Visualization of the GPM Core Observatory in space over a hurricane with constellation satellites in the background.

2013 PMM Science Team Meeting Files


Monday, March 18th

Session 1: Programmatics (Chair: S. Braun/A. Hou)
8:00 – 8:05 NASA HQ PMM Welcome and Program Status R. Kakar Download
8:05 – 8:25 NASA HQ Perspective J. Kaye Not Available
8:25 – 8:45 NASA PMM Science A. Hou Download
8:45 – 9:05 NASA TRMM Science S. Braun Download
9:05 – 9:25 NASA GPM Project A. Azarbarzin Download
9:25 – 9:45 Precipitation Processing System (PPS) E. Stocker Download
10:15 – 10:35 JAXA TRMM/GPM Program Status R. Oki Download
10:35 – 10:55 JAXA TRMM Science Status Y. Takayabu Download
10:55 – 11:15 JAXA GPM Science Status K. Nakamura Download
11:15 – 11:35 DPR Algorithm Status T. Iguchi Download
Session 2: Ground Validation/Field Campaign Reports I (Chair: Petersen)
1:00 – 1:20 Radar-Derived Drop Size Distributions: Implications for GPM Algorithms S. Rutledge Download
1:20 – 1:40 Building the GV column: physical validation of GPM algorithms S. Nesbitt Download
1:40 – 2:00 Using Airborne Radar Measurements to Improve Physical Assumptions in DPR and GMI Algorithms G. Heymsfield Download
2:00 – 2:20 Properties of Ice Cloud and Melting Layer from LVPEX MC3E and GCPEX A. Heymsfield Download
2:20 – 2:40 Bridging Ground Validation and Satellite Algorithms: DSD Working Group Progress Report C. Williams Download
Session 3: Convective Systems (Chair: Zipser)
3:10 – 3:30 A TRMM View of Three Consecutive Anomalous Flood Years in Pakistan R. Houze Download
3:30 – 3:50 3 ocean basins 1 radar 8 reanalyses C. Schumacher Download
3:50 – 4:10 University of Utah Precipitation and Cloud Feature Database - Past and Future C. Liu Download

Tuesday, March 19th

Session 5: Partner Reports (Chair: A. Hou)
8:20 – 8:40 Megha-Tropiques R. Roca Download
8:40 – 9:00 NOAA R. Ferraro Download
9:00 – 9:20 EUMETSAT/H-SAF G. Panegrossi Download
Session 6: International Collaborations I (Chair: Kidd)
9:50 – 10:10 Current Status and Future Plan of Korean GPM Ground Validation Activity M.-L. Ou Download
10:10 – 10:30 Canadian Physical Validation Accomplishments and Network Validation Plans in support of GPM D. Hudak Download
10:30 – 10:50 Debriefing of the HyMeX special observation period of the autumn 2012 G. Delrieu Download
10:50 – 11:10 Activities in Finland in support of GPM: infrastructure development for precipitation characterization at high-latitudes D. Moisseev Download
Session 7: Science Reports II: Hydrology (Chair: C. Peters-Lidard)
1:00 – 1:20 Evaluation of TMPA version 7 for macro scale hydrologic prediction D. Lettenmaier Download
1:20 – 1:40 Evaluation of TMPA v6 and v7 for Flood Prediction E. Wood Download
1:40 – 2:00 Use of GV data to evaluate and improve uses of satellite-rainfall in hydrologic modeling of complex terrain basin floods M. Anagnostou Download
2:00 – 2:20 Dynamic downscaling GPM precipitation observations using 4DVAR data assimilation R. Bras Download
Session 8: Ground Validation/Field Campaign Reports II (Chair: A. Barros)
2:50 – 3:10 Synthesis of GPM GV Hydrometeor Datasets for Combined Precipitation Retrieval Algorithms W. Petersen Download
3:10 – 3:30 CoSMIR data from MC3E & GCPEx G.S. Jackson Download
3:30 – 3:50 Preparation Status for the Iowa Flood Studies (IFloodS) GV Field Campaign W. Krajewski Download

Wednesday, March 20th

Session 10: Science Reports III: Process Studies & Algorithms (Chair: Kummerow)
8:00 – 8:20 Errors and Uncertainties in Precipitation Estimates C. Kidd Download
8:20 – 8:40 Advanced datasets to diagnose higher-order features embedded in expected GPM measurements S. Tanelli Download
8:40 – 9:00 Improving GPM-Era Higher Latitude Precipitation Retrievals Using Enhanced Microphysical Modeling Tools and Multi-Frequency Radar Observations M. Kulie Download
9:00 – 9:20 A Physically Consistent Structure of Microwave Surface Emissivity Means and Covariances from 10 years of WindSat and TRMM Data J. Turk Download
9:20 – 9:40 Two ways to account for the dependence of microwave observations of precipitation on uncertain microphysics Z. Haddad Download
Session 11: International Collaborations II (Chair: Chandra)
10:10 – 10:30 Small-scale variability of Mediterranean rainfall: data and preliminary analyses from HyMeX SOP1 in Ardèche A. Berne Download
10:30 – 10:50 Probabilistic Parameterization of RDSD Estimates from a Disdrometer Array F. Tapiador Download
10:50 – 11:10 Ground-based activities and notional studies in support of GPM and beyond A. Battaglia Download
11:10 – 11:30 CHUVA Project - Field Campaigns, Results and Perspectives D. Vila Download
Session 12: GPM Algorithm Status Reports (Chair: G. Jackson)
1:40 – 2:00 US contributions to DPR algorithm development R. Meneghini Download
2:00 – 2:20 DPR+GMI combined algorithm W. Olson Download
2:20 – 2:40 Radiometer algorithm C. Kummerow Download
2:40 – 3:00 Multi-satellite algorithms (iMERG) G. Huffman Download
Session 13: Intercalibration Reports (Chair: McKague)
3:30 – 3:50 X-Cal Working Group Progress T. Wilheit Download
3:50 – 4:10 Inter-satellite Radiometric Calibration for the GPM Constellation L. Jones Download
4:10 – 4:30 Intercalibration of high frequency radiometer channels V. Payne Download



Session 4: Poster Session 1
100 Large-Scale Forcing Fields for MC3E Richard H. Johnson and Paul E. Clesielski Download
101 Radar-Derived Drop Size Distributions: Implications for GPM Algorithms Steve Rutledge, Brenda Dolan, D. Wolf, W. Petersen and Pat Kennedy Not Available
102 Polarimetric radar based studies of drop size distributions and implications for PMM rain estimation S. Rutledge, B. Dolan, D. Wolff, W. Petersen, P. Kennedy and V. Chandrasekar Not Available
103 Falling Snow and Light Rain Radiometer Retrieval Algorithms Gail Skofronick-Jackson, Joe Munchak, Chris Kidd, and Benjamin Johnson Download
104 Simulation of Melting Ice-Phase Precipitation Hydrometeors for Use in Passive and Active Microwave Remote Sensing Algorithms Benjamin T. Johnson, William Olson, and Gail Skofronick-Jackson Download
105 Microphysical Properties of the melting layer from MC3E Andrew Heymsfield and Aaron Bansemer Download
106 TRMM Composite Climatology Robert Adler and Jian-Jian Wang Download
107 Investigating Improvements on Satellite Rainfall Uses for Complex Terrain Flood Modeling Emmanouil N. Anagnostou, Efthymios Nikolopoulos, Yiwen Wei, Yang Hong, and J.J. Gourley Not Available
108 Structure of the orographic precipitation in Mediterranean areas. The observation strategy implemented during the HyMEx enhanced observation period. Sandrine Anquetin, Laurent Barthes, Alexis Berne, Brice Boudevillain, Olivier Bousquet, Jean-Dominique Creutin, Julien Delanoë, Guy Delrieu, Simon Gerard, Dominique Lambert, Gilles Molinié, Yves Pointin, Evelyne Richard, Joël Van Baelen Download
109 New GSMaP over-land MWI algorithm Kazumasa Aonashi Not Available
110 Sampling Error Damping Method for a Cloud-Resolving Model Based on Ensemble Forecast Error Analysis Kazumasa Aonashi Not Available
111 An Evaluation of the Current State of Calibration and Rain Retrieval Consistency for the GPM Radiometer Constellation Wesley Berg Download
112 Mediterranean orographic rainfall: observation during HyMeX SOP1 Alexis Berne, Jacopo Grazioli, and Tim Raupach Download
113 PVI-2: Fall Velocity Measurements of Precipitation From High-Speed Video Observations. Larry Bliven, Walt Petersen, Steven Long, and David Wolff Download
114 Comparison of TRMM Rain Retrievals in Challenging Conditions Dan Cecil Download
115 RELAMPAGO Field Program - Argentina 2016 Dan Cecil, Steve Nesbitt, Timothy Lang, Kristin Rasmussen, and Patrick Gatlin Download
116 Profile Classification Algorithm for GPM DPR V. Chandrasekar and Minda Le Download
117 Using Field and Satellite Measurements to Improve Snow and Riming Processes in Cloud Resolving Models Brian A. Colle and Andrew Molthan Download
118 The MJO in YOTC TRMM Data and GISS GCM Hindcasts Anthony Del Genio, Yonghua Chen, Jingbo Wu, and Daehyun Kim Download
119 Unified formulation of single and multi-moment normalizations of the raindrop size distribution G. Delrieu, Nan Yu, B. Boudevillain, S. Hachani Download
120 Vertical structure of latent heating in different types of precipitation features Ed Zipser and Chuntao Liu Download
121 Towards the Next Generation of Multi-sensor Multi-scale Precipitation Fusion Products for the GPM era: A Variational Approach in Wavelet Domain Efi Foufoula-Georgiou and Mohammad Ebtehaj Download
122 NOAA's Contributions to and Utilization of GPM-era Data and Products - Contributions to the MW-RE Precipitation over Land Algorithm Ralph Ferraro, Nai-Yu Wang, and Huan Meng Download
123 MiRS: An all-surfaces, all-parameters physical retrieval algorithm for the GPM constellation Kevin Garrett, Tanvir Islam, Chris Grassotti, and Sid-Ahmed Boukabara Download
124 Precipitation regime classification by local meteorological state Atsushi Hamada and Yukari N. Takayabu Download
125 Two ways to account for the dependence of microwave observations of precipitation on uncertain microphysics Z.S. Haddad, S. Kacimi, J. Steward and S. Hristova-Veleva Not Available
126 Monsoon OSSEs for GPM using a mesoscale model Jaya Kumar, T.N. Krishnamurti and Anu Simon Not Available
127 GPM Radar Radiometer Combined Algorithm. Formulation and evaluation Mircea Grecu, William S. Olson, and Lin Tian Download
128 Inter-satellite Radiometric Calibration for the GPM Constellation W. Linwood Jones, Spencer Farrar, Andrea Santos, Hamideh Ebrahimi and Saswati Datta Download
129 Mission Status and Data Distribution of GCOM-W1/AMSR2 Misako Kachi, Keiji Imaoka, Takashi Maeda, Kazuhiro Naoki, Arata Okuyama Download
130 Simulation of Microwave and Infrared Radiances Using WRF+SDSU Dimitrios Katsanos, Francisco J. Tapiador, Eduardo Garcia, Ortega Manuel de Castro, Diego Cazorla, and Enrique Arias Not Available
131 A reduction of discontinuity due to the orbit boost in a TRMM Precipitation Radar product for climate studies Satoshi Kida, Takuji Kubota, Misako Kachi, Riko Oki, Toshio Iguchi, and Yukari N. Takayabu Download
132 A Research Framework to Bridge GPM Core and Constellation Sensors using Polarimetric National Mosaic QPE (NMQ) Pierre-Emmanuel Kirstetter, Yang Hong, Qing Cao, Jonathan Gourley, Walter Petersen, Christian Kummerow, Ralph Ferraro, Nai-Yu Wang, and Jian Zhang Download
133 GPM Data and Flood Prediction Witold Krajewski, James Smith, and Mary Lynn Baeck Download
134 Mesoscale forecast impacts for hurricanes from a downscaling of TRMM based rain rate estimates to radar resolutions T.N. Krishnamurti and Anu Simon Not Available
135 "Development of synthetic GPM/DPR data from TRMM/PR observations and evaluation of GPM/DPR level-2 ""at-launch"" algorithms using them" Takuji Kubota, Naofumi Yoshida, Shinji Urita, Toshio Iguchi, Shinta Seto, Satoshi Kida and Riko Oki Download
136 Snowfall properties observed by ground-based cloud radars Mark Kulie and Ralf Bennartz Download
137 TRMM PR Algorithms in the GPM/DPR Era John Kwiatkowski, Toshio Iguchi, Jun Awaka, and Robert Meneghini Download
138 Analysis of the DSD vertical correlation structure based on NPOL radar observations Piotr Domaszczynski, Walter A. Petersen, and David B. Wolff Download
139 Surface Classification For Improved PIA Estimation Over Land Stephen L. Durden, Simone Tanelli, and Robert Meneghini Download
140 Precipitation Size Distribution and Rate Measurements for Algorithm Applications Walter Petersen, V. N. Bringi, Larry Bliven, Lawrence Carey, Ali Tokay, and David Wolff Download
141 Reprocessed and Bias-Corrected CMORPH Covering the Entire TRMM/GPM Era Pingping Xie, Robert Joyce, Fengying Sun, Shaorong Wu, Yelena Yarosh, and Soo-Hyun Yoo Not Available
142 A TRMM PR analysis on a contrast in precipitation characteristics across the Baiu front near Japan for evaluations of CMIP5 models Chie Yokoyama, Yukari N. Takayabu, and Sachie Kanada Download
143 GPM/DPR algorithm Toshio Iguchi Download
144 A prototype Global Drought Information System based on real-time satellite precipitation estimates Dennis P. Lettenmaier, Bart Nijssen, Shrad Shukla, Tian Zhou, Chi-yu Lin, Justin Sheffield, and Eric F. Wood Download
145 Potential Improvements to Combined Rainfall Retrievals from Sigma_Zero-Emissivity Relationships S. Joseph Munchak W. S. Olson M. Grecu R. Meneghini F. J. Turk F. Aires C. Prigent Download
146 Multi-Sensor Enhancement of Real-Time Satellite Precipitation Retrievals for Improved Drought Monitoring Eric Wood Not Available
147 Analysis and Validation of GPM in LAPS Data Assimilation System Y. Xie, S. Albers, S. Gutman, D. Birkenheuer, H. Jiang and Z. Toth Download
148 Global Flood Estimation Huan Wu Download
149 Performance of the TRMM PR in Distinct Synoptic Regimes Over Southeast Texas Courtney Schumacher and Aaron Funk Download
150 WRF-SBM simulation of radar signatures containing melting layers observed in LPVEx Takamichi Iguchi, Toshihisa Matsui, and Wei-Kuo Tao Not Available
Session 9: Poster Session 2
200 GPM Satellite data assimilation readiness using NOAA's operational hurricane model (HWRF) Vijay Tallapragada, In-Hyuk Kwon, Mingjing Tong, Emily Liu, and Sid Boukabara Not Available
201 Scattering Computations of Snow Aggregates from Simple Particle Models Liang Liao, Robert Meneghini, Holly Nowell and Guosheng Liu Download
202 Regional climatology of precipitation and clouds from 14 years of TRMM observations Chuntao Liu, Ed Zipser, and Michael Peterson Download
203 Snowfall Detection and Retrieval for GPM Guosheng Liu, Beth Sims, Holly Nowell, and Yalei You Download
204 Linking ocean water balance to land rainfall W. Timothy Liu and Xiaosu Xie Download
205 OLYMPEX: A Ground Validation Program on the Olympic Peninsula in the Pacific Northwest Lynn McMurdie and Robert Houze, Jr. Download
206 Precipitation Features Observed during the first 4 CHUVA Field Campaigns in Brazil. Carlos Augusto Morales, Luiz Augusto, T. Machado, Maria Assunção, F.S. Dias, Gilberto Ficsh, Carlos Frederico Angelis, and Daniel Vila Download
207 Development and Evaluation of Ice-/Mixed-Phase Precipitation Models for GPM Radar-Radiometer Algorithm Applications William Olson, Kwo-Sen Kuo, Lin Tian, Mircea Grecu, Benjamin Johnson, Joseph Munchak, and Andrew Heymsfield Download
208 Dynamic Emissivity Estimates to Support Physical Precipitation Retrievals for GPM Christa Peters-Lidard, Yudong Tian, Kenneth Harrison, and Sarah Ringerud Download
209 Extreme convection in subtropical South America: TRMM observations and precipitation bias Kristen L. Rasmussen, Robert A. Houze, Jr., Lina Choi, and Manuel Zuluaga Download
210 Information content in reduced-dimensional retrievals of precipitation from TMI Grant Petty and Ke Li Download
211 The Role of Kelvin Waves in Tropical Cyclogenesis Carl Schreck and James Kossin Download
212 First thoughts on urban-snow relationships: Process studies and a new framework for optimizing and managing global urban water systems in the GPM era Marshall Shepherd, Steve Burian, and Menglin Jin Not Available
213 Reprocessed and Bias-Corrected CMORPH Covering the Entire TRMM/GPM Era Pingping Xie, Robert Joyce, Fengying Sun, Shaorong Wu, Yelena Yarosh, and Soo-Hyun Yoo Download
214 GPM Satellite data assimilation readiness using NOAA's operational hurricane model (HWRF) Vijay Tallapragada, In-Hyuk Kwon, Mingjing Tong, Emily Liu, and Sid Boukabara Not Available
215 APR-2 Retrievals from recent field experiments S. Tanelli, S.L. Durden, Z.S.Haddad, G.F. Sacco, A. Heymsfield, A. Bansemer, and L. Liao Not Available
216 Measurement uncertainty of Satellite-based precipitation sensors Ling Tang, Yudong Tian, and Xin Lin Download
217 Integrated Precipitation and Hydrology Experiment (IPHEx) in the Southeast - Observations and Models to Improve Hydrological Forecasting in Regions of Complex Terrain Jing Tao, Ana P. Barros, and Miguel Nogueira Download
218 The Diurnal Variation of Precipitation during MC3E Wei-Kuo Tao, Di Wu, Toshihisa Matsui, Christa Peters-Lidard, Stephen Lang, and Arthur Hou Download
219 Observations of a Hailstorm from HIWARP, COSMIR and Ground-based Polarimetric Radar during MC3E Lin Tian, Gerry Heymsifeld, Mircea Grecu, Lihua Li, and Matthew Mclinden Not Available
220 The Evolution of TRMM for hydrologic applications Ken Tobin and Marvin Bennett Download
221 Parametric form of the raindrop size distribution Elisa Adirosi, Ali Tokay, Luca Baldini, and Walt Petersen Not Available
222 Physical Modeling of Microwave Surface Emissivity from Passive Microwave Satellite Observations F. Joseph Turk, Li Li, and Ziad S. Haddad Download
223 Gauge Adjusted Global Satellite Mapping of Precipitation (GSMaP_Gauge) Tomoo Ushio, Tomoko Tashima, Takuji Kubota, and Misako Kachi Not Available
224 Dynamic downscaling GPM like precipitation data --- a case study of 4DVAR Data Assimilation of Rain Rates Liao-Fan Lin, Rafael L. Bras, Alejandro N. Flores, and Jingfeng Wang Not Available
225 Effect of TMI SST Observations on the Simulation of Hurricane Sandy Hao-lin Hu, Rafael L. Bras, and Jingfeng Wang Download
226 TMI, Windsat, AMSR2, SAPHIR and MADRAS Thomas T. Wilheit Download
227 A Microphysical Investigation of Warm Season Precipitation in the Southern Appalachians Anna Wilson and Ana Barros Download
228 Validating NU-WRF simulations during GPM field campaigns for various precipitation systems Di Wu, Wei-Kuo Tao, Toshihisa Matsui, Christa Peters-Lidard, Arthur Hou, Gail Skofronik Jackson, Lin Tian, and Gerald Heymsfield Not Available
229 Extreme Precipitation and Climate William Lau, Yaping Zhou, and Huey-Tzu Wu Not Available
230 Preliminary Tests Toward a Pole-to-Pole Global CMORPH Pingping Xie and Robert Joyce Download
231 Assimilation of Satellite Quantitative Precipitation Estimates and Streamflow into Distributed Hydrologic Models for Flood Prediction Yu Zhang and Haksu Lee Download
232 Precipitation Intensity and Events Distribution Changes in the Extratropics Pavel Groisman, Richard Knight, Olga Zolina, and Olga Bulygina Download
233 Effective Assimilation of Precipitation Guo-Yuan Lien, Eugenia Kalnay, and Takemasa Miyoshi Download
234 Status of the University of Michigan Contributions to PMM Radiometer Intercalibration Darren McKague, Rachael Kroodsma, Cristopher Ruf, and John Xun Yang Download
235 Comparisons between satellite measurements and radiative transfer model simulations around 183 GHz Vivienne Payne, Jean-Luc Moncet, Pan Liang, and Eli Mlawer Download
236 Local and remote effects of subtropical cumulus convection Anita Rapp Download
237 TMI - PR comparisons as a function of rain type and geographical region Eun-Kyoung Seo, Mi-Lim Ou, Svetla Hristova-Veleva, and Geun-Hyeok Ryu Download
238 Dynamic land/ocean flag of rain/no-rain classification methods for microwave radiometers Tomoaki Mega and Shoichi Shige Not Available
239 Relationships between DSD Parameters Retrieved from Vertically Pointing Multi-Frequency profiling Radars Christopher R. Williams Download
240 Ensemble-based assimilation and downscaling of the GPM satellite precipitation information: Current status and future development of WRF-EDAS Milija Zupanski, Sara Zhang, Philippe Chambon, Arthur Hou, Xin Lin, and Samson Cheung Not Available
241 The GPROF_2014 algorithm David Randel and Christian Kummerow Not Available
242 Progress towards a coupled Land Surface Model / Rainfall algorithm Sarah Ringerud, Christa-Peters-Liddard and Christian Kummerow Download
243 Simulations of a midlatitude wintertime precipitation event using a spectral microphysics scheme in WRF and G-SDSU as compared to AMSR-E and a ground based radar Mei Han, Scott Braun, Toshihisa Matsui, Takamichi Iguchi, and Christopher Williams Download
244 TMPA Version 7 Results George J. Huffman David T. Bolvin Eric J. Nelkin Download
245 NASA Dual Polarized, Dual frequency Doppler radar: recent upgrades ( D3R ) V.Chandrasekar, Minda Le and J.Awaka Not Available
246 Multisensor precipitation observations during HyMex SOP 2012 in Italy L. Baldini, F.S. Marzano, M. Borga, M. Anagnostou, E. Adirosi, E. Gorgucci, N. Roberto,S. Dietrich, G. Panegrossi, M. Petracca, , Picciotti, M. Colantonio, S. Barbieri, S. Di Fabio, J. Kalogiros, E. N. Anagnostou, F. Porcù, L.P. D'adderio,G. Vulpiani, P. Gatlin, M. Wingo , and W. Petersen Download


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