Fourth Symposium on High Performance Computing for Weather, Water, and Climate

Program Chairs: Brian J. Etherton , ESRL/GSD ; Gerry Creager , NSSL ; Marc Cotnoir , CSRA ; Timothy S. Sliwinski , Texas Tech Univ.
Reviewers: Marc Cotnoir , CSRA ; Timothy S. Sliwinski , Texas Tech Univ.

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Sunday, 7 January 2018

4:00 PM-5:00 PM: Sunday, 7 January 2018

Monday, 8 January 2018

2:00 PM-3:00 PM: Monday, 8 January 2018

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Lecture 1
2018 Haurwitz Lecture
Location: Salon K (Hilton) (Austin, Texas)
Cochairs: Ángel F. Adames, GFDL; Scott W. Powell, Colorado State Univ.

8:00 PM-10:00 PM: Monday, 8 January 2018


Ryan Symposium Reception
Location: The Reverbery at the Hilton (Austin, Texas)

Tuesday, 9 January 2018

8:30 AM-9:30 AM: Tuesday, 9 January 2018

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Session 1
Advances in Software Environments and Tools for Exploiting High Performance Computing (HPC)
Location: Room 10C (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: Fourth Symposium on High Performance Computing for Weather, Water, and Climate
Chair: Gerald J. Creager, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma and NOAA/NSSL
CoChair: Timothy S. Sliwinski, Texas Tech Univ.
9:00 AM
1.3
Cloud-Enabled Large-Scale Land Surface Model Simulations with the NASA Land Information System
Daniel Duffy, NASA GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and G. Vaughan, M. Clark, C. Peters-Lidard, B. Nijssen, G. S. Nearing, S. Kumar, S. Rheingrover, and J. Geiger

10:30 AM-11:30 AM: Tuesday, 9 January 2018

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Session 2
Challenges for Weather, Water, and Climate Modeling at Exascale
Location: Room 10C (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: Fourth Symposium on High Performance Computing for Weather, Water, and Climate
Chair: Marc Cotnoir, CSRA
10:30 AM
2.1
An Update on the Parallelization of the FV3 Model for CPU, GPU, and MIC Processors
Mark W. Govett, NOAA/ESRL/GSD, Boulder, CO; and C. W. Harrop, J. Middlecoff, D. Rosenberg, J. Rosinski, L. Stringer, and Y. Yu
10:45 AM
2.2
ECMWF's Next-Generation IO and Product Generation for the IFS Model
Tiago Quintino, ECMWF, Reading, U.K.; and B. Raoult, P. Maciel, and S. Smart
11:15 AM
2.4
Code Design and Performance Considerations for Exascale Computing
Yonggang G. Yu, NOAA/ESRL/GSD, Boulder, CO; and D. Rosenberg, B. J. Etherton, M. W. Govett, and J. Schramm
Manuscript (112.2 kB)

3:45 PM-5:30 PM: Tuesday, 9 January 2018


Joint Poster Session 2
Flood Prediction, Analysis, High Performance Computing, Decision Support, Management, and Tropical Cyclones
Location: Exhibit Hall 3 (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Hosts: (Joint between the 32nd Conference on Hydrology; and the Fourth Symposium on High Performance Computing for Weather, Water, and Climate )
Cochairs: Nick Z. Fang, Univ. of Texas; Hatim Sharif, Univ. of Texas; Konstantinos Andreadis, JPL; David J. Gochis, NCAR; John N. McHenry, Baron Advanced Meteorological Systems, LLC; Gerry Creager, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma, NOAA/NSSL; Philip B. Bedient, Rice Univ.; Benjamin Bass, Rice Univ.
452
Advancements in Estimating and Validating Bankfull Flow and Inundation in the National Water Model
Laura K. Read, NCAR, Boulder, AL; and D. N. Yates, D. J. Gochis, F. Salas, Z. Li, and S. Khan

453
Identifying Runoff Parameters and Predicting Future Runoff with GCM Data in a Mountainous Basin in Japan
Kazumasa Fujimura, Meisei Univ., Hino City, Tokyo, Japan; and Y. Iseri, S. Kanae, S. Okada, and M. Murakami

Poster 454 will also present as paper J35.3A

459
Integrated Flood Forecast Model (Hydro-CoSMoS) for San Francisco Bay
Jungho Kim, CIRA, Fort Collins, CO; and L. Herdman, L. E. Johnson, R. Martyr-Koller, R. Cifelli, P. Barnard, L. Erikson, J. Finzi Hart, and V. Chandrasekar

461
Enhancements to the WRF-Hydro Hydrologic Model Structure for Semiarid Environments
Timothy M. Lahmers, Univ. of Arizona, Tucson, AZ; and H. V. Gupta, P. Hazenberg, C. L. Castro, D. J. Gochis, D. N. Yates, A. Dugger, and D. C. Goodrich

Handout (6.4 MB)

463
Assimilation of Real-Time Streamflow Observations for the National Water Model Using Ensemble Kalman Filter
Seongjin Noh, Univ. of Texas, Arlington, TX; and D. J. Seo, A. RafieeiNasab, J. McCreight, D. Gochis, B. Cosgrove, and T. Vukicevic

465
Implementing the WRF-Hydro Modeling System in the Great Lakes Region
Chuliang Xiao, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; and B. M. Lofgren, A. Gronewold, D. J. Gochis, L. Mason, L. Pei, and K. Sampson

469
An Assessment of National Water Model Streamflow Forecasts during Tropical Storm Cindy
Xia Feng, NOAA/OWP/NWC, Tuscaloosa, AL; and B. Cosgrove

470
Field Evaluation of NOAA's National Water Model
Scott D. Lindsey, NWS/Alaska Pacific River Forecast Center, Anchorage, AK; and A. Macneil, E. T. Jones, J. Lhotak, and T. Dixon

Wednesday, 10 January 2018

8:30 AM-10:00 AM: Wednesday, 10 January 2018

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Joint Session 35
Flood Prediction, Analysis, High Performance Computing, Decision Support, Management, and Tropical Cyclones, Part I
Location: Room 18A (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Hosts: (Joint between the 32nd Conference on Hydrology; and the Fourth Symposium on High Performance Computing for Weather, Water, and Climate )
Cochairs: Nick Z. Fang, Univ. of Texas; Hatim Sharif, Univ. of Texas; Konstantinos Andreadis, JPL; David J. Gochis, NCAR; John N. McHenry, Baron Advanced Meteorological Systems, LLC; Gerry Creager, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma, NOAA/NSSL; Benjamin Bass, Rice Univ.; Philip B. Bedient, Rice Univ.
8:30 AM
J35.1
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Joint Session 38
Artificial Intelligence and High Performance Computing for Weather Predictions
Location: Room 12B (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Hosts: (Joint between the 17th Conf on Artificial and Computational Intelligence and its Applications to the Environmental Sciences; and the Fourth Symposium on High Performance Computing for Weather, Water, and Climate )
Cochairs: David John Gagne II, NCAR; Timothy S. Sliwinski, Texas Tech Univ.
9:30 AM
J38.5
Soil Moisture Forecasting and Hindcasting Using Deep Learning and SMAP Satellite Data
Kuai Fang, Pennsylvania State Univ., Univ. Park, PA; and C. Shen, D. Kifer, and X. Yang

10:30 AM-12:00 PM: Wednesday, 10 January 2018

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Joint Session 40
Flood Prediction, Analysis, High Performance Computing, Decision Support, Management, and Tropical Cyclones, Part II
Location: Room 18B (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Hosts: (Joint between the 32nd Conference on Hydrology; and the Fourth Symposium on High Performance Computing for Weather, Water, and Climate )
Cochairs: Nick Z. Fang, Univ. of Texas; Hatim Sharif, Univ. of Texas; Konstantinos Andreadis, JPL; David J. Gochis, NCAR; John N. McHenry, Baron Advanced Meteorological Systems, LLC; Gerry Creager, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma, NOAA/NSSL; Benjamin Bass, Rice Univ.; Philip B. Bedient, Rice Univ.
10:30 AM
J40.1
National Water Model-Based Diagnoses of Recent High-Impact Floods
David Gochis, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and B. Cosgrove, A. Dugger, J. McCreight, F. Salas, D. Yates, L. K. Read, W. Yu, K. Sampson, A. RafieeiNasab, Y. Liu, L. Pan, M. Barlage, and L. Karsten
10:45 AM
J40.2
An Update on the NOAA National Water Model and Related Activities
Brian A. Cosgrove, NWS/Office of Water Prediction, Silver Spring, MD; and D. J. Gochis, T. Graziano, E. Clark, and T. Flowers
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Joint Session 41
High-Performance Computing Applications in the Coastal Zone
Location: Room 12B (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Hosts: (Joint between the 16th Symposium on the Coastal Environment; and the Fourth Symposium on High Performance Computing for Weather, Water, and Climate )
Cochairs: Gerry Creager, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma, NOAA/NSSL; Art Miller, NOAA
11:15 AM
J41.4
Using a Sponge Layer as an Open-Ocean Boundary Treatment in Barotropic Tide and Storm-Surge Models
Damrongsak Wirasaet, Univ. of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN; and W. Pringle, J. Gonzalez, A. Suhardjo, and J. Westerink

Thursday, 11 January 2018

12:00 PM-1:30 PM: Thursday, 11 January 2018


Lunch Break

3:00 PM-3:30 PM: Thursday, 11 January 2018


Coffee Break