11th International RSM WorkshopAugust 15-19, 2011National Central UniversityJhongli, Taiwan

WORKSHOP AGENDA(updated August 1st, 2011)
Day one: Monday, August 15, 2011

08:30am Registration and Light breakfast
  • Welcoming Remarks: (Pay-Liam Lin)
09:00am Workshop chair
09:10am Local hosts
  • Overview of RSM and MSM:
09:30am The historical review of RSM/MSM and dynamics (Henry Juang)

10:30am Morning break

11:00am Element of RSM/MSM physics (Songyou Hong)

12:00pm Lunch break with lunch box
  • Training session 1: (Henry Juang, Yunfei Zhang, Dian Putrasahan)
01:30pm Where are the all open resources of RSM/MSM ? (Henry)
02:00pm How about build your own linux cluster and put RSM/MSM into it ? (Dian and Yunfei)

03:30pm Afternoon break
  • Open Discussion session 1: (Chair: Songyou Hong)
04:00pm How can we form a forum for international collaboration? sharing software development?
05:00pm Evening break
05:30pm Ice break



Day Two: Tuesday, August 16, 2011

08:30am Registration and Light breakfast
  • Scientific presentation session 1: model physics and its parametrizations (Chair: Song-You Hong, Dian Putrasahan)
09:00am (1.1) A multi-scale atmospheric modeling system with unified physics. (Song-You Hong) <ppt>
09:15am (1.2) TBD
09:30am (1.3) Local impact of mesoscale SST on atmospheric boundary layer along SST fronts(Dian Putrasahan, Art Miller, Hyodae Seo) <ppt>
09:45am (1.4) TBD
10:00am (1.5) An evaluation of the system software dependency of a global spectral model.(Myung-Seo Koo, Song-you Hong, Jung-Eun Kim, Hoon Park, Min-Su Joh, Ji-Hoon Kang, Tae-Jin Oh) <ppt>

10:15am Morning break
  • Scientific presentation session 2: Elements of Regional downscaling (Chair: Liqiang Sun, Yunfei Zhang)
10:45am (2.1) Lessons from forecasting and prediction using regional model.(Ligiang Sun) <ppt>
11:00am (2.2) Spectral nudging exercise for the CORDEX-Asia experiments. (Eun-Chul Chang and Song-You Hong) <ppt>
11:15am (2.3) NCEP RSM downscaling of CFS seasonal forecast(Yunfei Zhang, Hann-Ming Henry Juang) <ppt>
11:30am (2.4) The Central Weather Bureau regional climate dynamical downscaling forecast products for JFM 2011.(Hui-Ling Wu, Chih-Hui Shiao) <ppt>
11:45am (2.5) Simulation of a flash-flood heavy rainfall event over Korea in clean and dirty atmosphere.(Kyo-Sun Sunny Lim and Song-You Hong) <ppt>

12:00pm Lunch break with lunch box
  • Training session 2: (Yunfei Zhang, Dian Putrasahan)
01:30pm How can I run MSM over my country with options ? (Yunfei Zhang)

03:30pm Afternoon break
  • Open Discussion session 2: (Chair: TBD)
04:00pm General discussion on RSM/MSM IO, what should we have?
05:00pm Evening break
06:30pm Workshop banquet



Day Three: Wednesday, August 17, 2011
Indeje

08:30am Registration and Light breakfast
  • Scientific presentation session 3: Application and impact to economics (Chair: Kei Yoshimura, Hann-Ming Henry Juang)
09:00am (3.1) A tracer simulation with IsoRSM on the issue of Fukushima nuclear accident(Kei Yoshimura) <ppt>
09:15am (3.2) TBD
09:30am (3.3) Predictability of weather on extended NWP timescale for socioeconomic development over Kenya using the GFS model. (Franklin J. Opijah)
<ppt>
09:45am (3.4) Geospatial urban environmental modeling of wind channels in Singapore. (Tian Kuay Lim, Wei Ren Quah, Haiyan Miao, Kee Khoon Gary Lee, Durairaju Kumaran Raju, H. H. Juang) <ppt>
10:00am conclusion and discussion

10:15am Morning break
  • Scientific presentation session 4: Regional downscaling over different regions (Chair: Ligiang Sun, Chih-Hui Shiao)
10:45am (4.1) Dynamical downscaling simulations of the climatology of the warm season over Asian Pacific by RSM.(Chih-Hui Shiao) [ppt]
11:00am (4.2) TBD
11:15am (4.3) Simulation of seasonal monsoon rainfall over the SAARC region by dynamical downscaling using WRF model.(Mizanur Rahman, Rafi Uddin)
<ppt>
11:30am (4.4) Documenting results of dynamical downscaling of climate forecasts over the equatorial East Africa using the regional spectral model.(M. Indeje, L. Sun, J. Mutemi, L.J. Ogallo) <ppt>
11:45am (4.5) Projected East Asia climate simulation by the GRIMs Regional Model Program.(Jae-Kwan Shim, Eun-Chul Chang, Song-You Hong) [ppt]

12:00pm Lunch break with lunch box
  • Training session 3:
01:30pm How can I use RSM/MSM for seasonal/climate downscaling ? (Liqiang Sun) <ppt>

03:30pm Afternoon break
  • Open Discussion session 3: (Henry Juang)
04:00pm What is our future development ? regional semi-Lagrangian model ? What else should we have? <ppt>
05:00pm End of the day



Day Four, Thursday, August 18, 2011

08:30am Registration and Light breakfast
  • Scientific presentation session 5: fire and urban scale simulation (Chair: Francis Fujioka, Shyh-Chin Chen)
09:00am (5.1) TBD
09:15am (5.2) TBD
09:30am (5.3) Riemann solver (Hann-Ming Henry Juang) <ppt>
09:45am (5.4) Applied non-iteration dimensional-split semi-Lagrangian with cascade interpolation to a non-hydrostatic system.(Jia-Fong Fan, Henry Juang)
<ppt>
10:00am conclusion and discussion

10:15am Morning break
  • Scientific presentation session 6: Regional performance and verification (Chair: Chi-Chang Liao, Jose A. Vergara)
10:45am (6.1) The regional spectral model performance over the Chilean and Bolivian high plateau south America.(Jose A. Vergara) [ppt]
11:00am (6.2) Analysis on the simulation and verification of weather system in East Asia by using nested regional spectral model. (Liao Chi-Chang, Lo Ming-Fu) <ppt>
11:15am (6.3) Performance of regional spectral model (RSM) for simulation of suth Asian summer monsoon. (Muhammad Amjad, M. Munir Sheikh) [ppt]
11:30am (6.4) WRF-based short-range forecast system of the Korea air force: verification of prediction skill in 2009 summer. (Ui-Yong Byun, Song-You Hong, Hyeyum Shin) <ppt>
11:45am (6.5) Simulation of surface ozone concentration in the east cost region using WRF/Chem model. ( Khandakar Md. Habib Al Razi, Moritomi Hiroshi, Kambara Shinji) <ppt>

12:00pm Lunch break with lunch box
  • Training session 4:
01:30pm Analyze the RSM/MSM results for weather and climate (Liqiang Sun)

03:30pm Afternoon break
  • Open Discussion session 4: (Pay-Liam Lin)
04:00pm How can we share the work for future RSM workshop ?
05:00pm End of the day



Day Five, Friday, August 19, 2011
  • Training courses continue for user hand-on or field trip
08:30am light breakfast
09:00am Hand on: RSM/MSM for regional seasonal/climate integration.
10:30am Morning break
11:00am Hand on: RSM/MSM for weather forecast.
12:00pm Lunch break
01:30pm Hand on: Analyze the weather forecast results.
03:00pm Afternoon break
03:30pm Hand on: Analyze the seasonal/climate results.
05:00pm Close the workshop


Poster session (Monday to Thursday)
(P.1) A morphology-based roughness length parameterization for urban weather and climate modeling. (Cao Meichun, Lin Zhaohui)
(P.2) Uncertainties in the regional dust cycle simulated with a regional mesoscale model using differet dust emission schemes. (Chenglai Wu, Lin Zhaohui)
(P.3) A study on transfer factors of radianuclides from soil to tea in the tropical ebvironment of Bangladesh. (Mahbub Husan, M.H. Ahsan, Aleya Begum)
(P.4) The NMC Nested regional spectral model for application in Hua-Dong region of China. (Zheng Feng, Miao Changming, Zhang Xiaowei, Ligiang Sun, Kang Lili)
(P.5) MSM modeling for forest fire risk assessment. (Francis M. Fujioka, Shyh-Chin Chen, Armando Gonalez-Caban, John Benoit)
(P.6) Experimental fire potential monthly to seasonal forecast over southern California. (S. Chen, J. Benoit, F. Fujioka, H. Juang, J. Wang)
(P.7) Preliminary assessment of urban scale circulations over the greater Taipei basin. (S. Chen, C.-H. Shiao, F. Fujioka, H. Juang)