Date(s) - 13/11/2014 - 14/11/2014
If you are interested in attending the Workshop, please make your online reservation with your IRTG account or contact Patrick Ludwig until November 3, 2014.
Participating IRTG Members are kindly requested to forward their posters as PDF files to Patrick Ludwig.
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Thursday, November 13th
09:15 Yihui Ding (China Meteorological Administration, China): Long-term variations of the Afro-Asian monsoon and its links to climate change
09:50 Karl-Heinz Wyrwoll (University of Western Australia, Australia): The paleoclimatology of the last 25 000 years of the northern Australian summer monsoon: from proxies to models
10:25 Coffee Break
10:50 Martin Claussen (Max-Planck-Institute for Meteorology, Germany): Abrupt climate change in African Quaternary climate:concepts and modeling
11:25 Tim Brücher (Max-Planck-Institute for Meteorology, Germany): Paleoclimate modelling: understanding past fire activity
13:45 Zhongshi Zhang (Bjerknes Centre for Climate Research, Bergen, Norway): Aridification of the Sahara desert caused by Tethys Sea shrinkage during Late Miocene
14:20 Nicholas Webb (USDA-ARS Jornada Experimental Range, USA): Representing historical and future land surface conditions: contemporary insights from Australia
14:55 Coffee Break
15:20 Adrian Chappell (CSIRO Land and Water, Australia): A reduced complexity estimate of aerodynamic properties for land surface models
18:00 Workshop Dinner
Friday, November 14th
09:15 Stefan Kröpelin (University of Cologne, Germany): Holocene Climate Change in the Eastern Sahara
09:50 Andreas Fink (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany): The importance of representing deep convection for modeling recent and paleo-climates of North Africa
10:25 Coffee Break
10:50 Finn Viehberg (University of Cologne, Germany): Aquatic species succession hindcast the evolution of ecosystems in the Sahara
11:25 Jan-Berend Stuut (Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research, Netherlands): Past and present Saharan dust; reconstructing past environmental conditions and observing present-day marine environmental impacts
13:30 Slobodan Nickovic (Institute of Physics, Belgrade, Serbia): Can present-day dust models help to better reconstruct paleo-climatic conditions?
14:05 Gilles Bergametti (LISA, France): Present Saharan and Sahelian dust deposition: extreme events and temporal scales of variebility
14:40 Coffee Break
15:00 Christoph Raible (University of Bern, Switzerland): North Atlantic Atmospheric Circulation Changes During Glacial and Interglacial Times
15:35 Jörg Matschullat (Technical University Mining Academy Freiberg, Germany): to be confirmed
16:45 Farewell drinks/snacks
Bookings are closed for this event.