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Dates:
25.03 - 28.03.2019  
Venue:
Barcelona, Spain
Contact person:
Scientific Organizing Committee of the Workshop

The CMIP6 Model Analysis Workshop will be held from 25-28 March 2019 in Barcelona, Spain.

Venue

Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC)

Logistics

The workshop will start at 13:00 Monday 25 March and finish at 17:00 Thursday 28 March. Participation is limited by the size of the venue (~200 people) and format of the workshop.

Description

The workshop is jointly organized by the WCRP Working Group on Coupled Modelling (WGCM) CMIP Panel and the European Commission Horizon 2020 projects PRIMAVERA (PRocess-based climate sIMulation: AdVances in high-resolution modelling and European climate Risk Assessment) and EUCP (EUropean Climate Prediction system).

Following the format of the WCRP CMIP5 model analysis workshop held in 2012, the workshop focus will be on:

- Multi-model CMIP6 analyses and evaluation that take advantage of the large suite of CMIP6 experiments
- Efforts to connect model development and analysis to identify Earth system model improvements that help reduce systematic biases and/or increase the realism of models
- Methods for multi-model analysis
- Climate change impacts.

Structure

The workshop will be structured around the three scientific questions:

1. How does the Earth system respond to forcing?
2. What are the origins and consequences of systematic model biases?
3. How can we assess future climate change given climate variability, predictability and uncertainty in scenarios.

Format

The workshop will consist of a series of seven half-day sessions of three hours each. Each session will begin with 20-25 presenters given a three-minute time slot to show no more than one slide summarizing the main conclusions of their poster. The rest of the half-day session will consist of viewing posters of that session. In addition, there will be a plenary talk each day.

Important dates

Abstract submission opens 15 September 2018
Abstract submission deadline 15 November 2018
Abstract / Participation acceptance 15 December 2018

Abstracts

Abstracts will be accepted based on relevance to the workshop focus. More information to come.

Scientific Organizing Committee

Veronika Eyring, Greg Flato, Jerry Meehl, Cath Senior, Bjorn Stevens, Ron Stouffer, and Karl Taylor (CMIP Panel)
Francisco J. Doblas-Reyes (EUCP)
Malcolm Roberts (PRIMAVERA)

Further information

More information on the workshop will be made available at https://www.wcrp-climate.org/modelling-wgcm-meetings.

Informal questions can be sent to Veronika Eyring: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.