Advances in Weather and Climate Science Enabled by Atmospheric Profilers and Ground-Based GNSS/GPS Techniques II

Thursday, 18 December 2014: 8:00 AM-10:00 AM
Chairs:  David K Adams, UNAM National Autonomous University of Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico and Bjorn Lambrigtsen, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA, United States
Primary Conveners:  David K Adams, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Centro de Ciencias de la Atmósfera, Mexico City, Mexico
Co-conveners:  Yolande L Serra1, Bjorn Lambrigtsen2 and Eric J Fetzer2, (1)Univ Arizona, Tucson, AZ, United States(2)NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA, United States
OSPA Liaisons:  Yolande L Serra, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, United States

Abstracts Submitted to this Session:

8:00 AM
Using GPS Water Vapor Measurements to Validate, Calibrate, and Improve Microwave Satellite Water Vapor Retrievals
Carl A Mears1, Junhong Wang2, Hannah Huelsing2, Deborah Kay Smith1 and Frank J Wentz1, (1)Remote Sensing Systems, Santa Rosa, CA, United States, (2)SUNY at Albany, Albany, NY, United States
8:15 AM
GNSS observations as a numerical weather prediction data source, a way forward to enhanced forecast quality; aims, challenges and plans for 2014-2017
Witold Rohm1, Maciej Kryza2, Karina Wilgan1, Jan Kaplon1 and Marta Stanek2, (1)Wroclaw University of Environmental and Life Sciences, Institute of Geodesy and Geoinformatics, Wroclaw, Poland, (2)University of Wroclaw, Department of Climatology and Atmosphere Protection, Wroclaw, Poland
8:30 AM
The North American Monsoon GPS TRANSECT Experiment 2013
Richard A Bennett1, David K Adams2, Omar R Perez2, Carlos Minjarez3, Yolande L Serra1, Arturo Quintanar2, Luis Alatorre4, Alfredo Granados4 and G. Esteban Vazquez5, (1)University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, United States, (2)UNAM National Autonomous University of Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico, (3)Universidad de Sonora, Hermasillo, Mexico, (4)Universidad Autónoma de Ciudad Júarez, Juarez, Mexico, (5)Universidad Autónoma de Sinaloa, Sinaloa, Mexico
8:45 AM
The Relationship between Sea Surface Temperature and Total Column Precipitable Water Vapor Across the Broader Caribbean
John Braun and Teresa Vanhove, Univ Corp Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO, United States
9:00 AM
Cloud-Climate Interactions: Using Satellite Observations to Probe the Atmospheric Boundary Layer
Joao Teixeira, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA, United States
9:15 AM
New Insights into Convective Dynamics and Convective Cloud Vertical Structures from Synergistic Measurements by CloudSat, CALIPSO and MODIS.
Zhengzhao Johnny Luo, City College of New York, New York, NY, United States, Hanii Takahashi, Jet Propulsion Lab, Pasadena, CA, United States, Suginori Iwasaki, National Defense Academy of Japan, Yokosuka, Japan and Graeme L Stephens, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA, United States
9:30 AM
Thermodynamics in the Suppressed Phase of the Madden-Julian Oscillation Using a Multiplatform Strategy
Jason B Roberts1, Franklin R Robertson1, Carol Anne Clayson2 and Patrick C Taylor3, (1)NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, AL, United States, (2)Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Physical Oceanography, Woods Hole, MA, United States, (3)NASA Langley Research Center, Hampton, VA, United States
9:45 AM
Cloud Radiative Effect by Cloud Types Based on Radiative Transfer Model Calculations and Collocated A-Train Data
Qing Yue1, Eric J Fetzer2, Mathias M Schreier3, Brian H Kahn2 and Xianglei Huang4, (1)Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA, United States, (2)NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA, United States, (3)JPL, Pasadena, CA, United States, (4)University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, United States
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