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Sessions 1 & 2 - Welcome and JPSS-1 Readiness
Time Presentations / Topics Speaker Affiliation
1330 - 1500 Session 1: Opening Remarks
Chairs: Lihang Zhou and Arron Layns
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1330 - 1345 STAR Welcome -- STAR Science Development Strategy Mike Kalb NESDIS/STAR
1345 - 1400 JPSS Overview Harry Cikanek NESDIS/JPSS
1400 - 1415 JPSS Applications and Impacts, (PDF, 185.74 MB) Mitch Goldberg NESDIS/JPSS
1415 - 1430 EUMETSAT Updates, (PDF, 5.98 MB) Ken Holmlund EUMETSAT
1430 - 1445 STAR JPSS Overview and Meeting Objectives, (PDF, 4.3 MB) Lihang Zhou NESDIS/STAR
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1515 - 1720 Session 2: JPSS-1 Readiness
Chairs:Arron Layns and Lihang Zhou
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1515 - 1530 Suomi NPP/JPSS SDR Overview (Products, Applications and J1 Readiness), (PDF, 4.58 MB) Fuzhong Weng NESDIS/STAR
1530 - 1545 Suomi NPP/JPSS Ocean EDR Overview (Products, Applications and J1 Readiness), (PDF, 3.28 MB) Paul DiGiacomo NESDIS/STAR
1545 - 1600 Suomi NPP/JPSS Land EDR Overview (Products, Applications and J1 Readiness), (PDF, 8.26 MB) Ivan Csiszar NESDIS/STAR
1600 - 1615 J1 Launch + 90 Days Post Launch Testing (PLT) & Integrate Mission Timeline Updates, (PDF, 270 KB) Natalie Provost NASA Flight
1615 - 1630 JPSS IDPS System J1 Readiness, (PDF, 3.7 MB) Wael A. Ibrahim Raytheon
1630 - 1645 Changes to NESDIS Product Generation and Distribution, (PDF, 2.51 MB) Geof Goodrum OSGS
1645 - 1700 ICVS SDR & EDR LTM for Suomi NPP/JPSS, (PDF, 5.21 MB) Ninghai Sun; Lori Brown ERT; Stormcenter Communications
1700 - 1720 JPSS SPARKS Report, (PDF, 1.83 MB) Murty Divakarla; SPARKS Interns IMSG; CICS-CREST
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1-29-2020 11:42 am



 
Session 3 - VIIRS
Time Presentations / Topics Speaker Affiliation
0830 - 1650 Session 3: VIIRS SDR
Auditorium
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0830 - 1150 Part 1: JPSS J1 VIIRS and Beyond
Chairs: Changyong Cao and Jack Xiong
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0830 - 0835 Opening Remarks, (PDF, 338 KB) Changyong Cao NESDIS/STAR
0835 - 0855 VIIRS SDR Overview, (PDF, 3.55 MB) Changyong Cao NESDIS/STAR
0855 - 0915 VIIRS Prelaunch Test Update (J1-J4) Kurt Thome/Jim McCarthy NASA
0915 - 0935 J1 VIIRS Block2 System Verification, (PDF, 923 KB) Wenhui Wang NESDIS/STAR
0935 - 0955 J1 VIIRS Early Mission SDR Processing and LUT Updates Frank Deluccia Aerospace
0955 - 1030 Break --- ---
1030 - 1050 J1 VIIRS Pre-launch Radiometric Performance and Lessons Learned, (PDF, 3.21 MB) Hassan, Xiong, et al. NASA/VCST
1050 - 1110 Geospatial calibration for SNPP, J1 and beyond, (PDF, 2.42 MB) Gary Lin, Robert Wolfe NASA/VCST
1110 - 1130 J1 VIIRS RSR final release, comparison with SNPP, and potential impacts, (PDF, 2.37 MB) Moeller; Blonski U. Wisc.; STAR
1130 - 1150 Water vapor band trade study, (PDF, 1.69 MB) Slawomir Blonski, Chris Moeller NESDIS/STAR; U.Wisc.
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1315 - 1650 Part 2: VIIRS Cal/Val Improvements
Chairs: Slawomir Blonski, Frank Deluccia
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1315 - 1335 VIIRS RSB Calibration for Ocean Color applications, (PDF, 1.45 MB) Junqiang Sun and Menghua Wang NESDIS/STAR
1335 - 1355 Suomi NPP VIIRS RSB calibration stability assessments, (PDF, 3.25 MB) Jason Choi, Sean Shao, Slawomir Blonski NESDIS/STAR
1355 - 1415 Suomi NPP VIIRS RSB calibration improvements in support of SDR/L1B reprocessing, (PDF, 1.29 MB) Jack Xiong, Ning Lei, Ben Wang NASA/VCST
1415 - 1435 VIIRS TEB calibration potential improvements, (PDF, 1.6 MB) Wenhui Wang NESDIS/STAR
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1530 - 1550 Preparation for DNB recalibration, (PDF, 2.68 MB) Sirish Uprety and Yalong Gu NESDIS/STAR
1550 - 1610 VIIRS DNB SDR algorithm improvements, (PDF, 8.29 MB) Steve Mills NESDIS/STAR
1610 - 1630 Q&A All blank cell heading row
1630 - 1650 Wrap up and actions Changyong Cao NESDIS/STAR
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1-29-2020 11:43 am



Session 4 - CrIS & ATMS
Time Presentations / Topics Speaker Affiliation
0900 - 1650 Session 4: CrIS and ATMS SDRs
NCWCP Conference Center
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0900 - 1200 Part 1: CrIS SDR
Chairs: Yong Han and David Johnson
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0900 - 0920 CrIS SDR Overview, (PDF, 1.23 MB) Yong Han NESDIS/STAR
0920 - 0940 J1 CrIS System Level Testing, Results and Preparation for Launch, (PDF, 2.38 MB) Mark Esplin SDL
0940 - 1000 CrIS Calibration Accuracy and Its Role as an Inter-calibration Reference, (PDF, 10.94 MB) Dave Tobin UW
1000 - 1020 CrIS Model Error Covariance and Four-Year Bias Observations, (PDF, 5.18 MB) Larrabee Strow UMBC
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1040 - 1100 True CrIS ILS-Consequences of Unapodized SDR Processing, (PDF, 2.42 MB) Joe Predina Logistikos
1100 - 1120 Combination of CrIS with VIIRS toward Extending Data Utilization, (PDF, 9.63 MB) Likun Wang NESDIS/STAR
1120 - 1140 Closed Loop Operational Calibration Checks, (PDF, 938 KB) Dan Mooney MIT/LL
1140 - 1200 CrIS on JPSS-2,3,4: A summary of instrument, bus, integration, and test changes, (PDF, 465 KB) Dave Johnson NASA
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1315 - 1650 Part 2: ATMS SDR
Chair: Fuzhong Weng
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1315 - 1335 ATMS SDR Overview, (PDF, 3.3 MB) Fuzhong Weng NESDIS/STAR
1335 - 1355 Suomi NPP ATMS Instrument Status & Collocation of GRUAN with ATMS/CrIS, (PDF, 2.07 MB) Ninghai Sun NESDIS/STAR
1355 - 1415 J1 ATMS Rework and Pre-launch Readiness Ed Kim NASA/GSFC
1415 - 1435 Re-evaluation of Suomi NPP ATMS Destriping Algorithm for Window Channels, (PDF, 21.22 MB) Xiaolei Zou UMD/ESSIC
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1530 - 1550 Suomi NPP ATMS Scan Reversal Study, (PDF, 1.21 MB) Hu Yang UMD/ESSIC
1550 - 1610 J1 ATMS EMI Testing Results, (PDF, 2.48 MB) Vincent Leslie MIT/LL
1610 - 1630 Suomi NPP/J1 SRF Imbalance Analysis, (PDF, 3.08 MB) Lin Lin NESDIS/STAR
1630 - 1650 The Benefits of X-Cal for Suomi NPP/JPSS, (PDF, 1.41 MB) Wesley Berg CSU
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1-29-2020 11:45 am



Session 5 - OMPS
Time Presentations / Topics Speaker Affiliation
0830 - 1200 Session 5: OMPS SDR and Ozone EDRs
ESSIC Room 4201
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0830 - 1200 Part 1: OMPS SDRs
Chair: Fuzhong Weng
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0830 - 0855 OMPS SDR Overview, (PDF, 1.61 MB) Chunhui Pan NESDIS/STAR/ESSIC
0855 - 0915 J1 OMPS Ground System Tests , (PDF, 1.16 MB) Trevor Beck NESDIS/STAR
0915 - 0935 OMPS Limb Calibration and Level 1 Product Status, (PDF, 1.43 MB) Glen Jaross NASA
0935 - 1015 SNPP OMPS†Calibration Updates (SDR Reprocessing, OMI-OMPS Comparison etc.), (PDF, 2.75 MB) Colin Seftor NASA SSAI
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1045 - 1105 OMPS SDR Validation via Forward Model Simulations, (PDF, 467 KB) Shouguo Ding/Fuzhong Weng NESDIS/STAR
1105 - 1125 Summary of J1 OMPS LEO&A Activities, (PDF, 1.43 MB) Tom Kelly NASA SSAI
1125 -1145 ICVS Preparation for J1 and SDR Data Reprocessing (Alerts and Monitoring), (PDF, 3.64 MB) Ding Liang NESDIS/STAR
1145 - 1200 OMPS Cal SDR dark automation, (PDF, 555 KB) Eve-Marie Devaliere NESDIS/STAR/ERT
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1300 - 1645 Part 2: Ozone EDRs
Chair: Larry Flynn
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1300 - 1305 Logistics, agenda, tour of the table Larry Flynn NESDIS/STAR
1305 - 1315 Introduction to OMPS Products and Validation Plans, (PDF, 429 KB) Larry Flynn NESDIS/STAR
1315 - 1330 OMPS Limb Profiler aerosol extinction profile measurements in the stratosphere, (PDF, 2.65 MB) G. Taha NASA
1330 - 1345 Ozone profile products from the Suomi NPP OMPS Limb Profiler: overview of the quality of version 2.0 and a path for the updated version 2.5, (PDF, 4.33 MB) N. Kramarova NASA
1345 - 1400 Limb ozone data assimilation in GEOS-5: MLS and OMPS-LP, (PDF, 2.48 MB) K. Wargan NASA
1400 - 1415 TOAST total ozone maps using CrIS and OMPS LP ozone profiles, (PDF, 2.57 MB) J. Niu NESDIS/STAR/SRG
1415 - 1430 Validation of OMPS ozone products with ground-based Dobson network, (PDF, 2.1 MB) I. Petropavlovskikh NOAA/ESRL
1430 - 1445 NASA OMPS Nadir Science Team products, validation and applications, (PDF, 4.74 MB) C. Seftor NASA SSAI
1445 - 1500 Version 8 algorithm products and ICVS monitoring, (PDF, 4.12 MB) Z. Zhang NESDIS/STAR/IMSG
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1515 - 1530 Ozone Applications and CDRs, (PDF, 1.67 MB) C. Long NOAA/NCEP
1530 - 1545 Small Field of View Products from OMPS, (PDF, 1.24 MB) T. Beck NESDIS/STAR
1545 - 1600 Validation of V8Pro and V8TOz products, (PDF, 2.53 MB) L. Flynn NESDIS/STAR
1600 - 1645 Discussion L. Flynn NESDIS/STAR
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1-29-2020 11:49 am



 
Session 6 - Soundings EDRs
Time Presentations / Topics Speaker Affiliation
0830 - 1000 Session 6: Soundings EDRs
Chairs: Mark Liu and Tony Reale
Auditorium
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0830 - 0840 Opening Remarks, (PDF, 1.69 MB) Mitch Goldberg NOAA/JPSS
0840 - 0900 Comparative results of AIRS/AMSU and CrIS/ATMS retrievals using scientifically equivalent retrieval algorithms, (PDF, 8.95 MB) Joel Susskind NASA, Goddard Space Flight Center
0900 - 0920 Validation of JPSS Related Sounding Measurements During Suomi NPP and HS3 Airborne Field Campaigns, (PDF, 12.97 MB) Bill Smith University of Wisconsin
0920 - 0940 Status of NUCAPS: algorithm upgrades and lessons learned after 5 years in orbit, (PDF, 8.85 MB) Antonia Gambacorta Science and Technology Corporation
0940 - 1000 MTG-IRS: Mission and Products, (PDF, 552 KB) Stepehn A. Tjemkes EUMETSAT
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1030 - 1045 Fast Radiative Transfer Model Development for hyper spectral Sounders in the Presence of Clouds and Solar Radiation, (PDF, 1.24 MB) Xu Liu, Q. Yang, et al. NASA, LaRC
1045 - 1100 NUCAPS Products and Validation, (PDF, 3.13 MB) Nick Nalli NESDIS/STAR/IMSG
1100 - 1115 Development and Assessment of Gridded NUCAPS Products for NWS Forecasters, (PDF, 1.33 MB) Nadia Smith Science and Technology Corporation
1115 - 1130 Microwave Integrated Retrieval System (MiRS): Products Overview and Future Improvements, (PDF, 1.3 MB) Chris Grassotti ESSIC, University of Maryland
1130 - 1145 ATMS Snowfall Rate product to support NWS, (PDF, 1.43 MB) Huan Meng NESDIS/STAR
1145 - 1200 ATMS-MIRS retrievals in TC environments: evaluation and applications Galina Chirokova CIRA, Colorado State University
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1300 - 1320 Summary and Status of the JPSS Sounding Initiatives, (PDF, 9.76 MB) Chris Barnet Science and Technology Corporation
1320 - 1340 NUCAPS Evaluation at the HWT 2016 Spring Experiment, (PDF, 6 MB) William Line OU/CIMMS, NOAA/NWS/SPC, Norman OK
1340 - 1400 Introducing NUCAPS at NWS Alaska, (PDF, 3.06 MB) Eric Stevens GINA, Fairbanks Alaska
1400 - 1420 Suomi NPP EDR Validation at ARM (GRUAN) Sites, (PDF, 5.22 MB) Lori Borg SSEC, Madison, Wisconsin
1420 - 1440 Assessment of NUCAPS S-NPP (CrIS/ATMS) Sounding Products using Reference and Conventional Radiosondes, (PDF, 2.03 MB) Bomin Sun NESDIS/STAR/IMSG
1440 - 1500 Introducing the GRUAN Uncertainty in Sounding Cal/Val, (PDF, 1.6 MB) Tony Reale NESDIS/STAR
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1530 - 1700 Part 2: GCOM-W/AMSR-2 EDRs
Chairs: Paul Chang and Ralph Ferraro
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1530-1540 GCOM AMSR-2 Project Update and Status, (PDF, 432 KB) Paul Chang NESDIS/STAR
1540-1600 Impact/Applications of GCOM Products at NOAA, (PDF, 7.3 MB) Zorana Jelenak NESDIS/STAR
1600-1620 Precipitation EDR, (PDF, 2.85 MB) Patrick Meyers ESSIC/University of Maryland
1620-1640 Snow and Ice EDRs, (PDF, 1.61 MB) Jeff Key NESDIS/STAR
1640-1700 Soil Moisture EDR, (PDF, 840 KB) Jerry Zhan NESDIS/STAR
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8-23-2016 4:27 pm



Session 7 - Ocean Color
Time Presentations / Topics Speaker Affiliation
0830 - 1730 Session 7: Ocean Color
Chairs: Paul DiGiacomo and Menghua Wang
NCWCP Conference Center
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0830 - 1045 Ocean Color - OC VIIRS EDR
Chair Menghua Wang
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0830 - 0900 Overview of MSL12 and Ocean Color EDR Team activities, (PDF, 5.76 MB) Wang, M. NESDIS/STAR
0900 - 0915 VIIRS SDR calibration for improvement of Ocean Color products, (PDF, 2.01 MB) Sun, J. NESDIS/STAR (GST)
0915 - 0930 OCView--Online display and monitoring of ocean color product imagery, (PDF, 1.42 MB) Mikelsons, K. NESDIS/STAR (GST)
0930 - 0945 Stable vicarious calibration, (PDF, 1.64 MB) Shi, W. NESDIS/STAR (CIRA)
0945 - 1000 VIIRS-derived Chlorophyll-a using Ocean Color Index Method, (PDF, 2.29 MB) Son, S. NESDIS/STAR (CIRA)
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1030 - 1045 Operational OC update, (PDF, 1.9 MB) Yan, Banghua NESDIS/STAR
1030 - 1200 Ocean Color - OC VIIRS EDR; VIIRS EDR Cal/Val PI reports part I
Chair Menghua Wang
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1045 - 1100 Intro and Overview to VIIRS Cal/Val team Wang, M. NESDIS/STAR
1100 - 1115 Cruise(s) Overview/Report update, (PDF, 1.15 MB) Lance, V. NESDIS/STAR (GST)
1115 - 1130 Comparisons of optical validation measurements, (PDF, 4.25 MB) Ondrusek, M. NESDIS/STAR
1130 - 1145 Evaluation of VIIRS ocean color products and development of enhanced ocean products and applications, (PDF, 5.59 MB) Arnone, R. Stennis
1145 - 1200 CCNY VIIRS validations at the Long Island Sound Coastal Observatory (LISCO) and on cruises, (PDF, 2.29 MB) Gilerson, A. CCNY
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1315 - 1500 Ocean Color- OC VIIRS EDR; VIIRS EDR Cal/Val PI reports part II
Chair: Menghua Wang
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1315 - 1330 Evaluation of VIIRS performance in coastal waters and in its capacity to detect dark water and harmful algal blooms, (PDF, 2.76 MB) Hu, C. USF
1330 - 1345 Towards consistent VIIRS AOP and IOP products, (PDF, 6.13 MB) Lee, Z. UMB
1345 - 1400 Validation of VIIRS ocean color products for the US West Coast, (PDF, 19.84 MB) Tufillaro, N. (OSU); Jones, B./Ragan, M. (USC) OSU; USC
1400 - 1415 DINEOF as ocean color data gap-filling technique: Chesapeake Bay as example, (PDF, 2.26 MB) Liu, Xiaoming NESDIS/STAR (CIRA)
1415 - 1430 Improving MOBY vicarious calibration products at longer wavelengths, (PDF, 568 KB) Voss, K. U. Miami
1430 - 1445 NIST update, (PDF, 1.85 MB) Allen, David (on behalf of Carol Johnson) DOC/NIST
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1530 - 1730 Ocean Color - Users, New Applications
Co-Chairs: Paul DiGiacomo and Menghua Wang
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1530 - 1545 Intro/Overview DiGiacomo, P. (Chief, SOCD) NESDIS/STAR
1545 - 1600 Update: Monitoring Land-based Sources of Pollution for US Coral Reef Task Force Priority watersheds with VIIRS, (PDF, 1.53 MB) Strong, A. Coral Reef Watch
1600 - 1615 Ocean color, biological heating and upper ocean thermal structure: A sensitivity analysis, (PDF, 3.99 MB) Kim, H. NCEP/EMC
1615 - 1630 Ocean Color in physical environmental prediction modelling, (PDF, 1.01 MB) Kim, H. NCEP/EMC
1630 - 1645 VIIRS retrievals of harmful algal blooms in the West Florida Shelf using neural networks, (PDF, 4.46 MB) Ahmed, S. CCNY
1645 - 1700 BRDF Effect, (PDF, 1.11 MB) Zhai, Pengwang UMBC
1700 - 1715 Ocean Color Data distribution through NOAA CoastWatch, (PDF, 3.72 MB) Lance, V. NOAA CoastWatch/OceanWatch (GST)
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1-09-2023 2:55 pm



Session 8 - Atmosphere
Time Presentations / Topics Speaker Affiliation
0830 - 1700 Wednesday
Session 8: Atmosphere (Aerosol, Clouds, Imagery)
Chairs: Shobha Kondragunta, Istvan Laszlo, Don Hillger, Andy Heidinger, and Satya Kalluri
ESSIC Room 4201
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1030 - 1115 Part 1: Imagery:
Chair:Don Hillger
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0830 - 0850 VIIRS EDR Overview, (PDF, 1.89 MB) Don Hillger NESDIS/STAR
0850 - 0910 Nightime VIIRS (fires and boats), (PDF, 4.01 MB) Kim Baugh NEIC-Boulder
0910 - 0925 VIIRS applications at CIRA, (PDF, 12.44 MB) Curtis Seaman CIRA
0925 - 0940 Tropical Cyclone uses of VIIRS, (PDF, 4.22 MB) Galina Chirokova CIRA
0940 - 0955 VIIRS Training, (PDF, 3.43 MB) Jorel Torres CIRA
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1015 - 1030 VIIRS Realtime at NRL, (PDF, 9.2 MB) Kim Richardson NRL
1030 - 1045 DNB/NCC Applications at CIMSS, (PDF, 11.81 MB) William Straka III CIMSS
1045 - 1115 Part 2: Clouds
Chair: Andy Heidinger
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1100 - 1110 Overall Status of JPSS Enterprise Cloud Products, (PDF, 384 KB) Andrew Heidinger NOAA
1110 - 1130 Performance of the VIIRS Enterprise Cloud Products in the Arctic for Supporting Polar Winds, (PDF, 3.63 MB) Andrew Heidinger NOAA
1130 - 1150 The Newly Operational VIIRS Cloud Base and CCL, (PDF, 4.82 MB) Yoo-Jeong Noh CIRA
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1300 - 1320 Enterprise Cloud Mask Status, (PDF, 2.84 MB) Tom Kopp Aerospace
1320 - 1340 JPSS Hydrological Initiative Activities, (PDF, 6.06 MB) John Forsythe CIRA
1340 - 1700 Part 3: Aerosol
Co-chairs: Istvan Laszlo and Shobha Kondragunta
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1340 - 1350 Higlights of Aerosol Cal/Val Team activities, (PDF, 2.29 MB) Istvan Laszlo & Shobha Kondragunta NOAA
1350 - 1405 The EPS aerosol optical depth algorithm and product, (PDF, 2.02 MB) Hongqing Liu & Hai Zhang IMSG
1405 - 1420 The EPS Aerosol Detection Product From Multi-Satellite Sensors, (PDF, 5.45 MB) Pubu Ciren & Shobha Kondragunta IMSG, NOAA
1430 - 1435 Assessing the Impact of Cloud Contamination in VIIRS Aerosol Products, (PDF, 1.86 MB) Stephen Superczynski SRG
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1530 - 1545 Investigating VIIRS aerosol retrievals during the SEAC4RS experiment, (PDF, 1.91 MB) Lorraine Remer UMBC
1545 - 1600 Incorporating NOAA-derived VIIRS AOD into the Navy Aerosol Model to Monitor SAL Events over the North Tropical Atlantic Basin, (PDF, 4.47 MB) Arunas Kuciauskas NRL
1600 - 1615 Assimilation of VIIRS aerosol products to improve NCEP global aerosol predictions, (PDF, 2.07 MB) Sarah Lu, et al. SUNY / Albany
1615 - 1630 Assimilation of VIIRS AOD and dust and smoke products for regional (dust) forecasting, (PDF, 1.29 MB) Mariusz Pagowski, et al. NOAA/ESRL/GSD and CIRES/CU
1630 - 1645 Forecasting the Impact of Smoke from Fort McMurray Fires on U.S. Air Quality Using Suomi NPP VIIRS Aerosol Products, (PDF, 3.5 MB) Amy Huff, et al. PSU
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8-23-2016 5:17 pm



 
Session 9 - Land and Cryosphere
Time Presentations / Topics Speaker Affiliation
0830 - 1700 Session 9: Land and Cryosphere
Chairs: Ivan Csiszar and Jeff Key
Auditorium
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0830 - 0850 Introduction and welcome, (PDF, 272 KB) Ivan Csiszar /Jeff Key NESDIS/STAR
0850 - 0910 Surface reflectance , (PDF, 5.26 MB) Eric Vermote NASA
0910 - 0930 Terrestrial biophysical product suite, (PDF, 3.13 MB) Marco Vargas NESDIS/STAR
0930 - 0950 Land surface albedo, (PDF, 1.61 MB) Yunyue (Bob) Yu NESDIS/STAR
0950 - 1010 Land surface temperature , (PDF, 2.57 MB) Yunyue (Bob) Yu NESDIS/STAR
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1030 - 1050 Active fire, (PDF, 5.62 MB) Ivan Csiszar NESDIS/STAR
1050 - 1110 Surface type, (PDF, 1.72 MB) Xiwu (Jerry) Zhan NESDIS/STAR
1110 - 1130 Binary snow cover and snow fraction , (PDF, 1.64 MB) Peter Romanov CUNY
1130 - 1150 Sea ice surface temperature , (PDF, 1.72 MB) Mark Tschudi CU
1150 - 1210 Sea ice concentration , (PDF, 1.35 MB) Jeff Key NESDIS/STAR
1210 - 1230 Sea ice characterization and thickness, (PDF, 3.57 MB) Jeff Key NESDIS/STAR
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1330 - 1350 Enterprise land / cryosphere production system status , (PDF, 702 KB) I. Csiszar, J. Key, W. Wolf NESDIS/STAR
1350 - 1410 JPSS-1 SDR readiness and Suomi NPP reprocessing status , (PDF, 3.43 MB) Taeyoung (Jason) Choi ERT
1410 - 1430 NASA Science Team Land / Cryosphere Algorithms, (PDF, 1.12 MB) Miguel Román NASA
1430 - 1450 CEOS Land Product Validation , (PDF, 9.71 MB) Miguel Román NASA
1450 - 1510 Land product characterization system , (PDF, 3.94 MB) Gregory Stensaas USGS
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1530 - 1550 Vegetation Health Applications , (PDF, 2.84 MB) Wei Guo IMSG
1550 - 1610 NCEP Land Applications, (PDF, 2.5 MB) Mike Ek NCEP
1610 - 1630 National Ice Center Applications, (PDF, 10.16 MB) Pablo Clemente Colón NESDIS/STAR
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8-24-2016 3:57 pm



Session 10 - Sea Surface Temperature
Time Presentations / Topics Speaker Affiliation
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0830 - 1700 Session 10: Sea Surface Temperature
Chairs: Sasha Ignatov and Paul DiGiacomo
NCWCP Conference Center
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0830 - 1000 Part 1: L2/L3 SST Producers - ACSPO blank cell heading row blank cell heading row
0830 - 0845 ACSPO Progress since 2015 Annual Mtg, (PDF, 1.7 MB) Sasha Ignatov NESDIS/STAR
0845 - 0900 ACSPO L3 products, (PDF, 1.8 MB) Yanni Ding STAR/CIRA
0900 - 0915 ACSPO v2.50 and v2.60, (PDF, 19.45 MB) Irina Gladkova STAR/CCNY
0915 - 0930 ACSPO Algorithms improvements, (PDF, 934 KB) Boris Petrenko STAR/GST
0930 - 0945 ACSPO Regional Monitor for SST (ARMS), (PDF, 3.64 MB) Yanni Ding STAR /CIRA
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1030 - 1040 STAR/CoastWatch (ACSPO holdings/distribution), (PDF, 2.03 MB) Veronica Lance STAR/CoastWatch
1040 - 1050 NCEI/Silver Spring update (ACSPO archive), (PDF, 1.41 MB) Sheekela Baker-Yeboah NCEI/Silver Spring
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1105 - 1120 U. Miami update, (PDF, 2.83 MB) Kay Kilpatrick U. Miami
1120 - 1135 NAVO update, (PDF, 2.43 MB) Keith Willis NAVO
1135 - 1150 NAVO Uniformity fields/Frontal regions, (PDF, 6.44 MB) Jean-Francois Cayula NAVO/Vencore
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1315 - 1330 Impact of using VIIRS in OSTIA, (PDF, 1.16 MB) Emma Fiedler UK MO
1330 - 1345 Use of ACSPO VIIRS L3U SST in ABoM, (PDF, 956 KB) Helen Beggs ABoM
1345 - 1400 CMC update (CMC02/CMC01), (PDF, 505 KB) Dorina Surcel Colan CMC
1400 - 1415 JMA update (MGDSST), (PDF, 1.16 MB) Toshiyuki Sakurai JMA
1415 - 1430 Training AHI SST using ACSPO VIIRS L2P, (PDF, 544 KB) Chris Griffin ABoM
1430 - 1445 STAR Update (Coral Reef Watch), (PDF, 14.35 MB) Mark Eakin NESDIS/STAR
1445 - 1500 STAR Update (Geo-Polar Blended), (PDF, 10.85 MB) Andy Harris STAR/CICS
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1500 - 1505 JPL update (MUR) Mike Chin JPL
1505 - 1510 NCEI/Asheville Update (OISST), (PDF, 70 KB) Viva Banzon NCEI/Asheville
1510 - 1515 NOS/OSU Update (WCOFS), (PDF, 237 KB) Alexander Kurapov NOS/STAR/OSU
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8-23-2016 2:25 pm



Session 11 - Trace Gases
Time Presentations / Topics Speaker Affiliation
0830 - 1700 Session 11: Trace Gases
Chairs: Antonia Gambacorta and Monika Kopacz
NCWCP 2552-53
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0830 - 0840 Opening Remarks, (PDF, 491 KB) Antonia Gambacorta; Monika Kopacz STC; NOAA/CPO
0840 - 0900 NOAA trace gas long term strategy from hyper spectral sounders, (PDF, 1.9 MB) Antonia Gambacorta STC
0900 - 0920 The MUlti-SpEctral, MUlti-SpEcies, MUlti-SatEllite (MUSES) retrieval algorithm for "A Train", Suomi-NPP, and TROPOMI Satellites Deijan Fu NASA/JPL
0920 - 0940 Global Ammonia Distributions and Trends in the last 13 years from AIRS Using Optimal Estimation Retrieval Method, (PDF, 2.94 MB) Larrabee Strow UMBC
0940 - 1000 Validation of Suomi NPP NUCAPS trace gas EDRs: O3, CO, and CO2, (PDF, 4.26 MB) Nick Nalli NESDIS/STAR
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1030 - 1050 Retrieval of Trace Gases using CrIS Full Spectrum Data, (PDF, 8.35 MB) Xiaozhen Xiong NESDIS/STAR
1050 - 1110 The NOAA Operational High-Resolution CrIS Channel Selection: Impacts On NUCAPS Trace Gas Retrievals, (PDF, 1.28 MB) Jonathan Smith STC
1110 - 1130 Lessons from the field: tailoring NUCAPS trace gas products to user needs, (PDF, 6.9 MB) Nadia Smith STC
1130 - 1150 Evaluation of NUCAPS CO retrieval and high resolution trajectory forecasting, (PDF, 6.38 MB) Brad Pierce NESDIS/STAR
1150 - 1210 Understanding emissions and tropospheric chemistry using NUCAPS and VIIRS, (PDF, 3.74 MB) Greg Frost NOAA/ESRL/CSD
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1320 - 1340 A Carbon Observing System for Decision Support, (PDF, 11.69 MB) Arlyn Andrews NOAA/ESRL/GMD
1340 - 1400 Quantifying Lower Tropospheric Methane Concentrations Using GOSAT near-IR and TES thermal IR measurements. A proposed method for CrIS and TROPOMI, (PDF, 3.29 MB) John Worden NASA/JPL
1400 - 1420 A new global HCHO retrieval technique based on principal component analysis of satellite radiance data: Implementation with OMPS and preliminary results, (PDF, 3.75 MB) Can Li NASA/GSFC
1420 - 1445 Applications of satellite NO2 observations in the US National Air Quality Forecasting Capability, (PDF, 1.5 MB) Barry Baker NOAA/ARL
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1530 - 1550 Continuation of global pollution and volcanic SO2 monitoring from OMI to OMPS, (PDF, 1.65 MB) Nick Krotkov NASA/GSFC
1550 - 1610 The capability of the OMPS Linear Fit SO2 algorithm for the implementation at NDE, (PDF, 2.22 MB) Jianguo Niu NESDIS/STAR
1610 - 1630 Development of Multi-sensor SO2 Products for JPSS, (PDF, 4.6 MB) Mike Pavolonis NESDIS/STAR
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8-23-2016 2:12 pm



Session 12 - GSICS Users' Workshop
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0830 - 0835 Workshop Introduction, (PDF, 406 KB) Chair - L. Flynn NESDIS/STAR
0835 - 0845 Introduction to GSICS Workshop, (PDF, 5.11 MB) Mitch Goldberg NOAA
0845 - 0900 GSICS Past Present and Future, (PDF, 1.84 MB) Ken Holmlund EUMETSAT
0900 - 0915 GSICS Research Working Group, (PDF, 2.69 MB) Fred Wu on behalf of D. Kim/T. Hewison KMA/EUM
0915 - 0930 GSICS Data Working Group, (PDF, 479 KB) Masaya Takahashi JMA
0930 - 0945 GCC GSICS Products and Deliverables, (PDF, 645 KB) Larry Flynn NESDIS/STAR
0945 - 1000 GSICS User Survey , (PDF, 1.25 MB) Manik Bali NESDIS/STAR
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1015 - 1115 ICVS Session Chair - M. Goldberg NESDIS/STAR
1015 - 1030 Well Calibrated JPSS Instruments as GSICS References , (PDF, 5.08 MB) Fuzhong Weng NESDIS/STAR
1030 - 1045 ICVS Design, content and structure, (PDF, 3.3 MB) Lori Brown STAR / StormCenter
1045 - 1100 ICVS Calibration and science, (PDF, 1.51 MB) Taeyoung Choi NESDIS/STAR
1100 - 1115 ICVS Alerts, events and monitoring, (PDF, 3.43 MB) Ninghai Sun NESDIS/STAR
1115 - 1120 MW Session Introduction, (PDF, 65 KB) Chair - R. Ferraro NESDIS/STAR
1120 - 1140 Investigating Shortcomings of Radiative Transfer Models at Microwave Frequencies , (PDF, 3.78 MB) Wesley Berg CSU
1140 - 1200 Stability and Interconsistency of Passive Microwave Water Vapor Products for Weather and Climate , (PDF, 3.17 MB) John Forsythe CSU
1200 - 1220 What Happens to Radiances after They Leave Home: Precipitation , (PDF, 24.31 MB) George Huffman NASA
1220 - 1240 Toward a Long-Term Climate Change Monitoring in the JPSS Era, (PDF, 2.44 MB) Cheng-Zhi Zou NESDIS/STAR
1240 - 1245 Closing Ralph Ferraro NESDIS/STAR
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1330 - 1445 IR Session Chair - Fred Wu NESDIS/STAR
1330 - 1345 Inter-Calibration with Hyperspectral Sounders, (PDF, 1.93 MB) Fred Wu NESDIS/STAR
1345 - 1350 Inter-Calibration of HIRS using IASI as Reference Fred Wu on behalf of Tim Hewison EUMETSAT
1350 - 1410 Inter-Calibration of Himawari-8 AHI Using CrIS as Reference, (PDF, 1.75 MB) Masaya Takahashi JMA
1410 - 1425 ISRO GSICS Activities for Inter-Calibration of INSAT3D Radiances, (PDF, 4.09 MB) Pradeep Thapliyal ISRO
1425 - 1445 Calibration Requirements for SST, (PDF, 1.25 MB) Andy Harris and Eileen Maturi NESDIS/STAR
1445 - 1530 VIS Session, (PDF, 847 KB) Chair - Dave Doelling NASA
1445 - 1500 GSICS visible sub-group calibration activities, (PDF, 847 KB) Dave Doelling NASA
1500 - 1515 MODIS and VIIRS Reflective Solar Calibration Update, (PDF, 2.91 MB) Jack Xiong NASA
1515 - 1530 PATMOS-x Reflective Solar Calibration Status, (PDF, 855 KB) Andy Heidinger NOAA
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1545 - 1600 Preliminary SCIAMACHY Lunar observations as intercalibration source, (PDF, 2.12 MB) Matthijs Krijger and Ralph Snel SRON/ESS
1600 - 1615 The Moon and Earth Radiation Budget Experiment (MERBE), (PDF, 9.22 MB) Grant Matthews Zedika Solutions LLC
1615 - 1630 Instrument landing pages, OSCAR, (PDF, 252 KB) L. Flynn, M. Bali NESDIS/STAR
1630 - 1645 UV Projects, (PDF, 1.33 MB) L. Flynn NESDIS/STAR
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8-24-2016 10:10 am



 
Sessions 13 & 14 - User Impacts & Wrap Up
Time Presentations / Topics Speaker Affiliation
0830 - 1000 Session 13: Suomi NPP/JPSS Users' Impacts
Chairs: Fuzhong Weng and Paul DiGiacomo
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0830 - 0845 Transition of JPSS Priority 3 and 4 EDR product generation to ESPC, (PDF, 245 KB) Arron Layns NESDIS/JPSS
0845 - 0900 JPSS ASSIST Overview and STAR Enterprise Algorithm Development, (PDF, 149 KB) Tom King IMSG
0900 - 0915 NOAA's Climate Data Records: Status and Steps to JPSS, (PDF, 815 KB) Jeffrey L. Privette (Remote) NESDIS/NCEI
0915 - 0945 JPSS Applications and User Engagements, (PDF, 17.74 MB) Mitch Goldberg NESDIS/JPSS
0945 - 1015 Societal Benefits of NOAA Data, (PDF, 1.65 MB) Monica Grasso NOAA
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1030 - 1200 Session 14: Report back and Wrap Up
Chair: Mitch Goldberg and Satya Kalluri
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1030 - 1040 Sensor Data Records (SDRs) Summary, (PDF, 163 KB) Fuzhong Weng NESDIS/STAR
1040 - 1050 Ocean Summary, (PDF, 1.38 MB) Alex Ignatov, Menghua Wang NESDIS/STAR
1050 - 1100 GCOM-W/AMSR-2 Summary, (PDF, 658 KB) Ralph Ferraro NESDIS/STAR
1100 - 1110 Land Summary, (PDF, 3.9 MB) Ivan Csiszar NESDIS/STAR
1110 - 1120 Cryosphere & Polar Winds Summary, (PDF, 239 KB) Jeff Key NESDIS/STAR
1120 - 1130 Atmosphere (Imagery, Cloud, Aerosol) Summary, (PDF, 329 KB) Don Hillger, Andy Heidinger, Istvan Laszlo NESDIS/STAR
1130 - 1140 Soundings and Trace Gases Summary, (PDF, 2.64 MB) Mark Liu, Antonia Gambacorta NESDIS/STAR, STC
1140 - 1150 Ozone/GSICS Summary, (PDF, 214 KB) Larry Flynn NESDIS/STAR
1150 - 1200 Wrap up, (PDF, 221 KB) Lihang Zhou NESDIS/STAR
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8-24-2016 4:02 pm