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Oral and poster presentations

Met Office, Exeter, 13-15 April 2016

High-resolution Ocean Modelling for Coupled Seamless Prediction (HRCP)


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Welcome and Introduction

0.1Welcome and introductionKirsten Wilmer-BeckerMet OfficeUK


Session 1: Why is high resolution required?

1.1Unresolved science questions that require high resolution models (4.2 MB)David Ferreia, David Marshall and Arnaud CzajaUniversity of Reading, University of Oxford and Imperial College LondonUK
1.2Multi-Scale Impacts of Midlatitude Ocean Currents and Fronts on the Atmosphere (5.6 MB)Hisashi NakamuraUniversity of TokyoJapan
1.3High resolution modeling of the Southern Ocean for coupled predictions : expected benefits and future challenges from a DRAKKAR perspective (20.2 MB)Julien le SommerMEOM/LGGE, CNRSFrance
1.4Initial Results from Coupled High-Resolution Climate Models (14.7 MB)Julie McCleanScripps Institution of OceanographyUSA
1.5The Lorenz energy cycle in eddy-permitting and eddy-resolving versions of the NEMO Ocean model (3.9 MB)Sybren DrijfhoutUniversity of SouthamptonUK
1.6Present and planned ocean predictability down to 50 m resolution (5.7 MB)Gregg JacobsNRLUSA
1.7Mesoscale ocean driven climate (4.9 MB)Dian PutrasahanMPIGermany
1.8Impacts of Oceanic Eddy Resolution within GFDL's CM2.X Models on the Transfer of Kinetic Energy between High and Low Frequencies (70.2 MB)Amanda O'RourkeUniversity of MichiganUSA
1.9Getting help from Moore's Law - the never-ending quest for resolution in marine biogeochemical modelling (4 MB)Ekatarina PopovaNOC LiverpoolUK
1.10Tropical Cyclones-Ocean interaction as represented by a 25km resolution CGCM: the role of the coupling frequency (2.6 MB)Enrico ScoccimarroINGVItaly
1.11Impacts of vertical eddy heat and salinity fluxes on vertical distributions of water masses (1.4 MB)Jin-Song von StorchMPIGermany


Session 2: Development of coherent designs and collaborations for experiments

2.1Designing experiments to assess the need for high resolution ocean models for coupled predictionHelene HewittMet OfficeUK
2.2The role of high resolution ocean models in short-range predictions (4.6 MB)Hal RitchieEnvironment CanadaCanada
2.3Using satellite observations to assess high resolution ocean models (4.5 MB)Hans BonekampEUMETSATGermany
2.4Advancing high-resolution modelling through targeted observational experiments (8.7 MB)Alberto Naveira GarabatoUniversity of SouthamptonUK
2.5Modulation of mixed-layers and biogeochemical cycles by the ocean's mesoscale: observations and modelsJohn MarshallMITUSA
2.6Time mean temperature and salinity increments from ocean data assimilation systems (1,7 MB)Mike BellMet OfficeUK
2.7Examining the resolution dependence of critical North Atlantic air-sea flux processes (not available)Jeremy GristNOCUK
2.8Coupled Ocean-Atmosphere-Ice Reforecast Experiments: Sensitivity Studies and Bias Estimates (4.5 MB)Pat HoganNRLUSA
2.9Air-sea exchange variability and its atmosphere/ocean model resolution-dependence in HadGEM3 (3.9 MB)Pat HyderMet OfficeUK
2.10Atlantic Near-Term Climate Predictability and the Role of a Resolved Gulf Stream (20 MB)Leo SiqueiraUniversity of Miami/ RSMASUSA
2.11Decadal Predictions using the high-resolution HiGEM coupled climate model (1.4 MB)Len ShaffreyUniversity of ReadingUK
2.12High Resolution Climate Modeling at LASG (4 MB)Yongqiang YuIAPChina


Session 3: What are the numerical, HPC and parameterisation challenges of high resolution?

3.1Computational challenges (39 MB)Chris HillMITUSA
3.2Challenges to high-resolution sea ice modellingDaniel FelthamUniversity of ReadingUK
3.3Mesoscale Ocean Large Eddy Simulations (10.8 MB)Baylor Fox-KemperBrown UniversityUSA
3.4Tides, internal waves, and mixing in high-resolution models (6.3 MB)Brian ArbicUniversity of MichiganUSA
3.5Choosing the appropriate atmosphere-ocean resolution (4 MB)Malcolm RobertsMet OfficeUK
3.6A preliminary investigation of the use of Newton’s method with an exact Jacobian to solve the sea ice momentum equation (6.5 MB)Hal RitchieEnvironment CanadaCanada
3.7GFDL’s CMIP6 ocean model developmentAlister AdcroftNOAA-GFDLUSA
3.8Scale Aware Parametrization of Ocean Subgrid Scale Eddies/td>Laure ZanneUniversity of OxfordUK
3.9What does the era of high-resolution modelling and high-resolution observation offer for parameterised physics? (2.7 MB)Alan GrantUniversity of ReadingUK
3.10Employing stochastic ocean parametrizations to include uncertainty estimates and subgrid-scale variability in global ocean models (3.8 MB)Stephan JurickeUniversity of OxfordUK
3.11Development of and first results from a coupled climate model with a 1/12 degree oceanBablu SinhaNOCUK
3.12Impact of horizontal resolution (1/12 to 1/50 degree) on Gulf Stream separation and penetration (6.6 MB)Eric ChassignetFlorida State UniversityUSA

Wrap up

3.13Panel dicusssion presentationMike BellMet OfficeUK



P.1The global 1/12° configuration of NEMO-DRAKKARJulie DeshayesCNRS-LOCEANFrance
P.2UK Environmental Prediction – integration and evaluation at the convective scaleJoachim FallmannMet OfficeUK
P.3Are there seasonal effects on global tidal conversion rates?Mattias GreenBangor UniversityUK
P.4A 1/16° eddying simulation of the global sea ice-ocean systemDorotea IovinoCMCCItaly
P.5Characterizing the stochastic nature of the ocean variability at interannual-to-decadal timescales from a large ensemble of ¼° ocean-sea-ice hindcasts: the OCCIPUT projectStephanie LerouxMEOM/LGGEFrance
P.6A multi-level ocean mixed layer model resolving the diurnal cycle and its coupling applicationTejun LingNMEFCChina
P.7Insight on the Arctic halocline formation from a Lagrangian model analysisCamille LiqueIfremerFrance
P.8Chaotic Ventilation of the OceanGraeme MacGilchristUniversity of OxfordUK
P.9Is high resolution necessary for capturing biogeochemical interactions?Adrian MartinNOCUK
P.10How does representation of small scale processes in high resolution model influence the large scale circulation?Pierre MathiotMet OfficeUK
P.11Schwarz-Christoffel Conformal Mapping based Grids for High-Resolution Ocean ModelsShiming XuTsinghua UniversityChina
P.12Influence of horizontal resolution on mean state of tropical Indo-Pacific Oceans in OGCM simulationsGoro YamanakaMRI-JMAJapan
P.13Resolving atmospheric-oceanic with ENSO delay oscillator mechanismJohn BruunPMLUK
P.14The Met Office Coupled Atmosphere/Land/Ocean/Sea-Ice Data Assimilation SystemDan LeaMet OfficeUK
P.15The development of a new eddy-resolving global ocean forecasting system in NMEFCYu ZhangNMEFCChina
P.16Downscaling the Copernicus marine service- the CYCOFOS new forecasting systems at regional and sub-regional scales in the Mediterranean SeaGeorge ZodiatisUniversity of CyprusCyprus
P.17Compatible finite element methods for geophysical fluid dynamicsColin CotterImperial College LondonUK
P.18Modelling Antarctic sea ice with NEMO and CICEJoakim KjellssonBASUK
P.19Multi-resolution climate modelling with the AWI Climate Model (AWI-CM)Thomas RackowAWIGermany
P.20Resolution-dependent inter-annual air-sea flux variability in HadGEM3Pat HyderMet OfficeUK