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Conference Theme

The 8th COAA International Conference on Atmosphere, Ocean, and Climate Change (ICAOCC), July 10-12, 2019

Nanjing, China

Hosted by the Nanjing University of Information Science and Technology (NUIST)


SCIENTIFIC THEMES:

1.       Climate observations

Conveners: Qiang Fu, Peng Zhang, Likun Wang, Kaicun Wang, Yu Wang

Topics include:

  • Conventional data homogenization;
  • Satellite data homogenization;
  • Satellite reprocessing, recalibration/inter-calibration;
  • Climate change detection using homogenized dataset.

2.       Climate Dynamics, Variability, and Extremes

Convenes: Gang Chen, Yang Zhang, Bin Wang, Riyu Lu

Topics include:

  • Climate dynamical processes (Tropical, mid-latitude and polar regions)
  • Climate nodes of variability (Monsoon; East Asian monsoon, MJO, ENSO, IDO, AMO, IPO, AO, AAO, etc)
  • Climate extremes

3.       Severe Weather and Meso-scale

Conveners: Yuqing Wang, Ming Xue, Zhiyong Meng, Xiaopeng Cui

Topics include:

  • Analyses and prediction of severe storms
  • Tropical Cyclones
  • Mesoscale convection systems
  • Heat waves
  • Smog

4.       Climate Modeling

Conveners: Baijun Tian, Shaocheng Xie, Yanluan Lin, Tianjun Zhou

Topics include:

  • Climate model development;
  • Climate model verification;
  • Climate model prediction and projection;
  • Observational datasets for model verification (Obs4Mips);
  • CMIP6 evaluation

5.       Climate Reanalysis

Conveners: Xingren Wu, Jianjun Xu, Xudong Liang

Topics include:

  • Development and analyses of climate reanalysis
  • Evaluation of the state, utilization, limitation and potential utility of the current reanalysis
  • Data assimilation technique
  • Examine reanalysis products for potential improvements
  • Review of new development in climate reanalysis

6.       Ocean Process and Climate

Conveners: Fei-fei Jin, Xiuqun Yang, Muyin Wang, Changming Dong, Xiaopei Lin

Topics include:

  • Surface and deep ocean observations and analyses;
  • Analyses of oceanic processes and climate/weather significance;
  • Oceanic process modeling;
  • Sea ice modeling;
  • Ocean processes in ocean-atmosphere interactions。

7.       Air Pollution, Aerosol, and Climate

Conveners: Zhanqing Li, Zhibo Zhang, Hao He, Chun Zhao, Hong Liao, Yan Yin

Topics include:

  • Observations of atmospheric composition, aerosol and air pollutants
  • Modeling of the transport and transformation of gaseous pollutants and aerosol particles
  • Aerosol-cloud-climate interactions from observation to global climate simulation

8.      Integrative Monsoon Frontal Rainfall Experiment (IMFRE)

Conveners: Chunguang Cui, Xiquan Dong, Yi Deng, Yunfei Fu, Peiren Li

Topics include:

  • Multi-source observations of Meiyu clouds and precipitation properties
  • Dynamics and thermodynamics of Meiyu precipitation including its moisture budget
  • Model simulations of the multi-scale structure and precipitation of the Meiyu frontal system

9.       Land-atmosphere Interaction

Conveners: Yongjiu Dai, Haishan Chen, Fei Chen, Jifu Yin, Wen Jun

Topics include:

  • Long time series of in situ observations
  • Land products retrievals from satellite observations
  • Land data assimilation system
  • Land surface modeling
  • Soil moisture and land surface fluxes
  • Characteristics of land variables in climate change
  • Feedback of land processes on climate

10.       Climate Change, Impact and Adaptation

Conveners: Yong Luo, Xin-Zhong Liang, Wenjie Dong, Jianping Huang

Topics include:

  • Regional climate change and extreme event projection
  • Climate change impact on agriculture and productivity
  • Climate change impact on ecosystem and environment
  • Food-energy-water nexus and system resilience
  • Adaptation strategy and decision support

11.       Hydrometeorological Extremes

Conveners: Huan Wu, Zong-Liang Yang, Qiuhong Tang, Lifeng Luo, Fuqiang Tian

Topics include:

  • Precipitation forecasting, analysis, and evaluation
  • Flood and drought: modeling, remote sensing, data assimilation
  • Ensembles and probabilistic hydrometeorological modeling and forecasting
  • Climate change and its impacts on floods, droughts and landslides