16 AER scientists contribute 18 research studies at AMS Annual Meeting 2015

Location: 
American Meteorological Society - Phoenix, AZ
Date: 
January 4, 2015 - January 8, 2015

AER scientists and software engineers will author and/or coauthor 18 oral and poster presentations at the 2015 American Meteorological Society (AMS) Annual Meeting. In addition to many of the interesting topics for the AGU conference, AER papers at the AMS meeting will describe key findings on the following subjects:

  • Observing System Simulation Experiment (OSSE) systems, and determining the impacts of new sensors on numerical weather prediction,
  • Algorithms and products for the new GOES-R satellite system,
  • Active remote sensing of atmospheric carbon dioxide using LIDAR techniques, and
  • Science support to operational weather analysis and forecasting

Observing System Simulation Experiments to evaluate the potential impact of proposed observing systems on hurricane prediction (Session # 2.1)

  • Mon. 5 Jan. 2015: 1:30 PM
  • Robert Atlas, NOAA/AOML; Lisa Bucci, NOAA/AOML/HRD; Altug Aksoy, University of Miami/CIMAS and NOAA/AOML/HRD; Bachir Annane, Univ. of Miami/RSMAS; Ross N. Hoffman, NOAA/AOML; G.D. Emmitt, Simpson Weather Associates; Yuanfu Xie, NOAA/ESRL/GSD; Sharanya J. Majumdar, Univ. of Miami/RSMAS; Javier Delgado, NOAA; Lidia Cucurull, NOAA/OAR/ESRL

Preliminary Observing System Simulation Experiments with GNSS Radio Occultation observations (2.3)

  • Mon. 5 Jan. 2015: 2:00 PM
  • Lidia Cucurull, NOAA/OAR/ESRL; R. M. Atlas, NOAA/AOML; Ross N. Hoffman, NOAA/AOML; Sean P. F. Casey, JCSDA/Earth System Science Interdisciplinary Center; Jack Woollen, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/EMC; Zaizhong Ma, NOAA/NESDIS, JCSDA, ESSIC

Geostationary advanced infrared sounder radiance simulation and validation for Sandy Supplemental OSSE (2.4)

  • Mon. 5 Jan. 2015: 2:15 PM
  • Zhenglong Li, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin; Jun Li, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin; Timothy J. Schmit, NOAA/NESDIS/STAR ASPB; Pei Wang, CIMSS/SSEC/Univ. of Wisconsin; Agnes Lim, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin; Robert Atlas, NOAA/AOML; Ross N. Hoffman, AER

Building OSSE system at JCSDA (142)

  • Mon. 5 Jan. 2015: 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Michiko Masutani, EMC; John S. Woollen, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/EMC, IMSG; Sean P. F. Casey, JCSDA/Earth System Science Interdisciplinary Center; Tong Zhu, CIRA/NOAA/NESDIS/STAR/Joint Center for Satellite Data Assimilation; Zaizhong Ma, NOAA/NESDIS, JCSDA, ESSIC; Sid A. Boukabara, NOAA/NESDIS; Kayo Ide, University of Maryland; Ross N. Hoffman, NOAA/AOML

Using CALIPSO & CloudSat Data to Verify Cloud Analyses at Air Force Weather Agency (177)

  • Mon. 5 Jan. 2015: 2:30 – 4:00 PM
  • Mark D. Conner, AER, Offutt AFB, NE; and R. P. d'Entremont, AER, Lexington, MA

Initial Validation of a New OSSE Capability (3.2)

  • Mon. 5 Jan. 2015: 4:15 PM
  • Sean P. F. Casey, JCSDA/Earth System Science Interdisciplinary Center; Hongli Wang, CIRA/Colorado State Univ.; Robert Atlas, NOAA/AOML; Ross N. Hoffman, NOAA/AOML; Sid-Ahmed Boukabara, Joint Center for Satellite Data Assimilation; Yuanfu Xie, NOAA/ESRL/GSD; Zoltan Toth, NOAA/ESRL/GSD; John S. Woollen, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/EMC, IMSG

Impacts Of Atmospheric State On Differential Absorption Spectroscopy Retrievals Of Column XCO2 Mixing Ratios (3.4)

  • Mon. 5 Jan. 2015: 4:45 PM
  • T. Scott Zaccheo, AER, Lexington, MA; and T. Pernini, C. Botos, E. V. Browell, and M. D. Obland

Preparing for GOES-R Operations: Finalizing the Ground System Operational Science Algorithms for GOES-R Level 1 Space and Solar Products (3.6)

  • Mon. 5 Jan.2015: 5:15 PM
  • Christian M. Alcala, AER, Lexington, MA; and E. J. Kennelly, P. A. Van Rompay, H. E. Snell, R. Race, F. Adimi, T. S. Zaccheo, and A. Weiner

Approaching GOES-R Launch: Overview of Baseline Level 2 Products Generated from End-to-End Runs with Simulated Data (4B.5)

  • Tue. 6 Jan. 2015: 9:30 AM
  • Paul A. Van Rompay, AER, Greenbelt, MD; and E. J. Kennelly, H. E. Snell, S. Kalluri, T. S. Zaccheo, and A. Weiner

A Comparison of Cyclone Track Statistics between the 7-km Cubed-Sphere GEOS-5 Nature Run (G5NR) and the GDAS Analysis (232)

  • Tue. 6 Jan. 2015: 9:45 AM - 11:00 AM
  • Hongli Wang, CIRA/Colorado State Univ; Yuanfu Xie, NOAA/ESRL/GSD; Ross N. Hoffman, NOAA/AOML; Robert Atlas, NOAA/AOML; Zoltan Toth, NOAA/ESRL/GSD

Ensemble Transform Sensitivity and Tropical Cyclone Targeted Observation: An OSSE Case Study (236)

  • Tue. 6 Jan. 2015: 9:45 AM - 11:00 AM
  • Hongli Wang, CIRA/Colorado State Univ; Yuanfu Xie, NOAA/ESRL/GSD; Ross N. Hoffman, NOAA/AOML; Robert Atlas, NOAA/AOML; Zoltan Toth, NOAA/ESRL/GSD

Evolving Topics in Data Assimilation (2.1)

  • Wed. 7 Jan. 2015: 10:30 AM
  • Ross N. Hoffman, AER, Lexington, MA

LIDAR Data Assimilation System for Upper Troposphere and Stratosphere (741)

  • Wed. 7 Jan. 2015: 2:30 – 4:00 PM
  • George D. Modica, AER, Lexington, MA; and T. Nehrkorn and D. Johnson

A Lightweight, Scalable Framework for Remote Sensing Algorithm Design, Development, and Transition to Operations (824)

  • Wed. 7 Jan. 2015: 2:30 – 4:00 PM
  • Alexander Werbos, AER, Lexington, MA; and D. B. Hogan, D. Hunt, E. Steinfelt, and T. S. Zaccheo

Ensembles, Predictability, Assimilation and Reanalysis on Mars (893)

  • Wed. 7 Jan. 2015: 2:30 – 4:00 PM
  • Steven J. Greybush, Penn State University, University Park, PA; and R. N. Hoffman, R. J. Wilson, Y. Zhao, M. J. Hoffman, K. Ide, T. Miyoshi, and E. Kalnay

Technology Advancement for Active Remote Sensing of Carbon Dioxide from Space Using the ASCENDS CarbonHawk Experiment Simulator: First Results (J4.1)

  • Thur. 8 Jan. 2015: 8:30 AM
  • Michael D. Obland, NASA, Hampton, VA; and A. R. Nehrir, B. Lin, F. W. Harrison, S. A. Kooi, Y. Choi, J. Plant, M. Yang, C. Antill, J. Campbell, S. Ismail, B. Meadows, E. V. Browell, J. T. Dobler, T. S. Zaccheo, B. Moore III, and S. Crowell

Next Generation HPC and Forecast Model Application Readiness at NCEP (1.5)

  • Thur. 8 Jan. 2015: 9:30 AM
  • John Michalakes, NOAA/NWS/NCEP, College Park, MD; and M. J. Iacono

Intensity Modulated Continuous Wave Laser Absorption Spectroscopy for Addressing Currently Unmet Carbon Monitoring Needs (6.2)

  • Thur. 8 Jan. 2015: 3:45 PM
  • Jeremy T. Dobler, Exelis, Inc., Fort Wayne, IN; and N. Blume, M. Braun, T. S. Zaccheo, C. Botos, and T. Pernini

 

Notes:

Presenters are underscored. AER scientists and software engineers are in bold.

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