical transport model
Kenneth E. Pickering, University of Maryland, College Park, MD; and A. J. DeCaria, G. L. Stenchikov, R. R. Dickerson, R. Park, and W. K. Tao

  3:00 PM
4.5
Cloud and fog processing of atmospheric organic compounds
Jeffrey L. Collett Jr., Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO; and P. Herckes, L. Trenary, T. Lee, and M. P. Hannigan

2:15 PM-3:30 PM: Tuesday, 16 January 2001


Poster Session 2
Forecasting Climate Variability Posters
Sponsor: Climate Variability, the Oceans, and Societal Impacts
Organizer: Ants Leetmaa, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/CPC

Papers:
 
On the intraseasonal oscillation in a coupled GCM
Joong-Bae Ahn, Pusan National Univ., Pusan, Korea; and H. S. Park

 
The Global Change Master Directory: Connecting Users of Climate Data with Producers of Climate Data
Scott A Ritz, NASA Global Change Master Directory, Lanham, MD; and S. M. Leicester

 
Simulation of seasonal to decadal variations by CPC's new climate model
Wilbur Y. Chen, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/CPC, Camp Springs, MD; and M. Kanamitsu

 
Sea surface temperature anomalies due to anomalous oceanic heat fluxes
Matthias Munnich, Univ. of California, Los Angeles, CA; and J. D. Neelin and J. C. McWilliams

 
Relationships between Atmospheric Internal Variability and the Responses to an Extratropical SST Anomaly
Shiling Peng, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and W. Robinson

 
P2.6
Recent advances in the observation and analysis of large-scale oceanic precipitation

 
Performance of a nested regional spectral model coupled with a mesoscale model under contrasting ENSO regimes
Loren D. White, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS; and R. S. Reddy

 
P2.8
The interannual variability of intense western Pacific typhoons during the 1997–1999 El Nino/La Nina cycle

 
P2.9
The role of ocean waves and SST in seasonal variability

 
The role of the ocean boundary conditions for seasonal predictability
Thomas J. Reichler, SIO/Univ. of California, La Jolla, CA; and J. O. Roads and M. Kanamitsu

 
Toward Understanding the North American Monsoon and Forecasting Summer Energy Demand in the Desert Southwest
David L. Mitchell, DRI, Reno, NV; and K. Redmond, D. C. Ivanova, and R. Rabin

 
Using the Historical Relationship between Solar Flux and Hurricane Strength to Forecast Landfall Intensity
Phillip A. Zuzolo, Autometric Inc., Springfield, VA; and A. M. Powell Jr. and B. J. Zuzolo

 
Value of Quality Evaluated, High-temporal Resolution Marine Meteorology Observations
Shawn R. Smith, Florida State Univ., Tallahassee, FL; and M. A. Bourassa, D. M. Legler, and J. J. O'Brien

 
The relationship between the atmospheric transients and the tropical sea surface temperatures
Peitao Peng, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/CPC, Camp Springs, MD; and A. Kumar

 
On the end of El Nino events
Gabriel A. Vecchi, JISAO/Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA; and D. E. Harrison

 
A Conceptual Model for the Indian Ocean Dipole mode
Fei-Fei Jin, Univ. of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI; and L. Yu

 
Concerning Applications of Singular Spectrum Analysis
Han-Ru Cho, National Central University, Chungli, Taiwan; and H. Ye

 
Climate variability and large storm surge on the Pacific coast of the United States
Anthony L. Westerling, SIO/Univ. of California, La Jolla, CA

 
An analysis of stabilizing mechanisms in the climate system using a simple atmosphere-ocean box-model
Karina Lindberg, Univ. of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark; and V. A. Alexeev

 
A Western United States Fire Climatology
Anthony L. Westerling, SIO/Univ. of California, La Jolla, CA; and A. Gershunov, D. R. Cayan, and T. J. Brown

 
A coupled modeling system of the hydrologic cycle within river basins
Keeley R. Costigan, LANL, Los Alamos, NM; and C. L. Winter, E. P. Springer, and J. R. Stalker

 
Delayed Atmospheric Response to ENSO
Arun Kumar, NOAA/NWS/NCEP, Camp Springs, MD; and W. Wang and M. P. Hoerling

 
Double Ensemble Estimates of Precipitation in the Southeastern United States for Extreme ENSO Events
K. V. Verzone, Florida State Univ., Tallahassee, FL; and M. A. Bourassa, T. E. LaRow, J. J. O'Brien, and S. D. Cooke

 
Evaluation of parameter sensitivity for different levels of land-surface model complexity
Terri S. Hogue, Univ. of Arizona, Tucson, AZ; and L. A. Bastidas, H. V. Gupta, and S. Sorooshian

 
Interannual Variability in the Regional Climate Simulation over South America
Vasubandhu Misra, COLA, Calverton, MD; and P. A. Dirmeyer and B. P. Kirtman

 
Major Bangladesh floods as coupled ocean-atmosphere phenomena
Peter J. Webster, Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and W. Han, K. Sahami, and R. Grossman

 
Mechanism of biennial oscillation in the tropical Indo-Pacific
Kwang-Yul Kim, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL

 
Dependence on land surface model of the time scale of soil moisture variability
Wanqiu Wang, NOAA/NWS/NCEP, Camp Springs, MD; and A. Kumar

2:15 PM-3:45 PM: Tuesday, 16 January 2001


5
University Educational Initiatives (Part II)
Sponsor: 10th Symposium on Education
Organizers: Paul J. Croft, Jackson State University; Mohan K. Ramamurthy, Univ. of Illinois

Papers:
  2:15 PM
5.1
"The Business of Weather": A seminar course designed to overcome a gap in the traditional meteorological curriculum
Amanda S. Adams, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and J. P. Samenow and G. J. Tripoli

  2:30 PM
5.2
  2:45 PM
5.3
Creation of a Virtual Tornadic Thunderstorm: Enabling Student-Centered Learning about Complex Storm-Scale Atmospheric Dynamics
Douglas N. Yarger, Iowa State University, Ames, IA; and W. A. Gallus Jr., C. Cruz-Neira, K. Meinert, and R. Heer

  3:00 PM
5.4
Teaching atmospheric sciences: A graduate course
Donna J. Charlevoix, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL; and D. J. Wuebbles

  3:15 PM
5.5
Using a Dynamical Atmospheric Model to Develop a Virtual Atmospheric Laboratory
Glenn E. Van Knowe, MESO, Inc., Troy, NY; and K. R. Tyle, K. T. Waight III, J. W. Zack, and J. T. Moore

  3:30 PM
5.6
Using the virtual exploratorium to support inquiry-based learning in introductory geoscience courses: An ENSO example
Rajul E. Pandya, West Chester University, West Chester, PA; and D. J. Bramer, K. E. Hay, M. R. Marlino, D. Middleton, M. K. Ramamurthy, T. Scheitlin, and R. B. Wilhelmson

2:15 PM-5:43 PM: Tuesday, 16 January 2001


6
European and other international applications (Parallel with Session 4)
Sponsor: 17th International Conference on Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology
Organizers: Horst Boettger, ECMWF; John Lincoln, Consultant

Papers:
  2:15 PM
6.2
Access to ECMWF archive and information
Horst Böttger, ECMWF, Reading, Berks., United Kingdom; and D. Marbouty, K. Fielding, and B. Raoult

  2:30 PM
6.3
METVIEW meteorological data visualisation and processing software at ECMWF
Jens Daabeck, ECMWF, Reading, Berks., United Kingdom; and G. Austad, R. Bonifacio, F. Ii, A. Jørgensen, V. Karhila, P. O'Sullivan, and B. Raoult

  2:45 PM
6.4
Semi-automation facilities on Horace
Alan M. Radford, UK Met Office, Bracknell, Berks., United Kingdom

  3:00 PM
6.5
Porting Horace to Linux
Mike Hobson, UK Met Office, Bracknell, Berks., United Kingdom

 
6.6
Synergie Météo-France meteorological workstation improvements

 
6.7
Operational use of Synergie for aeronautical forecasts

  3:15 PM
6.8
  3:30 PM
6.9
The AURORA Nowcasting Platform-Extending the concept of a modifiable database for short range forecasting
Brian Greaves, MSC, King City, ON, Canada; and R. Trafford, N. Driedger, R. Paterson, D. M. L. Sills, D. Hudak, and N. Donaldson

  3:45 PM
AutoTAF—The design, development and implementation of an automated tool for the production of Terminal Aerodrome Forecasts
J. Godau, BOM, Melbourne, Vic., Australia; and C. Shepherdley, E. Tan, and G. J. Whiteley

  4:00 PM
Implementation of the National Weather Service River Forecast System in Nicaragua
James A. McNitt, NOAA/NWS and Computer Sciences Corp., Rockville, MD; and D. G. Lillie

  4:15 PM
Rainfall Quality Control–A purpose-built semi-automated, interactive graphical application
Gary T. Weymouth, BOM, Melbourne, Vic., Australia; and E. Ebert, A. E. Guymer, and D. Lang

  4:30 PM
Impact of Lost Russian RAOBs on Numerical Weather Prediction Skill
M. Steven Tracton, NOAA/NWS/NCEP, Camp Springs, MD; and R. Kistler and J. Giraytys

  4:45 PM
Introductory Remarks. John Lincoln, Consultant

  5:00 PM
Coffee Break

2:15 PM-5:45 PM: Tuesday, 16 January 2001


4
Assimilation
Sponsor: Fifth Symposium on Integrated Observing Systems
Organizer: Thomas W. Schlatter, NOAA/OAR/FSL

Papers:
  2:15 PM
4.1
Data 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 PM
4.2
An 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 PM
4.3
Use 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 PM
4.4
A Variational Method for Doppler Radar Data Assimilation
Qin Xu, NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and H. Gu and W. Gu

  3:30 PM
4.6
Four 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

  3:45 PM
4.7
Adjoint 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

  4:00 PM
4.8
Using GOES data to improve COAMPS cloud analysis and forecast
Li Wei, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and Q. Xu and Q. Zhao

  4:15 PM
4.9
A Comparison of GOES and AMSU based Total Precipitable Water Retrievals
Ralph R. Ferraro, NOAA/NESDIS/ORA, Camp Springs, MD; and J. Daniels

  4:30 PM
Results 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

  4:45 PM
  5:00 PM
A study of data selection and quality control and their impact in the North Pacific
Patricia M. Pauley, NRL, Monterey, CA; and E. H. Barker

  5:15 PM
  5:30 PM
Coffee Break

  5:44 PM
Exhibit Hours 3:30–7:00PM

2:30 PM-3:30 PM: Tuesday, 16 January 2001


7
Climate Modeling: AMIP (Parallel with Session 8)
Sponsor: 12th Symposium on Global Change Studies and Climate Variations
Organizer: Richard R. Heim Jr., NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC

Papers:
  2:30 PM
7.1
Preliminary results from the AMIP II experiment
Justin J. Hnilo, LLNL, Livermore, CA; and B. D. Santer

  2:45 PM
7.2
Assessment of modeled snow cover from General Circulation Models
Anne W. Nolin, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and A. Frei and S. Pitter

  3:00 PM
7.3
Evaluation of tropospheric humidity in AMIP II simulations
Rebecca J. Ross, NOAA/ERL/ARL, Silver Spring, MD; and D. J. Gaffen

  3:15 PM
7.4
An examination of the sensitivity of a GCM to a coupled and uncoupled mode
Justin J. Hnilo, LLNL, Livermore, CA; and J. Boyle, B. D. Santer, M. Wehner, and B. Govindasamy

2:30 PM-5:00 PM: Tuesday, 16 January 2001


8
Observed Variability and Change: Upper Air (Parallel with Session 7, 9 & Joint Session J2)
Sponsor: 12th Symposium on Global Change Studies and Climate Variations
Organizer: Tom Peterson, NOAA

Papers:
  2:30 PM
8.1
Global temperature variations and trends above the surface
John R. Christy, University of Alabama, Huntsville, AL

  2:45 PM
8.2
isparity of temperature trends (1979–99) of atmosphere and surface: can we trust the surface data?
S. Fred Singer, Science & Environmental Policy Project, Fairfax, VA

  3:00 PM
8.3
Detection and analysis of rapid temperature changes over a large pole-centered spatial domain
Lee Burns, University of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and J. R. Christy

  3:15 PM
8.4
  3:30 PM
8.5
Effect of volcanoes on the vertical temperature profile
Melissa Free, NOAA/ERL/ARL, Silver Spring, MD; and J. K. Angell and A. Robock

  3:45 PM
8.6
Decadal variations in the tropical tropopause: Implications for stratospheric water vapor
Dian J. Gaffen, NOAA/ERL/ARL, Silver Spring, MD; and R. J. Ross, J. K. Angell, and G. C. Reid

  4:00 PM
8.7
  4:15 PM
8.8
Interannual-to-interdecadal changes in the atmospheric moisture over the global tropics
Igor I. Zveryaev, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI; and P. S. Chu

  4:30 PM
Coffee Break

2:30 PM-5:30 PM: Tuesday, 16 January 2001


Poster Session 2
Summer Storms (Poster session)
Sponsor: Precipitation Extremes: Prediction, Impacts, and Responses

Papers:
 
HPVCI—Convective Initiation
Paul J. Croft, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS; and D. Lu, J. Hafner, P. J. Fitzpatrick, and R. S. Reddy

 
The sensitvity of West African squall line development to land cover changes
Karen I. Mohr, SUNY, Albany, NY; and R. D. Baker, W. K. Tao, and J. S. Famiglietti

 
Cloud physical process in heavy rainfall of Mei-yu frontal system in South China
Peng-Yun Wang, Chinese Academy of Meteorological Sciences, Beijing, China; and J. Yang, Z. Ruan, and S. Z. Yang

 
The contribution of orographic rainfall to the extreme precipitation in Southeastern Africa in Spring 2000
Chris C. Funk, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA; and R. F. MacCracken

 
Diurnal variations of summer precipitation between wet and dry years in the central U.S
Zaitao Pan, Iowa State University, Ames, IA; and M. Segal, R. W. Arritt, and T. -. C. Chen

 
Characterization Of The Distribution Of Cloud Spectra For Thunderstorms In The Western Mediterranean Area
Jose L. Sánchez, University of Leon, Leon, Spain; and E. García and J. L. Marcos

 
Extreme precipitation frequency in the Semiarid Southwest
Lesley T. Julian, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and J. L. Vogel

 
Numerical Sensitivities in Convective/Nonconvective Cloud Interactions in MM5
Carlie J. Coats Jr., MCNC North Carolina Supercomputing Center, Research Triangle Park, NC; and J. N. McHenry

 
Extreme precipitation events in southeastern South America and relationships with the South Atlantic Convergence Zone
Leila M. V. Carvalho, University of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil; and C. Jones and B. Liebmann

 
Predictability of heavy precipitation induced by mesoscale convective vortices
Christopher A. Davis, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and S. B. Trier, D. A. Ahijevych, and R. E. Carbone

 
The sensitivity of simulated supercell precipitation to microphysical parameters
Susan C. van den Heever, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO; and W. R. Cotton

 
P2.16
Front Range severe flash flooding and El-Niño

 
October 1998 Extreme Rains Over South Central Texas
Robert A. Blaha, NOAA/NWS, New Braunfels, TX

 
Overview of the 7 May 2000 extreme rain event in Missouri
Patrick S. Market, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO; and A. R. Lupo, C. E. Halcomb, F. A. Akyüz, and P. Guinan

 
Analysis Of Heavy Precipitation In The Region Of Valencia (Spain) By Means Of Ir Images From The Meteosat
Jose L. Sánchez, University of Leon, Leon, Spain; and M. V. Fernández, F. Pastor, and M. J. Estrela

 
Synoptic and spatial variability of the rainfall along the northern Peruvian coast during the 1997–8 El Niño event
Michael W. Douglas, NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and M. Peña, N. Ordinola, L. Flores, and J. Boustead

 
The extreme east-central Missouri flash flood of 6–7 May 2000
Fred H. Glass, NOAA/NWS, St. Charles, MO; and J. P. Gagan and J. T. Moore

 
MM5 Simulations of the Las Vegas flash flood of 8 July 1999: The role of SSTs
Dorothea C. Ivanova, DRI, Reno, NV; and D. L. Mitchell and R. Rabin

 
The Role of Dual Cold Fronts Aloft in a Major Tornado and Flash Flooding Event
Steven E. Koch, NOAA/OAR/FSL, Boulder, CO; and J. Mitchem

 
Simulation of a mid-latitude convective storm initialized with bistatic Doppler radar data
Thibaut Montmerle, McGill University, Montreal, PQ, Canada; and D. Caya and I. Zawadzki

 
Numerical simulation of the 17–18 July 1996 Chicago flood
Steven E. Peckham, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL; and R. B. Wilhelmson

 
Capabilities and Characteristics of Rainfall Estimates from Geostationary- and Geostationary+ Microwave-Based Satellite Techniques
Joe Turk, NRL, Monterey, CA; and C. S. Liou, S. Qiu, R. A. Scofield, M. B. Ba, and A. Gruber

 
Three-Dimensional Features of Summer Monsoon Precipitation Seen from TRMM/PR and Latent Heat Release over South Asia
Akiyo Yatagai, National Space Development Agency of Japan/Earth Observation Research Center, Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan

 
Comparison of TRMM and Rain Gage Rain Rates over New Mexico
Long S. Chiu, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD and George Mason University, Fairfax, VA; and Z. Liu, W. L. Teng, G. Serafino, S. Morain, A. Budge, C. Bales, and T. Wulff

 
Regional climate modeling of the monsoon season over the Rio Grande Basin
James R. Stalker, LANL, Los Alamos, NM; and K. R. Costigan, J. M. Reisner, and D. L. Langley

 
On the use of Radar data to verify the long term performance of the UK Met Office Mesoscale Model precipitation forecasts
Martin Goeber, UK Met Office, Bracknell, Berks., United Kingdom; and S. F. Milton

 
Satellite observations of Pacific moisture surges associated with the North American Monsoon
Donald M. Anderson, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and W. K. Berg and J. J. Bates

 
P2.35
Issues and Advances in WSR-88D Rainfall Estimation of Flash Flood Events in Complex Terrain

 
National Basin Delineation and Flash Flood Database Creation
Gina M. Cox, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and A. T. Arthur, D. Slayter, and N. Kuhnert

 
P2.37
QIWI—A Web-Based Flash Flood Monitoring Tool

 
Seasonal Variation in Multi-Radar Coverage for WSR-88D Precipitation Estimation in a Mountainous Region
Jay P. Breidenbach, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and D. J. Seo, P. Tilles, and C. Pham

 
P2.40
Assessment of quantitative precipitation estimates using weather radar and a distributed hydrologic model

 
Rainfall Estimation from WSR-88D Reflectivities Using Artificial Neural Networks
Seth E. Snell, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM

 
P2.42
On the uncertainty of a flood forecasting tool for small and medium size basins

 
A new methodology of rainfall retrievals from indirect measurements
Aleksandr Falkovich, NOAA/NWS/NCEP, Camp Springs, MD; and S. Lord and R. Treadon

 
Ensemble simulations of regional flood and drought climates
Zhiwei Yang, Iowa State University, Ames, IA; and R. W. Arritt

 
Development of a mesoscale 4-dimensional variational data assimilation (4D-Var) system at JMA
Yoshihiro Ishikawa, Japan Meteorological Agency, Tokyo, Japan

 
Estimating extreme precipitation at high elevations in Colorado through mesoscale ensemble modeling
William R. Cotton, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO; and R. L. McAnelly and C. T. Ashby

 
Impact of improved initialization of mesoscale features on convective system QPF in 10 KM ETA Simuations
William A. Gallus Jr., Iowa State University, Ames, IA; and M. Segal, I. Jankov, and S. Aves

 
Precipitation forecasts using the Battlescale Forecast Model
Jeffrey E. Passner, U.S. Army Research Laboratory, White Sands Missile Range, NM; and T. Henmi

 
Some aspects of severe weather in the Metropolitan Area of São Paulo
Augusto José Pereira, University of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil; and M. T. L. Barros and J. B. N. Romeiro

 
P2.53
Hybrid short-range weather forecast systems

 
The effect of different initial conditions on short-term rainfall prediction
Ana M. B. Nunes, Centro de Previsão do Tempo e Estudos Climáticos, Cachoeira Paulista, SP, Brazil

 
Impact of soil moisture initialization on a simulated flash flood
C. Travis Ashby, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO; and W. R. Cotton and R. L. McAnelly

 
Quantitative precipitation forecasting of extreme synoptic-mesoscale events
Milton S. Speer, Bureau of Meteorology, Darlinghurst, NSW, Australia; and L. M. Leslie

 
Short-range forecasts of rainfall amount from an extrapolative-statistical technique utilizing multiple remote sensor observations
David H. Kitzmiller, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and S. D. Vibert and F. G. Samplatsky

 
Anticipating heavy rainfall: Climatological aspects
Robert Hart, Penn State Univ., University Park, PA; and R. H. Grumm

 
Forecasting heavy rainfall in the Middle Atlantic region
Paul G. Knight, Penn State University, University Park, PA; and M. S. Evans

 
Criteria For Selecting Meteorological Variables To Be Used In Statistical Models For A Short-Term Forecast Of Thunderstorms And Hailstorms
Jose L. Sánchez, University of Leon, Leon, Spain; and J. L. Marcos, J. T. Fernandez, and E. García

 
Extracting hydrologic information from high-resolution rainfall forecasts
John W. Nielsen-Gammon, CIAMS, College Station, TX

 
On the Use of NEXRAD Stage IV Data in the Multimedia Modeling of Pollutant Transport
Brian K. Eder, NOAA/ARL, Research Triangle Park, NC; and S. K. LeDuc, A. B. Gilliland, and P. L. Finkelstein

 
Evolutions in emergency reponse to extreme preciptiation events: hope for the future?
John F. Henz, Henz Meteorological Services, Littleton, CO

 
Flash floods in the Caribbean: Environmental conditions and Mitigation
Arlene G. Laing, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL

 
Post-Fire Flash Flood Prediction: A Difficult Challenge
John F. Henz, Henz Meteorological Services, Littleton, CO

 
California Flood Damage and The El Niño-Southern Oscillation
Preston S. Heard Jr., Indiana University, Bloomington, IN; and R. A. Pielke, Jr.

2:45 PM-2:45 PM: Tuesday, 16 January 2001


Keynote Speaker Session 1
Remote Sensing Lecture, Title: "Satellite Measurements of the Earth's Radiation Budget; What Have We learned About the Climate System?"
Sponsor: 11th Symposium on Meteorological Observations and Instrumentation
Organizer: Robert Cess, SUNY

3:00 PM-4:43 PM: Tuesday, 16 January 2001


2
Cloud seeding Technology for Severe Thunderstorms
Sponsor: 15th Conference on Planned and Inadvertent Weather Modification
Organizer: Roland List, Univ. of Toronto

Papers:
 
2.2
HAIL SUPPRESSION PROGRAM IN LEÓN (PALA) FROM 1986 TO 1999: SPATIAL DISTRIBUTION OF THE HAIL PRECIPITATION IN SEEDING PERIODS AND PERIODS WITH NO SEEDING ACTIVITIES

  3:01 PM
2.3
An overview of the Mendoza hail suppression program 2000
Terry W. Krauss, Weather Modification Inc., Fargo, ND; and V. Makitov

  3:16 PM
2.4
Aircraft measured microstructure of severe hailstorms in Argentina from cloud base to -45oC
Daniel Rosenfeld, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel; and W. L. Woodley and T. W. Krauss

 
2.5
Towards a tornado suppression system

  3:31 PM
2.6
General Discussion

  3:46 PM
Exhibit Hours (3:30–7:00 p.m.)

  3:47 PM
Coffee Break

3:15 PM-3:30 PM: Tuesday, 16 January 2001


General Discussion

3:30 PM-3:30 PM: Tuesday, 16 January 2001


1
Coffee Break

3:30 PM-4:00 PM: Tuesday, 16 January 2001


Coffee Break


Coffee Break

3:30 PM-7:00 PM: Tuesday, 16 January 2001


0a
Exhibit Hours


Exhibit Hours


Exhibit Hours

3:45 PM-3:45 PM: Tuesday, 16 January 2001


0a
Symposium Ends

3:45 PM-4:15 PM: Tuesday, 16 January 2001


Coffee Break

4:00 PM-4:45 PM: Tuesday, 16 January 2001


3
Operational Coastal Observing and Modeling Systems and National Research Programs (Invited Session)
Sponsor: Interactive Symposium on the Exchange of Operational and Research Coastal Oceanic, Atmospheric, and Hydrologic Observations and Model Products
Organizers: Chuck Wash, NPS; Leslie Rosenfield, NPS

Papers:

4:00 PM-5:00 PM: Tuesday, 16 January 2001


5
Urban and Regional Scale Interactions: Megacities as Sources (In continuation of related topics at the AMS Third Symposium on the Urban Environment, August 2000, Davis, CA)
Sponsor: A Millennium Symposium on Atmospheric Chemistry: Past, Present, and Future of Atmospheric Chemistry
Organizers: Sonia M. Kreidenweis, Colorado State Univ.; Mark Z. Jacobson, Stanford Univ.

Papers:
  4:00 PM
5.1
Chemical Analysis of PM10 and PM2.5 Aerosols in Sydney, Australia
Gail P. Box, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia; and M. A. Box, Y. Iinuma, G. M. Moran, and D. Cohen

  4:15 PM
5.2
Investigations of Ozone and Fine Particles in the Northeast
Richard D. Clark, Millersville University, Millersville, PA; and C. R. Philbrick, B. G. Doddridge, and G. A. Allen

  4:30 PM
5.3
Long Range Transport of Trace Gases Observed on Crete, Greece
Bernhard Rappenglück, Technical University of Munich, Freising-Weihenstephan, Germany; and D. Melas and P. Fabian

  4:45 PM
5.4
The Potential Role of Mexico City Aerosols In Cloud Formation and Evolution
Graciela Raga, Universidad Nacional Autonoma Mexico, Mexico City, DF, Mexico; and D. Baumgardner

4:00 PM-5:14 PM: Tuesday, 16 January 2001


6
Meteorological Measurements in Harsh Environments
Sponsor: 11th Symposium on Meteorological Observations and Instrumentation
Organizer: Stephen A. Cohn, NCAR

Papers:
  4:00 PM
6.1
Relative humidity measurements near saturation at temperatures well below 0°C
Edgar L Andreas, U.S. Army Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory, Hanover, NH; and P. S. Guest, P. O. G. Persson, C. W. Fairall, T. W. Horst, and R. E. Moritz

  4:15 PM
6.2
Observations of weather-related aviation hazards in Juneau, Alaska
Steven Mueller, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and S. A. Cohn, A. Praskovsky, R. Barron, and L. Cornman

  4:30 PM
6.3
  4:45 PM
6.4
The use of rotating shadowband radiometers and microwave radiometers to obtain cloud properties in Arctic environments
Jim C. Barnard, PNNL, Richland, WA; and J. C. Liljegren, Q. L. Min, and J. C. Doran

 
6.5
A high spectral resolution lidar for untended operation in the Arctic.

  5:01 PM
6.6
Severe winter weather performance of Runway Visual Range (RVR) systems at five Alaskan airports
David A. Hazen, System Resources Corporation, Billerica, MA; and R. J. Pawlak, T. A. Seliga, and D. B. Lawrence

4:00 PM-5:15 PM: Tuesday, 16 January 2001


9
North American Monsoon (Parallel with Session 8 & Joint Session J2)
Sponsor: 12th Symposium on Global Change Studies and Climate Variations
Organizer: Henry Diaz, NOAA/CDC

Papers:
  4:00 PM
9.1
Modelling the effects of land surface forcing on the North American Monsoon System
David S. Gutzler, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM; and J. Stalker, P. J. Fawcett, and D. Henderson

  4:30 PM
9.3
Effects of synoptic events on modulating seasonal variations in the North American Monsoon System
Eileen A. Hall-McKim, Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and A. W. Nolin, M. P. Clark, F. Lo, and M. C. Serreze

  4:45 PM
9.4
Mechanisms limiting the poleward extent of the summer monsoon: South America, North America and Africa
Chia Chou, University of California, Los Angeles, CA; and J. D. Neelin and H. Su

  5:00 PM
9.5
North American Monsoonal Moisture Sources and Climatic Teleconnections Revealed Using Precipitation Stable Isotope Timeseries.
William E. Wright, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ; and A. Long, A. C. Comrie, S. W. Leavitt, T. Cavazos, and C. Eastoe

4:45 PM-5:00 PM: Tuesday, 16 January 2001


General Discussion

5:00 PM-5:00 PM: Tuesday, 16 January 2001


Panel Discussion
Roundtable Discussion
Sponsor: Interactive Symposium on the Exchange of Operational and Research Coastal Oceanic, Atmospheric, and Hydrologic Observations and Model Products
Moderator: Nicholas Bond, NOAA/PMEL

5:15 PM-5:15 PM: Tuesday, 16 January 2001


Oral sessions end for the day

5:30 PM-7:00 PM: Tuesday, 16 January 2001


Poster Session 1
Global Change and Climate Variations Poster Session
Sponsor: 12th Symposium on Global Change Studies and Climate Variations

Papers:
 
Assessing regional change and vulnerability
William E. Riebsame, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and J. Huff, R. Platt, D. Theobald, and T. Dickinson

 
Climate impacts on water supply and demand zones in the South Platte
Klaus Wolter, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado and NOAA/ERL/CDC, Boulder, CO; and M. P. Hoerling, M. Medovaya, C. Anderson, J. Eischeid, C. A. Woodhouse, G. Bates, and M. P. Clark

 
Use of ENSO information in improving seasonal water supply outlooks.
Martyn P. Clark, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and M. P. Hoerling, K. Wolter, A. J. Ray, M. C. Serreze, and G. J. McCabe Jr.

 
Development of short-term streamflow forecasts for specific management applications: Case study of flow augmentation requirements for the maintenance of endangered fish habitat.
Martyn P. Clark, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and L. E. Hay, J. Pitlick, A. J. Ray, D. R. Cayan, M. Dettinger, M. Meyer-Tyree, and G. H. Leavesley

 
Dendrohydrologic reconstructions: Applications to water resource management
Connie A. Woodhouse, NOAA - National Geophysical Data Center and Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and D. M. Meko

 
Implications of climate variability for low flows and dilution of discharges from point sources
James F. Saunders III, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and W. M. Lewis Jr.

 
User studies in the Interior West: investigating current uses of climate information and user needs
Andrea J. Ray, NOAA/ERL/CDC, Boulder, CO; and R. S. Webb and J. D. Wiener

 
Value of Climate/Streamflow Forecasts for Non-Firm Energy Production in the Columbia River Basin
Alan F. Hamlet, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; and D. Huppert and D. P. Lettenmaier

 
An Analysis of the Influence of El Nino and La Nina on Tornado Occurrence in the United States
Adam C. Rosensweet, United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD; and D. R. Smith

 
Is the warming trend in eastern China due to the high absorbing aerosols?
Shaocai Yu, Duke University, Durham, NC; and J. Dong

 
The effects of land use change on snowcover and the resulting influences on weather and regional climate
John E. Strack, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO; and G. E. Liston and R. A. Pielke Sr.

 
Regional Climate Variations with Increasing CO2 in East Asia
Ki-Ho Chang, Meteorological Research Institute, Seoul, South Korea; and C. U. Huh, J. H. Choi, J. H. Oh, and J. Kim

 
Investigation of the North Pacific Sea Ice Anomalies in the Context of Atmospheric and Oceanic Variability
Adrienne Tivy, Frontier Research System for Global Change and University of Alaska, Fairbanks, AK; and U. S. Bhatt

 
A detailed study of the April observational data for the Mt. Washington area over the past 45 years
Timothy O. Markle, Plymouth State College, Plymouth, NH; and N. C. Witcraft, J. P. Koermer, B. D. Keim, and M. K. Politovitch

 
Trends in climate extremes in Southeast Asia, the South Pacific, and Australasia
Neville Nicholls, BMRC, Melbourne, Vic., Australia; and M. Haylock and T. Kestin

 
EOFs of Climate Variability in Finite Interval and its Application in Climate signal Detection
Qigang Wu, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX; and G. R. North

 
Revised U.S. Climate Change Indices
Byron E. Gleason, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and D. R. Easterling

 
Sensitivity of Climate Simulations to Land-surface Complexity: Beginning AMIP Diagnostic Subproject No. 12
Parviz Irannejad, Environment, Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation, Sydney, NSW, Australia; and A. Henderson-Sellers, T. J. Phillips, and K. McGuffie

 
Development of a catchment-based hydrometeorological forcing data set for land surface modeling applications
Aaron A. Berg, University of Texas, Austin, TX; and J. S. Famiglietti, J. P. Walker, and P. R. Houser

 
Estimation of anthropogenic signals in atmospheric GCMs using the General Linear Model and an efficient experimental design
David M. H. Sexton, UK Met Office, Bracknell, Berks., United Kingdom; and H. Grubb

 
Spring to Summer Transitions in the Missouri Ozarks Region
Christopher W. Ratley, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO; and A. R. Lupo and M. A. Baxter

 
Potential impacts of climate change on winter survival of perennial forage crops in the QuÉbec region of Canada
Andrew Bootsma, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Ottawa, ON, Canada; and G. Bélanger, P. Rochette, Y. Castonguay, and D. Mongrain

 
The US CLIVAR Program
David M. Legler, US CLIVAR Office, Washington, DC

 
Decadal Variability in Tropical Broadband Radiation Budget
Takmeng Wong, NASA/LRC, Hampton, VA; and B. A. Wielicki and D. F. Young

 
Comparison of two-dimensional cloud resolving model simulations with shipboard radar observations during TOGA COARE
Scott J. Carpenter, Aeromet, Inc., Kwajalein, Marshall Islands; and S. A. Rutledge, X. Wu, and M. W. Moncrieff

 
Assessing the importance of snowmelt in distributed hydrologic simulations
C. Adam Schlosser, COLA, Calverton, MD; and W. J. Capehart and D. M. Mocko

 
The Asian Monsoon and the TBO in the NCAR CCSM
Johannes Loschnigg, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI


Poster Session 1
Grand Poster Night
Sponsor: 11th Symposium on Meteorological Observations and Instrumentation
Organizer: Gennaro H. Crescenti, NOAA/ARL

Papers:
 
Improved Smart Balloon To Better Characterize Hurricane Boundary-Layer Inflow
Randy Johnson, NOAA/ARL, Idaho Falls, ID; and R. Carter, S. Businger, G. Barnes, and J. Businger

 
P1.2
An electronic differential microbarograph system

 
Laboratory studies of a vibrating wire precipitation gage
Claude E. Duchon, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and C. G. Wade, J. Cole, and R. R. Heim Jr.

 
The Effects of Dome Temperature Gradients on the Accuracy of the Eppley Precision Infrared Radiometer
Scott J. Richardson, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and J. A. Brotzge

 
A new fiber optic-based approach to meteorological instrumentation
Wayne H. Erxleben, Yankee Environmental Systems, Inc., Turners Falls, MA; and W. M. Stein, C. E. Holton, and M. J. Parker

 
Next generation spaced antenna wind profiler technology
Charles L. Martin, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and W. O. J. Brown, S. A. Cohn, and M. Susedik

 
P1.7
Collection of Environmental Radar Data Using a Tactical Shipborne Radar

 
Calibration of Zdr for an S-band polarimetric radar
Robert A. Rilling, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and J. Lutz, M. Randall, and S. Ellis

 
Observed Association between measured Optical Turbulence and Suspected Meteorological Sources
Elizabeth A. Boll, United States Air Force/Air Force Research Laboratory, Kirtland AFB, NM; and R. Asbury III

 
P1.11
Investigation of the correlation between mechanical turbulence and optical turbulence in the atmosphere

 
Measurements of Optical Turbulence in Complex Terrain
Frank D. Eaton, U.S. Air Force/Air Force Research Laboratory, Kirtland AFB, New Mexico; and S. D. Ford, J. E. Miller, S. D. Stokes, and V. Stone

 
The non-linear quality control of all data types within the National Center for Environmental Prediction's Regional Data Assimilation
William G. Collins, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/EMC, Washington, DC; and E. Rogers and D. F. Parrish

 
Desert lapse rate changes observed during the night-day transition period
Doyle Elliott, U.S. Army Research Lab., White Sands Missle Range, NM; and G. Vaucher

 
Flight test results of a low-cost balloon borne chilled mirror hygrometer
William M. Stein, Yankee Environmental Systems Inc., Turners Falls, MA; and A. Bisberg and D. Beaubien

 
Shipborne wind measurements corrected for airflow distortion by computational fluid dynamics
Philippe L. Nacass, Météo France, Brétigny-sur-Orge, France

 
A GPS-based system for 3-dimensional total lightning mapping observations
Timothy Hamlin, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, Socorro, NM; and J. Harlin, W. Rison, P. Krehbiel, and R. Thomas

 
Analysis of cloud ice crystal habits from the Mt. Washington Icing Sensors Project (MWISP)
William G. Schmitz, Plymouth State College, Plymouth, NH; and J. P. Koermer and C. C. Ryerson

 
A Comparison of GPS-Measured Precipitable Water at Bartlett, NH with Radiosonde Measurements in the Northeast
Donald M. Dumont, Plymouth State College, Plymouth, NH; and J. Zabransky Jr.

 
On-board measurement system for the automatic determination of small snow thicknesses on airport runways
J. L. Gaumet, Meteo-France, Trappes, France; and M. Zephoris and F. Zanghi

 
P1.22
Spectral Characteristics of Acoustic Noise Generated by Turbulent Flow in the Free Atmosphere

 
Upgrading of the ATD lightning location system at The Met Office (UK)
John Nash, UK Met Office, Easthampstead, United Kingdom; and N. Daly, E. Hibbett, G. Callaghan, and P. Taylor

 
P1.24
Long-term Analysis of the Fair Weather Electric Field

 
Lightning mapping observations in the western Great Plains
William Rison, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, Socorro, NM; and P. R. Krehbiel, R. J. Thomas, T. Hamlin, J. Harlin, M. Stanley, K. Wiens, J. Lombardo, and D. Shown

 
P1.26
The Analysis of Thunderstorm Electricity in the Vicinity of an Electric Field-Mill Micronetwork


Grand Poster Night


Grand Poster Night


Grand Poster Night


Grand Poster Night

5:30 PM-7:30 PM: Tuesday, 16 January 2001


Poster Session 1
IIPS Poster Session: Formal Viewing
Sponsor: 17th International Conference on Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology
Organizer: Steve Holt, Mitretek, Inc.

Papers:
 
Spectrum width Patterns
Valery M. Melnikov, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and R. J. Doviak

 
The development and utilization of graphical forecasts at NWS Corpus Christi
Andrew R. Patrick, NOAA/NWS, Corpus Christi, TX; and J. M. Coyne

 
Teletraining Using VISITview
Anthony Mostek, NOAA/NWS, Boulder, CO; and S. Bachmeier, T. Whittaker, D. Bikos, B. Motta, B. Grant, and J. LaDue

 
The online FX-Net user manual
Donald M. Dumont, Plymouth State College, Plymouth, NH; and C. S. Lopresti Jr. and J. P. Koermer

 
The use of acoustic wind profilers for Uninhabited Aerial Vehicle flight test activities
Casey J. Donohue, AS&M, Inc., Edwards, CA; and K. H. Underwood and D. G. Bellue

 
Use of Oklahoma Mesonet and National Weather Service Data in the Development of Control Strategies for Winter-time Bridge Heating
Kala N. Pandit, Oklahoma State Univ., Stillwater, OK; and B. K. Callihan, D. S. Arndt, S. C. Jenks, J. R. Whiteley, and R. L. Elliott

 
P1.7
Weather Effects Predictions for Military Mission Planning

 
New software to monitor satellite soundings at NOAA/NESDIS
Richard Kelley Jr., Computer Sciences Corporation, Suitland, MD

 
A model for forecasting frost accumulation on bridge decks based on RWIS data
David S. Knollhoff, NOAA/NWS, Johnston, IA; and E. S. Takle, W. A. Gallus Jr., D. Burkheimer, and D. McCauley

 
A winter weather index to estimate maintenance costs in the Midwest
Bradley Temeyer, Iowa State University, Ames, IA; and W. A. Gallus Jr., E. S. Takle, D. Burkheimer, and D. McCauley

 
Analysis software for the Aerosonde robotic aircraft
Kendal McGuffie, University of Technology, Broadway, NSW, Australia; and J. R. Soddell and J. Becker

 
HPVCI-Webpage Delivery of Operational Modeling
Paul J. Croft, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS; and R. Mahecha, J. Hafner, K. Greene, R. S. Reddy, and P. J. Fitzpatrick

 
Immersadesk demonstrations: oceanographic and atmospheric models and in-situ data
Christopher W. Moore, JISAO/Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA; and N. N. Soreide

 
Neural network based retrieval of wind and temperature Profiles from combined surface and satellite observations
Edward M. Measure, U.S. Army Research Lab., White Sands Missile Range, NM; and Y. Yee, M. Bleiweiss, and J. Cogan

 
Earth Science Markup Language
Rahul Ramachandran, Univ. of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and M. Alshayeb, B. Beaumont, H. Conover, S. Graves, N. Hanish, X. Li, S. Movva, A. McDowell, and M. Smith

 
NEXRAD Product Improvement: Overview of NEXRAD Open System Plans
Robert E. Saffle, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD

 
Integrated Meteorological Information for Aviation Users
Dimitar Ivanov, Air Traffic Services Authority, Sofia, Bulgaria; and A. Kolarov and A. Weipert

 
Coastal Data Processing
Richard Barazotto, NOAA/National Ocean Service, Silver Spring, MD

5:45 PM-5:45 PM: Tuesday, 16 January 2001


Sessions end for the day

6:00 PM-6:00 PM: Tuesday, 16 January 2001


Symposium Ends

7:00 PM-7:00 PM: Tuesday, 16 January 2001


Sessions end for the day
Sponsor: Climate Variability, the Oceans, and Societal Impacts

Wednesday, 17 January 2001

12:00 AM-12:00 AM: Wednesday, 17 January 2001


WED 17 JAN

7:00 AM-7:00 AM: Wednesday, 17 January 2001


Wed 17 Jan


Wed 17 Jan

8:00 AM-8:00 AM: Wednesday, 17 January 2001


President's Symposium

8:00 AM-8:15 AM: Wednesday, 17 January 2001


Meeting Description
Sponsor: The First Presidential Policy Forum: Opportunities for 21st Century Meteorology: New Markets for Weather and Climate Information

Papers:
  8:00 AM
Meeting Description
for the Forum,

8:00 AM-9:30 AM: Wednesday, 17 January 2001


President's Symposium

8:00 AM-8:45 AM: Wednesday, 17 January 2001

8:30 AM-8:30 AM: Wednesday, 17 January 2001


Registration

8:45 AM-8:45 AM: Wednesday, 17 January 2001


Welcome Address: Evelyn M. Poole-Kober, Librarian, NOAA/ARL/Atmospheric Sciences Modeling Division (ASMD) Library, Research Triangle Park, NC

9:00 AM-1:30 PM: Wednesday, 17 January 2001


1
LIBRARIANS AND INFORMATION-SEEKING BEHAVIOR
Sponsor: Fourth Conference of Atmospheric Science Librarians International

Papers:
  9:00 AM
1.1
ASLI ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION: ASLI members and attendees will describe their libraries and unique collections
Evelyn Poole-Kober, Librarian, NOAA/ARL/ASMD Library, Research Triangle Park, MD

  10:00 AM
1.2
INFORMATION-SEEKING BEHAVIOR IN THE ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES: NEW ROLES FOR INFORMATION SPECIALISTS IN THE 21ST CENTURY (Invited Presentation)
Julie Hallmark, Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Texas, Austin, TX

  10:45 AM
1.3
USAGE OF ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCE JOURNALS
Maria A. Latyszewskyj, Environment Canada Library, Downsview, ON

  11:15 AM
1.4
EXPERIMENTS IN INDEXING
Lawrence F. Buckland, Editorial Manager, Meteorological & Geoastrophysical Abstracts, Inforonics, Inc., Littleton, MA

  11:45 AM
Coffee Break

  12:00 PM
Lunch Break

9:30 AM-9:30 AM: Wednesday, 17 January 2001


1
Coffee Break


Coffee Break


Coffee Break

9:30 AM-10:00 AM: Wednesday, 17 January 2001


Coffee Break


Coffee Break


Coffee Break


Coffee Break

10:00 AM-10:00 AM: Wednesday, 17 January 2001


President's Symposium Continued


President's Symposium Continued


President's Symposium Continued

10:00 AM-10:45 AM: Wednesday, 17 January 2001

10:00 AM-12:00 PM: Wednesday, 17 January 2001


President's Symposium Continued

12:00 PM-12:00 PM: Wednesday, 17 January 2001


Lunch Break


Symposium Ends

12:00 PM-1:30 PM: Wednesday, 17 January 2001


Lunch Break


Lunch Break

12:00 PM-7:30 PM: Wednesday, 17 January 2001


Exhibit Hours


Exhibit Hours


Exhibit Hours

1:00 PM-3:30 PM: Wednesday, 17 January 2001


Joint Session 3
What do Climate Studies Tell us About Future Hurricane Frequency (Joint Session with the Symposium on Climate Variability, the Oceans, and Societal Impacts and the Symposium on Precipitation Extremes: Prediction, Impacts, and Responses) (Invited Session)
Sponsors: (Joint between the Precipitation Extremes: Prediction, Impacts, and Responses; and the Climate Variability, the Oceans, and Societal Impacts )
Organizers: Christopher W. Landsea, NOAA/AOML/HRD; Ants Leetma, NCEP

Papers:
  1:00 PM
Historical Hurricane Trends and Variability
Christopher W. Landsea, NOAA/AOML/HRD, Miami, FL

  1:15 PM
Climate Change and Hurricane Intensity
Kerry Emanuel, MIT, Cambridge, MA

  1:30 PM
Coupled model simulations of hurricanes in a CO2-warmed climate
Thomas R. Knutson, NOAA/GFDL, Princeton, NJ

  1:45 PM
Global Warming and Hurricanes
William M. Gray, Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO

  2:00 PM
Open Discussion

  3:00 PM
Coffee Break

1:30 PM-2:45 PM: Wednesday, 17 January 2001


7
Quality Assurace and Quality Control for Meteorological Networks
Sponsor: 11th Symposium on Meteorological Observations and Instrumentation
Organizer: Scott J. Richardson, University of Oklahoma

Papers:
  1:30 PM
7.1
Weather Support To Space Launch: A Quarter-Century Look At Weather Instrumentation Improvements
D. E. Harms, 45th Weather Squadron, Patrick AFB, FL; and B. F. Boyd, M. S. Gremillion, M. E. Fitzpatrick, and T. D. Hollis

  1:45 PM
7.2
Climate Impacts of Introducing Vaisala Radiosondes in the U.S. Observing Network
William P. Elliott, NOAA/OAR/ARL, Silver Spring, MD; and R. J. Ross and W. H. Blackmore

 
7.3
Surface Automatic Meteorological Observations: Portuguese Experience and Future Perspectives

  2:15 PM
7.4
Ontario's Volunteer Climate Network: Online Data Entry and Quality Control
Bryan D. Smith, MSC, Toronto, ON, Canada; and T. Simmons

  2:30 PM
7.5
A Concept for Sensor based error detection and quality assurance for a network of micrometeorological stations
Ulrich Weisensee, German Weather Service, Lindenberg, Germany; and F. Beyrich, S. H. Richter, and K. Nemeth

  2:45 PM
7.6
The Development of a high-quality daily temperature data set for Australia
Blair C. Trewin, National Climate Center, Bureau of Meteorology, Melbourne, Vic., Australia

1:30 PM-3:00 PM: Wednesday, 17 January 2001


2
KNOWLEDGE KEEPERS AND INFORMATION PROVIDERS
Sponsor: Fourth Conference of Atmospheric Science Librarians International

Papers:
  1:30 PM
2.1
LIBRARIES AND CANADIAN METEOROLOGY (Invited Presentation)
Morley Thomas, Retired Meteorologist, Environment Canada, Downsview, ON, Canada

  2:00 PM
2.2
A WHIRLWIND OF INFORMATION: DOCUMENTATION 175 YEARS OF TORNADO AND THUNDERSTORM RESEARCH
Timothy M. Keel, Assistant Professor of Bibliography/Cataloger for the University of Oklahoma Libraries, Norman, OK

  2:30 PM
2.3
ARCHIVAL INITIATIVES AT THE AMERICAN METEOROLOGICAL SOCIETY
Jinny Nathans, Archivist, AMS, Boston, MA

  2:45 PM
2.4
NOAA'S TREASURES
Doria B. Grimes, Library Contract Operations, NOAA Central Library, Silver Spring, MD


4
Societal Impacts of Weather and Climate Variability (Parallel with Session J3)
Sponsor: Climate Variability, the Oceans, and Societal Impacts
Organizer: Otis Brown, RSMAS/Univ. of Miami

Papers:
  1:35 PM
4.2
  2:20 PM
Discussion

  2:40 PM
Intermission


12
Precipitation Analysis: Satellite and Surface (Parallel with Sessions 10 & 11)
Sponsor: 12th Symposium on Global Change Studies and Climate Variations
Organizer: Jenni L. Evans, Penn State Univ.

Papers:
  1:30 PM
Data and products available at the Surface Reference Data Center
Michael D. Klatt, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and M. L. Morrissey and J. S. Greene

  1:45 PM
Global Precipitation: A 50-Year Analysis Based on Interpolation and Reconstruction of Gauge Observations
Mingyue Chen, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/CPC, Camp Springs, MD; and P. Xie, J. E. Janowiak, and P. A. Arkin

  2:00 PM
Interannual variability of tropical precipitation: how well do climate models agree with current satellite estimates?
Franklin R. Robertson, NASA/MSFC, Huntsville, AL; and S. Marshall, J. Roads, R. J. Oglesby, and D. Fitzjarrald

  2:30 PM
Space-Time Characteristics of Rainfall Diurnal Variations
Song Yang, JCET/Univ. of Maryland Baltimore County, Greenbelt, MD; and C. Kummerow, W. Olson, and E. Smith

  2:45 PM
Variability and Mean States of rainfall in West Africa (1998-2000) as inferred from TRMM PR: Vertical Cross Sections
Gregory S. Jenkins, Penn State University, University Park, PA; and S. C. Walford

1:30 PM-3:15 PM: Wednesday, 17 January 2001


3
Cloud Seeding Technology for Precipitation Enhancement
Sponsor: 15th Conference on Planned and Inadvertent Weather Modification
Organizer: Thomas Henderson, Atmospherics Incorporated

Papers:
  2:30 PM
3.4
  2:45 PM
General Discussion

  3:00 PM
Coffee Break

1:30 PM-3:30 PM: Wednesday, 17 January 2001


6
Aerosol Effects on Radiative Balance and Photochemistry
Sponsor: A Millennium Symposium on Atmospheric Chemistry: Past, Present, and Future of Atmospheric Chemistry
Organizer: Carl J. Popp, New Mexico Institute for Mining and Technology

Papers:
  1:30 PM
6.1
  1:45 PM
6.2
Tropical Aerosol Radiative Effects: Observations from INDOEX
S. K. Satheesh, SIO/Univ. Of California, San Diego, CA; and V. Ramanathan

 
6.3
An optical model for US aerosol consistent with observations of chemical speciation

  2:15 PM
6.4
Chemical and optical properties of smoke aerosol from the 1998 Mexico fires
Sonia M. Kreidenweis, Colorado State University, Ft. Collins, CO; and L. A. Remer and O. Dubovik

  2:30 PM
6.5
An investigation of the effect of sulfate on cloud microphysics using a chemistry/transport model
Dr. Harshvardhan, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN; and D. Wei, R. Green, S. E. Schwartz, and C. M. Benkovitz

  2:45 PM
6.6
Chemistry, Physics and Radiative Impacts of Aerosols in Sydney Australia
Michael A. Box, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia; and G. P. Box, G. Taha, M. J. Kay, M. Kuzmanoski, and D. Cohen

  3:00 PM
Coffee Break

1:30 PM-4:15 PM: Wednesday, 17 January 2001


8
IIPS Applications in Satellites (Parallel with Sessions 7 & 9)
Sponsor: 17th International Conference on Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology
Organizers: Ron Gird, NOAA/NWS; Gerald Dittberner, NOAA/NESDIS

Papers:
  1:30 PM
8.2
GOES Image Enhancement Study–A Feasibility Test
Edward G. Howard, NOAA/DOC, Washington, DC; and G. Ellrod, D. G. Gray, and J. J. Gurka

  1:45 PM
8.3
GOES M Solar X-ray Image Availiability
Steven M. Hill, Dept. of Commerce, NOAA, Boulder, CO; and S. Barsness, L. D. Lewis, J. Vickroy, C. C. Balch, A. Muckle, V. J. Pizzo, D. C. Wilkinson, and A. T. McClinton Jr.

  2:00 PM
8.4
GOES N, The First of the Next Series–User Community Upgrades
Arthur T. McClinton Jr., Mitretek Systems, Inc., McLean, VA; and G. J. Dittberner

  2:15 PM
8.5
Hierarchical motion decomposition for Cloud-tracking
C. Kambhamettu, University of Delaware, Newark, DE; and K. Palaniappan and A. F. Hasler

  2:30 PM
8.6
QuikSCAT near-real-time data processing and product generation at NOAA/NESDIS
Jeffrey M. Augenbaum, Computer Sciences Corp., Suitland, MD; and R. W. Luczak and G. Legg

  2:45 PM
8.7
Overview of an HDF-EOS-based parallel data-computing environment for multisensor satellite data merger and scientific analysis
Andrew S. Jones, CIRA/Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO; and T. H. Vonder Haar

  3:00 PM
8.8
Neural Networks for Retrieval of Atmospheric Temperature Profiles from GOES VAS Data
Samir Chettri, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and G. Shaffer, A. Lunsford, R. Shiri, C. Cheng, and I. Han

  3:15 PM
Introductory Remarks. Ron Gird, NOAA/NWS

  3:30 PM
Coffee Break

  4:00 PM

9
Visualization (Parallel with Session 7 & 8)
Sponsor: 17th International Conference on Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology
Organizer: Jimmie Smith, MeteoQuest Inc.

Papers:
  1:30 PM
9.2
Using immersive virtual reality to study oceanographic and atmospheric models and in-situ data
Christopher W. Moore, JISAO/Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA; and N. N. Soreide

  1:45 PM
9.3
Visual Data Fusion for Decision Support Applications of Numerical Weather Prediction
Lloyd A. Treinish, IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY

  2:00 PM
9.4
An Interactive Visual Computing Tool for Multi-Dimensional Scientific Analysis
Phillip A. Zuzolo, Autometric Inc., Springfield, VA; and S. G. Hoffert and A. M. Powell Jr.

  2:15 PM
9.5
HPVCI-The Big Picture
Paul J. Croft, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS; and P. J. Fitzpatrick and R. S. Reddy

  2:30 PM
9.6
Interactive Development of an Ice Cloud Properties Retrieval Algorithm for CIRRUS
David A. Santek, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and K. F. Evans and S. A. Ackerman

  2:45 PM
9.7
FX-NET as an weather visualization tool in undergraduate meteorological education
James P. Koermer, Plymouth State College, Plymouth, NH; and J. Zabransky Jr., S. Madine, E. Polster, and N. Wang

  3:00 PM
9.8
Development of a GIS-Based Browser for High Spatio-Temporal Resolution Precipitation Data in the GCIP Domain
Brian R. Nelson, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA; and W. F. Krajewski, A. Kruger, J. A. Smith, and M. L. Baeck

  3:15 PM
Introductory Remarks. Jimmie Smith, Meteoquest, Inc.

  3:30 PM
Coffee Break

  4:00 PM
Multiresolution Tiling for Interactive Viewing of Large Datasets
K. Palaniappan, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO; and J. B. Fraser

1:30 PM-4:30 PM: Wednesday, 17 January 2001


10
Weather Risk and Derivatives (Parallel with Sessions 11 & 12)
Sponsor: 12th Symposium on Global Change Studies and Climate Variations
Organizer: Bob Dischel, Consultant Meteorologist

Papers:
  1:30 PM
Advancements in meteorological issues for the weather risk market.
Bob Dischel, Consultant Meteorologist, New York, NY

  2:00 PM
Advances in climate data collection, processing and distribution
Michael Crowe, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and T. R. Karl

  2:30 PM
Forecasts of weather probabilities
R. E. Livezey, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/CPC, Camp Springs, MD

  3:00 PM
Seasonal Forecasts for Use in Weather Risk Management
Ants Leetmaa, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/CPC, Camp Springs, MD

  3:30 PM
European climate data and forecasting
Harry A. F. Otten, Meteo Consult, Wageningen, Netherlands

 
10.6
Weather and Risk Management

  4:30 PM
Coffee Break

1:30 PM-4:45 PM: Wednesday, 17 January 2001


5
Testing and Simulation of Observing Systems: Part 1
Sponsor: Fifth Symposium on Integrated Observing Systems
Organizer: Randolph H. Ware, UCAR

Papers:
  1:30 PM
5.1
SuomiNet: A report from a beta site—Millersville University
Richard D. Clark, Millersville University, Millersville, PA; and C. K. Scharnberger and S. Yalda

  1:45 PM
5.2
University 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 PM
5.3
200 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 PM
5.4
The 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

  2:30 PM
5.5
Impact 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 PM
5.6
GPS sensed small scale water vapor variability in the Southern Great Planes
John J. Braun, UCAR, Boulder, CO; and C. Rocken

  3:00 PM
5.7
Using 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

  3:15 PM
5.8
Data 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

  3:30 PM
5.9
Observing 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

  3:45 PM
Global wind observational requirements and the hybrid observing system approach
G. David Emmitt, Simpson Weather Associates, Charlottesville, VA

  4:00 PM
Earth-emitted Irradiance at Triana
G. Louis Smith, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and NASA/LARC, Hampton, VA

  4:15 PM
Observing networks for ENSO prediction: Experiments with a simplified model
Rebecca E. Morss, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and D. S. Battisti

 
5.4A
Building SuomiNet on Unidata's Internet Data Distribution (IDD) System

  4:45 PM
Coffee Break

1:30 PM-5:00 PM: Wednesday, 17 January 2001


11
Climate Forcing (Parallel with Sessions 10 & 12)
Sponsor: 12th Symposium on Global Change Studies and Climate Variations
Organizer: Bruce Baker, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC

Papers:
  1:30 PM
Top of Atmosphere Radiant Fluxes and Climate Classification
Anne C. Wilber, AS&M, Hampton, VA; and G. L. Smith and P. W. Stackhouse Jr.

  1:45 PM
Interannual Variance of Earth Radiation
Kathryn A. Bush, SAIC, Hampton, VA; and G. L. Smith and T. D. Bess

  2:00 PM
An apparent multi-decadal trend in shortwave cloud forcing over the tropical Pacific
Richard C. J. Somerville, SIO/University of California, La Jolla, CA; and G. L. Potter, M. Kanamitsu, J. J. Hnilo, and J. Woolen

  2:15 PM
Simulation of radiative transfer through broken cloud fields using a stochastic approach
Dana E. Lane, SIO/Univ. of California, San Diego, CA; and R. C. J. Somerville and S. F. Iacobellis

  2:30 PM
Cloud and surface radiative properties over the Antarctic Plateau from AVHRR data
Dan Lubin, SIO/Univ. Of California, La Jolla, CA; and J. Berque and R. C. J. Somerville

  2:45 PM
  3:00 PM
Tropical cloud radiative forcing and the tropical Hadley/Walker circulation: a simple model
Baijun Tian, SIO/Univ. of California, La Jolla, CA; and V. Ramanathan

  3:15 PM
Aerosol Radiative Forcing Observed from Natural and Anthropogenic Sources
Andrew M. Vogelmann, SIO/Univ. Of California, La Jolla, CA; and V. Ramanathan

  3:30 PM
Changes in cirrus cloudiness and their relationship to contrails
Patrick Minnis, NASA Langley Research Center, Hampton, VA; and J. K. Ayers, R. Palikondra, D. R. Doelling, U. Schumann, and K. Gierens

  3:45 PM
The Effects of Amazonian Deforestation on Regional and Global Climate
David Werth, Rutger University, New Brunswick, NJ; and R. Avissar

  4:00 PM
Influence of Phytoplankton on Climate
Karen M. Shell, SIO/University of California, La Jolla, CA; and R. Frouin, S. F. Iacobellis, and R. C. J. Somerville

  4:15 PM
North Pacific Sea Ice and its Associated Atmospheric Variability
Uma S. Bhatt, Univ. of Alaska, Fairbanks, AK; and S. Häkkinen

  4:30 PM
Coffee Break

1:30 PM-5:15 PM: Wednesday, 17 January 2001


7
Distributed Data Access: Part II (Parallel with Sessions 8 & 9)
Sponsor: 17th International Conference on Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology
Organizer: Richard K. Thigpen, NOAA/NWS

Papers:
  1:30 PM
7.2
  1:45 PM
7.3
NOAAPort Present and Future
Chuck Piercy, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD

  2:00 PM
7.4
NOAAPort Broadcast Technical Update
Leroy Klet, Litton/PRC, McLean, VA

  2:15 PM
7.5
Radar Products Central Collection/Distribution Service
Michael G. Carelli, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD

  2:30 PM
7.6
  2:45 PM
7.7
EMWIN system description and future plans
Santos Rodriguez Jr., NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD

  3:00 PM
7.8
NOAA Weather Wire System
Doug Walls, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD

  3:15 PM
7.9
NWS communications identifiers, heading for the future!
Fredrick R. Branski, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD

  3:30 PM
The Overview of the NOAA Weather Radio System
Ken Putkovich, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD

  3:45 PM
Technology to Serve the Deaf via NOAA Weather Radio
Mike Campbell, NOAA/NWS, Flagstaff, AZ

  4:00 PM
Upcoming changes to NCEP numerical forecast products
John H. Ward, NOAA/NWS/NCEP, Camp Springs, MD

  4:15 PM
Introductory Remarks. Richard Thigpen, NOAA/NWS

  4:30 PM
Coffee Break

  5:00 PM
An Overview of the NWS Telecommunication Gateway
James Fenix, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD

3:00 PM-3:00 PM: Wednesday, 17 January 2001


Coffee Break

3:00 PM-3:30 PM: Wednesday, 17 January 2001


Coffee Break

3:15 PM-3:15 PM: Wednesday, 17 January 2001


Exhibit Hall Tour

3:30 PM-4:30 PM: Wednesday, 17 January 2001


13
Seasonal Prediction (Parallel with Sessions 11 & 14)
Sponsor: 12th Symposium on Global Change Studies and Climate Variations
Organizer: Chester F. Ropelewski, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia Univ.

Papers:
  3:30 PM
Dynamical seasonal prediction including the effects of land surface anomalies
Paul A. Dirmeyer, COLA, Calverton, MD; and J. Shukla, C. A. Schlosser, and L. Tan

  3:45 PM
Seasonal predictability of African summer rainfall
Wassila Mamadou Thiaw, NOAA/NCEP, Camp Springs, MD

  4:00 PM
Are extratropical seasonal anomalies more predictable during El Niño than La Niña ?
Prashant D. Sardeshmukh, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado and NOAA/ERL/CDC, Boulder, CO; and G. P. Compo and C. Penland

  4:15 PM
Verification of Hindcasts Made by the Astronomical Climatic Prediction
John C. Freeman, Weather Research Center, Houston, TX; and J. F. Hasling

3:30 PM-5:00 PM: Wednesday, 17 January 2001


7
Tropospheric Modeling-Coupling Meteorology to Chemistry
Sponsor: A Millennium Symposium on Atmospheric Chemistry: Past, Present, and Future of Atmospheric Chemistry
Organizer: Kenneth Pickering, Univ. of Maryland

Papers:
  3:30 PM
7.1
Tropopause Folds and Subsequent Mixing of Ozone over the Northwestern United States during the Spring of 2000
Jerome D. Fast, PNNL, Richland, WA; and J. C. Torcolini and K. J. Allwine

  3:45 PM
7.2
The High-Resolution Aerosols and Sulfur Dioxide Experiment, HASE. A Space-Based Probe for Tropospheric Aerosol Chemistry
Vernon R. Morris, Center for the Study of Terrestrial and Extraterrestrial Atmospheres, Washington, DC; and E. Joseph

  4:00 PM
7.3
Preliminary Analysis of Gulf Coast Moisture and Aerosols
Paul J. Croft, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS; and R. Guyton

  4:15 PM
7.4
High-Resolution Real-time Ozone Forecasts for the August–September Texas AQS-2000 (Houston) Field Study: Forecast Process and Preliminary Evaluation
John N. McHenry, North Carolina Supercomputing Center, Research Triangle Park, NC; and C. J. Coats, B. Cameron, J. Vukovich, A. Trayanov, and T. Smith

  4:45 PM
7.6
The influence of cut-off lows on Sulfate Burden over the North Atlanic during March and April, 1987
Carmen M. Benkovitz, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY; and M. A. Miller, S. E. Schwartz, and O. U. Kwon


8
Rainfall, Water Vapor and Precipitable Water
Sponsor: 11th Symposium on Meteorological Observations and Instrumentation
Organizer: Donald E. Lehrman, Technology & Business Systems

Papers:
  3:30 PM
8.1
Tropical rainfall estimates from Doppler Radar at Newport/Morehead City NC
Carin G. Goodall-Gosnell, NOAA/NWS, Newport, NC

  3:45 PM
8.2
Validation and Intercomparison of Satellite Rainfall Estimation Algorithms over the Continental United States
Jeffrey R. McCollum, NOAA/NESDIS/ORA, Camp Springs, MD; and W. F. Krajewski, R. R. Ferraro, and M. B. Ba

  4:15 PM
8.4
Atmospheric Profiles Derived From GPS Occulation
Yuei-An Liou, National Central University, Chung-Li, Taiwan; and C. Y. Huang

  4:30 PM
8.5
Improved Water Vapor Retrieval Algorithm for the SAGE III Experiment
Er-Woon Chiou, SAIC, Hampton, VA; and W. P. Chu and L. W. Thomason

  4:45 PM
8.6
Initial evaluation of profiles of temperature, water vapor and cloud liquid water from a new microwave radiometer
James C. Liljegren, ANL, Argonne, IL; and B. M. Lesht, S. Kato, and E. E. Clothiaux


14
Observed Variability and Change: Surface Part I (Parallel with Sessions 11 & 13)
Sponsor: 12th Symposium on Global Change Studies and Climate Variations
Organizer: David Robinson, Rutgers Univ.

Papers:
  3:30 PM
Planetary circulation and Canadian temperature trends
Xuebin Zhang, MSC, Downsview, ON, Canada; and J. Sheng and W. D. Hogg

  3:45 PM
The Influence of the Atmospheric Circulation on Diurnal Temperature Range Trends
Imke Durre, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; and J. M. Wallace

  4:00 PM
An Assessment of the Magnitude of Urban Heat Islands
Thomas C. Peterson, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC

  4:15 PM
Assessing the spatial representativeness of air temperature records
Michael J. Janis, Southeast Regional Climate Center, Columbia, SC

  4:30 PM
A Further Examination of Regional Temperature Trends in Atlantic Canada
Karen M. Sutherland, MSC/EC, Dartmouth, NS, Canada; and G. S. Lines

3:30 PM-5:30 PM: Wednesday, 17 January 2001


Joint Session 3
Continued: Hurricane Mitch: Perspectives on a Natural Disaster (Invited Session)
Sponsors: (Joint between the Climate Variability, the Oceans, and Societal Impacts; and the Precipitation Extremes: Prediction, Impacts, and Responses )
Organizer: Kerry Emanuel, MIT

Papers:
  3:30 PM
Forecasting Difficulties during Hurricane Mitch
Lixion A. Avila, NOAA/NHC, Miami, FL

  4:00 PM
Hurricane Mitch's effect on Honduras
Hector Flores, Director of the Honduran Hydrometeorological Service, Honduras

 
J3.7
The problems of disaster preparedness and relief in Central America

  4:31 PM
The reconstruction effort in Honduras
Curt Barrett, Manager of the U.S. DOC Mitch Re-construction effort, Silver Spring, MD

  5:01 PM
Trends in Hurricane Vulnerability in Latin America and the Caribbean
Roger A. Pielke Jr., NCAR, Boulder, CO; and J. Rubiera


4
Review of recent hygroscopic seeding experiments and evaluation methods for seeding experiments
Sponsor: 15th Conference on Planned and Inadvertent Weather Modification
Organizer: Fernando Garcia-Garcia, Centro de Ciencias de la Atmosfera-UNAM

Papers:
  3:45 PM
4.2
Chalermprakiat Royal Rain-making Research Project
Warawut Khantiyanan, Bureau of Royal Rainmaking and Agricultural Aviation, Bangkok, Thailand; and W. Sukarnjanaset and N. Tantiplubthong

  4:00 PM
4.3
Results of the Thailand Warm Cloud Hygroscopic Particle Seeding Experiment
Bernard A. Silverman, Englewood, CO; and W. Sukarnjanaset

  4:15 PM
4.4
Overview and results from the Mexican hygroscopic seeding experiment
Roelof T. Bruintjes, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and D. W. Breed, V. Salazar, M. Dixon, T. Kane, B. G. Foote, and B. G. Brown

  4:30 PM
4.5
Statistical evaluation of a cloud seeding experiment in coahuila, mexico
Tressa L. Fowler, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and B. G. Brown and R. T. Bruintjes

  4:45 PM
4.6
Testing of Hygroscopic Flares for Particle Size Generation
Gregory L. Kok, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and R. T. Bruintjes

  5:00 PM
4.7
Report on WMO Workshop on Hygroscopic Seeding and Future Plans
Roelof T. Bruintjes, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and B. G. Foote

  5:15 PM
4.8
General Discussion

4:15 PM-4:15 PM: Wednesday, 17 January 2001


Sessions end for the day

4:30 PM-4:30 PM: Wednesday, 17 January 2001


Sessions end for the day

5:00 PM-5:00 PM: Wednesday, 17 January 2001


Sessions end for the day


Sessions end for the day
Sponsor: Climate Variability, the Oceans, and Societal Impacts

6:00 PM-6:00 PM: Wednesday, 17 January 2001


Reception (Cash Bar)


Reception (Cash Bar)

6:30 PM-6:30 PM: Wednesday, 17 January 2001


Group Dinner (To be arranged)

7:30 PM-7:30 PM: Wednesday, 17 January 2001


AMS Annual Awards Banquet

7:30 PM-9:00 PM: Wednesday, 17 January 2001


AMS Annual Awards Banquet

Thursday, 18 January 2001

12:00 AM-12:00 AM: Thursday, 18 January 2001


1
THUR 18 JAN

7:00 AM-7:00 AM: Thursday, 18 January 2001


Thur 18 Jan

8:00 AM-10:00 AM: Thursday, 18 January 2001


9
Radar Wind Profilers
Sponsors: (Joint between the 11th Symposium on Meteorological Observations and Instrumentation; and the The Wastebasket )
Organizer: Allen B. White, Environmental Technology Laboratory

Papers:
  8:00 AM
9.1
Tornadoes with Hurricane Floyd— A WSR-88D Algorithm Study
Nicholas M. Petro, NOAA/NWSFO, Newport, NC

  8:30 AM
9.3
  8:45 AM
9.4
Networking of European wind profilers (CWINDE)—Quality evaluation techniques
Tim Oakley, UK Met Office, Bracknell, Berks., United Kingdom; and J. Nash, N. Latham, D. Lyth, and M. Turp

  9:00 AM
9.5
Observations of the boundary layer with MAPR and supporting instruments during VTMX
Stephen A. Cohn, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and W. O. J. Brown and D. Parsons

  9:15 AM
9.6
Wind Profiling Radar Signal Processing Methodology Comparison
Edward D. Creegan, U.S. Army Research Laboratory, White Sands Missile Range, NM; and A. Gutierrez

  9:30 AM
9.7
NOAA advanced signal processing system for radar wind profilers
Daniel E. Wolfe, NOAA/ETL, Boulder, CO; and B. L. Weber, T. L. Wilfong, D. C. Welsh, D. B. Wuertz, and D. A. Merritt

  9:45 AM
9.8
Boundary-layer studies with an S-band radar
James R. Jordan, NOAA/ERL/ETL, Boulder, CO; and A. B. White

8:00 AM-11:30 AM: Thursday, 18 January 2001


7
Hurricane Landfall Precipitation—Overviews, Our Problems, and Capabilities (Invited Session)
Sponsor: Precipitation Extremes: Prediction, Impacts, and Responses
Organizer: Robert F. Abbey, ONR

Papers:
  8:00 AM
7.1
Overview of the Hurrican Landfall Rainfall Problem
Gary M. Barnes, Unversity of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI

  9:00 AM
7.3
  9:30 AM
7.4
Space-Based Rainfall Capabilities in Hurricanes Offshore and Inland
Roderick A. Scofield, NOAA/NESDIS/ORA, Camp Springs, MD; and M. DeMaria and R. M. del Alfaro

  10:30 AM
7.6
Societal Impacts of Hurricane Precipitation
Roger A. Pielke, Jr., NCAR, Boulder, CO

  11:00 AM
Coffee Break

8:00 AM-12:00 PM: Thursday, 18 January 2001


5
Decadal Variability and the Oceanic Carbon Cycle
Sponsor: Climate Variability, the Oceans, and Societal Impacts
Organizer: Lisa Dilling, NOAA/OGP

Papers:
  8:00 AM
5.1
Anatomy of North Pacific Decadal Variability
Niklas Schneider, SIO/Univ. of California, La Jolla, CA; and A. J. Miller and D. W. Pierce

  8:15 AM
5.2
The influence of ENSO on the global oceans: a review of "the Atmospheric Bridge"
Michael A. Alexander, NOAA/ERL/CDC, Boulder, CO; and I. Blade, G. Lau, M. Newman, J. Lanzante, and J. Scott

  8:30 AM
5.3
The North Atlantic Oscillation: A Climate Phenomena with Significant Impacts on Society
Martin Visbeck, Columbia Univ., Palisades, NY; and H. Cullen and J. Cherry

  9:30 AM
5.5
Mechanisms of tropical Atlantic decadal Climate Decadal variability
Yochanan Kushnir, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University, Palisades, NY; and R. Seager and J. Chiang

  9:45 AM
5.6
  10:00 AM
5.7
Response of Ocean Biology to Future Climate Change
Jorge Sarmiento, Princeton Univ., Princeton, NJ; and R. Barber, L. Bopp, S. Doney, A. C. Hirst, J. Kleypas, R. Matear, U. Mikolajewicz, P. Monfray, J. Orr, S. Spall, R. Slater, and R. Stouffer

  10:30 AM
5.8
Atmospheric Constraints on the Uptake of Carbon Dioxide by the Oceans and Land Biota
Ralph F. Keeling, SIO/Univ. of California, La Jolla, CA; and C. D. Keeling and A. C. Manning

  11:00 AM
5.9
Assessing California streamflow under present day and a 2040 to 2049 climate change scenario
N. L. Miller, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab., Berkeley, CA; and W. J. Gutowski, E. Strem, Z. Pan, J. Kim, R. W. Arritt, E. S. Takle, O. B. Christensen, J. H. Christensen, and R. K. Hartman

  11:30 AM
Coffee Break

8:00 AM-3:00 PM: Thursday, 18 January 2001


10
Internet/Web Applications (Parallel with Sessions 11 & 12)
Sponsor: 17th International Conference on Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology
Organizer: Donald Mock, NOAA/CDC

Papers:
  8:00 AM
Using Java Servlets and Java Server Pages to Distribute Climate Data
Roland H. Schweitzer, NOAA/CDC and CIRES/Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO

  8:15 AM
Interactive Graphics Toolkit for Java Applications and Web Applets
Donald W. Denbo, JISAO/University of Washington and NOAA/PMEL, Seattle, WA

  8:30 AM
EPIC Web Browser: On-line Access to Large Oceanographic and Meteorological In-situ Data Sets
Willa H. Zhu, JISAO/Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA; and D. W. Denbo and N. N. Soreide

  8:45 AM
The Live Access Server and DODS: Web visualization and data fusion for distributed holdings
Steven C. Hankin, NOAA/PMEL, Seattle, WA; and J. Callahan and J. Sirott

  9:00 AM
Inside the Live Access Server
Joseph Sirott, NOAA/PMEL and JISAO/Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA; and J. Callahan and S. Hankin

  9:15 AM
GrADS and DODS
Joseph Wielgosz, COLA, Calverton, MD; and B. E. Doty, J. Gallagher, and D. Holloway

  9:30 AM
A Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) approach to climate data delivery
Julia A. Collins, NOAA/OAR/CDC, Boulder, CO

  9:45 AM
Design of Modular XML documents
Thomas B. Passin, Mitretek Systems, Inc., McLean, VA

  10:00 AM
  10:15 AM
Visualization of Meteorological and Related Data Using Plug-ins Based on TeX Technology
Michael Vulis, City College of New York, New York, NY; and S. A. Austin

  10:30 AM
CWxMAP—Customer-Driven Interactive METOC Charts via The WWW
Earl V. Ravid, FNMOC, Monterey, CA; and K. Saylor and K. W. Stroh

  10:45 AM
Network-based Visualization Using the Distributed Image SpreadSheet (DISS)
K. Palaniappan, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO; and A. F. Hasler, J. Fraser, and M. Manyin

  11:00 AM
Introduction to topic maps
Thomas B. Passin, Mitretek Systems, Inc., McLean, VA

  11:15 AM
Custom analysis of web server logs
Thomas B. Passin, Mitretek Systems, Inc., McLean, VA

  11:30 AM
Exploiting the Internet to Automate the Execution of Mesoscale Models
Stephen F. Kirby, U.S. Army Research Lab, White Sands Missile Range, NM; and Y. Yee, P. Haines, T. Henmi, and B. A. Malloy

  11:45 AM
Recent Training and Results from the Virtual Institute for Satellite Integration Training
Brian C. Motta, CIRA/Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO; and D. Bikos, B. Zajac, S. Bachmeier, T. Whittaker, B. Grant, J. LaDue, A. Mostek, P. Wolf, J. Weaver, and R. Zehr

  12:00 PM
User Support and Operations Support Move to the Web
Ellen B. Brown, NOAA/NESDIS, Suitland, MD; and E. V. Tabor and R. Kelley

  12:15 PM
The Transition from an Information-Support System to a Decision-Support System for Public-Safety Agencies
Dale A. Morris, Oklahoma Climatological Survey/University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and K. A. Kloesel

  12:30 PM
TRMM Homepage for real-time data
Tetsuo Nakazawa, MRI, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan; and M. Kachi

  12:45 PM
Introductory Remarks. Donald Mock, NOAA/ERL/CDC

  1:00 PM
Coffee Break

  1:30 PM
Lunch Break

  2:45 PM
Community Software Design: The Unidata Java-Based MetApps Project
Don Murray, UCAR, Boulder, CO; and C. Murphy

8:15 AM-2:15 PM: Thursday, 18 January 2001


Joint Session 1
Global Climatology of Aerosols (Joint with the Millennium Symposium on Atmospheric Chemistry and the 12th Symposium on Global Change and Climate Variations)
Sponsors: (Joint between the A Millennium Symposium on Atmospheric Chemistry: Past, Present, and Future of Atmospheric Chemistry; and the 12th Symposium on Global Change Studies and Climate Variations )
Organizer: Donald J. Wuebbles, Univ. of Illinois

Papers:
  8:15 AM
The GOCART Model Study of Aerosol Composition and Radiative Forcing
Mian Chin, Georgia Tech, Atlanta, GA and NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and P. Ginoux, B. Holben, M. D. Chou, S. Kinne, and C. Weaver

  8:30 AM
Satellite Aerosol Climatology Using AVHRR Channel 1 and 2 Radiances: An Update of the GACP Algorithm
Igor V. Geogdzhayev, Columbia University and NASA/GISS, New York, NY; and M. I. Mishchenko and W. B. Rossow

  9:00 AM
Global Climatology of Aerosol Optical Thickness and Size for the Period of NOAA-9 Observations
Michael I. Mishchenko, NASA/GISS, New York, NY; and I. V. Geogdzhayev

 
J1.5
Discriminating dust and clouds using AVHRR data

  9:15 AM
Variability of Aerosol Properties as Determined by Long-term Surface Observations
David J. Delene, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and J. A. Ogren

  9:30 AM
Determination of an Asian dust radiative signature over the North Pacific Ocean and Hawaii from surface and satellite observations in UV and visible wavelengths
Ana Lía Quijano, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and I. N. Sokolik, B. A. Bodhaine, E. G. Dutton, J. A. Ogren, and B. J. Huebert

  9:45 AM
Characterizing the radiative effects of smoke from large scale vegetation fire events using radiometric surface observations, satellite retrievals and trajectory modeling
Paul W. Stackhouse Jr., NASA/LRC, Hampton, VA; and S. J. Cox, M. Chiacchio, B. A. Baum, R. B. Pierce, and V. L. Harvey

  10:00 AM
  10:15 AM
A Summary and Comparison of Aerosol Properties Measured during Recent International Field Campaigns (ACE 1, ACE 2, TARFOX, and INDOEX)
Patricia K. Quinn, NOAA/ERL/PMEL, Seattle, WA; and T. S. Bates, D. J. Coffman, D. S. Covert, P. Sheridan, J. Livingston, and P. Durkee

  10:30 AM
Possible effects of aerosol-induced ice clouds
Ulrike Lohmann, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada

  10:45 AM
Characterization of the optical properties of irregular mineral dust aggregates combining individual particle analysis and modeling
Olga V. Kalashnikova, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and I. N. Sokolik and J. R. Anderson

  11:00 AM
Derivation of surface and TOA direct radiative forcing due to boreal forest fires using satellite retrievals and surface observations
Stephen J. Cox, AS&M, Hampton, VA; and P. W. Stackhouse Jr., B. A. Baum, and M. Chiacchio

  11:15 AM
INDOEX Aerosol Optical Depths and Radiative Forcing Derived from AVHRR
W. R. Tahnk, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR; and J. A. Coakley Jr.

  11:30 AM
Limits to the Aerosol Indirect Radiative Forcing Derived from Observations of Ship Tracks
James A. Coakley Jr., Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR; and C. D. Walsh

  11:45 AM
A COMPARISON OF SURFACE OBSERVATIONS AND ECHAM4-GCM EXPERIMENTS AND ITS RELEVANCE TO THE INDIRECT AEROSOL EFFECT
Beate G. Liepert, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University, Palisades, NY

 
J1.17
Role of Sulfate Aerosols in Modifying the Regional Climate through Cloud-Mediated Radiative Forcing

  12:00 PM
Changes in the vertical temperature structure associated with carbonaceous aerosols
Yang Zhang, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; and J. E. Penner, C. C. Chuang, B. D. Santer, and K. Taylor

  12:15 PM
Coffee Break

  12:16 PM
Lunch Break

  1:46 PM
Exhibit Hours 10:00 a.m.–1:30 p.m.

8:15 AM-2:59 PM: Thursday, 18 January 2001


15
Interannual Variability: II
Sponsor: 12th Symposium on Global Change Studies and Climate Variations
Organizer: Matthew A. Barlow, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia Univ.

Papers:
  8:15 AM
The spatial and temporal signatures of low-frequency Pacific variability
Mathew A. Barlow, Columbia University, Palisades, NY

  8:45 AM
Western U.S. Inversions and the link to Pacific Climate Variability
Kelly T. Redmond, DRI, Reno, NV; and D. R. Cayan

  9:00 AM
Implications for the next decade of different views of the Pacific Decadal Oscillation
Robert E. Livezey, Climate Services Division/OCWWS/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and T. M. Smith

  9:15 AM
A Indo-Pacific SST teleconnection pattern during ENSO
Jin-Yi Yu, University of California, Los Angeles, CA; and C. R. Mechoso

  9:30 AM
The evolution of tropical and extratropical precipitation during ENSO events
W. R. Scott Curtis III, JCET/Univ. of Maryland Baltimore County, Greenbelt, MD; and R. F. Adler

 
15.7
Simulating Historical Precipitation Variability Associated With ENSO

  10:00 AM
Variety of El Nino and La Nina in the 2oth Century
Chung-Chieng A. Lai, LANL, Los Alamos, NM; and Z. Huang

  10:15 AM
Summer drought in northern China
Hengyi-yi Weng, SAIC/General Sciences Co., Greenbelt, MD; and K. -. M. Lau

  10:30 AM
Sensitivity of tropical climate to SST forcing
Hui Su, University of California, Los Angeles, CA; and J. D. Neelin and C. Chou

  10:45 AM
The climate diagnostics of Asian summer monsoon
P.L.S. Rao, IBM India Research Laboratory, New Delhi, India

  11:15 AM
On intergyre dynamic communication
Huijun Yang, University of South Florida, St. Petersburg, FL

  11:30 AM
Arctic oscillation and variations in wintertime jetstreams
Julian X. L. Wang, NOAA/OAR/ARL, Silver Spring, MD

  11:45 AM
A non-linear response of the Antarctic Oscillation to stratospheric ozone depletion
David M. H. Sexton, UK Met Office, Bracknell, Berks., United Kingdom

  12:00 PM
  12:15 PM
The Arctic Frontal Zone as Seen in the NCEP/NCAR Reanalysis
Mark C. Serreze, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and A. H. Lynch and M. P. Clark

  12:30 PM
Natural and Anthropogenic Climate Variations in the Arctic
John W. Weatherly, U.S. Army Cold Regions Research and Engineering Lab, Hanover, NH; and C. Bitz

  12:45 PM
Coffee Break

  1:15 PM
Lunch Break

8:30 AM-10:00 AM: Thursday, 18 January 2001


5
Physical evidence on the effects of weather modification programs including area and hydrology aspects, pollution effects on cloud microphysical parameters and processes
Sponsor: 15th Conference on Planned and Inadvertent Weather Modification
Organizer: Melanie Wetzel, DRI/Univ. of Nevada

Papers:
  8:30 AM
5.1
Aircraft Documentation of Microphysical Seeding Signatures in Argentine Clouds
William L. Woodley, Woodley Weather Consultants, Littleton, CO; and D. Rosenfeld and T. W. Krauss

  8:45 AM
5.2
Satellite observations of the microstructure of natural and seeded severe hailstorms in Argentina and Alberta
Daniel Rosenfeld, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel; and W. L. Woodley and T. W. Krauss

  9:00 AM
5.3
  9:30 AM
5.5
Hydrologic and other issues related to operational cloud seeding programs
David N. Yates, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and R. T. Bruintjes and P. Restrepo

  9:45 AM
5.6
General Discussion

8:30 AM-11:30 AM: Thursday, 18 January 2001


6
Testing and Simulation of Observing Systems: Part 2
Sponsor: Fifth Symposium on Integrated Observing Systems
Organizer: Rebecca Morss, NCAR

Papers:
  8:30 AM
6.1
Field 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 AM
6.2
Development and implementation of Texas Tech field observation systems
Mark R. Conder, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX; and A. L. Doggett IV, R. E. Peterson, G. D. Skwira, and S. W. Weinbck

  9:00 AM
6.3
Integrated 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 AM
6.4
Research utilization of a Mobile Integrated Profiling System
Kevin R. Knupp, University of Alabama, Huntsville, AL

  9:30 AM
6.5
An 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 AM
6.6
Development and implementation of an automated system for analysis of mesoscale phenomena
Stephen Saleeby, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC

  10:00 AM
6.7
A 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

  10:15 AM
6.8
An evaluation of missing point precipitation estimation techniques
Scott D. Dummer, NOAA/NWSFO, St. Charles, MO

  10:30 AM
6.9
Low Elevation GPS Slant Observations
Christian Rocken, UCAR, Boulder, CO; and S. Sokolovskiy, T. Lowry, and R. Ware

  10:45 AM
Stratospheric Balloon Constellations for Earth Science and Meteorology
Kerry T. Nock, Global Aerospace Corporation, Altadena, CA; and M. K. Heun and K. M. Aaron

  11:00 AM
Coffee Break

  11:29 AM
Exhibit Hours 10:00AM–1:30PM

9:00 AM-10:00 AM: Thursday, 18 January 2001


11
Coastal Data Management (Parallel with Session 10)
Sponsor: 17th International Conference on Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology
Organizers: Fred Klein, Mitretek Systems; John Ellis, NRL

Papers:
  9:00 AM
The New National Coastal Data Development Center
Richard Barazotto, NOAA/NOS, Silver Spring, MD; and F. Klein

  9:15 AM
  9:30 AM
Supporting the Data Needs of the Coastal Community II—Hurricane Floyd Post-Event
Sharon LeDuc, U.S. EPA and NOAA/ARL, Research Triangle Park, NC

  9:45 AM
NCDDC Prototype Interoperability Architecture
John W. Ellis, NRL, Stennis Space Center, MS

9:00 AM-11:15 AM: Thursday, 18 January 2001


3
FLOATING BUOYS AND FLYING LABORATORIES
Sponsor: Fourth Conference of Atmospheric Science Librarians International

Papers:
  9:30 AM
3.2
HURRICANE HUNTING: THE CONTINUING NEED FOR AIRBORNE WEATHER RECONNAISSANCE (Invited Presentation)
Richard Woodford, Senior Research Analyst, AFMC/DR/Office of Aerospace Studies, Kirtland AFB, NM

  10:00 AM
3.3
A BRIEF OVERVIEW OF THE NOAA FIELD RESEARCH DIVISION (Invited Presentation)
Kirk L. Clawson, Research Meteorologist & Deputy Division Director, NOAA/ARL/Field Research Division, Idaho Falls, ID

  10:30 AM
3.4
  11:00 AM
Coffee Break

9:00 AM-11:44 AM: Thursday, 18 January 2001


16
Observed Variability and Change: Surface Part II (Parallel with Session 15 & Joint Session J1)
Sponsor: 12th Symposium on Global Change Studies and Climate Variations
Organizer: Jay H. Lawrimore, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC

Papers:
  9:00 AM
Global warming and the surface air temperature trend in polar regions
Petr Chylek, NOAA/ERL/ARL and Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada; and G. Lesins, E. C. Weatherhead, and J. DeLuisi

  9:30 AM
Decade-Scale Precipitation and Streamflow Variations in the Kansas-Nebraska Region
J. Garbrecht, USDA/ARS, El Reno, OK; and F. Rossel and J. Schneider

  9:45 AM
Trends in Global Monsoon Circulations: Evidence for a Diminished Hydrological Cycle?
Thomas N. Chase, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and J. A. Knaff and R. A. Pielke Sr.

 
16.5
Global Warming, Precipitation trends and the Hydrologic Cycle: An Assessment

  10:01 AM
Variability and Trends in the Hydro-Climatology of the Major Eurasian Arctic Drainages
Andrew J. Etringer, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and M. C. Serreze, M. P. Clark, R. G. Barry, and D. H. Bromwich

  10:16 AM
Tropical cyclone precipitation and dry spell mitigation
Byron E. Gleason, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and D. R. Easterling

  10:31 AM
Vegetation and Drought Monitoring of the Mongolia using Satellate and Meteorological data
Bayarjargal U. Yunden, Jacob Blaustein International Desert Research Institute, Sede Boqer, Midrashat, Negev, Israel

  10:46 AM
The Contrast of Structure and Analysis of Cause for China¡¯s Temperature Fields in Two Periods During The Last 100 Years
Zhihong Jiang, Nanjing Institute of Meteorology, Nanjing, Jiangsu, China; and Q. Tu

  11:01 AM
Research on LFV of global and south-north mean temperature in last 150 years
Zhihong Jiang, Nanjing Institute of Meteorology, Nanjing, Jiangsu, China; and Q. Tu and N. Shi

  11:16 AM
Coffee Break

10:00 AM-10:00 AM: Thursday, 18 January 2001


Coffee Break

10:00 AM-10:30 AM: Thursday, 18 January 2001


Coffee Break

10:00 AM-1:30 PM: Thursday, 18 January 2001


Exhibit Hours

10:30 AM-11:44 AM: Thursday, 18 January 2001


6
Application of numerical models to weather modification topics
Sponsor: 15th Conference on Planned and Inadvertent Weather Modification
Organizer: Roelof Bruintjes, NCAR

Papers:
  10:30 AM
6.1
Application of a one-dimensional cloud and hail model to forecast maximum hailstone diameter for Mendoza, Argentina
Julian C. Brimelow, Weather Modification Inc., Red Deer, AB, Canada; and T. W. Krauss

  11:00 AM
6.3
 
6.4
Inadvertent modification of coastal cloudiness associated with surface temperature changes

  11:16 AM
6.6
The use of statistics in weather experiments (Invited Presentation)
K. Ruben Gabriel, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY

  11:31 AM
The Impact of Changing the Mean Hail Diameter on Simulated Supercell Storms
Susan C. van den Heever, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO; and W. R. Cotton

10:30 AM-12:00 PM: Thursday, 18 January 2001


10
Satellite Measurements of Earth's Surface
Sponsor: 11th Symposium on Meteorological Observations and Instrumentation
Organizer: Matthew J. Parker, Westinghouse Savannah River Company

Papers:
  10:30 AM
Ground-Truth Surface Water and Paved Surface Temperature Measurements for DOE's MTI Satellite
Matthew J. Parker, Westinghouse Savannah River Company, Aiken, SC; and A. J. Garrett

  10:45 AM
Soil moisture measurements and their applications at the Savannah River Site
Robert L. Buckley, Savannah River Technology Center and U.S. Forest Service, Aiken, SC; and M. J. Parker and D. Shea

  11:00 AM
Vegetation and Drought Monitoring of Mongolia using Remote Sensing and Ground Data
Bayarjargal U. Yunden, Jacob Blaustein International Desert Research Institute, Sede Boqer Campus, Negev, Israel; and A. B. Tsohio II

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  11:15 AM
Development of an aerosol-robust algorithm for remotely sensed sea surface temperatures from the NOAA AVHRR
Nicholas R. Nalli, CIRA/Colorado State Univ., Ft. Collins, CO; and L. L. Stowe

  11:30 AM
Intercomparison of GOES-8 Imager and Sounder Land Surface Temperature Retrievals
Ronnie J. Suggs, Global Hydrology and Climate Center and NASA/MFSC, Huntsville, AL; and W. M. Lapenta, G. J. Jedlovec, and S. L. Haines

  11:45 AM
The Effect of Climate Regime on Satellite Estimates of Precipitation
Wesley K Berg, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO

10:30 AM-4:30 PM: Thursday, 18 January 2001


12
Data and Information Handling (Paralell with Sessions 10 & 13)
Sponsor: 17th International Conference on Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology
Organizers: Dan McMorrow, Johns Hopkins Univ.; Robert Introne, Consultant

Papers:
  10:30 AM
Product Availability Monitoring System (PAMS) Use During the AWIPS Commissioning Process
Khien Ba Nguyen, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and J. Facundo

  10:45 AM
The NOAA MODIS/Near-Real-Time System
Paul D. Haggerty, Science and Technology Corp., Suitland, MD; and K. Sprietzer, G. Legg, and R. W. Luczak

  11:00 AM
Use of the AWIPS Commissioning Homepage as a Productivity Tool
Joseph Facundo, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD

  11:15 AM
Final Update on AWIPS Commissioning/Legacy System Decommissioning
Joseph Facundo, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD

  11:45 AM
EPIC Database Management Using MySQL
Willa H. Zhu, JISAO/Univ. of Washington and NOAA/PMEL, Seattle, WA; and D. W. Denbo

  12:00 PM
An Interactive Hazard Mapping System
Zhong Liu, George Mason Univ., Fairfax, VA and NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and L. Chiu, W. Teng, G. Serafino, R. Yang, and R. Hui

  12:15 PM
A flexible system to manage and query NOAA station history information
Jeffrey D. Arnfield, NOAA/NCDC, Asheville, NC

  12:30 PM
ncBrowse: A Graphical netCDF File Browser
Donald W. Denbo, JISAO/Univ. of Washington and NOAA/PMEL, Seattle, WA

  12:45 PM
Recent Advances in Product Availability Monitoring System (PAMS)
Khien B. Nguyen, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and M. D. Buckingham

  1:00 PM
Integration of NOS and TCOON data into AWIPS Observations
Andrew R. Patrick, NOAA/NWS, Corpus Christi, TX

  1:30 PM
Recent Updates and OT&E Results for the Alphanumeric Backup Replacement System (ANBURS)
Khien B. Nguyen, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and G. E. Griffin, D. M. Glotfelty, and T. L. Ellis

  1:45 PM
Evolving data requirements for research and education
Steven R. Chiswell, UCAR, Boulder, CO

  2:00 PM
Introductory Remarks. Dan McMorrow, Johns Hopkins Univ.

  2:15 PM
Lunch Break

  3:45 PM
Coffee Break

  4:15 PM
Managing national datasets for AWIPS
Frances B. Curnow, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and J. S. Wakefield

11:15 AM-2:00 PM: Thursday, 18 January 2001


4
AIR QUALITY MODELING, FIRE WEATHER FORECASTING, AND CLIMATE MONITORING
Sponsor: Fourth Conference of Atmospheric Science Librarians International

Papers:
  11:15 AM
4.1
AIR DISPERSION MODELS AT THE U.S. EPA (Invited Presentation)
Dennis G. Atkinson, NOAA/ARL, Research Triangle Park, NC

  11:45 AM
4.2
A DEMONSTRATION OF SCRAM
Dennis G. Atkinson, NOAA/ARL/ASMD, Research Triangle Park, NC

  12:00 PM
4.3
  12:30 PM
Lunch Break

11:30 AM-11:30 AM: Thursday, 18 January 2001


Lunch Break

12:00 PM-1:30 PM: Thursday, 18 January 2001


Lunch Break


Lunch Break

1:00 PM-1:00 PM: Thursday, 18 January 2001


Oral Briefing: Poster Session P3: Extreme Precipitation Associated with Tropical Cyclones
Organizer: Frank D. Marks, NOAA/AOML/HRD

1:30 PM-2:00 PM: Thursday, 18 January 2001


7
Societal and economic effects of human-induced weather and climate impacts
Sponsor: 15th Conference on Planned and Inadvertent Weather Modification
Organizer: K. Ruben Gabriel, Univ. of Rochester

Papers:
  1:45 PM
7.2
Equity Issues in Weather Modification
Constance Uliasz, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO

1:30 PM-2:59 PM: Thursday, 18 January 2001


11
Clouds and Visibility
Sponsor: 11th Symposium on Meteorological Observations and Instrumentation
Organizer: Matthew J. Parker, Westinghouse Savannah River Company

Papers:
  1:30 PM
Cloud Mapping Using Ground-based Imagers
Gabriela Seiz, ETH, Zuerich, Switzerland; and M. Baltsavias

  1:45 PM
Tilting Ceilometers To Improve Cloud Base Height Detection in Precipitation
David M. Giles, Raytheon Information Technology and Scientific Services, Sterling, VA

 
11.3
Optimizing the Ceilometer Tilt Angle: A Case Study Analysis

  2:01 PM
Independent Assessment of the Accuracy of ASOS Visibility and Sky Cover Observations
Jeffrey S. Schleher, SAIC, Albuquerque, NM; and R. Calderwood, D. L. Craft, and J. R. Elrick

  2:16 PM
The effect of high cloud variability on ice water path characterization
Erik R. Olson, Space Science and Engineering Center/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and S. A. Ackerman and H. I. Berger

  2:31 PM
Comparison of two imager-based methods for determination of winds aloft
Mark C. Beaubien, Yankee Environmental Systems, Inc., Turners Falls, MA; and J. Freedman

  2:46 PM
Improvements to the ASOS Sky Condition Algorithm
Joseph V. Fiore Jr., Raytheon Information Technology and Scientific Services, Sterling, VA

1:30 PM-3:00 PM: Thursday, 18 January 2001


Poster Session 3
Decadal Variability and Oceanic Carbon Cycle Posters
Sponsor: Climate Variability, the Oceans, and Societal Impacts

Papers:
 
Using regression and neural networks to reconstruct winter circulation indices and precipitation in the Southwest
Tereza Cavazos, Univ. of Arizona, Tucson, AZ; and F. Ni, M. K. Hughes, G. Funkhouser, and A. C. Comrie

 
Using a 200-year simulation of a fully-coupled climate system model to investigate the role of the continental runoff flux on the global climate system
Marcia L. Branstetter, Univ. of Texas, Austin, TX; and J. S. Famiglietti, W. M. Washington, and A. P. Craig

 
Potential climate change and its effects on barley yields in Canada
Reinder de Jong, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Ottawa, ON, Canada; and K. Li

 
Modulation of ENSO-related climate variations across the Southwest U.S. by the Pacific Decadal Oscillation
C. Thornbrugh, Univ. of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM; and C. Liles, D. Kann, and D. S. Gutzler

 
Midlatitude ocean-atmosphere interaction in an idealized coupled model
Sergey V. Kravtsov, Univ. of California, Los Angeles, CA; and A. W. Robertson and M. Ghil

 
Land-atmosphere interactions over southern South America using a coupled plant and atmospheric model. Preliminary Results
Adriana Beltran, Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO; and R. A. Pielke Sr., G. Liston, J. L. Eastman, and M. B. Coughenour

 
Arctic Oscillation and its impact on US climate
Julian X. L. Wang, NOAA/ERL/ARL, Silver Spring, MD

 
Analysis of regional Indian rainfall: Interdecadal variability and connection with Indian Ocean SST
Christina Oelfke Clark, PAOS, Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and P. J. Webster

 
Elevational dependence of the ENSO precipitation signal in the SW U.S
Peter J. Fawcett, Univ. of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM; and A. Tillery and D. S. Gutzler

1:30 PM-5:15 PM: Thursday, 18 January 2001


7
Role of Observing Systems
Sponsor: Fifth Symposium on Integrated Observing Systems
Organizer: Steven A. Rutledge, Colorado State Univ.

Papers:
  1:30 PM
7.1
Suominet 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 PM
7.2
The 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 PM
7.3
Real-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 PM
7.4
On 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 PM
7.5
Use of Slant GPS to Retrieve Three Dimensional Temperature and Water Vapor
Alexander E. MacDonald, NOAA/ERL/FSL, Boulder, CO; and Y. Xie

  2:45 PM
7.6
The 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 PM
7.7
Deployment of the U.S. Climate Reference Network: FY2000 Status
Richard R. Heim Jr., NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC

  3:15 PM
7.8
Ensuring the usefulness of integrated observing systems
T. P. DeFelice, Raytheon, Sioux Falls, SD

  3:30 PM
7.9
The next generation GOES instruments: status and potential impact
James J. Gurka, NOAA/NESDIS/OSD, Suitland, MD; and G. J. Dittberner

  3:45 PM
Status of the Automated Hydrometeorological Observation Network in Nicaragua
Richard I. Crouthamel, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and J. A. McNitt and R. R. Reynolds

  4:00 PM
Concept 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

  4:15 PM
Tropical 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

  4:30 PM
The 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

  4:45 PM
Coffee Break

  5:14 PM
Exhibit Hours 3:00–6:00PM

1:30 PM-9:30 PM: Thursday, 18 January 2001


Poster Session 3
Extreme precipitation associated with Tropical Cyclones
Sponsor: Precipitation Extremes: Prediction, Impacts, and Responses

Papers:
 
Heavy precipitation events from tropical cyclone remnants in the Eastern United States
Michael P. Shuman, Plymouth State College, Plymouth, NH; and J. P. Koermer and S. D. Reynolds

 
Relationships between tropical cyclone attributes and precipitation totals: Considerations of scale
Charles E. Konrad II, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC

 
P3.3
El Nino and hurricanes produce repetitive flash flooding in coastal Alabama

 
Two slow-moving hurricanes produce vastly different rainfall patterns over the Alabama coastal area
Keith G. Blackwell, University of South Alabama, Mobile, AL; and S. K. Kimball

 
Rainfall simulation associated with Typhoon Herb (1996) near Taiwan
Chun-Chieh Wu, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan; and T. H. Yen and Y. H. Kuo

 
Interaction of Hurricane Georges (1998) with Orography on the Island of Hispaniola and Its Impacts upon Excessive Orographic Rainfall
Qingnong Xiao, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL; and X. Zou, F. D. Marks Jr., and K. Park

 
A modeling study of Hurricane Danny (1997) at landfall
Sytske K. Kimball, University of South Alabama, Mobile, AL; and K. G. Blackwell

 
Using TRMM observations to improve numerical simulations of precipitation within tropical cyclones
Giulia Panegrossi, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and A. Tassa, S. Di Michele, G. J. Tripoli, A. Mugnai, and E. A. Smith

 
Mesoscale modeling investigation of air-sea interaction over the Gulf of Mexico for a case study of Hurricane Bret
Loren D. White, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS; and R. S. Reddy and R. L. Miller

 
Impact of satellite data assimilation on precipitation associated with Orissa supercyclone of 1999
Mukul Tewari, IBM India Research Laboratory, New Delhi, India; and P. K. Patra, K. V. J. Potty, and C. M. Kishtawal

 
Prediction of extreme precipitation associated with landfalling tropical cyclones
Robert F. Abbey Jr., ONR, Arlington, VA; and L. M. Leslie, M. S. Speer, and L. Qi

 
Multi-model ensemble forecasts of heavy rain events in Australia
Elizabeth E. Ebert, BMRC, Melbourne, Vic., Australia

 
Circulation patterns and rainfall associated with the Feb–Mar 2000 Mozambique floods
Rosalyn F. MacCracken, NOAA/NWS/NCEP, Camp Springs, MD; and W. M. Thiaw

 
Evaluation of Quantitative Precipitation Forecasts from the GFDL Hurricane Model
Mark DeMaria, NOAA/NESDIS, Fort Collins, CO; and R. E. Tuleya

 
Using AMSU data to forecast precipitation from landfalling hurricanes
Stanley Q. Kidder, CIRA/Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO; and J. A. Knaff and S. J. Kusselson

 
A Self-Calibrating Blended Satellite Algorithm for Estimating Heavy Precipitation
Robert J. Kuligowski, ORA, NOAA/NESDIS, Camp Springs, MD; and M. B. Ba

 
Multi-sensor Precipitation Estimation for use by River Forecast Centers During Heavy Rainfall Events
Jay P. Breidenbach, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and M. A. Fortune, D. J. Seo, and P. Tilles

 
P3.20
Satellite estimates of tropical cyclone precipitation using TRMM, GOES, and SSM/I

 
The distribution of convective precipitation in tropical cyclones after landfall
Kristen L. Corbosiero, SUNY, Albany, NY; and J. Molinari and L. F. Bosart

 
The September 21–23, 1999 rain event in the Maritime Provinces of Canada
William G. Richards, EC, Fredericton, NB, Canada; and R. Brannen and M. Campbell

 
P3.27
Extreme Precipitation Associated with Extratropical Transition

 
Flood forecasting in Honduras
Jason P. Tuell, Litton PRC, McLean, VA; and G. N. Day, R. Lewandowski, and S. Ouzts

 
Improving public response to hurricane flooding
James B. Lushine, NOAA/NWS, Miami, FL

 
Installing Automated Weather Stations in Guatemala for Meteorology and Hydrology
Jason P. Tuell, Litton PRC, McLean, VA; and R. Lewandowski, S. Ouzts, and G. N. Day

2:00 PM-2:30 PM: Thursday, 18 January 2001


5
INFORMATION PROVIDERS
Sponsor: Fourth Conference of Atmospheric Science Librarians International

Papers:
  2:00 PM
5.1
DELIVERING INFORMATION TO RICE SCIENTISTS IN AFRICA
Florent Diouf, Assistant Head, Library and Documentation Center, West Africa Rice Development Association, Cote D'Ivoire, Ivory Coast

  2:15 PM
5.2
INFORMATION TRANSFER AND PROMOTION OF RICE RESEARCH RESULTS IN AFRICA
Florent Diouf, Assistant Head, Library and Documentation Center, West Africa Rice Development Association, Cote D'Ivoire, Ivory Coast

2:00 PM-3:00 PM: Thursday, 18 January 2001


8
Recent developments in understanding natural cloud processes and how they might be modified
Sponsor: 15th Conference on Planned and Inadvertent Weather Modification
Organizer: Roelof Bruintjes, NCAR

Papers:
  2:00 PM
8.1
Satellite-based insights into the detrimental impact of smoke and air pollution on precipitation (Invited Presentation)
Daniel Rosenfeld, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel; and W. L. Woodley

  2:30 PM
8.2
Effects of smoke produced by forest fires on warm rain processes in clouds over Mexico and Indonesia
Nohemí Hernández-Carrillo, Centro de Ciencias de la Atmósfera - Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Del. Coyoacán, México, D.F., Mexico; and V. Salazar, F. García-García, and R. T. Bruintjes

  2:45 PM
8.3
General Discussion

2:30 PM-3:30 PM: Thursday, 18 January 2001


6
PUBLISHERS AND VENDORS DISCUSS NEW PRODUCTS AND SERVICES
Sponsor: Fourth Conference of Atmospheric Science Librarians International

Papers:
  2:30 PM
6.0
Panel Discussion
Academic Press, ; and American Geophysical Union, Cambridge University Press, and Elsevier Science

  2:45 PM
6.1
AMERICAN METEOROLOGICAL SOCIETY
Keith Seitter, AMS, Boston, MA

  3:00 PM
6.2
METEOROLOGICAL & GEOASTROPHYSICAL ABSTRACTS
Lawrence F. Buckland, Editorial Manager, Meteorological & Geoastrophysical Abstracts, Inforonics, Inc., Littleton, MA

  3:15 PM
6.3
CIESIN, COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY
Joe Schumacher, GCRIO User Services, CIESIN at Columbia University, Palisades, NY

2:30 PM-5:15 PM: Thursday, 18 January 2001


8
The Future-The Need for Interdisciplinary Studies
Sponsor: A Millennium Symposium on Atmospheric Chemistry: Past, Present, and Future of Atmospheric Chemistry
Organizers: Jeffrey S. Gaffney, ANL; Nancy A. Marley, ANL

Papers:
  2:30 PM
8.1
A Dusty Past
Wallace S. Broecker, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University, Palisades, NY

  3:00 PM
8.2
The Aerosol Problem: At the Intersection of Chemistry, Dynamics, Radiation and Climate
V. Ramanathan, Center for Clouds, Chemistry, and Climate, San Diego, CA; and P. J. Crutzen and J. Lelieveld

  3:30 PM
8.3
Interactive Nature of Biosphere Processes, Atmospheric Chemistry and Climate: Methane, a Case Study
Donald J. Wuebbles, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL; and V. Naik, K. Hayhoe, and A. K. Jain

  4:30 PM
8.5
Concluding Remarks

  4:45 PM
Coffee Break (Exhibit Hours 3:00–6:00 p.m.)

3:00 PM-3:30 PM: Thursday, 18 January 2001


Coffee Break


Coffee Break


Coffee Break

3:00 PM-6:00 PM: Thursday, 18 January 2001


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Exhibit Hours


Exhibit Hours


Exhibit Hours


Exhibit Hours


Exhibit Hours

3:30 PM-3:30 PM: Thursday, 18 January 2001


7
ASLI BUSINESS MEETING
Sponsor: Fourth Conference of Atmospheric Science Librarians International
Organizer: Evelyn M. Poole-Kober, NOAA/ARL/ASMD Library

3:30 PM-4:45 PM: Thursday, 18 January 2001


Panel Discussion 1
Status and Future of Hurricane-Related Precipitation (Invited Session)
Sponsor: Precipitation Extremes: Prediction, Impacts, and Responses

Papers:
  4:00 PM
Forecasting Hurricane Rainfall Using Numerical Guidance
William M. Frank, Penn State University, University Park, PA

  4:15 PM
Improvements Needed for Hurricane-related Precipitation
Charles Guard, Univ. of Guam, Mangilao, Guam; and M. A. Lander, W. F. Krajewski, and P. A. Kucera

  4:30 PM

12
Solar Radiation
Sponsor: 11th Symposium on Meteorological Observations and Instrumentation
Organizer: John J. DeLuisi, Air Resources Laboratory

Papers:
  3:30 PM
The Effect of Snow Cover and Cloud type on the Surface Radiation Budget at SURFRAD Network Stations
John A. Augustine, NOAA/ARL, Boulder, CO; and J. J. DeLuisi and C. N. Long

  3:45 PM
 
12.3
Utilization of Surface Radiation Network Data to Validate Numerical Weather Prediction Variables at NCEP

  4:15 PM
Estimating Downwelling Longwave Radiation for Input to a Land Surface Model
V. Sridhar, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK; and R. L. Elliott, D. Itenfisu, and J. A. Brotzge

  4:30 PM
An isothermal pyranometer incorporating detection and elimination of offset error due to dome radiation
William Q. Jeffries, Yankee Environmental Systems, Inc., Turners Falls, MA; and A. Bisberg

  4:45 PM
A pyroelectric detector based nulling infrared radiometer
William Q. Jeffries, Yankee Environmental Systems, Inc., Turners Falls, MA

3:30 PM-5:00 PM: Thursday, 18 January 2001


6
Global Change Directions
Sponsor: Climate Variability, the Oceans, and Societal Impacts

Papers:
  3:30 PM
6.1
Observing the Oceans for Climate
D. James Baker, Administrator of NOAA, Washington, DC

  4:00 PM
6.2
Sustainability Development: An Emerging Research Agenda
J. Michael Hall, NOAA, Office of Global Programs, Silver Spring, MD

  4:30 PM
6.3
Climate Change and Variability: Lessons from Earth System History
Eric J. Barron, Penn State Univ., University Park, PA


9
Weather and climate modification within, near, and downwind of urban areas
Sponsor: 15th Conference on Planned and Inadvertent Weather Modification
Organizer: Roland List, Univ. of Toronto

Papers:
  3:45 PM
9.2
Lightning and Climate Modification Within, Near, and Downwind of Urban Areas
Richard E. Orville, CIAMS/Texas A&M Univ., College Station, TX; and G. R. Huffines

  4:00 PM
9.3
The Impact of a Medium-sized Town and University Campus on the Local Surface Temperature Distributions
Anthony R. Lupo, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO; and P. S. Market, F. A. Akyüz, A. M. Oehl, D. Keating, W. C. Maune, and J. E. Lam

  4:15 PM
9.4
METROMEX revisited (formerly paper number 6.5)
Christopher M. Rozoff, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO; and W. R. Cotton

  4:30 PM
Genreal Discussion

  4:45 PM
Closing Remarks

3:30 PM-5:15 PM: Thursday, 18 January 2001


13
Updates in modernized weather/climate services (Parallel with Session 12)
Sponsor: 17th International Conference on Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology
Organizers: Mary Glackin, NOAA/NESDIS; Robert Landis, NOAA/NWS

Papers:
  3:30 PM
Radar environmental observations and Internet data handling for naval operations using the Lockheed Martin Tactical Environmental Processor
Timothy Maese, Lockheed Martin, Moorestown, NJ; and J. Melody, T. W. Hodge, G. Young, D. Thomson, and L. T. Rogers

 
13.3
Generating Local Storm Reports and Storm Data Summaries in the AWIPS era

  3:46 PM
Status of the U.S. National Global Climate Observing System (GCOS) Program
Howard J. Diamond, NOAA/NESDIS, Silver Spring, MD

  4:00 PM
Temperature Data Continuity In The ASOS (Automated Surface Observing System) Era–Determining Station Averages
Nolan J. Doesken, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO; and C. A. Davey and T. B. McKee

  4:15 PM
HAILTRAK: Radar-based real-time assessment of hail damage for the insurance industry
John F. Henz, Henz Meteorological Services, Littleton, CO

  4:30 PM
Introductory Remarks. Mary Glackin, NOAA/NESDIS

  5:00 PM
Visibility variability at Seattle, WA and Portland, OR: Insights into the impacts of Runway Visual Range (RVR) measurements on aviation operations
Thomas A. Seliga, Volpe National Transportation Systems Center, Cambridge, MA; and D. A. Hazen, L. Jacobs, and D. B. Lawrence

5:00 PM-5:00 PM: Thursday, 18 January 2001


Conference ends

5:00 PM-6:00 PM: Thursday, 18 January 2001


Closing Reception in Exhibit Hall (Cash Bar)


Closing Reception in Exhibit Hall (Cash Bar)

5:00 PM-5:00 PM: Thursday, 18 January 2001


Closing Reception in Exhibit Hall (Cash Bar)

5:30 PM-5:30 PM: Thursday, 18 January 2001


Conference Ends

6:30 PM-6:30 PM: Thursday, 18 January 2001


Closing Keynote Address

Papers:
  6:30 PM

Keynote Speaker
Closing Keynote Address
Sponsor: A Millennium Symposium on Atmospheric Chemistry: Past, Present, and Future of Atmospheric Chemistry

7:30 PM-7:30 PM: Thursday, 18 January 2001


Fiesta

7:30 PM-9:30 PM: Thursday, 18 January 2001


Fiesta


Fiesta

Friday, 19 January 2001

7:00 AM-7:00 AM: Friday, 19 January 2001


Fri 19 Jan

8:30 AM-8:30 AM: Friday, 19 January 2001


Los Almos Library and Museum (Complete details to be arranged)