2002 Annual

Poster Session 3: Emerging role of data assimilation in the oceans, land surface, atmospheric chemistry, hydrology, and the water cycle

Wednesday, 16 January 2002: 1:30 PM-3:00 PM
An overview of a mesoscale 4DVAR data assimilation research model: RAMDAS
Tomislava Vukicevic, Colorado State University, Ft. Collins, CO; and M. Zupanski, D. Zupanski, T. Greenwald, A. Jones, T. H. Vonder Haar, D. Ojima, and R. Pielke

Monitoring of ozone observations through data assimilation
Ivanka Stajner, NASA/GSFC and SAIC/GSC, Greenbelt, MD; and R. Rood and N. Winslow

Multivariate forecast error covariances for an ocean model estimated by Monte-Carlo simulation
Anna Borovikov, University of Maryland, College Park, MD; and M. M. Rienecker

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An Empirical Assessment of Meteorological Factors Associated with Lightning Episodes in the Carolina Piedmont
Jamie K. Arnold, University of North Carolina, Charlotte, NC; and W. Martin

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Surface Temperature Assimilation in the Global Land Data Assimilation System (GLDAS)
Michael G. Bosilovich, NASA/GSFC/DAO, Greenbelt, MD; and J. D. Radakovich, A. da Silva, and P. R. Houser

Toward assimilation of cloud fields from radar data into mesoscale models
Angela Benedetti, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO; and T. Vukicevic and G. L. Stephens

Tropospheric data assimilation of CO and O3
Richard Menard, MSC, Dorval, PQ, Canada; and J. Kaminski and J. McConnell

Developing a blended continental snow cover dataset
David A. Robinson, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ

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Impact of assimilation of surface winds on numerical prediction of tropical cyclones
Mukul Tewari, IBM, India Research Laboratory, New Delhi, India; and M. S. Santhanam and A. Sarkar

Snow assimilation in a catchment-based land surface model using the extended Kalman Filter
Chaojiao Sun, University of Maryland Baltimore County and NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and J. P. Walker and P. Houser


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