Collaboration of the weather and climate communities to advance subseasonal-to-seasonal prediction

AMS Citation:
Brunet, G., and Coauthors, 2010: Collaboration of the weather and climate communities to advance subseasonal-to-seasonal prediction. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 91, 1397-1406, doi:10.1175/2010BAMS3013.1.
Date:2010-10-01
Resource Type:article
Title:Collaboration of the weather and climate communities to advance subseasonal-to-seasonal prediction
Abstract: The World Weather Research Programme (WWRP) and the World Climate Research Programme (WCRP) have identified collaborations and scientific priorities to accelerate advances in analysis and prediction at subseasonal-to-seasonal time scales, which include i) advancing knowledge of mesoscale-planetary-scale interactions and their prediction; ii) developing high-resolution global-regional climate simulations, with advanced representation of physical processes, to improve the predictive skill of subseasonal and seasonal variability of high-impact events, such as seasonal droughts and floods, blocking, and tropical and extratropical cyclones; iii) contributing to the improvement of data assimilation methods for monitoring and predicting used in coupled ocean-atmosphere-land and Earth system models; and iv) developing and transferring diagnostic and prognostic information tailored to socioeconomic decision making. The document puts forward specific underpinning research, linkage, and requirements necessary to achieve the goals of the proposed collaboration.
Peer Review:Refereed
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Publisher's Version: 10.1175/2010BAMS3013.1
Author(s):
  • Gilbert Brunet
  • Melvyn Shapiro
  • Brian Hoskins
  • Mitch Moncrieff - NCAR/UCAR
  • Randall Dole
  • George Kiladis
  • Ben Kirtman
  • Andrew Lorenc
  • Brian Mills
  • Rebecca Morss - NCAR/UCAR
  • Saroja Polavarapu
  • David Rogers
  • John Schaake
  • Jagadish Shukla
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