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In-Kind Research - National Weather Service (NWS)

NWS / NCEP JTOP Projects
  Title Description Principal Investigator /
Point of Contact
E-Mail
Fiscal Year 2011
1 High Performance Computing and Communications Conduct testing necessary to ensure a successful operational implementation research gains W. Baker james.g.yoe@noaa.gov
2 Forecast System Maintenance Provides code support and mentoring for JCSDA users of the NCEP Global Forecast System J. Derber, M. Lueken john.derber@noaa.gov
3 Community Fast R/T Model Support the CRTM for community users P. Van Delst paul.vandelst@noaa.gov
4 Community Emissivity Model Run experiments to evaluate surface emissitivity -- --
5 LDAS Provide support for users of the Noah Land Surface Model and the Land Surface Data Assimilation System (LDAS) W. Zheng weizhong.zheng@noaa.gov
6 NPOESS Preparation Preparation for NPOESS system with users; execute experiments for impact of current and future instruments M. Masutani Y. Song michiko.masutani@noaa.gov
7 Data Impact Studies -- -- --
8 Ocean Data Assimilation Provides code support for JCSDA users of the NCEP Global Ocean Data Assimilation System S. Nadiga sudhir.nadiga@noaa.gov
9 AIRS/MODIS -- -- --
10 GOES Imager Radiances Testing SEVIRI radiances, supported by GOES-R H. Liu haixia.liu@noaa.gov
11 GOES-R Studies to influence GOES-R sensor design, and to prepare for GOES-R satellite data assimilation -- --
12 AMSR Products Evaluate accuracy and develop use of AMSR SST retrievals B. Katz bert.katz@noaa.gov
13 AMSU -- -- --
14 GOES Winds -- X. Su xiujuan.su@noaa.gov
15 Polar Winds -- -- --
16 Wind Lidar S. Melchoir shelley.melchior@noaa.gov
17 Precipitation and Clouds -- -- --
18 Clouds (water and ice) Collaborate with JCSDA scientisits to produce prototype satellite look-alike imagery and implement into NCEP operations B. Ferrier brad.ferrier@noaa.gov
19 TRMM -- -- --
20 Ozone Add data assimilation of experimental and operational ozone measuring instruments to NCEP data assimilation systems; evaluate ozone forecasts S. Zhou --
21 Aerosols Add aerosol prediction using NASA GOCART software to NCEP Global Forecast System S. Lu sarah.lu@noaa.gov
22 SST Continue to improve physical SST retrievals based on Variational Technique; improve Real-Time Global SST analysis; use additional instruments in physical retrieval algorithms as appropriate X. Li, B. Katz xu.li@noaa.gov
23 Sea Ice -- -- --
24 Ocean surface winds, waves and roughness -- -- --
25 Ocean properties (salinity, currents, color, height) -- -- --
26 Snow Cover and Snowpack Content Run experiments using new snow cover algorithms and analyses G. Gayno george.gayno@noaa.gov
27 Vegetation Provide new tools for initialization of land surface fields in NCEP Data Assimilation Systems and Forecast Models; test tools in global and WRF systems V. Wong vince.wong@noaa.gov
28 Albedo, skin temperature, soil moisture Run experiments with new algorithms and model physics to improve surface properties and soil moisture distributions V. Wong vince.wong@noaa.gov
29 Tropical Cyclone Initialization -- -- --
30 Bias Removal -- -- --
31 Data Selection Techniques -- -- --
32 EMC Omnibus Directed Research -- -- --
33 R2O -- -- --
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