NAWDIC-AR Recon Workshop, 20 June 2024

Scripps Institution of Oceanography, San Diego, CA, USA and Online
Overview

This one-day workshop is hosted by the teams of NAWDIC and Atmospheric River Reconnaissance (AR Recon). It will be held in person at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography in San Diego (with an option for remote participation) on 20 June 2024 from 8 am to 1 pm Pacific time (5 pm to 10 pm CEST). The workshop will focus on the following main topics and objectives:

  • Brief update from each international contributor (UK/GER/FR/US)
  • Planning for a NAWDIC dry run to be held over 2 weeks during January/February 2025
  • Targeting for additional observations - Drifters, Floats, Radiosondes, WindBorne, etc.
  • Data assimilation planning
Registration

Registration to this workshop is free and can be completed here.

Participants are encouraged to also attend the 5th International Atmospheric Rivers Conference the following week (24 to 27 June) at the same location.

Agenda

Times are given in Pacific Daylight Time (UTC-7) and Central European Summer Time (UTC+2).

PDT CEST Topic Speaker
08:00 - 08:15 am 05:00 - 05:15 pm Welcome Marty Ralph (CW3E/SIO/UCSD) and Alexandre Ramos (KIT)
08:15 - 08:30 05:15 - 05:30 NAWDIC Julian Quinting (KIT)
08:30 - 08:45 05:30 - 05:45 NAWDIC-UK Ian Renfrew (U East Anglia)
08:45 - 09:00 05:45 - 06:00 NAWDIC-FR Gwendal Riviere (LMD-ENS)
09:00 - 09:15 06:00 - 06:15 AR Recon Marty Ralph (CW3E/SIO/UCSD)
09:15 - 09:30 06:15 - 06:30 NAWDIC-US Steven Cavallo (U Oklahoma)
09:30 - 10:00 06:30 - 07:00 General Discussion Moderator: Alexandre Ramos (KIT)
10:00 - 10:30 07:00 - 07:30 Coffee Break  
10:30 - 11:20 07:30 - 08:20 Data Assimilation Moderator: David Lavers (ECMWF)
11:20 - 12:10 08:20 - 09:10 Dry Run Coordination Moderator: Bastian Kirsch (KIT)
12:10 - 01:00 pm 09:10 - 10:00 pm Additional Observations Moderator: Anna Wilson (CW3E/SIO/UCSD)
Organization team
  • Julian Quinting, Alexandre Ramos, Bastian Kirsch (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology)
  • Marty Ralph, Anna Wilson, Sam Babbitt (Center for Western Weather and Water Extremes)
  • David Lavers (European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts)