HRD researchers at 91st American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA – 23-28 January 2011

Recordings of 13 of the 14 presentations HRD researchers presented (or were co-authors) at the 91st AMS Annual Meeting are available online from the AMS website:

NOAA/AOML/HRD’s Hurricane Ensemble Data Assimilation System (HEDAS): A comparative analysis of a Hurricane Paloma (2008) case using simulated vs. real vortex-scale aircraft observations – Altug Aksoy

NOAA/AOML/HRD’s Hurricane Ensemble Data Assimilation System (HEDAS), results of semi-operational implementation during the 2010 Atlantic hurricane season – Kathryn Sellwood

Diagnostic analysis of short-term hurricane vortex evolution in high-resolution ensemble Kalman Filter data assimilation – Altug Aksoy for Tomislava Vukicevic

Observations during GRIP from HIRAD: Ocean surface wind speed and rain rate – Tim Miller (Eric Uhlhorn co-author)

Assessment of hurricane observational under-sampling and its impact on estimated intensity – Eric Uhlhorn

The Hurricane Forecast Improvement Project: Accomplishments, Lessons Learned, and Challenges – Bob Gall (Frank Marks co-author)

Analysis of federally funded tropical cyclone research and development – Frank Marks

Communicating the excitement of the hurricane research field programs of 2010 to the public, Part 2: Perspective of the agency Public Information Officers – Erica Rule

OSE/OSSE Evaluation of the Impact of Targeted P3 Airborne Ocean Observations Obtained in Response to the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill – George Halliwell

Offshore Wind Energy: Prospects for Florida and the Gulf of Mexico – Frank Marks for Mark Powell

A sensor web simulator: project status and the benefits to the atmospheric sciences – Joe Ardizzone (Robert Atlas co-author)

A preliminary assessment of UAS data impact on tropical cyclone track forecasts based on a global OSSE system – Niki Prive (Robert Atlas co-author)

Data assimilative modeling and OSSEs experiments for the monitoring of the Loop Current frontal dynamics—Application to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill – Villy Kourafalou (Robert Atlas co-author)

The impact of satellite-based Doppler wind lidar measurements on high-impact weather forecasting: A regional OSSE study – Zhiaoxia Pu (Robert Atlas co-author) – no recorded audio

Posters (no audio):

Evaluating the Performance of High-Resolution Hurricane Prediction Modeling System – Rosimar Rios-Berrios (Tomislava Vukicevic, Altug Aksoy, and Kathryn Sellwood co-authors)

Markov-chain Monte Carlo assimilation of radar reflectivity to improve microphysical parameterization – Marcus van Lier-Walqui (Tomislava Vukicevic co-author)