Challenger Society Wind Waves SIG

First Annual Meeting Waves SIG

Thursday, 22nd March 2012 (all day)

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Ocean wind waves: Observing, modelling & forecasting
A one-day meeting of the Challenger Society Special Interest Group on Ocean Wind Waves

Thursday 22 March 2012
University of Liverpool Duncan Building, 1st floor, Lecture Theatre L3

Programme


09:30

Arrivals & Posters setup

 

10:00

Welcome & Introduction

Christine Gommenginger & Judith Wolf (NOC)

10:10

A global perspective on wind wave interaction (invited talk)

Prof Stephen Belcher, Hadley Centre / U. Reading

11:00

Coffee & Posters

11:30

Regional scale wind-wave hindcasts forced by downscaled wind

Doug Cresswell, Nigel Tozer & David Finch (HR Wallingford Ltd)

11:50

Impact of surface ocean currents on the atmosphere-wave boundary layer and the need for high resolution to represent wave extremes

Jean Bidlot (European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts)

12:10

eSurge: the ESA Storm Surge Demonstration Project

Helen Snaith (NOC) & the eSurge team

12:30

Oral introductions to Posters

All poster presenters

13:00

Lunch

14:00

Poster session

All

15:00

Wind waves modelling of Scottish waters

Philippe Gleizon, Jason McIlvenny, Peter Bowyer & David Woolf (EHI, Thurso)

15:20

Modelling the interaction between wind and extreme waves

D.M. Causon, Q.W. Ma et al. (Manchester Metropolitan Uni. & City University London)

15:40

Uncertainties in Extremes from Wave Hindcasts

Peter Challenor (NOC)

16:00

Tea & Posters

16:30

Discussion, way forward with Challenger SIG & wrap-up

All

17:00

Meeting closes


Presentations details: 
Oral presentations are 15 minutes each plus 5 minutes for questions. Speakers, please upload your presentations upon arrival before 10:00 or during lunch break.

Posters should be set up before 10:00 to be available for viewing during coffee and lunch breaks. Poster presenters have the opportunity (if desired) to present 1 slide to introduce their posters just before lunch. Please upload your 1 slide before 10:00. There is a dedicated poster session just after lunch when presenters are expected to stand next to their posters

Venue: Lecture Theatre L3, on the 1st floor of the University of Liverpool Duncan Building, indicated by Number 315 on attached map.

Registration and Fees:

Please register your attendance at this meeting by emailing Jingbo He (jhe@noc.ac.uk) by Friday 9th March 2012. Jingbo can advise also on travel and accommodation.

Coffee, lunch and tea will be provided. There are no registration fees for Challenger Society members. Non-members are asked to pay £30 to contribute to the cost of the meeting. Details about Challenger Society membership are available at: http://www.challenger-society.org.uk/the_society/membership.

For further information about this meeting, please contact:

Christine Gommenginger (cg1@noc.ac.uk), Judith Wolf (jaw@noc.ac.uk) or Jingbo He (jhe@noc.ac.uk)


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