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30th CERES-II Science Team Meeting – September 2018

Meeting Minutes / Presentations


Meeting Agenda

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Monday, September 10
NCAR Mesa Lab, Boulder, CO
CERES Technical Session
8:55 am Welcome/Meeting Logistics Andrew Gettelman (NCAR)
9:00 am State of CERES | Norm Loeb (NASA LaRC)
9:20 am Status of NASA’s Earth Radiation Budget Earth Venture-Continuity (ERB EV-C) Opportunity | David Considine (NASA HQ)
9:30 am CERES FM1-FM6 Instrument Update Susan Thomas (SSAI)
10:15 am Break
10:45 am CERES Clouds Working Group Report | Bill Smith (NASA LaRC)
11:15 am CERES Angular Distribution Model (ADM) Working Group Report | Wenying Su (NASA LaRC)
11:45 am FLASHFlux and SOFA Working Group Status: Increasing Data Usage Through POWER-GIS Web Services | Paul Stackhouse (NASA LaRC)
12:15 pm Lunch
2:00 pm Surface Atmosphere Radiation Budget (SARB) Working Group Update | Seiji Kato (NASA LaRC)
2:35 pm Time Interpolation and Spatial Averaging (TISA) Working Group Report | David Doelling (NASA LaRC)
3:00 pm Break
3:30 pm CERES Data Management Team (DMT) Working Group Report | Jonathan Gleason (NASA LaRC)
4:00 pm Adjourn
5:00 pm Ice Breaker (NCAR Mesa Lab)
Tuesday, September 11
NCAR Mesa Lab, Boulder, CO
8:30 am GERB Project Status | Helen Brindley (Imperial)
8:50 am GERB Operation, Data and Calibration Status | Jacqui Russell (Imperial)
9:20 am GGSPS Status | Andy Smith (RAL Space)
9:30 am RGP Status / GERB 3 Processing Results | Edward Baudrez (RMIB)
10:00 am GERB 2 Indian Ocean Processing Update | Johan Moreels (RMIB)
10:20 am Combining GERB Observations With the Newly Released CM SAF AOD Data record | Nicolas Clerbaux (RMIB)
10:40 am Break
NCAR Seminar
11:00 am Implications of Earth’s energy imbalance Kevin Trenberth (NCAR)
12:00 pm Lunch
ScaRaB Technical Session
2:00 pm Short update of the SCARAB instrument and processing Thomas Fiolleau (CNRS)
2:20 pm Using SCARAB channel 4 for calibrating the georing IR imagery Thomas Fiolleau (CNRS)
2:40 pm Compositing radiation osbervations over the life cycle of tropical MCS: sampling aspects and preliminary results Dominique Bouniol (CNRM-GAME)
3:00 pm Break
Science Presentations
3:30 pm INVITED: Understanding CESM2 Through the Lens of NCAR’s Climate Model Assessment Tool | John Fasullo (NCAR)
4:15 pm Cloud-topped Boundary Layers in Climate Models | Brian Medeiros (NCAR)
4:35 pm Comparison of Atmospheric Heating rates from Passive(Modis) Vs Active(C3M)
Sensor Cloud Retrievals |
Fred Rose (SSAI)
4:55 pm Adjourn
6:30 pm Dutch Treat Dinner (Boulder 29th Street)
Wednesday, September 12
NCAR Mesa Lab, Boulder, CO
Science Presentations
9:00 am INVITED: Detection and Attribution of Arctic Climate Change | Jen Kay (Univ. of Colorado)
9:45 am Using Atmospheric Regimes to Assess CMIP5 Model Biases in the Arctic Surface Energy Budget | Patrick Taylor (NASA LaRC)
10:05 am Towards Understanding Projected Changes in the Arctic Surface Heat Budget | Marika Holland (NCAR)
10:25 am Break
10:55 am INVITED: Simulating the Earth’s Radiation Budget and How it Might Change | Andrew Gettelman (NCAR)
11:40 am Ocean heat content estimate: an overview Lijing Cheng (CAS)
12:00 pm Earth Energy Budget Daniel Murphy (NOAA ESRL)
12:20 pm Lunch
2:00 pm GERB monthly diurnal averages for Obs4MIPs | Jacqui Russell (Imperial)
2:20 pm Probing the far infrared in support of ESA’s Far infrared Outgoing Radiation Understanding and Monitoring (FORUM) mission | Helen Brindley (Imperial)
2:40 pm A maximum-entrop-production perspective of the surface energy budget | Xianglei Huang (U. Michigan)
3:00 pm Land perspective on the Surface Energy Budget | David Lawrence (NCAR)
3:20 pm Break
3:50 pm An update on a two-habit ice cloud model and a two-layer surface snow model for optical property simulations | Ping Yang (Texas A&M Univ.)
4:10 pm Evaluation of CERES ED4 MODIS and GEO cloud properties using ARM SGP observations by Dong/McHardy | Xiquan Dong (Univ. of Arizona)
4:30 pm Current Status of Cloud Properties from VIIRS on JPSS-1 for CERES | Sunny Sun-Mack (SSAI)
4:50 pm Adjourn
9:00 am Solar Irradiance from Space: TSIS and beyond | Peter Pilewskie (NCAR)
9:20 am Early History of Earth Radiation Budget Measurements from Satellites Thomas H. Vonder Haar (Colorado State Univ.)
9:40 am Determining the daytime global radiation budget from DSCOVR | Wenying Su (NASA LaRC)
l0:00 am Break
10:30 am Developing an AVHRR-based CDR of TO radiative fluxes within the CMSAF Project | Tom Akkermans (RMIB)
10:50 am AERONET and MISR validation of the MATCH Edition 4 aerosol dataset | David Fillmore (Tech-X Corp.)
11:10 am A Simple SW TOA & Surface Flux Decomposition Methodology
for Evaluating Model Variability |
Norm Loeb (NASA LaRC)
11:30 am Adjourn