To correct initial errors, four-dimensional variational data assimilation (4D-Var) adjusts the initial state of the atmosphere to find the model trajectory that best fits the most recent meteorological observations. Zhang, Shaoqing, M. Winton, A. Rosati, T. Delworth and B. Huang, 2012: Impact of Enthalpy-Based Ensemble Filtering Sea-Ice Data Assimilation on Decadal Predictions: Simulation with a Conceptual Pycnocline Prediction Model. CENKF, Liu et al 1 1 Ensemble Data Assimilation in a Simple Coupled Climate Model: 2 The Role of Ocean-Atmosphere Interaction 3 Zhengyu Liu 1,2,*, Shu Wu2, Shaoqing Zhang3, Yun Liu2, Xinyao Rong4 4 5 1. Looking into the past, present, and future, four broad categories of modeled data are available through NOMADS: Reanalysis, Numerical Weather Prediction, Ocean Models… The assimilation results of BCC_GODAS system (such as SST, SSTA, El Nino indexes, temperature change in the sub-surface of the ocean, etc.) We also explore another method of intialization: EC-Earth is run and is nudged (i.e., restored) to some reference data during the simulation. As the climate system is highly nonlinear both through nonlinear dynamics and strong feed backs the data-assimilation methodology has to be nonlinear too. Students will explore how satellite observations can be used to evaluate and improve climate models, and will hear from a range of speakers on climate model diagnostics and evaluation an… The primary objective of the project is to educate and to familiarize graduate students (MSc and PhD students) with the basic fundamental concepts, as well as in-depth topics, of the data assimilation paradigm and its applications. GDAS adds the following types of observations to a gridded, 3-D, model space: surface observations, balloon data, wind profiler data… We seek an adjusted forecast that gives the best fit to observations spanning the past six hours for the global forecast and the past three hours for the UK forecast while also respecting the laws of physics. The GMAO regularly upgrades their data assimilation and forecasting system to leverage advances in state-of-the-art modeling and assimilation. One application of data assimilation is improving numerical weather prediction (NWP). However, the so-called "anomaly-initialization" raises new challenges: there is evidence that mean state and anomalies are not entirely decoupled. J. Recent studies (e.g., Bellucci et al., 2015) have revealed that other components of the climate system also bear memory for our climate system, up to a few years at least. data assimilation of the Nino 3.4 index for the El˜ Nino Southern Oscillation (ENSO) in a compre-˜ hensive climate model show promising results. The Simple Ocean Data Assimilation, or SODA, analysis is an ocean reanalysis data set consisting of gridded variables for the global ocean, as well as several derived fields. We literally "plug" these reanalyses into EC-Earth and let the model evolve afterwards. The Modeling and Data Assimilation Branch (MDAB), in collaboration with other institutions, conducts a program of applied research and development (R&D) in support of the National Weather Service (NWS) operational mission of Earth system prediction through environmental modeling of the atmosphere, oceans, sea ice and land surface, across spatial and temporal scales. To address these issues, we propose to develop and implement a flexible, high-performance computing capability and ensemble coupled data assimilation (ECDA) capability within the Energy Exascale Earth System Model (E3SM) to understand model climate biases, as well as to improve coupled model … Optimizing model parameters by using observations through coupled data assimilation is expected to mitigate model biases and enhance model predictability. Journal of Climate. This is evolved forward in time by the forecast model to produce the next forecast. The weather forecasts produced at ECMWF use data assimilation to estimate initial conditions for the forecast model from meteorological observations. The observational coverage is sparse. One common way to get rid of model biases is to assimilate observational anomalies rather than the raw values, so that the model is not forced to live in a state that is incompatible with its own climate. At sub-seasonal to interannual time scales, climate predictability is thought to arise significantly from the knowledge of initial conditions. 1. Data assimilation (DA) experiments are performed to assess impacts of observations in climate model state estimation through the cross-domain ocean–atmosphere forecast error covariances (cross covariances). In the first front, several methods are explored to propagate observational information into the model. Data assimilation combines prior information that we have about a system, e.g. Assimilation. Staff; FAQs; Contact Us Accordingly, the Climate Model Initialization and Data Assimilation Research Line of the Climate Prediction Group works on two fronts. The goal is to provide an improved estimate of ocean state from those based solely on observations or numerical simulations. This will allow us to reduce and quantify uncertainties in climate predictions. ECMWF is a world leader in data assimilation research and development. pp. This project is to deliver routine ocean monitoring products, and is being implemented by CPC in cooperation with NOAA Global Ocean Monitoring and Observing (GOMO) This unchanging framework provides a dynamically consistent estimate of the climate state at each time step. Climate models live in their preferred state. Accordingly, the Climate Model Initialization and Data Assimilation Research Line of the Climate Prediction Group works on two fronts. The carbon dioxide visualization was produced by a computer model called GEOS-5, created by scientists at NASA Goddard’s Global Modeling and Assimilation Office. Dept. In addition, the nonlinear relationships between state variables, as for example seawater temperature and salinity, are not preserved in this approach. The capabilities of the Whole Atmosphere Community Climate Model with thermosphere ionosphere eXtension, including data assimilation (WACCMX+DART), was used to evaluate the capability of the model to forecast conditions at altitudes (~60-120 km) that are relevant for generating the day-to-day variability in the ionosphere and thermosphere. In the first front, several methods are explored to propagate observational information into the model. Climate Data Assimilation optimally integrates pieces of observational information and produces a balanced and coherent climate estimate and prediction initialization by maintaining the instantaneous flux exchanges among the coupled components. //Ocean Data Assimilation System (ODAS) CDS is partnering with the Global Modeling and Assimilation Office (GMAO) to provide access to the GMAO's GEOS iODAS, a model-independent system that focuses on the assimilation of remotely sensed sea surface height observations. Research Excellence. A data assimilation system has been developed to apply to a fully coupled climate model, CM2.1, in the Korea Institute of Ocean Science and Technology (KIOST). mail: info [at] bsc [dot] es, The adventure of supercomputing in the classroom, Computer Applications in Science & Engineering, HPC Performance Analysis and Optimization, Agriculture and water management services, Climate Model Initialization and Data Assimilation, Land-atmosphere coupling and predictability, Ocean Biogeochemistry and Climate Feedbacks, Sea Ice Variability, Prediction and Impacts, Seasonal prediction and attribution of extreme events, Forecast quality assessment of seasonal-to-decadal predictions, Gather observational data (land, ocean, sea ice) from observations or reanalyses, in order to use them later on for the initialization of climate predictions, Investigate the role of underlying observational data on climate forecast skill and bias, Implement, test and compare different initialization methods. Activities in Earth System modeling and data assimilation aim to maximize the impact of satellite observations on analyses and predictions of the atmosphere, ocean, land and cryosphere. Owing to their large thermal inertia, the world oceans are often cited as the main source of predictability of our climate at sub-seasonal to multi-decadal time scales. The Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory (GFDL) has developed an Ensemble Coupled Data Assimilation (ECDA) system based on their global coupled climate model … To make a forecast we need to know the current state of the atmosphere and the Earth's surface (land and oceans). ... January 2012: A study of enhancive parameter correction with coupled data assimilation for climate estimation and prediction using a simple coupled model. Nexus II Building c/Jordi Girona, 29 Applications of GODAS at Climate Prediction Center. These states are also used to calibrate climate projection and to monitor and investigate the global and regional earth climate system (reanalysis). Assimilation data: Temperature profile data from XBTs, profiling floats (Argo), moorings (TAO), synthetic salinity from local Levitus T-S climatology. 1. This is evolved forward in time by the forecast model to produce the next forecast. Questions or comments: in press. The model is a low-dimensional analogue of the North Atlantic climate system, involving interactions between large-scale atmospheric circulation and ocean states driven ISSN 2353-6438 doi: The simulation is then stopped at the time of initialization, and the current state of the system is used to initialize our predictions. Accordingly, the Climate Model Initialization and Data Assimilation Research Line of the Climate Prediction Group works on two fronts. Liu, Z., S. 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