Lorentz Center - Mathematical challenges in climate science from 9 Mar 2009 through 13 Mar 2009
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    Mathematical challenges in climate science
    from 9 Mar 2009 through 13 Mar 2009

 
Preliminary program

Program

 

 

 

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Monday 9 March 2009

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09:00 10:15 Registration and coffee

10:15 10:30 Welcome by Lorentz Center and organizers

 

10:30 11:30 Gerard van der Schrier: Reconstructing paleoclimate using a data

assimilation method - challenges and problems (presentation)

11:30 12:15 Michel Crucifix: Palaeoclimate challenges : development and

calibration of dynamical systems (presentation)

 

12:15 14:15 Lunch

 

14:15 15:00 Kayo Ide: Observing system design for Lagrangian-type data

(Presentation)

15:00 15:30 Coffee/tea break

15:30 17:00 Break out session on data assimilation, tentative topic Pros and

cons of various DA approaches

 

17:00 19:00 Wine & Cheese party

 

 

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Tuesday 10 March 2009

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09:00 10:00 Andrew Stuart: A Mathematical Framework for Data Assimilation

(Presentation)

10:00 10:30 Coffee/tea break

10:30 11:15 Thomas Slawig: Mathematical Methods for Data Assimilation in

Biogeochemical Models (presentation)

11:15 12:00 Arnold Heemink: Data assimilation algorithms (presentation)

 

12:00 14:00 Lunch

 

14:00 14:45 Olivier Talagrand: Validation of assimilation algorithms

(presentation)

14:45 16:15 Informal group session: Open problems/challenges in data

assimilation

16:15 Poster session

 

 

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Wednesday 11 March 2009

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09:00 10:00 Pier Siebesma: How to represent Subgrid Atmospheric Processes

in Climate Models (presentation)

10:00 10:30 Coffee/tea break

10:30 11:15 Boualem Khouider: Subgrid-stochastic models for organized

convection: convective inhibition and moisture preconditioning

11:15 12:30 Break out session on subgrid scale modeling, tentative topic: Scale

separation.. or not? (presentation)

 

12:30 14:30 Lunch

 

14:30 15:15 Roel Verstappen: Regularization models of the Navier-Stokes

equations

15:15 15:45 Coffee/tea break

15:45 17:00 Informal discussions/collaborations

 

19:00 Workshop dinner in De Regentenkamer (menu)

Download map + bus schedule

 

 

 

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Thursday 12 March 2009

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09:00 10:00 Bob Plant: What (if any) constraints are desirable on near grid-

scale noise? (presentation)

10:00 10:30 Coffee/tea break

10:30 11:15 Harm Jonker: A detailed analysis of the spectral transfer of energy

in convective situations (presentation)

11:15 12:00 Judith Berner: Representing Model Error in Climate Models and

Probabilistic Forecasts by Stochastic Parameterizations (presentation)

 

12:00 14:00 Lunch

 

14:00 15:00 Informal group session: Open problems/challenges in sub grid scale

modeling

15:00 15:30 Coffee/tea break

15:30 17:00 Informal group session / Impromptu talks

 

 

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Friday 13 March 2009

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09:00 10:00 Eric Vanden-Eijnden: Stochastic modeling, multiscale

computations, and sub-grid scale paramterization (Presentation)

10:30 11:15 George Craig: Equilibrium and Non-equilibrium Cumulus

Convection: Implications for Parameterisation and Data

Assimilation (presentation)

11:15 12:00 Informal discussions/collaborations

 

12:00 13:30 Lunch

 

13:30 14:30 Wrap up session

14:30 Closing

 

 

 

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