30th EWGLAM and 15th SRNWP meetings

6th -9th October 2008, Madrid-Spain

Agenta, presentations and posters
Monday, 6th October
9:00-9:15 Opening by the President of AEMet, Francisco Cadarso Gonzalez
Consortia presentations (Chair: Bartolome Orfila)
9:15-9:30 Jean-Francois Geleyn ALADIN
9:30-9:45 Marco Arpagaus COSMO
9:45-10:00 Jeanette Onvlee HIRLAM
10:00-10:15 Dijana Klaric LACE
10:15-10:30 Mike Bush MetOffice
10:30-11:00coffee break
11:00-11:30 Peter Bechtold ECMWF
Review talks (Detlev Majewski)
11:30-11:50 Bruce Macpherson Review of activities in regional data assimilation
11:50-12:00 Claude Fischer Review of observation impact studies
12:00-12:30 Pierre Benard Review talk on dynamics
12:30-13:00 Sander Tijm Review talk on physics
13:00-14:00lunch break
14:00-14:30 Jeanette Onvlee Review talk of link with applications
14:30-15:00 Tiziana Paccagnella TIGGE-LAM: Multi-model short-range probabilistic forecasting - scientific objectives and practical possibilities
15:00-15:30 Clive Wilson (on behalf of Rachel North) Interoperability progress (review talk on system)
15:30-16:00 Jean-Francois Mahfouf Review talk on surface issues
16:00-16:30 Clive Wilson Review of verification activities and developments
16:30-17:00coffee break
17:00-18:00 Introduction to national posters (Chair: Peter Bechtold)
Yong Wang Austria, Josette Vanderborght Belgium, Stjepan Ivatek-Sahdan Croatia, Alena Trojakova Czech Republic, Xiaohua Yang Denmark, Carl Fortelius Finland, Olivier Riviere France, Detlev Majewski Germany, Panagiotis Skrimizeas Greece, Gergely Boloni Hungary, Jim Hamilton Ireland, Massimo Bonavita Italy, Gerard Cats The Netherlands, Trond Iversen Norway, Marek Jerczynski Poland: ALADIN group, Joanna Linkowska Poland: COSMO group, Victor Prior Portugal, Victor Pescaru Romania, Michal Nestiak Slovakia, Neva Pristov Slovenia; 2, Estrella Gutierrez-Marco Spain, Lars Meuller: Sweden, Philippe Steiner Switzerland and Mike Bush: United Kingdom
18:00-19:00Poster session
Tuesday, 7th October
8:30-10:30 Session on data assimilation (Chair: Bruce Macpherson)
8:30-8:45 Christoph Schraff Status overview in COSMO
8:45-9:00 Massimo Bonavita Ensemble DA in regional NWP
9:00-9:20 Claude Fischer Recent developments in variational assimilation systems at Meteo-France and ALADIN partners
9:20-9.30 Gergely Boloni Recent activities and ambitions in LACE Data Assimilation
9:30-9:45 Carlos Geijo Recent observation impact studies with the HIRLAM 4DVAR assimilation algorithm
9:45-10:00 Magnus Lindskog HARMONIE DA
10:00-10:05 Jean-Francois Caron Accounting for Particular balance Properties Over Precipitation Areas within Variational Data Assimilation Systems (poster introduction)
10:05-10:10 Bruce Macpherson The ETDA plan
10:10-10:30Discussion (facilitator: Nils Gustafsson)
10:30-11:00coffee break
11:00-13:00Session on dynamics (Chair: Mariano Hortal)
11:00-11:20 Terry Davies Lateral boundary conditions and variable resolution in the UM
11:20-11:40 Filip Vana Research and development in ALADIN and LACE groups
11:40-12:00 Peter Bechtold Common developments and studies in ECMWF and Meteo France groups
12:00-12:20 Juan Simarro, Pierre Benard,
Mariano Hortal, Agathe Untch
Some proposals about Vertical Finite Element discretisation in NH modelling
12:20-12:40 Detlev Majewski Status and plans of numerics in COSMO
12:40:12:45 Kohei Aranami Meso Scale Model and related R&D activities at the Japan Meteorological Agency (Introduction to poster)
13:00-14:00lunch break
14:00-16:00Session on physics (Chair : Sander Tijm)
14:00-14:25 Radmila Brozkova ALARO physics; development of 3MT
14:25-14:50 Sander Tijm and Carl Fortelius Coupling of HIRLAM and Air Chemistry; new ideas on the stable boundary layer Tijm and Fortelius
14:50-15:15 Valery Masson ARPEGE/ALADIN and AROME physics developments
15:15-15:40 Mike Bush Physics developments in the Met Office regional NAE model and the mesoscale model
16:00-16:30coffee break
16:30-18:30Session on verification (Chair: Clive Wilson)
16:30-16:50 Adriano Raspanti VERSUS - the new unified verification system in COSMO, present status and future plans
16:50-17:10 Claude Fischer (on behalf of Joel Stein and Marielle Amodei) Deterministic and fuzzy verification methods applied to precipitation and brightness temperature forecasts by high resolution models
17:10-17:30 Marco Arpagaus Results with fuzzy verification methods with COSMO over Switzerland and Germany
17:30-17:50 Carl Fortelius (on behalf of Pertti Nurmi, Sigbritt Nasman and Antonios Niros) QPF verification in River Catchments with the SAL measure
17:50-18:00 Clive Wilson Verification of precipitation forecasts over the UK
18:00-18:10 Clive Wilson Warnings verification - severe weather index
Wednesday, 8th October
8:15-8:35 Steve Noyes EUMETNET and SRNWP: update and some thoughts from the Executive Director
8:35-10:45 Session on predictability (Chair: Tiziana Paccagnella)
8:35-8:50 Detlev Majewski The convection-permitting COSMO-DE EPS and PEPS at DWD
8:50-9:15 Sarah Beare Results from the MOGREPS Regional Ensemble - A Comparison of downscaled global perturbations versus perturbations from the ETKF for the regional ensemble
9:15-9:35 Yong Wang Research and development on LAEF
9:35-9:55 Inger-Lise Frogner EuroTEPS - targeted EPS for Europe
9:55-10:15 Trond Iversen Shaping GLAMEPS
10:15-10:30 Carlos Santos Predictability of precipitation with AEmet multimodel SREPS: assessment with high resolution observations
10:30-10:35 Edit Hagel The quasi-operational LAMEPS system of the Hungarian Meteorological Service (introduction to poster)
Trygve Aspelien, Inger-Lise
Frogner, Trond Iversen, Ole Vignes
Recent updates of the Norwegian operational LAMEPS (introduction to poster)
10:45-11:15coffee break
11:15-13:15Session on surface (Chair : Jeanette Onvlee)
11:15-11:35 Sander Tijm Summary of the recent workshop on lake parameterization
11:35-11:55 Valery Masson Description and validation of the CANOPY scheme within SURFEX
11:55-12:15 Maria Diez Status on the CANARI analysis for HARMONIE
12:15-12:35 Bruce Macpherson Current developments on surface aspects at Met Office
12:35-12:55 Jean-Francois Mahfouf Main features of the latest version of SURFEX
12:55-13:15 Discussion
13:15-14:15lunch break
14:15-15:30 EWGLAM final discussion (Chair: Claude Fischer)
15:30-Excursion to Toledo and dinner sponsored by CRAY Inc.
Thursday, 9th October
SRNWP business meeting and Advisory Committee meeting
9:00-10:30 SRNWP business meeting discussion and minutes (chair: Andras Horanyi)
10:30Closure of the "offical" part of the meeting
10:30-11:00coffee break
11:00-13:00 SRNWP Advisory Committee Meeting (for the heads of Consortia)
14:30-18:00 ALADIN side event: joint LTM-CSSI meeting (only for ALADIN LTMs and CSSI members)