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Wednesday, 13 November

Time

Agenda Item

09:00 – 09:15

Welcome and Introductions

- T Jónsson and E Hanna

09:15 – 09:30

Meeting Structure and Overview

- J Overland and E Hanna

09:30 – 10:40

09:30 – 09:45

09:45 – 10:05

10:05 – 10:25


10:25 – 10:40

Icelandic Perspective and Hemispheric Overview (Chair: Edward Hanna)

Iceland: on the northern flank of the jet stream – T Jónsson

Circumpolar Vortex: Calculations and Correlations – P Jones

Forcing of the wintertime atmospheric circulation by the multidecadal fluctuations of the North Atlantic ocean – G Magnusdottir

Group Discussion

10:40 – 11:00

Coffee Break

11:00 – 12:45

11:00 – 11:20

11:20 – 11:35


11:35 – 11:55


11:55 – 12:15


12:15 – 12:35

12:35 – 12:45

Jet Stream Especially the North Atlantic (Chair: Robert Erdelyi)

A long perspective on Atlantic jet variability – T Woollings

A comparison of North Atlantic Jet Stream Representation in ERA-Interim and 20th Century Reanalysis Data - R Hall

Frozen assets: what can ships' logbooks tell us about Arctic climate change?– D Wheeler

Simulations of the impact of Arctic sea ice on the atmospheric circulation: the need for coupled models – D Smith

Greenland Blocking and North Atlantic Oscillation changes – E Hanna / J Overland

Group Discussion

12:45 – 14:00

Lunch (after which we move into the matsalur - lunch hall)

14:00 – 15:40

14:00 – 14:20


14:20 – 14:40


14:40 – 15:00


15:00 – 15:20


15:20 – 15:40

Potential Arctic / Mid-Latitude Linkages - North America (Chair: E Hanna)

The Chain of Events Linking Arctic Amplification to Extreme Weather: Which Links are Made of Steel and Which of Clay? – J Francis / S Vavrus

Northern Hemisphere polar jet stream and links with Arctic climate change: large-scale patterns – H Tanaka (by Skype)

Northern Hemisphere Atmospheric Response to Variations in Arctic Sea Ice – S Strey

Creation and interpretation of climate outlooks: An operational perspective – M L’Heureux

Group Discussion

15:40 – 16:00

Coffee Break

16:00 – 17:50

16:00 – 16:20


16:20 – 16:40


16:40 – 17:00

17:00 – 17:15

17:15 – 17:30

17:30 – 17:50

Potential Arctic / Mid-Latitude Linkages – Europe (Chair: Hanna/Jónsson)

Recent changes of the atmospheric jets and their link to Northern Hemisphere weather - Petoukhov

Tropo- and stratospheric teleconnection response to Arctic sea ice retreat – D. Handorf

Influence of Arctic sea ice on European summer precipitation – J Screen

A reconstruction of the daily NAO back to 1850 and climatic analysis – T. Cropper

ERA Reanalysis and jet stream (TBC) - H. Bjornsson

Group Discussion

19:00 -

Group Dinner at Restaurant Reykjavik
Vesturgötu 2, http://www.restaurantreykjavik.is/

Thursday, 14 November

Time

Agenda Item

09:00 – 10:30

09:00 – 09:20


09:20 – 09:40

09:40 – 10:00

 
10:00 – 10:30

Potential Arctic / Mid-Latitude Linkages - East Asia (Chair: Jim Overland)

Rapid Arctic Warming in Recent Decades and Its Impact on Climate Change over East Asia - S-J Kim

Extreme weather in northern mid-latitudes linked to cryosphere loss - Q Tang

A cause of the AO polarity reversal from winter to summer in 2010 and its relation to extreme hot summer associated with polar jet, summer AO and blocking - Y Tachibana

Group Discussion

10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break

11:00 – 12:00

11:00 – 11:20

11:20 – 11:40

11:40– 12:00

Potential Arctic / Mid-Latitude Linkages – Large Scale (Chair: Jim Overland)

Large scale linkages between fall Eurasian snow cover and Northern Hemisphere winter climate – J. Cohen

Moisture injections into the Arctic and associated large-scale circulations – R. Caballero

Group Discussion

12:00 – 12:30 Regional Breakout Groups (start)
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch
13:30 – 16:15 Regional Breakout Groups (with Coffee from 15:00)
16:30 – 17:30 Workshop Reception at Marine Research Institute, Rekjavik Harbour

Friday, 15 November

Time

Agenda Item

09:00 – 10:30

09:00 – 09:20

09:20 – 09:40

09:40 – 10:00

10:00 – 10:30

Regional Breakout Group Reports (Chair: Jim Overland)

North America

Europe

East Asia

Large Scale

10:30 – 11:00

Coffee Break

11:00 – 12:00

Next Steps (Chair: Jim Overland)

12:00 – 13:30

Lunch

13:30

Workshop Ends