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

Session 3: Land Data Assimilation
Co-Chairs: Christa Peters-Lidard and Ken Mitchell

Tuesday, June 10

10:30 - 11:00 a.m. NCEP Land Data Assimilation Thrusts,
Including Use of CRTM and MODIS Land Products
(PDF, 6.5MB)
– K. Mitchell, NWS/EMC
11:00 - 11:30 a.m. Progress in NASA/GSFC's Land Information System (LIS) (PDF, 1.6MB)
– Christa Peters-Lidard, NASA/GSFC
11:30 - 12:00 p.m. Improving the Noah Land Model for Better Noah (PDF, 340KB)

Improving the Coupling of Land Surface Temperature Modeling and Remote Sensing (PDF, 760KB)
– X. Zeng, Univ. of Arizona
12:00 - 1:30 p.m. Lunch Break
1:30 - 2:00 p.m. Improve the Representation of Vegetation & Transpiration Processes in the Noah Land Surface Model (PDF, 2.7MB)
– F. Chen (UCAR) and Dev Niyogi (Purdue University)
2:00 - 2:30 p.m. Land Surface Thermal-IR Emissivity Modeling (PDF, 1MB)
– S. Liang, University of Maryland
2:30 - 3:00 p.m. CRTM Land Surface IR Emissivity (PDF, 1MB)

CRTM Infrared Surface Emissivity Developments (PDF, 97KB)
- Ron Vogel, STAR
3:00 - 3:20 p.m. Coffee Break
3:20 - 3:50 p.m. An Integrated Infrastructure for Land Surface Data Assimilation Using the NASA Land Information System (LIS): Description of Recent Enhancements (PDF, 10MB)
– S. Kumar and R. Reichle UMBC/GEST and NASA/GSFC
3:50 - 4:20 p.m. Improving Satellite Soil Moisture Data Products for Assimilation in Global Forecast System of NCEP (PDF, 3MB)
— X. Zhan (NESDIS)
4:20 - 5:20 p.m. Open breakout group discussion and plenary summary preparation

Wednesday, June 11

Session 3

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