Bologna, Italia - 27/29 novembre 06

Participant Institutions:

  • Euro-Mediterranean Center for Climate Change (CMCC), Bologna, Italy

  • National Climate Center/Beijing Climate Center (NCC/BCC), Beijing, China

AGENDA

27 November 2006

9:00  Opening and welcome (Sergio Castellari)

9:10 – 9:30    “Introduction of the CMCC” (Antonio Navarra)
9:30 – 9:50 “A brief introduction of NCC’s research activities” (Ren Guoyu)
Session 1: “GLOBAL OCEAN & CLIMATE VARIABILITY AND CHANGE”
09:50 – 10:20  “The INGV(CMCC) IPCC scenarios” (Enrico Scoccimarro)
10:20 – 10:30  Questions
10:30 – 11:00  “INGV(CMCC) IPCC scenarios: changes in the tropical climate” (Silvio Gualdi)
11:00 – 11:10  Questions
11:10 – 11:15  Group Picture
11:15 – 11:40  Coffee Break
11:40 – 12:10 “Decadal Variability in the North Atlantic climate system” (Alessio Bellucci)
12:10 – 12:20  Questions
12:20
– 12:50 
“Climate response associated with the Southern Annular Mode in
the surroundings of Antarctic Peninsula” (Andrea Carril)
12:50 – 13:00  Questions
13:00 – 14:00  Lunch
14:00 – 14:30  “The sensitivity of the Indo-Pacific climate variability to model resolution and CO2 concentration” (Annalisa Cherchi)
14:30 – 14:40  Questions
14:40 – 15:10  “Heatwaves in Europe: a scale interaction approach” (Andrea Carril)
15:10 – 15:20  Questions
15:20 – 15:50  “A generic model of marine biogeochemistry for the global ocean ecosystem” (Marcello Vichi)
15:50 – 16:00  Questions
16:00 – 16:20  Coffee Break
16:20 – 16:50  “Bio-optical feedbacks in the Equatorial Pacific” (Lavinia Patara)
16:50 – 17:00  Questions
17:00 – 17:30  “Data assimilation in the Global Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea” (Srdjan Dobricic)
17:30 – 17:40  Questions
17:40 – 18:10  “Land-Surface-Vegetation effects on climate: application to seasonal predictions” (Andrea Alessandri)
18:10 – 18:20  Questions
18:30  Closing of 1st day

28 November 2006

9:00
– 9:20 
“Overview of the present and future national and international
activities on climate change policies” (Sergio Castellari)
9:20 – 9:30  Questions
Session 2: “CLIMATE AND CHEMISTRY”
9:30 – 10:00   “Ozone evolution from past to future: Implications for its recovery” (Elisa Manzini)
10:00 – 10:10  Questions
10:10 – 10:40  “Impact of an improved radiation scheme in the MAECHAM5 General Circulation Model” (Chiara Cagnazzo)
10:40 – 10:50  Questions
Session 3: “CLIMATE VARIABILITY AND CHANGE IN EAST ASIA”

10:50 – 11:20  “Projection of climate change for globe and China with NCC/IAP model and RCM” (Zhao Zongci)
11:20 – 11:30  Questions    
11:30 – 11:50  Coffee Break
11:50 – 12:20  “Seasonal and inter-annual climate variability and the predictability in China” (Zhao Zongci)
12:20 – 12:30  Questions
12:30 – 14:30  Lunch
14:30 – 15:00  “Monitoring and forecast of weather related disasters in China” (Zhang Guocai)
15:00 – 15:10  Questions
15:10 – 15:40  “Studies of paleo-climate reconstruction in NCC/BCC” (Liu Hongbin)
15:40 – 15:50  Questions
15:50 – 16:20  “Climate change in China and the South-North Water Diversion (SNWD) project” (Ren Guoyu)
16:20 – 16:30  Questions
16:30 – 16:50  Coffee Break
16:50 – 17:20  “Monitoring of drought in China” (Gao Ge)
17:20 – 17:30  Questions
17:30 – 18:00  “An assessment of impact of climate change on discharge of the Huaihe and Haihe Rivers” (Liu Luliu)
18:00 – 18:10  Questions
18:10 – 18:30  Open Discussion
18:30  Closing of 2nd day
20:00  Social dinner

29 November 2006

9:00 – 9:30  “Impact of climate change on water resource over China” (Wang Shourong)
9:30 – 9:40  Questions
9:40 – 11:30  Open discussion on possible joint activities agenda
11:30 – 11:50  Coffee Break
11:50
– 12:30 
Presentation of a possible joint research planning and
discussion (Sergio Castellari, Antonio Navarra and Ren Guoyu)
11:50 – 12:30  Comments on the proposal
13:00 – 14:30  Lunch
14:30   Closing of 3rd day