Workshop on Storm Tracks: 24-28 August 2015, Grindelwald, Switzerland
Abstract submission deadline: 15 May 2015
Registration deadline: 24 July 2015
Accommodation deadline: please book hotels as early as possible


The 3rd SPARC DynVar Workshop has taken place jointly with the 1st SPARC SNAP Workshop, 22-26 April 2013, in Reading, England, UK.


Assessing and Understanding the Impact of Stratospheric Dynamics and Variability on the Earth System. Gerber et al 2012, Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society


SPARC DynVar Activity Stratosphere-Troposphere Coupling Poster Cluster @ WCRP OSC 2011


SPARC DynVar on CLIVAR Exchange:
Stratosphere-resolving Models in CMIP5
Manzini et al 2011, p29



SPARC DynVar Committee

Co-Chairs: Edwin Gerber & Elisa Manzini

Members: Amy Butler, Natalia Calvo, Andrew Charlton-Perez, Marco Giorgetta, Adam Scaife, Tiffany Shaw and Shingo Watanabe

Ex-Officio Members: Judith Perlwitz, Lorenzo Polvani and Fabrizio Sassi


Founding Organizing Group:

  • John Austin, NOAA/GFDL (USA)
  • Mark Baldwin, NWRA (USA)
  • Neal Butchart, UKMO (UK)
  • Marco Giorgetta, MPI Hamburg (DE)
  • Peter Haynes, U. of Cambridge (UK)
  • Paul Kushner (DynVar Coordinator 2007-2009), U. of Toronto (Canada)
  • Elisa Manzini, CMCC Bologna (IT) / MPI Hamburg (DE)
  • Norm McFarlane, CCCma/U. of Toronto (Canada)
  • Alan O’Neill, Reading U. (UK)
  • Judith Perlwitz, U. of Colorado (USA)
  • Lorenzo Polvani, Columbia U. (USA)
  • Walter Robinson, NSF (USA)
  • Fabrizio Sassi, NCAR (USA)
  • John Scinocca, CCCma/U. of Victoria (Canada)
  • Theodore Shepherd, U. of Toronto (Canada)