Annual Seminar 2021

Monday, 13 September
09:00 10:00
Registration
1h
10:00 11:00
Joint welcome address to Annual Seminar and WCRP-WWRP Symposium
Speakers: City of Bonn, WMO, DWD, Florence Rabier (ECMWF)
1h
11:00 12:00
Ice breaker
1h
Session 1: Which observations are used and do they meet the requirement?
12:00 12:25
An Earth System view of observation
Speaker: Stephen English (ECMWF)
25m
12:25 12:50
Atmospheric observations - satellite: overview, recent developments and gap analysis
Speaker: Christina Köpken-Watts (DWD)
25m
12:50 13:00
Break (joint with WMO Symposium)
10m
13:00 13:25
Atmospheric observations - in situ: overview, recent developments and gap analysis
Speaker: Bruce Ingleby (ECMWF)
25m
13:25 13:50
Ocean and wave observations: overview, recent developments and gap analysis
Speaker: John Siddorn (NOC)
25m
13:50 14:15
Sea ice observations: overview, recent developments and gap analysis
Speaker: Gunnar Spreen (University of Bremen)
25m
14:15 15:00
Poster session 1 (joint with WMO Symposium)
45m
15:00 15:25
Atmospheric composition observations: overview, recent developments and gap analysis in the context of environment prediction
Speaker: Antje Inness (ECMWF)
25m
15:25 15:50
Atmospheric composition observations: overview, recent developments and gap analysis in the context of weather prediction
Speaker: Angela Benedetti (ECMWF)
25m
15:50 16:00
Break (joint with WMO Symposium)
10m
16:00 16:25
Snow-free land observations: overview, recent developments and gap analysis
Speaker: Cristina Charlton-Perez (Met Office)
25m
16:25 16:50
Snow land observations: overview, recent developments
Speaker: Samantha Pullen (Met Office)
25m
16:50 17:00
Break
10m
17:00 18:00
Poster session 2 (joint with Symposium)
1h
Tuesday, 14 September
Session 2: How are observations processed and assimilated?
10:15 11:00
GSICS, metrology in meteorology, data calibration and data rescue
Speaker: Peng Zhang (CMA)
45m
11:00 12:00
Poster session 3 (joint with WMO Symposium)
1h
12:00 12:45
Observation processing and calibration: how to assess errors in level 1 radiances; the role of NWP in cal/val
Speaker: Nigel Atkinson (Met Office)
45m
12:45 13:00
Break (joint with WMO Symposium)
15m
13:00 13:45
Practical aspects of handling observations operationally, formats, aobservation handling for all components
Speaker: Peter Lean (ECMWF)
45m
13:45 14:00
Break (joint with WMO Symposium)
15m
14:00 15:00
Poster session 4 (joint with WMO Symposium)
1h
15:00 15:45
Overview of Radiative Transfer models used by observation operators in Data Assimilation
Speaker: Patrick Eriksson (Chalmers & ECMWF Fellow)
45m
15:45 16:00
Break
15m
16:00 16:45
Overview of observational aspects of data assimilation
Speaker: Mark Buehner (Environment and Climate Change Canada)
45m
16:45 17:00
Break (joint with WMO Symposium)
15m
17:00 18:00
Poster session 5 (joint with WMO Symposium)
1h
Wednesday, 15 September
Session 3: Current challenges
10:15 11:00
Observation error covariances, can we handle spatial obs error correlations
Speaker: Joanne Waller (Met Office)
45m
11:00 12:00
Poster session 6 (joint with WMO Symposium)
1h
12:00 12:45
Bias aware data assimilation
Speaker: Patrick Laloyaux (ECMWF)
45m
12:45 13:00
Break (joint with WMO Symposium)
15m
13:00 13:45
Novel applications for Earth System satellite observations: operators and inversion
Speaker: Catherine Prigent (Observatoire de Paris / Estellus)
45m
13:45 14:00
Break
15m
14:00 15:00
Poster session 7 (joint with WMO Symposium)
1h
15:00 15:45
Observations in coupled assimilations systems: can we talk of atmospheric, ocean, land obs separately anymore?
Speaker: Patricia de Rosnay (ECMWF)
45m
15:45 16:00
Break (joint with WMO Symposium)
15m
16:00 16:45
Challenges in quality control and data screening (e.g. clouds, Huber norm, ...)
Speaker: Kristen Bathmann (IMSG at NOAA/NCEP/EMC)
45m
16:45 17:00
Break
15m
17:00 18:00
Poster session 8 (joint with WMO Symposium)
1h
Thursday, 16 September
Session 4: Assessing the impact of observations
10:15 11:00
Overview of observation monitoring and diagnostics
Speaker: Mohamed Dahoui (ECMWF)
45m
11:00 12:00
Poster session 9 (joint with WMO Symposium)
1h
12:00 12:45
Passive and active observations of clouds and precipitation for model validation and data assimilation
Speaker: Philippe Chambon (Météo-France)
45m
12:45 13:00
Break (joint with WMO Symposium)
15m
13:00 13:45
Atmospheric OSEs: and EDA how much impact do current observations have, and how to assess impact of future observations
Speaker: Niels Bormann (ECMWF)
45m
13:45 14:15
Break
30m
14:15 15:00
Ocean OSEs
Speaker: Elisabeth Remy (Mercator Ocean)
45m
15:00 15:45
Joint oral reanalysis session with WMO Symposium (speakers TBC)
45m
15:45 16:00
Break (joint with WMO Symposium)
15m
16:00 17:00
Joint oral reanalysis session with WMO Symposium (speakers TBC)
1h
17:00 17:15
Break
15m
17:15 18:00
Land observations for model calibration and data assimilation
Speaker: Jana Kolassa (GMAO)
45m
Friday, 17 September
Session 5: New science and future directions
10:15 11:00
A holistic perspective of observation value in Earth System NWP and digital twins
Speaker: Tony McNally (ECMWF)
45m
11:00 12:00
Poster session 12 (joint with WMO Symposium
1h
12:00 12:45
Future atmospheric observations: What might be important in the future, techniques to assess
Speaker: Dorothee Coppens (EUMETSAT)
45m
12:45 13:00
Break (joint with WMO Symposium)
15m
13:00 13:45
Future earth system observations: What might be important in the future, techniques to assess
Speaker: Craig Donlon (ESA)
45m
13:45 14:00
Break
15m
14:00 14:45
Future earth system observations: What might be important in the future, techniques to assess
Speaker: Natalia Donoho (NOAA)
45m
14:45 15:00
Break
15m
15:00 15:45
What role can non-operational observations play now and in the future, e.g. from field campaigns or from "citizen" observing networks
Speaker: Roger Randriamampianina (Norwegian Meteorological Institute)
45m
15:45 16:00
Break (joint with WMO Symposium)
15m
16:00 16:45
"All-sky, all-surface": how well are obs used over all surfaces, where are there issues and what leads are there in the science to solve this?
Speaker: Alan Geer (ECMWF)
45m
16:45 17:00
Break
15m
17:00 18:00
Poster session 13 (joint with WMO Symposium)
1h
18:00 18:05
Close of Annual Seminar
5m

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