2002 Annual

Joint Session 3: Advancements/applications in Meteorology, Hydrology, Oceanography and Climatology: Part 1 (Joint with AWIPS and IIPS)

Monday, 14 January 2002: 9:30 AM-5:15 PM
Organizers:  Robert G. Borchers, SAICFred P. Lewis, MeteostarDaniel McCarthy, SPCDan Nietfeld and Neil Stuart, NOAA/NWSFOLarry Brazil, Riverside Technologies
  9:30 AM
Early detection of tropical cyclones using SeaWinds-derived vorticity for the 2001 hurricane season
Ryan J. Sharp, COAPS, Florida State Univ., Tallahassee, FL; and M. A. Bourassa, J. J. O'Brien, K. B. Katsaros, and E. B. Forde

Poster PDF (256.9 kB)
  9:45 AM
GIS for expanding the application potential of TRMM data
Nathan Pollack, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and W. Teng, G. Serafino, and L. Chiu

Poster PDF (25.7 kB)
  10:00 AM
The Earth System Grid II: Turning Climate Datasets into Community Resources
Ian Foster, ANL, Argonne, IL; and E. Alpert, A. Chervenak, B. Drach, C. Kesselman, V. Nefedova, D. Middleton, A. Shoshani, A. Sims, and D. Williams


Poster PDF (26.4 kB)
  10:15 AM
The Oklahoma Mesonet: A mesoscale tool for drought recognition and monitoring
Howard L. Johnson, Oklahoma Climatological Survey, Norman, OK; and D. S. Arndt, G. D. McManus, and M. A. Shafer

Poster PDF (115.5 kB)
  10:30 AM
A Report on Plans for a Teragrid
Robert Wilhelmson, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana and National Center for Supercomputing Applications, Champaign, IL; and D. Reed


Poster PDF (42.4 kB)
  10:45 AM
Implementation Status of the Nicaragua River Forecast System
James A. McNitt, Computer Sciences Corp., Lanham, MD

  11:00 AM
SAFIR Total Lightning detection technology
Philippe Richard, Vaisala Inc., Woburn, MA; and W. Geitz, S. Chansky, and T. Laine

Modeling the snow distribution along a treeline shelterbelt in the Northern Plains using weather radar, Geographic Information Systems, and field measurements

  11:15 AM
The AWIPS Build 5.2.2 MAPS Surface Assimilation System (MSAS)
Patricia A. Miller, NOAA/FSL, Boulder, CO; and M. F. Barth

  11:30 AM
AWIPS for Satellite-Derived Hydrometeorological Applications
Roderick A. Scofield, NOAA/NESDIS, Camp Springs, MD; and R. J. Kuligowski, S. Qiu, and C. Davenport

  11:45 AM
Importation of Supplemental Satellite Data into AWIPS in the NWS Western Region
Kevin J. Schrab, NOAA/NWS, Salt Lake City, UT


Poster PDF (728.9 kB)
  12:00 PM
  12:15 PM
Fire Weather Forecasting Applications on AWIPS
John Dragomir, NOAA/NWS, Anchorage, AK; and J. Kemper

Poster PDF (47.7 kB)
  12:30 PM
The Teller, Alaska Snow Event of October 31, 2000
Eric L. Stevens, NOAA/NWS, Fairbanks, AK

  12:45 PM
NMAP development status and plans
Mary L. desJardins, NOAA/NWS/NCEP, Camp Springs, MD; and S. Schotz, S. Jacobs, D. Plummer, D. Kidwell, and E. Safford

Poster PDF (23.1 kB)
  1:00 PM
Prospects for Faster and Denser WSR-88D Scanning Strategies
Randy M. Steadham, NOAA/Radar Operations Center, Norman, OK; and R. A. Brown and V. T. Wood

  1:30 PM
Integration of new data sets into AWIPS for use in an operational forecast environment
Jeffrey S. Tongue, NOAA/NWS, Upton, NY; and J. S. Watson and M. E. Tauber

Poster PDF (394.0 kB)
  1:45 PM
Transfer of FSL's AWIPS technology to the Central Weather Bureau of Taiwan
Fanthune J. Moeng, NOAA/FSL, Boulder, CO; and M. Cheng

Poster PDF (200.4 kB)
  2:00 PM
Effective Use of AWIPS Warning Systems at NWS Tampa Bay, Florida
Barry S. Goldsmith, NOAA/NWS, Ruskin, FL; and R. F. Morales

Poster PDF (922.1 kB)
  2:15 PM
Enhancing the AWIPS baseline meteorological fields via the Volume Browser
Dan A. Baumgardt, NOAA/NWS, La Crosse, WI


Poster PDF (12.7 kB)
  2:45 PM
Coffee Break in Poster Session Room

  3:15 PM
Lunch Break

  4:45 PM
Coffee Break in Poster Session Room