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Papers Presented at the Thirteenth PSU/NCAR Mesoscale Model
Users' Workshop
NCAR
June 10-11, 2003

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June 10, 2003

Session 1: MM5 Development  

MM5 Model Status and Plans
Jimy Dudhia (National Center for Atmospheric Research)

MM5 Pre- and Post-Processing Programs’ Update
Cindy Bruyere and Wei Wang (National Center for Atmospheric Research)

Session 2: LSM/Regional Climate/Air Quality Studies  

Coupling MM5 with ISOLSM: Development, Testing, and Applications
J. Riley (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory), H.S. Cooley (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Energy and Resources Group), Y. He*(Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory), M.S. Torn (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory)

Coupling of Atmospheric Model MM5 and Land Surface Model SOLVEG by Exchanging Data with MPI on Their Independent Parallel Calculations
Haruyasu Nagai (Japan Atomic Energy Research Institute)

Growing-Season Soil Moisture Prediction using a Climate-Plant-Soil Coupled Agroecosystem Model
Z. Pan*, D. Flory, M. Segal, and R. Horton (Department of Agronomy, Iowa State University)

High Resolution Regional Climate Simulations over Iceland using Polar MM5
David H. Bromwich (Polar Meteorology Group, Byrd Polar Research Center, The Ohio State University), Lesheng Bai (Polar Meteorology Group, Byrd Polar Research Center, The Ohio State University), and Gudmundur G. Bjarnason (HALO, Laboratory for Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences, Iceland)

The Last Glacial Maximum Climate Over the Laurentide Ice Sheet: High-Resolution Simulations Using Polar MM5
David H. Bromwich (Polar Meteorology Group, Byrd Polar Research Center, The Ohio State University), E. Richard Toracinta (Polar Meteorology Group, Byrd Polar Research Center, The Ohio State University), Robert Oglesby (NASA Marshall Space Flight Center/ National Space Science and Technology Center), Helin Wei (National Centers for Environmental Prediction), James Fastook (Institute for Quaternary and Climate Studies, University of Maine), and Terence Hughes (Institute for Quaternary and Climate Studies, University of Maine)

Multi-year regional climate simulations using MM5
J.A. Taylor and M. Dvorak (Argonne National Laboratory)

Sensitivity study of the effects of land surface characteristics on meteorological simulations during the TexAQS2000 period in the Houston-Galveston area
Fang-Yi Cheng, Daewon Byun and Seung-Bum Kim (Institute for Multidimensional Air Quality Studies, University of Houston)

Importance of the spatial resolution of sea-surface-temperature data in meteorological modeling
Mahesh J. Phadnis, Francoise R. Robe, Alfred M. Klausmann and Joseph S. Scire (Earth Tech, Inc.)

Session 3: Precipitation System Studies 

Simulating a CaPe Convective Squall line using MM5 coupled with Spectral Bin Microphysics. Model Description and Preliminary results.
Barry H. Lynn (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Givat Ram, Jerusalem), Alexander P. Khain (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Givat Ram, Jerusalem), Jimy Dudhia (National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO), Axel Seifert (University of Karlsruhe, Germany), Daniel Rosenfeld (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Givat Ram, Jerusalem) and Andrei Pokrovsky (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Givat Ram, Jerusalem)

Impacts of New Parameterization Schemes on the MM5 Prediction of Heavy Rainfall over the Korean Peninsula
T.-Y. Lee, S.-Y. Hong, Y. Noh, H.-Y. Chun, J. Kim, Y.-Y. Park, J.-B. Lee, C.-S. Shin, S.-H. Park and J.-O. Lim

Improvement of precipitation prediction and model output over mountainous regions by using the equivalent geopotential tested in the MM5
Qiu-shi Chen, Lesheng Bai and David H. Bromwich (Polar Meteorology Group, Byrd Polar Research Center, The Ohio State University)

MM5 Ensemble Precipitation Forecasts in the Taiwan Area for Three Mei-yu Seasons
Fang-Ching Chien (National Taiwan Normal University), and Ben Jong-Dao Jou (National Taiwan University) 

Numerical Studies of the Mesoscale Precipitation Systems over Taiwan
Pay-Liam Lin Hsin-Chih Lai Ying-Yeh Chen Hsin-Hon Lin (National Central University Chung-Li, Taiwan)

Estimation of Precipitation in Complex and Data Sparse Terrain
Olafur Rognvaldsson(Institute for Meteorological Research, University of Bergen) Philippe Crochet (Icelandic Meteorological Office) and Haraldur Olafsson(Icelandic Meteorological Office, Institute for Meteorological Research, University of Iceland)

Session 4: Model Products and Post-processing  

An innovative post-processor / objective analysis for the Penn State Relocatable Nowcast / Prediction System
David Stauffer Aijun Deng Annette Gibbs Glenn Hunter George Young and Nelson Seaman (Pennsylvania State University)

Using MM5 to Predict Hazardous Situations for Power Supply
Krystof Eben (Institute of Computer Science, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic) , Pavel Jurus (Institute of Computer Science, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic) , Josef Keder (Czech Hydrometeorological Institute Prague , Czech Republic), Inka Vyoralkova (Institute of Computer Science, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic), Emil Pelikan (Institute of Computer Science, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic)

Use of High-Resolution MM5 Simulations for GIFTS Forward Model and Retrieval Algorithm Development
Derek J. Posselt, Erik R. Olson, and Jason A. Otkin (Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Satellite Studies, Space Science and Engineering Center, University of Wisconsin–Madison)

Session 5: Poster Session  

 

Using 4D-VAR to Minimize Property Damage in an MM5-Simulated Hurricane
R. N. Hoffman, J. M. Henderson, and S. M. Leidner (Atmospheric and Environmental Research, Inc.)

 

Statistical evaluation of high resolution MM5 surface winds and temperatures over complex terrain
Dorita Rostkier-Edelstein Sigalit Berkovic and Reuven Givati (Department of Applied Mathematics, Israel Institute for Biological Research)

 

Simulation and Prediction of Hurricane Lili during Landfall over the Central Gulf States using MM5 Modeling System
R. Suseela Reddy, John Shoemake, Alexander Schwartz and Guangdi Li (Jackson State University, Jackson, Mississippi)

 

Improvement of the computer-based decision support system “WSPEEDI” for nuclear emergency by introducing MM5 and its application to the Chernobyl accident
Hiroaki Terada, Akiko Furuno, Masamichi Chino (Japan Atomic Energy Research Institute)

 

The Arctic MM5 system: Characteristics and a Preliminary Evaluation of Performance
Jeffrey S. Tilley, Jeremy Krieger, Jing Zhang, Xingang Fan and Xiande Meng (Geophysical Institute, University of Alaska Fairbanks)

 

Simulations of the Southeast Louisiana and Southern Mississippi Flood of May 8-10th 1995 with a Penn State/NCAR Mesoscale Model (MM5) AND GIS/RS Technology
Suseela Reddy Remata, Mallikharjun V Vatti and Paulinus Chigbu (Jackson State University)

 

A MM5 Extreme Precipitation Event Forecast Over Portugal
Yoshihiro Yamazaki (University of Aveiro- Portugal), Maria de los Dolores Manso Orgaz (University of Aveiro- Portugal), Victor Manuel Martins Soares Prior (Meteorology Institute - Portugal), Paulo Pinto (Meteorology Institute - Portugal)

 

Impacts of New Parameterization Schemes on WRF Prediction of Heavy Rain Weather over the Korean Peninsula
S.-H. Park, S.-Y. Park, J.-B. Lee, C.-S. Shin, T.-Y. Lee and S.-Y. Hong

 

Simulations of Precipitation over a Mesoscale Mountain Ridge - Sensitivity to Horizontal Resolution
Olafur Rognvaldsson, Jian-Wen Bao, Marcel de Vries and Haraldur Olafsson

 

The impact of new Kain-Fritsch scheme in the KMA RDAPS (Regional Data Assimilation and Prediction System)
Hae-Jin Lee, Hoon Park and Joo-Young Cho (Korea Meteorological Administration)

 

JUNE 11, 2003

Session 6: Development and Application of 3DVAR  

The MM5 Implementation of WRF 3DVAR
Barker D.M. W. Huang Y.-R. Guo A. Q.-N. Xiao and R. Rizvi (National Center for Atmospheric Research)

Impact of assimilating GPS PWV measurements with 3DVAR system for IHOP 12 June 2002 case
Y.-R. Guo H. Kusaka D. Barker and A. Crook (National Center for Atmospheric Research)

Assimilation of Doppler Radial Velocities using a Regional 3DVAR System and its Impacts on Mesoscale Weather Prediction over the Korean Peninsula
Qingnong Xiao (National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, Colorado), Juanzhen Sun (National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, Colorado), Wen-Chau Lee (National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, Colorado), Eunha Lim (Korean Meteorological Administration, Seoul, Korea), Yong-run Guo (National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, Colorado0, Dale M. Barker (National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, Colorado), and Ying-Hwa Kuo (National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, Colorado)

Assessment of Retrieved GPS Products Using an Observing System Simulation Experiment
S.-H. Chen (Land, Air, and Water Resources, University of California) and F. Vandenberghe (National Center for Atmospheric Research)

Use of 3DVAR at the Air Force Weather Agency
Jerry Wegiel, Michael McAtee, Richard Ritz, Kevin Lacroix, Robert Williams, Roy Peck, Chris Franks, Roger Beck and Robert Craig

Session 7: Model Initialization/Forecasting

Synoptic Drift on Outer Domains Possible Solutions
Cliff Mass, David Ovens and Richard Steed (University of Washington)

Simulation of a Heavy Rainfall Episode Over the West Coast of India Using Analysis Nudging in MM5
Someshwar Das (National Center for Medium Range Weather Forecasting, New Delhi), Jimy Dudhia (National Center for Atmospheric Research), D. M. Barker (National Center for Atmospheric Research) and M. Moncrieff (National Center for Atmospheric Research)

LAPS Diabatically-Initialized MM5 for the IHOP_2002 Campaign
Brent L. Shaw*, Dan Birkenheuer, Steve Albers*, John McGinley, Ed Szoke* and Paul Schultz (NOAA Research/Forecast Systems Laboratory, Boulder, Colorado; *Affiliation: Colorado State University/Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere (CIRA), Fort Collins, Colorado)

Impacts of modified Error Covariances in KMA 3DOI on short-term forecasts
Duk-Jin Won, Mi-Seon Lee and Joo-Young Cho (Numerical Weather Prediction Division, Korea Meteorological Administration)

Verification of the global version of MM5
Jimy Dudhia and Jim Bresch (National Center for Atmospheric Research)


JOINT SESSION WITH WRF WORKSHOP - JUNE 11, 2003 

Session J1: MM5 and WRF Comparison Studies  

WRF: status and plans
J. Klemp (National Center for Atmospheric Research)

Fine Grid Meteorological Simulations for Air Quality Applications using MM5 and WRF
Aijun Deng and David Stauffer (Pennsylvania State University)

The Application of MM5/WRF Models to Air Quality Assessments
Alfred M. Klausmann, Mahesh Phadnis, and Joseph Scire (Earth Tech, Inc.)

Comparison of WRF and MM5 performance in Southern China and Hong Kong
CF Lo, KH Lau, J Fung and W Wang

Session J2: Computing Support  

MM5 Pre- and Post-Processing Software Adapted for WRF Application
Wei Wang (National Center for Atmospheric Research)

WRF Support: Update and Plans
Jimy Dudhia and Wei Wang (National Center for Atmospheric Research)

 

 

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