Ocean Mesoscale Eddy Interactions with the Atmosphere Workshop Agenda

Saturday, February 17, 2018
Time Agenda Presenter Presentation
08:00

Registration

08:30 Welcome/Objectives

Walt Robinson, North Carolina State U.

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08:45 In situ observations of air-sea interactions and feedbacks

Meghan Cronin, NOAA PMEL

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09:15 Discussion
09:30 Satellite observations of air-sea interactions and feedbacks

Dudley Chelton, Oregon State U.

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10:00 Discussion
10:15

Break

10:30 Role of the current feedback to the atmosphere in determining the ocean dynamics

Lionel Renault, U. California Los Angeles

11:00 Discussion
11:15 A review of covariability of mesoscale SST, surface heat fluxes, and surface convergence

Justin Small, NCAR

11:45 Discussion
12:00

Working lunch

12:30

Poster session

13:30 Panel discussion with speakers

Moderator: Walt Robinson, North Carolina State U.

14:15

Breakout groups:

  • WG1: Observational requirements for eddy-scale air-sea fluxes
  • WG2: Representation of eddy-scale air-sea fluxes for ocean-only models
  • WG3: Atmospheric weather & climate impacts of the ocean eddy field & its variability

WG1: Sabrina Speich, Ecole Normale Supérieure
WG2: Eric Chassignet, Florida State U.
WG3: Ping Chang, Texas A&M U.

15:30

Break

16:00

Breakouts resume

17:30

Adjourn

Sunday, February 18, 2018
Time Agenda Presenter Presentation
08:00

Coffee/breakfast

08:30 Recap from day 1

Walt Robinson, North Carolina State U.

08:45

Breakout reports

08:45 WG1: Observational requirements for eddy-scale air-sea fluxes

Sabrina Speich, Ecole Normale Supérieure

09:00 Discussion
09:15 WG2: Representation of eddy-scale air-sea fluxes for ocean-only models

Eric Chassignet, Florida State U.

09:30 Discussion
09:45 WG3: Atmospheric weather & climate impacts of the ocean eddy field & its variability

Ping Chang, Texas A&M U.

10:00 Discussion
10:15

Break

10:45 Synthesis discussion
11:45 Closing/Next steps

Walt Robinson, North Carolina State U.

12:00

Adjourn

12:15 to 14:00

Working lunch of OC, facilitators, etc.