83rd Annual

: 12th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography

12th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography

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Saturday, 8 February 2003

7:30 AM-7:30 AM: Saturday, 8 February 2003


SAT 8 FEB

7:30 AM-9:00 AM: Saturday, 8 February 2003


Short Course Registration

9:00 AM-5:00 PM: Saturday, 8 February 2003


Conference Registration*

Sunday, 9 February 2003

12:00 AM-12:00 AM: Sunday, 9 February 2003


SUN 9 FEB

7:30 AM-9:00 AM: Sunday, 9 February 2003


Short Course Registration

9:00 AM-6:00 PM: Sunday, 9 February 2003


Conference Registration

Monday, 10 February 2003

12:00 AM-12:00 AM: Monday, 10 February 2003


MON 10 FEB

7:30 AM-5:30 PM: Monday, 10 February 2003


Conference Registration (continues through Thursday, 13 February)

9:00 AM-9:00 AM: Monday, 10 February 2003


1
Welcome address

9:15 AM-9:45 AM: Monday, 10 February 2003


Keynote Speaker
Keynote Address
Sponsor: 12th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography

Papers:
  9:15 AM
Creating a New Vision for NOAA's Observing Systems
Gregory Withee (Invited), NOAA/NESDIS, Silver Spring, MD

9:45 AM-10:15 AM: Monday, 10 February 2003


1
Climatology and Clouds
Sponsor: 12th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography
Organizer: Kenneth Holmlund, EUMETSAT

Papers:
  9:45 AM
1.1
Modes of Tropical water cycle variability (Invited Presentation)
John J. Bates, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC

Poster PDF (232.7 kB)

10:15 AM-10:45 AM: Monday, 10 February 2003


Coffee Break in Poster Session Room

10:15 AM-12:00 PM: Monday, 10 February 2003


Poster Session 1
Climatology and Clouds
Sponsor: 12th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography
Organizer: Kenneth Holmlund, EUMETSAT

Papers:
 
Use of Satellite Cloud Climatology for Assessing Cloud-Free-Line-of-Sight Probabilities
Ray Hobbs, Aeromet, Inc., Tulsa, OK; and J. Mitchell, M. A. Bedrick, D. J. Rusk, and R. L. Rose

Poster PDF (369.8 kB)
 
Development and applications of regional cloud products from the CHANCES global cloud database
Donald L. Reinke, CIRA/Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO; and J. M. Forsythe, J. A. Kankiewicz, K. R. Dean, C. L. Combs, and T. H. Vonder Haar

Poster PDF (2.9 MB)
 
Cloudiness characteristics over Northern Hemisphere: An analysis based on ISCCP D2 cloud data set
Valery N. Khokhlov, Odessa State Environmental University, Odessa, Ukraine

Poster PDF (746.2 kB)
 
Trends in high clouds over the last 20 years
Donald P. Wylie, SSEC/University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and W. P. Menzel, D. Jackson, and J. J. Bates

Poster PDF (589.1 kB)
 
Recent Arctic Climate Trends Observed from Space, 1982–1999
Xuanji Wang, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and J. R. Key

 
Sampling errors of monthly-mean radiative fluxes from the earth radiation budget satellite
T. Dale Bess, NASA/LaRC, Hampton, VA; and T. Wong and G. L. Smith

Poster PDF (77.1 kB)
 
The HIRS Pathfinder Radiance data set (1979–2001)
Darren L. Jackson, CIRES and NOAA/ETL, Boulder, CO; and D. P. Wylie and J. J. Bates

Poster PDF (2.0 MB)
 
SST for climate from AATSR on Envisat: processing and validation
Lisa A. Horrocks, Met Office, Bracknell, Berks., United Kingdom; and A. O'Carroll, R. W. Saunders, T. Roberts, and J. Watts

 
Application of satellite information to urban climatology
Judit Bartholy, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Hungary; and R. Pongrácz and Z. Dezsô

Poster PDF (646.9 kB)
 
The relationship between cloudiness and surface temperature
Konstantin Y. Vinnikov, University of Maryland, College Park, MD; and N. Grody, A. Robock, and A. Basist

 
Impact of Regime Changes on Climate Rainfall Estimates from Passive Microwave Sensors
Wesley Berg, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO; and C. Kummerow

 
Extending the 12-year NVAP global water vapor dataset into the 21st century
John M. Forsythe, Science and Technology Corp., Fort Collins, CO; and D. L. Randel, S. Woo, D. McKague, and T. H. Vonder Haar

Poster PDF (802.9 kB)
 
Analysis of the NVAP water vapor dataset: a tool for monitoring Earth’s water vapor from daily to decadal time scales
Thomas H. Vonder Haar, CIRA/Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO; and J. M. Forsythe, D. L. Randel, and S. Woo

Poster PDF (1023.1 kB)
 
Inter-comparison of GOES and MODIS imagery in the analysis of fog and stratus
Gary P. Ellrod, NOAA/NESDIS/ORA, Camp Springs, MD; and S. Bachmeier

http://cimss.ssec.wisc.edu/goes/misc/010305/010305.html

Poster PDF (3.0 MB)
 
Mesoscale stratocumulus bands caused by Gulf Steam meanders
George S. Young, Penn State Univ., University Park, PA; and T. D. Sikora

Poster PDF (1.2 MB)
 
Validation of GOES Imager experimental low cloud data products for terrestrial free space optical telecommunications
Kenneth W. Fischer, Terabeam Corporation, Redmond, WA; and G. P. Elrod, M. R. Witiw, J. A. Baars, and T. J. Ashman

Poster PDF (243.0 kB)
 
Combined MODIS and cloud radar cirrus retrievals
Shaima L. Nasiri, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and S. A. Ackerman, G. Mace, and A. Heymfield

 
Cirrus detection and characterization using GOES 3.9 µm albedo
Stanley Q. Kidder, CIRA/Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO

Poster PDF (1.0 MB)
 
Multilevel cloud retrieval from the GOES platform
Dongsoo Kim, NOAA/ERL/FSL and CIRES/Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and S. Koch

Poster PDF (169.5 kB)
 
GOES Cloud Detection at the Global Hydrology and Climate Center
Gary J. Jedlovec, NASA/MSFC, Huntsville, AL; and K. Laws

Poster PDF (2.7 MB)
 
P1.22
Validation of the GOES sounder cloud top pressure product

 
Comparisons of regional and global cloud products between MODIS and other data sets
Richard A. Frey, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and S. A. Ackerman, W. P. Menzel, H. Zhang, B. A. Baum, and A. J. Schreiner

 
Cloud Cover Detection Algorithms for EO-1 Hyperion Imagery (Formerly Poster P5.25)
Michael K. Griffin, MIT Lincoln Laboratory, Lexington, MA; and H. H. K. Burke, D. Mandl, and J. Miller

12:00 PM-12:00 PM: Monday, 10 February 2003


Lunch Break

1:30 PM-2:30 PM: Monday, 10 February 2003


2
Operational Applications
Sponsor: 12th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography
Organizer: Robbie E. Hood, Global Hydrology and Climate Center

Papers:
  1:30 PM
2.1
Real-time derivation of cloud drift and water vapor winds in the polar regions from MODIS data (Invited Presentation)
David Santek, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and J. R. Key and C. S. Velden

http://stratus.ssec.wisc.edu/products/rtpolarwinds/

Poster PDF (77.2 kB)
  2:00 PM
2.2
Improvements in global convective detection
Frederick R. Mosher, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/AWC, Kansas City, MO

Poster PDF (1.2 MB)

2:30 PM-2:30 PM: Monday, 10 February 2003


Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break

2:30 PM-4:00 PM: Monday, 10 February 2003


Joint Poster Session 1
Operational Applications and Artificial Intelligence (Joint between 12th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography and Third Conference on Artificial Intelligence Applications to Environmental Science)
Sponsors: (Joint between the 3rd Conference on Artificial Intelligence Applications to the Environmental Science; and the 12th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography )
Organizer: John V. Zapotocny, Air Force Weather Agency

Papers:
 
Real-time multi-satellite precipitation estimation and assimilation
Mohan L. Nirala, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and P. Houser

Poster PDF (537.5 kB)
 
Validation of an Operational Global Precipitation Analysis at Short Time Scales
F. Joseph Turk, NRL, Monterey, CA; and E. E. Ebert, H. J. Oh, B. -. J. Sohn, V. Levizzani, E. A. Smith, and R. Ferraro

Poster PDF (497.0 kB)
 
Validation of a microwave-based tropical rainfall potential (TRaP) for landfalling tropical cyclones
Michael A. Turk, NOAA/NESDIS, Washington, DC; and S. J. Kusselson, R. R. Ferraro, P. Pellegrino, S. Kidder, and J. Yang

http://ftp://gdas1.wwb.noaa.gov/pub/volcano/Kusselson/AMSSatelliteFeb2003.ppt

Poster PDF (69.2 kB)
 
Improvements in Real-Time Statistical Tropical Cyclone Intensity Forecasts Using Satellite Data
Mark DeMaria, NOAA/NESDIS, Ft. Collins, CO; and M. Mainelli, L. K. Shay, J. A. Knaff, and J. P. Kossin

Poster PDF (164.1 kB)
 
A demonstration of real-time transmission and display of GOES imagery aboard the NOAA P-3 aircraft during the 2002 hurricane season
John A. Knaff, CIRA/Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO; and N. Wang, M. DeMaria, R. M. Zehr, J. S. Griffin, and F. D. Marks

Poster PDF (1.3 MB)
 
Status and development of GOES Wind Products at NOAA/NESDIS
Jaime M. Daniels, NOAA/NESDIS/ORA, Camp Springs, MD; and C. Velden, G. A. Dengel, D. R. Stettner, and W. Bresky

Poster PDF (628.7 kB)
 
Operational satellite-derived tropospheric winds for DoD models and applications
Charles E. Skupniewicz, FNMOC, Monterey, CA; and C. S. Velden, G. Dengel, C. D. Schuett, and R. Pauley

Poster PDF (436.6 kB)
 
Using GOES Satellite Products to Enhance National Weather Service Warning Operations
Samuel L. Lashley, NOAA/NWS, Syracuse, IN

http://www.crh.noaa.gov/iwx/sllsatposter/preprint.html

Poster PDF (1.3 MB)
 
Experimental satellite products usage on AWIPS
Kevin J. Schrab, NOAA/NWS, Salt Lake City, UT

http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/conf/ams-sat12

Poster PDF (2.7 MB)
 
JP1.11
Precision Aviation Forecasting in a Datasparse Coastal Regime

 
Aerosol monitoring over the U.S. from GOES-8
Kenneth R. Knapp, CIRA and NOAA/NESDIS/ORA, Camp Springs, MD

http://orbit-net.nesdis.noaa.gov/crad3/gasp/RealTime.html

Poster PDF (51.6 kB)
 
A Near-Real Time AIRS Processing, Distribution, and Visualization System
Walter Wolf, QSS Group Inc., Lanham, MD; and L. Zhou, M. Goldberg, Y. Qu, and M. Divakarla

Poster PDF (501.6 kB)
 
MODIS/AIRS instrument direct broadcast products and applications
Kathleen I. Strabala, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and L. E. Gumley, T. Rink, H. L. Huang, and R. Dengel

http://eosdb.ssec.wisc.edu/modisdirect/

Poster PDF (1.1 MB)
 
Advanced-TOVS (ATOVS) sounding products from NOAA polar orbiting environmental satellites
Anthony L. Reale, NOAA/NESDIS, Washington, DC; and M. W. Chalfant, A. S. Allegrino, F. H. Tilley, M. P. Ferguson, and M. E. Pettey

http://poes.nesdis.noaa.gov

Poster PDF (1.8 MB)
 
Theater snow depth estimates for Department of Defense applications
Paul J. McCrone, Air Force Weather Agency, Offutt AFB, NE

Poster PDF (596.5 kB)
 
An intelligent NN system for quality controlled retrieving the wind speed from SSM/I measurements
Vladimir M. Krasnopolsky, SAIC and NOAA/NWS/NCEP, Camp Springs, MD

Poster PDF (208.4 kB)
 
Satellite estimates of ocean surface latent heat flux
Charles Jones, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA; and P. Peterson, C. Gautier, and W. T. Liu

 
Processing realtime satellite information to nowcast convective initiation and its characteristics
John R. Mecikalski, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and R. D. Roberts, C. J. Kessinger, K. M. Bedka, B. L. DeWolf, and S. M. Thomas

Poster PDF (2.1 MB)
 
Using the NCAR Auto-NowCast System to Nowcast Oceanic Convection
Cathy Kessinger, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and R. Roberts and R. Bankert

http://www.rap.ucar.edu/staff/kessinge/Sat03_Kessinger.pdf

Poster PDF (158.9 kB)
 
Using supervised learning for specific meteorological satellite applications
Richard L. Bankert, NRL, Monterey, CA; and J. D. Hawkins

Poster PDF (1.9 MB)
 
Cloud classification of satellite radiance data by Multicategory Support Vector Machines
Yoonkyung Lee, Ohio State Univ., Columbus, OH; and G. Wahba and S. A. Ackerman

http://www.stat.wisc.edu/~wahba/trindex.html

Poster PDF (67.1 kB)
 
Future Architectures for Operational Forecasting: Two-way Interacting SensorWeb and Model/Assimilation System
Mark Steiner, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and M. Seablom, S. Neeck, G. McConaughy, M. Clausen, M. Kalb, and R. Muller

Poster PDF (673.9 kB)

4:00 PM-5:00 PM: Monday, 10 February 2003


Joint Session 1
Artificial Intelligence (Joint between 12th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography and Third Conference on Artificial Intelligence Applications to Environmental Science)
Sponsors: (Joint between the 12th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography; and the 3rd Conference on Artificial Intelligence Applications to the Environmental Science )
Organizer: William Meyers, UCAR

Papers:
  4:00 PM
Ozone Profile Retrieval from GOME Data using a Neural Network inverse Model
Martin D. Müller, Center for Solar Energy and Hydrogen Research (ZSW), Stuttgart, Germany; and A. K. Kaifel

Poster PDF (911.2 kB)
  4:30 PM
Use of a neuro-variational method to improve atmosphere and ocean parameter retrieval from ocean color sensor
Cedric Jamet, Univ. of Paris, Paris, France; and S. Thiria, C. Moulin, and M. Crepon

Poster PDF (251.0 kB)

5:00 PM-5:00 PM: Monday, 10 February 2003


Sessions End for the Day

5:30 PM-7:30 PM: Monday, 10 February 2003


Formal Opening of Exhibits with Reception (Cash Bar)

Tuesday, 11 February 2003

12:00 AM-12:00 AM: Tuesday, 11 February 2003


TUE 11 FEB

8:15 AM-9:45 AM: Tuesday, 11 February 2003


3
Environmental Applications
Sponsor: 12th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography
Organizer: Elaine M. Prins, NOAA/NESDIS/ORA

Papers:
  8:15 AM
3.1
Development of Coastal Ocean Observatories for Synoptic Oceanography (Invited Presentation)
Scott Glenn, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ; and M. Crowley and O. Schofield

  8:45 AM
3.2
An improved land/ocean dust enhancement applicable to MODIS
Steven D. Miller, NRL, Monterey, CA

Poster PDF (169.8 kB)
  9:15 AM
3.3
Development of volcanic ash image products using MODIS multi-spectral data
Gary P. Ellrod, NOAA/NESDIS/ORA, Camp Springs, MD; and J. S. Im

Poster PDF (2.4 MB)

10:00 AM-12:00 PM: Tuesday, 11 February 2003


Poster Session 2
Environmental Applications
Sponsor: 12th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography
Organizer: Ralph Ferraro, NOAA/NESDIS/ORA

Papers:
 
MODIS atmosphere and ocean applications using TeraScan software
Kota S. Prasad, SeaSpace Corporation, Poway, CA; and R. L. Bernstein

 
Estimation of Ocean Surface Salinity in the Indian Ocean using Satellite Observations
Bulusu Subrahmanyam, COAPS/Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL; and J. J. O'Brien

 
Sea surface temperature determination during day-time using 3.9 and 11 micron top-of-atmosphere radiance observations
Stuart McCallum, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom; and C. Merchant, E. Maturi, A. Harris, and N. Nalli

 
A Simple GOES Skin Temperature Product
Donald W. Hillger, NOAA/NESDIS/ORA and CIRES/Univ. of Colorado, Ft. Collins, CO; and S. Q. Kidder

http://

Poster PDF (522.3 kB)
 
Relationship between passive microwave measurements and snow parameters
Norman C. Grody, NOAA/NESDIS, Camp Springs, MD

 
Identification and retrieval of snowfall from the Advanced Microwace Sounding Unit (AMSU)
Cezar Kongoli, QSS Group, Inc., Lanham, MD; and P. Pellegrino, R. Ferraro, and N. Grody

Poster PDF (536.6 kB)
 
Satellite detection of precipitation over the North Pacific
Jeremy A. Smith, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; and L. A. McMurdie and J. Weinman

Poster PDF (420.2 kB)
 
A downscaling analysis of the urban influence on rainfall: TRMM satellite component
J. Marshall Shepherd, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and S. J. Burian

Poster PDF (213.3 kB)
 
Diurnal Cycle of Hydrological Parameters as Observed from the NOAA Advanced Microwave Sounding Unit
Ralph Ferraro, NOAA/NESDIS/ORA, Camp Springs, MD; and P. Pellegrino

Poster PDF (93.1 kB)
 
Hydrological Product Composites from AMSU
Huan Meng, QSS Group, Inc. Lanham, MD and NOAA/NESDIS/ORA, Camp Springs, MD; and R. R. Ferraro

Poster PDF (2.7 MB)
 
Characterization of Rainfall Asymmetries in Tropical Cyclones Using TRMM/TMI
Manuel Lonfat, RSMAS, University of Miami, Miami, FL; and F. D. Marks Jr. and S. S. Chen

 
Tropical cyclone precipitation types observed by microwave spaceborne and airborne instrumentation
Robbie E. Hood, NASA/MSFC, Huntsville, AL; and D. Cecil and F. J. LaFontaine

Poster PDF (585.8 kB)
 
UW-CIMSS satellite products: Recent research and developments
Christopher S. Velden, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

Poster PDF (17.8 kB)
 
A new statistical method for estimating tropical cyclone intensity from GOES-IR imagery
James P. Kossin, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and T. L. Olander and C. S. Velden

Poster PDF (107.4 kB)
 
A method for integrated satellite reconnaissance fix accuracy
Roger T. Edson, Anteon Corporation and University of Guam, Mangilao, Guam; and M. A. Lander

Poster PDF (181.0 kB)
 
Use of QuikScat Data in Studying the Evolution of Tropical Cyclone Structure
Johnny C. L. Chan, City University of Hong Kong, Kowloon, Hong Kong, China; and C. K. M. Yip

Poster PDF (37.9 kB)
 
Statistical forecast on precipitation over Taiwan area during typhoon invasion using GMS-5 data
Peter Da-Gang Pan, Weather Center Weather Wing, Taipei, Taiwan; and K. P. Lu

Poster PDF (141.0 kB)
 
P2.22
Verification of the Hebert-Poteat subtropical cyclone intensity estimation technique in the Atlantic Basin

 
The Advanced Satellite Aviation-Weather Products (ASAP) initiative for diagnosing and nowcasting weather hazards for improved aviation safety
John R. Mecikalski, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and D. B. Johnson and J. J. Murray

Poster PDF (345.7 kB)
 
Wind divergence forcing of the cloudiness along the California coast
Clive E. Dorman, SIO/Univ. of California, La Jolla, CA; and D. Koracin and L. Riddle

Poster PDF (1.2 MB)
 
Examining high wind events using satellite cloud cover composites over the Cheyenne, WY region
Cynthia L. Combs, CIRA/Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO; and M. Weiland, M. DeMaria, and T. H. Vonder Haar

Poster PDF (195.2 kB)
 
Diagnostics of Intensive Atmospheric Vortices over the Multiwave Satellite-Derived Sounding Data
Alexander F. Nerushev, Institute of Experimental Meteorology, Obninsk, Russia; and N. V. Tereb and E. K. Kramchaninova

Poster PDF (622.9 kB)
 
Aerosol Optical Depth Analysis with NOAA GOES and POES in the Western Atlantic
Arunas P. Kuciauskas, NRL, Monterey, CA; and D. L. Westphal and P. A. Durkee

Poster PDF (797.1 kB)
 
A two-year analysis of fire activity in the Western Hemisphere as observed with the GOES wildfire automated biomass burning algorithm
Elaine M. Prins, NOAA/NESDIS, Madison, WI; and C. C. Schmidt, J. M. Feltz, J. S. Reid, D. L. Westphal, and K. Richardson

Poster PDF (783.8 kB)
 
Estimation of dust aerosol optical thickness and its shortwave radiative forcing from GOES8 imager
Jun Wang, University of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and S. A. Christopher

Poster PDF (607.8 kB)
 
DirectMet ® GIS: Real-time integration of meteorological satellite data into the world of GIS
George Schwenke, Global Science & Technology, Inc., Greenbelt, MD and Broadneck Senior High School, Annapolis, MD; and R. Boyd, P. Gifford, E. Valente Jr., E. Shaffer, and C. Dobbins

Poster PDF (340.7 kB)
 
Calibration of GOES water vapor spatial gradients with tropopause folding events
Anthony J. Wimmers, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA; and J. L. Moody

Poster PDF (338.0 kB)
 
Advance and withdrawal of the African monsoon flow deduced from Meteosat-7 data
Françoise Désalmand, Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France; and A. Szantai, G. Sèze, I. Jobard, and L. Barros

1:30 PM-3:00 PM: Tuesday, 11 February 2003


4
Data Assimilation
Sponsor: 12th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography
Organizer: Christopher S. Velden, CIMSS/University of Wisconsin

Papers:
  1:30 PM
4.1
Satellite data assimilation at NCEP (Invited Presentation)
John C. Derber, NOAA/NWS/NCEP, Camp Springs, MD

  2:00 PM
4.2
Assimilation of polar MODIS Atmospheric Motion Vectors at ECMWF (Invited Presentation)
Jean-Noël Thépaut, ECMWF, Reading, Berks., United Kingdom; and N. Bormann

Poster PDF (396.4 kB)
  2:30 PM
4.3
Preparation for the assimilation of advanced sounders at Meteo-France (Invited Presentation)
Florence Rabier, Meteo-France, Toulouse, France; and N. Fourrié, T. Auligne, and M. Szczech-Gajewska

Poster PDF (2.0 MB)

3:00 PM-3:30 PM: Tuesday, 11 February 2003


Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall (Exhibits open 1:30–6:30P.M.)

3:30 PM-5:30 PM: Tuesday, 11 February 2003


Poster Session 3
Data Assimilation
Sponsor: 12th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography
Organizer: Marie Colton, NOAA/NESDIS/ORA

Papers:
 
Rapid Transmittance Studies at NOAA
Larry M. McMillin, NOAA/NESDIS, Camp Springs, MD; and X. Xiong

Poster PDF (18.3 kB)
 
The Merger of OPTRAN and RTTOV
Thomas J. Kleespies, NOAA/NESDIS, Camp Springs, MD

Poster PDF (207.4 kB)
 
Toward Direct Uses of Satellite Cloudy Radiances in NWP Models. Part IV: 1Dvar Retrievals of Atmospheric and Surface Parameters
Banghua Yan Sr., Decision Systems Technologies, Inc., Camp Springs, MD; and F. Weng and M. Goldberg

 
Use of AMSU-B radiances in the Canadian Meteorological Centre 3D-var system
Jacques Hallé, CMC, Dorval, QC, Canada; and C. Chouinard

http://iweb.cmc.ec.gc.ca/cmc/bibliotheque/ASSIMILATION/tovs_processing.pdf

Poster PDF (177.9 kB)
 
A hybrid approach to the bias correction of AMSU—A radiance data
William F. Campbell, NRL, Monterey, CA; and N. L. Baker

Poster PDF (555.5 kB)
 
Assimilation of water vapor radiances from geostationary imagers in 4DVAR
Christina B. Köpken, ECMWF, Reading, Berks., United Kingdom; and G. Kelly and J. N. Thépaut

Poster PDF (1.2 MB)
 
Evaluating Water Vapor and Cloud Retrievals from MODIS Over Antarctica
Robert M. Aune, NOAA/NESDIS, Madison, WI; and R. Frey and S. Wetzel-Seemann

Poster PDF (280.7 kB)
 
Estimation of Observation Value using the NAVDAS Adjoint System
Rolf H. Langland, NRL, Monterey, CA; and N. L. Baker

Poster PDF (154.9 kB)
 
Impact of MODIS winds on DAO systems
Yanqiu Zhu, Data Assimilation Office, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and L. P. Riishojgaard

 
Use of Satellite-Derived Atmospheric Motion Vectors in Simulations of Cyclones During PACJET
Katherine M. La Casse, CIMSS/University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and M. C. Morgan

Poster PDF (497.5 kB)
 
P3.16
A New Data Assimilation Technique for Satellite Derived Winds

 
Analysis impact of modified height assignment for satellite winds
Lars Peter Riishojgaard, Data Assimilation Office, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and Y. Zhu

 
Impact studies of the assimilation of GOES imaging channels
Louis Garand, MSC, Dorval, QC, Canada; and N. Wagneur

Poster PDF (1.7 MB)
 
P3.19
Observed Impact of GOES Derived Product Data on the LAPS Local Forecasts

 
The Usage of GOES Imager Clear-Sky Radiance in the NCEP Global Data Assimilation System
Xiujuan Su, SAIC at NOAA/NWS/NCEP, Camp Springs, MD; and J. Derber, J. Jung, Y. Tahara, D. Keyser, and R. Treadon

Poster PDF (2.3 MB)
 
Verification of mesoscale numerical model forecasts using remotely-sensed observations
Derek J. Posselt, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and W. F. Feltz, T. Schmit, and D. D. Turner

Poster PDF (336.3 kB)
 
Potential impact of Visible and Infrared satellite measurements in cloud data assimilation
T. Vukicevic, CIRA/Colorado State University, Ft. Collins, CO; and T. Greenwald, M. Zupanski, D. Zupanski, and T. H. Vonder Haar

http://668756

Poster PDF (32.1 kB)

5:00 PM-5:30 PM: Tuesday, 11 February 2003


Special Address. Conrad C. Lautenbacher, NOAA, Washington, DC

Wednesday, 12 February 2003

12:00 AM-12:00 AM: Wednesday, 12 February 2003


WED 12 FEB

8:30 AM-9:30 AM: Wednesday, 12 February 2003


5
Operational Implications of QuikSCAT
Sponsor: 12th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography
Organizers: Jeffrey D. Hawkins, NRL; Marie Colton, NOAA/NESDIS/ORA

Papers:
  8:30 AM
5.1
Operational Assimilation of QuikSCAT data at ECMWF
H. Hersbach, ECMWF, Reading, Berks., United Kingdom; and L. Isaksen and P. A. E. M. Janssen

http://

Poster PDF (1.0 MB)
  9:00 AM
5.2
Assimilation of QuikSCAT/SeaWinds ocean surface wind data into the global data assimilation system at JMA
Masami Tokuno, Japan Meteorological Agency, Tokyo, Japan; and Y. Ohhashi and T. Iriguchi

9:30 AM-10:00 AM: Wednesday, 12 February 2003


Coffee Break in the Ballroom Foyer, 2nd Level, Promenade

10:00 AM-12:00 PM: Wednesday, 12 February 2003


Presidential Forum: Administration Priorities in Climate Change Research and Technology

12:00 PM-12:00 PM: Wednesday, 12 February 2003


Lunch Break

1:30 PM-1:30 PM: Wednesday, 12 February 2003


Simpsons Symposium—A Tribute to Robert and Joanne Simpson

1:30 PM-3:00 PM: Wednesday, 12 February 2003


Joint Session 2
Scatterometer Observations of Air-Sea interaction (Joint Session between the 12th Conference on Interactions of the Sea and Atmosphere and the 12th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography)
Sponsors: (Joint between the 12th Conference on Interactions of the Sea and Atmosphere; and the 12th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography )
Organizer: Jeffrey D. Hawkins, NRL

Papers:
  1:30 PM
The Best Winds for Ocean Models??
James J. O'Brien, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL; and M. Bourassa

Poster PDF (592.8 kB)
  2:00 PM
Satellite Observations of Ocean-Atmosphere Interaction Over SST Fronts
Dudley B. Chelton, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR; and S. P. Xie

  2:30 PM
Biological responses of the sea to typhoons
I-I Lin, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan; and W. T. Liu

Poster PDF (587.0 kB)

2:30 PM-4:30 PM: Wednesday, 12 February 2003


Joint Poster Session 2
Scatterometer Observations of Air-Sea Interaction (Joint Poster Session between the 12th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography and the 12th Conference on Interactions of the Sea and Atmosphere)
Sponsors: (Joint between the 12th Conference on Interactions of the Sea and Atmosphere; and the 12th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography )
Organizers: Kathryn A. Kelly, University of Washington; Robert A. Brown, University of Washington

Papers:
 
Wind stress in the Oregon and California coastal zone from the QuikSCAT scatterometer and models
Natalie Perlin, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR; and D. B. Chelton, R. M. Samelson, and P. L. Barbour

 
Ocean Currents Inferred from Differences Between QuikSCAT and TAO Winds
Kathryn A. Kelly, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; and S. Dickinson and G. C. Johnson

 
Online Analysis and Visualization of TRMM and QuikSCAT Products
Zhong Liu, George Mason Univ./CEOSR Fairfax, VA and NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and L. Chiu, W. Teng, and H. Rui

Poster PDF (418.8 kB)
 
QuikSCAT analysis of marine atmospheric fronts
Jérôme Patoux, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; and R. A. Brown

http://pbl.atmos.washington.edu

Poster PDF (971.7 kB)
 
Rich Structures of Cold Ocean-Atmosphere Interaction
Shang-Ping Xie, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI

 
Sverdrup transport calculation using Satellite scatterometer wind products in the North Pacific
Kunihiro Aoki, Tokai University, Shimizu, Shizuoka, Japan; and K. Kutsuwada and D. Fukata

http://

Poster PDF (226.2 kB)
 
Monitoring a Piteraq Storm System Using DMSP Imagery and QuikSCAT Wind Data
Boniface J. Mills, Univ. of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE; and M. R. Anderson

Poster PDF (473.0 kB)
 
Evaluating the Quikscat/Seawinds radar for measuring rainrate over the oceans using collocations with NEXRAD and TRMM
David E. Weissman, Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY; and M. A. Bourassa and J. Tongue

Poster PDF (248.5 kB)
 
Development of scatterometer–derived research–quality surface pressures for the Southern Ocean
Kyle A. Hilburn, COAPS/Florida State Univ., Tallahassee, FL; and M. A. Bourassa and J. J. O'Brien

Poster PDF (258.8 kB)
 
Analysis of midlatitude storms with winds and pressures from QuikSCAT
Robert A. Brown, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; and J. Patoux

http://pbl.atmos.washington.edu

Poster PDF (1.5 MB)
 
A Direct Surface Wind Stress Algorithm for the SeaWinds Scatterometer
Mark A. Bourassa, COAPS/Florida State Univ., Tallahassee, FL; and D. E. Weissman

Poster PDF (195.8 kB)
 
Global pressure fields from scatterometer winds
Jerome Patoux, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; and R. C. Foster and R. A. Brown

http://pbl.atmos.washington.edu

Poster PDF (111.8 kB)

3:00 PM-3:30 PM: Wednesday, 12 February 2003


Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall (Exhibits open 1:30–7:30P.M.)

3:30 PM-5:30 PM: Wednesday, 12 February 2003


Joint Poster Session 4
Air-Sea and QuikSCAT Applications (Joint Poster Session between 12 Conference on Satellite Meteorology and 12th Conference on Interactions of the Sea and Atmosphere)
Sponsors: (Joint between the 12th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography; and the 12th Conference on Interactions of the Sea and Atmosphere )
Organizer: Frank M. Monaldo, Johns Hopkins University APL

Papers:
 
Use of Quik Scat imagery in the diagnosis and detection of Gulf of Tehuantepec wind events 1999–2002
Hugh D. Cobb III, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/TPC, Miami, FL; and D. P. Brown and R. Molleda

Poster PDF (55.2 kB)
 
QuikSCAT Satellite Comparisons with Near-Shore Buoy Wind Data off the US West Coast
Mark H. Pickett, NOAA/Pacific Fisheries Environmental Laboratory, Pacific Grove, CA; and W. Tang, L. K. Rosenfeld, and C. H. Wash

 
Quikscat spatial resolution and Pacific Ocean model results
Eric C. Hackert, ESSIC, University of Maryland, College Park, MD; and S. M. Tse and T. J. Busalacchi

 
Wind and sea surface pressure fields from the SeaWinds scatterometer and their impacts in NWP
Shannon R. Davis, Florida State Univ., Tallahassee, FL; and M. A. Bourassa, R. M. Atlas, J. Ardizzone, E. Brin, D. Bungato, and J. J. O'Brien

Poster PDF (201.7 kB)
 
JP4.5
Scatterometer-based correction of forecast-model coastal winds

 
Improved quality control for QuikSCAT near real-time data
S. Mark Leidner, AER, Inc., Lexington, MA; and R. N. Hoffman and M. C. Cerniglia

Poster PDF (2.9 MB)
 
Operational Use of QuikSCAT winds in NCEP GDAS
T.-W Yu, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/EMC, Washington, DC

Poster PDF (241.6 kB)
 
QuikSCAT SeaWinds ocean surface wind processing and distribution
Lei Shi, SeaSpace Corporation, Poway, CA; and R. L. Bernstein

Poster PDF (507.6 kB)
 
Results of QuikScat high wind data validation
Deborah K. Smith, Remote Sensing Systems, Santa Rosa, CA; and F. J. Wentz

 
Normalized radar cross-section (NRCS) patterns from QuikSCAT—A new analysis tool over the tropical oceans
Roger T. Edson, Anteon Corporation and Univ. of Guam, Mangilao, Guam; and P. S. Chang

Poster PDF (217.0 kB)
 
Validation of QSCAT Vector Winds with Air-Sea Interaction Spar
Hans C. Graber, Univ. of Miami/RSMAS, Miami, FL; and M. Caruso, V. J. Cardone, and M. A. Donelan

 
Change of the brightness temeprature in the microwave region due to the relative wind direction
Masanori Konda, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan; and A. Shibata

Poster PDF (1.6 MB)
 
Variability of skin - bulk sea surface temperature difference
Stephen Hallsworth, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Mid Lothian, United Kingdom

 
Finding the true temperature of the ocean surface
Elizabeth C. Kent, Southampton Oceanography Centre, Southampton, United Kingdom; and A. Kaplan and P. K. Taylor

Poster PDF (1.6 MB)
 
A global study of diurnal warming using satellite derived sea surface temperature
A. C. Stuart-Menteth, School of Ocean & Earth Science, Southampton Oceanography Centre, Southampton, Hampshire, United Kingdom; and I. S. Robinson and P. G. Challenor

 
Accuracy of satellite derived latent heat flux
Hiroyuki Tomita, Tokai Univ., Shizuoka, Japan; and M. Kubota

Poster PDF (515.4 kB)
 
High resolution satellite-derived surface turbulent fluxes over the global ocean
Abderrahim Bentamy, IFREMER, Plouzane, France; and J. F. Piolle and A. M. Nunez

 
Improving merchant ship air temperatures using an analytical model of heating errors
David I. Berry, Southampton Oceanography Centre, Southampton, Hampshire, United Kingdom; and E. C. Kent and P. K. Taylor

Poster PDF (632.0 kB)
 
Assessing Ocean Buoy Shortwave Observations using Clear-Sky Model Calculations
Duane E. Waliser, SUNY, Stony Brook, NY; and M. Medovaya, R. A. Weller, and M. McPhaden

http://terra.msrc.sunysb.edu

Poster PDF (12.1 kB)

6:00 PM-7:30 PM: Wednesday, 12 February 2003


Reception (Cash Bar)

7:30 PM-9:30 PM: Wednesday, 12 February 2003


AMS Annual Awards Banquet

Thursday, 13 February 2003

12:00 AM-12:00 AM: Thursday, 13 February 2003


THUR 13 FEB

8:15 AM-9:45 AM: Thursday, 13 February 2003


6
Moisture, Fluxes and Retrievals
Sponsor: 12th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography
Organizer: Joe Turk, NRL

Papers:
  8:15 AM
6.1
Satellite- and ground-based stereo analysis of clouds (Invited Presentation)
Gabriela Seiz, ETH, Zurich, Switzerland; and M. Baltsavias and A. Gruen

http://www.photogrammetry.ethz.ch/general/persons/gabriela.html

Poster PDF (248.5 kB)
  8:45 AM
6.2
Aerosol Optical Thickness Retrievals From GMS5 during ACE-Asia
Jun Wang, University of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and S. A. Christopher, J. Kim, and F. Brechtel

Poster PDF (430.3 kB)
  9:15 AM
6.3
Estimating the Land-Surface Radiant, Turbulent and Conductive Energy Budgets Using Satellite Systems and Complementary Synoptic Data
George R. Diak, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and J. R. Mecikalski, M. C. Anderson, J. M. Norman, R. D. Torm, R. L. DeWolf, and W. P. Kustas

Poster PDF (2.2 MB)

9:00 AM-9:00 AM: Thursday, 13 February 2003


Simpsons Symposium—A Tribute to Robert and Joanne Simpson

9:45 AM-9:45 AM: Thursday, 13 February 2003


Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break

10:00 AM-12:00 PM: Thursday, 13 February 2003


Poster Session 4
Moisture, Fluxes and Retrievals
Sponsor: 12th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography
Organizer: James Marshall Shepherd, NASA/GSFC

Papers:
 
Retrieval of water vapor over land surfaces from microwave measurements
Alan E. Lipton, AER, Inc., Lexington, MA; and J. L. Moncet, J. F. Galantowicz, and J. D. Hegarty

Poster PDF (172.0 kB)
 
P4.2
MODIS near-infrared column water vapor over land and comparisons with NCEP analyses

 
Methods for evaluating microwave-derived satellite liquid water products
Thomas J. Greenwald, Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO; and S. A. Christopher

Poster PDF (184.4 kB)
 
Validation of IAPP Retrievals using DOE ARM Site Observations
Thomas H. Achtor, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and W. F. Feltz, J. Li, H. Woolf, and B. Howell

 
Validation of GOES-8/11 Sounder Derived Products During IHOP 2002 Field Experiment
Wayne F. Feltz, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and J. P. Nelson III, T. J. Schmit, and G. S. Wade

Poster PDF (166.1 kB)
 
Diurnal cycle of liquid water path over the subtropical and tropical oceans
Robert Wood, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; and C. Bretherton and D. L. Hartmann

 
GOES-11 and GOES-8 Sounders During the International H2O Project (IHOP)-2002 Field Experiment
Gary S. Wade, NOAA/NESDIS/ORA, Madison, WI; and T. J. Schmit, W. F. Feltz, J. P. Nelson III, and A. J. Schreiner

http://cimss.ssec.wisc.edu/goes/realtime/ihop/

Poster PDF (571.8 kB)
 
Radiometric signatures of rainfall structures from the Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) sensors over different climate regimes
Dong-Bin Shin, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA; and L. S. Chiu and A. T. C. Chang

Poster PDF (198.7 kB)
 
Sensitivity of retrieval algorithms to model-generated databases
Sean J. Miner, Colorado State University, Ft. Collins, CO; and C. Kummerow

 
Analysis of TRMM 3-hourly multi-satellite precipitation estimates computed in both real and post-real time
George J. Huffman, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and R. F. Adler, E. F. Stocker, D. T. Bolvin, and E. J. Nelkin

http://trmm.gsfc.nasa.gov

Poster PDF (103.8 kB)
 
An investigation of the horizontal variability of precipitations using radar data
Yoo-Jeong Noh, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL; and G. Liu

Poster PDF (245.7 kB)
 
A TRMM-Calibrated Infrared Technique For Global Rainfall Estimation
Andrew J. Negri, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and R. F. Adler and L. Xu

Poster PDF (555.2 kB)
 
A Passive Microwave Optimal-Estimation Algorithm for Near Real-Time Water Vapor Profiling
Darren S. McKague, CIRA/Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO; and J. M. Forsythe, A. S. Jones, S. Q. Kidder, and T. H. Vonder Haar

Poster PDF (337.2 kB)
 
Improvements to the SCaMPR Algorithm
Robert J. Kuligowski, NOAA/NESDIS/ORA, Camp Springs, MD; and W. Guo and J. S. Im

Poster PDF (107.8 kB)
 
Improved Precipitation Retrievals Using Both AMSU Window and Sounding Channels
Limin Zhao, NOAA/NESDIS/OSPO, Camp Springs, MD; and F. Weng and R. Ferraro

 
Frequency Distribution of Rain Rate With Cloud Top Brightness Temperature, and near-real time calibration of GOES Multispectral Rainfall Algorithm
Mamoudou B. Ba, Raytheon-ITSS, Lanham, MD and Univ. of Maryland, College Park, MD; and A. Gruber and M. J. Jeong

Poster PDF (148.5 kB)
 
Land surface temperature retrievals from GOES-8 using emissivities retrieved from MODIS
Ronnie J. Suggs, NASA/MSFC, Huntsville, AL; and S. L. Haines, G. J. Jedlovec, W. Lapenta, and D. Moss

Poster PDF (641.2 kB)
 
Validation of Langley parameterized algorithms used to derive CERES/TRMM surface radiative fluxes
Shashi K. Gupta, AS&M, Hampton, VA; and D. P. Kratz, A. C. Wilber, and L. C. Nguyen

Poster PDF (1016.9 kB)
 
The Atmosphere Land-EXchange Inverse (ALEXI) model: Regional-scale flux validations, climatologies and available soil water derived from remote sensing inputs
John R. Mecikalski, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and M. C. Anderson, R. D. Torn, J. M. Norman, G. R. Diak, S. J. Richardson, and J. A. Brotzge

Poster PDF (273.2 kB)
 
Introducing the GOES Imager Clear-Sky Brightness Temperature (CSBT) Product
Anthony J. Schreiner, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and T. J. Schmit, C. Köpken, X. Su, C. Holland, and J. A. Jung

Poster PDF (182.5 kB)
 
Infrared and passive microwave radiometric sea surface temperatures and their relationship to atmospheric forcing
Sandra L. Castro, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and D. G. Baldwin and W. J. Emery

 
Estimation of land surface temperature on the Tibetan Plateau using GMS data
Yuichiroh Oku, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan; and H. Ishikawa and H. Ueda

Poster PDF (1.1 MB)
 
Short wave aerosol direct forcing over cloud free oceans from Terra
Jianglong Zhang, University of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and S. A. Christopher

http://vortex.nsstc.uah.edu/~sundar/papers/grl_2002_revise.pdf

Poster PDF (67.3 kB)
 
Clear sky angular dependence models over oceans from CERES
Jianglong Zhang, University of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and S. A. Christopher

Poster PDF (97.1 kB)

12:00 PM-1:30 PM: Thursday, 13 February 2003


Lunch Break

1:30 PM-3:00 PM: Thursday, 13 February 2003


7
New Technology, Methods and Future Sensors
Sponsor: 12th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography
Organizers: Jeffery J. Puschell, Raytheon Santa Barbara Remote Sensing; Gerald J. Dittberner, NOAA/NESDIS

Papers:
  1:30 PM
7.1
First results from AMSR-E on NASA's Aqua satellite (Invited Presentation)
Roy W. Spencer, University of Alabama, Huntsville, AL

http://www.ghcc.msfc.nasa.gov/AMSR

Poster PDF (351.6 kB)
  2:00 PM
7.2
Accuracy and Performance of AIRS on Aqua (Invited Presentation)
Moustafa Chahine, NASA/JPL, Pasadena, CA

  2:30 PM
7.3
METEOSAT SECOND GENERATION (MSG): Status after Launch (Invited Presentation)
Johannes Schmetz, EUMETSAT, Darmstadt, Germany; and M. Koenig, P. Pili, S. Rota, A. Ratier, and S. Tjemkes

Poster PDF (90.2 kB)

3:00 PM-3:00 PM: Thursday, 13 February 2003


Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall (Exhibit Hall open 1:30-6:30 p.m.)

3:30 PM-5:30 PM: Thursday, 13 February 2003


Poster Session 5
New Technology, Methods and Future Sensors
Sponsor: 12th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography
Organizers: Gerald J. Dittberner, NOAA/NESDIS; Jeffery J. Puschell, Raytheon Santa Barbara Remote Sensing

Papers:
 
Report on NOAA's GOES satellite program
Gerald J. Dittberner, NOAA/NESDIS, Suitland, MD

Poster PDF (205.0 kB)
 
Specifying the requirements for imaging and sounding capabilities on the GOES-R series
James J. Gurka, NOAA/NESDIS, Suitland, MD; and G. J. Dittberner, P. Taylor, and T. J. Schmit

Poster PDF (49.8 kB)
 
Channel selection for the next generation geostationary Advanced Baseline Imagers
Timothy J. Schmit, NOAA/NESDIS/ORA, Madison, WI; and W. P. Menzel, J. Sieglaff, J. P. Nelson III, M. K. Griffin, and J. J. Gurka

Poster PDF (137.8 kB)
 
Vegetation Monitoring and Thin Cirrus Detection on the Next Generation GOES Imager
Justin M. Sieglaff, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and T. J. Schmit

Poster PDF (60.5 kB)
 
Surface and Atmospheric Retrievals from the Future GOES Sounder—Advanced Baseline Sounder (ABS)
Jun Li, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and T. J. Schmit, F. Sun, and W. P. Menzel

Poster PDF (1.1 MB)
 
A Rain Profile Analysis Using TRMM PR and TMI Toward a Future Precipitation Algorithm
Hirohiko Masunaga, Nagoya University, Nagoya, Japan; and C. D. Kummerow

 
Initial land rainfall estimates from the Aqua AMSR-E
Jeffrey R. McCollum, Univ. of Maryland, College Park, MD and NOAA/NESDIS/ORA, Camp Springs, MD; and R. R. Ferraro

Poster PDF (213.3 kB)
 
On-Orbit calibration of AMSR-E and the retrieval of ocean products
Frank J. Wentz, Remote Sensing Systems, Santa Rosa, CA; and C. Gentemann and P. Ashcroft

Poster PDF (1.0 MB)
 
Validation of the AIRS/AMSU on the AQUA satellite
Larry M. McMillin, NOAA/NESDIS, Camp Springs, MD; and S. Zhou and H. Ding

Poster PDF (13.0 kB)
 
Some Results from the NOAA-17 On-orbit Verification
Thomas J. Kleespies, NOAA/NESDIS, Camp Springs, MD

Poster PDF (522.7 kB)
 
An Evaluation of Level-1B and Level-2 AIRS Data Products Using Matched Radiosonde, NCEP and ECMWF Profiles
Murty G. Divakarla, Decision Systems Technologies, Inc., Rockville, MD; and M. D. Goldberg, W. Wolf, L. Zhou, and Y. Qu

 
First satellite intercalibration comparing high spectral resolution AIRS with operational geostationary imagers
Mathew M. Gunshor, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and D. Tobin, T. J. Schmit, and W. P. Menzel

Poster PDF (178.9 kB)
 
Investigating Inter-Satellite Calibration for the GPM Era
F. Joseph Turk, NRL, Monterey, CA; and S. W. Bidwell, D. Sidla, and A. Mugnai

Poster PDF (158.6 kB)
 
An improved Backus-Gilbert spatial filter for satellite data processing
Andrew S. Jones, CIRA/Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO; and P. J. Stephens and T. H. Vonder Haar

Poster PDF (105.9 kB)
 
A New Paradigm Image Analysis Tool
Steven G. Hoffert, Boeing Autometric, Springfield, VA; and A. M. Powell Jr., P. Anderson, P. A. Zuzolo, G. Greene, M. Conte, P. Fetz, and D. Blyth

Poster PDF (651.7 kB)
 
Compression of Satellite Hyperspectral Infrared Radiances Using Historical Eigenvectors
Yanni Qu, Decision Systems Technologies, Inc., Rockville, MD; and M. D. Goldberg and W. W. Wolf

 
Remote sensing of sea surface temperature in sea-ice zones using ATSR-2
C. J. Merchant, University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom; and S. Matthiesen and N. Rayner

 
Analysis of simulated observations from a Doppler Wind Lidar
Lars Peter Riishojgaard, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and R. Atlas and G. D. Emmitt

 
Improvements and Validation of the Gaussian Jet Model for Deriving Absolute Geostrophic Velocities from Satellite Altimetry
Seungbum Kim, Korea Advance Inst. of Science & Technology, Yusung, Daejeon, South Korea; and M. A. Saunders

http://satrec.kaist.ac.kr/~sbkim/

Poster PDF (144.9 kB)
 
Improved Detection of Nocturnal Low Clouds by MODIS
Thomas F. Lee, NRL, Monterey, CA; and S. D. Miller

Poster PDF (168.1 kB)
 
Fire detection and properties from High-spectral resolution infrared observations
Steven A. Ackerman, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and D. Tobin, R. Knuteson, P. Antonelli, H. E. Revercomb, and K. Vinson

 
Simultaneous Earth Views from CERES and MISR: Data for Studying the Atmosphere-Land-Ocean System
Nancy A. Ritchey, SAIC and NASA/LaRC, Hampton, VA; and R. K. Seals Jr. and C. H. Welch

Poster PDF (1.5 MB)
 
Studies with the CERES Window Channel
G. Louis Smith, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and NASA/LARC, Hampton, VA; and P. E. Mlynczak

Poster PDF (165.9 kB)
 
AQUA Radiance Computations for the Observing System Simulation Experiments for NPOESS
Thomas J. Kleespies, NOAA/NESDIS, Camp Springs, MD; and H. Sun, W. Wolf, and M. Goldberg

Poster PDF (364.9 kB)
 
NOAA's Product Processing Plans for the Metop Mission
Stacy L. Bunin, Mitretek Systems, Inc., Falls Church, VA; and D. Holmes and T. Schott

Poster PDF (204.3 kB)
 
Virtual Laboratory for Training in Satellite Meteorology
Anthony Mostek, NOAA/NWS, Boulder, CO; and J. Purdom, J. Wilson, and D. Hinsman

Poster PDF (287.2 kB)

5:00 PM-6:00 PM: Thursday, 13 February 2003


Closing Reception in Exhibit Hall (Cash Bar)

5:30 PM-5:30 PM: Thursday, 13 February 2003


Conference Ends

6:00 PM-6:00 PM: Thursday, 13 February 2003


Simpsons Banquet

8:00 PM-10:00 PM: Thursday, 13 February 2003


Closing Event at the Long Beach Aquarium on the Pacific