Test Cases for Dynamical Cores of GCM's (Program Schedule)

4/28/1998 (Tuesday) : Tennessee Ballroom 3
Time Title
7:30am - 10:30am Workshop Registration
7:30am - 8:30am Continental Breakfast
8:30am - 8:45am Opening Remarks - Williamson , Drake
8:45am - 9:15am A Set of Idealised, 2D (x,z) and 3D Limited Area, Test Problems for Evaluating Model grids and Dynamics. , M J P Cullen, T Davies, J A James, A J Malcolm, M H Mawson
9:15am - 9:45am A Stretched Grid Finite-difference GCM Dynamical Core With a Real Orography: Long-and-medium-term Integrations , Michael S. Fox-Rabinovitz, Georgiy L. Stenchikov, Max J. Suarez, Lawrence L. Takacs and Ravi C. Govindaraju
10:00am - 10:30am Break
10:30am - 11:00am A Flux-Form Semi-Lagrangian General Circulation Model with a Lagrangian Control-Volume Vertical Coordinate , Shian-Jiann Lin
11:00am - 11:30am Testing a Global Nonhydrostatic Semi-implicit Semi-Lagrangian Atmospheric Model with Variable Resolution , George Pouliot, Fredrick Semazzi, Jeff Scroggs, Nelson Settumba
11:30am - 12:00pm Application of the conformal-cubic model to the Held-Suarez dynamic core test , John McGregor and Martin Dix
12:00pm - 1:30pm Lunch (on your own)
1:30pm - 2:00pm Test of three dynamical cores: A dicussion about the new DWD global model GME, the operational DWD model GM and the ECMWF model IFS , Christiane Jablonowski
2:00pm - 2:30pm Results of dynamical core tests at ECMWF , A. Untch, Ch. Jablonowski and M. Hortal
2:30pm - 3:00pm Break
3:00pm - 3:30pm Held-Suarez and High Resolution Results Using SEAM , Mark Taylor, Joe Tribbia
3:30pm - 4:00pm Nonhydrostatic simulations of Held-Suarez climates , P.K. Smolarkiewicz and A.A Wyszogrodzki
4:00pm - 4:30pm Archiving Results and Discussion of Dynamical Core Test Cases , Mike Wehner


PDE's on the Sphere (Program Schedule)

4/29/1998 (Wednesday) : Tennessee Ballroom 3
Time Title
8:00am - 8:25am Continental Breakfast
8:25am - 8:30am Welcome - (ORNL)
8:30am - 9:00am High-Resolution Semi-Lagrangian Spectral Models and Parallel Processing , Clive Temperton
9:00am - 9:30am Parallelization of JMA Global Atmospheric Model and its Efficiency , Chiashi Muroi and Masahiro Hosaka
9:00am - 9:30am The Variable Resolution Stretched Grid GEOS GCM: Preliminary Results on Forecast and Climate Integrations , Michael FoxRabinovitz, Lawrence Takacs, Georgiy Stenchikov and Max Suarez
10:00am - 10:30am Break
10:30am - 11:00pm Progress With the Non-Hydrostatic Model for Global and Limited Area Modeling at the UK Met Office , M H Mawson, A J Malcolm, T Davies and M J P Cullen
11:00am - 11:30am The New Global Icosahedral-Hexagonal Gridpoint Model GME of the DWD , Detlev Majewski, John Baumgardner
11:30am - 12:00pm Solving the 3-D baroclinic equations on a spherical geodesic grid using semi-implicit time differencing , Todd D. Ringler and David A. Randall
12:00pm - 1:30pm Lunch (on your own)
1:30pm - 2:00pm On the Relative Capabilities of Global Models to Conserve Dry and Moist Entropy and Potential Vorticity , Donald R. Johnson, Tom Zapotocny, Allen Lenzen and Todd Schaack
2:00pm - 2:30pm A New Definition for a Sigma-Isentropic Coordinate and the Tests with a GCM , Zhengxin Zhu
2:30pm - 3:00pm A Conformal-Cubic Atmospheric Model With Climate and NWP Applications , John McGregor and Martin Dix
3:00pm - 3:30pm Break
3:30pm - 4:00pm Compatibility Conditions for Time-Dependent Partial Differential Equations and the Rate of Convergence of Chebyshev and Fourier Spectral Methods , John P. Boyd and Natasha Flyer
4:00pm - 4:30pm Successive Bifurcations in a Shallow-Water Ocean Model , E. Simonnet, Roger Temam
7:00pm - 9:00pm Reception - Bar: Lower Lobby
4/30/1998 (Thursday) : Tennessee Ballroom 3
Time Title
8:00am - 8:30am Continental Breakfast
8:30am - 9:00am Minimum Vertical Resoltuion for Simulating Climate with Eulerian and semi-Lagrangian Approximations , David L. Williamson
9:00am - 9:30am Forward-In-Time Differencing For Fluids: Nonhydrostatic Modeling of Rotating Stratified Flows on a Mountainous Sphere , Piotr Smolarkiewicz, V. Grubisic, L.G. Margolin
9:30am - 10:00am A Parallel Weak Lagrange-Galerkin Finite Element Shallow Water Equation Algorithm , Giri Chukkapalli
10:00am - 10:30am Break
10:30am - 11:00am An Efficient and Stable Fast Spherical Transform Algorithm , Peter Kostelec, Daniel Rockmore, Dennis Healy, Jr., Sean Moore, Mark Taylor
11:00am - 11:30am Fast Shallow-water Equation Solvers in Latitude-Longitude Coordinates , William F. Spotz*, Mark A. Taylor and Paul N. Swarztrauber
11:30am - 12:00pm On An Equivalent Form of the Global Quasi-Geostrophic Equations of the Atmosphere , Theodore Tachim Medjo
12:00pm - 1:30pm Lunch on your own
1:30pm - 2:00pm Dimension Reduction for the Shallow Water Equations , Geert Zimmermann
2:00pm - 2:30pm Quasigeostrophic low-order models of large-scale atmospheric flow (CANCELLED) , F. Kwasniok
2:30pm - 3:00pm High Resolution Rossby-Haurwitz Wave Simulations With Several Shallow Water Models , John Thuburn, Yong Li
3:00pm - 3:30pm Break
3:30pm - 4:00pm Lagrange-Galerkin and Spectral Element Methods on Spherical Geodesic Grids , Francis Giraldo
4:00pm - 4:30pm Discussion of Test Cases , John Drake
4:30pm - 5:00pm Working Group Meetings
6:00pm - 8:00pm Workshop Dinner Buffet/Picnic: Lawn
5/01/1998 (Friday) : Tennessee Ballroom 3
Time Title
8:00am - 8:30am Continental Breakfast
8:30am - 9:00am Cascade Interpolation for Semi-Lagrangian Advection over the Sphere , Ramachandran Nair, Jean Cote, and Andrew Staniforth
9:00am - 9:30am New two-time-level semi-Lagrangian scheme at ECMWF (SETTLS) , Mariano Hortal
9:30am - 10:00am A Shallow Water Model on the Conformal-Cubic Grid , Martin Dix and John McGregor
10:00am - 10:30am Break
10:30am - 11:00am A New Global Ocean Model with Boundary-Conforming, Variable-Resolution Grids , William S. Russell
11:00am - 11:30am An Adaptive Wavelet Scheme for the Spherical Shallow Water Equations , Goettelmann
11:30am - 12:00pm Regional Streched Grid for NCAR RegCM , Jian-Hua Qian and Filippo Giorgi (CANCELLED)
12:00pm Farewell