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Workshop on Applications of Remotely Sensed Observations in Data Assimilation
Sponsored by the Joint Center for Satellite Data Assimilation

University of Maryland, July 23-August 10, 2007

Schedule

Presentations not linked from this page by 30 July will be linked after 7 August. Alternatively, all available presentations can be found here.

Week 1

Monday
7/23
Tuesday
7/24
Wednesday
7/25
Thursday
7/26
Friday
7/27
8:30-10:00 Intro to data assimilation
(Kalnay)
Intro to least squares (Kalnay) 3D-Var/
4D-Var

(Todling)
Weak constraint 4D-Var
(Tremolet)
Kalman Filter &
Extended Kalman Filter

(Szunyogh)
10:30-12:00 Radiative transfer
(Hudson)
Radiative transfer
(Hudson)
Review of Satellite
Data Products
(Li)
Student Introductory
Presentations
Student Introductory
Presentations
12:00-1:00 LUNCH LUNCH LUNCH LUNCH LUNCH
1:00-2:30 Intro to
Remote Sensing

(Barnet)
Intro to
Remote sensing

(Barnet)
Review of
Satellite
Data Products

(Barnet)
 
WAVES launch video (.avi)
Student Introductory
Presentations
Student Introductory
Presentations
3:00-5:00 Exercises
(Szunyogh)
Exercises
(Szunyogh)
  Exercises
(Liu)
Student
Presentations


Week 2

Monday
7/30
Tuesday
7/31
Wednesday
8/1
Thursday
8/2
Friday
8/3
8:30-10:00 Ensemble based KF & Implementation of the LETKF on the NCEP Global Forecast System
(Szunyogh)
Intro: NCEP
(PDF, 4.5MB)
(Lord)
Intro: NASA Goddard/GMAO
(PDF, 17MB) (Rienecker)
Satellite Data
Assimilation at NCEP

(PDF, 3.8MB)
(Derber)
Non-Gaussian DA
(PDF, 1MB)
(Fletcher)
10:30-12:00 RTM models (PPT, 560KB)
(Kleespies)
Intro:
NESDIS-Joint Center Satellite Data
Assimilation

(PDF, 6.9MB) (Weng)
Ocean Data Assimilation
(GMAO)
(PDF, 6.5MB)
(Rienecker,
Keppenne,
Kovach)
Satellite Data
Assimilation at NCEP

(PDF, 3.8MB)
(Derber)
Minimization Algorithms and Preconditioning (PDF, 1MB) (Fletcher)
12:00-1:00 LUNCH LUNCH LUNCH LUNCH LUNCH
1:00-2:30 RTM models
and adjoints
(PPT, 500KB)
(Kleespies)
Introduction: European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF)
(PDF, 2.7MB) (Tremolet)
Ocean SODA (PDF, 4.6MB) (Carton) Intro: NRL and Navy (PDF 1.5MB) (Baker) Exercises
(Kostelich)
3:00-5:00 Exercises
(Kleespies)
Exercises
(Kostelich)
Ocean Observations
(Grodsky)
Exercises
(Kostelich)
Exercises
(Liu)


Week 3

Monday
8/6
Tuesday
8/7
Wednesday
8/8
Thursday
8/9
Friday
8/10
8:30-10:00 NOAA Satellites Program
(PDF, 11MB) (Goldberg)
IR instruments
(PDF, 684KB) (Susskind)
Jacobian, TLM and Adjoint
(PDF, 1.9MB) (Errico)
Observing System Simulation Experiments
(PDF, 4.2MB) (Emmitt)
Review
10:30-12:00 Microwave Instruments & Products
(PDF, 4.2MB) (Weng)
IR instruments
(PDF, 684KB) (Susskind)
Introduction to the JCSDA CRTM
(PDF, 1.2MB) (Han)
Adaptive Observations
(Langland)
Review
12:00-1:00 LUNCH LUNCH LUNCH LUNCH LUNCH
1:00-2:30 WindSat
(PDF, 4.8MB) (Bettenhause)
Precipitation
(PDF, 4.6MB) (Arkin)
Representers DA
(PDF, 331KB) (Miller)
Student final
discussions
Student final
discussions
3:00-5:00 Exercises
(Szunyogh)
Exercises
(Szunyogh)
Reduced Space DA and Historical SST
(PDF, 4MB) (Kaplan)
Student final
discussions
Student final
discussions

Preliminary List of Instructors

  • Arkin, Phil (UMCP)
  • Barnet, Chris (NESDIS)
  • Bettenhausen, Mike (NRL)
  • Carton, Jim (UMCP)
  • Derber, John (NCEP)
  • Emmitt, David (Simpson Weather Associates)
  • Errico, Ron (NASA)
  • Fletcher, Steve (CSU)
  • Gaiser, Peter (NRL DC)
  • Goldberg, Mitch (NESDIS)
  • Grodsky, Semyon (UMCP)
  • Han, Yong (NESDIS)
  • Hudson, Bob (UMCP)
  • Kaplan, Alexey (Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory)
  • Kalnay, Eugenia (UMCP)
  • Keppenne, Christian (NASA/GMAO)
  • Kleespies, Thomas J. (NESDIS)
  • Kovach, Robin (NASA/GMAO)
  • Langland, Rolf (NRL Monterey)
  • Li, Zhanqing (UMCP)
  • Liu, Junjie (UMCP)
  • Lord, Steve (NCEP)
  • Miller, Bob (OSU)
  • Rienecker, Michele (NASA/GMAO)
  • Rosmond, Tom (NRL Monterey)
  • Susskind, Joel (NASA)
  • Szunyogh, Istvan (UMCP)
  • Todling, Ricardo (NASA)
  • Tremolet, Yannick (ECMWF, currently at NASA)
  • Weng, Fuzhong (NOAA/NESDIS
  • Zupanski, Milija (CSU)
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