Symposium on


Progress of the MJO research through the field campaigns



Date

July 23 (Wed) - 25 (Fri), 2014

Venue

Centennial Hall, Sapporo Campus, Hokkaido University
Kita 8, Nishi 5, Kita-ku, Sapporo, Hokkaido 060-0808, Japan
Access & Campus map

Purpose

The purpose of this symposium is to review the progress on the MJO research since the field campaign CINDY/DYNAMO/AMIE/LASP as well as relevant projects such as HARIMAU. In addition, future research direction on this research field will be discussed.

Registration Fee

All attendees are requested to pay registration fee (10 USD or 1000 JPY) at the reception desk of the venue.

Contact

For more information, please contact to cindy2011-info [at] jamstec.go.jp



Program     - Draft as of July 11, 2014 -

Day 1: July 23 (Wed)

09:00 – 09:30
Registration     Note. The hall will not be open before 09:00
09:30 – 09:40
Logistics
09:40
Session-1   (Chair: Kunio Yoneyama)
09:40 – 10:10
Robert A. Houze, Jr., Hannah C. Barnes, Scott W. Powell, Angela K. Rowe, and Manuel D. Zuluaga, "Insights based on the S-PolKa radar in DYNAMO"
10:10 – 10:40
Richard H. Johnson, Paul E. Ciesielski, James H. Ruppert, Jr., Caitlin M. Fine, Erin L. Dagg, and Thomas Birner, "MJO dynamics deduced from CINDY/DYNAMO sounding data"
10:40 – 11:10
Chuck Long, Jennifer Comstock, Zhe Feng, Samson Hagos, and Laura Riihimaki,"MJO Research Efforts of the PNNL Climate Physics Group"
11:10 – 11:40
Shuyi S. Chen and Brandon Kerns "ITCZ, Dry Air, and MJO Initiation"
11:40 – 13:00
Lunch
13:00
Session-2   (Chair: Masaki Katsumata)
13:00 – 13:30
Chidong Zhang and David Zermeno. "Shallow Clouds of MJO and non-MJO Convective Events"
13:30 – 14:00
Courtney Schumacher, "SMART-R convective statistics, Kelvin waves and heating profiles observed during DYNAMO/CINDY/AMIE"
14:00 – 14:30
Jennifer L. Davison, "Boundary Layer Structure during the AMIE/CINDY2011/DYNAMO Campaign"
14:30 – 15:00
Hugo Bellenger, "Moisture variability processes in the lower atmosphere during CINDY/DYNAMO"
15:00 – 15:30
Break
15:30
Session-3   (Chair: Ryuichi Shirooka)
15:30 – 16:00
Biao Geng, Masaki Katsumata, and Kunio Yoneyama, "Structure of Precipitating Systems Associated with MJO-1 Observed by the Research Vessel Mirai during CINDY2011"
16:00 – 16:30
Masaki Katsumata, "The observed convective systems in southern ITCZ during CINDY/DYNAMO"
16:30 – 17:00
Kazuyoshi Kikuchi "Multiscale structure of the MJO events observed during the CINDY/DYNAMO field campaign"
17:00 – 17:30
Kazuaki Yasunaga, TBD
17:30
Adjourn

Day 2: July 24 (Thu)

09:00
Session-4   (Chair: Shuichi Mori)
09:00 – 09:30
Toshi Shinoda, Weiqing Han, Tommy Jensen, Maria Flatau, Sue Chen, Yuanlong Li, Chunzai Wang, "Modeling of ocean variability during CINDY/DYNAMO"
09:30 – 10:00
Sue Chen, Maria Flatau, Jerome Schmidt, Tommy G. Jensen, Toshiaki Shinoda, and Paul May, "The role of diurnal SST variation and the large-scale atmospheric waves on the CINDY/DYNAMO moist resurgent processes"
10:00 – 10:30
Maria Flatau, Sue Chen, Tommy G. Jensen, Toshiaki Shinoda, Paul May, Dariusz Baranowski, "Wave/wave and atmosphere/ocean interaction in MJO initiation"
10:30 – 11:00
Break
11:00 – 11:30
Simon de Szoeke, "Intraseasonal Thermal Equilibrium between the Atmospheric Boundary Layer and the Upper Ocean"
11:30 – 12:00
Chris W. Fairall, Simon de Szoeke, James B. Edson, Chris Zappa, Alan Brewer, Dan Wolfe, Ludovic Bariteau, Sergio Pezoa, "Air-sea flux errors associated with using daily-averaged bulk meteorological variables"
12:00 – 13:30
Lunch
13:30
Session-5   (Chair: Tomoki Miyakawa)
13:30 – 14:00
Kelvin Richards, "Diurnal, Intraseasonal and Interannual Variability of SST in the Southern Tropical Indian Ocean"
14:00 – 14:30
Ayako Seiki, Masaki Katsumata, Takanori Horii, Takuya Hasegawa, Kelvin J. Richards, Kunio Yoneyama, and Ryuichi Shirooka "Abrupt cooling associated with the oceanic Rossby wave and lateral advection during CINDY2011"
14:30 – 15:00
Tamaki Suematsu, "Transition of boreal winter MJO characteristics in relation with seasonal changes in SST distribution"
15:00 – 15:30
Break
15:30
Session-6   (Chair: Kazuaki Yasunaga)
15:30 – 16:00
Tomoe Nasuno, "Overview of the near-realtime forecasts using NICAM during the CINDY2011/DYNAMO period and ongoing plan"
16:00 – 16:30
Tomoki Miyakawa, "Convective momentum transport features of the CINDY/DYNAMO MJO event simulated by NICAM"
16:30 – 17:00
Tetsuya Takemi, "Environmental controls of the structure and intensity of convective systems under tropical and miidlatitude environment conditions"
17:00 – 17:30
TBD
17:30
Adjourn

Day 3: July 25 (Fri)

09:00
Session-7   (Chair: Hugo Bellenger)
09:00 – 09:30
Hisayuki Kubota, Kunio Yoneama, Tomoe Nasuno, and Jun-Ichi Hamada, "Westward propagating maritime continent convection during the preconditioning stage of the Madden-Julian Oscillation"
09:30 – 10:00
Nurhayati, N. F. Riama , Marjuki, D. Amrina, "Madden-Julian Oscillation (MJO) a trigger of Winter Monsoon onset in Indonesia"
10:00 – 10:30
Masatomo Fujiwara, "Soundings of Ozone and Water in the Equatorial Region (SOWER) 1998 - 2014 and beyond"
10:30 – 10:50
Break
10:50
Session-8   (Chair: Kunio Yoneyama)
10:50 – 11:20
Jean-Philippe Duvel, "Aeroclipper surface measurements under convective systems and in tropical cyclones"
11:20 – 11:40
Masaki Katsumata, "New polarized C-band Doppler radar onboard the R/V Mirai"
11:40 – 12:10
Kunio Yoneyama, "JAMSTEC new observation plan in the eastern Indian Ocean and the Maritime Continent in 2015 and 2017 based on the knowledge obtained from CINDY/DYNAMO"
12:10 – 13:30
Lunch
13:30 – 15:00
General Discussion on the future direction
15:00 – 16:00
Wrap-up
16:00
Adjourn