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Auditorium: Keynotes - Overviews - Special Topics - VIIRS
Time Presentations / Topics Speaker Affiliation
0830 - 1015 Keynotes and Program Overviews
Chairs: Lihang Zhou and Tom Atkins
Auditorium
0830 - 0845 STAR Overview Harry Cikanek STAR
0845 - 0900 JPSS Program Greg Mandt JPSS
0900 - 0915 JPSS Proving Ground and Risk Reduction Update Mitch Goldberg JPSS
0915 - 0930 NESDIS Enterprise Architecture Karen St. Germain OSAAP
0930 - 0945 EUMETSAT Updates and Collaboration with NOAA Bojan Bojkov EUMETSAT
0945 - 1000 JPSS Ground System Status Heather Kilcoyne JPSS
1000 - 1015 JPSS STAR (JSTAR) Overview Lihang Zhou STAR
1015 - 1030 Break
1030 - 1200 SDR/EDR Overviews
Chairs: Mike Kalb and Satya Kalluri
Auditorium
1030 - 1045 New Software Achitecture for Enterprise SDR Processing Fuzhong Weng STAR
1045 - 1100 JPSS Ocean EDRs: Users, Applications, and Science Paul DiGiacomo STAR
1100 - 1115 Atmosphere Team (Imagery, Clouds, Aerosols, Ozone, and Soundings) Overview Don Hillger STAR
1115 - 1130 Suomi NPP/JPSS Land Cryosphere EDR Overview: Products, Applications and J1 Readiness Ivan Csiszar and Jeff Key STAR
1130 - 1140 Advances in STAR Integrated Cal Val System (ICVS) Ninghai Sun ERT
1140 - 1150 System Status and Readiness: ICVS & JPSS EDR Long Term Monitoring System Lori Brown IMSG
1150 - 1200 Discussion
1200 - 1300 Lunch
1300 - 1445 Advanced Applications
Chair: Mitch Goldberg
Auditorium
1300 - 1315 Advancements in CrIS Data Assimilation Jim Jung CIMSS/UW
1315 - 1330 Cal/Val and Assimilation of Satellite Data at ECMWF Heather Laurence ECMWF
1330 - 1345 Use of ACSPO VIIRS L3U SST in the OSTIA system Simon Good and John Siddorn UK Met Office
1345 - 1400 Ocean Color Data Applications for Water Quality in Coastal Areas William J. Hernandez CCNY-NOAA-CREST
1400 - 1415 MDWG Overview: Floods Christopher Vaughan FEMA
1415 - 1430 Atmospheric Chemistry Products from JPSS and Their Applications Monika Kopacz OAR
1430 - 1445 Vegetation Health Applications in USDA Mark Brusberg USDA
1445 - 1500 Fire and Smoke Initiative Brief Andy Edman NWS
1500 - 1515 Atmospheric Rivers over the Western United States: Comparing the Cool Season Events of 2016/17 to the 1980-2017 Mean Andy Edman NWS
1515 - 1530 Break
1530 - 1700 VIIRS SDR
Chairs: Jack Xiong and Changyong Cao
Auditorium
1530 - 1540 JPSS VIIRS SDR Science Overview Changyong Cao STAR
1540 - 1600 JPSS 1 VIIRS Launch Readiness: SDR Slawek Blonski STAR
1600 - 1620 Latest Update on J1 VIIRS Geolocation Gary Lin NASA/GSFC
1620 - 1640 VIIRS J1 - J4 Status Kurt Thome NASA/GSFC
1640 - 1700 VIIRS Radiometric Performance Improvements for Operations Xi Shao;Wenhui Wang STAR

8-28-2017 8:37 am



 
Auditorium: ATMS - CrIS - OMPS - Cloud Mask - Poster Session (ESSIC 3rd Floor)
Time Presentations / Topics Speaker Affiliation
0830 - 0955 ATMS SDR
Chairs: Ed Kim and Mark Liu
Auditorium
0830 - 0845 Highlights of the Suomi NPP and J1 ATMS Calibration Mark Liu STAR
0845 - 0900 Overview of J1 ATMS Sensor Hardware Readiness Edward Kim NASA/GSFC
0900 - 0915 Suomi NPP ATMS Status and J1 ATMS Cal/Val Readiness Hu (Tiger) Yang UMD
0915 - 0930 J1 ATMS Post - Launch Tests Vincent Leslie MIT LL
0930 - 0945 Intercalibration Activities for ATMS Window and Water Vapor Channels Wesley Berg CSU
0945 - 1000 A Modified Destriping Algorithm Applicable to ATMS Surface Sensitive Channels Xiaolei Zou UMD
1000 - 1030 Leveraging New Capabilities for the NOAA Polar Satellite System: The Earth Observing Nanosatellite-Microwave (EON-MW) Bill Blackwell MIT LL
1030 - 1100 Break
1100 - 1230 CrIS SDR
Chairs: David Johnson and Changyong Cao
Auditorium
1100 - 1115 CrIS SDR Overview Yong Chen STAR
1115 - 1130 CrIS Performance Characteristics Relative to AIRS and IASI for NWP/NUCAPS Larrabee Strow UMBC
1130 - 1145 Increasing Robustness of JPSS CrIS Spectral Measurements through J1 TVAC Sensor Performance and Suomi NPP NEdN Monitoring Mark Esplin SDL
1145 - 1200 Progress on CrIS Calibration and Recommendation for CrIS - NG Dave Tobin UW
1200 - 1215 Improving Data Quality and Utilization of JPSS CrIS Using VIIRS Likun Wang NOAA/STAR
1215 - 1230 Insights into CrIS Processing Using Full-Up Simulation Dan Mooney MIT LL
1230 - 1330 Lunch
1330 - 1500 OMPS SDR
Chair: Trevor Beck
Auditorium
1330 - 1345 OMPS SDR Overview Trevor Beck STAR
1345 - 1400 Summary of J1 OMPS LEO&A activities Tom Kelly NASA (SSAI)
1400 - 1415 NOAA Calibration Plans for J1 Chunhui Pan UMD
1415 - 1430 Results of the NASA Nadir OMPS V2 Recalibration Colin Seftor NASA (SSAI)
1430 - 1445 Integrated Cal/Val System (ICVS) for OMPS Ding Liang ERT
1445 - 1500 OMPS Processing Automation at STAR Eve-Marie Devaliere IMSG
1500 - 1515 Break
1515 - 1700 Cloud Mask Special Session
Chair: Andy Heidinger
NCWCP Conference Center
1515 - 1645 Cloud Mask: Evolution; Teams' Feedback & Discussions Heidinger, All interested STAR
1700 - 1900 Poster Session and CICS AWIPS Demo
Chairs: Tom Atkins, Murty Divakarla, Scott Rudlowsky
ESSIC 3rd Floor

8-28-2017 9:00 am



 
Auditorium: NUCAPS - MIRS - GCOM
Time Presentations / Topics Speaker Affiliation
0830 - 0900 Next Generation Forecast Model - Global/Regional
Auditorium
Vijay Tallapragada NCEP
0930 - 1200 NUCAPS
Chairs: Antonia Gambacorta, Nick Nalli, and Tony Reale
Auditorium
0915 - 0945 Opening Remarks/Status of Suomi NPP NUCAPS Antonia Gambacorta STC
0945 - 1000 Status of Suomi NPP NUCAPS Validation Nick Nalli NOAA/STAR
1000 - 1015 NOAA (Sounding) Products Validation System (NPROVS) and NUCAPS Assessment Tony Reale STAR
1015 - 1030 Single Field of View Cloudy Retrievals Xu Liu NASA
1030 - 1045 Break
1045 - 1100 JPSS Radiosonde Program Validation of NUCAPS at ARM Sites Lori Borg UW/SSEC
1100 - 1115 NOAA’s Joint Polar Satellite System’s Proving Ground and Risk Reduction Initiatives NUCAPS Initiative Bill Sjoberg JPO
1115 - 1130 Gridded NUCAPS for Cold Air Aloft Brad Zavodsky NASA SPoRT
1130 - 1145 Early Results from NUCAPS Demonstration in the 2017 HWT Satellite Proving Ground Experiment Michael Bowlan CIMMS
1145 - 1200 NUCAPS in Forecast Operations in Alaska Eric Stevens GINA
1200 - 1215 Corrections in Pre-Convective Environments Jack Dostalek CIRA
1215 - 1315 Lunch
1315 - 1445 MIRS
Chair: Chris Grassotti and Huan Meng
Auditorium
1315 - 1335 Microwave Integrated Retrieval System (MiRS): Recent Validation, Future Enhancements, and Plans for JPSS1 ATMS Chris Grassotti UMD/CICS
1335 - 1355 MIMIC - TPW and Lessons Learned from a Lifelike Verification of MiRS Tony Wimmers UW/SSEC
1355 - 1415 How MiRS Retrievals Enable a Layered Water Vapor Product for Forecasters John Forsythe CSU/CIRA
1415 - 1435 ATMS MiRS: Tropical Cyclone Applications Galina Chirokova CSU/CIRA
1435 - 1445 Discussion
1445 - 1515 Break
1515 - 1530 GCOM
Chairs: Paul Chang and Ralph Ferraro
Auditorium
1530 - 1545 STAR GCOM - W1 AMSR2 Project Update and Status Paul Chang NOAA/STAR
1545 - 1600 AMSR 2 High Wind Product Validation and Product Update Stage I Zorana Jelenak NCAR
1600 - 1615 GCOM - W1 AMSR2 Precipitation EDR Update Patrick Meyers UMD/CICS
1615 - 1630 GCOM - W1 AMSR2 Soil Moisture Jerry Zhan NOAA/STAR
1630 - 1645 NOAA AMSR2 Snow and Ice Products Jeff Key NOAA/STAR

8-28-2017 8:56 am



NCWCP Conference Center: Ocean Color
Time Presentations / Topics Speaker Affiliation
0830 - 0900 Next Generation Forecast Model - Global/Regional
Auditorium
Vijay Tallapragada NCEP
0915 - 1700 Ocean Color
Chairs: Menghua Wang
NCWCP Conference Center
0915 - 0945 VIIRS Ocean Color Team Activities in 2017 Menghua Wang STAR
0945 - 1000 VIIRS SDR Calibration for Improvement of Ocean Color Products Junqiang Sun STAR
1000 - 1015 Reconstruction of Missing Data in the VIIRS Global Ocean Color Images Using the DINEOF Method Xiaoming Liu STAR
1015 - 1030 New Capabilities of OCView -- Online Display and Monitoring of Ocean Color Product Imagery Karlis Mikelsons STAR
1030 - 1100 Break
1100 - 1115 NOAA CoastWatch/OceanWatch Ocean Color Data Dissemination Veronica Lance CoastWatch
1115 - 1130 Current Status of MOBY Data Products Kenneth Voss U. Miami
1130 - 1145 Optical Measurements in Support of JPSS Cal/Val Michael Ondrusek STAR
1145 - 1200 Evaluation of VIIRS Ocean Color Products and Development of Enhanced Ocean Products and Applications Robert Arnone Stennis
1200 - 1315 Lunch
1315 - 1330 CCNY VIIRS Validations at the Long Island Sound Coastal Observatory (LISCO) and on Cruises Alex Gilerson CCNY
1330 - 1345 Evaluation of VIIRS Performance in Coastal Waters and in its Capacity to Detect Dark Water and Harmful Algal Blooms Chuanmin Hu USF
1345 - 1400 Towards Consistent VIIRS AOP and IOP Products ZhongPing Lee UMB
1400 - 1415 USC - OSU VIIRS Cal/Val 2017 Nick Tufillaro; Burton Jones/Matthew Ragan OSU; USC
1415 - 1430 NIST Update B. Carol Johnson NIST
1430 - 1445 Phytoplankton Functional Types, Biomass, and Photosynthetic Competency in the Mid Atlantic Bight Following Hurricane Matthew Joaquim Goes LDEO
1445 - 1500 NOAA/NESDIS Technical Reports on Dedicated VIIRS Cal/Val Cruises Veronica Lance CoastWatch
1500 - 1530 Group Discussion: Spring 2018 (FY17) Cruise Planning/ Lessons Learned from Previous Cruises Facilitator: Michael Ondrusek STAR
1530 - 1545 Break
1545 - 1600 VIIRS/OLCI Cooperation Bojan Bojkov EUMETSAT
1600 - 1615 Ocean Color in Operational Ocean Forecast Systems Systems Avichal Mehra EMC
1615 - 1630 Satellite-based Ocean Color Tools for Coral Reef Management Erick Geiger Coral Reef Watch
1630 - 1645 The Watershed Perspective on Ocean Color: Possible Application and Needs in Puerto Rico Paul Sturm Ridge to Reefs
1645 - 1700 VIIRS Retrievals of Karenia brevis Harmful Algal Blooms in the West Florida Shelf Using Neural Networks Samir Ahmed CCNY

8-28-2017 8:57 am



ESSIC 4102: Ozone
Time Presentations / Topics Speaker Affiliation
0830 - 0900 Next Generation Forecast Model - Global/Regional
Auditorium
Vijay Tallapragada NCEP
0915 - 1155 Ozone
Chairs: Larry Flynn
ESSIC 4102
0915 - 0930 Why we are using V8TOz and V8Pro for OMPS Ozone Retrievals? Larry Flynn NOAA/STAR
0930 - 0945 Suomi NPP OMPS Reprocessing and Soft Calibration Z. Zhang NOAA/STAR
0945 - 1000 J1 Plans for Smaller FOV and Algorithm Refinements Trevor Beck NOAA/STAR
1000 - 1015 Validation of OMPS Limb Profile Products Natalya Kramarova NASA
1015 - 1030 Break
1030 - 1040 TOAST and Combined UV/IR Part 1 Jianguo Niu NOAA/STAR
1040 - 1050 TOAST and Combined UV/IR Part 2 Steven Buckner UMBC
1050 - 1105 OMPS ozone product comparisons with ground-based stations Irina Petropavlovskikh NOAA/ESRL
1105 - 1120 User Validation and Applications Craig Long NOAA/NCEP
1120 - 1130 ICVS and Operational Monitoring Part 1 Eric Beach NOAA
1130 - 1140 ICVS and Operational Monitoring Part 2 Vaishali Kapoor
1140 - 1155 GSICS UV Projects Larry Flynn NOAA/STAR

8-28-2017 8:58 am



NCWCP 2552-53: Clouds - Imagery
Time Presentations / Topics Speaker Affiliation
0830 - 0900 Next Generation Forecast Model - Global/Regional
Auditorium
Vijay Tallapragada NCEP
0915 - 1100 Clouds
Chair: Andy Heidinger
NCWCP Room 2554-55
0915 - 0930 ECM Status and Planning Tom Kopp Aerospace
0930 - 0945 CrIS Cloud Product From VIIRS Collocation/Intergration Processing Haibing Sun STAR
0945 - 1000 Initial Look at the VIIRS Cloud Products with CrISfor NCEP Data Assimilation in the GFS Jim Jung CIMSS/UW
1000 - 1015 Enterprise Cloud Height Status, Progress and Applications Andrew Heidinger STAR
1015 - 1030 The Newly Operational VIIRS Cloud Cover/Layers and Base YJ Noh CIRA
1030 - 1045 VIIRS Cloud Phase and Type Status Michael Pavolonis STAR
1045 - 1100 VIIRS Cloud Optical and Microphysical Properties and their Applications Andi Walther SSEC
1100 - 1315 Lunch
1315 - 1720 Imagery
Chair: Don Hillger
NCWCP Room 2554-55
1315 - 1345 VIIRS EDR Imagery Overview Don Hillger STAR
1345 - 1415 VIIRS Imagery: Transitioning Novel Ideas into Operations Curtis Seaman CIRA
1415 - 1435 Motion of Diffraction Pattern on VIIRS Detectors Louie Grasso CIRA
1435 - 1455 JPSS Training and Products in AWIPS-II for NWS forecasters Jorel Torres CIRA
1455 - 1515 CIMSS Support of Imagery EDR Team William Straka III CIMSS
1515 - 1530 Break
1530 - 1600 Fires, Flares, Boats, and Lights from Nighttime VIIRS data Chris Elvidge NEIC - Boulder
1600 - 1620 Supporting the NWS in San Juan, Puerto Rico with VIIRS-derived Products Arunas Kuciauskas NRL
1620 - 1640 NRL Monterey VIIRS Imagery Comparisons with Other Sensors Kim Richardson NRL
1640 - 1700 Proxy - Visible Imagery Galina Chirokova CIRA

8-28-2017 8:35 am



 
Auditorium: Trace Gases
Time Presentations / Topics Speaker Affiliation
0830 - 0900 Night Vision: Illuminating the Capabilities of the VIIRS Day/Night Band
Auditorium
Curtis Seaman CIRA
0915 - 1700 Trace Gases
Chairs: Antonia Gambacorta and Monika Kopacz
Auditorium
0915 - 0930 Opening Remarks Antonia Gambacorta; Monika Kopacz STC;CPO
0930 - 0950 Status of the NUCAPS Full Spectral Resolution trace gas products Antonia Gambacorta SGT
0950 - 1010 Status of NUCAPS Full Spectral Resolution Trace Gas EDR Validation Nick Nalli IMSG
1010 - 1030 Forward Model Improvements: Present and Future Larrabee Strow UMBC
1030 - 1100 Break
1100 - 1120 What are NUCAPS trace gas retrievals good for? Nadia Smith
1120 - 1140 Evaluating NUCAPS CH4 and CO Greg Frost NOAA/ESRL
1140 - 1200 Recent Improvements in NUCAPS CH4 retrievals using CrIS FSR data Xiaozhen Xiong
1200 - 1330 Lunch
1330 - 1350 Using Ammonia Retrievals from the Cross-track Infrared Sounder to Improve Emission Inventories and Models. Matt Alvarado AER, Inc.
1350 - 1410 Increased atmospheric ammonia over the world’s major agricultural areas detected from space Juying Warner UMD
1410 - 1430 Multi-species, Multi-Spectral, Multi-Satellite retrievals of trace gases Vivienne Payne JPL
1430 - 1450 Full-chemistry Vog Forecasting over Hawaii Youhua Tang ARL
1450 - 1500 Break
1500 - 1520 Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory OMPS Nadir Mapper formaldehyde retrievals Gonzalo Gonzalez Abad Harvard
1520 - 1540 Monitoring Atmospheric NO2 and SO2 from Space: Half a Decade of Suomi NPP OMPS Global Observation Kai Yang NASA
1540 - 1600 Development of Multi-sensor JPSS SO2 Products for Volcanic Cloud Monitoring Mike Pavolonis STAR
1600 - 1610 Closing Remarks Monika Kopacz; Antonia Gambacorta CPO; STC

8-28-2017 8:59 am



NCWCP Conference Center: SST
Time Presentations / Topics Speaker Affiliation
0830 - 0900 Night Vision: Illuminating the Capabilities of the VIIRS Day/Night Band
Auditorium
Curtis Seaman CIRA
0900 - 1800 SST
Chairs: Sasha Ignatov and Paul DiGiacomo
NCWCP Conference Center
0900 - 0920 Welcome Paul DiGiacomo STAR
0900 - 1000 ACSPO Products
0920 - 0940 JPSS SST Update Sasha Ignatov STAR
0940 - 1000 ACSPO Algorithms Boris Petrenko STAR/GST
1000 - 1010 Discussion All
1010 - 1030 Break
1030 - 1200 ACSPO Users - 1
1030 - 1050 Met Office (OSTIA) Simon Good Met Office
1050 - 1110 NCEP (RTG) Robert Grumbine NCEP
1110 - 1130 BoM (L3C/L3S/L4-GAMSSA/RAMSSA) Helen Beggs BoM
1130 - 1150 DMI (OISST) Jacob Høyer DMI
1150 - 1200 Discussion All
1200 - 1300 Lunch
1300 - 1420 ACSPO Users - 2
1300 - 1320 STAR Update (Geo-Polar Blended) Andy Harris STAR CICS
1320 - 1340 Canadian Met Centre (CMC) update Dorina Surcel Colan CMC
1340 - 1400 STAR Update (Coral Reef Watch) Mark Eakin STAR
1400 - 1410 JMA update (MGDSST) Toshiyuki Sakurai JMA
1410 - 1420 Discussion All
1420 - 1440 Break
1440 - 1600 ACSPO Users - 3
1440 - 1500 NOAA Coast Watch / Ocean Watch Lance, Veronica STAR
1500 - 1520 NCEI/Asheville Update (OISST) Tom Smith / Viva Banzon NCEI Asheville
1520 - 1540 NOS/OSU Update (WCOFS) Kurapov, Alexander NOS STAR OSU
1540 - 1550 JPL update (MUR) Mike Chin JPL
1550 - 1600 Discussion All
1600 - 1800 ACSPO Monitoring
1600 - 1620 ACSPO Regional Monitor for SST (ARMS) Yanni Ding STAR / CIRA
1620 - 1640 SST Quality Monitor Version 2 (SQUAM2) Kai He STAR / GST
1640 - 1700 In situ SST Quality Monitor V2 (iQuam2) Xinjia Zhou Sasha
1700 - 1710 Discussion All
1710 - 1800 Small Working Group Discussions (participation as needed) As needed

8-28-2017 8:58 am



ESSIC 4102: Land
Time Presentations / Topics Speaker Affiliation
0830 - 0900 Night Vision: Illuminating the Capabilities of the VIIRS Day/Night Band
Auditorium
Curtis Seaman CIRA
0915 - 1710 Land
Chair: Ivan Csiszar
ESSIC Room 4102
0915 - 0935 Land Breakout Welcome and Introduction Ivan Csiszar STAR
0935 - 0955 Surface Reflectance Eric Vermote NASA
0955 - 1015 NDE Vegetation Product System (NVPS): Vegetation Indices (VI) and Green Vegetation Fraction (GVF) Ivan Csiszar STAR
1015 - 1030 Break
1030 - 1050 JPSS Land Surface Albedo EDR Yunyue (Bob) Yu STAR
1050 - 1110 JPSS Land Surface Temperature EDR Yunyue (Bob) Yu STAR
1110 - 1130 VIIRS Active Fire Product Status Ivan Csiszar STAR
1130 - 1150 Vegetation Health Development and Applications Transition from AVHRR to JPSS Felix Kogan STAR
1150 - 1200 Discussion
1200 - 1315 Lunch
1315 - 1335 VIIRS Surface Type Xiwu (Jerry) Zhan STAR
1335 - 1355 Land Product Characterization System Kevin Gallo STAR
1355 - 1415 NASA Land Science Team Status Miguel Román NASA
1415 - 1435 CEOS/WGCV/LPV Update Miguel Román, Tomoaki Miura NASA
1435 - 1445 Discussion
1445 - 1500 Break
1500 - 1515 Incorporate Satellite GVF and LAI Products into NOAA NEMS System Yihua Wu EMC/IMSG
1515 - 1530 Application of Satellite Land Surface Observations in NCEP Models: VIIRS GVF Data Weizhong Zheng EMC/IMSG
1530 - 1540 VIIRS VI Product Validation Methods Tomoaki Miura Univ. of Hawaii
1540 - 1550 Product Interdependencies, Consistency, Common Gridding and Compositing, Upstream Product Issues Open discussion
1550 - 1610 Reprocessing Open discussion
1610 - 1630 New Operational Land Products Open discussion
1630 - 1650 JPSS - GOES-R Algorithm Integration and Enterprise Products Open discussion
1650 - 1710 Non-NOAA Satellite Assets Open discussion

8-28-2017 8:36 am



NCWCP 2552-53: Aerosols / Cryosphere
Time Presentations / Topics Speaker Affiliation
0830 - 0900 Night Vision: Illuminating the Capabilities of the VIIRS Day/Night Band
Auditorium
Curtis Seaman CIRA
0915 - 1150 Aerosols
Chairs: Shobha Kondragunta and Istvan Laszlo
NCWCP Room 2554-55
0915 - 0935 Aerosol Remote Sensing and Atmospheric Correction Beyond VIIRS: What will Expanded Wavelengths, Hyperspectral, Multi-angle, and Polarization Bring to the Table? Lorraine A. Remer UMBC
0935 - 0955 Comparison of NOAA VIIRS and NASA MODIS Aerosol Products Lorraine A. Remer STAR
0955 - 1015 Potential Solutions to Resolving Data Artifacts in VIIRS Aerosol Detection Product Hai Zhang STAR
1015 - 1030 Evaluation of the VIIRS Enterprise Processing System AOD using AERONET over Different Geographic Regions Hongqing Liu STAR
1030 - 1050 Break
1050 - 1110 Potential Updates of the Land Aerosol Models for the EPS AOD Algorithm Hongqing Liu STAR
1110 - 1130 Entangling Snow/Snowmelt Screening and Smog AOT Retrievals in the VIIRS Aerosol Algorithm Jingfeng Huang UMD/CICS
1130 - 1150 A New Dust Dataset from the IMPROVE Ground Network Daniel Tong GMU
1130 - 1315 Lunch
1315 - 1700 Cryosphere
Chair: Jeff Key
NCWCP Room 2554-55
1315 - 1320 VIIRS Cryosphere Session Jeff Key STAR
1320 - 1345 VIIRS Snow Cover Products: Current Status and Plans Peter Romanov CREST/CCNY
1345 - 1400 Suomi-NPP VIIRS Ice Surface Temperature Status Mark Tschudi CIRES
1400 - 1415 S-NPP Sea Ice Concentration Status Yinghui Liu CIMSS
1415 - 1430 Sea Ice Thickness and Age Xuanji Wang CIMSS
1430 - 1435 VIIRS Polar Winds Jeff Key STAR
1435 - 1445 NDE and IDPS Product Notes All
1445 - 1500 VIIRS River Ice Mapping Peter Romanov STAR
1500 - 1515 Break
1515 - 1530 AMSR2 + VIIRS Ice Motion Aaron Letterly CIMSS
1530 - 1545 Blended VIIRS + Microwave Ice Concentration Yinghui Liu; Sean Helfrich CIMSS / STAR; NIC
1545 - 1600 Sea Ice Leads Jay Hoffman (remote) CIMSS
1600 - 1615 Assimilation of Satellite Snow Products into NCEP Operational CFS/GFS System Mike Ek NCEP
1615 - 1630 Naval Oceanographic Office Cryosphere Session Bruce McKenzie NAVO
1630 - 1700 Open Discussion and Wrap-up All

8-28-2017 8:35 am



 
Auditorium: EDR Outbriefs & Wrap Up
Time Presentations / Topics Speaker Affiliation
0830 - 0845 Monitoring Surface Type Changes Toward a Daily Surface Type Product Jerry Zhan STAR
0845 - 0900 Use of Multiple Satellite Products in Assessing NOAA Current and Future Global Forecast Model: Footprints of Aerosol-Cloud Interactions Zhanqing Li UMD
0900 - 0915 JPSS Algorithm Management Project (AMP) Updates Arron Layns JPSS
0915 - 0945 Transition to Ops
Chair: Walter Wolf
Auditorium
0915 - 0925 Introduction to Enterprise Approach Transition to Operations Walter Wolf STAR
0925 - 0935 ADL/MX Build Status and Algorithm Integration Bigyani Das STAR
0935 - 0945 EDR Transition to NDE and Associated Algorithm Testing Tom King STAR
0945 - 1030 Blended Products
Chair: Ralph Ferraro
Auditorium
0945 - 1000 NESDIS Operational Blended Products Limin Zhao (Ralph Ferraro will present) OSPO
1000 - 1010 Soil Moisture Operational Product System (SMOPS) Jerry Zhan STAR
1010 - 1020 Ensemble Tropical Rainfall Potential (eTRaP) Bob Kuligowski STAR
1020 - 1030 CMORPH: A Multi-Sensor, Multi-platform Blended Product of Global High-resolution Precipitation P Xie CPC
1030 - 1045 Blended Products Discussion
1045 - 1100 Break
1100 - 1145 JPSS STAR 2017 Acompishments Awards Arron Layns; Lihang Zhou JPSS; STAR
1145 - 1200 Wrapup Lihang Zhou STAR

8-28-2017 8:36 am



 
Side Sessions
Time Presentations / Topics Speaker Affiliation
1200 - 1300 STAR, VIIRS Imagery, and VIIRS GEO tagup
Monday, August 14, 12-1 PM
NCWCP 2554-55
Organizer: Rosalie Marley
1200 - 1300 Suomi NPP EDR Reprocessing Side Meeting
August 15, 12-1 PM,
NCWCP Conference Center
Organizer: Murty Divakarla
1300 - 1600 VIIRS Splinter
Tuesday, August 15, 1-4 PM
NCWCP 4552-53
1300 - 1320 Update of J1/J2 VIIRS Calibration Status Hassan Odari
1320 - 1340 VIIRS DNB Calibration Improvements and Status Sirish Uprety
1340 - 1400 Status of VCST RSB calibration and SDR/L1B reprocessing Ning Lei
1400 - 1420 VIIRS WUCD F Factor Change and Mitigation Concept David Moyer
1420 - 1440 Break
1440 - 1500 Phenomenological Approach to On-Orbit Determination of SAS-BRDF Product LUT in RTA Geometry Deepti Kannapan
1500 - 1520 SNPP VIIRS RSB Calibration and Performance Update Junqiang Sun
1520 - 1540 VIIRS RSB Lunar Calibration Updates and Comparisons Jason Choi
1540 - 1545 Closing remarks
1330 - 1530 CrIS Side Meeting
Tuesday, August 15, 1:30-3:30 PM
NCWCP 2554-55
Organizer: Yong Chen
1200 - 1300 ADR 8460 TIM
Wednesday, August 16, 12-1 PM
NCWCP 2552-53
Organizer: Rosalie Marley
0900 - 1700 Dedicated VIIRS Cal/Val Cruise Workshop
Thursday, August 17, 9 AM-5 PM
NCWCP 4552-53
Organizer: Mike Ondrusek
1500 - 1800 VIIRS Imagery ADL Tutorial
Thursday, August 13, 3-6 PM
NCWCP 2552-53

8-11-2017 2:41 pm



 
List of Posters and Presenters
Title First author / presenter Affiliation
Poster Session: Tuesday, August 9
Chairs: Tom Atkins and Murty Divakarla
VIIRS SDR Data Volume Reduction And Processing Efficiency Improvements Bin Zhang
VIIRS Ocean Anomaly Robert Arnone
VIIRS Nighttime Boat Detection Services Chris Elvidge
VIIRS Active Fire Product - Research to Operations Evan Ellicott
VIIRS - Ocean Anomalies and Hotspots in the Gulf of Mexico Robert Arnone
Validation of Suomi NPP VIIRS Green Vegetation Fraction Phenology Using Phenocam Data Zhangyan Jiang
Use Of JPSS Products To Support the National Water Model Logan Karsten
Towards Operational Use of JPSS/VIIRS Near Real-time Ocean Color Fields in NOAA Ocean/Coupled Forecast Systems Sudhir Nadiga
The Impact of Temporal Changes on Karenia Brevis Harmful Algal Blooms Using Different Retrieval Algorithms Ahmed El-Habashi
Suomi NPP CrIS Spectral Ringing Correction and Validation Robert Knuteson
Status of the CrIS Polarization Correction Joe Taylor
On-orbit Measurement of the Focal Length of the Suomi NPP VIIRS Instrument James C. Tilton
Reconstruction of Missing Data in the VIIRS Global Ocean Color Images Using The DinEOF Method Xiaoming Liu
Progress Towards NASA MODIS and VIIRS Cloud Optical Property Data Record Continuity Kerry Meyer
Programmatic Analysis of VIIRS And MODIS Data: Simultaneous Non-nadir Overpasses John Perales
Preliminary Evaluation of Suomi NPP VIIRS Inherent Optical Properties During The 2016 NOAA Cal/Val Cruise Sherwin Ladner
CrIS Self-apodization Correction: Basis for a New Approach to Reduce Ringing Hank Revercomb
Removal of CrIS Spectral ILS Dependence on Responsivity: Status of Development Hank Revercomb
On the Use of DCC for Evaluating Post-Launch Radiometric Stability of VIIRS RSBs Rajendra Bhatt
On Bias Corrections of NUCAPS IR FSR SARTA RTA Changyi Tan
NUCAPS in the Pre-Convective Environment Ashley Wheeler
NRT Suomi NPP VIIRS NOAA Unique Products From OSPO CW_Okeanos System Banghua Yan
NOAA Satellite Products Validation System (NPROVS) Bomin Sun
NOAA in situ Activities In Support of JPSS VIIRS Ocean Color Cal/Val Veronica Lance
Near-Real Time CAPE Combining Hyperspectral IR Satellite Sounding and Surface Met Stations Callyn Bloch
Microwave Satellite Snowfall Rate Retrieval Using SSMIS Jun Dong
MIRS-retrieved LST Comparison with in situ SURFRAD Measurements Carlos Perez Diaz
Marine Oil Spill Detections From Suomi NPP VIIRS Observations Banghua Yan
Mapping Land Surface Albedo from VIIRS Data Dongdong Wang
Lunar Phase-angle Dependent DCC Observations from Suomi NPP VIIRS/DNB Yan Bai
JPSS ASSISTT Support for Algorithm Integration Bigyani Das
Improving over Land Precipitation Retrieval With Brightness Temperature Temporal Variation by Satellite Constellation Yalei You
Improving JPSS/Suomi NPP Land Surface Type Map with High Resolution Land Cover Data Rui Zhang
GRUAN Tony Reale
Validation of JPSS VIIRS Vegetation Index Products by Intercomparisons Tomoaki Miura
Exploring Enhanced GPS Capabilities in Smartphones With Android N for Improved Satellite Geolocation Validation as Well as Radio Occultation Aidan McGovern
Evaluation of Inter-satellite Biases between Suomi NPP ATMS and Recalibrated AMSU-A Observations Cheng-Zhi Zou
Evaluation and Applications of NUCAPS-derived Atmospheric Stability Products Silvia Regina Santos da Silva
Estimation of Transmittance of Solar Radiation in the Visible Domain Based on Remote Sensing: Evaluation of Models Using in situ Data Laura Zoffoli
Estimation of the Vertical Resolution of NUCAPS CrIS/ATMS Temperature and Water Vapor Flavio Iturbide-Sanchez
Enterprise LST Product Developmnet and Evaluation Yuling Liu
Development of Global Gridded Vegetation Products from Suomi NPP and JPSS VIIRS for Environmental Modeling and Monitoring Mingshi Chen
Developing Fundamental Climate Data Records from Microwave Observations Isaac Moradi
Develop Moon as an Absolute Calibration Reference for Microwave Radiometers Hu Yang
Current Status of Suomi NPP VIIRS Reflective Solar Bands Dual Gain Anomaly Zhuo Wang
CSPP SDR Support for JPSS-1 Scott Mindock
CrIS Radiance Trending Daniel DeSlover
Consistency and Continuity of Navy Operational Satellite Ocean Color Products Richard Crout
Characterization and Correction of OMPS Nadir Mapper Measurements for Ozone Profile Retrievals Juseon Bak
A New Algorithm Deriving VIIRS Particle Backscattering Coefficient Bbp Products in the Global Highly Turbid Waters Wei Shi
A Light Contamination Index-Based Ranking Scheme for Automating VIIRS Day/Night Band Straylight Correction Xi Shao
Reflective Solar Bands Calibration Improvements and Look-up Tables for Suomi NPP VIIRS Operational Mission-long SDR Reprocessing Junqiang Sun
Optimized Calibration Methodology Of VIIRS Day-Night Band Low-Gain Stage Using A Solar Diffuser Junqiang Sun
Crosstalk Effect in Suomi NPP VIIRS Junqiang Sun
Inter-Sensor Comparison Of Suomi NPP VIIRS RSBs With Aqua MODIS Mike Chu
The Curious Case Of Inter-Sensor Comparison Of Suomi NPP VIIRS M11 With Aqua MODIS B7 Mike Chu
RSB Calibration of Suomi NPP VIIRS Using Solar Diffuser Illuminated by Scattered Light Mike Chu
Advancing Operational VIIRS RSB Calibration Ingrid Guch
Communicate Your JPSS Science using Resources from NESDIS Dan Pisut
Geometric Performance of JPSS VIIRS Ping Zhang
OCView - An Interactive Visualization and Monitoring Tool For Satellite Ocean Color Imagery Karlis Mikelsons
Evaluation of VIIRS Ocean Color Products in Open Ocean and Coastal Inland Waters Seunghyun Son
Comparison of GOCI and VIIRS Ocean Color Products in the Western Pacific Region Seunghyun Son
How IDPS Algorithms are Changed for Suomi NPP and JPSS Rosalie Marley

 

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