83rd Annual

Session 5: Assimilation of water data in all its phases

Thursday, 13 February 2003: 1:30 PM-4:30 PM
Organizer:  Paul R. Houser, NASA/GSFC
  1:30 PM
The analysis of moisture in the ECMWF system (Invited Presentation)
Anton Beljaars, ECMWF, Reading, Berks., United Kingdom

  2:00 PM
The Tropospheric Humidity Trends of NCEP/NCAR Reanalysis before the Satellite Era
S.-K. Yang, NOAA/NWS/NCEP, Camp Springs, MD; and M. Kanamitsu, W. Ebisuzaki, A. J. Miller, and G. Potter

Poster PDF (990.2 kB)
  2:15 PM
Assimilation 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 PM
Better 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

Assimilation of the GPS-derived Integrated Water Vapour in the aLpine Model

  2:45 PM
Regional 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

  3:15 PM
NCEP Regional Reanalysis
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

Poster PDF (297.3 kB)
  3:30 PM
Land Data Assimilation Systems
Paul R. Houser, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD

  4:14 PM
Improving 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

  3:44 PM
Coffee Break