WRF Tutorial Agenda

WRF Tutorials: 30 Janurary - 7 February, 2017, Boulder, CO

The WRF Basic Tutorial agenda:

Monday January 30

7:30 - 8:30                                       Registration and Coffee

8:30 - 9:00                                       Welcome and Participants' Introduction                                      Joe Klemp

9:00 - 9:05                                       Explanation of Agenda                                                                Kelly Werner

9:05 - 9:45                                       WRF Overview (basic)                                                               Jimy Dudhia

9:45 - 10:30                                     WPS: General Functions (basic)                                                 Michael Duda

10:30 - 10:50                                   Coffee Break

10:50 - 11:40                                   Program Real: General Functions (basic)                                    Dave Gill

11:40 - 12:10                                   WPS:  Set-up and Run (basic)                                                     Michael Duda

12:10 - 1:10                                     Lunch Break

1:10 - 1:20                                       Practice Instructions (in computer lab)                                         Kelly Werner

1:20 - 2:40                                      *Practice Session*

2:40- - 3:00                                     Coffee Break

3:00 - 3:50                                      WRF:  Set-up and Run (basic)                                                     Wei Wang

3:50 - 4:20                                      WRF and WPS:  Compilation Process (basic)                             Kelly Werner

4:20 - 5:30                                      *Practice Session*

Tuesday January 31

8:30 - 9:00                                       Fundamentals in Atmospheric Modeling (moderate)                  Song-You Hong

9:00 - 9:45                                       Nesting (basic)                                                                           Kelly Werner

9:45 - 10:05                                     Coffee Break

10:05 - 11:05                                  Post-processing Tools (1):  NCL (moderate)                                 Abby Jaye

11:05 - 12:05                                  WRF Physics (part 1) (moderate)                                                 Jimy Dudhia

12:05 - 1:05                                    Lunch Break

1:05 - 1:45                                      WRF Physics (part 2) (moderate)                                                 Jimy Dudhia

1:45 - 2:45                                      WPS/WRF Set-up and Run Demo                                               Michael Duda/Kelly Werner

2:45 - 3:05                                       Coffee Break

3:05 - 5:00                                       *Practice Session*

5:00 - 6:30                                       Information Exchange

Wednesday February 1

8:30 - 9:30                                       WRF Dynamics and Numerics (advanced)                                  Bill Skamarock

9:30 - 10:00                                     Post-processing Tools (1):  UPP (moderate)                                 Kate Fossell

10:00 - 10:20                                  Coffee Break

10:20 - 12:00                                  *Practice Session*

12:00 - 1:00                                     Lunch Break

1:00 - 2:00                                       WRF Physics (part 3) (moderate)                                                Jimy Dudhia

2:00 - 2:20                                       Coffee Break

2:20 - 3:05                                       Overview of Physical parameterizations (advanced)                    Song-You Hong

3:05 - 3:35                                       Post-processing Tools (3):  IDV (moderate)                                  Yuan Ho

3:35 - 5:00                                       *Practice Session*

Thursday February 2

8:30 - 9:10                                       Nudging with WRF  (advanced)                                                    Jimy Dudhia

9:10 - 10:10                                     WPS Advanced Usage (advanced)                                               Michael Duda

10:10 - 10:30                                  Coffee Break

10:30 - 11:00                                  Idealized Cases (moderate)                                                           Bill Skamarock

11:00 - 12:00                                  *Practice Session*

12:00 - 1:00                                    Lunch Break

1:00 - 2:00                                       WRF Registry and Examples (advanced)                                    Dave Gill

2:00 - 2:50                                       Other Run-time Options (basic)                                                   Wei Wang

2:50 - 3:10                                       Coffee Break

3:10 – 3:40                                      Post-processing Tools (4): VAPOR (moderate)                             Scott Pearse

3:40 - 5:00                                       *Practice Session *

Friday February 3

8:30 - 9:10                                       Best Practices (basic)                                                                    Ming Chen

9:10 - 10:10                                     WRF Data and Utilities (moderate)                                                Kelly Werner

10:10 - 10:30                                  Coffee Break

10:30 - 11:00                                  Model Verification  (moderate)                                                         Ming Chen

11:00 - 12:00                                  WRF Software (advanced)                                                               Dave Gill

12:00 - 12:10                                  Summary and Wrap-up                                                                   Kelly Werner

12:10 - 1:10                                    Lunch Break

1:10 - 4:00                                       *Optional Practice Session*

2:45 - 3:05                                       Coffee Break              

The WRF Chem Tutorial agenda:

Monday February 6

7:30-8:30                Registration and Coffee

8:30-8:45                Opening remarks (Georg Grell)

8:45-9:15                Anthropogenic emissions and gas chemistry mechanisms in WRF-Chem (Stuart McKeen) 

9:15-9:45                Biogenic, wildfire and lightning emissions in WRF-Chem (Megan Bela)

9:45-10:15              Introduction to photolysis (Sasha Madronich)

10:15-10:30            Coffee break 

10:30-11:00            Aerosols in WRF-Chem (Jan Kazil)

11:00-11:15            Dust options in WRF-Chem (Li Zhang)

11:15-11:45            Set-up and running WRF-Chem (Ravan Ahmadov)

11:45-13:00            Lunch break

13:00-15:00            *Practice Session*

15:00-15:15             Coffee break

15:15-17:30            *Practice Session*

Tuesday February 7

8:30-9:00                Introduction to chemical data assimilation (Arthur Mizzi)

9:30-10:00              Aerosol-radiation-microphysics interactions in WRF-Chem (Mary Barth)

10:00-10:30            Best practices for applying WRF-Chem (Ravan Ahmadov)

10:30-10:45            Coffee break 

10:45-11:45            *Practice Session*

11:45-13:00             Lunch break

13:00-15:00            *Practice Session*

15:00-15:15             Coffee break

15:15-17:30            *Practice Session*

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