2018 DTC Community Unified Forecast System Test Plan and Metrics Workshop | Agenda

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Jul 30 - 31 2018 | National Center for Weather and Climate Prediction (NCWCP), College Park, MD

Agenda

Monday, July 30th

8:00 – Registration 

8:30 - Welcome, Introduction, and Logistics - Tara Jensen and Jason Levit 

8:45-10:00 - Workshop Expectations and Example Test Plans 

10:00-10:30 Break 

10:30 - 11:20 - Choosing and Using Metrics 

11:20 – Verifying Weather Scale Applications 

12:30 - 1:30 – Lunch

1:30 – Verifying Weather Scale Applications 

2:40 - How to work in break-out working groups - Ligia Bernardet 

3:00 - 3:30 - Break 

3:30 - Breakout Session #1 – Drafting Test Plans 

5:00 - End of Day 

5:30 - Group Dinner (optional) 

Tuesday, July 31st 

8:30 – Verifying Medium Range and S2S Applications 

10:00a - 10:30 - Break 

10:30 - Verifying Coupled Applications 

12:15 - 1:30 – Lunch

1:30 - Breakout Session #2 – Defining Metrics 

  • CAM/Regional Weather 
  • Global Weather 
  • S2S and Seasonal 
  • Process Oriented Diagnostics for Multiple Scales 

3:00 - 3:30 - Break 

3:30 - Breakout session #3 – Building Guidelines for Hierarchical Model Testing 

5:00 - End of day 

Evening – Work on Synthesizing Outcomes (optional) 

Wednesday, August 1st 

8:00 - Break-out Groups Prep for Report Out (Facilitators Only)

9:30 – Panel Discussion Report Out to Workshop Participants & UFS SIP Members 

12:00 - Workshop Ends 

12:00 – 1:00 Lunch

1:00 - UFS SIP workshop begins

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