2002 Annual

Session 4: Assimilation and Analysis

Tuesday, 15 January 2002: 2:00 PM-5:15 PM
Organizer:  Thomas W. Schlatter, NOAA/FSL
Integration of passive microwave rainfall products and infrared radiances for improved rainfall retrievals.

  2:15 PM
Quasi-global, near-real-time precipitation estimates based on the combination of IR and microwave data with TRMM calibration
George J Huffman, SSAI, Greenbelt, MD; and R. F. Adler, D. T. Bolvin, and E. J. Nelkin

  2:30 PM
A Comparison of GOES and AMSU Based Total Precipitable Water Retrievals
Jaime M. Daniels, NOAA/NESDIS/OAR, Camp Springs, MD; and R. Ferraro

  2:45 PM
Comparisons of cloud-to-ground lightning flash data with NEXRAD inferences on rainfall as functions of longitude and latitude
Thomas A. Seliga, Volpe National Transportation Systems Center, Cambridge, MA; and D. A. Hazen and C. Schauland

Poster PDF (449.9 kB)
  3:00 PM
Computer Simulations of Global Networks of Stratospheric Satellites
Matthew K. Heun, Global Aerospace Corporation, Altadena, CA; and R. S. Schlaifer, K. Aaron, K. T. Nock, A. A. Pankine, N. E. Leonard, E. A. Belbruno, and P. Bhatta


Poster PDF (991.3 kB)
  3:15 PM
Simulation of the observational network using an ensemble Kalman filter
P. L. Houtekamer, MSC, Dorval, PQ, Canada; and H. L. Mitchell and G. Pellerin

Poster PDF (81.0 kB)
  3:30 PM
On the Adjustment Terms for Soil Moisture Assimilation in Land Surface Schemes: Evaluation of an Inverse Technique using the MM5
Kiran Alapaty, MCNC-Environmental Programs, Research Triangle Park, NC; and D. D. S. Niyogi

  3:45 PM
  4:00 PM
Assimilation of Scatterometer and In Situ Winds for Regularly Gridded Products
Mark A. Bourassa, COAPS/Florida State Univ., Tallahassee, FL; and S. R. Smith and J. J. O'Brien

Poster PDF (294.5 kB)
  4:15 PM
A Combined ScaRaB-ERBS Data Product
Kathryn A. Bush, SAIC, Hampton, VA; and G. L. Smith and T. Wong

Poster PDF (3.7 MB)
  4:30 PM
A comprehensive database and analysis system for the North Carolina Environmental and Climate Observing Network (NC ECO Net)
Dev dutta S. Niyogi, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC; and R. Boyles, R. Ellis, S. Raman, A. Syed, and S. Sivagnyanam


Poster PDF (302.2 kB)
  4:45 PM
Determining the distance lightning travels from a thunderstorm using ground based radar, the National Lightning Detection Network, and a 3-D lightning mapping system
Lee A. Nelson, Air Force Insititute of Technology, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH; and T. M. McNamara, D. R. Vollmer, and G. R. Huffines

  5:00 PM
Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall