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37th CERES-II Science Team Meeting –
April 2022

Meeting Minutes / Presentations

Meeting Agenda [PDF]


Major Objectives for the Meeting:

  1. Review status of CERES Instruments and Data Products:
    • Status of CERES
    • CERES FM1-FM6 Calibration Update
    • MODIS, VIIRS GEO Cloud Algorithm & Validation Status
    • ADM, SARB, TISA and FLASHFlux Working Group Reports
    • EBAF Update
    • Data Management Team Update: Terra/Aqua/S-NPP/NOAA-20
    • Atmospheric Sciences Data Center (ASDC) Update

  2. Invited Presentations Session. Each presentation is 45 min including time for questions.

  3. Contributed Science Reports. Each report is 20 min including time for questions.

Meeting Agenda

Tuesday, April 26

 CERES Technical Session
10:00 am State of CERES [Presentation Recording ] N. Loeb
10:20 am CERES FM1-FM6 Instrument Update [Presentation Recording ] M. Shankar
10:50 am CERES Clouds Working Group Report [Presentation Recording ] B. Smith
11:20 am CERES Angular Distribution Model (ADM) Working Group Report
[Presentation Recording ]
W. Su
11:50 am Cloud Radiative Swath Update: Enhancing Level 2 Surface Fluxes with the Fu-Liou RTM & Machine Learning R. Scott
12:10 am Lunch
1:30 pm Surface Atmospheric Radiation Budget (SARB) Working Group Update S. Kato
1:50 pm Time Interpolation and Spatial Averaging (TISA) Working Group: Update
[Presentation Recording ]
D. Doelling
2:20 pm EBAF Update [Presentation Recording ]
EBAF-Surface Update [Presentation Recording ]
N. Loeb
S. Kato
3:00 pmBreak
3:20 pm FLASHFlux Update [Presentation Recording ] P. Stackhouse
3:40 pm CERES Data Management Team (DMT) Working Group Report
[Presentation Recording ]
K. Dejwakh
4:10 pm GLOBE Clouds: Countdown to a Million Satellite Matches
[Presentation Recording ]
M.C. Robles
4:30 pmAdjourn

Wednesday, April 27

 Contibuted Science Presentations
10:00 am Estimation of sea surface heating anomalies during the last two decades
[Presentation Recording ]
B. Lin
10:20 am A comparison between CERES TOA radiative fluxes and airborne radiative flux measurement from ARISE [Presentation Recording ] P. Taylor
10:40 am LW computations for CCCM product [Presentation Recording ] S.-H. Ham
11:00 am Aerosols in future reanalysis products from the GMAO
[Presentation Recording ]
A. Collow
11:20 am Evaluation of GEOS-5 analysis in the spectral dimension X. Huang
11:40 amLunch
 Invited Science Presentations
1:00 pm Evolving hemispheric albedo asymmetry M. Rugenstein
1:45 pm Exploring the climate response to recent wildfires with CESM and CERES data
[Presentation Recording ]
J. Fasullo
2:30 amBreak
 Contributed Science Presentations (Cont’d)
2:50 pm Assessing aerosol-cloud interaction and effective radiative forcing over the global ocean
[Presentation Recording ]
C. Wall
3:10 pm Quantifying the effects of downward longwave radiation on low clouds (An update)
[Presentation Recording ]
C. Macpherson
3:30 pm Why the CLIMCAPS product suite has value in the study of OLR
[Presentation Recording ]
N. Smith
3:50 pm Libera mission status and update [Presentation Recording ] P. Pilewskie
4:10 pm Libera science overview and updates [Presentation Recording ] M. Hakuba
4:30 pmAdjourn

Thursday, April 28

 Contributed Science Presentations (Cont’d)
10:00 am CMSAF AVHRR-based CDR of TOA radiative fluxes (CLARA-A3): results and validation
[Presentation Recording ]
T. Akkermans
10:20 am Comparison between CERES/AQUA and POLDER/PARASOL shortwave fluxes: analysis of POLDER/PARASOL diurnal extrapolation
[Presentation Recording ]
S. Guilbert
10:40 am GERB project status update [Presentation Recording ] E. Baudrez
11:00 am Centennial total solar irradiance variation S. Dewitte
11:20 am Data versus theory: Absolute calibration [Presentation Recording ] M. Zagoni
11:40 amBreak
12:00 pm Updates on ice cloud optical property development and study of cloud radiative effects with the use of spherical harmonic functions [Presentation Recording ] J. Coy
12:20 pm The Version 2 VIIRS+CrIS fusion radiance products [Presentation Recording ] E. Borbas
12:40 pm Trends in Earth’s Energy Flows Since 2000 [Presentation Recording ] N. Loeb
12:40 pmAdjourn