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EARTH-SYSTEM INITIALIZATION for DECADAL PREDICTIONS Workshop

4-6 November 2009, KNMI, De Bilt, the Netherlands

Program:

Wednesday 4 November 2009
Introduction
  • 09:30-10:00 Registration, Coffee/Tea
  • 10:00-10:15 Welcome and logistics
  • 10:15-10:30 Goals and scope of the workshop
General aspects of decadal predictions
The observing system for decadal predictions
Thursday 5 November 2009
Forecast strategy for decadal prediction systems
Windows of opportunity
Rapporteur: R. Haarsma, KNMI
  • Break out: Moderator: B. Kirtman, RSMAS
Rapporteur: L. Terray, CERFACS
  • Break out: Moderator: B. Sloyan, CSIRO
Rapporteur: G.J. van Oldenborgh, KNMI
  • 17:30-18:00 Short report chairs on progress in plenary
Dinner in Utrecht


Friday 6 November 2009
  • 9:00-10:30 Continue discussions, directed at new, challenging, innovative aspects
  • 10:30-11:00 Coffee/Tea
  • 11:00-12:00 Plenary discussion new research directions initialisation
  • 12:00-13:00 Plenary discussion new research directions perturbation
  • 13:00-14:00 Lunch
  • 14:00-15:00 Plenary discussion new research directions verification
  • 15:00-15:30 Concluding remarks
  • 15:30-17:00 Adjourn and drinks

  • Program committee
Wilco Hazeleger, Ben Kirtman, Detlef Stammer, Magdalena Balmaseda, Axel Timmermann, Laurent Terray, Bernadette Sloyan.


Registration:
Brigitta Kamphuis: kamphuis@knmi.nl

Updated: 16th December 2009