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 onsite 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

  • The coupled earth system: atmosphere, ocean, sea-ice

  • Regional processes

  • Scale interactions: From turbulence to weather to climate

  • Extreme events across timescales

  • Statistical methods to explore high-resolution data

will be streamed live through YouTube.

On Day 3, we will host an open Zoom workshop on ICCP(IBS Center for Climate Physics)’s ultra-high-resolution CESM simulations. 

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


Keynote Speakers

Prof. Masaki Satoh, Atmosphere Ocean Research Institute, University of Tokyo, Kashiwa, Japan

Prof. Shang-Ping Xie, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego, USA

Prof. Jong-Seong Kug, POSTECH, Pohang, South Korea

Dr. Jung-Eun Chu, IBS Center for Climate Physics, South Korea


Time Main conference

09:30 ~ 10:30


10:30 ~ 12:00

Session 1.1: The Coupled Earth System – Atmosphere

12:00 ~ 13:30


13:30 ~ 14:30

Session 1.1: The Coupled Earth System – Atmosphere

14:30 ~ 16:00

Session 1.2 The Coupled Earth System: Ocean

16:00 ~ 16:30

Coffee break

16:30 ~ 17:30

Session 1.3 The Coupled Earth System: Sea-ice processes

18:00 ~ 21:00


Time Main conference

09:30 ~ 10:30

Session 2.1 The role of topography, coastal dynamics, eddies

10:30 ~ 12:00

Session 2.2 Scale interactions: From turbulence to weather to climate

12:00 ~ 13:00


13:00 ~ 14:00

Session 2.3 Statistics and Dynamics of extreme events

14:00 ~ 14:30

Session 3.1 Big data analysis using new statistical methods

14:30 ~ 15:00

Session 3.2 Visualization

15:00 ~ 15:30

Coffee break

15:30 ~ 17:00

Poster session

17:00 ~ 17:30

General Discussion

Time CESM High-resolution workshop

09:30 ~ 10:30

Workshop: Ultra-high resolution CESM simulations: introduction

10:30 ~ 12:00

Ultra-high resolution CESM simulations: presentation of projects

12:00 ~ 13:30


13:30 ~ 15:00

Hackathon: CESM data extraction for collaborators

15:00 ~ 15:30

Hackathon: Analysis tools

15:30 ~ 16:00

Hackathon: CESM Q&A

16:00 ~ 16:30



Registration period : May 15 – September 30, 2020

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Abstract Deadline : August 31, 2020

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