13th Session of the Asian-Australian Monsoon Panel (AAMP13)

Saturday, October 26, 2013 to Sunday, October 27, 2013
Event City: 
Event Description: 

Macao, China


Saturday, 26 October, 2013 - Sunday, 27 October, 2013



Last update: Final


Saturday, October 26, 2013


9:00 to 12:30

Chair's introduction and meeting goals

T. Zhou and C. Ereno


Review CLIVAR SSG-20 action items

C. Ereno and T. Zhou


CLIVAR VAMOS and WCRP regional activities in Latin America

C. Ereno


New Member Presentations:


H. Annamalai


R. Krishnan by Zhou/Kitoh


G. Martin

  Y. Xue


Lunch Break


13:30 – 17:30

New Member Presentations (cont.)

  J. Vialard by Zhou


CLIVAR Grand Challenge 2: Decadal Variability

T. Zhou


Invited Guest Presentation: Australian Monsoon in climate models

A. Moise


Invited Guest Presentation: Similarities and differences in the past, present and future monsoon

H. Ueda by A Kitoh


CMIP5 coordinated analysis-monsoon future change

A. Turner,T. Zhou, and A. Kitoh


AAMP-Monsoon Asia Integrated Regional Study  (MAIRS) Collaboration

T. Zhou


AAMP-IMBER presentation

M. Lengaigne by T.Zhou


Relocation of the CLIVAR Project Office and IITM CLIVAR Activities

C. Ereno and S. Rao


Open session: Discussion of new research opportunities

  • Within AAMP
  • Cross-programmatic linkages (e.g., GEWEX, CORDEX, IMBER, MAIRS, WWRP Monsoon Panel)
  C. Ereno 

AAMP Executive Session


Reorganization of Monsoon Research in WCRP

  K. Sperber, H. Hendon, C. Ereno
  • JSC Response to PMAP proposal
  • Development of a Monsoon Panel
  • Establishment of Working Groups?
  • Future plan and priorities

AAMP business

T. Zhou, C. Ereno

  • Membership
  • Next meeting

 Sunday, October 27, 2013 (Joint w/ WGNE MJO Task Force)


Morning Session – joint between MJOTF and AAMP



Introduction from co-chairs of AAMP and MJOTF. Include time for quick introduction from everyone in room

M. Wheeler


S2S project discussion

led by Andy Robertson (with support from S2S members Duane Waliser, Steve Woolnough, June-Yi Lee, and Harry Hendon)


Morning breaK



CLIVAR Grand Challenge on “Intraseasonal, seasonal and interannual variability and predictability of monsoon systems.”

Led by Andy Turner


End of AAMP-13


AAMP13 will take place on 26-27 October 2013, before the WMO Fifth International Workshop on Monsoons (IWM-V)

Meeting venue Hotel Royal Macau


See IWM-V Second Circular(23 July 2013)

Visa information

Participants should hold passport or a valid document/visa for entry to Macao, China. For details please refer to http://www.fsm.gov.mo/psp/eng/EDoN.html