Programme of the 40th EWGLAM and 25th SRNWP Meeting


Last update: 12.10.2018


Monday, 1st October

08:30-09:00 Registration and Poster set-up
09:00-09:10 Opening: Dr. Yong Wang, Head of Department for Forecasting Models
09:10-09:15 C-SRNWP Programme Manager: introduction to the meeting's programme,
 Consortia Presentations (chair: Detlev Majewski)
09:15-09:35 Met Office/Unified Model (David Walters)
09:35-09:55 ALADIN (Piet Termonia)
09:55-10:15 LACE (Martina Tudor)
10:15-10:35 HIRLAM (Jeanette Onvlee)
10:35-10:55 COSMO (Dmitrii Mironov)
10:55-11:25COFFEE BREAK
11:25-11:55 ECMWF (Christian Kühnlein)
  Review talks (chair: Bruce Macpherson)
11:55-12:25 Data Assimilation (Lee Hawkness-Smith): Precipitation Assimilation: a review and latest developments at the Met Office
12:25-13:30LUNCH BREAK
13:30-13:55 Yong Wang and Aitor Atencia: Challenges on seamless precipitation forecast from minutes to days (invited talk)
13:55-14:10 Dick Blaauboer: Developments in EUMETNET: Preparation of new Programme Phase (2019-2023); EUMETNET Forecasting Programme
14:10-14:30 Balázs Szintai: Actual coordination activities within C-SRNWP
14:30-15:00COFFEE BREAK
 Session on Upper-air Physics (chair: Mike Bush)
15:00-15:20 Yann Seity: Recent progress & plans in MF's Arpege and Arome-France forecasting models
15:20-15:40 Neva Pristov: ALARO status overview
15:40-16:00 Anke Finnenkoetter: Model developments in the second release of the UM regional atmosphere configuration
16:00-16:20 Sander Tijm: Overview of the HIRLAM physics developments
  Poster Session (chair: Philippe Steiner)
16:30-18:00 Introduction to national posters
Japan Tadashi Fujita, 2
Austria Christoph Wittmann
Belgium Alex Deckmyn
Bulgaria Tsenova Boryana
Croatia Antonio Stanesic
Alena Trojakova
Finland Ekaterina Kurzeneva
France Patricia Pottier
Germany Detlev Majewski
Hungary Mihály Szűcs
Ireland Emily Gleeson, (MÉRA), (Radiation)
Italy Lucio Torrisi
Jadwiga Woyciechowska
Joanna Linkowska
Portugal Maria Monteiro
Raluca Pomaga
Bogdan Maco
Russia Gdaly Rivin and Inna Rozinkina
Serbia Ljiljana Dekić
Slovakia Maria Derkova
Slovenia Jure Cedilnik
Spain Javier Calvo
Sweden Heiner Körnich
Switzerland Philippe Steiner
Turkey Alper Güser


Tuesday, 2nd October
 Session on Verification (chair: Clive Wilson)
09:00-09:20 Nigel Roberts: Determining predictable scales in precipitation forecasts and the spatial spread and skill of ensembles.
09:20-09:40 Bent Sass: A spatial verification scheme based on analyzing local extremes
09:40-10:00 Christoph Zingerle: R and HARP packages - new data and enhanced tools
10:00-10:20 Clive Wilson: Insights into behaviour of long term trends of the fractional skill score
10:20-10:25 Clive Wilson: Robust verification procedures for model change upgrades (poster)
10:25-10:30 Javier Calvo, Gema Morales and Daniel Martín: Verification of precipitation forecasts in HARMONIE-AROME high resolution model (poster)
10:40-11:10COFFEE BREAK
 Session on Dynamics (chair: Piet Termonia)
11:10-11:30 Christian Kühnlein: Recent numerics development at ECMWF
11:30-11:50 Petra Smolikova: Recent developments in LACE: new variable for vertical motion in nonhydrostatic dynamics of the ALADIN/HIRLAM system
11:50-12:10 Michael Baldauf: Recent numeric developments in the COSMO model
12:10-12:30 Daniel Rieger: Transition of COSMO to ICON
12:40-13:40LUNCH BREAK
 Session on Data assimilation (chair: Claude Fischer)
13:40-14:00 Dominik Jacques: Latent Heat Nudging in the Canadian Regional Deterministic Prediction System
14:00-14:20 Roger Randriamampianina: Highlights of recent progress in HIRLAM upper-air data assimilation.
14:20-14:40 Bruce Macpherson: Developments in the Met Office hourly 4DVAR system
14:40-15:00 Cecile Loo: Recent Progress and Plans in Meteo-France's Arpege and Arome-France data (and ensemble) assimilation suites
15:00-15:20 Antonin Bucanek: Data assimilation activities in RC LACE
15:30-16:00COFFEE BREAK
16:00-18:00 ALADIN LTM meeting
16:00-18:00 Research to Operations: an informal discussion on the process of implementing new model versions


Wednesday, 3rd October
Parallel Sessions
08:30-10:00 Parallel session on surface aspects
08:30-10:00 Parallel session on verification
10:00-10:20COFFEE BREAK
 Session on Predictability (chair: Alex Deckmyn)
10:20-10:40 Predictability review talk (Chiara Marsigli): EUMETNET SRNWP EPS Programme
10:40-11:00 Inger-Lise Frogner: HarmonEPS developments
11:00-11:20 Martin Bellus: LAM-EPS activities in RC LACE
11:20-11:40 Nigel Roberts: Hourly cycling and time-lagging: a new configuration for MOGREPS-UK
11:40-11:55 Chiara Marsigli: Ensemble developments in the COSMO Consortium
11:55-12:10 Clemens Wastl: the C-LAEF system of ZAMG
12:10-12:25 Claude Fischer: Recent progress with the MF global and LAM EPS
12:25-12:30 Andrzej Mazur: ANN post-processing of EPS (poster)
12:40-13:40LUNCH BREAK
 Parallel Sessions
13:40-15:10 Parallel session on data assimilation
  Zied Sassi: Study of satellite observations synergy in order to improve
surface temperature in NWP

Michael Tsyrulnikov: Estimation and modeling of model errors with COSMO

Sreerekha Thonipparambil: EUMETSAT Future Satellite Programs: User Preparation
13:40-15:10 Parallel session on predictability


Thursday, 4th October
 Session on Surface aspects (chair: Ekaterina Kurzeneva)
08:50-09:10 Christian Kühnlein: Land surface updates at ECMWF for data assimilation and modelling components
09:10-09:30 Patrick Samuelsson: Overview of surface activities in HIRLAM
09:30-09:50 Anke Finnenkoetter: Implementation of an urban morphology parametrization scheme (MORUSES) in the 300m London Model
09:50-10:10 Piet Termonia: Overview of ALADIN surface activities
10:10-10:15 Balázs Szintai: Biomass and soil moisture simulation and assimilation over Hungary using an offline land surface model with prognostic vegetation (poster)
10:25-10:50COFFEE BREAK
 Session on Link with Applications (chair: Jeanette Onvlee)
10:50-11:10 Anastasia Bundel: Post-processing within COSMO
11:10-11:30 Jeanette Onvlee: Extending operational cooperation on NWP production between the HIRLAM countries
11:30-11:50 Mike Bush: Links between the NWP and Climate communities
 Closing Session (chair: Balázs Szintai)
12:00-12:20 Summary of parallel sessions by Expert Team Chairs
12:20-12:30 EWGLAM final discussion
12:30-13:30LUNCH BREAK
13:30-15:30SRNWP Advisory Expert Team Meeting