International Earth Surface Working Group (IESWG) Seminar Series

September 23, 2021 @ 13:00 – 14:30

The International Earth Surface Working Group (IESWG) holds a three part seminar series with invited speakers to address specific focus areas, followed by a plenary session to coordinate and facilitate discussions and plans. The topic areas and speakers and dates for these meeting are:

1) Snow ice and cryosphere-atmosphere interaction (23Sep2021 @ 13:00-14:30 hrs. BST)

  • Multi-layer snow modelling and cryosphere-atmosphere interactions in the ECMWF Integrated Forecasting System – Gabriele Arduini (ECMWF)
  • Sea Ice Assimilation in Navy Modeling Systems – Richard Allard (NRL-U.S.)

2) Vegetation and land-atmosphere fluxes (21Oct2021)

  • Melissa Ruiz Vásquez (Max-Planck-Gesellschaft)
  • Camille Birman (Météo-France)

3) Soil moisture, river-discharge and water cycle (15Nov2021)

  • Initialization of Soil Moisture in Numerical Weather Prediction – John P. George (NCMRWF-India)
  • TBD

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