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40th CERES-II Science Team Meeting – May 2024

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
    • 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, May 14

 CERES Technical Session
9:00 am State of CERES [Presentation Recording ] N. Loeb
9:30 am CERES FM1-FM6 Instrument Update [Presentation Recording ] M. Shankar
10:15 amBreak
10:45 am CERES Clouds Working Group Report [Presentation Recording ] B. Smith
11:15 am CERES Angular Distribution Model (ADM) Working Group Report
[Presentation Recording ]
W. Su
11:45 amLunch
1:30 pm Surface Atmospheric Radiation Budget (SARB) Working Group Update
[Presentation Recording ]

S. Kato
S. Ham
2:00 pm Time Interpolation and Spatial Averaging (TISA) Working Group: Update
[Presentation Recording ]
D. Doelling
2:30 pmBreak
3:00 pm FLASHFlux Update [Presentation Recording ] P. Stackhouse
3:30 pm CERES Data Management Team (DMT) Working Group Report [Presentation Recording ] K. Dejwakh
4:00 pm NASA GLOBE Clouds: One Million Satellite Matches and Counting
[Presentation Recording ]
M. Colon Robles
5:15 pmAdjourn

Wednesday, May 15

 Invited Science Presentations
9:00 am Testing hypotheses for maintaining Earth’s hemispheric albedo symmetry with CERES observations of natural experiments [Presentation Recording ] M. Diamond
9:45 am Radiative buffering of extratropical forcing and feedback [Presentation Recording ] D. McCoy
10:30 amBreak
 Contributed Science Presentations
11:00 am Earth Radiation Budget Continuity [Presentation Recording ] N. Loeb
11:20 am DEMETER: The next-generation observational platform for measuring ERB A. Ashraf
11:40 am Overview of the BroadBand Radiometer instrument on EarthCARE, its products and plans for the commissioning [Presentation Recording ] N. Clerbeaux
12:00 pmLunch
1:30 pm ENSO radiative feedbacks and their possibility as an emergent constraint
[Presentation Recording ]
T. Hanke
1:50 pm An update of OLR trend in the last two decades: what do CERES, AIRS, and CrIS tell us all together [Presentation Recording ] X. Huang
2:10 pm What factors explain the current arctic albedo and its future change?
[Presentation Recording ]
D. Kim
2:30 pm Cloud Radiative Effects in “Clear Sky”: From spectral high-resolution radiance to broadband fluxes [Presentation Recording ] E. Eytan
2:50 pmBreak
3:20 pm Testing the active-passive ice cloud property retrieval consistency of the new THM and a new temperature-dependent database [Presentation Recording ] J. Coy
3:40 pm Single-FOV Uncertainty Estimates of the VIIRS+CrIS Fusion Radiance Products [Presentation Recording ] E. Borbas
4:00 pm A Machine Learning Approach to Determine Surface Radiative Fluxes based on CERES Footprint Observations at Low Latency [Presentation Recording ] J. Garg
4:20 pm SARB Edition 5 Aerosol Products [Presentation Recording ] D. Fillmore
4:40 pmAdjourn

Thursday, May 16

 Contributed Science Presentations (Cont’d)
9:00 am An overview of the Arctic Radiation-Cloud-aerosol-Surface Interaction eXperiment (ARCSIX) [Presentation Recording ] P. Taylor
9:20 am CERES-only machine learning data product: Overview and recent progress
[Presentation Recording ]
T. Wong
9:40 am Status of MODIS and VIIRS Instruments and L1B Products [Presentation Recording ] X. Xiong
10:00 am CRAVE Operations and Some Challenges at Granite Island [Presentation Recording ] B. Fabbri
10:20 am The correlated-k method for the gas absorption in the CERES Ed5 flux calculations [Presentation Recording ] S.-H. Ham
10:40 amAdjourn