Tropical Pacific Observing Needs to Advance Process Understanding and Representation in Models Workshop Agenda

Monday, May 24, 2021
Time (US EDT) Agenda Presenter Presentation

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13:30

Webex room open to general participants

13:50

Pre-workshop icebreaker

14:00

Welcome: Overview of workshop objectives

Charlotte DeMott (CSU) and Aneesh Subramanian (CU Boulder)

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14:10

Today's themes: 1) Past activities, 2) multiscale ocean-atmosphere processes, and 3) Earth system prediction, data assimilation systems, and reanalysis.

Moderator: Charlotte DeMott (CSU)

14:10 Plenary talk: Findings from TPOS(2018) and Air-Sea Interaction (2019) Workshop in addition to process study opportunities of the future

Billy Kessler (NOAA PMEL)

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14:25 Plenary talk: Multiscale processes and ocean-atmosphere interaction in the Tropical Pacific

Carol Anne Clayson (WHOI)

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14:45 Plenary talk: Prediction, predictability, and data assimilation for Tropical Pacific and its teleconnections

Michelle L'Heureux (NOAA CPC)

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15:05

Break

15:10

Virtual poster session

List of posters

16:10

Break

16:40

Parallel panel session with discussion: Multi-scale ocean-atmosphere processes

Panelists: Sophie Cravatte (LEGOS/OMP, France), Anna Lena Deppenmeir (NCAR), Ho-Hsuan Wei (CU Boulder), and Yakelyn Ramos Juaregui (University of Washington)
Moderator: Samson Hagos (PNNL)

16:40

Parallel panel session with discussion: Earth system prediction, predictability, and data assimilation

Panelists: Caihong Wen (NOAA NCEP), Jack Reeves Eyre (University of Washington/CICOES), Yolande Serra (University of Washington/CICOES), and Yosuke Fujii (JMA/MRI)
Moderator: Kris Karnauskas (CU Boulder)

18:00

End day 1

18:00 to 18:20

Panelists and moderators synthesize session outcomes

Tuesday, May 25, 2021
Time (US EDT) Agenda Presenter Presentation

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13:30

Webex room open to general participants

13:50

Pre-workshop icebreaker

14:00

Summary of previous day's panel sessions

Samson Hagos (PNNL) and Kris Karnauskas (CU Boulder)

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14:20

Today's themes: 1) Atmospheric observing needs and 2) Ocean observing needs

Moderator: Jim Edson (WHOI)

14:20 Plenary talk: Tropical Pacific BGC and ocean physics observing needs

Yassir Eddebar (Scripps Institution of Oceanography)

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14:40 Plenary talk: Tropical Pacific atmospheric observing needs

Kathleen Schiro (University of Virginia)

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15:00

Break

15:05

Virtual poster session

List of posters

16:05

Break

16:35

Parallel panel session with discussion: Atmosphere observing needs

Panelists: Rachel Storer (UCLA/NASA JPL), Zhe Feng (PNNL), Larry O'Neill (Oregon State University), and Brandon Wolding (NOAA PSL)
Moderator: Shuyi Chen (University of Washington)

16:35

Parallel panel session with discussion: Ocean and BGC observing needs

Panelists: Antonietta Capotondi (CU-CIRES/NOAA PSL), Deepak Cherian (NCAR), Meghan Cronin (NOAA PMEL), and Sarah Schlunegger (Princeton University/NOAA GFDL)
Moderator: Adrienne Sutton (NOAA PMEL)

18:00

End day 2

18:00 to 18:20

Panelists and moderators synthesize session outcomes

Wednesday, May 26, 2021
Time (US EDT) Agenda Presenter Presentation

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13:30

Webex room open to general participants

13:50

Pre-workshop icebreaker

14:00

Summary of previous day's panel sessions

Shuyi Chen (University of Washington) and Adrienne Sutton (NOAA PMEL)

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14:20

Today's theme: 1) Prediction and prediction experiments and 2) Observing the ocean-atmosphere continuum/interface

Moderator: Dan Whitt (NASA Ames)

14:20 Plenary talk: OSSEs/Prediction

Magdalena Balmaseda (ECMWF)

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14:40 Plenary talk: Observing the ocean-atmosphere transition zone

Chidong Zhang (NOAA PMEL)

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15:00

Break

15:05

Virtual poster session

List of posters

16:05

Break

16:30

Four parallel panels with discussion covering the same topic: Coupled ocean-atmosphere observing needs

Panel 1: Dhrubajyoti Samanta (Nanyang Tech University), Arun Kumar (NOAA NCEP/CPC), Matt Mazloff (Scripps Institution of Oceanography), and Samantha Stevenson (UCSB)
Moderator 1: Kelvin Richards (University of Hawaii)
Panel 2: Andy Jessup (University of Washington/APL), Giuseppe Torri (University of Hawaii), Simon de Szoeke (OSU) and Xiujun Wang (Beijing Normal University)
Moderator 2: Dongxiao Zhang (NOAA PMEL)
Panel 3: Gijs de Boer (CU Boulder), Maheswar Pradhan (IITM), Chris Fairall (NOAA PSL), and Samantha Wills (University of Washington/CICOES)
Moderator 3: Janet Sprintall (Scripps Institution of Oceanography)
Panel 4: Kim Cobb (Georgia Tech), Joao Teixeira (NASA JPL), Elizabeth Thompson (NOAA PSL), and Scott Powell (NPS)
Moderator 4: Kyla Drushka (University of Washington/APL)

18:00

Break, panelists collate session outcomes

18:20

All participants reconvene: panelists and moderators synthesize session outcomes

Kelvin Richards (University of Hawaii), Dongxiao Zhang (NOAA PMEL), Janet Sprintall (Scripps Institution of Oceanography), and Kyla Drushka (University of Washington/APL)

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19:00

Adjourn workshop

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