Earth System Science Center and Department of Atmospheric Science at The University of Alabama in Huntsville

UAH-led talks and poster presentations at the 2016 AMS convention in New Orleans

If a person wanted to attend as many of the 27 UAH presentations and talks (including one invited talk), plus the 23 posters, at the ongoing winter meeting of the American Meteorological Society in New Orleans, a list of what and where and when might be useful. Here are all the TALKS:

All talks are in the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center. 

Jan2015 AMS list of talks (doc)

Jan2015 AMS presentations (doc)

Comparison of Meteorological Simulations created using Nudging, 3DVar and 4DVar with Respect to Key Meteorological Inputs for Air Quality and Dispersion Models

Monday, 11 January 2016: 1:30 PM

Room 243

Andrew T. White, University of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and A. P. Biazar, R. T. McNider, and B. Dornblaser

 

The Temporal and Probabilistic Relationship between Lightning Jump Occurrence and Radar-Derived Thunderstorm Intensification

Monday, 11 January 2016: 4:30 PM

Room 226/227

Christopher J. Schultz, University of Alabama/NASA/MSFC, Huntsville, AL; and P. M. Bitzer, L. D. Carey, T. Chronis, and S. M. Stough

 

 

Isoprene Suppression of New Particle Formation: Potential Mechanisms and Atmospheric Implications (Invited Presentation)

Monday, 11 January 2016: 5:00 PM

Room 231/232

Shan-Hu Lee, University of Alabama, Huntsville, AL

 

 

An All-Clear Space Weather Forecasting System Based on Magnetogram in Near Real Time

Monday, 11 January 2016: 5:00 PM

Room 352

David A. Falconer, University of Alabama Huntsville, Huntsville, AL; and N. Barghouty and I. Khazanov

 

 

Measurement-Based Estimates of Direct Radiative Effects of Absorbing Aerosols above Low-level Clouds

Tuesday, 12 January 2016: 8:30 AM

Room 357

Nan Feng, Univ. of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and S. Christopher

 

 

Comparison of Estimates of Vertical Motion from Vertically-Pointing Lidar and Radar Within Gust Fronts, Bores and Low-Level Gravity Waves

Tuesday, 12 January 2016: 11:15 AM

Room 350/351

Kevin Knupp, University of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and R. Wade and A. W. Lyza

 

 

Integrated Observations of Nocturnal Low-Level Jet Evolution during the Plains Elevated Convection at Night Field Campaign

Tuesday, 12 January 2016: 11:45 AM

Room 350/351

Ryan Wade, University of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and K. Knupp and D. Phillips

 

 

A Statistical Methodology for Coupled Observational and NWP–based 1-4 hour Forecasts of Convective Storm Initiation

Tuesday, 12 January 2016: 1:45 PM

Room 350/351

John R. Mecikalski, Univ. of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and C. P. Jewett, U. Narayan, X. Li, and T. Berendes

 

 

Limb Correction of Infrared Imagery in Cloudy Regions for the Improved Interpretation of RGB Composites

Tuesday, 12 January 2016: 2:00 PM

Room 252/254

Nicholas J. Elmer, University of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and E. Berndt and G. J. Jedlovec

 

 

Characterization of Nighttime Light Variability over the Southeastern United States

Tuesday, 12 January 2016: 2:15 PM

Room 252/254

Tony A. Cole, University of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and A. L. Molthan and L. A. Schultz

 

 

On the Development of Real-time GOES-SRSOR Derived Flow Products of Deep Convective Cloud Tops

Tuesday, 12 January 2016: 2:45 PM

Room 252/254

Jason Apke, University of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and J. R. Mecikalski, C. P. Jewett, and L. D. Carey

 

 

Combining Satellite and Radar in the Development of a 0-1 hour Lightning Threat Algorithm

Tuesday, 12 January 2016: 2:45 PM

Room 350/351

John R. Mecikalski, Univ. of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and C. P. Jewett, L. Carey, T. Chronis, G. T. Stano, and B. T. Zavodsky

 

 

Impact of aerosols on precipitation associated with atmospheric rivers: An observational and model-based approach

Tuesday, 12 January 2016: 3:30 PM

Room 356

Aaron Naeger, University of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and J. M. Creamean and A. L. Molthan

 

 

NASA Earth Observation Systems and Applications for Public Health and Air Quality Models and Decisions

Tuesday, 12 January 2016: 3:30 PM

Room 228/229

Sue M. Estes, NASA/University of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and J. A. Haynes

 

 

Improved Air Quality Simulations during NASA’s DISCOVER-AQ Texas: Incorporating Geostationary Satellite Observations

Tuesday, 12 January 2016: 4:00 PM

Room 228/229

Arastoo Pour Biazar, University of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and A. T. White, R. T. McNider, D. S. Cohan, R. Zhang, B. Dornblaser, and M. Estes

 

 

Use of Satellite Skin Temperatures to Improve Surface Evapotranspiration Performance in WRF

Tuesday, 12 January 2016: 4:30 PM

Room 240/241

Richard T. McNider, Univ. of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and K. Doty, Y. Wu, A. Pour-Biazar, P. Lee, M. Huang, B. Dornblaser, and C. Hain

 

 

A Multi-Perspective Evaluation of ET variability related to recent droughts in the Southeastern United States

Tuesday, 12 January 2016: 4:45 PM

Room 240/241

Walter L. Ellenburg, Univ. of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and V. Mishra, R. T. McNider, J. Mecikalski, J. Christy, C. Handyside, and J. F. Cruise

 

 

Ground Based Remote Sensing Observations of a Wave and Cold Front Interaction during the PLOWS Field Campaign

Wednesday, 13 January 2016: 11:30 AM

Room 350/351

Carter B. Hulsey, University of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and K. R. Knupp

 

 

An Intercomparison of WSR-88D and ARMOR Radar Observations of the 14 July 2015 Tennessee Valley Tornadic Quasi-Linear Convective System

Wednesday, 13 January 2016: 1:45 PM

Room 350/351

Anthony W. Lyza, University of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and K. R. Knupp

 

 

Possible Effects of Ammonium on Lightning Properties

Thursday, 14 January 2016: 9:00 AM

Room 356

Themis Chronis, University of Alabama, Huntsville, AL

 

 

Using 1-min Resolution GOES Observations to Diagnose Earlier Signs of Convective Initiation, Determine Cumulus Cloud Updraft Characteristics, and Infer In-Cloud Processes

Thursday, 14 January 2016: 9:00 AM

Room 225

John R. Mecikalski, Univ. of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and C. P. Jewett and J. Apke

 

 

Using GIS for Automated Near Real-time Storm Surge Inundation Mapping and Visualization for the Gulf of Mexico

Thursday, 14 January 2016: 1:30 PM

Room 255/257

Amanda M. Weigel, Univ. of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and D. Gallagher and R. Griffin

 

 

Applications of Satellite Imagery Applications to Assist in Storm Damage Assessment

Thursday, 14 January 2016: 1:45 PM

Room 255/257

Lori A. Schultz, University of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and K. Angle, T. Cole, K. Skow, J. Bell, A. L. Molthan, J. E. Burks, and K. M. McGrath

 

 

Assimilation of Dual-Polarimetric Radar Observations Using WRFVAR with Ice Particles in Control Variables

Thursday, 14 January 2016: 2:00 PM

Room 345

Xuanli Li, Univ. of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and J. R. Mecikalski

 

 

Initial Results of Integrating GPM/IMERG Precipitation Data into Operational Forecasting Environments

Thursday, 14 January 2016: 2:30 PM

Room 240/241

Matthew R. Smith, Univ. of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and A. LeRoy, J. L. Case, and D. T. Bolvin

 

 

Near-Real Time Severe Weather Damage Identification Algorithm for Vegetation: Development and Early Results

Thursday, 14 January 2016: 3:30 PM

Room 252/254

Jordan R. Bell, University of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and A. L. Molthan

 

 

Remote Impacts of Lowland Urbanization on Orographic Cloud Properties

Thursday, 14 January 2016: 4:15 PM

La Nouvelle C

Brian Freitag, University of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and U. S. Nair

 

 

UAH-led poster presentations

 

Student Conference Poster Session

Sunday, 5:45 – 7:15 p.m.

Hall E ( New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center)

15th Annual Student Conference

 

S56

A GIS-Analysis of Tornadogenesis within Hurricanes

Montana Etten-Bohm, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, AL

 

S78

Investigating Tornado Genesis Events Within the ARMOR Domain

Christopher A. Lisauckis, University of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and K. R. Knupp, T. A. Murphy, T. A. Coleman, and A. W. Lyza

 

S80

Analysis of a Complex Mesovortex Evolution during the Second 30 June – 1 July 2014 Derecho Event

Adam W. Clayton, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, AL; and A. W. Lyza and R. Wade

 

S90

Analysis of the 5 July 2015 Nocturnal Convective Initiation Event During the PECAN Field Campaign

Alexander Staarmann, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, AL

 

S91

Analysis of the 14 July 2015 Nocturnal Convective Initiation Event During the PECAN Field Campaign

Ashley L. Ravenscraft, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Meridianville, AL

 

S110

An Enhanced Look At Radar And Profiling Observations Of The Interaction Between A Lake-effect Snow Band And A Shallow Cold Front During The Ontario Winter Lake-effect Systems (OWLeS) Experiment

Kyle S. Pennington, The University of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and K. R. Knupp

 

S126

Quality Control of Wind Data from 50-MHz Doppler Radar Wind Profiler

Austin D. Vacek, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, AL

 

S154

A comparison of the VLF waveform and optical emissions using ground based and spaced based lightning detection methods

Jacquelyn Ringhausen, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, AL

 

 

Data Assimilation: Data Impact Experiments and OSSEs

Monday, 2:30 – 4 p.m.

Hall D/E

20th Conference on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans and Land Surface

 

267

Assimilation of GPM GMI rainfall product with GSI system

Xuanli Li, Univ. of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and B. T. Zavodsky and J. R. Mecikalski

 

 

GOES-R/JPSS Poster Session I

Monday 2:30 – 4:00 PM

12th Annual Symposium on New Generation Operational Environmental Satellite Systems

 

368

Combining GOES Super Rapid Scan Satellite Data, Radar Fields and Total Lightning Observations to Gain Understanding of In-cloud Processes Related to the Occurrence of Lightning in a Thunderstorm

Jason Apke, University of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and J. R. Mecikalski, C. P. Jewett, X. Li, and L. D. Carey

 

 

Major Weather Impacts in 2015

Monday, 2:30 – 4:00 PM

 

495

The 14 July 2015 Tennessee Valley Tornado Event: Challenges in QLCS Tornado Forecasting and Identification

Anthony W. Lyza, University of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and R. Wade, K. Knupp, B. C. Carcione, S. Latimer, and C. J. Stumpf

 

 

Fourth Symposium on Prediction of the Madden-Julian Oscillation: Processes, Prediction and Impact

Monday, 2:30 – 4:00 PM

 

461

Understanding How CYGNSS Will Depict Convective Variability by Ingesting a High Temporal Resolution WRF Simulation in NASA’s End-to-End Simulator

Tyler Castillo, University of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and J. Mecikalski, T. J. Lang, T. Chronis, and X. Li

 

468

Use of CYGNSS in Understanding the Onset and Convective Properties in a Weak MJO from the DYNAMO December 2011 Event

Kacie Hoover, University of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and J. R. Mecikalski, X. Li, T. J. Lang, and T. Chronis

 

475

Numerical Simulation of MJO Genesis: The Impact of the DYNAMO Data

Xuanli Li, Univ. of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and J. R. Mecikalski, T. J. Lang, and T. Chronis

 

 

Atmospheric Sciences Education

Monday, 2:30 – 4:00 PM

 

Use of Low Cost Computational Platforms for Integration of K-12 Education and Research

Udaysankar S. Nair, University of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and R. Mahmood and E. Rappin

 

 

Chemistry and Aerosols

Monday, 2:30 – 4:00 PM

 

401

Temporal Variations of Absorbing Aerosols above Clouds

Ian Chang, University of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and S. A. Christopher

 

23rd Conference on Probability and Statistics in the Atmospheric Sciences

Monday, 2:30 – 4:00 PM

 

233

Bayesian Analysis of Lightning Data Sets

Phillip M. Bitzer, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, AL; and J. Burchfield

 

 

University Education Initiatives

Monday, 2:30 – 4:00 PM

 

192

Supervised College Teaching from the Supervised College Teacher’s Perspective

Anthony W. Lyza, University of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and K. R. Knupp and L. D. Carey

 

198

Providing Application-Driven GIS Education for Earth System Science

Amanda M. Weigel, Univ. of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and R. Griffin and K. Bugbee

 

 

GOES-R/JPSS Poster Session II

Wednesday, 2:30 – 4:00 PM

 

746

An Analysis of the Extratropical Transition of Hurricane Arthur (2014) from a JPSS Proving Ground Perspective

Emily Berndt, University of Alabama , Huntsville, AL; and M. J. Folmer, J. Halverson, and J. Dunion

 

747

Development, Application, and Transition to Operations of Aerosol and Trace Gas Products Derived from Next-Generation Satellite Observations

Emily Berndt, University of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and A. Naeger, B. T. Zavodsky, K. M. McGrath, and F. J. LaFontaine

 

753

Recent Product Assessments and User Readiness Activities at SPoRT with NASA’s Short-term Prediction Research and Transition (SPoRT) Center

Kevin K. Fuell, Univ. of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and G. T. Stano, A. LeRoy, L. A. Schultz, E. Berndt, M. R. Smith, A. L. Molthan, and B. T. Zavodsky

 

18th Conference on Atmospheric Chemistry

Wednesday, 2:30 – 4:00 PM

 

715

Does Sodium Chloride Influence Oceanic Cloud-to-Ground Lightning Peak Current?

Themis Chronis, University of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and W. J. Koshak and E. W. McCaul Jr.

 

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