NOAA 31st Annual Climate Diagnostics and Prediction Workshop
BEFORE YOU GO
* General Information/Abstract Submission * Meeting Location * Maps/Directions *
This year's gathering will focus on three themes: (i) climate predictions/predictability, (ii) understanding and attribution of climate variability, and (iii) the NOAA Climate Test Bed. The workshop will combine invited presentations and posters on existing, as well as recent advances in scientific understanding and capabilities with discussions on requirements for decision support. The outcome of this year's workshop will include an assessment of current operational prediction capabilities, identifying opportunities for advances, and exploring new products to support regional decision making. The workshop will provide enhanced opportunity for participants to exchange information, ideas, and opinions through participation in panel discussions and thematic, focus talks. The primary focal areas for the workshop will include:
- A review of recent climate conditions and forecasts for week-2 to seasonal time scales.
- Prediction practices for time scales from week-2 to seasonal, and for lead times from zero to 12 months.
- Predictability and forecast verification assessments for time scales from week-2 to seasonal, and for lead times from zero to 12 months.
- Regional decision support requirements of predictions for time scales from week-2 to seasonal, and for lead times from zero to 12 months.
- Attribution methodologies for explaining climate variability, including extreme events (e.g., hurricanes), seasonal climate, and trends.
- Attribution of climate conditions, including extreme events (e.g., hurricanes), seasonal climate, and trends.
- Regional decision support requirements for explaining climate conditions and extremes.
- Mechanisms and pathways for transferring research to products and operations.
- Climate test bed activities.
The Workshop will feature focused oral sessions consisting of invited only presentations, followed by panel discussions and ample time for discussions; rest of the submission will be organized as posters.
Please send your poster abstracts to:
by the deadline AUGUST 6, 2006. Include title, author(s), affiliation(s), abstract, phone and fax number.
Location:UCAR Center Green 1 Auditorium
3080 Center Green Drive
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