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2015 TCORF/69th IHC presentations

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Theme: Tropical Cyclone Operations and Research: Setting our Future Course

69th IHC Agenda

69th IHC Booklet/Program

69th IHC Summary Report

DAY 1 - Monday, March 2, 2015

Working Group for Hurricane and Winter Storms Operations and Research (WG/HWSOR) Meeting

Dr. Edward Rappaport (NCEP/NHC), Chairperson, WG/HWSOR

DAY 2 - Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Opening Session

Forum Opening

Welcome and Setting the Stage

Mr. David McCarren, Acting Federal Coordinator for Meteorological Services and Supporting Research

Perspectives from the Florida Division of Emergency Management

Session 1: 2014 Tropical Cyclone Season in Review

Session Leader: Kathy Winters, Air Force/45th Weather Squadron

Session 2: Research Priorities of the Operational Centers

Session Leader: Eric W. Uhlhorn, (NOAA/AOML/HRD)

Session 3a: Transitioning Research to Operations (JHT and DTC), Part 1

Session Leaders: Chris Landsea (NOAA/NCEP/NMC) and Shirley Murillo (NOAA/AOML/HRD)

Session 3b: Transitioning Research to Operations (JHT and DTC), Part 2

Session Leaders: Chris Landsea (NOAA/NCEP/NMC) and Shirley Murillo (NOAA/AOML/HRD)

1-Minute Poster Previews coordinated by Elizabeth A. Ritchie (Univ. of Arizona)

Posters for the 2015 Tropical Cyclone Research Forum, Tuesday, March 3, 2015

DAY 3 - Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Session 4a: Observations and Observing Strategies, Part 1

Session Leaders: Scott A. Braun (NASA/GSFC) and Chris Velden (Univ. of Wisconsin/CIMSS)

Session 4b: Observations and Observing Strategies, Part 2

Session Leaders: Scott A. Braun (NASA/GSFC) and Chris Velden (Univ. of Wisconsin/CIMSS)

Forum Luncheon

Luncheon Talks:

Mr. Frederick Toepfer (NOAA/NWS/OST)

The Hurricane Forecast Improvement Project (HFIP): Progress and Accomplishments

Dr. Ronald J. Ferek (Navy/ONR)

Understanding and Predicting the Impact of Outflow on Tropical Cyclone Intensification and Structure

Presentation of the 2015 Richard H. Hagemeyer Award to Edward M. Fukada, Technical Advisor, Joint Typhoon Warning Center

Mr. John Pavone--2014

Dr. Jim McFadden--2013

Mr. Jeff Hawkins--2012

Dr. Peter G. Black -- 2011

Dr. Jim Goerss --2010

Dr. Mark DeMaria --2009

Mr. Robert Dumont--2008

Mr. Charles J. “Charlie” Neumann--2007

Dr. Joanne Simpson--2006

Dr. Frank D. Marks, Jr.--2005

Mr. Max Mayfield--2004

Mr. Chris Velden--2003

Prof. Russell Elsberry--2002


Session 5a: Advances in Tropical Cyclone Model Development and Evaluation, Part 1

Session Leaders: James D. Doyle (NRL/Monterey) and Vijay Tallapragada (NOAA/NCEP/EMC)

Session 5b: Advances in Tropical Cyclone Model Development and Evaluation, Part 2

Session Leaders: James D. Doyle (NRL/Monterey) and Vijay Tallapragada (NOAA/NCEP/EMC)

DAY 4 - Thursday, March 5, 2015

Session 6: The Future of the IHC—Agency Perspectives

Session Moderator: Mr. David McCarren (OFCM)

Open Discussion

Session 7: Products, Services, and Societal Impact

Session Leader: CDR Elizabeth Sanabia (Navy/U.S. Naval Academy)

Session 8: Tropical Cyclone Research Plan Mid-Course Assessment—Operational Needs and Research Priorities

Panel Moderator: Mr. David McCarren (OFCM)

Panelists:

Final Plenary Session

Session Leader: Daniel Melendez (NWS/OST)

  • WG/HWSOR: Action Item Review Dr. Edward Rappaport (NCEP/NHC), Chairperson, WG/HWSOR
  • Forum Wrap-Up Mr. David McCarren, Acting Federal Coordinator for Meteorological Services and Supporting Research
  • Adjourn