PDC16 program

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Tuesday, Sept.20

9:00-9:05 Hui Wan: Welcome
9:00-9:30 Steve Ashby, Director of PNNL: Opening remarks (recording in “Examples of coupling issues I” below)

Morning session: Examples of coupling issues III

9:30-10:30 Xubin Zeng: (Keynote lecture) Examples of the dynamics-physics coupling in atmosphere, land, ocean, and sea ice models
11:00-11:20 Colin Zarzycki: Wind errors due to physics computation grid in high-resolution simulations
11:20-11:40 Peter Lauritzen: Conservation and coupling in CAM-SE
11:40-12:00 Vijay Mahadevan: Multi-mesh solution transfer algorithms for coupled physics problems with focus on accuracy and efficiency
12:00-12:20 Jinyun Tang: Three examples of poor land model performances resulting from asynchronous coupling of tightly coupled processes

Afternoon session: Modeling and coupling frameworks

13:30-14:30 David Randall: (Keynote lecture) Physics-dynamics coupling in super-parameterized models
14:30-14:50 Rusty Benson: Coarse-grained component concurrency in Earth System modeling
14:50-15:10 Peter Caldwell: Improving throughput of the ACME climate model by parallel splitting atmospheric physics and dynamics
15:10-15:30 Lanning Wang: A loose coupling scheme for the dynamical core and physics suite of CAM5.1
15:30-15:50 Zhenya Song: CESMTuner: Model-based process scheduling for long- term simulation of coupled climate system model

Wednesday, Sept. 21

Morning session: Experiences at Weather Forecast Centers I,II

9:00-10:00 Anton Beljaars: (Keynote lecture) Numerics of the Physics and the Physics of Numerics
10:00-10:20 Qiying Chen: Charney-Phillips vertical discretizations for physics in GRAPES_GFS model
10:20-10:40 Hongliang Zhang: Iteration scheme of physics and dynamics coupling in GRAPES_GFS

11:00-12:00 Günther Zängl: (Keynote lecture) The Icosahedral Nonhydrostatic (ICON) modelling system: physics-dynamics coupling and related aspects
12:00-12:20 Christiane Jablonowski: Gaining insight into the physics dynamics coupling via DCMIP idealized test cases

Thursday, Sept. 22

Morning session: Towards Future Models III

9:00-10:00 Alison Stirling: (Keynote lecture) Convection-dynamics coupling movie
10:00-10:20 Sylvie Malardel: Coupling the physics to the continuity equation in the ECMWF model

12:00-10:40 Jun-ichi Yano: Subgrid-scale parameterization and numerical algorithm
11:00-11:20 Wojciech Grabowski: Modeling condensation in nonhydrostatic cloudscale models
11:20-11:40 Kohei Kawano: Effort to improve the consistency in physics-dynamics coupling in the finite volume method
11:40-12:00 Song-You Hong: Investigation of diabatic heating effects in a nonhydrostatic regional model
12:00-12:20 Ben Shipway: Coupling finite difference physics parametrizations to a mixed finite element dynamical core

Afternoon session:  From a mathematical perspective

13:30-14:30 Daniel Hodyss: (Keynote lecture) The impact of noisy physics on physics-dynamics coupling
14:30-14:50 Hui Wan: Short-term Time Step Convergence in the Community Atmosphere Model
14:50-15:10 Bill Spotz: CMDV-Software: Climate modeling development & validation software modernization surge
15:10-15:30 Markus Gross: Closing remarks