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17th CERES-II Science Team Meeting – May 2012

Meeting Minutes / Presentations


Meeting Agenda

Tuesday, May 1
Marriott Hotel City Center at Oyster Point
8:30 am Meeting Logistics, Welcome Norm Loeb (NASA LaRC)
8:40 am State of CERES/NASA/EOS/CERES on NPP and Beyond Norm Loeb (NASA LaRC)
9:20 am FM1-FM5 Instrument Status Susan Thomas (SSAI)
9:50 am FM6 Instrument Status Kory Priestley (NASA LaRC)
10:20 am Break
10:50 am Update on CERES Edition 4 Cloud Algorithm Patrick Minnis (NASA LaRC)
11:20 am Current Status of NPP VIIRS for CERES Sunny Sun-Mack (SSAI)
11:40 am Update on the Next Generation CERES ADMs Wenying Su (NASA LaRC)
12:00 pm A Comparison of Beta Edition 4 and Edition 3 Results David Kratz (NASA LaRC)
12:20 pm Lunch
2:00 pm Surface and Atmosphere Radiation Budget (SARB) Working Group Update Seiji Kato (NASA LaRC)
2:30 pm Time-Space Averaging Update David Doelling (NASA LaRC)
3:15 pm Hourly GEO clouds for TISA R. Palikonda
3:30 pm Break
4:00 pm CERES FLASHFLUX Update Paul Stackhouse (NASA LaRC)
4:20 pm CERES Data Management Team (DMT) Update Jonathan Gleason (NASA LaRC)
4:40 pm Atmospheric Sciences Data Center (ASDC) Update John Kusterer (NASA LaRC)
5:00 pm CERES Education and Outreach Update D. Oostra
5:20 pm Adjourn
6:30 pm Dutch Treat Dinner: Red Star Tavern
Wednesday, May 2
Marriott Hotel City Center at Oyster Point
8:30 am Working Group Sessions
Angular Modeling (Su et al.)
Surface to TOA Fluxes (Kato et al.)
Cloud Properties (Minnis et al.)
9:30 am Break
10:00 am Toward a Balanced Net Heat Flux at the Ocean Surface L. Yu
10:45 am Boundary Layer Cloud Transitions and Cloud-Climate Feedback
(not yet available)
J. Teixeira
Science Reports
11:30 am Comparison of TOA and Surface Radiation between Multiscale Modeling Framework Simulation and CERES EBAF Kuan-Man Xu (NASA LaRC)
11:50 am Evaluating Cloud Radiative Effect in CMIP5 Models Using CERES EBAF data H. Wang
12:10 pm Lunch
Science Reports: Continued
2:00 pm Comparisons of CERES and ERA Interim TOA Radiative Fluxes Takmeng Wong (NASA LaRC)
2:20 pm A Comparison of the Cloud Feedbacks Derived from CERES and from MODIS Andrew Dessler
2:40 pm Cloud Radiative Response to Intensification of Hadley Circulation Norm Loeb (NASA LaRC)
3:00 pm The Change of Radiative Cooling and its Role in the Weakening of Tropical Circulation X. Huang
3:30 pm Investigation of regional CF differences and their impact on TOA radiation budgets through an integrative analysis of CERES, MODIS, CloudSat/CALIPSO and NASA GISS AR5 results X. Dong
3:40 pm Break
Science Reports: Continued.
4:10 pm Evaluation of “Direct” Estimation of Surface Solar Net Flux with CERES data I. Laszlo
4:30 pm Climate Monitoring with Earth Radiation Budget Measurements S. Dewitte
4:50 pm Adjourn
Thursday, May 3
Marriott Hotel City Center at Oyster Point
Science Reports: Continued.
8:30 am An Update on CERES Longwave Angular Distribution Models Zachary Eitzen (SSAI)
8:50 am CERES derived narrowband fluxes for correcting 3D radiative effects in MODIS aerosol retrievals near clouds G. Wen
9:10 am Comparisons of Monthly Mean OLR Between HIRS, CERES EBAF/SSF/SYN Ed2.6(r), ISCCP-FD, ERA-Interim, CFSR and Merra Reanalyses Hai-Tien Lee (U. Maryland)
9:30 am Global All-Sky Direct Radiative Forcing of Anthropogenic Aerosols From Combined Satellite Observations and GOCART Simulations Wenying Su (NASA LaRC)
9:50 am Break
10:20 am Special Operations of CERES for Comparison with ScaRaB 3 Radiances Lou Smith
10:40 am The Influence of Diurnal Cycle on Monthly OLR Variability in the Tropics Patrick Taylor (NASA LaRC)
11:00 am Relationship of Regional Radiation Anomalies with Environmental Conditions Bin Lin (NASA LaRC)
11:20 am Initial Result of CERES-Like ERBE Data Processing Alok K. Shrestha (SSAI)
11:40 am Action Items, Final Discussion Norm Loeb (NASA LaRC)
11:50 pm Adjourn