41st EWGLAM and 26th SRNWP Meeting

30 Sep. - 3 Oct 2019, Sofia-Bulgaria

Agenda and presentations & posters

Monday, 30th September
08:30-09:00 Registration and Poster set-up
09:00-09:10 Opening
09:10-09:15 Balázs Szintai Introduction to the meeting's programme
Consortia Presentations (chair: Detlev Majewski)
09:15-09:30 Dmitrii Mironov COSMO
09:30-09:45 Jeanette Onvlee HIRLAM
09:45-10:00 Piet Termonia ALADIN
10:00-10:15 Martina Tudor LACE
10:15-10:45coffee break
10:45-11:00 Goran Pejanovic SEECOP
11:00-11:15 Mike Bush Met Office
11:15-11:45 Michail Diamantakis ECMWF
Review talks (chair: Bruce Macpherson)
11:45-12:15 Conor McNicholas Data Assimilation: Citizen Science in the United States: With a focus on crowdsourcing smartphone pressures
12:15-12:45 Kasper Hintz Applications: Collection, processing, utilisation and privacy issues of crowdsourced data with a focus on smartphones
12:45-14:00lunch break
14:00-14:30 Roger Randriamampianina Surface Aspects: Integrating citizen observations in operational weather forecasts
14:30-15:00 Alfons Callado Predictability: The SRNWP-EPS Module - NWP EUMETNET Programme
15:00-15:30 Hywel Williams Verification: Social sensing of weather hazard impacts
15:30-16:00coffee break
EUMETNET related presentations (chair: Chiara Marsigli)
16:00-16:15 Dick Blaauboer Developments in EUMETNET: New Programme Phase (2019-2023); EUMETNET Forecasting Capability Area
16:15-16:35 Balázs Szintai Actual coordination activities within C-SRNWP
16:35-16:45 Michal Nestiak Introduction to OPERA
16:45-16:55 Bruce Macpherson NWP requirements on observations
16:55-17:15 Sreerekha Thonipparambil EUMETSAT User Preparation for MTG and EPS-SG
Poster Session (chair: Philippe Steiner)
17:15-18:15 Introduction to national posters
Japan: Masami Narita, Austria: Clemens Wastl, Belgium: Alex Deckmyn, Bulgaria: Boryana Tsenova, Croatia: Antonio Stanesic, Czech Republic: Alena Trojakova, Denmark: Bent Hansen Sass, Finland: Ekaterina Kurzeneva, France: Patricia Pottier, Germany: Detlev Majewski, Hungary: Gabriella Szépszó, Ireland: Emily Gleeson, Italy: Francesca Marcucci, Poland: ALADIN: Piotr Seku³a, Poland: COSMO: Joanna Linkowska, Portugal: Maria Monteiro, Romania: ALADIN: Simona Tascu, Romania: COSMO: Ramona Dragomir, Russia: Gdaly Rivin and Inna Rozinkina, Serbia: Ana Mihalovic, Slovakia: Maria Derkova, Slovenia: Benedict Strajnar, Spain: Javier Calvo, Sweden: Ulf Andrae, Switzerland: Philippe Steiner and United Kingdom: Bruce Macpherson.
18:15-20:00Icebreaker and poster viewing session
Tuesday, 1st October
Thematic sessions of Expert Teams:
Session on Verification (chair: Mike Bush)
08:40-09:00 Flora Gofa Overview of COSMO verification activities
09:00-09:20 Marion Mittermaier Verification activities at the Met Office
09:20-09:40 Christoph Zingerle harp verification toolbox - status and recent developments
09:40-10:00 Bent Sass A spatial verification scheme based on observed and forecasted local extremes: status and prospects
10:00-10:20 Marion Mittermaier Using citizen-observations for the evaluation of warnings: challenges and prospects
10:20-10:25 Marieta Dimitrova Comparison of ALADIN model wind speed with satellites data over Black sea (poster)
10:35-11:00coffee break
Session Surface Aspects - (chair: Ekaterina Kurzeneva)
11:00-11:20 Jürgen Helmert Overview of COSMO surface activities
11:20-11:40 Michail Diamantakis Overview of ECMWF surface activities
11:40-12:00 Patrick Le Moigne Overview of ALADIN surface activities
12:00-12:20 Patrick Samuelsson Overview of HIRLAM surface activities
12:20-12:40 Jürgen Helmert The COSMO software for processing geospatial data (EXTPAR) including updates
12:50-14:00lunch break
Session on Data assimilation (chair: Claude Fischer)
14:00-14:20 Roger Randriamampianina Recent progress in HIRLAM upper-air data assimilation
14:20-14:40 Christoph Schraff Recent developments in KENDA
14:40-15:00 Jean-Francois Mahfouf On the use of EUMETNET observations in the AROME-France model
15:00-15:20 Benedikt Strajnar Overview of DA activities in LACE and animation
15:20-15:40 Marco Milan Met Office UKV 4D-Var, present and future plans
15:40-16:00 Michael Tsyrulnikov Estimation of model errors due to unresolved scales using the coarse-graining approach: a study with COSMO
16:10-16:30coffee break
16:30-18:30ALADIN LTM meeting
Wednesday, 2nd October
Parallel Sessions
08:30-10:00 Parallel session on data assimilation Discussion
08:30-10:00Parallel session on verification
Thematic sessions of Expert Teams:
Session on Predictability (chair: Alfons Callado)
10:00-10:20 Anne McCabe Understanding ensemble spread in MOGREPS-UK
10:20-10:40 Inger-Lise Frogner Model error representation in HarmonEPS
10:40-11:00 Martin Bellus LAM-EPS activities in RC LACE
11:00-11:20 Chiara Marsigli Ensemble developments in COSMO
11:20-11:25 Andrzej Mazur ANN calibration for ensembles (poster)
10:25-10:30 Francesca Marcucci SRNWP-EPS post-processing tool for high-impact weather forecasting: application to COSMO model (poster)
11:40-12:00coffee break
Session on Dynamics (chair: Piet Termonia)
12:00-12:20 Petra Smolikova RC LACE advances in dynamics
12:20-12:40 Piet Termonia Dynamics developments within ALADIN
12:40-13:00 Michael Baldauf Recent numerics developments in the COSMO model and an outlook for the ICON model
13:00-13:20 Michail Diamantakis Overview of dynamical core numerical method developments at ECMWF
Parallel Sessions
14:30-16:00 Parallel session on predictability
Chiara Marsigli EPS Parallel
Nigel Roberts Convection-permitting ensembles and neighbourhoods for extreme events
14:30-16:00 Parallel session on surface aspects
all Additional presentations
Jürgen Helmert Implementation of a Mire parameterization in TERRA
Patrick Le Moigne Design of a high-resolution land cover database for numerical modelling applications
Massimo Milelli Evaluation of the urban parameterisation in COSMO-Model
Jan-Peter Schulz Improved processes in the land surface model TERRA: Bare soil evaporation and skin temperature
16:00-21:00excursion and dinner
Thursday, 3rd October
Thematic sessions of Expert Teams:
Session on Link with Applications (chair: Jeanette Onvlee)
08:50-09:00 Mike Bush Developing high-resolution surface analyses from bias corrected home AWS data
09:00-09:20 Inna Rozinkina Moscow megacity forecasting based on COSMO-modelling
09:20-09:40 Anastasia Bundel Overview of activities in Interpretation and Applications working group in COSMO
09:40-10:00 Geert Smet Probabilistic storm forecasts for wind farms in the North Sea
10:00-10:20 Fiona Rust IMPROVER
10:30-11:00coffee break
Session on Upper-air Physics (chair: Dmitrii Mironov)
11:00-11:20 Anke Finnenkoetter Convective scale modelling in the UM - current research and developments
11:20-11:40 Claude Fischer Progress and plans in MF's ARPEGE and AROME suites, with a focus on resolution and new model outputs
11:40-12:00 Sander Tijm HARMONIE-AROME physics developments
12:00-12:20 Martina Tudor LACE physics overview
Closing Session (chair: Balázs Szintai)
12:30-12:40 Summary of parallel sessions by Expert Team Chairs
12:40-12:50 EWGLAM final discussion
12:50Closure of the "official" part of the meeting
12:50-13:50lunch break
13:50-15:50SRNWP Advisory Expert Team Meeting