Toward Reducing Systematic Errors in Weather and Climate Models: Evaluation, Understanding, and Improvement I

Thursday, 18 December 2014: 8:00 AM-10:00 AM
Chairs:  Shaocheng Xie, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA, United States and Brian Medeiros, NCAR/CGD, Boulder, CO, United States
Primary Conveners:  Shaocheng Xie, Lawrence Livermore Nat''l Lab, Livermore, CA, United States
Co-conveners:  Jui-Lin F Li, JPL, Pasadena, CA, United States, Brian Medeiros, NCAR/CGD, Boulder, CO, United States and Fanglin Yang, NCEP/EMC, Camp Springs, MD, United States
OSPA Liaisons:  Fanglin Yang, National Centers for Environmental Prediction, Clarksville, MD, United States

Abstracts Submitted to this Session:

8:00 AM
Thirty Years of Improving the NCEP Global Forecast System
Glenn H White1, Geoffrey Manikin2,3 and Fanglin Yang1, (1)NOAA College Park, GCWMB/EMC/NCEP/NWS, College Park, MD, United States, (2)NOAA College Park, College Park, MD, United States, (3)MMB/EMC/NCEP/NWS, College Park, MD, United States
8:15 AM
Sensitivity of NCEP GFS Forecast of Hurricane Sandy to Model Biases
Fanglin Yang, NOAA College Park, GCWMB/EMC/NCEP/NWS, College Park, MD, United States
8:30 AM
Ensemble Forecasting – Reducing Systematic Error and Identifying Forecast Errors
Hong Guan, SRG Inc., Colorado Springs, CO, United States, Yuejian Zhu, NOAA College Park, College Park, MD, United States and Bo Cui, IMSG, College Park, MD, United States
8:45 AM
Development of the Atmospheric Component of the Next Generation Gfdl Climate Model
Jean-Christophe Golaz and Ming Zhao, NOAA Geophysical Fluid Dynamis Laboratory (GFDL), Princeton, NJ, United States
9:00 AM
Assessing air-sea interaction in the evolving NASA GEOS model
Carol Anne Clayson, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Physical Oceanography, Woods Hole, MA, United States and Jason B Roberts, NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, AL, United States
9:15 AM
The Impacts of Cloud Snow Radiative Effects on Pacific Oceans Surface Heat Fluxes, Surface Wind Stress, and Ocean Temperatures in Coupled GCM Simulations
Jui-Lin F Li1, Wei-Liang Lee2, Tong Lee1, Eric J Fetzer1 and Jia-Yuh Yu3, (1)NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA, United States, (2)Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan, (3)Chinese Culture University, Department of Atmospheric Sciences,, Taipei, Taiwan
9:30 AM
The Mean State and Inter-annual Variability of East Asian Summer Monsoon in CMIP5 Coupled Models: Does Air-Sea Coupling Improve the Simulations?
Tianjun Zhou, Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China and Fengfei Song, Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Beijing, China
9:45 AM
Westerly wind biases over the equatorial Atlantic and their link to South American convection
Ingo Richter, Bunmei Taguchi, Takeshi Doi and Swadhin K Behera, JAMSTEC Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology, Kanagawa, Japan
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