IGAC/SPARC Chemistry-Climate Model Initiative (CCMI) 2015 Workshop in Frascati/Rome, Italy, 7-9 Oct 2015 – Call for Abstracts

Deadline for abstracts with travel requests: 15 July 2015
Deadline for regular abstracts: 31 July 2015

7-9 October 2015

ESRIN & CNR – Tor Vergata, Frascati/Rome, Italy

Process-oriented evaluation and analysis of CCMI-1 simulations

The first day of the workshop will consist of a joint session with the AeroCom community to focus on the combined CCMI/AeroCom plan for CMIP6 (AerChemMIP).
More information is available on the official workshop website.

The CCMI 2015 workshop will focus on process-oriented evaluation and analysis of the CCMI Phase 1 (CCMI-1) troposphere-stratosphere resolving chemistry-climate model simulations using new observations and diagnostics. Parts of the workshop will be devoted to discussing plans for CCMI contributions to TOAR (the Tropospheric Ozone Assessment Report, 2016), the next WMO/UNEP ozone (2018), and CMIP6 (2020). A general description of CCMI can be found at http://www.met.reading.ac.uk/ccmi/.

Workshop Format:
The meeting will include invited and contributed oral presentations, poster sessions, and breakout-groups focusing on relevant workshop topics. Confirmed invited speakers (so far) are: Owen Cooper (USA), Paul Newman (USA), Seok-Woo Son (South Korea), Meiyun Lin (USA), Pieternel Levelt (Netherlands), and Gunnar Myhre (Norway). Information on the joint session with AeroCom is available at http://aerocom.zmaw.de/Welcome.2404.0.html.

Registration and Abstract Submission:
Abstract submission is now available at http://ccmi-workshop.artov.isac.cnr.it/. Please submit an abstract soon, especially if you require a letter of invitation (for which you should contact ). Registration information will be available soon.

Travel support:
We have limited funds for travel support available, primarily for early career and non- OECD scientists. Please provide a CV on the abstract submission page (an abstract must be submitted by July 15).

The joint session with AeroCom (7 October) will be held at ESRIN in Frascati, while the following days (8 and 9 October) the workshop continues at CNR Tor Vergata in Rome.


Abstracts with travel requests: 15 July 2015
Regular abstracts: 31 July 2015
Registration: 1 September 2015 (opens 15 July)

Scientific Organizing Committee:

Michaela Hegglin (U Reading), Jean-François Lamarque (NCAR), Federico Fierli (CNR), Chiara Cagnazzo (CNR), William Collins (U Reading), Michael Schulz (NMI), and the CCMI Scientific Steering Committee.

Local Organizing Committee:
Federico Fierli (CNR), Chiara Cagnazzo (CNR), Francesco Cairo (CNR), Simon Pinnock (ESA), Claus Zehner (ESA)
Questions should be addressed to