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RSM 2012 Workshop AGENDA(November 8, 2012 updated)
Meeting location:
Martin Johnson House (T29)
8840 Biological Grade
La Jolla, CA 92037
on the SIO Campus (click here for parking lot map)

Monday Nov 5, 2012
8:30 – 9:30 Registration
9:30 – 10:00 Welcome from Hann-Ming Henry Juang, Workshop Chair. NOAA/NCEP
Welcome from Art Miller, Director of the Division of Climate, Atmospheric Science and Physical Oceanography at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography
10:00 – 10:30 Introductions
10:30 – 11:30 Review GSM/RSM/MSM dynamics
11:30 – 12:00 Discussion about model dynamics
12:00 – 14:00 Lunch break
14:00 – 15:00 Review GSM/RSM/MSM physics
15:00 – 15:30 Afternoon break
15:30 – 16:30 Physics, continued
16:30 – 17:00 Discussion about model physics and dynamics
17:30 – 19:30 Ice Breaker social event at the Scripps Seaside Forum "Surfside Room"

Tuesday Nov 6, 2012
08:30 – 09:00 Registration and Welcome
Reminiscences, anecdotes and science contributions of Dr. John Roads
Session 2A Moderator: Shyh Chen
09:00 – 09:20 Dr. Arthur Miller, University of California, San Diego, USA
09:20 – 09:40 Prof. Soroosh Sorooshian, University of California, Irvine, USA
09:40 – 10:00 Prof. Bruce Anderson, Boston University, Boston, USA
10:00 – 10:20 Prof. Steve Brenner, Bar-Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
10:20 – 10:30 Dr. Dian Putrasahan, University of Miami, Miami, USA
10:30 – 10:40 Open session
10:40 - 11:00 Morning Break
Session 2B Moderator: Shyh Chen
11:00 – 11:20 Dr. Francis Fujioka, US Forest Service (retired), Riverside, USA
11:20 – 11:40 Prof. Thomas Reichler, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
11:40 – 11:50 Prof. Songyou Hong, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea
11:50 – 12:00 Dr. Henry Juang, National Centers of Environmental Prediction, College Park, USA
12:00 – 12:20 Dr. Shyh Chen, US Forest Service, Riverside, USA
12:20 – 12:30 Open session
12:30 – 14:00 Lunch Break
Session 2C Moderator: Songyou Hong
14:00 - 14:20 Celebrating the life and contributions of Masao Kanamitsu to atmospheric sciences. Songyou Hong (Yonsei University, Korea)
14:20 - 14:40 Dynamical cres for regional/global atmospheric model in collaboration with Kanamitsu. Henry Juang (NCEP, USA)
14:40 - 15:00 Advances in understanding regional downscaling. Hideki Kanamaru (UN, Italy)
15:00 - 15:20 Lessons from Kanamitsu on atmospheric modeling. Kei Yoshimura (Univ. of Tokyo, Japan)
15:20 - 16:00 Afternoon Break
Session 2D Moderator: Songyou Hong
16:00 - 16:20 Transition from winter to spring wind circulation and sea breeze variation along the southern California coast in various observations and from the RSM CaRD10 reanalysis. Dan Cayan, Laurel DeHaan, Mary Tyree and Sam Iacobellis (SIO, UCSD)
16:20 - 16:40 Ocean-Atmosphere Coupled California Reanalysis Downscaling at 10km (CCaRD10). Haiqin Li (COAMPS, FSU)
16:40 - 17:00 A multi-scale modeling system for weather and climate studies. Songyou Hong (Yonsei University, Korea)
17:00 – 17:20 Recollections of working with Kanamitsu
Sarah Lu (NCEP, USA)
Alexander Gershunov (SIO, UCSD)
Shyh Chen (USFS, USA)
Diane Boomer (SIO, UCSD)
Yifeng Cui (UCSD)
17:20 - 17:40 Open session

18:00 - Memorial Dinner at China Max Restaurant

Wednesday Nov 7, 2012
Session 3A: Dynamic Downscaling (Hideki Kanamaru and Thomas Reichler)
9:00 – 9:30 Downscaling for climate impact assessment, characterization of vulnerability, and adaptation to climate change. KANAMARU Hideki, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
9:30 – 10:00 High-resolution climate simulations over Bolivia. Thomas Reichler* and Marcos Andrade, University of Utah and U. Mayor de San Andres, Bolivia
10:00 – 10:30 Effects of the local sea surface temperature on the change of the summer precipitation components in mid-1990s over Northeast Asia. Eun-Chul Chang1, Sang-Wook Yeh2, Song-You Hong3, Renguang Wu4, and Kei Yoshimura1, 1Atmosphere and Ocean Research Institute, University of Tokyo, Japan, 2Department of Atmospheric Sciences, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea, 3Department of Environmental Marine Science, Hanyang University, Korea
4Institute of Space and Earth Information Science, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
10:30 – 11:00 Morning Break
11:00 – 11:30 Dynamically Downscaled Future Climate Change over East Asia. Ji-Woo Lee1, Song-You Hong *1, Eun-Chul Chang2, Myoung-Seok Suh3, and Hyun-Suk Kang4, 1Department of Atmospheric Sciences, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea, 2Atmosphere and Ocean Research Institute, University of Tokyo, Kashiwa, Japan, 3Department of Atmospheric Sciences, Kongju National University, Korea, 4National Institute of Meteorological Research, KMA, Seoul, Korea
11:30 - 12:00 Florida Climate Institute Seasonal Hindcasts at 50 km (FISH50). Haiqin Li1 and Vasubandhu Misra1,2 1 Center for Ocean-Atmospheric Prediction Studies, Florida State University, 2 Department of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Science, Florida State University
12:00 – 14:00 Lunch Break
Session 3B: Numerical Modeling (Takeshi Enomoto and Dian Putrasahan)
14:00 – 14:30 Dynamical core formulations for non-hydrostatic global spectral models. Takeshi Enomoto *1 and Hann-Ming Henry Juang 2, 1Disaster Prevention Research Institute, Kyoto University, 2EMC/NCEP/NOAA
14:30 – 15:00 Improve Spherical Harmonic Transform for Fine Resolution Global Spectral Modeling. Hann-Ming Henry Juang, Environmental Modeling Center, NOAA/NWS/NCEP
15:00 – 15:30Mesoscale Coupled Ocean-Atmosphere Feedbacks in the Humboldt Current System and Kuroshio Extension Region, part one
Mesoscale Coupled Ocean-Atmosphere Feedbacks in the Humboldt Current System and Kuroshio Extension Region, part two
Dian Putrasahan * 1, Art Miller2, and Hyodae Seo3, 1Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, University of Miami), 2Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UCSD, 3Woods-Hole Oceanographic Institution
15:30 – 16:00 Afternoon break
16:00 – 16:30 Stable isotopes in Indian summer monsoon precipitation: Results from ISOGSM. Midhun*1, A.Kesarkar2, R.Ramesh1, 1Geosciences Division, Physical Research Laboratory, Ahmadabad, India, 2National Atmospheric Research Laboratory, Tirupati, India (CANCELLED)

Thursday Nov 8, 2012
Session 4A: Downscaling Application I (Pay-Liam Lin and Bruce T. Anderson)
9:00 – 9:30 Short-Range (0-12hr) Typhoon PQPFs from Time-Lagged Multimodel Ensembles in Taiwan. Pay-Liam Lin*1, Hui-Ling Chang 1, 2, Huiling Yuan3, 1Department of Atmospheric Sciences, National Central University, Taiwan, 2Central Weather Bureau, Taiwan,3School of Atmospheric Sciences, and Key Laboratory of Mesoscale Severe Weather/Ministry of Education, Nanjing University, Nanjing, Jiangsu, China (POSTER)
9:30 – 10:00 Historical expansion of the summertime monsoon over the southwestern United States: What can regional models tell us about its causes? Bruce T. Anderson* and Guido Salvucci, Boston University
10:00 – 10:30 Modeling the wind conditions of the Esperanza fire
John. Benoit*1, Shyh-Chin Chen1, David Weise1, and Hann-Ming Henry Juang2, 1PSW/US Forest Service, Riverside, California, 2EMC, College Park, Maryland

10:00 – 10:30 Experimental Fire Severity Monthly to Seasonal Forecast over Southern California
S. Chen*, H. Preisler, J. Benoit, PSW/US Forest Service, Riverside, California, M. Jolley, MFSL/US Forest Service, Missoula, Montana, H. Juang, J. Wang, NCEP, Camp Springs, Maryland, J. Ritchie, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, California

10:30 - 11:00 Morning Break

11:00 - 11:30 Santa Ana winds of Southern California: climatology, extremes, and their variability. Alexander Gershunov, Jurgen Theiss, Haiqin Li and Dan Cayan

11:30 – 13:30 Lunch Break

Session 4B: Downscaling Application II (Kei Yoshimura and Nikolaus Buenning)

13:30 – 14:00 Idealized Experiments for Data Assimilation of Vapor Isotopes (δ18O and δD) with Isotopic AGCM and Ensemble Kalman Filter. Kei Yoshimura*1, Takemasa Miyoshi2, and Masao Kanamitsu3
1University of Tokyo, 2University of Maryland, 3University of San Diego, California

14:00 – 14:30 Using model simulations to understand controls on precipitation 18O/16O variations within the western US. Nikolaus Buenning*, Lisa Kanner, Lowell Stott, Kei Yoshimura

14:30 - 15:00 Afternoon Break

15:00 – 15:30 3-DVAR Data Assimilation of DWR Data in the Predictions of Mesoscale Events. Mohan K. Das*1,3, Sujit K. Debsarma1 and Someshwar Das2
1SAARC Meteorological Research Centre (SMRC), Bangladesh
2National Centre For Medium Range Weather Forecasting (NCMRWF), India
3Jahangirnagar University, Bangladesh.

15:30-16:00 Investigating projected climate change over West Africa from MIROC-ESM in a CORDEX-Africa perspective.
Abdoulaye Sarr, National Meteorological Agency of Senegal

Friday Nov 9, 2012
Session E: Discussion on future workshop and modeling
Session F: TBA - arranged field trip if there’s interest