33rd EWGLAM and 18th SRNWP meetings

10th - 13rd October 2011, Tallinn-Estonia

agenda, presentations and posters
Monday, 10th October
08:30-09:00Registration and Poster set-up
09:00-09:10 Opening, introduction (Director of EMHI: Jaan Saar)
09:10-09:15 Former SRNWP Programme Manager - summary of SRNWP membership changes introduction of "newcomers", main structure of the programme, changes in the NWP programme
Consortia Presentations (chair Per Unden)
09:15-09:30 Piet Termonia ALADIN
09:30-09:45 Marco Arpagaus COSMO
09:45-10:00 Jeanette Onvlee HIRLAM
10:00-10:15 Dijana Klaric LACE
10:15-10:30 Mike Bush Met Office
10:30-11:00 Sylvie Malardel ECMWF
11:00-11:30tea/coffee break
Review talks (chair: Detlev Majewski)
11:30-12:00 Alex Deckmyn, Mikhail Tsyrulnikov Review of the joint ensemble prediction and ensemble data assimilation workshop in Bologna
12:00-12:30 Laura Rontu Radiation parameterisations in mesoscale NWP - views for discussion
12:30-13:00 Jeanette Onvlee Review talk on link with applications: general overview, consistency of site specific versus gridded model products
13:00-14:00lunch break
14:00-14:30 Josh Hacker Recent progress in LAM-EPS research and implementation: Focus on North America
14:30-15:00 Ulrich Schaettler, Mike Bush 3 years of Interoperability: Results and Leftovers
15:00-15:30 Jean-François Mahfouf On the use of in-situ data exchanged through SRNWP
15:30-16:00tea/coffee break
16:00-16:30 Clive Wilson Review talk on SRNWP-verification programme
National posters (chair: Sylvie Malardel)
16:30-16:45 Solfrid Agerstern Overview of the MetCoop project
16:45-18:00Poster viewing session
Austria: Yong Wang, Belgium: Alex Deckmyn, Croatia: Tomislav Kovacic, Czech Republic: Radmila Brozkova, Denmark: Bent Hansen Sass, Estonia: Andres Luhamaa, Finland: Carl Fortelius, France: Yann Seity, Germany: Detlev Majewski, Hungary: Roger Randriamampianina, the Netherlands: Sander Tijm, Norway: Jelena Bojarova, Poland ALADIN group: Marek Jerczynski, Poland COSMO group: Portugal: Vanda Costa, Romania: Simona Tascu, Russia: Inna Rozhinkina and Gdaly Rivin, Spain: Bartolome Orfila, Slovenia: Neva Pristov, Sweden: Per Unden, Switzerland: Philippe Steiner, Turkey: Ersin Kucukkaraca and UK: Mike Bush
Tuesday, 11th October
Thematic sessions of Expert Teams: data assimilation, dynamics, upper air physics, surface
09:00-11:15 Session on data assimilation (chair: Jean-Francois Mahfouf)
09:00-09:20 Claude Fischer ALADIN data assimilation activities
09:20-09:40 Gergely Boloni LACE data assimilation activities
09:40-10:00 Christoph Schraff COSMO data assimilation activities
10:00-10:20 Bruce Macpherson MetOffice data assimilation activities
10:20-10:40 Jelena Bojarova HIRLAM data assimilation activities
10:40-10:43 Martin Ridal and Martin Gronsleth The current status and future plans in observation handling / assimilation of radar data in the HIRLAM community
10:43-10:46 Jelena Bojarova Different flavours of flow-dependent data assimilation (the HIRLAM community) and The current status and future plans in observation handling/assimilation of radar data in the HIRLAM community
10:46-10:49 Magnus Lindskog, Siebren de Haan,
Sigurdur Thorsteinsson et al.:
Experiences with Rapid Update Cycling
10:49-10:59 Gergely Boloni Discussions about NWP requirements towards OPERA
11:20-11:50tea/coffee break
11:50-13:00 Session on dynamics and lateral boundary conditions (chair: Mariano Hortal)
11:50-12:10 Sylvie Malardel MPDATA for semi-Lagrangian interpolation in the IFS
12:10-12:25 Michael Baldauf The "conservative dynamical core" priority project and other current dynamics developments in the COSMO model
12:25-12:40 Juan Simarro A semi-implicit non-hydrostatic covariant dynamical kernel using spectral representation in the horizontal and a height based vertical coordinate
12:40-12:43 Kohei Aranami Recent developments of a non-hydrostatic model at JMA
12:43-12:46 Sylvie Malardel High resolution simulations of academic convective systems with the small planet configuration of the IFS
13:00-14:00lunch break
14:00-16:00 Session on upper air physics (chair: Sander Tijm)
14:00-14:20 Filip Vana TOUCANS - new turbulence scheme for ALARO physics
14:20-14:40 Federico Grazzini and Sander Tijm Stable boundary layer model intercomparison
14:40-15:00 Yann Seity (on behalf of Valery Masson) Latest developments in AROME
15:00-15:20 Federico Grazzini COSMO upper-air physics activities
15:20-15:35 Neva Pristov Latest developments in ALARO
15:35-15:50 Mike Bush Physics developments at the Met Office
16:00-16:30tea/coffee break
16:30-18:30Session on surface (Mike Bush)
16:30-16:50 Jean-Francois Mahfouf (on behalf of ECMWF) Ongoing developments at ECMWF
16:50-17:10 Christoph Schraff COSMO/COLOBOC final report
17:10-17:30 Bruce Macpherson Plans with JULES and data assimilation
17:30-17:50 Laura Rontu HIRLAM experiences on snow in NWP
17:50-18:10 Jean-Francois Mahfouf Review of recent developments at ALADIN
18:10-18:30 discussion
Wednesday, 12th October
Thematic sessions of Expert Teams: verification, predictability, link with applications
08:30-10:00 Session on verification (chair: Ulrich Schaettler)
08:30-08:50 Carl Fortelius Intercomparison of radiative fluxes in the SURFEX TEB and observations from a moving platform in the streets of Helsinki
08:50-09:10 Bent Hansen Sass A verification scheme for high resolution models considering "significant" or "extreme" weather and upscaling principles
09:10-09:40 Clive Wilson Are high resolution precipitation forecasts better?
Wind resource identification and verification
COSMO-activities in verification
10:00-10:30tea/coffee break
10:30-12:30 Session on predictability (chair: Susanne Theis)
10:30-10:48 Warren Tennant and Sarah Beare New schemes to perturb near-surface variables in MOGREPS
10:48-11:06 Yong Wang New developments at ALADIN-LAEF
11:06-11:24 Trond Iversen and Alex Deckmyn GLAMEPS and HarmonEPS: LAM ensemble prediction systems under development
11:24-11:42 Inger-Lise Frogner High Resolution Ensemble Prediction of a Polar Low
11:42-12:00 Chiara Marsigli, Andrea Montani,
Tiziana Paccagnella
Evaluation of different perturbation approaches to provide initial and boundary conditions to a short-range LAM ensemble
12:00-12:03 Christian Keil The convective time scale as indicator of predictability
12:03-12:06 Warren Tennant New schemes to perturb near-surface variables in MOGREPS - global model aspects
12:06-12:09 Poster - Christian Keil Research on data assimilation and ensemble predictions in Munich
12:09-12:14 Tiziana Paccagnella TIGGE-LAM archiving as a task of the GEO WOW project
15:10-15:30 discussion
12:30-13:30lunch break
13:30-15:30 Session on link with applications (chair: Jeanette Onvlee)
13:30-13:50 Sylvie Malardel (on behalf of the ECMWF MACC team) ECMWF/MACC activities
13:30-13:50 Bent Hansen Sass The ENVIRO-HIRLAM system
13:50-14:10 Bent Hansen Sass (on behalf of the EuMetChem team) The COST-action ES1004 (EuMetChem)
14:10-14:30 Detlev Majewski Fully coupled environmental modelling based on COSMO-ART
14:50-15:10 Mike Bush Met Office NAME and AQUM models
15:30-Excursion and dinner (at Restaurant Maikrahv)
Thursday, 13th October
Thematic sessions of Expert Teams: system (interoperability)
09:00-10:30 Session on system (interoperability; chair: Philippe Steiner)
all Consortia progress on Interoperability and Aladin status on interoperability
09:30-09:50 Clive Wilson (on behalf of Glenn Greed) UM on different grids and computers
09:50-10:10 Ulrich Schaettler COSMO, ICON and computers
10:10-10:30 discussion
10:30-11:00tea/coffee break
EWGLAM final discussion, SRNWP business meeting and SRNWP Advisory Committee meeting
11:00-12:00 EWGLAM final discussion (chair: Carl Fortelius)
12:00-13:00 chair: Andras Horanyi SRNWP business meeting ,
Gergely Boloni Short summary on ECMWF SAC
13:00Closure of the "official" part of the meeting
13:00-14:00lunch break
14:00-15:30SRNWP Advisory Committee Meeting
15:30-16:00tea/coffee break
16:00-17:00SRNWP Advisory Committee Meeting (continuation)
Friday, 14th October
09:00-12:30 ALADIN Local Team Manager meeting (only for the ALAIDN staff)