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2nd CERES-II Science Team Meeting - November 2004

Joint Meeting with ARM and GCSS Cloud Modeling Working Groups

November 2-4, 2004
Williamsburg, VA


Tuesday, November 2
08:30 Meeting Logistics, Welcome S. Walker
08:40 State of U.S. CCSP/EOS/CERES/NPP/NPOESS B. Wielicki
09:00 Terra/Aqua Instrument Calibration Summary [15.36MB] K. Priestley
09:45 Aqua/Terra Cloud Property Consistency/Accuracy P. Minnis
10:15 Break
10:35 Terra SSF Simple Surface Fluxes D. Kratz
10:55 Terra CRS Surface Flux Accuracy in Edition 2
CRS Edition 2a & 2b
T. Charlock
D. Rutan
11:25 Terra Gridded Monthly Data: with and without Geo [31.58MB] D. Young
12:30 Lunch
13:30 CERES Data Management and Data Product Status M. Little/E. Geier
13:50 Langley ASDC DAAC User Services E. Kizer
14:10 S'COOL Education Outreach Status [22.76MB] S. Moore
14:30 4 years of Terra ERBE-Like TOA Fluxes T. Wong
14:50 4 years of Terra SSF Fluxes and Clouds N. Loeb
15:30 Break
16:00 2000 vs 2003 Terra CRS Sfc to TOA consistency F. Rose/T. Charlock
16:20 How does this all fit with Earthshine, Deep Ocean, Etc? B. Wielicki/T. Wong
16:50 Sensitivity of Tropical Mean Radiation Budget A. Clement/B. Soden
17:10 CERES vs ERBE Polar Cloud Radiative Effects R. Cess/M. Sun
17:30 Adjourn

Wednesday, November 3
08:30 Working Group Sessions

Angular Modeling (Loeb et al.)
Surface to TOA Fluxes (Charlock, et al.)
Cloud Properties (Minnis et al.)
Invited Presentations
09:15 SORCE Solar Total and Spectral Irradiance Observations [41.62MB] Gary Rottman, CU
10:00 Break
Joint CERES/GCSS/ARM Session
10:30 CERES Overview [20.46MB] B. Wielicki
10:40 Cloud Properties P. Minnis
11:10 Broadband Top of atmosphere Fluxes N. Loeb
11:40 Surface and In-Atmosphere Radiative Flux Profiles T. Charlock
12:10 Lunch  
13:30 Observations of the Aerosol Indirect Effect J. Coakley
Overview of ARM Modeling and Field Experiments
14:00 CPM Activities, Data, and Plans S. Klein
14:20 Comparing clouds in models and satellite measurements M. Zhang
14:40 Parameterization improvement: (CSM-->CAPT-->GCM) [12.67MB] S. Xie
15:00 MPACE Overview and Initial Results [126.72MB] H. Verlinde
15:25 TWP-ICE Overview J. Mather
15:30 Break
Overview of GCSS activities
16:00 GCSS WG4 [17.87MB] J. Petch
16:40 GCSS WG3 G. Tselioudis
17:00 Discussion [18.60MB]  (led by B. Wielicki & M. Zhang)
Data Needs, Uses, Joint Activities/Analyses, TWP-ICE collaboration, A-Train
17:30 Adjourn

Thursday, November 4
08:30 Global cloud vertical structure: new methodology and climatology [12.11MB] F-L. Chang/Z. Li
08:50 Polar TOA flux (cloud, snow/ice properties) S. Kato
09:10 Validation of the GERB LW flux by comparison with CERES S. Dewitte
09:30 A climatology of midlatitude continental clouds from ARM SGP X. Dong/ B. Xi
09:50 Status of documenting MODIS and VIRS aerosols on CERES SSF A. Ignatov
10:10 Comparison of single- and multi-channel AOD from MAPSS data I. Laszlo/A. Ignatov
10:30 Break
11:00 Retrieving aerosol properties over bright surfaces from MODIS [30.96MB] N.C. Hsu/S. Tsay/M. King
11:20 Spatial matching error in comparing satellite with surface flux L. Hinkelman
11:40 Comparison of radiation budget measurements and NOAA-9 ERBE [14.61MB] L. Smith
12:00 GEWEX TOA and Surface Radiative Flux Assessment Status and Discussion B. Wielicki/P. Stackhouse
12:40 Summary/Action Items
13:00 Adjourn

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