COMAP Symposium on Numerical Weather Prediction
13-17 December 1999
Schedule

Time Monday
13 December 
Tuesday
14 December 
Wednesday
15 December 
Thursday
16 December 
Friday
17  December

0800

to 

1200

Welcome/Byrd

Introduction/Carr

Sources of Error in NWP/Carr
 

New Observing Systems, Adaptive Obs, NAOS/Schlatter

Review of Objective Analysis/ Data Assimilation/Carr 

Class Picture

ARPS & SAMEX / Droegemeier (VTC)

ETA Model Description and Performance/Black

Model Physics: Surface Processes
&
Model Physics: PBL
/Marshall

MRF Model Description and Performance/Caplan 

MRF Performance & Biases and Intelligent Use/Eckert

Ensemble Forecasting/ Tracton

RUC Model/Benjamin
 

Non-hydrostatic Modeling/Crook

MM5/Powers
 
 

 

Model Output Statistics/Dallavalle 
& Erickson
 
(VTC)

Session on Office Training Issues: 

Presentation of training packages including their use in on-station training

Discussion

Wrap-up

Adjourn at 12:30

Noon to 1pm

LUNCH

LUNCH

Carr/Anthes 2025 CD

LUNCH

LUNCH

1300 

to

1700

Stratiform Precip/Carr
Eta Model Precip.

Convective Parameterization/Kain

Lab on understanding conv. parameterization schemes/Kain & Rozumalski

Reception

ETA Model Performance, & Biases Intelligent Use - Part 1 & Part 2/Eckert

 
 

ETA Model Lab/Grumm

Ensemble Forecasting cont./Tracton

MRF & Ensemble Lab/Grumm

LAPS/Szoke & Albers

Hurricane Forecast Process/Pasch (VTC)

Workstation Eta Lab/Rozumalski
 
 
 
 
 

Reception

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