Project EURO4M/242093

4th Annual Meeting

 

Date: 17-19 April 2013

 

Meeting venue: SMHI, Norrkoping, Sweden

 

 

 

Wednesday 17 April

12:30

Welcome, coffee/tea

 

13:00

Pontus Matstoms (SMHI)

Welcome by the local organizer

13:10

Albert Klein Tank (KNMI)

Introductions around the room
Meeting goals, Year-3 objectives, review of the agenda, and action items GA3

13:40

Advisory Board members

Introductions and perspectives from Adrian Simmons (ECMWF) and Andre Jol (EEA)

14:00

WP1, WP2, WP3, WP4 leads

Progress reports for each WP with particular attention for joint work and cross-cutting activities

14:00

Phil Jones (UEA)

WP1: Regional observation datasets

14:20

Dale Barker (MO)

WP2: Regional reanalysis

14:40

Roxanna Bojariu (NMA-RO)

WP3: User-oriented information and climate change products

15:00

Afternoon break

 

15:30

Albert Klein Tank (KNMI)

WP4: Project management, coordination and sustainability

 

15:50

Mikko Strahlendorff (Finland)
Stijn Vermoote (REA)

Q/A session with the EU-project reviewer and the EU-project officer

16:30

Advisory Board, Project Officer and MB

Advisory Board meeting

18:00

Close

 

 


 

Thursday 18 April

 

 

 

08:30

Advisory Board members

Advise on project focus and future direction based on short WP presentations at previous day

08:50

Stijn Vermoote (REA)

Feedback from the EU-project officer

09:00

Per Unden (SMHI)

Negotiation process for the EURO4M follow-on project UERRA

09:20

Adrian Simmons on behalf of Dick Dee (ECMWF)

ERACLIM and ERACLIM-2

09:50

All

Discussion

10:30

Morning break

 

 

WP1

Regional observation datasets

11:00

Else van den Besselaar (KNMI)

The Dutch SURFNET prize, ECA&D/E-OBS and EURO4M

11:20

Manola Brunet (URV)

Merged and long-term adjusted temperature series for southern and eastern Mediterranean locations

11:40

Jorg Trentman (DWD)

Satellite data records

12:00

David Masson (Meteo Swiss)

The renewed Alpine precipitation grid dataset - developments and analyses

12:20

All

Discussion

12:30

Lunch break

 

 

WP2

Regional reanalysis

13:30

Richard Renshaw (MO)

UM 4D-Var regional reanalysis progress

13:50

Per Unden

Overview of the SMHI reanalysis activities

14:00

Per Dahlgren

The HIRLAM configuration and the process of running re-analyses and observation monitoring

14:20

Per Kallberg

Diagnostics of HIRLAM re-analyses and comparisons with ERA-Interim

14:40

Tomas Landelius (SMHI)

Downscaling re-analyses to a fine grid and current and new MESAN / MESCAN analysis systems

15:00

Afternoon break

 

15:30

Cornel Soci (MF)

Overview of the new MESCAN analysis system

15:50

Eric Bazile (MF)

Status and difficulties for running 2D re-analysis at 5.5 km over Europe

16:10

Joerg Trentmann

Using satellite-based gridded data sets to evaluate the SMHI regional reanalysis

16:30

Francesco Isotta (Meteo Swiss)

Evaluation of re-analyses for precipitation in the Alps - first results

16:50

Ian Harris (UEA)

Improving ECMWF Observational Data

17:10

All

Discussion

18:00

Meeting diner

 


 

Friday 19 April

 

WP3

User-oriented information and climate change products

08:30

Roxana Bojariu (NMA-RO)

Integrated climate indices for risk assessment of extreme events

08:50

Ge Verver (KNMI)

Climate Indicator Bulletins (CIBs)

09:10

Jennifer Lenhardt (DWD)

User Interactions: Video Podcasts and User Workshop

09:30

Mikko Strahlendorff (Finland)

Feedback from the EU-appointed project reviewer for year 2

09:50

All

Discussion

10:30

Morning break

 

11:00

Albert Klein Tank and

Karin van der Schaft (KNMI)

Deliverables, Cross-cuts, Financial arrangements, Plans for year 2 reporting and plans for year 3 DOW, Outreach, Publications, Conferences, etc.

11:30

Advisory Board members

Further advise and guidance on project focus and future direction

12:00

Albert Klein Tank

Action items, planned meetings, gender issues, any other business and closure

12:30

Close / lunch