83rd Annual

Joint Session 9: Satellite Measurements: Hydrological Impact and Land Surface Data Assimilation (Joint with the 17th Conference on Hydrology and the 12th Symposium on Meteorological Observations and Instrumentation

Thursday, 13 February 2003: 8:30 AM-12:15 PM
Organizer:  Ana P. Barros, Harvard University
  8:30 AM
Use of Satellite Data Assimilation to Infer Land Surface Thermal Inertia
William M. Lapenta, NASA/MSFC, Huntsville, AL; and R. McNider, A. Pour Biazar, R. Suggs, G. Jedlovec, and S. Dembek

  8:45 AM
Toward the real-time observation of hydrologic land surface fluxes from space: Data assimilation using the ensemble Kalman filter
Steven A. Margulis, MIT, Cambridge, MA; and D. Entekhabi, D. McLaughlin, and S. Dunne

  9:15 AM
Assessing the impact of horizontal error correlations in forcing data
Rolf H. Reichle, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and R. D. Koster

  9:30 AM
Modeling Multiyear Surface Evapotranspiration with Remote Sensing Data
Marvin L. Wesely, ANL, Argonne, IL; and J. Song

Poster PDF (272.3 kB)
  9:45 AM
Enhancing the validation of remote sensing data
Michael P. Crane, USGS, Sioux Falls, SD; and T. DeFelice

  10:00 AM
Detection of water vapor profiles and thin moisture layers from atmospheric radio occultations
Manuel de la Torre Juárez, JPL/Caltech, Pasadena, CA; and P. M. Nilsson

  10:15 AM
Comparison of SeaWinds scatterometer data with a hydrologic process model for the assessment of snow melt dynamics
Venkataramana Rao Sridhar, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; and K. C. McDonald and D. P. Lettenmaier

  10:30 AM
  10:45 AM
The Validation of a Land Data Assimilation System (LDAS) Using Oklahoma Mesonet Data
Kodi Lynn Nemunaitis, Oklahoma Climate Survey and University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and J. B. Basara

Poster PDF (337.4 kB)
  11:00 AM
Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break