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Thursday, September 8

08:00-09:00

Registration (and poster mounting time)

 

 

 

09:00-09:30

 

Welcome & Opening Event
Moderator: G. Kirchengast

 


Welcome and Remarks by the Organizers

Ulrich Foelsche (OPAC-7): Organizational remarks

Hui Shao, Sean Healy, Tony Mannucci (IROWG-9): IROWG introductory remarks

 

Welcome Address

Peter Riedler (Rector of the University of Graz) (remote)

Andrea Steiner (Director Host Institute Wegener Center and Vice Research Dean – School of Environmental & Regional Sciences and Education, University of Graz)

 

 

09:30-10:30

 

Opening Talks
Moderator: U. Foelsche

09:30-09:50

Radio Occultation in the WMO Integrated Global Observing System (invited, remote)

K. HolmlundPoster

09:50-10:10

GNSS-RO: Where We’ve Been, Where We’re Going (invited, remote)
T. Yunck Abstract

10:10-10:30

Revisiting the 2002 Opening “OPAC: Setting the Scene” Twenty Years Later: A 2022 Reflection on What’s Achieved and What’s Next (invited)

G. Kirchengast Abstract, Presentation

 

 

 

10:30-11:00

Coffee Break (and poster mounting time)

 

 

 

11:00-12:40

 

 

Morning Session

Occultations in NWP 1 – Impact of Commercial Data

Chair: S. Healy

 

11:00-11:20

 

Status and Future Plans of the Spire Satellite Constellation for Neutral and Ionospheric Radio Occultation Measurements (invited)

V. Nguyen, V. Irisov, O. Nogues-Correig, T. Yuasa, J. Ringer, R. Sikarin, and K. Petty – Abstract, Presentation

11:20-11:40

PlanetiQ GNSS RO Measurements of the Troposphere and Middle Atmosphere (invited)

R. Kursinski, J. Brandmeyer, A. Botnick, R. Gooch, C. Oliveira, M. Leidner, and S. Leroy – Abstract, Presentation

11:40-12:00

Processing of CICERO Radio Occultation data (invited, remote)

A. Patelli, I. Rosso, A. Saltman, and T. Yunck – Abstract, Presentation

12:00-12:15

NOAA Commercial Data Program: Recent RO Purchases and Plans

P. Weir, M. McHugh, and G. Peltzer Abstract, Presentation

12:15-12:30

Commercial RO Data Processing Status and Product Validation

M. Sleziak-Sallee, J-P. Weiss, I. Cherniak, J. Galimore, T. Hager, H. Huelsing, D. Hunt, E. Lauer, G. Romero, and T. VanHove – Abstract, Presentation

12:30-12:40

Discussion

 

 

 

12:40-14:00

Lunch Break (and poster mounting time)

 

 

 

14:00-15:40

 

 

Afternoon Session 1

Occultations in Climate Monitoring and Research

Chair: W. Randel

 

14:00-14:40

 

Atmospheric temperature change: recent advances and open issues
(invited keynote)

B. D. Santer, S. Po-Chedley, Q. Fu, J. C. Fyfe, C. Mears, S. Solomon, A. K. Steiner, F. J. Wentz, and C. Z. Zou – Abstract, Presentation

14:40-14:55

Observing atmospheric temperature change – Advances with GNSS radio occultation

A. K. Steiner, F. Ladstädter, and M. Stocker – Abstract

14:55-15:10

GNSS RO providing a detailed view on the thermal structure and changes in Earth’s atmosphere

F. Ladstädter, M. Stocker, K. Yessimbet, and A. K. Steiner – Abstract, Presentation

15:10-15:25

The ROM SAF RO climate data records: recent applications and plans ahead

H. Gleisner, K. B. Lauritsen, J. K. Nielsen, and S. Syndergaard – Abstract, Presentation

15:25-15:40

Interannual Variability of Tropospheric Moisture and Temperature and Relationships to ENSO using COSMIC-1 GNSS-RO Observations

B. R. Johnston, W. Randel, and J. J. Braun – Abstract, Presentation

 

 

 

15:40-16:10

Coffee Break

 

16:10-17:50

 

 

Afternoon Session 2

Occultation Methodology 1 – Recent Missions

Chair: K. B. Lauritsen

 

16:10-16:30

 

COSMIC-2: Highlights from 3 Years in Orbit (invited)

J. P. Weiss, et al. – Presentation

16:30-16:45

COSMIC-2/FORMOSAT-7 Program Status

W. Xia-Serafino, C.-Y. Huang, I. Wheeler, and J.-P. Weiss – Abstract, Presentation

16:45-17:00

COSMIC-1 and COSMIC-2 Processing Updates and Availability

H. Huelsing, M. Sleziak-Sallee, J. Weiss, I. Cherniak, J. Galimore, T. Hager, D. Hunt, E. Lauer, G. Romero, and T. VanHove – Abstract, Presentation

17:00-17:20

Recent RO activities as EUMETSAT (invited)

C. Marquardt, Y. Andres, L. Butenko, A. von Engeln, F. Martin-Alemany, R. Notarpietro, S. Padovan, S. Paolella, and F. Sancho – Abstract, Presentation

17:20-17:35

New RO missions processed at the EUMETSAT ROM SAF: Sentinel-6 and Spire

S. Syndergaard, J. K. Nielsen, H. Gleisner, and K. B. Lauritsen – Abstract, Presentation

17:35-17:50

EUMETSAT GRAS reprocessing activities

F. Martin Alemany, C. Marquardt, A. von Engeln, S. Padovan, S. Paolella, R. Notarpietro, F. Sancho, Y. Andres, and L. Butenko – Abstract, Presentation

17:50

Thursday Scientific Sessions Adjourn

 

 

 

18:15-22:00

Get-Together Party 

 

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