In 2019, the Chinese Meteorological Administration (CMA), the European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecast (ECMWF) and US Joint Center for Satellite Data Assimilation (JCSDA) will jointly hold an international workshop in Beijing, China on radiative transfer models in support of satellite data assimilation. The specific goals of this workshop will be:
Reviewing the current capabilities of fast radiative transfer models.
Understanding new requirements on radiative transfer models for satellite data assimilation.
Prioritizing new developments of superfast computation in atmospheric and surface radiative transfer processes.
Please see this sheet for more information. This workshop is by invitation only.
Day / Dates: Wednesday - Thursday (All Day), & Friday (AM only), May 29-31, 2019
Location: National Aeronautics and Space Administration Headquarters
Where: Washington, D.C
The Workshop allows scientists associated with the JCSDA partner institutions and the external research community to come together and share the latest developments in satellite data assimilation, particularly as these relate to the status of JCSDA priorities and projects.
Last year, more than 60 registered participants contributed to the three-day event, composed of 7 oral sessions, one poster session, one panel discussion (new last year), and a multitude of informational discussions, held in Boulder, CO. JCSDA intends to build on this success.
The First International Operational Satellite Oceanography Symposium will be held in College Park, MD June 18-20, 2019.
Please note that foreign nationals will need to register with 30 days advanced notice for security clearance. EUMETSTAT will be providing meals.
For more information, please review the fliers below.
We are pleased to announce the workshop on the Interface for Observation Data Access (IODA) at NRL in Monterey, CA - February 11-13, 2019.
The goal of the workshop is to guide JEDI project developments in that area for the next two years. As a result, the workshop will be fairly focused and concrete, yet we will not be coding during these 3 days.
We plan to have short talks presenting the requirements from varied use cases with plenty of time for discussions about how to take these requirements into account.
The JCSDA Symposium at the 99th Annual AMS Meeting held in Phoenix, AZ will showcase some of the latest work coming out of JCSDA. Listed below are numerous presentations/posters of interest by JCSDA employees.
9:00 am - Predicting Forecast Sensitivity: Observation Impact with Machine Learning (Vandenberghe)
1:30 pm - Dust Aerosol Optical Properties for Applications to Lidar and Polarimetric Retrievals (Stegmann)
2:15 pm - Recent Advances in the Community Radiative Transfer Model (Johnson)
3:00 pm - The Joint Effort for Satellite Data assimilation Integration (JEDI) (Trémolet)
3:45 pm - FV3-JEDI: Progress toward Interfacing the GFS and GEOS Weather Forecast Models with JEDI (Holdaway)
4:00 pm - GNSSRO Data Assimilation Development Activities at JCSDA (Vandenberghe)
4:00 pm - Upgrading the CRTM Hydrometeor Scattering Properties: Towards Fully Polarized Radiative Transfer (Stegmann)
4: 00 pm - Development of Advanced Radiative Transfer Capabilities for Polarimetric Remote Sensing (Stegmann)
9:15 am - GNSSRO platforms operational at NCEP- Present Status, Quality Assessment and Comparative Study with New GNSSRO Missions (Dutta)
8:30 am - Overview and Update on the Joint Effort for Data assimilation Integration (JEDI) (Trémolet)
The Joint Center for Satellite Data Assimilation is proud to organize bi-annual JEDI Academy events which last four days per session. The JEDI Academy is a workshop held to act as a training session for those working on the Joint Effort for Data assimilation Integration (JEDI) framework, a system that is utilized by JCSDA, NOAA, and other affiliated partners focused on producing more accurate forecasting predictions. The academy utilizes both practicums (hands-on practice) and lectures to familiarize employees with the JEDI system, discuss updates, and work collaboratively on improving the framework.