Thursday the 7th of May 2015

Universidade de Évora

Colégio do Espírito Santo, Auditório 131

9:00 9:30 Registration
9:30 – 10:00 Welcome session
10:00 11:00 Inaugural Session

Chairperson: Laura Rontu

Klaus Joehnk and Victor Stepanenko

Integrated modelling of lakes in the climate system – a summary

11:00 11:30 Coffee break
11:30 – 13.00 2nd Session: Lakes and Climate

Chairperson: Gabriel Rooney

Patrick Le Moigne

FLake model at global scale: offline settings and evaluation of the impacts when coupled to the global circulation model CNRM-CM5

Rui Salgado

Interactions lake-atmosphere: The ALEX 2014 field campaign and numerical simulations

Pedro Soares

The Planetary Boundary Layer in the Alqueva Lake Region: observations andmodelling results

Elena Shevnina

Water and thermal balances of Antarctic Lakes

13:00 – 14:30 Lunch
14:30 – 16:00 3º Session Lake parametrisations in NWP models

Chairperson: Maria Monteiro

Gabriel Rooney

Lakes and lake effects in the Met Office Unified Model

Dmitrii Mironov

Lake Parameterization Scheme FLake in NWP Models COSMO and ICON: Status and Plans

Gianpaolo Balsamo

Interactive lakes in the ECMWF Integrated Forecasting System

Attila Nagy

Some aspects of the numerical weather prediction at Lake Balaton: application of a simple numerical wave parametrization scheme and experiments with the lake parametrization in WRF

16:00 – 16:20 Coffee break
16:20 – 18:30 4º Session Lake observations

Chairperson: Arkady Kerzhevik

Miguel Potes

Eddy covariance flux measurements at Alqueva reservoir

Ivan Mammarella

Benefits and challenges of long-term eddy covariance measurements over lakes

Victor Stepanenko

Numerical modeling of internal mixing and greenhouse gas dynamics in a boreal lake

17:20 – 17:30 Pause
Manuela Morais

Ecological assessment of Mediterranean reservoirs: Alqueva reservoir as a case study (Alentejo, Southern Portugal)

Lijuan Wen

Study of unstable atmosphere in early Summer over Ngoring lake in the Tibetan Plateau

Francisco Lopes

Negative space charge density over Alqueva reservoir (Portugal) retrieved from atmospheric electric field measurements

18:30 Wine Tasting

8th of May 2015

Colégio do Espírito Santo Auditório 131

8:30 – 9:45 COST ES1404 Work Group technical meeting(For COST ES1404 members)
10:00 12:30 Special Cold Lake Session / COST ES1404 WG3 Meeting

Chairperson: Jürgen Helmert

Jürgen Helmert

Objectives and tasks of the working group 3 (WG3) on snow data assimilation andvalidation methods for NWP and hydrological models in the COST action ES1404

Laura Rontu

Lessons of the EU NPP programme “Snow and avalanche applications

Bin Cheng

Analyses snow and ice thickness from high resolution thermistor temperatureprofiles

11:10 11:20 Coffee Break
Homa Kheyrollah Pour

Winter-time Remotely-sensed Monitoring of Lake Ice- “North hydrology” European Space Agency Science Support Project

Arkady Kerzhevik

Snow and ice cover on a shallow boreal lake: The effect on in-water processes

Sergey Golosov

Snow and ice cover on a shallow boreal lake: The effect on in-water processes

12:30 Lunch
13:30 Excursion to Alqueva

Bus From University of Évora to Alqueva

14:30 – 15:30 Visit to the Lake
Social Center of the village of Alqueva
15:30 – 16:45 5th Session: Warm lakes

Chairperson: Pedro Viterbo

Ana Ilhéu

Environmental Management of the Alqueva-Pedrogão System

Wim Thierry

Present and future impact of the African Great Lakes on the regional climate

Maria Grechushnikova

Estimate of possible hydrological regime change of Tsimlyansk reservoir inconditions of the climate warming

André Sá

GNSS as a tool for tropospheric water vapor monitoring. Alqueva lake Case-Study.

16:45 – 17:15 Coffee Break
17:15 – 18:00 6th Session: Databases and Assimilation

Chairperson: Gianpaolo Balsamo

Ekaterina Kurzeneva

Data assimilation with EKF for FLake: problems and perspectives

Margarita Choulga

Status and progress in Global Lake Database developments

18:00 – 19:30 Discussion on Lake Databases and Assimilation issues

Moderator: Ekaterina Kurzeneva

20:00 – 22:00 Social Dinner
22:00 Bus back to Évora

9th of May 2015

Colégio do Espírito Santo Auditório 131

9:00 – 10:30 Final Discussion

Moderators: Laura Rontu and Dmitrii Mironov

10:30 – 12:00 Guided visit to the Historic Centre of Évora (UNESCO World Heritage)
12:00 – 13:00 Visit to Wine Museum and Wine Tasting
14:00 – 17:00 Open Room for further discussions and meetings


The talks duration is about 15 minutes in order to have time for discussions in all sessions.