2002 Annual

Session 4: Emerging Role of Data Assimilation in the Oceans, Land Surface, Atmospheric Chemistry, Hydrology and the Water Cycle: Part II

Wednesday, 16 January 2002: 3:30 PM-5:30 PM
Organizer:  Tony J. Busalacchi, Univ. of Maryland
  3:30 PM
The Global Land Data Assimilation System
Paul R. Houser, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD

Land Surface Data Assimilation and the Northern Gulf Coast Land/Sea Breeze

  4:00 PM
Assimilation in Land Surface Hydrology: A General Theory
Venkataraman Lakshmi, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC

Poster PDF (165.8 kB)
  4:15 PM
Reduced-rank Kalman filters: II. Assimilation of Topex-Poseidon altimetry data into a realistic OGCM of the tropical Atlantic
Mark Buehner, MIT, Cambridge, MA; and P. Malanotte-Rizzoli, T. Inui, and A. Busalacchi

Poster PDF (509.2 kB)
  4:30 PM
The importance of salinity in the assimilation of temperature observations in the tropical Pacific Ocean
Alberto Troccoli, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and M. M. Rienecker


Poster PDF (92.8 kB)
  4:45 PM
Advective pathways determined from a CUPOM of the Gulf of Mexico
M. Toner, University of Delaware, Newark, DE; and A. D. Kirwan, Jr., L. Kuznetsov, A. C. Poje, C. K. R. T. Jones, L. Kantha, and J. Choi

  5:00 PM
Pacific and Indian Ocean circulation during 19932000: Assimilation of TOPEX/Poseidon data into a near global OGCM
I. Fukumori, JPL, Pasadena, CA; and T. Lee, B. Tang, B. Cheng, D. Menemenlis, Z. Xing, and L. -. L. Fu

  5:15 PM
Aspects of the Extended and Ensemble Kalman filters for land data assimilation in the NASA Seasonal-to-Interannual Prediction Project
Rolf H. Reichle, NASA/GSFC and University of Maryland Baltimore County, Greenbelt, MD; and R. D. Koster, J. P. Walker, M. M. Rienecker, and P. R. Houser

Poster PDF (89.2 kB)