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  Program Plan

5th FORMOSAT-3 / COSMIC Data Users Workshop & ICGPSRO 2011

Day One:  Wednesday April 13, 2011
Day Two:  Thursday April 14, 2011
Day Three:Friday April 15, 2011
 
Day One - AM : Wednesday April 13, 2011
09:00-09:45 Opening Remarks Minister Lou-Chuang Lee NSC R.O.C.
Abigail Harper NOAA U.S.A.
Ching-Yen Tsay ITRI R.O.C.
Jay Fein NSF U.S.A.
Richard Anthes UCAR U.S.A.
09:45-10:00 National Science Council Special Presentation
10:00-10:30 Keynote Address #1:
"Upper Atmosphere Studied by FORMOSAT-3 / COSMIC Constellation"
Dr. Chao Han Liu
Vice President
Academia Sinica
10:30-11:00 Keynote Address #2:
The Importance of GPS Radio Occultation in Numerical Weather Prediction and Climate Re-Analyses
Dominique Marbouty
Director General
ECMWF
11:00-11:30 Keynote Address #3:
COSMIC-2: Serving Users' Needs
Mary Kicza
Assistant Administrator
NOAA
<Presented by Abigail Harper>
11:30-12:00 Group Photo
(Forecourt)
12:00-13:00 Lunch Break
(1F Cafeteria)
13:00-13:15
(Invited talk)
2A-01
Progress in the use of GPS radio occaltation at ECMWF Sean Healy
13:15-13:30
(Invited talk)
2A-02
Applications of GPS Radio Occultation Data to Tropical Cyclone Prediction Ying-Hwa Kuo
13:30-13:45
2A-03
Radio occultations as an absolute calibration tool, and its implications in Numerical Weather Prediction Josep M. Aparicio
13:45-14:00
2A-04
The Structure and Evolution of Madden-Julian Oscillation from FORMOSAT-3/COSMIC Radio Occultation Data Zhen Zeng
14:00-14:15
2A-05
Global tropopause height variabilities derived from FormoSat-3/COSMIC GPS occultation data Amelie C. Chu
14:15-14:30
(Invited talk)
3A-01
Monitoring the depth of the atmospheric boundary layer by FORMOSAT-3/COSMIC S. Sokolovskiy
14:30-14:45
(Invited talk)
3A-02
In Memoriam CHAMP: The pathfinder for operational GPS radio occultation Jens Wickert
14:45-15:00
3A-03
Deep Occultations with GRAS C. Marquardt
15:00-15:15
3A-04
The use of COSMIC radio occultation data for the validation of the BPV Approach capable to retrieve atmosphere profiles in stand-alone mode F. Vespe
15:15-15:30
3A-05
EUMETSAT's Radio Occultation Measurements: Current and Future A. von Engeln
15:30-15:45 Coffee Break
(1F Conference Room Lobby)
15:45-16:00
(Invited talk)
4A-01
Past, current and future use of GPS Radio Occultations at NOAA Lidia Cucurull
16:00-16:15
(Invited talk)
4A-02
GPS Radio Occultation in US Navy Global Prediction System Benjamin Ruston
16:15-16:30
4A-03
Improvement of rainfall forecast by assimilations of ground-based GPS data and radio occultation data Hiromu Seko
16:30-16:45
4A-04
Assimilation of Atmospheric Profiles from GNSS Radio Occulation Using Local Ensemble Transform Kalman Filter Luiz Fernado Sapucci
16:45-17:00
4A-05
An Impact Study of GPS RO Data on the Typhoon Track Forecast using the CWB Global Forecast System Ming-Jen Yang
13:00-13:15
(Invited talk)
2B-01
A lesson and learn from F3/C ionospheric observations for F7/C2 Tiger J. Y. Liu
13:15-13:30
(Invited talk)
2B-02
Global Assimilative Ionospheric Modeling and COSMIC-2 Clayton Coker
13:30-13:45
2B-03
Data assimilation of FORMOSAT-3/COSMIC using NCAR TIE-GCM I T. Lee
13:45-14:00
2B-04
GPS radio occultation ionospheric profile fitting and data qualify examination using the empirical orthogonal function analysis Lung-Chih Tsai
14:00-14:15
(Invited talk)
2B-05
Global observation and analysis of sporadic E layers detected using GPS radio occultation measurements C. Arras
14:15-14:30
2B-06
Altitudinal response of global ionosphere to short-period recurrent geomagnetic activity during extreme solar minimum S. Tulasi Ram
14:30-14:45
(invited talk)
3B-01
Global distribution of ionospheric scintillation and irregularities measured using GPS receivers onboard the FORMOSAT-3/COSMIC satellites Xiaoqing Pi
14:45-15:00
(invited talk)
3B-02
Comparisons Between In-Situ Plasma Fluctuation and Radio Occultation Based Measures of Ionospheric Scintillation Paul Straus
15:00-15:15
3B-03
Evaluation of the LEO based slant TEC data Xinan Yue
15:15-15:30
3B-04
Comparison of Ionosonde Profiles over the Republic of South Africa from Assimilating Space-Based GPS Data Using COSMIC and C/NOFS Satellites Along With Ground-Based GPS Measurements Philip Stephens
15:30-15:45 Coffee Break
< 1F Conference Room Lobby >
15:45-16:00
(invited talk)
4B-01
Radio tomography based on satellite beacon experiment and FORMOSAT-3/COSMIC radio occultation Mamoru Yamamoto
16:00-16:15
4B-02
On Local-Time Variation of the FORMOSAT-3/COSMIC RO Retrieved Deviation in the Ionospheric Density Profile Shin-Yi Su
16:15-16:30
4B-03
Overview of ionospheirc observations by Tiny Ionospheric Photometer P. K. Rajesh
16:30-16:45
4B-04
The mid-latitude summer nighttime anomaly observed by FOMOSAT-3/COSMIC Charles Lin
17:00-18:00 Session X1
( 1F Courtyard )
Workshop Poster Session
17:00-18:00 Session X2-A: Student Poster Session and Competition Evaluation
( 1F Courtyard )
Chair: Cheng Yuang Huang – NCU; Co-Chair: Ben Ho - UCAR
18:30:20:30 Workshop Banquet
( Location: HIH 14th F - VIP Room )

 

Day Two - AM :  Thursday  April 14, 2011
09:00-09:15
5A-01
On the consistency of radio occultation climatologies from different satellites and possible reasons for common systematic errors U. Foelsche
09:15-09:30
5A-02
Validation of refractivity profiles derived from METOP/GRAS and TerraSAR-X open-loop data Florian Zus
09:30-09:45
5A-03
Hilbert-Huang Transform (HHT) Applications to FORMOSAT-3 Constellation Satellite System Key Parameters Trending Data Studies Chen-Joe Fong
09:45-10:00
5A-04
Assessment of GPS IGOR receiver onboard FORMOSAT-3/COSMIC satellites Tzu-Pang Tseng
10:00-10:15
5A-05
The Characteristic of the Vertical Structure of Water Vapor over Taklimakan Desert From COSMIC Observations Jiuke Wang
09:00-09:15
(invited talk)
5B-01
Detection and location of plasma layers in the ionosphere of Earth and Venus by use of the radio occultation intensity-eikonal acceleration technique A.G. Pavelyev
09:15-09:30
5B-02
A Model Study on Data Distribution of GPS RO Measurements Naoto Yoshida
09:30-09:45
5B-03
On the Enhancement of Concentrated GNSS Radio Occultation Events to Account for Severe Weather Jyh-Ching Juang
09:45-10:00
5B-04
Phase Matching of GPS RO signals by Kirchhoff's Scale Diffraction Theoty Cheng-Yung Huang
10:00-10:15
5B-05
Development of the SLR technology: self-positioning and determination of geocentric coordinate in Taiwan Kwo-Hwa Chen
10:15-10:30 Coffee Break
( 1F Conference Room Lobby )
10:30-11:00 Keynote Address # 4:
GPS radio occultation for climate monitoring: Where we stand, what's next and what's beyond GPS”
Dr. Gottfried Kirchengast,
University of Graz
11:00-11:30 Keynote Address # 5:
The Importance of Earth Observation Constellations for Earth Observation
Dr. John LeBrecque,
NASA Headquarters
11:30-12:30 Session X2-B (1F Courtyard )
Extended Student Poster Session and Competition Evaluation
Chair: Cheng Yuang Huang – NCU; Co-Chair: Ben Ho - UCAR
12:00-13:00 Lunch Break
( 1F Cafeteria )
13:00-13:15
(invited talk)
7A-01
Impact of GPS Radio Occultation Data on Tropical Cyclone Prediction: Observing System Simulation Experiments (OSSE) for FORMOSAT-7/COSMIC-II Mission Ching-Yuang Huang
13:15-13:30
7A-02
A proposed satellite laser ranging station in Taiwan Cheinway Hwang
13:30-13:45
7A-03
Observations of the long-range transporting Saharan dust plumes from FORMOSAT-3/COSMIC constellation Kuo-Ying Wang
13:45-14:00
7A-04
Impact of FORMOSAT-3 GPS Data Assimilation on Regional Numerical Weather Prediction Pay-Liam Lin
14:00-14:15
7A-05
Vertical Wavenumber Spectra of Temperature Perturbations in the Stratosphere Observed with FORMOSAT-3/COSMIC GPS Radio Occultation Noersomadi
14:15-14:30
7A-06
Investigation into the comparison of radio occultation techniques using GPS measurements over the Australian area Chuan-Sheng Wang
14:30-14:45
7A-07
Assessment of COSMIC radio occultation retrieval product using global radiosonde data Borui Wang
14:45-15:00
7A-08
Low-degree gravity change from GPS data of COSMIC and GRACE satellite missions Tingjung Lin
13:00-13:20
(invited talk)
7B-01
How well do we understand the low latitude water vapor distribution? E. Robert Kursinski
13:20-13:35
7B-02
Long Term Assessment of Radiosonde Temperature Systematic Biases using COSMIC and CHAMP, GRACE from 2001 to 2010 Shu-peng Ho
13:35-13:50
7B-03
Reconstruction of the 3-dimensional structure of ENSO using radio occultation data Barbara Scherllin-Pirscher
13:50-14:05
7B-04
Structural Uncertainty of the CHAMP RO Climate Record from Different Data Centers A. K. Steiner
14:05-14:20
7B-05
Climatological patterns over South America derived from GPS RO data Peter Alexander
14:20-14:35
7B-06
A filtering method to improve the global gravity wave activity calculation in the troposphere and stratosphere from radio occultations Peter Alexander
14:35-14:50
7B-07
The volume of air conducive for the formation of PSC-NAT and PSC-ICE derived from Formosat-3/COSMIC and comparison with NCEP and ECMWF Reanalysis data S. Tulasi Ram
Post Workshop
Added
Atmospheric Radio Occultation as A Test for Climate Model Guido Visconti
14:50-15:15 Coffee Break
( 1F Conference Room Lobby )
15:15-15:35
S8-01/02
Space System Program Overview Nick Yen NSPO
Satellite Constellation Chen-Joe Fong NSPO
15:35-16:00
S8-03/04
Ground System Ground Network Dave Ector NOAA
Satellite Ops & Control Eddy Yang NSPO
16:00-16:20
S8-05/06
Data Process System TACC Operation Mark Cheng CWB
CDAAC Operation Bill Schreiner UCAR
16:20-17:00
S8-07/08
Scientific Overview Ionospheric & Space Weather Tiger Liu NSPO
Atmospheric and Climate Bill Kuo UCAR

 

Day Three - AM : Friday April 15, 2011
( 14F VIP Room Lobby )
09:00-10:10 Session 9: Future Mission and the Introduction of FORMOSAT-7/COSMIC-2
Chair: Nick Yen - NSPO ; Dave Ector - NOAA
09:00-09:20
S9-01
Brief Summary of CGMS / IROWG Activities A. von Engeln - EUMETSAT
09:20-09:40
S9-02
CICERO Instrument, Spacecraft, and Mission Developments Chris McCormick - BRE
09:40-10:00
S9-03
Introduction of FORMOSAT-7 / COSMIC Program Vicky Chu - NSPO
10:00-10:10
S9-04
Role of TTFRI in FORMOSAT-7 / COSMIC-2 : Current Status and Future Outlook Ming-En Hsieh -TTFRI
10:10-10:20 Coffee Break
( 14F VIP Room Lobby )
10:20-11:20 Session 10: Round Table Discussion and ICGPSRO Future Plan
Chair: Guey-Shin Chang – NSPO
11:20-11:30 Section 11: Student Poster Competition Award Ceremony
Chair: Ching-Yuang Huang - NCU
11:30-11:35 Section 12: Celebration of the 5th Launch Anniversary of FORMOSAT-3/COSMIC
Chair: Guey-Shin Chang – NSPO
11:35-11:45 Conclusion
Workshop Summary Report and Future Plan Announcement
(Secretariat – NSPO)
11:45-12:00 Closing Remarks
Chair: Guey-Shin Chang – NSPO
12:00-12:30 Luncheon to Go
12:30-18:00 Adjourn and Culture Tour

Session X1: Workshop Poster
NO. Title Author
PS-01 A new global mapping function based on COSMIC radio occultation data for a refined estimation of the zenith total delay: the MT-MF F. Vespe
PS-02 A Study on the Nighttime Midlatitude Ionospheric Trough, Observed by COSMIC Maosheng He
PS-03 Automatic and near real-time precise orbit determinations for the FORMOSAT-3/COSMIC satellites Yi-Shan Li
PS-04 On long-lasting positive ionospheric storms A.V. Suvorova
PS-05 The Introduction to KMA NWP System and impacts of satellite Data Dukjin Won
PS-06 Inter-annual observations of diurnal tidal components in SABER temperatures and COSMIC electron densities Loren C. Chang
PS-07 Multi-Satellite Observations of Ionopheric Electron Density and Elecron Temperature in the Weddell Sea Anomaly Region Fu-Yuan Chang
PS-08 Simulating GPS Radio Occultation paths Robert Norman
PS-09 An empirical model of S4 index measured by FORMOSAT-3/COSMIC Yoshihiro Kakinami
PS-10 Application of TaiWan Ionospheric Model (TWIM) to Single-Frequency GPS Positioning Ernest P. Macalalad
PS-11 Preliminary layout of the laser retroreflector for the COSMIC-II Ta-Kang Yeh
PS-12 Abnormal distribution of low-latitude ionospheric electron density during November 2004 Rui Xiao
PS-13 The observation of plasmaspheric electron content by FORMOSAT-3/COSMIC C. Y. Chen
PS-14 Solar flare effects in the equatorial ionosphere A. V. Dmitriev
PS-15 The Influence of GNSS Data Assimilation for the Predictability on Severe Weather Cases over Korea Jaewon Lee
PS-16 Reprocessing of Radio Occultation Data at EUMETSAT C. Marquardt
PS-17 A comparison of electric density profiles observed by FORMOSAT-3/COSMIC at 500 km and 800 km altitude C. Y. Lin
PS-18 The Reversed Hadley circulation over the Tibetan Plateau observed by FORMOSAT-3/COSMIC Yang-Yi Sun
PS-19 Assimilation of COSMIC/GPS Radio Occultation Measurements in GRAPES (Global and Regional Assimilation Prediction System) Yan Liu
PS-20 Scintillations Associated with Equatorial F-region Irregularities from FORMOSAT-3/COSMIC Observations C. P. Ko
PS-21 A Study of Antarctic Temperature and Ozone variation Chun-Chieh Hsiao

Session X2: Student Poster
NO. Title Author
SP01 The midlatitude electron density enhancement observed by FORMOSAT-3/COSMIC Shih-Ying Chang
SP02 Atmospheric Tidal Signatures in the Ionosphere Observed by FORMOSAT-3/COSMIC Jia-Ting Lin
SP03 Assimilating COSMIC GPS RO data for Investigating TC Genesis in the Eastern Atlantic Region Keren Rosado
SP04 A study on orbital determination of LEO sarellites by PPP for GPS RO excess phase Yu-Chi Li
SP05 Impact of Cycled 3DVar Assimilation of COSMIC Observations on Northeastern United States Simulations Stephen D. Nicholls
SP06 F3/C S4 index and Es variation in different geomagnetic period Shih-Ping Chen
SP07 The influence of environmental vertical wind shear on hurricane eye formation Diamilet Perez-Betancourt
SP08 The sunrise and sunset signatures observed by FORMOSAT-3/COSMIC Min-Yang Chou
SP09 Assimilation of GPS Radio Occultation profiles and its impact on the CPTEC-INPE's Global Model Flavio S. de Cerqueira
SP10 Stratospheric sudden warming observed by FORMOSA-3/COSMIC Hsuan-Hsien Huang
SP11 Remote Sensing of Ocean Surface using Digital Communication Signals Rashmi Shah
SP12 The observations of occultation total electron content by FORMOSAT-3/COSMIC during the transient luminous events observed by FORMOSAT-2 Yung-Chi Su
SP13 Turbulence Detection Using COSMIC/FORMOSAT-3 Radio Occultation Data Elliot H. Barlow
SP14 Long Range Transport of Mercury Acorss the Pacific: Data Collection and Analysis from Strom Peak Lab Zack Valdez
SP15 Correlating the Transport of Precipitable Water Vapor with Rainfall in a Complex Orographic Environment Before, During and After a Typhoon: Case Study of Typhoon Morakot Vanessa Almanza
SP16 Use of Airborne GPS Radio Occultation in the PRE-Depression Investigation of Cloud-systems in the Tropics(PREDICT) experiment Brian Murphy
SP17 Atmosphere anomalies during volcanic eruption observed by FORMOSAT-3/COSMIC Ling-Kai Pei
SP18 Ideas of COSMIC data applied to MTL region Chao-Tuan Cheng
SP19 Electron density difference between sunrise and sunset in altitudes Jian-Hua, Huang
SP20 A Numerical Study of Assimulating GPS RO data in Typhoon Fanapi Yi-Xin Wu
SP21 Global and Regional Distribution of Water Vapor from COSMIC Wen-Xin Deng
SP22 The GPS RO impact study on 2007 typhoon track forecasting Zhi-Ying Chen
SP23 The ionospheric mid-latitude trough observed by FORMOSAT-3/COSMIC during solar minimum I-Te Lee
SP24 Meridional winds derived from FORMOSAT-3/COSMIC and Fabry-Perot interferometer observations Shiang-Wei Chuang
SP25 Characteristics of Tropopause Height in Indian Monsoon Region Revealed by COSMIC GPS RO Data Jerry
SP26 Impact of FORMOSAT-3/COSMIC Radio Occultation, SSM/I and QuikSCAT data on the Simulation of Super Cyclone Gonu (2007) Anisetty
SP27 Longitudinal variations in the F-region ionosphere and the topside ionosphere/plasmasphere: observations and model simulations Nicholas Pedatella
SP28 Sensitivity of Parameterized Dust Emissions to Model Resolution Mark Waylonis
SP29 Impacts on CWB/GFS’s Typhoon Track Forecast Using the Assimilation of COSMIC GPSRO Local Refractivity Yu-Chun Chen
SP30 Student Poster: "Assessing the effects of water vapour on GPS Radio Occultation Signals: A heavy rainfall case study of Victoria" Ying Li
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