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2020 Joint LACE Data Assimilation & DAsKIT Working Days, video-conference, 14-16 September 2020
Article published on 28 October 2020
last modification on 29 October 2020

by Patricia

The 2020 DAsKIT Working Days will be joint together with the LACE DAWD during 14-16 September 2020.

Due to the actual public health constraints, the meeting will be organized by video-conf (S4B Skype for Business platform).

 Agenda and list of participants

 Presentations

  • National presentations :
  • Invited talks
    • Status of HIRLAM upper-air DA activities (R. Randriamampianina)
    • Status of OPLACE (A. Trojáková): presentation
  • Specific talks
    • Impact of the variational assimilation of ground-based GNSS zenith total delay into AROME-Morocco model (Fatima Hdidou): presentation
    • VarBC spin up and assimilation of Slovenian GNSS ZTD observations (B. Strajnar): presentation
    • Improving heavy rainfall forecasts by assimilating surface precipitation in the convect-ive scale model AROME: A case study of the Mediterranean event of November 4, 2017 (Zahra Sahlaoui): presentation
  • Session on upper-air data assimilation: radar data assimilation
    • ALARO tests of radar observation operator (A. Trojákova): presentation
    • Processing of radar reflectivities in screening (A. Bučánek): presentation
    • Assimilation of radial winds from radars (K. Čatlošová) : presentation
    • Comparison of Mode-S EHS vs. MRAR (K. Čatlošová): presentation
    • Investigation of the effect of Hungarian and Czech MODE-S dataset during data assimilation (K. Szanyi): presentation
    • Update on AROME-RUC (ZAMG) (F. Meier): presentation
    • SURFEX/SODA activities at ZAMG (S. Schneider, J. Vura) : presentation
    • SEKF Surface data assimilation experiments with cy40 AROME-SURFEX model (H. Tóth and B. Szintai): presentation
  • Practical session
    • OBSMON adaptation and re-compilation to read local ODB data files (I. Dehmous): presentation
    • BATOR adaptation to read SAPP BUFR SYNOP data (Y. Cengiz): presentation
  • Session on surface data assimilation
    • SURFEX/SODA activities at ZAMG (S. Schneider, J. Vura): presentation
    • SEKF Surface data assimilation experiments with cy40 AROME-SURFEX model (H. Tóth and B. Szintai) : presentation
  • Final discussion
    • LACE DAWD & DAsKIT – Summary of discussions (B. Strajnar & M. Monteiro) : presentation
    • DAsKIT plans for 2021: presentation

 Summary report

  • Summary report of the 2020 Joint LACE Data Assimilation & DAsKIT Working Days, video-conference, 14-16 September : summary report