Shipborne Dual-Doppler Operations during TOGA COARE: Integrated Observations of Storm Kinematics and Electrification

Shipborne Dual-Doppler Operations during TOGA COARE: Integrated Observations of Storm Kinematics... must be sufficient both to produce quality products There is much work to be done. The efforts of operationally and to sustain a vigorous research pro- many different researchers are required. Conversations gram. The ECMWF has at least 10 times the comput- are now under way to determine what specific future ing power and 100 times the available memory workshops may be most useful to facilitate those compared to machines at NASA, NCEP, or NRL. efforts. Main-frame computational resources available to the weather services of Canada, Australia, France, and Acknowledgments. I thank all the workshop speakers and par- ticipants whose presentations and discussion are compiled in this Poland also exceed those available to the U.S. National report. Almost all the material from which this report has been Weather Service. If better machines do become avail- drawn was therefore actually the knowledgeable and carefully able in the United States but remain difficult to pro- prepared comments of others. Compilation was greatly facilitated gram optimally, trained programming staff will be by the generally high quality of their presentations. Very many required so that scientists themselves are not totally participants provided thoughtful criticism of earlier manuscript drafts. Both before and after the workshop, there were also many occupied by such tasks. discussions between myself and other members of the organiz- The organization of a facility for testing data within ing committee regarding the issues to be addressed, the program, a state-of-the-art assimilation system should be con- and this report. Financial support for the workshop was obtained sidered. The quality of the assimilation system is criti- through the auspices of Ken Bergman. Travel arrangements for cal; otherwise the tests may be easily misinterpreted. most of the international participants were made by Barbara Ballard at NCAR. Several staff members at NASA volunteered It is difficult to envision how this can be done except to serve refreshments so that an additional participant could be at an operational center with an already existing infra- supported. I particularly thank John Derber for many pieces of this structure and well-monitored system. At resource- report. I also especially thank George Ohring, Joanna Joiner, and starved centers, such a facility would also naturally Nancy Baker for their frequent assistance and recommendations augment operations. It is also important that the test as well as encouragement for me to follow through after the in- ception of this workshop in 1994. center be conducive to visitors. corrigendum Due to a press error, Figures 3 and 4a were inadvertently swapped in the article "Shipborne Dual-Doppler Operations during TOGA COARE: Integrated Observations of Storm Kine- matics and Electrification" by W. A. Petersen et al. (Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 80, 81-98). The caption for Fig. 3 corresponds to the figure published as Fig. 4a, and the caption for Fig. 4a corresponds with the figure published as Fig. 3. The Bulletin apologizes for any confusion this error may have caused. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society 47 1 http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society American Meteorological Society

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must be sufficient both to produce quality products There is much work to be done. The efforts of operationally and to sustain a vigorous research pro- many different researchers are required. Conversations gram. The ECMWF has at least 10 times the comput- are now under way to determine what specific future ing power and 100 times the available memory workshops may be most useful to facilitate those compared to machines at NASA, NCEP, or NRL. efforts. Main-frame computational resources available to the weather services of Canada, Australia, France, and Acknowledgments. I thank all the workshop speakers and par- ticipants whose presentations and discussion are compiled in this Poland also exceed those available to the U.S. National report. Almost all the material from which this report has been Weather Service. If better machines do become avail- drawn was therefore actually the knowledgeable and carefully able in the United States but remain difficult to pro- prepared comments of others. Compilation was greatly facilitated gram optimally, trained programming staff will be by the generally high quality of their presentations. Very many required so that scientists themselves are not totally participants provided thoughtful criticism of earlier manuscript drafts. Both before and after the workshop, there were also many occupied by such tasks. discussions between myself and other members of the organiz- The organization of a facility for testing data within ing committee regarding the issues to be addressed, the program, a state-of-the-art assimilation system should be con- and this report. Financial support for the workshop was obtained sidered. The quality of the assimilation system is criti- through the auspices of Ken Bergman. Travel arrangements for cal; otherwise the tests may be easily misinterpreted. most of the international participants were made by Barbara Ballard at NCAR. Several staff members at NASA volunteered It is difficult to envision how this can be done except to serve refreshments so that an additional participant could be at an operational center with an already existing infra- supported. I particularly thank John Derber for many pieces of this structure and well-monitored system. At resource- report. I also especially thank George Ohring, Joanna Joiner, and starved centers, such a facility would also naturally Nancy Baker for their frequent assistance and recommendations augment operations. It is also important that the test as well as encouragement for me to follow through after the in- ception of this workshop in 1994. center be conducive to visitors. corrigendum Due to a press error, Figures 3 and 4a were inadvertently swapped in the article "Shipborne Dual-Doppler Operations during TOGA COARE: Integrated Observations of Storm Kine- matics and Electrification" by W. A. Petersen et al. (Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 80, 81-98). The caption for Fig. 3 corresponds to the figure published as Fig. 4a, and the caption for Fig. 4a corresponds with the figure published as Fig. 3. The Bulletin apologizes for any confusion this error may have caused. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society 47 1

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