NCAR / CGD / CSM

Atmospheric Model Working Group

PRELIMINARY AGENDA
Wednesday June 25
8:30 - 8:40Working Group Objectives; Charge to working group breakout sessions (Hack/Randall)
8:40 - 10:10Ongoing analysis and development activities (90 minutes)
8:40 - 8:50Update on the semi-Lagrangian dynamical core configuration for the CCM (David Williamson)
8:50 - 9:00Update on the prognostic cloud water configuration for the CCM (Philip Rasch)
9:00 - 9:15Subtropical PBL clouds in the CSM: diagnostics, simple improvements, and future prospects (Bjorn Stevens)
9:15 - 9:30 Physically-motivated parameterizations of partially-cloudy skies and generalized cloud overlap for SW radiative transfer in CCM3 (John Bergman)
9:30 - 9:45Cloud Water: The Next Generation (David Randall)
9:45 - 10:00Deep convection and the implied ocean heat transport in the CCM3 (James Hack)
10:00 - 10:30BREAK
10:30 - 11:15 Breakout Sessions (45 minutes)
  • Tropical Western Pacific Sub Group
  • PBL-Marine Stratus
  • Middle Atmosphere Sub Group
  • Numerical Methods Sub Group
  • others??
11:15 - 12:00Plenary Discussion (45 minutes)
  • Open discussion of 5-year road map, priorities, and plans for contributing to atmospheric model development



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