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Agenda (Revised 2015-05-13)


Tuesday, May 19, 2015 AGENDA

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  • 07:00 Registration Opens in GC-402 - lunch orders and posters collected at registration table
  • 07:30 - 08:15 Morning Snacks - coffee, tea, fruit, bagels and donuts served
Session 1 • Welcome, Keynote Address & Highlights — Chaired by James Butler
08:15 - 08:30 Welcome and Conference Overview
  James H. Butler (NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory, Global Monitoring Division, Boulder, CO)
08:30 - 08:35 Introduction of Keynote Speaker
  James H. Butler (NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory, Global Monitoring Division, Boulder, CO)
08:35 - 09:05 The Importance and Challenges of Communicating Climate Science
  Jeffrey T. Kiehl (National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR), Boulder, CO)
09:05 - 09:25 Toward the Atmospheric Greenhouse Gas Observing System We Need
  Pieter P. Tans (NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory, Global Monitoring Division, Boulder, CO)
09:25 - 09:45 Cost-competitive Reduction of Carbon Emissions of Up to 80% from the U.S. Electric Sector by 2030
  Alexander E. MacDonald (NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory, Boulder, CO)
  • 9:45 - 10:15 Morning Break
Session 2 • Carbon Cycle & Greenhouse Gases - Large Scale Atmospheric Patterns — Chaired by Arlyn Andrews
10:15 - 10:30 Constraints on Air-sea Fluxes of Carbon and Heat from Measurements of Atmospheric Potential Oxygen 
  Laure Resplandy (University of California at San Diego, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, CA)
10:30 - 10:45 An Update on the Atmospheric Methane Growth Rate: Growth Surges During 2014
  Edward J. Dlugokencky (NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory, Global Monitoring Division, Boulder, CO)
10:45 - 11:00 Carbon Monoxide Concentration and Isotope Measurements in New Zealand
  Rowena Moss (National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA), Wellington, New Zealand)
11:00 - 11:15 Global Methane Budget and Natural Gas Leakage Based on Long-term δ13CH4 Measurements and Updated Isotopic Source Signatures
  Stefan Schwietzke (NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory, Global Monitoring Division, Boulder, CO)
11:15 - 11:30 Measurement of Volatile Organic Compounds Using Trigger Sampling in Southeast Asia During Biomass Burning Season
  Chang-Feng Ou-Yang (National Central University, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, Chung-Li, Taiwan)
11:30 - 11:45 Quantitative Laser Spectroscopy for SI-Traceable Measurements of Greenhouse Gases
  Joseph T. Hodges (National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD)
11:45 - 12:00 Arctic Methane: Can the Top-down and Bottom-up Views of its Budget Be Reconciled?
  Lori Bruhwiler (NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory, Global Monitoring Division, Boulder, CO)
  • 12:00 - 13:00Catered Lunch - Outreach Classroom GB-124 (pre-payment of $12.00 at registration)
Session 3 • Carbon Cycle & Greenhouse Gases - Global Observing Systems — Chaired by Andrew Jacobson
13:00 - 13:15 Early XCO2 Estimates from the NASA Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 (OCO-2)
  David Crisp (Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA)
13:15 - 13:30 Climatology of Spatiotemporal Variations of Tropospheric CO2 Observed by CONTRAIL-CME
  Taku Umezawa (National Institute for Environmental Studies, Tsukuba-City, Ibaraki, Japan)
13:30 - 13:45 GOSAT Data Products Generated in Collaborative Effort with NOAA/GMD
  T. Yokota (National Institute for Environmental Studies, Tsukuba-City, Ibaraki, Japan)
13:45 - 14:00 Long-Term Observations of NMHCs from the IAGOS-CARIBIC Flying Observatory 
  Angela K. Baker (Max Planck Institute for Chemistry, Mainz, Germany)
14:00 - 14:15 The Potential of 14CO2 Measurements to Constrain the North American Fossil Fuel CO2 Flux
  Sourish Basu (NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory, Global Monitoring Division, Boulder, CO)
14:15 - 14:30 The Global Atmosphere Watch Reactive Gases Measurement Network
  Detlev Helmig (Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research (INSTAAR), University of Colorado, Boulder, CO)
  • 14:30 - 15:00 Afternoon Break
Session 4 • Radiation — Chaired by Allison McComiskey
15:00 - 15:15 The Baseline Surface Radiation Network: Surface Radiation Observations for Climate Research
  Chuck Long (Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES), University of Colorado, Boulder, CO)
15:15 - 15:30 Near Real-time Solar Irradiance and Aerosol Optical Depth from NOAA ISIS and SURFRAD Stations for Verification of Solar Forecasts for the Solar Forecast Improvement Project (SFIP)
  Kathy O. Lantz (Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES), University of Colorado, Boulder, CO)
15:30 - 15:45 Modification of VIIRS Sensor Data Record Operational Code for Consistency of Data Product Limits
  Gabriel Moy (The Aerospace Corporation, El Segundo, CA)
15:45 - 16:00 Use of Solar Irradiance Measurements to Improve the Physical Parameterizations in the Rapid Refresh and High-Resolution Rapid Refresh Models
  Jaymes Kenyon (Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES), University of Colorado, Boulder, CO)
16:00 - 16:15 Surface-based Cloud Radiative Properties for Improved Understanding of Aerosol-cloud Interactions
  Allison McComiskey (NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory, Global Monitoring Division, Boulder, CO)
16:15 - 16:30 Aerosol Effects on Cloud Cover as Determined by Ground- and Space-based Sensors
  John A. Augustine (NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory, Global Monitoring Division, Boulder, CO)
16:30 - 16:45 Evidence of Clear-Sky Daylight Whitening: Are We Already Conducting Geoengineering?
  Chuck Long (Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES), University of Colorado, Boulder, CO)
  • 17:00 - 20:00Poster Session (DSRC Cafeteria) with appetizers and refreshments