8th International SRNWP-Workshop on Non-Hydrostatic Modelling

Bad Orb, 26 - 28 October 2009

Deutscher Wetterdienst

Monday, 26/10/2009

09:00  -  09:35  Opening
G. AdrianDWD, Offenbach, Germany
Opening by Vize President of DWD, Head of the GB FE
A. HoranyiEUMETNET, SRNWP Programme Manager, Budapest, Hungary
Address of SRNWP Representative
W. StorkBad Orb
Address of Mayor of Bad Orb
J. SteinhardtBad Orb
Director of the Tourist Board
M. BaldaufDWD, Offenbach, Germany


Numerical Developments

Chairperson:W. C. Skamarock
09:35  -  09:55B. Denis, NWPS, Canadian Meteorological Centre, Quebec, Canada
Atmospheric Kinetic Energy Spectra from High-Resolution GEM Models
09:55  -  10:15T. Melvin, M. Dubal, N. Wood, A. Staniforth, M. Zerroukat, Met. Office, Exeter, UK
Coupling a Semi-Implicit Semi-Lagrangian Vertical Slice Model to a Mass Conserving Algorithm
10:15  -  10:35P. D. Williams, Univ. of Reading, UK, Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics, Univ. of California, USA
A Proposed Modification to the Robert-Asselin Time Filter
10:35  -  11:05Coffee and Posters
11:05  -  11:25M. Baldauf, DWD, Offenbach, Germany , W. C. Skamarock, NCAR, Boulder, USA
An Improved Third Order Vertical Advection Scheme for the Runge-Kutta Dynamical Core
11:25  -  11:45H. Yamazaki, T. Satomura, Kyoto University, Japan
Nonhydrostatic Atmospheric Modeling Using a Combined Cartesian Grid
11:45  -  12:05J. Steppeler, Univ. of Frankfurt / M., Germany
Conserving Finite Difference Schemes of Approximation Order 3
12:05  -  12:25G. H. Bryan, NCAR, Boulder, USA
Energy Conservation and Hurricane Intensity
12:25  -  14:00Lunch
Chairperson:M. Baldauf
14:00  -  14:20M. Läuter, F. X. Giraldo, D. Handorf, K. Dethloff, Alfred Wegener Institute, Bremerhaven, Germany
The Application of the Discontinuous Galerkin Method to a 2d Mesoscale Atmospheric Model
14:20  -  14:40J. Klemp, W. C. Skamarock, NCAR, Boulder, USA; J. Thuburn, Exeter. Univ., UK; T. Ringler, LANL, USA
Numerical Formulation of a Multiscale Global Nonhydrostatic Atmospheric Model on Arbitrarily Structured C-Grids
14:40  -  15:00W. C. Skamarock, NCAR, Boulder, Colorado, USA
Transport Schemes for Unstructured Icosahedral Grids
15:00  -  15:20A. Gassmann, MPI-M, Hamburg, ICON development groups at DWD, Germany
First Experiences with the Non-Hydrostatic ICON Model
15:20  -  15:50Coffee and Posters
15:50  -  16:10D. Reinert, G. Zängl, Deutscher Wetterdienst, Offenbach, Germany
Godunov-Type Transport Scheme in ICON: Implementation and Results of Idealised Test Cases
16:10  -  16:30S. Malardel, N. Wedi, ECMWF, Reading, UK
Idealized Simulations of Convection on a Small Planet with the Non-Hydrostatic IFS
16:30  -  16:50H. Tomita, M. Satoh, RIGC/JAMSTEC, Yokohama, Japan
The Impact of Rainfall Sedimentation Scheme on the Mesoscale Cloud System
16:50  -  17:20Coffee and Posters
PosterR. Petrik, H. Schlünzen, A. Gassmann, MPI, Hamburg, Germany
How the Energy-Vortex-Theory Could Help Us to Improve the Representation of Scale Interactions in a Mesoscale Model
PosterM. Müllner, G. de Morsier, MeteoSwiss, Zürich, Switzerland
Tuning the Horizontal Diffusion in the COSMO Model
PosterSt. Jebens, O. Knoth, Institute for Tropospheric Research, Leipzig, Germany
Linearly Implicit Time Integration Methods for the Compressible Euler Equations

Data Assimilation

Chairperson:J. Milbrandt
17:20  -  17:40T. Iwasaki, M. Sawada, K. Tamura, T. Sakai, W. Sha, T. Yamazaki, Graduate School of Science, Tohoku University; H. Iwai, S. Ishii, N. Tsunematsu, K. Mizutani, Y. Murayama, T. Itabe, National Institute of Information and Communication Technology; I. Yamada, Electronic Navigation Research Institute; N. Matayoshi, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency; D. Matsushima, Chiba Institute of Technology, Japan
Verification of Downscaling Simulation of Local Wind by Doppler-Lidar Observations
17:40  -  18:00Z. Sokol, D. Řezáčová, P. Zacharov, ASCR, Prague, Czech Republic
Very Short Range Precipitation Forecast by the COSMO NWP Model Using Radar and Satellite Data
18:00  -  18:20D. Leuenberger, MeteoSwiss, Zürich, Switzerland
Statistical Analysis of High-Resolution COSMO Ensemble Forecasts in View of Data Assimilation
18:20  -  19:30Icebreaker


Tuesday, 27/10/2009

Physical Parameterisation

Chairperson:D. Mironov
09:00  -  09:20V. Küll, A. Bott, Meteorological Institute, University of Bonn, Germany
Application of the Convection Scheme HYMACS at Different Grid Sizes to Different Meteorological Situation
09:20  -  09:40Z. P. Piotrowski, S. P. Malinowski, Institute of Geophysics, University of Warsaw, Poland; P. K. Smolarkiewicz, A. A. Wyszogrodzki, NCAR, Boulder, USA
Under-Resolved Simulation of Mesoscale Atmospheric Convection
09:40  -  10:00U. Wacker, Ch. Lüpkes, AWI, Bremerhaven, Germany
On the Selection of Prognostic Moments in Parameterisation Schemes for Drop Sedimentation
10:00  -  10:20G. Zängl, A. Seifert, Deutscher Wetterdienst, Offenbach, Germany
Modelling Orographic Precipitation at Small Scales: The Importance of the Autoconversion Scheme
10:20  -  10:50Coffee and Posters
Chairperson:G. Zängl
10:50  -  11:10K. P. Nielsen, M. Dahlblom, DMI, Copenhagen, Denmark
Diagnosing HARMONIE Forecasts of Cloud Physical Properties
11:10  -  11:30K. van Weverberg, N. P. M. van Lipzig, L. Delobbe, Kath. Univ. of Leuven, Belgium
The Impact of Size Distribution Assumptions in a Simple Microphysics Scheme on the Representation of Moist Processes
11:30  -  11:50J. Milbrandt, D. Jacob, R. McTaggart-Cowan, Enviroment Canada, Dorval, Canada
Explicit Prediction of the Solid-to-Liquid Ratio in High-Resolution NWP Models
11:50  -  12:10
C. Halliwell, P. Clark, H. Lean, N. Roberts, Y.Tang, Met Office, Reading, UK
Using the Unified Model at High Resolution for Short Range Forecasting of Convection
12:10  -  12:30O. Fuhrer, A. de Vries, MeteoSwiss, Zürich, Switzerland
Parametrization of Sub-Grid Scale Orographic Effects in the High Resolution NWP Model COSMO over an Alpine Domain
12:30  -  14:00Lunch
14:00  -  14:20D. Mironov, E. Machulskaya, Deutscher Wetterdienst, Offenbach, Germany, P. Sullivan, NCAR, Boulder, USA
Development of Turbulence and Shallow-Convection Scheme for COSMO
14:20  -  14:40D. Schröder, G. Heinemann, L. Ebner, S. Adams, S. Willmes, R. Timmermann University of Trier, Department of Environmental Meteorology, Germany
Polynya Studies in the Laptev Sea with a Fully Coupled High Resolution Atmosphere Sea-Ice Ocean Model

EPS, Applications

Chairperson:D. Leuenbergert
14:40  -  15:00K. Ono, Y. Honda, M. Kunii, Numerical Prediction Division, Tokyo, Japan Meteorological Agency
Mesoscale Ensemble Prediction System Using Singular Vector Method
15:00  -  15:20K. Dengler, J. Anger, DLR - Institut für Physik der Atmosphäre, Wessling, Germany
Validation of Time-Lagged Ensemble Forecasts of COSMO-FRA Using WTR/RASS Measurements
15:20  -  15:50Coffee and Posters
15:50  -  16:10G. Heinemann, C. Knote, J. Stadler, B. Rockel, Environmental Meteorology University of Trier, Germany
High-Resolution Climate Simulations at Convection-Resolving Scale for Rhineland-Palatine
16:10  -  16:30R. McTaggart-Cowan, T. J. Galarneau Jr., L. F. Bosart, J. A. Milbrandt, Enviroment Canada, Dorval, Canada
Development Pathway of an Alpine Lee Cyclone: Dependence on Model Resolution
16:30  -  16:50Ch. Gerbig, R. Kretschmer, D. Pillai, V. Beck, F.-Th. Koch, J. Marshall, R. Ah, Max-Planck-Institute for Biogeochemistry, Jena, Germany
Applications of High Resolution Transport Simulations Using WRF-VPRM in Monitoring of Greenhouse Gas Fluxes
16:50  -  17:10Coffee and Posters

Precipitation Forecast

Chairperson:L. Bengtsson
17:10  -  17:30T. Satomura, Division of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University, Kitashirakawa Oiwakecho, Sakyo, Kyoto, Japan
Numerical Simulation of Moving Precipitation Systems over the Northern Bay of Bengal
17:30  -  17:50B. Denis, B. Casati, Canadian Meteorological Centre, Quebec, J. Mailhot, Meteorological Research Division, Environment Canada, Dorval, Canada
Summer QPF Skill Comparisons of the GEM-LAM 2.5 and the GEM-REG 15 km
17:50  -  18:10W. Langhans, J. Schmidli, Ch. Schär, ETH Zürich, Switzerland
Vertical Heat and Moisture Fluxes During Alpine Summertime Convection as Simulated at Kilometer-Scales
18:10  -  18:30M. Sawada, T. Iwasaki, Department of Geophysics, Tohoku university, Japan
Impacts of Evaporative Cooling on Tropical Cyclone Rainband


Wednesday, 28/10/2009

Physical Parameterisation

Chairperson:A. Seifert
09:00  -  09:20M. Ujiie, H. Kurahashi, K. Aranami, Numerical Prediction Division, JMA, Tokyo, Japan
Performance of a High Resolution Local Forecast Model of the JMA on Torrential Rains Forecast
09:20  -  09:40U. Blahak, J. Plieninger, S. Lang and K. D. Beheng, Institut für Meteorologie und Klimaforschung, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany
An Orographic Weakening Effect for Coldpool Driven Convective Systems
09:40  -  10:00L. Bengtsson, SMHI, Norrköping, Sweden; S. Tijm, KNMI, De Bilt, Netherlands
Impact of Horizontal Spectral Diffusion, and SLHD on Resolved Convection
10:00  -  10:15Coffee and Posters
10:15  -  11:45Working Groups

Working Group 1:

Numerical aspects of global non-hydrostatic modelling

Chairperson: J. Klemp
Protocol: M. Baldauf


Working Group 2:

Parameterisation aspects of convection - resolving models

Chairperson: J. Milbrandt
Protocol: A. Seifert


Working Group 3:

Qualitiy of precipitation forecast in convection-resolving models (Data assimilation aspects, Ensemble prediction system, ...)

Chairperson: T. Satomura
Protocol: U. Blahak

11:45  -  12:15Coffee
12:15  -  12:25Report of the Chairperson of Working Group 1 and Discussion
12:25  -  12:35Report of the Chairperson of Working Group 2 and Discussion
12:35  -  12:45Report of the Chairperson of Working Group 3 and Discussion
13:00End of Workshop

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