Thursday, 5 July 2018


Morning Session: Observations and Their Errors

0900

Andrew Moore, Hernan Arango, Christopher Edwards
Reduced-rank array modes of the California Current ocean observing system

0920
Oliver Guillet, S. Gratton, S. Gurol , X. Vasseurd, A. Weaver
Modelling observation error correlations using a diffusion operator on unstructured grids

0940
Nancy Nichols, J.M. Tabeart, S.L. Dance, A.S. Lawless, J.A Waller, S. Migliorini, F. Smith, S.P. Ballard
Incorporating Correlated Observation Errors in Variational Data Assimilation

1000
D. Simonin, Joanne Waller, S. Ballard, S. Dance, N. Nichols
Doppler radial wind spatially correlated observation error: operational implementation and initial results

1020
Coffee Break

1040
Jemima M. Tabeart, Sarah Dance, Amos Lawless, Nancy Nichols, Joanne Waller
Improving the conditioning of estimated covariance matrices

1100
Ji-Hyun Ha, Hyo-Jong Song, In-Hyuk Kwon, Hyoung-Wook Chun
Variational bias correction of radiance data at KIAPS and associated results

1120
Rahul Mahajan, Thomas Auligné, Ron Gelaro, Rolf Langland
Forecast Sensitivity and Observation Impact (FSOI) Inter-comparison Experiment

1140
Akira Yamazaki, Takemasa Miyoshi, Takeshi Enomoto, Nobumasa Komori, Jun Inoue
Using the Ensemble Forecast Sensitivity to Observations (EFSO) technique for global observing system experiments (OSEs)

1200
Nikki Privé, , R.M. Errico
Adjoint estimation of observation impact explored with an Observing System Simulation Experiment


Afternoon Session: Observations and Their Errors, Continued

1400
Fabio Diniz, R. Todling
Comparing the adjoint- and ensemble-based approaches to observation impact on short-range forecasts

1420
Daisuke Hotta, Yoichiro Ota
EFSO and DFS diagnostics for JMA's global data assimilation system: their caveats and potential pitfalls; EFSR: Ensemble Forecast Sensitivity to Observation Error Covariance

1440
Seon Ki Park, Ebony Lee, Milija Zupanski
Assimilating synthetic all-sky radiances of GEMS using a coupled meteorology-chemistry prediction and data assimilation system

1500
Javier Amezcua, Evan Elliot, Peter Jan van Leeuwen
The use of observational tendencies for data assimilation in non-Markovian systems

1520
Sarah Dance, Sanita Vetra-Carvalho, Joanne Waller
Data Assimilation for the REsilient City (DARE)

1540
Coffee Break

1600
Elizabeth Cooper, Sarah Dance, Javier Garcia-Pintado, Nancy Nichols, Polly Smith
Observation operators for assimilation of satellite observations in fluvial inundation forecasting

1620
Sanita Vetra-Carvalho, Sarah L. Dance, David Mason, Javier Garcia-Pintado
On improving urban flood prediction through data assimilation using CCTV images

1640
Nancy Baker, Liang Xu, Justin Tsu
Revisiting assumptions: a critical re-examination of ocean surface wind assimilation in the U.S. Navy's Global and Mesoscale Data Assimilation Systems

1700
Rohit Mangla, J. Indu
Evaluation of microwave radiances of GPM/GMI for the all-sky assimilation in RTTOV framework

1930
Dinner