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MAP Science Team Meeting, March 7-9, 2007, Inn and Conference Center, University of Maryland University College, Adelphi, Maryland

The MAP Program hosted a science team meeting to discuss MAP community activities and future direction, including identification of the science themes that may be included in the MAP ROSES 08 solicitation. All PIs and CO-Is were invited to attend.

The MAP solicitation in 2004 funded a set of large multi-disciplinary proposals responsible for development and application of comprehensive modeling and assimilation systems. Also funded were a set of smaller scale proposals focused on key scientific questions; in particular, investigations which exercised and evaluated the performance of the modeling systems funded in the multi-disciplinary proposals.

The meeting included plenary oral presentations and poster presentations. In addition, the Software Integration and Visualization Office (SIVO) addressed IT issues, ESMF-related questions and general ‘engineering’ questions associated with MAP investigations.

+ Agenda

Presentations available below for download.

+ MAP Program Overview and Status
Donald Anderson, NASA Headquarters

+ GEOS-5, Land, Ocean, Atmosphere
Michele Rienecker, Global Modeling and Assimilation Office (GMAO), NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC)

+ The "MAP '06 Project" and Support to NAMMA
William Lapenta, NASA Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC)
Oreste Reale, University of Maryland

+ Bias in Climate Models: A Weather-scale Approach to their Understanding
Richard Rood, University of Michigan

+ System Support
Michael Seablom, NASA GSFC

+ Earth System Modeling Framework (ESMF)
Cecelia Deluca, National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR)

+ Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS) ModelE: Recent Results, New Model Elements
Gavin Schmidt, NASA GSFC

+ Estimating the Circulation and Climate of the Ocean (ECCO-II)
John Marshall, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

+ Development of a Global Terrestrial Ecosystem Model
Nancy Kiang and Randy Koster, NASA GSFC

+ Abrupt Climate Change and Archeology
Thomas Sever, NASA MSFC

Polar Environments
Waleed Abdalati, NASA GSFC
+ Community Modeling Initiative
Kees Van der Veen, The University of Kansas
+ Potential NASA Contributinos to advancing atmospheric modeling in the Arctic and Antarctic
David Bromwich, The Ohio State University
+ GCM Parameterization Challenges at High Latitudes
Judith Curry, Georgia Institute for Technology

Hindcasts and Prediction
+ The Past is Prologue to the Future – Using Hindcasts to Test the Reliability of Earth System Science Models

Michael Prather, University of California Irvine
Jennifer Logan, Harvard University

Weather-Climate
+ Weather-Climate Reanalysis, Data Assimilation, Observing System Simulation Experiments (OSSEs)
Siegfried Schubert, NASA GSFC
+ Reanalyses in Weather/Climate and Toward Integrated Reanalysis for Earth Systems
Michael Bosilovich, NASA GSFC

+ Weather-(Climate?) Data Assimilation...can we get there from here?
Ron Gelaro, NASA GSFC
+ Observing System Simulation Experiments
Lars-Peter Riishojgaard, University of Maryland

 

 

 

 
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