Welcome to the IBS Conference on High-Resolution Earth System Modeling

In consideration of the continuing spread of COVID-19, the program committee has decided to hold the conference as a hybrid conference with online and on-site participation for international and domestic attendees, respectively.

We are very pleased to welcome you to the 2020 IBS Conference on High-Resolution Earth System Modeling.

With this hybrid conference, we would like to bring together world-leading experts in earth system modeling and early-career scientists. A key goal will be to explore new scientific frontiers in earth system dynamics and forge new collaborations to jointly analyze high-resolution earth system model simulations.

On October 12th and 13th, the on-site part of the conference will be held at Hotel Nongshim, Busan. International online participants will give their presentations via Zoom. Our sessions

  • Atmosphere

  • Ocean

  • Sea-ice processes

  • Regional processes

  • Scale interactions : from turbulence to weather to climate

  • Extreme events across timescales
  • Climate statistics: concepts, methods and applications

will be streamed live through YouTube.

On Wednesday, October 14th, we will host an open Zoom workshop about ICCP’s ultra-high-resolution CESM simulations. We encourage everyone who is interested in analyzing the data to join.

On behalf of the program committee, we wish to express our gratitude to the Institute for Basic Science and Pusan National University for their generous support of this conference.

Axel Timmermann
Axel Timmermann
Program Chair
Director, IBS Center for Climate Physics
Distinguished Professor, PNU
Kyung-Ja Ha
Kyung-Ja Ha
Program Committee Member
Professor, PNU
June-Yi Lee
June-Yi Lee
Program Committee Member
Associate Professor, PNU

Date & Venue

Day 1&2

Date: Oct 12- Oct 13, 2020

Venue: Hotel Nongshim, Busan, South Korea + Live YouTube streaming
* iPoster session will be conducted virtually through Zoom

Day 3 (workshop)

Date: Oct 14, 2020

Virtual workshop for scientists interested in using ICCP(IBS Center for Climate Physics)’s ultra-high-resolution CESM simulations


Tropical cyclones

Monsoon systems

Topographic processes

Polar processes

Regional climate projections

Modes of climate variability

Upwelling processes

Ocean turbulence

High-resolution modeling


Contact Info


Shang-Ping Xie (Scripps Institution of Oceanography)

Masaki Satoh (University of Tokyo)

Justin Small (National Center for Atmospheric Research, International Laboratory for High-Resolution Earth System Prediction)

Jung-Eun Chu (IBS Center for Climate Physics)

Niklas Schneider (International Pacific Research Center, University of Hawaii)

Kelvin Richards (International Pacific Research Center, University of Hawaii)

Bolan Gan (Ocean University of China)

Bror Jonson (Plymouth Marine Lab)

Noel Keenlyside (Geophysical Institute, University of Bergen)

Thomas Jung (Alfred Wegener Institute)

Eui-Seok Chung (IBS Center for Climate Physics)

Boris DeWitte (El Centro de Estudios Avanzados en Zonas Áridas (CEAZA))

Dong-Hyun Cha (Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology)

Su-Jong Jeong (Seoul National University)

Bo Qiu (University of Hawaii)

Christopher Horwart (Institute at Brown for Environment and Society)

Baylor Fox Kemper (Brown University)

Seung-Ki Min (Pohang University of Science and Technology)

Kyung-Ja Ha (IBS Center for Climate Physics, Pusan National University)

Myong-In Lee (Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology)

Jong-Hun Kam (Pohang University of Science and Technology)

Rein Haarsma (The Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute)

Yoo-Geon Ham (Chonnam National University)

Hans von Storch (Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht)


Time Main conference

09:00 ~ 09:30

Welcome remarks

09:30 ~ 12:00

Session 1. Atmosphere

12:00 ~ 13:00


13:00 ~ 14:00


14:00 ~ 16:30

Session 2. Ocean

16:30 ~ 17:30

Session 3. Sea-ice processes

Time Main conference

09:00 ~ 10:30

Session 4. Regional processes

10:30 ~ 12:00

Session 5. Scale interactions : from turbulence to weather to climate

12:00 ~ 13:00


13:00 ~ 14:00


14:00 ~ 16:30

Session 6. Extreme events across timescales

16:30 ~ 17:30

Session 7. Climate statistics: concepts, methods and applications

17:30 ~ 18:00

Closing remarks

Time CESM High-resolution workshop

10:00 ~ 10:15

Welcome, Introduction

10:15 ~ 10:45

Introduction to high-resolution CESM simulations

10:45 ~ 11:15

Key results from CESM analysis

11:15 ~ 12:00

Preliminary analyses

12:00 ~ 12:30

Lunch break

12:30 ~ 13:00

Preliminary analyses

13:00 ~ 13:45

Presentation and discussion of project ideas for future analysis

13:45 ~ 14:00

Data access

14:00 ~ 14:30

Animating high-resolution data with paraview

14:30 ~ 15:00

Post processing and data analysis

15:00 ~ 16:00

Open discussion and future plans


Registration period : May 15 – September 30, 2020

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Abstract Deadline : August 31, 2020

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