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Presentations are organized by date in the order that they were delivered.

Day 1: Tuesday, May 20


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8:30 a.m. Overview of NOAA and OAR research planning and funding; Introduction of Review Panel Steve Fine PDF
8:50 a.m. State of GFDL V. Ramaswamy PDF


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9:45 a.m. Introduction to GFDL Earth System Models Mike Winton PDF
10:00 a.m. Atmospheric Dynamical Core and Seamless Weather-Climate Modeling Shian-Jiann Lin PDF
10:20 a.m. Atmospheric Physics Yi Ming PDF
10:40 a.m. Atmospheric Chemistry Larry Horowitz PDF
11:00 a.m. Hydrology Chris Milly PDF
11:15 a.m. Ocean and Ice-sheet Modeling and Sea Level Rise Bob Hallberg and Olga Sergienko PDF
11:40 a.m. Climate Sensitivity and Recap Mike Winton PDF
1:00 p.m. Hurricane modeling and forecasting at GFDL Tim Marchok PDF
1:20 p.m. GFDL’s Role in CMIP: A Look Back; A Look Ahead Ron Stouffer PDF
2:00 p.m. Model Development for GFDL’s Next Generation Climate and Earth System Models Isaac Held PDF
2:20 p.m. Towards the next generation GFDL global atmospheric model Chris Golaz PDF
2:35 p.m. Bias Reduction as Guidance for Developing Cumulus Parameterization in AM4 Ming Zhao PDF
2:50 p.m. Next Generation Ocean and Sea-Ice Models Alistair Adcroft PDF
3:05 p.m. Model Development for GFDL’s Next Generation Climate and Earth System Models (Wrap up) Isaac Held PDF

Day 2: Wednesday, May 21

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Breakfast The Cooperative Institute for Climate Science Sonya Legg and Jorge Sarmiento PDF


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8:30 a.m. Overview of seasonal to decadal to centennial prediction at GFDL Gabe Vecchi PDF
9:00 a.m. Understanding and Predicting Arctic and North Atlantic variability Rym Msadek PDF
9:15 a.m. Seasonal to Decadal Scale Climate Prediction Xiaosong Yang PDF
9:30 a.m. Prediction of Regional Hydrology and Snowpack Sarah Kapnick PDF
9:45 a.m. Statistical Downscaling for Regional Climate Change Keith Dixon PDF
10:15 a.m. Detection and Attribution of Climate Change, Including Extremes Tom Knutson PDF
10:35 a.m. Understanding Atlantic Multidecadal Variability (AMV), AMOC, and Arctic Sea Ice Rong Zhang PDF
10:50 a.m. ENSO Predictability and Dynamics Andrew Wittenberg PDF
11:05 a.m. Simulating Regional Hydroclimate Variability and Change on Decadal Scales Tom Delworth PDF
11:20 a.m. Closing remarks: Understanding and Prediction Gabe Vecchi PDF


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1:20 p.m. Coupled Carbon-Climate Earth System Modeling John Dunne PDF
1:45 p.m. Chemistry-Climate Interactions Vaishali Naik PDF
2:00 p.m. Air Quality and Chemistry Jingqiu Mao PDF
2:10 p.m. Land-Atmosphere Interactions: The Case for Dust Paul Ginoux PDF
2:25 p.m. Land Ecosystems – Climate Interactions Elena Shevliakova PDF
2:45 p.m. Connecting Climate and Marine Ecosystems Charlie Stock PDF
3:05 p.m. Recap John Dunne PDF
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Dinner High Performance Computing and Modeling Infrastructure Brian Gross and V. Balaji PDF