2002 Annual

Session 1: Effective Assimilation of the Vast Observational Datasets Becoming Available

Monday, 14 January 2002: 9:30 AM-2:44 PM
Organizer:  Robert Atlas, NASA/DAO
  9:30 AM
  10:00 AM
  10:30 AM
Assimilation and evaluation of satellite data at the DAO
Lars Peter Riishojgaard, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD

  10:45 AM
The developing infrastructure for hyperspectral data assimilation at the University of Wisconsin-Madison
John R. Mecikalski, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and D. Posselt

  11:00 AM
The Australian east coast sub-tropical storm of March 8–9, 2001: synoptic analysis and data assimilation experiments at landfall
Lance M. Leslie, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia; and J. LeMarshall, M. S. Speer, and R. F. Abbey

On the Strategies for the 4D-Var Assimilation of TOMS Ozone Observation into Atmospheric Models

Using ADAS Cloud Analysis to Initialize COAMPS Cloud Fields

  11:45 AM
Atmospheric Radiative Transfer Adjoint Models for the Regional Atmospheric Modeling and Data Assimilation System (RAMDAS)
Thomas J. Greenwald, CIRA/Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO; and T. Vukicevic

Poster PDF (144.8 kB)
Analysis of the singular vectors of the full-physics FSU Global Spectral Model

  12:15 PM
Sea Surface Pressure Fields From NASA’s Seawinds Scatterometer and their Impact on NWP
Shannon R. Davis, COAPS/Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL; and M. A. Bourassa, R. Atlas, J. Ardizzone, E. Brin, J. J. O'Brien, and D. F. Zierden

Poster PDF (177.5 kB)
  12:30 PM
Recent Developments in DAO's Finite-volume Data Assimilation System
Arlindo M. da Silva, NASA//GSFC/DAO, Greenbelt, MD; and S. J. Lin, D. Dee, J. Joiner, D. Frank, and P. Norris

  12:45 PM
Coffee Break in Poster Session Room

  1:15 PM
Lunch Break

  2:45 PM
Coffee Break in Poster Session Room