Parallel Session B4

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Tuesday 25 October

Session B4: Climate System Observations, Reprocessing, Reanalysis and Climate Data Records
(conveners: M. Bosilovich, A. O'Neill, J. Kennedy)

- Contributions to this session are oral presentations
- Date: 25 October 2011
- Time: 13h30-18h00
- Location: Plaza F

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13:30-14:00   Dick Dee (invited)   Developments in climate reanalysis at ECMWF
14:00-14:30   Gilbert Compo (invited)   Developing the Sparse Input Reanalysis for Climate Applications (SIRCA) 1850-2014
14:30-14:45   Junye Chen   Improving the long-term homogeneity in MERRA reanalysis for climate study
14:45-15:00   Xue Yan   Observations for climate: Comparative analysis of upper ocean heat content variability from ensemble operational ocean reanalyses
15:00-15:15   Peter Thorne   The international surface temperature initiative: An overview
15:15-15:30   Hiroki Tokinaga   A long, consistent surface wind dataset for climate change analysis: Application over the tropical Indo-Pacific
Coffee break
16:00-16:15   P.-P. Mathieu   The ESA Climate Change Initiative (CCI)
16:15-16:30   Christopher Merchant   Satellite observations of sea surface temperature as a climate data record
16:30-16:45   Byron Tapley   Mass flux measurements from the GRACE Mission
16:45-17:00   Lisan Yu   Objectively Analyzed air-sea Fluxes (OAFlux) for improved representation of short and long-term changes in global ocean heat, freshwater, and momentum fluxes
17:00-17:15   Robert Adler   The Global Precipitation Climatology Project (GPCP): Status and future
17:15-17:30   Karen Rosenlof   SPARC water vapor assessment: establishing steps for producing a climate data record for upper tropospheric and stratospheric water vapor
17:30-17:45   Paul Stackhouse  

An overview of results from the GEWEX radiative flux assessment

17:45-18:00   Martin Mlynczak   Measurement of decadal-scale climate change from space