Description
This TTA will focus on the monsoons in a changing climate. After the release of the IPCC report in 2013 there has been a lot of interest in the projections of the Asian monsoon in the 21st century. The workshop will consist of invited lectures and analysis of projected monsoons by the participants.
Background:
Since 2004, the ICTP Earth System Physics section has conducted “Targeted Training Activity (TTA),” a specialized educational activity with a team-oriented nature. This team-oriented aspect is aiming to develop groups of scientists who can work together on a specific goal within a developing-country institution. Previous TTAs on the seasonal predictability in tropical regions have been successful to initiate seasonal climate prediction researches and contributed to operational application in the developing countries.
During the TTA there will also be a 1.5 day workshop on Climate dynamics of the Himalayas and Tibetan Plateau Himalayan climate. Since the Himalayan mountains are a source of water for the many major rivers in Asia, affecting billions of people, there is a lot of interest in the projections of climate in the entire Himalayan region. The Asian Monsoon system is the most powerful monsoon system on our planet and derives from the combined influence of the ocean land distributions and especially the Himalaya mountains and Tibetan Plateau. It is of great socio-economic consequence to more than 16 neighboring countries. The program will discuss atmospheric dynamics, land-sea-air coupling, ecology, river systems, recent ENSO events, and long distance tele coupling of the Asian Monsoon into the entire world system.  
Go to day
  • Monday, 31 July 2017
    • 08:30 - 21:40
      • 08:30 Registration and payment formalities: Registration at venue - ATTENTION ONLY for ALL Faculty and for those participants who are NOT staying in the ICTP Guest Houses- Paid participants registered in the guest houses need to go DIRECTLY (with passport!) 1st to Operations office FERMI Building: Monday, Tuesday, Friday 8:30-12:00 and 13:30 - 14:30 and 2nd to UNICREDIT BANK branch on ICTP campus, Fermi Building, open only on Mondays and Fridays 8:20 to 13:20 and from 14:30 to 16:00 1h30' ( Adriatico Guest House - in front of Kastler Lecture Hall )
      • 10:00 Opening remarks 30' ( Adriatico Guest House - Kastler Lecture Hall )
        Speaker: B. Bishop 15', Ravi S. Nanjundiah 5', J. Shukla 5', G. Wu 3", F. Kucharski 2'
        Material: Slides
      • 10:30 coffee break 30' ( Adriatico Terrace )
      • 11:00 Emergence of the Himalaya Mountains and Tibetan Plateau as a geological system - its global significance and influence on life in 16 nearby countries 45'
        Speaker: Bob Bishop (ICES Geneva)
        Material: Slides
      • 11:45 Indian Summer Monsoon - An Overview: Structure, Variability, and Predictability 45'
        Speaker: Jagadish Shukla (COLA, George Mason University)
        Material: Slides
      • 12:30 lunch break 1h30' ( cafeteria )
      • 14:00 Tibetan Plateau forcing and the onset and evolution of the Asian summer monsoon 45'
        Speaker: Guoxiong Wu (LASG , Beijing China)
        Material: Slides
      • 14:45 Prospects of the CMIP6 GMMIP for climate change assessment: Background and Objectives 45'
        Speaker: Tianjun Zhou (IAP, CAS Beijing China)
        Material: Slides
      • 15:30 coffee break 30'
      • 16:00 Discussion Himalaya 45'
      • 19:45 Dinner at the Riviera Hotel 1h40' ( )
        ONLY FOR VISITORS WITH WRITTEN INVITATION
  • Tuesday, 1 August 2017
    • 09:30 - 17:15
      • 09:30 Amplified summer warming in Europe-West Asia and Northeast Asia after the mid-1990s 45'
        Speaker: Riyu Lu (IAP Beijing China)
        Material: Slides
      • 10:15 FGOALS-f High-resolution Coupled Climate Model and the simulated Asian Summer Monsoon 45'
        Speaker: Qing Bao (IAP Beijing China)
        Material: Slides
      • 11:00 coffee break 30'
      • 11:30 Super El Niño event and its impacts on climate in China in spring and summer 45'
        Speaker: Yimin Liu (IAP Beijing China)
        Material: Slides
      • 12:15 lunch break 1h45' ( cafeteria )
      • 14:00 Possible changes in the boreal summer intraseasonal oscillation projectedby the CNRM-CM5 model under the global warming condition 45'
        Speaker: Jinagyu Mao (IAP Beijing China)
        Material: Slides
      • 14:45 Impact of the Tibetan Plateau on East Asian Summer Monsoon: a Land–Air–Sea Interaction Perspective 45'
        Speaker: Anmin Duan (IAP Beijing China)
        Material: Slides
      • 15:30 coffee break 30'
      • 16:00 Discussion Himalaya 1h15'
  • Wednesday, 2 August 2017
    • 09:30 - 17:00
      • 09:30 Systematic model biases in the South Asian monsoon, including the impact of coupled SST 45'
        Speaker: Andrew Turner (University Of Reading, U.K.)
        Material: Slides
      • 10:15 Impact of Indian Ocean Warming on Monsoon Variability: Synoptic to Seasonal Time scales 45'
        Speaker: Suryachandra Rao Anguluri (IITM, Pune India)
        Material: Slides
      • 11:00 group photo on the terrace followed by coffee break 30'
      • 11:30 The IITM Earth System Model: Development and Future Road Map 45'
        Speaker: Swapna Panickal (IITM, Pune India)
        Material: Slides
      • 12:15 lunch break 1h45' ( cafeteria )
      • 14:00 Interannual variability in East Asian summer rainfall: CMIP5 vs CMIP3 45'
        Speaker: Riyu Lu (IAP Beijing China)
        Material: Slides
      • 14:45 The ocean and decadal monsoon variability 45'
        Speaker: Tianjun Zhou (IAP Beijing China)
        Material: Slides
      • 15:30 coffee break 30'
      • 16:00 Role of monsoon dynamics on terrestrial and ocean carbon Cycle and its variability 45'
        Speaker: Valsala Vinu Krishna Pillai (IITM Pune India)
        Material: Slides
      • 16:45 Discussion 15'
  • Thursday, 3 August 2017
    • 09:30 - 21:30
      • 09:30 Trends in intraseasonal Variability 45'
        Speaker: Ravi Shankar Nanjundiah (IITM Pune India)
        Material: Slides
      • 10:15 Impacts of Air-sea interaction on Asian monsoon 45'
        Speaker: Guxiong Wu (IAP Beijing China)
        Material: Slides
      • 11:00 coffee break 30'
      • 11:30 Monsoon Mission: Achievements and Road ahead 45'
        Speaker: Suryachandra Rao Anguluri (IITM Pune India)
        Material: Slides
      • 12:15 lunch break 1h45'
      • 14:00 Climate change projections of the South Asian monsoon in CMIP5 models: the role of greenhouse gases and aerosols 45'
        Speaker: Andrew Turner (University of Reading, U.K.)
        Material: Slides
      • 14:45 Monsoon simulation in IITM ESM : Present day and future scenario 45'
        Speaker: Swapna Panickal (IITM Pune India)
        Material: Slides
      • 15:30 coffee break 30'
      • 16:00 The role of air-sea interactions in the regional Earth System Model RegCM-ES in simulating the Indian Summer Monsoon 45'
        Speaker: Fabio Di Sante
        Material: Slides
      • 19:30 reception dinner - all participants are cordially invited 2h0' ( Terrace - Adriatico guest house )
  • Friday, 4 August 2017
    • 09:30 - 12:00
      • 09:30 Regional downscaling and high-resolution (AGCM) climate simulations 45'
        Speaker: Swapna Panickal (IITM Pune India)
        Material: Slides
      • 10:15 Stratospheric Influence on Predictability Enhancement in Late Winter 45'
        Speaker: In Sik Kang (Univeristy Seoul South Korea)
        Material: Slides
      • 11:00 Closing Session followed by coffee break 30'