4th workshop on assimilating satellite cloud and precipitation observations for NWP

Monday, 3 February
10:30 11:00
Registration and coffee
30m
11:00 11:15
Welcome from ECMWF and JCDSA and aims of workshop
Speakers: Andy Brown, Stephen English (ECMWF), Thomas Auligne (JCSDA)

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15m
11:15 11:30
Workshop organisation
Speaker: Niels Bormann (ECMWF)

ECMWF

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15m
Overview talks
11:30 12:15
Cloud and precipitation assimilation from satellites: 20 years and 4 joint workshops
Speaker: Alan Geer (ECMWF)

ECMWF

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45m
12:15 13:00
Space-based cloud and precipitation observing system 2020-2030-2050
Speaker: Sid Boukabara (NOAA)

ECMWF

Reading
45m
13:00 14:00
Lunch break

ECMWF

Reading
1h
Session 1a: Assimilating satellite observations sensitive to cloud and precipitation
14:00 14:45
All-sky infrared overview (covering all centres & scales, but focus on JMA/RIKEN)
Speaker: Kozo Okamoto (JMA)

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45m
14:45 15:30
All-sky microwave imagers and humidity sounders overview
Speaker: Philippe Chambon (Météo-France)

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45m
15:30 16:00
All-sky assimilation of temperature-sounding microwave data
Speaker: Yanqiu Zhu (NOAA)

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30m
16:00 16:30
Convective-scale assimilation of visible data
Speaker: Christina Köpken (DWD)

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30m
16:30 18:30
Session 1-4 posters and coffee break
2h
18:30 20:00
Ice breaker
1h 30m
Tuesday, 4 February
Session 1a: Assimilating satellite observations sensitive to cloud and precipitation
09:00 09:30
Cloudy IR assimilation at the Met Office
Speaker: Ed Pavelin (Met Office)

ECMWF

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30m
09:30 10:00
All-sky assimilation of GMI
Speaker: Min-Jeong Kim (NASA GMAO/Morgan State University)

ECMWF

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30m
10:00 10:30
Coffee break

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30m
Session 1b: Emerging observations
10:30 11:00
Ice cloud imager (ICI) and microwave imager (MWI)
Speakers: Christophe Accadia (EUMETSAT), Vinia Mattioli (EUMETSAT)

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30m
11:00 11:30
Dual-frequency polarisation radar (DPR) for NWP data assimilation
Speaker: Yasutaka Ikuta (JMA)

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30m
11:30 12:00
Radar and lidar assimilation at ECMWF
Speaker: Marta Janiskova (ECMWF)

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30m
12:00 13:00
Working group 1 panel and plenary
1h
13:00 14:00
Lunch break

ECMWF

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1h
Session 2: Cloud and precipitation modelling
14:00 14:45
Observation-informed model development
Speaker: Richard Forbes (ECMWF)

ECMWF

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45m
14:45 15:15
Recent develpments in microphysical modelling
Speaker: Greg Thompson (UCAR)

ECMWF

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30m
15:15 15:45
Recent developments in microphysics and two-moment microphysics for local and global modelling
Speaker: Axel Seifert (Deutscher Wetterdienst)

ECMWF

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30m
15:45 16:15
Coffee break

ECMWF

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30m
16:15 16:45
Biases in all-sky data assimilation: ignore, screen, correct?
Speaker: Katrin Lonitz (ECMWF)

ECMWF

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30m
16:45 17:15
Lightning modelling and assimilation
Speaker: Philippe Lopez (ECMWF)

ECMWF

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30m
17:15 18:00
Working group 2 panel and plenary
45m
18:00 19:00
Pre-dinner drinks

ECMWF

Reading
1h
19:00 21:00
Workshop dinner at ECMWF
2h
Wednesday, 5 February
Session 3: Observation operators
09:00 09:30
Developments for infrared and microwave all-sky simulations
Speaker: Ben Johnson (JCSDA)

ECMWF

Reading
30m
09:30 10:00
The accuracy of fast microwave and sub-mm radiative transfer when compared to a fully ploarised 3D reference with sophisticated ice particle scattering
Speaker: Vasileios Barlakas (Chalmers University of Technology)

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30m
10:00 10:30
Fast infrared modelling of cloudy infrared radiances
Speaker: Jerome Vidot (Météo-France)

ECMWF

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30m
10:30 11:00
Coffee break

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30m
11:00 11:30
Fast visible radiative transfer
Speaker: Leonhard Scheck (Deutscher Wetterdienst)

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30m
11:30 12:00
TBC
Speaker: TBC

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30m
12:00 13:00
Working group 3 panel and plenary
1h
13:00 14:00
Lunch break

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1h
Session 4: Data assimilation methods
14:00 14:30
Background errors and control variables for cloud and precipitation
Speaker: Thibaut Montmerle (Météo-France)

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30m
14:30 15:00
Diagnosing observation error, diagnosing representation error
Speaker: Elizabeth Satterfield (NRL)

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30m
15:00 15:30
How to make changes in hydrometeors at the observation location - adjoints, incrementing operators and ensemble correlations
Speaker: Stefano Migliorini (Met Office)

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30m
15:30 16:00
Challenges propagating innovations on precipitation and cloud to other state variables
Speaker: Frédéric Fabry (McGill University)

ECMWF

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30m
16:00 16:30
Coffee break

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30m
16:30 17:00
Particle filters for convective-scale assimilation
Speaker: Roland Potthast (Deutscher Wetterdienst)

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30m
17:00 18:00
Working group 4 panel and plenary
1h
Thursday, 6 February
09:00 10:15
Parallel sessions of Working Groups 1-4
1h 15m
10:15 10:45
Coffee break

ECMWF

Reading
30m
10:45 12:00
Parallel sessions of Working Groups 1-4
1h 15m
12:00 13:00
Coffee break / Time to prepare WG summaries
1h
13:00 14:00
Lunch break

ECMWF

Reading
1h
14:00 16:00
Working group summaries and final plenary discussions
2h