WRF User's Workshop Agenda (Draft)

Papers Presented at the 8th WRF Users' Workshop

National Center for Atmospheric Research

June 11-15, 2007

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Session 1: WRF Updates

 

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1.1

THE WEATHER RESEARCH AND FORECASTING MODEL: 2007 ANNUAL UPDATE.   J. Dudhia (National Center for Atmospheric Research)

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1.2

OVERVIEW OF RECENT DEVELOPMENTS AND RESULTS FROM WRF-VAR.   D. M. Barker (National Center for Atmospheric Research), J. R. Bray, M. Demirtas, H. Huang, Z. Liu, H. Shao, Q. Xiao

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1.3

A GLOBAL IMPLEMENTATION FOR THE ADVANCED RESEARCH WRF (ARW) MODEL.   M. Richardson (Cal Teck), A. Toigo, C. Newman, and W. Skamarock, John Michalakes

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1.4

WRF SOFTWARE.   John Michalakes (National Center for Atmospheric Research), Thomas Henderson, Dave Gill, Michael Duda

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1.5

A LOOK AT THE CURRENT STATUS AND FUTURE OF THE WRF DEVELOPMENTAL TESTBED CENTER.   Robert Gall (National Center for Atmospheric Research), Steve Koch, Louisa Nance, Ligia Bernardet

 

 

 

Session 2: Model Evaluation

 

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 2.1

Surface layer parameterization in the NCEP operational NAM/WRF-NMM.   Michael Ek (NCEP/EMC, and UCAR/VSP), Ken Mitchell (NCEP/EMC), Vince Wong (NCEP/EMC, and SAIC), Youlong Xia (NCEP/EMC, and SAIC), Zavisa Janjic (NCEP/EMC, and UCAR/VSP)

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2.2

IMPACTS OF LAND INITIALIZATION ON WRF FORECAST FOR THE AFWA SOUTH-EAST ASIAN DOMAIN.   Mukul Tewari (National Center for Atmospheric Research), Fei Chen, Dave Gill, Christa Peters-Lidard, Charles J. Alonge, Sujay Kumar, John Eylander

 

2.3

WRF PERFORMANCE VERIFICATION ON KOREAN PENINSULA DURING THE MONTH OF JULY 2006.   Han, Sang-Ok (KMA)

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2.4

RAPID-REFRESH CORE TEST: ASPECTS OF WRF-NMM AND WRF-ARW FORECAST PERFORMANCE RELEVANT TO THE RAPID-REFRESH APPLICATION.   John M. Brown (Earth System Research Lab/NOAA), Stan Benjamin, Tanya Smirnova, Georg Grell, Ligia Bernardet, Louisa Nance, Randy Collander and Chris Harrop

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2.5

A COMPARISON OF HIGH-RESOLUTION MESOSCALE SIMULATIONS USING MM5 AND WRF-ARW FOR THE 2006 WINTER OLYMPICS.   Aijun Deng (Pennsylvania State University), Jeffrey R. Zielonka, Glenn K. Hunter and David R. Stauffer

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2.6

EVALUATION OF WRF PERFORMANCE FOR DEPICTING OROGRAPHICALLY-INDUCED GRAVITY WAVES IN THE STRATOSPHERE.   Douglas C. Hahn (Air Force Research Laboratory, Hanscom AFB)

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2.7

IDEALIZED HURRICANE SIMULATIONS USING WRF: MICROPHYSICAL INFLUENCES ON TRACK AND INTENSITY.   Robert G. Fovell (University of California) and Hui Su (Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology)

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2.8

ADVANCED RESEARCH WRF HIGH RESOLUTION SIMULATIONS OF THE INNER CORE STRUCTURE OF HURRICANES KATRINA AND RITA (2005).   Kristen L. Corbosiero (National Center for Atmospheric Research), Wei Wang, Yongsheng Chen, Jimy Dudhia, and Christopher Davis

 

2.9

DOWNSLOPE WINDSTORM IN ICELAND – WRF/MM5 MODEL COMPARISON – I.   īlafur Ršgnvaldsson(Institute for Meteorological Research, Iceland and University of Bergen, Norway), Jian–Wen Bao (NOAA/ESRL), H‡lfd‡n ēgœstsson(Institute for Meteorological Research and University of Iceland, Iceland) and Haraldur īlafsson(Institute for Meteorological Research and University of Iceland, Iceland; University of Bergen, Norway)

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2.10

EVALUATION OF HIGH-RESOLUTION WRF ARW MODEL SIMULATIONS OF ATMOSPHERIC RIVER EVENTS DURING HMT-2006.   Isidora Jankov (CIRA-NOAA/ESRL/GSD), Jian-Wen Bao, Paul J. Neiman and Paul J. Schultz

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2.11

MULTI-SCALE WRF SIMULATIONS OF BOUNDARY LAYER CLOUD.   Ping Zhu (Dept. of Earth Sciences, Florida International University)

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2.12

WRF AND VERTICAL NESTING: MULTI-SCALE RESOLUTION OF T-REX MEASUREMENTS. Mohamed Moustaoui, Alex Mahalov, Basil Nichols (Arizona State University)

 

 

 

Session 3: Verification Techniques

 

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3.1

APPLICATION OF THE MODE OBJECT-BASED VERIFICATION TOOL FOR THE EVALUATION OF WRF PRECIPITATION FIELDS.   Barbara G. Brown (National Center for Atmospheric Research), Lacey Holland, John Halley Gotway, Randy Bullock, David Ahijevych, Eric Gilleland, and Chris Davis

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3.2

A TOOLKIT FOR MODEL EVALUATION.   Lacey Holland, John Halley Gotway, Barbara Brown, and Randy Bullock (National Center for Atmospheric Research)

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3.3

ATMOSPHERIC CO2 TRANSPORT SIMULATION BY WRF-VPRM: A HIGH PRECISION TRACER FOR WRF VALIDATION.   R. Ahmadov (Max-Planck-Institute for Biogeochemistry), C. Gerbig, K. Dhanya, R. Kretschmer, S. Koerner, B. Neininger

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3.4

USING WRF OUTPUT WITH THE SPATIAL FORECAST VERIFICATION METHODS INTER-COMPARISON PROJECT (ICP).   Eric Gilleland (National Center for Atmospheric Research) and Dave Ahijevich

 

 

 

Session 4: Data Assimilation

 

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4.1

STATUS OF WRF 4D-VAR.   Xiang-Yu Huang, and Qingnong Xiao (National Center for Atmospheric Research), Xin Zhang (University of Hawaii), John Michalakes, Wei Huang, Dale M. Barker, John Bray, Zaizhong Ma, Tom Henderson, Jimy Dudhia, and Xiaoyan Zhang (National Center for Atmospheric Research), Duk-Jin Won (Korean Meteorological Administration, South Korea), Yongsheng Chen, Yongrun Guo, Hui_Chuan Lin, and Ying-Hwa Kuo (National Center for Atmospheric Research)

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4.2

UPDATE OF RADIANCE ASSIMILATION IN WRF-VAR.   Zhiquan Liu (National Center for Atmospheric Research), John Bray, Jianjun Xu, Huichuan Lin, Tomislava Vukicevic and Dale Barker

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4.3

A HYBRID ENSEMBLE TRANSFORM KALMAN FILER (ETKF)-THREE DIMENSIONAL VARIATIONAL (3DVAR) DATA ASSIMILATION SCHEME FOR THE WEATHER RESEARCH AND FORECASTING MODEL.   Xuguang Wang (NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory), Dale Barker, Chris Snyder, Tom Hamill

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4.4

MESOSCALE WRF SURFACE-DATA ASSIMILATION: SPRING 2007 EXPERIMENTS AT THE NATIONAL SEVERE STORMS LABORATORY.   David Dowell (National Center for Atmospheric Research), David Stensrud, Nusrat Yussouf, Michael Coniglio, Jeff Anderson, Chris Snyder

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4.5

IMPACT OF COSMIC RADIO OCCULTATION DATA ON ANALYSES OVER TROPICAL OCEANS.   Hui Liu (National Center for Atmospheric Research), Jeffrey Anderson, Yongsheng Chen, Ying-Hua Kuo, and Chris Snyder

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4.6

TUNING OF WRF 3D-VAR DATA ASSIMILATION SYSTEM OVER MIDDLE-EAST AND ARABIAN PENINSULA.   Ajjaji Radi (United Nations Development Programme, Abu-Dhabi, UAE), Ahmad Awad Al-Katheri and Abdullah Dhanhani (Air Force and Air Defense Meteorological Department, UAE)

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4.7

0 - 12H FORECASTS OF SUMMER CONVECTION USING NCAR/RAL "OBS-NUDGING"-BASED WRF-RTFDDA SYSTEM.   Yubao Liu (National Center for Atmospheric Research), Mei Xu, Jenny Sun, Tom Warner and Scott Swerdlin

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4.8

UPDATE ON ANALYSIS NUDGING FDDA IN WRF-ARW.   Aijun Deng, and David R. Stauffer (Pennsylvania State University), Jimy Dudhia (National Center for Atmospheric Research), Tanya Otte (NOAA/EPA) and Glenn K. Hunter (Pennsylvania State University)

 

 

 

Session 5: Physics Development

 

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5.1

NEW CLOUD-RADIATIVE TRANSFER PROCESSES IN WRF AND THEIR IMPACT ON PRECIPITATION.   J. J. Shi (NASA/GSFC), T. Matsui, C. Mian, C. Peters-Lidard, and W.-K. Tao

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5.2

COMPARISONS OF SIMULATED CONVECTIVE CLOUDS BETWEEN A 1D CLOUD MODEL AND THE WRF MODEL.   Shu-Hua Chen (National Central University, Taiwan) and Yang-Cheng Siao

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5.3

A COMPARISON STUDY OF EFFECTS OF SURFACE ROUGHNESS REPRESENTATION IN WRF AND COAMPS ON HURRICANE INTENSITY FORECASTS.   Jin, Y., S. Chen, S.-P. Wang, J. Doyle, C.-S. Liou, J. Schmidt, and R. Hodur

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5.4

DEMONSTRATION OF AN IMPROVED SUBGRID STRESS CLOSURE FOR WRF.   Jeffrey D. Mirocha (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory), Julie K. Lundquist, Fotini K. Chow, and Katherine A. Lundquist

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5.5

A WIND FARM PARAMETERIZATION FOR WRF.   Manda Adams and David Keith (Institute for Sustainable Energy, Environment, and Economy, University of Calgary)

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5.6

IMPLEMENTATION OF THE QUASI-NORMAL SCALE ELIMINATION (QNSE) TURBULENCE MODEL IN WRF.   Boris Galperin (University of South Florida), Semion Sukoriansky, Veniamin Perov

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5.7

IMPLEMENTATION OF THE PLEIM-XIU LAND SURFACE MODEL AND ASYMMETRIC CONVECTIVE MODEL IN THE WRF MODEL.  Robert Gilliam, and Jonathan Pleim (Atmospheric Sciences Modeling Division, NOAA, Research Triangle Park), and Aijun Xiu (Carolina Environmental Program, University of North Carolina)

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5.8

WRF PBL SENSITIVITIES AND VERIFICATION IN FORECASTING LOW-LEVEL JET EVENTS.   Brandon A. Storm (WISE, Texas Tech University), Jimy Dudhia (National Center for Atmospheric Research) and Sukanta Basu (Atmospheric Science Group, Texas Tech Univ)

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5.9

IMPLEMENTATION OF ALBEDO FROM MELTING SNOW INTO WRF.  Vince Wong (NWS/NCEP), Kenneth Mitchell and Micheal Ek

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5.10

DEVELOPING AN INTEGRATED URBAN MODELING SYSTEM IN WRF: CURRENT STATUS AND FUTURE PLANS.   Fei Chen (National Center for Atmospheric Research), Mukul Tewari, Shiguang Miao, Yubao Liu, Thomas T. Warner, Hiroyuki Kusaka

 

 

 

Session 6: Posters

 

Model Evaluation

 

P1.1

A SENSITIVITY STUDY OF AN INTERMOUNTAIN CYCLONE TO MOIST PROCESSES AND OROGRAPHY.   William Y.Y. Cheng (Colorado State University) and W. James Steenburgh

 P1.2 

BOUNDARY LAYER BEHAVIOR IN CALIFORNIA'S OWENS VALLEY USING THE WRF-ARW MODEL DURING APR 28-30 OF T-REX 2006.   Mr. Robert E. Dumais, Jr., Dr. Teizi Henmi (US Army Research Laboratory), Dr. Edward Colon (Army High Performance Computing Research Center Network Computing Services, Inc.) and Dr. Sen Chiao (Florida Institute of Technology)

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Paper Withdrawn

 P1.4

SUCCESSFUL SIMULATION OF THE METEOROLOGY OF THE KATHMANDU VALLEY, NEPAL.   Arnico K Panday (MIT) and Ronald G Prinn

 P1.5

A STUDY ON THE FORECASTING ACCURACY OF THE LAST VERSION OF MM5 AND WRF MODEL AS INPUT FIELDS OF AIR QUALITY.   Seung-Hwan Lee, and Yun-Seob Moon (Department of Environmental Education, Korea National University of Education), Youn-Seo Koo (Department of Environmental Engineering, Anyang University)

 P1.6

WRF .VS. MM5 PERFORMANCE COMPARISON FOR CALIFORNIA'S SJV.   Zhan Zhao (UC, Davis), Shuhua-Chen and M. J. Kleeman

 P1.7

THE NCAR/RAL MESOSCALE ENSEMBLE ANALYSIS AND FORECASTING SYSTEM (MEAPS) - AN ANALYSIS OF THE "MODEL CLIMATOLOGY" OF WRF AND MM5.   Yubao Liu (National Center for Atmospheric Research), Mei Xu, Gregory Roux, Ming Ge, Rong Sheu, Tom Warner and Scott Swerdlin

 P1.8

COMPARISON OF ARW AND NMM SIMULATIONS OF LOW-LEVEL METEOROLOGICAL CONDITIONS IN CALIFORNIA'S CENTRAL VALLEY.   Sara .A. Michelson (NOAA/Earth System Research Laboratory and CIRES, University of Colorado), Evelyn. D. Grell (NOAA/Earth System Research Laboratory and Science and Technology Corporation), and Jian-Wen Bao (NOAA/Earth System Research Laboratory)

 P1.9

COMPARISON OF PRECIPITATION FORECASTS FROM MM5, WRF-ARW AND WRF-NMM OVER THE KOREAN PENINSULA DURING SUMMER SEASON.   Jong-Chul Ha, Yong-Hee Lee, Dong-Eon Chang, Hee-Choon Lee and Hee-Sang Lee (National Institute of Meteorological Research, KMA, Republic of Korea)

 P1.10

PRECIPITATION FORECASTS USING THE WRF-ARW AND WRF-NMM MODELS DURING THE HMT-WEST 2006 AND 2007 WINTER EXPERIMENTS.   Huiling Yuan (NOAA/Earth System Research Laboratory (ESRL)/Global Systems Division (GSD)), Christopher Anderson (NOAA/Earth System Research Laboratory (ESRL)/Global Systems Division (GSD), and Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere (CIRA), Colorado State University), Paul Schultz (NOAA/Earth System Research Laboratory (ESRL)/Global Systems Division (GSD)), Isidora Jankov (NOAA/Earth System Research Laboratory (ESRL)/Global Systems Division (GSD), and Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere (CIRA), Colorado State University), and John McGinley (NOAA/Earth System Research Laboratory (ESRL)/Global Systems Division (GSD))

 P1.11

Paper Withdrawn

 P1.12

POLAR WRF TESTING IN ANTARCTICA.   Jordan G. Powers and Kevin W. Manning (National Center for Atmospheric Research)

 P1.13

WRF MODELED LOW-LEVEL JET CLIMATOLOGY COMPARED TO OBSERVED CLIMATOLOGIES: WEAKNESSES AND STRENGTHS.   Brandon A. Storm (WISE, Texas Tech University), Sukanta Basu (Atmospheric Science Group, Texas Tech Univ), and Jimy Dudhia, (National Center for Atmospheric Research)

P1.14

LARGE-SCALE HIGH-RESOLUTION WRF MODEL SIMULATIONS USED FOR GOES-R RESEARCH ACTIVITIES.   Jason A. Otkin (University of Wisconsin-Madison) and Allen Huang

 P1.15

A CASE STUDY ANALYSIS OF WRF-SIMULATED AND MODIS-DERIVED CLOUD DATA.   Jason A. Otkin (University of Wisconsin-Madison), Tom Greenwald, Erik R. Olson, and Mat Gunshor

 P1.16

APPLICATION OF WRF INTO THE YELLOW RIVER BASIN IN THE PERIOD OF 1980-1997.   Xieyao Ma, Takao Yoshikane, and Masayuki Hara (Frontier Research Center for Global Change, Japan), Fujio Kimura (Frontier Research Center for Global Change, and University of Tsukuba, Japan) and Yoshihiro (Research Institute for Humanity and Nature, Japan)

 P1.17

IMPACT OF IRRIGATION AREA ON CLOUD APPEARANCE AROUND THE YELLOW RIVER IN CHINA.   Hiroaki Kawase, Takao Yoshikane, and Masayuki Hara (Frontier Research Center for Global Change, Japan), Shingo Ohsawa (Weathernews Corporation, Japan), and Fujio Kimura (Frontier Research Center for Global Change, and Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Japan)

 P1.18

THE DIURNAL CYCLE OF AIR POLLUTION IN THE KATHMANDU VALLEY, NEPAL.   Arnico K Panday (MIT) and Ronald G Prinn

 P1.19

NUMERICAL SIMULATION OF TORNADOES GENERATED BY A TYPHOON NEAR A COASTAL LINE.   Ken-ichi Shimose and Tetsuya Kawano (Kyushu University, Japan)

 P1.20

AN INVESTIGATION OF THE FINE SCALE MODELING ABILITIES OF THE WRF: WIND AND TEMPERATURE FIELDS OVER OKLAHOMA CITY AREA.   Jeremy A. Gibbs and Ripley C. McCoy (University of Northern Colorado)

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 P1.21

EVALUATION OF WRF FOR FROST WARNING AND CONSEQUENCES OF COLD AIR POOLING.    Prabhakaran and Gerrit Hoogenboom (The University of Georgia), S. G. Gopalakrishnan (NOAA/ORA/Air Resources Laboratory)

 P1.22

SNOW ACCRETION PREDICTION METHOD USING WRF CALCULATION RESULTS.   Koji Wada, Yasushi Toyoda, Soichiro Sugimoto and Hiromaru Hirakuchi (Central Research Institute Of Electric Power Industry, Japan)

P1.23

SOIL MOISTURE UNCERTAINTY AND PRECIPITATION PREDICTABILITY IN WRF.   W. Wu (National Center for Atmospheric Research), Y. Liu, A. Hahmann And T. Warner

 P1.24

IMPACT OF VOLCANIC HEAT RELEASE ON LOCAL WEATHER FOR THE 2006 AUGUSTINE VOLCANO ERUPTION.   Morgan E. Brown and Nicole Mšlders (University of Alaska Fairbanks)

 P1.25

APPLICATION OF THE GRELL-DEVENYI CONVECTIVE PARAMETERIZATION IN ENSEMBLE QPFS.   Jian-Wen Bao (NOAA/Earth System Research Laboratory), E. D. Grell (NOAA/Earth System Research Laboratory and Science and Technology Corporation), G. A. Grell, and S.A. Michelson (NOAA/Earth System Research Laboratory and CIRES, University of Colorado)

 P1.26

SENSITIVITY OF PRECIPITATION FORECASTS TO CUMULUS PARAMETERIZATIONS IN CATALONIA (NE SPAIN).   Jordi Mercader, and Bernat Codina (Faculty of Physics, University of Barcelona, Spain), Abdelmalik Sairouni, and Jordi Cunillera (Meteorological Service of Catalonia, Spain)

 P1.27

HIGH RESOLUTION WRF SIMULATION OF LANDFALL HURRICANE BOUNDARY LAYER WINDS AND TURBULENT STRUCTURES.   Ping Zhu (Dept. of Earth Sciences, Florida International University)

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P1.28

GORDON EXTRA-TROPICAL DEPRESSION OVER PORTUGAL: A CASE STUDY WITH WRF (VERSION 2.2).   L. Carvalheiro, P. Correia, Y. Yamasaki, M. D. Manso (Physics Department, University of Aveiro, Portugal)

 P1.29

NUMERCIAL SIMULATIONS OF TYPHOON RUSA AND ASSOCIATED HEAVY RAINFALL. Dong-Kyou Lee and Suk-Jin Choi (Atmospheric Sciences, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences,Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea)

 P1.30

THE EVALUATIONS OF HURRICANE BDA SCHEME WITH WRF 3DVAR.   Liqiang Chen (Institute of Atmospheric Environment, CMA, and National Center for Atmospheric Research), Qingnong Xiao (National Center for Atmospheric Research)

 P1.31

OBJECT-BASED VERIFICATION OF ARW AND NMM PRECIPITATION FORECASTS.   Chris Davis (National Center for Atmospheric Research), Barbara Brown, and Randy Bullock

 

 

 

Data Assimilation

 P2.1

HURRICANE INITIALIZATION USING AIRBORNE DOPPLER RADAR DATA FOR WRF.   Qingnong Xiao (National Center for Atmospheric Research), Xiaoyan Zhang, Chris Davis, John Tuttle, Greg Holland, and Pat Fitzpatrick

 P2.2

AN OBSERVING SYSTEM SIMULATION EXPERIMENT USING BOTH MM5 AND WRF: EXPERIMENT CONFIGURATION AND PRELIMINARY RESULTS.   Xiang-Yu Huang (National Center for Atmospheric Research), Hongli Wang, Yongsheng Chen, Xin Zhang, Stephen A. Tjemkes, Rolf Stuhlmann

 P2.3

A MULTI-CASE STUDY OF ENSEMBLE-BASED ASSIMILATION OF RADAR OBSERVATIONS INTO CLOUD-RESOLVING WRF USING DART.   Altug Aksoy (National Center for Atmospheric Research), Chris Snyder, David C. Dowell

 P2.4

AN EVALUATION OF 3DVAR, NUDGING-BASED FDDA AND A HYBRID SCHEME FOR SUMMER CONVECTION Forecast Using WRF-ARW Model.   Wei Yu, Yubao Liu and Tom Warner (National Center for Atmospheric Research)

 P2.5

APPLICATION OF WRFVAR (3DVAR) TO A HIGH RESOLUTION (3-KM) NWP OVER BEIJING AREA.   Y.-R. Guo (National Center for Atmospheric Research), S.-Y. Fan (Institute of Urban Meteorology, China), W. Wang (National Center for Atmospheric Research), M. Chen, J.-Q. Zhong, and Y. Chu (Institute of Urban Meteorology, China), X.-Y. Huang (National Center for Atmospheric Research), Y.-C. Wang(Institute of Urban Meteorology, China),  and Y.-H. Kuo (National Center for Atmospheric Research)

 P2.6

AN APPLICATION OF WRF 3-D VAR RADIANCE ASSIMILATION TO A BAIU FRONTAL TORRENTIAL RAINFALL CASE USING TMI DATA.   Soichiro Sugimoto (Central Research Institute of Electric Power Industry, Japan)

 P2.7

ASSIMILATION OF MULTIPLE-DOPPLER RADAR DATA WITH THE WRF 3-D VAR AND A CLOUD ANALYSIS.   Soichiro Sugimoto (Central Research Institute of Electric Power Industry, Japan)

 P2.8

AN IMPACT STUDY OF DROPSONDE AND QUIKSCAT WIND DATA ON WRF SIMULATION.   Fang-Ching Chien (National Taiwan Normal University)

 

 

 

Physics Development

 P3.1

WRF PBL PARAMETERIZATIONS: 1D TESTS.   Wayne M. Angevine (CIRES / NOAA ESRL)

 P3.2

IMPLEMENTATION OF THE PROBABILISTIC CUP CUMULUS PARAMETERIZATION IN WRF.   William I. Gustafson Jr. and Larry K. Berg (Atmospheric Science and Global Change Division Pacific Northwest National Laboratory)

 P3.3

MICROPHYSICS MODIFICATION BASED ON SIMPLIED CONSTRAINED GAMMA DISTRIBUTION.   M. S. Teshiba, and G. Zhang (School of Meteorology, and Atmospheric Radar Research Center, University of Oklahoma), M. Xue (School of Meteorology, and Center for Analysis and Prediction of Storms), R. D. Palmer, and P. B. Chilson (School of Meteorology, and Atmospheric Radar Research Center, University of Oklahoma)

 P3.4

THE RAMS CLOUD MICROPHYSICS PARAMETERIZATION IN WRF: CURRENT STATUS.   Laura D. Fowler (Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere)

 P3.5

COMPARISON OF SUBGRID TURBULENCE CLOSURE SCHEMES IN WRF/CHEM.   Evelyn D. Grell (NOAA Earth Systems Research Laboratory and Science and Technology Corporation), Jian-Wen Bao (NOAA Earth Systems Research Laboratory), Sara A. Michelson, Georg A. Grell, and Stuart A. McKeen (NOAA Earth Systems Research Laboratory and CIRES, University of Colorado), and Bright Dornblaser (Texas Commission of Environmental Quality)

 P3.6

DOWNSLOPE WINDSTORM IN ICELAND – WRF/MM5 MODEL COMPARISON – II.   īlafur Ršgnvaldsson(Institute for Meteorological Research, Iceland and University of Bergen, Norway), Jian–Wen Bao (NOAA/ESRL, USA), H‡lfd‡n ēgœstsson(Institute for Meteorological Research and University of Iceland, Iceland) and Haraldur īlafsson(Institute for Meteorological Research and University of Iceland, Iceland; University of Bergen, Norway)

 P3.7

AN IMPROVEMENT IN MOISTURE FLUX OVER SNOW.   J. Dudhia, M. Tewari and F. Chen (National Center for Atmospheric Research)

 P3.8

COUPLING OF CLM3 IN WRF AND AN ANALYSIS OF THE IMPROVED REGIONAL SNOW SIMULATIONS.   Jiming Jin (Lawrence Berkeley National Lab)

 P3.9

IMPROVING NWP OF WINTER WEATHER WITH ADVANCED GROUND-SNOW ANALYSIS AND DOWNSCALING GROUND-SNOW ANALYSIS AND DOWNSCALING.   Andrea Hahmann (National Center for Atmospheric Research), Yubao Liu, Fei Chen and Tom Warner

 P3.10

OFFLINE COUPLED WRF- DISTRIBUTED HYDROLOGICAL MODELING: PRELIMINARY TESTING FOR A WARM SEASON FLOOD EVENT IN THE SOUTHWESTERN US.   Kinwai Tai, and Enrique R. Vivoni (New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology), and David J. Gochis (National Center for Atmospheric Research)

 P3.11

MODELING THE AIR-SEA-WAVE INTERACTION UNDER TYPHOON CONDITIONS: MODEL DEVELOPMENT AND A PRELIMINARY RESULT FOR TYPHOON IOKE (2006).   Yoshiaki Miyamoto, Hirohiko Ishikawa and Tetsuya Takemi (Disaster Prevention Research Institute, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan)

P3.12

REPRESENTING SATELLITE-DERIVED LAKE ICE CHARACTERISTICS IN WRF-ARW.   WJ Capehart (South Dakota School of MInes), MR Hjelmfelt and DAR Kristovich

P3.13

WRF FIRE WEATHER FORECASTS.   Nicole Mšlders (University of Alaska Fairbanks, Geophysical Institute)

 

 

 

WRF Chemistry

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 P4.1

PRELIMINARY COMPARISON OF OZONE CONCENTRATIONS PROVIDED BY THE EMISSION INVENTORY/WRF-CHEM MODEL AND THE AIR QUALITY MONITORING NETWORK FROM THE DISTRITO METROPOLITANO DE QUITO (ECUADOR).   R. Parra, V. D’az (Corporaci—n para el mejoramiento del aire de Quito)

 P4.2

PRELIMINARY PERFORMANCE COMPARISON FOR WRF-CHEM-NMM AND WRF-NMM/CMAQ IN U.S CONTINENTAL AIR QUALITY PREDICTION.   Youhua Tang (Scientific Applications International Corporation), Jeffery T. McQueen (NOAA/NWS/ National Centers for Environmental Prediction), Georg A. Grell, and Steven E. Peckham (NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory), Pius Lee, Marina Tsidulko, and Ho-Chun Huang (Scientific Applications International Corporation), and Paula M. Davidson (Office of Science and Technology, NOAA/National Weather Service)

 P4.3

WRF/CHEM SMOKE DISPERSION FORECASTS FOR ALASKA'S INTERIOR.   Martin Stuefer (University of Alaska Fairbanks)

 P4.4

IMPACTS OF LAND COVER/USE UNCERTAINTIES ON REGIONAL AIR QUALITY FORECAST USING A COUPLED LAND-ATMOSPHERE-CHEMISTRY MODEL.   Xiaoyan Jiang and Zong-Liang Yang (University of Texas at Austin)

 P4.5

AIR QUALITY MODELING STUDIES OVER MEGA-CITY REGIONS IN EAST ASIA.   Hitoshi Matsui, and Makoto Koike (University of Tokyo, Japan), Jerome D. Fast (Pacific Northwest National Laboratory), Yutaka Kondo and Nobuyuki Takegawa (University of Tokyo, Japan)

 P4.6

DEVELOPMENT OF A GLOBAL/REGIONAL NESTED CHEMICAL TRANSPORT MODEL.   Masayuki Takigawa (Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology), Masanori Niwano, Hajime Akimoto, and Masaaki Takahashi

 P4.7

EVALUATION OF MID-ATLANTIC AIR QUALITY USING WRF-CHEM.   Dale J. Allen (University of Maryland), Elena Yegorova, Christopher Loughner, Jeff Stehr, Patti Castellanos

 P4.8

IMPLEMENTATION OF LIGHTNING PRODUCTION OF NOX INTO WRF.   Mary Barth (National Center for Atmospheric Research), Christelle Barthe, Kenneth Pickering, Lesley Ott

 P4.9

MODEL EVALUATION - DYNAMIC PROCESS ANALYSIS.   W. Vizuete (University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill), and B. Henderson

 P4.10

THE INFLUENCE OF AEROSOLS ON BIOGENIC EMISSIONS: A CASE STUDY IN EASTERN U.S.   Christine Wiedinmyer (National Center for Atmospheric Research), Serena Chung, Jerome Fast, Alex Guenther

 

 

 

Forecasting Techniques

 P5.1

FROM THE RADAR-ENHANCED RUC TO THE WRF-BASED RAPID REFRESH.   Stan Benjamin, S. S. Weygandt, J. M. Brown, T. G. Smirnova, D. Devenyi, K. J. Brundage, G. A. Grell, S. Peckham, T. W. Schlatter, T. L. Smith, and G. S. Manikin

 P5.2

METEOROLOGICAL GUIDELINE FOR FORECASTING ASIAN DUST USING WRF IN THE KOREAN PENINSULA.   Yun-Seob Moon and Seung-Hwan Lee (Department of Environmental Education, Korean National University of Education)

 P5.3

USING WRF-ARW IN OPERATIONAL FORECASTS.   Gaofeng Chen, Zhiqian Ning, Jianzhong Hou, and Shuangting Xie (Shanxi Meteorological Bureau, People's Republic of China) and Aijun Deng (Pennsylvania State University)

 P5.4

DEVELOPMENT OF DIGITAL FILTER INITIALIZATION FOR WRF AND ITS IMPLEMENTATION AT IUM.   Xiang-Yu Huang (National Center for Atmospheric Research), Min Chen (Institute of Urban Meteorology, China), Wei Wang (National Center for Atmospheric Research), Ju-Won Kim (Korea Meteorological Administration, South Korea), Bill Skamarock, and Tom Henderson (National Center for Atmospheric Research)

 P5.5

GIS-BASED WEATHER WARNINGS FROM A WRF ENSEMBLE.   J. Hacker (National Center for Atmospheric Research), B. Bush, J. Boehnert

 P5.6

AUTOMATIC TWO-WAY NESTED WRF MIDDLE-EAST NUMERICAL WEATHER FORECAST APPLICATION.   Al Katheri Ahmad Awad (Air Force and Air Defense Meteorological Department, UAE), Radi Ajjaji (United Nations Development Programme, Abu-Dhabi, UAE) and Abdullah Dhanhani (Air Force and Air Defense Meteorological Department, UAE)

 

 

 

Computing/Software

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 P6.1

A WORKFLOW MANAGEMENT SYSTEM FOR AUTOMATING WEATHER AND CLIMATE SIMULATIONS.   Christopher W Harrop (NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory, Global Systems Division, and Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences), Ligia Bernardet (NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory, Global Systems Division, and Systems Research Group), Mark Govett (NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory, Global Systems Division), Jeff S Smith (NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory, Global Systems Division, and Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere), and Stephen Weygandt (NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory, Global Systems Division)

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P6.2

WRF DOMAIN WIZARD: THE WPS GUI. Jeff S Smith (Earth System Research Lab), Paula McCaslin, Mark Govett

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 P6.3

THE USE OF WRF PORTAL TO SUPPORT THE DTC.   Mark W. Govett (NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory) and Jeff Smith

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P6.4

WRF PERFORMANCE ON INTEL PLATFORMS.   Dubtsov Roman, Semenov Alexander, Shkurko Dmitry (Intel Corporation, Novosibirsk, Russia)

 

 

 

Session 7: Regional Climate Modeling

 

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7.1

AN OVERVIEW OF NRCM ACTIVITIES AND LESSONS LEARNED.   Ruby Leung (PNNL)

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7.2

NRCM SIMULATION OF EAST ASIA MONSOON.   Bill Kuo (National Center for Atmospheric Research)

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7.3

POLAR-OPTIMIZED WRF.   Keith M. Hines (Polar Meteorology Group, Byrd Polar Research Center, The Ohio State University), David H. Bromwich (Polar Meteorology Group, Byrd Polar Research Center, and Atmospheric Sciences Program, Department of Geography, The Ohio State University), and Le-Sheng Bai (Polar Meteorology Group, Byrd Polar Research Center, The Ohio State University)

 

7.4

CWRF Scalable Representation of the Topographic Control on Terrestrial Hydrology.   Xin-Zhong Liang (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) and Hyun Il Choi

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7.5

Multi-Year Continental Scale Simulations of the South American Monsoon System (SAMS) with the WRF model.   Mark Falvey (University of Chile) and Ren Garreaud

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7.6

Regional Climate Simulations over the Pacific Northwest.   Cliff Mass (University of Washington), Eric Salathe, Richard Steed, Patrick Zahn

 

 

 

Session 8: WRF Chemistry

 

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8.1

UPDATES, EVALUATION AND VERIFICATION OF THE WRF/CHEM MODEL.   Grell (NOAA/ESRL/CIRES) et. al.

 

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8.2

EXAMPLES OF USING WRF-CHEM FOR AEROSOL-CLIMATE APPLICATIONS.   William I. Gustafson Jr., Yun Qian, Elaine G. Chapman, Steven J. Ghan, Richard C. Easter, L. Ruby Leung, and Jerome D. Fast (Atmospheric Science and Global Change Division, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory)

 

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8.3

DEVELOPMENT OF AN OFFLINE WRF/CHEMISTRY MODEL.   Mohit Dalvi (Centre for Development of Advanced Computing, Pune Univ. Campus, India), Georg Grell and Steven Peckham (NOAA/ESRL and CIRES, Univ. of Colorado)

 

 

8.4

GAS/PARTICLE MASS TRANSFER TREATMENTS IN WRF/CHEM-MADRID: DEVELOPMENT, APPLICATION, AND EVALUATION.   Xiaoming Hu (North Carolina State University) and Yang Zhang

 

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8.5

THE AEROSOL MODELING TESTBED: COORDINATING THE DEVELOPMENT OF AEROSOL TREATMENTS USING WRF-CHEM.  Jerome D. Fast, William I. Gustafson Jr., Elaine G. Chapman, and Douglas Baxter (Pacific Northwest National Laboratory), Georg Grell (Cooperative Institute for Research in the Environmental Sciences / NOAA), and Mary Barth (National Center for Atmospheric Research)

 

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8.6

RESULTS OF INTEGRATING THE MODELS-3 I/O API AND SMOKE EMISSIONS MODELS INTO WRF-CHEM.   John McHenry (Baron Adv Met Sys/NCSU), Carlie Coats, Jeff Vukovich

 

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8.7

A NEW DIRECT COUPLED METEOROLOGY AND CHEMISTRY MODEL: WRF-CHEMT.   Julius S. Chang (National Central University), Shu Wei Hsu, Tsun-Hsien Liu, Jing Li, and Chih-Kang Chiang

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8.8

OZONE EVOLUTION IN THE MEXICO CITY PLUMES DURING THE MIRAGE-MEX FIELD CAMPAIGN.   Xuexi Tie (National Center for Atmospheric Research)

 

 

 

Session 9: Forecasting Techniques

 

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9.1

USE OF HIGH RESOLUTION WRF-ARW OUTPUT AT A NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST OFFICE: THE 21 JULY 2002 & 9 AUGUST 2005 UPPER MICHIGAN BOW ECHO EVENTS.   Thomas Hultquist, Jennifer L. Lee, and Matthew Zika (NOAA / National Weather Service)

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9.2

EXPERIENCES WITH REALTIME 3 KM EXPLICIT CONVECTIVE FORECASTS WITH WRF-ARW DURING THE SPRING 2007 SEASON.   Weisman (National Center for Atmospheric Research), Wang, Skamarock, Klemp

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9.3

DEVELOPMENT OF A PROTOTYPE FLASH-FLOOD PREDICTION SYSTEM FOR THE COLORADO FRONT RANGE USING THE COUPLED WRF/NOAH-DISTRIBUTED HYDROMETEROLOGICAL PREDICTION SYSTEM.   David Gochis (National Center for Atmospheric Research), David Yates and Wei Yu

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9.4

AN ADAPTIVE TIME-STEP FOR INCREASED MODEL EFFICIENCY.   Todd A. Hutchinson (Weather Services International, Inc.)

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9.5

A TROPICAL CYCLONE INITIALIZATION SCHEME USING WRF 3DVAR.   William Ramstrom (Weather Services International (WSI), Inc.)

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9.6

IMPACT OF ADDING WRF MEMBERS TO THE NCEP SHORT RANGE ENSEMBLE FORECAST SYSTEM.   Jeff McQueen (NOAA/NWS/National Centers for Environmental Prediction, Environmental Modeling Center), Binbin Zhou, Jun Du, Geoff DiMego and Zoltan Toth

 

9.7

AFWA'S USE OF WRF IN THE JOINT ENSEMBLE FORECAST SYSTEM (JEFS) PROJECT. Jeffrey Cunningham, Timothy Nobis, Daniel Rozema, Mike Sestak and Tony Eckel (Air Force Weather Agency)

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9.8

THE JOINT MESOSCALE ENSEMBLE: A STATUS REPORT.   J. Hacker (National Center for Atmospheric Research), C. Snyder, S.-Y. Ha, T. Henderson, M. Pocernich

 

 

Instructional Sessions

 

WRF-Chemistry: A Mini Tutorial

Verification Toolkit

A scripting environment for basic WRF ensemble research

WPS GUI: Domain Wizard

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
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