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Programme Groups

AS – Atmospheric Sciences

AS1 – Meteorology
AS2 – Boundary layer processes
AS3 – Atmospheric chemistry and aerosols
AS4 – Interdisciplinary sessions in Atmospheric Sciences

Alfred Wegener Medal Lecture by Michael Ghil
Convener: D. B. Dingwell 
Arthur Holmes Medal Lecture by Vincent Courtillot
Convener: D. B. Dingwell 
Vilhelm Bjerknes Medal Lecture by Adrian Simmons
Convener: O. Tarasova 
AS1 –  Meteorology
Dynamical Meteorology (General Session)
Convener: G. Rivière  | Co-Conveners: O. Martius , V. Grubišić 
Numerical weather prediction, data assimilation and ensemble forecasting
Convener: H. Ólafsson  | Co-Convener: J.-W. Bao 
Oral Programme
Poster Programme
Poster Summaries & DiscussionsPSD10.1 
Precipitation: Measurement, Climatology, Remote Sensing, and Modeling (General Session)
Convener: S. Michaelides  | Co-Conveners: V. Levizzani , K. Nakamura 
Synoptic climatology – methods and applications (co-organized)
Convener: C. Beck  | Co-Conveners: A. Philipp , P. D. J. Jacobeit 
Clouds, Aerosols and Radiation (General Session)/High Resolution Cloud Models
Convener: A. Macke  | Co-Conveners: A. I. Flossmann , P. Stier , X. Cui , S. Lolli 
Recent Developments in Geophysical Fluid Dynamics (co-organized)
Convener: U. Harlander  | Co-Convener: A. Will 
Internal Gravity Waves (co-organized)
Convener: R. Plougonven  | Co-Conveners: U. Achatz , E. Becker , C. Staquet 
Atmospheric Convection: Dynamics, Chemistry, and Vertical Transport
Convener: J.-I. Yano  | Co-Conveners: H. Tost , L. Donner , C. Hohenegger 
The global monsoon system: variability and dynamics
Convener: J. Li  | Co-Conveners: A. Turner , P. Terray 
Oral Programme
Poster Programme
Poster Summaries & DiscussionsPSD10.2 
Modern and Palaeomonsoon
Co-Conveners: H. Schulz , A. Brauer 
Dynamical coupling between the stratosphere and the troposphere
Convener: T. Reichler  | Co-Conveners: B. Christiansen , S.-W. Son 
Dynamics and chemistry of the upper troposphere and stratosphere: observations and models
Conveners: P. Braesicke , P. Hoor  | Co-Conveners: Schiller , H. Boenisch , T. Birner , U. Langematz , J. Laube 
Impact of solar and geomagnetic variabilities on the Earth's lower,middle and upper atmospheres (co-organized)
Convener: F.-J. Lübken  | Co-Conveners: J. Lilensten , T. Dudok de Wit , M. Kaufmann , P. Preusse 
Mid-latitude Cyclones and Storms: Diagnostics of Observed and Future Trends, and related Impacts
Convener: G. C. Leckebusch  | Co-Conveners: U. Ulbrich , J. G. Pinto 
Tropical Climate Variability and Teleconnections: past, present and future (co-organized)
Convener: B. Rodríguez de Fonseca  | Co-Conveners: E. Mohino , T. Losada , J. Garcia-Serrano , F. Kucharski , I. Polo 
Extreme meteorological and hydrological events induced by severe weather and climate change (co-organized)
Convener: A. Loukas  | Co-Conveners: U. Ulbrich , M.-C. Llasat 
Ensemble hydro-meteorological forecasting for improved risk management: across scales and applications (co-organized)
Convener: M.-H. Ramos  | Co-Conveners: F. Pappenberger , Brown , S. J. van Andel , Y. He , G. Mascaro 
Mediterranean Climate: from past to future
Convener: P. Lionello  | Co-Convener: C. Goodess 
ENSO: Dynamics, Predictability and Modelling
Convener: E. Guilyardi  | Co-Conveners: M. J. McPhaden , A. Wittenberg 
The North Atlantic: natural variability and global change
Convener: M. Rhein 
Oral Programme
Poster Programme
Poster Summaries & DiscussionsPSD7.16 
Nonlinear Dynamics of the Atmosphere, Ocean and the Climate System (co-organized)
Convener: K. Dethloff  | Co-Conveners: C. Franzke , F. Kwasniok , T. Huck 
Precipitation uncertainty and variability: observations, ensemble simulation and downscaling (co-organized)
Convener: R. Deidda  | Co-Conveners: T. Bellerby , G. Grossi , A. Langousis , X. Wang , S. Vogl , P. Laux 
Quantitative precipitation forecasting in complex terrain: Results of the Convective and Orographically-induced Precipitation Study (COPS) and other campaigns (co-sponsored by the World Weather Research Program of the WMO)
Convener: V. Wulfmeyer  | Co-Conveners: A. Behrendt , P. Di Girolamo , M. Dorninger , M. Rotach 
AS2 –  Boundary layer processes
Air-Land Interactions (General Session) (co-sponsored by iLEAPS)
Convener: A. Ibrom  | Co-Convener: T. Foken 
Oral Programme
Poster Programme
Poster Summaries & DiscussionsPSD10.5 
Turbulence in the atmospheric and oceanic boundary layers (co-organized)
Convener: A. Petrosyan 
Boundary Layers in High Latitudes: Physical and Chemical Processes Including Atmosphere-Ice Chemical Interactions (AICI)
Convener: W. Neff  | Co-Conveners: G. Heinemann , A. Jones , Argentini , P. Anderson , T. Bartels-Rausch , V. F. McNeill 
Oral Programme
Poster Programme
Poster Summaries & DiscussionsPSD10.6 
Turbulence in the Atmosphere (co-organized)
Convener: C. Yagüe  | Co-Conveners: F. Tampieri , J. Cuxart 
AS3 –  Atmospheric chemistry and aerosols
Gas Phase Composition and Reactivity (including HOx, NOx)
Convener: H. Harder  | Co-Conveners: L. Vereecken , T. Dillon 
Halogens in the Troposphere
Convener: R. von Glasow (deceased)  | Co-Conveners: R. Sander , L. Carpenter , A. Saiz-Lopez , R. Volkamer , J. Plane 
Oral Programme
Poster Programme
Poster Summaries & DiscussionsPSD10.12 
Atmospheric Ice Particles
Convener: J. Curtius  | Co-Conveners: T. Koop , C. Voigt 
Cloud-Aerosol-Precipitation Interactions
Convener: A. Ekman  | Co-Conveners: S. van den Heever , W.-K. Tao 
Aerosol Chemistry and Microphysics (General Session)
Convener: M. Kalberer  | Co-Conveners: F. Pope , U. Krieger 
Oral Programme
Poster Programme
Poster Summaries & DiscussionsPSD10.4 
Megacities: Air Quality and Climate Impacts from Local to Global Scales
Convener: A. Baklanov  | Co-Conveners: M. Gauss , L. Molina 
Urban climate, urban heat island and urban biometeorology
Convener: K. Kourtidis  | Co-Convener: K. De Ridder 
Air Pollution Modelling
Convener: J. Brandt  | Co-Convener: J. D. Silver 
Atmospheric composition: variability and trends
Convener: O. Tarasova  | Co-Conveners: S. Szopa , E. Nisbet , A. Pozzer , P. Jimenez-Guerrero 
Polar Ozone and Polar Stratospheric Clouds
Convener: G. O. Braathen  | Co-Conveners: F. Khosrawi , B.-M. Sinnhuber , M. von Hobe , M. Pitts 
Satellite observations of tropospheric composition and pollution, analyses with models and applications
Convener: A. Richter  | Co-Conveners: P. Levelt , C. Clerbaux 
Remote-Sensing of Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide and Methane
Convener: S. Houweling  | Co-Conveners: M. Buchwitz , J. Notholt , H. Boesch 
Remote Sensing of Clouds and Aerosols: Techniques and Applications
Convener: J. Cermak  | Co-Conveners: G. de Leeuw , A. Kokhanovsky 
AS4 –  Interdisciplinary sessions in Atmospheric Sciences
Aspects of Biomass utilization from Forests and other Resources
Convener: V. J. Bruckman  | Co-Convener: V. Parravicini 
Oral Programme
Poster Programme
Poster Summaries & DiscussionsPSD6.8 
Biogeochemistry of Atmospheric Methane: Isotopes to Models (co-organized)
Co-Convener: M. Bock 
Stable Isotopes in Atmospheric Research (co-organized)
Convener: R. Koppmann  | Co-Conveners: J. Kaiser , M. Johnson 
Spatial and temporal patterns of wildfires: models, theory, and reality (co-organized)
Convener: M. Pereira  | Co-Conveners: R. Trigo , M. Penning de Vries , L. Clarisse , Boschetti 
Oral Programme
Poster Programme
Poster Summaries & DiscussionsPSD19.13 
Boreal forest chemistry and physics (co-organized)
Convener: J. Williams  | Co-Convener: T. Petäjä 
Oral Programme
Poster Programme
Poster Summaries & DiscussionsPSD10.8 
Vegetation-Atmosphere Interactions: From Emission to Atmospheric Particles and Climate (co-organized)
Convener: B. Bonn  | Co-Conveners: M. Boy , S. M. Noe 
Oral Programme
Poster Programme
Poster Summaries & DiscussionsPSD10.11 
Atmospheric and Meteorological Instrumentation (co-organized)
Convener: J. Vivekanandan  | Co-Conveners: M. Rose , C. Waldmann , M. A. Lange , J. Reuder 
Oral Programme
Poster Programme
Poster Summaries & DiscussionsPSD14.3 
Preparatory activities for the scientific utilisation of the GMES Sentinel satellites constellations including Cal/Val activities of their optical instruments.
Convener: M. Berger  | Co-Conveners: J. Aschbacher , H. Mortimer 
Infrasound monitoring for atmospheric studies
Convener: A. Le Pichon  | Co-Conveners: L. G. Evers , T. Kvaerna 
Oral Programme
Poster Programme
Poster Summaries & DiscussionsPSD10.10 
Integrated physical and chemical weather modelling with two-way interactions
Convener: A. Baklanov  | Co-Conveners: J. Flemming , G. Grell 
Aeolian dust, initiator, player, and recorder of environmental change (co-organized)
Convener: P. Knippertz  | Co-Convener: J.-B. Stuut 
Lightning: physics, detection and atmospheric effects (co-organized)
Convener: Y. Yair  | Co-Conveners: S. Soula , H. D. Betz , Y. Takahashi , C. Price 
Oral Programme
Poster Programme
Poster Summaries & DiscussionsPSD19.2 
ICT-based hydrometeorology science and natural disaster societal impact assessment (co-organized)
Convener: A. Parodi  | Co-Conveners: N. Rebora , G. Craig , D. Kranzlmueller , M. Schiffers 
Hazard Risk Managment in Agriculture and Agroecosystems (co-organized)
Convener: A. M. Tarquis  | Co-Conveners: N. R. Dalezios , A. Gobin , van der Velde , M. Ruiz-Ramos 
Oral Programme
Poster Programme
Poster Summaries & DiscussionsPSD19.1 
Climate, Hydrology and Water Infrastructure (co-organized)
Convener: D. Koutsoyiannis  | Co-Conveners: M. Mudelsee , J. de Lima , X. Wang 
Atmospheres of Terrestrial Planets (co-organized)
Convener: W. J. Markiewicz  | Co-Conveners: E. Marcq , A. Määttänen 
Research and Development in Nuclear Explosion Monitoring (co-organized)
Convener: D. A. Becker  | Co-Conveners: M. Kalinowski , L. Ceranna , D. Brown , Y. Jia 
Oral Programme
Poster Programme
Poster Summaries & DiscussionsPSD5.10 
Polarimetry as an invaluable tool to study the Solar System and beyond (co-organized)
Convener: M. Barthelemy  | Co-Conveners: H. Lamy , C. Simon Wedlund , F. Snik , S. Bagnulo 
Instrumental monitoring of caves: the key to understanding anthropogenic impacts and climate-proxy relationships in speleothems (co-organized)
Co-Convener: C. Spötl 
Temperature observations in the subsurface: contributions to climate sciences, soil sciences, permafrost, glaciology, hydrology, and heat flow studies
Convener: V. Rath  | Co-Conveners: J. Noetzli , F. González-Rouco , J. Safanda