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WGNE-28, 5-9 November 2012
Toulouse, France

 

AGENDA AND PRESENTATIONS

 

Monday, 5 November

09h00 – 10h30

Welcome, Adoption of the Agenda, Local Arrangements (15 min)
C. Jakob, A. Brown, F. Rabier

 

Welcome by METEO-France (10 min)
P. Bougeault

 

Meeting Goals and Actions from last meeting (20 min)
C. Jakob, A. Brown

 

CAS & WWRP matters (45 min)
D. Terblanche

10h30 - 11h00

Coffee

11h00 - 13h00

Update on Future of THORPEX Data Assimilation Activities (15+15 min)
T. Hamill

WCRP matters (45 min)
M. Rixen

 

A short update on the WCRP Modeling Advisory Council (15 min)
C Jakob

Climate Model Metrics Panel (20+10 min)
P. Gleckler

13h00 – 14h00

Lunch

14h00 – 15h00

WWRP and WCRP Polar Prediction Projects (30 + 30 min)
T. Jung

15h00 – 15h30

Coffee

15h30 – 17h30

Centre Reports (5-20 min each)
Brazil, Canada, NCEP, JMA, DWD

18h00-19h30 Ice Breaker hosted by Meteo-France

Tuesday, 6 November

09h00 – 10h30

Recent developments in Numerical Methods (30 min)
M. Tolstykh

Recent developments in Numerical Methods - report from PDE's on the sphere 2012
M. Baldauf

 

Recent developments in Data assimilation (30 min)
F. Rabier, J.N. Thepaut

Recent developments in Ensemble Prediction (30 min)
C. Muroi

Review of developments in ensemble prediction research for weather-climate
T. Hamill

10h30 – 11h00

Coffee break

11h00 – 13h00

SPARC report and discussion (20+10 min)
D. Jackson

Centre Reports (4-20 min each)
France, China, Russia, ECMWF

13h00 – 14h00

Lunch

14h00 – 16h00

Centre reports (4-20 min each)
NCAR,  Korea, BOM, UKMO

16h00 – 16h30

Coffee break

16h30 – 18h00

Science talks (3x30 min each)

 

Serge Planton: Climate activities at Meteo-France including seasonal forecasting

 

François Bouyssel: Successes and challenges of a seamless development of physical parametrizations

 

Jean-François Mahfouf: Radar data assimilation

Wednesday, 7 November

09h00 – 10h30

WGCM activities (20+10 min)
S. Bony

 

Discussion of WCRP Grand Challenges and WGNE’s role (30 min)
Participants

 

WGSIP activities (20+10 min)
H. Douville

10h30 – 11h00

Coffee break

11h00 - 13h00

Sub-seaonal prediction project (30 + 30 min)
F. Vitart

YOTC/MJO-TF and obs4MIPS (30 min)
D. Waliser

Monsoon prediction – How well are centres doing at various ranges? (30 min)
A. Brown

13h00 – 14h00

Lunch

14h00 – 15h00

TC verification (30 min)
C. Muroi

 

Precipitation Verification (30 min)
Participants – Brazil - DWD - France - Japan

15h00 – 15h30

Coffee break

15h30 – 17h30

Recent developments in high-resolution NWP Part I(30 min)
B. Lapenta, G Dietachmayer

High-resolution NWP Part II

Physics of Weather and Climate models workshop report (20 min)
C Jakob

GOVST workshop update (20 min)
B. Lapenta

Systematic Error Workshop update (20 min)
C. Jakob, A. Brown

Thursday, 8 November

09h00 – 10h40

GASS/GCSS/GABLS report and discussion (20+10 min)
J. Petch

The grey zone project (20 min)
J. Petch

 

GLASS report and discussion (20+10 min)
M. Best

GFDL report (20 min)
V. Balaji

10h40 – 11h00

Coffee break

11h00 – 13h00

Session on Aerosols

How important are aerosols for predicting the physical system (NWP, seasonal, climate) as distinct from predicting the aerosols themselves?

How important is atmospheric model quality for air quality forecasting?

Centre activities - (45 min)
Participants led by S. Freitas – Focus on Aerosol treatment in NWP system, not air quality modelling

GURME activities(45 min)
Liisa Jalkanen

Aerosol and chemical weather forecasts
Angela Benedetti

 

Discussion on interactions of NWP and Air Quality communities (30 min)
Participants led by Andy Brown and Liisa Jalkanen

13h00 – 14h00

Lunch

14h00 – 15h00

Report of JWGV (30+30 min)
L. Wilson

15h00 – 15h30

Coffee

15h30 – 17h00

Verification scores including polar verification (30 min)
J.N. Thepaut

Discussion on verification against own analysis (60 min)
Participants led by T. Hamill

18h30-

Museum visit followed by dinner

Friday, 9 November

09h00 – 10h30

Meeting summary and discussion of future WGNE activities, including workshops and projects (90 min)
C. Jakob, A. Brown, Participants

10h30 – 11h00

Decisions and Actions
C. Jakob, A. Brown

11h00

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