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3rd Annual JCSDA Workshop - April 20-21, 2005
NOAA Science Center, Camp Springs MD

Agenda


All presentations files made available in Microsoft PowerPoint format.

Wednesday, April 20, 2005

8:00 - 8:30   Coffee Room 707
8:30 - 9:00   Welcome and Introduction (Plenary Session) Room 707
9:00 -
rest of day

Proceed to Breakout Sessions 1 - 4

Breakout 1: Radiative Transfer & Cloud & Precipitation
Co-Chairs: Lars-Peter Riishojgaard and Fuzhong Weng

9:00 - 9:20 Community radiative transfer model (CRTM) update - science integration (Han)
9:20 - 9:40 Community radiative transfer model (CRTM) update - interface (Han)
9:40 - 10:00 Development of RT models based on optimal spectral sampling method (Moncet)
10:00 - 10:20 Microwave emissivity model upgrade for new instruments (Weng)
10:10 - 10:40 Toward passive microwave radiance assimilation of clouds and precipitation (Bennartz)
10:40 - 11:00 Break
11:00 - 11:20 Fast forward radiative transfer for microwave radiance assimilation (Gasiewski)
11:20 - 11:40 UCLA radiative transfer model (Liou)
11:40 - 12:00 Global surface emissivity error analysis (Jones)
12:00 - 12:20 Including atmospheric aerosols in OPTRAN (Weaver)
12:20 - 12:40 All weather observation operators (Sengupta)
12:40 - 02:00 Lunch (Chairs meet as group and begin assembly of group report)
2:00 - 05:00 Preparation of group report
Discussion of future direction and coordination

Breakout 2: Breakout on Advanced Instruments & Impacts
Co-Chairs: Nancy Baker & Jim Yoe

9:15 - 9:35 Data Assimilation Impacts - Part 1 (Zapotocny)
9:35 - 9:55 Data Assimilation Impacts - Part 2 (Jung)
9:55 - 10:15 Ozone data assimilation - (Long)
10:15 - 10:35 Improved moisture assimilation (Birkenheuer)
10:35 - 10:55 Break
10:55 - 11:15 GPSRO - Part 1 (Cucurull)
11:15 - 11:35 GPSRO - Part 2 (Lohmann)
11:35 - 11:55 AMSR-E product evaluation - (Ferraro)
11:55 - 12:15 SSM/IS assimilation (Baker)
12:15 - 12:35 SSM/I assimilation (Okamoto & Lord)
12:45 - 02:00 Lunch (Chairs meet as group and begin assembly of group report)
2:00 - 05:00 Preparation of group report
Discussion of future direction and coordination

Breakout 3: Land Data Assimilation
Co-Chairs: Ken Mitchell and Dan Tarpley

9:15 - 9:35 Current State of the NOAH Land Model - K. Mitchell
9:35 - 9:55 Problems and fixes for the Real-Time Green Vegetation Fraction - D. Tarpley
9:55 - 10:15 Retrieval of Time-Varying Land Cover and Vegetation Properties from MODIS - M. Friedl
10:15 - 10:35 Satellite-derived retrieval of vegetation properties for use in land-surface models - K. Gallo
10:35 - 10:55 Break
10:55 - 11:15 Integration of Satellite Observations with the Noah Land Model for Snow Data Assimilation - X. Zeng
11:15 - 11:35 Assimilation of MODIS and AMSR-E Land Products into the Noah LSM - P. Houser
11:35 - 11:55 Development of Improved Forward Models for the Retrieval of Snow Properties from EOS-era Satellites - E. Wood
11:55 - 12:15 Assimilation of Passive Microwave Radiances over Complex Terrain - B. Ruston and N. Baker
12:15 - 12:35 Deriving PM2.5 Emissions from GOES Fire Products - S. Kondragunta
12:45 - 02:00 Lunch (Chairs meet as group and begin assembly of group report)
2:00 - 05:00 Preparation of group report
Discussion of future direction and coordination

Breakout 4: Ocean Data Assimilation
Co-Chairs: M. Rienecker and J. LeMarshall

9:15 - 9:35 Salinity impacts in the GMAO ocean data assimilation - C. Sun
9:35 - 9:55 Errors in Sea level Height Analyses - A. Kaplan
9:55 - 10:15 Ensemble Kalman filter and altimetry assimilation - C. Keppenne
10:15 - 10:35 Break
10:35 - 10:55 Improved NCEP SST Analysis - X. Li
10:55 - 11:15 Detection and Correction of Aerosol Contamination in Infrared Satellite Sea Surface Temperature Retrievals - A. Harris et al.
11:15 - 11:35 Break
11:35 - 11:55 Ocean emissivity/reflectance model - N. Nalli
11:55 - 12:15 Improving Analysis of Tropical Upper Ocean Conditions for Forecasting - J. Carton
12:15 - 12:35
12:45 - 02:00 Lunch (Chairs meet as group and begin assembly of group report)
2:00 - 05:00 Preparation of group report
Discussion of future direction and coordination

Thursday, April 21, 2005 - Plenary Session

8:00 - 8:30 Coffee, etc.
8:30 - 8:45 Announcements and discussion of issues
8:45 - 9:45 Report of Group #1
9:45 - 10:45 Report of Group #2
10:45 - 11:00 Break
11:00 - 12:00 Report of Group #3
12:00 - 1:00 Report of Group #4
1:00 Workshop adjourns (except for Co-chairs and JCSDA Management)
1:00 - 2:00 Lunch
2:00 - 5:00 Executive session
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