Parallel Session A: Advances in regional downscaling

Day 2: Wednesday, October 16 (morning)

  • A1: Uncertainties and added value (Co-chairs: tbd)

  • Added value as a function of scale
  • Added value in long term regional/local trends
  • Added value in extremes
  • User focused added value
  • Metrics for quantifying added value
  • Observational constraints to reduce the uncertainty


  • A2: Convection permitting  modelling (Co-chairs: Shiori Sugimoto & tbd)

  • Challenges in Convective Permitting modelling
  • Metrics for selecting driving GCM
  • Evaluation data for very high-resolution simulations
  • Cross comparisons and links between CPM, RCM and GCMs


  • A3: Downscaling tools and methods (Co-chairs: Tannecia Stephenson & tbd)

  • ESD methods
  • Multi‐variant statistical downscaling
  • Coordinated ESD experiments
  • Bias correction uncertainties and consistency
  • Dynamical downscaling