Publications List for Jason A. Otkin

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Papers in Review or Preparation

32. Crowell, S., D. D. Turner, J. A. Otkin, and E. Janzon, 2013: The impact of assimilating boundary layer observations on precipitation forecasts: Ensemble Kalman filter and 3D-VAR experiments. In preparation for submission to Mon. Wea. Rev.

31. Cintineo, R., J. A. Otkin, F. Kong, and M. Xue, 2013: Evaluating the accuracy of planetary boundary layer and cloud microphysical parameterization schemes in a convection-permitting ensemble using synthetic GOES-13 satellite observations. In preparation for submission to Mon. Wea. Rev.

30. Jones, T. A., J. A. Otkin, D. J. Stensrud, and K. Knopfmeier, 2013: Forecast evaluation of an Observing System Simulation Experiment assimilating both radar and satellite data. Submitted to Mon. Wea. Rev.

29. Lim, A. H. N., J. A. Jung, H.-L. Huang, S. A. Ackerman, and J. A. Otkin, 2013: Assimilation of AIRS radiances in short term regional forecasts using community modes. Submitted to Mon. Wea. Rev.

28. Lee, Y.-K., J. A. Otkin, and T. J. Greenwald, 2013: Evaluating model simulated cloud characteristics through comparisons with satellite observations. Submitted to J. Appl. Meteor. Climatol.

27. Bormann, N., A. Hernandez-Carrascal, R. Borde, H.-J. Lutz, J. A. Otkin, and S. Wanzong, 2013: Atmospheric motion vectors from model simulations. Part I: Methods and characterisation as single-level estimates of wind. Accepted with revisions in J. Appl. Meteor. Climatol.

26. Otkin, J. A., M. C. Anderson, C. Hain, I. Mladenova, J. Basara, and M. Svoboda, 2013: Examining flash drought development using the thermal infrard based Evaporative Stress Index. Accepted for publication in J. Hydrometeor.

25. Anderson, M. C., C. Hain, J. A. Otkin, X. Zhan, K. Mo, M. Svoboda, W. Dulaney, and A. Pimstein, 2013: An intercomparison of drought indicators based on thermal remote sensing and NLDAS-2 simulations with U.S. Drought Monitor classifications. Accepted for publication in J. Hydrometeor.

24. Jones, T. A., J. A. Otkin, D. J. Stensrud, and K. Knopfmeier, 2013: Assimilation of simulated GOES-R satellite radiances and WSR-88D Doppler radar reflectivity and velocity using an Observing System Simulation Experiment. Accepted for publication in Mon. Wea. Rev.


Peer-Reviewed Publications


23. Otkin, J. A., 2012: Assimilation of water vapor sensitive infrared brightness temperature observations during a high impact weather event. J. Geophys. Res., 117, D19203, doi:10.1029/2012JD017568.

22. Bikos, D., D. T. Lindsey, J. A. Otkin, J. Sieglaff, L. Grasso, C. Siewart, J. Correia, M. Coniglio, R. Rabin, J. Kain, and S. Dembek, 2012: Synthetic satellite imagery for real-time high resolution model evaluation. Wea. Forecasting, 27, 784-795.

21. Lakshmanan, V., R. Rabin, J. A. Otkin, and J. S. Kain, 2012: Visualizing model data using a fast approximation of a radiative transfer model. J. Atmospheric and Oceanic Tech., 29, 745-754.

20. Otkin, J. A., 2012: Assessing the impact of the covariance localization radius when assimilating infrared brightness temperature observations using an ensemble Kalman filter. Mon. Wea. Rev., 140, 543-561.

19. Hartung, D. C., J. A., Otkin, D. D. Turner, R. Peterson, and W. F. Feltz, 2011: Assimilation of surface-based boundary layer profiler observations during a cool season weather event using an Observation System Simulation Experiment. Part 2: Forecast assessment. Mon. Wea. Rev., 139, 2327-2346.

18. Otkin, J. A., Hartung, D. C., D. D. Turner, R. Peterson, W. F. Feltz, and Erik Janzon, 2011: Assimilation of surface-based boundary layer profiler observations during a cool season weather event using an Observation System Simulation Experiment. Part 1: Analysis impact. Mon. Wea. Rev., 139, 2309-2326.

17. Li, J., J. Li, J. A. Otkin, T. J. Schmit, and C.-Y. Liu, 2011: Warning information in a Preconvection Environment from the Geostationary Advanced Infrared Sounding System -- A simulation using the IHOP case. J. Appl. Meteor. Climatol., 50, 776-783.

16. Greenwald, T. J., Y.-K. Lee, J. A. Otkin, and T. L'Ecuyer, 2010: Evaluation of midlatitude clouds in a large-scale high-resolution simulation using CloudSat observations. J. Geophys. Res., 115, D19203, doi:10.1029/2009JD013552.

15. Otkin, J. A., 2010: Clear and cloudy-sky infrared brightness temperature assimilation using an ensemble Kalman filter. J. Geophys Res., 115, D19207, doi:10.1029/2009JD013759.

14. Hartung, D. C., J. A. Otkin, J. E. Martin, and D. D. Turner, 2010: The life cycle of an undular bore and its interaction with a shallow, intense cold front. Mon. Wea. Rev., 138, 886-908.

13. Bedka, K. M., J. Brunner, R. Dworak, W. Feltz, J. A. Otkin, and T. J. Greenwald, 2010: Objective overshooting top detection using infrared window channel brightness temperature gradients. J. Appl. Meteor. Climatol., 49, 181-202.

12. Otkin, J. A., T. J. Greenwald, J. Sieglaff, and H.-L. Huang, 2009: Validation of a large-scale simulated brightness temperature dataset using SEVIRI satellite observations. J. Appl. Meteor. Climatol., 48, 1613-1626.

11. Feltz, W. F., K. M. Bedka, J. A. Otkin, T. Greenwald, and S. A. Ackerman, 2009: Understanding satellite-observed mountain wave signatures using high-resolution numerical model data. Wea. Forecasting, 24, 76-86.

10. Otkin, J. A., and T. J. Greenwald, 2008: Comparison of WRF model-simulated and MODIS-derived cloud data. Mon. Wea. Rev., 136, 1957-1970.

9.  Anderson, M. C., J. R. Norman, J. R. Mecikalski, J. A. Otkin, and W. P. Kustas, 2007:  A climatological study of fluxes and moisture stress across the continental U. S. based on thermal remote sensing.  2:  Surface Moisture Climatology.  J. Geophys. Res., 112, D11112, doi:10.1029/2006JD007507.

8.  Anderson, M. C., J. R. Norman, J. R. Mecikalski, J. A. Otkin, and W. P. Kustas, 2007:  A climatological study of fluxes and moisture stress across the continental U. S. based on thermal remote sensing. 1:  Model formulation.  J. Geophys. Res.
, 112, D10117, doi:10.1029/2006JD007506.

7.  Otkin, J. A., D. J. Posselt, E. R. Olson, H.-L. Huang, J. E. Davies, J. Li, and C. S. Velden, 2007:  Mesoscale numerical weather prediction models used in support of infrared hyperspectral measurements simulation and product algorithm development.  J. Atmospheric and Oceanic Tech., 24, 585-601.

6.  Otkin, J. A., M. C. Anderson, J. R. Mecikalski, and G. R. Diak, 2005:  Validation of GOES-based insolation estimates using data from the United States Climate Reference Network.  J. Hydrometeor., 8, 460-475.

5.  Otkin, J. A., and J. E. Martin, 2004:  The large-scale modulation of subtropical cyclogenesis in the central and eastern Pacific Ocean.  Mon. Wea. Rev., 132, 1813-1828.

4.  Otkin, J. A., and J. E. Martin, 2004:  A synoptic climatology of the subtropical Kona storm.  Mon. Wea. Rev., 132, 1502-1517.

3.  Martin, J. E., and J. A. Otkin, 2004:  The rapid growth and decay of an extratropical cyclone in the central Pacific Ocean.  Wea. Forecasting, 19, 358-376.

2.  Otkin, J. A., 2003:  Composite and case study analyses of the structure and evolution of the subtropical Kona storm and its associated large-scale environment.  MS Thesis, Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, University of Wisconsin - Madison, 134pp.

1.  Hanson, A. R., G. D. Nastrom, J. A. Otkin, and F. D. Eaton, 2002:  MST radar observations of gravity waves and turbulence near thunderstorms.  J. Appl. Meteor., 41, 298-305.

Future Conference Presentations

140. Rogal, M., K. Bah, T. Greenwald, B. Pierce, A. Lenzen, J. A. Otkin, J. Davies, E. Borbas, J. Sieglaff, and H.-L. Huang, 2013: Near-real-time validation of simulated GOES-R ABI radiances and derived products, using the WRF-Chem model forecast over CONUS for all 16 bands. NOAA 2013 Satellite Conference for Direct Readout, GOES/POES, and GOES-R/JPSS Users, College Park, MD.

139. Otkin, J. A., 2013: Assimilation of water vapor sensitive infrared brightness temperatures during a cool season high impact weather event. NOAA 2013 Satellite Conference for Direct Readout, GOES/POES, and GOES-R/JPSS Users, College Park, MD.

138. Greenwald, T., B. Pierce, T. Schaack, J. A. Otkin, K. Bah, J. Davies, J. Sieglaff, A. Lenzen, J. Nelson, M. Rogal, and H.-L. Huang, 2013: Near real-time proxy ABI products for GOES-R user readiness. NOAA 2013 Satellite Conference for Direct Readout, GOES/POES, and GOES-R/JPSS Users, College Park, MD.

Conference Proceedings List

137. Otkin, J. A., 2013: Regional-scale OSSEs used to explore the impact of infrared brightness temperature observations. Warn-on-Forecast and High Impact Weather Workshop, Norman, OK.

136. Anderson, M. C., C. Hain, J. A. Otkin, and X. Zhan, 2013: Evaluation of a Remotely Sensed Evaporative Stress Index for Monitoring Patterns of Anomalous Water Use. 27th Conference on Hydrology, Austin, TX.

135. Jones, T. A., J. A. Otkin, D. J. Stensrud, and K. H. Knopfmeier, 2013: Assimilating simulated radar and satellite data using an OSSE experiment from 24 December 2009. Ninth Annual Symposium on Future Operational Environmental Satellite Systems, Austin, TX.

134. Schmit, T. J., M. Gunshor, K. Bah, J. Gurka, and J. A. Otkin, 2013: Preparing for the Advanced Baseline Imager on the GOES-R series. Ninth Annual Symposium on Future Operational Environmental Satellite Systems, Austin, TX.

133. Greenwald, T., B. Pierce, J. A. Otkin, T. Schaack, J. Davies, E. Borbas, M. Rogal, J. Sieglaff, and H. L. Huang, 2013: Near-Real-Time Simulated ABI Imagery for User Readiness, Retrieval Algorithm Evaluation and Model Verification. Ninth Annual Symposium on Future Operational Environmental Satellite Systems, Austin, TX.

132. Otkin, J. A., M. C. Anderson, C. Hain, I. Mladenova, J. Basara, and M. Svoboda, 2013: Examining flash drought development using the Evaporative Stress Index (ESI). 27th Conference on Hydrology, Austin, TX.

131. Li, J., H.-L., Huang, P. Menzel, T. Schmit, J. A. Otkin, C. Velden, P. Wang, and J. Li, 2012: Assimilation of satellite data in regional NWP -- current progress and challenges. Earth Cube Workshop -- Shaping the Development of EarthCube to Enable Advances in Data Assimilation and Ensemble Prediction, Boulder, CO.

130. Li, J., J. A. Otkin, Z. Li, and B. Pierce, 2012: Simulate all-weather hyperspectral infrared sounder radiances for OSSEs. Observing System Simulation Experiments (OSSEs): Challenges and Successes, San Francicso, CA.

129. Gunshor, M. M., T. J. Schmit, K. Bah, and J. A. Otkin, 2012: The new and improved imager on GOES-R. Geostationary Satellite Data Generation, San Francisco, CA.

128. Crowell, S., D. D. Turner, and J. A. Otkin, 2012: Assimilation of thermodynamic and dynamic boundary layer profile data. Observing System Simulation Experiments (OSSEs): Challenges and Successes, San Francisco, CA.

127. Anderson, M. C., C. Hain, J. A. Otkin, and X. Zhan, 2012: Evaluation of a remotely sensed Evaporative Stress Index for monitoring patterns in anomalous water use. Advancing Drought Monitoring and Prediction with Applications to Decision Making, San Francisco, CA.

126. Otkin, J. A., 2013: Using regional-scale OSSEs to explore the impact of infrared brightness temperature observations. 5th Meeting of the World Meteorological Organization’s THORPEX ICSC DAOS Working Group, Madison, WI.

125. Otkin, J. A., B. Pierce, A. Lenzen, J. Jung, and S. Nolin, 2012: CIMSS Science Support for the NESDIS S4 Supercomputer. JCSDA 10th Workshop on Satellite Data Assimilation. College Park, MD.

124. J. A. Otkin, T. A. Jones, K. Knopfmeier, and D. J. Stensrud, 2012: Evaluation of assimilating radar and satellite observations during a cool season OSSE. National Weather Association Annual Meeting, Madison, WI.

123. Schmit, T. J., M. M. Gunshor, K. Bah, J. J. Gurka, and J. A. Otkin, 2012: Operational uses of the ABI (Advanced Baseline Imager) on the GOES-R series. National Weather Association Annual Meeting, Madison, WI.

122. Lindsey, D. T., J. A. Otkin, J. Sieglaff, D. Bikos, L. Grasso, and C. Siewart, 2012: Improving forecasts of clouds and convection using simulated satellite imagery. National Weather Association Annual Meeting, Madison, WI.

121. Otkin, J. A., 2012: Assessing the impact of the horizontal covariance localization radius when assimilating infrared brightness temperature observations. 5th EnKF Workshop, Renssellaerville, NY.

120. Otkin, J. A., 2012: Assimilation of water vapor sensitive infrared brightness temperature observations during a high impact weather event. 5th EnKF Workshop, Renssellaerville, NY.

119. Rabin, R., J. Zhang, B. Kuligowski, J. A. Otkin, L. Grasso, and V. Lakshmanan, 2012: Improvements to QPE using GOES visible ABI and model data. GOES-R Science Week, Kansas City, KS.

118. Greenwald, T. J., J. Davies, E. Borbas, J. A. Otkin, J. Sieglaff, H.-L. Huang, 2012: Highlights of CIMSS GOES-R AWG Proxy Data Activities. GOES-R Science Week, Kansas City, KS.

117. Siewart, C., B. Rabin, D. Kingfield, J. A. Otkin, D. Lindsey, L. Grasso, J. Knaff, M. Folmer, A. Molthan, and S. Weiss, 2012: GOES-R Proving Ground: Demonstration of imagery products at NOAA's Storm Prediction Center and Hazardous Weather Testbed. GOES-R Science Week, Kansas City, KS.

116. Schmit, T. J., K. Bah, M. Gunshor, T. Rink, J. A. Otkin, J. Feltz, and A. Schreiner, 2012: Imagery from the ABI on GOES-R. GOES-R Science Week, Kansas City, KS.

115. Otkin, J. A., 2012: Assessing the impact of the horizontal covariance localization radius used during the assimilation of satellite infrared brightness temperature observations. Warn-on-Forecast and High Impact Weather Workshop, Norman, OK.

114. Otkin, J. A., 2012: Regional-scale OSSEs used to explore the impact of ABI infrared brightness temperature observations. Regional OSSE Workshop, Norman, OK.

113. Anderson, M.C., G. Diak, J. A. Otkin, J. R. Mecikalski, and C. Hain, 2012: Calibrating GOES-based insolation products for climatological analyses of evapotranspiration over the U.S. 24th Conference on Climate Variability and Change, New Orleans, LA.

112. Otkin, J. A., 2012: Assessing the impact of the horizontal covariance localization radius used during the assimilation of infrared brightness temperature observations. 16th Conference on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface, New Orleans, LA.

111. Otkin, J. A., D. Bikos, J. Sieglaff, D. T. Lindsey, L. Grasso, C. Siewart, R. Rabin, J. Kain, and S. Dembak, 2012: Using synthetic satellite imagery to evaluate real-time model forecast performance during the Hazardous Weather Testbed Spring Experiment. 18th Conference on Satellite Meteorology, Oceanography and Climatology, New Orleans, LA.

110. Lakshmanan, V., R. Rabin, J. A. Otkin, J. S. Kain, and S. R. Dembek, 2012: Visualizaing model data using a fast approximation of a radiative transfer model. 10th Conference on Artificial Intelligence Applications to Environmental Science, New Orleans, LA.

109. Bah, K., T. Achtor, T. D. Rink, T. J. Schmit, J. A. Otkin, and J. Gerth, 2012: Preparation for use of the GOES-R Advanced Baseline Imager (ABI). 8th Annual Symposium on Future Operational Environmental Satellite Systems, New Orleans, LA.

108. Zupanski, M., S. Q. Zhang, J. A. Otkin, A. Y. Hou, X. Lin, and S. H. Cheung, 2011: Downscaling GPM-like satellite precipitation information by WRF ensemble data assimilation system. 2011 PMM Science Team Meeting, Denver, CO.

107. Lindsey, D. T., L. Grasso, D. Bikos, J. A. Otkin, J. Sieglaff, C. Siewart, R. Rabin, and J. Kain, 2011: Simulated satellite imagery: A new tool for real-time model evaluation. National Weather Association Meeting, Birmingham, AL.

106. Schmit, T. J., K. Bah, M. M. Gunshor, J. Li, S. Bachmeier, J. A. Otkin, S. Goodman, and J. Gurka, 2011: The Advanced Baseline Imagery (ABI) on the GOES-R series. National Weather Association Annual Meeting, Birmingham, AL.

105. Rabin, R., J. Zhang, B. Kuligowski, J. A. Otkin, L. Grasso, and V. Lashmanan, 2011: Improvements to QPE using GOES visible ABI and model data. GOES-R Science Week, Huntsville, AL.

104. Otkin, J. A., 2011: Assessing the impact of the covariance localization radius when assimilating infrared brightness temperature observations using an EnKF system. 14th Conference on Mesoscale Processes, Los Angeles, CA.

103. Schmit, T. J., K. Bah, M. Gunshor, J. A. Otkin, and T. Rink, 2011: Imagery from the ABI on GOES-R. GOES-R Annual Meeting, Ft. Collins, CO.

102. Turner, D. D., J. A. Otkin, D. C. Hartung, R. Peterson, W. F. Feltz, and E. Janzon, 2011: “Moving towards an operational ground-based network for boundary layer profiling”. Invited seminar in the Institute for Geophysics and Meteorology, University of Cologne, Germany.

101. Otkin, J. A., 2011: GOES-R ABI proxy radiance dataset generation and data assimilation activities at CIMSS. High Impact Weather Working Group Workshop, Norman, OK.

100. Otkin, J. A., D. C. Hartung, D. D. Turner, R. A. Petersen, W. F. Feltz, and E. Janzon, 2011: Assimilation of surface-based profiler observations during an observation system simulation experiment. Part 1: Analysis Impact. 15th Conference on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface, Seattle, WA.

99. Hartung, D. C., J. A. Otkin, R. A Petersen, D. D. Turner, and W. F. Feltz, 2011: Assimilation of surface-based profiler observations during an observations system simulation experiment. Part 2: Forecast Assessment. 15th Conference on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface, Seattle, WA.

98. Feltz, W., K. Bah, K. Bedka, L. M. Cronce, J. Gerth, J. S. Kain, S. S. Lindstrom, J. A. Otkin, T. J. Schmit, J. Sieglaff, C. W. Siewart, and R. Rabin, 2011: University of Wisconsin proving ground participation within the NOAA Hazardous Weather Testbed. First Conference on Transition of Research to Operations: Successes, Plans and Challenges, Seattle, WA.

97. Li, J., J. Li, H. Liu, J. A. Otkin, and T. J. Schmit, 2011: High impact weather nowcasting and short range forecasting using advanced IR soundings. Seventh Annual Symposium on Future Operational Environmental Satellite Systems, Seattle, WA.

96. Davies, J. E., T. Greenwald, J. A. Otkin, Y. K. Lee, J. Sieglaff, and A. Huang, 2011: A comparison of forward radiative transfer models used in the production of simulated proxy data for the GOES-R ABI. Seventh Annual Symposium on Future Operational Environmental Satellite Systems, Seattle, WA.

95. Bah, K., T. J. Schmit, J. Gerth, M. Cronce, and J. A. Otkin, 2011: Preparation for use of GOES-R Advanced Baseline Imager (ABI). Seventh Annual Symposium on Future Operational Environmental Satellite Systems, Seattle, WA.

94. Petersen, R.A., J. A. Otkin, D. Hartung,, D. Turner, W. F. Feltz and E. Janzon, 2010: A ‘Nationwide Network of Networks’: Investigating the impacts of a potential ground-based profiling system using an Observing System Simulation Experiment. NOAA/NASA/FAA Aviation Requirements Workshop, Boulder, CO.

93. Lindsey, D. T., L. Grasso, J. Sieglaff, J. A. Otkin, R. Rabin, and J. Kain, 2010: Simulating GOES-R satellite imagery from WRF output. 25th Conference on Severe Local Storms, Denver, CO.

92. Hartung, D. C., J. A. Otkin, R. Petersen, D. Turner, W. F. Feltz and E. Janzon, 2010: A ‘Nationwide Network of Networks’: Investigating the impacts of a potential ground-based profiling system using an Observing System Simulation Experiment. AOS Department Seminar, Madison, WI.

91. Otkin, J. A., 2010: The relative impact of clear and cloudy sky infrared brightness temperatures within an ensemble data assimilation system. 17th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, Annapolis, MD.

90. Feltz, W. F., K. Bah, K. Bedka, L. M. Cronce, J. Gerth, J. S. Kain, S. S. Lindstrom, J. A. Otkin, T. J. Schmit, J. Sieglaff, C. W. Siewart, and R. M Rabin, 2010: UW-CIMSS GOES-R Proving Ground Participation in the Storm Prediction Center Hazardous Weather Testbed. 17th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, Annapolis, MD.

89. Schmit, T. J., K. Bah, M. M. Gunshor, J. Li, S. Bachmeier, J. A. Otkin, J. Gerth, J. J. Gurka, and S. Goodman, 2010: The ABI (Advanced Baseline Imager) on the GOES-R series. GOES-R Proving Ground Meeting, Honolulu, HI.

88. Turner, D., J. A. Otkin, D. Hartung, R. Peterson, W. Feltz, and E. Janzon, 2010: Impact of assimilating retrievals of temperature and humidity profiles from a ground-based network on a winter storm forecast. EU COST 0702: Integrated Ground-based Observations of Essential Variables for Climate and Operational Meteorology. Paris, France.

87. Otkin, J. A., and W. Lewis, 2010: Assimilation of simulated ABI infrared brightness temperatures using an ensemble Kalman filter data assimilation system. 11th Annual WRF User's Workshop, Boulder, CO.

86. Bah, K., T. Schmit, W. Feltz, J. Gerth, S. Bachmeier, J. A. Otkin, G. Wade, and W. Straka, 2010: Preparation for use of the GOES-R Advanced Baseline Imager (ABI). GOES-R AWG Annual Meeting, Madison, WI.

85. Turner, D. D., J. A. Otkin, D. C. Hartung, R. Peterson, W. F. Feltz, and E. Janzon, 2010: Impact of assimilating retreivals of temperature and humidity profiles from a ground-based network on a winter storm forecast. 10th Workshop on Infrared Remote Sensing Applications, Quebec City, QB.

84. Otkin, J. A., and W. Lewis, 2010: Assimilation of simulated ABI infrared brightness temperatures using an ensemble Kalman filter. The 4th Ensemble Data Assimilation Workshop, Renssellaerville, NY.

83. Schmit, T. J., K. Bah, J. Gerth, M. Cronce, J. A. Otkin, and J. Sieglaff, 2010: A Weather Event Simulator (WES) for the GOES-R Advanced Baseline Imager (ABI). 6th Annual Symposium on Future National Operational Environmental Satellite Systems-NPOESS and GOES-R, Atlanta, GA.

82. Bah, K., T. J. Schmit, T. Achtor, T. Rink, W. Wolf, J. A. Otkin, J. Sieglaff, and J. Foltz, 2010: Using McIDAS-V in preperation for the GOES-R ABI. 6th Annual Symposium on Future National Operational Environmental Satellite Systems-NPOESS and GOES-R, Atlanta, GA.

81. Otkin, J. A., and W. E. Lewis, 2010: Assimilation of simulated infrared brightness temperatures as part of an OSSE employing the Ensemble Kalman Filter. 14th Symposium on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface, Atlanta, GA.

80. Otkin, J. A., J. Sieglaff, T. Greenwald, and H.-L. Huang, 2010: Model-derived proxy ABI radiance datasets used for GOES-R research and demonstration activities. 6th Annual Symposium on Future National Operational Environmental Satellite Systems-NPOESS and GOES-R, Atlanta, GA.

79. Bah, K., T. J. Schmit, T. Achtor, T. Rink, W. Wolf, J. A. Otkin, J. Sieglaff, and J. Feltz, 2009: Operational uses of bands on the GOES-R Advanced Baseline Imager (ABI). 6th GOES User's Conference, Madison, WI.

78. Li, J., J. Li, J. A. Otkin, H. Liu, and T. J. Schmit, 2009: High impact weather study using advanced IR sounding product. 6th GOES User's Conference, Madison, WI.

77. Bah, K., J. Sieglaff, T. Schmit, J. Gerth, S. Bachmeier, S. Acherman, W. Feltz, K. Strabala, G. Wade, and J. A. Otkin, 2009: CIMSS activities in support of the GOES-R Proving Ground Plans. 6th GOES User's Conference, Madison, WI.

76. Otkin, J. A., J. Sieglaff, T. Greenwald, and H.-L. Huang, 2009: New large-scale model-derived proxy ABI datasets available for GOES-R research and demonstration activities. 6th GOES User's Conference, Madison, WI.

75. Otkin, J. A., T. Greenwald, J. Sieglaff, M. Gunshor, K. Bah, T. Schmit, H.-L. Huang, and S. Wanzong, 2009: High-resolution simulated ABI datasets used for GOES-R research and demonstration activities. 6th GOES User's Conference, Madison, WI.

74. Bedka, K. M., J. Brunner, R. Dworak, W. Feltz, and J. A. Otkin, 2009: Objective satellite-based overshooting top detection using infrared window channel brightness temperature gradients. 2009 National Weather Association Annual Meeting, Norfolk, VA.

73. Bah, K., J. Gerth, T. J. Schmit, M. Cronce, J. A. Otkin, and J. Sieglaff, 2009: Operational uses of bands on the GOES-R Advanced Baseline Imager (ABI). 2009 National Weather Association Annual Meeting, Norfolk, VA.

72. Li, J., T. J. Schmit, J. Li, J. A. Otkin, and B. Ye, 2009: Four dimensional atmospheric temperature and moisture structures from future geostationary weather satellite and the potential applications. 6th International Symposium on Digital Earth, Beijing, China.

71. Wanzong, S., C. Velden, H.-L. Huang, J. A. Otkin, and T. Greenwald, 2009: Simulated atmospheric motion vectors (AMVs) within the GOES-R Analysis Facility for Instrument Impacts on Requirements (GRAFIIR). EUMETSAT Meteorological Satellite Conference, Bath, UK.

70. Hartung, D. C., J. A. Otkin, J. E. Martin, and D. D. Turner, 2009: The life cycle of an undular bore and its interaction with a shallow, intense cold front. 13th Conf. on Mesoscale Processes, Salt Lake City, UT.

69. Otkin, J. A., J. Sieglaff, T. Greenwald, and H.-L. Huang, 2009: New large-scale model-derived proxy ABI datasets available for GOES-R research and demonstration activities. GOES-R AWG Annual Meeting, Adelphi, MD.

68. Pierce, R. B, T. Schaack, A. Lenzen, G. Grell, S. Peckham, Q. Liu, and J. A. Otkin, 2009: High Resolution WRF-Chem ozone and aerosol simulations for GOES-R ABI proxy data. GOES-R AWG Annual Meeting, Adelphi, MD.

67. Schaack, T., B. Pierce, A. Lenzen, G. Grell, S. Peckham, and J. A. Otkin, 2009: High-resolution coupled RAQMS/WRF-CHEM ozone and aerosol simulations for GOES-R research. 10th Annual WRF User's Workshop, Boulder, CO.

66. Otkin, J. A., T. Greenwald, J. Sieglaff, M. Gunshor, K. Bah, T. Schmit, H.-L. Huang, and S. Wanzong, 2009: High-resolution simulated ABI datasets used for GOES-R research and demonstration activities. 10th Annual WRF User's Workshop, Boulder, CO.

65. Otkin, J. A., T. Greenwald, J. Sieglaff, M. Gunshor, K. Bah, T. Schmit, H.-L. Huang, and S. Wanzong, 2009: High-resolution simulated ABI datasets used for GOES-R research activities. 19th Conf. on Numerical Weather Prediction, Omaha, NE.

64. Schmit, T., J. Sieglaff, K. Bah, J. Gerth, J. A. Otkin, W. Feltz, and J. Gurka, 2009: GOES-R Proving Groud Plans for a Weather Event Simulator. 16th Conf. on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography Conference, Phoenix, AZ.

63. Otkin, J. A., J. Sieglaff, T. Greenwald, and Y.-K. Lee, 2009: Using satellite observations to validate a large-scale high-resolution WRF model simulation. 16th Conf. on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography Conference, Phoenix, AZ.

62. Bedka, K., W. Feltz, A. Lenz, J. A. Otkin, and J. Sieglaff, 2008: Identification of Aviation Turbulence Signatures in high-resolution satellite imagery. 2008 National Weather Association Annual Meeting, Louisville, KY.

61. Hartung, D., J. E. Martin, J. A. Otkin, D. Turner, and W. Feltz, 2008: A multisensor, meso- and microscale analysis of an intense surface cold front in the central United States. 14th Cyclone Workshop, Val Morin, QB, Canada.

60. Greenwald, T., J. A. Otkin, Y.-K. Lee, and J. Sieglaff, 2008: Verification of a cloud-resolving NWP model forecast using satellite measurements. Int'l Radiation Symposium, Foz do Iguacu, Brazil.

59. Otkin, J. A., T. Greenwald, J. Sieglaff, E. Olson, and H.-L. Huang, 2008: Large-scale model-derived proxy datasets used for GOES-R research activities. GOES-R AWG Annual Meeting. Madison, WI.

58. Otkin, J. A., J. Sieglaff, T. Greenwald, and Y.-K. Lee, 2008: Using satellite observations to validate a large-scale high-resolution proxy dataset. GOES-R AWG Annual Meeting. Madison, WI.

57. Greenwald, T., Y.-K. Lee, J. Sieglaff, J. A. Otkin, and H.-L. Huang, 2008: Preliminary assessment of simulated proxy data cloud fields usign GOES-12 imager data. GOES-R AWG Annual Meeting. Madison, WI.

56. Gunshor, M., T. Greenwald, H.-L. Huang, E. Olson, J. A. Otkin, and J. Sieglaff, 2008: GOES-R proxy data set generation at CIMSS. GOES-R AWG Annual Meeting, Madison, WI.

55. Sieglaff, J., K. Bah, T. Schmit, J. Gerth, S. Bachmeier, S. Ackerman, W. Feltz, K. Strabala, G. Wade, and J. A. Otkin, 2008: CIMSS GOES-R proving ground plans. GOES-R AWG Annual Meeting, Madison, WI.

54. Otkin, J. A., Y.-K. Lee, T. Greenwald, J. Sieglaff, and R. Bennartz, 2008: Using satellite observations to validate a large-scale high-resolution WRF model simulation. 9th Annual WRF User's Workshop. Boulder, CO.

53. Otkin, J. A., T. Greenwald, J. Sieglaff, and H.-L. Huang, 2008: Large-scale WRF model simulations used for GOES-R research activities. 9th Annual WRF User's Workshop. Boulder, CO.

52. Otkin, J. A., K. Bedka, W. Feltz, and T. Greenwald, 2008: Using high-resolution WRF model data to better understand satellite-observed mountain wave patterns. 9th Annual WRF User's Workshop. Boulder, CO.

51. Hartung, D. C., J. E. Martin, J. A. Otkin, D. D. Turner, W. F. Feltz, and T. J. Wagner, 2008: High resolution observations and modeling of a shallow, intense Great Plains cold front. 7th Annual AMS Student Conf., New Orleans, LA.

50 . Otkin, J. A., H.-L. Huang, T. Greenwald, E. R. Olson, and J. Sieglaff, 2008: Large-scale WRF model simulations used for GOES-R research activities. 5th GOES User's Conf., New Orleans, LA.

49. Gunshor, M., E. Olson, J. Sieglaff, T. Greenwald, H.-L. Huang, and J. Otkin, 2008: GOES-R ABI proxy data set generation at CIMSS. 5th GOES User's Conf., New Orleans, LA.

48. Greenwald, T., H.-L. Huang, J. Otkin, E. Olson, J. Sieglaff, and M. Gunshor, 2008: Verifying large-scale, high-resolution simulations of clouds for GOES-R activities. 5th GOES User's Conf., New Orleans, LA.

47. Feltz, W. F., J. A. Otkin, K. M. Bedka, S. A. Ackerman, A. Wimmers, R. D. Sharman, and J. R. Mecikalski, 2008: Satellite-derived mountain wave turbulence interest field detection. 13th Conf. on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology, New Orleans, LA.

46. Genkova, I., S. Wanzong, C. S. Velden, D. Santek, J. Li, E. R. Olson, and J. A. Otkin, 2008: GOES-R wind retrieval algorithm development. 5th GOES User's Conf., New Orleans, LA.

45.  Otkin, J. A., and T. Greenwald, 2007:  An intercomparison study of MODIS-derived and WRF-simulated cloud data.  15th Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography Conference, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

44.  Otkin, J. A., H.-L. Huang, T. Greenwald, E. R. Olson, and J. Sieglaff, 2007:  Large-scale WRF-simulated proxy atmospheric profile datasets used to support GOES-R research activities.  15th Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography Conference, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

43.  Wanzong, S., C. S. Velden, I. Genkova, D. A. Santek, N. Bormann, J.-N. Thepaut, D. Salmond, M. Hortal, J. Li, E. R. Olson, and J. A. Otkin, 2007:  The use of simulated data sets in atmospheric motion vector research.  15th Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography Conference, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

42.  Feltz, W. F., K. M. Bedka, S. A. Ackerman, J. A. Otkin, A. Wimmers, R. D. Sharman, and J. R. Mecikalski, 2007:  Satellite-derived mountain wave turbulence interest field detection.  15th Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography Conference, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

41. Otkin, J. A., and T. Greenwald, 2007:  An intercomparison of MODIS-derived and WRF-simulated cloud data for an intense extratropical cyclone.  18th Conf. on Numerical Weather Prediction, Park City, UT.

40. Otkin, J. A., and H.-L. Huang, 2007: Large-scale high-resolution WRF model simulations used for GOES-R research activities. 8th Annual WRF User's Workshop, Boulder, CO.

39. Otkin, J. A., T. Greenwald, E. R. Olson, and M. Gunshor, 2007: A case study analysis of WRF-simulated and MODIS-derived cloud data. 8th Annual WRF User's Workshop, Boulder, CO.

38. Otkin, J. A., H.-L. Huang, E. R. Olson, and T. Greenwald, 2007: ABI 11.2 mm Brightness Temperatures. GOES-R AWG Annual Meeting, Leesburg, VA.

37. Gunshor, M., T. Greenwald, H.-L. Huang, S. Lindstrom, E. Olson, J. A. Otkin, and T. Schmit, 2007: ABI proxy data -- simulating instrument effects. GOES-R AWG Annual Meeting, Leesburg, VA.

36. Otkin, J. A., H.-L. Huang, E. R. Olson, and T. Greenwald, 2007: WRF-simulated atmospheric profile datasets used to support GOES-R research activities. GOES-R AWG Annual Meeting, Leesburg, VA.

35.  Liu, C.-Y., J. Li, T. J. Schmit, E. Weisz, E. R. Olson, and J. A. Otkin, 2007:  The hyperspectral infrared sounding simulation study using WRF data.  The Fourier Transform Spectroscopy and Hypespectral Imaging and Sounding of the Environment Topical Meeting, Santa Fe, NM.

34.  Otkin, J. A., H.-L. Huang, E. R. Olson, and S. Wanzong, 2007:  WRF-simulated atmospheric profile datasets used to support GOES-R research activities.  Preprints, 3rd Symposium on Future National Operational Environmental Satellites, San Antonio, TX.

33.  Greenwald, T., H.-L. Huang, D. Tobin, P. Yang, J. A. Otkin, E. R. Olson, and L. Moy, 2007:  Evaluation of simulated GOES-R HES and ABI thermal radiance measurements.  Preprints, 3rd Symposium on Future National Operational Environmental Satellites, San Antonio, TX.

32.  Velden, C. S., S. Wanzong, I Genkova, D. A. Santek, J. Li, E. R. Olson, and J. A. Otkin, 2007:  Clear sky atmospheric motion vectors derived from the GOES sounder ans simulated GOES-R hyperspectral moisture retrievals.  Preprints, 3rd Symposium on Future National Operational Environmental Satellites, San Antonio, TX.

31.  Otkin, J. A., E. R. Olson, H.-L. Huang, C.-Y. Lui, and S. Wanzong, 2006:  WRF model simulations used in support of hyperspectral forward model and product algorithm development.  Preprints, 7th Annual WRF User's Workshop, Boulder, CO.

30.  Otkin, J. A., H.-L. Huang, and A. Seifert, 2006:  A comparison of microphysical schemes in the WRF model during a severe weather event.  Preprints, 7th Annual WRF User's Workshop, Boulder, CO.

29.  Greenwald, T., H.-L. Huang, D. Tobin, P. Yang, L. Moy, E. Olson, J. A. Otkin, B. Baum, H. Woolf, and X. Xu, 2006:  CIMSS forward model capability to support GOES-R measurement simulations.  Fourth GOES-R User's Conference, Broomfield, CO.

28.  Otkin, J. A., E. R. Olson, H.-L. Huang, S. Wanzong, C.-Y. Lui, R. Knuteson, and L. Moy, 2006:  CIMSS NWP modeling capability to support GOES-R measurement simulations.  Fourth GOES-R User's Conference, Broomfield, CO.

27.  Wanzong, S., C. Velden, D. Santek, and J. A. Otkin, 2006:  Wind vector calculations using simulated hyperspectral satellite retrievals.  8th International Winds Workshop, Beijing, China.

26.  Olson, E. R., J. A. Otkin, R. Knutson, M. Smuga-Otto, R. Garcia, W. Feltz, H.-L. Huang, and C. Velden, 2006:  Geostationary interferometer 24-hour simulated dataset for testing processing and calibration algorithms.  Preprints, 22nd Int. Conf. on Interactive Information Processing Systems for Meteorology, Oceanograhpy and Hydrology, Atlanta, GA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., CD-ROM, 14.5.

25.  Wang, X., J. E. Davies, H.-L. Huang, E. R. Olson, J. A. Otkin, P. Yang, H. Wei, J. Niu, and D. D. Turner, 2006: Hyperspectral IR two-layer cloud fast forward model-LY2G.  Preprints, 14th Conf. on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, Atlanta, GA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., CD-ROM, P1.28.

24.  Otkin, J. A., 2005:  High-resolution WRF-simulated microphysical data during a severe weather event.  Preprints, 11th Conf. on Mesoscale Processes, Albuquerque, NM, Amer. Meteor. Soc., CD-ROM, P2M.8.

23.  Smuga-Otto, M., R. Garcia, R. Knuteson, E. R. Olson, J. A. Otkin, and D. Tobin, 2005:  Building a prototype and testing system for processing GIFTS data.  CIMSS 25th Anniversary Silver Symposium, Madison, WI.

22.  Wang, X., J. E. Davies, H.-L. Huang, E. R. Olson, J. A. Otkin, P. Yang, H. Wei, J. Niu and D. D. Turner, 2005:  Hyperspectral IR Clear/Cloudy Fast Forward Model.  CIMSS 25th Anniversary Silver Symposium, Madison, WI.

21.  Otkin, J. A., M. A. Anderson, and J. R. Mecikalski, 2005:  Validation and use of GOES-based insolation estimates.  CIMSS 25th Anniversary Silver Symposium, Madison, WI.

20.  Otkin, J. A., E. R. Olson, and H.-L. Huang, 2005:  Comparison of MM5 and WRF model data ingested into a forward radiative transfer model.  Preprints, 6th WRF / 15th MM5 Users' Workshop, Boulder, CO, National Center for Atmospheric Research, CD-ROM, 3.6.

19.  Otkin, J. A., 2005:  Analysis of high-resolution WRF simulations during a severe weather event.  Preprints, 6th WRF / 15th MM5 User's Workshop, Boulder, CO, National Center for Atmospheric Research, CD-ROM,  3.10.

18.  Davies, J. E., X. Wang, E. R. Olson, J. A. Otkin, H.-L. Huang, P. Yang, H. Wei, J. Niu, and D. D. Turner, 2005: Hyperspectral IR cloudy fast forward model.  5th Annual Workshop on Hyperspectral Science of UW-Madison MURI, Airborne, LEO, and GEO Activities, Madison, WI.

17.  Otkin, J. A., D. J. Posselt, E. R. Olson, and R. K. Garcia, 2005:  Generation of simulated atmospheric datasets for ingest into radiative transfer models.  5th Annual Workshop on Hyperspectral Science of UW-Madison MURI, Airborne, LEO, and GEO Activities, Madison, WI.

16.  Davies, J. E., J. A. Otkin, E. R. Olson, X. Wang, H.-L. Huang, and J. Niu, 2005:  Synthetic hyperspectral radiances for retrieval algorithm development.  Preprints, Hyperspectral Imaging and Sounding of the Environment Topical Meeting, Alexandria, VA, Opt. Soc. Amer., CD-ROM, HThB3.

15.  Otkin, J. A., M. C. Anderson, and J. R. Mecikalski, 2005:  A 2-year climatology of land-surface energy fluxes using the ALEXI model.  Preprints, 19th Conf. on Hydrology, San Diego, CA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., CD-ROM, P3.24.

14.  Otkin, J. A., M. C. Anderson, and J. R. Mecikalski, 2005:  Multi-seasonal validation of GOES-based insolation estimatesPreprints, 19th Conf. on Hydrology, San Diego, CA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., CD-ROM, P1.7.

13.  Otkin, J. A., and E. R. Olson, 2005:  Comparison of simulated top of atmosphere radiance datasets generated from MM5 and WRF numerical simulations.  Preprints, 21st Int. Conf. on Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, San Diego, CA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., CD-ROM, P1.47.

12.  Otkin, J. A., M. C. Anderson, and J. R. Mecikalski, 2004:  Validation of GOES-based insolation estimates using pyranometer insolation data from the United States Climate Reference Network.  Preprints, 26th Conf. on Agricultural and Forest Meterology, Vancouver, BC, Canada, Amer. Meteor. Soc., CD-ROM, P1.34.

11.  Otkin, J. A., 2004:  MM5- and WRF-simulated cloud and water vapor fields during a convective initiation event.  Preprints, 5th WRF /  14th MM5 Users' Workshop, Boulder, CO, National Center for Atmospheric Research, 273-275.

10.  Huang, H.-L., S. A. Ackerman, J. E. Davies. E. R. Olson, E. Weisz, K. Baggett, J. Li, J. A. Otkin, C. Velden, R. Dengel, D. Stettner, D. Tobin, L. Moy, R. O. Knuteson, B. Huang, H. E. Revercomb, and T. Achtor, 2004:  The development of hyperspectral sounder simulator and processor (HSSP) for HES.  3rd GOES-R User Conference, Boulder, CO.

9.  Otkin, J. A., D. J. Posselt, E. R. Olson, J. E. Davies, W. F. Feltz, R. O. Knuteson, and J. R. Mecikalski, 2004:  Generation of simulated top of atmosphere radiance datasets for GIFTS/HES algorithm development.  Preprints, 20th Int. Conf. on Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, Seattle, WA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., CD-ROM, P2.36.

8.  Otkin, J. A., and J. E. Martin, 2004:  Intraseasonal variability of subtropical cyclone occurrence in the central and eastern Pacific Ocean.  Preprints, 14th Conf. on Applied Climatology, Seattle, WA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., CD-ROM, JP5.13.

7.  Huang, H.-L., C. Velden, J. Li, E. Weisz, K. Baggett, J. E. Davies, J. R. Mecikalski, B. Huang, R. Dengel, S. A. Ackerman, E. R. Olson, R. O. Knuteson, D. Tobin, L. Moy, J. A. Otkin, D. J. Posselt, H. E. Revercomb, and W. L. Smith, 2004:  Infrared hyperspectral sounding modeling and processing: an overview.  Preprints, 20th Int. Conf. on Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, Seattle, WA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., CD-ROM, 14.4.

6.  Mecikalski, J. R., M. C. Anderson, J. A. Otkin, and J. M. Norman, 2004:  Regional scale energy and water vapor flux climatologies as derived from remote sensing inputs and a land-exchange model.  Preprints, 18th Conf. on Hydrology, Seattle, WA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., CD-ROM, JP4.3.

5.  Otkin, J. A., and J. E. Martin, 2003:  Large-scale modulation of subtropical cyclone frequency in the central and eastern Pacific Ocean.  12th Cyclone Workshop, Val Morin, QB, Canada.

4.  Posselt, D. J, E. R. Olson, and J. A. Otkin, 2003:  Use of high-resolution MM5 simulations for GIFTS forward model and retrieval algorithm development.  Preprints, 13th PSU/NCAR Mesoscale Model Users' Workshop, Boulder, CO, National Center for Atmospheric Research, 56-59.

3.  Otkin, J. A., and J. E. Martin, 2002:  Large-scale modulation of subtropical cyclogenesis in the central and eastern Pacific Ocean.  27th Annual Climate Diagnostics and Prediction Workshop, Fairfax, VA.

2.  Martin, J. E., and J. A. Otkin, 2001:  The rapid growth and decay of a low-latitude extratropical cyclone in the central Pacific Ocean.  Preprints, 9th Conf. on Mesoscale Processes, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 578-580.

1.  Nastrom, G. D., A. R. Hansen, J. A. Otkin, and F. D. Eaton, 2001:  MST radar observations of gravity waves and turbulence near thunderstorms.  8th Scientific Assembly of the International Association of Meteorology and Atmospheric Sciences, Innsbruck, Austria.





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