3rd ACRE Workshop

3 November 2010 to 5 November 2010
Baltimore, MD

Agenda and Abstract Files

 

Wednesday, November 3
Joint Session with IESA Workshop
Session 5: Variability and Extremes
8:00-8:30   Continental Breakfast
8:30-8:50 Rob Allan Overview of the International Atmospheric Circulation Reconstruction over the Earth (ACRE) Initiative
8:50-9:10 Ben Schenkel Use of Reanalysis Products to Study Tropical Cyclones
9:10-9:30 Chidong Zhang Diagnosing the MJO and equatorial waves: Accomplishment and challenges
9:30-9:50 Siegfried Schubert An Analysis of the Nature of Short Term Droughts and Floods During Boreal Summer
9:50-10:10 Carol Anne Clayson Ocean surface fluxes
10:10-11:10   Coffee Break & Poster Viewing
11:10-11:30 Yan Xue Comparative Analysis of Upper Ocean Heat Content Variability from Ensemble Operational Ocean Analyses
11:30-11:50 Dan Vimont Decadal Variability
11:50-12:10 Tong Lee What can we learn about Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation using ocean reanalysis products?
12:10-12:30   Discussion
12:30- 14:00   Lunch on your own
Session 5: Variability and Extremes
14:00-14:20 Phil Arkin 20th Century Precipitation Reanalyses and Reconstruction Based on Observations
14:20-14:40 Prashant Sardeshmukh Issues in Estimating the Probabilities of Extremes
14:40-15:00 Tara Troy Hydrology
15:00-15:15   Coffee Break
1:515-15:35 Stephanie Dutkewicz Using Re-Analysis Products to Drive Ocean Ecosystem and Biogeochemistry Models
15:35-15:55 Paul Stackhouse Renewable Energy
15:55-16:25 Discussion Session 5 Are current products good enough or where are they lacking? What do we need to know for IESA?
16:25-16:45   Wrap up-Workshop conclusions
Thursday, November 4
8:00-8:30   Continental Breakfast
8:30 -8:35 Jim Carton Local Host Welcome
8:35 – 8:40 Gil Compo Introduction and Summary of Joint Day Nov. 3
Overview of ACRE and US and International Issues
8:40-9:00 Rob Allan The international Atmospheric Circulation Reconstructions over the Earth (ACRE) initiative: Ongoing and Future Plans

Talk

9:00-9:20 Kevin Trenberth Building a Climate Information System

Talk

9:20-9:50 Randy Dole Review of Reanalysis/IESA meeting and Discussion

Talk

9:50-10:10   Morning Coffee
Historical reanalysis: status and plans
10:10-10:30 Gil Compo Developing the Surface Input Reanalysis for Climate Applications (SiRCA) 1850-2011

Talk

10:30-10:50 Jeff Whitaker Advances in the Ensemble Kalman Filter for historical reanalysis

Talk

10:50-11:10 Dick Dee ERA-CLIM: A collaborative project to prepare a new atmospheric reanalysis covering the 20th century

Talk

11:10-11:30 Huug Van Den Dool CFSR, The New Coupled NCEP Reanalysis 1979-2010

Talk

Observational Databases: status and plans
11:30-11:50 Russ Vose International Surface Pressure Databank, Global Historical Climate Network

Talk

11:50-12:10 Scott Woodruff Adding Value to ICOADS through Data Rescue and Other Enhancements

Talk

Issues in Climate and Weather Variability related to ACRE
12:10-12:30 Prashant Sardeshmukh Issues in Validating Model Simulated Land Temperature and Precipitation Trends

Talk

12:30-14:00   Lunch
14:00-14:20 Kevin Trenberth Energy Budgets

Talk

14:20-14:40 Chunxue Yang Long Term Trends of Tropical Pacific Sea Surface Temperature in SODA 1871-2008

Talk

14:40-15:00 Benjamin Cook On the causes and underlying dynamics of the early twentieth century North American pluvial

Talk

15:00-15:40   Posters and Afternoon Tea
15:40-16:00 Sulagna Ray ENSO and India precipitation using SODA and 20CRv2

Talk

16:00-16:20 Kevin R. Wood Air temperature variations on the Atlantic - Arctic boundary since 1802: the low-frequency pattern in observations and 20th Century Reanalysis (V.2)

Talk

16:20-16:40 Rajmund Przybylak Atmospheric pressure changes in the Arctic from historical to present times

Talk

16:40-17:00 Kei Yoshimura A 140-year long historical water isotope simulation with the 20t century reanalysis and its comparison with climate proxy data

Talk

17:00-17:20 Alexander Stickler Data Rescue, Digitisation, and related Data Products in the Climatology Group at Univ. Bern

Talk

17:20-18:00   Discussion
18:00-19:00   Icebreaker (cash bar) and poster viewing
19:00   Dinner
Friday, November 5
8:00-8:30   Continental Breakfast
8:30-8:50 Richard Seager Mechanisms of North American Drought

Talk

8:50-9:10 Nicholas Klingaman Using reanalysis to investigate drivers of rainfall variability in Queensland, Australia

Talk
9:10-9:30 Andrea Toreti Towards a better characterization of extreme precipitation in the Mediterranean using instrumental time series and the 20th century reanalysis

Talk

9:30-9:50 Richard Jones The importance of sampling multi-decadal variability when assessing impacts of extreme precipitation

Talk
9:50-10:10 Jason Naylor Simulations of the supercell outbreak of 18 March 1925

Talk

Visualization, Education, Outreach, and Data Recovery
10:10-10:30 Philip Brohan Visualisation of events and uncertainties in the 20th Century Reanalysis
10:30-11:00   Morning Coffee
11:00-11:20 Helen Fairweather Visualising and using the ACRE data

Talk

11:20-11:40 Catherine Marzin Rescuing climate and ecological data from the Fish Commission and the Navy

Talk

11:40-12:00 Carlota Grossi-Sampedro Historical Climate Data for Cultural Heritage Conservation

Talk

12:00-12:20 Ed Geary GLOBE and ACRE: Promoting Learning and Research through Effective Data Collaborations between Students, Teachers, and Scientists

Talk

12:20-14:00   Lunch
14:00-14:20 Cary J. Mock North Amercia Historical Climate, Current Status and Comments

Talk

14:20-14:40 Arfon Smith & Chris Lintott Old Weather - the first 6 weeks

Talk

14:40-14:50 Richard Kurtz Connecting High School Students to the World Through Science Research

Talk
14:50-15:10 Marni Wasserman The Development of a System to Analyze and Compare Colonial Era Weather Data to More Modern Data to Investigate Climate Change

Talk

15:10-15:30   Afternoon Tea
15:30-15:50 Tom Ross NOAA's Climate Database Modernization Program (CDMP) - More than 10 Years of Data Rescue Activities

Talk

15:50-16:10 Kevin R. Wood An assessment of the 19th century climate data resources in the North Pacific-Arctic

Talk

16:10-16:30 Howard Diamond The Development of an Enhanced Tropical Cyclone Tracks Database for the Southwest Pacific from 1840-2009

Talk

16:30-16:50 Eric Freeman English East India Company Logbooks-Early Instrumental Marine Observations

Talk

16:50-17:10 Joey Comeaux Improvements to NCAR's Historical Upper-Air Archive

Talk

17:10-end   Plenary Discussion, planning, working group meeting
Posters
First Author Co-Authors Title
Hanna, Edward Philippe Huybrechts, John Cappelen, Konrad Steffen, Roger Bales, Joe McConnell, Mike Griffiths, Deniz Savas Use of Twentieth Century Reanalysis data in the construction of a new Greenland Ice Sheet surface mass balance record 1870-2009
Przybylak, Rajmund Andrzej Araźny, Marek Kejna Arctic Climate and Environment of the Nordic Seas and the Svalbard-Greenland Area (AWAKE) - project outline

Poster

Freeman, Eric Heather Anderson, Mark Seiderman, Tom Ross Climate Database Modernization Program-Enhancing the Marine Environment

Poster

Dodds, Stephanie F.   Winter Precipitation Frequency of the North American West Coast from Historical Records
Jones, Julie M. Ryan L. Fogt An intercomparison of the SAM index in the 20th century reanalysis, HadSLP2 and statistical reconstructions
Jónsson, Trausti Kevin R. Wood A survey of unutilized barometric pressure data for Icelandic station since 1871
Buchanan, John   U.S. Colonial Era Data Study-Exploring Connections between the Past and Today

Poster 1 | Poster 2 | Poster 3 | Poster 4
Tilinina, Natalia D. Sergey K. Gulev Cyclone activity in 20th Century Reanalysis comparing to other modern reanalyses

Poster

Brohan, Philip   Old Weather: Crowdsourcing Climate Reconstructions
del Rio, R. Abarca D. Salstein Atmospheric Angular Momentum from reanalyses: an index relevant to studying climate variations

Poster

Wang, Xiaolan L. Yang Feng and Val R. Swail Inter-comparison of extra-tropical cyclone activity in four reanalysis datasets

Poster

Wang, Xiaolan L. Yang Feng, G.P. Compo, J.S. Whitaker, P.D. Sardeshmukh, R. J. Allen, and Val R. Swail Extra-tropical cyclone activity in the ensemble of 20th Century Reanalysis (20CRv2)

Poster

Zyulyaeva, Yulia Irina Rudeva, Sergey K. Gulev, and Natalia Tilinina Centennial and Decadal Scale Changes of Synoptic Activity in 20CR Reliability and Evaluation

Poster

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