October 3.

09.3010.00 
Welcome and introduction.
Welcome by Eirik Førland.
Introduction to the workshop by Inger HanssenBauer.

10.0013.00  Invited presentations (Open
session). Chair: Eirik J. Førland

10.0010.50 
Issues in statistical downscaling
modeling. Application for Romanian climate. Dr. Aristita Busuioc

10.5011.10  Coffee break

11.1012.00 
Is statistical downscaling condemned to death? Dr. Radan Huth

12.0012.50 
Applying statistical downscaling to
environmental management and resource assessment. Professor Robert Wilby

13.0014.00  Lunch

14.0015.45 
Workshop session 1: What have we
learned and what do we need to know? Chair: Inger HanssenBauer
Short presentations:

 Lessons learnt from the STARDEX project. Clare Goodess

 An
intercomparison of six statistical downscaling models and three
regional climate models for downscaling precipitation in the region
of the European Alps. Jürg Schmidli

 Weather
Generators and their relation to atmospheric circulations for Sweden
and Norway. Christine Achberger

 Downscaling
applications in paleoclimatology and wave climatology. Martin Widmann

 Estimation of precipitation, temperature and evaporation in the catchment area of Elbe river in the period of 20002055 with neurofuzzy method. Saha Sodoudi

 Discussion with focus on predictands/predictors, methods and domains.

15.4516.00  Coffee break

16.0017.45  Workshop
session 2: What have we learned and what do we need to know? Chair: Rasmus Benestad Short presentations:

 Estimation
of extreme storm and precipitation events in climate scenarios. Gregor Leckebusch

 Statistical
downscaling of extreme indices of precipitatoin in Sweden and China. Fredrik Wetterhall

 An
example of application of statistical downscaling to a mesoscale
model to improve rainfall distribution in a catchment. Malgorzata Liszewska

 Something
about extreme values from ENSEMBLES. Idar Barstad

 Discussion
with focus on extremes/ distributions/ internal consistency of
downscaled scenarios.

19.30  Workshop Dinner

October 4.

09.0010.30  Workshop session 3: What have we learned and what do we need to
know? Chair: Inger HanssenBauer Short
presentations:

 On the different types of uncertainties in statistical downscaling. Jaime Ribalaygua

 Application of statistical Downscaling methods to classical and new tasks. W. Schöner, C.
Matulla

 The range of applicability of statistical downscaling methods. Luis Torres

 Recordstatistics and EmpiricalStatistical
downscaling. Rasmus Benestad
This presentation is also included as a PowerPointfile due to
use of slide effects.


 Discussion with focus
on uncertainty and applicability of downscaled scenarios.

10.3010.45  Coffee break

10.4512.00  Workshop
session 4: What do we need to know and how do we get there? Chair:
Rasmus Benestad

 Introduction:
Sketch of a Statistical Model Intercomparison Project (SMIP). Rasmus Benestad

 Discussions concerning
possible future collaboration/projects.

12.0013.00  Lunch

13.0015.00  Concluding workshop session: Summary & conclusions. Chair: Eirik Førland
