Third International Science and Planning Workshop
on Years of the Maritime Continent (YMC)

Agenda

Date :

Tuesday, March 14 - Thursday, March 16, 2017

(Side event : Monday, March 13, 2017)


Venue :

The National University of Malaysia (UKM), Bangi, Selangor, MALAYSIA.

International Organizing Committee :

Fredolin Tangang (UKM, Malaysia) ... Chair
Kunio Yoneyama (JAMSTEC, Japan) ... Co-Chair
Chidong Zhang (NOAA/PMEL, US)

Local Organizing Committee :

Fredolin Tangang (UKM) ... Chair
Marlia Mohd Hanafiah (UKM) ... Depuy Chair
Ambun Dindang (MetMalaysia)
Mohd Hanafy Gausmian (UKM)
Asamuddin Abu Hassan (UKM)

Nunul Safaniza Che Asri (UKM)

Purposes :

a) Coordination among observations/modeling.

b) Summing up Implemening plan document.

c) Discussion about the interaction between MC countries and others.

d) Determine data management procedures.

Brief Summary :

A brief summary of the workshop is available from [here].


Disclaimer :

This workshop was designed to discuss for science purposes only. All toponyms or geographical nomenclature found in the presentation files are soley the view of the authors and do not necessarily represent that of the all workshop participants nor the YMC community.

Program :

Day-0: Monday, March 13

09:00 - 12:30
Side event
   
Special Lectures by
   
Dr. Chidong Zhang (NOAA/PMEL)
   
"Maritime Continent: Its importance to global weather-climate and its challenge to regional prediction"
   
Dr. Sue Chen (NRL)
   
"Prediction barrier of Maritime Continent"
   
Dr. Fredolin Tangang (UKM)
   
"From floods to droughts in Malaysia and Maritime Continent: Roles of intra-seasonal to inter-annual modes of variability and complex regional ocean-atmosphere interactions"
   
Dr. Mohd Hisham Mohd Anip (MetMalaysia)
   
"MetMalaysia operation in weather and climate monitoring and forecasting: Progress, gaps and challenges"
 

Day-1: Tuesday, March 14

08:30 - 09:00
Registration
09:00 - 09:30
Opening Remarks
09:30 - 09:50
Photo Session & Coffee Break
09:50 - 11:20
Session-1  Review of Progress since the 2nd WS
   
   - Funded or previously proposed Intensive Observations -
11:20 - 12:20
Session-2  Review of Progress since the 2nd WS
   
   - National Reports & Modeling Activities -
12:20 - 13:50
Lunch
13:50 - 15:20
Session-3  Review of Current Observations in the MC Region
15:20 - 15:40
Coffee Break
15:40 - 16:40
Session-4  New Proposals of IOs and Modeling Activities
16:40 - 17:10
Session-5  Synergy with Relevant Projects
   
Presentation files can be viewed from BMKG YMC web site.
 

Day-2: Wednesday, March 15

09:00 - 09:45
Session-6  Self Introduction
09:45 - 10:15
Session-7  Open Q & A
10:15 - 10:30
Session-8  Discussion on Breakout Session Topics
10:30 - 11:00
Coffee Break
11:00 - 12:30
Session-9  Breakout Session - 1 (Location)
   
   Topic-1   Northern MC
   
   Topic-2   Central MC
   
   Topic-3   Southern MC
12:30 - 13:30
Lunch
13:30 - 14:15
Session-10  Reports from Breakout Session - 1
14:15 - 16:15
Session-11  Breakout Session - 2 (Method)
   
   Topic-1   Observations
   
   Topic-2   Modeling
   
16:15 - 17:45
Session-12  Reports from Breakout Session - 2
 

Day-3: Thursday, March 16

09:00 - 10:00
Session-13  Data Management
10:00 - 11:00
Session-14  Implementation Plan
11:00 - 11:30
Coffee Break
11:30 - 12:30
Session-15  Wrap-up [Action Items]
12:30 - 13:30
Lunch
13:30 - 14:30
Session-16  Free Discussion
14:30
Adjourn

Participants

Remarks :

a) Original Agenda as of March 7, 2017 can be found from [here].

b) Presentation files may contain unpublished works. It is not allowed to reuse without consent from the author(s).

Contact :

For further information, please contact to ymc-joffice