Agenda & Presentations


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 Wednesday 20 March 2019

1. Introduction – Chairs S. Tegtmeier, J.-N. Thépaut
09h00            a. Introduction – WDAC Co-chairs 
09h10   b. WCRP update – M. Rixen
09h30   c. Review of WDAC7 actions - J.N. Thépaut
2.Observations and data initiatives – Chair J.-N. Thépaut.
Briefers are invited to focus on observational requirements, data assessments and inter-comparison efforts
10h00   a. SPARC and S-RIP update – S. Tegtmeier
10h30   Coffee break - GROUP PHOTO
11h00   b. CliC - H. Enomoto
11h30   c. GEWEX and GDAP update – C. Kummerow
12h00   d. CLIVAR and GSOP update – A. Storto
12h30   e. SOCAT, GLODAP and bio-geochemistry matters – D. Bakker
13h00   Lunch
3. WDAC Task Teams - Chair S. Tegtmeier
14h00   a. Fluxes Task Team and SOLAS update – A. Rutgersson
14h30   b. & c. Obs4MIPS, ESGF, metrics – P. Gleckler/ D. Waliser (remotely)
15h00   c. ESGF, metrics – P. Gleckler (remotely)
15h30   Coffee break
16h00   d. TIRA update and reanalyses – M. Bosilovich (remotely)
4. Future activities and cooperation - Chair J.-N. Thépaut
16h30   a. Update on data assimilation, OSSEs – P. Laloyaux (remotely)
17h00   b. Emerging topics – data mining/fusion, machine learning, ethics in observations, etc – discussion
17h30   c. Copernicus Climate Change Service cooperation – J.N. Thépaut


Thursday 21 March 2019

5. Joint session with WG Climate - Chairs S. Tegtmeier, J.-N. Thépaut and J. Schulz
09h00   a. CEOS/CGMS WG Climate Update – J. Schulz
09h15   b. WCRP Strategic Priorities and Implementation – M. Rixen 
09h30   c. Status of ECV Inventory – A. Nunes 
10h00   d. Gap analysis past and future – J. Schulz and A. Nunes
10h30   Coffee break
6. WCRP and WDAC business – Chair S. Tegtmeier and J.-N. Thépa
11h00   a. Discussion on WDAC input to JSC - all
11h30   b. Possible next WDAC Meeting – Date/Venue
11h40   c. Memberships
11h50   d. Review of Draft actions list
12h00   Meeting ends