Climate modeling and prediction : scales of confidence

A meeting of the DFG Network « Atmosphere & Algorithms » 

with ANR project ClimaConf

organized by Hélène Guillemot (Centre Alexandre Koyré)

Thursday 11th and Friday 12th October 2012

Centre Alexandre Koyré, 27 rue Damesme 75013 Paris (Fifth Floor)
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Program:

Thursday 11 october
2.00 – 6.00 pm : Public workshop

Frédéric Hourdin and Jean-Yves Grandpeix (LMD– IPSL)
New developments and approaches for the representation of cloud and convection processes in climate models

Sandrine Bony and Jean-Louis Dufresne (LMD-IPSL)
Understanding climate processes through a hierarchy of models
–> présentation Bony & Dufresne

Paul Edwards (University of Michigan – Sciences Po)
Scaling up: space, code, trust, and the organization of climate modeling work

Friday 12 october
10.00 – 12.30 am – Public workshop

Stefan Aykut (IFRIS, LATTS)
The construction of climate change as a public problem in Germany and France : the role of expertise

Matthias Heymann (Aarhus University)
Cultures of prediction : Towards an understanding of the hegemony of climate models

2.00 – 4.00 pm – Internal meeting

– Discussion on the book project and further cooperation

Les questions de la confiance dans le réchauffement global : modélisation du climat, expertise et lien au politique