Joint COSMIC Tenth Data Users' Workshop and IROWG-6 Meeting Thursday Agenda

Thursday, September 21
Time Session/Title Presenter Presentation
7:00 to 8:30

Working Breakfast

Location: MacGregor Room

8:45 to 12:00

Opening Session

This session is dedicated to the memory of Jay S. Fein, NSF program manager who played a key role in GPS/MET and COSMIC

Location: Concert Hall

8:45 to 8:50

Opening remarks, welcome, logistics, etc.

Location: Concert Hall

Nick Pedatella
8:50 to 9:00

Opening Remarks

Guey-Shin Chang, National Applied Research Laboratories, Taiwan
9:00 to 9:15 Remembering Jay Fein and his Key Role in GPS/MET and COSMIC Richard Anthes, COSMIC Program UCAR Download
9:15 to 9:55

Keynote #1 

GNSSRO at NSF: A personal view from the NSF Climate and Large-Scale Dynamics Program

Eric DeWeaver, National Science Foundation Download
9:55 to 10:35

Keynote #2

Radio Occultation in the NESDIS Enterprise

Karen St. Germain, Director, Systems Architecture and Advanced Planning, NOAA/NESDIS
10:35 to 11:00


11:00 to 11:45

Keynote #3


Science Highlights from COSMIC/FORMOSAT-3

Chung-Huei (Vicky) Chu, NSPO and Bill Schreiner, UCAR/COSMIC Download
11:45 to 12:00

Discussion and Group Photo

12:00 to 1:00

Working Lunch

Location: MacGregor Room

1:00 to 4:30

Afternoon Session #1 — Current and Future Missions / GNSS Technology

Location: Concert Hall

Karen St. Germain, Chair
1:00 to 1:30 A future constellation of CubeSats for radio occultation yielding 10,000 soundings per day (Invited) Dominique Raspaud, Météo-France/CNRS, CNRM/GAME Download
1:30 to 1:50

Overview of NOAA's Commercial Weather Data Pilot

Karen St. Germain, Director, Systems Architecture and Advanced Planning, NOAA/NESDIS Download
1:50 to 2:10 Radio occultation profile results obtained from Spire’s CubeSat GNSS-RO constellation Vladimir Irisov, Spire Global, Inc. Download
2:10 to 2:30 WMO's status report on IROWG related issues update Toshiyuki Kurino, World Meteorological Organization Download
2:30 to 3:00


3:00 to 3:30 Evolving the TriG RO Instrument to Life in a Cubesat Ecosystem (Invited) Tom Meehan, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology Download
3:30 to 3:50 ESA activities for future GNSS Radio Occultations receivers Michel Tossaint, System Engineering - European Space Agency - Earth Observation Future Missions Download
3:50 to 4:10 The RO Instrument for MetOp-SG - First Test Results Anders Carlström, RUAG Space AB Download
4:10 to 4:30 GLOBAL NAVIGATION SATELLITE SYSTEM OCCULTATION SOUNDER II (GNOS II) Weihua Bai, National Space Science Center (NSSC), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) Download
4:35 to 5:45

Afternoon Session #2 — Introduction to Posters

Location: Concert Hall

Ulrich Foelsche, Chair
4:35 to 5:35

Poster Introductions (1 minute oral introduction/summary per poster)

5:45 to 8:00

Welcome Reception and Poster Session

Location: Piñon Billiard Rooms

(Dinner on your own)

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