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Poster Session 1
Poster Session: K-12, Popular and University Educational Initiatives
Sponsor: 12th Symposium on Education
Organizers: Marianne C. Hayes, Pueblo del Sol Elementary School; Kathleen A. Murphy, Ladue School District

Papers:
 
Investigating Vegetation Changes in Relation to Altitude and Environmental Factors Along Oliver and Clear Creeks in the Cloud Peak Wilderness Area of the Big Horn Mountains
Molly P. Steele, State College Area High School, State College, PA; and M. S. Guo, J. M. Vrentas, and J. Greenberg

Poster PDF (896.0 kB)
 
A Spatiotemporal Investigation of the Influences of Weather on the Hydrological Characteristics of a Montane Melt Water Environment
David Gibbons, State College Area High School, State College, PA; and J. Harding, N. Hutcheon, K. Nousek, E. Pierce, and B. S. Sandmeyer-Swails

Poster PDF (179.0 kB)
 
The Surface Energy Budget of a Mountain Region
David Gibbons, State College Area High School, State College, PA; and M. S. Guo, E. J. Myers, and K. Tawse

Poster PDF (144.8 kB)
 
The Influence of Meteorological and Geological Processes on the Formation, Development and Characteristics of Montane Lakes
Amy Drysdale, Knox Academy, Haddington, United Kingdom; and H. Ross, L. Ross, M. Shepherd, L. Downsbrough, and T. Menotti

http://

Poster PDF (337.7 kB)
 
AMS' Education Program—A Decade of Success
Robert S. Weinbeck, State University of New York, College at Brockport, Brockport, NY; and I. W. Geer, D. R. Smith, J. M. Moran, E. J. Hopkins, E. W. Mills, and B. A. Blair

Poster PDF (23.5 kB)
 
Getting CERES about the weather
Ann T. Kelly, Our Lady of Sorrows School, St. Louis, MO

 
Incorportating Real-Time Data into the Classroom. The Digital GLOBE Project: Visualizing a Sustainable Future
John D. Moore, Burlington County Institute of Technology, Medford, NJ

Poster PDF (56.1 kB)
 
A Chilling Educational Experience (Mt. Washington Winter Edu Trip)
Robert P. Wanton, NOAA/NWS, Mt. Holly, NJ; and W. J. Dyke, W. R. Huskin, and W. G. Vosburgh Jr.

Poster PDF (122.3 kB)
 
NOAA's Teacher at Sea
Dana Lee Tomlinson, Emory Elementary School, Chula Vista, CA

 
Teaching Oceanography in a K–6 Classroom
Linda J. Deal, Penn Manor School District, Lancaster, PA

Poster PDF (17.1 kB)
 
DataStreme: Weather from the AMS to the classroom
Hector Ibarra, West Branch Middle School, Iowa City, IA; and W. Ray and J. Meyer

 
A Follow-Up Study on National Weather Service K–12 Education and Outreach Programs
Eleanor Vallier-Talbot, NOAA/NWSFO, Taunton, MA; and W. T. Babcock

Poster PDF (297.7 kB)
 
Earth2class: Template for Scientist-Teacher Interactions
Michael J. Passow, Columbia Univ., New York, NY and White Plains Middle School and Teachers College, White Plains, NY; and C. M. Assumpco, C. Bandeirantes, and F. D. Baggio

http://www.earth2class.org

Poster PDF (18.1 kB)
 
"Wandering The Watershed": Real-Life WES Experiences
Michael J. Passow, White Plains Middle School and Teachers College, Columbia University, White Plains, NY; and C. Murphy and W. D. Blanchard

 
Continuing WES in North Carolina
Frankie C. Vann, Lakewood High School, Salemburg, NC

http://a:california

Poster PDF (9.6 kB)
 
Bridging the Pacific Ocean: Using Oceanography to Make Cultural Connections
Beth A. Jewell, Fairfax County Public Schools, Springfield, VA

Poster PDF (48.5 kB)
 
The University of Northern Iowa takes weather education by STORM
Claire Waites, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, Iowa; and C. Wolter

 
The use of Live Event Learning to teach high school meteorology in the new millennium
Craig R. Wolter, AMS/AERA and Windom Area High School, Windom, MN

Poster PDF (83.9 kB)
 
Techno-Meteorology: Educational Adventures in Cyberspace
Faye McCollum, Project Atmosphere/AERA and Muscogee County School District, Columbus, GA

Poster PDF (55.8 kB)
 
 
Oceanography in the Middle
Craig L. Croone, Northfield Middle School, Northfield, MN

 
Retired K–12 Teachers as Active Agents for AMS Education Programs
Lawrence E. Greenleaf, AMS/AERA, Belfast, ME

Poster PDF (16.0 kB)
 
Weathering the middle-school years: Using Web technology to make meteorology cool
Diane K. Fisher, NASA/JPL, Pasadena, CA; and P. Everson and N. J. Leon

 
Analysis of a 30-Year Haines Index Climatology for the United States
Paul J. Croft, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS; and B. E. Potter

 
Meteorology Education through Nature Centers
Sue Ellen Haupt, Utah State University, Logan, UT; and J. J. Barta

Poster PDF (226.0 kB)
 
Partnering with Youth Groups on Meteorological and Environmental Education Issues
Kenneth H. Kirkwood, MSC, Dartmouth, NS, Canada; and P. H. Whitfield

Poster PDF (106.6 kB)
 
Integrating GIS and Applied Meteorology
Richard K. Snow, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach, FL; and M. M. Snow

 
Integrating GLOBE Student Data Observations at NCDC in Climate Monitoring Activities
Thomas F. Ross, NOAA/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and S. R. Ansari and W. M. Faas

Poster PDF (345.0 kB)
 
Identifying students' alternate conceptions in meteorology
John Yoder, West Chester University, West Chester, PA; and R. Pandya

Poster PDF (62.7 kB)
 
Involving students in authentic research through student-teacher-scientist partnerships
Tamara Shapiro Ledley, TERC, Cambridge, MA; and N. Haddad, J. Lockwood, and D. Brooks

http://essn.terc.edu

Poster PDF (475.7 kB)
 
Partnerships Help Save Lives
Ron Gird, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and R. Lopes

 
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EX-Files is a web-based, multi-media educational template

 
Virtual Meteorology: AMS Online Weather Studies
Aubrey Hartman, Tidewater Community College, Portsmouth, VA; and G. Fowler

 
Meteorology in the US Virgin Islands
David J. Smith, University of the Virgin Islands, St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands

 
Introducing an Applied Meteorology Course at Prairie View A&M University
Brian Cudnik, Prairie View A&M University, Prairie View, TX

 
Implementing Online Weather Studies Course at an HBCU: Case of Fayetteville State University
Adegoke Ademiluyi, Fayetteville State University, Fayetteville, NC; and R. Johnston

Poster PDF (8.6 kB)
 
Breaking the Digital Divide with the AMS Online Meteorology Program
Anthony L. Selimo, Passaic County Community College, Patterson, NJ

 
AMS Online Weather Studies: Where Do I Begin?
M. Carol Walker, Columbia Basin College, Pasco, WA

 
Blackfeet Community College’s Air, Climate and Weather
Patricia Atkins, Blackfeet Community College, Browning, MT; and R. Keim

 
ONLINE WEATHER IN THE DEPARTMENT OF GEOGRAPHY AND EARTH SCIENCES AT NORTH CAROLINA CENTRAL UNIVERSITY
Harris E. Williams, North Carolina Central University, Durham, NC

http://

 
Online Weather Studies at California State University, Bakersfield
Jorge Talamantes, California State University, Bakersfield, CA

 
THE INTEGRATION OF AMS' ONLINE WEATHER STUDIES IN AN ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE PROGRAM
Richard L. Myers, Alaska Pacific University, Anchorage, AK

 
Teaching Aviation Students Weather Using Online Weather Studies
Polly D. Steenhagen, Delaware State University, Dover, DE

 
Scientific Principles Of Weather And Climate
Valentina S. David, Bethune-Cookman College, Daytona Beach, FL

 
Online Weather Studies in the Caribbean
Louis Pérez, University of Puerto Rico, Cayey, Puerto Rico

 
Online Weather Studies at the Southeast College Of HCCS
Cheng Ting, Southeast College, Houston, TX; and T. Ting

 
Online Weather Studies at Talladega College
Charlie M. Stinson Jr., Talladega College, Talladega, AL

5:30 PM-7:30 PM: Sunday, 9 February 2003


Poster Session 1
Atmospheric Chemistry
Sponsor: Second Annual AMS Student Conference

Papers:
 
Atmospheric Dispersion: Simulation of Fluid, Heat, and Chemical Transport
Rhesa L. Freeman, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND

 
Examination of Formaldehyde and Acetaldehyde Relationships during TRACE-P
Ernesto Muñoz, UCAR SOARS (NCAR-ACD), Boulder, CO

 
Analysis of Ozone and Meteorological Balloon Profile Data from Summit, Greenland
Garymar Dé Rivera Rivera, SOARS, University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez, Puerto Rico; and D. Helmig

 
Analysis of Seasonal and Diurnal Trends in Surface Ozone Concentration at Arctic Sites (Summit/Greenland and Barrow/Alaska)
Nancy Ivette Rivera Rivera, ESE - UTEP, El Paso, TX; and D. Helmig and S. Oltmans

 
P1.6
The Relationship between the initial trigger and the final state for the convectively unstable Atmosphere


Poster Session 2
Weather/Forecasting
Sponsor: Second Annual AMS Student Conference

Papers:
 
Lightning Signatures in Convective Storms on the High Plains
Maribel Martinez, UCAR SOARS (NCAR), Lubbock, TX

 
P2.2
Analysis of Snowflake Types and the Atmospheric Conditions that Produce Them

 
Nonmeteorological factors in warning verification
Kathryn D. Carroll, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL; and J. G. LaDue, A. C. Wood, and J. T. Ferree

 
Significant Severe Thunderstorm Proximity Soundings
Stephanie M. Nordin, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and H. E. Brooks and J. P. Craven

 
Sea Breeze and Local Wind Effects on Rainfall in South Florida
Ryan T. Ellis Sr., Univ. of Miami/RSMAS, Miami, FL

 
P2.6
On the change of sea water characteristics caused by a typhoon

 
P2.7
Soil Temperature Variability during the IHOP 2002 Project


Poster Session 3
Modeling
Sponsor: Second Annual AMS Student Conference

Papers:
 
P3.3
Some recent modifications to ISBA scheme in ARPS and their implications for soil hydrology

 
The Energetics of a Moist Nonlinear Buoyancy Oscillation in a Statically Stable Environment
Paul Thomas Quelet, The Pennsylvania State University Department of Meteorology, University Park, PA; and P. R. Bannon

 
A Sensitivity Study of the Temporal and Spatial Weighting Functions of a Nowcasting Model Nudging Scheme
Paul Thomas Quelet, The Pennsylvania State University Department of Meteorology, University Park, PA; and D. R. Stauffer

 
The Influence of Initial Conditions on the SPC 2001 Ensemble Cloud Model Forecasts
Shanna J. Sampson, Millersville University, Millersville, PA, Millersville, PA; and K. L. Elmore


Poster Session 4
Climate
Sponsor: Second Annual AMS Student Conference

Papers:
 
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Creating 3-D Jet Stream Circulation Visualizations to Investigate Present and Future Climate Conditions

 
Fusing atmospheric variables with a gis data model
Jesse Michael Lewis, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, University of South Florida, Saint Petersburg, FL; and P. J. Rubec and M. A. Shirley

 
Compare of the environment change between Arctic and China during Holocene times
Juan Xu, Institute of Geographical Sciences and Natural Resources Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China

 
P4.5
Surface meteorology and oceanic response at 10°N, 125°W during the 1997/1998 ENSO

 
P4.6
Regional analysis of the influence of large-scale circulation anomalies on wintertime climate variability and Nor'easter occurrences


Poster Session 5
Observations/Remote Sensing
Sponsor: Second Annual AMS Student Conference

Papers:
 
Field Research in 2002 Using the Oklahoma Mesonet
Daniel R. Cheresnick, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and J. B. Basara

 
Megha-Tropiques for meteorological observations in the tropics
Bharat Khushalani, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA; and J. Srinivasan and G. Raju

 
Music from the ocean: sonification of ocean buoy spectral data
Bob L. Sturm, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA

 
P5.5
Correlating Ship-borne Observations with Microwave Radiometers: An Approach for Monitoring Ocean Precipitation Events

 
Estimating Snowfall Rates Uising Polarimetric Radar Data
Yarice Rodriguez, University of Illinois and UCAR/NCAR/SOARS, Urbana, IL

 
Impact of operational constraints on polarimetric radar hydrometeor classification
Timothy R. Whitcomb, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; and S. Yuter

 
Development of a new meteor radar for measuring upper atmosphere winds
Fabiola Navarro, SOARS, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado, San Diego, CA

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Conference Registration (continues through Thursday, 13 February)

8:30 AM-10:15 AM: Monday, 10 February 2003


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K–12 Educational Initiatives
Sponsor: 12th Symposium on Education
Organizers: Kathleen A. Murphy, Ladue School District; Shirley T. Murillo, NOAA/AOML

Papers:
  8:30 AM
1.1
NOAA's Teacher at Sea Program
Dana Lee Tomlinson, Emory Elementary School, Chula Vista, CA

  8:45 AM
1.2
School Superintendents' Use of Weather Information
Alan C. Czarnetzki, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA

http://www.uni.edu/storm

Poster PDF (32.4 kB)
  9:00 AM
1.3
Air Quality Education in the Classroom
Michael C. Howe, MSC, Fredericton, NB, Canada

Poster PDF (103.1 kB)
  9:15 AM
1.4
The NCAR Geosciences Education Workshop on Climate and Global Change: Enhancing Teachers' Perspectives of Earth System Science
Roberta M. Johnson, UCAR, Boulder, CO; and S. Henderson, D. R. Smith, S. Q. Foster, D. F. Mastie, and P. O. Pennington IV

  9:30 AM
1.5
AMS Educational Projects in Baja California Sur, Mexico "Reaching out Rural Communites of difficult access or with a migrant population"
Sandra Robles-Gil, Comisión Nacional del Agua, La Paz, BSC, Mexico; and E. Hamilton-Velez

Poster PDF (82.9 kB)
  9:45 AM
1.6
The Digital Water Library Project (DWEL): A NSDL K–12 Collection
John D. Moore, Burlington County Institute of Technology, Medford, NJ; and B. Aivazian

Poster PDF (29.5 kB)
  10:00 AM
Introductory Remarks

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Welcome address

9:00 AM-9:15 AM: Monday, 10 February 2003


Keynote Speaker
In Memory of Dr Tim Crawford NOAA/ARL Idaho Falls
Sponsor: 12th Symposium on Meteorological Observations and Instrumentation
Organizer: Jerry H. Crescenti, NOAA/ERL/ARL

Papers:

Welcoming Remarks
Organizer: Greg Forbes, The Weather Channel

9:00 AM-10:15 AM: Monday, 10 February 2003


Joint Session 1
Spatial and temporal variability of water in all its phases: Part 1 (Joint with the Symposium on Observing and Understanding the Variability of Water in Weather and Climate and the 17th Conference on Hydrology)
Sponsors: (Joint between the Observing and Understanding the Variability of Water in Weather and Climate; and the 17TH Conference on Hydrology )
Organizer: David J. Stensrud, NOAA/NSSL

Papers:
  9:00 AM
Observing, understanding and predicting warm season continental rainfall (Invited Presentation)
R. E. Carbone, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and A. Barros, C. A. Davis, and M. W. Moncrieff

Poster PDF (87.8 kB)
  9:30 AM
Observed regional and temporal variability of rainfall over the tropical Pacific and Atlantic Oceans
Yolande L. Serra, JISAO/Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA; and M. J. McPhaden

Poster PDF (82.3 kB)
  9:45 AM
Dry Spells in the United Kingdom Precipitation Time-Series
Paul S. Wilson, Imperial College, University of London, London, United Kingdom; and R. Toumi

  10:00 AM
Welcoming Remarks


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Tropical Atlantic coupled variability
Sponsor: 12th Conference on Interactions of the Sea and Atmosphere
Organizer: Tom Delworth, NOAA/GFDL

Papers:
  9:00 AM
1.1
Observational basis for air-sea interaction in the tropical Atlantic
James A. Carton, University of Maryland, College Park, MD; and S. Grodsky

  9:30 AM
1.2
Observing and modeling tropical Atlantic atmosphere-ocean interaction
Yochanan Kushnir, Columbia Universtiy, Palisades, NY; and R. Seager and J. C. H. Chiang

  10:00 AM
1.3
The interaction of coupled ocean-atmosphere variability in the Atlantic and the Pacific
Richard Kleeman, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York, NY; and S. Raynaud

9:00 AM-11:15 AM: Monday, 10 February 2003


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Atmospheric Chemistry—General Papers and History
Sponsor: 5th Conference on Atmospheric Chemistry: Gases, Aerosols, and Clouds

Papers:
  9:00 AM
1.1
Chemist and Meteorologist—Antoine Lavoisier
Jeffrey S. Gaffney, ANL, Argonne, IL; and N. A. Marley

Poster PDF (108.3 kB)
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1.2
Insights into tropical tropospherc ozone from the SHADOZ (Southern Hemisphere ADditional OZonesondes) sounding network
Anne M. Thompson, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and J. C. Witte, F. J. Schmidlin, and S. J. Oltmans

  9:30 AM
1.3
Improving the Photochemical Oxidation Mechanism of Isoprene
Jiwen Fan, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX; and R. Zhang

Poster PDF (45.4 kB)
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1.4
Steps toward understanding heterogeneous chemistry in the troposphere: Water uptake on environmentally relevant surfaces
Ann Louise Sumner, University of California, Irvine, CA; and B. J. Finlayson-Pitts

Poster PDF (340.9 kB)
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1.5
Knudsen cell studies of the uptake and reaction of HNO3 and N2O5 on sub-layers of NaCl
Rachel C. Hoffman, University of California, Irvine, CA; and M. E. Gebel, B. S. Fox, and B. J. Finlayson-Pitts

Poster PDF (285.9 kB)
  10:15 AM
1.6
New Improved Fast GC-Luminol Instrument for PAN and Nitrogen Dioxide Measurements
Nancy A. Marley, ANL, Argonne, IL; and J. S. Gaffney, R. L. Gunter, and W. T. Luke

Poster PDF (181.8 kB)
  10:30 AM
1.7
The Transition from ozone minimum to ozone maximum over the tropical Atlantic Ocean: MAM and JJA
Jung-Hee Ryu, Penn State University, University Park, PA; and G. S. Jenkins

  10:45 AM
Coffee Break in Poster Session Room

9:00 AM-11:45 AM: Monday, 10 February 2003


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SMEX and SMACEX 2002: Soil Moisture and Soil Moisture-Atmosphere Coupling
Sponsor: 17TH Conference on Hydrology
Organizer: Christa D. Peters-Lidard, NASA/GSFC

Papers:
  9:00 AM
1.1
Ground-based soil moisture observations within AMSR-E footprints during SMEX02
J. S. Famiglietti, University of California, Irvine, CA; and A. A. Berg, D. Ryu, S. L. Holl, K. -. W. Seo, R. Bindlish, M. Cosh, and T. J. Jackson

  9:15 AM
1.2
An Overview of the Soil-Moisture-Atmospheric-Coupling-Experiment (SMACEX) in Central Iowa
W. P. Kustas, USDA/ARS, Beltsville, MD; and J. H. Prueger, J. L. Hatfield, J. I. MacPherson, M. Wolde, C. M. U. Neale, W. E. Eichinger, D. I. Cooper, J. M. Norman, and M. C. Anderson

Poster PDF (1.5 MB)
  9:30 AM
1.3
Aircraft and Tower-Measured Fluxes Over Rapidly Growing Corn and Soybean Crops in Central Iowa
J. I. MacPherson, Institute for Aerospace Research, National Research Council of Canada, Ottawa, ON, Canada; and M. Wolde, W. P. Kustas, and J. H. Prueger

Poster PDF (274.7 kB)
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1.4
High Resolution Lidar Evaporative Fluxes Over Corn and Soybean Crops in Central Iowa During SMACEX
W.E. Eichinger, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA; and J. Nichols, D. I. Cooper, L. E. Hipps, W. P. Kustas, C. M. U. Neale, and J. H. Prueger

Poster PDF (2.3 MB)
  10:00 AM
1.5
Spatial Variability of Turbulent Fluxes Across a Corn/Soybean Production Region in Central Iowa
John H. Prueger, USDA, Ames, IA; and W. P. Kustas, L. E. Hipps, J. L. Hatfield, A. Cahill, C. A. Williams, J. D. Albertson, W. E. Eichinger, D. I. Cooper, N. Brunsell, and R. Gillies

Poster PDF (124.3 kB)
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1.6
Spatially Distributed Fluxes Obtained with High-Resolution Remote Sensing During SMACEX in Central Iowa
Christopher M. U. Neale, Utah State University, Logan, UT; and W. P. Kustas, J. H. Prueger, and L. E. Hipps

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1.7
Comparison of aircraft- and tower-measured fluxes acquired during SMACEX with predictions from a regional atmosphere-land exchange model
Martha C. Anderson, UW-Madison, Madison, WI; and J. M. Norman, W. P. Kustas, J. H. Prueger, C. M. U. Neale, J. I. MacPherson, J. R. Mecikalski, and G. R. Diak

Poster PDF (300.2 kB)
 
1.8
Impact of soil moisture on boundary-layer cloud development

  11:15 AM
Coffee Break in poster session room

  11:00 AM
Introductory Remarks

  11:45 AM
Discussion

9:00 AM-12:00 PM: Monday, 10 February 2003


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Perspectives on Impacts and Response Options in North America
Sponsor: Impacts of Water Variability: Benefits and Challenges

Papers:
  9:00 AM
1.1
Keynote Address
Robert M. Hirsch, U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, VA

  9:30 AM
1.2
Planning and Managing for Increased Water Supply Variability in Urban Southern California
Timothy H. Quinn, Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, Sacramento, CA

  9:45 AM
1.3
The California Water Delivery System: Impacts of Climate Variability
Douglas Osugi, California Department of Water Resources, Sacramento, CA

Poster PDF (40.8 kB)
  10:00 AM
1.4
Moving to a New National Drought Policy Emphasizing Preparedness Rather than Response
Shaun McGrath, Western Governors' Association, Denver, CO

  10:15 AM
1.5
The Uneasy Relationship between Science and Law: Protecting Endangered Species
Denise Fort, University of New Mexico, School of Law, Albuquerque, NM

  10:30 AM
1.6
Critical hydrometeorological needs and integrated, multi-disciplinary DSS for water resource managers in the Bureau of Reclamation
Dave Matthews, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, Denver, CO; and D. Frevert

http://www.usbr.gov/rsmg

Poster PDF (191.7 kB)
  10:45 AM
1.7
  11:00 AM
1.8
Hydrologic Information Needs for Emergency Management
Kevin G. Stewart, National Hydrologic Warning Council, Denver, CO

 
1.9
Primary Issues Facing Flood Plain/Watershed Managers

  11:30 AM
Coffee Break

  12:00 PM
Lunch Break


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State of the Science: The Role of the Carbon Cycle in the Earth System
Sponsor: 14th Symposium on Global Change and Climate Variations
Organizers: Lisa Dilling, NOAA/OAR; Tony J. Busalacchi, ESSIC, University of Maryland

Papers:
  9:00 AM
1.1
Carbon-Climate interaction as a first-order source of uncertainty in future climate
Scott Denning, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO

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1.4
Tradeoffs between measurement accuracy and cost, vertical and horizontal sampling density, and signal strength and variability in an expanded CO2 observing network
Britton Stephens, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and D. Schimel, D. Baker, R. Dargaville, S. Aulenbach, J. Oxelson, D. Brown, and C. S. I. Participants

  10:15 AM
1.5
Data assimilation for carbon cycle studies
David Schimel, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and K. A. Hibbard and D. Baker

  10:30 AM
1.6
The changing carbon cycle: contribution from climate variability
Ning Zeng, University of Maryland, College Park, MD; and R. Murtugudde and J. Christian

  11:00 AM
1.8
Long-term changes in atmospheric carbon dioxide
Francisco P. Chavez, MBARI, Moss Landing, CA; and S. C. Wofsy

  11:15 AM
1.9
The role of the equatorial Pacific on interannual and interdecadal variations of ocean-atmosphere CO2 fluxes
Richard A. Feely, NOAA/ERL/PMEL, Seattle, WA; and F. Chai, F. Chavez, M. J. McPhaden, and R. Wanninkhof

  11:30 AM
Coffee Break in Poster Session Room

9:00 AM-12:15 PM: Monday, 10 February 2003


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Radar IIPS and Applications
Sponsor: 19th Conference on IIPS
Organizers: Robert G. Borchers, SAIC; Douglas E. Forsyth, NOAA/NSSL; Anderson White, University of Oklahoma; Robert E. Saffle, NOAA/NWS

Papers:
  9:00 AM
2.1
Report of the NRC Committee on Weather Radar Technology Beyond NEXRAD
Paul L. Smith, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, Rapid City, SD

Poster PDF (140.5 kB)
  9:30 AM
2.2
NEXRAD Product Improvement—Status of WSR-88D Open Radar Data Acquisition (ORDA) Program
Gregory S. Cate, NOAA/NWS, Norman, OK; and R. W. Hall and M. L. Terry

Poster PDF (402.2 kB)
  9:45 AM
2.3
ORPG review: Clustering, database and system management
Zhongqi Jing, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and S. Smith and M. Jain

Poster PDF (90.4 kB)
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2.4
  10:15 AM
2.5
The Evansville New Generation radar: the latest in the evolutionary chain of NWS S-Band Radar
James J. Stagliano Jr., Enterprise Electronics Corp., Enterprise, AL; and J. Helvin, J. Brock, P. Siebold, and D. Nelson

Poster PDF (635.9 kB)
  10:30 AM
2.6
The Joint Polarization Experiment—An Overview of Initial Data Collection with a Polarimetric WSR-88D Radar
Terry J. Schuur, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma and NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and D. S. Zrnic and R. E. Saffle

Poster PDF (194.4 kB)
  10:45 AM
2.7
Evaluation of polarimetric Capability on the Research WSR-88D
Valery M. Melnikov, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and D. S. Zrnic, J. K. Carter, A. V. Ryzhkov, and R. J. Doviak

Poster PDF (998.8 kB)
  11:00 AM
2.8
Building the National Weather Radar Testbed (Phased-Array)
Douglas E. Forsyth, NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and J. F. Kimpel, D. S. Zrnic, R. Ferek, J. F. Heimmer, T. McNellis, J. E. Crain, A. M. Shapiro, J. D. Belville, and W. Benner

Poster PDF (29.5 kB)
  11:15 AM
2.9
Radar control architecture for the National Weather Radar Testbed
Sheldon L. Katz, Lockheed Martin NE&SS—Surface Systems, Moorestown, NJ; and J. V. Melody, T. Maese, T. W. Hodge, W. Sabin, V. Chekalin, C. Savcak, J. Halenar, and W. Hock

Poster PDF (48.4 kB)
  11:30 AM
Coffee Break in Poster Session Room

  12:00 PM
Lunch Break

9:00 AM-2:30 PM: Monday, 10 February 2003


1
Generic AI Methods and Applications
Sponsor: 3rd Conference on Artificial Intelligence Applications to the Environmental Science
Organizer: Vladimir Krasnopolsky, EMC/NCEP/NOAA/NWS (SAIC)

Papers:
  9:00 AM
1.2
Neural networks for nonlinear post-processing of model output
Caren Marzban, CAPS/Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK and Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA

  9:45 AM
1.3
New formulations for estimating models from data
Vladimir Cherkassky, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

  10:30 AM
1.4
  11:15 AM
1.5
Support Vector Machines and their applications
Dennis DeCoste, JPL, Pasadena, CA

  12:00 PM
GENETIC ALGORITHMS AND THEIR APPLICATIONS IN ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE
Sue Ellen Haupt, Utah State University, Logan, UT; and R. L. Haupt

Poster PDF (62.0 kB)
  12:44 PM
Coffee Break in poster session room

  12:59 PM
Lunch Break

9:00 AM-5:00 PM: Monday, 10 February 2003


1
Global Meteorological and Hydrological Services Update
Sponsor: 19th Conference on IIPS
Organizers: Jimmie Smith, Meteoquest, Inc.; Fredrick R. Branski, NOAA/NWS

Papers:
  9:00 AM
1.1
Keynote Address: Global Hydrological Services (Invited Presentation)
Datius G. Rutashobya, WMO Commission for Hydrology, Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania

  9:30 AM
1.2
U.S. Navy Weather/Oceanographic Services Update (Invited Presentation)
Thomas Quinton Donaldson V, Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command, Stennis Space Center, MS

  10:00 AM
1.3
U.S. Air Force Weather Update (Invited Presentation)
David Johnson, USAF, Washington, DC

  10:30 AM
1.4
National Weather Service (NWS) Update (Invited Presentation)
John J. (Jack) Kelly (Invited), NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD

  10:45 AM
1.5
NWS Hydrological Services Update (Invited Presentation)
Greg Mandt, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD

  11:00 AM
1.6
NWS Science and Technology Infusion Plan (Invited Presentation)
Jack Hayes, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and P. A. Hirschberg

  11:15 AM
1.7
NOAA/NESDIS Update (Invited Presentation)
Gregory Withee, NOAA/NESDIS, Silver Spring, MD

  12:15 PM
1.9
Global Weather Services Update (Invited Presentation)
John W. Zillman, WMO, Geneva, Switzerland

  12:45 PM
European Center for Medium Range Weather Forecasts Update (Invited Presentation)
David Burridge, Director THORPEX IPO (former Director ECMWF), Reading, United Kingdom

 
1.11
Canadian Private Weather Services Update (Invited Presentation)

  1:45 PM
Welcoming Remarks
Terry Tarbell, RS Information Systems, McLean, VA and Jimmie Smith, Meteoquest, Inc., Bedford, NH

  2:00 PM
Coffee Break in Poster Session Room

  2:30 PM
Lunch Break

  4:00 PM
Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break

9:00 AM-12:00 PM: Monday, 10 February 2003


1
Advances in observing systems
Sponsor: 7th Symposium on IOS: The Water Cycle

Papers:
  9:00 AM
1.1
Ensemble Kalman filter assimilation of satellite altimetry for seasonal-forecasting applications
Christian L. Keppenne, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and M. M. Rienecker

  9:15 AM
1.2
Analyses of spaceborne Doppler radar system performance on measuring vertical rainfall velocity
Simone Tanelli, JPL and California Technical Institute, Pasadena, CA; and E. Im, S. L. Durden, and L. Facheris

Poster PDF (350.8 kB)
  9:30 AM
1.3
1680 MHz Radiosonde
Rodney D. Wierenga, International Met Systems, Grand Rapids, MI

Poster PDF (170.2 kB)
  9:45 AM
1.4
Evaluation of experimental data from the GAINS balloon GPS surface reflection instrument
George G. Ganoe, NASA/LARC, Hampton, VA; and T. A. Johnson and J. R. Somero

http://centauri.larc.nasa.gov/gps/

Poster PDF (1.0 MB)
  10:00 AM
1.5
High-performance Instrumented Airborne Platform for Environmental Research (HIAPER)
Clifford A. Jacobs, NSF, Arlington, VA; and J. Huning

  10:15 AM
1.6
Global Environmental MEMS Sensors (GEMS): A Revolutionary Observing System for the 21st Century
John Manobianco, ENSCO, Inc., Cocoa Beach, FL; and J. L. Case, R. J. Evans, D. A. Short, and K. S. J. Pister

Poster PDF (228.5 kB)
  10:30 AM
1.7
Key-Analysis Errors of Specific Humidity
Thomas Jung, ECMWF, Reading, Berkshire, United Kingdom; and J. Barkmeijer, E. Klinker, and T. N. Palmer

 
1.8
Representation of wind characteristics using time-frequency distribution plots

  11:00 AM
1.9
An analysis of solar driven circulation changes in the earth’s upper troposphere and lower stratosphere using the integrated global reanalysis data
Alfred M. Powell Jr., Chinook Applications and Technology, Loudoun, VA; and P. A. Zuzolo and B. J. Zuzolo

Poster PDF (73.1 kB)
  11:15 AM
Retrieval of 3D wet refractivity structures of the troposphere from GPS measurements
Yuei-An Liou, National Space Organization (NSPO), Hsin-Chu, Taiwan; and Y. J. Lin, C. C. Chiang, and C. Y. Huang

Poster PDF (64.6 kB)
  11:30 AM
Upper Air Rawinsonde Observation Using an Integrated GPS/RDF Receiving System
Rodney D. Wierenga, International Met Systems, Grand Rapids, MI

Poster PDF (280.8 kB)
  11:45 AM
Coffee Break in Poster Session Room

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

9:15 AM-9:59 AM: Monday, 10 February 2003


1
Aircraft Measurements (This session is dedicated to Dr. Tim Crawford: NOAA/ARL Idaho Falls)
Sponsor: 12th Symposium on Meteorological Observations and Instrumentation
Organizer: Jerry H. Crescenti, NOAA/ERL/ARL

Papers:
  9:15 AM
1.1
Aircraft Measurements of Turbulence: Length Scales, Spectra, Budgets, and the Prediction Problem
Owen R. Cote, Air Force Research Labortory, Hanscom AFB, MA; and J. R. Roadcap, D. E. Wroblewski, R. J. Dobosy, and T. L. Crawford

Poster PDF (431.4 kB)
 
1.2
Aircraft-Measured Fluxes of N2O Using the Relaxed Eddy Accumulation Technique

  9:30 AM
1.3
Refractive turbulence in the upper troposhere and lower stratosphere: analysis of aircraft measurements using structure functions
Donald Wroblewski, Boston University, Boston, MA; and O. R. Cote, J. M. Hacker, T. L. Crawford, and R. J. Dobosy

Poster PDF (276.7 kB)
  9:45 AM
1.4
Airborne wind lidar to evaluate air/ocean exchanges at high wind speeds
G. David Emmitt, Simpson Weather Associates, Inc., Charlottesville, VA; and C. O'Handley

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


1
Modifications to the Fujita Scale
Sponsor: Symposium on the F-Scale and Severe-Weather Damage Assessment

Papers:
  9:15 AM
1.1
F-scale modification process and proposed revisions
James R. McDonald, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX; and K. C. Mehta and S. Mani

Poster PDF (123.2 kB)

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

10:45 AM-11:15 AM: Monday, 10 February 2003


2
Aircraft Measurements Past and Present (This session is dedicated to Dr. Tim Crawford: NOAA/ARL Idaho Falls)
Sponsor: 12th Symposium on Meteorological Observations and Instrumentation
Organizer: Jeff Stith, NCAR

Papers:
  10:45 AM
2.1
Another look at the Sierra Wave Project: Fifty years later
Vanda Grubisic, DRI, Reno, NV; and J. Lewis

Poster PDF (968.0 kB)
  11:00 AM
2.2
Future environmental measurement opportunities with HIAPER, the new NSF/NCAR research platform
Krista Laursen, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and R. Friesen and D. Carlson

Poster PDF (138.2 kB)

10:45 AM-12:00 PM: Monday, 10 February 2003


2
Popular Education and Outreach Activities
Sponsor: 12th Symposium on Education
Organizer: Jon M. Nese, The Weather Channel

Papers:
  10:45 AM
2.1
Scholastic's The Magic School Bus Kicks Up a Storm Museum Exhibit
Cheryl D. McCallum, The Children's Museum of Houston, Houston, TX

  11:15 AM
2.2
The Hall of Planet Earth at the American Museum of Natural History as an educational resource
Edmond A. Mathez, American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY

  11:45 AM
2.3
Oceans of Opportunity
John McCord, Aquarium of the Pacific, Long Beach, CA

10:45 AM-12:15 PM: Monday, 10 February 2003


2
Winds, Damage, and F-Scale I
Sponsor: Symposium on the F-Scale and Severe-Weather Damage Assessment

Papers:
  10:45 AM
2.1
Procedure for Assessing Wind Damage to Wood-Framed Residences
Timothy P. Marshall, Haag Engineering Co., Carrollton, TX; and W. F. Bunting and J. D. Weithorn

Poster PDF (1.4 MB)
  11:45 AM
2.2
Wind speeds required to upset vehicles
Thomas W. Schmidlin, Kent State University, Kent, OH; and B. O. Hammer, P. S. King, and L. S. Miller

Poster PDF (26.2 kB)

10:45 AM-2:15 PM: Monday, 10 February 2003


2
extratropical atmosphere-ocean interaction
Sponsor: 12th Conference on Interactions of the Sea and Atmosphere
Organizers: Yochanan Kushnir, Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University; Niklas Schneider, IPRC/University of Hawaii

Papers:
  10:45 AM
2.1
The Atlantic thermohaline circulation and climate
Thomas L. Delworth, NOAA/GFDL, Princeton, NJ

  11:15 AM
2.2
Pacific Decadal Air Sea Interaction
Niklas Schneider, SIO/Univ. of California, La Jolla, CA

  11:45 AM
2.3
Nonlinear NAO responses to the North Atlantic SST tripole
Shiling Peng, NOAA/CIRES/CDC, Boulder, CO; and W. A. Robinson and S. Li

  12:00 PM
2.4
Revisiting the effects of surface fluxes on rapid marine cyclogenesis
Wendell A. Nuss, NPS, Monterey, CA; and D. K. Miller

Poster PDF (246.6 kB)
  12:15 PM
2.5
Impact of sea spray on numerical simulation of extratropical hurricanes
Weibiao Li, Bedford Institute of Oceanography, Dartmouth, NS, Canada; and W. Perrie, E. L. Andreas, J. Gyakum, and R. McTaggart-Cowan

Poster PDF (296.9 kB)
  12:30 PM
2.6
Investigation of 2–3 Feb 1998 California extratropical storm using COAMPSTM
Brian J. Gaudet, NRL, Monterey, CA; and J. M. Schmidt

Poster PDF (1000.7 kB)
  12:45 PM
2.7
A proposed mechanism for the regulation of minimum mid-tropospheric temperatures in the Arctic
T. N. Chase, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and B. Herman, R. A. Pielke Sr., X. Zeng, M. Tsukernik, and M. Leuthold

  1:00 PM
Lunch Break

10:45 AM-2:30 PM: Monday, 10 February 2003


1
International H2O Project (IHOP)
Sponsor: Observing and Understanding the Variability of Water in Weather and Climate
Organizer: David B. Parsons, NCAR/ATD

Papers:
  10:45 AM
1.1
An Overview of the International H2O Project (IHOP_2002) (Invited Presentation)
Tammy M. Weckwerth, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and D. B. Parsons

http://www.atd.ucar.edu/dir_off/projects/2002/IHOP.html

Poster PDF (1.1 MB)
  11:15 AM
1.2
Utilizing the IHOP 2002 data to study the variability in surface evaporation, runoff, and precipitation for the SGP
Fei Chen, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and M. A. LeMone, D. N. Yates, R. L. Grossman, T. Horst, R. H. Cuenca, D. S. Niyogi, and P. Blanken

Poster PDF (465.3 kB)
  11:30 AM
1.3
Mesoscale variability in CBL structure observed during IHOP: causes and implications for convective initiation
Kenneth J. Davis, Penn State Univ., University Park, PA; and K. J. Craig, A. R. Desai, S. Kang, N. L. Seaman, D. R. Stauffer, B. P. Reen, and S. J. Richardson

  11:45 AM
1.4
The Effects of Surface Heterogeneity on Boundary-Layer Structure and Energy Fluxes from Aircraft
Margaret A. LeMone, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and R. L. Grossman, F. Chen, K. Davis, and B. Geerts

Poster PDF (243.9 kB)
  12:00 PM
1.5
Water vapor variations in echo plumes in the convective boundary layer
Bart Geerts, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY; and Q. Miao

http://www-das.uwyo.edu/wcr/projects/ihop02/

Poster PDF (1.9 MB)
  12:15 PM
1.6
Large-scale water vapor, aerosol, and cloud distributions determined from airborne lidar (LASE) measurements during the IHOP field experiment
Edward V. Browell, NASA/LARC, Hampton, VA; and S. Ismail, R. A. Ferrare, S. A. Kooi, A. Notari, and C. F. Butler

Poster PDF (183.6 kB)
 
1.7
Preliminary Results and Observations Gauging the Performance of the LAPS Water Vapor Analysis During IHOP

  12:30 PM
Lunch Break

  2:00 PM
The Impact of GOES-11 Data on IHOP (Formerly Paper number P1.2)
Robert J. Kuligowski, NOAA/NESDIS, Camp Springs, MD

Poster PDF (428.4 kB)
  2:15 PM
Oral Briefings: 1–2 Minute Presentation Summarizing Posters in Session P1

11:15 AM-11:15 AM: Monday, 10 February 2003


Panel Discussion 1
Open Discussion on Aircraft Measurements: How far have we come?
Sponsor: 12th Symposium on Meteorological Observations and Instrumentation
Organizer: Jerry H Crescenti, NOAA/ERL/ARL

11:15 AM-12:00 PM: Monday, 10 February 2003


2
Cloud Chemical Processes
Sponsor: 5th Conference on Atmospheric Chemistry: Gases, Aerosols, and Clouds

Papers:
  11:15 AM
2.1
Improved Representation of Cloud/Actinic Flux Interaction in Multiscale Photochemical Models
John N. McHenry, MCNC Environmental Modeling Center, Research Triangle Park, NC; and C. J. Coats

http://www.emc.mcnc.org/projects/SECMEP

Poster PDF (299.3 kB)
  11:30 AM
2.2
  11:45 AM
2.3
Cloud processing of gases and aerosols in a regional air quality model (AURAMS) and its evaluation against precipitation-chemistry data
Wanmin Gong, MSC, Downsview, ON, Canada; and A. P. Dastoor, V. S. Bouchet, S. Gong, P. A. Makar, M. D. Moran, and B. Pabla

Poster PDF (1.5 MB)

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


Lunch Break

12:15 PM-1:30 PM: Monday, 10 February 2003


Lunch Break

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


Panel Discussion 1
Panel Discussion—Impacts on Multiple Sectors and Cross Cutting Issues
Sponsor: Impacts of Water Variability: Benefits and Challenges

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)

3
Damage, Winds, and F-Scale II
Sponsor: Symposium on the F-Scale and Severe-Weather Damage Assessment

Papers:
  1:30 PM
3.1
Factors Influencing Treefall Risk in Tornadoes in Natural Forests
Chris J. Peterson, University of Georgia, Athens, GA

Poster PDF (1.1 MB)
  2:00 PM
3.2
NWS Tornado Surveys and the Impact on the National Tornado Database
Daniel W. McCarthy, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/SPC, Norman, OK

Poster PDF (1.7 MB)

3
Improved Weather Measurement Systems
Sponsor: 12th Symposium on Meteorological Observations and Instrumentation
Organizer: Daniel E. Wolfe, NOAA/ETL

Papers:
  1:30 PM
3.1
The 21st Century’s Airport Weather Reporting System
Patrick L. Kelly, Coastal Environmental Systems, Seattle, WA; and G. L. Stringer, E. Tseo, D. M. Ellefson, M. Lydon, and D. Buckshnis

Poster PDF (299.2 kB)
  1:45 PM
3.2
  2:00 PM
3.3
Advances in tethered balloon sounding technology
Ronald A. Shellhorn, Vaisala, Boulder, CO

Poster PDF (182.8 kB)
  2:15 PM
3.4
A New Tall-Tower Meteorological Monitoring System
Matthew J. Parker, Westinghouse Savannah River Company, Aiken, SC

Poster PDF (102.9 kB)

3
Regional and Global Scale Chemical Processes
Sponsor: 5th Conference on Atmospheric Chemistry: Gases, Aerosols, and Clouds

Papers:
  1:30 PM
3.1
How Well Do Current Models Represent Chemical and Physical Processes in the Upper Troposphere and Lower stratosphere?
Donald J. Wuebbles, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL; and J. C. Wei and D. Kinnison

Poster PDF (931.1 kB)
  1:45 PM
3.2
Operational Air Quality Forecasting in Canada: Numerical Model Guidance for Ground-level Ozone and Particulate Matter
J. A. Pudykiewicz, MSC, Dorval, QC, Canada; and A. Kallaur, R. Moffet, V. S. Bouchet, M. Jean, P. A. Makar, M. D. Moran, W. Gong, and S. Venkatesh

Poster PDF (316.6 kB)
  2:00 PM
3.3
Observational Studies on Sandstormin Helan Mountainous Area Northwest China
Shengjie Niu, Ningxia Research Institute of Meteorological Science, Yingchuan, China; and C. Zhang and J. Sun


3
Special Session on Water and the Water Cycle: Part I
Sponsor: 12th Symposium on Education
Organizers: David R. Smith, United States Naval Academy; Soroosh Sorooshian, University of Arizona

Papers:
  1:30 PM
3.1
Water in the West—Educating for Change
Judith G. Maben, Water Education Foundation, Sacramento, CA; and S. McClurg

  2:00 PM
3.2
SAHRA Hydrologic Literacy Education Programs
James C. Washburne, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ; and G. Woodard and S. Sorooshian

  2:15 PM
3.3
GLOBE Soil Moisture Measurement Campaigns: Toward school-based validation of satellite measurements and model predictions
Martha P. L. Whitaker, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ; and B. Nijssen, J. Washburne, and T. P. A. Ferré

Poster PDF (120.0 kB)

1:30 PM-5:30 PM: Monday, 10 February 2003


2
Climate Change Modeling: I
Sponsor: 14th Symposium on Global Change and Climate Variations
Organizer: Gerald L. Potter, LLNL

Papers:
  1:30 PM
2.1
Factors affecting climate sensitivity in global coupled climate models
Gerald A. Meehl, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and W. M. Washington and J. M. Arblaster

  2:00 PM
2.2
The South-Asian Brown Cloud: A Coupled Ocean-Atmosphere Model study of its impact on the Monsoon, El-Nino and the Hyrdological Cycle
Veerabhadran Ramanathan, SIO/Univ. of California, La Jolla, CA; and J. T. Kiehl, T. Bettge, W. M. Washington, and . C. Chung

  2:30 PM
2.3
Detectability of anthropogenic changes in temperature and precipitation extremes
Gabriele C. Hegerl, Duke University, Durham, NC; and F. W. Zwiers and P. Stott

Poster PDF (371.1 kB)
  2:45 PM
2.4
  3:00 PM
2.5
Mid-century ensemble regional climate change scenarios for the western U.S
L. Ruby Leung, PNNL, Richland, WA; and Y. Qian, X. Bian, W. M. Washington, J. Han, and J. O. Roads

  3:15 PM
2.6
Hydrologic assessment: application of extreme value theory for climate extreme scenarios construction
Jeanna Goldstein, EC, Saint-Laurent, QC, Canada; and M. Mirza, D. Etkin, and J. Milton

Poster PDF (138.7 kB)
  3:30 PM
2.7
Using ANOVA to Estimate the Relative Magnitude of Uncertainty in a Suite of Climate Change Scenarios
Julie A. Winkler, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI; and J. A. Andresen, G. Guentchev, E. A. Waller, and J. T. Brown

Poster PDF (268.0 kB)
  3:45 PM
2.8
  4:00 PM
Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break


Joint Session 2
Spatial and Temporal Variability of Water in All Its Phases: Part 2 (Joint with the Symposium on Observing and Understanding the Variability of Water in Weather and Climate and the 17th Conference on Hydrology)
Sponsors: (Joint between the Observing and Understanding the Variability of Water in Weather and Climate; and the 17TH Conference on Hydrology )
Organizers: David J. Stensrud, NOAA/NSSL; Xubin Zeng, The University of Arizona

Papers:
  1:30 PM
Characterizing the Global Water Cycle and Associated Climate Changes
C. Adam Schlosser, Univ. of Maryland Baltimore County and NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and L. Gratz and K. Manasfi

  1:45 PM
Interannual variability of tropospheric water vapour
Mark P. McCarthy, Met Office, Bracknell, Berks., United Kingdom

  2:00 PM
  2:30 PM
Linking diurnal cycles of river flow to interannual variations in climate
Jessica D. Lundquist, SIO/Univ. of California and USGS, La Jolla, CA; and M. D. Dettinger

Poster PDF (487.2 kB)
  2:45 PM
A Comparison of Zonal Moisture Variability Derived from GPS/MET Oscillation Observations and ECMWF Analyses from June 21–July 4, 1995
E. R. Kursinski, JPL, Pasadena, CA and Univ. of Arizona, Tucson, AZ; and G. A. Hajj, D. Hankins, C. O. Ao, B. A. Iijima, L. J. Romans, M. de la Torre Juarez, and D. Wu

Poster PDF (1.3 MB)
  3:00 PM
Evaluations of estimates of freshwater discharge from continents
Kevin E. Trenberth, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and A. Dai

Poster PDF (124.1 kB)
  3:15 PM
Hydrological variability in the Amazon basin
Ning Zeng, University of Maryland, College Park, MD; and A. Mariotti

  3:30 PM
Oral Briefings: 1–2 Minute Presentation Summarizing Posters in Session JP1

  4:00 PM
Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break


3
Applications in Meteorology, Oceanography, Hydrology, and Climatology
Sponsor: 19th Conference on IIPS
Organizers: Carl D. Thormeyer, FNMOC; David J. Pace, SAIC, FAA TAC

Papers:
  1:30 PM
3.1
The Federal Committee for Integrated Observing Systems (CIOS): Its Purpose and Objectives
Stephen M. Holt, Mitretek Systems, Falls Church, VA; and R. N. Dombrowsky, S. J. Row, P. A. Pisano, F. L. Estis, and B. K. Tsugawa

Poster PDF (12.7 kB)
  1:45 PM
3.2
Assimilation of observation data into SCRIBE
Claude Landry, MSC, Montreal, QC, Canada; and M. Ouellet, R. Parent, and R. Verret

Poster PDF (27.9 kB)
  2:00 PM
3.3
Flexible Framework for Mining Meteorological Data
Rahul Ramachandran, University of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and J. Rushing, H. Conover, S. Graves, and K. Keiser

Poster PDF (379.6 kB)
  2:15 PM
3.4
A comprehensive source of numerical model data
Kenneth Reeves, AccuWeather, Inc, State College, PA; and M. A. Steinberg

  2:30 PM
3.5
Integrating Science Metadata into Python Using VisAD
William L. Hibbard, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and T. M. Whittaker and C. T. Rueden

http://www.ssec.wisc.edu/~billh/visad.html

Poster PDF (23.2 kB)
  2:45 PM
3.7
MyWxmap: A new approach to Web-based meteorological and oceanographic (METOC) chart display
Carl D. Thormeyer, FNMOC, Monterey, CA; and E. V. Ravid

http://www.fnmoc.navy.mil

Poster PDF (674.2 kB)
  3:00 PM
3.8
Weather-enabled Decision Support Systems used in business applications
Ronald J. Sznaider, Meteorlogix LLC, Minneapolis, MN; and J. H. Block

Poster PDF (236.1 kB)
  3:15 PM
3.9
Implementation of mesoscale numerical weather prediction for weather-sensitive business operations
Lloyd A. Treinish, IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY; and A. P. Praino and Z. D. Christidis

http://www.research.ibm.com/weather/NY

Poster PDF (2.7 MB)
  3:30 PM
CASE STUDIES OF AN OPERATIONAL MESOSCALE MODELLING SYSTEM IN THE NORTHEAST U.S
Anthony P. Praino, IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY; and L. A. Treinish, Z. Christidis, and A. Samuelsen

Poster PDF (1.9 MB)
  3:45 PM
Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break

  5:15 PM
An integrated forecast and observing system at the University of Alaska Fairbanks (Formerly Paper Number 15.5)
Jeffrey S. Tilley, University of Alaska, Fairbanks, AK; and J. Krieger, J. Dragomir, X. Meng, M. R. Lilly, K. Engle, and V. L. Sharpton

Poster PDF (2.1 MB)

3
Observed Seasonal/Interannual Variability: I
Sponsor: 14th Symposium on Global Change and Climate Variations
Organizer: Chet Ropelewski, Columbia Univ.

Papers:
  1:30 PM
3.1
Interannual variability in the North American monsoon: A general circulation model study
John D. Farrara, University of California, Los Angeles, CA; and J. Y. Yu

  1:45 PM
3.2
Interannual variability of the western North Pacific summer monsoon: differences between ENSO and non-ENSO years
Chia Chou, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan; and J. Y. Tu and J. Y. Yu

http://ecrc.sinica.edu.tw/~chia/

Poster PDF (1.5 MB)
  2:15 PM
3.4
Mechanism and predictability of South American low-level jets
Hui Wang, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA; and R. Fu

  2:30 PM
3.5
Reconstrction of the oceanic precipitation from 1948 to the present
Mingyue Chen, RS Information Systems, Inc., Camp Springs, MD; and P. Xie, J. E. Janowiak, P. A. Arkin, and T. M. Smith

Poster PDF (566.8 kB)
  2:45 PM
3.6
Variability of River Streamflow and Climate
Carlos Roberto Mechoso, University of California, Los Angeles, CA

  3:00 PM
3.7
  3:15 PM
3.8
Evaluating the variability and budgets of global water cycle components
V. R. Sridhar, University of Washington; and G. Goteti, J. Sheffield, D. P. Lettenmaier, and E. F. Wood

  3:30 PM
3.9
Covariability of Annual United States Tornado Report Counts and Climate Indices
Christopher J. Anderson, Iowa State University, Ames, IA; and C. K. Wikle and R. W. Arritt

Poster PDF (315.7 kB)
 
3.10
Teleconnection and US Rainfall Anomalies during the Northern Summer

  4:00 PM
Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break

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


Poster Session 1
Posters
Sponsor: 12th Symposium on Meteorological Observations and Instrumentation

Papers:
 
A new reference radiosonde for precise upper air measurements
William H. Bauman III, Yankee Environmental Systems, Inc, Turners Falls, MA; and W. M. Stein and M. C. Beaubien

 
The Importance of Recording Pre-launch Radiosonde Data
Kathryn Beierle, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and J. Wang and E. Chamberlain

Poster PDF (102.1 kB)
 
Flying into Typhoon Haiyan with UAV Aerosonde
Po-Hsiung Lin, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan; and C. S. Lee, T. C. Yen, and H. C. Lee

Poster PDF (354.4 kB)
 
The Impact of Nearby Structures and Trees on Sigma Theta Measurements
Thomas E. Bellinger, Illinois Department of Nuclear Safety, Springfield, IL

Poster PDF (2.3 MB)
 
A comparison of winds measured by a 915 MHz wind profiling radar and a Doppler lidar
William J. Shaw, PNNL, Richland, WA; and L. S. Darby and R. M. Banta

Poster PDF (247.6 kB)
 
Rainfall Estimates over South America
Galdino V. Mota, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT; and E. Zipser and B. Xi

 
Observations of the meteorology of two Nevada basins
Stephen A. Cohn, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and J. Hallett, J. Lewis, and W. O. J. Brown

Poster PDF (454.3 kB)
 
The Oklahoma Mesonet's Skin Temperature Network
Chris Fiebrich, Oklahoma Climatological Survey, Norman, OK; and J. E. Martinez, J. L. Brotzge, and J. M. Basara

Poster PDF (309.2 kB)
 
A station density strategy for the United States Climate Reference Network (USCRN)
Michael J. Janis, Southeast Regional Climate Center, Columbia, SC; and K. G. Hubbard and K. T. Redmond

Poster PDF (2.0 MB)
 
Calibration issues using impact disdrometers for calibration of Doppler radar profilers
Wallace L. Clark, NOAA/AL, Boulder, CO; and K. S. Gage, D. A. Carter, C. R. Williams, P. E. Johnston, and A. Tokay

Poster PDF (306.8 kB)
 
Comprehensive Relationship between Atmospheric-Land Surface Interaction for Energy, Water Vapor fluxes over Tropical Asian Monsoon Environment
Toda Motomu, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Inashiki-gun, Ibaraki, Japan; and N. Ohte, Y. Kosugi, and T. Watanabe

http://

Poster PDF (558.5 kB)
 
Operation of a Mobile Wind Profiler in Severe Clutter Environments
J. R. Jordan, ETL/NOAA, Boulder, CO; and J. L. Leach and D. E. Wolfe

Poster PDF (678.1 kB)
 
Multi-instrument wind comparisons from the EPIC 2001 field experiment
Michelle N. Ryan, Science & Technology Corporation, Boulder, CO; and D. E. Wolfe and J. Intrieri

 
A new automated method of MFRSR-based optical depth analysis
John A. Augustine, NOAA/ARL, Boulder, CO; and C. I. Medina

Poster PDF (212.9 kB)
 
Total wind—a new approach for airport wind field analysis
Juhani A Polvinen, Vaisala OYJ, Helsinki, Finland

Poster PDF (28.1 kB)
 
A Quick Deployment Airfield Automated Weather Display System
Timothy Edward Parker, Coastal Environmental Systems, Seattle, WA

 
A rapid meteorological response capability for emergency management
Mark C. Beaubien, Yankee Environmental Systems, Inc, Turners Falls, MA; and W. H. Bauman and D. C. Sautter

 
P1.26
Comparison of Wind Speed Data at Two Nearby Sites Using Different Measurement Systems

 
RETRIVAL AND VALIDATION OF THE REFRACTIVE INDEX STRUCTURE FUNCTION FROM 50MHz RADAR DATA
Elizabeth A. Boll, AFRL, Kirtland AFB, NM; and R. J. Lefevre and S. A. Early

Poster PDF (116.6 kB)

Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break

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


Poster Session 1
Fujita Scale and Related Topics
Sponsor: Symposium on the F-Scale and Severe-Weather Damage Assessment

Papers:
 
The consistency of F-scale ratings
Joseph T. Schaefer, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/SPC, Norman, OK; and R. L. Livingston

Poster PDF (1.5 MB)
 
Rating tornado damage: An exercise in subjectivity
Roger Edwards, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/SPC, Norman, OK

Poster PDF (523.8 kB)
 
Radar wind speed and housing damage during the F-5 tornado at Moore, Oklahoma
Donald W. Burgess, NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and G. Stumpf, J. Wurman, D. C. Dowell, Y. Richardson, and M. A. Magsig

 
DOW Radar Measurements of Doppler Velocities in Tornadoes and Comparisons with Damage
Joshua Wurman, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and C. Alexander

 
An Assessment of the Variability in Operational Assignment of F-Scale Damage
Jared L. Guyer, NOAA/NWS, Hastings, NE; and T. J. Shea

Poster PDF (355.8 kB)
 
The LaPlata, MD Tornado: Issues regarding the F-scale
Timothy P. Marshall, Haag Engineering Co., Carrolloton, TX

Poster PDF (1.9 MB)
 
INSPECT: A New Tool for Emergency and Consequence Management
Alfred M. Powell Jr., Boeing Autometric, Springfield, VA; and S. Hoffert, G. Greene, J. Miranda, R. Kennedy, P. A. Zuzolo, A. Sylvester, J. Hahn, and S. J. Lee

Poster PDF (2.2 MB)
 
A Discussion of the F-Scale of Tornadoes from Quasi-Linear Convective Systems
Elaine S. Godfrey, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and R. J. Trapp, H. E. Brooks, and S. A. Tessendorf

Poster PDF (2.0 MB)
 
JSU Meteorology Program PDAS RAP and the Microburst Study Project
Paul J. Croft, Jackson State Univ., Jackson, MS; and A. E. Gerard, K. Pence, J. M. Medlin, R. Schneider, M. Watts, K. Coleman, A. Robinson-Cook, and R. Smart


Poster Session 1
General Poster Session
Sponsor: 5th Conference on Atmospheric Chemistry: Gases, Aerosols, and Clouds

Papers:
 
Vertical variation of nocturnal NOx chemistry in the urban environment of Phoenix
Shuhui Wang, Univeristy of Califonia, Los Angeles, CA; and R. Ackermann, A. Geyer, J. C. Doran, W. J. Shaw, J. D. Fast, C. W. Spicer, and J. Stutz

Poster PDF (404.5 kB)
 
Theoretical Corroboration of Recent Experimental Results in the OH Radical Reaction with Dimethylsulfide
Douglas S. Burns, ENSCO, Inc., Melbourne, FL; and M. G. Cory and K. Runge

Poster PDF (52.3 kB)
 
P1.3
The mechanism of the reaction of the hydroxyl radical (OH) with NaCl

 
Shipboard measurements of Saharan Dust near Puerto Rico during summer 2002
Lizette Roldan, Howard University, Washington, DC; and V. R. Morris

Poster PDF (201.3 kB)
 
Photoenhancement… or Photodepression?… of the Hydrolysis of NO2: Implications for the Chemistry of Polluted Atmospheres
Kevin A. Ramazan, University of California, Irvine, CA; and D. Syomin and B. J. Finlayson-Pitts

Poster PDF (232.3 kB)
 
Weekday Ozone Forecasting by the JSU Meteorology Program for the MS DEQ
Paul J. Croft, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS; and C. Simmons, J. Shoemake, J. Beasley, and M. Watts

 
NARSTO Data Available for Research in Urban and Regional Environments
Kathleen L. Morris, NASA/LaRC, Hampton, VA

http://eosweb.larc.nasa.gov

Poster PDF (76.0 kB)
 
Heterogeneous formation of nitrous acid in laboratory systems
Lisa M. Wingen, University of California, Irvine, CA; and A. L. Sumner, D. Syomin, K. Ramazan, and B. J. Finlayson-Pitts

Poster PDF (771.3 kB)
 
Aircraft observation and photochemical modeling of ozone distribution in the San Joaquin Valley of California
Sharon Zhong, PNNL, Richland, WA; and G. Jiang, E. Yang, and S. Tanrikulu

Poster PDF (491.9 kB)
 
Air Quality Measurements in Phoenix, Arizona
Nancy A. Marley, ANL, Argonne, IL; and J. S. Gaffney

Poster PDF (816.3 kB)
 
Aerosol Radiative Forcing during the 1997 Indonesia’s Forest Fire
I.A. Podgorny, SIO/Univ. of California, La Jolla, CA; and F. Li and V. Ramanathan

 
Kinetics of reactions of chlorine atoms with a series of alkenes at 1 ATM and 298 K: structure and reactivity
Weihong Wang, University of California, Irvine, CA; and M. J. Ezell, A. A. Ezell, B. J. Finlayson-Pitts, and G. Soskin

Poster PDF (141.2 kB)
 
Use of the electrostatic classification method to investigate the size distribution of aerosols near Hurricane Erika
Natasha A. Greene, Howard University, Washington, DC; and V. R. Morris, A. Aikin, W. Hoegy, and D. Silberman

Poster PDF (227.0 kB)
 
Ozone Formation in the Alberta Oil Sands Area
W. D. Hume, EC, Edmonton, AB, Canada; and D. Fox, R. Rudolph, M. Shauck, and M. Buhr

 
Vertical profiles of free radicals in the polluted nocturnal boundary layer: A one-dimensional model study
Andreas J. Geyer, University of California, Los Angeles, CA; and S. Wang and J. Stutz

Poster PDF (334.0 kB)

Poster Session 1
Integrated Observing Systems
Sponsor: 7th Symposium on IOS: The Water Cycle

Papers:
 
AMSR/AMSR-E Validation Experiment during the R/V MIRAI Cruise
Masayuki Sasaki, National Space Development Agency of Japan, Tokyo, Japan; and Y. Takayama

 
Data impact studies using the new global assimilation system of the Canadian Meteorological Centre
Yulia Zaitseva, MSC, Dorval, QC, Canada; and R. Sarrazin and G. Verner

Poster PDF (251.9 kB)
 
Methodology for design of a Mississippi Mesonet
Loren D. White, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS

 
National Data Buoy Center: A Portal for Marine Mesonet Data
David B. Gilhousen, NOAA/NDBC, Stennis Space Center, MS


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)

Poster Session 1
Poster Session: I
Sponsor: 14th Symposium on Global Change and Climate Variations

Papers:
 
Mountain uplift and ENSO
Akio Kitoh, MRI, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan

Poster PDF (2.3 MB)
 
Multi-model trends in the Sahara induced by increasing CO2
Ping Liu, International Pacific Research Center, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI; and G. A. Meehl and G. Wu

Poster PDF (598.5 kB)
 
Ouranos: a Global Approach to Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation Assessment
Réal Decoste, Ouranos, Montreal, QC, Canada; and G. Beauchemin, A. Bourque, B. Bobée, R. Laprise, R. Laurence, C. A. Lin, R. Roy, and T. Ouarda

 
PCMDI's "portrait" and "Taylor" diagrams, doing science with CDAT
Charles Doutriaux, PCMDI, Livermore, CA; and D. Williams and K. Taylor

 
The ECCO Routine Global Ocean Data Assimilation System
Ichiro Fukumori, JPL, Pasadena, CA; and T. Lee, D. Menemenlis, and L. L. Fu

 
The effect of spatial scale of climate change scenarios on crop production in the Southeastern United States
Elena A. Tsvetsinskaya, Boston University, Boston, MA; and L. O. Mearns, T. Mavromatis, W. Gao, L. R. McDaniel, and M. W. Downton

Poster PDF (486.2 kB)
 
The Effect of the Orbit of the sun on the Earth's Atmosphere
John C. Freeman, Weather Research Center, Houston, TX; and J. F. Hasling

Poster PDF (170.8 kB)
 
P1.9
The impact of the North Atlantic Oscillation on hydroelectric power generation in the Iberian peninsula

 
P1.10
The Indication of the decreasing temperature based on Oxygen isotope in Coral Porites.sp from Maudulung-sumba, Indonesia

 
Seasonal radiation balance of Africa
Donald P. Garber, NASA/LRC, Hampton, VA; and G. L. Smith and T. Wong

Poster PDF (885.3 kB)
 
Using mean flow change as a proxy to infer inter-decadal storm track variability
Edmund K. M. Chang, Stony Brook University, SUNY, Stony Brook, NY

 
Validation and Diagnosis of AMIP II Land-surface Simulations
Thomas J. Phillips, LLNL, Livermore, CA; and A. Henderson-Sellers, P. Irannejad, K. McGuffie, S. Sharmeen, and H. Zhang

 
Long term climatological changes in fog intensity and coverage
Michael R. Witiw, Terabeam Corporation, Redmond, WA; and J. A. Baars

Poster PDF (91.0 kB)
 
A Comparison of the Weather in U.S. Cities During the 1983–'84 and 1998–'99 La Nina's
Heather L. Honnette, U. S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD; and D. R. Smith

Poster PDF (33.2 kB)
 
Analysis of diurnal and seasonal cycles in climatic trends for records with changes of observation times
Konstantin Y. Vinnikov, University of Maryland, College Park, MD; and A. Robock and A. Basist

 
Comparisons of the NCEP AMIP II integration(s) and the NCEP reanalysis
J. J. Hnilo, LLNL, Livermore, CA; and J. R. Christy

 
Conceptual modeling of the climatic role of airborne mineral dust
Karen M. Shell, SIO/Univ. of California, La Jolla, CA; and R. C. J. Somerville

 
Decadal changes in summertime typhoon track
Joo-Hong Kim, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea; and C. H. Ho, J. J. Baik, D. Y. Gong, and C. H. Sui

Poster PDF (338.0 kB)
 
Decadal Variability of the Bio-Climate Feedbacks in the Tropics
Raghu Murtugudde, University of Maryland, College Park, MD; and J. Ballabrera, J. Christian, J. Beauchamp, and A. J. Busalacchi Jr.

 
Ensemble simulations of Asian-Australian monsoon anomalies during 1997–1998 El Nino by 11 AGCMs
Bin Wang, IPRC University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI; and I. S. Kang and J. Y. Lee

 
Evaluation of the Entraining-Detraining Plume Model applied to the cumulus parameterization of the large-scale model
Jung-Hee Ryu, Penn State University, University Park, PA; and J. B. Ahn and J. H. Oh

Poster PDF (266.9 kB)
 
Assessment of Forcing Data Derived from ECMWF Model for SCMs at the ARM SGP Site
Shaocheng Xie, LLNL, Livermore, CA; and R. T. Cederwall, J. J. Yio, and M. Zhang

Poster PDF (278.8 kB)
 
Expanded Pre-1948 Digital Hourly Database
Mark Seiderman, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and R. Heim, R. Truesdell, and D. Graybeal

 
Intraseasonal and Synoptic Variations of Radiation Budget
Takmeng Wong, NASA/LARC, Hampton, VA; and G. L. Smith

Poster PDF (2.1 MB)
 
Observed high latitude temperature change in North America(Formerly paper 4.9)
David R. Easterling, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and B. Gleason, D. Wuertz, and R. Vose

 
Influence of Arctic Oscillation on the East Asian summer monsoon (Formerly paper number 3.3)
Jee-Hoon Jeong, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea; and C. H. Ho and D. Y. Gong

Poster PDF (334.9 kB)

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


Joint Poster Session 1
Spatial and Temporal Variability (Joint with the Symposium on Observing and Understanding the Variability of Water in Weather and Climate and the 17th Conference on Hydrology)
Sponsors: (Joint between the Observing and Understanding the Variability of Water in Weather and Climate; and the 17TH Conference on Hydrology )
Organizers: David J. Stensrud, NOAA/NSSL; Xubin Zeng, University of Arizona

Papers:
 
ORAL BRIEFINGS: 1-2 MINUTE PRESENTATION SUMMERIZING POSTERS IN SESSION JP1 WILL BE HELD AT 2:00 P.M. AS PART OF SESSION J2

 
On the small scale structure of convective precipitation
Thomas Hauf, University of Hannover, Hannover, Germany; and M. Theusner

Poster PDF (498.7 kB)
 
The variability of integrated precipitable water vapor in Hawaii and its implications for weather and climate
James Foster, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI; and M. Bevis and S. Businger

 
The Kau storm: Imaging precipitable water using GPS
James Foster, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI; and M. Bevis, S. Businger, and Y. L. Chen

Poster PDF (348.9 kB)
 
Influence of the North Atlantic Oscillation on spatial distribution of moisture characteristics
Valery N. Khokhlov, Odessa State Environmental University, Odessa, Ukraine

Poster PDF (1.2 MB)
 
JP1.5
Water vapor in the upper troposphere during Asian monsoon season observed by MLS

 
Analysis of moisture variability associated with the Madden Julian Oscillation during Northern Hemisphere Winter
David S. Myers, SUNY, Stony Brook, NY; and D. E. Waliser

http://terra.msrc.sunysb.edu/~dmyers/Revised.pdf

Poster PDF (62.6 kB)
 
Variability of Precipitable Water over Arizona and Northwestern Mexico
Carlos Minjarez, Univ. of Arizona, Tucson, AZ; and E. R. Kursinski, A. Hahmann, and P. Komarlingam

 
Aircraft measurements of the variability of stratospheric water vapor over the northern hemisphere
Dietrich G. Feist, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland; and V. Vasic and N. Kämpfer

 
Estimates of surface moisture flux over North America using dynamically-consistent wind fields
Matthew Newman, NOAA/ERL/CDC, Boulder, CO; and P. D. Sardeshmukh

 
New Estimates of Continental Discharge and Oceanic Freshwater Transport
Aiguo Dai, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and K. E. Trenberth

Poster PDF (1.6 MB)
 
Correlations between SSM/I column vapor and MSU tropospheric air termperature on seasonal, interannual, and decadal time scales
Matthias C. Schabel, Remote Sensing Systems, Santa Rosa, CA; and C. A. Mears and F. J. Wentz

Poster PDF (165.4 kB)
 
Globally unified monsoon onset and retreat indexes
Xubin Zeng, Univ. of Arizona, Tucson, AZ; and E. Lu

Poster PDF (96.1 kB)
 
Subseasonal water vapor variability in the tropical tropopause region
Philip W. Mote, Northwest Research Associates, Bellevue, WA; and T. J. Dunkerton

Poster PDF (180.4 kB)
 
The impact of ground-based GPS slant-path wet delay measurements on short-range prediction of a prefrontal squall line
So-Young Ha, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Seoul, Korea, and NCAR, Boulder, CO; and Y. H. Kuo and G. H. Lim

Poster PDF (210.9 kB)
 
Long-term changes in water vapor in the stratosphere over Boulder, Colorado
Samuel J. Oltmans, NOAA/Climate Monitoring and Diagnostics Laboratory, Boulder, CO; and H. Voemel, D. M. Sherman, E. Dlugokencky, and J. M. Harris


Poster Session 2
University and Professional Initiatives
Sponsor: 12th Symposium on Education
Organizers: Paul Croft, Univ. of Lousiana at Monroe; Mohan K. Ramamurthy, University of Illinois

Papers:
 
Two new undergraduate earth science web modules in air-sea interactions
Pedro Ramirez, California State University, Los Angeles, CA; and S. LaDochy and R. Medina

http://instructional1.calstatela.edu/sladoch/web_page2/home_test.htm

Poster PDF (891.2 kB)
 
An undergraduate perspectives course on the history of meteorology
Sepideh Yalda, Millersville University, Millersville, PA

Poster PDF (11.4 kB)
 
AMS Online Weather Studies for dynamic online and live classroom environments
Virginia M. Ragan, Maple Woods Community College, Kansas City, MO

Poster PDF (59.8 kB)
 
Assessment of Interactive, Hands-On Meteorology Exercises in a Course for Undergraduate Non-Majors
Donna J. Charlevoix, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL; and L. B. Avilés and L. Di Girolamo

http://uiatma.atmos.uiuc.edu/~charlevo/home/

Poster PDF (116.4 kB)
 
Encouraging student involvement through use of basic probability forecasting games
Steven B. Newman, Central Connecticut State University, New Britain, CT

Poster PDF (199.0 kB)
 
Weather on the Web Using Wx-Portal
Cecil Keen, Minnesota State University, Mankato, MN; and D. Christensen

Poster PDF (2.1 MB)
 
Visualizing Weather in the Classroom
Cecil Keen, Minnesota State University, Mankato, MN; and D. Christensen

Poster PDF (1.8 MB)
 
Student learning in the visual geophysical exploration environment: Ideas for using inquiry-based curricula
Rajul Pandya, DLESE Program Center, Boulder, CO; and J. Yoder, C. Contrisciane, and C. Seider

http://www.dlese.org/vgee

Poster PDF (128.7 kB)
 
Landform Recognition from the Air: Enhancing Pedagogy of Weathering Processes
Mary M. Snow, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach, FL; and R. K. Snow

 
P2.11
Applied agricultural meteorology in an on-line master's program: four years of experience

 
The Userport Website: Building a community of polar satellite users
Sherwood Wang, UCAR/COMET, Boulder, CO; and P. Dills, A. Mostek, T. Spangler, J. Lamos, and P. Parrish

 
Revolutionizing Naval Meteorology Training
Don T. Conlee, U.S. Navy, Keesler AFB, MS; and W. Schreiber-Abshire, C. B. Miles Jr., K. G. Blackwell, T. F. Lee, A. G. Carroll, D. E. Williams, and D. R. Moreau

Poster PDF (161.9 kB)
 
NOAA NWS OCWWS Training Program in Climate
Marina M. Timofeyeva, UCAR and NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and K. Weickmann, M. Newman, D. Kann, E. O’Lenic, J. Adolphson, R. Livezey, and L. Spayd

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


Poster Session 1
19th IIPS Poster Session
Sponsor: 19th Conference on IIPS
Organizer: Stephen M. Holt, Mitretek Systems, Inc.

Papers:
 
Displaying the latest changes in the trend of Midwest precipitation and in the trend of low-level flow from the Gulf of Mexico
Darren Miller, Iowa State University, Ames, IA; and S. E. Taylor

http://www.mesonet.agron.iastate.edu/~windmill/RIpage.html

Poster PDF (66.7 kB)
 
Weather Event Simulator Tips and Techniques
Bernard N. Meisner, NOAA/NWS Southern Region Headquarters, Fort Worth, TX; and N. N. Rydell

http://www.srh.noaa.gov/ssd/drt-awips/html/tips.htm

Poster PDF (49.5 kB)
 
Interactive Forecast Preparation System Training in the National Weather Service
Brian Motta, NOAA/NWS, Boulder, CO; and S. White, S. Beckman, R. Hamilton, and K. Fuell

Poster PDF (43.6 kB)
 
Data collection of high resolution 3D sonic anemometer measurements
Edward Vidal Jr., U.S. Army Research Laboratory, White Sands Missile Range, NM; and Y. Yee

Poster PDF (108.0 kB)
 
Processing daily rain-gauge precipitation data for the Americas at the NOAA Climate Prediction Center
Wei Shi, RS Information Systems, Inc., McLean, VA; and E. Yarosh, R. W. Higgins, and R. Joyce

http://www.cpc.ncep.noaa.gov/products/precip/realtime

Poster PDF (1.4 MB)
 
Displaying an aridity index as a tool for mid-season evaluation of Midwest corn yield
Darren Miller, Iowa State University, Ames, IA; and S. E. Taylor, R. W. Arritt, D. P. Todey, and P. J. Sherman

http://www.mesonet.agron.iastate.edu/~windmill/AIpage.html

Poster PDF (611.8 kB)
 
P1.8
How to Add D3D to a NWS WFO Suite of Tools

 
Design Considerations for a Next-Generation Meteorological Workstation
William F. Roberts, NOAA/ERL/FSL, Boulder, CO; and C. S. Bullock, R. F. Prentice, T. J. LeFebvre, U. H. Grote, D. L. Davis, M. Biere, W. J. Carrigg, and D. Helms

 
D3D update: is it being used?
Edward J. Szoke, NOAA/ERL/FSL, Boulder, CO; and U. H. Grote, P. T. McCaslin, and P. A. McDonald

http://d3d.fsl.noaa.gov

Poster PDF (2.3 MB)
 
Text Formatting with the Graphical Forecast Editor
Tracy Hansen, NOAA/ERL/FSL, Boulder, CO; and T. Dankers and C. H. Paxton

Poster PDF (22.3 kB)
 
Soundings Software Bring-up for NOAA 17 (NOAA-M)
Gayle S. Surrette, Science and Technology Corp., Suitland, MD

Poster PDF (15.2 kB)
 
NOAA Polar Instrument Data Processing for Level 1B Data Users
Arlington R. Morgan, Computer Sciences Corp., Suitland, MD; and E. D. Harrod

Poster PDF (197.2 kB)
 
Applications of NOAA MODIS Near Real Time Data
Kristina Sprietzer, Science and Technology Corp., Suitland, MD; and P. Haggerty and G. Legg

 
Near-Real-Time MODIS RBD Files to L0 Files Conversion
Ivan Tcherednitchenko, Computer Sciences Corp., Suitland, MD; and P. Haggerty

Poster PDF (224.6 kB)
 
TRMM data reprocessing and new data products
Hualan Rui, SSAI and NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and B. Teng, J. Bonk, L. Chiu, Z. Liu, P. Hrubiak, N. Pollack, L. Lu, and G. Serafino

Poster PDF (70.0 kB)
 
Enhancement of GOES Satellite Imagery: Phase II
Edward G. Howard, NOAA/NESDIS, Silver Spring, MD; and R. G. Lyon and E. Kaymaz

http:///code935.gsfc.nasa.gov/cube%20Folder/OSCAR/index.html

Poster PDF (95.5 kB)
 
AWIPS POES Soundings
Richard G. Kelley, Computer Sciences Corp., Suitland, MD; and V. Tabor

Poster PDF (319.1 kB)
 
NOAA’s GOES satellite program—status and plans
Gerald J. Dittberner, NOAA/NESDIS, Suitland, MD; and J. J. Gurka and R. W. Heymann

Poster PDF (205.7 kB)
 
Availability of GeoSpatially Enabled NOAA Satellite Products
David J. Vercelli, NOAA/NESDIS, Silver Spring, MD; and H. J. Diamond

Poster PDF (26.2 kB)
 
New Scanning Strategies for the WSR-88D
Rhonda Scott, NOAA/NEXRAD, Norman, OK; and R. M. Steadham and R. A. Brown

Poster PDF (109.1 kB)
 
NEXRAD to Shapefile Conversion and GIS Beam Propagation Analysis in 3D
Scott T. Shipley, Raytheon, ITSS, Lanham, MD; and R. E. Saffle and R. S. Shriver

Poster PDF (284.1 kB)
 
The WSR-88D Common Operations and Development Environment and Enhancements to ORPG Algorithm Infrastructure Services
Thomas J. Ganger, Mitretek Systems, Falls Church, VA; and M. J. Istok, S. Smith, and B. Bumgarner

Poster PDF (71.3 kB)
 
Utilizing FAA Radar Weather Data in the National Weather Service: Progress and Plans
Michael D. DiVecchio, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and R. E. Saffle, M. J. Istok, P. K. Pickard, W. M. Blanchard, S. Shema, L. D. Johnson, and A. D. Stern

Poster PDF (23.8 kB)
 
EVALUATION OF RADAR ARCHIVE LEVEL-III PRODUCTS
Khien B. Nguyen, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and M. D. Buckingham and J. L. Fornear

Poster PDF (325.4 kB)
 
A Terabyte NEXRAD Radar Dataset for Hydrometeorology Research
Anton Kruger, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA; and W. F. Krajewski

 
The Evansville New Generation radar: 40 years of S-band radar development
James J. Stagliano Jr., Enterprise Electronics Corp., Enterprise, AL; and J. Helvin, J. Brock, P. Siebold, and D. Nelson

Poster PDF (677.0 kB)
 
Standard Benchmark Data for WSR-88D
Rajiv Khanna, Mitretek Systems, Falls Church, VA; and R. C. Elvander, A. Zahrai, D. Zrnic, R. E. Saffle, B. Bumgarner, and M. J. Istok

Poster PDF (28.2 kB)
 
WSR-88D Products and Standard Data Structures
Thomas J. Ganger, Mitretek Systems, Falls Church, VA; and M. J. Istok, D. J. Smalley, B. Klein, and S. Smith

Poster PDF (28.5 kB)
 
Exploring the Use of FAA Radar Weather Data by the NWS: Comparisons and Observations between the WSR-88D and FAA Weather Radars
Andrew D. Stern, Mitretek Systems, Inc., Falls Church, VA; and W. M. Blanchard, P. K. Pickard, R. E. Saffle, M. J. Istok, M. D. DiVecchio, and B. Bumgarner

Poster PDF (1.1 MB)
 
The NCF—How Does it Operate—an Updated Look
Richard D. Smedley Jr., Northrop Grumman Information Technology, McLean, VA

Poster PDF (159.7 kB)
 
P1.34
AWIPS Hardware Maintenance

 
Weather Support for the X38 131R Free Flight 3: December 13, 2001
Dan G. Bellue, NOAA/NWS, Johnson Space Center, TX; and C. Donohue and D. Ives

Poster PDF (168.5 kB)
 
Warning Decision Support System—Integrated Information (WDSS-II). Part II: Real-time test at Jackson Mississippi NWSFO
Gregory J. Stumpf, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma and NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and T. M. Smith, K. L. Manross, and A. E. Gerard

Poster PDF (210.2 kB)
 
A network message forwarder for the NEXRAD RPG
Ken Bergeron, Enterprise Electronics Corp., Enterprise, AL; and J. J. Stagliano Jr.

Poster PDF (130.2 kB)
 
Practical Applications of Roadway Weather Information Systems in Pennsylvania
Paul G. Knight, Penn State Univ., University Park, PA; and B. B. Ayers, R. H. Grumm, and D. J. Ondrejik

Poster PDF (39.6 kB)
 
Applications of a roadway frost prediction system in Iowa
Bradley R. Temeyer, Iowa State University, Ames, IA; and W. A. Gallus Jr., E. S. Takle, T. M. Greenfield, and K. A. Jungbluth

Poster PDF (70.7 kB)
 
Operational Uses of FX-Collaborate at the Southeast River Forecast Center
Jack S. Bushong, NOAA/NWS, Peachtree City, GA

Poster PDF (159.7 kB)
 
P1.42
A Study of Modernized Graphic Display Usage Patterns in National Weather Service Forecast Offices

 
A Customizable Online Forecast Assessment Tool to Support Improved Resource Management Decisions
Holly C. Hartmann, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ; and T. C. Pagano, E. Lay, B. Imam, and S. Sorooshian

 
VISITview—Connecting Instructors with Operational Forecasters
Anthony Mostek, NOAA/NWS, Boulder, CO; and S. Bachmeier, T. Whittaker, D. Bikos, D. Lindsey, J. Weaver, M. DeMaria, B. Grant, and J. LaDue

Poster PDF (177.0 kB)
 
NCVweb: an interactive Web-based tool for viewing Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) data
Sean T. Moore, Mission Research Corp., Santa Barbara, CA; and S. Bottone

 
Internet technologies for enabling flood emergency early warning systems: the Arno river basin case
Paolo Mazzetti, University of Florence, Florence, Italy; and S. Nativi, L. Bigagli, and M. Mancini

http://www.pin.unifi.it/

Poster PDF (1.0 MB)
 
Federating EOS heterogeneous and distributed information resources
Stefano Nativi, University of Florence, Florence, Italy; and P. Mazzetti, L. Bigagli, and D. Giuli

http://sinots.pin.unifi.it/sinots/

Poster PDF (1.6 MB)
 
Interactive web-based interface for MISR data visualization
Linda A. Hunt, SAIC and NASA/LaRC, Hampton, VA

http://eosweb.larc.nasa.gov

Poster PDF (1.0 MB)
 
Applying portal technologies to ensemble modeling of convection on the grid
Brian F. Jewett, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL; and R. Wilhelmson, M. K. Ramamurthy, J. Alameda, S. Hampton, A. L. Rossi, and D. Tcheng

Poster PDF (667.0 kB)
 
A Super-Ob for the WSR-88D Radar Radial Winds for use in The NCEP Operational Assimilation System
Jordan C. Alpert, NOAA/NWS/NCEP, Camp Springs, MD; and P. Pickard, Y. Song, M. Taylor, W. B. Facey, M. Istok, and D. F. Parrish

Poster PDF (162.9 kB)

Poster Session 1
Extratropical Atmosphere-Ocean Interaction
Sponsor: 12th Conference on Interactions of the Sea and Atmosphere

Papers:
 
Air-Sea Interaction Processes in Warm and Cold Sectors of Extratropical Cyclonic Storms Observed During FASTEX
Ola P. G. Persson, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado and NOAA/ETL, Boulder, CO; and J. E. Hare, C. W. Fairall, and W. D. Otto

Poster PDF (378.4 kB)
 
P1.2
Identification of intra-annual regime shifts over the North Atlantic and their impact on air-sea fluxes over the basin

 
Improved modeling of east Indian Ocean and Southern Ocean mid latitude cyclones
Bruce W. Buckley, Bureau of Meteorology, West Perth, WA, Australia; and L. M. Leslie

 
Interactions between the GEM atmospheric model and an ice-ocean model of the Gulf of St. Lawrence
Pierre Pellerin, MSC, Dorval, QC, Canada; and H. Ritchie, F. Saucier, and F. Roy

Poster PDF (48.2 kB)

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


Poster Session 1
International H20 Project (IHOP)
Sponsor: Observing and Understanding the Variability of Water in Weather and Climate
Organizer: David B. Parsons, NCAR/ATD

Papers:
 
ORAL BRIEFINGS: 1-2 MINUTE PRESENTATION SUMMERIZING POSTERS IN SESSION P1 WILL BE HELD AT 2:15 P.M. AS PART OF SESSION 1

 
LIDAR MEASUREMETNS OF WIND, MOISTURE AND BOUNDARY LAYER EVOLOUTION IN A DRYLINE DURING IHOP2002
Belay B. Demoz, Univ. of Maryland, Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD; and K. Evans, P. Di Girolamo, Z. Wang, D. Whiteman, G. Schwemmer, B. Gentry, D. Miller, and S. P. Palm

http://virl.gsfc.nasa.gov/srl/index.htm

Poster PDF (731.3 kB)
 
Inferring convectively-induced roll structures and convergence in the boundary layer using profiling instruments: An application to convective initiation during IHOP_2002
John R. Mecikalski, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and K. M. Bedka, R. D. Torn, W. F. Feltz, and T. M. Weckwerth

Poster PDF (438.0 kB)
 
P1.4
IHOP observations of moisture transport by the Great Plains low level jet

 
12 June 2002 Rapid Water Vapor Transitions During the IHOP Field Program
Wayne F. Feltz, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and D. Posselt, J. R. Mecikalski, G. S. Wade, and T. J. Schmit

Poster PDF (2.0 MB)
 
Simulation of an IHOP convective initiation case for GIFTS forward model and algorithm development
Derek J. Posselt, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and E. Olson, B. Osborne, W. F. Feltz, J. R. Mecikalski, R. Aune, R. O. Knuteson, H. E. Revercomb, and W. L. Smith

Poster PDF (308.0 kB)

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


Poster Session 2
Tropical Atlantic Coupled Variability
Sponsor: 12th Conference on Interactions of the Sea and Atmosphere

Papers:
 
P2.1
Atmospheric Response to Tropical Atlantic SST Anomalies: Role of Planetary Boundary Layer Adjustment

 
Effect of climatological ITCZ on interhemispheric coherence of climate variability
Hideki Okajima, SOEST, Univ. of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI; and S. P. Xie and A. Numaguti

 
Modeling Climate Variability in Tropical Atlantic Atmosphere
Jiande Wang, COLA, Calverton, MD; and J. A. Carton

Poster PDF (583.3 kB)

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


Panel Discussion 1
Panel Discussion: Winds, Damage, F-Scale
Sponsor: Symposium on the F-Scale and Severe-Weather Damage Assessment


Sessions End for the Day

4:00 PM-4:45 PM: Monday, 10 February 2003


4
Improved Weather Measurement Techniques
Sponsor: 12th Symposium on Meteorological Observations and Instrumentation
Organizer: Chuck Wade, NCAR/RAP

Papers:
  4:00 PM
4.1
A low-power electric-field meter with reciprocating shutter
Jody A. Swenson, Campbell Scientific, Inc., Logan, UT; and L. G. Byerley, W. H. Beasley, and I. G. Bogoev

Poster PDF (520.2 kB)
  4:15 PM
4.2
Fischer-Porter rain gauge upgrade
Eric Tseo, Coastal Environmental Systems, Seattle, WA

  4:30 PM
4.3
New Vaisala RS92 GPS Radiosonde offers high level of performance and GPS wind data availability
Jaakko Hirvensalo, Vaisala, Helsinki, Finland; and J. Währn and H. Jauhianen

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)

4:00 PM-5:15 PM: Monday, 10 February 2003


2
Linkages between the carbon and water cycles
Sponsor: Observing and Understanding the Variability of Water in Weather and Climate
Organizer: Scott Denning, Colorado State University

Papers:
  4:00 PM
2.1
Recent Trends in hydrologic balance have enhanced the terrestrial carbon sink in the United States
Ramakrishna Nemani, University of Montana, Missoula, MT; and M. White and S. Running

http://www.forestry.umt.edu/ntsg

Poster PDF (169.3 kB)
  4:15 PM
2.2
Effects of Large Rivers and Inundated Land on Mesoscale Circulations and Atmospheric CO2 Concentrations the Brazilian Amazon
Lixin Lu, Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO; and A. S. Denning, E. Inazawa, M. A. F. Silva Dias, P. Silva Dias, R. L. Desjardins, J. Richey, M. Uliasz, and P. S. Bakwin

  4:30 PM
2.3
  4:45 PM
2.4
  5:00 PM
2.5
The effect of climate on inter-annual variability of terrestrial CO2 fluxes
Kevin Schaefer, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO; and A. S. Denning, N. Suits, J. Kaduk, I. Baker, S. Los, and L. Prihodko

http://biocycle.atmos.colostate.edu/

Poster PDF (1.9 MB)

4:00 PM-5:30 PM: Monday, 10 February 2003


2
Drought 2002—Impacts, Lessons, Management and Policy Innovations
Sponsor: Impacts of Water Variability: Benefits and Challenges
Organizer: Donald A. Wilhite, University of Nebraska

Papers:
  4:00 PM
2.1
The 2002 Drought in the United States:Lessons Learned and Future Challenges
Donald A. Wilhite, National Drought Mitigation Center, Lincoln, NE

  4:30 PM
2.2
The North American Drought Monitoring Initiative
Scott Stephens, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and J. Lawrimore, R. Heim, and K. Gleason

  5:00 PM
2.3
The Perfect Ocean for Drought
Martin Hoerling, NOAA/CDC, Boulder, CO; and A. Kumar


3
Part 1: Air-sea Fluxes and interfacial processes
Sponsor: 12th Conference on Interactions of the Sea and Atmosphere
Organizer: Hemantha W. Wijesekera, Oregon State University

Papers:
  4:00 PM
3.1
Bulk Parameterization of Air-Sea Fluxes: Updates and Verification for the COARE Algorithm
C. W. Fairall, NOAA/ERL/ETL, Boulder, CO; and E. F. Bradley, J. E. Hare, A. A. Grachev, and J. B. Edson

  4:30 PM
3.2
The Performance of Sea Surface Turbulent Flux Algorithms Over the Global Oceans
Michael A. Brunke, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ; and C. W. Fairall, X. Zeng, L. Eymard, and J. A. Curry

Poster PDF (695.5 kB)
  4:45 PM
3.3
Evaluation and Improvement of Bulk Aerodynamic Algorithms at High Wind Speeds
Brenda L. Mulac, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and J. A. Curry

  5:15 PM
3.5
Parameterization of Wind Gustiness for the Computation of Ocean Surface Fluxes at Different Spatial Scales
Xubin Zeng, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ; and Q. Zhang, D. Johnson, and W. -. K. Tao

Poster PDF (108.8 kB)

4
Special Session on Water and the Water Cycle: Part II
Sponsor: 12th Symposium on Education
Organizers: David R. Smith, United States Naval Academy; Soroosh Sorooshian, University of Arizona

Papers:
  4:00 PM
4.1
  4:15 PM
4.2
The Sombrero Marsh environmental education partnership: a model for best practice in Earth science education
Lesley K. Smith, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and S. Buhr and S. Avery

Poster PDF (158.7 kB)
  4:30 PM
4.3
Water in the Earth System (WES): A Midterm Evaluation of a Distance Learning Course on the Water Cycle
Ira W. Geer, AMS, Washington, DC; and J. M. Moran, D. R. Smith, R. S. Weinbeck, E. J. Hopkins, and B. A. Blair

http://www.ametsoc.org/amsedu/WES

Poster PDF (15.9 kB)
  4:45 PM
4.4
NASA Earth Science Enterprise Education Program and Water Cycle Activities
Blanche W. Meeson, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and J. D. Entwistle and C. S. Evans

  5:00 PM
4.5
Educational Outreach of the Aqua Spacecraft Mission
Claire L. Parkinson, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and S. M. Graham, S. Dacey, and K. Bender

http://aqua.nasa.gov

Poster PDF (585.0 kB)
  5:15 PM
4.6
Translation and Transparency: Communicating Hydrologic Information
Shripad D. Deo, CIRA/Colorado State Univ. and NOAA/NWS, Kansas City, MO

4:45 PM-4:45 PM: Monday, 10 February 2003


Panel Discussion 2
Open Discussion on New/Improved Measurement Systems and Techniques
Sponsor: 12th Symposium on Meteorological Observations and Instrumentation
Organizer: Chuck Wade, NCAR

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


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Sessions end for the day

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Sessions End for the Day


Sessions end for the day

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


Formal Opening of Exhibits with Reception (Cash Bar)

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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)

8:25 AM-8:25 AM: Tuesday, 11 February 2003


Opening Remarks
Official: Christopher N. K. Mooers, RSMAS/Univ. of Miami

8:30 AM-8:45 AM: Tuesday, 11 February 2003


Keynote Speaker
Ocean.US, Ocean Commission: Regional Observing System, Needed "National Backbone", etc.
Sponsor: Coastal Environments Interactive Symposium on Developments in Operational and Research Coastal Oceanography and Meteorology

Papers:
  8:30 AM
KS1 Coastal Observing Systems: Where are we now and where are we going
Margaret A. Davidson, NOAA Coastal Services Center, Charleston, SC

8:30 AM-9:30 AM: Tuesday, 11 February 2003


4
Part 2: Air-sea Fluxes and interfacial processes
Sponsor: 12th Conference on Interactions of the Sea and Atmosphere
Organizer: Michael A. Brunke, University of Arizona

Papers:
  8:30 AM
4.1
On the spatial and temporal variability of waves and fluxes
William Drennan, Univ. of Miami/RSMAS, Miami, FL; and H. Graber and M. Donelan

  8:45 AM
4.2
Variability of Marine Surface Fluxes over Shoaling Waves Measured with Air-Sea Interaction Spar Buoys
Hans C. Graber, Univ. of Miami/RSMAS, Miami, FL; and M. A. Donelan and W. M. Drennan

  9:00 AM
4.3
Study of Drag Coefficient as a Function of Atmospheric Turbulence and Ocean Wave State
Tamara K. Grimmett, NOAA/ERL, Idaho Falls, ID; and G. H. Crescenti, T. L. Crawford, and D. C. Vandemark

Poster PDF (478.6 kB)

5
Meteorological Measurement Networks I
Sponsor: 12th Symposium on Meteorological Observations and Instrumentation
Organizer: Kevin R. Durkee, South Coast Air Quality Management District

Papers:
  8:30 AM
5.1
Measurement and modeling soil moisture in a statewide meteorological network in North Carolina
Dev dutta S. Niyogi, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC; and S. Raman, A. Syed, R. C. Gilliam, and R. P. Boyles

Poster PDF (113.2 kB)
  8:45 AM
5.2
A New Composite Observing System Strategy for Ground based GPS Meteorology
Seth I. Gutman, NOAA/FSL, Boulder, CO; and S. Sahm, J. Stewart, S. Benjamin, T. Smith, and B. Schwartz

Poster PDF (786.6 kB)
  9:00 AM
5.3
Simulations of Spatial and Temporal Variations of Electric Field at the Surface Beneath Thunderstorms (as would be measured by a network of electric-field meters)
Frank W. Gallagher III, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and W. H. Beasley, A. R. Bansemer, L. G. Byerley, J. A. Swenson, and I. G. Bogoev

Poster PDF (362.0 kB)
  9:15 AM
5.4
United States Climate Reference Network (USCRN) precipitation intercomparison study
C. Bruce Baker, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and M. Gifford

Poster PDF (93.9 kB)

8:30 AM-9:45 AM: Tuesday, 11 February 2003


Joint Session 1
Emergence of Digital Libraries in Education (Joint between 12th Symposium on Education and 19th International Conference on Interactive Information Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology)
Sponsors: (Joint between the 12th Symposium on Education; and the 19th Conference on IIPS )
Organizers: Rajul Pandya, West Chester Univ.; Linda Miller, UCAR/Unidata

Papers:
  8:30 AM
NSF and the Digital Libraries
Margaret Leinen, NSF, Arlington, VA

  8:45 AM
DLESE in the Context of Cyberinfrastructure
Clifford A. Jacobs, NSF, Arlington, VA

  9:00 AM
Initial Release of NSDL
David W. Fulker, UCAR, Boulder, CO

Poster PDF (61.3 kB)
  9:15 AM
Reviewed Collections and Collections-Building in the Digital Library for Earth System Education (DLESE)
Kathryn M. Ginger, UCAR, Boulder, CO; and M. R. Marlino

http://www.dlese.org

Poster PDF (22.7 kB)
  9:30 AM
Concluding Remarks


2
Observing system simulation
Sponsor: 7th Symposium on IOS: The Water Cycle

Papers:
  8:30 AM
2.1
Observing Systems Simulation Experiments using the NCEP data assimilation system
Stephen J. Lord, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/EMC, Camp Springs, MD; and M. Masutani, J. S. Woollen, J. C. Derber, R. E. Kistler, T. J. Kleespies, H. Sun, G. D. Emmitt, S. A. Wood, S. Greco, J. Terry, and R. Atlas

  9:00 AM
2.2
Recent observing system simulation experiments at the NASA DAO
Robert Atlas, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and G. D. Emmitt, J. Terry, E. Brin, J. Ardizzone, J. C. Jusem, and D. Bungato

Poster PDF (82.9 kB)
  9:15 AM
2.3
  9:30 AM
2.4
Variational Objective Analysis for Atmospheric Field Programs: A Model Assessment
Duane E. Waliser, SUNY, Stony Brook, NY; and J. A. Ridout, S. Xie, and M. Zhang

http://terra.msrc.sunysb.edu

Poster PDF (13.1 kB)

4
Urban Air Chemistry
Sponsor: 5th Conference on Atmospheric Chemistry: Gases, Aerosols, and Clouds

Papers:
  8:30 AM
4.1
Nitric acid "renoxification" in the troposphere: From a modeling myth to a laboratory reality
Armando M. Rivera-Figueroa, University of California, Irvine, CA; and B. J. Finlayson-Pitts

Poster PDF (1.6 MB)
  8:45 AM
4.2
Influence of vertical mixing on nocturnal chemistry in the urban boundary layer
Jochen Stutz, University California, Los Angeles, CA; and A. Geyer and S. Wang

Poster PDF (123.7 kB)
  9:00 AM
4.3
Large Scale Atmospheric Chemistry Simulations for 2001: An Analysis of Ozone and Other Species in Central Arizona
Cynthia Atherton, LLNL, Livermore, CA; and D. Bergmann, P. Cameron-Smith, P. Connell, C. Molenkamp, D. Rotman, and J. Tannahill

Poster PDF (242.8 kB)
  9:15 AM
4.4
NMHC Measurements for the Phoenix 2001 Field Experiment
Paul V. Doskey, ANL, Argonne, IL; and V. R. Kotamarthi, H. U. Price, and R. Dugopolski

Poster PDF (119.8 kB)
  9:30 AM
4.5
Diurnal Changes in the Vertical Distribution of Trace Pollutants Over Phoenix
Chester W. Spicer, Battelle Columbus Operations, Columbus, OH; and A. J. Savage, D. Joseph, and C. M. Berkowitz


4
Wind, Damage, and F-Scale III
Sponsor: Symposium on the F-Scale and Severe-Weather Damage Assessment

Papers:
  8:30 AM
4.1
On Issues of Tornado Damage Assessment and F-Scale Assignment in Agricultural Areas
Jared L. Guyer, NOAA/NWS, Hastings, NE; and M. L. Moritz

Poster PDF (666.9 kB)
  8:45 AM
4.2
Radar measurements of extreme winds in tornadoes and comparisons with observed damage
Joshua Wurman, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and D. Burgess, D. C. Dowell, Y. Richardson, M. A. Magsig, and C. R. Alexander

  9:15 AM
4.3
A climatology of the Fujita scale in space and time
Harold E. Brooks, NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK

8:30 AM-12:00 PM: Tuesday, 11 February 2003


4
Observed Climate Change: I
Sponsor: 14th Symposium on Global Change and Climate Variations
Organizer: David R. Easterling, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC

Papers:
  8:30 AM
4.1
Detection of anthropogenic climate change in the North American region
David J. Karoly, Monash University, Clayton, Vic, Australia

  8:45 AM
4.2
Global atmospheric temperatures: Error estimates of AMSU/MSU v. 5.0
John R. Christy, University of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and R. W. Spencer and D. Braswell

Poster PDF (55.9 kB)
  9:00 AM
4.3
Intercomparison of global upper-air temperature datasets from radiosondes and satellites
Dian J. Seidel, NOAA/ARL, Silver Spring, MD; and J. K. Angell, J. Christy, M. Free, S. Klein, J. Lanzante, C. Mears, D. Parker, M. Schabel, R. Spencer, A. Sterin, P. Thorne, and F. Wentz

Poster PDF (94.4 kB)
  9:15 AM
4.4
A new tropospheric temperature dataset from MSU
Carl. A. Mears, Remote Sensing Systems, Santa Rosa, CA; and M. C. Schabel and F. J. Wentz

http://www.remss.com/msu/

Poster PDF (413.8 kB)
  9:45 AM
4.7
Expected regional variations and changes of mean and extreme climatology of Eastern/Central Europe
Judit Bartholy, Eotvos Lorand University, Budapest, Hungary; and R. Pongracz, I. Matyasovszky, and V. Schlanger

Poster PDF (1.2 MB)
  10:00 AM
4.8
Contemporary climate changes in high latitudes of the Northern Hemisphere: Daily time resolution
Pavel Ya. Groisman, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and B. Sun, R. S. Vose, J. H. Lawrimore, P. H. Whitfield, E. Førland, I. Hanssen-Bauer, M. C. Serreze, V. N. Razuvaev, and G. V. Alekseev

Poster PDF (897.8 kB)
  10:15 AM
Reduced climate variability with global warming
Konstantin Y. Vinnikov, University of Maryland, College Park, MD; and A. Robock, R. J. Stouffer, and A. Basist

  10:30 AM
Observational Data Issues for Analysis of Extremes
Thomas C. Peterson, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC

  10:45 AM
Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break

8:30 AM-12:15 PM: Tuesday, 11 February 2003


2
Land-Atmosphere Interactions 1: Regional, Continental and Global Scale Water and Energy Budgets
Sponsor: 17TH Conference on Hydrology
Organizer: Kaye L. Brubaker, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Maryland

Papers:
  8:30 AM
2.1
Spatio-temporal source-sink analysis of precipitation supply in the Amazon River Basin
Arief Sudradjat, University of Maryland and CICS/ESSIC, College Park, MD; and K. L. Brubaker and P. A. Dirmeyer

  8:45 AM
2.2
GCIP Water and Energy Budget Synthesis (WEBS)
J. Roads, SIO/Univ. Of California, La Jolla, CA; and R. Lawford, E. Bainto, E. Berbery, S. Chen, B. Fekete, K. Gallo, A. Grundstein, W. Higgins, M. Kanamitsu, W. Krajewski, V. Lakshmi, D. Leathers, D. Lettenmaier, L. Luo, E. Maurer, T. Meyers, D. Miller, K. Mitchell, T. Mote, R. Pinker, T. Reichler, D. A. Robinson, A. Robock, J. Smith, G. Srinivasan, K. Vinnikov, T. Vonder Haar, C. Vorosmarty, S. Williams, and E. Yarosh

Poster PDF (448.0 kB)
  9:14 AM
2.6
Eta model analysis of land surface processes and the regional water cycle
Ernesto Hugo Berbery, University of Maryland, College Park, MD; and Y. Luo and K. Mitchell

  9:29 AM
2.7
  9:44 AM
2.8
Global land surface radiation budget and impact on water and energy cycles
C. Jesse Meng, University of Maryland Baltimore county, Baltimore, MD; and P. R. Houser, K. Mitchell, M. Rodell, U. Jambor, J. Gottschalk, K. Arsenault, J. Entin, B. Cosgrove, J. Radakovich, M. Bosilovich, J. K. Entin, J. P. Walker, H. L. Pan, and G. Gayno

Poster PDF (137.6 kB)
  9:58 AM
Analysis of Water Balance Simulation of Land Data Assimilation System
John Schaake, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and Q. Duan, K. Mitchell, P. Houser, E. Wood, D. Lettenmaier, A. Robock, B. Cosgrove, D. Lohmann, L. Luo, J. Sheffield, W. Higgins, R. Pinker, and D. Tarpley

Poster PDF (814.4 kB)
  10:13 AM
A 50 Year Retrospective Run of the NOAH Land Data Assimilation System
Yun Fan, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/CPC/RSIS, Camp Springs,, MD; and H. M. V. D. Dool, K. Mitchell, and D. Lohmann

  10:57 AM
Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break

  10:28 AM
Oral Briefing: 1-2 minute presentation summarizing posters in p1


3
Neural Networks
Sponsor: 3rd Conference on Artificial Intelligence Applications to the Environmental Science
Organizer: William Hsieh, University of British Columbia

Papers:
  8:30 AM
3.1
Probabilistic tropical cyclogenesis prediction
Christopher C. Hennon, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

  8:45 AM
3.2
Optimization and Performance of a Neural Network Model Forecasting Water Levels for the Corpus Christi, Texas, Estuary
Philippe E. Tissot, Texas A&M University, Corpus Christi, TX; and P. R. Michaud and D. T. Cox

http://dnr.cbi.tamucc.edu/projects/NN

Poster PDF (472.5 kB)
  9:00 AM
3.3
NN for local meteorological forecasting
Reinaldo Bomfim Silveira, Instituto Nacional de Meteorologia, Brasilia, Brazil; and S. Sugahara

  9:15 AM
3.4
Neural Networks Estimates Atmospheric Variables in the Caribbean Basin
Nazario Ramirez-Beltran, University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez, Puerto Rico; and A. Winter, F. Chong Rengifo, A. Veneros, and N. R. Escalante

Poster PDF (221.9 kB)
  9:30 AM
3.5
 
3.6
Combined usage of Neural Net technology and minimization procedure allows us to improve the retrieval accuracy and to obtain error estimates of concentrations of water constituents from MERIS data

  10:00 AM
3.7
Classifying El Nino and La Nina events using the Kohonen maps
Zouhair Lachkar, Direction de la Meteorologie Nationale du Maroc, Casablanca, Morocco; and S. Thiria, F. Badran, J. P. Boulanger, and C. Menkes

  10:15 AM
3.8
An adaptive nonlinear MOS scheme for precipitation forecasts using neural networks
Yuval, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada; and W. W. Hsieh

  10:30 AM
3.9
A Nonlinear Statistical Model of Turbulent air-sea Fluxes
Denis Bourras, JPL, Pasadena, CA; and G. Caniaux and G. Mungov

  10:45 AM
A Combination of Empirical Orthogonal Function and Neural Network Approaches for Parameterizing Nonlinear Interactions in Wind Wave Models
Vladimir M. Krasnopolsky, NOAA/NCEP/EMC, Camp Springs, MD; and H. L. Tolman and D. V. Chalikov

Poster PDF (400.0 kB)
  11:00 AM
Formal poster viewing with coffee break


Joint Session 4
Flood Hydrology, Management, and Information Systems: Near and Real-Time Management, Impacts, Forecasting, and Communication Issues (Joint with the Symp on Impacts of Water Variability: Benefits and Challenges and the 17th Conference on Hydrology)
Sponsors: (Joint between the 17TH Conference on Hydrology; and the Impacts of Water Variability: Benefits and Challenges )
Organizer: Eve Gruntfest, University of Colorado

Papers:
  8:45 AM
From Satellite Quantitative Precipitation Estimates (QPE) to Nowcasts for extreme precipitation events
Roderick A. Scofield, NOAA/NESDIS, Camp Springs, MD; and R. J. Kuligowski and C. Davenport

Poster PDF (235.7 kB)
  9:00 AM
Short-term radar nowcasting for hydrologic applications over the Arkansas-Red River basin
Matthew P. Van Horne, MIT, Cambridge, MA; and E. R. Vivoni, D. Entekhabi, R. N. Hoffman, and C. Grassotti

Poster PDF (331.8 kB)
  9:15 AM
Quantitative flood forecasts based on short-term radar nowcasting
Matthew P. Van Horne, MIT, Cambridge, MA; and E. R. Vivoni, D. Entekhabi, R. N. Hoffman, and C. Grassotti

http://hydrology.mit.edu/tRIBS/

Poster PDF (339.4 kB)
  9:30 AM
An Early Alert System for Flooding in the MIiddle Atlantic River Forecast Domain
Richard H. Grumm, NOAA/NWSFO, State College, PA; and D. J. Ondrejik, P. G. Knight, and J. M. Brolley

Poster PDF (135.5 kB)
  9:45 AM
Understanding the Mesoscale Processes of Flash Floods: Impacts on Prediction and Response
Matthew Kelsch, UCAR/COMET, Boulder, CO

http://www.comet.ucar.edu/class/FLOAT_2001/index.htm

Poster PDF (555.7 kB)
  10:00 AM
Some practical applications of Flash Flood Monitoring and Prediction
Robert S. Davis, NOAA/NWS, Pittsburgh, PA

Poster PDF (562.5 kB)
  10:15 AM
Very high resolution precipitation forecasting on low cost high performance computer systems in support of hydrological modeling
Daniel Soderman, FORECA Ltd, Helsinki, Finland; and F. Meneguzzo, B. Gozzini, D. Grifoni, G. Messeri, M. Rossi, S. Montagnani, M. Pasqui, A. Orlandi, A. Ortolani, E. Todini, G. Menduni, and V. Levizzani

Poster PDF (1.9 MB)
  10:30 AM
A Distributed Model for Flood Forecasting in the Arno River Basin (Italy)
Enrica Caporali, Università di Firenze, Firenze, Italy; and V. Tartaglia

  10:45 AM
Operational rainfall and flow forecasting for the Panama Canal Watershed
Konstantine P. Georgakakos, Hydrologic Research Center, San Diego, CA; and J. A. Sperfslage

Poster PDF (398.9 kB)
  11:00 AM
Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break

8:30 AM-1:30 PM: Tuesday, 11 February 2003


4
AWIPS
Sponsor: 19th Conference on IIPS
Organizer: Ward R. Seguin, NOAA/OAR

Papers:
  8:30 AM
4.1
AWIPS Build 5 in review
Deirdre R. Jones, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and C. Bullock, W. Carrigg, C. Dietz, M. desJardins, E. Mandel, D. Rhine, J. Roe, and M. T. Young

Poster PDF (52.4 kB)
  8:45 AM
4.2
Linux PCs Expand Presence at Sites
Erin Lucks, Northrop Grumman Information Technology, McLean, VA

Poster PDF (54.2 kB)
  9:00 AM
4.3
THE AWIPS LINUX COMMUNICATIONS PROCESSOR REPLACEMENT TEST RESULTS
Khien B Nguyen, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and M. D. Buckingham

Poster PDF (71.3 kB)
  9:15 AM
4.4
Network Control Facility
LeRoy Klet, Northrop Grumman Information Technology, McLean, VA

Poster PDF (64.1 kB)
  9:30 AM
4.5
The AWIPS Communications Network Model (ACNM)
Bruce J. Brown, Northrop Grumman Information Technology, McLean, VA

Poster PDF (621.6 kB)
  9:45 AM
4.6
FAS: An international version of AWIPS
Young-Sun Jung, Korea Meteorological Administration, Seoul, Korea; and F. Moeng, B. H. Lim, M. Biere, H. Lee, and S. K. Chung

Poster PDF (245.4 kB)
  10:00 AM
4.7
Multicast data distribution on the AWIPS local area network
Michael R. Biere, NOAA/ERL/FSL (in collaboration with) CIRA/Colorado State Univ., Boulder, CO; and D. L. Davis

Poster PDF (179.6 kB)
  10:15 AM
4.8
Experiment of a wavelet-based data compression technique with precision control
Ning Wang, NOAA/ERL/FSL, Boulder, CO; and R. Brummer

Poster PDF (157.7 kB)
  10:30 AM
4.9
Weather Data Compression
Christopher E. Steffen, NOAA/ERL/FSL, Boulder, CO; and N. Wang

Poster PDF (35.4 kB)
  10:45 AM
Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break (See Poster Session P1 Listing from Monday for listing)

  12:00 PM
Lunch Break


5
Internet Applications and Web Portals
Sponsor: 19th Conference on IIPS
Organizers: Nancy N. Soreide, NOAA/PMEL; Linda Miller, UCAR/Unidata

Papers:
  8:30 AM
5.1
Using VISITview for international weather briefings and real-time data collaborations
Tom Whittaker, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and A. Mostek, J. Wilson, and M. DeMaria

  8:45 AM
5.2
The Distributed Marine Environment Forecast System
Pat J. Fitzpatrick, Mississippi State Univ., Stennis Space Center, MS

  9:00 AM
5.3
Serving 3-D rendered graphics of ocean model output using LAS and VTK
Albert J. Hermann, JISAO/Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA; and C. W. Moore and E. L. Dobbins

http://www.pmel.noaa.gov/vrml/las

Poster PDF (464.3 kB)
  9:15 AM
5.4
Web Portal and Services for Delivering Weather Information
Earl V. Ravid, FNMOC, Monterey, CA; and K. Malmquist

Poster PDF (418.5 kB)
  9:30 AM
5.5
The PSC Weather Center web portal
James P. Koermer, Plymouth State College, Plymouth, NH

Poster PDF (2.8 MB)
  9:45 AM
5.6
The Data Discovery Support Repository—the next chapter in the science of data discovery
Roland H. Schweitzer, NOAA/OAR/CDC and Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and T. Stevens and T. Habermann

Poster PDF (79.5 kB)
  10:00 AM
5.7
THREDDS: publishing, cataloging, describing, and discovering scientific datasets
Ethan R. Davis, UCAR/Unidata, Boulder, CO; and J. Caron, B. Domenico, R. Kambic, and S. Nativi

http://www.unidata.ucar.edu/projects/THREDDS/PublicationsAndPresentations/ams2003.davis/

Poster PDF (106.3 kB)
  10:15 AM
5.8
A Web-Based Scientific Data And Information Super Server With A Flexible XML Metadata Support
Ruixin Yang, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA; and X. S. Wang, Y. Nie, Y. Zhao, and M. Kafatos

http://spring.scs.gmu.edu:8199/servlet/SiesipDataTree

Poster PDF (268.0 kB)
  10:30 AM
5.9
Modeling Environment for Atmospheric Discovery
Robert B. Wilhelmson, National Center for Supercomputing Applications, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana, IL; and K. Droegemeier, S. Graves, M. Ramamurthy, D. Haidvogel, B. Jewett, J. Alameda, and D. Gannon

http://www.ncsa.uiuc.edu/expeditions/MEAD/

Poster PDF (223.7 kB)
  10:45 AM
Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break (See Poster Session P1 on Monday for Poster Titles and Author Information)

  12:00 PM
Lunch Break

8:30 AM-5:30 PM: Tuesday, 11 February 2003


Joint Session 3
Instrumentation and Remote Sensing to Observe Water in all its Phases (Joint with the Symposium on Observing and Understanding the Variability of Water in Weather and Climate and the 17th Conference on Hydrology)
Sponsors: (Joint between the Observing and Understanding the Variability of Water in Weather and Climate; and the 17TH Conference on Hydrology )
Organizer: David N. Whiteman, NASA/GSFC

Papers:
  8:30 AM
Mesonetworks and Surface Instrumentation (Invited Presentation)
Scott J. Richardson, Penn State University, University Park, PA

  9:00 AM
The Global Soil Moisture Data Bank: An update including new United States stations
Alan Robock, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ; and L. Luo, M. Mu, and K. Vinnikov

  9:15 AM
Water measurements using a Raman Lidar
David N. Whiteman, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and B. Demoz, Z. Wang, I. Veselovskii, K. Evans, and P. Di Girolamo

http://virl.gsfc.nasa.gov/srl/index.htm

Poster PDF (245.2 kB)
  9:30 AM
Raman lidar: A versatile remote sensing instrument for water vapor and cirrus cloud studies
Thomas P. Ackerman, PNNL, Richland, WA; and J. M. Comstock and D. D. Turner

Poster PDF (315.2 kB)
  9:45 AM
A Reference Radiosonde System for Improving Water Vapor Measurement in IHOP_2002
Junhong Wang, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and T. F. Hock, D. Lauritsen, H. L. Cole, K. Beierle, N. Chamberlain, D. B. Parsons, and D. J. Carlson

Poster PDF (495.2 kB)
  10:00 AM
Retrieval of upper tropospheric humidity from AMSU data
Viju Oommen John, Institute of Environmental Physics, University of Bremen, Bremen, Germany; and S. Buehler and M. Kuvatov

Poster PDF (375.6 kB)
  10:15 AM
Free Tropospheric Humidity observations from METEOSAT water vapor channel data
Rémy Roca, LMD, Ecole Polytechnique, Palaiseau, France; and H. Brogniez, L. Picon, and M. Desbois

Poster PDF (356.0 kB)
  11:00 AM
Using Satellites to Monitor Surface Wetness
Alan Basist, NOAA/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and C. Williams

Poster PDF (80.0 kB)
  11:15 AM
Soil moisture measurements and modeling for validating AMSR-E soil moisture products
Charles A. Laymon, USRA, Huntsville, AL; and F. Archer III, W. L. Crosson, and A. Limaye

  11:30 AM
Fractional snow cover in the Colorado River and Rio Grande basins, 1995–2002
Roger C. Bales, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ; and B. Imam, D. Lampkin, S. R. Helfrich, and S. R. Fassnacht

  11:45 AM
Satellite observations of river and wetland hydrologic processes
Douglas E. Alsdorf, Univ. of California, Los Angeles, CA; and D. P. Lettenmaier

  12:00 PM
Monitoring Global Precipitation Using Satellite Observations: Status and Future
Robert F. Adler, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and G. J. Huffman, S. Curtis, D. Bolvin, and E. Nelkin

  12:15 PM
Trends and variability in climate rainfall products
Christian D. Kummerow, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO; and W. Berg, T. L'Ecuyer, and C. Morales

  12:30 PM
Rainfall Estimation and Hydrometeor Type Classification with a Polarimetric WSR-88D Radar
Terry J. Schuur, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma and NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and A. V. Ryzhkov and D. S. Zrnic

Poster PDF (114.4 kB)
  12:45 PM
Comparison of Reflectivity and Precipitation Fields Estimated by Two Radar Systems
Hatim Sharif, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and E. Brandes and W. Krajewski

Poster PDF (240.4 kB)
  1:00 PM
Using ISCCP Cloud Data to Assess the Performance of Space Borne Lidar Systems
Hans-Stefan Bauer, Hohenheim University, Stuttgart, Germany; and H. Bauer, I. Henning-Müller, and V. Wulfmeyer

  1:30 PM
Seasonal Characteristics of the Gulf of Mexico-Caribbean Basin Water Budget during One Semiannual Cycle as Retrieved from Satellite
Pablo Santos, NOAA/NWS, Miami, FL; and E. A. Smith

http://gandalf.met.fsu.edu/~psantos/research/bgt/

Poster PDF (172.7 kB)
  1:45 PM
Updating NOAA/NWS Rainfall Frequency Atlases
Geoffrey M. Bonnin, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and B. Lin and T. Parzybok

http://www.nws.noaa.gov/oh/hdsc

Poster PDF (154.5 kB)
  2:00 PM
Oral Briefing: 1-2 Minute Presentation Summarizing Posters in Session JP2

  2:30 PM
Lunch Break

  3:45 PM
Coffee Break in exhibit hall (exhibits open 1:30–6:30)

  4:15 PM
Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break

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


1
Operational Centers
Sponsor: Coastal Environments Interactive Symposium on Developments in Operational and Research Coastal Oceanography and Meteorology
Organizer: Rick Spinrad, Oceanographer of the Navy, US Naval Observatory

Papers:
  8:45 AM
1.1
  9:00 AM
1.2
The NOAA Ocean Service Center for Operational Oceanographic Products and Services
Michael Szabados, NOAA/National Ocean Service, Silver Spring, MD

  9:15 AM
1.3
Fleet Numerical Meteorology and Oceanography Center
Mike Clancy, FNMOC, Monterey, CA

  9:30 AM
1.4
Operational Coastal Oceanography at the Naval Oceanographic Office
John Harding, Naval Oceanographic Office, Stennis Space Center, MS; and J. Rigney and W. Schulz

8:45 AM-12:00 PM: Tuesday, 11 February 2003


5
Seasonal/Interannual Prediction
Sponsor: 14th Symposium on Global Change and Climate Variations
Organizer: Henry F. Diaz, NOAA/ERL/CDC

Papers:
  8:45 AM
5.1
Spring and summer seasonal predictability and the land surface
Paul Dirmeyer, COLA, Calverton, MD; and M. Zhao and C. A. Schlosser

  9:00 AM
5.2
On the delayed atmospheric response to ENSO SST
Hui Su, Univ. of California, Los Angeles, CA; and J. D. Neelin and J. E. Meyerson

  9:15 AM
5.3
Seasonal variability on Southeastern Brazil related to frontal systems behaviour in a climate simulation with the AGCM CPTEC/COLA
Iracema F. A. Cavalcanti, CPTEC/INPE, Cachoeira Paulista, São Paulo, Brazil; and L. H. R. Coura da Silva

Poster PDF (811.8 kB)
  9:30 AM
5.4
Temporal disaggregation of probabilistic seasonal climate forecasts
Jeanne M. Schneider, USDA/ARS, El Reno, OK; and J. D. Garbrecht

Poster PDF (167.9 kB)
  9:45 AM
5.5
Predictability of anomalous synoptic variability from interannual to interdecadal timescales
Gilbert P. Compo, NOAA/ERL/CDC, Boulder, CO; and P. D. Sardeshmukh

  10:00 AM
5.6
Experimental forecasting of dry season storminess over Florida from the ENSO signal: latest results and advancements
Bartlett C. Hagemeyer, NOAA/NWS, Melbourne, FL; and R. A. Almeida

http://www.srh.noaa.gov/mlb/enso/mlbnino.html

Poster PDF (794.7 kB)
  10:15 AM
5.7
Snow cover, soil moisture, and the Asian summer monsoon
Alan Robock, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ; and M. Mu, K. Y. Vinnikov, and D. A. Robinson

  10:30 AM
5.8
Extending Atmospheric Forecasts beyond Weather: The History of Climate Prediction
Robert W. Reeves, NOAA/NWS, Washington, DC; and D. Gemmill, R. Livezey, and J. Laver

Poster PDF (71.9 kB)
  10:45 AM
Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break

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


Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break

9:45 AM-11:00 AM: Tuesday, 11 February 2003


Poster Session 1
All AI applications
Sponsor: 3rd Conference on Artificial Intelligence Applications to the Environmental Science
Organizer: Cathy Kessinger, UCAR

Papers:
 
A Hidden Markov Model Approach for Lithology Identification from Logs
Maria Padron, Institut National des Télécommunications, Evry, France; and S. Garcia-Salicetti, D. Barraez, B. Dorizzi, and S. Thyria

http://

Poster PDF (404.6 kB)
 
Classifying TOA Ocean Color signals by using a Kohonen map methodology
Sylvie Thiria, University of Paris, Paris, France; and A. Niang, F. Badran, C. Moulin, and M. Crepon

 
Determination of error in ARPS model surface temperature forecasts using statistical methods
Andrew A. Taylor, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and L. M. Leslie and K. K. Droegemeier

 
Nonlinear Approach to Winter North Atlantic SLP Variability with the Help of Autoassociative Neural Network
Ladislav Metelka, Czech Hydrometeorological Institute, Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic

Poster PDF (808.2 kB)
 
Statistical Downscaling Technique using Artificial Neural Networks for localized precipitation forecasts over São Paulo region
María Cleofé Valverde Ramírez, INPE, São José dos Campos - São Paulo, Brazil; and H. de Campos Velho and N. J. Ferreira

 
The Radar Echo Classifier: A Fuzzy Logic Algorithm for the WSR-88D
Cathy Kessinger, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and S. Ellis and J. Van Andel

Poster PDF (539.2 kB)
 
Genetic Algorithms in Geophysical Fluid Dynamics (Formerly Paper number 1.1)
Sue Ellen Haupt, Utah State University, Logan, UT

Poster PDF (107.2 kB)
 
Neural Networks for spatial interpolation of meteorological data
Juan P. Rigol, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom


Joint Poster Session 1

Papers:
 
Developing Interactive Models to Support a Digital Collection of Earth System Science Resources
Daniel J. Bramer, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana, IL; and D. J. Charlevoix, G. M. McFarquhar, R. L. Herman, L. B. Avilés, L. Di Girolamo, M. K. Ramamurthy, and R. B. Wilhelmson

http://www.atmos.uiuc.edu/courses/atmos100/index.html

Poster PDF (532.6 kB)
 
Easy web access to a variety of archived meteorological data
James P. Koermer, Plymouth State College, Plymouth, NH

Poster PDF (1.3 MB)
 
The DLESE Evaluation Toolkit project
Susan M. Buhr, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and L. J. Barker, M. Marlino, and J. Mangan

Poster PDF (90.0 kB)
 
Visualizing digital library data resources with Unidata's Integrated Data Viewer
Donald R. Murray, Unidata/UCAR, Boulder, CO

http://my.unidata.ucar.edu/software/metapps

Poster PDF (9.6 kB)
 
The Visual Geophysical Exploration Environment: A Scientific Tool-Kit for Learners
Rajul Pandya, DLESE Program Center, Boulder, CO; and D. Bramer, R. Deardorf, D. Elliott, K. E. Hay, M. Marlino, D. Middleton, M. Ramamurthy, T. Scheitlin, M. Weingroff, and R. Wilhelmson

http://www.dlese.org/vgee

Poster PDF (326.0 kB)
 
Interactive applets for atmospheric sciences
Tom Whittaker, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and S. Ackerman


Poster Session 1
Land-Atmosphere Interactions Posters
Sponsor: 17TH Conference on Hydrology
Organizer: Kaye L. Brubaker, University of Maryland

Papers:
 
An Integrated Data Management, Retrieval and Visualization System for Earth Science Datasets
Zhenping Liu, Virginia Polytechnic and State Univ., Alexandria, VA; and Y. Liang and X. Liang

Poster PDF (270.7 kB)
 
Online Intercomparison of TRMM and Other Global Gridded Precipitation Products
Zhong Liu, George Mason University/CSISS, Fairfax, VA and NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and L. Chiu, W. Teng, H. Rui, and G. Serafino

Poster PDF (171.7 kB)
 
P1.3
Preliminary Results From a Regression Based Technique for Multisensor Rainfall Estimation

 
Simulated surface hydrology and energy balance of West Africa using SSiB with observed precipitation and satellite-derived vegetation
Daniel S. Kahan, University of California, Los Angeles, CA; and Y. Xue, S. D. Prince, A. Diedhiou, and P. J. Lamb

Poster PDF (359.6 kB)
 
The Dependence of the Moisture Maximization in PMP Procedures on Spatial Scale
Li-Chuan Chen, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA; and A. A. Bradley

 
The Impact of Climatic Conditions on Seasonal River Discharges in Siberia
Hengchun Ye, California State University, Los Angeles, CA; and D. Yang, T. Zhang, and X. Zhang

http://

Poster PDF (74.4 kB)
 
Modes of inter–annual variability of atmospheric moisture flux transport
Francina Dominguez, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL; and P. Kumar

Poster PDF (1.2 MB)
 
Uncertainty in Soil Moisture Initializations
A. A. Berg, University of California, Irvine, CA; and J. S. Famiglietti

 
Impact of Sand Hills' soil properties on summer precipitation
Mark R. Anderson, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE; and C. M. Rowe, D. B. Radell, J. W. Kaiser, Q. Hu, and X. Chen

Poster PDF (1.6 MB)
 
A global, 50-year dataset of surface energy and water fluxes and states
Gopi Goteti, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ; and J. Sheffield, J. Adam, E. F. Wood, and D. P. Lettenmaier

Poster PDF (185.9 kB)
 
An investigation of scale and spatial variability using fully- and semi-distributed TOPLATS at the Whitewater Watershed, Kansas
Kathy E. Bashford, LBNL, Berkeley, CA; and H. Sharif, W. T. Crow, N. L. Miller, and E. F. Wood

Poster PDF (1.5 MB)
 
Climatology of Soil Moisture Variables Using the Oklahoma Mesonet
Bradley G. Illston, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK OK; and J. B. Basara

Poster PDF (324.3 kB)
 
Horizontal resolution experiments with an off-line land surface model
Yves Delage, MSC, Dorval, QC, Canada; and S. Bélair and P. Pellerin

 
Exploring the stochastic micro-structure of rain: scale dependence of spatial correlations
Alex B. Kostinski, Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI; and A. R. Jameson and M. L. Larsen

 
Groundwater inputs to regional evapotranspiration in the Nebraska Sand Hills
Clinton M. Rowe, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE; and M. R. Anderson, J. W. Kaiser, D. B. Radell, Q. Hu, and X. Chen

Poster PDF (2.6 MB)
 
Historic Archive of Observed Daily Water Budget Parameters for NAME Domain at the NOAA Climate Prediction Center
Evgeney Yarosh, RS Information Systems, Camp Springs, MD; and W. Shi and W. Higgins

 
First steps towards an off-line surface (soil moisture) assimilation system at the Meteorological Service of Canada
Stéphane Bélair, MSC, Dorval, QC, Canada; and Y. Delage, J. Mailhot, and J. F. Mahfouf

Poster PDF (585.5 kB)

Poster Session 1
Poster Session
Sponsor: Coastal Environments Interactive Symposium on Developments in Operational and Research Coastal Oceanography and Meteorology

Papers:
 
Observation of surface currents and waves by HF ocean radar in Japan
Yukiharu Hisaki, University of the Ryukyus, Nakagami-gun, Okinawa, Japan

 
P1.2
NWS component of the NOAA Coastal Storms Initiative

 
Two-Hurricane Simulation and Preliminary Investigation of Inner-core Structure of Mature Hurricane
Duanjun Lu, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS; and P. J. Croft and S. Reddy

 
Nowcast for the Next Generation Navy: an on-scene data fusion and display system
Jennifer L.S. Strahl, SAIC, Monterey, CA; and J. Cook, J. McCarthy, L. Phegley, T. Tsui, Q. Zhao, G. Love, F. Franco, M. Frost, D. Grant, R. Mantri, and D. Martinez

http://www.nrlmry.navy.mil/Apps/nowcast

 
Experimental Meteorological Products in the Operational Environment: Real-Time Access, Training, and Feedback
Louisa B. Nance, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and A. N. Keane, D. J. Gottas, W. R. Schneider, and F. M. Ralph

 
Environmental Risk Assessment Integrative Systems Approach (ERAISA) using GIS/RS
Paul J. Croft, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS; and J. Baham, A. Mohamed, R. S. Reddy, P. Chigbu, R. Hughes, J. Young, K. Hilbert, and P. Tchounwou

 
Marine and Atmosphere Observations from the Bridgeport - Port Jefferson Ferry: A Community Resource for Conducting Long Island Sound Research
Duane E Waliser, SUNY, Stony Brook, NY; and R. E. Wilson, T. Wilson, T. Baggett, J. Giannotti, D. Codiga, and M. Reynolds

 
Advantages of data assimilation for understanding coastal ocean dynamics off Oregon
Alexander L. Kurapov, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR

 
COASTMAP: A Globally Re-locatable Integrated Coastal Ocean Monitoring and Modeling System
Craig Swanson, Applied Sciences Associates, Narragansett, RI; and M. Spaulding


Poster Session 2
Poster Session II
Sponsor: 14th Symposium on Global Change and Climate Variations

Papers:
 
Long-term Variations in the 1000+ Year PCM Control Run
Aiguo Dai, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and W. M. Washington, G. A. Meehl, A. Hu, T. W. Bettge, and W. G. Strand

Poster PDF (1.7 MB)
 
Lidar observation of mid-latitude water vapor layers near the tropopause
John E. Wessel, Aerospace Corp, Los Angeles, CA; and R. W. Farley

 
LASE characterization of the hurricane environment and the influence of moisture on hurricane forecasting
Syed Ismail, NASA/LRC, Hampton, VA; and E. V. Browell, R. A. Ferrare, S. A. Kooi, A. Notari, J. B. Halverson, T. N. Krishnamurti, and K. Rupa

 
Interannual variations in the south Asian haze forcing: Implications to ENSO
Chul Eddy Chung, SIO/Univ. of California, La Jolla, CA; and V. Ramanathan

 
P2.5
Indian Ocean Dipole and Regional Climate Variability

 
Implementation of the NCAR Community Land Model (CLM) in the NASA/NCAR finite-volume Global Climate Model (fvGCM)
Jon D. Radakovich, NASA/GSFC and SAIC, Greenbelt, MD; and G. Wang, J. D. Chern, M. G. Bosilovich, S. J. Lin, S. Nebuda, and B. W. Shen

Poster PDF (298.6 kB)
 
Performance of the Meteolabor "Snow White" chilled-mirror hygrometer in the tropical troposphere: Comparisons with the Vaisala RS80 A/H-Humicap sensors
Masatomo Fujiwara, Kyoto Univ., Uji, Japan; and M. Shiotani, F. Hasebe, H. Vömel, S. J. Oltmans, P. W. Ruppert, T. Horinouchi, and T. Tsuda

 
Use of small basin networks for monitoring continental scale changes in the water cycle
J. Sheffield, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ; and E. F. Wood

Poster PDF (75.6 kB)
 
Understanding the dynamic link between tropical climate variation and winter storms along the US west coast through numerical simulations
James M. Wilczak, NOAA/ETL, Boulder, CO; and J. W. Bao, S. A. Michelson, P. J. Neiman, and F. M. Ralph

Poster PDF (327.2 kB)
 
Tropical diabatic heating structure: the role of convective processes and differences between models and observations
F. R. Robertson, NASA/MSFC, Huntsville, AL; and J. Roads, R. Oglesby, and S. Marshall

 
The Absorption of NIR Solar Radiation by Precipitating Clouds
Wayne F. J. Evans, Trent University, Peterborough, ON, Canada; and E. Puckrin

Poster PDF (58.2 kB)
 
Regional climate scenarios set development for hydrological impact studies
Jeanna Goldstein, EC, Saint-Laurent, QC, Canada; and J. Milton

Poster PDF (148.3 kB)
 
Quasi-equilibrium closure in convective parameterization: a revisit
Guang J. Zhang, SIO/Univ. of California, La Jolla, CA

Poster PDF (351.8 kB)
 
Impact of ENSO on Snowpack over the Western United States: A GCM Study
Jiming Jin, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, University of California, Berkeley, CA; and N. L. Miller, S. Sorooshian, and X. Gao

Poster PDF (187.4 kB)
 
High-Resolution Global Simulation of the Climatic Effects of Increased Greenhouse Gases
Bala Govindasamy, LLNL, Livermore, CA; and P. B. Duffy

http://en-env.llnl.gov/cccm/balacv.html

Poster PDF (357.3 kB)
 
Climate monitoring using spectrally resolved infrared radiances from space
Daniel B. Kirk-Davidoff, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA; and R. M. Goody and J. G. Anderson

 
Climate Change Induced Streamflow In the Upper Mississippi River Basin
Manoj Jha, Iowa State University, Ames, IA; and Z. Pan, E. Takle, and R. Gu

Poster PDF (68.3 kB)
 
Balloon-borne observations of water vapor and ozone in the tropical upper troposphere and lower stratosphere
Holger Vömel, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and M. Fujiwara, M. Shiotani, F. Hasebe, and S. Oltmans

 
AIRS Data and Data Support at NASA GES DISC DAAC
Sunmi Cho, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and J. Qin, J. Li, and A. K. Sharma

 
Climate Sensitivity and Thermal Inertia
Qigang Wu, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX; and G. R. North

 
Development of a stochastic cloud-radiation parameterization
Dana E. Lane, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ; and R. C. J. Somerville and S. F. Iacobellis

http://www.envsci.rutgers.edu/~lane/stoca_research.htm

Poster PDF (706.4 kB)
 
Effects of climate change on extreme precipitation events in the western US
Jinwon Kim, University of California, Los Angeles, CA

Poster PDF (113.5 kB)
 
Effects of the Andes on the Eastern Pacific Climate: Regional Model Simulation
Haiming Xu, IPRC/SOEST, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI; and S. P. Xie and Y. Wang

Poster PDF (362.6 kB)
 
Ground-based Observation of Artic middle Atmospheric Water Vapor from 1995–2001
Paul Hartogh, Max-Planck-Institut fuer Aeronomie, Katlenburg-Lindau, Germany

 
Determination of radiative forcing by dust using surface and satellite measurements
Anand K. Inamdar, University of California/SIO, La Jolla, CA; and M. V. Ramana and V. Ramanathan

 
A Greenhouse Gas Index for communicating the global greenhouse gas buildup (Formerly paper P1.16)
Steven R. Schroeder, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX

Poster PDF (52.0 kB)

Poster Session 3
Air-Sea Fluxes and Interfacial Processes
Sponsor: 12th Conference on Interactions of the Sea and Atmosphere

Papers:
 
Air-sea fluxes in NCEP's global forecast system
Glenn H. White, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/EMC, Camp Springs, MD

Poster PDF (881.0 kB)
 
Energy balance over the Tropical Atlantic Ocean
Amauri P. Oliveira, University of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil; and J. E. Hare, A. A. Grachev, J. Soares, S. A. Bacellar, A. J. Machado, and A. M. Espinosa

Poster PDF (79.0 kB)
 
Sea surface roughness: high winds and short fetches
Peter K. Taylor, Southampton Oceanography Centre, Southampton, United Kingdom; and M. J. Yelland

Poster PDF (224.1 kB)
 
Version 2 Goddard Satellite-Based Surface Turbulent Fluxes (GSSTF-2)
Shu-Hsien Chou, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and E. Nelkin, J. Ardizzone, R. M. Atlas, and C. L. Shie


Joint Poster Session 3
Air-Sea Interaction and the Water Cycle (Joint with the Symposium on Observing and Understanding the Variability of Water in Weather and Climate and 12th Conference on Interaction of the Sea and Atmosphere)
Sponsors: (Joint between the 12th Conference on Interactions of the Sea and Atmosphere; and the Observing and Understanding the Variability of Water in Weather and Climate )

Papers:
 
The Air-Sea Moisture Transfer Coefficient for Wind Speed from 0 to 20 ms-1
C. W. Fairall, NOAA/ETL, Boulder, CO; and E. F. Bradley and J. B. Edson

Poster PDF (323.5 kB)
 
Decadal salinity changes in the California Current
Niklas Schneider, SIO, La Jolla, CA; and E. Di Lorenzo and P. P. Niiler

 
On the enhancement of evaporation from a large northern lake by the entrainment of warm, dry air
Peter D. Blanken, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and W. R. Rouse and W. M. Schertzer

 
Variability of freshwater flux derived from satellite data
Masahisa Kubota, Tokai University, Shimizu, Shizuoka, Japan; and G. Haruta and Y. Yasuda

Poster PDF (180.9 kB)

Joint Poster Session 3
Flood Hydrology Management and Information Systems Posters (JOINT WITH THE SYMP ON IMPACTS OF WATER VARIABILITY: BENEFITS AND CHALLENGES and the 17th Conference on Hydrology)
Sponsors: (Joint between the 17TH Conference on Hydrology; and the Impacts of Water Variability: Benefits and Challenges )
Organizer: Richard A. Fulton, NOAA/NWS

Papers:
 
Statistical methods for nowcasting thunderstorm rainfall
Neil I. Fox, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO; and C. K. Wikle and B. Xu

Poster PDF (464.1 kB)
 
Improving precipitation and streamflow forecasts for Amite River basin in Louisiana
Ashutosh S. Limaye, USRA, Huntsville, AL; and W. L. Crosson, J. F. Cruise, and K. Stellman

 
A test of two distributed hydrologic models with WSR-88D radar precipitation data input
Steven Hunter, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, Denver, CO; and J. Jorgesen, S. Meyer, and B. Vieux

Poster PDF (530.3 kB)
 
Finding factors for fatal flash floods in Missouri
Elizabeth A. McCoy, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO; and N. I. Fox

Poster PDF (243.2 kB)
 
Problems of flood hydrology in a transboundary river basin
Rita Pongracz, Eotvos Lorand University, Budapest, Hungary; and J. Bartholy, G. Balint, I. Bogardi, and A. Bardossy

 
 
Retrospective Verification of Ensemble Streamflow Prediction (esp): A Case Study
Shuzheng Cong, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and J. Schaake and E. Welles

Poster PDF (206.5 kB)
 
Why customize Flash Flood Monitoring and Prediction watersheds?
Ami T. Arthur, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma and NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and R. S. Davis and P. Jendrowski

Poster PDF (496.4 kB)
 
Using radar data with the WATERFLOOD hydrological model to estimate streamflow
Allyson K. Bingeman, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Canada; and N. Kouwen and I. Zawadzki

http://www.civil.uwaterloo.ca/watflood/studies/nowcasting.htm

Poster PDF (785.6 kB)
 
Precipitation induced isotopic variations in stream flow
Madhav V. Machavaram, LBNL, Berkeley, CA; and K. E. Bashford, M. E. Conrad, and N. L. Miller

Poster PDF (171.6 kB)
 
A modelling-based methodology for determining extreme precipitation potential at high elevations in Colorado
William R. Cotton, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO; and R. L. McAnelly and C. T. Ashby

http://rams.atmos.colostate.edu/precip-proj/overnow/index.html

Poster PDF (1.7 MB)
 
A retrospective assessment of seasonal hydrologic forecast skill in the western U.S
Andrew W. Wood, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; and C. Zhu, A. F. Hamlet, and D. P. Lettenmaier

 
Analysis of new remote sensing and ancillary inputs to land surface water and energy balance modeling
David L. Toll, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and J. Gottschalck, P. R. Houser, B. Cosgrove, J. Entin, and A. Wilhelm

 
Calibration of PQPF forecasts based on the NCEP global ensemble
Yuejian Zhu, NOAA/NWS/NCEP, Camp Springs, MD; and Z. Toth

 
Information and Products Derived From Ensemble Streamflow Forecasts
Mary Mullusky, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and M. DeWeese, E. Welles, and J. Schaake

Poster PDF (1.9 MB)
 
Development of a Large-Scale Hydrologic Prediction System
Ji Chen, Univ. of California, San Diego, CA; and J. Roads

Poster PDF (1.9 MB)
 
Evaluation of skill and error characteristics for alternative seasonal streamflow forecast methods
Alan F. Hamlet, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; and D. P. Lettenmaier

 
Impact of water variability on chemical river water quality in Central Asia
Vladimir B. Aizen, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID; and E. M. Aizen and M. G. Glazirina

 
Empirical Probability Models to Predict Puerto Rico Monthly Rainfall Process
Nazario D. Ramirez-Beltran, University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez, Puerto Rico; and K. -. M. Lau, A. Winter, J. M. Castro, and N. R. Escalante

Poster PDF (207.6 kB)

Poster Session 4
Monsoon-Ocean Interaction
Sponsor: 12th Conference on Interactions of the Sea and Atmosphere

Papers:
 
Indian Continental Rainfall and Indian Ocean SST
Gabriel A. Vecchi, JISAO/Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA; and D. E. Harrison


Poster Session 5
Microscale and Mesoscale Air-Sea Interaction
Sponsor: 12th Conference on Interactions of the Sea and Atmosphere

Papers:
 
The effect of model initialised scatterometer data on the prediction of maritime cyclogenesis
Lance M. Leslie, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and M. S. Speer and R. F. Abbey Jr.

Poster PDF (165.0 kB)
 
Modelling the interactions between Sea Breezes and Valley Breezes
Giovanni Latini, Ancona University, Ancona, Italy; and R. Cocci Grifoni, G. Passerini, and S. Tascini

Poster PDF (2.6 MB)
 
First Look at Wind Stress and Wind Stress Curl along California and Northern Baja California
Darko Koracĭn, DRI, Reno, NV; and C. E. Dorman and R. Sundararajan

Poster PDF (564.4 kB)
 
Application of Land Surface Data Assimilation to Simulations of Sea Breeze Circulations
Scott Mackaro, University of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and W. M. Lapenta, R. Suggs, R. McNider, G. Jedlovec, B. Carroll, and K. G. Blackwell

 
A very high resolution simulation of Tropical Storm Allison, June 2001
Bob A. Weinzapfel, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and L. M. Leslie

http://weather.ou.edu/~bobwein/Allison.html

 
A Study of Air-Sea Interactions, Hurricane Predictive index, and Associated Tropical Storm Barry Over The Gulf of Mexico
Jamese D. Sims, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS; and J. D. Jones and R. S. Reddy

Poster PDF (98.6 kB)

Formal Poster Viewing With Coffee Break

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


Joint Poster Session 2
Instrumentation and Remote Sensing (Joint with the Symposium on Observing and Understanding the Variability of Water in Weather and Climate and the 17th Conference on Hydrology)
Sponsors: (Joint between the Observing and Understanding the Variability of Water in Weather and Climate; and the 17TH Conference on Hydrology )
Organizer: David N. Whiteman, NASA/GSFC

Papers:
 
ORAL BRIEFINGS: 1-2 MINUTE PRESENTATION SUMMERIZING POSTERS IN SESSION JP2 WILL BE HELD AT 9:45 A.M. AS PART OF SESSION J3

 
NOAA/NWS Updated Precipitation Frequencies for the Semiarid Southwest United States
Deborah Todd, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and G. Bonnin, B. Lin, T. Parzybok, M. Yekta, D. Riley, and E. Raynault

Poster PDF (9.4 kB)
 
NOAA/NWS Updated Precipitation Frequencies for the Ohio River Basin And Surrounding States
Eloisa Raynault, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and G. Bonnin, B. Lin, T. Parzybok, M. Yekta, D. Riley, and D. Todd

Poster PDF (5.9 kB)
 
Ground-based Measurements of Middle Atmospheric Water Vapour at Bern, Switzerland
Beat Deuber, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland; and D. G. Feist and N. Kämpfer

Poster PDF (731.3 kB)
 
Snowboards for National Weather Service Snowfall Measurements
Robert J. Leffler, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and B. E. Mayes, R. E. Livezey, and A. Horvitz

Poster PDF (34.8 kB)
 
The challenges of accurate snowfall density forecasts: Implications for observing strategies, snowfall predictions, and future research efforts
David M. Schultz, NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and P. J. Roebber, S. L. Bruening, E. Ware, and H. E. Brooks

 
Recent advances in the use of mm-wavelength radars for cloud and precipitation research
Pavlos Kollias, Univ. of Miami, Miami, FL; and B. A. Albrecht, S. Fritz, and I. Jo

Poster PDF (227.2 kB)
 
Water balance computations of seasonal changes in terrestrial water storage for major Eurasian river basins
Martin Hirschi, ETH, Zurich, Switzerland; and S. I. Seneviratne, P. Viterbo, D. Luethi, and C. Schaer

 
Lidar characterizations of water vapor measurements over the ARM SGP Site
Richard A. Ferrare, NASA/LRC, Hampton, VA; and E. V. Browell, S. Ismail, J. Barrick, G. Diskin, S. Kooi, L. H. Brasseur, V. G. Brackett, M. Clayton, B. Lesht, L. Miloshevich, J. Podolske, F. Schmidlin, D. D. Turner, and D. Whiteman

Poster PDF (273.5 kB)
 
Analysis of rainfall rates for West Africa using satellite observations and the NCEP RSM
Andrea M. Sealy, Howard University, Washington, DC; and E. Joseph

 
Cloud-to-ground lightning and surface rainfall during the Great Flood of 1993
Nicole M. Kempf, Univ. of Arizona, Tucson, AZ and NOAA/NWS, Tulsa, OK; and E. P. Krider

Poster PDF (635.0 kB)
 
An ICOS-based instrument for in-situ measurement of water vapor and its isotopic composition in the upper troposphere and lower stratosphere
E. J. Moyer, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA; and J. B. Paul, G. S. Engel, F. N. Keutsch, L. Lapson, D. Sayres, and J. G. Anderson

 
A LEO-LEO Occultation Observing System for Characterizing Atmospheric Humidity, Clouds, Temperature, Geopotential, and Ozone
E. R. Kursinski, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ; and D. Feng, D. E. Flittner, G. Hajj, B. Herman, F. Romberg, S. Syndergaard, D. Ward, and T. Yunck

 
JP2.15
Satellite Derived Convective Cloud-Top Heights using NOGAPS data

 
Water vapor characterisation over Oklahoma during AFWEX 2000 using DIAL (Formerly Paper P2.9 in the Global Change and Climate Variations Program)
Andrea Lammert, Max-Planck-Istitute for Meteorology, Hamburg, Germany; and J. Boesenberg, H. Linne, and K. Ertel

http://

Poster PDF (612.7 kB)

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

11:00 AM-11:30 AM: Tuesday, 11 February 2003


2
Interagency Initiatives
Sponsor: Coastal Environments Interactive Symposium on Developments in Operational and Research Coastal Oceanography and Meteorology
Organizer: Mel Briscoe, ONR

Papers:
  11:00 AM
2.1
Fostering Operational Oceanography—The Ocean.US Initiative
Eric Lindstrom, NASA Headquarters, Washington, DC


5
Impacts and Implications of the F-Scale
Sponsor: Symposium on the F-Scale and Severe-Weather Damage Assessment

Papers:
  11:00 AM
5.1
Wind, Tornados, and Insurance
Rosemarie Geier Grant, State Farm Insurance Companies, Bloomington, IL

11:00 AM-12:15 PM: Tuesday, 11 February 2003


Joint Session 2
Emergence of Digital Libraries in Education: Part II (Joint between 12th Symposium on Education and 19th International Conference on Interactive Information Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology)
Sponsors: (Joint between the 12th Symposium on Education; and the 19th Conference on IIPS )
Organizers: Rajul Pandya, West Chester Univ.; Linda Miller, UCAR/Unidata

Papers:
  11:00 AM
Integrating Real-time Environmental Data and Analysis Tools into Educational Digital Libraries: Two Approaches
Ben Domenico, Unidata/UCAR, Boulder, CO; and J. Caron, E. Davis, R. Kambic, and S. Nativi

  11:15 AM
The COMET® Multimedia Database and Its Use in Digital Libraries
Timothy C. Spangler, UCAR/COMET, Boulder, CO; and M. L. Smith and S. A. Drake

Poster PDF (755.2 kB)
  11:30 AM
Using Digital Libraries to Teach Oceanography
Robert Stewart, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX

Poster PDF (62.7 kB)
  11:45 AM
Building and Growing NASA’s JOINed Digital Library for Science Education (JDL)
Shelley Olds, NASA/SSAI, Greenbelt, MD; and B. W. Meeson

  12:00 PM
The Digital Water Education Library: Investigating the Science, Economics, and Politics of Water in Grades K–12
Edward E. Geary, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO; and B. L. Aivazian, S. W. Ireton, T. Sumner, and M. Khoo


6
Meteorological Networks Quality Control and Assurance
Sponsor: 12th Symposium on Meteorological Observations and Instrumentation
Organizer: Robert A. Baxter, T&B Systems, Inc.

Papers:
  11:00 AM
6.1
Monitoring the Health of Observing Networks
Thomas C. Peterson, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and H. Frederick and J. H. Lawrimore

  11:15 AM
6.2
  11:30 AM
6.3
The feasability of field transformation functions for air humidity measurements
X. Lin, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE; and K. G. Hubbard and C. B. Baker

Poster PDF (388.8 kB)
  11:45 AM
6.4
Climate Reference Network Site Reconnaissance: Lessons Learned and Relearned
Kelly T. Redmond, DRI, Reno, NV; and M. J. Janis and K. G. Hubbard

Poster PDF (1.5 MB)
  12:00 PM
6.5

11:00 AM-2:14 PM: Tuesday, 11 February 2003


5
Integration of Measurement and Modeling on Urban and Regional Scales
Sponsor: 5th Conference on Atmospheric Chemistry: Gases, Aerosols, and Clouds

Papers:
  11:00 AM
5.1
Use of numerical ozone prediction models in operational air quality forecasting
William F. Ryan, Penn State Univ., University Park, PA; and J. McHenry, C. Coats, J. Vukovich, and T. Smith

Poster PDF (1.0 MB)
  11:15 AM
5.2
Development of TLM/Adjoint photochemical trajectory model
V. R. Kotamarthi, ANL, Argonne, IL

Poster PDF (140.7 kB)
  11:30 AM
5.3
An Integrated Regional Scale Atmospheric Chemistry, Radiation and Dynamics Model: Applications, Analysis, and Evaluation
Aijun Xiu, University of North Carolina, Research Triangle Park, NC; and R. Mathur, A. Hanna, U. Shankar, C. Coats, and F. Binkowski

 
5.5
On Areal Averaging of Air-Surface Exchange: Dry Deposition & Natural

  12:01 PM
5.6
Performance evaluation of Two PM2.5 modeling systems—An application to the Eastern United States
Jia-Yeong Ku, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, Albany, NY; and M. A. Majeed, K. Civerolo, and G. Sistla

  12:16 PM
5.7
The UV Climatology in Belgium determined from ground based UV monitoring
Didier Gillotay, IASB/BIRA, Brussels, Belgium; and D. Bolsée, H. De Backer, and T. Besnard

Poster PDF (284.9 kB)
  2:01 PM
Ozone forecasting tool development to support forecasting for the EPA AIRNow program
Dianne S. Miller, Sonoma Technology, Inc., Petaluma, CA; and C. P. MacDonald and T. S. Dye

Poster PDF (254.0 kB)
  12:31 PM
Lunch Break

11:00 AM-2:43 PM: Tuesday, 11 February 2003


5
Observations of air-sea interaction (in situ and satellite)
Sponsor: 12th Conference on Interactions of the Sea and Atmosphere
Organizer: Gary A. Wick, NOAA/ERL/ETL

Papers:
  11:00 AM
5.1
Direct observations of atmospheric boundary layer response to SST variations associated with tropical instability waves over the eastern equatorial Pacific
Hiroshi Hashizume, JPL, Pasadena, CA; and S. P. Xie, M. Fujiwara, M. Shiotani, T. Watanabe, Y. Tanimoto, W. T. Liu, and K. Takeuchi

  11:15 AM
5.2
Estimation of the surface stress in the eye wall of hurricanes using WSR-88D radar data
Steven Businger, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI; and F. Marks, P. Dodge, J. A. Businger, and I. Morrison

Poster PDF (742.3 kB)
  11:45 AM
5.4
Meridional Wind and Surface Stress Oscillations in the Marine Boundary Layer Induced by Easterly Waves over the Tropical Pacific
Andrey A. Grachev, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado, NOAA/ETL, Boulder, CO; and C. W. Fairall, J. E. Hare, and B. B. Stankov

Poster PDF (559.0 kB)
  12:00 PM
5.5
Pre– and post–sea breeze frontal lines –A meso–ã scale analysis over south Israel
Pinhas Alpert, Tel-Aviv University, Tel-Aviv, Israel; and M. Rabinovich-Hadar

Poster PDF (1.5 MB)
 
5.6
Seasonal and interannual variability in global satellite-derived latent heat fluxes

  12:16 PM
5.7
Skin temperature measurements on small bodies of water
Robert J. Kurzeja, Savannah River Technology Center, Aiken, SC; and M. M. Pendergast

Poster PDF (62.2 kB)
  12:30 PM
5.8
Models for skin-bulk SST differences applied to infrared satellite radiometer data
Lisa A. Horrocks, Met Office, Bracknell, Berkshire, United Kingdom; and R. W. Saunders, A. C. Stuart-Menteth, I. S. Robinson, T. J. Nightingale, and A. O'Carroll

  12:45 PM
5.9
Momentum and Heat Flux effects on West Florida Shelf temperatures
Jyotika I. Virmani, University of South Florida, St. Petersburg, FL; and R. He and R. H. Weisberg

  1:00 PM
Scaled temperature spectra in the unstable oceanic surface layer
Hemantha W. Wijesekera, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR; and C. A. Paulson and E. D. Skyllingstad

Poster PDF (210.5 kB)
 
5.11
Air-Sea Heat Exchange along the Northern Sea Surface Temperature Front in the Eastern Tropical Pacific

  1:15 PM
Heat budget of the California Current from satellite and in situ observations
Kathleen A. Edwards, APL, Seattle, WA; and K. A. Kelly

  1:30 PM
Lunch Break

11:30 AM-11:30 AM: Tuesday, 11 February 2003


Panel Discussion 2
Panel Discussion: F-Scale Ramifications
Sponsor: Symposium on the F-Scale and Severe-Weather Damage Assessment

11:30 AM-12:45 PM: Tuesday, 11 February 2003


3
Emergent Operational Systems
Sponsor: Coastal Environments Interactive Symposium on Developments in Operational and Research Coastal Oceanography and Meteorology
Organizer: Mel Briscoe, ONR

Papers:
  11:30 AM
3.1
GoMOOS: An Emergent Operational System
Philip Bogden, Gulf of Maine Ocean Observing System, Portland,, ME

  11:45 AM
Lunch Break

12:15 PM-12:15 PM: Tuesday, 11 February 2003


Lunch Break


Symposium Ends

12:45 PM-2:00 PM: Tuesday, 11 February 2003


4
Research Systems
Sponsor: Coastal Environments Interactive Symposium on Developments in Operational and Research Coastal Oceanography and Meteorology
Organizer: Richard Hodur, NRL

Papers:
  12:45 PM
4.1
Experiences and Lessons Learned from Operating SABSOON
Harvey E. Seim, Skidaway Institute of Oceanography, Savannah, GA; and F. Werner and J. Nelson

  1:00 PM
4.2
West Florida Shelf Coastal Ocean Modeling and Prediction System
Robert Weisberg, University of South Florida, St. Petersburg, FL

  1:30 PM
4.4
An ocean forecasting system for the east coast of Canada
Charles C. L. Tang, Bedford Institute of Oceanography, Dartmouth, NS, Canada

  1:45 PM
Summary Panel (Representative Users)

1:25 PM-5:00 PM: Tuesday, 11 February 2003


1
History Symposium
Sponsor: Presidential Symposium on the History of the Atmospheric Sciences: People, Discoveries, and Technologies

Papers:
  1:25 PM
1.1
Who Discovered the El Niño-Southern Oscillation?
Gregory T. Cushman, Southwestern University, Georgetown, TX

  1:55 PM
1.2
  2:25 PM
1.3
How did Scandinavian Visitors to the U.S. Contribute to NWP Development?
Kristine C. Harper, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR

  2:55 PM
1.4
  3:55 PM
Introductory Remarks. Richard D. Rosen, AMS President and AER, Inc., Lexington, MA

  4:00 PM
Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall (Exhibits Open 1:30–6:30 p.m.)

  4:30 PM
General Discussion "Needs and Opportunities in the History of the Atmospheric Sciences" (co-sponsored by the International Commission on History of Meteorology)

1:25 PM-5:25 PM: Tuesday, 11 February 2003


6
GIS Applications
Sponsor: 19th Conference on IIPS
Organizers: Nancy N. Soreide, NOAA/PMEL; Scott T. Shipley, Raytheon

Papers:
  1:25 PM
6.1
Solving complex business problems with GIS and advanced meteorological data
Ronald J. Sznaider, Meteorlogix, LLC, Minneapolis, MN

Poster PDF (1.9 MB)
  1:39 PM
6.2
western region flash flood project
Greg Smith, NOAA/NWS, Salt Lake City, UT

  1:54 PM
6.3
GIS Data/Applications at the Lower Mississippi River Forecast Center
Keith Stellman, NOAA/NWS, Slidell, LA; and D. Welch

Poster PDF (1.5 MB)
  2:09 PM
6.4
Using GIS for environmental data in Iowa
D. P. Todey, Iowa State University, Ames, IA; and D. Herzmann

http://mesonet.agron.iastate.edu/GIS/

Poster PDF (371.2 kB)
  2:24 PM
6.5
Weather intelligence: a GIS approach to enrich weather databases
May Yuan, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and J. McIntosh

Poster PDF (312.0 kB)
  2:39 PM
6.6
  2:54 PM
6.7
GIS As A Briefing And Planning Tool In The NWS
Ira A. Graffman, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD

Poster PDF (458.1 kB)
  3:09 PM
6.8
An Historical Tropical Cyclone Mapping and Analysis Tool
Ethan Gibney, NOAA, Charleston, SC; and R. Jackson

  3:24 PM
6.9
An ArcIMS-based web portal to real-time observations and forecasts for estuaries and the coastal ocean
John G. W. Kelley, NOAA/National Ocean Service, Silver Spring, MD; and M. Kennedy and M. Westington

Poster PDF (209.5 kB)
  3:39 PM
Motion Tracker—Using Internet Map Servers and JAVA technology to provide near-real time mapping of moving objects—research vessels and marine mammals
Nazila Merati, PMEL and JISAO/Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA; and J. Fabritz, T. C. Vance, R. Hobbs, and D. Shields

Poster PDF (651.1 kB)
  3:54 PM
VRML-based visualization of GIS data for a Marine Sanctuary
Tiffany C. Vance, NOAA/National Marine Fisheries Service, Seattle, WA; and N. Merati, C. Moore, and C. Alexander

Poster PDF (435.0 kB)
  4:09 PM
  4:24 PM
An Interoperable Web Mapping Application at the GES DAAC
Nathan Pollack, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and W. Teng, J. Bonk, L. Lu, D. Nadeau, P. Hrubiak, and G. Serafino

Poster PDF (134.6 kB)
  4:39 PM
GIS Calibration and Validation of Satellite Measurements
Heather S. Kilcoyne, Raytheon ITSS, Lanham, MD; and S. T. Shipley

Poster PDF (1.6 MB)
  4:54 PM
Session Introduction
Nancy N. Soreide, NOAA/PMEL, Seattle, WA; and S. T. Shipley

Poster PDF (6.0 kB)
  4:55 PM
Coffee Break (Exhibits Open 1:30–6:00 p.m.)

1:30 PM-2:15 PM: Tuesday, 11 February 2003


7
Meteorological Measurement Networks II
Sponsor: 12th Symposium on Meteorological Observations and Instrumentation
Organizers: John A. Augustine, NOAA/ARL; C. Bruce Baker, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC

Papers:
  1:30 PM
7.1
Weather System Upgrades to Support Space Launch at the Eastern Range and Kennedy Space Center
D. E. Harms, 45th Weather Squadron, Patrick AFB, FL; and B. F. Boyd, F. C. Flinn, T. M. McNamara, J. T. Madura, T. L. Wilfong, and P. R. Conant

Poster PDF (610.6 kB)
  1:45 PM
7.2
The Representativeness of Skin Temperature Measurements at Oklahoma Mesonet Sites
Jeffrey B. Basara, Oklahoma Climatological Survey and Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and D. R. Cheresnick and P. K. Hall Jr.

Poster PDF (1.3 MB)
  2:00 PM
7.3
Operations of the joint USDA/OCE/WAOB and MSU/DREC Agricultural Weather and Data Center
Thomas Puterbaugh, USDA/NRCS/WAOB, Washington, DC; and R. P. Motha, G. L. Schaefer, T. B. Freeland Jr., H. C. Pringle III, and H. L. Crowley

Poster PDF (226.6 kB)

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)

5
University Educational Initiatives
Sponsor: 12th Symposium on Education
Organizers: Paul Croft, Univ. of Lousiana at Monroe; Mohan K. Ramamurthy, University of Illinois

Papers:
  1:30 PM
5.1
Chemistry of the Atmosphere: A student-centered undergraduate learning experience
Richard D. Clark, Millersville Univ., Millersville, PA; and S. Yalda

Poster PDF (152.8 kB)
  1:45 PM
5.2
Development of In-Class Exercises to Accompany Interactive, Hands-On Meteorology for Undergraduate Non-Majors
Donna J. Charlevoix, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL; and R. Herman, L. Di Girolamo, and G. M. McFarquhar

Poster PDF (296.4 kB)
  2:00 PM
5.3
Online dialog: What if you build it and they don’t come?
Eugene S. Takle, Iowa State University, Ames, IA; and E. K. Sorensen and D. Herzmann

Poster PDF (164.4 kB)
  2:15 PM
5.4
  2:30 PM
5.5
New approaches to meteorology education: the 2002 COMET Workshop for University Faculty
Douglas Yarger, Iowa State University, Ames, IA; and B. Wilson, G. Byrd, P. Parrish, and J. Lamos

Poster PDF (110.7 kB)
  2:45 PM
5.6
NCAR summer undergraduate leadership workshop interests students in research and careers in the sciences
Susan Q. Foster, UCAR, Boulder, CO; and T. Barnes, K. K. Droegemeier, S. Henderson, R. M. Johnson, and R. Munoz

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


7
European and Other International Applications
Sponsor: 19th Conference on IIPS
Organizers: John R. Lincoln, US Navy Retired; WMO Retired; Consultant; Howard J. Diamond, NOAA/NESDIS

Papers:
  1:30 PM
7.1
An automated synoptic typing system using archived and real-time NWP model output
Robert R. Dahni, Bureau of Meteorology, Melbourne, Vic., Australia

Poster PDF (304.4 kB)
  1:45 PM
7.2
The Perlan Project: New Zealand Flights, Meteorological Support & Modeling
Elizabeth J. Carter, Firnspiegel LLC, Kings Beach, CA; and E. H. Teets, Jr. and S. N. Goates

http://www.weatherextreme.com/perlan

Poster PDF (493.5 kB)
  2:00 PM
7.3
Australian Marine Forecasting System
James M. Kelly, Bureau of Meteorology, Melbourne, Vic., Australia; and J. Bally, C. Ryan, and D. Thomas

Poster PDF (215.8 kB)
  2:15 PM
7.4
Progress on a knowledge-based internet weather forecasting system
Harvey Stern, Bureau of Meteorology, Melbourne, Vic., Australia

http://www.weather-climate.com/internetforecasts.html

Poster PDF (146.8 kB)
  2:30 PM
7.5
Mentor—a performance support system for forecasters
Christopher J. Ryan, Bureau of Meteorology, Melbourne, Vic., Australia; and A. Jha and S. Joshi

Poster PDF (185.9 kB)
  2:45 PM
7.6
ECMWF Metview on a laptop
J Daabeck, ECMWF, Reading, Berks., United Kingdom; and R. Bonifacio, V. Karhila, F. Ii, S. Lamy-Thepaut, and A. Jørgensen

Poster PDF (253.3 kB)
  3:00 PM
7.7
Operational use of infrared cloud analysers in automatic observing networks and for aeronautic applications
Thierry Besnard, Groupe Leader, LeHavre and LPEC-CNRS and Université du Maine, Le Mans, France; and D. Gillotay, F. Zanghi, L. Berger, and W. Decuyper

Poster PDF (328.9 kB)
  3:15 PM
7.8

1:30 PM-4:45 PM: Tuesday, 11 February 2003


5
Global Perspectives on Impacts
Sponsor: Impacts of Water Variability: Benefits and Challenges
Organizer: Heidi Cullen, NCAR

Papers:
 
5.1
International Dialogue on Water and Climate: Learning to better cope with climate variability and change

  1:45 PM
5.3
Impacts of the protracted drought in central and southwest Asia
Bradfield Lyon, IRI for Climate Prediction, Palisades, NY; and H. Cullen and M. Barlow

 
5.4
Low-frequency precipitation and river flow variability in Cuenca del Plata

  2:15 PM
5.5
ENSO Impacts on the Flow of the Caroní River, Venezuela
Pedro Cárdenas, EDELCA Venezuela, Caracas, Venezuela; and A. Gil, E. Colon, and O. Garcia

 
5.6
A methodology for the prediction of environmentally mediated stress: impacts of a changing hydrological cycle

  2:30 PM
5.7
Climate Variability and Water Resources: A study in the Paraiba Valley, Brazil
Ana P. Barros, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA; and S. J. Simoes and D. A. Raff

Poster PDF (138.4 kB)
  2:45 PM
5.8
Quantifying precipitation reduction due to air pollution downwind of major urban areas
Amir Givati, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel; and D. Rosenfeld

Poster PDF (204.3 kB)
  3:00 PM
5.9
The Impact of Global Warming on U.S. Agriculture: An Econometric Analysis
Wolfram Schlenker, University of California, Berkeley, CA; and W. M. Hanemann and A. C. Fisher

  3:15 PM
Climate and Rural Poverty (Formerly paper 5.2)
Alan Basist, NOAA/NWS/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and C. Williams, F. Kogan, R. Mendelsohn, P. Kurukulasuriya, A. Dinar, and R. C. Reddy

http://

Poster PDF (49.6 kB)
  3:45 PM
  4:45 PM
Coffee Break

1:30 PM-5:30 PM: Tuesday, 11 February 2003


3
Land-Atmosphere Interactions 2: Process Representation and Evaluation
Sponsor: 17TH Conference on Hydrology
Organizer: Deborah K. Nykanen, Michigan Technological University

Papers:
  1:30 PM
3.1
An Evaluation of a 30-year Land Surface Model Simulation using Observational Forcing
Hatim Sharif, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and W. Crow, N. L. Miller, K. E. Bashford, and E. F. Wood

Poster PDF (222.1 kB)
  2:00 PM
3.3
The water budget of Guemes Island
Joost A. Businger, University of Washington, Anacortes, WA

  2:15 PM
3.4
Evaluation of streamflow and snowpack simulations in the land surface models of the North American Land Data Assimilation (N-LDAS) Project
Dag Lohmann, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/EMC, Suitland, MD; and K. Mitchell, P. R. Houser, E. F. Wood, J. Schaake, D. Lettenmaier, A. Robock, B. Cosgrove III, M. Pan, Q. Duan, J. Sheffield, L. Luo, J. Meng, W. Higgins, R. Pinker, and D. Tarpley

  2:30 PM
3.5
Land surface hydrology comparisons between the Viterbo and Beljaars land surface scheme and observations
Harald Richter, BMRC, Melbourne, Vic., Australia; and G. A. Mills, A. W. Western, R. B. Grayson, F. H. S. Chiew, and D. Wilson

Poster PDF (382.1 kB)
  3:00 PM
3.7
Evaluation of Three Topography-based Runoff Schemes in a Land Surface Model
Guo-Yue Niu, University of Texas, Austin, TX; and Z. L. Yang

  3:15 PM
3.8
Intercomparison of Soil Moisture Memory in Two Land Surface Models
Sarith P. P. Mahanama, GEST and NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and R. D. Koster

  3:30 PM
3.9
Upgrades to the unified Noah land-surface model in the operational NCEP mesoscale Eta model
Michael Ek, NOAA/NWS/NCEP, Suitland, MD; and K. Mitchell, E. Rogers, T. Black, G. Gayno, F. Chen, and J. Kim

  3:45 PM
An Evaluation of the NOAH Land Surface Model Implemented in the Global Land Data Assimilation System
Kristi R. Arsenault, University of Maryland Baltimore County, Greenbelt, MD; and P. R. Houser, M. Rodell, U. Jambor, J. Gottschalck, J. Meng, B. Cosgrove, K. Mitchell, D. Lohmann, and M. Ek

  4:00 PM
  4:15 PM
Two-Way Coupling of Crop-Climate Interactions in a Regional Climate Model
Eugene S. Takle, Iowa State University, Ames, IA; and Z. Pan and J. H. Christensen

Poster PDF (28.2 kB)
  4:30 PM
Seasonal Soil Moisture Prediction Using a Climate-Plant-Soil Coupled Agroecosystem Water Management Model
Z. Pan, Iowa State Univeristy, Ames, IA; and R. Horton, M. Segal, E. Takle, D. Herzmann, D. Todey, D. Flory, and J. Roads

Poster PDF (43.5 kB)
  5:00 PM
Coffee Break in exhibit hall (exhibits open 1:30–6:30 p.m.)


3
Weather and climate modeling of water in all its phases
Sponsor: Observing and Understanding the Variability of Water in Weather and Climate
Organizer: Paul Dirmeyer, COLA

Papers:
  2:00 PM
3.2
Improved Land Surface Initial Conditions for Seasonal Weather Forecasts
Randal D. Koster, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and M. J. Suarez, M. Rodell, U. Jambor, P. Liu, R. Reichle, and P. Houser

  2:15 PM
3.3
Predictability of Summertime North American Precipitation
Prashant D. Sardeshmukh, NOAA/ERL/CDC, Boulder, CO; and G. P. Compo

  2:30 PM
3.4
A proposed new metric for quantifying the climatic effects of human-caused alterations to the global water cycle
Roger A. Pielke Sr., Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO; and T. N. Chase

Poster PDF (65.2 kB)
  2:45 PM
3.5
Model-based estimates of moisture cycling over the US and globe
David A. Salstein, AER, Lexington, MA; and R. D. Rosen and H. Kanamaru

Poster PDF (467.1 kB)
  3:00 PM
3.6
The effects of microscale and mesoscale landscape heterogeneity on weather and climate (Invited Presentation)
Roni Avissar, Duke University, Durham, NC; and C. P. Weaver, R. R. Silva, S. Baidya Roy, and D. Werth

  3:30 PM
3.7
Sequences of Precipitation and Organized Convection: Dynamics and Parameterization
Mitchell W. Moncrieff, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and C. Liu

Poster PDF (592.2 kB)
  3:45 PM
3.8
The Water Cycle and Precipitation Recycling during the 1993 United States Flood
Michael G. Bosilovich, NASA/GMAO, Greenbelt, MD; and L. Takacs, S. Schubert, and G. K. Walker

http://dao.gsfc.nasa.gov/

Poster PDF (314.6 kB)
  4:15 PM
Intercomparison of global reanalyses and regional simulations of cold season water budgets in the western U.S
L. Ruby Leung, PNNL, Richland, WA; and Y. Qian, J. Han, and J. O. Roads

  4:30 PM
Coffee Break

  5:00 PM
Oral Briefings: 1–2 Minute Presentation Summarizing Posters in Session P2 (Please note that the Formal Viewing Time for these posters will be on Thursday, 13 February at 9:45 a.m.)


Joint Session 4
Water Vapor Observations and Processes (Joint with 14th Symp. on Global Change and Climate Variations, 7th Symp. on IOS, Fifth Conf. on Atmospheric Chemistry, and Symp. on Observing and Understanding the Varability of Water in Weather and Climate)
Sponsors: (Joint between the 14th Symposium on Global Change and Climate Variations; the 7th Symposium on IOS: The Water Cycle; the Observing and Understanding the Variability of Water in Weather and Climate; and the 5th Conference on Atmospheric Chemistry: Gases, Aerosols, and Clouds )
Organizer: Dian J. Seidel, NOAA/ARL

Papers:
  1:30 PM
A Summary of the SPARC Water Vapor Assessment Report
Dieter Kley, Forschungszentrum Juelich, Juelich, Germany; and J. M. Russell III

  2:15 PM
Cloud physics and water vapor in the evanescent convection altitude regime
Steven C. Sherwood, Yale University, New Haven, CT; and A. Dessler

Poster PDF (53.4 kB)
  2:30 PM
  2:45 PM
Validating and Understanding the Water Vapor and Cloud Feedbacks in the NCAR CCSM
De-Zheng Sun, NOAA/ERL/CDC, Boulder, CO; and T. Zhang, J. Fasullo, and A. Roubicek

  3:00 PM
A new look at cloud radiative forcing: Coupling with water vapor forcing
B. J. Sohn, Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea; and J. Schmetz and V. Ramanathan

  3:15 PM
Spatio-temporal analysis and comparison of total precipitable water from different datasets
Arief Sudradjat, University of Maryland, College Park, MD; and R. Ferraro

Poster PDF (61.0 kB)
  3:30 PM
  4:00 PM
Surface evaporation and the greenhouse effect over the intertropical oceans
Rémy Roca, LMD, Palaiseau, France; and A. Gershunov

  4:15 PM
Regional Hydrological Cycle and Weather and Climate in the Contiguous United States
Qi Hu, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE; and S. Feng

Poster PDF (490.0 kB)
  4:30 PM
The atmospheric moisture budget in the Arctic—introducing and applying a consistent method to use radiosonde data
Reinhard M. Hagenbrock, Univ. of Bonn, Bonn, Germany; and M. Göber, F. Ament, and A. Hense

Poster PDF (1.2 MB)
  4:45 PM
Moisture Variations Associated with the Initiation of Madden-Julian Oscillation
Bryan C. Weare, University of California, Davis, CA

  5:00 PM
Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall (Exhibits open 1:30–6:30 p.m.)


Joint Session 5
Flood Hydrology, Management, Information Systems: Longer-Term Planning, Management, Impacts, and Forecasting Issues (Joint with the Symp on Impacts of Water Variability: Benefits and Challenges and the 17th Conference on Hydrology)
Sponsors: (Joint between the 17TH Conference on Hydrology; and the Impacts of Water Variability: Benefits and Challenges )
Organizer: Robert S. Davis, NOAA/NWSFO

Papers:
  1:30 PM
Tropical Cyclone Floods in Florida: Geographical Influences and Community Preparedness
Arlene G. Laing, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL

  1:45 PM
Problems of climate variability and uncertainty in flood hazard planning for the Colorado Front Range
Mary W. Downton, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and H. Cullen, R. Morss, O. Wilhelmi, and B. Rajagopalan

Poster PDF (149.8 kB)
  2:00 PM
  2:15 PM
Enhanced flood forecasting and real-time inundation mapping in the Tar River Basin, North Carolina, USA
Douglas C. Marcy, NOAA/NWS, Charleston, SC; and G. Austin, J. Feldt, and S. Harned

  2:30 PM
Short Term Ensemble River Stage Forecasts: Application
Xiaobiao Fan, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and M. Mullusky, L. Wu, E. Welles, J. Ostrowski, N. Pryor, and J. Schaake

Poster PDF (618.2 kB)
  2:45 PM
The role of a prominent rain shadow on flooding in California's coastal mountains: A CALJET case study and sensitivity to the ENSO cycle
Paul J. Neiman, NOAA/ERL/ETL, Boulder, CO; and F. M. Ralph, D. E. Kingsmill, E. D. Andrews, and R. C. Antweiler

  3:00 PM
Toward a Science Infusion Strategy for NWS Probabilistic Quantitative Precipitation Forecasting (PQPF)
John Schaake, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and Z. Toth, D. Reynolds, M. Antolik, J. Maloney, J. Du, B. Zhou, M. Halpert, R. Martin, P. Dallavalle, E. Danaher, and K. Lynott

Poster PDF (67.7 kB)
  3:15 PM
Distributed model flow sensitivities to input and parametric uncertainty: Case studies for three watersheds in the Central U.S
Theresa M. Carpenter, Hydrologic Research Center, San Diego, CA; and K. P. Georgakakos and J. A. Sperfslage

Poster PDF (244.5 kB)
  3:30 PM
Hydrological Forecasting using Distributed Models in the Great Lakes Basin
Alain C. Pietroniro, EC, Saskatoon, SK, Canada; and H. Goertz, P. Pilon, H. Ritchie, P. Campbell, R. P. Ford, and N. Kouwen

  3:45 PM
Chimera watersheds to understand the relative importance of rainfall distribution in semi-distributed rainfall-runoff models
Vazken Andréassian, Cemagref, Antony, France; and A. Oddos, C. Michel, and C. Perrin

Poster PDF (360.3 kB)
  4:00 PM
Optimization of a macroscale hydrological model for flood forecasting in the Odra watershed
Joachim Geyer, GKSS Research Center, Geesthacht, Germany; and M. Klein and H. T. Mengelkamp

http://w3.gkss.de/KSH

Poster PDF (165.2 kB)
  4:15 PM
Potential benefits of long-lead hydrologic predictability on Missouri River main-stem reservoirs
Edwin P. Maurer, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; and D. P. Lettenmaier

  4:30 PM
Applying high resolution land surface data, modeling and assimilation techniques to water supply and demand forecasts
Curtis L. Hartzell, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, Denver, CO; and T. Pruitt, S. M. Hunter, D. A. Matthews, W. Sharp, K. R. Arsenault, and P. R. Houser

http://www.usbr.gov/rsmg/nexrad

Poster PDF (121.6 kB)
  5:00 PM
Coffee Break in exhibit hall (exhibits open 1:30–6:30 p.m.)

2:00 PM-2:30 PM: Tuesday, 11 February 2003


5
Human Resource Needs, Including Education and Training: Employers' Perspective—USN
Sponsor: Coastal Environments Interactive Symposium on Developments in Operational and Research Coastal Oceanography and Meteorology
Organizer: Jack Kelly Jr., NOAA/NWS

Papers:
  2:00 PM
5.1
Requirements for Operational Oceanographers at the Naval Oceanographic Office
James P. Rigney, Naval Oceanographic Office, Stennis Space Center, MS

  2:15 PM
5.2

2:15 PM-2:15 PM: Tuesday, 11 February 2003


Panel Discussion 3
Open Discussion on Meteorological Measurement Networks: Climate monitoring implications?
Sponsor: 12th Symposium on Meteorological Observations and Instrumentation
Organizer: C. Bruce Baker, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC

2:15 PM-5:15 PM: Tuesday, 11 February 2003


4
All aspects of artificial intelligence applications to environmental sciences
Sponsor: 3rd Conference on Artificial Intelligence Applications to the Environmental Science
Organizer: Caren Marzban, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK and Univ. of Washington

Papers:
  2:15 PM
4.1
Pricing a financial instrument to guarantee the accuracy of a weather forecast
Harvey Stern, Bureau of Meteorology, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia; and S. Dawkins

http://www.weather-climate.com/guarantee.html

Poster PDF (143.7 kB)
 
4.2
Nonlinear Diagnostics of Weather Regimes in the ECMWF Seasonal Forecasting Model

  2:30 PM
4.3
Fuzzy image processing applied to time series analysis
R. Andrew Weekley, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and R. K. Goodrich and L. B. Cornman

Poster PDF (1.2 MB)
  2:45 PM
4.4
Fuzzy Case-Based Prediction of Cloud Ceiling and Visibility
Bjarne K. Hansen, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada; and D. Riordan

http://chebucto.ca/~bjarne/wind

Poster PDF (92.7 kB)
  3:00 PM
4.5
Simplified nonlinear principal component analysis
Beiwei Lu, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada; and W. W. Hsieh

Poster PDF (1.9 MB)
  3:15 PM
4.6
Development of an Events-Oriented Verification System Using data mining and Image Processing Algorithms
Michael E. Baldwin, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and S. Lakshmivarahan

Poster PDF (181.3 kB)
  3:30 PM
4.7
Application of knowledge discovery from databases to remote weather assessment
Michael Hadjimichael, NRL, Monterey, CA; and R. L. Bankert, A. P. Kuciauskas, K. L. Richardson, and G. N. Vogel

Poster PDF (149.4 kB)
  3:45 PM
4.8
Adaptive Data Fusion of Meteorological Forecast Modules
Shel Gerding, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and B. Myers

Poster PDF (313.7 kB)
  4:00 PM
4.9
A Fuzzy Logic System for Automated Short Term Aviation Weather Forecasts
Tom Hicks, Harris Corporation, Melbourne, FL; and T. Crawford and M. Wilson

Poster PDF (159.7 kB)
  4:15 PM
Multiagent Systems for Environmental Perception
Francesco Amigoni, Politecnico di Milano, Milano, Italy; and M. Somalvico

Poster PDF (54.6 kB)
  4:45 PM
Coffee Break in exhibit hall (exhibits open 1:30–6:30 p.m.

2:30 PM-3:30 PM: Tuesday, 11 February 2003


6
Human Resource Needs, Including Education and Training: Employers' Perspective—NOAA
Sponsor: Coastal Environments Interactive Symposium on Developments in Operational and Research Coastal Oceanography and Meteorology
Organizer: Jack Kelly Jr., NOAA/NWS

Papers:
  2:30 PM
6.1
NOS Perspective on Educational and Training Resource Requirements for Operational Oceanography
Frank Aikman III, NOAA, National Ocean Service, Silver Spring, MD; and J. G. W. Kelley

  2:45 PM
6.2
NOAA National Weather Service Coastal and Ocean Services
Greg Mandt, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD

  3:00 PM
6.3
  3:15 PM
Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall (Exhibits Open 1:30-6:30 p.m.)

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


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

3:25 PM-5:30 PM: Tuesday, 11 February 2003


Joint Session 3
EUROPEAN AND OTHER INTERNATIONAL APPLICATIONS—GCOS (Joint with 19 IIPS and 7 IOS)
Sponsors: (Joint between the 19th Conference on IIPS; and the 7th Symposium on IOS: The Water Cycle )
Organizers: John R. Lincoln, US Navy Retired; WMO Retired; Consultant; Howard J. Diamond, NOAA/NESDIS

Papers:
  3:25 PM
Second Report on the Adequacy of the Global Climate Observing Systems Policy Overview
Alan R. Thomas, Global Climate Observing System, Geneva, Switzerland

  3:40 PM
Second Report on the Adequacy of the Global Climate Observing Systems Scientific process and emerging conclusions
Paul J. Mason, Global Climate Observing System, Bracknell, Berks., United Kingdom

  3:55 PM
Second Report on the Adequacy of the Global Climate Observing Systems Conclusions on atmospheric and oceanic observations
D. E. Harrison, Global Climate Observing System/GOOS/WCRP Ocean Observing Panel for Climate, Seattle, WA

  4:25 PM
The global climate observing system. French contribution
Régis Juvanon du Vachat, Météo-France, Paris, France

  4:40 PM
Metadata Initiative of the Meteorological Service of Canada
Tsoi-Ching Yip, MSC, Toronto, ON, Canada; and A. Kumar and M. Minuk

http://www.ec.gc.ca/

Poster PDF (9.0 kB)
  4:55 PM
Special Address: "The Need for Global Observing Systems"
Conrad C. Lautenbacher, NOAA, Washington, DC

  5:25 PM
Session Introduction
Howard J. Diamond, NOAA/NESDIS, Silver Spring, MD; and J. R. Lincoln

Poster PDF (4.8 kB)

3:30 PM-4:00 PM: Tuesday, 11 February 2003


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

3:30 PM-4:45 PM: Tuesday, 11 February 2003


8
Radiosonde Upper-Air Measurements
Sponsor: 12th Symposium on Meteorological Observations and Instrumentation
Organizer: Donald E. Lehrman, Technology & Business Systems

Papers:
  3:30 PM
8.1
Corrected TOGA-COARE sounding humidity data: impact on climate and convection over the warm pool
Richard H. Johnson, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO; and P. E. Ciesielski

Poster PDF (1.2 MB)
  3:45 PM
8.2
Technique for verifying radiosonde solar radiation correction algorithm
James Fitzgibbons, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and J. Facundo

Poster PDF (240.8 kB)
 
8.4
The radiation error of radiosonde thermistors determined from the ATM radiosonde

  4:30 PM
8.5
Progress in improving upper air moisture measurements over the UK
John Nash, Met Ofiice, Wokingham, Berks, United Kingdom; and T. Oakley and C. Gaffard

Poster PDF (1.6 MB)

3:30 PM-5:00 PM: Tuesday, 11 February 2003


5
University Educational Initiatives: Continued
Sponsor: 12th Symposium on Education

Papers:
  3:30 PM
5.7
The Atmosphere: An introductory Web-based meteorology course
Sepideh Yalda, Millersville University, Millersville, PA; and R. D. Clark

  3:45 PM
5.8
Using a weather center to tutor, educate, advise, and excite
Richard C. Bagby, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach, FL; and C. G. Herbster and R. K. Snow

  4:00 PM
5.9
Forecasting support for the summer 2002 New England Air Quality Study (NEAQS) campaign by an undergraduate program
James P. Koermer, Plymouth State College, Plymouth, NH; and J. Zabransky Jr., E. G. Hoffman, and W. Angevine

Poster PDF (124.0 kB)
  4:15 PM
Graduate field training in atmospheric measurements
Melanie A. Wetzel, DRI, Reno, NV; and R. D. Borys and D. R. Lowenthal

Poster PDF (268.9 kB)
  4:30 PM
The Benefits of a Nine Year Partnership between the National Weather Service and Penn State University
Richard H. Grumm, NOAA/NWS, State College, PA; and P. Knight and J. Diercks

Poster PDF (157.1 kB)
  4:45 PM
College and university Earth system science education in the 21st century (ESSE 21)
Donald R. Johnson, Univ. Space Research Assoc., Columbia, MD; and M. Ruzek

http://esse21.usra.edu

Poster PDF (600.9 kB)

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)

6
Monsoon-ocean interaction
Sponsor: 12th Conference on Interactions of the Sea and Atmosphere
Organizer: Bin Wang, IPRC University of Hawaii

Papers:
  3:30 PM
6.1
The coupled nature of intraseasonal and interannual monsoon variability
Peter J. Webster, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA

  4:00 PM
6.2
  4:30 PM
6.3
Coupling between northward propagating instraseasonal oscillations and sea-surface temperature in the Indian Ocean
Xiouhua Fu, IPRC, SOEST, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI; and B. Wang, T. Li, and J. McCreary

  4:45 PM
6.4
Role of the Indian Ocean SST anomalies in the coupling of the Atmosphere and Ocean
C. Perigaud, California Institute of Technology/JPL, Pasadena, CA; and D. J. Neelin and J. McCreary

http://

Poster PDF (31.0 kB)
  5:00 PM
6.5
The coupled monsoon-ocean mode and its impacts on asian-australian monsoon
Bin Wang, IPRC University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI; and R. Wu and T. Li

  5:15 PM
6.6
Spatial and Temporal Structure of the Tropospheric Biennial Oscillation and its Mechanism
Tim Li, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI; and P. Liu and B. Wang

3:30 PM-5:45 PM: Tuesday, 11 February 2003


6
Observed Seasonal/Interannual Variability: II
Sponsor: 14th Symposium on Global Change and Climate Variations
Organizer: Bradfield Lyon, International Research Institute for Climate Prediction, Columbia Univ.

Papers:
  3:30 PM
6.1
The Influence of the NAO/AO on Temperature Extremes in the Northeastern United States
Linda O. Mearns, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and J. J. Wettstein

  3:45 PM
6.2
  4:00 PM
6.3
The Artic Oscillation—Is It A Physical Mode?
Julian X.L. Wang, NOAA/ERL/ARL, Silver Spring, MD

  4:15 PM
6.4
Associations between Low Frequency Variability Modes and Winter Climatic Extremes in Canada
Amir Shabbar, MSC, Toronto, ON, Canada; and B. Bonsal

http://

Poster PDF (2.8 MB)
  4:30 PM
6.5
Fluctuations in freezing rain incidences in the United States
David Changnon, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL; and R. Bigley and S. A. Changnon Jr.

  4:45 PM
6.6
NAO Influence on Maximum and Minimum Temperature of the Iberian Peninsula
M.-J. Esteban-Parra, Universidad de Granada, Granada, Spain; and D. Pozo-Vázquez, Y. Castro-Díez, and R. M. Trigo

Poster PDF (403.2 kB)
  5:00 PM
6.7
El NiÑo/Southern Oscillation impacts on peak wind gusts in the United States
Jesse G. Enloe, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL; and S. R. Smith and J. J. O'Brien

Poster PDF (277.9 kB)
  5:15 PM
6.8
Euro-Mediterranean rainfall and ENSO—a seasonally varying relationship
Annarita Mariotti, ENEA Climate Section, Rome, Italy; and N. Zeng and K. -. M. Lau

  5:30 PM
6.9
Variability of tropical intraseasonal convective anomalies
Charles Jones, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA; and L. M. V. Carvalho, W. Higgins, D. Waliser, and J. K. Schemm

3:45 PM-4:15 PM: Tuesday, 11 February 2003


7
Human Resource Needs, Including Education and Training: Employers' Perspective—Industry
Sponsor: Coastal Environments Interactive Symposium on Developments in Operational and Research Coastal Oceanography and Meteorology
Organizer: Jack Kelly Jr., NOAA/NWS

Papers:
  3:45 PM
7.1
Weathernews, Inc. as an Employer
Robert L. Cohen, Weathernews Oceanroutes, Sunnyvale, CA

  4:00 PM
7.2
Human Resource Needs for Coastal Oceanography: A Small Business Perspective
Craig Swanson, Applied Sciences Associates, Narragansett, RI

4:15 PM-5:15 PM: Tuesday, 11 February 2003


8
Academia's Response
Sponsor: Coastal Environments Interactive Symposium on Developments in Operational and Research Coastal Oceanography and Meteorology
Organizer: John T. Snow, University of Oklahoma

Papers:
  4:15 PM
8.1
Educational Opportunities in Operational Oceanography at an Academic Coastal Observatory
Scott Glenn, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ; and O. Schofield

  4:30 PM
8.2
  4:45 PM
8.3
Graduate Research Opportunities in Operational Oceanography at an Academic Coastal Prediction Center
Leonard J. Pietrafesa, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC; and L. Xie, S. Bao, and M. Peng

  5:00 PM
Summary Panel (John Snow, Mel Briscoe, Eric Lindstrom, Jack Kelly, Margaret Davidson, and Richard Hodur)

4:45 PM-4:45 PM: Tuesday, 11 February 2003


Conference Ends

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


Sessions End for the Day


Symposium Ends

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


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

5:15 PM-5:15 PM: Tuesday, 11 February 2003


CODA

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


Sessions End for the Day


Sessions end for the day


Symposium Ends

5:45 PM-5:45 PM: Tuesday, 11 February 2003


Sessions End for the Day

Wednesday, 12 February 2003

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


Simpsons Symposium—A Tribute to Robert and Joanne Simpson

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


Joint Session 6
Spatial and Temporal Variability of Water in All its Phases: Part 3 (Joint with the Symposium on Observing and Understanding the Variability of Water in Weather and Climate and the 17th Conference on Hydrology)
Sponsors: (Joint between the Observing and Understanding the Variability of Water in Weather and Climate; and the 17TH Conference on Hydrology )
Organizer: Xubin Zeng, University of Arizona

Papers:
  8:30 AM
The temporal and spatial variability of drizzle in North America
Addison L. Sears-Collins, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA; and D. M. Schultz and R. H. Johns

Poster PDF (191.8 kB)
  8:45 AM
  9:00 AM
Moistening processes in the upper troposphere by deep convection
Eui-Seok Chung, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea; and B. J. Sohn and V. Ramanathan

Poster PDF (114.6 kB)
  9:15 AM
Bimodal distribution of tropical upper tropospheric humidity
Brian Mapes, NOAA/CIRES/CDC, Boulder, CO; and C. Zhang and B. Soden


6
Water Management Issues - Role of Information
Sponsor: Impacts of Water Variability: Benefits and Challenges
Organizer: Jim Giraytys, Certified Consulting Meteorologist

Papers:
  8:45 AM
6.2
The role of climate in modern water planning and related decisions: Nebraska case study
Donna L. Woudenberg, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE; and K. G. Hubbard, R. D. Kuzelka, and S. J. Meyer

Poster PDF (34.1 kB)
  9:00 AM
6.3
Water Distribution Options in Industrial Nations: A sustainability assessment
Christine Anne Smith, School for Resource and Environmental Studies, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada

  9:15 AM
6.4
Water Variability: Challenges Where the Rubber Hits the Road
Jim Giraytys, Certified Consulting Meteorologist, Winchester, VA; and T. Dean, K. Schilling, and J. Shull

Poster PDF (2.0 MB)

7
Surface/Atmosphere Interactions: I
Sponsor: 14th Symposium on Global Change and Climate Variations
Organizer: Alan Basist, NOAA/NCDC

Papers:
  8:30 AM
7.1
The Effects of Amazonian, African and Southeast Asian Deforestation
David Werth, Duke University, Durham, NC; and R. Avissar

  8:45 AM
7.2
Simulations of South American monsoon and the effects of land surface processes
Yongkang Xue, Univ. of California, Los Angeles, CA; and W. Li, F. Sales, S. Chou, and H. M. Juang

  9:15 AM
7.4

8
INTERNET APPLICATIONS AND WEB PORTALS PART II
Sponsor: 19th Conference on IIPS
Organizers: Nancy N. Soreide, NOAA/PMEL; Linda Miller, UCAR/Unidata

Papers:
  8:30 AM
8.1
The NOAA Operational Model Archive and Distribution System
Glenn K. Rutledge, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Asheville, NC; and R. J. Stouffer, N. Smith, and B. Lawrence

Poster PDF (219.2 kB)
  8:45 AM
8.2
ncBrowse: OPeNDAP Server Access and 3-D Graphics
Donald W. Denbo, JISAO/Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA; and J. R. Osborne

http://www.epic.noaa.gov/java/ncBrowse

Poster PDF (288.9 kB)
  9:00 AM
8.3
The GrADS-DODS Server: an open-source tool for distributed data access and analysis
Joe Wielgosz, COLA, Calverton, MD; and B. Doty and J. Adams

Poster PDF (180.4 kB)
  9:15 AM
8.4
The USGODAE Monterey, California data server
Phil Sharfstein, FNMOC, Monterey, CA; and S. Hankin


8
Observed Climate Change: II
Sponsor: 14th Symposium on Global Change and Climate Variations
Organizer: Connie A. Woodhouse, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC

Papers:
  8:30 AM
8.1
Changes in characteristics of United States snowfall over the last half of the twentieth century
Daria Scott, St. Cloud State University, St. Cloud, MN; and D. Kaiser

Poster PDF (182.4 kB)
  8:45 AM
8.2
Long-term trends in snowpack in the Pacific Northwest
Philip W. Mote, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; and A. F. Hamlet and D. P. Lettenmaier

  9:00 AM
8.3
Damaging Freezing Rainstorms in the United States, 1949–2000
Stanley Changnon, Changnon Climatologist, Mahomet, IL

  9:15 AM
8.4
Digitization of 1800s daily forts data
Karen Andsager, Midwestern Regional Climate Center, Champaign, IL; and L. Nicodemus

Poster PDF (73.8 kB)

9
Advances and Applications in Transportation Weather
Sponsor: 19th Conference on IIPS
Organizers: Fred P. Lewis, IPS MeteoStar, Inc.; S. Edward Boselly, Weather Solutions Group; David J. Pace, SAIC, FAA TAC

Papers:
  8:30 AM
9.1
The FAA Aviation Weather Research Program's Contribution to Air Transportation Safety and Efficiency
Gloria J. Kulesa, FAA, Washington, DC; and D. J. Pace, W. L. Fellner, J. E. Sheets, V. S. Travers, and P. J. Kirchoffer

Poster PDF (17.5 kB)
  8:45 AM
9.2
  9:00 AM
9.3
Development of automated analysis and forecast products for adverse ceiling and visibility conditions
Paul H. Herzegh, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and S. G. Benjamin, R. Rasmussen, T. Tsui, G. Wiener, and P. Zwack

http://www.rap.ucar.edu/projects/cvis

Poster PDF (248.2 kB)
  9:15 AM
9.4
Developing the Volcanic Ash Coordination Tool
Lynn Sherretz, NOAA/ERL/FSL, Boulder, CO


9
Remote Sensing Measurement Intercomparisons
Sponsor: 12th Symposium on Meteorological Observations and Instrumentation
Organizer: Allen B. White, NOAA/ETL

Papers:
  8:45 AM
9.2
Moisture comparisons using AIRS, GPS, and radiosondes
Larry M. McMillin, NOAA/NESDIS, Camp Springs, MD

  9:00 AM
9.3
Comparisons of LDAR network height and density data with WSR-88D echo top and SCIT reflectivity data
Nicholas W. S. Demetriades, Vaisala-GAI Inc., Tucson, AZ; and R. L. Holle and M. J. Murphy

Poster PDF (519.4 kB)
  9:15 AM
9.4
Shipboard Wind Profiler Observations NOAA R/V Ronald H. Brown
Daniel E. Wolfe, NOAA/ERL/ETL, Boulder, CO; and M. Falls and M. Ryan

Poster PDF (240.9 kB)

Joint Session 10
Water Cycle-Atmospheric Chemistry Linkages(Joint with the 12th Conf on interactions of the sea and atmosphere, 5th Conf on atmospheric chemistry: gases, aerosols, and clouds, and the 17th conference on hydrology)
Sponsors: (Joint between the 12th Conference on Interactions of the Sea and Atmosphere; the 17TH Conference on Hydrology; and the 5th Conference on Atmospheric Chemistry: Gases, Aerosols, and Clouds )

Papers:
  8:30 AM
Design and evaluation of the coupled MM5/TOPLATS modeling system for a Texas air quality exceedance episode
Christa D. Peters-Lidard, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and J. N. McHenry, C. J. Coats Jr., and A. Trayanov

Poster PDF (612.3 kB)
  8:45 AM
Soil moisture effects on gaseous exchanges between the atmosphere and the biosphere
Yihua Wu, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and C. Peters-Lidard, R. Dennis, and P. Finklestein

Poster PDF (95.9 kB)
  9:00 AM
Temperature Sensitivity of a Micrometerologically-Based Air-Sea Gas Transfer Parameterization
Jeffrey E. Hare, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado and NOAA/ETL, Boulder, CO; and C. W. Fairall, W. R. McGillis, B. Ward, and R. Wanninkhof

Poster PDF (164.8 kB)
  9:15 AM
The role of extratropical storms in air-sea gas transfer
Will Perrie, Bedford Institute of Oceanography, Dartmouth, NS, Canada; and W. Zhang and Z. Long

Poster PDF (457.6 kB)

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


Coffee Break in Lobby of the Terrace Theater

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

1:25 PM-5:29 PM: Wednesday, 12 February 2003


Joint Session 7
U. S. Global Change Research Program water cycle initiative (Joint with the Symposium on Observing and Understanding the Variability of Water in Weather and Climate and the 14th Symposium on Global Change and Climate Variation and the 17th Conference on Hydrology)
Sponsors: (Joint between the Observing and Understanding the Variability of Water in Weather and Climate; the 17TH Conference on Hydrology; and the 14th Symposium on Global Change and Climate Variations )
Organizer: Richard G. Lawford, NOAA/Office of Global Programs

Papers:
  1:25 PM
  1:40 PM
USGCRP and CCRI: Improved Management of the Science-Policy Interface (Invited Presentation)
Richard Moss, U.S. Global Change Research Program Office, Washington, DC

  1:55 PM
Contextual Considerations for the US Global Water Cycle Program (Invited Presentation)
Richard G. Lawford, NOAA/OAR, Silver Spring, MD; and S. Eden

  2:10 PM
NASA plans for a Water- and Energy-cycle Resarch (WatER) Initiative to Advance Global Water Cycle Science and Prediction (Invited Presentation)
C. Adam Schlosser, Univ. of Maryland Baltimore County and NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and R. L. Bras

  2:40 PM
NOAA Water Cycle Program (Invited Presentation)
Jin Huang, NOAA/Office of Global Programs, Silver Spring, MD; and R. Lawford

 
J7.7
DOE water cycle activities (Invited Presentation)

  2:55 PM
Overview of water resources research issues pertaining to the Bureau of Reclamation (Invited Presentation)
Shannon E. Cunniff, Bureau of Reclamation, Washington, DC

http://www.usbr.gov/research

  3:10 PM
A Strategy for Global Water Cycle Research
Paul R. Houser, NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD

  3:25 PM
  3:40 PM
The water cycle across scales: An NCAR initiative
Roy Rasmussen, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and J. Hack, M. A. LeMone, M. Moncrieff, D. Parsons, K. Trenberth, T. Warner, and J. Wilson

Poster PDF (653.4 kB)
  3:55 PM
The U.S. Weather Research Program and its Contributions to Understanding the Variability of Water in Weather
Ward R. Seguin, NOAA/U.S. Weather Research Program Interagency Program Office, Silver Spring, MD; and J. E. Gaynor and R. Gall

Poster PDF (232.0 kB)
  4:10 PM
Opening Remarks by James Mahoney, Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere (NOAA)

  4:15 PM
Questions and Discussions: Avissar, Moss, Lawford, Stephens, and Schlosser

  4:30 PM
DOE WATER CYCLE ACTIVITIES (INVITED PRESENTATION)
Wanda R. Ferrell, DOE, Germantown, MD; and T. Cress

  4:45 PM
Oral Briefings: 1–2 Minute Presentation Summarizing Posters in Session JP4 (Please note that the Formal Viewing Time for these posters will be on Thursday, 13 February at 9:45 a.m.)

  5:00 PM
Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall (Exhibit Hours 1:30–7:30 p.m.)

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)

10
Remote Sensing Measurements: Observations and Applications I
Sponsor: 12th Symposium on Meteorological Observations and Instrumentation
Organizer: Stephen A. Cohn, NCAR

Papers:
  1:30 PM
Ground based sky dome pictures generated by infrared spectrometric data
Thierry Besnard, LPEC/CNRS, Le Havre, Normandy, France; and D. Gillotay, F. Zanghi, L. Berger, and I. Labaye

Poster PDF (414.5 kB)
  1:45 PM
Application of wind profiles from UV Lidar in nowcasting for Mauna Kea Observatories
Steven Businger, University of Hawaii; and I. Dors, S. Turco, J. McHugh, J. Ryan, T. Cherubini, J. B. Moore, C. Nardell, and P. Hays

http://imina.soest.hawaii.edu/MET/Faculty/businger/poster/SPIE/

Poster PDF (559.9 kB)
  2:15 PM
NCAR Integrated Sounding System Observations at IHOP
William O. J. Brown, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and J. O. Pinto, T. Y. Yu, D. B. Parsons, and T. Weckwerth

Poster PDF (649.0 kB)
  2:30 PM
Preliminary performance characteristics of a 28 m2 aperture—449 MHz wind profiling radar
Herb Winston, Vaisala Incorporated, Boulder, CO; and D. E. Wolfe

Poster PDF (1.1 MB)
  2:45 PM
A Low-powered S-band Precipitation Profiler for Hydrological Applications
Kenneth S. Gage, NOAA/AL, Boulder, CO; and W. L. Ecklund, W. L. Clark Jr., D. A. Carter, C. R. Williams, and P. E. Johnston

Poster PDF (152.1 kB)

1:30 PM-4:15 PM: Wednesday, 12 February 2003


8
Micro–Scale and Mesoscale air-sea interaction
Sponsor: 12th Conference on Interactions of the Sea and Atmosphere
Organizer: Pinhas Alpert, Tel-Aviv University

Papers:
  1:30 PM
8.1
LES modeling of the cross-equatorial trade boundary layer along 95W
Simon P. de Szoeke, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; and C. S. Bretherton

  1:45 PM
8.2
Improving landfall forecasts for tropical cyclones moving parallel to the coastline
Bradford S. Barrett, School of Meteorology, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and L. M. Leslie

  2:00 PM
8.3
A study of air-sea interactions and associated tropical hurricane activity over Gulf of Mexico using satellite data and numerical modeling
R. Suseela Reddy, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS; and A. Schwartz, P. Remata, J. D. Sims, and R. L. Miller

Poster PDF (1.1 MB)
  2:15 PM
8.4
Coastal wind anomalies and their impact on surface fluxes and processes over the Eastern Pacific during summer
Ragothaman Sundararajan, DRI, Reno, NV; and D. Koraĉin and M. Tjernström

Poster PDF (113.9 kB)
  2:30 PM
8.5
June gloom and heavy fogs: oceanic influences on bummer California summers
Steve LaDochy, California State University, Los Angeles, CA; and J. Brown and W. Patzert

Poster PDF (1.0 MB)
  2:45 PM
8.6
Mesoscale forcing of ocean waves during Gulf Stream North Wall Events
John A. Okon, NPS, Monterey, CA; and W. A. Nuss

Poster PDF (104.4 kB)
  3:00 PM
8.7
Interaction between atmosphere and ocean–ice regional models over the Gulf of St.Lawrence, Canada
Manon Faucher, Meteorological Service of Canada, Montréal, Quebec, Canada; and D. Caya, F. J. Saucier, and R. Laprise

Poster PDF (810.1 kB)
  3:15 PM
8.8
Westerly flow cold air outbreak over Lake Michigan during Lake-ICE
Suzanne Zurn-Birkhimer, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN; and E. M. Agee

Poster PDF (422.6 kB)
  3:30 PM
8.9
Development of the Land Plume and its Structure during INDOEX (1999)
Matthew Simpson, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC; and S. Raman

Poster PDF (284.9 kB)
  3:45 PM
Coffee Break in exhibit hall (exhibits open 1:30–6:30)

1:30 PM-4:31 PM: Wednesday, 12 February 2003


3
Assimilation and analysis
Sponsor: 7th Symposium on IOS: The Water Cycle

Papers:
 
3.1
The effect of adaptive observations in improving QPF for critical winter weather events

  2:00 PM
3.2
Impact of GPS-IPW data on RUC forecasts
Tracy Lorraine Smith, CIRA/Colorado State Univ., Ft. Collins, and NOAA/OAR/FSL, Boulder, CO; and S. G. Benjamin, S. I. Gutman, and B. E. Schwartz

Poster PDF (713.9 kB)
  2:30 PM
3.3
Model cloud and rain evaluation using satellite data
Frédéric Chevallier, ECMWF, Reading, Berks., United Kingdom; and P. Bauer, E. Moreau, and G. Kelly

  3:00 PM
3.4
Variational data assimilation of soil moisture using 6 and 10 GHz passive microwave data
Andrew S. Jones, CIRA/Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO; and T. Vukicevic and T. H. Vonder Haar

Poster PDF (76.7 kB)
 
3.5
Estimation of Soil moisture using an artificial neural network

  3:31 PM
3.6
You've Changed! Inhomogeneity detection for COOP network precipitation measurements
Tressa L. Fowler, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and E. I. Tollerud and B. G. Brown

Poster PDF (170.9 kB)
  4:01 PM
Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall (Exhibits open 1:30–7:30 P.M.)

1:30 PM-5:00 PM: Wednesday, 12 February 2003


6
NEOPS Field Studies
Sponsor: 5th Conference on Atmospheric Chemistry: Gases, Aerosols, and Clouds

Papers:
  1:30 PM
6.1
Advances in Understanding Urban Air Pollution from the NARSTO-NEOPS Program
C. Russell Philbrick, Penn State University, University Park, PA; and W. F. Ryan, R. D. Clark, B. G. Doddridge, P. Hopke, and S. R. McDow

Poster PDF (913.7 kB)
  1:45 PM
6.2
Summary of meteorological conditions during the Northeast Oxidant and Particulate Study (NEOPS-DEP) July 2002 intensive observing period
William F. Ryan, Penn State University, University Park, PA; and C. R. Philbrick and R. D. Clark

Poster PDF (669.9 kB)
  2:00 PM
6.3
Raman Lidar Measurements of Tropospheric Ozone
P. Jason Collier, Penn State University, University Park, PA; and S. Unni, S. J. Verghese, A. Willitsford, C. R. Philbrick, R. D. Clark, and B. Doddridge

Poster PDF (1.7 MB)
  2:15 PM
6.4
The influence of Canadian wildfires on air quality in Philadelphia PA during NE-OPS-DEP
Richard D. Clark, Millersville University, Millersville, PA; and C. H. Jeong and C. R. Philbrick

Poster PDF (479.1 kB)
  2:30 PM
6.5
Organic compounds measured in PM2.5 during NEOPS
Tadeusz E. Kleindienst, ManTech Environmental Technology, Inc., Research Triangle Park, NC; and C. D. McIver and E. O. Edney

Poster PDF (252.6 kB)
  2:45 PM
6.6
  3:00 PM
6.7
Low level jets over the mid-Atlantic region during NE-OPS 1999–2002
Richard D. Clark, Millersville University, Millersville, PA; and R. Walker Jr., D. O'Donnell, E. Hohman, and D. Unruh

  3:15 PM
6.8
Examination of the influence of a frontal passage on air pollution episodes
Sameer Unni, Penn State University, University Park, PA; and C. R. Philbrick, W. F. Ryan, and R. D. Clark

Poster PDF (865.8 kB)
  3:30 PM
6.9
Development of an Air Pollution Event during the NEOPS-DEP 2002 Investigation
Adam Willitsford, Penn State University, University Park, PA; and J. P. Collier, S. Unni, S. J. Verghese, C. R. Philbrick, D. O'Donnell, E. Hohman, D. Unruh, R. Walker, and R. D. Clark

Poster PDF (1.3 MB)
  3:45 PM
Characterization of Nocturnal Jets Over Philadelphia During Air-Pollution Episodes
Sachin J. Verghese, Penn State University, University Park, PA; and S. N. Kizhakkemadam, A. Willitsford, J. P. Collier, S. Unni, and C. R. Philbrick

Poster PDF (2.7 MB)
  4:00 PM
Boundary layer evolution over Philadelphia, PA during the 1999 NARSTO-NE-OPS project: comparison of observations and modeling results
Kevin L. Civerolo, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, Albany, NY; and J. Y. Ku, B. G. Doddridge, R. D. Clark, and G. Sistla

Poster PDF (243.0 kB)
  4:15 PM
Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall (Exhibit Hall Open 1:30-7:30 p.m.)

1:30 PM-5:15 PM: Wednesday, 12 February 2003


9
Model Diagnostics and Evaluation
Sponsor: 14th Symposium on Global Change and Climate Variations
Organizer: Gerald L. Potter, LLNL

Papers:
  1:30 PM
9.1
AGCM Simulations of Intraseasonal Variability Associated with the Asian Summer Monsoon
Duane E. Waliser, SUNY, Stony Brook, NY; and K. Jin, I. S. Kang, W. F. Stern, S. D. Schubert, K. -. M. Lau, M. -. I. Lee, V. Krishnamurthy, A. Kitoh, G. A. Meehl, V. Y. Galin, V. Satyan, S. K. Mandke, G. Wu, Y. Liu, and C. -. K. Park

http://terra.msrc.sunysb.edu/

Poster PDF (14.3 kB)
  2:00 PM
9.2
Diurnal Variations in the Community Climate System Model
Aiguo Dai, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and K. E. Trenberth

Poster PDF (2.8 MB)
  2:15 PM
9.3
The role of the diurnal cycle in maintaining the mean state of the climate system
Alex Hall, Univ. of California, Los Angeles, CA; and M. Hiltner, R. Hansell, J. Y. Kim, V. LaLiberte, W. L. Lee, N. Lovenduski, B. Medeiros, X. Qu, S. Wang, K. N. Liou, and B. Stevens

  2:45 PM
9.5
Evaluation of the mean simulated climate of the Community Climate System Model
Michael Wehner, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA; and C. Covey

  3:15 PM
9.7
Snow Cover Simulations in the Second Phase of the Atmospheric Model Intercomparison Project
Allan Frei, Hunter College, City University of New York, New York, NY; and J. A. Miller and D. A. Robinson

  3:30 PM
9.8
Preliminary Results from the CCPP-ARM GCM Analysis of Tendency Errors (CA-GATE) project
J. J. Hnilo, LLNL, Livermore, CA; and D. Williamson, G. L. Potter, J. S. Boyle, T. J. Phillips, and M. Fiorino

  3:45 PM
9.9
Stabilization of column physics by parameterized dynamical tendencies
John W Bergman, NOAA/ERL/CDC, Boulder, CO; and P. D. Sardeshmukh

  4:00 PM
Statistical correction of Central Southwest Asian winter precipition simulations
Michael K. Tippett, Internation Research Institute for Climate Prediction, Palisades, NY; and M. Barlow and B. Lyon

  4:15 PM
Sensitivity of cloud-radiation interactions to cloud microphysics
Sam F. Iacobellis, SIO/Univ. of California, La Jolla, CA; and R. C. J. Somerville, G. M. McFarquhar, and D. Mitchell

Poster PDF (475.2 kB)
  4:30 PM
Evaluation of climate model simulations of HIRS water-vapor channel radiances
Richard P. Allan, Met Office, Bracknell, Berks., United Kingdom; and M. A. Ringer

Poster PDF (180.3 kB)
  4:45 PM
Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall (Exhibits open 1:30–7:30 p.m.)

1:30 PM-5:30 PM: Wednesday, 12 February 2003


1
Day 1
Sponsor: The Simpson Symposium

Papers:
  1:30 PM
1.1
Impact of Dropsonde and LASE data sets on Hurricane Forecasts during CAMEX4
T. N. Krishnamurti, Florida State Univ., Tallahassee, FL

  2:00 PM
1.2
Robert and Joanne Simpsons' contributions to tropical meteorology
William M. Gray, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO

  2:30 PM
1.3
A Full Cycle from Stormfury: Back to the Key Role of Aerosols in the Nature of Convective Rain Cloud Systems
Daniel Rosenfeld, The Hebrew University Jerusalem Israel, Jerusalem, Israel

  3:30 PM
1.5
  4:00 PM
1.6
Diverse Contributions of Robert H. Simpson and Joanne Simpson to Science
Roger Pielke Sr., Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO

  5:00 PM
Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall (Exhibits Open 1:30-7:30 p.m.)


7
Regional Integrated Assessments
Sponsor: Impacts of Water Variability: Benefits and Challenges
Organizer: Harvey Hill, NOAA Office of Global Programs

Papers:
  1:30 PM
7.1
  1:45 PM
7.2
Climate Information and Water Resource Management: Two Initiatives in the Southwest
Gregg M. Garfin, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ; and B. Morehouse

Poster PDF (119.2 kB)
  2:00 PM
7.3
Helping Water Resource Managers Understand Hydroclimatic Variability and Forecasts
Holly C. Hartmann, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ; and T. C. Pagano, K. Franz, S. Sorooshian, and R. Bales

  2:15 PM
7.4
The CIRES-NOAA Western Water Assessment
Martyn P. Clark, Center for Science and Technology Policy Research, Boulder, CO; and S. K. Avery and R. M. Dole

  2:30 PM
7.5
Climate Assessment of the 1999–2002 drought in Colorado
Klaus Wolter, NOAA/ERL/CDC and CIRES, Boulder, CO; and R. Pielke Sr., M. Hoerling, S. Jain, and N. Doesken

  2:45 PM
7.6
2002 Municipal Response to Drought in the Colorado Front Range
Douglas Kenney, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and R. Klein, A. Morrison, and B. Gravell

Poster PDF (92.8 kB)
  3:00 PM
7.7
Rapid response to the 2002 drought in Colorado: an experiment in regional climate services
Robert Stabler Webb, NOAA/CDC and CIRES, Boulder, CO; and A. J. Ray, K. T. Redmond, R. S. Pulwarty, K. Wolter, C. A. Woodhouse, S. Avery, and R. M. Dole

  3:15 PM
7.8
A user study approach for identifying needs for regional climate services
Andrea J. Ray, NOAA/CIRES/CDC, Boulder, CO; and R. S. Webb and R. S. Pulwarty

  3:30 PM
7.9
Integrated Forecast and Reservoir Management—Lessons Learned
Konstantine P. Georgakakos, Hydrologic Research Center/SIO, San Diego, CA; and N. E. Graham and A. P. Georgakakos

http://www.hrc-web.org/Tech_Transfer

  3:45 PM
Incorporating hydroclimatic variability in reservoir management at Folsom Lake, California
Theresa M. Carpenter, Hydrologic Research Center, San Diego, CA; and K. P. Georgakakos, N. E. Graham, A. P. Georgakakos, and H. Yao

Poster PDF (268.9 kB)
  4:00 PM
Climate science issues and needs of the CALFED Bay-Delta Program
Michael Dettinger, US Geological Survey and SIO, La Jolla, CA; and W. Bennett, D. R. Cayan, J. Florsheim, M. Hughes, B. L. Ingram, A. Jassby, N. Knowles, F. Malamud-Roam, D. Peterson, K. Redmond, and L. Smith

Poster PDF (269.2 kB)
  4:15 PM
Application and Potential use of Climate Information in Water Resources Management in Florida
Neeraj Vedwan, Univ. of Miami/RSMAS, Miami, FL; and F. Miralles-Wilhelm, K. Broad, D. Letson, G. Podesta, J. Jones, and J. J. O'Brien

  4:30 PM
Climate Change Streamflow Scenarios for Water Planning Studies in the Pacific Northwest
Alan F. Hamlet, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; and D. P. Lettenmaier and P. Mote