Conference Presentations

This page contains a list of informal conference presentations that I have authored or co-authored.

 

2018

Future presentations:

Otkin, J. A., R. Potthast, and A. Lawless, 2018: Nonlinear bias correction for satellite data assimilation using Taylor series polynomials. 22nd Conference on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface, Austin, TX.

Hain, C. R., M. C. Anderson, J. A. Otkin, T. Holmes, and F. Gao, 2018: Development of a global Evaporative Stress Index based on thermal and microwave LST towards improved monitoring of agricultural drought. 32nd Conference on Hydrology, Austin, TX.

Anderson, M. C., Y. Yang, F. Gao, C. Hain, J. A. Otkin, and Y. Yang, 2018: Impacts of pixel scale and phenology on the satellite-based Evaporative Stress Index. 32nd Conference on Hydrology, Austin, TX.

Y. Zhong, Hunt, E., and J. A. Otkin, 2017: An analysis of soil moisture and vegetation conditions during a period of rapid subseasonal oscillations between drought and pluvials over Texas during 2015. 32nd Conference on Hydrology, Austin, TX.

Otkin, J. A., Y. Zhong, M. C. Anderson, and C. Hain, 2018: Assessing the relationship between the satellite-derived Evaporative Stress Index and physical drivers of evapotranspiration during the growing season. 32nd Conference on Hydrology, Austin, TX.

J. I. Christian, J. B. Basara, J. A. Otkin, E. D. Hunt, and X. Xiao, 2018: The Evaporative Stress Index as an Indictor for Flash Drought Across the United States Using Reanalysis Datasets. 32nd Conference on Hydrology, Austin, TX.

Haigh, T., J. A. Otkin, and A. Mucia, 2018: Views of the 2016 Northern Plains flash drought: Farmer perspectives and remote sensing data. 32nd Conference on Hydrology, Austin, TX.

Lim, A., A. Huang, J. A. Jung, Z. Li, F. W. Nagle, G. Quinn, J. Woollen, S. B. Healy, J. A. Otkin, M. D. Goldberg, and R. Atlas, 2018: Imapct Analysis of LEO Hyperspectral Sensor IFOV Size on the Next Generation High-Resolution NWP Model Forecast Performance. 22nd Conference on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface, Austin, TX.

 

2017

 

Future presentations:

Hain, C. R., M. C. Anderson, J. A. Otkin, T. Holmes, and F. Gao, 2017: Development of a Global Evaporative Stress Index Based on Thermal and Microwave LST towards Improved Monitoring of Agricultural Drought. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, New Orleans, LA.

Hunt, E., J. A. Otkin, and Y. Zhong, 2017: An analysis of soil moisture and vegetation conditions during a period of rapid subseasonal oscillations between drought and pluvials over Texas during 2015. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, New Orleans, LA.

Yang, Y., M. C. Anderson, F. Gao, B. Wardlow, C. R. Hain, J. A. Otkin, J. Alfieri, Y. Yang, L. Sun, and W. Dulaney, 2017: Satellite-based mapping of field-scale stress indicators for crop yield forecasting: an application over Mead, NE. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, New Orleans, LA.

Past presentations:

Otkin, J. A., S. Nebuda, C. Rozoff, R. Sun, A. Collard, E. Liu, V. Tallapragada, M. Harrold, and L. Bernardet, 2017: Advancing Forecast Verification and Model Development Efforts through Development of a Flexible Satellite-Based Verification System for the Global Forecasting System. NGGPS Annual Review Meeting, College Park, MD.

Anderson, M. C., C. Hain, and J. A. Otkin, 2017: The Evaporative Stress Index as an agricultural drought indicator. 10th U.S. Drought Monitor Forum, Keystone, SD.

Hain, C., B. Zavodsky, J. Case, C. Blankenship, C. White, M. C. Anderson, J. A. Otkin, and X. Zhan, 2017: Mapping drought with satellite remote sensing and land surface modeling. 10th U.S. Drought Monitor Forum, Keystone, SD.

Lim, A., Z. Li, J. Jung, A. Huang, J. Woollen, F. W. Nagle, G. Quinn, S. B. Healy, J. A. Otkin, M. Goldberg, and R. Atlas, 2017: Impact analysis of LEO hyperspectral sensor IFOR size on the next generation high-resolution NWP model forecast performance. 21st Conference on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface, Seattle, WA.

Griffin, S. M., J. A. Otkin, C. M. Rozoff, J. M. Sieglaff, L. M. Cronce, C. R. Alexander, R. Bullock, J. Halley-Gotway, T. Jensen, and J. Wolff, 2017: Object-based verification for the HRRR model using simulated and observed GOES infrared brightness temperatures. 24th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction. Seattle, WA.

Otkin, J. A., D. Lorenz, M. Svoboda, M. Anderson, C. Hain, and Y. Zhong, 2017: An empirical method to generate probabilistic drought intensification forecasts over subseasonal time scales. 31st Conference on Hydrology, Seattle, WA.

Otkin, J. A., T. Haigh, M. Shafer, M. Svoboda, B. Wardlow, M. Anderson, and C. Hain, 2017: Faciltating the use of drought early warning information through interactions with agricultural stakeholders. 31st Conference on Hydrology, Seattle, WA.

 

2016

 

Otkin, J. A., A. Hutt, H. Reich, R. Faulwetter, A. Rhodin, R. Potthast, and A. Lawless, 2016: Assimilating all-sky SEVIRI and CRIS infrared brightness temperatures using the KENDA ensemble data assimilation system. 2016 EUMETSAT Satellite Conference, Darmstadt, Germany.

Otkin, J. A., S. Griffin, C. Rozoff, J. Sieglaff, and L. Cronce, 2016: Using geostationary satellite observations to assess the accuracy of short-range forecasts from the High-Resolution Rapid Refresh (HRRR) model. 2016 EUMETSAT Satellite Conference, Darmstadt, Germany.

Hutt, A., J. A. Otkin, H. Reich, R. Faulwetter, A. Rhodin, F. Harnisch, and R. Potthast, 2016: Assimilating all-sky SEVIRI infrared brightness temperatures using the KENDA ensemble data assimilation system. 16th EMS Annual Meeting & 11th European Conference on Applied Climatology (ECAC), Trieste, Italy.

Otkin, J. A., S. Griffin, J. Sieglaff, C. Rozoff, L. Cronce, R. Bullock, J. Halley-Gotway, T. Jensen, and J. Wolff, 2016: Using object-based verification with satellite infrared brightness temperatures to assess the accuracy of the HRRR model. 2nd Ensemble Design Workshop, College Park, MD. (Invited presentation)

Otkin, J. A., W. Lewis, A. Lenzen, B. McNoldy, and S. Majumdar, 2016: Evaluation of microphysics and cumulus parameterization schemes in the HWRF model using satellite infrared brightness temperatures. 21st Satellite Meteorology, Oceanography and Climatology Conference, Madison, WI.

Otkin, J. A., S. Griffin, C. Rozoff, J. Sieglaff, L. Cronce, and C. Alexander, 2016: Using GOES brightness temperatures to assess the accuracy of short-range forecasts from the High-Resolution Rapid Refresh (HRRR) model. 21st Satellite Meteorology, Oceanography and Climatology Conference, Madison, WI.

Otkin, J. A., R. Cintineo, T. Jones, S. Koch, L. Wicker, and D. Stensrud, 2016: Assimilation of satellite infrared brightness temperatures and Doppler radar observations during a convection-resolving Observing System Simulation Experiment. The Fifth International Symposium on Data Assimilation, Reading, United Kingdom.

Otkin, J. A., S. Griffin, J. Sieglaff, C. Rozoff, L. Cronce, and C. Alexander, 2016: Development of a GOES-based verification and forecaster guidance system for the High-Resolution Rapid Refresh model. National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO. (Invited talk)

Otkin, J. A., S. Griffin, J. Sieglaff, C. Rozoff, L. Cronce, and C. Alexander, 2016: Development of a GOES-based verification and forecaster guidance system for the High-Resolution Rapid Refresh model. NOAA Seminar Series, College Park, MD. (Invited talk)

Hacker, J., G. Descombes, B.-J. Jung, S. Nebuda, J. A. Otkin, H. Shao, C. Snyder, and F. Vandenberghe, 2016: Some progress on regional all-sky radiance assimilation. 14th JCSDA Workshop on Satellite Data Assimilation, Monterrey, CA.

Otkin J. A., R. Cintineo, T. A. Jones, S. Koch, L. Wicker, and D. Stensrud, 2016: Assimilation of satellite infrared brightness temperatures and Doppler radar observations in a high-resolution Observing System Simulation Experiment. The 7th EnKF Workshop, State College, PA.

Otkin, J. A., 2016: Using satellite observations to monitor drought conditions and to provide early warning of drought development. The World Meteorological Organization's Data Assimilation Observing Systems (DAOS) Working Group Meeting, Exeter, England. (Invited talk)

Lim, A., Z. Li, J. Jung, A. Huang, J. Woollen, F. W. Nagle, G. Quinn, S. B. Healy, J. A. Otkin, M. Goldberg, and R. Atlas, 2016: Impact analysis of LEO hyperspectral sensor IFOV size on the next generation high-resolution NWP model forecast performance. The WMO 6th Workshop on the Impact of Various Observing Systems on NWP, Shanghai, China.

Otkin, J. A., W. Lewis, A. Lenzen, B. McNoldy, and S. Majumdar, 2016: Evaluation of microphysics and cumulus parameterization schemes in the HWRF model using satellite observations. 32nd Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, San Juan, PR.

Otkin, J. A., M. C. Anderson, and C. Hain, 2016: Assessing the evolution of soil moisture and vegetation conditions during the 2012 United States flash drought. 30th Conference on Hydrology, New Orleans, LA.

Otkin, J. A., J. Sieglaff, S. Griffin, L. M. Cronce, and C. R. Alexander, 2016: Development of a GOES-based verification and forecaster guidance system for the High-Resolution Rapid Refresh model. 12th Annual Symposium on New Generation Operational Environmental Satellite Systems. New Orleans, LA.

Lim, A., Z. Li, J. Jung, A. Huang, J. Woollen, G. Quinn, F. Nagle, J. A. Otkin, M. Goldberg, and R. Atlas, 2015: Impact analysis of LEO hyperspectral sensor IFOV size on the next generation high-resolution NWP model forecast performance. 20th Conference on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface, New Orleans, LA.

Lim, A., Z. Li, J. Jung, A. Huang, J. Woollen, G. Quinn, F. Nagle, S. B. Healy, J. A. Otkin, M. Goldberg, and R. Atlas, 2015: Analysis of CrIS FOV sizes on the next generation high-resolution NWP model forecast performance through an OSSE. Fourth AMS Symposium on the Joint Center for Satellite Data Assimilation (JCSDA), New Orleans, LA.

Lorenz, D., J. A. Otkin, M. Svoboda, C. Hain, and M. C. Anderson, 2016: Probabilistic U.S. Drought Monitor Predictions Using Anomalies in Precipitation, Soil Moisture, and Evapotranspiration. 30th Conference on Hydrology, New Orleans, LA.

Cintineo, R. J. A. Otkin, T. A. Jones, S. Koch, L. Wicker, and D. Stensrud, 2016: Assimilation of GOES-R ABI satellite and WSR-88D radar observations during a convection-resolving OSSE. 20th Conference on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface (IOAS-AOLS), New Orleans, LA.

Hain, C., M. C. Anderson, J. A. Otkin, T. R. H. Holmes, and W. T. Crow, 2016: Implementing the Remotely Sensed Evaporative Stress Index Globally Using MODIS Day/Night Land-surface Temperatures. 30th Conference on Hydrology, New Orleans, LA.

Anderson, M. C., C. Zolin, P. Sentelhas, C. Hain, M. T. Yilmaz, F. Gao, J. A. Otkin, and R. Tetrault, 2016: A correlation analysis comparing satellite-based drought indicators with yields of major Brazilian crops. 30th Conference on Hydrology, New Orleans, LA.

 

2015

 

Huang, A., A. Lim, Z. Li, J. Jung, A. Huang, J. Woollen, G. Quinn, F. Nagle, J. A. Otkin, M. Goldberg, and R. Atlas, 2015: The Use of Observing System Simulation Experiments (OSSEs) to plan for the next generation hyperspectral sounders. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

Otkin, J. A., A. Perianez, A. Schomburg, R. Faulwetter, H. Reich, R. Cintineo, R. Potthast, and C. Schraff, 2015: Assimilating cloud-affected infrared brightness temperatures in a high-resolution numerical model using an ensemble data assimilation system. The 3rd Joint JCSDA-ECMWF Workshop on Assimilating Satellite Observations of Clouds and Precipitation into NWP Models, College Park, MD.

Nebuda, S., J. A. Otkin, T. Auligne, R. Bennartz, and J. Hacker, 2015: Assessing the Accuracy of Cloudy Sky Infrared and Microwave Brightness Temperatures in the GFS. The 3rd Joint JCSDA-ECMWF Workshop on Assimilating Satellite Observations of Clouds and Precipitation into NWP Models, College Park, MD.

Lim, A., Z. Li, J. Jung, A. Huang, J. Woollen, G. Quinn, F. Nagle, J. A. Otkin, M. Goldberg, and R. Atlas, 2015: Impact analysis of LEO hyperspectral sensor IFOV size on the next generation high-resolution NWP model forecast performance, International TOVS Study Conference, Lake Geneva, WI.

Nebuda, S., and J. A. Otkin, 2015: Assessing the Accuracy of Cloudy Sky Infrared and Microwave Brightness Temperatures in the GFS. International TOVS Study Conference, Lake Geneva, WI.

Cintineo, R. M., J. A. Otkin, T. A. Jones, S. Koch, L. J. Wicker, and D. J. Stensrud, 2015: Assimilation of GOES-R ABI satellite and WSR-88D radar observations during a convection-resolving OSSE. 2015 EUMETSAT Meteorological Satellite Conference, Toulouse, France.

Otkin, J. A., A. Perianez, A. Schomburg, F. Harnisch, R. Faulwetter, H. Reich, R. Cintineo, R. Potthast, and C. Schraff, 2015: Assimilating cloud-affected infrared brightness temperatures in a high-resolution numerical model using an ensemble data assimilation system. 2015 EUMETSAT Meteorological Satellite Conference, Toulouse, France. (Keynote talk)

Otkin, J. A., D. Lorenz, M. C. Anderson, C. Hain, and M. Svoboda, 2015: Using a thermal infrared-based drought index to assess drought conditions and to provide early warning of flash drought development. 2015 EUMETSAT Meteorological Satellite Conference, Toulouse, France.

Otkin, J. A., J. Sieglaff, S. Griffin, L. Cronce, and C. Alexander, 2015: Development of a GOES-based verification and forecaster guidance system for the High-Resolution Rapid Refresh model. 2015 EUMETSAT Meteorological Satellite Conference, Toulouse, France.

Otkin, J. A., J. Sieglaff, S. Griffin, L. Cronce, and C. Alexander, 2015: Development of a near-real-time GOES-based satellite verification and forecaster guidance system for the HRRR model. 23rd Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction, Chicago, IL.

Otkin, J. A., A. Perianez, A. Schomburg, F. Harnisch, R. Faulwetter, H. Reich, C. Schraff, and R. Potthast, 2015: Assimilating infrared brightness temperatures using an ensemble data assimilation system and a cloud-dependent bias correction scheme. 23rd Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction, Chicago, IL.

Cintineo, R., J. A. Otkin, T. A. Jones, S. Koch, L. Wicker, and D. Stensrud, 2015: Assimilation of GOES-R ABI satellite and WSR-88D radar observations during a convection-resolving OSSE. 23rd Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction, Chicago, IL.

Otkin, J. A., W. Lewis, A. Lenzen, B. McNoldy, and S. Majumdar, 2015: Using Synthetic Satellite Brightness Temperatures to Evaluate the Ability of the HWRF Model to Accurately Simulate Clouds and Moisture. HFIP Review Meeting, Miami, FL.

Nebuda, S., J. A. Otkin, T. Auligne, and R. Bennartz, 2015: Assessing the accuracy of cloudy infrared and microwave brightness temperatures in the GFS. 13th JCSDA Workshop on Satellite Data Assimilation, College Park, MD.

Otkin, J. A., J. Sieglaff, S. Griffin, L. Cronce, and C. Alexander, 2015: Development of a GOES-based verification and forecaster guidance system for the HRRR model. 13th JCSDA Workshop on Satellite Data Assimilation, College Park, MD.

Lim, A., Z. Li, J. Jung, H.-L. Huang, J. Woollen, G. Quinn, F. Nagle, J. A. Otkin, and M. Goldberg, 2015: Impact analysis of LEO hyperspectral sensor IFOV size on the next generation NWP model forecast performance. 2015 NOAA Satellite Science Week, Green Belt, MD.

Hain, C., M. C. Anderson, J. A. Otkin, X. Zhan, and L. Fang, 2015: The use of the Evaporative Stress Index for monitoring drought over California. AGU Chapman Conference California Drought: Causes, Impacts, and Policy, Irvine, CA.

Otkin, J. A., M. Shafer, M. Svoboda, B. Wardlow, and M. C. Anderson, 2015: Facilitating the use of drought early warning information through interactions with stakeholders. 13th Annual Climate Prediction Applications Science Workshop (CPASW), Las Cruces, NM.

Otkin, J. A., 2015: Ensemble data assimilation and model validation studies using cloud and water vapor sensitive infrared brightness temperatures. NOAA Science Seminar Series, College Park, MD. (Invited talk)

Perianez, A., J. A. Otkin, A. Schomburg, R. Faulwetter, H. Reich, C. Schraff, R. Potthast, K. Okamoto, K. Bessyo, H. Seko, and T. Miyoshi, 2015: Cloud-affected infrared brightness temperature assimilation using a local ensemble transform Kalman filter. 2015 International Symposium on Data Assimilation, Kobe, Japan.

Harnisch, F., A. Perianez, J. A. Otkin, L. Scheck, and M. Weissmann, 2015: Characterization of SEVIRI satellite observations and their potential for convective-scale ensemble data assimilation. 2015 International Symposium on Data Assimilation, Kobe, Japan.

Otkin, J. A., 2015: Using infrared satellite observations for model validation, data assimilation, and drought monitoring. Pennsylvania State University Seminar Series, State College, PA. (Invited talk)

Otkin, J. A., M. C. Anderson, C. Hain, M. Svoboda, 2015: Temporal changes in drought indices used to provide early warning of drought development over sub-seasonal time scales. 29th Conference on Hydrology, Phoenix, AZ.

Lim, A., J. Jung, H.-L. Huang, J. A. Otkin, and M. Goldberg, 2015: Impact analysis of LEO hyperspectral sensor IFOV size on the next generation NWP model forecast performance. 19th Conference on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface, Phoenix, AZ.

Perianez, A., J. A. Otkin, A. Schomburg, R. Faulwetter, H. Reich, C. Schraff, and R. Potthast, 2015: Infrared brightness temperature assimilation using an LETKF at convection-resolving resolutions. Eugenia Kalnay Symposium, Phoenix, AZ.

Basara, J. B., J. A. Otkin, H. R. Mahan, M. C. Anderson, C. Hain, P. Wagle, and X. Xiao, 2015: Local Contributors and Predictability of Flash Drought at the Marena Oklahoma In Situ Sensor Testbed (MOISST) During 2012. 29th Conference on Hydrology, Phoenix, AZ.

Cintineo, R. M., J. A. Otkin, T. A. Jones, S. Koch, L. J. Wicker, and D. J. Stensrud, 2015: Assimilation of GOES-R ABI satellite and WSR-88D radar observations during a convection-resolving Observing System Simulation Experiment. 19th Conference on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface, Phoenix, AZ.

 

2014

 

Otkin, J. A., M. C. Anderson, C. Hain, M. Svoboda, 2014: Temporal changes in drought indices provide early warning of drought development over sub-seasonal time scales. 2014 American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

Anderson, M. C., C. Hain, and J. A. Otkin, 2014: Implementing the remotely sensed Evaporative Stress Index globally using MODIS day/night land-surface temperatures. 2014 American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

Basara, J. B., J. A. Otkin, H. R. Mahan, M. C. Anderson, and C. Hain, 2014: Local contributors and predictability of flash drought at the Marena Oklahoma In Situ Sensor Testbed (MOISST) during 2012. 2014 American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

Otkin, J. A., 2014: Monitoring drought conditions using the satellite-derived Evaporative Stress Index. United States Geological Survey, Madison, WI. (Invited talk)

Cintineo, R., J. A. Otkin, T. Jones, S. Koch, L. Wicker, and D. Stensrud, 2014: Assimilation of satellite and radar observations during a convection-resolving Observing System Simulation Experiment. 27th Conference on Severe Local Storms, Madison, WI.

Saide, P. E., S. Spak, B. Pierce, J. A. Otkin, T. K. Schaack, A. K. Heidinger, A. Da Silva, M. Kacenelenbogen, and G. Carmichael, 2014: Central American biomass burning smoke impacts on tornado severity in the US: Mechanism and multiple episode analysis. 27th Conference on Severe Local Storms, Madison, WI.

Otkin, J. A., M. C. Anderson, C. Hain, M. Svoboda, 2014: Using temporal changes in drought indices to provide early warning of drought development over sub-seasonal time scales. NOAA's 39th Climate Diagnostics and Prediction Workshop, St. Louis, MO.

Semmens, K., M. C. Anderson, F. Gao, W. Kustas, I. Mladenova, C. Hain, D. Johnson, and J. A. Otkin, 2014: Using daily field-scale evapotranspiration (ET) derived with multi-sensor data fusion for monitoring crop condition and yield in central Iowa, United States. 4th International Symposium on Recent Advances in Quantitative Remote Sensing, Valencia, Spain.

Saide, P., S. Spak, R. Pierce, J. A. Otkin, T. K. Schaack, A. K. Heidinger, A. M. da Silva, M. Kacenelenbogen, J. Redemann, and G. R. Carmichael, 2014: Central American biomass burning smoke can increase tornado severity in the US. 13th Quadrennial iGACGP Symposium/13th IGAC Science Conference, Natal, Brazil.

Otkin, J. A., 2014: Monitoring Drought Conditions using the Evaporative Stress Index. Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies Climate, People, and the Environment Program seminar, Madison, WI. (Invited talk)

Cintineo, R., J. A. Otkin, M. Xue, and F. Kong, 2014: Using synthetic satellite observations to evaluate the performance of PBL and cloud microphysical parameterization schemes. World Weather Open Science Conference, Montreal, Canada.

Otkin, J. A., M. C. Anderson, C. Hain, M. Svoboda, 2014: Using temporal changes in drought indices to provide drought early warning over sub-seasonal time scales. World Weather Open Science Conference, Montreal, Canada.

Cintineo, R., J. A. Otkin, T. A. Jones, S. Koch, L. Wicker, and D. J. Stensrud., 2014: Assimilation of satellite and radar observations in a convection-resolving observing system simulation experiment. World Weather Open Science Conference, Montreal, Canada.

Schomburg, A., C. Schraff, S. Declair, A. Parianez, J. A. Otkin, and R. Potthast, 2014: Assimilation of satellite cloud information at the convective scale using an Ensemble Kalman Filter. World Weather Open Science Conference, Montreal, Canada.

Thompson, G., M. Tewari, K. Ikeda, S. Tessendorf, J. A. Otkin, and F. Kong, 2014: Evaluation of coupled versus uncoupled cloud physics and radiation in WRF. World Weather Open Science Conference, Montreal, Canada.

Otkin, J. A., 2014: Using Satellite Observations for Model Validation, Data Assimilation, and Drought Monitoring. Ludwig-Maximilians University, Munich, Germany. (Invited talk)

Otkin, J. A., 2014: Assimilating cloudy sky infrared brightness temperatures using an ensemble Kalman filter. 6th EnKF Workshop, Buffalo, NY. (Invited talk)

Cintineo, R., J. A. Otkin, T. Jones, S. Koch, L. Wicker, and D. Stensrud, 2014: Assimilation of satellite and radar observations during a convection-resolving Observing System Simulation Experiment. 6th EnKF Workshop, Buffalo, NY.

Perianez, A., A. Schomburg, J. A. Otkin, and R. Faulwetter, 2014: Steps towards pre-operational brightness temperature assimilation with LETKF at convective-scale. 6th EnKF Workshop, Buffalo, NY.

Otkin, J. A., 2014: Using Satellite Observations for Model Validation, Data Assimilation, and Drought Monitoring. European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellite (EUMETSAT), Darmstadt, Germany. (Invited talk)

Anderson, M. C., C. Hain, K. A. Semmens, J. A. Otkin, C. Cammalleri, W. P. Kustas, and F. Gao, 2014: The unique value of landsurface temperature for mapping evapotranspiration and drought. 31st Conference on Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, Portland, OR.

Otkin, J. A., 2014: Exploring the impact of cloud-affected satellite observations in an ensemble Kalman filter assimilation system. 2014 International Symposium on Data Assimilation, Munich, Germany. (Invited talk)

Otkin, J. A., M. C. Anderson, C. Hain, and M. Svoboda, 2014: Examining the relationship between drought development and rapid changes in the thermal-based Evaporative Stress Index. 28th Conference on Hydrology, Atlanta, GA.

Cintineo, R., J. A. Otkin, M. Xue, and F. Kong, 2014: Using Synthetic Satellite Observations to Evaluate the Performance of Planetary Boundary Layer and Cloud Microphysical Parameterization Schemes in Convection-Permitting Model Simulations. 22nd Conference on Numerical Weather Predictio, Atlanta, GA.

Saide, P. E., S. Spak, B. Pierce, J. A. Otkin, R. M. Rabin, T. Schaack, A. Heidinger, A. Da Silva, M Kacenelenbogen, J. Redemann, and G. R. Carmichael, 2014, Role of Central American biomass burning smoke in increasing tornado severity in the U.S. Sixth Symposium on Aerosol-Cloud-Climate Interactions, Atlanta, GA.

Cintineo, R., J. A. Otkin, T. A. Jones, S. Koch, L. Wicker, and D. J. Stensrud., 2014: Assimilation of satellite and radar observations in a convection-resolving Observing System Simulation Experiment. 22nd Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction, Atlanta, GA.

Semmens, K. A., M. C. Anderson, I. Mladenova, C. Hain, J. A. Otkin, and N. Guindin, 2014: Assessing the remote sensing derived Evaporative Stress Index with ground observations of crop conditions to advance drought early warning. 28th Conference on Hydrology, Atlanta, GA.

Spade, D. M., W. R. Denito, J. B. Basara, and J. A. Otkin, 2014: New insight into the development of flash drought: A case study at the Marena Oklahoma In Situ Sensor Testbed. 28th Conference on Hydrology, Atlanta, GA.

 

2013


Saide, P. E., S. Spak, B. Pierce, J. A. Otkin, R. M. Rabin, T. Schaack, A. Heidinger, A. Da Silva, M Kacenelenbogen, J. Redemann, and G. R. Carmichael, 2013, Role of Central American biomass burning smoke in increasing tornado severity in the U.S. 2013 American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, Effects of Aerosol on Convective Clouds, San Francisco, CA.

Semmens, K. A., M. C. Anderson, I. Mladenova, C. Hain, J. A. Otkin, and N. Guindin, 2013: Assessing the remote sensing derived Evaporative Stress Index with ground observations of crop conditions to advance drought early warning. 2013 American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, Remote Sensing Applications for Water Resources Management, San Francisco.

Otkin, J. A., and R. Cintineo, 2013: Using regional-scale OSSEs to explore the impact of water vapor sensitive infrared brightness temperatures on analysis and forecast accuracy. 6th WMO Symposium on Data Assimilation, College Park, MD.

Otkin, J. A., 2013: Assimilation of water vapor sensitive infrared brightness temperatures during a high impact weather event. 2013 EUMETSAT Meteorological Satellite Conference & 19th American Meteorological Society AMS Satellite Meteorology, Oceanography, and Climatology Conference, Vienna, Austria.

Anderson, M. C., C. Cammalleria, C. R. Hain, J. A. Otkin, X. Zhan, and W. K. Kustas, 2013: Using a diagnostic soil-plant-atmosphere model for monitoring drought at field to continental scales. Four Decades of Progress in Monitoring and Modeling of Processes in the Soil-Plant-Atmosphere System: Applications and Challenges, Napoli, Italy.

Rogal, M., K. Bah, T. Greenwald, B. Pierce, A. Lenzen, J. A. Otkin, J. Davies, E. Borbas, J. Sieglaff, and H.-L. Huang, 2013: Near-real-time validation of simulated GOES-R ABI radiances and derived products, using the WRF-Chem model forecast over CONUS for all 16 bands. NOAA 2013 Satellite Conference for Direct Readout, GOES/POES, and GOES-R/JPSS Users, College Park, MD.

Otkin, J. A., 2013: Assimilation of water vapor sensitive infrared brightness temperatures during a cool season high impact weather event. NOAA 2013 Satellite Conference for Direct Readout, GOES/POES, and GOES-R/JPSS Users, College Park, MD.

Greenwald, T., B. Pierce, T. Schaack, J. A. Otkin, K. Bah, J. Davies, J. Sieglaff, A. Lenzen, J. Nelson, M. Rogal, and H.-L. Huang, 2013: Near real-time proxy ABI products for GOES-R user readiness. NOAA 2013 Satellite Conference for Direct Readout, GOES/POES, and GOES-R/JPSS Users, College Park, MD.

Huang, H.-L., A. Lim, Z. Li, J. A. Otkin, and W. Bai, 2013: Geo-hyperspectral infrared imager sounder - Flash floods simulation and assimilation study. Third IASI Conference, Hyres, France.

Otkin, J. A., 2013: Regional-scale OSSEs used to explore the impact of infrared brightness temperature observations. Warn-on-Forecast and High Impact Weather Workshop, Norman, OK.

Anderson, M. C., C. Hain, J. A. Otkin, and X. Zhan, 2013: Evaluation of a Remotely Sensed Evaporative Stress Index for Monitoring Patterns of Anomalous Water Use. 27th Conference on Hydrology, Austin, TX.

Jones, T. A., J. A. Otkin, D. J. Stensrud, and K. H. Knopfmeier, 2013: Assimilating simulated radar and satellite data using an OSSE experiment from 24 December 2009. Ninth Annual Symposium on Future Operational Environmental Satellite Systems, Austin, TX.

Schmit, T. J., M. Gunshor, K. Bah, J. Gurka, and J. A. Otkin, 2013: Preparing for the Advanced Baseline Imager on the GOES-R series. Ninth Annual Symposium on Future Operational Environmental Satellite Systems, Austin, TX.

Greenwald, T., B. Pierce, J. A. Otkin, T. Schaack, J. Davies, E. Borbas, M. Rogal, J. Sieglaff, and H. L. Huang, 2013: Near-Real-Time Simulated ABI Imagery for User Readiness, Retrieval Algorithm Evaluation and Model Verification. Ninth Annual Symposium on Future Operational Environmental Satellite Systems, Austin, TX.

Otkin, J. A., M. C. Anderson, C. Hain, I. Mladenova, J. Basara, and M. Svoboda, 2013: Examining flash drought development using the Evaporative Stress Index (ESI). 27th Conference on Hydrology, Austin, TX.

 

2012

 

Li, J., H.-L., Huang, P. Menzel, T. Schmit, J. A. Otkin, C. Velden, P. Wang, and J. Li, 2012: Assimilation of satellite data in regional NWP -- current progress and challenges. Earth Cube Workshop -- Shaping the Development of EarthCube to Enable Advances in Data Assimilation and Ensemble Prediction, Boulder, CO.

Li, J., J. A. Otkin, Z. Li, and B. Pierce, 2012: Simulate all-weather hyperspectral infrared sounder radiances for OSSEs. Observing System Simulation Experiments (OSSEs): Challenges and Successes, San Francicso, CA.

Gunshor, M. M., T. J. Schmit, K. Bah, and J. A. Otkin, 2012: The new and improved imager on GOES-R. Geostationary Satellite Data Generation, San Francisco, CA.

Crowell, S., D. D. Turner, and J. A. Otkin, 2012: Assimilation of thermodynamic and dynamic boundary layer profile data. Observing System Simulation Experiments (OSSEs): Challenges and Successes, San Francisco, CA.

Anderson, M. C., C. Hain, J. A. Otkin, and X. Zhan, 2012: Evaluation of a remotely sensed Evaporative Stress Index for monitoring patterns in anomalous water use. Advancing Drought Monitoring and Prediction with Applications to Decision Making, San Francisco, CA.

Otkin, J. A., 2012: Using regional-scale OSSEs to explore the impact of infrared brightness temperature observations. 5th Meeting of the World Meteorological Organization’s THORPEX ICSC DAOS Working Group, Madison, WI.

Otkin, J. A., B. Pierce, A. Lenzen, J. Jung, and S. Nolin, 2012: CIMSS Science Support for the NESDIS S4 Supercomputer. JCSDA 10th Workshop on Satellite Data Assimilation. College Park, MD.

Otkin, J. A, T. A. Jones, K. Knopfmeier, and D. J. Stensrud, 2012: Evaluation of assimilating radar and satellite observations during a cool season OSSE. National Weather Association Annual Meeting, Madison, WI.

Schmit, T. J., M. M. Gunshor, K. Bah, J. J. Gurka, and J. A. Otkin, 2012: Operational uses of the ABI (Advanced Baseline Imager) on the GOES-R series. National Weather Association Annual Meeting, Madison, WI.

Lindsey, D. T., J. A. Otkin, J. Sieglaff, D. Bikos, L. Grasso, and C. Siewart, 2012: Improving forecasts of clouds and convection using simulated satellite imagery. National Weather Association Annual Meeting, Madison, WI.

Otkin, J. A., 2012: Assessing the impact of the horizontal covariance localization radius when assimilating infrared brightness temperature observations. 5th EnKF Workshop, Renssellaerville, NY.

Otkin, J. A., 2012: Assimilation of water vapor sensitive infrared brightness temperature observations during a high impact weather event. 5th EnKF Workshop, Renssellaerville, NY.

Rabin, R., J. Zhang, B. Kuligowski, J. A. Otkin, L. Grasso, and V. Lakshmanan, 2012: Improvements to QPE using GOES visible ABI and model data. GOES-R Science Week, Kansas City, KS.

Greenwald, T. J., J. Davies, E. Borbas, J. A. Otkin, J. Sieglaff, H.-L. Huang, 2012: Highlights of CIMSS GOES-R AWG Proxy Data Activities. GOES-R Science Week, Kansas City, KS.

Siewart, C., B. Rabin, D. Kingfield, J. A. Otkin, D. Lindsey, L. Grasso, J. Knaff, M. Folmer, A. Molthan, and S. Weiss, 2012: GOES-R Proving Ground: Demonstration of imagery products at NOAA's Storm Prediction Center and Hazardous Weather Testbed. GOES-R Science Week, Kansas City, KS.

Schmit, T. J., K. Bah, M. Gunshor, T. Rink, J. A. Otkin, J. Feltz, and A. Schreiner, 2012: Imagery from the ABI on GOES-R. GOES-R Science Week, Kansas City, KS.

Otkin, J. A., 2012: Assessing the impact of the horizontal covariance localization radius used during the assimilation of satellite infrared brightness temperature observations. Warn-on-Forecast and High Impact Weather Workshop, Norman, OK.

Otkin, J. A., 2012: Regional-scale OSSEs used to explore the impact of ABI infrared brightness temperature observations. Regional OSSE Workshop, Norman, OK.

Anderson, M.C., G. Diak, J. A. Otkin, J. R. Mecikalski, and C. Hain, 2012: Calibrating GOES-based insolation products for climatological analyses of evapotranspiration over the U.S. 24th Conference on Climate Variability and Change, New Orleans, LA.

Otkin, J. A., 2012: Assessing the impact of the horizontal covariance localization radius used during the assimilation of infrared brightness temperature observations. 16th Conference on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface, New Orleans, LA.

Otkin, J. A., D. Bikos, J. Sieglaff, D. T. Lindsey, L. Grasso, C. Siewart, R. Rabin, J. Kain, and S. Dembak, 2012: Using synthetic satellite imagery to evaluate real-time model forecast performance during the Hazardous Weather Testbed Spring Experiment. 18th Conference on Satellite Meteorology, Oceanography and Climatology, New Orleans, LA.

Lakshmanan, V., R. Rabin, J. A. Otkin, J. S. Kain, and S. R. Dembek, 2012: Visualizaing model data using a fast approximation of a radiative transfer model. 10th Conference on Artificial Intelligence Applications to Environmental Science, New Orleans, LA.

Bah, K., T. Achtor, T. D. Rink, T. J. Schmit, J. A. Otkin, and J. Gerth, 2012: Preparation for use of the GOES-R Advanced Baseline Imager (ABI). 8th Annual Symposium on Future Operational Environmental Satellite Systems, New Orleans, LA.

 

2011

 

Zupanski, M., S. Q. Zhang, J. A. Otkin, A. Y. Hou, X. Lin, and S. H. Cheung, 2011: Downscaling GPM-like satellite precipitation information by WRF ensemble data assimilation system. 2011 PMM Science Team Meeting, Denver, CO.

Lindsey, D. T., L. Grasso, D. Bikos, J. A. Otkin, J. Sieglaff, C. Siewart, R. Rabin, and J. Kain, 2011: Simulated satellite imagery: A new tool for real-time model evaluation. National Weather Association Meeting, Birmingham, AL.

Schmit, T. J., K. Bah, M. M. Gunshor, J. Li, S. Bachmeier, J. A. Otkin, S. Goodman, and J. Gurka, 2011: The Advanced Baseline Imagery (ABI) on the GOES-R series. National Weather Association Annual Meeting, Birmingham, AL.

Rabin, R., J. Zhang, B. Kuligowski, J. A. Otkin, L. Grasso, and V. Lashmanan, 2011: Improvements to QPE using GOES visible ABI and model data. GOES-R Science Week, Huntsville, AL.

Otkin, J. A., 2011: Assessing the impact of the covariance localization radius when assimilating infrared brightness temperature observations using an EnKF system. 14th Conference on Mesoscale Processes, Los Angeles, CA.

Schmit, T. J., K. Bah, M. Gunshor, J. A. Otkin, and T. Rink, 2011: Imagery from the ABI on GOES-R. GOES-R Annual Meeting, Ft. Collins, CO.

Turner, D. D., J. A. Otkin, D. C. Hartung, R. Peterson, W. F. Feltz, and E. Janzon, 2011: “Moving towards an operational ground-based network for boundary layer profiling”. Invited seminar in the Institute for Geophysics and Meteorology, University of Cologne, Germany.

Otkin, J. A., 2011: GOES-R ABI proxy radiance dataset generation and data assimilation activities at CIMSS. High Impact Weather Working Group Workshop, Norman, OK.

Otkin, J. A., D. C. Hartung, D. D. Turner, R. A. Petersen, W. F. Feltz, and E. Janzon, 2011: Assimilation of surface-based profiler observations during an observation system simulation experiment. Part 1: Analysis Impact. 15th Conference on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface, Seattle, WA.

Hartung, D. C., J. A. Otkin, R. A Petersen, D. D. Turner, and W. F. Feltz, 2011: Assimilation of surface-based profiler observations during an observations system simulation experiment. Part 2: Forecast Assessment. 15th Conference on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface, Seattle, WA.

Feltz, W., K. Bah, K. Bedka, L. M. Cronce, J. Gerth, J. S. Kain, S. S. Lindstrom, J. A. Otkin, T. J. Schmit, J. Sieglaff, C. W. Siewart, and R. Rabin, 2011: University of Wisconsin proving ground participation within the NOAA Hazardous Weather Testbed. First Conference on Transition of Research to Operations: Successes, Plans and Challenges, Seattle, WA.

Li, J., J. Li, H. Liu, J. A. Otkin, and T. J. Schmit, 2011: High impact weather nowcasting and short range forecasting using advanced IR soundings. Seventh Annual Symposium on Future Operational Environmental Satellite Systems, Seattle, WA.

Davies, J. E., T. Greenwald, J. A. Otkin, Y. K. Lee, J. Sieglaff, and A. Huang, 2011: A comparison of forward radiative transfer models used in the production of simulated proxy data for the GOES-R ABI. Seventh Annual Symposium on Future Operational Environmental Satellite Systems, Seattle, WA.

Bah, K., T. J. Schmit, J. Gerth, M. Cronce, and J. A. Otkin, 2011: Preparation for use of GOES-R Advanced Baseline Imager (ABI). Seventh Annual Symposium on Future Operational Environmental Satellite Systems, Seattle, WA.

Petersen, R.A., J. A. Otkin, D. Hartung,, D. Turner, W. F. Feltz and E. Janzon, 2010: A ‘Nationwide Network of Networks’: Investigating the impacts of a potential ground-based profiling system using an Observing System Simulation Experiment. NOAA/NASA/FAA Aviation Requirements Workshop, Boulder, CO.

 

2010

 

Lindsey, D. T., L. Grasso, J. Sieglaff, J. A. Otkin, R. Rabin, and J. Kain, 2010: Simulating GOES-R satellite imagery from WRF output. 25th Conference on Severe Local Storms, Denver, CO.

Hartung, D. C., J. A. Otkin, R. Petersen, D. Turner, W. F. Feltz and E. Janzon, 2010: A ‘Nationwide Network of Networks’: Investigating the impacts of a potential ground-based profiling system using an Observing System Simulation Experiment. AOS Department Seminar, Madison, WI.

Otkin, J. A., 2010: The relative impact of clear and cloudy sky infrared brightness temperatures within an ensemble data assimilation system. 17th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, Annapolis, MD.

Feltz, W. F., K. Bah, K. Bedka, L. M. Cronce, J. Gerth, J. S. Kain, S. S. Lindstrom, J. A. Otkin, T. J. Schmit, J. Sieglaff, C. W. Siewart, and R. M Rabin, 2010: UW-CIMSS GOES-R Proving Ground Participation in the Storm Prediction Center Hazardous Weather Testbed. 17th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, Annapolis, MD.

Schmit, T. J., K. Bah, M. M. Gunshor, J. Li, S. Bachmeier, J. A. Otkin, J. Gerth, J. J. Gurka, and S. Goodman, 2010: The ABI (Advanced Baseline Imager) on the GOES-R series. GOES-R Proving Ground Meeting, Honolulu, HI.

Turner, D., J. A. Otkin, D. Hartung, R. Peterson, W. Feltz, and E. Janzon, 2010: Impact of assimilating retrievals of temperature and humidity profiles from a ground-based network on a winter storm forecast. EU COST 0702: Integrated Ground-based Observations of Essential Variables for Climate and Operational Meteorology. Paris, France.

Otkin, J. A., and W. Lewis, 2010: Assimilation of simulated ABI infrared brightness temperatures using an ensemble Kalman filter data assimilation system.11th Annual WRF User's Workshop, Boulder, CO.

Bah, K., T. Schmit, W. Feltz, J. Gerth, S. Bachmeier, J. A. Otkin, G. Wade, and W. Straka, 2010: Preparation for use of the GOES-R Advanced Baseline Imager (ABI). GOES-R AWG Annual Meeting, Madison, WI.

Turner, D. D., J. A. Otkin, D. C. Hartung, R. Peterson, W. F. Feltz, and E. Janzon, 2010: Impact of assimilating retreivals of temperature and humidity profiles from a ground-based network on a winter storm forecast. 10th Workshop on Infrared Remote Sensing Applications, Quebec City, QB.

Otkin, J. A., and W. Lewis, 2010: Assimilation of simulated ABI infrared brightness temperatures using an ensemble Kalman filter. The 4th Ensemble Data Assimilation Workshop, Renssellaerville, NY.

Schmit, T. J., K. Bah, J. Gerth, M. Cronce, J. A. Otkin, and J. Sieglaff, 2010: A Weather Event Simulator (WES) for the GOES-R Advanced Baseline Imager (ABI). 6th Annual Symposium on Future National Operational Environmental Satellite Systems-NPOESS and GOES-R, Atlanta, GA.

Bah, K., T. J. Schmit, T. Achtor, T. Rink, W. Wolf, J. A. Otkin, J. Sieglaff, and J. Foltz, 2010: Using McIDAS-V in preperation for the GOES-R ABI. 6th Annual Symposium on Future National Operational Environmental Satellite Systems-NPOESS and GOES-R, Atlanta, GA.

Otkin, J. A., and W. E. Lewis, 2010: Assimilation of simulated infrared brightness temperatures as part of an OSSE employing the Ensemble Kalman Filter. 14th Symposium on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface, Atlanta, GA.

Otkin, J. A., J. Sieglaff, T. Greenwald, and H.-L. Huang, 2010: Model-derived proxy ABI radiance datasets used for GOES-R research and demonstration activities. 6th Annual Symposium on Future National Operational Environmental Satellite Systems-NPOESS and GOES-R, Atlanta, GA.

 

2009

 

Bah, K., T. J. Schmit, T. Achtor, T. Rink, W. Wolf, J. A. Otkin, J. Sieglaff, and J. Feltz, 2009: Operational uses of bands on the GOES-R Advanced Baseline Imager (ABI). 6th GOES User's Conference, Madison, WI.

Li, J., J. Li, J. A. Otkin, H. Liu, and T. J. Schmit, 2009: High impact weather study using advanced IR sounding product. 6th GOES User's Conference, Madison, WI.

Bah, K., J. Sieglaff, T. Schmit, J. Gerth, S. Bachmeier, S. Acherman, W. Feltz, K. Strabala, G. Wade, and J. A. Otkin, 2009: CIMSS activities in support of the GOES-R Proving Ground Plans. 6th GOES User's Conference, Madison, WI.

Otkin, J. A., J. Sieglaff, T. Greenwald, and H.-L. Huang, 2009: New large-scale model-derived proxy ABI datasets available for GOES-R research and demonstration activities. 6th GOES User's Conference, Madison, WI.

Otkin, J. A., T. Greenwald, J. Sieglaff, M. Gunshor, K. Bah, T. Schmit, H.-L. Huang, and S. Wanzong, 2009: High-resolution simulated ABI datasets used for GOES-R research and demonstration activities. 6th GOES User's Conference, Madison, WI.

Bedka, K. M., J. Brunner, R. Dworak, W. Feltz, and J. A. Otkin, 2009: Objective satellite-based overshooting top detection using infrared window channel brightness temperature gradients. 2009 National Weather Association Annual Meeting, Norfolk, VA.

Bah, K., J. Gerth, T. J. Schmit, M. Cronce, J. A. Otkin, and J. Sieglaff, 2009: Operational uses of bands on the GOES-R Advanced Baseline Imager (ABI). 2009 National Weather Association Annual Meeting, Norfolk, VA.

Li, J., T. J. Schmit, J. Li, J. A. Otkin, and B. Ye, 2009: Four dimensional atmospheric temperature and moisture structures from future geostationary weather satellite and the potential applications. 6th International Symposium on Digital Earth, Beijing, China.

Wanzong, S., C. Velden, H.-L. Huang, J. A. Otkin, and T. Greenwald, 2009: Simulated atmospheric motion vectors (AMVs) within the GOES-R Analysis Facility for Instrument Impacts on Requirements (GRAFIIR). EUMETSAT Meteorological Satellite Conference, Bath, UK.

Hartung, D. C., J. A. Otkin, J. E. Martin, and D. D. Turner, 2009: The life cycle of an undular bore and its interaction with a shallow, intense cold front. 13th Conf. on Mesoscale Processes, Salt Lake City, UT.

Otkin, J. A., J. Sieglaff, T. Greenwald, and H.-L. Huang, 2009: New large-scale model-derived proxy ABI datasets available for GOES-R research and demonstration activities. GOES-R AWG Annual Meeting, Adelphi, MD.

Pierce, R. B, T. Schaack, A. Lenzen, G. Grell, S. Peckham, Q. Liu, and J. A. Otkin, 2009: High Resolution WRF-Chem ozone and aerosol simulations for GOES-R ABI proxy data. GOES-R AWG Annual Meeting, Adelphi, MD.

Schaack, T., B. Pierce, A. Lenzen, G. Grell, S. Peckham, and J. A. Otkin, 2009: High-resolution coupled RAQMS/WRF-CHEM ozone and aerosol simulations for GOES-R research. 10th Annual WRF User's Workshop, Boulder, CO.

Otkin, J. A., T. Greenwald, J. Sieglaff, M. Gunshor, K. Bah, T. Schmit, H.-L. Huang, and S. Wanzong, 2009: High-resolution simulated ABI datasets used for GOES-R research and demonstration activities. 10th Annual WRF User's Workshop, Boulder, CO.

Otkin, J. A., T. Greenwald, J. Sieglaff, M. Gunshor, K. Bah, T. Schmit, H.-L. Huang, and S. Wanzong, 2009: High-resolution simulated ABI datasets used for GOES-R research activities. 19th Conf. on Numerical Weather Prediction, Omaha, NE.

Schmit, T., J. Sieglaff, K. Bah, J. Gerth, J. A. Otkin, W. Feltz, and J. Gurka, 2009: GOES-R Proving Groud Plans for a Weather Event Simulator. 16th Conf. on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography Conference, Phoenix, AZ.

Otkin, J. A., J. Sieglaff, T. Greenwald, and Y.-K. Lee, 2009: Using satellite observations to validate a large-scale high-resolution WRF model simulation. 16th Conf. on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography Conference, Phoenix, AZ.

 

2008

 

Bedka, K., W. Feltz, A. Lenz, J. A. Otkin, and J. Sieglaff, 2008: Identification of Aviation Turbulence Signatures in high-resolution satellite imagery. 2008 National Weather Association Annual Meeting, Louisville, KY.

Hartung, D., J. E. Martin, J. A. Otkin, D. Turner, and W. Feltz, 2008: A multisensor, meso- and microscale analysis of an intense surface cold front in the central United States. 14th Cyclone Workshop, Val Morin, QB, Canada.

Greenwald, T., J. A. Otkin, Y.-K. Lee, and J. Sieglaff, 2008: Verification of a cloud-resolving NWP model forecast using satellite measurements. Int'l Radiation Symposium, Foz do Iguacu, Brazil.

Otkin, J. A., T. Greenwald, J. Sieglaff, E. Olson, and H.-L. Huang, 2008: Large-scale model-derived proxy datasets used for GOES-R research activities. GOES-R AWG Annual Meeting. Madison, WI.

Otkin, J. A., J. Sieglaff, T. Greenwald, and Y.-K. Lee, 2008: Using satellite observations to validate a large-scale high-resolution proxy dataset. GOES-R AWG Annual Meeting. Madison, WI.

Greenwald, T., Y.-K. Lee, J. Sieglaff, J. A. Otkin, and H.-L. Huang, 2008: Preliminary assessment of simulated proxy data cloud fields usign GOES-12 imager data. GOES-R AWG Annual Meeting. Madison, WI.

Gunshor, M., T. Greenwald, H.-L. Huang, E. Olson, J. A. Otkin, and J. Sieglaff, 2008: GOES-R proxy data set generation at CIMSS. GOES-R AWG Annual Meeting, Madison, WI.

Sieglaff, J., K. Bah, T. Schmit, J. Gerth, S. Bachmeier, S. Ackerman, W. Feltz, K. Strabala, G. Wade, and J. A. Otkin, 2008: CIMSS GOES-R proving ground plans. GOES-R AWG Annual Meeting, Madison, WI.

Otkin, J. A., Y.-K. Lee, T. Greenwald, J. Sieglaff, and R. Bennartz, 2008: Using satellite observations to validate a large-scale high-resolution WRF model simulation. 9th Annual WRF User's Workshop. Boulder, CO.

Otkin, J. A., T. Greenwald, J. Sieglaff, and H.-L. Huang, 2008: Large-scale WRF model simulations used for GOES-R research activities. 9th Annual WRF User's Workshop. Boulder, CO.

Otkin, J. A., K. Bedka, W. Feltz, and T. Greenwald, 2008: Using high-resolution WRF model data to better understand satellite-observed mountain wave patterns. 9th Annual WRF User's Workshop. Boulder, CO.

Hartung, D. C., J. E. Martin, J. A. Otkin, D. D. Turner, W. F. Feltz, and T. J. Wagner, 2008: High resolution observations and modeling of a shallow, intense Great Plains cold front. 7th Annual AMS Student Conf., New Orleans, LA.

Otkin, J. A., H.-L. Huang, T. Greenwald, E. R. Olson, and J. Sieglaff, 2008: Large-scale WRF model simulations used for GOES-R research activities. 5th GOES User's Conf., New Orleans, LA.

Gunshor, M., E. Olson, J. Sieglaff, T. Greenwald, H.-L. Huang, and J. Otkin, 2008: GOES-R ABI proxy data set generation at CIMSS. 5th GOES User's Conf., New Orleans, LA.

Greenwald, T., H.-L. Huang, J. Otkin, E. Olson, J. Sieglaff, and M. Gunshor, 2008: Verifying large-scale, high-resolution simulations of clouds for GOES-R activities. 5th GOES User's Conf., New Orleans, LA.

Feltz, W. F., J. A. Otkin, K. M. Bedka, S. A. Ackerman, A. Wimmers, R. D. Sharman, and J. R. Mecikalski, 2008: Satellite-derived mountain wave turbulence interest field detection. 13th Conf. on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology, New Orleans, LA.

Genkova, I., S. Wanzong, C. S. Velden, D. Santek, J. Li, E. R. Olson, and J. A. Otkin, 2008: GOES-R wind retrieval algorithm development. 5th GOES User's Conf., New Orleans, LA.

 

2007

 

Otkin, J. A., and T. Greenwald, 2007: An intercomparison study of MODIS-derived and WRF-simulated cloud data. 15th Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography Conference, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Otkin, J. A., H.-L. Huang, T. Greenwald, E. R. Olson, and J. Sieglaff, 2007: Large-scale WRF-simulated proxy atmospheric profile datasets used to support GOES-R research activities. 15th Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography Conference, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Wanzong, S., C. S. Velden, I. Genkova, D. A. Santek, N. Bormann, J.-N. Thepaut, D. Salmond, M. Hortal, J. Li, E. R. Olson, and J. A. Otkin, 2007: The use of simulated data sets in atmospheric motion vector research. 15th Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography Conference, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Feltz, W. F., K. M. Bedka, S. A. Ackerman, J. A. Otkin, A. Wimmers, R. D. Sharman, and J. R. Mecikalski, 2007: Satellite-derived mountain wave turbulence interest field detection. 15th Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography Conference, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Otkin, J. A., and T. Greenwald, 2007: An intercomparison of MODIS-derived and WRF-simulated cloud data for an intense extratropical cyclone. 18th Conf. on Numerical Weather Prediction, Park City, UT.

Otkin, J. A., and H.-L. Huang, 2007: Large-scale high-resolution WRF model simulations used for GOES-R research activities. 8th Annual WRF User's Workshop, Boulder, CO.

Otkin, J. A., T. Greenwald, E. R. Olson, and M. Gunshor, 2007: A case study analysis of WRF-simulated and MODIS-derived cloud data. 8th Annual WRF User's Workshop, Boulder, CO.

Otkin, J. A., H.-L. Huang, E. R. Olson, and T. Greenwald, 2007: ABI 11.2 mm Brightness Temperatures. GOES-R AWG Annual Meeting, Leesburg, VA.

Gunshor, M., T. Greenwald, H.-L. Huang, S. Lindstrom, E. Olson, J. A. Otkin, and T. Schmit, 2007: ABI proxy data -- simulating instrument effects. GOES-R AWG Annual Meeting, Leesburg, VA.

Otkin, J. A., H.-L. Huang, E. R. Olson, and T. Greenwald, 2007: WRF-simulated atmospheric profile datasets used to support GOES-R research activities. GOES-R AWG Annual Meeting, Leesburg, VA.

Liu, C.-Y., J. Li, T. J. Schmit, E. Weisz, E. R. Olson, and J. A. Otkin, 2007: The hyperspectral infrared sounding simulation study using WRF data. The Fourier Transform Spectroscopy and Hypespectral Imaging and Sounding of the Environment Topical Meeting, Santa Fe, NM.

Otkin, J. A., H.-L. Huang, E. R. Olson, and S. Wanzong, 2007: WRF-simulated atmospheric profile datasets used to support GOES-R research activities. Preprints, 3rd Symposium on Future National Operational Environmental Satellites, San Antonio, TX.

Greenwald, T., H.-L. Huang, D. Tobin, P. Yang, J. A. Otkin, E. R. Olson, and L. Moy, 2007: Evaluation of simulated GOES-R HES and ABI thermal radiance measurements. Preprints, 3rd Symposium on Future National Operational Environmental Satellites, San Antonio, TX.

Velden, C. S., S. Wanzong, I Genkova, D. A. Santek, J. Li, E. R. Olson, and J. A. Otkin, 2007: Clear sky atmospheric motion vectors derived from the GOES sounder ans simulated GOES-R hyperspectral moisture retrievals. Preprints, 3rd Symposium on Future National Operational Environmental Satellites, San Antonio, TX.

 

2006



Otkin, J. A., E. R. Olson, H.-L. Huang, C.-Y. Lui, and S. Wanzong, 2006: WRF model simulations used in support of hyperspectral forward model and product algorithm development. Preprints, 7th Annual WRF User's Workshop, Boulder, CO.

Otkin, J. A., H.-L. Huang, and A. Seifert, 2006: A comparison of microphysical schemes in the WRF model during a severe weather event. Preprints, 7th Annual WRF User's Workshop, Boulder, CO.

Greenwald, T., H.-L. Huang, D. Tobin, P. Yang, L. Moy, E. Olson, J. A. Otkin, B. Baum, H. Woolf, and X. Xu, 2006: CIMSS forward model capability to support GOES-R measurement simulations. Fourth GOES-R User's Conference, Broomfield, CO.

Otkin, J. A., E. R. Olson, H.-L. Huang, S. Wanzong, C.-Y. Lui, R. Knuteson, and L. Moy, 2006: CIMSS NWP modeling capability to support GOES-R measurement simulations. Fourth GOES-R User's Conference, Broomfield, CO.

Wanzong, S., C. Velden, D. Santek, and J. A. Otkin, 2006: Wind vector calculations using simulated hyperspectral satellite retrievals. 8th International Winds Workshop, Beijing, China.

Olson, E. R., J. A. Otkin, R. Knutson, M. Smuga-Otto, R. Garcia, W. Feltz, H.-L. Huang, and C. Velden, 2006: Geostationary interferometer 24-hour simulated dataset for testing processing and calibration algorithms. Preprints, 22nd Int. Conf. on Interactive Information Processing Systems for Meteorology, Oceanograhpy and Hydrology, Atlanta, GA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., CD-ROM, 14.5.

Wang, X., J. E. Davies, H.-L. Huang, E. R. Olson, J. A. Otkin, P. Yang, H. Wei, J. Niu, and D. D. Turner, 2006: Hyperspectral IR two-layer cloud fast forward model-LY2G. Preprints, 14th Conf. on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, Atlanta, GA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., CD-ROM, P1.28.

 

2005



Otkin, J. A., 2005: High-resolution WRF-simulated microphysical data during a severe weather event. Preprints, 11th Conf. on Mesoscale Processes, Albuquerque, NM, Amer. Meteor. Soc., CD-ROM, P2M.8.

Smuga-Otto, M., R. Garcia, R. Knuteson, E. R. Olson, J. A. Otkin, and D. Tobin, 2005: Building a prototype and testing system for processing GIFTS data. CIMSS 25th Anniversary Silver Symposium, Madison, WI.

Wang, X., J. E. Davies, H.-L. Huang, E. R. Olson, J. A. Otkin, P. Yang, H. Wei, J. Niu and D. D. Turner, 2005: Hyperspectral IR Clear/Cloudy Fast Forward Model. CIMSS 25th Anniversary Silver Symposium, Madison, WI.

Otkin, J. A., M. A. Anderson, and J. R. Mecikalski, 2005: Validation and use of GOES-based insolation estimates. CIMSS 25th Anniversary Silver Symposium, Madison, WI.

Otkin, J. A., E. R. Olson, and H.-L. Huang, 2005: Comparison of MM5 and WRF model data ingested into a forward radiative transfer model. Preprints, 6th WRF / 15th MM5 Users' Workshop, Boulder, CO, National Center for Atmospheric Research, CD-ROM, 3.6.

Otkin, J. A., 2005: Analysis of high-resolution WRF simulations during a severe weather event. Preprints, 6th WRF / 15th MM5 User's Workshop, Boulder, CO, National Center for Atmospheric Research, CD-ROM, 3.10.

Davies, J. E., X. Wang, E. R. Olson, J. A. Otkin, H.-L. Huang, P. Yang, H. Wei, J. Niu, and D. D. Turner, 2005: Hyperspectral IR cloudy fast forward model. 5th Annual Workshop on Hyperspectral Science of UW-Madison MURI, Airborne, LEO, and GEO Activities, Madison, WI.

Otkin, J. A., D. J. Posselt, E. R. Olson, and R. K. Garcia, 2005: Generation of simulated atmospheric datasets for ingest into radiative transfer models. 5th Annual Workshop on Hyperspectral Science of UW-Madison MURI, Airborne, LEO, and GEO Activities, Madison, WI.

Davies, J. E., J. A. Otkin, E. R. Olson, X. Wang, H.-L. Huang, and J. Niu, 2005: Synthetic hyperspectral radiances for retrieval algorithm development. Preprints, Hyperspectral Imaging and Sounding of the Environment Topical Meeting, Alexandria, VA, Opt. Soc. Amer., CD-ROM, HThB3.

Otkin, J. A., M. C. Anderson, and J. R. Mecikalski, 2005: A 2-year climatology of land-surface energy fluxes using the ALEXI model. Preprints, 19th Conf. on Hydrology, San Diego, CA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., CD-ROM, P3.24.

Otkin, J. A., M. C. Anderson, and J. R. Mecikalski, 2005: Multi-seasonal validation of GOES-based insolation estimates. Preprints, 19th Conf. on Hydrology, San Diego, CA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., CD-ROM, P1.7.

Otkin, J. A., and E. R. Olson, 2005: Comparison of simulated top of atmosphere radiance datasets generated from MM5 and WRF numerical simulations. Preprints, 21st Int. Conf. on Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, San Diego, CA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., CD-ROM, P1.47.

 

2004



Otkin, J. A., M. C. Anderson, and J. R. Mecikalski, 2004: Validation of GOES-based insolation estimates using pyranometer insolation data from the United States Climate Reference Network. Preprints, 26th Conf. on Agricultural and Forest Meterology, Vancouver, BC, Canada, Amer. Meteor. Soc., CD-ROM, P1.34.

Otkin, J. A., 2004: MM5- and WRF-simulated cloud and water vapor fields during a convective initiation event. Preprints, 5th WRF / 14th MM5 Users' Workshop, Boulder, CO, National Center for Atmospheric Research, 273-275.

Huang, H.-L., S. A. Ackerman, J. E. Davies. E. R. Olson, E. Weisz, K. Baggett, J. Li, J. A. Otkin, C. Velden, R. Dengel, D. Stettner, D. Tobin, L. Moy, R. O. Knuteson, B. Huang, H. E. Revercomb, and T. Achtor, 2004: The development of hyperspectral sounder simulator and processor (HSSP) for HES. 3rd GOES-R User Conference, Boulder, CO.

Otkin, J. A., D. J. Posselt, E. R. Olson, J. E. Davies, W. F. Feltz, R. O. Knuteson, and J. R. Mecikalski, 2004: Generation of simulated top of atmosphere radiance datasets for GIFTS/HES algorithm development. Preprints, 20th Int. Conf. on Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, Seattle, WA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., CD-ROM, P2.36.

Otkin, J. A., and J. E. Martin, 2004: Intraseasonal variability of subtropical cyclone occurrence in the central and eastern Pacific Ocean. Preprints, 14th Conf. on Applied Climatology, Seattle, WA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., CD-ROM, JP5.13.

Huang, H.-L., C. Velden, J. Li, E. Weisz, K. Baggett, J. E. Davies, J. R. Mecikalski, B. Huang, R. Dengel, S. A. Ackerman, E. R. Olson, R. O. Knuteson, D. Tobin, L. Moy, J. A. Otkin, D. J. Posselt, H. E. Revercomb, and W. L. Smith, 2004: Infrared hyperspectral sounding modeling and processing: an overview. Preprints, 20th Int. Conf. on Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, Seattle, WA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., CD-ROM, 14.4.

Mecikalski, J. R., M. C. Anderson, J. A. Otkin, and J. M. Norman, 2004: Regional scale energy and water vapor flux climatologies as derived from remote sensing inputs and a land-exchange model. Preprints, 18th Conf. on Hydrology, Seattle, WA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., CD-ROM, JP4.3.

 

2003



Otkin, J. A., and J. E. Martin, 2003: Large-scale modulation of subtropical cyclone frequency in the central and eastern Pacific Ocean. 12th Cyclone Workshop, Val Morin, QB, Canada.

Posselt, D. J, E. R. Olson, and J. A. Otkin, 2003: Use of high-resolution MM5 simulations for GIFTS forward model and retrieval algorithm development. Preprints, 13th PSU/NCAR Mesoscale Model Users' Workshop, Boulder, CO, National Center for Atmospheric Research, 56-59.

 

2002



Otkin, J. A., and J. E. Martin, 2002: Large-scale modulation of subtropical cyclogenesis in the central and eastern Pacific Ocean. 27th Annual Climate Diagnostics and Prediction Workshop, Fairfax, VA.

 

2001



Martin, J. E., and J. A. Otkin, 2001: The rapid growth and decay of a low-latitude extratropical cyclone in the central Pacific Ocean. Preprints, 9th Conf. on Mesoscale Processes, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 578-580.

Nastrom, G. D., A. R. Hansen, J. A. Otkin, and F. D. Eaton, 2001: MST radar observations of gravity waves and turbulence near thunderstorms. 8th Scientific Assembly of the International Association of Meteorology and Atmospheric Sciences, Innsbruck, Austria.

 

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