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Presentations available for download (organized alphabetically by presenter):

William Asher, University of Washington, USA
Observations and Modeling of Rain-Induced Near Surface Salinity Anomalies

Juan Federico Bianchi, National Water Institute, Argentina, Argentina
Assessment of SMOS, Aquarius and AMSR2 Soil Moisture assimilation into hydrological models of a flatland basin

Rajat Bindlish, USDA ARS, USA
Aquarius/SAC-D Soil Moisture Product using V3.0 Observations

Frederick Bingham, University of North Carolina Wilmington, USA
The North Atlantic Subtropical Surface Salinity Maximum as Observed by Aquarius

Frederick Bingham, University of North Carolina Wilmington, USA
Comparison of Argo and Aquarius sea surface salinity probability distributions (poster)

Shannon Brown, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, USA
Rising Above the Noise:  Estimating and Removing Low-Level Undetected RFI Contamination in the Aquarius Salinity Product

Cintia Bruscantini, CONAE, Argentina
Using Aquarius Radiometer and Scatterometer for generating new soil moisture products (Active, Passive, Active-Passive)

Subrahmanyam Bulusu, University of South Carolina, USA
Estimation of the Barrier Layer Thickness in the Indian Ocean using satellite derived salinity

James Carton, University of Maryland, USA
Mixed layer salt balance and the role of eddies in a global ocean simulation

Yi Chao, Remote Sensing Solutions, USA
Satellite & In Situ Salinity (SISS) Working Group: Current Status and Future Plans

Yi Chao, Remote Sensing Solutions, USA
Validation of Aquarius Sea Surface Salinity Data with In Situ Measurements from the SPURS Field Experiment

Bradley Clymer, Central Florida Remote Sensing Lab, USA
Microwave Radiometer (MWR) Beam-Pointing Validation for the Aquarius/SAC-D Mission

Annette deCharon, University of Maine, USA
Broadly Sharing the Importance of Ocean Salinity

Paolo de Matthaeis, GESTAR / NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, USA
The Aquarius Radiometers and Radio Frequency Interference: Analysis of RFI at L-band and its Impact on Salinity Retrieval

Emmanuel Dinnat, Chapman University/NASA GSFC, USA
Effect of sea water dielectric constant model and sea surface temperature ancillary data on remote sensing of sea surface salinity

Emmanuel Dinnat, Chapman University/NASA GSFC, USA
On the use of observations from the Aquarius/SAC-D mission to study the cryosphere

Kyla Drushka, University of Washington Applied Physics Laborabory, USA
The Diurnal Cycle of Salinity

Rana Fine, RSMAS/University of Miami, USA
Global Surface Alkalinity from Aquarius Satellite

Alexander Fore, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, USA
Aquarius Scatterometer Calibration and Bias Drift Correction

Arnold L. Gordon, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, USA (Invited)
Aquarius SSS-max and SSS-min views of the Sea

Semyon Grodsky, University of Maryland, USA
Interannual Caribbean salinity in satellite data and model simulations

Raul Guerrero, INIDEP, Argentina
The Salinity Signature of the Cross-Shelf Exchanges in the Southwestern Atlantic Ocean: Satellite Observations

Peter Hacker, University of Hawaii, SOEST, HIGP/IPRC, USA
Aquarius SSS space/time biases with respect to Argo data

Maria Jacob, CONAE, Argentina
Rain Impact Model (RIM) for Aquarius

Maria Jacob, CONAE, Argentina
Rain Accumulation (RA) Product for Aquarius (poster)

Maria Jacob, CONAE, Argentina
Validation of MWR Marine Surface Wind Speed (poster)

Linwood Jones, University of Central Florida (UCF), USA
On-orbit Validation of Microwave Radiometer (MWR) Beam-Pointing for the Aquarius/SAC-D Mission (poster)

Linwood Jones, University of Central Florida (UCF), USA
A MWR Ocean Roughness Correction Algorithm for the Aquarius SSS Retrieval  (presentation)

Linwood Jones, University of Central Florida (UCF), USA
MWR Roughness Correction Algorithm for the Aquarius SSS Retrieval (poster)

Hsun-Ying Kao, Earth and Space Research, USA
Seasonal to Interannual Variations of the Salinity Fronts Under the Pacific Intertropical Convergence Zone

Seungbum Kim, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, USA
Evaluation of sea surface salinity variability in the East China Sea observed by the Aquarius instrument

Gary Lagerloef
Meeting Agenda and Objectives

Gary Lagerloef
Aquarius Mission and Science Overview

Gary Lagerloef, Earth & Space Research, USA
Aquarius Satellite Salinity Measurement Mission Status, and Science Results from the initial 3-Year Prime Mission

Tong Lee, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, USA
Aquarius sea surface salinity measurements bring new understanding to intraseasonal variability in tropical oceans

Eric Lindstrom, NASA Headquarters, USA
NASA Program Overview

Eric Lindstrom, NASA Headquarters, USA
Salinity Processes in the Upper Ocean Regional Study (SPURS)

Hugo Marraco, CONAE, Argentina
NIRST  ready for science

Ricardo Matano, CEOAS, Oregon State University, USA
The Salinity Signature of the Cross-Shelf Exchanges in the Southwestern Atlantic Ocean: Aquarius observations and models

Thomas Meissner, Remote Sensing System, USA
Mitigation of large scale biases in the Aquarius salinity retrievals

Thomas Meissner, Remote Sensing Systems, USA
Assessment of rain impact on the Aquarius salinity retrievals

Oleg Melnichenko, International Pacific Research Center, University of Hawaii, USA
Aquarius SSS optimum interpolation analysis for global and regional studies

Sidharth Misra, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, USA
A Fully Internally Calibrated Aquarius Brightness Temperature Measurement using Instrument-Only Corrections

Ebenezer Nyadjro, NOAA PMEL, USA
Salinity Structure of the Indian Ocean Dipole: Perspectives from Aquarius and SMOS satellite missions

Tangdong Qu, University of Hawaii, USA
Sea surface salinity variability and ENSO

Monica Rabolli, CONAE, Argentina
Aquarius 3rd Year

Andrea Santos-Garcia, Central Florida Remote Sensing Lab
Application of the AQ Rain Accumulation Product for Investigation of Rain Effects on AQ Sea Surface Salinity Measurements (poster)

Y. Tony Song, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, USA
Modeling Skin-Layer Salinity with an Extended Surface-Salinity Layer

R. Dwi Susanto, University of Maryland, USA
Freshwater Flux from Bay of Bengal, South China Sea and Eastern Indian Ocean and Its Impacts on the Indonesian Throughflow

Wenqing Tang, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, USA
The effect of rain-induced stratification and surface roughness on Aquarius SSS retrieval

Vardis Tsontos, NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory, USA
Tools, Services and Support of Aquarius/SAC-D Salinity Data Archival and Distribution through PO.DAAC

Nadya Vinogradova, Atmospheric and Environmental Research (AER), USA
Linking  information from sea surface salinity to oceanic freshwater fluxes using near-surface salinity budgets

Frank Wentz, Remote Sensing Systems, USA
The Aquarius salinity retrieval algorithm beyond Version 3.0

Xiaosu Xie, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, USA
Relating river discharges to salinity changes

Jie Yang, University of Washington Applied Physics Laborabory, USA
Regional rainfall measurements using Passive Aquatic Listener during SPURS field campaign

Lisan Yu, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, USA
Where can ocean salinity be used as a rain gauge?

Wrap-Up Discussion Notes

Issues and Ideas Towards v4.0, inter-beam biases, session summary
P. Hacker

Cal/Val Discussion and Summary Notes

Salinity Processes in the Upper Ocean Regional Study – Update on SPURS-2 (‘Fresh SPURS’) and SPURS-1 synthesis

Key science results summary
T. Lee