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The 3rd Annual NOAA/NESDIS/CoRP Science Symposium

“NPOESS, GOES-R and Beyond: New Observations and Applications to Benefit Society”
Hosted by the Cooperative Institute to Research in the Atmosphere (CIRA)
August 15 & 16, 2006 – Colorado State University – Fort Collins, Colorado

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Oral Presentations

August 15, 2006 Hilton Fort Collins

Session One: Introduction and Overview – Chair: Mark DeMaria
Presenter/Photo
Affiliation
Title with link to PowerPoint Presentation
Ingrid Guch
NESDIS/StAR
Carl Hoffman
IPO
Tim Schmit
NESDIS/StAR
GOES-R Overview
Andrew Heidinger
NESDIS/StAR
Hai-Tien Lee
CICS/UM
Don Reinke
CIRA/CSU
CloudSat Data Processing Center – It’s Alive!

 

Session Two: Poster Session Chair: Ken Eis
Presenter/Photo
Affiliation
Title with Link to the PowerPoint Presentation

Ken Eis

CIRA/CSU

 

August 16, 2006 Hilton Fort Collins

Session Three: NPOESS and GOES Applications – Chair: Debra Molenar
Presenter/Photo
Affiliation
Title with Link to the PowerPoint Presentation

Don Hillger

NESDIS/StAR
Ana Prados
UMBC
Dan Lindsey
NESDIS/StAR
Severe Weather Applications with GOES-R: What will severe weather look like through the “eyes” of GOES-R?
Ray Zehr
NESDIS/StAR
Zhenglong Li
CIMSS/UW

 

Session Four: Numerical Modeling Studies Chair: Dan Lindsey
Presenter/Photo
Affiliation
Title with Link to the PowerPoint Presentation

Dusanka Zupanski

CIRA/CSU
Masahiro Kazumori
NCEP/EMC
Louie Grasso
CIRA/CSU
Synthetic satellite imagery

 

Session Five: Proxy Data Studies and Training Chair: Don Hillger
Presenter/Photo
Affiliation
Title with Link to the PowerPoint Presentation
Manajit Sengupta
CIRA/CSU
Nikki Prive
CIRA/CSU
Larry O’Neill
COAS/OSU
Bernadette Connell
CIRA/CSU
     

Poster Presentations

Presenter/Photo
Affiliation
Summaries
Poster Title with Link to Poster
CREST

Validation of Hydro-Estimator algorithm for Puerto Rico region

CIOSS

Circulation modeling and data assimilation along the Oregon coast

COAS

A numerical study of the South Atlantic variability

CIRA

Synthetic GOES-R and NPOESS imagery

CIMSS
Using AVHRR satellite data to discern decadal trends in Wisconsin
CREST

Using multi-spectral based information for precipitation estimation

COAS
Scales of variability in coastal oceans: lessons from EO-1
CREST
Moisture determination of soil with grass cover using dual-wavelength L-band radar
CREST
Nowcasting in NYC area
CICS
Infrared sensor physical radiance bias correction
CREST
Climate changes interaction with tropical storm (hurricane)
 CREST
Dynamics of Chromophoric Dissolved
Organic Matter (CDOM) in Tropical Marine Environment
CREST
Estimation of air temperature using MODIS and in-situ observations
  Rosario, Vazjier
CREST
LIDAR Research and Development at UPRM
CICS
Intercomparing and evaluation high-resolution precipitation products
CIMSS
Improving short-term severe weather forecasting using hyperspectral IR data on GOES-R
CREST
CIRA
High-speed satellite data distribution using CRMS* 
CICS
Evaluation and Improvement of AMSU Precipitation Retrievals Over Ocean
CICS
Advanced precipitation over land in support of NOAA mission
CREST
Science on a Sphere: Hampton University Student Outreach, Applications to the Earth Sciences

1. Albavrak, Arif (CIRA)
2. Arkin, Phillip (CICS)
3. Birkenheuer, Daniel (NOAA/OAR)
4. Brummer, Renate (CIRA)
5. Canals, Jorge (CREST)
6. Choi, Byoung-Ju (CIOS)
7. Connell, Bernadette (CIRA)
8. DeMaria, Mark (NOAA/NESDIS)
9. Eis, Kenneth (CIRA)
10. Fetter, Antonio (COAS)
11. Forsythe, John (CIRA)
12. Grasso, Louie (CIRA)
13. Guch, Ingrid (NOAA/NESDIS)
14. Gutman, Seth (NOAA/OAR)
15. Haney, John (Lockheed)
16. Harrington, Alex (CIMSS)
17. Harris, Andrew (CICS)
18. Heidinger, Andrew (NOAA/NESDIS)
19. Hernandez, Cecilia (CREST)
20. Hillger, Don (NOAA/NESDIS)
21. Hoffman, Carl (NPOESS)
22. Holst, Hillary (Lockheed)
23. Kankiewicz, Adam (CIRA)
24. Kavanaugh, Maria (COAS)
25. Kazumori, Masahiro (NCEP)
26. Kidder, Stan (CIRA)
27. Lakhankar, Tarendra (CIRA)
28. Lee, Hai-Tien (CICS)
29. Li, Zhenglong (CIMSS)
30. Lindsey, Dan (NOAA/NESDIS)
31. Lipschutz, Bob (CIRA)

32. Lugo, Eric (CREST)
33. Matsumoto, Cliff (CIRA)
34. Mhando, Bernard (CREST)
35. Mittaz, Jonathan (CICS)
36. Molenar, Debra (NOAA/NESDIS)
37. Nazari, Rouzbeh (CREST)
38. Noh, Y.J. (CIRA)
39. O’Neill, Larry (COAS)
40. Parsiani, Hamed (CREST)
41. Partain, Phillip (CIRA)
42. Paul, Sydney (CREST)
43. Prados, Ana (UMBC)
44. Prive, Nikki (CIRA)
45. Reinke, Don (CIRA)
46. Reyes, Patrick (CREST)
47. Rios, Carlos (CREST)
48. Rosario, Vazjier (CREST)
49. Sapiano, Mathew (CICS)
50. Schmit, Tim (NOAA/NESDIS)
51. Sengupta, Manajit (CIRA)
52. Sieglaff, Justin (CIMSS)
53. Spells, Christopher (CREST)
54. Stewart, Jebb (CIRA)
55. Streett, Davida (NOAA/NESDIS)
56. Strub, Ted (CIOS)
57. Tessendorf, Sarah (CIRA)
58. Vila, Daniel (CICS)
59. Wang, Nai-Yu (CICS)
60. Yesalusky, Melissa (CREST)
61. Zehr, Ray (NOAA/NESDIS)
62. Zupanski, Dusanka (CIRA)

The award for the best poster was presented to Mathew Sapiano of CICS
Mathew’s poster was entitled: Intercomparing and evaluation high-resolution precipitation products.
Posters judged by Stan Kidder and John Knaff of CIRA

Planning: Mark DeMaria (Chair), Joanne Divico, Kathy Fryer, Don Hillger, Holli Knutson, Kevin Micke, Debra Molenar

IT Support: Debra Molenar, Hiro Gosden, Kevin Micke

Photographer: Greg DeMaria

Posters: Marilyn Watson, Ryan Cearley, Jonni Fleagane, Kaisha Jekel, Rachel Danner

Poster Judges: John Knaff, Stan Kidder

Travel: Donna Buckley, Susan Devine, Kathy Fryer, Staci Jones

Van Drivers: Jack Dostalek, Daniel Coleman, Ryan Cearley