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JCSDA 6th Workshop on Satellite Data Assimilation
June 10-11th, 2008
Holiday Inn BWI Airport Conference Center, Linthicum, MD


Tuesday, June 10

8:00 a.m. Registration
8:30 - 10:15 a.m.

Plenary Session - Steve Goodman, Chair

8:30 - 9:00 a.m. Welcome and opening remarks from the JCSDA Management Oversight Board
9:00 - 10:00 a.m. JCSDA Program Update and Overview (PDF 2.4MB)
- Lars Peter Riishojgaard, JCSDA Director
10:00 - 10:15 a.m. Coffee Break
10:15 - 5:30 p.m.

Breakout Sessions

Session 1

Radiative Transfer / Clouds & Precipitation Data Assimilation
Co-chairs: John Derber and Fuzhong Weng

Session 2

Advanced Instruments
Co-Chairs: Chris Barnet and John Zapotocny

Session 3

Land Data Assimilation
Co-Chairs: Christa Peters-Lidard and Ken Mitchell

Session 4

Ocean Data Assimilation
Co-Chairs: Dave Behringer and Michele Rienecker

Session 5

Air Quality Data Assimilation
Co-Chairs: Shobha Kondragunta and Jeff McQueen

Wednesday, June 11, 2008

8:30 - 10:00 a.m.

Breakout sessions: Group discussions

(See breakout session pages for discussion notes and session summaries)

  • Overall strategy for scientific development in each of the priority areas show how the present work fits into the strategy and indicate broad milestones (e.g. operational implementations) toward executing the strategy.
  • What progress on the proposed work has been made over the performance period?
    • list milestones or significant accomplishments
  • Is the scientific direction and progress
    • Consistent with and relevant to JCSDA priorities?
    • Producing code capable of being integrated into JCSDA supported systems?
    • Note when code will be transferred to the JCSDA
    • Likely to lead to a positive impact of forecast skill or other tangible positive impact on JCSDA systems?
  • What next?
    • Plans for future direction of group effort
    • Unfunded areas of high priority that need JCSDA attention?
10:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Final Plenary Session; Group Discussions and Summaries

11:30 - 12:00 p.m. Final Remarks
12:00 p.m. Adjourn
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