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

Session 1: Radiative Transfer / Clouds & Precipitation Data Assimilation
Co-chairs: John Derber and Fuzhong Weng

Tuesday, June 10

10:30 - 11:00 a.m. Community Radiative Transfer Model: Status and Development (PDF, 1.4MB)
- Paul van Delst, EMC, and Yong Han, JCSDA
11:00 - 11:30 a.m. Microwave Emissivity Model Update (PDF, 1MB)
– Banghua Yan, et al, STAR
11:30 - 12:00 p.m. Improved Spectroscopy for Microwave and Infrared Satellite Data Assimilation (PDF, 3MB)
– Vivienne Payne, Atmospheric and Environmental Research, Inc. (AER)
12:00 - 1:30 p.m. Lunch Break
1:30 - 2:00 p.m. CRTM Optical Properties Of Cloud Particles and Dust Aerosols and The Truncation of Scattering Phase Function (PDF, 700KB)
– Ping Yang, Texas A&M
2:00 - 2:30 p.m. Assimilation of Clouds & Precipitation: Year 1 Progress Report (PDF, 2.7MB)
– R. Bennartz, University of Wisconsin
2:30 - 3:00 p.m. Radiance Data Assimilation for WRF Model: Overview and Results (PDF, 2MB)
– Zhiquan Liu, et al., NCAR / AFWA
3:00 - 3:20 p.m. Coffee Break
3:20 - 3:50 p.m. CRTM Implementation in Navy Assimilation Systems (PDF, 1MB)
– Ben Ruston/Nancy Baker, NRL
3:50 - 4:20 p.m. Improved Clouds and Precipitation Products for NWP (PDF, 1.8MB)
– Nai-Yu Wang, University of Maryland
4:50 - 5:10 p.m. Validation of CRTM by Using CloudSat Data (PDF, 1MB)
– Yong Chen, STAR/CIRA
5:10 - 5:30 p.m. The Inclusion Of Cloudy Radiances In The NCEP GSI Analysis System (PDF, 1.5MB)
- Min-Jeong Kim, STAR/CIRA
5:30 - 5:50 p.m. CRTM including aerosols and historical sensors (PDF, 1.4MB)
- Quanhua (Mark) Liu, JCSDA

Wednesday, June 11

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