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2019 Presentations

Date Presenter Topic
1/10/2019 Ralph Ferraro AMS Summary, (PDF, 27.91 MB)
2/14/2019 Scott Rudlosky, STAR GLM Observations, (PDF, 4.63 MB)
2/14/2019 Konstantine P. Georgakakos, Hydro Research Center Operational Gauge-adjusted GHE-based Precipitation Estimation and its Application for Flash-flood Occurrence Prediction Worldwide
2/28/2019 Jim Carr, CarrAstro Observations of Atmospheric Dynamics in 3D with LEO-GEO and GEO-GEO Stereo Imaging, (PDF, 6.45 MB)
3/6/2019 Chris Barnet Motivation for an experiment: can we utilize the CrIS short-wave channels in data assimilation?, (PDF, 3.85 MB)
4/4/2019 Xiaolei Zou, ESSIC, UMD RO Data Assimilation, (PDF, 9.31 MB)
4/5/2019 Ken Holmlund, EUMETSAT The EUMETSAT contribution to the global space-based observing system and IJPS, (PDF, 51.24 MB)
5/9/2019 Yen-Hung (James) Wu, NASA JPL uPanFTS, (PDF, 1.08 MB)
5/15/2019 Mark Brusberg, Eric Luebehusen and Harlan Shannon, USDA Operational Use of Vegetation Health Index by USDA - Luebehusen, (PDF, 8.6 MB)
5/15/2019 Mark Brusberg, Eric Luebehusen and Harlan Shannon, USDA Operational Use of Vegetation Health Index by USDA - Shannon, (PDF, 5.84 MB)
6/20/2019 John Fisher, Brandywine Photonics The Compact Hyperspectral Infrared Sounding Interferometer for the MetNet Small Weather Satellite Constellation, (PDF, 2.72 MB)
7/18/2019 Imme Ebert-Uphoff, CIRA and Christina Kumler, CIRES Machine Learning Specific to Climate and Weather Applications, (PDF, 5.17 MB)
7/25/2019 Sara Tucker, Ball Aerospace Doppler Wind Lidar, (PDF, 11.25 MB)
8/8/2019 Imme Ebert-Uphoff, CIRA and Christina Kumler, CIRES Machine Learning Specific to Climate and Weather Applications - Take Two (Joint with NAIWG), (PDF, 5.17 MB)
8/15/2019 Bob Kuligowski, STAR The STAR Central Data Repository, (PDF, 2.76 MB)
8/21/2019 Changyong Cao, STAR Introducing MetImage: EUMETSATs next generation polar imager on METOP-SG, (PDF, 8.02 MB)
8/22/2019 Cara Wilson ERDDAP, (PDF, 1.66 MB)
8/29/2019 Jennifer Sevadjian NOAA Polar Watch, (PDF, 3.31 MB)
9/5/2019 Lori Brown Stop Making Ugly Posters, (PDF, 9.25 MB)
9/11/2019 Sinead Farrell, STAR Advances in Satellite and Airborne Altimetry over Arctic Sea Ice -- Towards Improved Prediction, (PDF, 9.6 MB)
9/12/2019 Doug Miller, UNC Asheville Fellowship of the Rain (Gauge Network), (PDF, 27.72 MB)
9/18/2019 Isaac Moradi, NASA Assimilation of satellite microwave observations in the rainband of hurricanes, (PDF, 162.37 MB)
10/24/2019 Ryo Yoshida, JMA GLM Product Evaluation and Highlights of My Research at CICS, (PDF, 10.88 MB)
10/28/2019 Imme Ebert-Uphoff, CIRA, Elizabeth Barnes and Ben Toms, both of CSU Tools for interpreting how and what neural networks learn, and their applications for climate and weather, (PDF, 7.54 MB)
11/7/2019 Brian Hunt, University of Maryland Machine Learning for Forecasting and Data Assimilation, (PDF, 4.16 MB)

2018 Presentations

Date Presenter Topic
1/15/2018 Multiple presenters STAR 2018 AMS Presentation Summaries, (PDF, 19.14 MB)
4/30/2018 Dr.-Ing. Diego Loyola German Aerospace Center - DLR Machine Learning in Operational Remote Sensing
6/21/2018 Alek Krautmann, NESDIS, Jennifer Vogtmiller, NWS, Christopher Gitro, NWS, Michael Jurewicz, NWS, Tim Schmit, STAR, Deb Molenar, STAR, Bill Line, NWS STAR / NWS Seminar on Use of Satellite Data in Operational Forecasting
7/18/2018 Huan Meng, NESDIS/STAR, and Kristopher White, NWS/Huntsville, AL Weather Forecast Office and NASA/MSFC/SPORT NESDIS snowfall rate product and assessment in NWS Forecast Offices, (PDF, 3.88 MB)
8/30/2018 Xiaofeng Li, NESDIS/STAR/SOCD/MECB Spaceborne synthetic aperture radar (SAR) in Tropical Cyclone Monitoring, (PDF, 9.97 MB)
10/4/2018 Harry Cikanek, NESDIS/STAR IAC 2018 Global Technical Symposium Earth Observation Session
10/10/2018 David Cotten, Research Scientist, The University of Georgia Small Satellite Research Laboratory, presenting remotely The SPOC (SPectral Ocean Color Imager) CubeSat Mission
10/18/2018 Fred Wu, STAR GOES-R Cal/Val, (PPTX, 14.6 MB)
11/8/2018 Tony Reale, STAR Enterprise EDR Assessment, (PDF, 5.77 MB)
11/29/2018 Thomas Larason, NIST air-LUSI, (PDF, 987 KB)
11/29/2018 Thomas Larason, NIST air-LUSI, (PDF, 2.07 MB)
12/17/2018 Eric Wendoloski, Connor Sprague, and Ingrid Guch of The Aerospace Corporation Interpretable AI, (PDF, 2.29 MB)
12/20/2018 Ben Johnson, JCSDA CRTM Model, (PDF, 6.92 MB)

2017 Presentations

Date Presenter Topic
2/9/2017 Multiple presenters STAR 2017 AMS Presentation Summaries, (PDF, 18.27 MB)
2/9/2017 Claire M. Spillman, Australia Department of Meteorology Dynamical seasonal forecasting for decision support in marine management, (PDF, 6.73 MB)
5/10/2017 Dr. Elliot Hazen, Research Ecologist, SouthWest Fisheries Science Center Environmental Research Division Predicting bycatch risk using dynamic ocean management approaches in the California Current
5/15/2017 Dr. Nicholas R. Nalli, NOAA / NESDIS / STAR NOAA Aerosols and Ocean Science Expeditions (AEROSE): Ocean-Based Campaigns Supporting NOAA Satellite Remote Sensing
9/21/2017 Greg Fall, NWS Office of Water Prediction National Snow Analysis: 13 Years of Operations, (PDF, 13.86 MB)
11/20/2017 Dr. Tiago Quintino (M.Sc.Eng. Ph.D), European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF) ECMWF's Next Generation Software Stack for the IFS Model and Product Generation: Future Workflow Adaptations

2016 Presentations

Date Presenter Topic
2/1/2016 Multiple presenters 2016 AMS Talk Summaries from STAR & CIs, (PDF, 12.81 MB)
4/20/2016 David Kitzmiller, National Water Center, National Weather Service, NOAA Operational National-Scale High-Resolution Hydrologic Modeling: WRF-Hydro and its Meteorological Inputs
6/22/2016 Dr. Xiaofeng Li, GST at NESDIS/STAR/SOCD Coastline Detection and Coastal Zone Type Classification From Spaceborne Synthetic Aperture Radar Imagery, (PDF, 6.79 MB)
6/22/2016 Donglian Sun & Sanmei Li, Department of Geography and Geoinformation Science, George Mason University, VA; Mitch Goldberg & William Sjoberg, JPSS Program Office Automatic Near-Real-Time Flood Detection using Suomi-NPP/VIIRS Data, (PDF, 5.9 MB)
7/28/2016 Tony Reale, SMCD/OPDB at NOAA/NESDIS/STAR GRUAN Video
9/19/2016 Brian Cosgrove, NWS - Office of Water Prediction, Analysis and Prediction Division Continental-Scale Operational Hydrologic Modeling: Version 1.0 of the National Water Model, (PDF, 10.86 MB)

2015 Presentations

Date Presenter Topic
1/4/2015 Ralph Ferraro, STAR / CoRP / SCSB NOAA/NESDIS/STAR 2015 AMS Convention Summary Presentation, (PDF, 16.26 MB)
3/12/2015 Mike Pavolonis, NOAA / NESDIS / CoRP / ASPB From "Big Data" to Actionable Information: Mitigation of Volcanic and Severe Weather Hazards, (PPTX, 51.44 MB)
3/12/2015 Mike Pavolonis, NOAA / NESDIS / CoRP / ASPB From "Big Data" to Actionable Information: Mitigation of Volcanic and Severe Weather Hazards (video), (MP4, 4.51 MB)
3/12/2015 Huan Meng, NOAA/NESDIS/Center for Satellite Applications and Research ATMS Derived Snowfall Rates to Support Weather Forecasting
6/8/2015 Likun Wang, ESSIC UMD @ NOAA NESDIS STAR How does Inter-calibration support for CrIS post-launch calibration?, (PDF, 8.76 MB)
7/16/2015 Dr. Rochelle Wigley and Dr. Shachak Pe'eri, University of New Hampshire Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping Overview of NOAA's Nautical Chart Adequacy Workshop
10/16/2015 Dr. Paolo Cipollini, National Oceanography Centre, Southampton, United Kingdom Advances in Satellite Altimetry for Coastal OceanographyAdvances in Satellite Altimetry for Coastal Oceanography
12/7/2015 Dr. Thomas Smith, NOAA / NESDIS / STAR / CoRP Super-Ensemble Statistical Short-Range Precipitation Forecasting Over the US and Improvements from Ocean-Area Precipitation Predictors, (PDF, 1.23 MB)

2014 Presentations

Date Presenter Topic
4/10/2013 Dr. William Skirving, SOCD / MECB / CRW The Use of Coral Physiology to Combine Satellite SST and Insolation to Track Daily Coral Health
4/30/2013 Colleen Wilson, Student, Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences Department, University of Maryland, College Park, and Ken Pryor, Meteorologist, STAR/SMCD/OPDB A Downburst Study of the 29-30 June 2012 North American Derecho
11/5/2013 Dr. Adrian Turner, Staff Scientist at the Los Alamos National Laboratory MPAS-CICE: Progress in creating an unstructured sea-ice model
11/25/2013 Sid Boukabara, Deputy Director, Joint Center for Satellite Data Assimilation & NOAA/NESDIS/STAR Physical Inversion and Data Assimilation Pre-Processing Using the MiRS Variational System. Application to the Microwave Sensors Constellation
12/11/2013 Dr. Paul Elmore, Naval Research Laboratory Naval Research Laboratory Bathymetry R&D: 2007 - Now

2013 Presentations

Date Presenter Topic
4/10/2013 Dr. William Skirving, SOCD / MECB / CRW The Use of Coral Physiology to Combine Satellite SST and Insolation to Track Daily Coral Health, (PDF, 2.53 MB)
4/30/2013 Colleen Wilson, Student, Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences Department, University of Maryland, College Park, and Ken Pryor, Meteorologist, STAR/SMCD/OPDB A Downburst Study of the 29-30 June 2012 North American Derecho, (PDF, 4.31 MB)
11/5/2013 Dr. Adrian Turner, Staff Scientist at the Los Alamos National Laboratory MPAS-CICE: Progress in creating an unstructured sea-ice model
11/25/2013 Sid Boukabara, Deputy Director, Joint Center for Satellite Data Assimilation & NOAA/NESDIS/STAR Physical Inversion and Data Assimilation Pre-Processing Using the MiRS Variational System. Application to the Microwave Sensors Constellation
12/11/2013 Dr. Paul Elmore, Naval Research Laboratory Naval Research Laboratory Bathymetry R&D: 2007 - Now

2012 Presentations

Date Presenter Topic
1/19/2012 Ralph Ferraro, moderator, NOAA / NESDIS / STAR / CoRP / ASPB Dress Rehearsal: STAR AMS Presenters Preview their Planned Talks, (PDF, 9.66 MB)
3/7/2012 Dr. Shyam N. Bajpai, NOAA / NESDIS / Office of Systems Development Status of the Development of Geo-microwave Sounder/GeoSTAR and PATH, (PDF, 1.63 MB)
4/19/2012 Dr. Keith D. Hutchison, Senior Research Fellow, University of Texas at Austin Applications of Manually-Generated Cloud Masks for Cloud Model Verification
6/13/2012 Stephen Po-Chedley, PhD student at the University of Washington Department of Atmospheric Sciences Artificially reduced trends in the UAH mid-tropospheric dataset: Identifying a bias in the NOAA-9 satellite, (PDF, 5.02 MB)

2011 Presentations

Date Presenter Topic
1/20/2011 Ralph Ferraro, moderator, NOAA / NESDIS / STAR / CoRP / ASPB Dress Rehearsal: STAR AMS 2011 Presenters Preview their Planned Talks, (PDF, 1.96 MB)
2/25/2011 Dr. Andrea Baraldi, Research Associate Professor, Department of Geography, University of Maryland Satellite Image Automatic Mapper™, (PDF, 15.14 MB)
5/13/2011 Dr. Frank-M. Goettsche Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Karlsruhe, Germany The Land Surface Analysis -- Satellite Application Facility and permanent in-situ validation in Africa and Europe, (PPSX, 27.9 MB)
7/21/2011 Prof. Maurizio Migliaccio, University of Napoli Sea Oil Field Satellite Monitoring: An Operational View, (PDF, 7.95 MB)
8/10/2011 Dr. Alexander Kurapov, Oregon State University Assimilation of satellite and in-situ data in a coastal ocean forecast model off Oregon, (PDF, 8.69 MB)
10/13/2011 Dr. Qilong Min, Atmospheric Sciences Research Center (ASRC) CESTM State University of New York Using Satellite Multiple Sensor Products to Monitor Vegetation Properties: Vegetation-atmosphere Interaction, (PDF, 3.34 MB)
11/3/2011 Peter Gaube, College of Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences/Cooperative Institute for Oceanographic Satellite Studies, Oregon State University The Influence of Nonlinear Mesoscale Eddies on Oceanic Chlorophyll, (PDF, 83.59 MB)
12/2/2011 Isaac Moradi, University of Maryland - ESSIC / CICS Geolocation Correction for Microwave Instruments (AMSU-A, AMSU-B and MHS) Onboard NOAA POES Satellites, (PDF, 4.73 MB)
12/15/2011 Dr. Yeli Yuan, The First Institute of Oceanography, State Oceanic Administration of China On Wave-Induced Ocean Mixing, (PDF, 5.35 MB)

2010 Presentations

Date Presenter Topic
1/8/2010 Bruce H. Ramsay, NOAA / NESDIS / STAR / CoRP / SCSB Dress Rehearsal: STAR AMS Presenters Preview their Planned Talks, (PDF, 2.42 MB)
1/8/2010 Andrew Heidinger Expected Operational (Cirrus) Cloud Observation Improvements with VIIRS on NPP/NPOESS, (PDF, 1.35 MB)
1/8/2010 Anthony Reale (NOAA/NESDIS/STAR), Bomin Sun (IMSG), Michael Pettey and Frank Tilley (IMSG) NOAA Products Validation System (NPROVS) and Summary Archive System (NARCSS) for real-time and long-term monitoring of environmental satellite products, (PDF, 175 KB)
1/8/2010 Bomin Sun (IMSG), Anthony Reale and Cheng-Zhi Zou (NOAA/NESDIS/STAR), Dian Seidel (NOAA/ARL), Michael Pettey and Frank Tilley (IMSG) Impacts of Mismatch between Radiosonde Launch and Satellite Overpass on Satellite Sounding Evaluation, (PDF, 99 KB)
1/8/2010 D. Lindsey (STAR/RAMMB) and M. Fromm (NRL) The Effect of Smoke on Pyrocumulonimbus: A Satellite Perspective, (PDF, 108 KB)
1/8/2010 D. Lindsey (STAR/RAMMB), C. Siewert, L. Grasso, W. MacKenzie Development of a statistical hail prediction product for the GOES-R Proving Ground (and other GOES-R Products), (PDF, 438 KB)
1/8/2010 Feng Xu, Alexander Ignatov Evaluation and Quality Control of in situ SSTs for Use in the Cal/Val of Satellite Retrievals at NESDIS, (PDF, 240 KB)
1/8/2010 Ingrid Guch & Mark DeMaria (D. Lindsey presenting in their stead) GOES-R Risk Reduction, (PDF, 46 KB)
1/8/2010 L.E. Flynn, D. F. Rault, S. Janz, I. Petropavlovskikh, C. S. Long, S. K. Yang, and S. Farrow NPOESS Preparatory Project Validation Program for the Ozone Mapping and Profiler Suite (OMPS), (PDF, 1.5 MB)
1/8/2010 N. Shabanov, A. Ignatov, B. Petrenko, Y. Kihai and A. Heidinger Towards Integrated Cloud Mask and Quality Control for ABI SST Product: Prototyping with MSG SEVIRI, (PDF, 506 KB)
1/8/2010 Ron Vogel, Quanhua Liu, Ben Ruston, Yong Han, Fuzhong Weng (STAR & NRL team) A New Infrared Land Surface Emissivity Database for the Community Radiative Transfer Model, (PDF, 64 KB)
1/8/2010 Timothy J. Schmit, Kaba Bah, Jordan Gerth, Marcia Cronce, Jason Otkin, Justin Sieglaff, Gary Wade Poster - A Weather Event Simulator (WES) for the GOES-R Advanced Baseline Imager (ABI), Ron Vogel, Quanhua Liu, Ben Ruston, Yong Han, Fuzhong Weng (STAR & NRL team), (PDF, 349 KB)
1/8/2010 Y. Yu, M. Goldberg, I. Csiszar GOES-R Satellite Mission: Land Product Development, Validation and Applications, (PDF, 1.47 MB)
1/29/2010 Bruce H. Ramsay, NOAA / NESDIS / STAR / CoRP / SCSB Small Business Innovation Research Program, (PDF, 254 KB)
1/29/2010 Dr. Qinyu Liu, Professor of Physical Oceanography Laboratory, and Ocean-Atmosphere Interaction and Climate Laboratory, Ocean University of China Linking Asian Monsoon to Indian Ocean SST in Observations: Possible Roles of Indian Ocean Basin Mode and Dipole Mode, (PDF, 3.59 MB)
3/12/2010 Kathryn A. Shontz, National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service Analysis of Rapid Intensification Mechanisms in Producing and Altering the Distribution of Intense Convection in Three Numerically Simulated Tropical Cyclones, (PDF, 3.38 MB)
3/26/2010 Christopher Hain, PhD Candidate, University of Alabama-Huntsville Monitoring Soil Moisture and Drought Using a Thermal Two-Source Energy Balance Model, (PDF, 2.68 MB)
4/7/2010 Felix Kogan, NOAA / NESDIS / STAR Monitoring Malaria from Operational Satellites, (PDF, 3.82 MB)
5/5/2010 Carl Nim, NOAA Sea Grant Knauss Fellow, NOAA/NESDIS/STAR Coral Reef Watch Remote Sensing Coastal Areas, (PDF, 22.36 MB)
7/20/2010 Kerry Grant, Chief Engineer for NPOESS Ground Segments Algorithm Development Library Overview, (PDF, 146 KB)
8/4/2010 Quanan Zheng, Senior Research Scientist, Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Science, University of Maryland and Chang-Kuo Tai (NOAA / NESDIS / STAR) Satellite Altimeter Observations of Nonlinear Rossby Eddy-Kuroshio Interaction at the Luzon Strait, (PDF, 1.58 MB)
9/21/2010 Xiaofan Li, Physical Scientist, NOAA / NESDIS / STAR Precipitation Equations and Quantitative Analysis, (PDF, 406 KB)
10/5/2010 Stephanie Flora, Moss Landing Marine Laboratories Stray Light for the Marine Optical Buoy: The Status of the Full Characterization Effort
10/27/2010 Barbara G. Brown, Director of Joint Numerical Testbed, Research Applications Lab, NCAR Methods for evaluating spatial fields, (PDF, 3.39 MB)
10/27/2010 Steve Goodman & Jaime Daniels, NOAA / NESDIS / STAR GOES-R Validation: Field Campaigns, Gap Filling and Sustaining Measurements, (PDF, 932 KB)
11/9/2010 Dr. James C. Bremer, Principal Research Scientist, Research Support Instruments Vicarious calibration of the thermal IR spectral response of GOES instruments by observation of the planet Mercury, (PDF, 171 KB)
11/30/2010 Dr. Qinhuo Liu, Professor & Deputy Director of State Key Laboratory of Remote Sensing Science, Chinese Academy of Science Radiation Transfer Modeling and Land Surface Parameter Product Generation from Multi-source Remote Sensing Data, (PDF, 10.91 MB)
12/9/2010 Dr. Robert F. Adler, ESSIC, University of Maryland Global Flood and Landslide Nowcasts and Forecasts Using Satellite Precipitation Observations, (PDF, 4.93 MB)
12/20/2010 Dr. Tom Kleespies, Research Scientist, NOAA/NESDIS/STAR Radiative transfer, satellite retrieval systems and 32 years of Federal Service, (PDF, 6.47 MB)

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