METR 5303

Objective Analysis and Data Assimilation
Course Home Page (Fall 2016)

Lecture Time: Tuesday, Thursday 1:00 -2:15 pm
Location: Room 5930, NWC

Instructors: Dr Ming Xue
NWC Room 2502
Tel: 325 6037

Office Hours:  Tuesday, Thursday 2:15pm - 3:00pm or by appointment

We will use for grade posting etc. is an email alias for the entire class.


Lecture notes´╝Ü

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Lecture #5

Computer Program #1 and Input data

Lecture #6

Panofsky (1949) Gilchrist and Cressman (1954)
Bergthorsson and Doos
Cressman (1959)

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Lecture #9, #10

Koch et al. (1983)

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Computer Program #2

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Knowledge Expectations for Exam 1

ECMWF Lecture Notes on Data Assimilation
Lorenc, A. C., 1986: Quart. J. Roy. Meteor. Soc.
Ide et al (1997) on Unified Notations for Data Assimilation.

Book section on Random Variables

Homework assignment No. 4. The ANALAB package to be used is here.

Huang (2000) MWR paper on various 3D analysis methods and corresponding analysis package. Download the package, examine the source code and run the analysis experiments with included data. Plotting program is also included. A user documentation file, analab_docs.pdf is found in the package.

3DVAR Assimilation of GPS Data

Dr. Jidong Gao's presentations: Lecture 1 and Lecture 2.

Knowledge expectation for Dr. Xue's materials in 2nd exam

Optimiation Methods