GSD Non-Peer-Reviewed Publications

Wandishin, M., B. P. Pettegrew, M. Petty and J. Mahoney (2011), Quality Assessment Report: Graphical Turbulence Guidance, Version 2.5, Technical Report, NOAA/ESRL/Global Systems Division, Boulder, CO.

Marquis, M., S. C. Albers and E. C. Weatherhead (2011), For Better Integration, Improve the Forecast, Solar Today, 25(7), 52-53.

Schlatter, T. W. (2011), Weatherqueries: Unusual ice cloud formation shaped like a comet, probably resulting from penetration of a supercooled altocumulus cloud by jet aircraft; Relation between hurricane size and wind speed., WEATHERWISE, 64(5), 50-52.

Gutman, S. I., Z. Toth, Y. Xie and D. L. Birkenheuer (2011), Issues Associated with the Assimilation of Ground-based GNSS Observations into Atmospheric Models, presented at Third International Colloquium on Scientific and Fundamental Aspects of the Galileo Programme, European Space Agency, Copenhagen, Denmark, August 31-September 2.

Lack, S., G. Layne, M. Kay, S. Madine, M. Petty and J. Mahoney (2011), Quality assessment techniques for evaluating convective weather products used for air traffic management strategic planning, presented at 15th Conference on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meterology (ARAM), American Meteorological Society, Los Angeles, August 4.

Lack, S., M. Wandishin and J. Mahoney (2011), An object-based approach for identifying and evaluating convective initiation, presented at 15th Conference on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meterology (ARAM), American Meteorological Society, Los Angeles, August 4.

Loughe, A., B. P. Pettegrew, J. Henderson, J. Hart, S. Madine and J. Mahoney (2011), A performance assessment of the National Ceiling and Visibility Analysis Product., presented at 15th Conference on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology, American Meteorological Society, Los Angeles, August 4.

Lack, S., G. Layne, S. Madine and J. Mahoney (2011), Quality Assessment of CoSPA, Technical Report, 34 pp., NOAA Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research, Boulder Colorado Global Systems Division.

Henderson, T., J. Middlecoff, M. Govett and P. Madden (2011), Experience Applying Fortran GPU Compilers to Numerical Weather Prediction, presented at 2011 Symposium on Application Accelerators in High Performance Computing, National Center for Supercomputing Applications at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Knoxville, TN, July 19-20.

Schlatter, T. W. (2011), Weatherqueries: Funnel from shallow cumulus convection off Marblehead, Massachusetts; About the enhanced Fujita Scale for measuring tornado intensity, WEATHERWISE, 64(4), 42-44, http://www.weatherwise.org/Archives/Back%20Issues/2011/July-August%202011/weather-queries-full.html.

Bernardet, L., S. Bao, T. Brown, D. Stark, M. Biswas, L. Carson and C. Harrop (2011), Hurricane WRF: Testing activities and community support at the DTC, presented at 12th Annual WRF Users' Workshop, UCAR, Boulder, CO, June 20-24.

Harrop, C. and L. Bernardet (2011), Characterizing differences in model output induced by changes in high performance computing platform, presented at 11th WRF Users' Workshop, UCAR, Boulder, CO, June 20-24.

Wolff, J., L. Nance, L. Bernardet and B. Brown (2011), Implementation of WRF Reference Configurations, presented at 11th WRF Users' Workshop, UCAR, Boulder, CO, June 20-24.

Schlatter, T. W. (2011), Weatherqueries: How Tornadoes form in supercells and otherwise: the effects of buoyancy forces, shear, low-level vorticity, and convergence, WEATHERWISE, 64(3), 58-60.

Mulac, B., R. Storvold and E. C. Weatherhead (2011), Remote Sensing in the Arctic with Unmanned Aircraft: Helping Scientists to Achieve Their Goals, presented at International Symposium on Remote Sensing of Environment, International Center on Remote Sensing of the Environment (ICRSE)., Sydney, Australia, April 10-15, 2011.

Jankov, I., S. C. Albers and Z. Toth (2011), Convective Initiation using Diabatic Local Analysis and Prediction System and Weather Research, Forecasting Model, presented at EGU General Assembly 2011 Programme Group Programme NP – Nonlinear Processes in Geophysics, European Geosciences Union, Vienna, Austria, April 3-8.

Jankov, I., Z. Toth and J. Du (2011), Sensitivity of Weather Forecasts over North America to Cycling of Initial Conditions, presented at EGU General Assembly 2011 Programme Group Programme NP – Nonlinear Processes in Geophysics, European Geosciences Union, Vienna, Austria, April 3-8.

Jankov, I., L. S. Wharton, S. C. Albers and E. I. Tollerud (2011), Ensemble Prediction System for Hydrometeorological Testbed (HMT) Application, presented at EGU General Assembly 2011 Programme Group Programme AS – Atmospheric Sciences, European Geosciences Union, Vienna, Austria, April 3-8.

(2011), Quality Assessment Report: National Ceiling and Visibility Analysis Product, Technical Report, 50 pp., Departement of Commerce, Boulder Colorado.

Bao, S., R. Yablonsky, D. Stark and L. Bernardet (2011), Community HWRF USERS' GUIDE V3.3a, Technical Report, NOAA/ESRL/Global Systems Division.

Gopalakrishnan, S., Q. Liu, T. Marchok, D. Sheinin, N. Surgi, M. Tong, V. Tallapragada, R. Tuleya, R. Yablonsky and X. Zhang (2011), Hurricane Weather Research and Forecasting (HWRF) Model: 2011 Scientific Documentation, Technical Report, Developmental Testbed Center.

Schlatter, T. W. (2011), Weatherqueries: Explaining a bright, elevated ribbon in fog covering the Tulerosa Basin of New Mexico, WEATHERWISE, 64(2), 36-37.

Bernardet, L., S. Bao, C. Harrop, D. Stark, T. Brown and L. Carson (2011), Technology Transfer in Tropical Cyclone Numerical Modeling - The role of the Developmental Testbed Center (DTC), presented at 65th Interdepartmental Hurricane Conference, Miami, FL, February 28-March 3.

Bao, S., C. Harrop, T. P Brown and D. Stark (2011), Community Hurricane Weather Research and Forecast (HWRF) work at the Developmental Testbed Center, presented at 23rd Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction, American Meteorological Society, Seattle, WA, January 22-26.

Alexander, C., S. Weygandt, S. G. Benjamin, T. G. Smirnova, J. M. Brown, P. Hofmann and E. James (2011), The High Resolution Rapid Refresh (HRRR): Recent and future enhancements, time-lagged ensembling, and 2010 forecast evaluation activities, presented at 24th Conference on Weather and Forecasting/20th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction, American Meteorological Society, Seattle, WA, January 23-28.

Benjamin, S. G., R. Bleck, J. M. Brown, S. Sun, J. W. Bao, S. Sahm, M. Fiorino and T. Henderson (2011), Progress in Development of the Flow-Following Finite-Volume Icosahedral Model (FIM) Toward Improving NCEP Global Ensemble Forecasts and Toward a Chemistry-Coupled Global Model Research Capability, presented at 15th Symposium on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS), American Meteorological Society, Seattle, WA, January 23-28.

Benjamin, S. G., S. Weygandt, C. Alexander, J. M. Brown, T. G. Smirnova, P. Hofmann, E. James and G. Dimego (2011), NOAA's hourly-updated 3km HRRR and RUC/Rapid Refresh - recent (2010) and upcoming changes toward improving weather guidance for air-traffic management, presented at Second Aviation, Range and Aerospace Meteorology Special Symposium on Weather-Air Traffic Management Integration, American Meteorological Society, Seattle, WA, January 23-28.

Benjamin, S. G., J. M. Wilczak, J. M. Brown, M. Marquis, J. Olson, S. Weygandt, C. Alexander and G. Dimego (2011), Progress in NOAA hourly-updated model forecasting for renewable energy guidance, presented at Second Conference on Weather, Climate, and the New Energy Economy Program, American Meteorological Society, Seattle, WA, January 23-28.

Fiorino, M. (2011), WxMAP2—a python-based system for model diagnosis and weather forecast tool development, presented at Special Symposium on Advances in Modeling and Analysis Using Python, American Meteorological Society, Seattle, WA, January 23-28.

Grell, G. A. (2011), (Invited Speaker) Forecasting weather and air quality with online integrated modeling systems, presented at 13th Conference on Atmospheric Chemistry, American Meteorological Society, Seattle, WA, January 23-28.

Hamill, T. M., J. S. Whitaker, S. G. Benjamin, M. Fiorino and D. T. Kleist (2011), Results from testing of EnKF and an EnKF-Var hybrid using the GFS during the 2010 hurricane season, presented at 24th Conference on Weather and Forecasting/20th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction, American Meteorological Society, Seattle, WA, January 23-28.

Hansen, T. and T. LeFebvre (2011), Early Development Activities for the Integrated Hazard Information Services, presented at 27th Conference on Interactive Information Processing Systems (IIPS), American Meteorological Society, Seattle, WA, January 23-28.

Hu, M., D. Stark, H. Shao and X.Y. Huang (2011), Introduction to Community Gridpoint Statistical Interpolation System (GSI) and its User Support, presented at 15th Symposium on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS), American Meteorological Society, Seattle, WA, January 23-28.

Jankov, I., S. C. Albers, H. Yuan, L. S. Wharton, Z. Toth, T. L. Schneider, A. B. White and F. M. Ralph (2011), Ensemble prediction system development for hydrometeorological testbed (HMT) application, presented at 24th Conference on Weather and Forecasting/20th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction, American Meteorological Society, Seattle, WA, January 23-28.

Kuo, Y., L. Nance, S. E. Koch and B. Brown (2011), Facilitating Transition between Research and Operation in Numerical Weather Prediction, presented at 15th Symposium on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS), American Meteorological Society, Seattle, WA, January 23-28.

Mahoney, J., S. Madine, M. Petty, C. Grzywinski and J. L. Vavra (2011), The Network Enabled Verification Service (NEVS): A bridge between weather and ATM weather integration, presented at Second Aviation, Range and Aerospace Meteorology Special Symposium on Weather-Air Traffic Management Integration, American Meteorological Society, Seattle, WA, January 23-28.

Olson, J. and J. M. Brown (2011), A Comparison of Model and Observed Turbulent Kinetc Energy Within Coastal Barrier Jets Forced by Landfall Cyclones, presented at 24th Conference on Weather and Forecasting/20th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction, American Meteorological Society, Seattle, WA, January 23-28.

Pagowski, M., S. E. Peckham, G. A. Grell and S. A. McKeen (2011), 3DVAR chemical data assimilation in WRF/Chem forecasts during CalNEX, presented at 13th Conference on Atmospheric Chemistry, American Meteorological Society, Seattle, WA, January 23-28.

Peckham, S. E., G. A. Grell and S. A. McKeen (2011), Evaluation of WRF-Chemistry air quality forecasts produced during CalNex-2010, presented at 13th Conference on Atmospheric Chemistry, American Meteorological Society, Seattle, WA, January 23-28.

Schlatter, T. W. (2011), Weather Queriies: Changes in NWS criteria for issuing a blizzard warning; temperature no longer a factor; Thundersnow: climatological frequency in the U.S. and potential causes, WEATHERWISE, 64(1), 45-47.

Slocum, C. and M. Fiorino (2011), Improved analysis of the tropical cyclone outer wind structure using IR satellite wind retrievals in a global numerical weather prediction model, presented at 15th Symposium on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS), American Meteorological Society, Seattle, WA, January 23-28.

Stewart, J. Q., M. Leon, C. MacDermaid, M. Schultz and L. Sherretz (2011), NextGen 4-D Weather Data Cube Development and tools for Content Developers, presented at 27th Conference on Interactive Information Processing Systems (IIPS), American Meteorological Society, Seattle, WA, January 23-28.

Szoke, E., S. C. Albers, Y. Xie, L. S. Wharton, R. Glancy, E. Thaler, D. Barjenbruch, B. Meier and Z. Toth (2011), A comparison of several analysis schemes in their ability to diagnose boundaries, presented at 24th Conference on Weather and Forecasting/20th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction, American Meteorological Society, Seattle, WA, January 23-28.

Szoke, E., S. G. Benjamin, J. M. Brown, M. Fiorino, B. D. Jamison, W. Moninger and S. Sahm (2011), FIM Performance for some of the Major events of the 2009-2010 Winter Season, presented at 15th Symposium on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS), American Meteorological Society, Seattle, WA, January 23-28.

Szoke, E., R. Brummer, H. Gosden, S. D. Miller, M. DeMaria and D. A. Molenar (2011), An overview of CIRA's contribution to the GOES-R Proving Ground, presented at Seventh Annual Symposium on Future Operational Environmental Satellite Systems, American Meteorological Society, Seattle, WA, January 23-28.

Tollerud, E. I., T. L. Jensen, I. Jankov, H. Yuan, J. H. Gotway and P. Oldenburg (2011), The performance of high-resolution WRF ensemble QPF during heavy winter precipitation events in California, presented at 24th Conference on Weather and Forecasting/20th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction, American Meteorological Society, Seattle, WA, January 23-28.

Toth, Z., B. G. Brown, I. Jankov, T. L. Jensen, H. Yuan, E. I. Tollerud, L. S. Wharton, P. McCaslin, B. Kuo, L. Nance and S. E. Koch (2011), The DTC Ensemble Testbed: A New Testing and Evaluation Facility for Mesoscale Ensembles, presented at 24th Conference on Weather and Forecasting/20th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction, American Meteorological Society, Seattle, WA, January 23-28.

Weatherhead, E. C. (2011), Solar energy forecasting, presented at Fourth Annual CCM Forum, American Meteorological Society, Seattle, WA, January 23-28.

Weygandt, S., C. Alexander, E. James, P. Hofmann, S. G. Benjamin, T. G. Smirnova, M. Hu and J. M. Brown (2011), 2010 results from the 3km HRRR - verification, case study assessment, and HRRR-based convective probabilistic forecasts (HCPF), presented at Second Aviation, Range and Aerospace Meteorology Special Symposium on Weather-Air Traffic Management Integration, American Meteorological Society, Seattle, WA, January 23-28.

Weygandt, S., M. Hu, T. G. Smirnova, G. S. Manikin, C. Alexander, S. G. Benjamin, J. M. Brown, J. Olson and P. Hofmann (2011), The Rapid Refresh - Replacement for the RUC, Pre-Implementation Development and Evaluation, presented at 24th Conference on Weather and Forecasting/20th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction, American Meteorological Society, Seattle, WA, January 23-28.

Wilczak, J. M., S. G. Benjamin, S. Calvert, A. Stern, G. DiMego and A.B. White (2011), Enhancing short term wind energy forecasting for improved utility operations: technical description of a joint DOE/NOAA/Private Industry collaborative field program, presented at Second Conference on Weather, Climate, and the New Energy Economy Program, American Meteorological Society, Seattle, WA, January 23-28.

Xie, Y., N. Prive, S. E. Koch, M. Masutani, J. S. Woollen, R. Atlas and L. P. Riishojgaard (2011), A preliminary assessment of UAS data impact on tropical cyclone track forecasts based on a global OSSE system, presented at 15th Symposium on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS), American Meteorological Society, Seattle, WA, January 23-28.

Yuan, H., Y. Xie, S. C. Albers and I. Jankov (2011), Impacts of the STMAS cycling data assimilation system on improving severe weather forecasting, presented at 15th Symposium on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS), American Meteorological Society, Seattle, WA, January 23-28.

Zhu, K., M. Xue, X. Wang, J. S. Whitaker, S. G. Benjamin and S. Weygandt (2011), A Regional Ensemble Kalman Filter Data Assimilation System Employing GSI Observation Processing and Initial Tests for Rapid Refresh Forecast Configurations, presented at 15th Symposium on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS), American Meteorological Society, Seattle, WA, January 23-28.

Clark, W., E. Sukovich, E. I. Tollerud, T. Jensen, H. Yuan and G. A. Wick (2010), GFS water vapor forecast error evaluated over the 2009-2010 West Coast cool season using the MET/MODE object analyses package, presented at UNSPECIFIED, American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, CA, December 13-17.

Gutman, S. I., S. C. Albers, S. C. Forsythe, J. Jones, S.Q. Kidder, B. Ward, A. B. White and G. A. Wick (2010), Improved Characterization and Monitoring of Moisture Associated With Atmospheric Rivers, presented at UNSPECIFIED, American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, CA, December 13-17.

McCaslin, P. T., T. Nakazawa, R. Swinbank and Z. Toth (2010), Improving cyclone warning Case study: Philippines, Bulletin The journal of the World Meteorological Organization, 59 (2), 79-81.

Nance, L.B., L. Bernardet, S. Bao, B. Brown, L. Carson, T. Fowler, J. Halley Gotway, C. Harrop, E. Szoke, E. I. Tollerud, J. Wolff and H. Yuan (2010), The HFIP High Resolution Hurricane Forecast Test, presented at UNSPECIFIED, American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, CA, December 13-17.

Tollerud, E. I., T. Jensen, H. Yuan, J Halley Gotway, P. Oldenburg, I. Jankov, W. L. Clark, G. A. Wick and R. Bullock (2010), WRF Ensemble Model Performance during Atmospheric River Events in California, presented at UNSPECIFIED, American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, CA, December 13-17.

Weatherhead, E. C. (2010), Sea ice characteristics and ice seal behavior: new results from unmanned aircraft data, presented at UNSPECIFIED, American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, CA, December 13-17.

McCaslin, P. T., T. Nakazawa, R. Swinbank and Z. Toth (2010), Information for decision making: Weather: Typhoon Lupit, in Crafting geoinformation The art and science of earth observation, Group on Earth Observations, edited by M. Williams and J. Achache, pp. 85-91, Lavenham Press, Cambridge, UK.

Schlatter, T. W. (2010), Weatherqueries: A peak in lightning frequency before a thunderstorm breaks; Variability in precipitation in the coastal mountains of northern California, WEATHERWISE, 63(6), 46-47.

Szoke, E., S. C. Albers, Y. Xie, L. S. Wharton, E Glancy, D. Thaler, B. Barjenbruch, B. Meier and Z. Toth (2010), Assessing the utility of several analysis schemes for diagnosing precursor signals for convective initiation and non-supercell tornadogenesis along boundaries, presented at 25th Conference on Severe Local Storms, AMS, Denver CO, October 11-14.

Schlatter, T. W. and N. Doesken (2010), Deep Hail: Tracking an Elusive Phenomenon, Weatherwise, 35-41.

Ware, R., D. Cimini, G. Giuliani, E. Campos, J. Oreamuno, P. Joe, S. Cober, S. Albers, S. Koch and E. R. Westwater (2010), Thermodynamic Profiling at the Alpine Venue of the 2010 Winter Olympics, presented at WMO Technical Conference on Meteorological and Environmental Instruments and Methods of Observation, World Meteorological Organization, Helsinki, Finland, August 30-September 1.

Leblanc, T., I.S. McDermid, H. Vomel, T.J. McGee, C. Straub, N. Kampfer, G. Nedoluha, S. I. Gutman, D.N. Whiteman, T.M. Van Hove and J.J Braun (2010), MEASUREMENTS OF HUMIDITY IN THE ATMOSPHERE AND VALIDATION EXPERIMENTS (MOHAVE)-2009: OPERATIONS AND RESULTS OVERVIEW, presented at International Lasar Radar Conference (ILRC), St. Petersburg, Russia, July 5-9, 2010.

Schlatter, T. W. (2010), Weatherqueries: Tracing the origins of a monster hailstorm with high winds in Iowa, WEATHERWISE, 63(4), 45-47.

Cimini, D., R. Ware, G. Giuliani, J. Oreamuno, E. Campos, S. C. Albers, P. Joe, S. E. Koch and S. Cober (2010), Boundary layer thermodynamic profiling using ground-based microwave radiometry and 1DVAR for Nowcasting, presented at Pro. International Symposium on Advancements in Boundary Layer Remote Sensing, Springer Verlag, Paris France, June 4, 2010.

Bao, S., L. Bernardet, V. Tallapragada, N. Surgi, Y.C. Kwon, Q. Liu, Z. Zhang, C. Harrop, L. Carson, H. Stark, S. Trahan, B. Lapenta, S. E. Koch and B. Kuo (2010), The community Hurricane Weather Research and Forecast (HWRF): System description, forecast skill and Developmental Testbed Center support, presented at 29th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, AMS, Tucson, AZ, May 9-14.

Bernardet, L., L. Nance, S. Bao, B. Brown, L. Carson, T. Fowler, J. Halley Gotway, C. Harrop and J. Wolff (2010), The HFIP High-Resolution Hurricane Forecast test: overview and results of track and intensity forecast verification, presented at 29th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, AMS, Tucson, AZ, May 9-14.

Schlatter, T. W. (2010), Weatherqueries: Sea-surface temperature differences off the East and West Coasts of the U.S. and how they affect near-coastal weather; Is wind speed increasing over the U.S. on climatological time scales?, WEATHERWISE, 63(3), 71-73.

Surgi, N., V. Tallapragada, Y. Kwon, Z. Zhang, L. Liu, L. Bernardet, S. Bao, I. Ginis, C. Davis and L. Carson (2010), Improving operational hurricane prediction with NCEP's Hurricane Weather and Research Forecast (HWRF) system: future advancements, community involvement and transition of research to operations through the Development Testbed Center (DTC), presented at 29th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, American Meteorological Society, Tucson, AZ, May 9-14.

Schlatter, T. W. (2010), Weatherqueries: Diamond dust and parhelia; How cloud condensation nuclei concentrations affect raindrop size; Snow crystal habits;graupel, WEATHERWISE, 63(2), 46-49.

Alexander, C., D.A Koch, S. Weygandt, T. G. Smirnova and S. G. Benjamin (2010), Creation of real-time probabilistic thunderstorm guidance products from a time-lagged ensemble of High Resolution Rapid Refresh (HRRR) forecasts, presented at 14th Conference on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology, American Meteorological Society, Atlanta, GA, January 2010.

Benjamin, S. G., J. M. Brown, J. Olson, J. M. Wilczak, R. M. Banta, G. DiMego and F. Weng (2010), Improvements in NOAA modeling and data assimilation to improve guidance for the renewable energy industry, presented at First Conference on Weather, Climate, and the New Energy Economy 8th Users Forum on Weather and Climate Impacts, American Meteorological Society, Atlanta, GA, January 2010.

Birkenheuer, D. L. and S. I. Gutman (2010), Detection and characterization of systematic errors in atmospheric models, presented at 18th Conference on Applied Climatology, American Meteorological Society, Atlanta, GA, January 17-21, 2010.

Charles, M., Z. Toth, D. Hou and R. Krzysztofowicz (2010), Development of a New Precipitation Dataset for Model Downscaling and Bias Correction, presented at 24th Conference on Hydrology, American Meteorological Society, Atlanta, GA, January 2010.

Davis, D. (2010), Weather Research Coordination and Challenges of NextGen, presented at 14th Conference on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology, American Meteorological Society, Atlanta, GA, January 2010.

Edwards, J., M. F. Barth, L. Benjamin, P. A. Miller and D. Helms (2010), MADIS web services in support of NextGen, presented at 14th Conference on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology Presidential Forum, American Meteorological Society, Atlanta, GA, January 2010.

Gutman, S. I. and D. L. Birkenheuer (2010), Improvements in GOES/GOES-R water vapor calibration and validation, presented at 14th Symposium on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS), AMS, Atlanta, GA, January 17-21, 2010.

Hansen, T., T. LeFebvre, C. Bullock, J. Wakefield, J. Ramer, S. Williams, G.J. Stumpf, K. Scharfenberg, J.T. Ferree, B. Motta, E. Gruntfest, S. Romano, M.K. Zappa and W. Roberts (2010), Hazard Information Services vision, presented at 26th Conference on Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, American Meteorological Society, Atlanta, GA, January 17-21, 2010.

Hood, R., A. E. MacDonald, F. M. Ralph, G. A. Wick, E. C. Weatherhead, R.F. Rogers, C.W. Landsea and J.J. Cione (2010), NOAA's unmanned aircraft program: recent accomplishments and future plans, presented at AMS Symposium on Weather Forecasting, American Meteorological Society, Atlanta, GA, January 2010.

Hou, D., Z. Toth, Y. Zhu and W. Yang (2010), Some Characteristics of GEFS Stochastic Perturbations, presented at 20th Conference on Probability and Statistics in the Atmospheric Sciences, American Meteorological Society, Atlanta, GA, January 2010.

Hu, M., S. G. Benjamin, S. Weygandt and D. Devenyi (2010), Recent development of the generalized cloud analysis package in Gridpoint Statistical Interpolation for the Rapid Refresh, presented at 14th Symposium on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS), American Meteorological Society, Atlanta, GA, January 2010.

Layne, G. and S. Lack (2010), Methods for estimating air traffic capacity reductions due to convective weather for verification, presented at 14th Conference on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology, American Meteorological Society, Atlanta, GA, January 2010.

Madine, S., C. Lu, M. Kay and J. Mahoney (2010), Global icing forecast verification using CloudSat data, presented at 14th Conference on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology, American Meteorological Society, Atlanta, GA, January 2010.

Mahoney, J. and S. Madine (2010), User-specific evaluation technologies for the NextGen weather Single Authoritative Source, presented at 14th Conference on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology Presidential Forum, American Meteorological Society, Atlanta, GA, January 2010.

McCaslin, P. and K. Holub (2010), Web-based prototype decision support tool, presented at Fifth Symposium on Policy and Socio-economic Research Second AMS Conference on International Cooperation in the Earth System Sciences and Services, American Meteorological Society, Atlanta, GA, January 2010.

Miller, P. A., D. Helms, M. F. Barth, L. Benjamin, R. S. Collander and T. Kent (2010), Planned product improvements for the NOAA Meteorological Assimilation Data Ingest System (MADIS), presented at 26th Conference on Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, AMS, Atlanta, GA, January 17-21, 2010.

Olson, J. and J. M. Brown (2010), An investigation of simulated low-level jets produced by different PBL schemes in the WRF-ARW as verified against tower data, presented at AMS Symposium on Weather Forecasting, American Meteorological Society, Atlanta, GA, January 2010.

Schlatter, T. W. (2010), Weatherqueries: Clouds in Space, WEATHERWISE, 63(1), 50-51.

Schultz, P., H. Yuan, Z. Toth, M. Charles and R. Krzysztofowicz (2010), Pseudo-precipitation: a continuous variable for statistical post-processing, presented at 20th Conference on Probability and Statistics in the Atmospheric Sciences, American Meteorological Society, Atlanta, GA, January 2010.

Tollerud, E. I., R.J. Caldwell, D. Kim and S. Vasiloff (2010), A quantitative comparison of automated and manual precipitation gage quality control techniques, presented at 15th Symposium on Meteorological Observation and Instrumentation, Atlanta, GA, January 2010.

Weygandt, S., S. G. Benjamin, M. Hu, T. G. Smirnova, S. E. Peckham, J. M. Brown, K. Brundage, G.S. Manikin and Y. Yang (2010), Forecast improvement from radar data assimilation within the Rapid Update Cycle, Rapid Refresh, and High Resolution Rapid Refresh forecasts initialized with RUC/RR grids, presented at 14th Conference on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology, American Meteorological Society, Atlanta, GA, January 2010.

Weygandt, S., T. G. Smirnova, C. Alexander, S. G. Benjamin, K. Brundage, B. D. Jamison and S. Sahm (2010), The High Resolution Rapid Refresh (HRRR): Recent enhancements and evaluation during the 2009 convective season, presented at 14th Conference on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology, American Meteorological Society, Atlanta, GA, January 2010.

Xie, Y., N. Prive, T. W. Schlatter, S. E. Koch, M. Masutani, J. Woollen, T. Zhu, L.P. Riishojgaard and R.M. Atlas (2010), Calibration of Synthetic Observations for a Joint Observing System Simulation Experiment, presented at 14th Symposium on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS), American Meteorological Society, Atlanta, GA, January 2010.

Yuan, H. and Y. Xie (2010), Severe Weather Forecasts using the Space and Time Mesoscale Analysis System (STMAS), presented at 14h Symposium on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface, American Meteorological Society, Atlanta, GA, January 2010.

Lipschutz, R. (2010), A high performance LDM data cluster, presented at 26th Conference on Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, AMS, Atlanta, GA, January 17-21, 2010.

Xie, Y., N. Prive, S. E. Koch, R. Hood, R. Atlas, J. Gamache, R. Rogers, S. Majumdar, S.M Mackaro and T.L. Miller (2010), Development of a Regional Hurricane OSSE System, presented at 14th Symposium on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS), American Meteorological Society, Atlanta, GA, January 2010.

Xu, X and C. Lu (2009), Plateau-Monsoon Water Vapor Transport for Meiyu Rainfall, in Advances in Environmental Research, vol. 2, Nova Science Publishers, New York, NY.

Kay, M., S. Madine, J. Mahoney and J. Hart (2009), 2007 CONVECTIVE FORECAST SCIENTIFIC EVALUATION, Technical Report, 33 pp., NOAA/OAR/GSD.

Madine, S., M. Kay, S. Lack, G. Layne and J. Mahoney (2009), FORECAST ASSESSMENT FOR THE NEW YORK 2008 CONVECTIVE WEATHER PROJECT, Technical Report, 42 pp., NOAA/OAR/GSD.

Moninger, W., S. G. Benjamin and B. D. Jamison (2009), Impacts on RUC Short-term Ceiling and Visibility Forecasts from High-Resolution Data, presented at 14th Symposium on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS), American Meteorological Society, Atlanta, GA, January 2010.

Lack, S., G. Layne, M. Kay, S. Madine and J. Mahoney (2009), An Operational Perspective for Evaluating Convective Nowcasts for Aviation, presented at World Meteorological Organization Symposium on Nowcasting and Very Short Term Forecasting, WMO, Whistler, BC, August 30- Sept 4, 2009.

Schranz, S. (2009), NOAA Fire Weather Research: A Mobile Fire Weather Support System, presented at International Wildfire Management Conference, NSW Rural Fire Service Association, Sydney Australia, June 18-20.

Koch, S. E. (2009), The Process of Thunderstorm Generation by Bores, presented at 23rd Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting/19th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction, American Meteorological Society, Omaha, NE, May 31-June 5, 2009.

Kay, M., C. Lu, S. Madine, J. Mahoney and P. Li (2009), Detecting Cloud Icing Conditions Using CloudSat Datasets, presented at 23rd Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting/19th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction, American Meteorological Society, Omaha, NE, June 2009.

Smith, T. L., W. Moninger, S. G. Benjamin and S. Sahm (2009), Profiler assessment and ongoing profiler observation quality monitoring using the Rapid Update Cycle, presented at 23rd Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting/19th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction, American Meteorological Association, Omaha, NE, June 2009.

Szoke, E., S. G. Benjamin, J. M. Brown and M. Fiorino (2009), An Examination of FIM Performance for a Variety of Weather Scenarios, presented at 23rd Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting/19th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction, American Meteorological Association, Omaha, NE, June 2009.

Benjamin, S. G., G. A. Grell, R. Bleck, J. L. Lee, J. W. Bao, T. G. Smirnova, J. M. Brown, T. Henderson, J.F. Middlecoff, C. Harrop, N. Wang, A. E. MacDonald and A.R. Jacobson (2009), Development of the FIM (Flow-following finite-volume Icosahedral Model) Global Model Toward an Earth System Model Including Inline Treatment of Aerosols and Trace Gases, presented at ESRL Global Monitoring Annual Conference, ESRL/Global Monitoring Division, Boulder, CO, May 13-14, 2009.

Russell, B. (2009), NOAA's Science On a Sphere - The Ideal Way to Display Global Data, presented at ESRL Global Monitoring Annual Conference, Global Monitoring Division, Boulder, CO, May 13-14, 2009.

Nahman, S. (2009), Case Study: How We Turned a Basement into a World-Class Data Center, presented at AFCOM Data Center World Conference, UNSPECIFIED, March 12, 2009.

Albers, S., I. Jankov, J. A. McGinley, Y. Xie, J.-Y. Kim, S. G. Gopalakrishnan, J. Gamache and S. Aberson (2009), The use of LAPS as an assimilation and model initialization tool for tropical cyclones, presented at 14th Conference on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS), American Meteorological Society, Phoenix, AZ, January 2009.

Benjamin, S. G., W. Moninger, B. D. Jamison and S. Sahm (2009), Relative short-range forecast impact in summer and winter from aircraft, profiler, rawinsonde, VAD, GPS-PW, METAR and mesonet observations for hourly assimilation into the RUC, presented at 14th Conference on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS), American Meteorological Society, Phoenix, AZ, January 2009.

Benjamin, S. G., S. Weygandt, T. G. Smirnova, M. Hu, S. E. Peckham, J. M. Brown, K. Brundage and G. S. Manikin (2009), Assimilation of radar reflectivity data using a diabatic digital filter: Applications to the Rapid Update Cycle and Rapid Refresh and initialization of High Resolution Rapid Refresh forecasts with RUC/RR grids, presented at 13th Conference on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS), American Meteorological Society, Phoenix, AZ, January 2009.

Birkenheuer, D. L., S. I. Gutman, S. Sahm and K. Holub (2009), Possible Solar Influences Observed in GOES and MODIS Total Precipitable Water Product Data, presented at AMS Annual Meeting (89th), American Meteorological Society, Phoenix, AZ, January 2009.

Devenyi, D., M. Hu, S. Weygandt and S. G. Benjamin (2009), Impact of satellite radiance data in the Rapid Refresh system and problems of regional satellite radiance assimilation, presented at 13th Conference on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS), American Meteorological Society, Phoenix, AZ, January 2009.

Dupree, W. J., D. Morse, M. Chan, X. Tao, M. Wolfson, J. O. Pinto, J. K. Williams, S. Albo, S. Dettling, M. Steiner, S. G. Benjamin and S. Weygandt (2009), The 2008 CoSPA* Forecast Demonstration *Collaboration Storm Prediction for Aviation, presented at Aviation, Range and Aerospace Meteorology Special Symposium on Weather-Air Traffic Management Integration, American Meteorological Society, Phoenix, AZ, January 2009.

Edwards, J., J. Fluke and X. Jing (2009), An Exercise in Extending AWIPSII, presented at 25th Conference on International Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, American Meteorological Society, Phoenix, AZ, January 2009.

Fast, J. D., W. I. Gustafson Jr, E. G. Chapman, G. A. Grell, S. E. Peckham and R. Schmitz (2009), Applying the Aerosol Modeling Testbed to assess modal and sectional predictions of particulates and aerosol radiative forcing downwind of a megacity, presented at 11th Conference on Atmospheric Chemistry, American Meteorological Society, Phoenix, AZ, January 2009.

Hansen, A., H. E. Fuelberg, K. E. Pickering and S. E. Peckham (2009), Development of a lightning NOx algorithm for WRF-Chem, presented at 11th Conference on Atmospheric Chemistry, American Meteorological Society, Phoenix, AZ, January 2009.

Hansen, T., T. LeFebvre, M. Schultz, M. Romberg, A. Mysore, K. Holub, P. McCaslin, S. Salm, A. Esterline, Y. Li, C. Baber, K. Fuller, Y. Pogue, W. Wright, M. Heavner, M. Steinbach, R. Olobode, L. Quian and R. Fatland (2009), Earth Information Services, presented at 25th Conference on International Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, American Meteorological Society, Phoenix, AZ, January 2009.

Helms, D., P. A. Miller, M. F. Barth, C. Darling, F. Kelly and S. E. Koch (2009), Status update of the transition from research to operations of the Meteorological Assimilation Data Ingest System (MADIS), presented at 25th Conference on International Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, American Meteorological Society, Phoenix, AZ, January 2009.

Kim, J.-Y., I. Jankov, S. C. Albers, J. H. Oh, J. A. McGinley, S. G. Gopalakrishnan and X. Zhang (2009), Hurricane Dennis Simulations By Using Various Initial Conditions and WRF Dynamic Cores, presented at 13th Conference on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS), American Meteorological Society, Phoenix, AZ, January 2009.

Koch, S. E. (2009), Lidar-radar analyses of convection initiation by gravity currents, bores, and solitons, presented at Fourth Symposium on Lidar Atmospheric Applications, American Meteorological Society, Phoenix, AZ, January 2009.

Koch, S. E., Y. Xie, J. A. McGinley and S. C. Albers (2009), Convective storm nowcasting using the Space-Time Meso Analysis System, presented at 23rd Conference on Hydrology, American Meteorological Society, Phoenix, AZ, January 2009.

Madine, S., M. Kay, S. Lack, G. Layne and J. Mahoney (2009), Conditioning forecasts of convection for use in air traffic management: A step toward measuring economic value, presented at Aviation, Range and Aerospace Meteorology Special Symposium on Weather-Air Traffic Management Integration, American Meteorological Society, Phoenix, AZ, January 2009.

Masutani, M., L. P. Riishojgaard, E. Andersson, J. S. Woollen, A. Stoffelen, G.-J. Marseille, Y. Xie, N. Prive, R. Errico, R. Yang, T. Zhu, F. Weng, G. D. Emmitt, S. Greco, S. A. Wood, O. Reale, T. W. Schlatter, S. J. Lord, H. Sun, T. J. Kleespies and Y. Song (2009), International collaborative Joint OSSEs Toward reliable and timely assessment of future observing systems, presented at The Anthony J. Hollingsworth Symposium, American Meteorological Society, Phoenix, AZ, January 2009.

Masutani, M., J. S. Woollen, R. Errico, T. W. Schlatter, Y. Xie, T. Zhu, N. Prive, R. Yang, S. Greco, L. P. Riishojgaard, A. Stoffelen, G. J. Marseille, E. Andersson, F. Weng, T. J. Kleespies, O. Reale, G. D. Emmitt, S. A. Wood, C. Hill, V. Ananthara, P. Fitzpatrick, X. Fan, H. Pryor, E. Salmon, H.C. Liu, M. Sienkiewicz, A. da Silva, H. Sun, Y. Song, M. Govett, Z. Pu, L. Cucurull, S. J. Lord, D. Devenyi, D. L. Birkenheuer, T. Jung, A. Thompkins, D. Groff, D. Kleist, R. Treadon, K. Fielding, W. Lahoz, E. Brin, Z. Toth, Y. Sato, M. Hu, S. Weygandt, M.J. McGill, T. Miyosh, T. Enomoto, M. Watanabe, T. Koyama, Y. Rochen, M. Seablom, B. I. Hauss, R. Burn, G. Higgins, R. Atlas, S. E. Koch, H. Wang, Y. Chen and X. Y. Huang (2009), Expanding collaboration in Joint OSSEs, presented at 13th Conference on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS), American Meteorological Society, Phoenix, AZ, January 2009.

Moninger, W., S. G. Benjamin, B. D. Jamison, T. W. Schlatter, T. L. Smith and E. Szoke (2009), New TAMDAR fleets and their impact on Rapid Update Cycle (RUC) forecasts, presented at 13th Conf. on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology, American Meteorological Society, Phoenix, AZ, January 2009.

Pinto, J. O., M. Steiner, R. E. Bateman, C. L. Phillips, S. Weygandt and S. G. Benjamin (2009), Toward using NWP model ensemble data for strategic planning of the national airspace, presented at Aviation, Range and Aerospace Meteorology Special Symposium on Weather-Air Traffic Management Integration, American Meteorological Society, Phoenix, AZ, January 2009.

Schultz, P., T. LeFebvre, T. Hansen, L. Cheatwood-Harris, T. Kent, J. Ramer and B. Motta (2009), Software development to support probabilistic forecasting on AWIPS II, presented at 25th Conference on International Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, American Meteorological Society, Phoenix, AZ, January 2009.

Shao, A. M., M. Xue, Y. Yang, M. Hu, S. Weygandt and S. G. Benjamin (2009), Impact of Assimilating Multiple-radar Data through the GSI System on Numerical Prediction of Tropical Storm Erin (2007), presented at 13th Conference on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS), American Meteorological Society, Phoenix, AZ, January 2009.

Tollerud, E. I., J. A. McGinley, S.L Mullen, T. Vukicevik, H. Yuan, C. Lu and I. Jankov (2009), Optimizing precipitation estimates using merged observations and model output: A case study in the California Sierra Nevada Mountains, presented at AMS Annual Meeting (89th), American Meteorological Society, Phoenix, AZ, January 2009.

Yuan, H., J. J. Gourley, P. Schultz, J. A. McGinley, Z. Flamig and C. J. Anderson (2009), Event-based streamflow simulation using the TREX distributed model and ensemble forecasts from the HMT-west project, presented at 23rd Conference on Hydrology, American Meteorological Society, Phoenix, AZ, January 2009.

Barth, M. F., P. A. Miller and L. Benjamin (2009), Urban observations available from MADIS, presented at 25th Conference on International Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, Phoenix, AZ, January 2009.

Bernardet, L., J. Wolff, L. Nance, A. Loughe, B. Weatherhead, E. Gilleland and B. Brown (2009), Comparison between ARW and NMM objective verification scores, presented at 23rd Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting/19th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction, American Meteorolgical Society, Omaha, NE, June 1-5, 2009.

Creager, G.J., R. B. Chadwick, D. Helms, P. A. Miller, M. F. Barth, P. Gladstone and S.S. Dimse (2009), Observing the Urban Mesoscale Environment: The Citizen Weather Observing Program, presented at 25th Conference on International Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, American Meteorological Association, Phoenix, AZ, January 2009.

Jankov, I., M. Sengupta, L. Grasso, D. Zupanski, M. Zupanski, L. Daniel and R. Brummer (2009), An evaluation of Brightness Temperatures Simulated by Various WRF-ARW Microphysical Algorithms for an Atmospheric River Event Affecting the California Coast, presented at 89th Annual AMS meeting, Phoenix, AZ, Jan 13, 2009.

Kim, D., E. I. Tollerud, S. Vasiloff and J. Caldwell (2009), Comparison of Manual and Automated Quality Control of Operational Hourly Precipitation Data of the National Weather Service, presented at Seventh Conf. on Artificial Intelligence and its Applications to the Environmental Sciences, American Meteorological Society, Phoenix, AZ, January 2009.

Miller, P. A., M. F. Barth and L. Benjamin (2009), A 2009 update on the NOAA Meteorological Assimilation Data Ingest System (MADIS), presented at 25th Conference on International Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, American Meteorological Association, Phoenix, AZ, January 2009.

Prive, N., Y. Xie, T. W. Schlatter, M. Masutani, Y. Song, J. Woollen and S. E. Koch (2009), Observing System Simulation Experiments for Unmanned Aircraft Systems: preliminary efforts, presented at Conference on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS), AMS, American Meteorological Society, Phoenix, AZ, January 2009.

Stewart, J. Q., N. Wang, E. Polster and S. Schranz (2009), Compression and Relay Management System as applied to Gridded FX-Net, and an Update on Wavelet Compression, presented at IIPS conference, 89th Annual AMS Conf, American Meteorological Society, Phoenix, AZ, January 2009. (Submitted)

Wolff, J, L. Nance and L. Bernardet (2009), WRF Reference Configurations, presented at 10th WRF Users' Workshop, Boulder, CO, June 22-26.

Yuan, H., W. Li, Y. Xie, J. A. McGinley, E. I. Tollerud and R. S. Collander (2009), Quantitative precipitation estimates by the gauge network and high-resolution ensemble forecasts using the SMTAS technique, presented at 23rd Conference on Hydrology, American Meteorological Society, Phoenix, AZ, January 2009.

Govette, M.L., L. Hart, T. Henderson, J. Middlecoff and C. Tierney (2008), Using GPUs to Meet Next Generation Weather Model Computational Requirements, presented at AGU Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, 2008.

Kim, J.-Y., I. Jankov, S. C. Albers, J. A. McGinley, J. Oh, S. Gopalalkrishnan and X. Zhang (2008), Hurricane Dennis Simulation By Using Various Initial and Boundary Conditions with HRPS, presented at AGU Fall Meeting 2008, American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, CA, 2008.

Kim, O, C. Lu, J. A. McGinley and J. Oh (2008), Recovery of mesoscale covariance using time-phased ensembles, presented at Asia Oceanic Geosciences Society, Busan, Korea, June 16-20 2008.

Olson, J. and J. M. Brown (2008), A Comparison of Model and Observed Turbulent Kinetic Energy within Coastal Barrier Jets Forced by Landfalling Cyclones, presented at Cyclone Workshop, Sainte-Adele, Quebec, Canada, UNSPECIFIED.

Benjamin, S., S. S. Weygandt, J. M. Brown, T. Smirnova, D. Devenyi, K. Brundage, G. Grell, S. E. Peckham, W. R. Moninger, T. W. Schlatter, T. L. Smith and G. Manikin (2008), Implementation of the Radar-Enhanced RUC, presented at 13th Conf. Aviation, Range and Aerospace Meteorology, American Meteorolgical Society, New Orleans, LA, January 2008.

Brown, J. M., T. G. Smirnova, S. G. Benjamin, B. D. Jamison and S. Weygandt (2008), Rapid-refresh testing: examples of forecast performance, presented at 13th Conf. on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology, American Meteorological Society, New Orleans, LA, January 2008.

Fox, N.I., S. Lack and A.C. Micheas (2008), Applying Procrustes shape analysis verification scheme to nowcast ensemble forecast members to determine accuracy of diagnosed convective mode, presented at 19th Conference on Probability and Statistics, American Meteorolgical Society, New Orleans, LA, January 2008.

Golden, J. H. (2008), Chasing the Wet Whirlwind, Weatherwise, 61(1), 18-25.

Hardesty, R. M., W. A. Brewer, C. J. Senff, B. McCarty, G. Ehret, A. Fix, C. Kiemle and E. I. Tollerud (2008), Structure of meridional moisture transport over the US Southern Great Plains observed by co-deployed airborne wind and water vapor, presented at Lidar Symposium of the 88th AMS Annual Meeting, American Meteorolgical Society, New Orleans, LA, January 2008.

Kay, M., S. Madine, J. Mahoney and J. Hart (2008), Aligning forecast verification with user-specific needs: An example for aviation, presented at 13th Conf. on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology, American Meteorolgical Society, New Orleans, LA, January 2008.

Lack, S. and N. I. Fox (2008), Development of an automated approach for identifying convective storm types using reflectivity and near-storm environment data, presented at 19th Conference on Probability and Statistics,, American Meteorolgical Society, New Orleans, LA, January 2008.

Limpert, G. L., S. Lack, N. I. Fox and E. J. Sadler (2008), An automated method for detecting precipitation and cell type from radar products, presented at Sixth Conference on Artificial Intelligence Applications to Environmental Science, American Meteorolgical Society, New Orleans, LA, January 2008.

Loughe, A., S. Madine, J. Mahoney and M. Graf (2008), A lead-time metric for assessing skill in forecasting the onset of IFR events, presented at 13th Conf. on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology, American Meteorolgical Society, New Orleans, LA, January 2008.

Mahoney, J. (2008), The Quality Assessment Research Team (QART) and NextGen Alignment, presented at 13th Conf. on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology, American Meteorolgical Society, New Orleans, LA, January 2008.

Ramer, J. (2008), Currently available and supported graphics metafile formats and the challenges they present for use in forecasting applications, presented at 24th Conf. on IIPS, American Meteorolgical Society, New Orleans, LA, January 2008.

Szoke, E., S. G. Benjamin, R. S. Collander, B. D. Jamison, W. Moninger, T. W. Schlatter, B. E. Schwartz and T. L. Smith (2008), Effect of TAMDAR data on RUC short-term forecasts of aviation-impact fields for ceiling, visibility, reflectivity, and precipitation, presented at 13th Conf. on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology, American Meteorolgical Society, New Orleans, LA, January 2008.

Weygandt, S., S. G. Benjamin, M. Hu, T. G. Smirnova and J. M. Brown (2008), Use of lightning data to enhance radar assimilation within the RUC and Rapid Refresh models, presented at Third Conf. on Meteorological Applications of Lightning Data, American Meteorolgical Society, New Orleans, LA, January 2008.

Weygandt, S., S. G. Benjamin, T. G. Smirnova and J. M. Brown (2008), Assimilation of radar reflectivity data using a diabatic digital filter within the Rapid Update Cycle, presented at 12th Conference on IOAS-AOLS, American Meteorolgical Society, New Orleans, LA, January 2008.

Weygandt, S., S. G. Benjamin, T. G. Smirnova, J. M. Brown and K. Brundage (2008), Hourly convective probability forecasts and experimental high-resolution predictions based on the radar reflectivity assimilating RUC model, presented at 13th Conf. on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology, American Meteorolgical Society, New Orleans, LA, January 2008.

Adler, J. J., J. Maslanik, R. I. Crocker, M. Angier and E. C. Weatherhead (2008), Lidar Altimeter Mapping of a Supraglacial Lake Region via an Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Near Ilulissat, Greenland, presented at AGU Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, 2008.

Benjamin, S. G., B. D. Jamison, W. Moninger, B. E. Schwartz and T. W. Schlatter (2008), Relative forecast impact from aircraft, profiler, rawinsonde, VAD, GPS-PW, METAR and mesonet observations for hourly assimilation in the RUC, presented at 12th Conference on IOAS-AOLS, American Meteorolgical Society, New Orleans, LA, January 2008.

Benjamin, S. G., W. Moninger, B. D. Jamison and S. Sahm (2008), Relative short-range forecast impact in summer and winter from aircraft, profiler, rawinsonde, VAD, GPS-PW, METAR and mesonet observations for hourly assimilation into the RUC, presented at 13th Conference on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS), American Meteorolgical Society, Phoenix, AZ, January 2008.

Bernardet, L., J. Wolff, L. Nance, E. Gilleland, E. C. Weatherhead, C. Harrop, M. Govett and A. Loughe (2008), Objective Verification Results from Forecasts Generated with the ARW and NMM Dynamic Cores of the WRF Model, presented at 9th WRF Users' Workshop, American Meteorolgical Society, Boulder, CO, 2008.

Birkenheuer, D. L., S. I. Gutman, S. Sahm and K..L. Holub (2008), Devised scheme to correct GOES bias in GOES operational total precipitable water products, NOAA Technical Memo, ESRL.

Birkenheuer, D. L., S. I. Gutman, S. Sahm and K. Holub (2008), Improved GOES water vapor products over CONUS - planning for GOES-R, presented at 88th Annual Meeting of the AMS, GOES Users' Conference, American Meteorolgical Society, New Orleans, LA, January 2008.

Harrop, C., L. Bernardet, M. Govett, J. Smith and S. Weygandt (2008), Workflow Management system for Automating Weather and Climate Simulations, presented at 8th WRF Users' Workshop, Boulder, CO, June 11-15.

Jankov, I., J. W. Bao, P. J. Neiman, P. Schultz and A. B. White (2008), Evaluation of high-resolution WRF-ARW model simulations of atmospheric river events during the Hydrometeorology Testbed 2006, presented at EGU General Assembly 2008, Vienna, Austria, April 13-18, 2008.

Lu, C. (2008), Nonlinear dynamics of gravity waves and turbulence, presented at The International Conference of Nonlinear Waves: Theory and Applications, Beijing, 2008.

Lu, C., O-K Kim and J. A. McGinley (2008), Recovery of mesoscale covariance using time-phased ensembles, presented at The first U.S.-China Syposium on mesoscale meteorology and data assimilation, Norman, OK, 2008.

Mahoney, J. (2008), The Quality Assessment Research Team (QART) and NEXTGEN Alignment, presented at 13th Conf. on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology, AMS, New Orleans, LA, January 2008.

Masutani, M., J.S. Woollen, R. Errico, Y Xie, T. Zhu, H. Sun, J. Terry, R. Yang, S. Greco, N. Prive, E. Andersson, T. W. Schlatter, A. Stoffelen, F. Weng, O. Reale, P. Riishojgaard, G.D. Emmitt, S.J. Lord, Z. Toth, G.J. Marseille, V. Anantharaj, K. Fielding, G. McConaughy, S.J. Worley, C.F. Shih, M. Yanaguchi, J.C. Jusem, M. Hill, P.J. Fitzpatrick, D. Devenyi, S. Weygandt, S.A. Wood, Y. Song, E. Liu, D.N. Groff, M. Hart, G. Gayno, A. Da Silva, M.J. McGill, D. Kleist, Y. Sato and S.A. Boukabara (2008), Progress in Joint OSSEs. Three Joint OSSE Nature Runs and Simulation of Observations, presented at 12th Symposium on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface, American Meteorolgical Society, New Orleans, LA, January 21-24, 2008.

Miller, P. A., M. F. Barth and L. Benjamin (2008), Plans for the NOAA Research Meteorological Assimilation Data Ingest System, presented at 24th Conference on International Interactive information and Processing Systems (IPPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, American Meteorological Association, New Orleans, LA, Jan 2006.

Moninger, W., S. G. Benjamin, B. D. Jamison, T. W. Schlatter, T. L. Smith and E. Szoke (2008), TAMDAR Fleets and Their Impact on Rapid Update Cycle (RUC) Forecasts., presented at 13th Conference on Aviation, Range and Aerospace Meteorology, American Meteorolgical Society, New Orleans, LA, January 21-24, 2008.

Pagowski, M., G. A. Grell, S. E. Peckham, S. A. McKeen and D. Devenyi (2008), Chemical data assimilation of ozone and fine aerosols. Initial results using NMM-WRF/Chem and the Gridpoint Statistical Interpolation (GSI) Analysis System, presented at 9th WRF Users' Workshop, Boulder, CO, 2008.

Smith, T. L., S. G. Benjamin, J. M. Brown, S. Weygandt, T. G. Smirnova and B. E. Schwartz (2008), Convection forecasts from the hourly updated, 3-km High Resolution Rapid Refresh Model, presented at 24th Conf. on Severe Local Storms, American Meteorolgical Society, Savannah, GA, 27–31 October 2008.

Weatherhead, E. C. (2008), Long-term Trends in the Temporal Patterns of Weather, presented at AGU Fall Meeting, American Meteorolgical Society, San Francisco, 2008.

Wolff, J., B. Weekley, L. Nance, L. Bernardet and B. Brown (2008), WRF Reference Configurations- DTC Concept and Plans, presented at 9th WRF Users' Workshop, Boulder, CO, 2008.

Benjamin, S. G., W. Moninger, S. Sahm and T. L. Smith (2007), MESONET Wind Quality Monitoring Allowing Assimilation in the RUC AND Other NCEP Models, presented at 22nd Weather Analysis and Forecasting Conference, American Meteorological Society, Park City, Utah, 2007.

Benjamin, S. G., S. Weygandt, J. M. Brown, T. G. Smirnova, D. Devenyi, K. Brundage, G. A. Grell, S. E. Peckham, T. W. Schlatter, T. L. Smith and G. Manikin (2007), From the Radar-Enhanced RUC to the WRF-Based Rapid Refresh, presented at 22nd Weather Analysis and Forecasting Conference, American Meteorological Society, Park City, Utah, 2007.

Moninger, W., S. G. Benjamin, B. D. Jamison, T. W. Schlatter, T. L. Smith and E. Szoke (2007), TAMDAR and its impact RAPID UPDATE CYCLE (RUC) forecasts, presented at 22nd Weather Analysis and Forecasting Conference, American Meteorolgical Society, Park City, Utah, 2007.

Purser, J.R., S.F. V. de Pondeca, D. D. Parrish and D. Devenyi (2007), Covariance modeling in a grid-point analysis, presented at Workshop on Flow-dependent aspects of data assimilation, ECMWF, UK, June 11-13.

Weygandt, S. and S. G. Benjamin (2007), Radar Reflectivity-based Initialization of Precipitation Systems using a Diabatic Digital Filter within the Rapid Update Cycle, presented at 18th Conf. on Numerical Weather Prediction, American Meteorolgical Society, Park City, Utah, 2007.

Yuan, H., J. Du, J. A. McGinley, P. Schultz, B. zhou, C. Lu, Z. Toth and G. Dimego (2007), Postprocessing of precipitation forecasts for new configured NCEP short-range ensemble forecasting (SREF) system, presented at 22nd Weather Analysis and Forecasting Conference, American Meteorolgical Society, Park City, Utah, 2007.

Yuan, H., C. Lu, E. I. Tollerud, J. A. McGinley and P. Schultz (2007), Analysis of precipitation forecasts from the NCEP global forecast system, presented at 22nd Weather Analysis and Forecasting Conference, American Meteorolgical Society, Park City, Utah, 2007.

Benjamin, S. G., W. Moninger, T. L. Smith, B. D. Jamison, E. Szoke and T. W. Schlatter (2007), 2006 TAMDAR impact experiment results for RUC humidity, temperature, and wind forecasts, presented at 11th Symposium on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface, American Meteorological Society, San Antonio, TX, 2007.

Moninger, W., S. G. Benjamin, R. S. Collander, B. D. Jamison, T. W. Schlatter, T. L. Smith and E. Szoke (2007), TAMDAR/AMDAR data assements on RUC at NOAA's Global Systems Divison, presented at 11th Symposium on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface, American Meteorolgical Society, San Antonio, TX, 2007.

Benjamin, S. G., J. M. Brown, G. Manikin and G. Mann (2007), The RTMA Background - Hourly Downscaling of RUC Data to 5-KM Detail, presented at 23rd Conference on IIPS, American Meteorological Society, San Antonio, TX, 2007.

Bernardet, L., B. D. Jamison, J. M. Brown, S. E. Koch and J. Dudhia (2007), Experimental Forecasts of Mountain Waves for the Terrain-Induced ROTOR Experiment (T-REX), presented at 22nd Weather Analysis and Forecasting Conference, American Meteorological Society, Park City, Utah, 2007.

Brown, J. M., S. G. Benjamin, T. G. Smirnova, G. A. Grell, L. Bernardet, L. Nance, R. S. Collander and C. Harrop (2007), Rapid Refresh Core Test: Aspects of WRF-NMM and WRF-ARW Forecast Performance Relevant to the Rapid Refresh Application, presented at 22nd Weather Analysis and Forecasting Conference, American Meteorological Society, Park City, Utah, 2007.

Devenyi, D., S. Weygandt, T. W. Schlatter, S. G. Benjamin and M. Hu (2007), Hourly data assimilation with the Gridpoint Statistical Interpolation for the Rapid Refresh, presented at 18th Conf. on Numerical Weather Prediction,, American Meteorological Society, Park City, Utah, 2007.

Jankov, I., J. W. Bao, P. J. Neiman and P. Schultz (2007), Evaluation of high-resolution WRF ARW model simulations of atmospheric river events during HMT-2006, presented at 22nd Weather Analysis and Forecasting Conference, Park City, Utah, 2007.

Jankov, I., J. W. Bao, P. J. Neiman and P. Schultz (2007), Evaluation of high-resolution WRF ARW Model Simulations of atmospheric river events during HMT-2006, presented at WRF/MM5 User's Workshop, Boulder, CO, 2007.

Kim, O.-Y, C. Lu, J. A. McGinley and J.-H. Oh (2007), Recovery of mesoscale covariance using time-phased ensembles, presented at 22nd Weather Analysis and Forecasting Conference, Park City, Utah, 2007.

Kim, O.-Y., C. Lu, J. A. McGinley, J.-H. Oh and S. C. Albers (2007), Improvement of LAPS wind analysis by including background error statistics, presented at 22nd Weather Analysis and Forecasting Conference, Park City, Utah, 2007.

Koch, S. E. and C. Lu (2007), Turbulence and gravity waves in a dynamically unbalanced upper-level jet-frontal system, presented at 6th Conf on Atmospheric and Oceanic Fluid Dynamics, Sante Fe, NM, 2007.

Lee, J. L., R. Bleck, A. E. MacDonald, J. W. Bao, S. G. Benjamin, J. Middlecoff, N. Wang and J. M. Brown (2007), FIM: A vertically flow-following, finite-volume icosahedral model, presented at 22nd Weather Analysis and Forecasting Conference, Park City, Utah, 2007.

Lu, C., H. Yuan, S. E. Koch, E. I. Tollerud, J. A. McGinley and P. Schultz (2007), Scale-dependent precipitation forecast error in the GFS, presented at 22nd Weather Analysis and Forecasting Conference, Park City, Utah, 2007.

Lu, C., H. Yuan, S. E. Koch, E. I. Tollerud, J. A. McGinley and P. Schultz (2007), Time-frequency localization and long- and short-term memories in the GFS precipitation forecasts, presented at 22nd Weather Analysis and Forecasting Conference, American Meteorolgical Society, Park City, Utah, 2007.

Miller, P. A., M. F. Barth and L. Benjamin (2007), MADIS support for URBANET, presented at 14th Symposium on Meteorological Observations, and Instrumentation, American Meteorolgical Society, San Antonio, TX, 2007.

Roberts, W. F., N. D. Gebauer and L. Cheatwood (2007), A OneNOAA Concept Prototype for Data Viewing, presented at 23rd Conference on IIPS, American Meteorolgical Society, San Antonio, TX, 2007.

Szoke, E., S. G. Benjamin, R. S. Collander, B. D. Jamison, W. Moninger, T. W. Schlatter and T. L. Smith (2007), Impact of TAMDAR on the RUC model: A look into some of the statistics, presented at 11th Symposium on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface, American Meteorolgical Society, San Antonio, TX, 2007.

Szoke, E., R. S. Collander, B. D. Jamison, T. L. Smith, S. G. Benjamin, W. Moninger, T. W. Schlatter and B. E. Schwartz (2007), Impact of TAMDAR data on RUC short-range forecasts, presented at 22nd Weather Analysis and Forecasting Conference, American Meteorolgical Society, Park City, Utah, 2007.

Szoke, E., S. E. Koch, D Barjenbruch and D A Wesley (2007), Evaluation of the NCEP WRF NMM and ARW models for some recent high-impact weather events, presented at 22nd Weather Analysis and Forecasting Conference, American Meteorolgical Society, Park City, Utah, 2007.

Tollerud, E. I. and F. Caracena (2007), Analyzing low-level jets in their large-scale environment: Issues involving the combination of operational and research observations during IHOP, presented at 22nd Weather Analysis and Forecasting Conference, American Meteorolgical Society, Park City, Utah, 2007.

Tollerud, E. I., H. Yuan, C. Anderson and J. A. McGinley (2007), The impact of precipitation dataset choices on analyses and forecast verification during the HMT, presented at 22nd Weather Analysis and Forecasting Conference, American Meteorolgical Society, Park City, Utah, 2007.

Wesley, D. A., R. Pielke, S Jascourt, W Bua, D Barjenbruch, E. Szoke and G Poulos (2007), Initial analysis of model guidance for the Colorado Front Range barrage of snowstorms November 2006-February 2007, presented at 22nd Weather Analysis and Forecasting Conference, American Meteorolgical Society, Park City, Utah, 2007.

Yuan, H., C. Anderson, P. Schultz, I. Jankov and J. A. McGinley (2007), Precipitation forecasts using the WRF-ARW and WRF-NMM models during the HMT-West 2006 and 2007 winter experiments, presented at WRF/MM5 User's Workshop, Boulder, CO, 2007.

Kay, M., J. Henderson, S. Krieger and J. Mahoney (2006), Graphical Turbulence Guidance (GTG) version 2.3, Technical Report, 58 pp., ESRL Global Systems Division.

Anderson, C., P. Schultz and C. Lu (2006), Comparison of cold season QPF and PQPF from time-lagged and multiple model ensembles, presented at The 2nd International Symposium on Quantitative Precipitation Forecasting and Hydrology, Boulder, CO, June 5-8, 2006.

Jankov, I., C. Anderson, P. Schultz and J. A. McGinley (2006), An optimal high-resolution ensemble for cold season QPF, presented at 2nd Quantitative Precipitation Forecast and Hydrology Symposium, Boulder, CO, June 4-8, 2006.

Yuan, H., J. A. McGinley and C. Lu (2006), Evaluation and bias correction of high-resolution QPF and PQPF during the HMT 2005-2006 winter campaign, presented at The 2nd International Symposium on Quantitative Precipitation Forecasting and Hydrology, Boulder, CO, June 5-8, 2006.

Yuan, H., J. A. McGinley, C. Lu, P. Schultz and C. Anderson (2006), Short-range probabilistic quantitative precipitation forecasts from multi-model and time-phased ensembles, presented at The 2006 Boulder Laboratories Postdoctoral Poster Symposium, Boulder, CO, June 14, 2006.

Anderson, C., P. Schultz and C. Lu (2006), Examination of high-resolution NWP model QPF and PQPF for the American River Basin from time-lagged and multiple model ensembles during HMT-WEST 2006, presented at The AGU Joint Assembly, Baltimore, MD, May 23-26, 2006.

Yuan, H. and J. A. McGinley (2006), Extreme precipitation events and bias correction of PQPF during the HMT 2005-2006 winter campaign, presented at The AGU Joint Assembly, AGU, Baltimore, MD, May 23-26, 2006.

Koch, S. E. and C. Lu (2006), Turbulence generation by gravity waves within upper-level jet-front systems, presented at The Doug Lilly Symposium, American Meteorolgical Society, Atlanta, GA, UNSPECIFIED.

Benjamin, S. G., D. Devenyi, T. Smirnova, S. Weygandt, J. M. Brown, S. E. Peckham, K. Brundage, T. L. Smith, G. A. Grell and T. W. Schlatter (2006), From the 13-km RUC to the Rapid Refresh, presented at 12th Conf. on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology (ARAM), American Meteorolgical Society, Atlanta, GA, 2006.

Benjamin, S. G., W. Moninger, T. L. Smith, B. D. Jamison and B. E. Schwartz (2006), Impact of TAMDAR humidity, temperature, and wind observations in RUC parallel experiments, presented at 12th Conf. on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology (ARAM), American Meteorolgical Society, Atlanta, GA, 2006.

Benjamin, S. G., W. Moninger, T. L. Smith, B. D. Jamison and B. E. Schwartz (2006), TAMDAR aircraft impact experiments with the Rapid Update Cycle, presented at 10th Symposium on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS), American Meteorolgical Society, Atlanta, GA, 2006.

Benjamin, S. G., S. Weygandt, S. E. Koch and J. M. Brown (2006), Assimilation of lightning data into RUC model convection forecasting, presented at Second Conf. on Meteorological Applications of Lightning Data: Advances in Understanding of Lightning and Potential Economic and Societal Benefits, American Meteorolgical Society, Atlanta, GA, 2006.

Birkenheuer, D. L. (2006), Direct use of satellite horizontal gradients in variational analysis, presented at 14th Conf. on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, American Meteorolgical Society, Atlanta, GA, 2006.

Brown, J. M., T. G. Smirnova and S. G. Benjamin (2006), Performance of RUC13 and WRFRUC13 forecasts for the AIRS-2 11 November 2003 icing case, presented at 12th Conf. on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology (ARAM), American Meteorolgical Society, Atlanta, GA, 2006.

Cheatwood, L. and W. F. Roberts (2006), Forecaster usage patterns of AWIPS D2D and GFESUITE during 2005, presented at 22nd Conf. on Int. Conference on Interactive Information Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology: Aviation Meteorology, Safety, and the Future Aviation Weather System, American Meteorolgical Society, Atlanta, GA, 2006.

Collander, R. S., B. D. Jamison, E. I. Tollerud, F. Caracena, C. Lu and S. E. Koch (2006), Turbulence in MCS anvils: Observations and analyses from BAMEX, presented at 12th Conf. on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology (ARAM), American Meteorolgical Society, Atlanta, GA, 2006.

Daniels, T. S., W. Moninger and R. Mamrosh (2006), Tropospheric Airborne Meteorological Data Reporting (TAMDAR) Overview, presented at 12th Conf. on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology (ARAM), American Meteorolgical Society, Atlanta, GA, 2006.

Golden, J. H. and T. P. DeFelice (2006), Towards a New Paradigm For Weather Modification Science and Technology, Journal of Weather Modification, 38, 105-116. (Submitted)

Govett, M., J. Middlecoff, D. Schaffer and J. Smith (2006), HPC Activities in the Earth System Research Laboratory, presented at ECMWF 2006 Workshop, UK, 2006.

Grote, H. (2006), Expanding the power of AWIPS with plugins, presented at 22nd Conf. on Int. Conference on Interactive Information Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology: Aviation Meteorology, Safety, and the Future Aviation Weather System, American Meteorolgical Society, Atlanta, GA, 2006.

Herzegh, P., G. Wiener, R. Bankert, R. Bateman, S. G. Benjamin, J. M. Brown, J. Cowie, M. Hadjimichael, M. Tryhane and B. Weekley (2006), Development of FAA national ceiling and visibility products: Challenges, strategies, and progress, presented at 12th Conf. on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology (ARAM), American Meteorolgical Society, Atlanta, GA, 2006.

Jankov, I., W. A. J.. Gallus, M. Segal and S. E. Koch (2006), The role of physical scheme interactions in design of a mixed-physics ensemble for warm season MCS rainfall forecasting, presented at Second Int. Symposium on Quantitative Precipitation Forecasting and Hydrology, Boulder, CO, 2006.

Kay, M., S. Madine and J. Mahoney (2006), National Convective Hazard Detection Product, Technical Report, NOAA, boulder, CO.

Kay, M., J. Mahoney and J. Hart (2006), An analysis of CCFP forecast performance for the 2005 convective season, presented at 12th Conf. on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology (ARAM), American Meteorolgical Society, Atlanta, GA, 2006.

Kim, O., C. Lu, J. A. McGinley and H. Yuan (2006), Recovery of Flow-Dependent Model Error Covariance from Time-Phased, Multi-Model Ensembles, presented at AGU 2006 Western Pacific Geophysics Meeting, Beijing, China, 2006.

Kim, S. -W., S. A. McKeen, E. Y. Hsie, M. Trainer, G. J. Frost, G. A. Grell and S. E. Peckham (2006), The Influence of PBL parameterizations on the distributions of chemical species in a mesoscale chemical transport model, WRF-Chem, presented at 17th Symposium on Boundary Layers & Turb 27th Conference, San Diego, CA, 2006.

Koch, S. E. and C. Lu (2006), The generation of gravity waves in unbalanced jet streams, presented at The European Geosciences Union Conference, Vienna, Austria, 2006.

Koch, S. E. (2006), Model development and enhancement PDT, presented at 12th Conf. on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology (ARAM), American Meteorolgical Society, Atlanta, GA, 2006.

Koch, S. E., L. Bernardet, B. D. Jamison and J. M. Brown (2006), Modeling of mountain waves in T-REX, presented at 12th Conference on Mountain Meteorology, American Meteorolgical Society, Santa Fe, NM, 2006.

Koch, S. E., M. Demirtas, J. S. Kain, B. Ferrier and M. T. Stoelinga (2006), Verification of convection-resolving model forecasts: Accumulated precipitation vs. simulated radar reflectivity fields, presented at Second Int. Symposium on Quantitative Precipitation Forecasting and Hydrology, QPF-Hydro, Boulder, CO, 2006.

Koch, S. E., F. Fabry, W. Feltz, M. Pagowski, C. Flamant, J. W. Wilson, G. Schwemmer and B. Geerts (2006), Turbulent mixing processes in atmoshperic solitions deduced from profiling systems and modeling experiments, presented at 7th Int. Symposium on Troposhperic Profiling, Boulder, CO, 2006.

Lee, J. L., A. E. MacDonald, W-C. Lee and W. Wang (2006), Use of radar data for TC initialization and predictions, presented at 27th Conf. on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, Monterey, CA, 2006.

Lu, C., J. A. McGinley, H. Yuan and C. Anderson (2006), Development of time-phased multi-model ensemble forecast system, presented at The AGU Joint Assembly, Baltimore, MD, May 23-26, 2006.

Lu, C., W. Hall and S. E. Koch (2006), High-resolution numerical simulation of gravity wave-induced turbulence in association with an upper-level jet system, presented at 12th Conf. on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology (ARAM), American Meteorolgical Society, Atlanta, GA, 2006.

Lu, C., J. A. McGinley, P. Schultz, H. Yuan, L. S. Wharton and C. Anderson (2006), Short-range QPF and PQPF using time-phased, multi-model ensembles, presented at Second Int. Symposium on Quantitative Precipitation Forecasting and Hydrology, Boulder, CO, 2006.

Madine, S., M. Kay and J. Mahoney (2006), Comparing the FAA Cloud Top Height product and the NESDIS/CIMSS Cloud Top Pressure product in oceanic regions, presented at 12th Conf. on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology (ARAM), American Meteorolgical Society, Atlanta, GA, 2006.

Mahoney, J. and B. Brown (2006), The FAA Aviation Weather Research Program Quality Assessment Product Development Team, presented at 12th Conf. on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology (ARAM), American Meteorolgical Society, Atlanta, GA, 2006.

Mamrosh, R. D., E. S. Brusky, J. K. Last, E. Szoke, W. Moninger and T. S. Daniels (2006), Applications of TAMDAR Aircraft Data Reports in NWS forecast offices, presented at 10th Symposium on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS), American Meteorolgical Society, Atlanta, GA, 2006.

Mamrosh, R. D., T. S. Daniels and W. Moninger (2006), Aviation applications of TAMDAR aircraft data reports, presented at 12th Conf. on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology (ARAM), American Meteorolgical Society, Atlanta, GA, 2006.

Mercer, A. E., M. B. Richman, H. B. Bluestein and J. M. Brown (2006), Statistical Modeling of Downslope Windstorms in Boulder, Colorado, presented at 12th Conference on Mountain Meteorology, Santa Fe, NM, 2006.

Moninger, W., S. G. Benjamin, D. Devenyi, B. D. Jamison, B. E. Schwartz, T. L. Smith and E. Szoke (2006), AMDAR optimization studies at the Forecast Systems Laboratory, presented at 12th Conf. on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology (ARAM), American Meteorolgical Society, Atlanta, GA, 2006.

Moninger, W., S. G. Benjamin, D. Dévényi, B. D. Jamison, B. E. Schwartz, T. L. Smith and E. Szoke (2006), AMDAR Optimization Studies at the Earth System Research Laboratory / Global Systems Division, presented at 10th Symposium on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS), American Meteorolgical Society, Atlanta, GA, 2006.

Moninger, W., R. Mamosh and T. S Daniels (2006), Automated Weather Reports from Aircraft: TAMDAR and the U.S. AMDAR Fleet, presented at 12th Conf. on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology (ARAM), American Meteorolgical Society, Atlanta, GA, 2006.

Pagowski, M. (2006), Reevaluating the Equitable Threat Score of Forecasts using the Economic Value Concept, presented at 2nd International Symposium on Quantitative Precipitation Forecasting and Hydrology, Boulder, CO, 2006.

Pagowski, M. and G. A. Grell (2006), Effects of Surface Moisture, Land-Atmosphere Exchanges, and Turbulent Transport on Precipitation over the Rocky Mountains and High Plains, presented at 6th Annual Meeting of the European Meteorological Society, Ljubljana, Slovenia, 2006.

Pagowski, M., J. Hacker and D. Rostkier-Edelstein (2006), Behavior of WRF BL Schemes and Land-Surface Models in 1-D Simulations during BAMEX, presented at 17th Symposium on Boundary Layers & Turb 27th Conference, San Diego, CA, 2006.

Petersen, R. A. and W. Moninger (2006), Assessing two different commercial aircraft-based sensing systems, presented at 10th Symposium on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS), American Meteorolgical Society, Atlanta, GA, 2006.

Rama Varma Raja, M, S. I. Gutman, J. G Yoe, L. M. McMillin and J. Zhao (2006), Comparison of column integrated water vapor measurements from Atmospheric InfraRed Sounder (AIRS) and Surface-based Global Positioning System receivers, presented at 10th Symposium on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS), American Meteorolgical Society, Atlanta, GA, 2006.

Rostkier-Edelstein, D., J. P. Hacker and M. Pagowski (2006), Estimates of boundary layer profiles by means of ensemble-filter assimilation of near-surface observations in parameterized PBL, presented at 17th Symposium on Boundary Layers & Turb 27th Conference, American Meteorolgical Society, San Diego, CA, 2006.

Schere, K., V. Bouchet, G. A. Grell, J. McHenry and S. A. McKeen (2006), The emergence of numerical air quality forecasting models and their application, presented at Eighth Conf. on Atmospheric Chemistry, American Meteorolgical Society, Atlanta, GA, 2006.

Schranz, S., J. Q. Stewart, E. Polster and N. Wang (2006), Gridded FX-Net Prototype Project for The Bureau of Land Management, National Interagency Fire Center, presented at 22nd Conf. on Int. Conference on Interactive Information Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology: Aviation Meteorology, Safety, and the Future Aviation Weather System, American Meteorolgical Society, Atlanta, GA, 2006.

Seseske, S. A, M. Kay, S. Madine, J. Hart, J. Mahoney and B. Brown (2006), Quality Assessment Report National Convective Weather Forecast 2 (NCWF-2), Technical Report, ESRL Global Systems Division.

Sharman, R, L. Cornman, J. Williams, S. E. Koch and W. Moninger (2006), The AWRP turbulence PDT, presented at 12th Conf. on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology (ARAM), American Meteorolgical Society, Atlanta, GA, 2006.

Smith, T. L., S. G. Benjamin, S. I. Gutman, S. Sahm and K. Holub (2006), Operational assimilation of GPS-IPW observations in the 13-km RUC at NCEP, presented at 10th Symposium on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS), American Meteorolgical Society, Atlanta, GA, 2006.

Smith, W. L. J.., P. Minnis and S. G. Benjamin (2006), Comparison of RUC condensate analyses and forecasts with satellite-derived cloud properties, presented at 12th Conf. on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology (ARAM), American Meteorolgical Society, Atlanta, GA, 2006.

Stewart, J. Q., S. Schranz, N. Wang and E. Polster (2006), Compression and relay management system in gridded FX-NET system architecture and use of wavelet compression, presented at 22nd Conf. on Int. Conference on Interactive Information Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology: Aviation Meteorology, Safety, and the Future Aviation Weather System, American Meteorolgical Society, Atlanta, GA, 2006.

Szoke, E., D. Barjenbruch, R. Glancy and R. Kleyla (2006), The Denver Cyclone and tornadoes 26 years later: the continued challenge of predicting nonsupercell tornadoes, presented at 23rd Conference on Severe Local Storms, St. Louis, MO, 2006.

Szoke, E., R. S. Collander, B. D. Jamison, T. L. Smith, T. W. Schlatter, S. G. Benjamin and W. Moninger (2006), An evaluation of TAMDAR soundings in severe storm forecasting, presented at 23rd Conference on Severe Local Storms, American Meteorolgical Society, St. Louis, MO, 2006.

Szoke, E., B. D. Jamison, W. Moninger, S. G. Benjamin, B. E. Schwartz and T. L. Smith (2006), Impact of TAMDAR on RUC forecasts: Case studies, presented at 10th Symposium on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS), American Meteorolgical Society, Atlanta, GA, 2006.

Weygandt, S., S. G. Benjamin, D. Devenyi, J. M. Brown and P. Minnis (2006), Cloud and hydrometeor analysis using metar, radar, and satellite data within the RUC/Rapid Refresh Model, presented at 12th Conf. on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology (ARAM), American Meteorolgical Society, Atlanta, GA, 2006.

Yuan, H., J. A. McGinley, C. Anderson, C. Lu and P. Schultz (2006), Evaluation and calibration of short-range PQPF from multi-model and time-phased ensembles during HMT-West-2006, presented at AGU 2006 Western Pacific Geophysics Meeting, AGU, Beijing, China, 2006.

Gutman, S. I., J. Facundo and D. Helms (2005), Quality Control of Radiosonde Moisture Observations, presented at Ninth Symposium on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS), American Meteorological Society, San Diego, CA, 2005.

Miller, P. A., M. F. Barth and L. Benjamin (2005), An update on MADIS observation ingest, integration, quality control, and distribution capabilities, presented at 21st Int. Conf. on Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, American Meteorolgical Society, San Diego, CA, 2005.

Bernardet, L., P. Bogenschutz, J. Snook and A. Loughe (2005), WRF forecasts over the Southeast United States: Does a larger domain lead to better results?, presented at 17th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction, American Meteorolgical Society, Washington D.C., Aug 1-5.

Bernardet, L., R. Bogenschutz, P. Snook and A. Loughe (2005), WRF forecasts over the Southeast United States: Does a larger domain lead to better results?, presented at WRF/MM5 joint Workshop, Boulder, CO, UNSPECIFIED.

Bernardet, L., L. Nance, H.-Y. Chuang, A. Loughe, M. Demirtas, S. E. Koch and R. Gall (2005), The developmental testbed center winter forecasting experiment, presented at 21st Conf. on Weather Analysis and Forecasting, Washington, D.C, 2005.

Bullock, C. (2005), Future forecast workstations/systems, presented at 21st Int. Conf. on Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, San Diego, CA, 2005.

Davis, D., H. Grote, C. Bullock, T. Kent, J. Edwards, J. Ramer, E. J Mandel, J. P Tuell and T. Hopkins (2005), Investigations using NOMADS in an AWIPS environment, presented at 21st Int. Conf. on Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, San Diego, CA, 2005.

Dévényi, D., S. G. Benjamin, J. Middlecoff, T. W. Schlatter and S. Weygandt (2005), Gridpoint statistical interpolation for Rapid Refresh, presented at 17th Conf. on Numerical Weather Prediction, American Meteorolgical Society, Washington, D.C, 2005.

Demirtas, M., L. Nance, L. Bernardet, Y. Lin, A. Loughe, J. Mahoney, R. Gall and S. E. Koch (2005), Quantitative Precipitation Forecast (QPF)verification of DWFE, presented at 17th Conf. on Numerical Weather Prediction, American Meteorolgical Society, Washington, D.C, 2005.

Grams, J. S., W. A. J.. Gallus, S. E. Koch, L. S. Wharton, A. Loughe and E. E. Ebert (2005), The use of a modified Ebert-McBride technique to evaluate mesoscale model QPF as a function of convective system morphology during IHOP 2002, presented at 21st Conf. on Weather Analysis and Forecasting, American Meteorolgical Society, Washington, D.C, 2005.

Grell, G. A., S. E. Peckham, R. Schmitz, S. A. McKeen, G. J. Frost and W. C. Skamarock (2005), Fully coupled online chemistry within the WRF model, presented at WRF/MM5 User's Workshop, Boulder, CO, 2005.

Grote, H., D. Davis, C. Bullock and J. Tuell (2005), An advanced Linux prototype of AWIPS, presented at 21st Int. Conf. on Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, San Diego, CA, 2005.

Gutman, S. I., K. Holub, S. Sahm, T. L. Smith, S. G. Benjamin, D. L. Birkenheuer, D. Helms, J. Facundo, L McMillin, J. G. Yoe and J. Daniels (2005), The meteorological role of the Global Positioning System in NOAA's integrated upper-air observing system, presented at 21st Conf. on Weather Analysis and Forecasting, American Meteorolgical Society, Washington, D. C., 2005.

Hamer, P. (2005), FSL Central Facility data systems concepts, presented at 21st Int. Conf. on Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, American Meteorolgical Society, San Diego, CA, 2005.

Hansen, T. and T. LeFebvre (2005), MULTIPASS PROCESSING FOR AUTOMATIC TEXT FORECAST GENERATION, presented at 21st Int. Conf. on Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, American Meteorolgical Society, San Diego, CA, 2005.

Kay, M. and J. Mahoney (2005), Near real-time verification at the Forecast Systems Laboratory: An operational perspective, presented at World Weather Research Program Symposium on Nowcasting and Very Short Range Forecasting, Toulouse, France, 2005.

Koch, S. E., B. Ferrier, M. T. Stoelinga, E. Szoke, S. J. Weiss and J. S. Kain (2005), The use of simulated radar reflectivity fields in the diagnosis of mesoscale phenomena from high-resolution WRF model forecasts, presented at 11th Conf. on Mesoscale Processes, American Meteorolgical Society, Albuquerque, NM, 2005.

Koch, S. E., R. Gall, G. DiMego, E. Szoke, J. Waldstreicher, P. Manousos, B. Meisner, N. Seaman, M. Jackson, R. Graham, A. Edman and D. Nietfeld (2005), Lessons learned from the DTC Winter Forecast Experiment, presented at 17th Conf. on Numerical Weather Prediction, American Meteorolgical Society, Washington, D.C, 2005.

Koch, S. E., M. Pagowski, J. W. Wilson, F. Fabry, C. Flamant, W. Feltz, G. Schwemmer and B. Geerts (2005), The structure and dynamics of atmospheric bores and solitons as determined from remote sensing and modeling experiments during IHOP, presented at 11th Conf. on Mesoscale Processes, American Meteorolgical Society, Albuquerque, NM, 2005.

Koch, S. E., Y. Xie, J. A. McGinley and S. C. Albers (2005), Nowcasting applications of the Space-Time Mesoscale Analysis System, presented at 21st Conf. on Weather Analysis and Forecasting, American Meteorolgical Society, Washington, D.C, 2005.

Lipschutz, R. and C. MacDermaid (2005), Recent advances in the FSL Central Facility data systems, presented at 21st Int. Conf. on Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, American Meteorolgical Society, San Diego, CA, 2005.

Lu, C., S. E. Koch, F. Zhang and N. Wang (2005), Modeled mesoscale gravity waves: Continuous spectrum and energy cascade, presented at 11th Conf. on Mesoscale Processes, American Meteorolgical Society, Albuquerque, NM, 2005.

MacDermaid, C., R. Lipschutz, P. Hildreth, R. Ryan, A. Stanley, M. F. Barth and P. A. Miller (2005), Architecture of MADIS data processing and distribution at FSL, presented at 21st Int. Conf. on Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, American Meteorolgical Society, San Diego, CA, 2005.

Mamrosh, R. D., E. S. Brusky, J. K. Last, W. Moninger and T. S. Daniels (2005), The TAMDAR Great Lakes Fleet Experiment, presented at Ninth Symposium on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS), American Meteorolgical Society, San Diego, CA, 2005.

McMillin, L. M., J. Zhao, M.K. Rama Varma Raja, S. I. Gutman and J. G. Yoe (2005), Validation of AIRS Moisture Products Using Three-way Intercomparisons with Radiosondes and GPS Sensors, presented at Ninth Symposium on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS), American Meteorolgical Society, San Diego, CA, 2005.

Nance, L., L. Bernardet, H.-Y. Chuang, G. DiMego, M. Demirtas, R. Gall, S. E. Koch, Y. Lin, A. Loughe, J. Mahoney and M. Pyle (2005), The WRF Developmental Testbed Center: A Status Report, presented at WRF/MM5 User's Workshop, American Meteorolgical Society, Boulder, CO, 2005.

Pagowski, M., J. Hacker and J. W. Bao (2005), Behavior of WRF BL schemes and land-surface models in 1D simulations during BAMEX, presented at 2005 Joint WRF/MM5 User's Workshop, American Meteorolgical Society, Boulder, CO, 2005.

Peckham, S. E., G. A. Grell, S. A. McKeen, G. J. Frost and J. M. Wilczak (2005), Simultaneous prediction of weather and air quality during NEAQS2004 using the WRF-chemistry model, presented at Seventh Conf. on Atmospheric Chemistry, American Meteorolgical Society, San Diego, CA, 2005.

Roberts, W. F. and L. Cheatwood (2005), Examples of GFESuite and D2D Use in Operations During 2004, presented at 21st Int. Conf. on Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, American Meteorolgical Society, San Diego, CA, 2005.

Rogers,, D. M., G. Pratt and J. Osiensky (2005), Volcanic ash coordination tool (VACT), presented at 21st International Conference on Interactive Information Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology (Compact View), American Meteorological Society, San Diego, January 2005.

Schranz, S., J. Q. Stewart, E. Polster and N. Wang (2005), FX-Net: Integrating air chemistry and weather data for research and operations, presented at 21st Int. Conf. on Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, American Meteorolgical Society, San Diego, CA, 2005.

Schultz, P. (2005), An ensemble strategy for road weather applications, presented at 17th Conf. on Numerical Weather Prediction, American Meteorolgical Society, Washington, D. C, 2005.

Smirnova, T. G., J. M. Brown and S. G. Benjamin (2005), Evaluation of the RUC-initialized WRF for its application in the Rapid Refresh at NCEP, presented at 2005 Joint WRF/MM5 User's Workshop, American Meteorolgical Society, Boulder, CO, 2005.

Stewart, J. Q., S. Schranz, N. Wang and E. Polster (2005), FX-Net for air quality research forecasting, presented at Atmospheric Sciences and Air Quality Conference, American Meteorolgical Society, San Francisco, CA, 2005.

Szoke, E. and S. E. Koch (2005), An examination of the performance of two high-resolution numerical models for forecasting extended snow bands during the DTC Winter Forecast Experiment, presented at 21st Conf. on Weather Analysis and Forecasting, American Meteorolgical Society, Washington, D. C, 2005.

Tollerud, E. I., F. Caracena, D. L. Bartels, S. E. Koch, B. D. Jamison, M. Hardesty, B. McCarty, W. A. Brewer, R. S. Collander, S. C. Albers, B. Shaw, D. L. Birkenheuer and C. Kiemle (2005), Mesoscale moisture transport by the low-level jet during the IHOP field experiment, presented at 11th Conf. on Mesoscale Processes, American Meteorolgical Society, Albuquerque, NM, 2005.

Tollerud, E. I., R. S. Collander, Y. Lin and A. Loughe (2005), On the performance, impact, and liabilities of automated precipitation gauge screening algorithms, presented at 21st Conf. on Weather Analysis and Forecasting, American Meteorolgical Society, Washington, D.C., 2005.

van de kamp, D. and D. M. Grant (2005), Tracking NWS area forecast discussions to study the subjective use of wind and temperature profiler data, presented at 21st Int. Conf. on Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, American Meteorolgical Society, San Diego, CA, 2005.

Xie, Y., J Braun, A. E. MacDonald and R. Ware (2005), Application of GPS slant water vapor tomography to an IHOP storm case with simple constraints, presented at Ninth Symposium on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS), American Meteorolgical Society, San Diego, CA, 2005.

Xie, Y., S. E. Koch, J. A. McGinley, S. C. Albers and N. Wang (2005), A sequential variational analysis approach for mesoscale data assimilation, presented at 21st Conf. on Weather Analysis and Forecasting, American Meteorolgical Society, Washington, D.C., 2005.

Yuan, H., S. L. Mullen, X. Gao and S. Sorooshian (2005), Calibration of Probalistic quantitative precipitation forecasts from the RSM ensemble forecasts over hydrologic regions, presented at AMS Annual Meeting (85th), American Meteorolgical Society, San Diego, CA, 2005.

Govett, M., M. Doney and P. Hyder (2004), The Grid: An IT Infrastructure for NOAA in the 21st Century, presented at 11th ECMWF Workshop, Reading, UK, October 25-29, 2004.

Bartels, D. L., F. Caracena, B. D. Jamison, S. E. Koch and E. I. Tollerud (2004), OBSERVATIONS OF TURBULENCE DURING BAMEX MISSIONS, presented at 22nd Conf. on Severe Local Storms, Hyannis, MA, 2004.

Benjamin, S. G., R. Bleck, J. M. Brown, K. Brundage, D. Devenyi, G. A. Grell, D. Kim, G. Manikin, T. W. Schlatter, B. E. Schwartz, T. G. Smirnova, T. L. Smith and S. Weygandt (2004), Mesoscale Weather Prediction with the RUC Hybrid Isentropic-Sigma Coordinate Model and Data Assimilation System, presented at Symposium on 50th Anniversary of Operational Numerical Weather Prediction, College Park, MD, 2004.

Benjamin, S. G., J. M. Brown, S. Weygandt, T. L. Smith, B. E. Schwartz and W. Moninger (2004), ASSIMILATION OF SURFACE CLOUD, VISIBILITY, AND CURRENT WEATHER OBSERVATIONS IN THE RUC, presented at 20th Conf. on Weather Analysis and Forecasting, AMS, Seattle, WA, 2004.

Benjamin, S. G., T. G. Smirnova, K. Brundage, S. Weygandt, G. A. Grell, J. M. Brown, D. Devenyi, B. E. Schwartz and T. L. Smith (2004), APPLICATION OF THE RAPID UPDATE CYCLE AT 10-13 KM - INITIAL TESTING, presented at 20th Conf. on Weather Analysis and Forecasting, AMS, Seattle, WA, 2004.

Benjamin, S. G., T. G. Smirnova, K. Brundage, S. Weygandt, T. L. Smith, B. E. Schwartz, D. Devenyi, J. M. Brown and G. A. Grell (2004), A 13-KM RUC AND BEYOND: RECENT DEVELOPMENTS AND FUTURE PLANS, presented at 11th Conf. on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology, AMS, Hyannis, MA, 2004.

Benjamin, S. G., S. Weygandt, J. M. Brown, T. L. Smith, T. G. Smirnova, W. Moninger, B. E. Schwartz, E. Szoke and K. Brundage (2004), ASSIMILATION OF METAR CLOUD AND VISIBILITY OBSERVATIONS IN THE RUC, presented at 11th Conf. on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology, AMS, Hyannis, MA, 2004.

Benjamin, S. G., S. Weygandt, D. Devenyi, J. M. Brown, G. Manikin, T. L. Smith and T. G. Smirnova (2004), IMPROVED MOISTURE AND PBL INITIALIZATION IN THE RUC USING METAR DATA, presented at 11th Conf. on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology, AMS, Hyannis, MA, 2004.

Bernardet, L., L. Nance, H.-Y. Chuang, A. Loughe and S. E. Koch (2004), Verification Statistics for the NCEP WRF Pre-Implementation Test. Part 1: Deterministic Verification of Ensemble Members, presented at First Joint WRF/MM5 User's Workshop, AMS, Boulder, CO, 2004.

Bogenschutz, P., P. Rusher, P. Welsh, J. Mahoney, J. A. McGinley, M. Kay, B. Shaw, J. Smart, J. Savadel and J. McQueen (2004), Summer Season Verification of the First NWS Operational WRF Model Forecasts from the NOAA Coastal Storms Initiative Project in Northeast Florida, presented at 17th Conf. on Probability and Statistics in the Atmospheric Sciences, AMS, Seattle, WA, 2004.

Brown, B. G., R. R. Bullock, C. A. Davis, J. H. Gotway, M. B Chapman, A. Takacs, E. Gilleland, K. Manning and J. Mahoney (2004), NEW VERIFICATION APPROACHES FOR CONVECTIVE WEATHER FORECASTS, presented at 11th Conf. on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology, AMS, Hyannis, MA, 2004.

Chadwick, R. B., P. A. Miller and D. Helms (2004), Citizen Weather Observer Program (CWOP) for collection and use of citizen weather data, presented at Great Divide Weather Workshop, Billings, MT, Sept 8-10, 2004.

Daniels, T. S, G. Tsoucalas, M. Anderson, D. Mulally, W. Moninger and R. Mamrosh (2004), TROPOSPHERIC AIRBORNE METEOROLOGICAL DATA REPORTING (TAMDAR) SENSOR DEVELOPMENT, presented at 11th Conf. on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology, AMS, Hyannis, MA, 2004.

Davis, C., L. Nance, L. Bernardet, M. Pyle and H.-Y. Chuang (2004), WRF Forecasts of Recent Significant Weather Events: A Comparison of ARM and NMM Cores, presented at First Joint WRF/MM5 User's Workshop, Boulder, CO, 2004.

Devenyi, D., S. G. Benjamin and S. Weygandt (2004), THE RUC 3DVAR: OPERATIONAL PERFORMANCE AND RECENT IMPROVEMENTS, presented at 20th Conf. on Weather Analysis and Forecasting, AMS, Seattle, WA, 2004.

Fast, J. D., R. C. Easter, W. I. Gustafson, E. G. Chapman, J. C. Barnard, R. A. Zaveri and G. A. Grell (2004), Evaluation of New Trace Gas and Aerosol Modules in WRF-chem using Measurements from TexAQS 2000, presented at First Joint WRF/MM5 User's Workshop, Boulder, CO, 2004.

Frost, G. J., S. A. McKeen, A. M. Middlebrook, J. A. de Gouw, E. J. Williams, S. E. Peckham, G. A. Grell, R. Schmitz, R Talbot, P. K. Quinn, T. S. Bates, M. Canagaratna and D. Worsnop (2004), Comparisons of Model Aerosol Mass and Chemical Composition with Observations from the 2002 New England Air Quality Study, presented at First Joint WRF/MM5 User's Workshop, NOAA, Boulder, CO, 2004.

Golden, J. H., E. I. Tollerud, A. Negri and R. Updike (2004), THE HURRICANE-FLOOD-LANDSLIDE CONTINUUM - Forecasting Hurricane Effects at Landfall, presented at 30th Int. Symposium on Remote Sensing of Environment, Honolulu, HI, 2004.

Grams, J. S., W. Gallus, L. S. Wharton, S. E. Koch, E. E. Ebert and A. Loughe (2004), USE OF A MODIFIED EBERT-MCBRIDE TECHNIQUE TO VERIFY IHOP QPF AS A FUNCTION OF CONVECTIVE SYSTEM MORPHOLOGY, presented at 20th Conf. on Weather Analysis and Forecasting, AMS, Seattle, WA, 2004.

Grell, G. A., S. E. Peckham, R. Schmitz and S. A. McKeen (2004), FULLY COUPLED "ONLINE" CHEMISTRY WITHIN THE WRF MODEL, presented at 20th Conf. on Weather Analysis and Forecasting, AMS, Seattle, WA, 20004.

Gutman, S. I., S. Sahm, S. G. Benjamin and T. L. Smith (2004), GPS WATER VAPOR OBSERVATION ERRORS, presented at Eighth Symp. on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land surface (IOAS-AOLS), AMS, Seattle, WA, 2004.

Jankov, I., W. A. J. Gallus, B. Shaw and S. E. Koch (2004), AN INVESTIGATION OF IHOP CONVECTIVE SYSTEM PREDICTABILITY USING A MATRIX OF 19 WRF MEMBERS, presented at 20th Conf. on Weather Analysis and Forecasting, AMS, Seattle, WA, 2004.

Kay, M. (2004), The design and evaluation of a measure of forecast consistency for the Collaborative Convective Forecast Product, presented at 11th Conf. on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology, AMS, Hyannis, MA, 2004.

Kelsch, M., C. Fischer and J. Mahoney (2004), FORECASTERS' EVALUATION OF THE INTEGRATED TURBULENCE FORECAST ALGORITHM (ITFA), WINTER 2003, presented at 20th Conf. on Weather Analysis and Forecasting, AMS, Seattle, WA, January 2004.

Koch, S. E., S. G. Benjamin, J. A. McGinley, J. M. Brown, P. Schultz, E. Szoke, T. G. Smirnova, B. L. Shaw, D. L. Birkenheuer, S. C. Albers, S. E. Peckham and G. A. Grell (2004), REAL-TIME APPLICATIONS OF THE WRF MODEL AT THE FORECAST SYSTEMS LABORATORY, presented at 20th Conf. on Weather Analysis and Forecasting, AMS, Seattle, WA, UNSPECIFIED.

Koch, S. E., S. G. Benjamin, B. E. Schwartz and E. Szoke (2004), THE VALUE OF WIND PROFILER DATA IN U.S. WEATHER FORECASTING, presented at Eighth Symp. on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land surface (IOAS-AOLS), AMS, Seattle, WA, UNSPECIFIED.

Koch, S. E., B. D. Jamison, E. I. Tollerud, C. Girz, T. L. Smith, T. P. Lane, N. Wang, M. A. Shapiro, D. D. Parrish and O. Cooper (2004), ANALYSIS OF TURBULENCE GENERATION BY GRAVITY WAVES WITHIN AN UPPER-TROPOSPHERIC FRONT, presented at 11th Conf. on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology, AMS, Hyannis, MA, UNSPECIFIED.

Koch, S. E., Y. Xie, N. Wang, J. A. McGinley, P. A. Miller and S. C. Albers (2004), A NEW APPROACH FOR MESOSCALE SURFACE ANALYSIS: THE SPACE-TIME MESOSCALE ANALYSIS SYSTEM (STMAS), presented at 22nd Conf. on Severe Local Storms, AMS, Hyannis, MA, UNSPECIFIED.

Lane, T. P., R. D. Sharman, R. G. Frehlich, J. M. Brown, J. T. Madura and L. J. Ehrenberger (2004), Numerical simulation of the wake of Kauai with implications for the Helios flights, presented at 11th Conf. on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology, AMS, Hyannis, MA, UNSPECIFIED.

Lee, J. L., A. E. MacDonald, Y.-H. Kuo, W-C. Lee and W. Wang (2004), USE OF DROPPLER RADAR TO IMPROVE HURRICANE INTENSITY FORECASTS, presented at 20th Conf. on Weather Analysis and Forecasting, AMS, Seattle, WA, UNSPECIFIED.

Lu, C., S. G. Benjamin, J. Du and S. Tracton (2004), RUC Short-Range Ensemble Forecast System, presented at 20th Conf. on Weather Analysis and Forecasting, AMS, Seattle, WA, UNSPECIFIED.

Lu, C., S. E. Koch and N. Wang (2004), APPLICATION OF WAVELET ANALYSIS TECHNIQUES TO THE STUDY OF TURBULENCE AND GRAVITY WAVES USING AIRCRAFT DATA AND MESOSCALE-MODEL FIELDS, presented at 11th Conf. on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology, Hyannis, MA, UNSPECIFIED.

Mahoney, J., J. Hart and B. G. Brown (2004), DEFINING OBSERVATION FIELDS FOR VERIFICATION OF SPATIAL FORECASTS OF CONVECTION, presented at 17th Conf. on Probability and Statistics in the Atmospheric Sciences, Seattle, WA, UNSPECIFIED.

Mahoney, J., S. Seseske, J. Hart, M. Kay and B. G. Brown (2004), DEFINING OBSERVATION FIELDS FOR VERIFICATION OF SPATIAL FORECASTS OF CONVECTION: Part 2, presented at 11th Conf. on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology, AMS, Hyannis, MA, UNSPECIFIED.

McCaslin, P., J. R. Smart, B. Shaw and B. D. Jamison (2004), A GRAPHICAL USER INTERFACE TO PREPARE THE STANDARD INITIALIZATION FOR WRF, presented at 20th Conf. on Weather Analysis and Forecasting, Seattle, WA, UNSPECIFIED.

McHenry, J. N., C. Coats, K. Schere, G. A. Grell and R. Imhoff (2004), Implementing the SMOKE Emissions Processing System with WRF-Chem: Progress and Early Results, presented at Sixth Conf. on Atmos. Chemistry: Air Quality in Megacities, Seattle, WA, UNSPECIFIED.

Moninger, W., T.S. Daniels, R. Mamrosh, M. F. Barth, R. S. Collander, L. Ewy, B. D. Jamison, R. Lipschutz, P. A. Miller, B. E. Schwartz, T. L. Smith and E. Szoke (2004), TAMDAR, the Rapid Update Cycle, and the Great Lakes Fleet Experiment, presented at 11th Conf. on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology, American Meteorological Association, Hyannis, MA, 2004.

Negri, A. J., J. H. Golden and R. G. Updike (2004), THE HURRICANE-FLOOD-LANDSLIDE CONTINUUM - FORECASTING HURRICANE EFFECTS AT LANDFALL, presented at Eighth Symp. on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land surface (IOAS-AOLS), AMS, Seattle, WA, UNSPECIFIED.

Pagowski, M. (2004), SOME COMMENTS ON PBL PARAMETERIZATIONS IN WRF, presented at First Joint WRF/MM5 User's Workshop, Boulder, CO, UNSPECIFIED.

Pagowski, M., S. E. Koch and J. W. Bao (2004), MODELING ENTRAINMENT AND BOUNDARY LAYER GROWTH DURING A BORE EVENT USING DIFFERENT TURBULENCE PARAMETERIZATIONS AND LES, presented at 20th Conf. on Weather Analysis and Forecasting, AMS, Seattle, WA, UNSPECIFIED.

Peckham, S. E., G. A. Grell, S. A. McKeen and R. Schmitz (2004), COMPARISONS BETWEEN OBSERVATIONS MADE DURING NEAQS AND AIR QUALITY FORECASTS FROM MM5 AND WRF CHEMISTRY MODELS, presented at Sixth Conf. on Atmos. Chemistry: Air Quality in Megacities, AMS, Seattle, WA, UNSPECIFIED.

Roberts, W. (2004), EXAMPLES OF GRAPHICAL FORECAST EDITOR USE IN OPERATIONS DURING 2003, presented at 20th Int. Conf. on Interactive Information Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, AMS, Seattle, WA, UNSPECIFIED.

Rodgers, D. M., G. Pratt, L. Sherretz, T. Amis, Y. S. Chun and J. Frimel (2004), ASSESSING THE UTILITY OF AN AUTOMATED 0-1 h THUNDERSTORM PRODUCT TO AIR TRAFFIC MANAGERS, presented at 20th Conf. on Weather Analysis and Forecasting, AMS, Seattle, WA, UNSPECIFIED.

Schultz, P. (2004), THE MDSS ENSEMBLE OF MESOSCALE MODELS: LESSONS LEARNED FROM THE 2003 DEMO AND CHANGES FOR THE 2004 DEMO, presented at 20th Conf. on Weather Analysis and Forecasting, AMS, Seattle, WA, UNSPECIFIED.

Schultz, P. (2004), VERIFICATION OF THE FSL ENSEMBLE OF MESOSCALE MODELS USED FOR A WINTER WEATHER APPLICATION, presented at 20th Conf. on Weather Analysis and Forecasting, AMS, Seattle, WA, UNSPECIFIED.

Schwartz, B. E. and S. G. Benjamin (2004), OBSERVATION SENSITIVITY EXPERIMENTS USING THE RAPID UPDATE CYCLE, presented at 20th Conf. on Weather Analysis and Forecasting, AMS, Seattle, WA, UNSPECIFIED.

Schwartz, B. E. and K. Brundage (2004), ACCURACY OF RAPID UPDATE CYCLE LOW-LEVEL JET FORECASTS, presented at 22nd Conf. on Severe Local Storms, AMS, Hyannis, MA, UNSPECIFIED.

Seaman, N., R. Gall, L. Nance, S. E. Koch, L. Bernardet, G. Dimego, J. Powers and F. Olsen (2004), THE WRF PROCESS: STREAMLINING THE TRANSITION OF NEW SCIENCE FROM RESEARCH INTO OPERATIONS, presented at First Joint WRF/MM5 User's Workshop, Boulder, CO, UNSPECIFIED.

Shaw, B., M. Kay, J. Mahoney, J. Smart, P. Welsh, A. Wildman, J. Savadel, P. Bogenschutz and P. Rusher (2004), APPLYING THE WEATHER RESEARCH AND FORECAST (WRF) MODEL TO NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST OFFICE OPERATIONS, presented at 20th Conf. on Weather Analysis and Forecasting, AMS, Seattle, WA, UNSPECIFIED.

Shaw, B. L. (2004), AN OBJECTIVE INTER-COMPARISON OF WRF, MM5, AND NCEP ETA SHORT-RANGE QUANTITATIVE PRECIPITATION FORECASTS FOR THE INTERNATIONAL H2O PROJECT (IHOP) DOMAIN, presented at First Joint WRF/MM5 User's Workshop, Boulder, CO, UNSPECIFIED.

Shaw, B. L., S. C. Albers, D. L. Birkenheuer, J. M. Brown, J. A. McGinley, P. Schultz, J. Smart and E. Szoke (2004), APPLICATION OF THE LOCAL ANALYSIS AND PREDICTION SYSTEM (LAPS) DIABATIC INITIALIZATION OF MESOSCALE NUMERICAL WEATHER PREDICTION MODELS FOR THE IHOP-2002 FIELD EXPERIMENT, presented at 20th Conf. on Weather Analysis and Forecasting, AMS, Seattle, WA, UNSPECIFIED.

Smart, J. R., B. L. Shaw and P. McCaslin (2004), WRF SI V2.0: Nesting and Details of Terrain Processing, presented at First Joint WRF/MM5 User's Workshop, Boulder, CO, UNSPECIFIED.

Smirnova, T. G., S. G. Benjamin, J. M. Brown and D. Kim (2004), CYCLED SNOW STATE IN RUC COUPLED DATA ASSIMILATION SYSTEM (CDAS), presented at 18th Conf. on Hydrology, AMS, Seattle, WA, UNSPECIFIED.

Smirnova, T. G., J. M. Brown and S. G. Benjamin (2004), Performance of the FSL RUC-initialized WRF over the CONUS Domain, presented at First Joint WRF/MM5 User's Workshop, Boulder, CO, UNSPECIFIED.

Smirnova, T. G., J. M. Brown and S. G. Benjamin (2004), PRELIMINARY RESULTS OF WRF MODEL PERFORMANCE AS A STEP TOWARDS THE NCEP RAPID REFRESH, presented at 11th Conf. on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology, AMS, Hyannis, MA, UNSPECIFIED.

Smith, T. L., S. G. Benjamin, S. I. Gutman and S. Sahm (2004), ONGOING ASSESSMENT OF GPS-IPW IMPACT ON RUC FORECASTS, presented at 20th Conf. on Weather Analysis and Forecasting, Seattle, WA, UNSPECIFIED.

Smith, T. L., S. Weygandt, S. G. Benjamin, S. I. Gutman and S. Sahm (2004), GPS-IPW OBSERVATIONS AND THEIR ASSIMILATION INTO THE 20-KM RUC DURING SEVERE WEATHER SEASON, presented at 22nd Conf. on Severe Local Storms, AMS, Hyannis, MA, UNSPECIFIED.

Song, B., S. O'Donnell, S. Cheong, F. Moeng, J. Nam and S. Chung (2004), Application of the SCIT Algorithm to South Korea Storm Data, presented at 18th Conf. on Hydrology, AMS, Seattle, WA, UNSPECIFIED.

Szoke, E. J., B. Shaw and P. Schultz (2004), Performance of various operational and experimental numerical forecasts for the March 2003 Colorado snowstorm, presented at 20th Conf. on Weather Analysis and Forecasting, Seattle, WA, 2004.

Szoke, E., A. J. J.. Bedard, E. Thaler and R. Glancy (2004), A COMPARISON OF ISNET DATA WITH RADAR DATA FOR TORNADIC AND POTENTIALLY TORNADIC STORMS IN NORTHEAST COLORADO, presented at 22nd Conf. on Severe Local Storms, AMS, Hyannis, MA, UNSPECIFIED.

Szoke, E., J. M. Brown and B. Shaw (2004), EXAMINATION OF THE PERFORMANCE OF SEVERAL MESOSCALE MODELS FOR CONVECTIVE FORECASTING DURING IHOP, presented at 20th Conf. on Weather Analysis and Forecasting, AMS, Seattle, WA, UNSPECIFIED.

Szoke, E., B. L. Shaw and J. M. Brown (2004), Performance of real-time and post-IHOP mesoscale models in determining storm type and evolution for the IHOP-2002 experimental period, presented at 22nd Conf. on Severe Local Storms, Hyannis, MA, 2004.

Takacs, A., B. Brown and J. Mahoney (2004), VERIFICATION OF OCEANIC WEATHER DIAGNOSES AND FORECASTS FOR AVIATION WEATHER ELEMENTS, presented at 20th Conf. on Weather Analysis and Forecasting, Seattle, WA, UNSPECIFIED.

Tollerud, E. I., B. D. Jamison, F. Caracena, S. E. Koch, D. L. Bartels, R. M. Hardesty, B. J. McCarty, C. Kiemle and G. Ehret (2004), MULTISCALE ANALYSES OF MOISTURE TRANSPORT BY THE CENTRAL PLAINS LOWLEVEL JET DURING IHOP, presented at 20th Conf. on Weather Analysis and Forecasting, AMS, Seattle, WA, UNSPECIFIED.

Wakefield, J., P. A. McDonald, M. Schultz, X. Jing and J. Ramer (2004), Processing and Display of Atmospheric Electricity Data to Support Launch Operations at the Eastern Range, presented at 11th Conf. on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology, AMS, Hyannis, MA, UNSPECIFIED.

Welsh, P., A. Wildman, B. Shaw, J. Smart, J. McGuinley, J. Mahoney and M. Kay (2004), Implementing and evaluating the Weather Research and Forecast (WRF) Model at NWS WFO Jacksonville, Florida, presented at 20th Conf. on Weather Analysis and Forecasting/16th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction, Seattle, WA, Jan 11-15, 2004.

Wesley, D. A., G. Poulous, J. Snook, E. Szoke, M. Meyers, G. Byrd, R. Rozumalski and H. McIntyre (2004), Mesoscale Model Simulations in Quasi-Forecast Mode of the Great Western Storm of 16-20 March 2003, presented at 20th Conf. on Weather Analysis and Forecasting, Seattle, WA, October 2004.

Weygandt, S. and S. G. Benjamin (2004), RUC Model-Based Convective Probability Forecasts, presented at 11th Conf. on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology, Hyannis, MA, October 2004.

Weygandt, S., A. Loughe, S. G. Benjamin and J. Mahoney (2004), Scale Sensitivities in Model Precipitation Skill Scores During IHOP, presented at 11th Conf. on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology, Hyannis, MA, October 2004.

Weygandt, S., T. W. Schlatter, S. E. Koch, S. G. Benjamin, A. Marroquin, J. R. Smart, M. Hardesty, B. Rye, A. Belmonte, G. Feingold, D. M. Barker, Q. Zhang and D. Devenyi (2004), Potential Forecast Impacts From Space-Based Lidar Winds: Results From a Regional Observing System Simulation Experiment, presented at Eighth Symp. on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land surface (IOAS-AOLS), Seattle, WA, January 2004.

Wilczak, J. M., R. J. Zamora, J. W. Bao, I. Djaloalova, J. McQueen, B. Ferrier, Z. Janjic, H.-L. Pan, K. Mitchell, G. Dimego, J. Du, Z. Binbin and S. G. Benjamin (2004), INITIAL EVALUATION RESULTS OF THE ETA, NMM, GFS, SREF, AND RUC MODELS DURING THE 2003 NEW ENGLAND HIGH RESOLUTION TEMPERATURE PROGRAM, presented at 20th Conf. on Weather Analysis and Forecasting, American Meteorological Society, Seattle, WA, 2004.

Xie, Y. (2004), Understanding the analysis error pattern of a 3DVAR system using streamfunction and velocity potential, presented at 20th Conf. on Weather Analysis and Forecasting, American Meteorological Society, Seattle, WA, 2004.

Yoe, J. G., C. Cao, X. Wu, L. McMillin, S. I. Gutman, D. L. Birkenheuer, M.K. Rama Varma Raja and J. Zhao (2004), Calibration and Validation of Satellite Sensors at NOAA/NESDIS/ORA: Summary of Methods and Recent Results, presented at Workshop on Inter-Comparison of Large Scale Optical and Infrared Sensors, Noordwijk, The Netherlands, 2004.

Benjamin, S. G., D. Devenyi, S. Weygandt and G. S. Manikin (2003), The RUC 3D variational analysis (and postprocessing modifications), Technical Report, 18 pp., NOAA Technical Memorandum OAR FSL-29.

Biere, M. and D. Davis (2003), MULTICAST DATA DISTRIBUTION ON THE AWIPS LOCAL AREA NETWORK, presented at 19th Int. Conf. on Interactive Information Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, AMS, Long Beach, CA, 2003.

Flamant, C., S. E. Koch, T. Weckwerth, J. Wilson, D. Parsons, B. Demoz, B. Gentry, D. Whiteman, G. Schwemmer, F. Fabry, W. Feltz, M. Pagowski and P. Di Girolamo (2003), THE LIFE CYCLE OF A BORE EVENT OVER THE US SOUTHERN GREAT PLAINS DURING IHOP _2002, presented at 10th Conf. on Mesoscale Processes, Portland, OR, 2003.

Grote, H. and C. Golden (2003), ENHANCEMENTS TO FX-COLLABORATE TO SUPPORT OPERATIONS AT NWS, USAF, AND NASA, presented at 19th Int. Conf. on Interactive Information Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, AMS, Long Beach, CA, 2003.

Gutman, S. I., R. Pursaud and S. M. Wagoner (2003), USE OF FEDERAL AND STATE DEPARTMENTS OF TRANSPORTATION CONTINUOUSLY OPERATING GPS REFERENCE STATIONS FOR NOAA WEATHER FORECASTING, presented at 19th Int. Conf. on Interactive Information Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, AMS, Long Beach, CA, 2003.

Gutman, S. I., S. Sahm, J. Q. Stewart, S. G. Benjamin, T. L. Smith and B. Schwartz (2003), A NEW COMPOSITE OBSERVING SYSTEM STRATEGY FOR GROUND-BASED GPS METEOROLOGY, presented at 12th Symposium on Meteorological Observations and Instrumentation, AMS, Long Beach, CA, 2003.

Hansen, T., T. Dankers and C. Paxton (2003), Text Formatting with the Graphical Forecast Editor, presented at 19th Int. Conf. on Interactive Information Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, AMS, Long Beach, CA, 2003.

Herzegh, P. H., S. G. Benjamin, R. Rasmussen, T. Tsui, G. Wiener and P. Zwack (2003), DEVELOPMENT OF AUTOMATED ANALYSIS AND FORECAST PRODUCTS FOR ADVERSE CEILING AND VISIBILITY CONDITIONS, presented at 9th Int. Conf. on Interactive Information Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, AMS, Long Beach, CA, 2003.

Jones, D. R., C. Bullock, W. Carrigg, C. Dietz, M. desJardin, E. Mandel, D. Rhine, J. Roe and M. T. Young (2003), AWIPS BUILD 5 IN REVIEW, presented at 9th Int. Conf. on Interactive Information Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, AMS, Long Beach, CA, 2003.

Jung, Y.-S., F. Moeng, B. H. Lim, M. Biere, H. Lee and S. K. Chung (2003), FAS: AN INTERNATIONAL VERSION OF AWIPS, presented at 9th Int. Conf. on Interactive Information Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, AMS, Long Beach, CA, 2003.

Kelsch, M., C. Fischer and J. Mahoney (2003), Forecaster's evaluation of the integrated turbulence forecast algorithm (ITFA), presented at 20th Conf. on Weather Analysis and Forecasting, Seattle, WA, 2004.

Kelsch, M., J. Mahoney, T. Fowler, B. G. Brown, J. Hunderson and C. Fischer (2003), Current Icing Potential for Alaska (CIP-AK): Quality Assessment Report, Technical Report, NOAA Technical Memorandum OAR FSL-30, Boulder, CO.

Kim, D. and S. E. Koch (2003), MULTILEVEL CLOUD RETRIEVAL FROM THE GOES PLATFORM, presented at 12th Conf. on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, AMS, Long Beach, CA, 2003.

Koch, S. E., B. Demoz, F. Fabry, W. Feltz, B. Geerts, B. Gentry, D. Parsons, G. Schwemmer, T. M. Weckwerth and J. W. Wilson (2003), MULTISENSOR STUDY OF A DUAL BORE EVENT OBSERVED DURING IHOP, presented at 10th Conf. on Mesoscale Processes, AMS, Portland, OR, 2003.

Koch, S. E., M. Pagowski, F. Fabry, W. Feltz, G. Schwemmer, B. Geerts, B. Demoz, B. Gentry, D. Parsons, T. Weckwerth and J. Wilson (2003), Structure and dynamics of a dual bore event during IHOP as revealed by remote sensing and numerical simulation, presented at Sixth Int. Symposium on Tropospheric profiling: Needs and Technologies, AMS, Leipzing, Saxony, Germany, 2003.

Koch, S. E., M. A. Shapiro, B. D. Jamison, E. I. Tollerud and T. L. Smith (2003), GENERATION OF TURBULENCE WITHIN AN UPPER-TROPOSPHERIC FRONT, presented at 10th Conf. on Mesoscale Processes, Portland, OR, 2003.

LeFebvre, T., M. Mathewson, T. Hansen and T. Dankers (2003), THE RAPID PROTOTYPE PROJECT, presented at 19th Int. Conf. on Interactive Information Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, Long Beach, CA, 2003.

Miller, P. A. and M. F. Barth (2003), INGEST, INTEGRATION, QUALITY CONTROL, AND DISTRIBUTION OF OBSERVATIONS FROM STATE TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENTS USING MADIS, presented at 19th Int. Conf. on Interactive Information Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, Long Beach, CA, 2003.

Schwartz, B. E., S. G. Benjamin, E. Szoke and S. E. Koch (2003), The impact of wind profiler data on short-range RUC model forecasts, presented at Sixth Int.Symposium on Tropospheric Profiling, Leipzig, Germany, September 14-20, 2003.

Shieh, S. -L., G. -J. Jian and J. A. McGinley (2003), Precipitation simulation associated with Typhoon Sinlaku (2002) in the Taiwan area using the LAPS diabatic initialization for MM5, Technical Report, 27 pp., NOAA Technical Memorandum OAR FSL-30, Boulder, CO.

Smith, T. L., S. G. Benjamin, S. I. Gutman and B. E. Schwartz (2003), IMPACT OF GPS-IPW DATA ON RUC FORECASTS, presented at Seventh Symposium on the Water Cycle, Long Beach, CA, UNSPECIFIED.

Steffen, C. E. and N. Wang (2003), WEATHER DATA COMPRESSION, presented at 9th Int. Conf. on Interactive Information Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, Long Beach, CA, 2003.

Szoke, E., H. Grote, P. McCaslin and P. A. McDonald (2003), D3D UPDATE: IS IT BEING USED?, presented at 19th Int. Conf. on Interactive Information Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, Long Beach, CA, 2003.

Govett, M. (2002), The Parallel Pre-Processor: a Compiler for Distributed and Shared Memory Computers, presented at 8th International Workshop on High-Level Parallel Programming Models and Supportive Environments, UNSPECIFIED, December 2002.

Govett, M. and T. Henderson (2002), Performance analysis of the scalable modeling system, presented at Tenth ECMWF Workshop on the use of Parallel Processors in Meteorology, UNSPECIFIED, November 2002.

Ackley, M. H. and K. S. Gage (2002), NOAA Profiler Network and other emerging global profiler networks, presented at SPIE Conf. on Remote Sensing of the Atmosphere, Ocean, Environment, and Space, Hangzhou, China, 2002.

Bao, J-W., S. A. McKeen, G. A. Grell, M. Trainer and E.-Y. Hsie (2002), A COMPARISON OF METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATIONS WITH THE OUTPUT OF A REAL-TIME WEATHER-CHEMISTRY FORECASTING MODEL DURING THE TEXAS AQS 2000 FIELD EXPERIMENT, presented at Fourth Conference on Atmospheric Chemistry, AMS, Orlando, FL, 2002.

Barjenbruch, D. B., E. Thaler and E. Szoke (2002), OPERATIONAL APPLICATIONS OF THREE DIMENSIONAL AIR PARCEL TRAJECTORIES USING AWIPS D3D, presented at Interactive Symp. on the Advanced Weather Interactive Processing System (AWIPS), AMS, Orlando, FL, 2002.

Barth, M. F., P. A. Miller and A. E. MacDonald (2002), MADIS: The Meteorological Assimilation Data Ingest System, presented at Symp. on Observations, Data Assimilation, and Probabilistic Prediction, AMS, Orlando, FL, 2002.

Benjamin, S. G., J. M. Brown, K. Brundage, D. Devenyi, G. A. Grell, D. Kim, B. E. Schwartz, T. G. Smirnova, T. L. Smith, S. Weygandt and G. S. Manikin (2002), NWS Technical Procedures Bulletin No. 490 RUC20 - The 20-km version of the Rapid Update Cycle, Technical Report, NOAA Technical Memorandum OAR FSL 28.

Benjamin, S. G., J. M. Brown, K. Brundage, D. Devenyi, G. A. Grell, D. Kim, T. G. Smirnova, T. L. Smith, B. E. Schwartz, S. Weygandt and G. S. Manikin (2002), The 20-km Rapid Update Cycle - Overview and Implications for Aviation Applications, presented at 10th Conf. on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology, AMS, Portland, OR, 2002.

Benjamin, S. G., D. Kim and J. M. Brown (2002), Cloud/Hydrometeor Initialization in the 20-km RUC Using GOES and Radar Data, presented at 10th Conf. on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology, AMS, Portland, OR, 2002.

Benjamin, S. G., S. Weygandt, J. L. Lee, T. G. Smirnova, G. A. Grell and B. L. Shaw (2002), A case study comparison of 10-km WRFRUC and RUC model forecasts from the IHOP experiment, presented at 19th Conf. on Weather Analysis and Forecasting (WAF), AMS, San Antonio, TX, 2002.

Benjamin, S. G., S. Weygandt, B. E. Schwartz, T. L. Smith, T. G. Smirnova, D. Kim, G. A. Grell, D. Devenyi, K. Brundage, J. M. Brown and G. S. Manikin (2002), The 20-km RUC in Operations, presented at 15th Conf. on Numerical Weather Prediction, AMS, San Antonio, TX, 2002.

Brown, B. G., J. Mahoney, C. A. Davis, R. Bullock and C. K. Mueller (2002), IMPROVED APPROACHES FOR MEASURING THE QUALITY OF CONVECTIVE WEATHER FORECASTS, presented at 16th Conference on Probability and Statistics in the Atmospheric Sciences, AMS, Orlando, FL, 2002.

Brown, B. G., J. Mahoney and T. L. Fowler (2002), VERIFICATION OF THE IN-FLIGHT ICING DIAGNOSTIC ALGORITHM (IIDA, presented at 10th Conf. on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology, AMS, Portland, OR, 2002.

Buckingham, M. D., C. Piercy, J. J. Dinges, W. Roberts and P. C. Kucera (2002), The AWIPS LINUX workstation demonstration and evaluation, presented at Interactive Symp. on the Advanced Weather Interactive Processing System (AWIPS), AMS, Orlando, FL, 2002.

Collander, R. S. and C. M.I.R Girz (2002), EVALUATION OF BALLOON TRAJECTORY FORECAST ROUTINES FOR GAINS, presented at Sixth Symp. on Integrated Observing Systems, AMS, Orlando, FL, 2002.

Davis, D., T. Wilfong, B. Shaw, K. Winters and W. Schmeiser (2002), Tailoring the Advanced Weather Interactive Processing System (AWIPS) for Space Launch Range Support, presented at Interactive Symp. on the Advanced Weather Interactive Processing System (AWIPS), AMS, Orlando, FL, 2002.

Devenyi, D., S. G. Benjamin and S. Weygandt (2002), A NEW VERSION OF RUC 3DVAR, presented at 19th Conf. on Wea. Analysis and Forecasting (WAF), AMS, San Antonio, TX, 2002.

Girz, C.M.I.R., A. E. MacDonald, R. L. Anderson, T. Lachenmeier, B. D. Jamison, R. S. Collander, D. Latsch, R. A. Moody, J. Cooper, G. Ganoe, S. Katzberg, T. Johnson, B. Russ and V. Zavorotny (2002), RESULTS OF THE DEMONSTRATION FLIGHT OF THE GAINS PROTOTYPE III BALLOON, presented at Sixth Symp. on Integrated Observing Systems, AMS, Orlando, FL, 2002.

Grell, G. A., S. McKeen, J. Michalakes, J.-W. Bao, M. Trainer and E.-Y. Hsie (2002), REAL-TIME SIMULTANEOUS PREDICTION OF AIR POLLUTION AND WEATHER DURING THE HOUSTON 2000 FIELD EXPERIMENT, presented at Fourth Conference on Atmospheric Chemistry, AMS, Orlando, FL, 2002.

Grote, H. and C. Golden (2002), Extending AWIPS to support remote collaboration, presented at Interactive Symp. on the Advanced Weather Interactive Processing System (AWIPS), AMS, Orlando, FL, 2002.

Herzegh, P. H., K. R. Petty, S. G. Benjamin, R. Rasmussen, T. Tsui, G. Wiener and P. Zwack (2002), DEVELOPMENT OF AUTOMATED NATIONAL CEILING AND VISIBILITY PRODUCTS: SCIENTIFIC AND PRACTICAL CHALLENGES, RESEARCH STRATEGIES, AND FIRST STEPS, presented at 10th Conf. on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology, AMS, Portland, OR, 2002.

Jamison, B. D. and W. Moninger (2002), AN ANALYSIS OF THE TEMPORAL AND SPATIAL DISTRIBUTION OF ACARS DATA IN SUPPORT OF THE TAMDAR PROGRAM, presented at 10th Conf. on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology, AMS, Portland, OR, 2002.

Janish, P. R., S. J. Weiss, R. Schneider, J. P. Cupo, E. Szoke, J. M. Brown and C. Ziegler (2002), PROBABILISTIC CONVECTION INITIATION FORECASTS IN SUPPORT OF IHOP DURING THE 2002 SPC/NSSL SPRING PROGRAM, presented at 21st Conf. on Severe Local Storms, AMS, San Antonio, TX, 2002.

Jung, Y.-S., D.I. Lee, S.J. Kim, S.K. Park, B.H. Lim, J.S. Chung, R.J. Kahn, P.C. Kucera, W. Roberts, H.H. Lee and S.k. Chung (2002), FAS: AN AWIPS-LIKE PROTOTYPE FORECASTER WORKSTATION AT KOREA METEOROLOGICAL ADMINISTRATION, presented at nteractive Symp. on the Advanced Weather Interactive Processing System (AWIPS), AMS, Orlando, FL, 2002.

Kain, J. S., M. E. Baldwin, S. J. Weiss, P. R. Janish, G. W. Carbin, M. Kay and L. Brown (2002), SUBJECTIVE VERIFICATION OF NUMERICAL MODELS AS A COMPONENT OF A BROADER INTERACTION BETWEEN RESEARCH AND OPERATIONS, presented at 19th Conf. on Weather Analysis and Forecasting, AMS, San Antonio, TX, 2002.

Kain, J. S., M. E. Baldwin, S. J. Weiss and M. Kay (2002), THE IMPACT OF PARAMETERIZED SHALLOW CONVECTION ON PRE-DEEP-CONVECTIVE SOUNDING STRUCTURES IN THE ETA MODEL, presented at 19th Conf. on Wea. Analysis and Forecasting (WAF), AMS, San Antonio, TX, 2002.

Kay, M. and M. E. Baldwin (2002), COMBINING OBJECTIVE AND SUBJECTIVE INFORMATION TO IMPROVE FORECAST EVALUATION, presented at 19th Conf. on Wea. Analysis and Forecasting (WAF), AMS, San Antonio, TX, 2002.

Kim, D., S. G. Benjamin and J. M. Brown (2002), Cloud/Hydrometeor Initialization in the 20-km RUC Using Radar and GOES Data, presented at 19th Conf. on Wea. Analysis and Forecasting (WAF), AMS, San Antonio, TX, 2002.

Kim, D., S. G. Benjamin and J. M. Brown (2002), Cloud/Hydrometeor Initialization in the 20-km RUC Using Radar and GOES Data, presented at ECMWF/GEWEX Workshop on Humidity Analysis, Reading, England, 2002.

Koch, S. E. (2002), ANALYSIS OF MESOSCALE VERTICAL CIRCULATIONS USING WSR-88D VAD AND WIND PROFILER DATA, presented at 19th Conf. on Weather Analysis and Forecasting, AMS, San Antonio, TX, 2002.

Koch, S. E. (2002), IMPROVING MESOSCALE ANALYSIS AND PREDICTION USING WIND PROFILER DATA, presented at Third U.S.-Korea Joint Workshop on Storm Scale and Mesoscale Weather Analysis and Prediction, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO, 2002.

Koch, S. E. (2002), A STRUCTURED PROCESS FOR PREDICTION OF CONVECTION ASSOCIATED WITH SPLIT COLD FRONTS, presented at 19th Conf. on Weather Analysis and Forecasting, AMS, San Antonio, TX, 2002.

Koch, S. E. and F. Caracena (2002), Predicting Clear-Air Turbulence from Diagnosis of Unbalanced Flow, presented at 10th Conf. on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology, AMS, Portland, OR, 2002.

Koermer, J. P., J. J.. Zabransky, S. Madine and R. Brummer (2002), FX-NET AS A TOOL FOR AWIPS EDUCATION/TRAINING, presented at Interactive Symp. on the Advanced Weather Interactive Processing System (AWIPS), AMS, Orlando, FL, 2002.

Lee, J. L., A. E. MacDonald, Y.-H. Kuo, W-C. Lee, W. Wang and S.-H. Chen (2002), Initialization of a hurricane vortex based on single-Doppler radar observations, presented at 25th Conf. on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, AMS, San Diego, CA, 2002.

LeFebvre, T., M. Romberg and T. Hansen (2002), INITIALIZING GRIDDED FIELDS FROM NUMERICAL MODELS, presented at Interactive Symp. on the Advanced Weather Interactive Processing System (AWIPS), AMS, Orlando, FL, 2002.

Madine, S., N. Wang, E. Polster, J. Pyle and R. Brummer (2002), FX-NET NATIONAL : A NON-LOCALIZED INTERNET-BASED METEOROLOGICAL WORKSTATION, presented at Interactive Symp. on the Advanced Weather Interactive Processing System (AWIPS), AMS, Orlando, FL, 2002.

Mahoney, J., B.G. Brown, J. Hart and C. Fischer (2002), Using verification techniques to evaluate differences among convective forecasts, presented at 16th Conference on Probability and Statistics in the Atmospheric Sciences, Orlando, FL, January 14-18.

Mahoney, J., B. G. Brown, J. Hart and C. Fischer (2002), USING VERIFICATION TECHNIQUES TO EVALUATE DIFFERENCS AMONG CONVECTIVE FORECASTS, presented at 16th Conference on Probability and Statistics in the Atmospheric Sciences, AMS, Orlando, FL, 2002.

Mahoney, J., J. K. Henderson, B. G. Brown, J. Hart, A. Loughe, C. Fischer and B. Sigren (2002), THE REAL-TIME VERIFICATION SYSTEM (RTVS) AND ITS APPLICATION TO AVIATION WEATHER FORECASTS, presented at 10th Conf. on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology, AMS, Portland, OR, 2002.

McDonald, P. A., P. McCaslin, E. Szoke and H. Grote (2002), TECHNICAL CONSIDERATIONS FOR THE INSTALLATION AND USE OF D3D IN AN AWIPS ENVIRONMENT, presented at Interactive Symp. on the Advanced Weather Interactive Processing System (AWIPS), AMS, Orlando, FL, 2002.

McKeen, S. A., G. A. Grell, J-W. Bao, M. Trainer and E.-Y. Hsie (2002), RESULTS FROM THE NOAA, FSL PHOTOCHEMICAL FORECAST MODEL: COMPARISONS TO AIRCRAFT AND SURFACE DATA DURING TEXAQS-2000, presented at Fourth Conference on Atmospheric Chemistry, AMS, Orlando, FL, 2002.

Michelena, E. D. and S. I. Gutman (2002), An Automatic Meteorological Data Collection System That Is Installed at Global Positioning System Monitoring Stations, presented at Oceans 2002 Conference and Exhibition, AMS, Biloxi, MS, 2002.

Miller, P. A. and M. F. Barth (2002), Ingest, Integration, Quality Control, and Distribution of Observations from State Transportation Departments using MADIS, presented at International Conference on Interactive Information and Processing Systems for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology (IIPS), AMS, Long Beach, CA, Feb 9-13, 2003.

Miller, P. A. and M. F. Barth (2002), The AWIPS Build 5.2.2 MAPS Surface Assimilation System (MSAS), presented at Symp. on Observations, Data Assimilation, and Probabilistic Prediction, AMS, Orlando, FL, 2002.

Moeng, F. and M. Cheng (2002), TRANSFER OF FSL'S AWIPS TECHNOLOGY TO THE CENTRAL WEATHER BUREAU OF TAIWAN, presented at Interactive Symp. on the Advanced Weather Interactive Processing System (AWIPS), AMS, Orlando, FL, 2002.

Palmer, A.J., T. L. Schneider and L. Benjamin (2002), Inference versus imprint in climate modeling, EconPapers, 05(01), 73-89.

Peckham, S. E., R. B. Wilhelmson, L. J. Wicker and C. L. Ziegler (2002), NUMERICAL SIMULATION OF THE INTERACTION BETWEEN THE DRYLINE AND HORIZONTAL CONVECTIVE ROLLS, presented at 21st Conf. on Severe Local Storms, AMS, San Antonio, TX, 2002.

Piercy, C., M.D. Buckingham, E. Hiner, W. Roberts and P.C. Kucera (2002), The hardware and software installation process for the AWIPS LINUX workstation demonstration, presented at Interactive Symp. on the Advanced Weather Interactive Processing System (AWIPS), AMS, Orlando, FL, 2002.

Piercy, C., W. R. Seguin, E. Hiner, W. Carrigg, H. Grote and C. Bullock (2002), Migrating AWIPS to LINUX, presented at Interactive Symp. on the Advanced Weather Interactive Processing System (AWIPS), AMS, Orlando, FL, 2002.

Rodgers, D. M. (2002), APPLYING AWIPS TECHNOLOGY TO THE PROTOTYE AVIATION COLLABORATION EFFORT (PACE), presented at Interactive Symp. on the Advanced Weather Interactive Processing System (AWIPS), AMS, Orlando, FL, 2002.

Rodgers, D. M. and T. Amis (2002), Applying FX-Connect to the Prototype Aviation Collaborative Effort at the Fort Worth Air Route Traffic Control Center, presented at 10th Conf. on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology, AMS, Portland, OR, 2002.

Schrab, K. J., A. Edman, J. Burks, R. Weatherly and S. Madine (2002), FX-NET use to support the 2002 olympic winter games and fire weather incident meteorologists, presented at Interactive Symp. on the Advanced Weather Interactive Processing System (AWIPS), AMS, Orlando, FL, 2002.

Schultz, P. (2002), Using ensembles of numerical weather forecasts for road weather prediction, presented at 18th Int. Conf. on Interactive Information Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorlogy, Oceanograpy, and Hydrology, AMS, Orlando, FL, 2002.

Schultz, P. and B. Shaw (2002), VERIFICATION OF IHOP MODEL RUNS OF MM5 AND WRF WITH DIABATIC INITIALIZATION, presented at 19th Conf. on Weather Analysis and Forecasting (WAF), AMS, San Antonio, TX, 2002.

Schwartz, B. and S. G. Benjamin (2002), An assessment of 3- and 6-h RUC CAPE forecasts, presented at 19th Conf. on Wea. Analysis and Forecasting (WAF), AMS, San Antonio, TX, 2002.

Schwartz, B. E. and S. G. Benjamin (2002), Verification of RUC Surface Forecasts at Major U.S. Airport Hubs, presented at 10th Conf. on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology, AMS, Portland, OR, 2002.

Shaw, B. L., S. C. Albers, J. A. McGinley, L. S. Wharton, T. L. Wilfong, C. L. Crosiar and D. E. Harms (2002), A COMPLETELY INTEGRATED, COST-EFFECTIVE, LOCAL DATA ASSIMILATION AND FORECASTING SYSTEM TO SUPPORT SPACE LAUNCH RANGE OPERATIONS, presented at Interactive Symp. on the Advanced Weather Interactive Processing System (AWIPS), AMS, Orlando, FL, 2002.

Sherretz, L., G. Pratt, G. Thomas and J. Henderson (2002), Implementing ADDS Operationally at the NWS Aviation Weather Center, presented at 10th Conf. on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology, AMS, Portland, OR, 2002.

Smith, T. L., S. G. Benjamin and J. M. Brown (2002), Visibility Forecasts from the RUC20, presented at 10th Conf. on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology, AMS, Portland, OR, 2002.

Smith, T. L., S. G. Benjamin, S. I. Gutman and B. E. Schwartz (2002), IMPACT OF GPS WATER VAPOR DATA ON RUC SEVERE WEATHER FORECASTS, presented at 19th Conf. on Weather Analysis and Forecasting, AMS, San Antonio, TX, January 2002.

Szoke, E., H. Grote, P. McCaslin and P. A. McDonald (2002), D3D: OVERVIEW, UPDATE, AND FUTURE PLANS, presented at Interactive Symp. on the Advanced Weather Interactive Processing System (AWIPS), AMS, Orlando, FL, 2002.

Szoke, E., H. Grote, P. McCaslin and P. McDonald (2002), D3D: USING 3D VISUALIZATION AND OTHER VIS5D TOOLS IN AN OPERATIONAL FORECAST OFFICE, presented at Eighth Workshop on Meteorological Operational Systems, European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts, AMS, Reading, England, 2002.

Szoke, E., B. Shaw, M. Kay, J. M. Brown, P. Janish and R. Schneider (2002), A preliminary examination of the performance of several mesoscale models for convective forecasting during IHOP, presented at 19th Conf. on Weather Analysis and Forecasting, AMS, San Antonio, TX, January 2002.

Tollerud, E. I., B. G. Brown and T. L. Fowler (2002), IDENTIFYING INHOMOGENEITIES IN PRECIPITATION TIME SERIES, presented at 13th Conf. on Applied Climatology, AMS, Portland, OR, 2002.

Wang, N., S. Madine and R. Brummer (2002), INVESTIGATION OF DATA COMPRESSION TECHNIQUES APPLIED TO AWIPS DATASETS, presented at Interactive Symp. on the Advanced Weather Interactive Processing System (AWIPS), AMS, Orlando, FL, 2002.

Watson, A. I., J. D. Fournier, T. P. Lericos and E. Szoke (2002), The use of D3D when examining tropical cyclones, presented at Interactive Symp. on the Advanced Weather Interactive Processing System (AWIPS), AMS, Orlando, FL, 2002.

Watson, A. I., T. P. Lericos, J. D. Fournier and E. Szoke (2002), Better understanding of QG theory through the use of D3D, presented at Interactive Symp. on the Advanced Weather Interactive Processing System (AWIPS), AMS, Orlando, FL, 2002.

Weygandt, S., S. G. Benjamin, C. S. Velden, J. E. Burks and L. B. Nance (2002), HIGH-RESOLUTION RUC FORECASTS FOR PACJET: REAL-TIME NWS GUIDANCE AND RETROSPECTIVE DATA IMPACT TESTS, presented at 19th Conf. on Weather Analysis and Forecasting, AMS, San Antonio, TX, January 2002.

Wilhelmson, R., L. Wicker, S. E. Peckham, P. Woodward, S. Anderson, D. Porter and C. Shaw (2002), High Resolution Simulation of the Development and Structure of a Tornado and Its Parent Supercell, presented at 21st Conf. on Severe Local Storms, AMS, San Antonio, TX, January 2002.

Benjamin, S. G., G. A. Grell, S. Weygandt, T. L. Smith, T. G. Smirnova, B. Schwartz, D. Kim, D. Devenyi, K. Brundage, J. M. Brown and G. Manikin (2001), THE 20-KM VERSION OF THE RUC, presented at 14th Conf. on Numerical Weather Prediction, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 2001.

Birkenheuer, D. L. (2001), EXPANDING THE VARIATIONAL METHODS IN THE LAPS MOISTURE ANALYSIS, presented at 18th Conf. on Weather Analysis and Forecasting, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 2001.

Hansen, T., M. Mathewson, T. LeFebvre and M. Romberg (2001), Forecast meteorology using the GFESuite, presented at 7th Int. Conf. on Interactive Information and Processing Systems for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, Albuquerque, NM, 2001.

Johnson, L. E., W. Roberts, B. E. Skahill and S. O'Donnell (2001), PREDICTIVE UNCERTAINTY OF WATERSHED RAINFALL-RUNOFF MODELS USING WEATHER RADAR, presented at 30th Int. Conf. on Radar Meteorology, AMS, Munich, Germany, 2001.

LeFebvre, T., M. Mathewson, T. Hansen and M. Romberg (2001), Injecting meteorology into the GFE Suite, presented at 17th Int. Conf. on Interactive Information and Processing Systems for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, Albuquerque, NM, 2001.

Marroquin, A., F. Caracena and E. I. Tollerud (2001), POTENTIAL VORTICITY STREAMERS AND THE ROLE IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF MESOSCALE CONVECTIVE SYSTEMS, PART III: NUMERICAL WEATHER SIMULATIONS, presented at Symp. on Precipitation Extremes: Prediction, Impacts, and Responses, AMS, Albuquerque, NM, 2001.

Marroquin, A. and R. A. S.. Pielke (2001), INFLUENCE OF SURFACE HETEROGENEITIES ON BOUNDARY LAYER DYNAMICS AND SECONDARY COHERENT WIND CIRCULATIONS, presented at Ninth Conf. on Mesoscale Processes, AMS, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 2001.

Marroquin, A., J. R. Smart and L. S. Wharton (2001), CONSIDERATIONS IN PROVIDING A NATURAL DATASET FOR LIDAR OSSE STUDIES, presented at 18th Conf. on Weather Analysis and Forecasting, AMS, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 2001.

McGinley, J. A. (2001), TOWARD A SURFACE DATA CONTINUUM: USE OF THE KALMAN FILTER TO CREATE A CONTINUOUS, QUALITY CONTROLLED SURFACE DATA SET, presented at 14th Conf. on Numerical Weather Prediction, AMS, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 2001.

McGinley, J. A. and J. Smart (2001), ON PROVIDING A CLOUD-BALANCED INITIAL CONDITION FOR DIABATIC INITIALIZATION, presented at 14th Conf. on Numerical Weather Prediction, AMS, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 2001.

Miller, P. A., M. F. Barth and A. E. MacDonald (2001), An Introduction to FSL's Assimilation Model Experiment (FAME), presented at Fifth Symposium on Integrated Observing Systems, Albuquerque, NM, 2001.

Miller, P. A., M. F. Barth and A. E. MacDonald (2001), AN INTRODUCTION TO FSLS ASSIMilATION MODEL EXPERIMENT (FAME), presented at Fifth Symposium on Integrated Observing Systems, AMS, Albuquerque, NM, 2001.

Page, E.M., D. Davis and M. Magsig (2001), Case study playback functionality in AWIPS, presented at 17th Int. Conf. on Interactive Information and Processing Systems for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, AMS, Albuquerque, NM, 2001.

Richardson, Y. P., D. C. Dowell, J. M. Wurman, P. Zhang and S. Weygandt (2001), PRELIMINARY HIGH-RESOLUTION DUAL-DOPPLER ANALYSES OF TWO TORNADIC THUNDERSTORMS, presented at 30th Int. Conf. on Radar Meteorology, AMS, Munich, Germany, 2001.

Schultz, P. and S. C. Albers (2001), THE USE OF THREE-DIMENSIONAL ANALYSES OF CLOUD A TTRIBUTES FOR DIABA TIC INITIALIZATION OF MESOSCALE MODELS, presented at 14th Conf. on Numerical Weather Prediction, AMS, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 2001.

Schwartz, B. E. and S. G. Benjamin (2001), VERIFICATION OF 20-KM RUC SURFACE AND PRECIPITATION FORCASTS, presented at 14th Conf. on Numerical Weather Prediction, AMS, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 2001.

Shaw, B. L., J. A. McGinley and P. Schultz (2001), EXPLICIT INITIALIZATION OF CLOUDS AND PRECIPITATION IN MESOSCALE FORECAST MODELS, presented at 14th Conf. on Numerical Weather Prediction, AMS, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 2001.

Shaw, B. L., E. R. Thaler and E. Szoke (2001), OPERATIONAL EVALUATION OF THE LAPS-MM5 "HOT START" LOCAL FORECAST MODEL, presented at 14th Conf. on Numerical Weather Prediction, AMS, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 2001.

Smith, T. L., B. E. Schwartz and J. M. Brown (2001), COMPARISONS OF RUC 20-KM AND 40-KM FORECASTS FOR 24 MAY 2000, presented at 14th Conf. on Numerical Weather Prediction, AMS, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 2001.

Szoke, E., H. Grote, P. C. Kucera, P. McCaslin, P. A. McDonald and W. Roberts (2001), D3D: A Potential 3D Visualization Tool for the National Weather Service, presented at Int. Conf. on Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, AMS, Albuquerque, NM, 2001.

Szoke, E. and B. L. Shaw (2001), AN EXAMINATION OF THE OPERATIONAL PREDICTABILITY OF MESOSCALE TERRAININDUCED FEATURES IN EASTERN COLORADO FROM SEVERAL MODELS, presented at Ninth Conf. on Mesoscale Processes, AMS, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 2001.

Tollerud, E. I. (2001), SYSTEMATIC GAUGE NETWORK ERRORS: MISSING AND UNREPORTED OBSERVATIONS, presented at 11th Symp. on Meteorological Observations and Instrumentation, AMS, Albuquerque, NM, 2001.

Tollerud, E. I., F. Caracena, A. Marroquin, S. E. Koch, J. L. Moody and A. J. Wimmers (2001), MCS DEVELOPMENT WITHIN CONTINENTAL-SCALE ELONGATED DRY FILAMENTS IN GOES WATER VAPOR IMAGES, presented at 11th Conf. on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, AMS, Madison, WI, 2001.

Weygandt, S., S. G. Benjamin and C. S. Velden (2001), ASSIMILATION OF RAPID-SCAN CLOUD MOTION VECTORS INTO THE RUC MODEL IN SUPPORT OF THE PACJET EXPERIMENT, presented at 14th Conf. on Numerical Weather Prediction, AMS, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 2001.

Wu, W.-S., M. Xue, T. W. Schlatter, R. J. Purser, M. McAtee, J. Gao, D. Devenyi, J. C. Derber, D. M. Barker, S. G. Benjamin and R. Aune (2001), The WRF 3D-VAR analysis system, presented at 18th Conf. on Weather Analysis and Forecasting, AMS, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 2002.

Govett, M., J. Middlecoff, L. Hart, T. Henderson and D. Schaffer (2000), THE SCALABLE MODELING SYSTEM: A HIGH-LEVEL ALTERNATIVE TO MPI, presented at Ninth ECMWF Workshop on the use of Parallel Processors in Meteorology, UNSPECIFIED, November 2000.

Mahoney, J. and B.G. Brown (2000), Forecaster Assessment of Turbulence Algorithms: A Summary of Results for the Winter 2000 Study, presented at FAA Aviation Weather Research Program Turbulence Product Developement Team, UNSPECIFIED, Sept. 25, 2000.

Adams, C.R., D. Sauter, D.A. Miller, M. Kelsch, C. Subramaniam and M.A. Torres (2000), Comparison of military and civilian weather information decision support systems, presented at Battlespace Atmospheric and Cloud Impacts on Military Operations (BACIMO), Ft. Collins, CO, 2000.

Albers, S. C., D. L. Birkenheuer, B. Shaw and P. Schultz (2000), The LAPS Water in All Phases Analysis: the Approach and Impacts on Numerical Prediction, presented at Fifth Int. Symp. on Tropospheric Profiling, Adelaide, Australia, 2000.

Benjamin, S. G., G. A. Grell, J. M. Brown, K. Brundage, D. Devenyi, D. Kim, B. E. Schwartz and T. G. Smirnova (2000), The 20-km version of the Rapid Update Cycle, presented at Ninth Conf. on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology, AMS, Orlando, FL, 2000.

Bennett, D. A., K. D. Hutchison, S. C. Albers and R. D. Bornstein (2000), PRELIMINARY RESULTS FROM POLAR-ORBITING SATELLITE DATA ASSIMILATION INTO LAPS WITH APPLICATION TO MESOSCALE MODELING OF THE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA, presented at 11th Conf. on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, AMS, Madison, WI, 2000.

Bernardet, L. (2000), QPF verification at the model grid versus at the stations., presented at 15th Conf. on Hydrology, AMS, Long Beach, CA, 2000.

Birkenheuer, D. L. (2000), Progress in applying GOES-derived data in local data assimilation, presented at 11th Conf. on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, AMS, Madison, WI, 2000.

Brown, B.G. and J. Mahoney (2000), Quality Assessment for the National Convective Weather Forecast Product, Project Report, 29 pp., National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO.

Brown, B.G., J. Mahoney, J. Henderson, T.L. Kane, R. Bullock and J. Hart (2000), The Turbulence Algorithm Intercomparison Exercise: Statistical Verification Results, presented at 9th Conference on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology, American Meteorological Association, Orlando, FL, Sept 11-15, 2000.

Brown, B.G., J. Mahoney, J. Henderson, T.L. Kane, R. Bullock and J. Hart (2000), The Turbulence Algorithm Intercomparison Exercise: Statistical Verification Results, presented at 9th Conference on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology, Orlando, FL, Sept 11-15, 2000.

Brown, B.G., J. Mahoney, R. Bullock, T.L. Fowler, J. Hart, J. Henderson and A. Loughe (2000), Turbulence algorithm intercomparison: Winter 2000 results, Technical Report, 134 pp., NOAA Technical Memorandum OAR-FSL 26.

Brown, B.G., J. Mahoney, R. Bullock and J. Henderson (2000), Turbulence algorithm intercomparison: 1998-99 initial results, Technical Report, 63 pp., OAA Technical Memorandum OAR FSL-25, Boulder, CO.

Brown, B.G., J. Mahoney, J. Henderson, T.L. Kane, R. Bullock and J. Hart (2000), The Turbulence Algorithm Intercomparison Exercise statistical verification results, presented at Ninth Conf. on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology, AMS, Orlando, FL, 2000.

Caracena, F., A. Marroquin and E. I. Tollerud (2000), Potential vorticity patterns and their relationship to heavy precipitation in mesoscale convective systems, presented at 15th Conf. on Hydrology, AMS, Long Beach, CA, 2000.

Caracena, F., A. Marroquin and E. I. Tollerud (2000), A potential vorticity streamer and its role in the development of a week-long series of mesoscale convective systems, Part II: Mesoanalysis of a prominent storm in the series, presented at 20th Conf. on Severe Local Storms, AMS, Orlando, FL, 2000.

Cole, R.E., S. Green, M. Jardin, B. E. Schwartz and S. G. Benjamin (2000), Wind prediction accuracy for air traffic management decision support tools, presented at Third USA/Europe Air Traffic Management R&D Seminar, AMS, Naples, Italy, 2000.

Cunning, J. (2000), Commercial aircraft provided weather data, presented at Fourth Symp. on Integrated Observing Systems, AMS, Long Beach, CA, 2000.

Girz, C., A. E. MacDonald, R. Anderson, T. Lachenmeier, F. Caracena, R. S. Collander and B. D. Jamison (2000), GAINS-a global observing system, presented at COSPAR2000 Conference, AMS, Warsaw, Poland, 2000.

Girz, C., A. E. MacDonald, R.L. Anderson, T. Lachenmeier, F. Caracena, B. D. Jamison and R. S. Collander (2000), GAINS-an observing system for the 21st century, presented at Fourth Symp. on Integrated Observing Systems, AMS, Long Beach, CA, 2000.

Girz, C., E. I. Tollerud, Ág. Takács and Sán. Kertész (2000), USING SATELLITE RAIN ESTIMATES TO UPDATE HEAVY RAINFALL WARNINGS IN HUNGARY, presented at 11th Conf. on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, AMS, Madison, WI, 2000.

Gutman, S. I., P. Feng, Y. Bock, M. Bevis, S. Businger and K. Holub (2000), Operational ground-based GPS water vapor observing system strategies, presented at Fourth Symp. on Integrated Observing Systems, AMS, Long Beach, CA, 2000.

Gutman, S. I. and K. Holub (2000), Ground-based GPS meteorology at the NOAA Forecast Systems Laboratory, presented at Fourth Symp. on Integrated Observing Systems, AMS, Long Beach, CA, 2000.

Haiden, T.S. (2000), Mountain cumulus initiation along the Colorado Front Range, presented at Mountain Meteorology Conf., AMS, Aspen, CO, 2000.

Kim, D. and S. G. Benjamin (2000), Assimilation of cloud-top pressure derived from GOES sounder data into MAPS/RUC, presented at 10th Conf. on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, AMS, Long Beach, CA, 2000.

Kim, D. and S. G. Benjamin (2000), An initial RUC cloud analysis assimilating GOES cloud-top data, presented at Ninth Conf. on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology, AMS, Orlando, FL, 2000.

Koch, S. E. and F. Zhang (2000), The generation of propagating gravity waves by a mountain-plains solenoid (MPS), presented at Ninth Conf. on Mountain Meteorology, AMS, Aspen, CO, 2000.

Kucera, P. C., W. Roberts and S. P. Longmore (2000), Product usage patterns at the AWIPS build 4.2 operational test and evaluation sites, presented at 16th Int. Conf. on Interactive Information and Processing Systems for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, AMS, Long Beach, CA, 2000.

Leptuch, P., J. M. Brown, H.B. Bluestein, E. Thaler and M. B. Richman (2000), Forecasting downslope windstorms at Boulder, Colorado: The empirical-statistical approach revisited, presented at Ninth Conf. on Mountain Meteorology, AMS, Aspen, CO, 2000.

MacDonald, A. E. and Y. Xie (2000), On the use of slant observations from GPS to diagnose three-dimensional water vapor using 3DVAR, presented at Fourth Symp. on Integrated Observing Systems, AMS, Long Beach, CA, 2000.

Mahoney, J., B.G. Brown, C. Mueller and J. Hart (2000), Convective Intercomparison Exercise: Baseline Statistical Results, presented at 9th Conference on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology, American Meteorological Association, Orlando, FL, Sept 11-15, 2000.

Mahoney, J. and B. G. Brown (2000), Forecaster assessments of turbulence algorithms: A summary of the winter 2000 study, Technical Report, 134 pp., NOAA Technical Memorandum OAR FSL-27.

Mahoney, J., B. G. Brown and J. Hart (2000), Statistical verification results for the Collaborative Convective Forecast Product, Technical Report, 30 pp., NOAA Technical Report OAR-457-FSL-6.

Mahoney, J., B. G. Brown, C. Mueller and J. Hart (2000), Convective intercomparison exercise: Baseline statistical results, presented at Ninth Conf. on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology, AMS, Orlando, FL, 2000.

Miller, D.A., M. Kelsch, G.M. Levy and L.J. Angus (2000), Utilizing LDAD's emergency manager decision support system for emergency response activities, presented at 16th Int. Conf. on Interactive Information and Processing Systems for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, AMS, Long Beach, CA, 2000.

Miller, P. A. and M. F. Barth (2000), Upgrades to the LDAD Observation Quality Control and Monitoring System, presented at FSL Forum, Boulder, CO, February 2000.

Rodgers, D. M., G. Pratt and J. Frimel (2000), CGen: Enabling AWC forecasters to generate convective SIGMETs efficiently via AWIPS, presented at Ninth Conf. on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology, AMS, Orlando, FL, 2000.

Rutledge, G.K., A. Stanley, E. Page, L. Spayd and J. Brundage (2000), Implementation of the NOAA-PORT Data Archive and Retrieval System (NDARS) at the National Climatic Data Center, presented at 16th Int. Conf. on Interactive Information and Processing Systems for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, AMS, Long Beach, CA, 2000.

Schwartz, B. E., S. J. Weiss and S. G. Benjamin (2000), An assessment of short-range forecast fields from the Rapid Update Cycle related to convective development, presented at 20th Conf. on Severe Local Storms, AMS, Orlando, FL, 2000.

Schwartz, B. E. and S. G. Benjamin (2000), Verification of RUC-2 precipitation forecasts using the NCEP multisensor analysis, presented at Fourth Symp. on Integrated Observing Systems, AMS, Long Beach, CA, 2000.

Sherretz, L., G. Thompson and P. Kennedy (2000), Recent enhancements and plans for the Aviation Digital Data Service (ADDS), presented at Ninth Conf. on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology, AMS, Orlando, FL, 2000.

Skahill, B. E. and L. E. Johnson (2000), F2D--a kinematic distributed watershed rainfall-runoff model, Technical Report, 28 pp., NOAA Technical Memorandum OAR FSL-24, Boulder, CO.

Smirnova, T. G., S. G. Benjamin and J. M. Brown (2000), Case study verification of RUC/MAPS fog and visibility forecasts, presented at Ninth Conf. on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology, AMS, Orlando, FL, 2000.

Smirnova, T. G., S. G. Benjamin, J. M. Brown, B. Schwartz and D. Kim (2000), Validation of long-term precipitation and evolved soil moisture and temperature fields in MAPS, presented at 15th Conf. on Hydrology, AMS, Long Beach, CA, 2000.

Smith, T. L., S. G. Benjamin, B. E. Schwartz and G. A. Grell (2000), A past and future look at the Rapid Update Cycle for the 3 May 1999 severe weather outbreak, presented at 20th Conf. on Severe Local Storms, AMS, Orlando, FL, 2000.

Steffen, C. E. and C. Subramaniam (2000), Weather data fusion application implemented in Java, presented at Int. Conf. on Imaging Science, Systems, and Technology, AMS, Las Vegas, NV, 2000.

Szoke, E., D. Bajenbruch and E. Thaler (2000), An assessment of the utility of a local model for operational mountain snowfall predictions, presented at Ninth Conf. on Mountain Meteorology, AMS, Aspen, CO, 2000.

Szoke, E., H. Grote, P. Kucera, P. McCaslin, P. A. McDonald and W. Roberts (2000), D3D: A potential 3D visualization tool for the National Weather Service, presented at Symp. on Precipitation Extremes: Prediction, Impacts, and Responses, AMS, Albuquerque, NM, 2000.

Szoke, E. and A. Marroquin (2000), Some remarkable supercell simulations from a quasi-operational local-scale model: Skill or "shear" luck?, presented at 20th Conf. on Severe Local Storms, AMS, Orlando, FL, 2000.

Takacs, A., C.M.I.R. Girz, E. I. Tollerud and S. Kertesz (2000), A new heavy precipitation warning aid for Hungary, presented at IAHS/ICRS Symp. on Remote Sensing and Hydrology, IAHS Press, Santa Fe, NM, 2000.

Tollerud, E. I. (2000), The representativeness of computed precipitation skill scores, presented at 15th Conf. on Probability and Statistics in the Atmospheric Sciences, AMS, Asheville, N.C., 2000.

Tollerud, E. I., F. Caracena and A. Marroquin (2000), A potential vorticity streamer and its role in the development of a week-long series of mesoscale convective systems, Part I: Severe weather and precipitation, presented at 20th Conf. on Severe Local Storms, AMS, Orlando, FL, 2000.

Zhang, F. and S. E. Koch (2000), The generation of propagating gravity wave by an orographic density current, presented at Ninth Conf. on Mountain Meteorology, AMS, Aspen, CO, 2000.

Skahill, B. E. and L. E. Johnson (1999), Buffalo Creek two-dimensional surface runoff model, presented at 1999 Int. Water Resources Engineering Conf., ASCE, Seattle, WA, August 8-12.

Mahoney, J., J. Henderson, B.G. Brown and C.S. Hartsough (1999), Benefits of using FSL's Real-Time Verification System (RTVS) at the NWS/NCEP Aviation Weather Center, presented at 8th Conference on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology, Dallas, TX, Jan 10-15, 1999.

Benjamin, S. G., J. M. Brown, K. Brundage, D. Kim, B. E. Schwartz, T. G. Smirnova and T. L. Smith (1999), Aviation Forecasts From the RUC-2, presented at Eighth Conf. on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology, AMS, Dallas, TX, 1999.

Benjamin, S. G. and B. E. Schwartz (1999), Accuracy of RUC-1 and RUC-2 wind and aircraft trajectory forecasts as determined by ACARS observations, presented at Eighth Conf. on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology, AMS, Dallas, TX, 1999.

Bernardet, L. (1999), Verification of high-resolution precipitation forecasts for the 1996 Atlanta olympic games, presented at Eighth Conf. on Mesoscale Processes, AMS, Boulder, CO, 1999.

Brundage, J. M., L. A. Ewy, G. Pankow, A. Stanley and S. Williams (1999), Development of a prototype AWIPS operational data repository and case review system, presented at 15th Int. Conf. on Interactive Information Processing Systems for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, AMS, Dallas, TX, 1999.

Chen, M.-F., J. Fluke and H. Grote (1999), A Proven Software Configuration Management System for Workstation Development, presented at 15th Int. Conf. on Interactive Information Processing Systems for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, AMS, Dallas, TX, 1999.

Fields, H.L. and J. Mahoney (1999), Use of Verification from an Operational Forecaster's Perspective, presented at 8th Conference on Aviation, Range and Aerospace Meteorology, Dallas, TX, Jan 10-15, 1999.

Girz, C., A. E. MacDonald, R. L. Anderson, T. Lachenmeier, F. Caracena and R. S. Collander (1999), Global Air-ocean IN-situ System (GAINS), presented at 13th AIAA Lighter-Than-Air Systems Technology Conf., American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Norfolk, VA, 1999.

Golden, J. H. (1999), Tornadoes, Storms, 2, 103-133.

Govett, M., A. Sathye, J. P. Edwards and L. Hart (1999), Using PPP to parallelize operational weather forecast models for MPPS, presented at Symp. on Regional Weather Prediction on Parallel Computer Environments, AMS, Athens, Greece, 1999.

Grote, H. (1999), A Java-Based Collaborative Working Environment for FX-Advanced, presented at 15th Int. Conf. on Interactive Information Processing Systems for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, AMS, Dallas, TX, 1999.

Hartsough, C. S., J. Mahoney and J. K. Henderson (1999), Verification of the Aviation Weather Center's convective SIGMET outlooks using RTVS, presented at Eighth Conf. on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology, AMS, Dallas, TX, 1999.

Hashem, M. S. and J. A. McGinley (1999), The design of the new Spacelift Weather Information System (SWIS) for the US Space Program, presented at Eighth Conf. on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology, AMS, Dallas, TX, 1999.

Lachenmeier, T., A. E. MacDonald, C. Girz and R. L. Anderson (1999), A new long duration variable-density superpressure balloon platform, presented at AIAA Int. Balloon Technology Conf., American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Norfolk, VA, 1999.

Lu, C. and G. L. Browning (1999), Consistency of modeling cloud microphysical processes in a dynamical model, presented at Third Int. Conf. on the Global Energy and Water Cycle, Beijing, China, 1999.

Lu, C. and G. L. Browning (1999), The impact of discontinuous model forcing on 4DVAR assimilated initial conditions, presented at 13th Conf. on Numerical Weather Prediction, AMS, Dallas, TX, 1999.

Lu, C. and G. L. Browning (1999), The overheated syndrome in some cumulus parameterization schemes, presented at 23rd Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology Conf., AMS, Dallas, TX, 1999.

Madine, S. and N. Wang (1999), Delivery of meteorological products to an internet client workstation, presented at 15th Int. Conf. on Interactive Information Processing Systems for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, AMS, Dallas, TX, 1999.

Mahoney, J., J. K. Henderson, B. G. Brown and C. S. Hartsough (1999), Benefits of using FSL's Real-Time Verification System at the NWS/NCEP Aviation Weather Center, presented at Eighth Conf. on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology, AMS, Dallas, TX, 1999.

McCaslin, P., P. A. McDonald and E. Szoke (1999), Developing and testing a 3-D visualization workstation application at FSL, presented at 15th Int. Conf. on Interactive Information Processing Systems for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, AMS, Dallas, TX, 1999.

Miller, P. A. and M. F. Barth (1999), The LDAD observation quality control and monitoring system: an update for AWIPS build 4.2., presented at 15th Int. Conf. on Interactive Information Processing Systems for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, Dallas, TX, Jan 10-15, 1999.

Moninger, W., E. I. Tollerud and M. Govett (1999), Interactive Graphical Access to Real time and Retrospective Precipitation Data, presented at Symp. on Water Resources and the World Wide Web, American Water Resources Association, Seattle, WA, 1999.

Rodgers, D. M., A. Wilson, G. Pratt and J. Frimel (1999), An Update on the Development of Forecaster Productivity Tools for the Aviation Weather Center, presented at Eighth Conf. on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology, AMS, Dallas, TX, 1999.

Shapiro, M. A., D. Bartels, J. Franklin, A. Marroquin, C. Girz, J. Doyle, J. Schmidt, T. Clark and B. Gall (1999), On the laminar structure of the atmosphere: Edwin Danielsen's (1959) perspective of the tropopause, presented at Eighth Conf. on Mesoscale Processes, AMS, Boulder, CO, 1999.

Sherretz, L. (1999), Overview of the Aviation Digital Data Service, presented at Eighth Conf. on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology, AMS, Dallas, TX, 1999.

Skahill, B. E. and L. E. Johnson (1999), Evaluation of finite difference methods for a distributed rainfall-runoff model, Technical Report, 74 pp., NOAA Technical Memorandum ERL FSL-23.

Skahill, B. E. and L. E. Johnson (1999), An evaluation of grid scale and alternative modeling and numerical approaches when performing distributed rainfall-runoff computations, presented at 1999 Int. Water Resources Eng. Conf., AMS, Seattle, WA, 1999.

Smirnova, T. G., J. M. Brown and S. G. Benjamin (1999), Parameterization of frozen soil physics in MAPS and its effect on hydrological cycle components, presented at 14th Conf. on Hydrology, AMS, Dallas, TX, 1999.

Smirnova, T. G., J. M. Brown and S. G. Benjamin (1999), Soil temperature and moisture evolution from MAPS/RUC-2, presented at Workshop on Land-Surface Modeling and Applications to Mesoscale Models, NCAR, Boulder, CO, 1999.

Subramaniam, C. (1999), The Local Data Acquisition and Dissemination (LDAD) data exchange, presented at National Conf. and Exposition of the National Hydrologic Warning Council, Southwestern Association of ALERT Systems, San Diego, CA, 1999.

Szoke, E. and J. M. Brown (1999), An evaluation of day 3 to day 7 forecasts from several models for potential significant winter season events over Colorado, presented at 17th Conf. on Wea. Analysis and Forecasting, AMS, Denver, CO, 1999.

Szoke, E. and J. A. McGinley (1999), Assessing the utility of a real-time forecast model through comparison with radar reflectivity, presented at 29th Int. Conf. on Radar Meteorology, AMS, Quebec, Canada, 1999.

Tollerud, E. I. (1999), Combining precipitation networks: the effect of instrumentation and site distribution differences., presented at 11th Conf. on Applied Climatology, AMS, Dallas, TX, 1999.

Wilson, A., D. M. Rodgers and H. Grote (1999), Adding Productivity Tools to the WFO-Advanced Meteorological Workstation, presented at 15th Int. Conf. on Interactive Information Processing Systems for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, AMS, Dallas, TX, 1999.

Mahoney, J. and J. Henderson (1998), Developing the Real-Time Verification System to Support Aviation Forecasting and Product Development, presented at Annales Geophysicae, Part III Space and Planetary Sciences, Supplement II to Volume 6, Nice, France, April 20-24, 1998.

Barth, M. F., P. A. Miller, M. H. Savoie and C. S. Hartsough (1998), The LDAD observation Quality Control and Monitoring System: results from the model consistency check applied to boundary layer profiler winds, presented at 10th Symp. on Meteorological Observations and Instrumentation, AMS, Phoenix, AZ, 1998.

Benjamin, S. G., J. M. Brown, K. Brundage, B. E. Schwartz, T. G. Smirnova and T. L. Smith (1998), The operational RUC-2, presented at 16th Conf. on Wea. Analysis and Forecasting, AMS, Phoenix, AZ, 1998.

Benjamin, S. G., T. L. Smith, B. E. Schwartz and S. I. Gutman (1998), Precipitation forecast sensitivity to GPS precipitable water observations combined with GOES using RUC-2, presented at 16th Conf. on Wea. and Forecasting, AMS, Phoenix, AZ, 1998.

Bernardet, L. and W. R. Cotton (1998), The 12-13 May 1985 derecho event: mechanism of strong wind development, presented at 19th Conf. on Severe Local Storms, AMS, Minneapolis, MN, 1998.

Biere, M. (1998), The WFO-Advanced Two-Dimensional Display Software Design, presented at 14th Int. Conf. on Interactive Information and Processing Systems for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, AMS, Phoenix, AZ, 1998.

Birkenheuer, D. L. (1998), P5.27A RADIANCE ASSIMILATION OF POLAR AND GEOSTATIONARY SATELLITE DATA IN LAPS, presented at Ninth Conf. on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, AMS, Paris, France, 1998.

Birkenheuer, D. L., J. Smart, J. S. Snook and J. A. McGinley (1998), Analysis of polar satellite data in LAPS using RTTOV, presented at 12th Conf. on Numerical Weather Prediction, AMS, Phoenix, AZ, 1998.

Birkenheuer, D. L., J. S. Snook, J. Smart and J. A. McGinley (1998), The effect of GOES image data on RAMS forecasts initialized with LAPS, presented at 12th Conf. on Numerical Weather Prediction, AMS, Phoenix, AZ, 1998.

Bothwell, P. and T. L. Smith (1998), Forecasting areas of convective weather threat using the RUC-2, presented at 19th Conf. on Severe Local Storms, AMS, Minneapolis, MN, 1998.

Brown, J. M., T. G. Smirnova and S. G. Benjamin (1998), Introduction of MM5 level 4 microphysics into the RUC-2, presented at 12th Conf. on Numerical Weather Prediction, AMS, Phoenix, AZ, 1998.

Brown, J. M. and E. Szoke (1998), Forecasting strong winds and low-level turbulence at Colorado Springs: MCAT97, presented at 16th Conf. on Wea. and Forecasting, CIRA, Phoenix, AZ, 1998.

Carney, T. Q., A. J. Bedard, J. M. Brown, J. A. McGinley, T. Lindholm and M. Kraus (1998), Hazardous mountain winds and their visual indicators, Technical Report, 80 pp., NOAA Technical Report.

Collander, R. S., J. Paschall and R. Brummer (1998), The Globe Program: students collecting unique global data sets of atmospheric and environmental data., presented at 14th Int. Conf. on Interactive Information and Processing Systems for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, AMS, Phoenix, AZ, 1998.

Devenyi, D. (1998), Application of a three-dimensional variational analysis in RUC-2, presented at 12th Conf. on Numerical Weather Prediction, AMS, Phoenix, AZ, 1998.

Dudhia, J., J. Klemp, W. Skamarock, D. Dempsey, Z. Janjic, S. G. Benjamin and J. M. Brown (1998), A collaborative effort toward a future community mesoscale model (WRF), presented at 12th Conf. on Numerical Weather Prediction, AMS, Phoenix, AZ, 1998.

Elliott, W. P., R. J. Ross and B. E. Schwartz (1998), Effects of NWS changes in upper-air humidity processing on climate records, presented at 10th Symp. on Meteorological Observations and Instrumentation, AMS, Phoenix, AZ, 1998.

Grote, H. and M. Biere (1998), THE WFO-ADVANCED SYSTEM SOFTWARE ARCHITECTURE, presented at 14th Int. Conf. on Interactive Information and Processing Systems for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, AMS, Phoenix, AZ, 1998.

Hartsough, C. S., P. A. Miller, M. F. Barth and M. H. Savoie (1998), The LDAD observation quality control and monitoring system: results from the spatial consistency check applied to surface observations, presented at 10th Symp. on Meteorological Observations and Instrumentation, AMS, Phoenix, AZ, 1998.

Hong, J. S. and D. Kim (1998), The retrieval of the clear TOVS radiance using the statistical regression method, presented at 12th Conf. on Numerical Weather Prediction, AMS, Phoenix, AZ, 1998.

Jackson, M. E., J. M. Schmidt and J. S. Snook (1998), A numerical study of the orographic effects of the deep south Texas sea breeze, presented at Eighth Conf. on Mountain Meteorology, AMS, Flagstaff, AZ, 1998.

Jackson, M. E., J. M. Schmidt and J. S. Snook (1998), Studying the south Texas sea breeze using a mesoscale model installed at the Brownsville, Texas, National Weather Service Office, presented at 16th Conf. on Weather Analysis and Forecasting, AMS, Phoenix, AZ, 1998.

Jackson, M. E., P. A. Yura and J. S. Snook (1998), A severe thunderstorm initiated at the intersection of an intense cold front and a surface convergence line, presented at 19th Conf. on Severe Local Storms, AMS, Minneapolis, MN, 1998.

Janssen, J. (1998), Building a model intranetwork using the latest protocols and technology, presented at 14th Int. Conf. on Interactive Information and Processing Systems for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, AMS, Phoenix, AZ, 1998.

Jesuroga, R. (1998), The AWIPS local data acquisition and dissemination system, presented at 14th Int. Conf. on Interactive Information and Processing Systems for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, AMS, Phoenix, AZ, 1998.

Kelsch, M. (1998), The Fort Collins flash flood: exceptional rainfall and urban runoff, presented at 19th Conf. on Severe Local Storms, AMS, Minneapolis, MN, 1998.

Kelsch, M. (1998), Severe weather information for emergency management decisionmaking, presented at 18th Conf. on Severe Local Storms, AMS, San Francisco, CA, January 15-20.

Kelsch, M. and C. Subramaniam (1998), Dissemination of critical weather information from the AWIPS local data acquisition and dissemination system, presented at 14th Int. Conf. on Interactive Information and Processing Systems for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, AMS, Phoenix, AZ, 1998.

Kim, D, S. G. Benjamin, T. G. Smirnova and J. M. Brown (1998), Comparison of skin temperatures from the MAPS/RUC Forecast Model and from GOES-8, presented at Ninth Conf. on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, AMS, Paris, France, 1998.

Kim, D. (1998), The AVHRR data on AMSU-A/B footprints, presented at Ninth Conf. on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, AMS, Paris, France, 1998.

Kim, D. (1998), Combining imager and sounder data to derive cloud products, presented at Ninth Conf. on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, AMS, Paris, France, 1998.

Kim, D., J. M. Brown, S. G. Benjamin and T. G. Smirnova (1998), The use of satellite information in correcting model-predicted clouds, presented at Ninth Conf. on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, AMS, Paris, France, 1998.

Kim, D. and D. Nychka (1998), Comparisons of density smoothers to combine satellite imager and sounder data, presented at 14th Conf. on Probability and Statistics in the Atmospheric Sciences, AMS, Phoenix, AZ, 1998.

Kucera, P. C., C. M. Lusk, W. Roberts and L. E. Johnson (1998), Warm season operational use of the WFO-Advanced workstation at the Denver WSFO, presented at 14th Int. Conf. on Interactive Information and Processing Systems for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, AMS, Phoenix, AZ, 1998.

Lee, J. L. and A. E. MacDonald (1998), Bounded derivative mesoscale initialization over complex terrain, presented at 12th Conf. on Numerical Weather Prediction, AMS, Phoenix, AZ, 1998.

Lu, C. and G. L. Browning (1998), The impact of observational and model errors on four-dimensional variational data assimilation, presented at 12th Conf. on Numerical Weather Prediction, AMS, Phoenix, AZ, 1998.

Mahoney, J., B. G. Brown, D. Mathews and F. Mosher (1998), Verification of the Aviation Weather Center's in-flight aviation weather advisories: The methods, complexities, and limitations, presented at 14th Conf. on Probability and Statistics in the Atmospheric Sciences, AMS, Phoenix, AZ, 1998.

Marroquin, A. (1998), An advanced algorithm to diagnose atmospheric turbulence using numerical model output, presented at 16th Conf. on Weather Analysis and Forecasting, AMS, Phoenix, AZ, 1998.

Marroquin, A., T. G. Smirnova, J. M. Brown and S. G. Benjamin (1998), Forecast performance of a prognostic turbulence formulation implemented in the MAPS/RUC model, presented at 12th Conf. on Numerical Weather Prediction, AMS, Phoenix, AZ, 1998.

McGinley, J. A. and P. A. Stamus (1998), A quality control scheme for local surface mesonet observations based on the Kalman filter: tests with real data, presented at 16th Conf. on Weather Analysis and Forecasting, AMS, Phoenix, AZ, 1998.

Meyers, M. P., E. Holloway, C. Peterson, J. Nachamkin, J. Edwards and W. Cotton (1998), Operational application of a mesoscale model for quantitative precipitation forecasts over complex terrain, presented at Eighth Conf. on Mountain Meteorology, AMS, Flagstaff, AZ, 1998.

Meyers, M. P., J. S. Snook, D. A. Wesley and G. S. Poulos (1998), Numerical investigation of the 25 October 1997 blowdown event over the Colorado park range using RAMS, presented at Eighth Conf. on Mountain Meteorology, AMS, Flagstaff, AZ, 1998.

Mihelic, M., R. Morris, H. Glahn, B. Vercillo and D. Rhine (1998), Developing software applications at local sites that survive the AWIPS upgrade cycle, presented at 14th Int. Conf. on Interactive Information and Processing Systems for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, AMS, Phoenix, AZ, 1998.

Miller, P. A., M. F. Barth, C. S. Hartsough and M. H. Savoie (1998), THE LDAD OBSERVATION QUALITY CONTROL AND MONITORING SYSTEM: AN OVERALL SYSTEM DESCRIPTION, presented at Tenth Symposium on Meteorlogical Observations and Instrumentation, AMS, Phoenix, AZ, 1998.

Moore, B. L. (1998), Monitoring the FSL computer network, presented at 14th Int. Conf. on Interactive Information and Processing Systems for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, AMS, Phoenix, AZ, 1998.

Poulos, G. S., D. A. Wesley, J. S. Snook and M. P. Meyers (1998), Modeling small-scale spatial heterogeneity of snowfall in complex terrain: the October 1997 front range blizzard, presented at Eighth Conf. on Mountain Meteorology, AMS, Flagstaff, AZ, 1998.

Schlatter, T. W. (1998), Testing hypotheses about atmospheric observing systems for NAOS, presented at 16th Conf. on Wea. Analysis and Forecasting, AMS, Phoenix, AZ, 1998.

Schultz, P. (1998), Status and prospects for local data analysis and mesoscale modeling in AWIPS, presented at 12th Conf. on Numerical Weather Prediction, AMS, Phoenix, AZ, 1998.

Schwartz, B. E. and S. G. Benjamin (1998), A study of the accuracy of RUC-1 and RUC-2 wind and aircraft trajectory forecasts using ACARS observations, Technical Report, 39 pp., NOAA Technical Memorandum OAR FSL-22.

Schwartz, B. E. and S. G. Benjamin (1998), Verification of RUC-2 and Eta model precipitation forecasts, presented at 16th Conf. on Weather Analysis and Forecasting, AMS, Phoenix, AZ, 1998.

Smirnova, T. G., J. M. Brown and S. G. Benjamin (1998), Impact of snow physics parameterization on short-range forecasts of skin temperature in MAPS/RUC, presented at 12th Conf. on Numerical Weather Prediction, AMS, Phoenix, AZ, 1998.

Smith, T. L. and S. G. Benjamin (1998), The combined use of GOES cloud drift, ACARS, VAD, and Profiler winds in RUC-2, presented at 12th Conf. on Numerical Weather Prediction, AMS, Phoenix, AZ, 1998.

Snook, J. S., M. P. Meyers, G. S. Poulo and D. A. Wesley (1998), A local-area model comparison of the October 1997 Rocky Mountain blizzard and severe wind event, presented at Eighth Conf. on Mountain Meteorology, AMS, Flagstaff, AZ, 1998.

Snook, J. S., P. Schultz and J. A. McGinley (1998), Initialization improvements to a quasi-operational local-domain mesoscale model, presented at 16th Conf. on Weather Analysis and Forecasting, AMS, Phoenix, AZ, 1998.

Snook, J. S., P. A. Stamus, J. Edwards, Z. Christidis and J. A. McGinley (1998), Local-domain mesoscale analysis and forecast model support for the 1996 centennial olympic games, presented at Symp. on Regional Weather Prediction on Parallel Computer Environments, AMS, Athens, Greece, 1998.

Stamus, P. A. and T. W. Schlatter (1998), The regional observation cooperative: a status report, presented at 14th Int. Conf. on Interactive Information and Processing Systems for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, AMS, Phoenix, AZ, 1998.

Steffen, C. E. and M. B. Romberg (1998), Extensible web dissemination graphical user interface for National Weather Service data, presented at 15th Int. Conf. on Interactive Information Processing Systems for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, AMS, Dallas, TX, 1998.

Subramaniam, C., L. Angus, T. Kent, D. Rubio and S. O'Donnell (1998), The modernized AWIPS LDAD system, presented at 14th Int. Conf. on Interactive Information and Processing Systems for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, Phoenix, AZ, 1998.

Subramaniam, C., L. Angus, R. Prentice, J. Adams and Y. Chun (1998), The AWIPS local data acquisition and dissemination system architecture, presented at 14th Int. Conf. on Interactive Information and Processing Systems for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, AMS, Phoenix, AZ, 1998.

Szoke, E., J. A. McGinley, P. Schultz and J. Snook (1998), NEAR OPERATIONAL SHORT-TERM FORECASTS FROM TWO MESOSCALE MODELS, presented at 12th Conf. on Numerical Weather Prediction, AMS, Phoenix, AZ, 1998.

Szoke, E. and A. Pietrycha (1998), The landspout life cycle: maybe not as simple as previously thought, presented at 19th Conf. on Severe Local Storms, AMS, Minneapolis, MN, 1998.

Takács, Ág., E. I. Tollerud and C. Girz (1998), IMPROVING CONVECTIVE FORECASTS IN HUNGARY, presented at 16th Conf. on Weather Analysis and Forecasting, AMS, Phoenix, AZ, 1998.

Tollerud, E. I. (1998), Characteristics of real-time precipitation gauge data and its bearing on gridded analysis, presented at 10th Symp. on Meteorological Observations and Instrumentation, AMS, Phoenix, AZ, 1998.

Wakefield, J. S. (1998), Operational Risk Reduction: Easing AWIPS into the Field, presented at 14th Int. Conf. on Interactive Information and Processing Systems for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, Phoenix, AZ, 1998.

Wang, N. and S. Madine (1998), FX-Net: a Java-based internet client interface to the WFO-Advanced workstation, presented at 14th Int. Conf. on Interactive Information and Processing Systems for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, Phoenix, AZ, 1998.

Wesley, D. A., G. Poulos, M. Meyers, J. Snook and A. Judson (1998), Observations and forcing mechanisms during the October 1997 Front Range blizzard and forest destruction, presented at Eighth Conf. on Mountain Meteorology, Flagstaff, AZ, 1998.

Wier, S. K. (1998), Surface forecast guidance made from numerical models, presented at 16th Conf. on Weather Analysis and Forecasting, AMS, Phoenix, AZ, 1998.

Wolfe, D. E., S. I. Gutman, R. B. Chadwick, P. Fang and Y. Bock (1998), Development of an operational surface-based GPS water vapor observing system for NOAA: network design and project status, presented at 10th Symp. on Meteorological Observations and Instrumentation, AMS, Phoenix, AZ, 1998.

Govett, M. W., W. R. Moninger and E. I. Tollerud (1997), A demonstration of the access and display of fifty years of hourly precipitation data available on CD-ROM, presented at 10th Conf. on Applied Climatology, AMS, Reno, NV, October 20-23.

Tollerud, E. I., M. W. Govett, W. R. Moninger and P. M. Steurer (1997), New access and display routines for hourly precipitation data and metadata using CD-ROMs and the World Wide Web, presented at 10th Conf. on Applied Climatology, AMS, Reno, NV, October 20-23, 1997.

Snook, J. S. (1997), Local-domain mesoscale model support for the 1996 centennial olympic games, presented at Symp. on Regional Weather Prediction on Parallel Computer Environments, Athens, Greece, October 15-17.

Stamus, P. A. (1997), An overview of the Local Analysis and Prediction System (LAPS) and its use at the 1996 Summer Olympic Games, presented at Symp. on Regional Weather Prediction on Parallel Computer Environments, Athens, Greece, October 15-17.

Liang, Q., S. C. Albers, W. F. Roberts and R. C. Lipschutz (1997), One-dimensional de-aliasing of Doppler radar velocities: A reliable and simple method for real-time use, presented at 28th Conf. on Radar Meteorology, AMS, Austin, TX, September 7-12, 1997.

Roberts, W. F., Q. Liang, S. C. Albers and A. E. MacDonald (1997), IMPLEMENTATION OF A SMALL REGIONAL RADAR VOLUME FROM THE WSR-88D DOPPLER RADAR NETWORK, presented at 28th Conf. on Radar Meteorology, AMS, Austin, TX, September 7-12, 1997.

van de Kamp, D. W., F. M. Ralph, M. F. Barth, P. A. Miller and J. R. Smart (1997), The new bird contamination quality control check applied to hourly winds from NOAA's profiler network, presented at 28th Conf. on Radar Meteorology, AMS, Austin, TX, September 7-12, 1997.

Pratte, J. F., D. Ecoff and J. VanAndel (1997), AP ground clutter in WSR-88D base data recommendations for automatic AP clutter mitigation, presented at 28th Conf. on Radar Meteorology, AMS, Austin, TX, September 7-12, 1997.

Girz, C.M.I.R., R. L. Anderson, A.E. MacDonald, T. T. Lachenmeier and A. J. Bedard (1997), Preliminary Results from an Experimental Balloon System Designed for Multiple Atmospheric Soundings, presented at 12th AIAA Lighter-Than-Air Systems Technology Conf., San Francisco, CA, June 1997.

Tollerud, E. I. (1997), The impact of data quality and internetwork consistency on central United States precipitation analyses using multiple gage networks, presented at 13th Conf. on Hydrology, AMS, Long Beach, CA, February 27.

Barth, M. F., R. B. Chadwick and W. M. Faas (1997), The Forecast Systems Laboratory boundary layer profiler data acquisition project, presented at First Symposium on Integrated Observing Systems, AMS, Long Beach, CA, February 2-7.

Benjamin, S. G., J. M. Brown, K. J. Brundage, D. Devenyi, D. Kim, B. E. Schwartz, T. G. Smirnova, T. L. Smith and A. Marroquin (1997), Improvements in aviation forecasts from the 40-km RUC, presented at Seventh Conf. on Aviation, Range and Aerospace Meteorology, AMS, Long Beach, CA, February 2-7.

Biere, M. (1997), The WFO-Advanced Text Subsystem User Interface, presented at 13th Int. Conf. on Interactive Information and Processing Systems for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, AMS, Long Beach, CA, February 2-7.

Brundage, J. M., C. E. Adams, J. W. Barbour, R. L. Minton, L. T. Nettleton and G. F. Pankow (1997), The data storage and retrieval system at FSL, presented at 13th Int. Conf. on Interactive Information and Processing Systems for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, AMS, Long Beach, CA, February 2-7.

Christidis, Z., J. Edwards and J. Snook (1997), Regional weather forecasting in the 1996 summer olympic games using an IBM SP, presented at 13th Int. Conf. on Interactive Information and Processing Systems for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, AMS, Long Beach, CA, February 2-7.

Droegemeier, K. K., Y. P. Richardson, G. M. Bassett and A. Marroquin (1997), Three-dimensional numerical simulations of turbulence generated in the near-environment of deep convective storms, presented at Seventh Conf. on Aviation, Range and Aerospace Meteorology, AMS, Long Beach, CA, February 2-7.

Edwards, G. J., J. S. Snook and Z. Christidis (1997), Forecasting for the 1996 summer olympic games with the NNT-RAMS parallel model, presented at 13th Int. Conf. on Interactive Information and Processing Systems for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, AMS, Long Beach, CA, February 2-7.

Hartsough, C. S., B. E. Schwartz, M. F. Barth and P. A. Miller (1997), The quality control component of FSL's Real-Time Verification System (RTVS), presented at Seventh Conf. on Aviation, Range and Aerospace Meteorology, AMS, Long Beach, CA, February 2-7.

Kelly, S. (1997), The Application Interface for the WFO-Advanced Forecaster Workstation, D2D, presented at 13th Int. Conf. on Interactive Information and Processing Systems for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, AMS, Long Beach, CA, February 2-7.

Kelly, S. (1997), An Object-Oriented Framework for Local Extensions to the WFO-Advanced Forecaster Display Workstation, D2D, presented at 13th Int. Conf. on Interactive Information and Processing Systems for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, AMS, Long Beach, CA, February 2-7.

Lipschutz, R. C., J. B. Lewis, J. L. Long and A. W. Sundelin (1997), The GOES local groundstation system at FSL, presented at 13th Int. Conf. on Interactive Information and Processing Systems for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, American Meteorological Society, Long Beach, CA, February 2-7.

Mahoney, J. L., J. K. Henderson and P. A. Miller (1997), A description of the Forecast System Laboratory's Real-Time Verification System (RTVS), presented at Seventh Conf. on Aviation, Range and Aerospace Meteorology, AMS, Long Beach, CA, February 2-7.

Mahoney, J. L., J. K. Henderson and P. A. Miller (1997), Statistical evaluation of edited icing grids using FSL's Real-Time Verification System (RTVS), presented at Seventh Conf. on Aviation, Range and Aerospace Meteorology, Long Beach, CA, February 2-7.

Marroquin, A. (1997), Diagnosing convection-induced turbulence with coarse resolution numerical weather prediction models, presented at Seventh Conf. on Aviation, Range and Aerospace Meteorology, AMS, Long Beach, CA, February 2-7.

Miller, P. A., M. F. Barth and J. R. Smart (1997), The extent of bird contamination in the hourly winds measured by the NOAA profiler network: results before and after implementation of the new bird contamination quality control check, presented at First Symposium on Integrated Observing Systems, AMS, Long Beach, CA, February 2-7.

Osburn, D. A., S. Ghiasi and L. Hendrickson (1997), Local data manager usage in the Forecast Systems Laboratory NIMBUS system, presented at 13th Int. Conf. on Interactive Information and Processing Systems for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, American Meteorological Society, Long Beach, CA, February 2-7.

Roberts, W. F., P. C. Kucera, C. M. Lusk and D. C. Walker (1997), Operational Use of WFO-Advanced at the Denver WSFO, presented at 13th Int. Conf. on Interactive Information and Processing Systems for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, American Meteorological Society, Long Beach, CA, February 2-7.

Schlatter, T. W. and S. J. Lord (1997), The scientific basis for NAOS, presented at First Symposium on Integrated Observing Systems, AMS, Long Beach, CA, February 2-7.

Smirnova, T. G., J. M. Brown and S. G. Benjamin (1997), Evolution of soil moisture and temperature in the MAPS/RUC assimilation cycle, presented at 13th Conf. on Hydrology, AMS, Long Beach, CA, February 2-7.

Snook, J. S., Z. Christidis, J. Edwards and J. A. McGinley (1997), Forecast results from the local-domain mesoscale model supporting the 1996 summer olympic games, presented at 13th Int. Conf. on Interactive Information and Processing Systems for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, AMS, Long Beach, CA, February 2-7.

Stamus, P. A., L. C. Safford, J. T. Johnson and L. P. Rothfusz (1997), The creation and use of 'interobservations' for olympic venues, presented at 13th Int. Conf. on Interactive Information and Processing Systems for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, AMS, Long Beach, CA, February 2-7.

Stamus, P. A., T. W. Schlatter, R. J. Clark and G. M. Wahl (1997), The regional observing cooperative, presented at First Symposium on Integrated Observing Systems, AMS, Long Beach, CA, February 2-7.

Wahl, G. M., R. L. Minton and P. A. Mandics (1997), NIMBUS: an advanced meteorological data acquisition, processing, and distribution system, presented at 13th Int. Conf. on Interactive Information and Processing Systems for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, AMS, Long Beach, CA, February 2-7.

Wagoner, S., D. Birkenheuer, J. Cram, P. McCaslin, P. McDonald and D. Davis (1997), Gridded data visualization at the Air Force's Global Weather Center, presented at Seventh Conf. on Aviation, Range and Aerospace Meteorology, AMS, Long Beach, CA, February 2-7.

Wakefield, J. S., R. J. Kahn and B. L. Moore (1997), Monitoring an Operational Weather Forecast System Using the World Wide Web, presented at 13th Int. Conf. on Interactive Information and Processing Systems for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, AMS, Long Beach, CA, February 3-4.

Birkenheuer, D. (1997), Impact of multichannel passive microwave radiometer data on the LAPS moisture analysis, Technical Report, 15 pp., NOAA Technical Memorandum OAR FSL-21, Boulder, CO`.

Chadwick, R. B. and M. H. Ackley (1997), The NOAA profiler network: Experience and plans, presented at COST-76 Profiler Workshop, Engelberg, Switzerland, May 12-16.

Kim, D., B. B. Stankov and K. P. Moran (1997), Evaluation of multilevel cloud parameters with cloud profiling radar, presented at Ninth Int. TOVS Study Conference, Vienna, Austria, 1997.

Mahoney, J., J. Henderson and P. A. Miller (1997), FSL's Real-Time Verification System, presented at FSL Forum, Boulder, CO, 1997.

Mahoney, J. L. and B. G. Brown (1997), Using the FSL prototype AIV editor to edit icing grids: A preliminary evaluation using the RTVS, Technical Report, 14 pp., NOAA Technical Memorandum OAR FSL-20.

McDonald, P. A. (1997), Developing three-dimensional display applications for operational meteorology, presented at Third Visualization Conf., Tokyo, Japan, 1997.

Stamus, P. A. and J. A. McGinley (1997), The Local Analysis and Prediction System (LAPS): providing weather support to the 1996 summer olympic games, presented at 13th Int. Conf. on Interactive Information and Processing Systems for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, AMS, Long Beach, CA, February 2-7.

Tollerud, E. I. and W. R. Moninger (1997), A real-time gauge-measured precipitation display on the World Wide Web, presented at 13th Int. Conf. on Interactive Information and Processing Systems for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, AMS, Long Beach, CA, February 2-7.

van de Kamp, D. W. (1997), The improvement of RASS height coverage by using acoustic sources located upwind of a 404 MHz NOAA network site, presented at 28th Conf. on Radar Meteorology, AMS, Austin, TX, September 7-12.

Szoke, E. J., P. C. Kucera and E. Thaler (1996), Use of WFO-Advanced in the analysis and forecasting of complex weather events, presented at 15th Conf. on Weather Analysis and Forecasting, Norfolk, VA, August 19-23.

Benjamin, S. G., J. M. Brown, K. J. Brundage, D. Devenyi, B. E. Schwartz, T. G. Smirnova, T. L. Smith and F. J. Wang (1996), The 40-km 40-level version of MAPS/RUC, presented at 11th Conf. on Numerical Wea. Prediction, AMS, Norfolk, VA, August 19-23.

Cram, J. M., S. C. Albers and D. Devenyi (1996), Application of a two-dimensional variational scheme to a mesobeta-scale wind analysis, presented at 15th Conf. on Weather Analysis and Forecasting, AMS, Norfolk, VA, August 19-23.

Cram, J. M., D. L. Birkenheuer, J. R. Smart, D. J. Boucher, J. A. McGinley and S. M. Wagoner (1996), An OSSE study comparing the forecast impact of DMSP 5D2 and 5D3 sensors, presented at Eighth Conf. on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, AMS, Atlanta, GA, August 19-23.

Cram, J. M. and J. S. Snook (1996), A comparison of the real-time performance of two nonhydrostatic mesoscale models over the LAPS domain, presented at 11th Conf. on Numerical Wea. Prediction, AMS, Norfolk, VA, August 19-23.

Devenyi, D. (1996), A three-dimensional variational analysis for MAPS/RUC, presented at 11th Conf. on Numerical Wea. Prediction, AMS, Norfolk, VA, August 19-23.

Hart, L., C. Baillie, M. Govett, T. Henderson and B. Rodriguez (1996), FSL's scalable modeling system: a tool for the parallelization of NWP models, presented at 11th Conf. on Numerical Wea. Prediction, AMS, Norfolk, VA, August 19-23.

Henderson, T., L. Hart and B. Rodriguez (1996), High performance computing at the Forecast Systems Laboratory: applications experience, presented at 11th Conf. on Numerical Weather Prediction, AMS, Norfolk, VA, August 19-23.

Jackson, M. E. and J. M. Schmidt (1996), Using a nonhydrostatic mesoscale model to forecast a sea breeze event, presented at 15th Conf. on Weather Analysis and Forecasting, AMS, Norfolk, VA, August 19-23.

Jesuroga, R. T. and C. Subramaniam (1996), Dissemination strategies for mesoscale model data from modernized NWS forecast offices, presented at 15th Conf. on Weather Analysis and Forecasting, AMS, Norfolk, VA, August 19-23.

Kim, D. (1996), Evaluation of GOES precipitable water data and assimilation into MAPS/RUC, presented at 15th Conf. on Weather Analysis and Forecasting, AMS, Norfolk, VA, August 19-23.

Kim, D., J. S. Hong and S. G. Benjamin (1996), Analysis of three-hour forecast errors in MAPS, presented at 11th Conf. on Numerical Weather Prediction, AMS, Norfolk, VA, August 19-23.

Lee, J.-L. and A. E. MacDonald (1996), Simulations of a mesoscale storm using a quasi-nonhydrostatic model, presented at 11th Conf. on Numerical Weather Prediction, AMS, Norfolk, VA, August 19-23.

LeFebvre, T. J., C. Bacco and M. Romberg (1996), Gridded Forecast Products and Services Under Development at FSL, presented at 15th Conf. on Weather Analysis and Forecasting, AMS, Norfolk, VA, August 19-23.

Marroquin, A. (1996), Verification of prognostic turbulence formulations with high resolution numerical models, presented at 15th Conf. on Weather Analysis and Forecasting, AMS, Norfolk, VA, August 19-23.

McGinley, J. A. and P. A. Stamus (1996), A quality control scheme for local surface mesonet observations based on the Kalman filter, presented at 15th Conf. on Weather Analysis and Forecasting, AMS, Norfolk, VA, August 19-23.

Miller, P. A., L. B. Hart and T. B. Henderson (1996), The computational future of numerical weather prediction, presented at 11th Conf. on Numerical Weather Prediction, AMS, Norfolk, VA, August 19-23.

Roberts, W. F. and C. S. Bullock (1996), An early look at future forecast operations using WFO-Advanced, presented at 15th Conf. on Weather Analysis and Forecasting, AMS, Norfolk, VA, August 19-23.

Schwartz, B. E., S. G. Benjamin and K. J. Brundage (1996), Verification of precipitation forecasts from the RUC and early Eta models using high resolution precipitation observations, presented at 11th Conf. on Numerical Weather Prediction, AMS, Norfolk, VA, August 19-23.

Smirnova, T. G., J. M. Brown and S. G. Benjamin (1996), The soil component of the MAPS model: description and performance in one- and three-dimensional applications, presented at 11th Conf. on Numerical Weather Prediction, AMS, Norfolk, VA, August 19-23.

Smith, T. L. and J. M. Brown (1996), 40-km MAPS at work: comparisons of model forecasts to the real world, presented at 15th Conf. on Weather Analysis and Forecasting, AMS, Norfolk, VA, August 19-23.

Wier, S. K. (1996), Surface weather forecasts derived from Eta, NGM, and RUC, presented at 15th Conf. on Weather Analysis and Forecasting, AMS, Norfolk, VA, August 19-23.

Smirnova, T. G., J. M. Brown and S. G. Benjamin (1996), Performance of different soil model configurations in simulating water cycle, surface fluxes and ground surface temperature, presented at Second Int. Scientific Conf. on the Global Energy and Water Cycle, AMS, Washingon, D. C., June 17-21.

MacDonald, A. E. and J. S. Wakefield (1996), WFO-Advanced: An AWIPS-like prototype forecaster workstation, presented at 12th Conf. on IIPS, AMS, Atlanta, GA, January 28-February 2.

Wolf, R. and E. Szoke (1996), The multiscale analysis of the 21 July 1993 northeast Colorado tornadoes, presented at 18th Conf. on Severe Local Storms, AMS, San Francisco, CA, February 19-23.

Stamus, P. A. (1996), Providing weather support to the 1996 Atlanta olympic games with the Local Analysis and Prediction System, presented at 12th Int. Conf. on Interactive Information and Processing Systems for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, AMS, Atlanta, GA, January 28-February 2.

Subramaniam, C. (1996), Adding a surveillance subsystem to the Emergency Management Decision Support (EMSD) system, presented at 12th Int. Conf. on Interactive Information and Processing Systems for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, AMS, Atlanta, GA, February 19-23.

Birkenheuer, D. (1996), Exploiting available satellite data in AWIPS-era workstations, presented at Eighth Conf. on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, AMS, Atlanta, GA, January 28-February 2.

Edwards, G. J. (1996), Implementation of the Data Acquisition Component of the WFO-Advanced 2-d Display (D2D), presented at 12th Int. Conf. on Interactive Information and Processing Systems for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, Atlanta, GA, January 28-February 2.

Govett, M. W. (1996), Merging GTS and NCDC radiosonde data at the Forecast Systems Laboratory, presented at 12th Int. Conf. on Interactive Information and Processing Systems for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, AMS, Atlanta, GA, January 28-February 2.

Grote, U. H. and R. Kahn (1996), Using RISC-Based Architecture and Distributed Network Design in the Development of the WFO-Advanced Workstation, presented at 12th Int. Conf. on Interactive Information and Processing Systems for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, AMS, Atlanta, GA, January 28-February 2.

Hart, L., T. Henderson and B. Rodriguez (1996), From workstations to MPPs: software for portable parallelization of NWP models, presented at 12th Int. Conf. on Interactive Information and Processing Systems for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, AMS, Atlanta, GA, January 28-February 2.

Henderson, T., L. Hart and B. Rodriguez (1996), Massively parallel processing technology in a quasi-operational environment, presented at 12th Int. Conf. on Interactive Information and Processing Systems for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, AMS, Atlanta, GA, January 28-February 2.

Johnson, J. T., G. Dimego, D. Molenar, L. P. Rothfusz, J. Snook and P. A. Stamus (1996), Weather information display, analysis and product generation tools used for support of the 1996 summer olympic games: mesoscale analysis tools, presented at 12th Int. Conf. on Interactive Information and Processing Systems for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, AMS, Atlanta, GA, January 28-February 2.

Kim, D. (1996), Multilevel cloud parameter estimation combining HIRS and AVHRR data - a simulation study, presented at Eighth Conf. on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, Atlanta, GA, January 28-February 2.

MacDonald, A. E. and J. S. Wakefield (1996), WFO-Advanced: An AWIPS-like Prototype Forecaster Workstation, presented at 12th Int. Conf. on Interactive Information and Processing Systems for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, AMS, Atlanta, GA, January 28-February 2.

Mathewson, M. A. (1996), Using The AWIPS Forecast Preparation System (AFPS), presented at 12th Int. Conf. on Interactive Information and Processing Systems for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, AMS, Atlanta, GA, January 28-February 2.

Minton, R. L. (1996), Managing real-time meteorological data processing at FSL: the NIMBUS process manager - two years later, presented at 12th Int. Conf. on Interactive Information and Processing Systems for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, AMS, Atlanta, GA, January 28-February 2.

Roberts, W. F., P. C. Kucera, C. M. Lusk, D. C. Walker and L. E. Johnson (1996), 1995 Real-Time Forecast Exercise for WFO-Advanced, presented at 12th Int. Conf. on Interactive Information and Processing Systems for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, AMS, Atlanta, GA, January 28-February 2.

Schultz, P. (1996), Local Data Analysis and the Mesoscale Model on the WFO-Advanced Workstation, presented at 12th Int. Conf. on Interactive Information and Processing Systems for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, AMS, Atlanta, GA, January 28-February 2.

Sherretz, L., D. Rodgers and R. Olson (1996), Enabling NCEP aviation forecasters to edit grids generated by the Aviation Gridded Forecast System, presented at 12th Int. Conf. on Interactive Information and Processing Systems for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, AMS, Atlanta, GA, January 28-February 2.

Snook, J. S. (1996), Local domain forecasting support to the 1996 Atlanta olympic games, presented at 12th Int. Conf. on Interactive Information and Processing Systems for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, AMS, Atlanta, GA, January 28-February 2.

Baillie, C. F., A.E. MacDonald, D. Birkenheuer and J.-L. Lee (1996), QNH: A numerical weather prediction model developed for MPPs, presented at Int. Conf. HPCN Challenges in Telecomp and Telecom: Parallel Simulation of Complex Systems and Large-Scale Applications, Delft, The Netherlands, 1996.

Caracena, F. (1996), Microbursts: a major aircraft weather hazard, Weather Guide Calendar.

Cram, J. M. (1996), The importance of mesoscale analysis and terrain in successfully forecasting a mesoscale snowstorm: a case study, presented at Seventh Conf. on Mesoscale Processes, AMS, Reading, UK, 1996.

Girz, C.M.I.R. and A. E. MacDonald (1996), Conceptual design and first results of a directed balloon sounding system, presented at Coastal Zone Conf., UNSPECIFIED, 1996.

Gutman, S. I., R. B. Chadwick, D. E. Wolfe and A. Simon (1996), Shared use of DGPS data for NOAA weather forecasting and climate monitoring, presented at National Science Foundation Workshop, NSF, UNSPECIFIED, 1996.

Hart, L., C. Baillie, J. Edwards, M. Govett and T. Henderson (1996), Experience developing and running real-time weather models on parallel machines, presented at European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts(ECMRWF) Conf., ECMRWF, Reading, England, 1996.

Kucera, P. C. and C. M. Lusk (1996), Cool season product usage patterns from the DARE workstations at the Denver and Norman WSFOs, Technical Report, Forecast Systems Laboratory, Boulder, CO.

Mahoney, J. L., P. A. Miller, J. E. Ramer, T. L. Smith, M. M. Cairns and R. J. Miller (1996), A second evaluation of state-of-the-atmosphere variables generated by the MAPS Surface Assimilation System, Technical Report, Forecast Systems Laboratory, Boulder, CO.

Szoke, E. J. and D. Imy (1996), The super-landspout tornado of 16 July 1994 in northeast Colorado, presented at 18th Conf. on Severe Local Storms, AMS, San Francisco, CA, February 19-23.

Tollerud, E. I. and W. Moninger (1996), On the consistency of national-scale analyses using existing precipitation networks, presented at Second Int. Scientific Conf. on the Global Energy and Water Cycle, Washingon, D. C., June 17-21.

Williams, S. and D. Davis (1996), The Development of the WFO-Advanced Hydrometeorological Workstation, presented at 12th Int. Conf. on Interactive Information and Processing Systems for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, AMS, Atlanta, GA, January 28-February 2.

Gagnon, R., D. Ferraro, F. Pratte and A. Zahrai (1995), WSR-88D archive I data analyzer, presented at 27th Conf. on Radar Meteorology, Vail, CO, October 9-13.

Kelsch, M. (1995), Radar-derived products for emergency management decisionmaking, presented at 27th Conf. on Radar Meteorology, Vail, CO, October 9-13.

Law, D. C., J. R. Khorrami, W. B. Sessions, M. K. Shanahan and R. R. Vollmers (1995), Satellite measurement of 404 MHz wind profiler antenna patterns, presented at 27th Conf. on Radar Meteorology, Vail, CO, October 9-13.

Pratte, J. F., R. Gagnon, B. Lewis and C. Frush (1995), Application of lunar echo to weather radar calibration, presented at 27th Conf. on Radar Meteorology, Vail, CO, October 9-13.

Pratte, J. F., R. J. Keeler, R. Gagnon and D. Sirmans (1995), Clutter processing during anomalous propagation conditions, presented at 27th Conf. on Radar Meteorology, Vail, CO, October 9-13.

Roberts, W. F., S. C. Albers and M. E. Jackson (1995), Regional radar volume development from the WSR-88D doppler radar network, presented at 27th Conf. on Radar Meteorology, Vail, CO, October 9-13.

Rodriguez, B., L. Hart and T. Henderson (1995), Comparing scalable programming techniques for weather prediction models, presented at Conf. on Massively Parallel Programming Model, IEEE Computer Society Press, Berlin, Germany, October 9-12.

van deKamp, D. (1995), Calibration of range gate heights and range resolution for NOAA's Wind Profiler Network, presented at 27th Conf. on Radar Meteorology, Vail, CO, October 9-13.

Rodriguez, B., L. Hart and T. Henderson (1995), Programming regular grid-based weather simulation models for portable and fast execution, presented at 1995 Int. Conf. on Parallel Processing, Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park, PA, August.

Hart, L., T. Henderson and B. Rodriguez (1995), An MPI based scalable runtime system: I/O support for a grid library, presented at MPI Developers Conference, Notre Dame, IN, June.

Kim, D. and C. B. Chou (1995), Multilevel cloud parameter estimation using smoothed density of AVHRR data and HIRS data, presented at Eighth Int. TOVS Study Conf., Queenstown, New Zealand, April 5-11.

Schwartz, B. E., P. A. Miller and M. F. Barth (1995), A comparison of ACARS ascent/descent and six-min profiler wind observations, presented at Ninth Symposium on Meteorological Observations and Instrumentation, AMS, Charlotte, NC, March 27-31.

Jackson, M. E. and R. T. Jesuroga (1995), The ATMS convective area guidance product, presented at Sixth Conf. on Aviation Weather Systems, AMS, Dallas, TX, January.

Kraus, M. J. (1995), The Forecast Systems Laboratory's role in the FAA's aviation weather development program: An update, presented at Sixth Conf. on Aviation Weather Systems, AMS, Dallas, TX, January.

Kucera, P. C. and W. F. Roberts (1995), Warm season product usage patterns from the DARE workstations at the Denver and Norman WSFOs, presented at 14th Conf. on Weather Analysis and Forecasting, AMS, Dallas, TX, January.

LeFebvre, T. J. (1995), Operational Forecasting with AFPS, presented at 11th Int. Conf. on Interactive Information and Processing Systems for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, AMS, Dallas, TX, January.

Marroquin, A., M. M. Cairns, J. L. Mahoney, R. L. Miller and J. Chen (1995), Importance of statistical verification of AIVs from mesoscale numerical model output, presented at Sixth Conf. on Aviation Weather Systems, Dallas, TX, January.

McGinley, J. A. (1995), Opportunities for high resolution data analysis, prediction, and product dissemination within the local weather office, presented at 14th Conf. on Weather Analysis and Forecasting, AMS, Dallas, TX, January.

Schultz, P. (1995), Two test cases of an explicit cloud physics parameterization for real-time aviation and public numerical weather prediction, presented at Sixth Conf. on Aviation Weather Systems, AMS, Dallas, TX, January.

Sherretz, L. (1995), The aviation gridded forecast system and its support of aviation operations, presented at AIAA 33rd Aerospace Meeting, American Institute of Aerospace Sciences, Reno, NV, January 9-12.

Sherretz, L., D. Rodgers and R. Olsen (1995), Progress in developing and implementing the aviation gridded forecast system, presented at Sixth Conf. on Aviation Weather Systems, Dallas, TX, January.

Smith, T. L., J. E. Ramer and S. G. Benjamin (1995), MAPS forecasts of aviation-impact variables, presented at Sixth Conf. on Aviation Weather Systems, AMS, Dallas, TX, January.

Szoke, E. J. and R. M. Rasmussen (1995), Mesoscale snowbands observed and nowcasting to support ground deicing operations at Stapleton Airport in WISP94, presented at Sixth Conf. on Aviation Weather Systems, AMS, Dallas, TX, January.

Tollerud, E. I. and J. L. Mahoney (1995), Differences in snowfall patterns in Denver and Colorado Springs storms, presented at 14th Conf. on Weather Analysis and Forecasting, AMS, Dallas, TX, January.

Wier, S. (1995), Time Interpolation of Meteorological Data Grids, presented at 11th Int. Conf. on Interactive Information and Processing Systems for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, AMS, Dallas, TX, January.

Cram, J. M., S. C. Albers, M. Jackson and J. R. Smart (1995), Three recent moisture-related analyses and modeling studies in LAPS, presented at WMO Int. Workshop on Imbalances of Slowly Varying Components of Predictable Atmospheric Motions, AMS, Beijing, China, 1995.

Imy, D. and E. J. Szoke (1995), A guide to forecasting snowfall accumulations in the higher terrain west of Denver with shallow upslope flow, presented at Seventh Conf. on Mountain Meteorology, AMS, Breckenridge, CO, August.

Johnson, L. E. (1995), DARE hydrologic evaluations (1990-1992): Assessment of forecasts, Technical Report, 56 pp., NOAA Technical Memorandum ERL FSL-15, Boulder, CO.

Moninger, W. R. (1995), Assembling textual metadata: A real-world experience, presented at SDM-92: A Planning Workshop, Salt Lake City, UT, June 17-21.

Schudalla, R. (1995), The performance of the NEXRAD storm sequence algorithms during a Colorado convective event, Technical Report, 33 pp., NOAA Technical Memorandum ERL FSL-17, Boulder, CO.

Subramaniam, C. and R. T. Jesuroga (1995), The dissemination project: A decision support tool for emergency managers, presented at Fifth Topical Meeting on Emergency Preparedness and Response, American Nuclear Society, Savannah, GA, April 18-21.

Ramer, J. (1993), An empirical technique for diagnosing precipitation type from model output, presented at Fifth Conference on Aviation Weather Systems, Vienna, VA, August 2-6, 1993.