Third International Science and Planning Workshop on YMC in Malaysia (14 - 16 March 2017)
The third international Years of Maritime Continent (YMC) workshop was held in March 14-16, 2017 At the National University of Malaysia (UKM) in Bangi, Malaysia. It was hosted by the UKM and MetMalaysia (Malaysian Meteorological Department / MMD). The main objectives of this workshop are to coordinate observations and modeling activities based on the review of the current status, and then determine the content to draft a YMC Implementation Plan. About 80 people from 13 countries and regions attended the workshop.
International Organizing Committee :
Fredolin Tangang (UKM, Malaysia) ... Chair
Kunio Yoneyama (JAMSTEC, Japan) ... Co-Chair
Chidong Zhang (NOAA/PMEL, US)
Local Organizing Committee :
Fredolin Tangang (UKM) ... Chair
Marlia Mohd Hanafiah (UKM) ... Depuy Chair
Ambun Dindang (MetMalaysia)
Mohd Hanafy Gausmian (UKM)
Asamuddin Abu Hassan (UKM)
Nunul Safaniza Che Asri (UKM)
a) Coordination among observations/modeling.
b) Summing up Implementing plan document.
c) Discussion about the interaction between MC countries and others.
d) Determine data management procedures.
Brief Summary :
A brief summary of the workshop is available from [here
This workshop was designed to discuss for science purposes only. All toponyms or geographical nomenclature found in the presentation files are solely the view of the authors and do not necessarily represent that of the all workshop participants nor the YMC community.
Day-0: Monday, March 13
Day-1: Tuesday, March 14
|09:00 - 12:30|
Special Lectures by
Dr. Chidong Zhang (NOAA/PMEL)
"Maritime Continent: Its importance to global weather-climate and its challenge to regional prediction"
Dr. Sue Chen (NRL)
"Prediction barrier of Maritime Continent"
Dr. Fredolin Tangang (UKM)
"From floods to droughts in Malaysia and Maritime Continent: Roles of intra-seasonal to inter-annual modes of variability and complex regional ocean-atmosphere interactions"
Dr. Mohd Hisham Mohd Anip (MetMalaysia)
"MetMalaysia operation in weather and climate monitoring and forecasting: Progress, gaps and challenges"
Day-2: Wednesday, March 15
|08:30 - 09:00|
09:00 - 09:30
09:30 - 09:50
09:50 - 11:20
11:20 - 12:20
12:20 - 13:50
13:50 - 15:20
15:20 - 15:40
15:40 - 16:40
16:40 - 17:10
Photo Session & Coffee Break
Session-1 Review of Progress since the 2nd WS
- Funded or previously proposed Intensive Observations -
Kunio Yoneyama [ presentation ]
Alain Protat [ presentation ]
Paul Barrett [ presentation ]
Lin Liu [ presentation ]
Sui/Lin/Chen [ presentation ]
Sue Chen [ presentation ]
Session-2 Review of Progress since the 2nd WS
- National Reports & Modeling Activities -
Chidong Zhang [ presentation ]
Todd Lane [ presentation ]
Hans Huang [ presentation ]
Romain Roehrig [ presentation ]
Session-3 Review of Current Observations in the MC Region
Donaldi Permana [ presentation ]
Riris Adriyanto [ presentation ]
Olivia Cabrera [ presentation ]
Ronald Macatangay [ presentation ]
Judd Welton [ presentation ]
Mohd Hisham [ presentation ]
Session-4 New Proposals of IOs and Modeling Activities
Scott Glenn [ presentation ]
Shuyi Chen [ presentation ]
Jae Hak Lee [ presentation ]
Kyong Hwan Seo [ presentation ]
Azizan Abu Samah [ presentation ]
Session-5 Synergy with Relevant Projects
Steven Woolnough [ presentation ]
Shigeo Yoden [ presentation ]
Day-3: Thursday, March 16
|09:00 - 09:45|
09:45 - 10:15
10:15 - 10:30
10:30 - 11:00
11:00 - 12:30
12:30 - 13:30
13:30 - 14:15
14:15 - 16:15
16:15 - 17:45
|Session-6 Self Introduction|
Session-7 Open Q & A (including Day-1 session content)
Session-8 Discussion on Breakout Session Topics
Session-9 Breakout Session - 1 (Location)
Topic-1 Northern MC
Topic-2 Central MC
Topic-3 Southern MC
Session-10 Reports from Breakout Session - 1
Session-11 Breakout Session - 2 (Method)
Topic-3 Prediction & Data Assimilation
Session-12 Reports from Breakout Session - 2
a) Original Agenda as of March 7, 2017 can be found from [here].
b) Presentation files may contain unpublished works. It is not allowed to reuse without consent from the author(s).