OS51D:
From QuikSCAT to RapidSCAT: Recent Accomplishments in Air-Sea Interaction and Climate Variability I

Friday, 19 December 2014: 8:00 AM-10:00 AM
Chairs:  Mark A Bourassa, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, United States, Tong Lee, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA, United States and Frank J Wentz, Remote Sensing Systems, Santa Rosa, CA, United States
Primary Conveners:  Mark A Bourassa, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, United States
Co-conveners:  Mark A Bourassa, Florida State Univ, Tallahassee, FL, United States, Tong Lee, JPL, Pasadena, CA, United States and Frank J Wentz, Remote Sensing Systems, Santa Rosa, CA, United States
OSPA Liaisons:  Mark A Bourassa, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, United States

Abstracts Submitted to this Session:

8:00 AM
 
Multidecadal Consistent Ocean Vector Winds: from QuikSCAT to RapidScat and Beyond
Ernesto Rodriguez and Svetla M Hristova-Veleva, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA, United States
8:15 AM
 
Building a Climate Data Record for Ocean Vector Winds
Lucrezia Ricciardulli, Thomas Meissner and Frank J Wentz, Remote Sensing Systems, Santa Rosa, CA, United States
8:30 AM
 
Changes in Ocean Wind Retrieval Performance During the WindSat Mission
Michael H Bettenhausen1, Peter W. Gaiser1, Ian S Adams1 and David Truesdale2, (1)Naval Research Lab DC, Remote Sensing Division, Washington, DC, United States, (2)Naval Research Lab DC, Remote Sensing, Washington, DC, United States
8:45 AM
 
9:00 AM
 
Exploring the Relationship between Surface Wind Convergence and Convective Rainfall in the Tropics.
Thomas Kilpatrick, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, CA, United States, Shang-Ping Xie, Scripps Institute of Oceanography, La Jolla, CA, United States and Tomoe Nasuno, JAMSTEC Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology, Yokohama,, Japan
9:15 AM
 
Spatio-Temporal Variability in Coastal Upwelling/Downwelling from Scatterometer Winds
Steven L Morey, Florida State Univ, Tallahassee, FL, United States
9:30 AM
 
The Effects of Eddy-Induced Ekman Pumping on Mesoscale and Large-Scale Ocean Circulation
Dudley B Chelton Jr, Ricardo P Matano, Vincent Combes and Michael Schlax, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, United States
9:45 AM
 
A Regional Air-Sea Coupled Mode in the Coastal Ocean Off California and Baja California
Chaoxia Yuan and Toshio Yamagata, JAMSTEC Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology, Kanagawa, Japan
 
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