Observing and Understanding the Variability of Water in Weather and Climate

Session 5

 Assimilation of water data in all its phases
 Organizer: Paul R. Houser, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD
1:30 PM5.1The analysis of moisture in the ECMWF system (Invited Presentation)  
Anton Beljaars, ECMWF, Reading, Berks., United Kingdom
2:00 PM5.2The Tropospheric Humidity Trends of NCEP/NCAR Reanalysis before the Satellite Era  extended abstract
S.-K. Yang, NOAA/NWS/NCEP, Camp Springs, MD; and M. Kanamitsu, W. Ebisuzaki, A. J. Miller, and G. Potter
2:15 PM5.3Assimilation of High-Resolution Dial Water Vapour Measurements into the Mesoscale Weather Forecast Model of the German Weather Service  
Hans-Stefan Bauer, Hohenheim University, Stuttgart, Germany; and V. Wulfmeyer, A. Rhodin, and L. Kornblueh
2:30 PM5.4Better weather prediction and climate diagnostics using rainfall measurements from space  
Arthur Y. Hou, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and S. Q. Zhang, J. L. Li, and O. Reale
5.5Assimilation of the GPS-derived Integrated Water Vapour in the aLpine Model  
Guergana P. Guerova, Institute of Applied Physics, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland; and J. M. Bettems and C. Matzler
2:44 PMCoffee Break  
3:14 PM5.5aImproving the precipitation prediction using GPS data and a physical initialization procedure (Formerly Paper Number 5.9)  
Ana M. B. Nunes, Centro de Previsão de Tempo e Estudos Cimáticos, Cachoeira Paulista, SP, Brazil; and J. P. Bonatti
3:29 PM5.6Regional Data Assimilation at NCEP: Recent advancements in the assimilation of precipitation, clouds, water vapor, soil moisture and snowpack (Invited Presentation)  
Kenneth E. Mitchell, NOAA/NWS/NCEP, Camp Springs, MD; and E. Rogers, D. Parrish, Y. Lin, G. DiMego, M. Ek, D. Lohmann, B. Ferrier, F. Mesinger, P. Shafran, and W. Wu
3:59 PM5.7NCEP Regional Reanalysis  extended abstract
Fedor Mesinger, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/EMC and UCAR, Camp Springs, MD; and G. DiMego, E. Kalnay, P. Shafran, W. Ebisuzaki, Y. Fan, R. Grumbine, W. Higgins, Y. Lin, K. Mitchell, D. Parrish, E. Rogers, W. Shi, D. Stokes, and J. Woolen
4:14 PM5.8Land Data Assimilation Systems  
Paul R. Houser, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD
4:28 PM5.9Paper moved to 5.5A within this session  

Thursday, 13 February 2003: 1:30 PM-4:30 PM

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