Oral Presentation Recommendations from Cliff Mass

Papers Presented at the 11th WRF Users' Workshop   

National Center for Atmospheric Research
June 21 - 25, 2010

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LECTURE SERIES: Fundamentals of WRF Physics (Part 1: Microphysics)

1. An overview of cloud and precipitation microphysics and its parameterization in models. Hugh Morrison (NCAR/NESL/MMM) ppt

2. The Incorporation of Aerosols into WRF Microphysics Schemes. Roy Rasmussen (NCAR/RAL) ppt

3. Interaction of micophysics with other physical processes. Song-You Hong (Yonsei University, South Korea) ppt

4. Microphysics options in WRF. Jimy Dudhia (NCAR/NESL/MMM) ppt


SESSION 1: WRF Model Development

1.1         WRF Version 3.2: New features and updates. Jimy Dudhia (NCAR) ppt

1.2         WRFDA: The 2010 update and recent development. Xiang-Xu Huang (NCAR) ppt

1.3         WRF-Chem v3.2: New developments and ongoing work. Georg Grell (NOAA/ESRL/GSD) ppt

1.4         WRF Software. Dave Gill (NCAR) ppt


SESSION 2: WRF Model Development and Operation

2.1         Update on WRF in NCEP operations. Geoff DiMego (NOAA / NWS / NCEP, USA), Zavisa Janjic, Tom Black, Eric Rogers, Matt Pyle, Jun Du, Hui-Ya Chuang, Brad Ferrier, and Dusan Jovic ppt

2.2         NCEP Operational Hurricane WRF (HWRF) Modeling System. Vijay Tallapragada (NCEP/EMC), Qingfu Liu, Young Kwon, Zhan Zhang, Robert Tuleya, Janna O'Connor, Samuel Trahan, Naomi Surgi, Bill Lapenta, and Stephen J. Lord ppt

2.3         Overview of WRF-ARW FDDA Capabilities and Future Research and Development. Aijun Deng (Penn State), David Stauffer, Brian Gaudet, Brian Reen, Lili Lei, Raphael Rogers, Jimy Dudhia, Fran¨ois Vandenberghe, Cindy Bruyere, Al Bourgeois, Joe Grim, Wanli Wu, and Yubao Liu ppt

2.4         The Air Force Weather Ensemble Prediction System. Evan Kuchera (AFWA), Scott Rentschler, Sandra Jones, Adam Wilson, Glenn Creighton, and Steve Rugg ppt

2.5         The Developmental Testbed Center: Current Activities and Future Plan. Y.-H. Kuo (NCAR), S. Koch, B. Brown, and L. Nance ppt

SESSION 3A: Data Assimilation

3A.1     Radar radial velocity data assimilation using WRFDA-3DVAR over the central United States and its impact on 0-12 hour precipitation forecast. Juanzhen Sun (NCAR) ppt

3A.2     Balancing Radar Assimilation with a nested Digital Filter. Todd Hutchinson (WSI Corporation), William Ramstrom, and David Gill ppt

3A.3     4DVar Data Assimilation of Airborne Doppler Radar Winds in Hurricane Ike (2008). Ronald Gordon (RSMAS/University of Miami), and Shuyi S. Chen ppt

3A.4     High-resolution simulation over central Europe: Assimilation experiments during COPS IOP9c. Thomas Schwitalla (University of Hohenheim, Germany), Hans-Stefan Bauer, and Volker Wulfmeyer ppt

3A.5     A WRF-based rapid updating cycling forecast system of BMB and its performance during the summer and Olympic Games 2008. Min Chen (IUM, China) ppt

3A.6     Toward a regional reanalysis over Northern High-Latitude Regions with the WRF model. Zhiquan Liu (NCAR), Hui-Chuan Lin, Wei Wang, Tae-Kwon Wee, Michael Barlage, Bill Kuo, David Bromwich, Lesheng Bai, Keith Hines, and Sheng-Huang Wang ppt

3A.7     Research on Atmospheric Data Assimilation Techniques for Antarctic Applications: Preliminary Results. Qingnong Xiao (University of South Florida), Chengsi Liu, and Kekuan Chu ppt

3A.8     Preliminary Testing and Evaluation of the GSI Data Assimilation System. Kathryn Crosby (NCAR), Hui Shao, Ming Hu, Hans Huang, and Louisa Nance ppt

3A.9     Assimilation of simulated infrared brightness temperatures using an Ensemble Kalman Filter data assimilation system. Jason Otkin (CIMSS/UW-Madison), and Will Lewis ppt

3A.10  A hybrid WRF-3DVAR and FDDA modeling system for mesoscale weather data assimilation and prediction. Wei Yu (NCAR), Yubao Liu, Zhiquan Liu, Craig Schwartz, Yongxin Zhang, Dorita Rostkier-Edelstein, and Adam Piterkovski ppt

3A.11  Studying Typhoon Morakot with a Coupled WRFDA-DART System. Craig Schwartz (NCAR), Zhiquan Liu, Yongsheng Chen, and Xiang-Yu Huang ppt

SESSION 3B: Regional Climate

3B.1     Wave energy accumulation and tropical cyclone genesis. James Done (NCAR), Greg Holland, Stefan Tulich, Cindy Bruyere, and Asuka Suzuki-Parker ppt

3B.2     Thermodynamics of Madden-Julian Oscillation in a regional model with constrained moistening. Samson Hagos (PNNL), L. Ruby Leung, and Jimy Dudhia ppt

3B.3     Development of a regional Arctic Climate System model: Performance of WRF for regional pan-Arctic atmospheric simulations. John J. Cassano (University of Colorado, CIRES), and Matthew E. Higgins ppt

3B.4     Downscaling WRF-generated wind resource climatology to high resolution. Mark Stoelinga (3TIER, Inc.), Michael Dunsmuir, Jeff Edwards, and Jim McCaa ppt

3B.5     CWRF incorporation of a conjunctive surface-subsurface process model to improve seasonal-to-interannual hydroclimate forecasts. Xing Yuan (ISWS-UIUC), and Xin-Zhong Liang ppt

3B.6     Arctic and Antarctic tests of polar WRF. Keith M. Hines (Ohio State University), David H. Bromwich, Francis Otieno, and Aaron Wilson ppt

3B.7     Genesis potential index for tropical cyclones in the nested climate model (NRCM) experiments. Cindy Bruyere (NCAR), Greg Holland, James Done, and Asuka Suzuki-Parker ppt

3B.8     Modeling of the impacts of the Great Salt Lake salinity on local climate with the Weather Research and Forecasting model. Lijuan Wen (Utah State University), and Jiming Jin ppt

3B.9     Aerosol Effects in China: Observations and Modeling . L. Ruby Leung (Pacific Northwest National Laboratory), Jiwen Fan, Yun Qian, Alexander P. Khain, Barry Lynn, and Zhanqing Li ppt

3B.10  Ripley McCoy: Evaluation of a coupled WRF-CLM model over the western United States. Ripley McCoy (Utah State University), Jiming Jin, and Simon Wang ppt


SESSION 4: Physics Development and Testing

4.1         WRF Model Physics: Problems, Solutions, and a New Paradigm for Progress. Cliff Mass (University of Washington), and Dave Ovens ppt

4.2         Intercomparison of PBL Parameterizations in WRF for a Day of CASES-99. Hyeyum Shin (Yonsei University), and Song-You Hong ppt

4.3         Updates to the Noah LSM in WRF version 3.2. Kevin Manning (NCAR), Mukul Tewari, Michael Barlage, Fei Chen, Francisco Salamanca, and Alberto Martilli ppt

4.4         Calibration and Validation of WRF3.0-CLM3.5 in Snowpack Simulations. Jiming Jin (Utah State University), and Lijuan Wen ppt

4.5         The Total Energy - Mass Flux PBL scheme in WRF: Experience in real-time forecasts for California. Wayne M. Angevine (CIRES, University of Colorado), and Thorsten Mauritsen ppt

4.6         CCN and IN activation from explicit aerosols and double-moment cloud water additions to the Thompson et al bulk microphysics scheme. Trude Eidhammer (NCAR) and Greg Thompson ppt

4.7         Development of CWRF for Regional Weather and Climate Prediction: General Model Description and Basic Skill Evaluation—First Release. Xin-Zhong Liang (University of Illinois), Min Xu, Xing Yuan, Tiejun Ling, Hyun I. Choi, Feng Zhang, Ligang Chen, Shuyan Liu, Shenjian Su, F. Qiao, Julian X.L. Wang, Kenneth E. Kunkel, Wei Gao, Everette Joseph, Vernon Morris, Tsann-Wang Yu, Jimy Dudhia, and John Michalakes

4.8         Test Results of Hurricane Related Inland Streamflow Forecasts. Yihua Wu (NCEP), and Michael Ek ppt

4.9         Sensitivity of WRF-RTFDDA Model Physics in Weather Forecasting Applications: From Synoptic Scale to Meso-gamma Scale. William Y.Y. Cheng (NCAR), Yubao Liu, Yongxin Zhang, Yuewei Liu, Dorita Rostkier-Edelstein, Adam Pietrkovski, Bill Mahoney, Thomas T. Warner, and Sheldon Drobot ppt


SESSION 5A: Model Evaluation

5A.1     Effects of Air-Sea Coupling on Tropical Cyclone Structure: A New Perspective from Tracer and Trajectory Analysis in Coupled WRF. Chiaying Lee (RSMAS/University of Miami), and S. S. Chen ppt

5A.2     An investigation of a simulated low-level jet produced by different PBL schemes in the WRF-ARW as verified against tower data.  J. Brown (NOAA-ESRL/CIRES) ppt

5A.3     The development of a WRF-RTFDDA-based high-resolution hybrid data-assimilation and forecasting system for the Eastern Mediterranean. Dorita Rostkier-Edelstein, Yubao Liu, Tom Warner, Will Y. Cheng, Yongxin Zhang, Wei Yu, Craig Schwartz, Zhiquan Liu, Wanli Wu, Yuewei Liu, and Adam Pietrkowski ppt

5A.4     Recent enhancements to the Model Evaluation Tools (MET), including spatial cloud verification. Tressa L. Fowler (NCAR), Randy Bullock, John Halley Gotway, Paul Oldenberg, Tara Jensen, Barb Brown, and David Ahijevych ppt

5A.5     An Operating System Designed to Predict the Development, Movement, and Dissipation of Lightning (Cloud-to-Ground and Intra-Cloud) Using Microphysical and Other Data from Cloud Resolving Weather Forecast Models. Barry Lynn (Weather It Is, LTD, Israel), and Yoav Yair

5A.6     Realtime Storm-scale Ensemble Forecast System as Part of NOAA HWT 2010 Spring Experiment. Fanyou Kong (CAPS, OU), Ming Xue, Kevin W. Thomas, Yunheng Wang, Keith Brewster, Jidong Gao, Steve J. Weiss, Jack Kain, Michael C. Coniglio, and Jun Du ppt

5A.7     Realtime explicit convective forecasts in support of VORTEX2 and the NSSL Spring Program: 2010.  M. Weisman (NCAR), W. Wang and K. Manning ppt

5A.8     Evaluation of Planetary Boundary Layer Parameterizations in WRF3.2. Wanli Wu (NCAR), Yubao Liu, Francois Vandenberghe, Al Bourgeois, Joseph Grim, Jason Knievel, Thomas Warner, Dave Stauffer, Michael Padovani, Gerald Luft, and Kelly Fling ppt

5A.9     Multiscale Modeling and High Performance Computing of Mountain Waves using WRF Version 3.2 with Vertical Nesting. Alex Mahalov (ASU), Mohamed Moustaoui, Jimy Dudhia, and Dave Gill ppt

5A.10  Post-processing and verification of analyses and forecasts of operational WRF RTFDDA systems for wind power applications. Gregory Roux (NCAR), Yubao Liu, Matt Pocernich, Seth Linden, Will Y.Y. Cheng, Luca Delle Monache, Bill Myers, Aime Fournier, Tom Hopson, and Keith Parks ppt

5A.11  WRFv3.1.1 QNSE Test and Evaluation. J. Wolff (NCAR), Louisa Nance, John Halley Gotway, and Paul Oldenberg ppt


SESSION 5B: WRF Chemistry

5B.1     Modeling Secondary Organic Aerosols and Aerosol Radiative Forcing using the VolatiliyBasis Set Approach in WRF-Chem. Manish Shrivastava (Pacific Northwest National Laboratory), Jerome Fast, James Barnard, and Rahul Zaveri ppt

5B.2     Implementation of the state of the art secondary organic aerosol mechanism into WRF-CHEM. R. Ahmadov (CIRES/UC/NOAA), and S. McKeen

5B.3     Production and Transport of Ozone in the Amazon: Evaluation of WRF-Chem Simulations with In-Situ Observations from the BARCA Campaign. Megan Bela (National Institute for Space Research), Karla Longo, Saulo Freitas, Veronika Beck, and Demerval Moreira ppt

5B.4     Radiative forcing of Sahara dust and its impacts on the hydrological cycle in the West African monsoon system. Chun Zhao (PNNL), Xiaohong Liu, L. Ruby Leung, Sally A. McFarlane, William I. Gustafson Jr., Jerome D. Fast, Richard Easter, Samson Hagos, and Benjamin Johnson ppt

5B.5     The impact of increase in unregulated ship emissions on NO3, and N2O5 in Alaska. Nicole Molders (UAF, Geophysical Institute, Dept. Atmospheric Sciences), Trang T. Tran, G. Newby, W.R. Simpson, and W.R. Stockwell ppt


SESSION 6: Ongoing and Future Model Development

6.1         Modeling the effects of regional climate change and variability on high impact weather. Greg Holland (NCAR), James Done, Cindy Bruyere, Asuka Suzuki-Parker, Cort Cooper, and Rowan Douglas ppt

6.2         Porting the CAM5 Physics Suite into WRF. William I. Gustafson Jr. (Pacific Northwest National Laboratory), Jerome D. Fast, Richard C. Easter, and Philip J. Rasch ppt

6.3         Update and new developments of WRF ŅObs-nudgingÓ FDDA and its applications. Yubao Liu (NCAR), Al Bourgeois, Wanli Wu, Linlin Pan, William Y.Y. Cheng, Yuewei Liu, Francois Vandenberghe, Gregory Roux, Tom Warner, John Pace, John Hannan, Josh Hacker, and Dave Stauffer ppt

6.4         Recent experience with ensemble data assimilation in WRF/DART. Chris Snyder (NCAR), Jeff Anderson, Steven Cavallo, David Dowell, Glen Romine, and Ryan Torn ppt

6.5         The real-time Rapid Refresh (RR) and High Resolution Rapid Refresh (HRRR) forecasts systems: Recent enhancements and evaluation activities. Curtis Alexander (NOAA/ESRL/GSD), Steve Weygandt, Tanya Smirnova, Stan Benjamin, John Brown, Ming Hu, Doug Koch, Kevin Brundage, Susan Sahm, Brian Jamison, Patrick Hofmann, and Eric James ppt

6.6         Beyond WRF: MPAS - A Global Nonhydrostatic Atmospheric Model. Bill Skamarock (NCAR), Joe Klemp, Michael Duda, Todd Ringler, and John Thuburn ppt


WRF Model Development

P.1         Development and application of the Unified Post Processor for WRF NMM, WRF ARW, and GFS. Hui-Ya Chuang (NCEP)

P.2         Search And Rescue on-demand weather forecast tool. Olafur Rognvaldsson (Institute for Meteorological Research)

P.3         Presentation and Application of Nesting using the New Option of Vertical Grid Refinement Implemented in WRF 3.2. Mohamed Moustaoui (ASU), Alex Mahalov, Dave Gill, and Jimy Dudhia

P.4         Additions to WRF SCM and application in the KNMI Parameterization Testbed. Wayne M. Angevine (CIRES, University of Colorado), and Josh Hacker

P.5         Hurricane WRF support by the Developmental Testbed Center. Ligia Bernardet (NOAA/CIRES), Shaowu Bao, Donald Stark, Christopher Harrop, and Laurie Carson ppt

P.6         WRF workflow on the Grid with WRF4G. V. Fernandez-Quiruelas (Universidad de Cantabria, Spain), L. Fita, J. Fernandez, and A. Cofino

P.90         Intense Žne-scale meteorology on Mars described through simulations with a new mesoscale model based on WRF dynamical core and LMD Martian physics. A. Spiga (Institut Pierre-Simon Laplace, France)

P.91   Running WRF 3.2 on Windows 7, and Windows HPC Server 2008 R2. Wen-ming (Microsoft)


Data Assimilation

P.7         Application Research of radiance data assimilation in precipitation prediction based on WRFDA. Yansong Bao (Nanjing University of Information Science and Technology)

P.8         Jeddah Rain storm analysis and numerical simulation. Junmei Ban (NCAR), Xin Zhang, and Xiangyu Huang

P.9         Simulating the Evolution of Hurricane Helene 2006 Using Dropsondes from the NAMMA 2006 Field Campaign. M.J. Folmer (Saint Louis University), R.W. Pasken, and B.E. Anderson

P.10      Influences of different observations on forecasting a cold-air-damming event in the WRF-EnKF system. Linlin Pan (NCAR), Yubao Liu, Wanli Wu, William Y.Y. Cheng, Gael Descombes, Hui Liu, Jeff Anderson, Luca Delle Monache, Gregory Roux, Neil Jacobs, and Peter Childs

P.11      Coupled Atmosphere-Ocean Interactions during NorÕeasters. Stephen D. Nicholls (Rutgers University), and Steven G. Decker

P.12      Ensemble Kalman Filter Data Assimilation of AMSR-E Soil Moisture Estimates Into the LIS-WRF Coupled Land/Atmosphere Model. Clay Blankenship (USRA), William Crosson, and Jonathan Case

P.13      Radar Reflectivity Data Assimilation with the Four-Dimensional Variational  System of the Weather Research and Forecast Model. Hongli Wang (NCAR), Juanzhen Sun, and Rong-Yun Guo

P.14      Multivariate background errors in WRFDA: Impact of additional correlations and its performance in Tropics. Syed R.H. Rizvi (NCAR), Yaodeng Chen, X.-Y. Huang, and Jinzhong Min

P.15      Radar data assimilation using WRFDA 3DVAR for short-term prediction of convection. Mei Xu (NCAR), Juanzhen Sun, and Yubao Liu

P.16      Incremental Vertical Interpolation Method as A alternative data assimilation for Regional Models. Jae-Ik Song (Yonsei University, Korean Air Force, UCSD), Song-You Hong, Hyung-Woo Kim, Sook-Jung Ham, Kei Yoshimura, and Masao Kanamitsu

P.17      Impact of multiple external loops in wrf data assimilation system on typhoon prediction. Ling-Feng Hsiao (Taiwan Typhoon and Flood Research Institute, Taipei, Taiwan), Yong-Run Guo, Der-Song Chen, Tien-Chiang Yeh, and Ying-Hwa Kuo

P.88      Regional Precipitation Forecast with Atmospheric Infrared Sounder (AIRS) Profiles Assimilation. Shih-Hung Chou (NASA/Marshall Space Flight Center), Bradley T. Zavodsky, and Gary J. Jedlovec

P.89 Reanalysis dataset of the western North Pacific tropical cyclones in 2005 - 2008. Ning Pan (Fujian Meteorological Observatory, China), Shengjun Zhang, Tim Li, and Xuyang Ge


Regional Climate Research

P.18      Evaluation of regional climate simulation over Thailand. Chakrit Chotamonsak (ETM / Chiang Mai University, Thailand), Eric P. Salathˇ Jr., Jiemjai Kreasuwan, Somporn Chantara, and Kingkeo Siriwitayakorn

P.19      Evaluation of Retrospective, Multi-year, Continental Scale WRF (Version 3.1) simulations that used the PX LSM and ACM2 PBL. Robert Gilliam (US EPA), and Jonathan Pleim

P.20      Precipitation simulation of the Lena River basin using WRF in the period of 1986-2000. Xieyao Ma (JAMSTEC), Masayuki Hara, and Kazuyoshi Suzuki

P.21      Deep Lake Simulations within the Weather research and Forecasting Model. Jian Zhu (Departments of Watershed Sciences and Plants, Soils, and Climate), Jiming Jin, and Anmin Duan

P.22      The Impact of a New Reservoir on Temperature and Humidity Change for the Consideration of Pistachio and Pomegranates Production of Turkey. Elcin Tan (Istanbul Technical University), Baris Onol, Yurdanur S. Unal, Gokay Biyik, and Mikdat Kadioglu

P.23      Internal variability and internal grid nudging within the WRF model for Regional Climate Modeling applications. Jared H. Bowden (EPA), Tanya Otte, Christopher Nolte, Jon Pleim, Jerry Herwehe, and Martin Otte

P.24      Influence of vegetation cover estimates on the simulation of the Northern Great Plains regional climate. Phillip Stauffer (South Dakota School of Mines), William Capehart, Christopher Wright, and Geoffery Henebry

P.25      Climate downscaling for Arizona using WRF: Dependence of precipitation on model resolution and convective parameterization. Ashish Sharma (Arizona State University), and Huei-Ping Huang

P.26      CLWRF: WRF modifications for regional climate simulation under future scenarios. L. Fita (Universidad de Cantabria, Spain), J. Fernandez, and M. Garcia-Diez

P.27      Development of Dynamical Downscaling for Climate Decision Aid Applications. Kremena Darmenova (Northrop Grumman Information Systems), Glenn Higgins, Randall Alliss, Heather Kiley, and Duane Apling

P.28      CWRF Optimized Physics Ensemble Improving U.S. 1993 Flood Prediction. Ligang Chen (ISWS-UIUC), and Xin-Zhong Liang

P.29      A Comparative CWRF Study of the 1993 and 2008 Summer U.S. Midwest Floods. Fengxue Qiao (UIUC), and Xin-Zhong Liang

P.30      Assessment of WRF ability in predicting extreme anomaly on sub-seasonal scales. Jaime Travers (St. Louis University), and Zaitao Pan

P.31      Impacts of climate change on California and Nevada regions revealed by a High-resolution dynamical downscaling study. Lin-Lin Pan (NCAR), Shu-Hua Chen, Yubao Liu, Dan Cayan, Mei-Ying Lin, Quinn Hart, Ming-Hua Zhang, and Jianzhong Wang

P.32      Assessing High-Impact Weather Variations and Changes Utilizing Extreme Value Theory. Greg Holland (NCAR), James Done, Cindy Bruyere, Asuka Suzuki-Parker

P.33      Prototype for the Arctic System Reanalysis. David H. Bromwich (Ohio State University), Le-Sheng Bai, and Keith M. Hines

P.34      Northern Alaskan Land Surface Response to Reduced Arctic Sea Ice Extent. Matthew E. Higgins (University of Colorado, CIRES), and John J. Cassano

P.35      Aerosol Effects in China: Observations and Modeling. Ruby Leung (PNNL), Jiwen Fan, Yun Qian, Alexander P. Khain, Barry Lynn, and Zhanzing Li

P.36      Using the WRF Model for Wind Energy Resource Assessment. Andrea N. Hahmann (Risoe-DTU), Alfredo Pena, Jake Badger, Ioanna Karagali, Xiaoli Larsen, and Mark Kelly


Physics Development and Testing

P.37      Implementation of the WRF-URBAN canopy model over the greater ATHENS area (GREECE). G. Papaggelis (National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece), M. Tombrou, A. Dandou . T. Kontos, and N. Soulakekkis

P.38      Characterization of the radiative impact of mineral dust aerosols with the WRF-Chem-DuMo and multi-satellite data. Irina N. Sokolik (Georgia Institute of Technology), V.V. Tatarskii, X. Xi, and H. Choi

P.39      Sensitivity of cloud water optical path to explicit presentation of hydrometeor spectra in detailed bin microphysical scheme in WRF. Nichole McKinney (Saint Louis University), Lulin Xue, and Zaitao Pan

P.40      Improvements to Radiation on Upper-Level WRF Performance over the Antarctic. Jordan G. Powers (NCAR), Steven M. Cavallo, and Kevin W. Manning

P.41      Sensitivity of an Idealized Hurricane Intensification to Physics Parameterizations: AHW vs HWRF. Sara A. Michelson (NOAA/ESRL), and Jian-Wen Bao

P.42      Satellite Detections and WRF Simulations of the Urban Heat Island over Mexico City. Yuyan Cui (Saint Louis University), and Benjamin de Foy

P.43      The impact of cloud microphysics on precipitation using an integration of observation and WRF simulation: A Squall line case study. Di Wu (University of North Dakota), Xiquan Dong, Baike Xi, Zhe Feng, and Gretchen Mullendore

P.44      Some Cold Region Physics Issues in WRF. Yihua Wu (NOAA/NCEP/EMC), and Michael Ek

P.45      Impacts of the new Satellite Derived Land Products for WRF. Vince Wong (NCEP/EMC), and Michael Ek

P.46      Coupling a Physical Lake Model into the Weather Research Forecasting Model. Hongping Gu (Utah State University), Jiming Jin, and Zachary M. Subin


Model Evaluation

P.47      Stratocumulus in WRF. Dani‘l van Dijke (Meteo Consult BV, Netherlands)

P.48      The Developmental Testbed Center (DTC) Objective Evaluation Performed During the Hazardous Weather Testbed (HWT) 2010 Spring Experiment. Tara Jensen (NCAR), Steve Weiss, Jack Kain, Michelle Harrold, Barb Brown, Ming Xue, Fanyou Kong, Patrick Marsh, Mike Coniglio, and Russ Schneider

P.49      Inferring Stratospheric Mountain Wave Breaking through Observations at the Tropopause. Bryan K. Woods (Yale University), and Ronald B. Smith

P.50      Simulation of Lake Breezes in Milwaukee, WI. V. Thorson (Saint Louis University), and B. de Foy

P.51      On the Interaction of Typhoons and Southwesterly Flow. Fang-Ching Chien (National Taiwan Normal University)

P.52      Air quality in the US under summer heat wave conditions. Alma Hodzic (NCAR), Jeff Lee, Mary Barth, and Christine Wiedinmyer

P.53      WRF Code Modifications to Monitor Selected Fields Every Time Step for Enhanced Severe Weather Guidance. Jonathan L. Case (ENSCO/NASA SPoRT Center), Scott R. Dembek, John S. Kain, Steven J. Weiss, and Eugene W. McCaul

P.54      The Model Evaluation Tools: Community Code for Verification. Tressa L. Fowler (NCAR), John Halley Gotway, and Randy Bullock

P.55      Withdrawn

P.56      Improving Lake-Effect Snow Forecasting through High Resolution MODIS Derived Ice Fields. Jonathan D. D. Meyer (South Dakota School of Mines and Technology), Mark R. Hjelmfelt, and William J. Capehart

P.57      2010 HMT Forecast Demonstration Project, Verification Using the Model Evaluation Tools (MET). John Halley Gotway (NCAR), Tara Jensen, Ed Tollerud, Paul Oldenburg, Huiling Yuan, and Isidora Jankov

P.58      Withdrawn

P.59      Evaluating WRF precipitation fields using Climate Prediction Center Morphing Technique (CMORPH) data and the Model Evaluation Tools (MET). Stephen Masters (ENSCO, Inc.), and Mark Kienzle

P.60      WRF model validation for complex terrain and integration with pollutant dispersion models. Jorge Zarauz (Laboratorio Tecnologico del Uruguay), and Robert Pasken

P.61      European summer precipitations: sensitivity to soil moisture initial conditions. Valerio Capecchi (Istitute of Biometeorology - CNR), Bernardo Gozzini, and Massimiliano Pasqui

P.62      Validation of extended WRF forecasts for plant pathogen dispersal and disease occurrence. Ying Song (Saint Louis University), Zaitao Pan

P.63      Evolution and structure of cloud cluster occurred over the Korean peninsula on 16 July 2009. Woo-Joo Shin (Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea), and Tae-Young Lee

P.64      Sensitivity Experiments with WRF of the Lower and Lateral Boundary Conditions over the Eastern Mediterranean. Yongxin Zhang (NCAR), Yubao Liu, Dorita Rostkier-Edelstein, Will Cheng, Wanli Wu, Yuewei Liu, Tom Warner, and Adam Piterkovsk

P.65      Withdrawn

P.66      Evaluating WRF wind transport using cluster analysis, satellite remote sensing, particle trajectories and Lidar data. B. de Foy (Saint Louis University)

P.67      Applications of Vertical Nesting within ARW-WRF V3.2 to Studies of Highway Noise Pollution and an Intense Weather Event in Phoenix Arizona. Stephen R. Shaffer (ASU), Mohamed Moustaoui, and Alex Mahalo

P.68      The 2010 NOAA Hazardous Weather Testbed Spring Experiment:  Evaluating the Fundamental Components of a Warn-On-Forecast System. Patrick T. Marsh (NSSL/CIMMS/OU), John S. Kain, and Steven J. Weiss

P.69      Neighborhood-based verification of WRF precipitation forecasts from the 2009 and 2010 Spring Forecasting Experiments. Kevin Manning (NCAR), and Morris Weisman

P.70      Verification Dataset Choices and their Impact on WRF QPF forecasts for the HMT Winter Exercise. Edward Tollerud (NOAA/ESRL), Tara Jensen, John Halley Gotway, Paul Oldenburg, Huiling Yuan, and Isidora Jankov

P.71      Testing and Application of a Forecast Confidence Index in a Variaty of Regions and with Two Different Models. Lisa Phillips (IAS)

P.72      Implementation of WRF Reference Configurations. Jamie Wolff (NCAR), Louisa Nance, Ligia Bernardet, and Barbara Brown

P.87      Validation of boundary-layer winds from WRF Mesoscale Forecasts with applications to wind energy forecasting. Caroline Draxl (Risoe-DTU), Andrea Hahmann, Alfredo Pena, and Gregor Giebel


WRF Chemistry

P.73      Using MEGAN Biogenic Emissions to Study the Fate of Isoprene on the Regional Scale. Mary Barth (NCAR), Christine Wiedinmyer, Gabriele Pfister, Stacy Walters, Tiffany Duhl, Jeff Lee, and Alma Hodzic

P.74      Chemical Reaction Diagnostics as a Tool for Determining Ozone Chemical Pathways. John Wong (University of Colorado)

P.75      Biomass burning effects on clouds and precipitation in the WRF-Chem simulations. Longtao Wu (Jet Propulsion Laboratory/California Institute of Technology), Hui Su and Jonathan H. Jiang

P.76      Towards high pollution episode forecasting of PM10/PM2.5 under very stable nocturnal conditions and steep terrain using the WRF-Chem model. P. Saide (University of Iowa), G. Carmichael, S. Spak, and L. Gallardo

P.77      Defining Chemical Boundary Conditions in Regional Modeling. G.G. Pfister (NCAR), S. Walters, L.K. Emmons, and M. Barth

P.78      WRF-Chem simulated wildfire transport and impacts. Qian Tan (UMBC), Mian Chin, Xiaoyang Zhang, Shobha Kondragunta, Roger Shi, and Toshihisa Matsui

P.79      Examining the impact of smoke aerosol on clouds and precipitation using a regional model WRF-Chem-SMOKE and A-Train data: A case study of Canadian boreal forest wildfires in summer 2007. Zheng Lu (Georgia Institute of Technology), and Irina N. Sokolik

P.80      Numerical study of a high ozone event in the lower troposphere from Indochina biomass burning. Chuan-Yao Lin (Research Center for Environmental Changes, Academia Sinica)

P.81      Modeling Smoke Plume Patterns of 2007 Georgia Wildfires with WRF and Daysmoke. Yongqiang Liu (USDA Forest Service), Scott Goodrick, and Gary Achtemeier

P.82      Investigation of Turbulent Mixing in a Coupled Air Quality and Weather Prediction Model. Evelyn D. Grell (CIRES/NOAA), Irina V. Djalalova, and Jian-Wen Bao

P.83      Effects of the Icelandic volcano eruption on tropospheric chemistry. Alma Hodzic (NCAR), Steve Massie, Sasha Madronich, and Jeff Lee

P.84      Potential impacts of woodstove replacement on PM2.5 concentrations in Fairbanks. Nicole Molders (UAF, Geophysical Institute, Dept. Atmospheric Sciences), and Huy N.Q. Tran

P.85      Estimation of CO2 over Iowa using WRF-VPRM mesoscale transport and biosphere models. Aditsuda Jamroensan (University of Iowa), Charles Stanier, and Gregory R Carmichael

P.86      Adapting WRF-CHEM GOCART for Fine-Scale Dust Forecasting. Sandra Jones (Air Force Weather Agency), and Glenn Creighton





Coupling WRF to Other Models  ppt
Johh Michalakes (National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Department of Energy)

NCAR Command Language (NCL: http://www.ncl.ucar.edu) ppt
Mary Haley (NCAR/CISL)

Visualization and Analysis Platform for Ocean, Atmosphere, and Solar Researchers (VAPOR: http://www.vapor.ucar.edu) ppt
Alan Norton (NCAR/CISL)


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