Eleventh Annual Meeting of the Asian-Australian Monsoon Panel (AAMP11)

Saturday, April 9, 2011 to Sunday, April 10, 2011
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Beijing, China


Saturday, 9 April, 2011 - Sunday, 10 April, 2011



11th Session of the AAMP meeting, Beijing, China, 9-10 April 2011


Location: Beijing Climate Center (BCC) China Meteorological Administration (CMA) Beijing, China

AAMP11 Agenda
Background Documents

Seventh Session of the Forum on Regional Climate Monitoring, Assessment and Prediction for Asia (FOCRAII)


Last update: March 14, 2011


AAMP presentations at the 7th FOCRAII (2011), 6-8 April 2011
Thursday, April 7, 2011
Session 3: Analysis of Impact Mechanism of Key External Forcing Physical Factors
09:00-09:30 Experimental real-time MJO forecasting H. Hendon
10:00-10:30 Some of the high-res efforts at GFDL Gabe Vecchi
Session 5: Seasonal Climate Prediction of the Summer 2011 over East Asia Area
15:30-16:00 MJO Prediction In-Sik Kang
16:00-16:30 Seasonal hindcast and MJO forecast Bin Wang
Friday, April 8, 2011
Session 6: Operational Training (Asian-Australian Monsoon Prediction and Impact)
09:00-09:30 New results on Long term observed variability of South Asian monsoon M. Rajeevan
09:30-10:00 The interdecadal variability of E. Asian monsoon, undertstanding past changes T. Zhou
10:00-10:30 Monsoon seasonal forecasting at the Met Office and some overview of interdecadal variability of Monsoon-Enso teleconnections A.Turner
10:50-11:20 Modeling at MRI for climate variability and climate change Akio Kito
Friday, April 8, 2011 - Afternoon Session (13:30-18:00)
  Chair's introduction and meeting goals Hendon and Sperber
  Indian Ocean Panel Report G. Vecchi
  Monson metrics and coordinated contributions to AR-5  
  AAMP Monsoon Diagnostic Task Team Meeting Report Sperber
  Monsoon diagnostic metrics B. Wang
  Metrics for the Asian-Australian Monsoon A. Turner
  ENSO-Monsoon diagnostics in CMIP5models H. Annamalai
  Using Monsoon Metrics for Model Improvement A. Kitoh
  Monsoon metrics X. Zen
Saturday, April 9, 2011 - Morning Session (09:00-12:30)
  CINDY/DYNAMO: update on plans and discussion for role of AAMP Tomoe Nasuno
  FOCRA-perspective on future FOCRA-AAMP interactions Kiyoharu Takano
  MJO Diabatic Heating Model Inter-comparison Project YOTC/WWRP/GEWEX interaction K. Sperber
  MJO Benchmark Experiment In-Sik Kang
  Report of the ISV Prediction Experiment Bin Wang
  Report from THORPEX Subseasonal prediction workshop Exeter H. Hendon
  US CLIVAR working group on Tropical Cyclones and Climate G. Vecchi
12.30 Lunch  
Saturday, April 9, 2011 - Afternoon Session (13:30-17:30)
  WWRP/WCRP monsoon collaborations: report from the WWRP Monsoon Panel and WGTMR C.P. Chang by H. Hendon
  Working group on Tropical Meteorology Research (WGTMR) Monsoon Panel Report (Draft)
Proposed Southern China Monsoon Heavy Rainfall RDPt
  Monsoon Mission, a cooperation of the Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology and NOAA M. Rajeevan
  Pacific Panel Report M. Lengaigne by K. Sperber
  Decadal Monsoon Workshop (discussion on scope, WGSIP interaction, venue, date, possible supports)  
  Open Science Conference (AAMP participation)  
  AAMP contributions on newsworthy events, e.g. the Pakistan flooding A. Turner
  AAMP Executive Session  
  Review of the AAMP TOR in order to focus more on topical science issues H. Hendon & K. Sperber
  AAMP Business H. Hendon & K. Sperber
  • Membership
• Next meeting
  AAMP11 ends  



Yihong Duan
Carlos Ereno
Harry Hendon – AAMP co-chair
In-Sik Kang
Ben Kirtman
Akio Kitoh
Tomoe Nasuno
Madhavan Nair Rajeevan
Ken Sperber – AAMP co-chair
Kiyoharu Takano
Andrew Turner
Gabe Vecchi
Bin Wang
Tianjun Zhou


The meeting will be at the Beijing Climate Center building in China Meteorological Administration, 5 mins walk from any of the hotels listed in the registration form.

Beijing Climate Center
No. 46, Zhongguancun Nandajie,
Beijing 100081, China.


Background documents