8th Session of the Working Group on Ocean Model Development
UK Met Office Hadley Centre, Exeter, UK
Thursday, 30 April, 2009 - Friday, 1 May, 2009
Download here an overview of the meeting agenda items with the main questions that were addressed.
29April evening: quasi-working dinner together (after completion of mesoscale eddy workshop)
30April (9am start)
CORE presentations and discussions (bulk of day)
-Goal: develop detailed strawman protocol for CORE-II, and initiate a comparison project amongst panel members and interested others.
-Goal: scrutinize the REOS website, anticipating public release soon after Exeter.
01May (9am start):
Decadal prediction presentations and discussion
-Goal: articulate WGOMD’s role in helping to address the research needs of decadal climate prediction.
-member presentations (time allowing).
CORE-II Update from DRAKKAR - Anne Marie Treguier and Guran Madec
The impact of initial conditions on decadal climate predictions - Doug Smith, Nick Dunstone, Rosie Eade, James Murphy, Holger Pohlmann, Adam Scaife
Download in three separate files: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3
Reports of ocean modeling activity updates
S. Griffies (co-Chair), H. Drange (co-Chair), H. Banks, G. Danabasoglu, M. England, R. Greatbatch, G. Madec, H. Tsujino
C. Böning, M. Alonso Balmaseda, E. Chassignet, R. Gerdes, A.-M. Treguier, M. Roberts, D. Smith
The meeting will be held at the Met Office Hadley Centre, Exeter UK following the CLIVAR Workshop on Ocean Mesoscale Eddies that has been organized by WGOMD.
The meeting will commence on the evening of the 29th April with a working dinner. Details will be given closer to the time.
A block booking has been organized for WGOMD and the speakers of the workshop at: