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Dan Lindsey

Education

Career Overview

Dan received an B.S. in Mathematics in 1998 at the University of Georgia. He then worked as a part-time meteorologist at The Weather Channel in Atlanta, Georgia until the summer of 1999, at which time he moved to Fort Collins, Colorado to attend Colorado State University. In 2002 he received an M.S. in Atmospheric Science at CSU, working under the direction of Dr. David Randall on modeling convective downdrafts. During the Spring of 2002, Dan taught three undergraduate meteorology courses at the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley.

Dan joined the Regional and Mesoscale Meteorology Branch (RAMMB) at the Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere (CIRA) during the spring of 2002. In September 2004, he joined NOAA/NESDIS as a Research Meteorologist, and finished his PhD in 2008. His research interests focus on both geostationary and polar-orbiting satellite detection of mesoscale phenomena, including severe storms. He is currently heavily involved in preparations for the next generation of geostationary satellites (GOES-R), which launched in November 2016.

Publications

Refereed Publications

Noh, Y. J., J. M. Forsythe, S. D. Miller, C. J. Seaman, Y. Li, A. K. Heidinger, D. T. Lindsey, M. A. Rogers, and P. T. Partain, 2017: Cloud base height estimation from VIIRS. Part II: A statistical algorithm based on A-Train satellite data. J. Atmos. Ocean. Tech., 34(3), 585-598, doi: 10.1175/JTECH-D-16-0110.1.

Seaman, C. J., Y.- J. Noh, S. D. Miller, A. K. Heidinger, and D. T. Lindsey, 2017: Cloud base height estimation from VIIRS. Part I: Operational algorithm validation against CloudSat. J. Atmos. Ocean. Tech., 34(3), 567-583, doi: 10.1175/JTECH-D-16-0109.1.

Boukabara, S. A., T. Zhu, H. L. Tolman, S. Lord, S. Goodman, R. Atlas, M. Goldberg, T. Auligne, B. Pierce, L. Cucurull, M. Zupanski, M. Zhang, I. Moradi, J. Otkin, D. Santek, B. Hoover, Z. Pu, X. Zhan, C. Hain, E. Kalnay, D. Hotta, S. Nolin, E. Bayler, A. Mehra, S. P. F. Casey, D. T. Lindsey, L. D. Grasso, V. Krisna Kumar, A. Powell, J. Xu, T. Greenwald, J. Zajic, J. Li, J. Li, B. Li, J. Liu, L. Fang, P. Wang, and T. Chen, 2016: S4: An O2R/R2O Infrastructure for Optimizing Satellite Data Utilization in NOAA Numerical Modeling Systems: A Step Toward Bridging the Gap between Research and Operations. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 97, 2359-2378, doi: 10.1175/BAMS-D-14-00188.1.

Line, W. E., T. J. Schmit, D. T. Lindsey, and S. J. Goodman, 2016: Use of Geostationary Super Rapid Scan Satellite Imagery by the Storm Prediction Center. Wea. Forecasting, 31(2), 483-494. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/WAF-D-15-0135.1

Miller, S. D., T. L. Schmit, C. J. Seaman, D. T. Lindsey, M. M. Gunshor, R. A. Kohrs, Y. Sumida, and D. W. Hillger, 2016: A Sight for Sore Eyes: The Return of True Color Imagery to Geostationary Satellites. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 97(10), 1803-1816, doi: 10.1175/BAMS-D-15-00154.1

Gochis, D., R. S. Schumacher, K. Friedrich, N. Doesken, M. Kelsch, J. Sun, K. Ikeda, D. T. Lindsey, A. Wood, B. Dolan, S. Matrosov, A. Newman, K. Mahoney, S. Rutledge, R. Johnson, P. Kucera, P. Kennedy, D. Sempere-Torres, M. Steiner, R. Roberts, J. Wilson, W. Yu, V. Chandrasekar, R. Rasmussen, A. Anderson, B. Brown, 2015: The great Colorado flood of September 2013. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 96(9), 1461-1487.

Grasso, L. D., D. T. Lindsey, C. J. Seaman, B. Stocks, and R. M. Rabin, 2015: Satellite Observations of Plume-Like Streaks in a Cloud Field in Canada. Pure Appl. Geo. Doi:10.1007/s00024-015-1076-z

Hillger, D. W., T. Kopp, C. J. Seaman, S. D. Miller, D. T. Lindsey, E. Stevens, J. Solbrig, W. Straka III, M. Kreller, A. Kuciauskas, and A. Terborg, 2015: User Validation of VIIRS Satellite Imagery. Remote Sensing, 8(11), doi: 10.3390/rs8010011

Longmore, S. P., S. D. Miller, D. E. Bikos, D. T. Lindsey, E. J. Szoke, D. A. Molenar, D. W. Hillger, R. L. Brummer, J. A. Knaff, 2015: An Automated Mobile Phone Photo Relay and Display Concept Applicable to Operational Severe Weather Monitoring. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology. 32(7), 1356-1363. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JTECH-D-14-00230.1.

Schmit, T., S. Goodman, M. Gunshor, J. Sieglaff, A. Heidinger, S. Bachmeier, A. Terborg, J. Feltz, K. Ba, S. Rudlosky, D. T. Lindsey, R. Rabin, and C. Schmidt, 2015: Rapid refresh imagery of significant events: preparing users for the next generation of geostationary operational satellites. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society. 96(4 ), 561-576. /doi/full/10.1175/BAMS-D-13-00210.1

Seaman, C. J., D. W. Hillger, T. Kopp, R. Williams, S. D. Miller and D. T. Lindsey, 2015: Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) Imagery Environmental Data Record (EDR) User's Guide. NOAA Technical Report NESDIS 150, 31 pp. https://doi.org/10.7289/V5/TR-NESDIS-150

Cintineo, J. L., M. J. Pavolonis, J. M. Sieglaff, and D. T. Lindsey, 2014: An empirical model for assessing the severe weather potential of developing convection. Wea. Forecasting, 29, 639-653.

Grasso, L. D., D. T. Lindsey, K. Lim, A. Clark, and D. E. Bikos, 2014: Evaluation of and Suggested Improvements to the WSM6 Microphysics in WRF-ARW Using Synthetic and Observed GOES-13 Imagery, Monthly Weather Review, 142(10), 3635-3650. 

Hillger, D. W., C. J. Seaman, C. Liang, S. D. Miller, D. T. Lindsey, and T. Kopp, 2014: Suomi NPP VIIRS Imagery evaluation, J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 119(11), 6440-6454, doi:10.1002/2013JD021170.

Johnson, R. H., R. S. Schumacher, J. H. Ruppert, Jr., D. T. Lindsey, J. E. Ruthford, and L. Kriederman, 2014: The role of convective outflow in the Waldo Canyon Fire. Mon. Wea. Rev., 142, 3061-3080.

Lang, T. J., S. A. Rutledge, B. Dolan, P. Krehbiel, W. Rison, and D. T. Lindsey, 2014: Lightning in wildfire smoke plumes observed in Colorado during summer 2012. Mon. Wea. Rev., 142, 489-507.  doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/MWR-D-13-00184.1

Lindsey, D. T., L. D. Grasso, J. F. Dostalek, and J. Kerkmann, 2014: Use of the GOES-R split window difference to diagnose deepening low-level water vapor. J. Appl. Meteor. Climat., 53, 2005-2016.

Hillger, D. W., T. Kopp, T. Lee, D. T. Lindsey, C. J. Seaman, S. D. Miller, J. Solbrig, S. Q. Kidder, S. Bachmeier, T. Jasmin, and T. Rink, 2013: First Light Imagery from Suomi NPP VIIRS. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society. 94(7), 1019-1029, plus cover images. doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-12-00097.1

Meyer, T. C., T. J. Lang, S. A. Rutledge, W. A. Lyons, S. A. Cummer, G. Lu, and D. T. Lindsey, 2013. Radar and lightning analyses of gigantic jet-producing storms. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres 118(7), 2872-2888, doi:10.1002/jgrd.50302.

Schmit, T. J., S. J. Goodman, D. T. Lindsey, R. M. Rabin, K. M. Bedka, M. M. Gunshor, J. L. Cintineo, C. S. Velden, A. S. Bachmeier, S. S. Lindstrom, and C. C. Schmidt, 2013: GOES-14 Super Rapid Scan Operations to Prepare for GOES-R. J. Appl. Remote Sens. 7(1), 073462 doi: 10.1117/1.JRS.7.073462

Setvak, M., K. Bedka, D. T. Lindsey, A. Sokol, Z. Charvat, J. Stastka, P. K. Wang, 2013: A-Train observations of deep convective storm tops. Atmospheric Research, 123, 229-248. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.atmosres.2012.06.020

Bikos, D. E., D. T. Lindsey, J. Otkin, J. Sieglaff, L. D. Grasso, C. Siewert, J. Correia Jr., M. Coniglio, R. Rabin, J. Kain, S. Dembek: 2012: Synthetic Satellite Imagery for Real-Time High Resolution Model Evaluation. Weather and Forecasting, 27(3), 784-795.

Lindsey, D. T., T. J. Schmit, W. M. MacKenzie, Jr., C. P. Jewett, M. M. Gunshor, L. D. Grasso, 2012: 10.35 µm: atmospheric window on the GOES-R Advanced Baseline Imager with less moisture attenuation Journal of Applied Remote Sensing, 6(1), 12 pp doi: 10.1117/1.JRS.6.063598.

Miller, S. D, S. Mills, C. Elvidge, D. T. Lindsey, T. Lee, and J. Hawkins, 2012: Suomi satellite brings to light a unique frontier of nighttime environmental sensing capabilities, Proceedings of the National Academy of Scienceshttp://www.pnas.org/content/early/2012/09/05/1207034109.full.pdf+html?with-ds=yes

Grasso, L. D., D. T. Lindsey, 2011: An Example of the use of Synthetic 3.9 µm GOES-12 Imagery for Two-Moment Microphysical Evaluation.  International Journal of Remote Sensing32(8), 2337.

Jankov I., L. D. Grasso, M. Sengupta, P. J. Neiman, D. Zupanski, M. Zupanski, D. T. Lindsey, and R. L. Brummer, 2011: An Evaluation of Five WRF-ARW Microphysics Schemes Using Synthetic GOES Imagery for an Atmospheric River Event Affecting the California Coast. Journal of Hydrometeorology. In press [Early Online Release at http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/pdf/10.1175/2010JHM1282.1].

Lindsey, D. T., B. McNoldy, Z. Finch, D. Henderson, D. Lerach, R. Seigel, J. Steinweg-Woods, E. Stuckmeyer, G. Williams, D. Van Cleave, and M. Woloszyn, 2011:  A High Wind Statistical Prediction Model for the Northern Front Range of Colorado. Electronic Journal of Operational Meteorology, 2011-EJ03.

Zupanski, D., M. Zupanski, L. D. Grasso, R. L. Brummer, I. Jankov, D. T. Lindsey, M. Sengupta & M. DeMaria, 2011: Assimilating synthetic GOES-R radiances in cloudy conditions using an ensemble-based method. International Journal of Remote Sensing, DOI:10.1080/01431161.2011.572094.

Fromm, M., D. T. Lindsey, R. Servranckx, G. Yue, T. Trickl, R. Sica, P. Doucet, S. Godin-Beekmann, 2010: The Untold Story of Pyrocumulonimbus. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 91(9), 1193–1209. doi: 10.1175/2010BAMS3004.1

Lindsey, D. T, S. D. Miller, L. D. Grasso, 2010: The impacts of the 9 April 2009 dust and smoke on convection. Bull. Amer. Met. Soc., 91(8), 991-995.

Schumacher, R. S., D. T. Lindsey, A. B. Schumacher, J. Braun, S. D. Miller, and J. L. Demuth, 2010:  Multidisciplinary analysis of an unusual tornado: meteorology, climatology, and the communication and interpretation of warnings.  Wea. Forecasting, 25, 1412-1429.

Setvak, M., D. T. Lindsey, P. Novak, P. K. Wang, M. Radova, J. Kerkmann, L. Grasso, S. Su, R. M. Rabin, J. Stastka, and Z. Charvat, 2010: Satellite-observed cold-ring-shaped features atop deep convective clouds.  Atmos. Research, 97, July 2010, p. 80-96, doi: 10.1016/j.atmosres.2010.03.009.

Fromm, M., O. Torres, D. Diner, D. T. Lindsey, B. Vant Hull, R. Servranckx, E. P. Shettle, and Z. Li, 2008: Stratospheric impact of the Chisholm pyrocumulonimbus eruption: 1. Earth-viewing satellite perspective, J. Geophys. Res., 113, D08202, doi:10.1029/2007JD009153.   http://www.agu.org/journals/jd/jd0808/2007JD009153/

Lindsey, D. T., and M. Fromm, 2008: Evidence of the cloud lifetime effect from wildfire-induced thunderstorms, Geophys. Res. Lett., 35, L22809, doi:10.1029/2008GL035680.

Lindsey, D. T., and L. D. Grasso, 2008:  An effective radius retrieval for thick ice clouds using GOES. Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology47, 1222-1231.

Rosenfeld, D., W. L. Woodley, A. Lerner, G. Kelman, and D. T. Lindsey: 2008: Satellite detection of severe convective storms by their retrieved vertical profiles of cloud particle effective radius and thermodynamic phase, J. Geophys. Res., 113, D04208, doi:10.1029/2007JD008600.

Setvak, M., D. T. Lindsey, R. M. Rabin, P. K. Wang, and A. Demeterova, 2008:  Indication of water vapor transport into the lower stratosphere above midlatitude convective storms: Meteosat Second Generation satellite observations and radiative transfer model simulations. Atmospheric Research89/1-2, 170-180, DOI: 10.1016/j.atmosres.2007.11.031.

Lindsey, D. T., D. W. Hillger, L. D. Grasso, J. A. Knaff, and J. F. Dostalek, 2006: GOES Climatology and Analysis of Thunderstorms with Enhanced 3.9 µm Reflectivity. Mon. Wea. Rev., 134(9), 2342–2353.

Lindsey, D. T., and M. J. Bunkers, 2005: Observations of a severe left-moving supercell on 4 May 2003. Wea. and Forecasting, 20, 15-22.

Hodanish, S., R. L. Holle, and D. T. Lindsey, 2004: A Small Updraft Producing a Fatal Lightning Flash. Wea. and Forecasting, 19, 627-632.

Mostek, A., J. F. Weaver, D. E. Bikos, D. T Lindsey, B. A. Zajac, S. Bachmeier, T. Whittaker, B. Motta, B. Grant, J. LaDue, and J. Ferree, 2004: VISIT: Bringing Training to Weather Service Forecasters Using a New Distance -Learning Tool. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 85, 823-829.

Weaver, J. F., and D. T. Lindsey, 2004: Some frequently overlooked visual severe thunderstorm characteristics observed on GOES imagery – a topic for future research. Mon. Wea. Rev.,132(6), 1529-1533.

Weaver, J. F., D. T. Lindsey, D. E. Bikos, C. C. Schmidt, and E. Prins, 2004: Fire Detection using GOES-11 Rapid Scan Imagery. Wea. and Forecasting, 19(3), 496-510.

Nonrefereed and Informal Publications, Presentations, and Posters

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Lindsey, D. T., 2017: A 45-min seminar to the GOES Team highlighting the early results from the GOES-16 ABI. There were approximately 100 scientists, engineers, and technicians in attendance. Lockheed Martin, 27 June, Littleton, CO.

Lindsey, D. T., 2017: ABI First Light Highlights. NOAA Testbed & Proving Ground Workshop and the GOES-16: The First Results Workshop, 25-27 April, Kansas City, MO.

Grasso, L. D., D. T. Lindsey, Y. - J. Noh, and C. O'Dell, 2016: Improving CRTM solar reflection at 3.9 µm. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL), June 2016, Monterey, CA.

Grasso, L. D., Y. - J. Noh, and D. T. Lindsey, 2016: Improving CRTM solar reflection at 3.9 µm. JCSDA 14th Technical Review Meeting and Science Workshop on Satellite Data Assimilation. 31 May-2 June 2016, Moss Landing, CA. Oral presentation

Grasso, L. D., D. T. Lindsey, Y. - J. Noh, and C. O'Dell, 2016: Improving CRTM solar reflection at 3.9 µm. JCSDA 14th Technical Review Meeting and Science Workshop on Satellite Data Assimilation. 31 May-2 June 2016, Moss Landing, CA. Oral presentation

Lindsey, D. T., 2016: GOES-R Risk Reduction Program. Science Meeting During GOES-R Launch Week at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Center. 18 November, Cape Canaveral, FL.

Lindsey, D. T., 2016: Himawari and GOES-16. Chicago Chapter of the AMS Meeting, College of DuPage, October, Dupage, IL.

Lindsey, D. T., 2016: Himawari and GOES-R: Ushering in a New Generation of Geostationary Satellites. Metro State University Class Lecture, 15 November, Denver, CO.

Lindsey, D. T., 2016: Himawari Data and Imagery. A 3-hour course given to a group of forecasters from the Korean Meteorological Agency, COMET Residence Course, Boulder, CO.

Lindsey, D. T., 2016: Himawari-8: A new era of geostationary satellite imagery. Workshop on Monitoring and Forecasting Severe Weather with Remote Sensing Technology, The Research Center for Environmental Changes at the Academia Sinica, 26 November 26 - 2 December, Taipei, Taiwan.

Lindsey, D. T., 2016: Himawari-8: Improvements in Temporal and Spatial resolution, and development of True Color Imagery. COMET AHI User Training Workshop, 14 November, Boulder, CO.

Lindsey, D. T., 2016: Next Generation of Satellites, including both GOES-R and Himawari. Radar and Satellite undergraduate class, Metro State University, 15 November, Denver, CO.

Lindsey, D. T., 2016: Observing convection with the next generation of geostationary satellites: Himawari, GOES-R, and Meteosat Third Generation. EUMETSAT Convection Working Group Meeting, April, Florence, Italy.

Lindsey, D. T., 2016: Observing severe storms from satellite in the U.S. Workshop on Monitoring and Forecasting Severe Weather with Remote Sensing Technology, The Research Center for Environmental Changes at the Academia Sinica, 26 November 26 - 2 December, Taipei, Taiwan.

Lindsey, D. T., 2016: Satellite observations of hazards. Workshop on Monitoring and Forecasting Severe Weather with Remote Sensing Technology, The Research Center for Environmental Changes at the Academia Sinica, 26 November 26 - 2 December, Taipei, Taiwan.

Lindsey, D. T., L. D. Grasso, Y.-J. Noh, 2016: Improvements to the CRTM for Cloudy Radiance Calculations. 4th Annual Symposium on the Joint Center for Satellite Data Assimilation (JCSDA),96th AMS Annual Meeting, 10-14 January, New Orleans, LA.

Lindsey, D. T., S. D. Miller, C. J. Seaman, D. A. Molenar, D. W. Hillger, T.J. Schmit, W. Straka, and Y.Sumida, 2016: A First Look at Imagery from Himawari-8. 12th Annual Symposium on New Generation Operational Environmental Satellite Systems, 96th AMS Annual Meeting, 10-14 January 2016, New Orleans, LA. (poster presentation)

Miller, S. D., T. J. Schmit, C. J. Seaman, M. Gunshor, D. T. Lindsey, D. W. Hillger, and Y. Sumida, 2016: The Return of True Color to the Geostationary Satellites: Transitioning from Polar, to Himawari, to GOES-R. 12th Annual Symposium on New Generation Operational Environmental Satellite Systems, 96th AMS Annual Meeting, 10-14 January 2016, New Orleans, LA. (oral presentation)

Brummer, R. L., E. J. Szoke, S. D. Miller, C. J. Seaman, D. T. Lindsey, G. Chirokova, A. B. Schumacher, D. W. Hillger, and D. A. Molenar, 2015: Proving Ground Activities at CIRA. 6th Asia Oceania Meteorological Satellite Users' Conference (AOMSUC), 9-13 November 2015, Tokyo, Japan. 

Seaman, C.J., D.W. Hillger, T. Kopp, R. Williams, S.D. Miller and D.T. Lindsey, 2015: Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) Imagery Environmental Data Record (EDR) User's Guide. NOAA Technical Report NESDIS 150, 31 pp.

Miller, S. D., C. J. Seaman, D. T. Lindsey, T. Schmit, M. Gunshor, D. W. Hillger, and Y. Sumida, 2015: Multispectral Application Development for Himawari-8 AHI, 6th Asia Oceania Meteorological Satellite Users' Conference (AOMSUC), 9-13 November 2015, Tokyo, Japan. 

Brummer, R. L., E. J. Szoke, D. E. Bikos, D. T. Lindsey, H. Gosden, S. D. Miller, M. DeMaria, D. A. Molenar, 2014: CIRA Proving Ground Activities, EUMETSAT 2014 Meteorological Satellite Conference, Geneva, Switzerland, 22-26 September.

Grasso, L. D., D. T. Lindsey, and D. E. Bikos, 2014: Evaluation of and Suggested Improvements to the WSM6 Microphysics in WRF-ARW Using Synthetic and Observed GOES-13 Imagery. NOAA Satellite Science Week, 10-14 March.

Hillger, D. W., C. J. Seaman, C. Liang, S. D. Miller, D. T. Lindsey, T. Kopp, 2014: Suomi NPP VIIRS Near Constant Contrast (NCC) Imagery. AMS Tenth Annual Symposium on New Generation Operational Environmental Satellite Systems. 2-6 February, Atlanta, GA.

Lindsey, D. T., 2014: GOES-R synthetic imagery. Glasgow, Montana NWS office, Week of 29 May, Remote presentation.

Lindsey, D. T., 2014: Using simulated imagery to visualize model forecasts. AMS 26th Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecast/22nd Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction. 2-6 February, Atlanta, GA.

Lindsey, D. T., L. D. Grasso, K. Apodaca, 2014: Evaluation of and Suggested Improvements to the WSM6 Microphysics in WRF-ARW Using Synthetic and Observed GOES-13 Imagery. K. Apodaca gave a talk entitled “Impact of Lightning Data Assimilation on Northeast Pacific Cyclone Remnants.” 31 March- 3 April, Norman, OK.

Lindsey, D. T., L. D. Grasso, D. E. Bikos, E. J. Szoke, 2014: Using Simulated Satellite Imagery to Visualize Model Forecasts. AMS 26th Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting, 2-6 February, Atlanta, GA.

Lindsey, D. T., L. D. Grasso, E. J. Szoke, 2014: A New Look at the GOES-R ABI Split Window Difference for Convective Initiation Forecasting. AMS 10th Annual Symposium on New Generation Operational Environmental Satellite Systems, 2-6 February, Atlanta, GA.

Seaman, C. J., Y. - J. Noh, S. D. Miller, D. T. Lindsey and A. Heidinger. 2014: Evaluation of the VIIRS Cloud Base Height EDR Using CloudSat, STAR JPSS Annual Science Team Meeting, 12-16 May College Park, MD.

Szoke, E. J., D. T. Lindsey, 2014: The Boulder Weather Forecast Office (WFO) held their Spring Workshops last week for their forecast staff, on 7 April then repeated it on 11 April. E. Szoke gave a talk updating the latest GOES-R Proving Ground news and description of the CIRA Proving Ground products that will be available and might be of use in the coming months.

Szoke, E. J., R. L. Brummer, H. Gosden, C. J. Seaman, D. E. Bikos, S. D. Miller, M. DeMaria, D. T. Lindsey, D. W. Hillger, and D. A. Molenar, 2014: More opportunities for forecaster interaction for future operational satellite products-CIRA’s activities in the GOES-R and JPSS Proving Grounds. AMS 4th Conference on Transition of Research to Operations, 2-6 February, Atlanta, GA.

Bikos, D. E., D. T. Lindsey, L. D. Grasso, 2013: Synthetic Imagery of Fog and Wave Clouds, NOAA Satellite Science Week Virtual Conference, 18-22 March.

Hillger, D. W., T. Kopp, S. D. Miller, D. T. Lindsey, C. J. Seaman, 2013: Suomi NPP VIIRS Imagery after 1 Year. AMS Ninth Annual Symposium on Future Operational Environmental Satellite Systems. 6-10 January, Austin, TX.

Hillger D. W., T. Kopp, S. D. Miller, D. T. Lindsey, C. J. Seaman, 2013: Suomi NPP VIIRS Imagery after 1 Year, NOAA Satellite Conference for Direct Readout, GOES/POES, and GOES-R/JPSS Users, 8-12 April, College Park, MD.

Lindsey, D. T., 2013: Improving forecasts of clouds and convection using simulated satellite imagery. National Weather Association Annual Meeting, 8-12 October, Madison, WI

Lindsey, D. T. and L. D. Grasso, 2013: Simulated ABI Data and Convective Initiation. 2013 Warn-on-Forecast and High Impact Weather Workshop, 4-7 February, Norman, OK.

Miller, S. D., S. Mills, C. Elvidge,D. T. Lindsey, T. F. Lee, and J. D. Hawkins,2013: A New Frontier of Nighttime Environmental Sensing Brought to Light by the Suomi NPP VIIRDay/Night Band. AMS Ninth Annual Symposium on Future Operational Environmental Satellite Systems. 6-10 January, Austin, TX.

Seaman, C. J., D. W. Hillger, S. D. Miller, D. T. Lindsey, 2013: Suomi-NPP VIIRS imagery: RGB applications and product development at CIRA. Joint AMS/EUMETSAT Satellite Conference, September, Vienna, Austria,

Seaman, C. J. and D. T. Lindsey, 2013: Suomi-NPP VIIRS Imagery: High-resolution views of thunderstorms and tropical cyclones, NOAA Satellite Science Week Virtual Conference, 18-22 March.Vienna, Austria.

Straka, W., T. Jasmin, T. Rink, D. T. Lindsey, D. W. Hillger, S. D. Miller, T. Achtor, 2013: McIDAS-V, visualization and data analysis for Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership, NOAA Satellite Conference for Direct Readout, GOES/POES, and GOES-R/JPSS Users, 8-12 April, College Park, MD.

Szoke, E. J., D. E. Bikos, D. T. Lindsey, D. A. Molenar, H. Gosden, R. L. Brummer, S. D. Miller, and M. DeMaria, 2013: An overview of CIRA Proving Ground NWS interactions. National Weather Association 38th Annual Meeting, 14-18 October, Charleston, SC.

Grasso, L. D., R. L. Brummer, R. DeMaria, D. T. Lindsey, D. W. Hillger, 2012: GOES-R ABI as a warning aid, Warn-on-Forecast and High Impact Weather Workshop, 23-25 February, Norman, OK.

Knaff, J. A., M. DeMaria, D. W. Hillger, D. T. Lindsey, D. A. Molenar, J. L. Beven II, M. J. Brennan, H. D. Cobb III, R. L. Brummer. A.B. Schumacher, J P. Dunion, K. K.Fuell, A. L. Molthan, C. S. Velden, 2012: Overview of the GOES-R Proving Ground Activities at National Hurricane Center. 30th AMS Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology, 15-20 April, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL.

Lindsey, D. T., 2012: Using Synthetic Satellite Data to Prepare for GOES-R. Seminar at EUMETSAT, 22 March, Darmstadt, Germany.

Lindsey, D. T., L. D. Grasso, 2012: Predicting Where Convective Clouds Will Form with the GOES-R ABI, Eighth Annual Symposium on Future Operational Environmental Satellite Systems, 23-26 January, New Orleans, LA.

Lindsey, D. T., L. D. Grasso, J. Mecikalski, J. Walker, L. Schultz, C. Velden, S. Wanzong, R. Rabin, B. Vant-Hull, 2012: Convective Storm Forecasting 1-6 Hours Prior to Initiation. NOAA Satellite Science Week Meeting, 30 April-4 May, Kansas City, MO.

Lindsey, D. T., J. Otkin, J. Sieglaff, D. E. Bikos, L. D. Grasso, 2012: Improving Forecasts of Clouds and Convection using Simulated Satellite Imagery, 37th NWA Annual Meeting, 6-11 October, Madison, WI.

Lindsey, D. T., T. J. Schmit, M. MacKensie, Jr., L. D. Grasso, M. Gunshor, C. P. Jewett, 2012: The 10.35 Micrometer Band: A More Appropriate Window Band for GOES-R ABI Than 11.2?, Eighth Annual Symposium on Future Operational Environmental Satellite Systems, 23-26 January, New Orleans, LA.

Szoke, E. J., R. L. Brummer, H. Gosden, S. D. Miller, M. DeMaria, D. T., Lindsey, D. A. Molenar, 2012: The GOES-R Proving Ground: An opportunity for forecasters to shape the satellite products of the future. 46th Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society (CMOS) and 21st AMS NWP and 25th WAF Conference, 29 May - 1 June, Montreal, Canada.

Szoke E. J., R. L. Brummer, H. Gosden, S. D. Miller, M. DeMaria, D. T. Lindsey, D. A. Molenar, 2012: An update on CIRA’s GOES-R Proving Ground activities. NWA Annual Meeting, 6-11 October 2012, Madison, WI.

Lindsey, D. T., L. D. Grasso, D. E. Bikos, C. Stewart, R. Rabin, J. Kain, 2011: Simulated Satellite Imagery: A New Tool for Real-Time Model Evaluation, 36th NWA Annual Meeting & GOES User Conference, 17-21 October, Birmingham, AL.

Lindsey, D. T., D. W. Hillger, D. A. Molenar, J. A. Knaff, M. DeMaria, S. D. Miller, R. L. Brummer, L. D. Grasso, S. Kidder, D. E. Bikos, J. Braun, B. H. Connell, E. J. Szoke, H. Gosden, K. Micke, R. T. DeMaria, 2011: GOES-R Proving Ground Product Development at CIRA, 36th NWA Annual Meeting and GOES User Conference, 17-21 October, Birmingham, AL.

Brummer, R. L., C. Combs, B. H. Connell, M. DeMaria, R. T. DeMaria, J. F. Dostalek, L. D. Grasso, D. W. Hillger, J. A. Knaff, D. Zupanski, and D. T. Lindsey, 2010: GOES-R mesoscale product development at CIRA and STAR/RAMMB. 6th Annual Symposium on Future National Operational Environmental Satellite Systems-NPOESS and GOES-R,  16-21 January 2010, Atlanta, GA..

Grasso, L. D., D. T. Lindsey, W. M. MacKenzie, Jr., 2010: Detecting boundary layer moisture convergence with GOES-R ABI bands. 25th Conference on Severe Local Storms, 11-14 October, Denver, CO.

Jankov, I., L. D. Grasso, M. Sengupta, P. J. Neiman, D. Zupanski, M. Zupanski, D. T. Lindsey, D. W. Hillger, D. L. Birkenheuer, R. R. Brummer, and H. Yuan, 2010: An evaluation of five WRF-ARW microphysics schemes using synthetic GOES imagery for an atmospheric river event affecting the California coast. 17th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, 26-30 September, Annapolis, MD.

Lindsey, D. T., 2010: Development of a Statistical Hail Prediction Product for the GOES-R Proving Ground (and other GOES-R Products), 6th Annual Symposium on Future National Operational Environmental Satellite Systems-NPOESS and GOES-R, AMS, Atlanta GA.

Lindsey, D. T., 2010: The Effect of Smoke on Pyrocumulonimbus: A Satellite Perspective, 6th Annual Symposium on Future National Operational Environmental Satellite Systems-NPOESS and GOES-R, AMS, Atlanta GA.

Lindsey, D. T., 2010: A statistical hail prediction product. 25th Conference on Severe Local Storms, 11-14 October, Denver, CO.

Lindsey, D. T., M. D. Fromm, 2010: The effect of smoke on pyrocumulonimbus: A satellite perspective. 2nd Symposium on Aerosol-Cloud-Climate Interactions,16-21 January, Atlanta, GA.

Lindsey, D. T., L. D. Grasso, D. E. Bikos, J. Sieglaff, J. A. Otkin, R. M. Rabin, and J. S. Kain, 2010: Simulating GOES-R satellite imagery from WRF output. 25th Conference on Severe Local Storms, 11-14 October, Denver, CO.

Lindsey, D. T., C. W. Siewert, 2010: Development of a statistical hail prediction product for the GOES-R proving ground.  6th Annual Symposium on Future National Operational Environmental Satellite Systems-NPOESS and GOES-R, 16-21 January, Atlanta, GA.

Setvak, M., A. Sokol, D. T. Lindsey, K. Bedka, and J. Stastka, 2010: Study of convective storm top features using data from the A-Train satellites. EUMETSAT Meteorological Satellite Conference, 20-24 September, Cordoba, Spain..

Stastka, J., M. Setvak, M. Radova, D. T. Lindsey, and A. Sokol, 2010: Moisture detection above convective storms utilizing the method of brightness temperature differences between water vapour and IR window bands, based on 2008 MSG Rapid Scan Service data, EUMETSAT Meteorological Satellite Conference, 20-24 September, Cordoba, Spain..

Brummer, R. L., M. Sengupta, L. D. Grasso, D. W. Hillger, D. T. Lindsey, R. T. DeMaria, and M. DeMaria: 2009: Synthetic satellite datasets for GOES-R ABI Bands.  16th AMS Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, 11-15 January, Phoenix, AZ.

Schumacher, R. S., D. T. Lindsey, A. B. Schumacher, J. Braun, S. D. Miller, and J. Demuth, 2009: The 22 May 2008 Weld County, Colorado tornado: Analysis of meteorological conditions and the communication of weather information. 23rd Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting /19th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction. 1-9 June 2009, Omaha, NE.

Grasso, L. D., M. Sengupta, D. T. Lindsey, 2008: Improved calculations of legendre coefficients for use in generating synthetic 3.9 um GOES-R ABI imagery. 5th AMS GOES Users’ Conference, 21-25 January, New Orleans, LA.

Grasso, L. D., M. Sengupta, and D. T. Lindsey, 2008: Synthetic GOES-R imagery development and uses.  5th GOES Users Conference, 21-25 January, New Orleans, LA.

Jankov I., Sengupta M., Grasso L. D., Coleman D., Zupanski D., M. Zupanski, D. T. Lindsey, and R. L. Brummer, 2008: An Evaluation of Various WRF-ARW Microphysics Using Simulated GOES Imagery for an Atmospheric River Event Affecting the California Coast. CIRA Newsletter, 30, Fall 2008, 18-23.

Lindsey, D. T., 2008: Examining a possible relationship between positive dominated storms and cloud-top ice crystal size.  3rd Conference on Meteorological Applications of Lightning Data, 21-25 January, New Orleans, LA.

Lindsey, D. T., 2008: Improving above-surface water vapor analyses using satellite and RUC data. 24th Conference on Severe Local Storms, 27-31 October, Savannah, GA.

Lindsey, D. T., D. W. Hillger, and L. D. Grasso, 2008: Development of severe weather products for the GOES-R advanced baseline imager.  5th GOES Users Conference, 21-25 January, New Orleans, LA.

Lindsey, D. T., S. D. Miller, J. Braun, and D. E. Bikos, 2008: An analysis of the 22 May 2008 Windsor, Colorado, tornado.  24th Conference on Severe Local Storms, 27-31 October, Savannah, GA.

Setvak, M., D.T. Lindsey, Novak, P., Rabin, R. M., Wang, P. K., Kerkmann, M. Radova, and Stastka, J., 2008: Cold-ring shaped storms in Central Europe. The 2008 EUMETSAT Meteorological Satellite Conference, 8-12 September, Darmstadt, Germany.

Setvak, M., P. Novak, D. T. Lindsey, R. M. Rabin, P. K. Wang, and M. Radova, 2007: Central European convective storms penetrating deep into the lower stratosphere - MSG IR and radar observations and radiative transfer modeling. 4th European Conference on Severe Storms, 10-14 September, Trieste, Italy.

Hillger, D. W., T. J. Schmit, D. T. Lindsey, J. A. Knaff, J. Daniels, 2007:  An overview of GOES-13 science test.  3rd Symposium on Future National Operational Environmental Satellites, 14-18 January 2007, San Antonio, TX.

Lindsey D. T., and L. D. Grasso, 2007:  Exploring the relationship between satellite-retrieved ice crystal size and thunderstorm intensity. 4th European Conference on Severe Storms, 10-14 September, Trieste, Italy.

Lindsey, D. T. and L. D. Grasso, 2007: Modeling GOES-R 6.185-10.35 micron brightness temperature differences above cold thunderstorm tops. 3rd AMS Symposium on Future National Operational and Environmental Satellites, 14-18 January, San Antonio, TX.

Lindsey, D. T. and L. D. Grasso, 2007:  Numerical simulation of the effects of CCN on thunderstorm intensity and evolution. EUMETSAT Training Workshop on Interpretation of Satellite Images/ Products of Convective Storms, 5-7 September, Trieste, Italy.

Sengupta, M. L. D Grasso, D. T. Lindsey, and M. DeMaria, 2007: Validation of mesoscale model output with satellite observations. 3rd AMS Symposium on Future National Operational and Environmental Satellites, 14-18 January, San Antonio, TX.

Setvak, M., P. Novak, D. T. Lindsey, R.M. Rabin, P.K. Wang, and M. Radova, 2007:  Central European convective storms penetrating deep into the lower stratosphere - MSG IR  and radar observations and radiative transfer modeling. 4th European Conference on Severe Storms, 10-14 September, Trieste, Italy.

Grasso, L. D., and D. T. Lindsey, 2006: Analysis of a hook echo and RFD from a simulated supercell on 8 May 2003. AMS Symposium on the Challenges of Severe Convective Storms. 29 January-3 February, Atlanta, GA.

Grasso, L. D., M. Sengupta, and D. T. Lindsey, 2006. A technique for computing hydrometeor effective radius in bins of a gamma distribution. AMS 14th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography. 29 January-3 February, Atlanta, GA.

Hillger, D. W., T. J. Schmit, D. T . Lindsey, J. A. Knaff, and J. Daniels, 2006: An Overview of GOES-N Science Test. AMS 14th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography. 29 January-3 February, Atlanta, GA.

Lindsey, D. T., 2006: A Climatological Study of Ice Cloud Reflectivity over the Continental US. AMS 14th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography. 29 January-3 February, Atlanta, GA.

Lindsey, D. T., 2006: Severe weather applications. 3rd CoRP Science Symposium, 15 & 16 August, Fort Collins, CO.

Sengupta, M., L. D. Grasso, D. T. Lindsey, and M. DeMaria, 2006: Statistical comparisons of model output with satellite observations: a severe weather case. AMS 14th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography. 29 January-3 February, Atlanta, GA.

Straka, W. C., D. T. Lindsey, and A. K. Heidinger, 2006: A study of cloud top microphysical characteristics in High Plains thunderstorms. 12th Conference on Cloud Physics, 10-14 July, Madison, WI.

Lindsey, D. T., 2005: Using satellite imagery to improve on-air forecasts and nowcasts. AMS 34th Conference on Broadcast Meteorology, August 1-5, Washington, DC.

Lindsey, D. T., and L. D. Grasso, 2005: Reflective storm tops: a satellite method for inferring thunderstorm top microphysical structure. AMS 21st Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting, August 1-5, Washington, DC.

Connell, B. H., D. E. Bikos, D. T. Lindsey, J. F. Weaver, A. Mostek, 2004: National and International Training Activities at CIRA. CIRA Magazine, 21, Spring, 7-9.

DeMaria, M., D. W. Hillger, J. F. W. Purdom, R. M. Zehr, H. Gosden, D. L. Watson, J. A. Knaff, D. T. Lindsey, D. E. Bikos, 2004: Advance Mesoscale Product Development for GOES-R Using Operational and Experimental Satellite Observations. 3rd GOES Users Conference. 10-13 May, Broomfield, CO.

Lindsey, D. T., 2004: Using satellite imagery to improve forecasts and nowcasts. AMS 33rd Conference on Broadcast Meteorology, June 14-18, New Orleans, LA.

Lindsey, D. T., D. E. Bikos, A. Mostek, S. Bachmeier, T. Whittaker, J. F. Weaver, B. N. Grant, and J. LaDue, 2004: VISIT -- Providing Teletraining for Operational Forecasters. AMS 13th Symposium on Education, 11-15 January, Seattle, WA. paper 3.2.

Lindsey, D. T.., D. E. Bikos, J. F. Weaver, and A. Mostek, 2004: The VISIT Program -- Transferring Research to Operations. AMS 20th Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting, 11-15 January, Seattle, WA. paper 19.1.

Lindsey, D. T. and M. J. Bunkers, 2004: On the motion and interaction between left- and right-moving supercells on 4 May 2003. AMS 22nd Conference on Severe Local Storms, 3-8 October, Hyannis, MA. paper 12.2.

Mostek, A., S. Bachmeier, T. Whittaker, D. E. Bikos, D. T. Lindsey, J. F. Weaver, M. DeMaria, B. Grant, and J. LaDue, 2003: VISITview—Connecting Instructors with Operational Forecasters. AMS 19th Conference on IIPS, 10-14 February, Long Beach, CA, CD-ROM, P1.44.

Lindsey, D. T., D. A. Randall, 2002: Analysis of convective downdrafts and microbursts using a simple, one-dimensional model. AMS 21st Conference on Severe Local Storms, 12-16 August, San Antonio.

Zajac, B. A., J. F. Weaver, D. E. Bikos, and D. T. Lindsey, 2002: Lightning Meteorology II: An Advanced Course on Forecasting with Lightning Data. AMS 21st Conference on Severe Local Storms, 12-16 August, San Antonio, TX. 438-441.

E-mail: Dan.Lindsey@noaa.gov

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