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Assessing the Effects of Submesoscale Ocean Parameterizations

AESOP Planning Workshop

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The March 8–9 meeting launched the AESOP collaborative research effort. Eighteen presentations given over two days are available here.

PRESENTATIONS

1. Harper AESOP:  Assessing the Effects of Submesoscale Ocean Parameterizations
2. McWilliams, Molemaker A New Class of Instabilities:  AAI
3. McWilliams, Molemaker Modeling Strategy Parent Grid
4. Sarker, Taylor Turbulence Modeling in Stratified Flows Over Topography
5. D'Asaro, Lee, Harcourt Mixed Layer Models in a Three-Dimensional Ocean
6. Fringer, Street How AESOP got a SUNTAN
7. Girton, Kunze Internal Tides, Mixing and the Bottom Boundary Layer
8. Gregg Assess Mixing Levels Throughout the Bay
9. Harcourt Measurements in 'Bulk Lagrangian' Reference Frame
10. Johnston, Rudnick SeaSoar and Doppler Sonar Spatial Survey of Internal Tide Generation and Mixing
11. Pullen Atmospheric Forecasts, AOSN-II
12. Klymak, Pinkel Parameterizing the Energy Cascade from Large Scale to Mixing
13. Kaplan, Curchitser, Huang, Large Testing Parameterizations of Submesoscale Ocean Variability:  Resolutions and Power Spectra
14. MacKinnon Numerical Process Studies of Internal Wave Mediated Turbulent Mixing
15. McWilliams, Molemaker Slide 2, Forced Flow
16. Ramp The Ocean Circulation Near the Monterey Bay
17. Ramp Soliton Animated Slide
18. Stanton Boundary Layer and Internal Tide Observations in Monterey Bay


AGENDA

Workshop Goals

  1. Give participants a common understanding of program goals, issues to be addressed and what work has been and is being done
  2. Refine goals to fit resources available
  3. Setup mixing process team or teams
  4. Develop combined ship schedule to present to UNOLS

AGENDA
March 8th, Tuesday


  • 8:00 – 8:30:  Coffee and donuts
  • 8:30 – 8:45:  Welcome and Guidance by Scott Harper  |  Overview of Monterey Bay oceanography including some new observations off Point Ano Nuevo by Steve Ramp  |  Talks describing regional and local models, presenting issues for AESOP to focus on
  • 10:00 – 12:00:  Break  |  ASAP (Adaptive Sampling And Prediction) Summary  |  Summaries of funded observations
  • 12:00 – 13:00:  Box lunches at APL
  • 13:00 – 15:00  Develop modeling/observation groups to focus on major issues
  • 15:00 – 15:15  Break
  • 15:15 – 17:00:  Plenary to develop common goals

AGENDA
March 9th, Wednesday


  • 8:00 – 8:30:  Coffee and donuts
  • 8:30 – 8:45:  Summary of previous day by Scott or Mike
  • 8:45 – 10:15:  Split into working groups to refine goals
  • 10:15 – 10:30:  Break
  • 10:30 – 12:00:  Plenary to finalize program goals
  • 12:00 – 13:00:  Box lunches
  • 13:00 – 15:00:  Working groups to develop ship/observation schedule, common modeling tasks
  • 15:00 – 15:15:  Break
  • 15:15 – 17:00:  Plenary to finalize ship requests and work schedules