Ocean Climate Model Development Meeting

Wednesday, October 28, 2009 to Friday, October 30, 2009
Event City: 
Event Attendance: 
Event Description: 

GFDL, Princeton, USA


Wednesday, 28 October, 2009 - Friday, 30 October, 2009

Wednesday, 28 October 2009

Coupled ocean modeling session

Introduction - Gokhan Danabasoglu
Overview of NCAR activities: Ocean component of Community Climate System Model - Peter Gent
Overview of GFDL activities: IPCC AR5 Coupled Climate Models: CM2G, CM2M, CM2.1, and CM3 - Robert Hallberg
Overview of Hadley Centre and collaborators activities - Malcolm Roberts
The sensitivity of a coupled climate model to its ocean component - Alex Megann
Overview of MPI activities: Coupled & Ocean Modelling - Johann Jungclaus

Sea Level and Ice-Shelf-Ocean session

Overview of ice-ocean interaction and its relation to ocean modeling - David Holland
Response of the Antarctic Ice Sheet to increased ice-shelf oceanic melting - David Pollard
Shelf Calving and Ablation: an ice-shelf modeler's perspective on ocean-ice coupling - Todd Dupont
Grounding lines: a boundary to ice-sheet modeling - Daniel Goldberg
Heat and salt exchange at an ice-seawater interface - Miles McPhee
Coupled ice-sheet ocean modeling: status, key findings, ongoing challenges - Chris Little
Lessons from fully coupled ocean-ice shelf process models - Ryan Walker
Current state of the Community Ice Sheet Model - Matthew Hecht
Coupled ice-sheet ocean modelling activity in Bergen - Mats Bentsen
Ice-sheet modeling at GFDL - Olga Sergienko
Discussion - David Holland

Thursday, 29 October 2009

High resolution modeling session

High resolution - Chris Hill
DRAKKAR - Thierry Penduff
High Resolution Coupled Model Development and Research at GFDL - Tony Rosati
Mesoscale Oceanic Eddies and the Southern Ocean Response to Climate Change - Riccardo Farneti
High resolution modeling efforts: impact on the North Atlantic circulation - Rym Msadek
High Resolution Modeling - Robert Hallberg
POP at High Resolution - Matthew Hecht
HYCOM High Resolution Modeling - Eric Chassignet

Mesoscale & sub-mesoscale parameterization session

Mesoscale and Submesoscale Parameterizations: Current Practice, New Developments, and Future Plans - Baylor Fox-Kemper
Spatial variability of stirring and mixing in the ocean - John Mashall

Mixing and small scale parameterization session

Small scale mixing - a brief summary - Steve Jayne
Tidal mixing over rough topography - Maxim Nikurashin
Parameterizing tidal mixing at tall steep isolated ridges - Sonya Legg
Parameterizations of Resolved-Flow Driven Mixing and Planetary Boundary Layers - Robert Hallberg
Diapycnal Mixing Parameterizations: What next? - Jennifer McKinnon
Superparamerization in Ocean Modeling: A deep convection example - J.-M. Campin
Against the importance of main thermocline mixing - Anand Gnanadesikan

Formulation and numerical methods

Model Formulation, Numerics and Approximations - Robert Hallberg
The HOME prototype project - Alistair Adcroft
PQM, Continuous Isopycnal Coordinates and Implications for Hybrid Coordinates - Alistair Adcroft
A new dynamical core for atmosphere and ocean modeling - Ringler (overflow movie)

Friday, 30 October 2009

Sea-ice modeling session

Overview: Sea ice model development issues - Cecilia Bitz
Putting the physics into sea-ice parameterizations - Danny Feltham
Modeling Salinity of First-Year Sea Ice - Chris Petrich
Sea Ice Mechanics - Deborah Sulsky
High-frequency (hourly to daily) ice-ocean boundary layer interactions - Andrew Roberts
Icebergs and other innovations and plans in the CICE model - Elizabeth Hunke
The Louvain-la-Neuve sea-ice model: status and developments - Thierry Fichefet
Sensitivities of sea-ice export through the Canadian ArcticArchipelago using MITgcm ocean/sea-ice adjoint model - J.-M. Campin

COREs and datasets session

CORE overview and history - Steve Griffies
Data and NCAR experiences - Bill Large
CORE at CSIRO - Simon Marsland
Ocean-ice modeling at Bergen - Mats Bentson