This workshop consists of a pre-workshop training course on land data assimilation, the CAHMDA-VII , and post-workshop excursions.

Training meterials

Workshop Photo(Part01)

Workshop Photo(Part02)


18 August Trainees registration
August 19, 2017, Chairman: Prof. Chunlin Huang
08:30-08:45 Prof. Chunlin Huang (NIEER,CAS, China) Opening ceremony
08:45-09:00 Group photo
09:00-10:30 Prof. Jeffrey Anderson (NCAR, USA) Basic concept of land surface data assimilation
10:30-11:00 Coffee break
11:00-12:30 Prof. Jeffrey Anderson (NCAR, USA) Ensemble Kalman Filter
14:30-16:00 Dr. Youlong Xia (NCEP, USA) GLADS and LIS
16:00-16:30 Coffee break
16:30-18:00 Dr. Xujun Han (Southwest University, China) DasPy data assimilation system
August 20, 2017
08:30-10:00 Dr. Ming Pan (Princeton University, USA) Hydrological Remote Sensing and Data Assimilation
10:00-10:30 Coffee break
10:30-12:00 Dr. Ming Pan (Princeton University, USA) Land Surface Hydrologic Modeling and Forecasting
14:30-16:00 Dr. Yuan Li (Monash University, Australia ) Soil moisture data assimilation (1)
16:00-16:30 Coffee break
16:30-18:00 Dr. Yuan Li (Monash University, Australia ) Soil moisture data assimilation 2)


20 August Participants registration
August 21 Morning, 2017, Chairman: Prof. Xin Li
08:30-08:45 Prof. Jun Xia ( Wuhan University, China ) Opening ceremony
08:45-09:00 Group photo
Session 1 Data assimilation in hydrology and ecology, especially the remote sensing applications
Chairmen:Prof. Jun Xia & Jiancheng Shi
09:00-09:30 Prof. Jun Xia ( Wuhan University, China ) Keynote speech: Water Security & Adaptive Management for Impact of Climate Change: Case Study in China
09:30-10:00 Prof. Jiancheng Shi (RADI, CAS, China) Keynote speech:  Introduction to Chinese Water Cycle Observation Mission (WCOM)
10:00-10:20 Dr. Yuan Li (Monash University, Australia) Observationally-Constrained Flood Forecasting in Lowland Areas
10:20-10:40 Dr. Ming Pan (Princeton University, USA) Stream flow Interpolation as a Data Assimilation Problem
10:40-11:00 Coffee break
11:00-11:30 Dr. Youlong Xia (NOAA, USA) Keynote speech: 1) Development of Next-Generation North American Land Data Assimilation System; 2) Development and Application of Land Surface Models and Data Assimilation Systems (LDAS) at Environmental Modeling Center (EMC) of National Centers for Environmental Prediction (NCEP)
11:30-11:50 Dr. Hui Lu ( DESS, Tsinghua, China) Projection of climate change impacts on future floods in Mekong river basin
11:50-12:10 Lu Zhang (IAP, CAS, China) NLS-3DVar Data Fusion Method Based on Multi-grid Implementation Strategy and Its Application in Temperature Data Fusion
August 21 Afternoon, 2017, Session 2 Uncertainties study: parameters, model structure and forcing data
Chairmen: Prof. Zongliang Yang & Prof. Zhenghui Xie
14:30-15:00 Prof. Zongliang Yang (The University of Texas at Austin, USA) Keynote speech:Land Data Assimilation
15:00-15:30 Prof. Jeffrey Anderson ( NCAR, USA) Ensemble Data Assimilation for Observations with Spatially and Temporally Correlated Errors
15:30-15:50 Prof. Gaofeng Zhu (Lanzhou University, China) Parameter estimation method for eco-hydrological model based on sequential Bayesian method
15:50-16:10 Hongqin Zhang (IAP, CAS, China) An efficient local correlation matrix decomposition approach for the localization of ensemble-based methods and its application in NLS-4DVar
16:10-16:30 Coffee break
16:30-17:00 Prof. Zhenghui Xie (IAP, CAS, China) Keynote speech:  A high-resolution land model coupled with groundwater lateral flow, human water regulation and the changes in soil freeze–thaw fronts
17:00-17:20 Dr.Xing Yuan(IAP, CAS, China) Merging of microwave remote sensing and land surface modeling of soil moisture for drought analysis
17:20-17:40 Dr. Hongjuan Zhang (Juelich Research Center IBG3, Germany) Under Which Conditions can Assimilation of Groundwater Level Data Improve Root Zone Soil Moisture Characterization
17:40-18:00 Group discussion
August 22 Morning, 2017, Session 3 Observation and modelling of hydrological processes in the Third Pole
Chairmen: Prof. Kun Yang & Prof. Bob Su
08:30-09:00 Prof. Kun Yang (ITP, CAS, China) Keynote speech: The fate of lake extent in Qiangtang Basin, Tibetan Plateau
09:00-09:30 Prof. Yangbo Chen(Sun Yat-Sen University, China) Keynote speech: Parameterization of distributed hydrological model for catchment floods simulation/prediction at different scales
09:30-09:50 Dr. Yingying Chen (ITP, CAS, China) Improvements in land surface modeling over Tibetan Plateau
09:50-10:10 Tariq Mahmood (IAP, CAS, China) A land data assimilation system for Pakistan based on PODEn4DVar and Community land model CLM4.5
10:10-10:20 Coffee break
10:20-10:50 Prof. Bob Su (University of Twente, Netherland) Keynote speech: Land-atmosphere Interactions on the Tibetan Platea - In-situ observation, Remote Sensing and Modeling
11:00-11:20 Prof. Ninglian Wang ( Northwest University, China) Invited Speech: Variations of the glacier mass balance and lake water storage in the Tarim Basin, northwest China, over the period of 2003-2009 estimated by the ICESat-GLAS data
11:20-11:40 Dr. Xianhong Xie (Beijing Normal University, China) A multi-source data assimilation framework for flood forecasting with considering runoff routing lags
11:40-12:00 Group discussion
August 22 Afternoon, 2017, Session 4 Application of assimilated datasets in support of Sustainable Development Goals
Chairmen: Prof. Xin Li & Prof. Chunlin Huang
14:30-15:00 Prof. Xin Li (NIEER, CAS, China) Land Data Assimilation in China: A review
15:00-15:20 Prof. Huanfeng Shen  ( Wuhan University, China) Prolonging SMAP 9km soil moisture product using a spatio-temporal fusion model
15:20-15:40 Prof. Haisheng Lv (Hohai University, China) Streamflow Prediction Using Remotely-Sensed Soil Moisture and Snow Depth
15:40-16:00 Prof. Xianhong Xie(Beijing Normal University, China) A Multi-Source Data Assimilation Framework for Flood Forecasting: Considering Runoff Routing Lags
16:00-16:20 Coffee break
16:20-17:00 Prof. Chunlin Huang (NIEER, China) Keynote speech:  Utilizing Earth Observations for SDG Monitoring in China: Background and Implementation Plan
17:00-17:20 Prof. Hongtao Duan (NIGLAS, CAS, China) Remote sensing monitoring and prediction of cyanobacterial blooms in a eutrophic lake
17:20-17:40 Dr. Yanqiang Wei (NIEER, CAS, China) Water sustainability in the arid watersheds of Western China: From SDGs indicators to assessment
17:40-18:00 Group discussion
August 23 Morning, 2017, Session 5 Scaling issue in remote sensing data and data assimilation
Chairmen: Prof. Hendricks-Franssen & Prof. Qin Jun
08:30-09:00 Dr. Harrie-Jan Hendricks-Franssen (Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH, Germany) Keynote speech: Terrsysmp-PDAF: a data assimilation framework in combination with the fully coupled atmosphere-land surface-subsurface model terrsysmp
09:00-09:30 Prof. Xujun Han (Southwest University, China) Multivariate assimilation of satellite soil moisture, cosmic-ray soil moisture, land surface temperature and leaf area index in CLM4.5
09:30-09:50 Dr. Tongren Xu (Beijing Normal University, China) Monitoring turbulent heat fluxes via variational data assimilation scheme
09:50-10:10 Dr. Qi Tang ( Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH, Germany) Characterizing flood induced riverbed transience with physically-based modelling and ensemble Kalman filter
10:10-10:30 Coffee break
10:30-11:00 Prof. Jun Qin (IAP, CAS, China) Soil moisture upscaling and downscaling based on apparent thermal inertia
11:20-11:40 Dr. Miao Fang (NIEER, China) Air temperature reconstruction over the High Mountain Asia during the last millennium using paleoclimate data assimilation
11:40-12:00 Group discussion

August 23 Afternoon, 2017, Session 5 Workgroup discussion
Chairman: Prof. Xin Li

14:30-18:00 Prof. Xin Li ( NIEER, CAS, China)

Workgroup discussion(Poster)