Draft programme for the RT2A & RT1 Meeting

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Toulouse, 13-15 June 2005

The aim of this meeting is to bring together the research teams involved in RT1 and RT2A for exchange of information on their achievements, to review the work accomplished and start preparing the first year report, and to prepare plans for the next 18 month period.

Proposed schedule

Monday 13 June
Tuesday 14 June
Wednesday 15 June

Monday 13 June

9.30-9.45

Registration

9.45-11.10

Introduction session

9.45-9.55

Chris Hewitt: ENSEMBLES overview

9.55-10.05
James Murphy: Summary of RT1
10.05-10.15
Jean-Francois Royer: Summary of RT2A

10.15-10.25

Presentation from RT2B?

10.25-10.35

Ulrich Cubasch: The INTAS project

10.35-11.05

Tim Palmer: Representing modelling uncertainty in ensemble predictions from a season to a century ahead

11.05-11.10

Discussions

11.10-11.40

Coffee break

11.40-12.50
Seasonal to decadal simulations RT1
 
James Murphy: Decadal climate hindcasts from ensembles of HadCM3 integrations; initialisation, results and future plans
 
Francisco Doblas-Reyes: Seasonal to decadal ensemble hindcast experiments at ECMWF
 
Matt Huddleston: ENACT

12.50-14.00

Lunch

14.00-16.00

Seasonal to decadal simulations RT1 and RT2A

 

Noel Keenlyside: IFM-GEOMAR's progress in RT1

 

Olwijn Leeuwenburgh/Gerrit Burgers (KNMI): Ocean Initialisation with the Ensembles Kalman Filter

 

Philippe Rogel: Recent hindcasts using 3DVar ocean initial conditions and the ORCA-ARPEGE model (RT2A)

 

Michel Déqué: Predictability of ARPEGE since DEMETER (RT2A)

 

Discussions

16.00-16.30

Coffee break

16.30-18.00

Representing uncertainty in ensemble simulations of long term climate change

 

Mat Collins: Simulations of long term climate change using perturbed physics ensembles; designs, results and future plans

 
Claudio Piani: Constraints on climate change from a multi-thousand member ensemble of simulations
 
Discussions

Tuesday 14 June

9.00-11.10

Construction and testing of Earth system models (chaired by Marco Giorgetta)

 
Marco Giorgetta: Construction of Earth system models - Aims of WP1.1
 
Tim Johns: Progress report on development of the HadGEM Earth System Model
 
Jean-Louis Dufresne: ESM Development at IPSL?
 
Marco Giorgetta (MPIMET): Two configurations of the MPI-M Earth system model and their first Applications
 
M Vichi/E Manzini/P G Fogli: The INGV Earth System Model in ENSEMBLES - preliminary results
 
Shuting Yang: A description of the new high climate model DKCM to be used for very high resolution time slice simulation in ENSEMBLES
 
Dmitry Khvorostyanov (LGGE): Ice sheets and climate
 
Aurore Voldaire (CNRM): An ESM based on the coupling of CNRM-CM3 with IMAGE
 
Discussions

11.10-11.30

Coffee break

11.30-12.50

Multidecadal simulations (chaired by Eigil Kaas)

 
Eigil Kaas: Progress in RT2A2 20th Century Simulations
 

Erich Roeckner: 20th century simulations with the MPI model

 
Jean-Louis Dufresne: Historical runs in the IPSL model
 

Thomas Spangehl: Status of the modelling experiment at FUB

 

Gerrit Burgers/Matt Collins/Geert Jan van Oldenborgh/S.Y. Philip: El Niño in a changing climate – a multi-model study

 

Bjørg Rognerud: Oslo CTM2 – model calculations for the past and the future

12.50-14.00

Lunch

14.00-16.10

Multidecadal simulations (chaired by Ulrich Cubasch)

 

David Salas: Stream 1 simulations at CNRM

 

Tim Johns: Simulations of 20th and 21st century climate using HadGEM1

 

Erich Roeckner: 21st century simulations with the MPI model

 

Wilhelm May: DMI's simulation of the 20th and 21st century climate with the MPI model

 

Jean-Louis Dufresne: Role of the sulphate aerosols in the future scenarios in the IPSL model

 

Olivier Arzel (UCL-ASTR): Sea ice evolution over the 20th and 21st centuries as simulated by current AOGCMs

 

NERSC?

 
Discussions

16.10-16.40

Coffee break

16.30-18.00

Data storage (chaired by Francisco Doblas-Reyes)
 
Mat Collins: Data from the perturbed physics ensemble climate change runs
 

Antje Weisheimer/Francisco Doblas-Reyes: Data archiving and dissemination of the s2d experiments

 

Michael Lautenschlager: Data archiving and dissemination of climate change experiments

 

Discussions

Wednesday 15 June

9.00-11.00

Synthesis, preparation of the first year report and plans for the next 18 months (RT1 and RT2A separately)

1100-1130
Coffee break

11.30-12.45

General synthesis, Closure of the meeting (RT1 and RT2A together)

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