International Ice Chart Working Group - 5
IICWG-5
Science Workshop Agenda

Information Extraction and Ice Modeling:
Steps Toward Data Assimilation

Monday, April 19

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0900

Welcome & Opening Remarks

Flett, Breivik

 

 

 

 

 

0905

Session 1

 

01

0905

Sea ice edge and sea ice concentration from enhanced resolution QuikScat SeaWinds data

Jörg Haarpaintner, Norwegian Met Institute

02

0935

Sea ice thickness from CryoSat - A new data set for operational ice services?

Christian Haas, AWI

03

1005

Status of Int'l Arctic Buoy Program Links to Science and GEO

Paul Stewart, NIC

 

 

 

 

 

1015

Break

 

 

 

 

 

 

1030

Session 2

 

04

1030

Operational sea ice concentration retrieval using passive microwave sensors near 85 GHz

Lars Kaleschke, University of Bremen

05

1100

Status and new developments in the OSI SAF sea ice products

Lars-Anders Breivik, Norwegian Met Institute

06

1130

Ice Thickness Map

Markku Similä, FIMR

 

 

 

 

 

1200

Lunch

 

 

 

 

 

 

1300

Session 3

 

07

1300

Validation of partial ice concentration algorithms and polynya detection in the high Arctic using ASAR Global Monitoring data

Nick Walker, Vexcel UK

08

1315

On modeling the mechanics of sea ice - Elements of a continuum-mechanics constitutive model

Eckhard Kleine, BSH

09

1345

Sea ice modeling, forecasting, and validation activities at Alfred Wegener Institute (AWI)

Christian Haas, AWI

10

1410

Sea ice modelling and data assimilation in the TOPAZ system

Knut Arild Lisæter, NERSC

 

 

 

 

 

1430

Break

 

 

 

 

 

 

1445

Session 4

 

11

1445

Sea ice data assimilation and modeling at UK Met Office

John Stark, UK Met Office

12

1515

Canadian Ice Service Sea Ice Data Assimilation Progress Report

Tom Carrieres, CIS

13

1545

Model validation and data assimilation at the National Ice Center

Mike Van Woert, NIC

 

 

 

 

 

1615

Discussion

Breivik, Carrieres , Van Woert

 

 

 

 

 

1715

Summary and Closing

Flett, Breivik