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Fourth International Workshop on Tropical Cyclones Landfall Processes

(IWTCLP-4)

Macau, China , 5 -7 December 2017

THEME of IWTCLP-4:

TC Landfall Impacts: Transitioning from Observations and Modeling to  Greater Understanding and Better Forecasts

The IWTCLP series is part of the WMO major quadrennial symposia and workshops under the World Weather Research Programme (WWRP). This workshop is in response to the CAS guidance that WWRP, through focused research activities, work on improving the accuracy, lead time and utilization of weather prediction to advance society's ability to cope with high impact weather.

The fourth in the series, this workshop was organized by the WWRP/WGTMR’s Expert Team on Tropical Cyclone Processes chaired by Dr Robert Rogers (NOAA) in partnership with WMO’s Tropical Cyclone Programme.

The specific objectives of the workshop are:

a) To describe tropical cyclone landfall impacts and the required meteorological variables that must be observed, analyzed and predicted;

b) To describe present forecast capabilities for these meteorological variables and to establish the gaps of deficiencies in a prioritized list of forecast variables;

c) To describe national or international research programs that the WGTMR Tropical Cyclone Panel may be affiliated with that will address these forecast deficiencies; and

d) To improve understanding of the behaviour of land falling tropical cyclones.

This workshop provided a forum for researchers and forecasters to discuss recent advances and current issues related to tropical cyclone landfall processes and was also an effective means for forecast centres to highlight new developments in tropical cyclone forecast techniques.

 

  IWTCLP-4 Programme including Presentations

 

  Day 1 (5 Dec 2017) Tuesday

            9 am  Opening Ceremony (Introduction - IWTCLP-4 Chair)

          10 am  FOCUS AREA: Rapid Changes in Intensity, Track & Structure at Landfall

                     Session Lead: MD Leroux       Forecaster Lead: E Cayanan   

                     ITS_1 (R Elsberry)                ITS_3 (J Feng)

                     ITS_2 (J Mc Bride)                ITS_4 (B Jou)

                     Panel Discussion

           1 pm  FOCUS AREA: Storm Surge

                     Session Lead: N Kohno          Forecaster Lead: S Dube

                     SS_1 (UC Mohanty)               SS_3 (J Steward)

                     SS_2 (MD Leroux)                 SS_4 (N Ba Thuy)

                     Panel Discussion

      3:30 pm   Poster Session: Rapid Changes & Storm Surge

      5:30 pm   End of Day 1

 

  Day 2 (6 Dec 2017) Wednesday

      8:30 am   Special Session: Recent High-impact Landfalling Tropical Cyclones

                     STY HATO (DS Lau)

                     STY HATO (Y Chen)

                     H IRMA (J Rubiera)

         10 am   FOCUS AREA: Rainfall

                     Session Lead: K Cheung        Forecaster Lead: M Mohapatra

                     RR_1 (WC Woo)                    RR_3 (Z Yu)

                     RR_2 (R Fumin)                    RR_4 (M Deshpande)

                     Panel Discussion

          1 pm   FOCUS AREA: Communication & Effective Warnings

                     Session Lead: P Otto             Forecaster Lead: WK Wong & P Otto

                     CW_1 (C Monteverde)           CW_3 (P Otto)

                     CW_2 (P Otto)                      CW_4 (YC Cheng)

                     Panel Discussion

     3:30 pm   Poster Session: Rainfall & Communication

     5:30 pm   End of Day 2

 

  Day 3 (7 Dec 2017) Thursday

     8:30 am   Field Campaigns & Projects

                    EXOTICCA

                    TLFDP

                    UPDRAFT (1) (2)

                    SHOUT & EPOCH

       10 am    Breakout Session

    1:30 pm    RECAPITULATION

    2:30 pm    CLOSING CEREMONY

         4 pm    End of Day 3

 

 8 Dec 2017   Project Progress Meeting     (9 am - 12 nn)

       

 List of Presentations

 

IWTCLP-4 NEWS

Abstracts

Posters

List of Participants

Group Photo

 

 

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