Bridging Sustained Observations & Data Assimilation for TPOS 2020 Workshop Agenda

Tuesday, May 1, 2018
Time Agenda Presenter Presentation
08:00

Registration and continental breakfast

08:30 Welcoming remarks

Michael Patterson, US CLIVAR

08:40 US CLIVAR perspective

Kris Karnauskas, U. Colorado–Boulder

09:00 TPOS 2020 perspective

Billy Kessler, NOAA PMEL

09:20 Workshop goals

Kris Karnauskas, U. Colorado-Boulder

09:30

Morning Plenary

09:30 Model biases in the tropical Pacific Ocean

Gokhan Danabasoglu, NCAR

09:50 Tropical Pacific ocean model parameterizations

Bill Large, NCAR

10:10

Break

10:30 Challenges in Coupled Data Assimilation for state estimation and prediction of the tropical Pacific

Steve Penny, NOAA NCEP/U. Maryland

10:50 Discussion

Moderator: Antonietta Capotondi, NOAA ESRL

12:00

Lunch

13:00

Afternoon Plenary

13:00 Asymmetries in the predictability of El Nino and La Nina: Implications for TPOS2020

Pedro DiNezio, U. Texas-Austin

13:20 Ocean-atmosphere coupled scale interactions in the Madden Julian Oscillation

Charlotte DeMott, Colorado State U.

13:40 Coupled air-sea interactions in the western and central Pacific Ocean

Kyla Drushka, U. Washington

14:00 Equatorial upwelling

Billy Kessler, NOAA PMEL

14:20 Discussion

Moderator: Carol Anne Clayson, WHOI

15:30

Poster session and reception

18:00

Adjourn

Wednesday, May 2, 2018
Time Agenda Presenter Presentation
07:00

Group hike (optional) 

08:30

Registration and continental breakfast

09:00

Morning Breakout Sessions

09:00 Welcome and charge for breakouts

Kris Karnauskas, U. Colorado-Boulder

09:30 Breakout 1: The design and conduct of OSSEs

Facilitators: Sue Chen & Bruce Cornuelle

09:30 Breakout 2: Process studies for model improvements

Facilitators: Maria Flatau & LuAnne Thompson

09:30 Breakout 3: Phenomena ripe for adaptive ocean observing technologies

Facilitators: Meghan Cronin & Steve Penny

10:30

Break

11:00 Breakout 1: The design and conduct of OSSEs
11:00 Breakout 2: Process studies for model improvements
11:00 Breakout 3: Phenomena ripe for adaptive ocean observing technologies
12:00

Lunch 

13:00

Afternoon Breakout Sessions

13:00 Breakout 4: Key observations to obtain the Essential Ocean Variables necessary to constrain models

Facilitators: Neville Smith & Janet Sprintall

13:00 Breakout 5: Initial modeling and data assimilation studies needed to refine the observational goals as defined by TPOS 2020

Facilitators: Sam Stevenson & Aneesh Subramanian

13:00 Breakout 6: Building observations for process-oriented climate model diagnostics and intercomparison

Facilitators: Samson Hagos & Yassir Eddebbar

14:30

Break

15:00 Breakout 4: Key observations to obtain the Essential Ocean Variables necessary to constrain models
15:00 Breakout 5: Initial modeling and data assimilation studies needed to refine the observational goals as defined by TPOS 2020
15:00 Breakout 6: Building observations for process-oriented climate model diagnostics and intercomparison
16:30 Breakout session recap and discussion
17:00

Adjourn

Thursday, May 3, 2018
Time Agenda Presenter Presentation
08:00

Registration and continental breakfast

08:30

Discussions & next steps

08:30 Discussion on breakout sessions 1, 5, & 6 (modeling centric)
10:00

Break

10:30 Discussion on breakout sessions 2, 3, & 4 (observing centric)
12:00

Workshop adjourns

Scientific Organizing Committee meets