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An automated and integrated framework for dust storm detection based on ogc web processing services

F. Xiao, G. Y. K. Shea, M. S. Wong, J. Campbell
2014 The International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences  
This study develops an automated and integrated framework for dust storm detection and tracking based on the Web Processing Services (WPS) initiated by Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC).  ...  The experimental result shows that this newly automated and integrated framework can be used to give advance near real-time warning of dust storms, for both environmental authorities and public.  ...  In this study, we proposed an automated and integrated approach for dust storm detection and tracking based on the OGC WPS specification.  ... 
doi:10.5194/isprsarchives-xl-2-151-2014 fatcat:ckeqg54s2zg2vbzbgdjjggg6xu

Application of the GOES-16 Advanced Baseline Imager: Morphology of a Preconvective Environment on 17 April 2019

Lewis Grasso, Daniel Bikos, Jack Dostalek, Ting-Chi Wu, Kyle Hilburn, Ed Szoke, Jorel Torres, Jon W. Zeitler, Bill Line, Ariel E. Cohen
2021 E-Journal of Severe Storms Meteorology  
A demonstration of a time-of-arrival tracking feature is used to show a benefit to a forecaster in determining the arrival of a region of blowing dust, possible enhanced horizontal convergence and subsequent  ...  Convective preconditioning of an environment outside of the United States, but adjacent to a U.S. county warning area, is an important situation to monitor as subsequent convection may move into a forecaster's  ...  The views, opinions, and findings in this report are those of the authors, and should not be construed as an official NOAA and or U.S. Government position, policy or decision.  ... 
doi:10.55599/ejssm.v15i2.76 fatcat:cheomm7ymngurdagrjoobvlliq

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1975 Bulletin of The American Meteorological Society - (BAMS)  
The target area for this summer, as in previous years, is an area of about 13 000 km 2 south of Lake Okeechobee. An intensive network of surface instruments supplied by the  ...  Cloud seeding and hurricane research over Florida A series of experiments this summer over southern Florida and the nearby ocean will focus first on studies of the dynamics and precipitation processes  ...  To study the evolution of these storms, the Japanese-led AMTEX program experimenters obtained data from observation platforms on islands, ships, airplanes, balloons, and satellites to provide information  ... 
doi:10.1175/1520-0477-56.8.913 fatcat:fmyahremtvatfgnfva6m7alexq

The Saharan Air Layer and the Fate of African Easterly Waves—NASA's AMMA Field Study of Tropical Cyclogenesis

Edward J. Zipser, Cynthia H. Twohy, Si-Chee Tsay, K. Lee Thornhill, Simone Tanelli, Robert Ross, T. N. Krishnamurti, Q. Ji, Gregory Jenkins, Syed Ismail, N. Christina Hsu, Robbie Hood (+11 others)
2009 Bulletin of The American Meteorological Society - (BAMS)  
Student funding for activities reported in "NAMMA-06 human capacity building for the United States and Senegal" came from NASA Grant NNX06AC78G and NSF Grant OISE-0553959.  ...  The 6-times daily sounding program at Praia was led and carried out under the direction of Frank Schmidlin.  ...  Other studies have suggested that African dust loading over the Atlantic might play an important role in the activity level of a hurricane season.  ... 
doi:10.1175/2009bams2728.1 fatcat:5ncwkyez3jgubpwvvhb23armo4

Impacts of increasing the aerosol complexity in the Met Office global numerical weather prediction model

J. P. Mulcahy, D. N. Walters, N. Bellouin, S. F. Milton
2014 Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics  
such as large dust storms or forest fires.  ...  This study highlights the importance of including a more realistic treatment of aerosol–cloud interactions in global NWP models and the potential for improved global environmental prediction systems through  ...  with the GEMS forecast data; the AERONET project at the NASA/GSFC for providing the ground-based AOD data, the NASA GIOVANNI project for providing MISR data; Yaswant Pradhan at the Met Office for generating  ... 
doi:10.5194/acp-14-4749-2014 fatcat:kqjngggwtvbztnc2ed6w43hauu

RAMS-MLEF Atmosphere-Aerosol Coupled Data Assimilation: A Case Study of A Dust Event over the Arabian Peninsula on 4 August 2016

Ting-Chi Wu, Milija Zupanski, Stephen Saleeby, Anton Kliewer, Lewis Grasso, Qijing Bian, Samuel A. Atwood, Yi Wang, Jun Wang
2018 Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics Discussions  
Two MLEF-RAMS experiments are carried out for a dust storm event over the Arabian Peninsula that occurred on 4 August 2016.  ...  In order to assimilate satellite retrieved aerosol optical depth (AOD), an AOD observation operator customized for the RAMS aerosol module is implemented.  ...  Acknowledgments This work is supported by the Office of Naval Research (ONR) Multidisplinary University Research Initiative (MURI) program grant N00014-16-1-2040.  ... 
doi:10.5194/acp-2018-1249 fatcat:jrnzi5uc5nfzbpntuk457exn7m

Impacts of increasing the aerosol complexity in the Met Office global NWP model

J. P. Mulcahy, D. N. Walters, N. Bellouin, S. F. Milton
2013 Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics Discussions  
events such as large dust storms or forest fires.  ...  This study highlights the importance of including a more realistic treatment of aerosol-cloud interactions in global 25 NWP models and the potential for improved global environmental prediction systems  ...  This study was funded by the European Commission under the EU Seventh Research Framework Programme (grant agreement No. 218793, MACC). The authors  ... 
doi:10.5194/acpd-13-30453-2013 fatcat:vk3rsogd3jempn7ttaroba53xy

Characterization of Asian Dust during ACE-Asia

R. Arimoto, Y.J. Kim, Y.P. Kim, P.K. Quinn, T.S. Bates, T.L. Anderson, S. Gong, I. Uno, M. Chin, B.J. Huebert, A.D. Clarke, Y. Shinozuka (+7 others)
2006 Global and Planetary Change  
Studies conducted at the Gosan and Zhenbeitai surface supersites show striking variations in aerosol concentrations and properties that were affected by the occurrence and origins of the Asian dust storms  ...  Analyses using an aerosol time-of-flight mass spectrometer on the RHB showed that most of the coarse-particle nitrate and sulfate in post-frontal air was associated with dust, and more remarkably, that  ...  Financial support for ACE-Asia was provided by at least thirty-five groups from eight different countries, and that generous support is a pleasure to acknowledge as is the collaborative spirit of all ACE-Asia  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.gloplacha.2006.02.013 fatcat:kg6bemxbhvg3zcemdfpxn2oxli

A Study of Dust Aerosols Impact on Hurricanes with Multi-Sensors Measurement from Space

Mohammed M. Kamal
2012 The Open Remote Sensing Journal  
of dust aerosols on temperature and RH.  ...  This study concludes that in 2006 dust dampened the force of hurricane Helene contributing towards extremely dryer atmosphere and inhibiting the conductive to intensify the hurricane.  ...  The HDF Group, http://www.hdfgroup.org, for posting code for numerous commercial and non-commercial platforms of powerful data visualization and analysis on HDF files.  ... 
doi:10.2174/1875413901205010073 fatcat:ga7xnpkzabainjh52qxwxqwa3a

DESERT ENVIRONMENT AND CLIMATE OBSERVATION NETWORK OVER THE TAKLIMAKAN DESERT

Fan Yang, Qing He, Jianping Huang, Mamtimin Ali, Xinghua Yang, Wen Huo, Chenglong Zhou, Xinchun Liu, Wenshou Wei, Caixia Cui, Minzhong Wang, Hongjun Li (+17 others)
2021 Bulletin of The American Meteorological Society - (BAMS)  
CAPSULEThe Desert Environment and Climate Observation Network (DECON) could promote collaborative research on desert dust-storms, boundary-layer and land-atmosphere interactions to better understand the  ...  status and role of the Taklimakan desert.  ...  equipment 126 for experimental studies.  ... 
doi:10.1175/bams-d-20-0236.1 fatcat:fvsib56mbvhyjhpmo73guq2muq

Profiling of Saharan dust from the Caribbean to western Africa – Part 2: Shipborne lidar measurements versus forecasts

Albert Ansmann, Franziska Rittmeister, Ronny Engelmann, Sara Basart, Oriol Jorba, Christos Spyrou, Samuel Remy, Annett Skupin, Holger Baars, Patric Seifert, Fabian Senf, Thomas Kanitz
2017 Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics  
This deviation occurs initially close to the dust sources and then increases with distance from Africa and thus points to an overestimation of fine dust emission in the models.</p>  ...  </strong> A unique 4-week ship cruise from Guadeloupe to Cabo Verde in April–May 2013 see part 1, Rittmeister et al. (2017) is used for an in-depth comparison of dust profiles observed with a polarization  ...  We are grateful to Angela Benedetti (MACC/CAMS model; European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts, Reading, UK) for all her fruitful comments and suggestion during the initial phase of paper preparation  ... 
doi:10.5194/acp-17-14987-2017 fatcat:e4bniia46rdvxpyuwnkdvyudri

Effects of Particle Non-Sphericity on Dust Optical Properties in a Forecast System: Implications for Model-Observation Comparison

G. A. Hoshyaripour, V. Bachmann, J. Förstner, A. Steiner, H. Vogel, F. Wagner, C. Walter, B. Vogel
2019 Journal of Geophysical Research - Atmospheres  
This study investigates the impact of dust particle shape on its direct radiative effect in a next-generation atmospheric modeling system ICON-ART (ICOsahedral Nonhydrostatic weather and climate model  ...  Such effects strongly depend on the optical properties of the particles that are in turn affected by the particle shape. For simplicity, dust particles are usually assumed to be spherical.  ...  The current study aims to address this issue through investigating the impact of particle shape on the optical depth and ABS simulated by an online-coupled forecasting system.  ... 
doi:10.1029/2018jd030228 fatcat:iu7472nqlzdptdm43lsqcyeqzu

Illuminating the Capabilities of the Suomi National Polar-Orbiting Partnership (NPP) Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) Day/Night Band

Steven Miller, William Straka, Stephen Mills, Christopher Elvidge, Thomas Lee, Jeremy Solbrig, Andi Walther, Andrew Heidinger, Stephanie Weiss
2013 Remote Sensing  
Daytime measurements of reflected sunlight in the visible spectrum have been a staple of Earth-viewing radiometers since the advent of the environmental satellite platform.  ...  At night, these same optical-spectrum sensors have traditionally been limited to thermal infrared emission, which contains relatively poor information content for many OPEN ACCESS Remote Sens. 2013, 5  ...  Acknowledgments We thank our Reviewers and Remote Sensing's Chief Editor for their helpful recommendations toward improving this manuscript. We also thank Jody Russell  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs5126717 fatcat:3q2bvqq4inairmxgale2kcu67a

Lidar Measurements for Desert Dust Characterization: An Overview

L. Mona, Z. Liu, D. Müller, A. Omar, A. Papayannis, G. Pappalardo, N. Sugimoto, M. Vaughan
2012 Advances in Meteorology  
We provide an overview of light detection and ranging (lidar) capability for describing and characterizing desert dust.  ...  The current capability of the different lidar techniques for the characterization of aerosol in general and desert dust in particular is presented.  ...  Acknowledgments The authors would like to acknowledge Google map and Google Earth for the images used for realizing Figures  ... 
doi:10.1155/2012/356265 fatcat:rp4iapxaynbtdebzu7jhj4dnry

Interactions between the atmosphere, cryosphere and ecosystems at northern high latitudes

Michael Boy, Erik S. Thomson, Juan-C. Acosta Navarro, Olafur Arnalds, Ekaterina Batchvarova, Jaana Bäck, Frank Berninger, Merete Bilde, Pavla Dagsson-Waldhauserova, Dimitri Castarède, Maryam Dalirian, Gerrit de Leeuw (+50 others)
2018 Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics Discussions  
to the particular publications for further detail.  ...  This manuscript presents an overview on the main scientific topics investigated in the Centre and provides the reader a state-of-the-art comprehensive summary of what has been achieved in CRAICC with links  ...  CRAICC experimental platform.  ... 
doi:10.5194/acp-2018-733 fatcat:w2q2kr3wrzhztetcgzhyzjurmu
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