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Center for Satellite Applications and Research
External Science Review
March 9-11, 2010

The Marriott Inn and Conference Center
at University of Maryland University College
Hyattsville, Maryland

Presentations Final: 3-8-2010

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Monday, March 8, 2010

Evening (optional): Review Panel Organizational Meeting with Panel Chair

Tuesday, March 9, 2010
Time Presentations / Topics Speaker
0700 – 0745: Private Breakfast for Review Panel (Room 0101)
0800 – 1000: Introduction / Welcome
0800: STAR Director's Comments Al Powell
0805: NESDIS Welcome Mary Kicza
0815: Reviewer Introductions Ghassam Asrar
0825: Logistics Eric Bayler
0830: STAR Welcome / Introduction, (PPT, 10.02 MB) Al Powell
1000 – 1015: Break
1015 – 1230: Ecosystems
1015: Ecosystems Theme Introduction and Overview, (PPT, 298 KB) Kent Hughes
1030: Ocean Color Remote Sensing for Coastal Regions, (PPT, 1.45 MB) Menghua Wang
1045: In-situ Ocean Color Measurements in Chesapeake Bay for Satellite Cal/Val and Regional Algorithm Development, (PPT, 7.71 MB) Mike Ondrusek
1100: Coral Reef Products in Support of Worldwide Management of Marine Resources, (PPT, 12.22 MB) Mark Eakin
1115: The Marine Optical BuoY (MOBY) – Support for Ocean Color Vicarious Calibration, (PPT, 13.18 MB) Menghua Wang
1130: Developing a Harmful Algal Bloom Prediction System for Chesapeake Bay, (PPT, 6.56 MB) Chris Brown
1145: Plankton Phenology, (PPT, 734 KB) Marco Vargas
1200: Ecosystems: STAR Synthesis and Future Directions, (PPT, 281 KB) Kent Hughes
1215: Ecosystems General Discussion
1230 – 1330: Review Panel Working Lunch with Invited Observers and Partners
1330 – 1630: Climate
1330: Climate Theme Introduction and Overview, (PPT, 9.97 MB) Mitch Goldberg
1345: Closing the Global Sea Level Rise Budget with GRACE, Argo, and Altimetry Observations, (PPT, 1.8 MB) Eric Leuliette
1400: Arctic Sea Ice Freeboard Measurements from Satellite Altimetry, (PPT, 4.75 MB) Dave McAdoo
1415: Climatology of Hurricane Force Extratropical Cyclones, (PPT, 5.63 MB) Paul Chang
1430: Long-Term Upper-Air Temperature Dataset from Satellite Microwave Sounders, (PPT, 551 KB) Cheng-Zhi Zou
1445: Ozone Climate Data Records from Satellite Measurements, (PPT, 2.14 MB) Lawrence E. Flynn
1500 – 1515: Break
1515: Long-Term Aerosol Data Records, (PPT, 1.81 MB) Istvan Laszlo
1530: The Influences of Changes in Sea Ice Concentration and Cloud Cover on Arctic Surface Temperature Trends, (PPT, 1.48 MB) Jeff Key
1545: Reconstructing Global Precipitation Patterns for the 20th Century, (PPT, 494 KB) Thomas M. Smith
1600: Climate Synthesis and Future Directions, (PPT, 2.88 MB) Mitch Goldberg
1615: Climate General Discussion
1630 – 1730: Ecosystems and Climate Poster Session

Ecosystem Posters


Climate Posters

Evening: Working Session for Review Panel (closed door)

Wednesday, March 10, 2010
Time Presentations / Topics Speaker
0800 – 1200: Weather & Water
0800: Schedule Insertion: Response from Director to Review Panel Comments on the 1st Day, (PPT, 7.08 MB) Al Powell
0800: Weather and Water Theme Introduction and Overview, (PPT, 522 KB) Mike Kalb
0815: POES Microwave Products, (PPT, 2.09 MB) Fuzhong Weng
0830: Infrared Temperature and Water Vapor Sounding, (PPT, 932 KB) Chris Barnet
0845: Nearcasting Severe Convection Using the GOES Sounder, (PPT, 6.8 MB) Bob Aune
0900: Innovations for the Retrieval of Satellite Wind Products, (PPT, 14.25 MB) Jaime Daniels
0915: Advanced Clear-Sky Processor for Oceans (ACSPO): Next-Generation Sea Surface Temperature (SST) Product, (PPT, 1.02 MB) John Sapper
0930: POES-GOES Blended SST Analysis, (PPT, 7.6 MB) Eileen Maturi
0945: NOAA/NESDIS Operational Satellite Ocean Surface Vector Wind (OSVW) Products, (PPT, 16 MB) Paul Chang
1000 – 1015: Break
1015: Precipitation and Flash Flood Monitoring, (PPT, 1.88 MB) Bob Kuligowski
1030: Improving Hurricane Intensity Forecasting Using Satellite Data, (PPT, 3.15 MB) Mark DeMaria
1045: Soil Moisture, (PPT, 1.1 MB) Xiwu Zhan
1100: Air Quality Products from NOAA Operational Satellites, (PPT, 5.8 MB) Shobha Kondragunta
1115: Water Quality and Optical Property Characterizations for China's Lake Taihu, (PPT, 10.37 MB) Menghua Wang
1130: Weather & Water Synthesis and Future Directions, (PPT, 489 KB) Mike Kalb
1145: Weather & Water General Discussion
1200 – 1345: Review Panel Working Lunch with STAR Scientists (closed door)
1345 – 1615: Commerce & Transportation
1345: Commerce and Transportation (C&T) Introduction and Overview, (PPT, 489 KB) Pablo Clemente-Colón
1400: Satellite Altimetry and the NOAA / Navy / NGA / GEBCO Global Bathymetry Project, (PPT, 12.4 MB) Walter H. F. Smith
1415: Sea Ice Charting for Safe Navigation at the National Ice Center, (PPT, 18.19 MB) Pablo Clemente-Colón
1430: The Role of Satellite OSVW Information in Mitigating Risk to Maritime Transportation, (PPT, 2.1 MB) Paul Chang
1445: Downburst Potential Monitoring, (PPT, 730 KB) Ken Pryor
1500: A Cloud Object Based Volcanic Ash Detection Technique, (PPT, 2.73 MB) Mike Pavolonis
1515: Hurricane Hazard Response with Synthetic Aperture Radar Imagery, (PPT, 25.38 MB) William Pichel
1530: Wind and Solar Energy Estimation and Forecasting, (PPT, 3.73 MB) Fuzhong Weng
1545: Commerce and Transportation (C & T) Synthesis and Future Directions, (PPT, 540 KB) Pablo Clemente-Colón
1600: Commerce and Transportation General Discussion
1615 – 1630: Break
1630 – 1730: Weather & Water and Commerce & Transportation Poster Session

Weather & Water Posters


Commerce & Transportation Posters

Evening: Working Session for Review Panel (closed door)

Thursday, March 11, 2010
Time Presentations / Topics Speaker
0800 – 1245: STAR Enterprise
0800: STAR Enterprise Introduction and Overview, (PPT, 437 KB) Al Powell
0815: Mission and Science Support, (PPT, 7 MB) Tim Schmit
0825: STAR and GOES-R, (PPT, 7.66 MB) Tim Schmit
0835: STAR and NPOESS, (PPT, 5.67 MB) Andrew Heidinger
0845: Jason-2 and Jason-3 Altimetry Missions, (PPT, 9 MB) John Lillibridge
0855: Calibration / Validation, (PPT, 7.82 MB) Changyong Cao
0905: Satellite Data Assimilation, (PPT, 2.29 MB) Sid-Ahmed Boukabara
0915: Mission and Science Support Question & Answer
0930: Operations and User Support, (PPT, 12.13 MB) Jaime Daniels
1000: CoastWatch / OceanWatch, (PPTX, 936 KB) Mark Eakin
1015 – 1030: Break
1030: External Engagement, (PPT, 12.43 MB) Ingrid Guch
1100 – 1200: STAR Enterprise Poster Session

Enterprise Posters

1200 – 1230: STAR Enterprise Concluded
1200: STAR Enterprise Synthesis and Future Directions, (PPT, 3.17 MB) Al Powell
1215: STAR Enterprise General Discussion
1230 – 1245: STAR Overall Summary, (PPT, 57.06 MB) Al Powell
1245 – 1345: Review Panel Working Lunch with STAR management (closed door)
1345 – 1400: Feedback Session with STAR Management for NOAA Line Office and Mission Goal Representatives (closed door)
1345 – 1700: Review Panel Report Development (closed door)

Friday, March 12, 2010
Time Presentations / Topics Speaker
0800 – 0845: Review Panel travels to SSMC1
0900 – 1100: Review Summary Brief to NESDIS Assistant Administrator

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