Planning

Monday, June 29, 2015

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08:30 - 09:00 Coffee and registration - -  
09:00 - 09:15 Welcome and aims of the workshop - H. Brogniez, J.F. Mahfouf, S.J. English  
09:15 - 10:45 Session 1 : Biases in in situ observations - S.J. English (ECMWF)  
09:15 - 09:45 Uncertainties of humidity measurements from radiosondes ans ground-based GNSS receivers: how does this matter for satellite validation? - Junhong Wang (Univ. of Albalny)  
09:45 - 10:00 State-­of-­the‐art and uncertainties of humidity measurements with Raman lidar and water vapor differential absorption lidar - Andreas Behrendt (Univ. of Hohenheim)  
10:00 - 10:15 Coffee break  
10:15 - 10:45 GRUAN and GAIA-­‐CLIM: Gaining metrological closure on in-­‐situ comparisons through SI traceability, uncertainty quantification, co-­‐location effects quantification and data provision - Peter Thorne (Maynooth University)  
10:45 - 11:00 Plenary discussion to prepare the WG1  
11:00 - 12:00 Session 2: Biases in space borne observations - C. Accadia, Eumetsat  
11:00 - 11:30 Calibration status and requirements of the 183GHz channels for GPM GMI and the other constellation sensors - Wesley Berg (Colorado State Univ)  
11:30 - 12:00 Intercalibration & homogeneisation procedures + zoom on the limits and uncertainties - William Ingram (MetOffice, Hadley Center)  
12:00 - 12:30 Plenary discussion to prepare the WG2  
12:30 - 14:00 Lunch  
14:00 - 15:30 WG1 on observational biases - in situ (Durand) - Bruce Ingleby (ECMWF) (chair) and Peter Thorne (Maynooth Univ.) (Rapporteur)  
14:00 - 15:30 WG2 on observational biases - spaceborne (room 2) - Edward Kim (NASA) (chair) and Wesley Berg (CSU) (rapporteur)  
15:30 - 16:00 Coffee break  
16:00 - 17:30 Session 3: Radiative Transfer Biases - H. Brogniez (LATMOS)  
16:00 - 16:30 Biases in radiative transfer simulations of microwave radiances - Stefan Buehler (Univ. of Hamburg)  
16:30 - 17:00 Biases in radiative transfer simulations of infrared radiances - Marco Matricardi (ECMWF)  
17:00 - 17:30 Uncertainties in spectroscopic parameters for the 183GHz line - Vivienne Payne (JPL, Cal. Institute of Tech)  
17:30 - 18:00 Plenary discussion to prepare the WG3  
18:00 - 20:00 Cocktail  

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

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09:00 - 10:45 Session 4: Biases arising from analysis techniques - J-­F. Mahfouf (Meteo-France)  
09:00 - 09:20 TBD - Antonia Gambacorta (NOAA)  
09:20 - 09:40 TBD - Sid Boukabara (NOAA)  
09:40 - 10:10 TBD - Philippe Chambon (Meteo-France)  
10:10 - 10:45 Analysis of atmospheric humidity within an all-­‐sky assimilation system - Alan Geer (ECMWF)  
10:45 - 10:55 Coffee break  
10:55 - 11:15 Plenary discussion to prepare the WG4  
11:15 - 12:45 WGs on biases in tools and techniques  
11:15 - 12:45 WG3 RT (Durand) - Vivienne Payne (JPL) (chair) and Sid Boukabara (NOAA) (rapporteur)  
11:15 - 12:45 WG4 Methodological biases (room 2) - P. Chambon (Meteo-France) (chair) and Vinia Mattioli (Eumetsat) (Rapporteur)  
12:45 - 14:00 Lunch  
14:00 - 15:00 Summary of the four WGs  
15:00 - 16:45 WGs on attributions of biases and way forward  
15:00 - 16:45 WG5 Attribution of biases and way foreward (group A) (Durand) - H. Brogniez (LATMOS) (chair) and Amy Doherty (MetOffice)  
15:00 - 16:45 WG6 Attribution of biases and way foreward (group B) (room 2) - S. English (ECMWF) (chair) and Stefan Buehler (Univ. of Hamburg) (Rapporteur)  
16:45 - 17:00 Coffee break and preparation of presentations for final session  
17:00 - 17:30 Summary of the workshop  
  
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