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In conjunction with the Sixteenth Session of WMO Commission for Climatology (CCl-16) and the 35th Meeting of the Joint Scientific Committee of World Climate Research Programme
30 June - 2 July 2014, Heidelberg, Germany

Programme and Presentations

Sunday, 29 June 2014 16:00 - 18:00 Registration (at the venue)

Day 1: Monday, 30 June 2014

CLIPS Evolution and Legacy

8:30 onwards Registration (continued)

09:00-09:45 Opening Session
Chair: Maxx Dilley, WMO, Geneva
09:00-09:05 Welcome: DWD
09:05-09:10 Address: Thomas C. Peterson, President, WMO Commission for Climatology (CCl)
09:10-09:15 Address: Antonio Busalacchi, Chairman, Joint Scientific Committee (JSC), World Climate Research Programme (WCRP)
09:15-09:20 Address: Jeremiah Lengoasa, Deputy Secretary General, WMO

09:20-09:35

Keynote: Emerging Strategies for climate services - DWD perspectives, Paul Becker, Vice President of DWD

09:45 to 10:30: Group photograph & Coffee/Tea Break

Session 1: CLIPS Achievements
Chair:  Neil Plummer, BOM, Australia & Rapporteur: Govindarajalu Srinivasan, RIMES

10:30-10:50

Achievements and lessons from CLIPS for building future climate services
Rupa Kumar Kolli, WMO, Geneva

10:50-11:10

Developing global infrastructure for seasonal to inter-annual prediction
Caio Augusto dos Santos Coelho, CPTEC, INPE, Brazil

11:10-11:30

Creating regional mechanisms for providing climate information: Special focus on RCOFs - Abstract
Andre Kamga Foamouhoue, ACMAD, Niger

11:30-11:50

Capacity development in climate and contribution to CLIPS
Wassila Thiaw, NOAA, USA

11:50-12:10

Poster Presentations

  1. Implementing Regional Climate Centers (RCCs) in South America to support the Global Framework for Climate Services (GFCS) - Barbara Tapia, DMC, Chile
  2. Activities on Eastern Mediterranean Climate Center (EMCC) - Serhat Sensoy, TSMS, Turkey
  3. The ASEANCOF process and seasonal forecasting challenges in Southeast Asia - Raizan Rahmat, MSS, Singapore
  4. Inter-annual variation of Southwest Monsoon and ENSO in Thailand - Kornrawee Sitthichivapak, TMD, Thailand

12:10-12:30

Discussion: Chair’s summary followed by open discussion 

12:30-14:00

Lunch

Session 2: Global Climate Information
Chair: Jean-Pierre Céron, Météo-France & Rapporteur: Barbara Tapia, DMC, Chile

14:00-14:20

Global climate monitoring Information
John Kennedy, Met Office, UK

14:20-14:40

Global sub-seasonal and seasonal predictions: Present status and future directions
Suhee Park, KMA, Republic of Korea

14:40-15:00

Assessment of operational seasonal products on global scale - The global seasonal updates
Vladimir Kryjov, NEACC, Russia

15:00-15:30

Discussion: Chair’s summary followed by open discussion 

15:30-16:00

Coffee/Tea Break

Session 3: Climate Outlook Forums
Chair: Serhat Sensoy, TSMS, Turkey  & Rapporteur: Andre Kamga Foamouhoue, ACMAD, Niger

16:00-16:20

Expanding and tailoring RCOF’s products for better climate services
Buruhani Nyenzi, Climate Consult, Tanzania

16:20-16:40

Developing National Climate Outlook Forums (NCOFs)
Govindarajalu Srinivasan, RIMES

16:40-17:30

Panel discussion: RCOFs/NCOFs, Improving dialogue between operational, research and stakeholder communities and initiatives focused on linkages with COFs
Panelists: Adrian Trotman, BCT (CIMH), Barbados; Peter Ambenje, KMD, Kenya; Roger Stone, ICACS, Univ. of Southern Queensland, Australia; Rupa Kumar Kolli, WMO, Geneva

Day 2: Tuesday, 01 July 2014

Operational Climate Services - Towards GFCS top ↑

Session 4: Climate Data and Monitoring Systems (including data rescue)
Chair: Mohammed Samawi, JMD, Jordan & Rapporteur: Ryuji Yamada, TCC, JMA, Japan

09:00-09:20

The International Surface Temperature Initiative (ISTI) - Providing temperature datasets to support climate services
Blair Trewin, BOM, Australia

09:20-09:40

Climate data management - specifications and good practices
Radim Tolasz, CHMI, Czech Republic

09:40-10:00

Ensuring quality and homogeneity in climate data
Manola Brunet, URV, Spain

10:00-10:20

Satellite-based climate monitoring products & services - An European example
Rainer Hollmann, DWD, Germany

10:20-10:30

Discussion: Chair’s summary followed by open discussion

10:30 to 11:00: Coffee/Tea Break

Session 5: Assembling the Climate Services Toolkit
Chair: Richard Graham, Met Office, UK & Rapporteur: Caio Augusto dos Santos Coelho, CPTEC, INPE, Brazil

11:00-11:20

Concept of the climate services toolkits within the Climate Services Information System (CSIS)
Simon Mason, IRI, USA

11:20-11:40

An appraisal of the potential LRF components for the climate services toolkit
Biswajit Mukhopadhyay, IMD, India

11:40-12:00

Climate and ocean services in the Pacific
Neil Plummer, BOM, Australia

12:00-12:20

Poster Presentations

  1. Quality control and homogeneity of temperature and precipitation data in Georgia - Lia Megrelidze, Dept of HiMet, NEA, Georgia
  2. Regional high resolution gridded database based on harmonized national measurements - Sandor Szalai, Szent Istvan University, Hungary
  3. Long-term homogeneous climate datasets in the Australian Bureau of Meteorology - Blair Trewin, BOM, Australia
  4. Strengthening climate services in Samoa - Andrew Tait, NIWA, New Zealand

12:20-12:30

Discussion: Chair’s summary followed by open discussion

12:30-14:00

Lunch

Session 6: Building User Interface for Effective Use of Climate Information
Chair: Andrew Tait, NIWA, New Zealand & Rapporteur: John Kennedy, Met Office, UK

14:00-14:20

Improving climate risk management at local level–techniques, case studies, good practices and guidelines for World Meteorological Organization members
Roger Pulwarty, NOAA, USA

14:20-14:40

Science-based stakeholder dialogues to tailor climate information
Roger Stone, ICACS, Univ. of Southern Queensland, Australia

14:40-15:00

Moving from climate to impact forecasts - Delivering climate services for decision making
Jean-Pierre Céron, Météo-France

15:00-15:20

 Poster Presentations

  1. Ecuadorian Climate Outlook Forum - Raul Mejia, INAMHI, Ecuador
  2. Towards implementing climate services in Peru - The Project CLIMANDES Gabriela Rosas, SENAMHI, Peru
  3. Climate services in the Andean region of Peru - Grinia Avalos, SENAMHI, Peru
  4. Characteristics of heat waves over Egypt and East Mediterranean - Fathy El ashmawy, EMA, Egypt
  5. Austrian climate services, a ZAMG contribution to supplement international activities - Ingeborg Auer, Elisabeth Koch, ZAMG, Austria
  6. Climate services - The base for climate compatible decisions - Jacqueline Flückiger Knutti, MeteoSwiss, Switzerland
  7. Climate information products for users: Examples from the German Climate Service Center - Andreas Haensler, Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht , Climate Service Center 2.0

 

15:20-15:30

Discussion: Chair’s summary followed by open discussion

15:30-16:00

Coffee/Tea Break

Session 7: Transitioning to GFCS
Chair: Buruhani Nyenzi, Climate Consult, Tanzania & Rapporteur: Tobias Fuchs, DWD, Germany

16:00-16:20

Emerging requirements of Global Framework for Climate Services (GFCS)
Filipe Domingos Freires Lucio, GFCS, Geneva

16:20-17:30

Panel discussion: Transitioning CLIPS into GFCS - creating information systems for climate services
Panelists: Simon Mason, IRI, USA;Stefan Rösner, DWD, Germany ; Akihiko Shimpo, TCC, Japan; Jeremiah Lengoasa, WMO, Geneva

Day 3: Wednesday, 02 July 2014 (Joint CCl/WCRP Session)

New Research and Operational Challenges and Perspectives top ↑

Session 8: Research to Support Operational Climate Service Providers
Chair: Frederick Semazzi NCSU, USA & Rapporteur: Tanja Cegnar, SEA, Slovenia 

09:00-09:20

Research needs for understanding regional climate risks on different time-scales
Clare Goodess, UEA, UK

09:20-09:40

Explaining extreme events from a climate perspective
Thomas C. Peterson, NOAA, USA & President, WMO Commission for Climatology

09:40-10:00

Seasonal to sub-seasonal predictions research to support operational products
Arun Kumar, NCEP, NOAA, USA

10:00-10:20

Regional assessment of monthly and seasonal forecast ensemble products
Francisco Javier Doblas-Reyes, ICREA, IC3, Spain

10:20-10:30

Discussion: Chair’s summary followed by open discussion 

10:30 to 11:00: Coffee/Tea Break

Session 9: Inter-annual Predictions & Beyond - Decade to Centuries
Chair: Francisco Javier Doblas-Reyes, ICREA, IC3, Spain & Rapporteur: Vladimir Kryjov, NEACC, Russia

11:00-11:20

Teleconnections and their representation in climate models: a focus on Africa
Richard Graham, Met Office, UK

11:20-11:40

Decadal variability, its prediction and the role of the oceans
Gokhan Danabasoglu, NCAR, USA

11:40-12:00

Polar predictability on seasonal to decadal timescales
Ted Shepherd, University of Reading, UK

12:00-12:20

Poster Presentations

  1. Climate projections for Hong Kong based on IPCC AR5 - Tsz-cheung LEE, Hong Kong Observatory, Hong Kong China
  2. Challenges for harmonising high-resolution regional climate scenarios with present day climate data -- requirements for impact analyses - Lars Bärring, SMHI, Sweden
  3. The Japanese 55-year reanalysis (JRA-55) - Akihiko Shimpo, TCC, JMA, Japan
  4. CARPATCLIM - Climate information for climate services in Central Europe - Zita Konkolyne Bihari, OMSZ, Hungary
  5. Contribution of climate research to climate change adaptation - Heikki Tuomenvirta, FMI, Finland
  6. Improvement of simulated monsoon precipitation over South-Asia with a regionally coupled model REOM-MPIOM- Pankaj Kumar, Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht , Climate Service Center 2.0
  7. Importance of the systematic collection and archiving of climate data for reliable climate services in Guinea - Aissatou Diallo, Direction Nationale de la Météorologie, Guinea

 

12:20-12:30

Discussion: Chair’s summary followed by open discussion 

12:30-14:00

Lunch

Session 10: Regional Climate - Science and Operational
Chair: Albert Martis, MDC, Curacao & Rapporteur: Roberta Boscolo, WCRP, Geneva

14:00-14:20

Performance of downscaling tools (dynamical and statistical models)  across selected CORDEX domains
Filippo Giorgi, ICTP, Italy

14:20-14:40

Research support for operational activities of Regional Climate Centers (RCCs)
Teruko Manabe, TCC, JMA, Japan

14:40-15:00

Discussion: Chair’s summary followed by open discussion

15:00-15:30

Coffee/Tea Break

Session 11: Using Uncertain Information in Decision Making
Co-Chairs: Antonio Busalacchi, Chair, JSC, WCRP and Thomas C. Peterson, President, WMO CCl
Joint Rapporteur: Roberta Boscolo, WCRP, Geneva & Govindarajalu Srinivasan, RIMES

15:30-15:50

Dealing with uncertainties in climate risk management 
Maxx Dilley, WMO, Geneva

15:50-16:10

Communicating uncertainties in climate science
Patrick Luganda, Farmers Media Link Ltd, Uganda

16:10-16:30

Global systems to support exchange of climate information - WMO WIS/WIGOS
Wenjian Zhang, WMO, Geneva

16:30-16:40

Discussion: Chair’s summary followed by open discussion

16:40-17:30

Recommendations on operational requirements and research gaps
Joint CCl-JSC statement and Conclusion of CCl TECO 2014

 

 

 

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