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 & Tony Busalacchi, UCAR

08:40 US CLIVAR perspective

Kris Karnauskas, U. Colorado–Boulder

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09:00 TPOS 2020 perspective

Billy Kessler, NOAA PMEL

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09:20 Workshop goals

Kris Karnauskas, U. Colorado-Boulder

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09:30

Morning Plenary

09:30 Model biases in the tropical Pacific Ocean

Gokhan Danabasoglu, NCAR

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09:50 Tropical Pacific ocean model parameterizations

Bill Large, NCAR

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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

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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

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

Charlotte DeMott, Colorado State U.

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

Kyla Drushka, U. Washington

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14:00 Equatorial upwelling

Billy Kessler, NOAA PMEL

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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

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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 2, 3, & 4 (observing centric)
10:00

Break

10:30 Discussion on breakout sessions 1, 5, & 6 (modeling centric)
12:00

Workshop adjourns

Scientific Organizing Committee meets

Poster Presentations

 

Poster Title Author Affiliation
Skin SST Diurnal cycle in the GEOS Atmospheric Data Assimilation System- diagnostics and validation with tropical moorings Santha Akella GMAO, GSFC, NASA; SSAI Inc.
Persistence of tropical SSTs in Climate Models Antonietta Capotondi University of Colorado/CIRES and NOAA/ESRL/PSD
Targeted Ocean Sampling Guidance for Tropical Cyclone Sue Chen Naval Research Laboratory
Simulating ENSO SSTA with moored buoy and scatterometer winds Andy Chiodi JISAO, University of Washington and NOAA PMEL
A systematic bias in the relationship between equatorial zonal wind stress and equatorial undercurrent strength with implications for SST trends Sloan Coats WHOI
Long Term Observations of Tropical Precipitation for Model Development and Improvement Scott Collis Argonne National Laboratory
Toward evaluating the Tropical Pacific Observing System using ocean state estimates covering 2010--2013 Bruce Cornuelle UCSD
Abrupt Sea Surface Temperature Fronts Observed by Saildrones During the First TPOS Mission Meghan Cronin NOAA/PMEL
Impacts of ENSO on Air-sea Oxygen Exchange: Observations and Mechanisms Yassir Eddebbar Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Development of an Autonomous Direct Covariance Flux System for Use on Fixed and Mobile Assets at Sea James Edson Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Coupled Prediction and data assimilation in JMA and a brief introduction of GODAE OceanView Observing System Evaluation Task Team (OSEval-TT) Yosuke Fujii JMA/MRI
Impact of Aquarius and SMAP Sea Surface Salinity Observations on Seasonal Predictions of the 2015 El Nino Eric Hackert NASA/GMAO
ENSO Predicitons and Ocean Observations Arun Kumar Climate Prediction Center
Development of Ensemble Coupled Data Assimilation System for GFDL's SPEAR Prediction Models Feiyu Lu NOAA/GFDL and Princeton University
Assessing the importance of mixing in the tropical Pacific Kelvin Richards IPRC, University of Hawai`i
Upgrades to the operational ocean monitoring system at the Climate Prediction Center Travis Sluka Climate Prediction Center
Observing Low Latitude Western Boundary Currents: A Pilot Study Janet Sprintall Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UCSD
The Response of Tropical Pacific Ocean to Rainfall and Wind Stress Forcing Xiaolin Zhang University of Colorado boulder and Florida State University
Mean cross-equatorial winds and ENSO cycle Bowen Zhao Yale University