RAISE/SOLARIS-HEPPA meeting Nov 3 - 6, 2015, Boulder, Colorado

RAISE/SOLARIS-HEPPA Meeting Nov 3-6 2015

This is the first announcement of the upcoming SPARC SOLARIS-HEPPA working group meeting to be held on November 3-6th, 2015 in Boulder in conjunction with the RAISE project meeting. Meeting dates will be Tuesday, 3 November for RAISE, and Wed-Fri, 4-6 November for HEPPA-SOLARIS. Topics to be addressed at the SOLARIS-HEPPA working group meeting will include:

  1. Coordination of CCMI analysis: evaluation of solar signals in CCMI (and related) hindcast simulations and satellite observations including the assessment of analysis tools, quantification of individual contributions (SSI, TSI, particles) to the solar signal, and model-observation inter-comparisons (e.g., HEPPA-II)
  2. CMIP6 special issue on forcings: Review of  the  SOLARIS-HEPPA CMIP6 solar forcing definitions (including solar signals in prescribed ozone) and preliminary tests in climate models.
  3. SolarMIP in CMIP5 and CMIP6: review of published (CMIP5) and planned (CMIP6) work.
  4. Open session: topics that do not fall into categories 1-3


The meeting will be held November 4-6 in the Space Sciences Building on the University of Colorado Boulder campus.

Transportation options from DIA, local hotels, restaurants, and additional information can be found here:

The Millenium Harvest House http://www.millenniumhotels.com/usa/millenniumboulder is within walking distance  (~2 km) of the meeting.

Catered lunch (10 USD per person) will be available each day (including a vegetarian option).

Parking is available in the lot in front of the building. Participants should not park in the metered spots. Park in the lot and then come into the front desk to get a parking pass for the week that will be hung on the rear view mirror


Tuesday Nov 3rd

RAISE meeting

Wednesday Nov 4th - Friday Nov 6th 2015

SOLARIS-­HEPPA working group meeting, click for a pdf of the program (UPDATED version)