SCIENTIFIC PROGRAMS AND ACTIVITIES

October 25, 2014

September 4-7, 2007
DATA ASSIMILATION WORKSHOP
to be held at the Fields Institute

Organizing Committee:
Saroja Polavarapu and Theodore Shepherd
Physics, University of Toronto

Version 3.0 – August 2, 2007

TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 4, 2007

09:00   Welcome
09:10   SPARC Science and Data Assimilation ,Saroja Polavarapu

CHEMICAL DATA ASSIMILATION

09:30   Richard Menard Coupled chemistry-dynamics data assimilation

10:00   Jean de Grandpré On the extraction of wind information from the 4D-var assimilation of chemical constituents

10:30   Coffee break and posters

11:00   Frank Baier
The impact of ground based ozone monitoring on stratospheric ozone assessments: A case study using sequential and variational data assimilation

11:30   Jörg Schwinger Cross validation of MIPAS/SAGE II and MIPAS/HALOE trace gas observations by means of four dimensional variational assimilation

12:00   Yves Rochon3D-FGAT assimilation of MIPAS-IMK and GOMOS chemical data

12:30   --- Lunch (90 min.) ---

14:00   Sarah Lu Global aerosol forecasting and data assimilation in GFS/GSI: Overview and Progresses

14:30   Gloria Manney Near-Real-Time Processing Plans for Aura MLS Data for Use in Data Assimilation

15:00   Poster Ads (3 min each)

15:30   Coffee break

DYNAMICAL DATA ASSIMILATION

16:00   Didier Auroux Back and forth nudging algorithm for data assimilation problems

16:30   Heiner Körnich Equatorial waves as a balance relationship in global data assimilation

17:00   Matt Reszka New 3D-Var Dynamical Constraints at Environment Canada

17:30   Ice breaker and posters

WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 5, 2007

STRATOSPHERE-TROPOSPHERE COUPLING

09:00   Adam Scaife INVITED Stratospheric influences on surface winter climate and prospects for seasonal forecasting

09:45   Ronald M. Errico General Characteristics of Stratospheric Singular Vectors

10:15   Mike Keil Impact of Different Representations of Ozone on Tropospheric Weather Forecasts

10:45   Coffee break and posters

11:15   Kris Wargan Variability of Assimilated Ozone in the Upper Troposphere and Lower Stratosphere

11:45   Michaela I. Hegglin The benefits of in-line advection - Assessing the transport characteristics of the CMAM-DAS

12:15   --- Lunch (90 min.) ---

MESOSPHERE

13:45   Charles McLandress INVITED An overview of the dynamics of the mesosphere and lower thermosphere

14:30   Ruth S. Lieberman Intercomparison and fusion of EOS/MLS and TIMED/SABER temperatures

15:00   Valery A. Yudin Constraining Zonal Mean Flow and Diurnal Tide by Space-borne Data

15:30   Coffee break and posters

16:00   V. Lynn Harvey The mesospheric polar vortices in GEOS, WACCM, SABER, and EOS-MLS

16:30   Lisa Neef Gravity Waves in Four-Dimensional Data Assimilation

17:00   Yulia Nezlin A study of the CMAM_DAS using simulated observations

19:00 Banquet

THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 6, 2007

INTERNATIONAL POLAR YEAR – Canadian SPARC-IPY

09:00   Mark P. Baldwin
How will a changing stratosphere affect high-latitude climate?

09:45   Gloria Manney
Polar Stratopause and Tropopause Evolution and Transport and Implications for Assimilated Analyses

10:30   Coffee break and posters

11:00   Karl Hoppel
Stratospheric and Mesospheric Assimilation using the NOGAPS-ALPHA/NAVDAS forecast model

11:30   Shuzhan Ren
The constraint of data assimilation in the stratosphere and troposphere on mesospheric motions

12:00   Craig Benson
Detection of Antarctic Ice Polar Stratospheric Clouds from AIRS Assimilation

12:30   --- Lunch (90 min.) ---

14:00   Richard L. Collins
Pan-Arctic Study of the Coupled Tropospheric Stratospheric and Mesospheric Circulation

14:30   Kimberly Strong
Investigating Middle Atmospheric Chemistry at the Polar Environment Atmospheric Research Laboratory (PEARL)

15:00   Kaley A. Walker
The
Atmospheric Chemistry Experiment (ACE): Mission Overview and Recent Results

15:30   Coffee break and posters

16:00   Discussion: The Data Assimilation contribution to SPARC IPY activity (1.5 h)

FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 7, 2007

INTERNATIONAL POLAR YEAR – International SPARC-IPY

09:00   Norm McFarlane Overview of SPARC-IPY and Introduction of the Objectives for the Day

09:15   Saroja Polavarapu Summary of CAN SPARC Activities

09:30   Pablo Canziani (in absentia – presented by E. Farahani) Stratosphere-Troposphere Coupling Studies at High Southern Latitudes and Antarctic Historic Data Analysis

09:45   Kaoru Sato (in absentia – presented by E. Farahani) Overview of PANSY Project

10:00   Coffee break and posters

10:30   James Drummond INVITED International Arctic Systems for Observing the Atmosphere (IASOA), IPY Activity 196

11:00   Ellie Farahani Overview of Other IPY-related Activities

11:15   Discussion on Data Sharing and Future Activities

12:15   Norm McFarlane Presentation of the Workshop Highlights and Action Items

12:30   End of Workshop

POSTERS

Asan Bacak
Surface measurements of size and composition of particulate matter at Eureka, Nunavut

Rebecca Batchelor
Measurements of atmospheric trace gases in the Arctic: First light measurements from the new FTIR spectrometer at PEARL

Zeyu Chen
Seasonal variations in the MLT tides in the 120E meridian

Young-Min Cho
Temperature correlation between the lower atmosphere and the MLT region

Tatyana Chshyolkova
Evolution of the Arctic polar vortex during 2004/05 and 2005/06 winter seasons based on the analysis of MetO assimilated fields

Annemarie Fraser
Ground-based Zenith-sky DOAS Measurements of Trace Gases at Eureka, Nunavut

Chongyin Li
Stratospheric Circulation—AO—Mei-yu Anamaly

Craig Long
Assimilation of Multiple Ozone Products into the NCEP Operational Forecast Model

Maelle Nodet
Assimilation of Lagrangian Data in Oceanography

Mark Parrington
Estimating ozone radiative forcing based on satellite observations

Alain Robichaud
Assimilation of MIPAS chemical constituents during a major EPP-NOx event over Antarctic winter 2003


W.E. Ward
Tidal Signatures in the Extended Canadian Middle Atmosphere Model

William Ward
Waves and Coupling Processes at the Polar Environment Atmospheric Research Laboratory (PEARL)

 

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