COST-728/NetFAM workshop on "Integrated systems of meso-meteorological and chemical transport models"
DMI, Copenhagen, 21-23 May 2007

- Links updated 29.10.2007

Monday 21 May

Opening and introduction

Registration

Opening of the meeting - Peter Aakjaer, director of DMI

Info about practical arrangements

Integrated systems: on-line and off-line coupling of meteorological and air quality models, advantages and disadvantages. Alexandr Baklanov
abstract (pdf)
presentation (pdf)

On-line and off-line coupled systems

Online coupled meteorology and chemistry models in the U.S. Yang Zhang
abstract (pdf)
presentation (pdf)

Afternoon session, chaired by Barbara Fay

Description, application, and verification of a state-of-the-art fully coupled multiscale air quality and weather prediction model (WRF/Chem). Georg Grell
abstract (pdf)
presentation (pdf)

LM-ART - Aerosols and reactive gases within LM. Heike Vogel
extended abstract (pdf)
presentation (pdf)

Integrated modelling systems in Australia, CSIRO. Peter Manins
extended abstract (pdf)
presentation (pdf)

Chemical modelling with WRF/Chem and CHASER in Japan. Masayuki Takigawa
extended abstract (pdf)
presentation (pdf)

The on-line coupled mesoscale climate-chemistry model MCCM - a modelling tool for short episodes as well as for climate periods. Peter Suppan
extended abstract (pdf)
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BOLCHEM, an integrated system for meteorology and atmospheric composition. Alberto Maurizi
extended abstract (pdf)
presentation (pdf)


Tuesday 22 May

Morning session, chaired by Laura Rontu

Multiscale atmospheric chemistry modelling with GEM-AQ. Jacek Kaminski
abstract (pdf)
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A multiscale modelling approach putting special emphasis on the efficient treatment of urban plumes. John Douros
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Operational ozone forecasts for Austria. Marcus Hirtl
extended abstract (pdf)
presentation (pdf)

Coupling of air quality and weather forecasting - plans and progress at met.no. Viel Ĝdegaard
extended abstract (pdf)
presentation (pdf)

ENVIRO-HIRLAM: on-line integrated system. Ulrik Korsholm et al.
abstract (pdf)
presentation (pdf)

HIRLAM/HARMONIE-ACT models integration session

Definition of the discussion topics, start of discussions. Conveners: Alexander Baklanov and Sander Tijm

Discussion presentations:
Introduction. Alexandr Baklanov
presentation (pdf)
Introduction. Sander Tijm
presentation (pdf)

Included in the session:
Some experiences using the non-hydrostatic model AROME as driver for the MATCH model. Lennart Robertson and Valentin Fontescu.
abstract (pdf)
presentation (pdf)

Modeling of air pollution from urban to regional scale: DMI-CAC. Allan Gross.
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Notes on discussion. Laura Rontu, Alexandr Baklanov (draft 28 May 2007)
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Follow-up document. Sander Tijm, Alexandr Baklanov (draft 28 May 2007)
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Afternoon session, chaired by Jacek Kaminski

Aerosol species in the AQ forecasting system of FMI: possibilities for coupling with NWP models. Mihail Sofiev
abstract (pdf)
presentation (pdf)

The online coupled atmospheric-chemistry-aerosol model LM-MUSCAT. Oswald Knoth
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The PRISM support initiative, COSMOS and OASIS4. Rene Redler
extended abstract (pdf)
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Running the SILAM model comparatively with ECMWF and HIRLAM meteorological fields - a case study in Lapland. Marko Kaasik
extended abstract (pdf)
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Wednesday 23 May

Morning session, chaired by Valentin Foltescu

Coupling global CTMs to ECMWF integrated system for forecast and data assimilation within GEMS. Johannes Flemming
extended abstract (pdf)
presentation (pdf)

Off-line model integration: EU practices, interfaces and possible strategies for harmonisation. Barbara Fay and Sandro Finardi
extended abstract (pdf)
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Impact of Nesting Methods on Model Performance. Ursula Bungert and Heinke Schlünzen
extended abstract (pdf)
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New COST Action - Chemical weather forecasting. Mihail Sofiev
presentation (pdf)

Discussions / Round table
to build a joint strategy recommendations and requirements. Convener: Ranjeet Sokhi

Overview and items for discussion. Ranjeet Sokhi
presentation (pdf)

1. Online and offline coupling of meteorological and air quality models
(Raporters: Jacek Kaminski and Valentin Foltescu)
introduction (pdf)
minutes (pdf) by Valentin Foltescu and Jacek Kaminski

2. Implementation of feedback mechanisms, direct and indirect effects of aerosols
(Raporters: Yang Zhang and Georg Grell)
introduction (pdf)

3. Advanced interfaces between NWP and ACT models
(Raporters: Barbara Fay and Sandro Finardi)
introduction (pdf)
minutes (pdf) by Barbara Fay

4. Model validation studies, including air quality-related episode cases
(Raporter: Mihail Sofiev)
introduction (pdf)

Closure of the meeting