2012 US CLIVAR Summit Agenda

Newport Beach, California

17-20 July 2012

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2011 U.S. CLIVAR Summit Report

 

Tuesday 17 July
Time Agenda Room
1700 – 1715 Welcome, introductions, meeting objectives and outcomes (Lisa Goddard) Terrace
1715 – 1730 US CLIVAR overview (Mike Patterson)  
1730 – 1800

US agency engagement (Agency Managers: Eric Lindstrom, NASA; Sandy Lucas, NOAA; Eric Itswiere, NSF)

 
1800 – 1830 Buffet dinner served  
1830 – 1845 Overview of science planning exercise (Lisa Goddard)  
1845 – 1930 Initial Panel breakout discussions on topic: “What are the most important deliverables from U.S. CLIVAR over the past 15 years and how will they inform the next 15?"  

 

Wednesday 18 July
Time Agenda Room
0730 – 0800 Light breakfast Terrace
 
0800 – 0830

Morning Plenary (Mike Patterson, moderator)

Themes - purpose, progress, gaps and opportunities (Jay McCreary): Presentation / Summary

 
0830 – 0950

Science Team and Working Group Reports:

AMOC (Bill Johns): Presentation / Summary

Decadal Predictability (Arun Kumar): Presentation / Summary

Greenland Ice Sheet/Ocean Interactions (Olga Sergienko): Presentation / Summary

Hurricanes (Suzana Camargo): Presentation / Summary

 
0950 – 1010 Break  
1010 – 1150

Extremes (Richard Grotjahn): Presentation / Summary

ENSO Diversity (Antonietta Capotondi): Presentation / Summary

Eastern Tropical Ocean Synthesis (Simon de Szoeke): Presentation / Summary

Ocean Carbon Uptake in CMIP5 Models (Curtis Deutsch): Presentation

Southern Ocean (Joellen Russell): Presentation

 
1150 – 1200 Charge to the panel breakouts (Mike Patterson)  
1200 – 1300 Catered lunch Garden
1300 – 1720 Panel breakouts — click on Panel name to see schedule
Phenomena, Observations & Synthesis
Process Study Model Improvement
Predictability, Predictions and Applications Interface
 
Ocean
Lagoon
Surf
1730 – 1900 Summit reception Garden

 

Thursday 19 July
Time Agenda Room
0730 – 0800 Light breakfast Terrace
0800 – 1000 Panel business breakout sessions (continued) Ocean, Lagoon, Surf
1000 - 1030 Break Terrace
 
1030 - 1100

Morning Plenary (Jay McCreary, moderator)

U.S. agency engagement (Renu Joseph, DoE; Dan Eleuterio, ONR)

 
1100 - 1145

Panel breakout summaries and action items (Panel Co-chairs): POS / PSMI / PPAI

 
1145 – 1215 International CLIVAR Program update and plans (Nico Caltabiano): Presentation / Summary  
1215 – 1345 Lunch on your own  
1345 – 1400 Charge to breakouts for science planning (Lisa Goddard) Terrace
1400 – 1530 Breakouts for science planning – 1st round
Goal 1 – Improve process understanding (Nick Bond)
Goal 2 – Reduce/quantify uncertainties from GCMs (Baylor Fox-Kemper)
Goal 3 – Improve practices and uses of climate information (Arun Kumar)
Goal 4 – Strengthen connections between Earth science communities (Annalisa Bracco)
 
Ocean
Lagoon
Surf
Harbor
1530 – 1600 Break  
1600 – 1730 Breakouts for science planning – 2nd round
Goal 1 – Improve process understanding (Nick Bond)
Goal 2 – Reduce/quantify uncertainties from GCMs (Baylor Fox-Kemper)
Goal 3 – Improve practices and uses of climate information (Arun Kumar)
Goal 4 – Strengthen connections between Earth science communities (Annalisa Bracco)
 
Ocean
Lagoon
Surf
Harbor
1730 Break for day; dinner on your own  

 

Friday 20 July
Time Agenda Room
0730 – 0800 Light breakfast Terrace
 
0800 – 0830

Morning Plenary (Lisa Goddard, moderator)

Schedule of tasks to complete drafting of plan (Mike Patterson)

 
0830 - 0930

Reports from breakouts on science elements for each goal (Session chairs): Goal 1 / Goal 2 / Goal 3 / Goal 4

 
0930 – 1000 Discussion and recommendations (Lisa Goddard)  
1000 Thank you and adjournment (Lisa Goddard)  
1030 – 1230 SSC working lunch (SSC members only) TBD

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Individual Panel Breakout Schedules

 

POS Panel Breakout Wednesday 18 July
Time Agenda Room
1300 – 1315 Introductions, orientation, breakout aims Ocean
1315 – 1345 Framework on Ocean Observations (FOO), GOOS and U.S. IOOS update (Eric Lindstrom): Presentation / Summary  
1345 – 1400 Ocean state and surface flux estimation workshop (Tony Lee): Presentation / Summary  
1400 – 1445 Discussion of direction of US AMOC Program and the Greenland Ice Sheet/Ocean Interactions, Eastern Tropical Ocean Synthesis, ENSO Diversity and Extremes WGs  
1445 – 1500  Break Terrace
1500 – 1530

National Climate Assessment (NCA):

NCA – National perspective: (Gregg Garfin): Presentation / Summary

Surf Joint w/ PPAI
1530 – 1545 NCA – Agriculture (Richard Grotjahn): Presentation / Summary  
1545 – 1600 NCA – Climate extremes (Rajagopalan Balaji): Presentation / Summary  
1600 – 1615 NCA – Regional assessment (Nick Bond): Presentation / Summary  
1615 – 1715 General discussion on NCA and US CLIVAR contributions  
1730 – 1900 Summit Reception Garden
POS Panel Breakout Thursday 19 July 
0730 – 0800 Light breakfast Terrace
0800 – 0840 Reanalyses updates (Mike Bosilovich/Yan Xue): Presentation / Summary Ocean
0840 – 0900 Discussion of GEWEX Hydroclimate Project for North America (Mike Bosilovich)  
0900 – 0920

New Process Study Implementation

IASCLIP (Art Douglas): Presentation / Summary

Lagoon - Joint w/ PSMI
0920 – 0940 SPURS (Tom Farrar): Presentation / Summary  
0940 – 1000

Discussion and other Panel business

POS contributions to Science Plan, membership, wrap-up

Ocean
1000 – 1030 Break Terrace

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PSMI Panel Breakout Wednesday 18 July
Time Agenda Room
1300 – 1305 Introductions, orientation, breakout aims (Rob Wood) Lagoon
1305 – 1315 CPT practices and motivating questions – the big picture  
1315 – 1345 Internal wave ocean mixing CPT (Jennifer MacKinnon): Presentation / Summary  
1345 – 1415 Stratocumulus to cumulus transition CPT (Roberto Mechoso): Presentation / Summary  
1415 – 1445 Ocean mixing process under sea ice CPT (Meibing Jin): Presentation / Summary  
1445 – 1500 Break Terrace
1500 – 1530 Cloud parameterization and aerosol indirect effects CPT (Rob Wood): Presentation / Summary Lagoon
1530 – 1620 General discussion on CPTs – successes, pitfalls, lessons  
1620 – 1640 Trace gas measurements (Christian Frankenberg): Presentation / Summary  
1640 – 1700 CLIMODE (Leif Thomas): Presentation / Summary  
1700 – 1720 DYNAMO (Chidong Zhang): Presentation / Summary  
1730 – 1900 Summit Reception Garden
PSMI Panel Breakout Thursday 19 July  
0730 – 0800 Light breakfast Terrace
0800 – 0820 KESS (Meghan Cronin): Presentation Lagoon
0820 – 0840 VOCALS (Rob Wood): Presentation / Summary  
0840 – 0900 DIMES (Baylor Fox-Kemper): Presentation / Summary  
0900 – 0920 IASCLIP (Art Douglas): Presentation / Summary  Joint w/ POS
0920 – 0940 SPURS (Tom Farrar): Presentation / Summary  Joint w/ POS
0950 – 1000 Green Ocean (GO) Amazon (Courtney Schumacher): Presentation  
0950 – 1000 Discussion  
1000 – 1030 Break Terrace

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PPAI Panel Breakout Wednesday 18 July
Time Agenda Room
1300 – 1315 Introductions and go around Surf
1315 – 1345 PPAI activities and action items since the 2011 Summit (Arun Kumar and Annalisa Bracco)  
1345 – 1415 Status of CMIP5 (Arun Kumar): Presentation / Summary  
1415 – 1430 National Multi-Model Ensemble (Arun Kumar): Presentation / Summary  
1430 – 1445 Nonlinearity in climate responses (Bruce Anderson): Presentation / Summary  
1445 – 1500   Break Terrace
1500 – 1530 National Climate Assessment (NCA) – National perspective (Gregg Garfin): Presentation / Summary Surf Joint w/ POS
1530 – 1545 NCA – Agriculture (Richard Grotjahn): Presentation / Summary  
1545 – 1600 NCA – Climate extremes (Rajagopalan Balaji): Presentation / Summary  
1600 – 1615 NCA – Regional assessment (Nick Bond): Presentation / Summary  
1615 – 1715 General discussion on NCA and U.S. CLIVAR contributions  
1730 – 1900 Summit Reception Garden
PPAI Panel Breakout Thursday 19 July  
0730 – 0800 Light breakfast Terrace
0800 – 0815 Extended-range TC forecasting – opportunity and challenge (Joshua Fu): Presentation / Summary Surf
0815 – 0900 U.S. initiative on "Earth System Prediction Capability (ESPC)" and discussion (Dan Eleuterio): Presentation / Summary  
0900 – 0945 Background on the science elements for the U.S. CLIVAR strategic plan discussion  
0945 – 1015 Break Terrace

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