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Mathematical Science of Understanding and Predicting Regional Climate: A Workshop
( 7 - 11 Mar 2011 )

Jointly organized with National Center for Atmospheric Research, USA, Singapore-Delft Water Alliance,
Tropical Marine Science Institute, NUS

 

Venue: IMS Auditorium

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 Monday, 7 Mar 2011

08:30am - 08:50am

Registration

08:50am - 09:00am

Opening remarks

Louis Chen, Institute for Mathematical Sciences

 

Chair: Douglas Nychka, National Center for Atmospheric Research, USA

09:00am - 10:30am

The north American regional climate assessment program: Overview and applications

Linda Mearns, National Center for Atmospheric Research, USA

10:30am - 10:45am

--- Coffee Break ---

10:45am - 12:15pm

Simulators and emulators

Tony O'Hagan, University of Sheffield, UK

12:15pm - 01:30pm

--- Lunch---

 

Chair: Douglas Nychka, National Center for Atmospheric Research, USA

01:30pm - 03:00pm

Science and application of regional climate models

Ruby Leung, Pacific Northwest Labs, USA

03:00pm - 03:15pm

--- Coffee Break ---

03:15pm - 04:45pm

Discussion

Tuesday, 8 Mar 2011

08:45am - 09:00am

Registration

09:00am - 10:30am

A Bayesian framework for drawing inferences from numerical models

Michael Goldstein, Durham University, UK

10:30am - 10:45am

--- Coffee Break ---

10:45am - 12:15pm

Bayesian analysis of climate model projections

Bruno Sansó, University of California Santa Cruz, USA

12:15pm - 01:30pm

--- Lunch Reception at IMS ---

01:30pm - 03:00pm

Assessment and selection of members from global model ensembles for downscaling experiments with PRECIS in south-east Asia

Richard Jones, Met Office Hadley Centre, UK

03:00pm - 03:15pm

--- Coffee Break ---

03:15pm - 04:45pm

Regional climate processes and rainfall for SE Asia

Jian-Hua (Joshua) Qian, Columbia University, USA

Wednesday, 9 Mar 2011

08:45am - 09:00am

Registration

09:00am - 10:30am

Overview of vulnerability study (Singapore) and dynamical downscaling (SE Asia)

Shie-Yui Liong National University of Singapore

Srivatsan Vijayaraghavan, National University of Singapore

 

Singapore vulnerability study. Overview of ocean regional signals of climate change and variability

Pavel Tkalich, National University of Singapore

 

Considerations and approaches to adaptation to climate change

Vladan Babovic, National University of Singapore

10:30am - 10:45am

--- Coffee Break ---

10:45am - 12:15pm

Development of climate modeling in LAPAN

Eddy Hermawan, National Institute of Aeronautics and Spaces, Indonesia
Kadarsah Binsukandar Riadi, Meteorological and Geophysical Agency, Indonesia

 

Bangkok flood modelling under A1FI IPCC/SRES climate change scenario

Seree Supratid, Rangsit University, Thailand

 

Summary of climate change and some study results in Vietnam

Duc Trong Hoang, Center for Regional Research and Development, Vietnam

 

Urban heat island: measurement and modelling

Matthias Roth, National University of Singapore

12:15pm - 01:15pm

--- Lunch ---

01:15pm - 02:45pm

Uncertainty and regional climate experiments

Steve Sain, National Center for Atmospheric Research, USA

02:45pm - 03:00pm

--- Coffee Break ---

03:00pm - 04:15pm

Marine climate and climate change

 

Coastal analyses and scenarios at the Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht - The coastDat data set and approach

Ralf Weisse, Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht, Germany

04:15pm - 04:45pm

Informed decisions based on climate change assessments

Ole Larson, DHI-NTU Centre

Thursday, 10 Mar 2011

08:45am - 09:00am

Registration

09:00am - 10:30am

Development and application of the regional climate weather research and forecasting model (CWRF)

Xin-Zhong Liang, University of Maryland College Park, USA

10:30am - 10:45am

--- Coffee Break ---

10:45am - 12:15pm

Regional climate downscaling - the variable-resolution approach

John McGregor, Australian Commonwealth Scientific and Research Organization (CSIRO), Australia

12:15pm - 01:30pm

--- Lunch ---

01:30pm - 03:00pm

Statistical downscaling of sub-daily extreme rainfall processes for urban water management in the context of climate change

Van-Thanh-Van Nguyen, McGill University, Canada

03:00pm - 03:15pm

--- Coffee Break ---

03:15pm - 04:45pm

The NCAR nested regional climate model

James Done, National Center for Atmospheric Research, USA

Friday, 11 Mar 2011

Venue: The Vista, Level 7, University Hall, NUS

09:00am - 11:30am

Roundtable Discussions

 

 

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