CCSM Atmosphere Model Working Group Meeting

Broker Inn, Boulder, Colorado

3 and 4 April 2002




Wednesday afternoon, 3 April 2002, New York and American Rooms, Broker Inn


1:00 p.m.                  Overview of CAM simulation (Bill Collins and Jim Hack, NCAR)


1:45 p.m.                  Comparative Assessment of CAM Climatology (Karl Taylor, PCMDI, and others)


2:10 pm.                   Discussion


2:30 p.m.                 The high latitude climate in CAM and CCSM using new sea ice model physics

                                (Cecilia Bitz, University of Washington, and others)


3:00 p.m.                 Break


3:15 p.m.                 Convective variability over the east Pacific with and without a slab ocean model

                                 (Eric Maloney, NCAR)


3:45 p.m.                 Validating and understanding the radiative and dynamical feedbacks in the

                                NCAR CCM (De-Zheng Sun, NOAA/ERL/CDC, John Fasullo, PAOS,   

                                University of Colorado, Boulder, and Tao Zhang, NOAA/ERL/CDC)


4:00 p.m.                 Modifications to prognostic water parameterization (Phil Rasch, NCAR)


4:10 p.m.                 A new formation of prognostic stratiform fractional cloudiness in climate

                                models (Minghua Zhang and Wuyin Lin, SUNY, and Jim Hack and Phil

                               Rasch, NCAR)


4:40 p.m.                 Discussion


5:00-7:00 p.m.         Reception, Gazebo Bar area, Broker Inn (cash bar with appetizers provided)


Thursday, 4 April 2002, New York and American Rooms, Broker Inn


8:00 a.m.             Continental Breakfast


9:00 a.m.             The effect of a new radiation parameterization on the climatology of the CAM

                            (Graeme Stephens and Norm Wood, Colorado State University)


9:30 a.m.             Tests of a super-parameterization in the CAM 

                             (Marat Khairoutdinov, Colorado State University)


9:50 a.m.             WACCM (Fabrizio Sassi, NCAR)


10:10 a.m.            Heating and kinetic energy dissipation

                             (Byron Boville, NCAR)


10:25 a.m.             Break


10:45 a.m.             Development of a generalized vertical coordinate model at UCLA

                              (Celal Konor, UCLA)


11:30 a.m.             Overview of isentropic coordinate work at CSU

                              (Dave Randall, Colorado State University)


12:00 p.m.             Lunch (on your own)


1:30 p.m.               Discussion


3:00 p.m.               Break


3:20 p.m.               Discussion


5:00 p.m.               Adjourn