83rd Annual

Poster Session 2: Environmental Applications

Tuesday, 11 February 2003: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Organizer:  Ralph Ferraro, NOAA/NESDIS/ORA
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


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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

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Satellite detection of precipitation over the North Pacific
Jeremy A. Smith, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; and L. A. McMurdie and J. Weinman

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

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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

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

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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

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UW-CIMSS satellite products: Recent research and developments
Christopher S. Velden, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

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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

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A method for integrated satellite reconnaissance fix accuracy
Roger T. Edson, Anteon Corporation and University of Guam, Mangilao, Guam; and M. A. Lander

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

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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