CCSM Polar Climate Working Group Meeting

16 - 17 January 2008

Main Seminar Room (1/16/08)

 Damon Room (1/17/08)

 NCAR Mesa Lab

 

WEDNESDAY, 16 January:

 

8:00 – 8:30          Coffee

 

8:30 – 8:45          Introductory Remarks, Co-chairs

 

8:45 – 9:15          Todd ArbetterSeasonal Ice Forecasting at NIC: Can We Still Use the Past to Predict the Future?

 

9:15 – 10:00        Cecilia Bitz – “Sea Ice Retreat: Sensitivity to the Mean State

 

10:00 – 10:30      Break

 

10:30 – 11:15      Alex JahnEffect of the Large-scale Atmospheric Circulation on the Arctic Ocean Freshwater and Heat Exchange

 

11:15 – 12:00      Wieslaw MaslowskiOn Modeling the Oceanic Heat Fluxes from the North Pacific/Atlantic into the Arctic Ocean

 

12:00 – 1:30        Lunch

 

1:30 – 2:15          David Lawrence – Accelerated Warming during Abrupt Sea Ice Loss Events and Implications for Permafrost Degradation

 

2:15 – 3:00          Jean-Francois Lamarque and John Orlando – Arctic Tropospheric Chemistry and Sea-ice changes: Possible Links and Feedbacks

 

3:00 – 3:30          Break

 

3:30 – 4:15          Scott Elliott – High Latitude Biogeochemistry in COSIM

 

4:15 – 5:00          Dave Bromwich – Antarctic Snowfall in IPCC Models

 

 

THURSDAY, 17 January

 

8:00 – 8:30          Coffee

 

8:30 – 9:00          Marika Holland and Dave Bailey – CCSM 3.5/4.0 Update

 

9:00 – 9:30          Bill Lipscomb – Ice Sheets in CCSM

 

9:30 – 10:15        Masami Nakagawa – “Polar Sea Ice Ridging Modeling”

 

10:15 – 10:45      Break           

 

10:45 – 11:30      Bruno TrembleyConvergence of Sea Ice Dynamic Models

 

11:30 – 1:00        Lunch

 

1:00 – 1:30          Elizabeth Hunke – “CICE Update and Future Plans”

                          

1:30 – 3:00          Discussion

 

3:00                    Adjourn