Atmospheric Convection and Air-Sea Interactions over the Tropical Oceans Workshop Agenda

Monday, May 6, 2019
Time Agenda Presenter Presentation
17:30 to 20:30

Pre-Meeting Informal Mixer

Boulder Beer Company  
Tuesday, May 7, 2019
Time Agenda Presenter Presentation

Theme: Integration between Atmospheric Convection and Air-Sea Interaction

07:30

Registration and light breakfast

08:30

Welcome and introductions - Samson Hagos and Mike Patterson

08:45

Session 1: Modeling

Co-chairs: Hyodae Seo & Chidong Zhang
08:45 Modeling ocean-atmosphere coupled feedbacks over the tropical oceans Charlotte DeMott, Colorado State U Download
09:05 Global and convective scale NWP coupled modelling to improve the representation of convection in the Tropics Charline Marzin, UK Met Office Download
09:25 Mixed-layer model assessment of SST driven boundary layer convergence and the Madden-Julian oscillation Brandon Wolding, NOAA ESRL (UCAR Postdoc) Download
09:40 Why do atmosphere-ocean interactions improve predictions of the Madden-Julian oscillation? Nick Klingaman, U Reading Download
09:55

Discussion

10:10

Break

10:30

Session 2: Observations

Co-chairs: Elizabeth Thompson & Greg Foltz
10:30 Perspectives and unfinished results from field programs over the tropical Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian Oceans: GATE, TOGA-COARE, and DYNAMO Robert Houze, U Washington Download
10:50 Observations of air-sea interactions over the tropical oceans Jim Edson, WHOI Download
11:10 The role of the ocean mixed layer in air-sea interaction Kyla Drushka, U Washington Download
11:25 In-situ challenges of R/V Mirai to capture impacts of precipitating systems on the environments: Atmospheric diabatic heating / drying and oceanic near-surface stratification Masaki Katsumata, JAMSTEC Download
11:40 Tropical Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific Obs Systems Greg Foltz, Weiqing Han, and Meghan Cronin Download
12:10

Discussion

12:30

Lunch

13:30

Poster Session 1 - 2nd Floor Atrium

15:00

Break

15:15

Breakout - Modeling

16:15

Break

16:30

Breakout - Observations

17:30

Networking Reception

19:00

End of Day 1

Wednesday, May 8, 2019
Time Agenda Presenter Presentation

Theme: Integration between Observations and Modeling

07:30

Light breakfast

08:30

Session 3: Atmospheric Convection

Co-chairs: Samson Hagos & Sue Chen
08:30 Convective observations over the tropical oceans Courtney Schumacher, Texas A&M Download
08:50 The ups and downs of tropical updrafts and downdrafts Sue van den Heever, Colorado State U Download
09:10 Convective conversion efficiency – a link between tropical convection and anvil clouds Ryan Li, Yale U Download
09:25 Development and application of a high-resolution global MCS database using feature tracking on satellite data Zhe Feng, PNNL Download
09:40

Discussion

10:00

Break

10:20

Session 4: Air-sea Interactions

Co-chairs: Antonietta Capatondi & Kevin Reed
10:20 Air-sea interactions over the tropical ocean and Earth system modeling: Progress, challenges, and ways forward Shuyi Chen, U Washington Download
10:40 Yoshida Jets, Diurnal Jets and Fresh Jets: Challenges for the Tropical Pacific Observing System Meghan Cronin, NOAA PMEL Download
11:00 Impact of ocean observation systems on ocean analyses and subseasonal forecasts Aneesh Subramanian, U Colorado Download
11:15 A partial coupling approach to isolate the roles of the atmosphere and ocean in coupled climate interactions Yemi Garuba, PNNL Download
11:30

Discussion

12:00

Lunch

13:00

Poster Session 2

14:30

Break

14:45

Breakout - Atmospheric Convection

15:45

Break

16:00

Breakout - Air-Sea Interactions

17:00

End of Day 2

Thursday, May 9, 2019
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Theme: Summary

07:00

Early morning hike (optional)

07:30

Light breakfast

08:30

Session 5 - Recap from breakout sessions

Co-chairs: Samson Hagos & Greg Foltz
08:30

Breakout 1

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09:00

Breakout 2

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09:30

Break

10:00

Breakout 3

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10:30

Breakout 4

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11:00

Final discussion/closing remarks

12:00

Adjourn

12:15 to 13:30

Science Organizing Committee meets/writing assignments