The NASA Goddard Earth Science Data and Information Services Center (GES DISC) is the source of four presentations at the American Meteorological Society (AMS) 93rd Annual Meeting, to be held this year in Austin, Texas from January 6-10. The GES DISC will be represented at the meeting by Zhong Liu (GES DISC / George Mason University, who will give each of the four presentations. Liu is the first author on two of the presentations, and his colleague Dana Ostrenga is the first author on the other two presentations.
The AMS Annual Meeting is organized as several thematic conferences, each of which has a schedule and agenda. The meeting schedule can be found on the AMS 93rd
Annual Meeting Web site (http://annual.ametsoc.org/2013/
Three of the presentations will be given side by side on Monday, January 7, during the 29th Conference on Environmental Information Processing Technologies (formerly IIPS) poster session, which takes place from 2:30-4:00 PM in Exhibit Hall 3 (the presentation titles are linked to their respective presentation abstracts):
- Newly Released Version 7 TRMM Multi-satellite Precipitation Analysis (TMPA) Products and Data Services at NASA GES DISC, by D. Ostrenga, Z. Liu, and S.J. Kempler.
- Online Tools to Inter-compare TRMM Precipitation Products, by Z. Liu, D. Ostrenga, W. Teng, and S. Kempler.
- Online Access, Visualization and Analysis of TRMM Composite Climatology Products, by Z. Liu, D. Ostrenga, W. Teng, and S.J. Kempler.
The fourth presentation will be given during the second poster session of the 20th Conference on Applied Climatology, on Wednesday, December 9 from 2:30-4:00 PM, also in Exhibit Hall 3:
Two of the presentations listed above were highlighted in a recent AMS blog post prior to the meeting, entitled “TRMM Keeps on Truckin’ ”
Figure 1. Precipitation accumulations for Hurricane Sandy for Hispaniola, October 23-28, 2012, demonstrating the capability to generate maps for specific countries, which is in development at the NASA GES DISC. Top: Accumulated rainfall map of Hurricane Sandy; Bottom: Accumulated rainfall maps over the same period for Haiti (left) and the Dominican Republic (right). Click on the image to view the full-size version.
Article and Web formatting by James Acker. Editing by Zhong Liu and Bill Teng.
The GES DISC is a NASA earth science data center, part of the NASA Earth Science Data and Information System (ESDIS) Project.