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16th CERES-II Science Team Meeting – October 2011

Meeting Minutes / Presentations


Meeting Agenda

Tuesday, October 4
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
B170, R1091/1092
7:00 am Badging M. Altenbach
7:30 am Coffee/Danish
8:30 am Welcome B. Goldstein
8:35 am Meeting Logistics M. Altenbach
8:40 am State of CERES Norm Loeb (NASA LaRC)
9:15 am Climate Modeling Research in the Era of MIPs and PCMDI P. Gleckler
10:00 am Break
10:30 am CERES FM1-FM6 Instrument Status Report Kory Priestley (NASA LaRC)
11:00 am First Results from CERES Edition 4 Cloud Algorithms Patrick Minnis (NASA LaRC)
11:30 am Towards Improved CERES Angular Distribution Models Wenying Su (NASA LaRC)
12:00 pm Lunch
1:30 pm Surface-Only Flux Algorithm Report David Kratz (NASA LaRC)
1:50 pm Surface and Atmospheric Radiation Budget Working Group Update Seiji Kato (NASA LaRC)
2:20 pm Time-Space Averaging Update D.Doelling/M.Sun
3:00 pm Break
3:30 pm CERES Data Management Activity Update Jonathan Gleason (NASA LaRC)
4:00 pm Atmospheric Sciences Data Center (ASDC) Update S. Sorlie
4:20 pm CERES Education and Outreach Update S. Crecelius
4:40 pm Adjourn
Wednesday, October 5
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
B170, R1091/1092
8:00 am Coffee/Danish
8:30 am Working Group Sessions, Rms: 1091, 2182, 2003, 1107
Angular Modeling (Su et al.)
Surface to TOA Fluxes (Kato et al.)
Cloud Properties (Minnis et al.)
9:30 am Using Satellite Simulators to Diagnose Clouds in Climate Models S. Klein
10:15 am Break
10:45 am Muted Tropospheric Warming After 1998: “Evidence of Absence” of a Human Effect on Global Climate? B. Santer
11:30 am Luncheon – Off Site
1:45 pm Resolution of Outstanding Issues in Climate Research with Earth Radiation Budget Data: Past and Future V. Ramanathan
Science Reports
2:30 pm Heating of Earth’s Climate System Continues Despite Slowing of Surface Warming in Past Decade Norm Loeb (NASA LaRC)
2:50 pm Model Evaluation of Ice/Liquid Water Content, Radiation and Energy Budget for 20th Century IPCC AR 4th and 5th Simulations J. Li
3:10 pm Evaluation of NASA GISS AR5 Simulated Global Clouds and TOA Radiation Budgets Using CERES-MODIS Observations X. Dong
3:30 pm Representation of Cloud and TOA Radiative Flux Diurnal Cycles in the CanAM4 Patrick Taylor (NASA LaRC)
3:10 pm Break
Science Reports: Continued.
4:15 pm Preliminary Comparisons of TOA Radiation Budget between CERES Observations and MERRA Reanalysis Data Takmeng Wong (NASA LaRC)
4:35 pm A Method for Comparing Annual and Seasonal Cycles of TOA Fluxes: A Test Case Using CERES EBAF and the GSFC GEOS-5 J. Potter
4:55 pm Is the Hemispheric Symmetry of Planetary Albedo a Coincidence? A. Voigt
5:10 pm Adjourn
Thursday, October 6
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
B170, R1091/1092
8:00 am Coffee/Danish
Science Reports: Continued.
8:30 am Variations of Radiation Fields with Environmental Conditions Observed by 10 years of CERES Observations Bin Lin (NASA LaRC)
8:50 am The Observed Sensitivity of High Clouds to Surface Temperature Anomalies in the Tropics M. Zelinka
9:10 am Using TOA fluxes by cloud type to evaluate the CanAM4 J. Cole
9:30 am Time-Invariance of Low-Cloud Albedo Feedbacks in CMIP3 N. Gordon
9:50 am High-Resolution Multiscale Modeling Framework Simulation of Low Clouds Kuan-Man Xu (NASA LaRC)
10:10 am The Effect of Sastrugi on TOA Albedos from CERES J. Corbett
10:30 am Break
10:50 am ScaRaB on the Megha-Tropiques Mission Status P. Raberanto
11:10 am GERB CM_SAF Status Report S. Nevens
11:30 am Ageing Models for Meteosat First Generation Visible Band and the Normalization to Meteosat-7 I. Decoster
11:50 am A Strategy for Comparison CERES Sensors on Aqua (FM3) and NPP (FM5) P. Szewczyk
12:10 pm Surface Longwave Radiative Fluxes (LRF) Comparisons Between Surface Radiative Budget (SRB) and the Calipso-CloudSat-CERES-MODIS (CCCM{C3M}) During 2006-2007 Antonio Viudez-Mora (LLNL)
12:30 pm Action Items, Final Dicussion Norm Loeb (NASA LaRC)
12:40 pm Adjourn