Workshop on Building an Interannual to Decadal (2 to 30 year) Prediction/Projection Capability for Decision Support

Agenda Track

Agenda (pdf)


Presentation Title Speaker

Day 1 - June 5

Opening Session
Overview of National Academies Studies on Decadal Prediction Scott Sandgathe, University of Washington, Applied Physics Laboratory
User Needs Session
Earth Observations and Diplomacy Fernando Echavarria, US Department of State
Sea Level Variation and Impacts Ben Hamlington, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
NWS Perspective Hendrik Tolman, National Weather Service
User Needs: The US Department of Agriculture Mike Brusberg, USDA Office of the Chief Economist
US Air Force Climate Services Update Michael Farrar, Air Force Weather
Potential Insurance Applications Rob Galbraith, Insurance Industry
Present Capability and Research Efforts Session
US Navy’s Earth System Prediction Capability Effort Joshua Cossuth, Office of Naval Research
DOE’s Modeling Capabilities Renu Joseph and Corrine Hartin, Department of Energy
The Fourth National Climate Assessment David Reidmiller, US Global Change Research Program (USGCRP)
IGIM: Interagency Group on Integrative Modeling within the USGCRP Renu Joseph, USGCRP IGIM

Day 2 - June 6

Day 1 Overview Johnna Infanti, National ESPC
Emerging Capability and Research Efforts Session
International Challenges: 2yr – Decadal Predictions Shanna Pitter, National Weather Service, International Activities Office
Emerging Capabilities toward Decadal Prediction Andrea Molod, NASA Global Modeling and Assimilation Office
Evaluating Knowledge for Applications: A Framework for Sustained Assessment Mary Glackin, American Meteorological Society/Science to Climate Action Network
Seamless Seasonal to Multi-decadal Prediction and Projection Tom Delworth, NOAA Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory
Interannual to Decadal Earth System Prediction at NCAR Stephen Yeager, NCAR Climate and Global Dynamics Laboratory
Fulfilling User Needs Session
Advancing Operational Infrastructure Arun Kumar, NOAA Climate Prediction Center