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Climate chemistry modelling workshop

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The second Chemistry Climate Model Initiative (CCMI) Meeting will be held in Lancaster, UK from 20-22 May 2014.

CCMI is a joint project of the International Global Atmospheric Chemistry project (IGAC) and the SPARC project (Stratosphere-troposphere Processes And their Role in Climate). CCMI investigates the historical and projected evolution of stratospheric and tropospheric composition and chemistry, including the links between those domains, and the feedbacks with the physical climate. 


CCMI invites abstract submissions on a broad range of topics related to chemistry-climate interactions, including from modellers, measurement scientists and data analysts.


More details, including registration can be found on the meeting websitehttp://www.lancaster.ac.uk/ccmi2014


Key dates

Financial support deadline: 14th February 2014 (including abstract submission)

Abstract submission: 28th February 2014

Registration deadline: 1st April 2014


The workshop focus will be on analysis related to the CCMI Reference simulations (pdf), which are centered on understanding trends and interannual variability of tropospheric and stratospheric composition since 1960 out to 2100, and how the composition interacts with changes in the physical climate.


CCMI invites abstract submissions on topics that include (but are not limited to):

  • understanding the interannual variability of constituents
  • presentation of new and improved observations
  • testing our understanding of stratospheric changes (including the role of VSLS)
  • constraining the tropospheric OH budget
  • finding novel ways to use observations and models to constrain processes
  • investigating the role of climate, emission and land cover changes for composition change
  • analyzing stratosphere-troposphere coupling
  • understanding the causes of inter-model differences
  • linking model performance to future projections

In addition, they also welcome abstracts related to any of the overall goals of CCMI.

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