IPRC 2nd Annual Symposium
May 16-17, 2002
East-West Center (Imin Conference Center), Asia Room
May 16 (Thursday)
Opening remark by the IPRC Director 8:30-8:40
Session I: Atmosphere-Ocean Interactions
(Session Chair: Jay McCreary)
Bin Wang, Coupled monsoon-ocean modes and Asian-Australian monsoon
Soon-Il An, Interdecadal changes in ENSO: Nonlinear effects.
Xiuohua Fu, Coupling between the northward propagating ISO and SST in the
Tim Li, Spatial and temporal structures and mechanisms of the TBO.
Saji Hameed, Indian Ocean dipole mode ? the issues, the prospects.
Hanna Annamalai, A conceptual model for the Indian Ocean climate
Session II: Pacific Climate Variability
(Session Chair: Bin Wang)
Jay McCreary, Does the ocean force the atmosphere in the North Pacific?
Masami Nonaka, Co-variability in SST and sea surface winds in the Kuroshio
Justin Small, Tropical instability waves: Effect of SST on the atmospheric
Shang-Ping Xie, Air-sea feedbacks over cool oceans.
Fei-Fei Jin, Why the El Nino is stronger than the La Nina?
Session III: Oceanic Processes in the Kuroshio Extension
(Session Chair: Shang-Ping Xie)
Humio Mitsudera, Subpolar water pathways in the Kuroshio-Oyashio confluence.
Takuji Waseda, Toward predicting the Kuroshio-Oyashio marine system.
Konstantin Lebedev, Synthesis of the acoustic tomography, satellite
altimetry and in situ observations at the Kuroshio Extension region.
Gang Yuan, Observations of barotropic currents and tides in the Kuroshio
Extension region from long-range reciprocal acoustic transmissions.
Nikolai Maximenko, Near surface dynamic structure of the Kuroshio Extension.
Session IV: Dynamics of the Western Boundary Currents
(Session Chair: Humio Mitsudera)
Tangdong Qu, Bifurcation of the North Equatorial Current in the Pacific.
Yoo-Yin Kim, Preliminary results on seasonal and interannual variabilities
of the NEC bifurcation latitude from a high-resolution OGCM.
Hyoun-Woo Kang, Modeling the low-latitude western boundary currents using
Tommy Jensen, Western boundary currents in layer models of the Indian and
May 17 (Friday)
Session V: Oceanic Processes and Modeling
(Session Chair: Peter Hacker)
James Potemra, Implications of Indonesia throughflow variations.
Dailin Wang, Modeling the oceanic mixed layer.
Takahiro Endoh, Numerical study of the formation of the mesothermal
structure in the North Pacific subarctic region.
Bohyun Bang, Mixed-layer modeling in the subpolar gyre.
Toru Miyama, Vertical propagating wave in the Indian Ocean.
Zuojun Yu, Simulating surface sinility in the tropical Indian Ocean.
Ming Feng (CSIRO), Interannual variability in the tropical Indian Ocean: A
two-year time scale of IOD.
Max Yaremchuk, Variational analysis of quasi-geostrophic turbulence in the
North Pacific subarctic front.
Session VI: Global Climate Change and Variability
(Session Chair: Tim Li)
Kelvin Hamilton, Atmospheric response to global climate forcing.
Weijun Zhu, Empirical estimates of global climate sensitivity: An assessment
of strategies using a coupled GCM.
Yongsheng Zhang, Possible mechanism of the increase of spring snow depth
over the Tibetan Plateau in the recent decade.
Session VII: Regional and Global Atmospheric Modeling
(Session Chair: Kelvin Hamilton)
Yuqing Wang, The IPRC_RegCM version 1.1 and its simulation of 1998 severe
precipitation events over East Asia.
Omer Sen, Effect of Indochina Peninsula surface cover change on the East
Asia summer monsoon rainfall.
Haiming Xu, Effects of the Andes on the eastern Pacific climate ? A
Jan Hafner, Far field effect of Hawaiian Islands: MM5 simulations.
Johannes Loschnigg, Climate modeling and climate impacts: Preliminary
Ping Liu, Using, evaluating and improving the ECHAM model.
Session VIII: APDRC and Computer Network
(Session Chair: Kelvin Hamilton)
Ron Merrill, Computing at the IPRC and APDRC.
Peter Hacker, The Asia-Pacific Data-Research Center (APDRC): Status and