Programme of the 42nd EWGLAM and 27th SRNWP Meeting

(all times in CEST)


Monday, 28th September

08:30-09:00 BlueJeans connection opened
09:00-09:10 Opening: Daniel Gellens, Director of RMI
09:10-09:15 Balázs Szintai: introduction to the meeting's programme
 Consortia Presentations (chair: Detlev Majewski)
09:15-09:30 ALADIN (Piet Termonia)
09:30-09:45 LACE (Martina Tudor)
09:45-10:00 HIRLAM (Jeanette Onvlee)
10:00-10:15 COSMO (Dmitrii Mironov)
10:15-10:30 Met Office (Mike Bush)
10:30-10:45 SEECOP (Slobodan Nickovic)
10:45-11:15COFFEE BREAK
11:15-11:45 ECMWF (Gianpaolo Balsamo)
 Review talks (chair: Dmitrii Mironov)
11:45-12:15 Surface aspects: Clément Albergel - Use of spatial and in situ Earth Observations in Land Surface Modelling
12:15-12:45 Dynamics: Almut Gassmann - Dynamical core development considerations
12:45-14:00LUNCH BREAK
14:00-14:30 Upper-air physics: Jonathan Wilkinson - Lightning Parametrization and forecasting developments in Met Office LAMs
14:30-15:00 Predictability: Martin Leutbecher - Progress in ensemble forecasting and verification at ECMWF
15:00-15:30 Verification: Tara Jensen - Advancing Limited Area Model Verification and Diagnostics Capability through the Enhanced Model Evaluation Tools (METplus)
15:30-15:45COFFEE BREAK
 EUMETNET related talks (chair: Balázs Szintai)
15:45-16:00 Eric Petermann: EUMETNET overview
16:00-16:15 Dick Blaauboer: Developments in EUMETNET: New Programme Phase (2019-2023); EUMETNET Forecasting Capability Area
16:15-16:30 Balázs Szintai: Actual coordination activities within C-SRNWP
16:30-16:45 Sreerekha Thonipparambil: EUMETSAT Next Generation Satellites: Meteosat Third Generation (MTG) and European Polar System - Second Generation (EPS-SG)


Tuesday, 29th September
 Plenary Session on Data Assimilation (chair: Bruce Macpherson)
09:00-09:20 Christoph Schraff: "Recent Developments in KENDA"
09:20-09:40 Roger Randriamampianina: "Hirlam upper-air data assimilation: progress report"
09:40-10:00 Benedikt Strajnar: "Data assimilation activities in RC LACE"
10:00-10:20 Marco Milan: "Spectral Nudging in an Hourly 4DVAR Framework: Status and Plans"
10:20-10:40 Claude Fischer: "Recent progress and plans on the use of observations in the ARPEGE and AROME models at MF"
10:50-11:10COFFEE BREAK
 Plenary Session on Dynamics (chair: Daan Degrauwe)
11:10-11:30 Michael Baldauf: "Recent numerics developments in the COSMO and ICON model"
11:30-11:50 Christine Johnson: "Next generation limited area models"
12:00-14:00LUNCH BREAK
 Poster Session (chair: Balázs Szintai)
14:00-14:30 Introduction to national posters
 Plenary Session on Surface Aspects (chair: Ekaterina Kurzeneva)
14:30-14:50 Jürgen Helmert (DWD): "Overview of COSMO surface activities"
14:50-15:10 Gianpaolo Balsamo (ECMWF): "Overview of ECMWF surface activities"
15:10-15:30 Patrick Samuelsson (SMHI): "Overview of HIRLAM surface activities",
15:30-15:50 MetOffice: Cristina Charlton-Perez (UK Met Office): "Overview of UK Met Office surface activities"


Wednesday, 30th September
 Plenary Session on Verification (chair: Mike Bush)
09:00-09:20 Phillip Scheffknecht: "The challenge of verifying AROME-RUC precipitation forecasts"
09:20-09:40 Bent Hansen Sass: "A brief summary of differences and similarities of 3° spatial verification schemes : SAL, FSS and SLX"
09:40-10:00 Marion Mittermaier: "Using feature-based verification methods to explore the spatial and temporal characteristics of forecasts of the 2019 Chlorophyll-a bloom season in a European regional ocean model"
10:10-10:30COFFEE BREAK
 Breakout Session on Data Assimilation (chair: Bruce Macpherson)
10:30-12:30 ALADIN - Pierre Brousseau (AROME Ensemble-Variational 3D/4D-EnVar under OOPS
Met Office - Bob Tubbs - Satellite Data Assimilation in Met Office Regional models: Recent improvements and assessment of performance
Met Office - Gareth Dow - Observing System Experiments in the UKV model
LACE - Martin Imrisek - STSM report on GNSS slant delay assimilation
- Discussion on EUMETNET DA impact studies (introduced by J. Sugier)
12:30-14:00LUNCH BREAK
 Poster Session (chair: Balázs Szintai)
14:00-14:30 Introduction to national posters
 Plenary Session on Predictability (chair: Alfons Callado)
14:30-14:50 Aurore Porson: "Update on ensemble work at the Met Office"
14:50-15:10 Inger-Lise Frogner: "Who's the winner? A comparison of different perturbations using tendency diagnostics"
15:10-15:30 Chiara Marsigli: "Steps forward in the COSMO ensembles"
15:30-15:50 Martina Tudor: "The developments in EPS systems of RC LACE"


Thursday, 1st October
 Plenary Session on Upper-air Physics (chair: Mike Bush)
09:00-09:15 Sander Tijm: "HARMONIE-AROME physics developments", with a focus on fog modelling
09:15-09:30 Kristian Pagh Nielsen: "Testing the theory of HARMONIE-AROME cloud thermal radiation parametrizations"
09:30-09:45 Anke Finnenkoetter: "Unified Model physics developments"
09:45-10:00 Yann Seity: "Recent progress on physics for AROME"
10:00-10:15 Martina Tudor: "Physics parametrisation developments in RC LACE"
10:15-10:30 Matthias Raschendorfer: "COSMO upper air physics developments"
10:40-11:10COFFEE BREAK
 Breakout Session on Surface Aspects (chair: Patrick Samuelsson)
13:10-14:00LUNCH BREAK
 Poster Session (chair: Balázs Szintai)
14:00-14:30 Introduction to national posters
 Breakout Session on Predictability (chair: Chiara Marsigli)


Friday, 2nd October
 Breakout Session on Verification and Upper-air Physics
(chair: Marion Mittermaier and Mike Bush)
09:00-11:00 Topics to discuss:
  1. Physics: What are the things coming up in physics development that need verifying or evaluating; what challenges do you foresee?
  2. Verification: What are the considerations from a verification/evaluation perspective that are important for testing the impact of physics changes?
  3. Where the "rubber hits the road": What happens if you have conflicting results when evaluating a physics package? How do you work out what to believe?
11:00-11:20COFFEE BREAK
 Session on Link with Applications (chair: Jeanette Onvlee)
11:20-11:40 Humphrey Lean: "High resolution developments at the Met Office and involvement in the Paris 2024 RDP"
11:40-12:00 Anastasia Bundel: "Activity in Interpretation and Applications in COSMO"
12:00-12:20 Jeanette Onvlee, Dick Blaauboer: "Evolution of the UWC operational cooperation"
12:30-14:00LUNCH BREAK
 Closing Session (chair: Balázs Szintai)
14:00-14:40 Summary of parallel sessions by Expert Team Chairs
14:40-15:30 EWGLAM final discussion