Workshop Schedule

Tuesday December 3rd, 2013

9:00-10:00
Registration and Coffee
10:00-10:10
Opening Remarks, Practical Information

*Keynote Presentation

Chair: Kevin Hamilton

10:10-11:10
Hisashi Nakamura (Univ. of Tokyo)
Multi-Scale Impacts of the Western boundary Currents and Associated Frontal Zones on the Atmosphere

Role of Oceanic Front on Air-Sea Interactions: Part-I

Chair: Nobumasa Komori

11:10-11:35
Niklas Schneider (IPRC)
Air-Sea Interaction at Weak Fronts of Sea Surface Temperature

11:35-12:00
Kohei Takatama (IPRC)
Atmospheric Response to Surface Stress Induced by the Kuroshio Current in the East China Sea
12:00-13:15
Lunch

Role of Oceanic Front on Air-Sea Interactions: Part-II

Chair: Toru Miyama

13:15-14:40
Hiroaki Tatebe (RIGC)
Roles of the Oceanic SST Fronts on the Atmosphere Represented by MIROC5 Coupled with a Nested Regional Ocean Model in the Kuroshio-Oyashio Confluence Zone
13:40-14:05
Bunmei Taguchi (ESC)
Response of Atmosphere-Ocean System to Latitudinal Shifts of the North Pacific Subarctic Frontal Zone: A Coupled GCM Experiment
14:05-14:30
Akira Kuwano-Yoshida (ESC)
Rapid Cyclogenesis over Midlatitude SST Fronts

Ocean Dynamics: Part-I

Chair: Kelvin Richards

14:30-14:55
Bo Qiu (UH)
Generation of the North Equatorial Undercurrent Jets by Triad Baroclinic Rossby Wave Interactions
14:55-15:20
Oleg Melnichenko (IPRC)
Multiple, Migrating Quasi-Zonal Jets in the Eastern North Pacific: A Look beneath the Surface
15:20-15:40
Coffee Break

Ocean Dynamics: Part-II

Chair: Yukio Masumoto

15:40-16:05
Masami Nonaka (RIGC)
Subsurface Temperature Structure Change in Association with Negative Pacific Decadal Oscillation since the Late 2000s
16:05-16:30
Tangdong Qu (IPRC)
Subthermocline Eddies in the Western Equatorial Pacific as Shown by OFES

16:30-16:55
Ryo Furue (IPRC)
Dynamics of the Leeuwin Current in an Inviscid, Variable-Density, Layer Model (with Additional Application to the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation)
16:55-17:20
Motoki Nagura (RIGC)
Meridional Heat Advection Due to Mixed Rossby Gravity Waves in the Equatorial Indian Ocean

Wednesday December 4th

Climate System and Variations

Chair: Motoki Nagura

9:30-9:55
Swadhin Behera (RIGC)
New Frontiers in Climate Variability and Predictability Studies

9:55-10:20
Hariharasubramanian Annamalai (IPRC)
CFES – A Laboratory Research Tool for Monsoon-Indian Ocean Climate Systems

10:20-10:45
Kelvin J. Richards (IPRC)
Intraseasonal to Interannual Variability of the Upper Ocean in the Southern Indian Ocean
10:45-11:10
Takuya Hasegawa (RIGC)
Relationship between New Guinea Coastal Upwelling and Different Type of El Niño in a Global Ocean-Atmosphere Coupled Model
11:10-11-30
Coffee Break

Development of CGCM and Assimilation

Chair: Oleg Melnichenko

11:30-11:55
Toru Miyama (RIGC)
Development of the New Version of the IPRC Regional Ocean-Atmosphere Coupled Model (iROAM)
11:55-12:20
Nobumasa Komori (ESC):
Development of an Ensemble-Based Data Assimilation System with a Coupled Atmosphere-Ocean GCM (II)
12:20-12:30
Photo Session
12:30-13:45
Lunch

Atmospheric Modeling

Chair: Akira Kuwano-Yoshida

13:45-14:10
Kevin Hamilton (IPRC)
Modeling Interannual Variations in Stratospheric Water Vapor

14:10-14:35
Tomoe Nasuno (RIGC)
Overview of NICAM Development and Simulation Results

14:35-15:00
Wataru Ohfuchi (ESC)
Variation of Hadley Circulation and Midlatitude Jet Strengths in Aqua Planet Experiment
15:00-15:25
Akira Yamazaki (ESC)
The Impact of Radiosonde Data over the Arctic Ocean on the Arctic Cyclone of August 2012
15:25-15:45
Coffee Break

High-Resolution OGCM and Visualization

Chair: Masami Nonaka

15:45-16:10
Hideharu Sasaki (ESC)
Seasonality of Submesoscale Activity around the Kuroshio Extension in the 1/30° North Pacific OFES
16:10-16:35
Yoshikazu Sasai (RIGC)
Impacts of Submesoscale Dynamics on the Phytoplankton Field in the Kuroshio Extension
16:35-17:00
Yumi Yamashita (ESC)
Visualization of Ocean Vortices and Streams Separated with Boundaries

Closing Remarks