Programme of Sodankylä Summer School 2005


Saturday 4 June

Arrival of participants


Sunday 5 June

12:30 - 13:00: Introduction of participants, General Presentation of the course’s objectives and practical matters

13:00 - 15:00: Stability dependence of the roughness length for urban and vegetated surfaces(S. Zilitinkevich)       Presentation (pdf)

15:00 - 17:00: Introduction to and visit to the micrometeorological mast (M. Aurela)   Presentation (pdf)


Monday 6 June

9:30 – 11:30: Large eddy enhancement of convective heat and mass transfer over very rough surfaces (S. Zilintikevich)     Presentation (pdf)

13:00 – 14:00: Aggregating fluxes and surface characteristics of heterogeneous surface (N-O. Jensen)   Presentation (pdf)

14:00 – 17:00: Exchange of momentum, heat and mass by forest canopies (Timo Vesala)  Presentation (pdf)        Additional material (pdf)


Tuesday 7 June

9:30 -11:30: Student presentations:

Atmospheric transport and deposition of coarse solid particles: relations with PBL and underlying terrain: Marko Kaasik (Univ. Tartu)           Presentation (pdf)

On Formula’s to estimate the stable boundary layer depth in practical applications: Gert-Jan Steeneveld (Wageningen Univ., NL)                Presentation (pdf)

13:00 – 15:30: Aggregating fluxes and surface characteristics of heterogeneous surface (N-O. Jensen)
Presentation (see above)

15:30 -17:00: Student presentations and exercises:

Monitoring HIRLAM with Cabauw data: Cisco De Bruijn (KNMI)    Presentation (pdf)

On the influence of self-correlation on the flux-gradient relationships in the stable boundary layer:
Peter Baas (KNMI)   Presentation (pdf)


Wednesday 8 June

9:30 – 11:00: Stable PBL over complex surfaces(S. Zilitinkevich)  List of references

Related material by Veniamin Perov et al.

11:00 – 12:00: The urban PBL: structure and modelling (Alexander Baklanov)   Presentation (pdf)

13:30 - 14:00: The urban PBL: structure and modelling (Alexander Baklanov)    Presentation (pdf)

14:30 - 15:00: Turbulence observed during a total solar eclipse: a particular PBL behaviour (Guy Schayes)                   Presentation (pdf)

15:00 – 16:30: Re-stating the PBL parameters in off-line dispersion models (Mikhail Sofiev) Presentation (pdf)

16:30 -17:30: Student presentations:

Implementation of a multi-urban classification and the urban heat island effect using the mesoscale model MM5: an insight of the ATREUS project: Agnes Dudek (     Presentation (pdf)

Street canyon simulation comparing with wind tunnel experiment: Jose Luis Santiago (CIEMAT)  
Presentation (pdf)


Thursday 9 June

9:30 – 11:30: Mesoscale effects and PBL (Hannu Savijärvi)            Handout  (pdf)

11:30 – 12:00: The urban PBL: structure and modelling (Alexander Baklanov)         Presentation (pdf)

14:00 – 16: 00: High-resolution simulation of interactions in the urban canopy and boundary layer (A. Martilli)
Presentations  (pdf1) (pdf2) (References)

16:00 -  16:30:  Convection over leads in sea ice (S. Zilitinkevich)   Presentation (pdf)

16:30 – 18:30:  Working Group discussions on urban meteorology (incl. FUMAPEX): linkages between NWP and
air quality models    Introduction (pdf) by A.Baklanov

Extending Martilli's urban boundary layer scheme: off-line validation over different urban surfaces (G.Schayes). Presentation pdf  

Friday 10 June

9:30 – 11:00: Current status for the PBL in ARPEGE-ALADIN, the GABLS experiment and the future with a TKE scheme (E. Bazile)            Presentation (pdf)

11:00 – 11:30: Historical perspectives of the surface schemes in NWP (E. Bazile)       Presentation (pdf)

13:30 – 15:30: Surface processes and assimilation of surface variables in operational NWP models: HIRLAM formulation (Ernesto Rodriguez )         Presentation (pdf)

15:30 – 17:30: Working Group discussions on Northern Temperature Problems in HIRLAM – ARPEGE, including
Student presentation: 
Preparation of observational data for verification of HIRLAM data against Sodankylä mast (Y. Atlaskin, RSHU)             Presentation (pdf)


Saturday 11 June

9:30 – 11:30: Modelling of transient vegetation and soil related processes (Patrick Samuelsson)  Presentation (ppt, unconvertible to pdf!)

11:30 – 13:00: Student presentations:

Atmospheric flow in the coastal area - A combined model and observation study: (Jesper Nissen, Risö)      Presentation (pdf)

Air quality forecasting system for Torino urban area: meteorological analysis and model  sensitivity to dispersion parameterisations during a Winter Episode (Alessio D'Allura)     Presentation (pdf)


Sunday 12 June

14:00 – 16:00: Radiation and stable PBL (Hannu Savijärvi)   Presentation (pdf)

16:00 – 17:00: Sodankylä micrometeorological data utilization (Markku Kangas)  Presentation (pdf)

17:00 - 18:00:  Continuation of Working Group discussions on Northern Temperature Problems in HIRLAM – ARPEGE.


Monday 13 June

9:30 – 10:30: Momentum fluxes in HIRLAM (Niels Woetman Nielsen)      Presentation (pdf)

10:30- 11:30 Parametrisation of orography-related momentum fluxes in HIRLAM (Laura Rontu) Presentation (pdf)          Additional material (pdf)

11:30 – 12:00: LES of stably stratified flows: technique, achievements and challenges (Igor Esau)
13:30 – 15:00: LES of stably stratified flows: technique, achievements and challenges (Igor Esau)
            Presentations (pdf)

15:00 – 16:00: Modelling of the snow cover (Timo Vihma)       Presentation (pdf)

16.00 – 17:00: Wrap up of Course experience

Tuesday 14 June

Participants leave