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The DYNAMO Workshop was held 13-14 April 2009 at NOAA/ESRL in Boulder, CO.

DYNAMO Workshop Summary

DYNAMO White Paper (Version 2)
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Monday, 13 April 2009
0. Logistics Information Fairall
1. Background on DYNAMO and meeting objectives C. Zhang
2. Scientific Issues Fairall
MJO initiation problem: Mechanisms/MISMO
    Initiation of the MJO Johnson
    MISMO Katsumata
MJO initiation problem: Forecast/MJO prediction experiment
    Operational Perspective on MJO Prediction Gottschalck
    The Maritime Continent as a Prediction Barrier for the MJO Vintzileos
    Indo-Pacific OLR variations Weickmann
Structures of Atmospheric Perturbations Associated with the MJO Kiladis
An Indian Ocean Observing System for Ocean-Atmosphere Interactions McPhaden
Disturbed and Undisturbed Boundary Layers Over the Tropical Ocean Wang
3. Planning for 2011 Johnson
CINDY2011 Yoneyama
TRIO McPhaden
ONR air-sea interaction experiment Eleuterio/Harper
YOTC and YOTC2 Moncrieff
4. DYNAMO Observations C. Zhang
Sounding Array Design Strategy Johnson
Ship-based Doppler Lidar Measurements Brewer/Tucker
Aerosol Measurements During DYNAMO Bates/Fairall
Surface flux/AMF2 Fairall/Long
Satellite-tracked surface drifting buoy (drifters) observations in the Indian Ocean Lumpkin/McPhaden
Enhanced RAMA moorings McPhaden
Mixing Measurements on an Equatorial Ocean Mooring Moum
Ship-based radar Rutledge
Land-based radar Schumacher/Katsumata
5. Field operation McPhaden
NOAA Ship Ronald H. Brown FY11 Request for DYNAMO Fairall
Integration of field components Johnson
Field Operations Support Meitín
Data Management Overview and Services Williams
Tuesday, 14 April 2009
6. Modeling component and hypothesis testing Fairall
NCEP Operational Activities Relevant to DYNAMO Vintzileos
Outstanding Issues in MJO Simulation and Initiation (NCAR CAM) Maloney/G. Zhang
Theoretical and Modeling Issues Related to ISO/MJO Li
Utility of regional and mesoscale models of MJO Small/Xie
Two-Way Coupled COAMPS Simulation of MJO Chen/Small
MJO and convectively coupled waves in Navy models M. Flatau
NCAR Nested Regional Climate Model and Tropical Channel Model in the context of YOTC and DYNAMO Moncrieff
Convection Trigger: A key to improving GCM MJO simulation? CRM Contribution to DYNAMO and AMIE Wu
7. Action Items C. Zhang