2001 User's Workshop

Monday, August 20 - 0830-1220
Mixing Processes and Sub-Grid Scale Parameterizations
Co-Chairmen: James C. McWilliams and William G. Large

0830 - Registration

0850 - Welcome and Logistics (Haidvogel, Arango, Ezer)

0900 - Representing Vertical Mixing in Ocean Models: An Overview.
William G. Large, National Center for Atmospheric Research, USA.
Invited Lecture

0940 - Waves, Boundary Layers and Turbulence.
George L. Mellor, Princeton University, USA.
Invited Lecture

1020 - Comparison of Vertical Mixing Parameterizations for the Wind-driven Coastal Ocean.
Scott Durski, College of Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences, Oregon State University, USA.
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1040 - Break



1100 - Numerical Modeling of Nearshore Circulation Using a Primitive Equation Model.
Priscilla Newberger and John Allen, College of Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences, Oregon State University, USA.

1120 - Modeling Frontal Subduction with ROMS.
Bjørn ┼dlandsvik and W. Paul Budgell, Institute of Marine Research, Bergen, Norway.

1140 - Downslope Mixing and the Use of Sigma Ocean Models for Climate Studies.
Tal Ezer, Princeton University, USA.

1200 - Implementation of MPDATA and Isoneutral Diffusion in Sigma-Coordinate Ocean Models.
Jens Debernard, Norwegian Meteorological Institute, Oslo, Norway.




1220 - Lunch



Monday, August 20 - 1330-1730
Numerics and Models
Co-Chairmen: Dale B. Haidvogel and John L. Wilkin

1330 - The New Computational Kernel of ROMS.
Alexander F. Shchepetkin, Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California at Los Angeles, USA.
Invited Lecture

1410 - Comparisons of Numerical Aspects in POM and ROMS.
Tal Ezer, Princeton University, USA.
PPT

1430 - A Comparison of POM and ROMS for Modeling Internal Tides in Weak Stratification.
Robin Robertson and Aike Beckmann, Alfred Wegener Institut für Polar- und Meeresforschung, Bremerhaven, Germany.

1450 - The Application of POM to the Cavity Beneath the Amery Ice Shelf.
John Hunter, Antarctic Cooperative Research Centre, University of Tasmania, Australia.
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1510 - On Internal Pressure Errors in Sigma-Coordinate Ocean Models.
Jarle Berntsen, Department of Mathematics, University of Bergen, Norway.




1530 - Break



1550 - A Description of the NCOM Model.
Paul Martin and Alan Wallcraft, Naval Research Laboratory Stennis Space Center, MS, USA.
PPT

1610 - The Development of a New Ocean Circulation Model in the Sigma Coordinate System: Numerical Basin Tests and Application to the Western North Atlantic Ocean.
Gary A. Zarillo and Sang Sup Yuk, Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, FL, USA.

1630 - ROMS Embedded Gridding, Test and Application for the Simulation of the Central Upwelling of the Pacific Coast of the United States.
Pierrick Penven, Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, UCLA,
Laurent Debreu, Institut d'Informatique et Mathematiques Appliquees de Grenoble, France,
Patrick Marchesiello, Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, UCLA, USA.
PPT

1650 - Nesting Ocean Model for Parallel Vector Processors.
Yasumasa Miyazawa, Institute for Global Change Research/ FRSGC, Japan
Akihiro Musa, NEC Corporation, Inc., Japan,
Koji Ogochi, Information Technologies of Japan, Inc., Japan.
PPT

1710 - Eddy-Resolving Simulations of the Asian Marginal Seas and Kuroshio Using ROMS.
Y. Tony Song, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA,
Tao Tang, Hong Kong Baptist University, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong.
PPT




1800 - Group photograph and Dinner reception for registrants, NCAR's Mesa Lab.



Tuesday, August 21 - 0830-1230
Regional and Coastal Applications
Co-Chairmen: John S. Allen and Tal Ezer

0830 - Equilibrium Structure and Dynamics of the California Current System
James C. McWilliams, Patrick Marchesiello, and Alexander F. Shchepetkin, Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, UCLA, USA.
Invited Lecture

0910 - Modeling the California Current System Mesoscale Observations: Eddy Dynamics and Limits in Predictability.
Di Lorenzo E., Miller A.J., Nielson D.J., Cornuelle B., Scripps Institute of Oceanography, USA,
Moisan J.R., NASA/GSFC Wallops Flight Facility, USA.

0930 - Coupled Global and Regional Circulation Models for the Coastal Gulf of Alaska.
Albert. J. Hermann, University of Washington, Seattle,
Dale. B. Haidvogel, Rutgers University, New Brunswick,
E. L. Dobbins and P. J. Stabeno, PMEL/NOAA, Seattle.

0950 - A Modeling Study on the Transport Reversal at Taiwan Strait
D.S. Ko, R.H. Preller, G.A. Jacobs, Naval Research Laboratory,
T.Y. Tang, S.F. Lin, National Taiwan University

1010 - Modeling Low-Latititude Western Boundary Currents and the Indonesian Throughflow using POM.
B. Bang, T. Jensen, T. Miyama, H. Mitsudera and T. Qu, International Pacific Research Center, University of Hawaii, USA, and Frontier Research System for Global ChangeTokyo, Japan.
PPT




1030 - Break



1050 - Idealized River Plume Simulations.
Robert Hetland, Department of Oceanography Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, USA.
PPT

1110 - Modeling Flow Over Steep Topography with Strong Stratification: The Circulation around Astoria Canyon.
Michael Dinniman and John Klinck, Center for Coastal Physical Oceanography, Old Dominion University, USA.
PPT

1130 - Using ROMS Lagrangian-Float Simulations to Estimate Exchange Rates Between Spatial Compartments in a Tidal Estuary.
Mark Hadfield, National Institute for Water and Atmospheric Research, New Zealand.
PPT

1150 - How Topographic Smoothing Contributes to Differences Between the Eddy Flows Simulated by Sigma- and Z-level Models.
Thierry Penduff, Bernard Barnier, Marie-Aurelie Kerbiriou, and Jacques Verron.
PPT

1210 - Comparison of a Z-level GPOM and the POM for the Arctic-North Atlantic Oceans.
Sirpa Hakkinen and Jelena Marshak, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD, USA.




1230 - Lunch



Tuesday, August 21 - 1330-1530
Data Assimilation
Co-Chairmen: Hernan G. Arango and Pierre F. Lermusiaux

1330 - The All-Purpose Adjoint Model.
Andrew Moore, University of Colorado, Boulder, USA.
Invited Lecture

1410 - Advanced Data Assimilation Schemes: Physical and Interdisciplinary Research.
Pierre F. Lermusiaux, Harvard University, Cambridge, USA.
Invited Lecture
PPT

1450 - Subsurface Analysis of Mesoscale Variability Inferred from Altimetry: Assimilation into ROMS by Intermittent Optimal Interpolation
John L. Wilkin, Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences, Rutgers University, USA.
PPT

1510 - Data Assimilation Efforts for Oregon Shelf Flows.
Alexander L. Kurapov, Peter R. Oke, Lana Erofeeva, J. S. Allen, Gary D. Egbert, Robert N. Miller, College of Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences, Oregon State University, USA.




1530 - Break



Tuesday, August 21 - 1530-1700
Poster Session

1530 - A Code for Assimilation of Sea Surface Data into POM.
Alexey Yaremchuk, Institute for Global Change Research, FRSGC, Japan

1530 - Use of Coupled Circulation/Biogeochemical Models to Assess Potential Coastal Carbon Flux Study Field Programs.
John R. Moisan, Laboratory for Hydrospheric Processes, NASA/GSFC Wallops Flight Facility, Wallops Island, VA, USA.

1530 - Coupling a Bottom Boundary Layer in the Generalized Terrain-Following.
Y. Tony Song and Yi Chao, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA, USA.

1530 - A Rapidly Relocatable Version of POM.
Germana Peggion, University of Southern Mississippi, USA,
Daniel N. Fox, Naval Research Lab, Stennis Space Center, MS, USA.
PPT

1530 - Long Term Simulation of Transport Using Spatially and Temporally Aggregated Models.
Brian Williams, University of Newcastle, Australia.

1530 - A Coastal Circulation Now/Forecast System for Texas-Louisiana Continental Shelf.
K.-J. Joseph Yip, Matthew K. Howard and Robert O. Reid, Department of Oceanography Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, USA.

1530 - A Prototype Nowcast/Forecast System for Prince William Sound, Alaska.
Inkweon Bang and Christopher, N.K. Mooers, Ocean Prediction Experimental Laboratory, Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, University of Miami.

1530 - Running POM on a Beowulf Cluster.
Stephen Cousins and Huijie Xue, School of Marine Sciences, University of Maine.
PPT




Wednesday, August 22 - 0830-1230
Model testing, tools and evaluation
Co-Chairmen: George L. Mellor and Robert Hetland

0830 - Ocean Modeling Test Cases.
Dale B. Haidvogel, Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences, Rutgers University, USA.
Invited Lecture

0910 - A Community Terrain-Following Ocean Modeling System
Hernan G. Arango, Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences, Rutgers University, USA.
PPT

0940 - Parallelizing ROMS for Distributed Memory Machines using SMS.
Daniel Schaffer, NOAA/ERL/Forecast Systems Lab, Boulder, USA.
PPT




1010 - Break



1030 - Matlab Tools: SeaGrid and SeaSlice Tutorials.
Kate Hedström, Arctic Region Supercomputer Center, University of Alaska, Fairbanks, USA,
Charles R. Denham, U.S. Geological Survey, Woods Hole, MA, USA,
PPT

1110 - Discussions



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