83rd Annual

Poster Session 1: Climatology and Clouds

Monday, 10 February 2003: 10:15 AM-12:00 PM
Organizer:  Kenneth Holmlund, EUMETSAT
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

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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

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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


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

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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

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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

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

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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)
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