QCMS Observation Quality Control Publications

Miller, P.A., M.F. Barth, and L.A. Benjamin 2005: An update on MADIS observation ingest, integration, quality control, and distribution capabilities. 21st Int. Conf. on Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, San Diego, CA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., CD-ROM, J7.12. PDF

Miller, P.A. and M.F. Barth, 2003: Ingest, Integration, Quality Control, and Distribution of Observations from State Transportation Departments using MADIS International Conference on Interactive Information and Processing Systems for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology (IIPS), Feb 9-13, 2003. PDF

Barth, M.F., P.A. Miller, and A.E. MacDonald, 2002: MADIS: Providing Value-Added Observations to the Meteorological Community. FSL Forum, June, 2002.

Miller, P.A. and M.F. Barth, 2002: The AWIPS Build 5.2.2 MAPS Surface Assimilation System (MSAS) Preprints, Interactive Symposium on the Advanced Weather Interactive Processing System (AWIPS), Jan 13-17, 2002.

Barth, M.F., P.A. Miller, and A.E. MacDonald 2002: MADIS: The Meteorological Assimilation Data Ingest System. Preprints, Interactive Symposium on the Advanced Weather Interactive Processing System (AWIPS), Jan 13-17, 2002. Miller, P.A. and M.F. Barth, 2000: Upgrades to the LDAD Observation Quality Control and Monitoring System., FSL Forum, February, 2000.

Miller, P.A. and M.F. Barth, 1999: The LDAD Observation Quality Control and Monitoring System: An Update for AWIPS Build 4.2. Preprints, 15th International Conference on Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, Jan 10-15, 1999.

Jesuroga, R.T., C. Subramaniam, M. Kelsch, and P.A. Miller, 1998: The AWIPS Local Data Acquisition and Dissemination System. Preprints, 14th International Conference on Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, Jan 11-16, 1998.

Barth, M.F., P.A. Miller, M.H. Savoie, and C.S. Hartsough, 1998: The LDAD Observation Quality Control and Monitoring System: Results from the Model Consistency Check Applied to Boundary Layer Profiler Winds. Preprints, 10th Symposium on Meteorological Observations and Instrumentation, Jan 11-16, 1998.

Hartsough, C.S., P.A. Miller, M.F. Barth, and M.H. Savoie, 1998: The LDAD Observation Quality Control and Monitoring System: Results from the Spatial Consistency Check Applied to Surface Observations. Preprints, 10th Symposium on Meteorological Observations and Instrumentation, Jan. 11-16, 1998.

Miller, P.A., M.F. Barth, C.S. Hartsough, M.H. Savoie, 1998: The LDAD Observation Quality Control and Monitoring System: An Overall System Description, Preprints, 10th Symposium on Meteorological Observations and Instrumentation, Jan. 11-16 1998.

Barth, M.F., P.A. Miller, and C.S. Hartsough, 1997: Results from the LDAD Quality Control Model Consistency Check Applied to Boundary Layer Profiler Winds. FSL Forum, November, 1997.

Hartsough, C.S., P.A. Miller, and M.F. Barth, 1997: Results from the LDAD Quality Control Spatial Consistency Check Applied to Surface Observations. FSL Forum, November, 1997.

Miller, P.A., M.F. Barth, and C.S. Hartsough, 1997: The LDAD Observation Quality Control and Monitoring System. FSL Forum, November, 1997.

van de Kamp, D.W., F.M. Ralph, M.F. Barth, P.A. Miller, J.R. Smart L.A. Benjamin, 1997: The New Bird Contamination Quality Control Check Applied to Hourly Winds from NOAA's Profiler Network. Preprints, 28th Conference on Radar Meteorology.

Miller, P.A., M.F. Barth, J.R. Smart and L.A. Benjamin, 1997: The Extent of Bird Contamination in the Hourly Winds Measured by the NOAA Profiler Network: Results Before and After Implementation of the New Bird Contamination Quality Control Check. Preprints, First Symposium on Integrated Observing Systems, Long Beach, CA, Feb. 2-7, 1997.

Hartsough, C.S., P.A. Miller, M.F. Barth, and B.E. Schwartz, 1997: The Quality Control Component of FSL's Real-Time Verification System (RTVS). Preprints, Seventh Conference on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology, Long Beach, CA, Feb. 2-7, 1997.

Barth, M.F., R.B. Chadwick, W.M. Faas, 1997: The Forecast Systems Laboratory boundary layer profiler data acquisition project. Preprints, First Symp. on Integrated Observing Systems, Long Beach, CA, Amer. Meteor. Soc.

Miller, P.A., M.F. Barth, J.R. Smart, L.A. Benjamin, 1996: Bird Contamination in the NOAA Profiler Network Hourly Winds: Results Before and After Implementation of the New Quality Control Check. FSL Forum, December, 1996.

Barth, M.F., P.A. Miller, D.W. van de Kamp, B.E. Schwartz, R.B. Chadwick, B.L. Weber, and D.B. Wuertz 1995: Real-time Six-min Winds from the NOAA Profiler Network. Part I: Data Processing and Quality Control, through NOAA review, to be submitted to Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology.

Barth, M.F., and R.B. Chadwick, 1995: Boundary layer profilers: an emerging multiagency network. FSL Forum, December, 33-37.

Miller, P.A., M.F. Barth, R.S. Collander, 1995: The performance of the first RASS in NOAA's Profiler Network. FSL Forum, December 1995.

Barth, M.F., P.A. Miller, D.W. van de Kamp, B.E. Schwartz, R.B. Chadwick, B.L. Weber, D.B. Wuertz 1995: An evaluation of real-time quality control techniques applied to subhourly wind profiler data. Preprints, Ninth Symposium on Meteorological Observations and Instrumentation, Charlotte, NC, March 27-31, 1995.

Schwartz B.E., P.A. Miller, M.F. Barth 1995: A comparison of ACARS ascent/descent and 6-minute profiler wind observations. Preprints, Ninth Symposium on Meteorological Observations and Instrumentation, Charlotte, NC. March 27-31, 1995

Miller, P.A. and R.L. Fozzard 1994: Real-time Quality Control Monitoring of hourly surface observations at NOAA's Forecast Systems Laboratory. Preprints, Tenth Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction, Portland, Oregon, July 17-22, 1994.

Chadwick, R.B. and M.F. Barth, 1995: Three years of experience with the profiler network. Preprints, 11th Int. Conf. on Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology, Dallas, TX, Amer. Meteor. Soc.

Schlatter, T.W. and F.S. Zbar editors, 1994: Wind profiler assessment report and recommendations for future work. U.S. Department of Commerce, NOAA report. 144pp. P.A. Miller contributor to Wind data quality control section.

Barth, M.F., S.W. Stierle and L.A. Benjamin, 1994: Operational performance of the Wind Profiler Demonstration Network. Preprints, Third Int. Symp. on Tropospheric Profiling: Needs and Technologies, Hamburg, Germany.

Miller, P.A., R.S. Collander, and M.F. Barth, 1994: Evaluating the performance of the first RASS in NOAA's Wind Profiler Demonstration Network. Proceedings, Third Symposium on Tropospheric Profiling: Needs and Technologies, Hamburg, Germany, August 30 - September 2, 1994.

Moninger, W.R and P.A. Miller. 1994: ACARS Quality Control, Correction, and Monitoring. Preprints, Tenth Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction, Portland, Oregon, July 17-22, 1994 .

Barth, M.F., R.B. Chadwick and D.W. van de Kamp, 1994: Data processing algorithms used by NOAA's Wind Profiler Demonstration Network. Annales Geophysicae, 12, 518-528. European Geophysical Society.

Miller, P.A., M.F. Barth, D.W. van de Kamp, T.W. Schlatter, B.L. Weber, D.B. Wuertz, K.A. Brewster 1994: An Evaluation of Two Quality Control Methods Designed for use with Hourly Wind Profiler Data. Annales Geophysicae, 12, 711-724. European Geophysical Society.

Miller, P.A., T.W. Schlatter, D.W. van de Kamp, M.F. Barth, and B.L. Weber, 1994: An Unfolding Algorithm for Profiler Winds, AMS Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 11, 32-41.

Miller, P.A., and M.F. Barth, 1993: Wind Profiler Demonstration Network Quality Control Upgrade. FSL Forum, December, 1993.

Barth, M.F. and R.B. Chadwick, 1993: Data processing algorithms employed in the Wind Profiler Demonstration Network. Proceedings, European Geophysical Society, XVIII General Assembly, Supplement II to Vol. 11, Wiesbaden, Germany, May 3-7.

Miller, P.A., T.W. Schlatter, M.F. Barth, D.W. van de Kamp, B.L. Weber, D.B. Wuertz, 1993: Quality Control Methods Designed for use with Hourly Wind Profiler Data. Proceedings, European Geophysical Society, XVIII General Assembly, Supplement II to Vol. 11, Wiesbaden, Germany, May 3-7.

Miller P.A., L.L. Morone, 1993: Real-time quality control of hourly reports from the Automated Surface Observing System. Preprints, Eighth Symposium on Meteorological Observations and Instrumentation, Anaheim, California, January 17-22.

Miller, P.A., 1992: Evaluating two algorithms for unfolding profiler winds. FSL Forum, July, 1992.

Miller, P.A., T.W. Schlatter, D.B. Wuertz, B.L. Weber, D.W. van de Kamp and M.F. Barth, 1991: An Evaluation of Automated Quality Control Methods Designed for use with Hourly Wind Profiler Data. Proceedings, Second Symposium on Tropospheric Profiling: Needs and Technologies, Boulder, Co., September 10-13.

Miller, P.A., and S.G. Benjamin, 1991: Horizontal Quality Control For a Real-Time 3-h Assimilation System Configured in Isentropic Coordinates. Preprints, Ninth Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction, Denver, Co., October 14-18.

Wuertz, D.B., B.L. Weber, R.G. Strauch, D.A. Merritt, K.P. Moran, D.C. Law, D. Van de Kamp, R.B. Chadwick, M.H. Ackley, M.F. Barth, N.L. Abshire, P.A. Miller, T.W. Schlatter, 1990: Evaluating the Performance of the New NOAA Demonstration Network Wind Profiler. Proceedings, International Geosciences and Remote Sensing Symposium, May 20-24, 1990, College Park, MD.

Weber, B.L., D.B. Wuertz, R.G. Strauch, D.A. Merritt, K.P. Moran, D.C. Law, D. Van de Kamp, R.B. Chadwick, M.H. Ackley, M.F. Barth, N.L. Abshire, P.A. Miller, T.W. Schlatter, 1990: Preliminary Evaluation of the first NOAA Demonstation Network Wind Profiler, AMS Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 7, 909-918.


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