Monthly Meeting (Only allowed for CCliCS members), Courses & Seminars

3rd CCliCS Workshop on Climate System Modeling


11/11、11/12、11/13, 2014


1st Meeting Room, 3F of North Wing, Humanities and Social Sciences Building, Academia Sinica

Campus of Academia Sinica(No. 24) 


Nov 11 (Tuesday)
08:00-08:30 Registration
08:30-09:00 Opening, Project Introduction, and Group Photo
09:00-09:40 CCliCS Progress Presentation: Hsu, Huang-Hsiung
09:40-10:20 Keynote talk: Chang, Ping (Texas A&M University)
  • Ocean Mesoscale Eddy-Atmosphere Interaction along the Kuroshio Extension
10:20-10:40 Break (tea time)
10:40-11:20 Keynote talk: Huang, Xiang-Lei (University of Michigan)
  • Sensitivity of modeled far-IR radiation budgets in polar continents to treatments of snow surface and ice cloud radiative properties
11:20-12:00 Keynote talk: Li, Frank
  • Characterizing Cloud-Radiation Biases and their Impacts on Water Vapor, Radiation, Dynamics and Circulation in Coupled Systems
12:00-13:30 Lunch
13:30-16:30 Poster Session + Break
16:30-17:10 Keynote talk: Ma, Hsi-Yen (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory)
  • How can we use short-term hindcast approach to understand systematic errors in climate models
17:10-17:50 Keynote talk: Miura, Hiroaki (University of Tokyo)
  • Recent studies using a global cloud-system-resolving model NICAM
17:50-20:00 Banquet



Nov 12 (Wednesday)
09:00-09:40 Keynote talk: Rasch, Philip (Pacific Northwest National Laboratory)
  • Problems and Prospects for improved representation of aerosol impacts in climate models
09:40-10:20 Keynote talk: Wang, Chien (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
  • Modeling the climate effects of aerosols and aerosol-cloud interaction
10:20-10:40 Break (tea time)
10:40-11:20 Keynote talk: Ma, Po-Lun (Pacific Northwest National Laboratory)
  • Toward a Better Characterization of Aerosols, Clouds, and Aerosol-Cloud Interactions in Climate Modeling through Increasing Horizontal Resolution
11:20-12:00 Keynote talk: Chen, Jack (National Center for Atmospheric Research)
  • Aviation impact on climate in 2050 + the latest development of CAM5
12:00-13:30 Lunch
13:30-14:10 Keynote talk: Yang, Zong-Liang (The University of Texas)
  • Generalized Land Surface Processes: Theory, Observation, Modeling, and Applications
14:10-14:50 Keynote talk: Leung, Ruby (Pacific Northwest National Laboratory)
  • Representing human influences on the terrestrial water cycle in Earth system models
14:50-15:10 Break (tea time)
15:10-17:30 CCliCs PI/CO-PI presentations (main project + 3 sub-projects)
  • Sub-project 1
  • Sub-project 2
  • Sub-project 3
  • Impact of 3D Radiative Transfer in Complex Topography in CCSM4



Nov 13 (Thursday)
09:00-10:30 Breakout session discussions: separate 3 groups
I. Microphysics, aerosol, and atmospheric chemistry
(Room. 1101, 11F of South Wing)

II. Convection processes, high resolution model
(Room. 1105A, 11F of South Wing)
III. Earth system model, climate diagnosis and model evaluation
(1st Meeting Room, 3F of North Wing)
  • Yung-Yao Lan
  • Wan-Ling Tseng
  • Tzu-Ling Lai
10:30-10:50 Break (tea time)
10:50-11:40 Summary and synthesis (15 min for each group)
11:40-12:30 Best poster award, general discussions. Concluding remark
12:30-13:30 Lunch



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