Plenary Session 1: CORDEX : achievements, status and focus of future work

Day 1: Tuesday, October 15

  • Opening session
  • Presentations focused on chain of CORDEX output through impact modelling to end users from across the domains. Fundamental simulations and analysis, for instance analysis focused on added value and process behaviour:  What is fundamental science accomplished?  Highlight East Asia achievements.
  • CORDEX CORE
  • Scientific challenges and FPSs
  • Implementation of the WCRP strategic Plan

 

09.00-09.30: OPENING SESSION
OPENING SPEAKER. Panmao Zhai

09.30-18.00: PLENARY SESSION 1

09.30 KEYNOTE SPEAKER. Filippo Giorgi
10.15 Coffee/Tea break
10.45 KEYNOTE SPEAKER. Congbin Fu
11.30
CORDEX CORE and SR1.5 REPORT. Erika Coppola & Claas Teichmann (CORDEX CORE), Michael Taylor (SR1.5 report)
12.30 WCRP STRATEGIC PLAN. Pavel Kabat
13.00
Lunch

14.00-16.00: FLAGSHIP PILOT STUDIES (FPSs)
14.00 – South America: Extreme precipitation events in Southeastern South America. Maria Bettolli
14.15 – Europe+Mediterranean: Convective phenomena at high resolution over Europe and the Mediterranean. Erika Coppola & Stefan Sobolowski
14.30 – Europe: Impact of land use changes on climate in Europe across spatial and temporal scales. Peter Hoffmann
14.45 – Mediterranean: Role of the air-sea coupling and small scale ocean processes in regional climate. Gabriel Jordà
15.00 – Africa: Coupled regional modelling of land-atmosphere-ocean interactions. Tbd
15:15 – Africa: ELVIC – Climate Extremes in the Lake Viktoria Basin. Tbd
15.30 – Mediterranean; Role of the natural and anthropogenic aerosols in the Mediterranean region: pas climate variabilty and future climate sensibility. Tbd
16.00 Coffee/Tea break

16.30-18.00 WCRP CORE PROJECTS and CORA (WCRP Coordination Office for Regional Activities)
– GEWEX. Jan Polcher
– CliC. Shichang Kang
– SPARC. Seok-Woo Son
– CLIVAR. Simon Marsland
– CORA. Beatriz Balino or Wiebke Shubotz

18.00-19.45 ICEBREAKER