EURO4M-GA2, Bucharest, 15-17 March 2011

 

 

Tuesday 15 March

12:30

Welcome, coffee/tea

 

 

13:00

Roxana Bojariu
(NMA-RO)

Welcome statement from the local organizer

 

13:20

Albert Klein Tank (KNMI)

Introductions around the room
Meeting goals, review of the agenda and action items GA1

 

13:40

Introduction of the Advisory Board

Background presentation of members attending the meeting

 

14:10

Albert Klein Tank

Actions resulting from Kick-off meeting, April 2010

 

14:40

Progress reports for WP4, WP3, WP2, WP1 by WP-leads

Overview talks presenting progress in each WP and ongoing work (~20 minute presentations followed by 10 minute discussion)

 

 

WP4 by WP lead

Albert Klein Tank / Gé Verver

EURO4M - WP4: Project management, coordination and sustainability

 

15:10

Coffee break

 

 

15:30

WP3 by WP lead

Roxanna Bojariu

EURO4M - WP3: User-oriented information and climate change products

 

16:00

WP2 by WP lead

Dale Barker

EURO4M - WP2: Regional Reanalysis Overview

 

 

16:30

WP1 by WP lead

Phil Jones

EURO4M - WP1: Regional observation datasets

 

17:00

Kees Cuvelier (European Commission - GMES Bureau)

Current Commission Discussion on a GMES Climate service

 

17:30

Discussion

 

 

19:00

 

Conference dinner at restaurant Crama Domneasca (http://www.cramadomneasca.com/contact.html)

 

 

Wednesday 16 March

 

WP3

User-oriented information and climate

change products

 

08:30

Gé Verver (KNMI)

First EURO4M Climate Indicator Bulletin (CIB)

 

09:00

Jennifer Lenhardt (DWD)

EURO4M Climate Liaison Team (CLT)

 

 

WP2

Regional reanalysis

 

09:30

Dale Barker (MO)

Met Office's 4D-Var-based Regional Reanalysis: Status Report

 

10:00

Per Undén, Tomas Landelius (co-authors Per Dahlgren, Per Kallberg, Anna Jansson (SMHI)

Regional re-analysis and downscaling with HIRLAM from ERA-Interim and meso-scale analysis over France with MESAN.

 

10:30

Coffee break

 

 

11:00

Eric Bazile and Cornel Soci (MF) co-authors Tomas Landelius (SMHI) and Francois Besson (MF)

Status of the MESAN-SAFRAN intercomparison for the 2D-Mesoscale analyses

 

11:30

Discussion

 

 

 

WP1

Regional observation datasets

 

12:00

Jean-Pierre Ceron (MF)

Contribution to spatial quality control of meteorological data whith special focus on the use of radar information versus rain-gauge precipitations

 

12:30

Wouter Greuell

(KNMI)

Validation of surface solar irradiance derived from SEVIRI satellite data

 

13:00

Lunch

 

 

14:00

Francesco Isotta (Meteo Swiss)

Establishing a new high-resolution precipitation dataset for the Alps

 

14:30

Discussion

 

 

15:00

Uwe Pfeifroth (DWD)

Generating a new global precipitation dataset for climate monitoring

 

15:30

Coffee break

 

 

16:00

Dimitrios Efthymiadis/

Manola Brunet (URV)

Archaeology activities over North African and Middle East Mediterranean countries and the targeted climate time series to be developed under EURO4M ( Brunet / Efthymiadis )

 

16:30

David Lister (UEA)

Surface datasets (CRUTS 3.0 and PDSI) and ERA-40 reanalysis input data

 

17:00

Roxanna Bojariu

(NMA-RO)

Climate data and indices from observations and regional model

simulations for user-driven products and services

 

17:30

Discussion

 

 

18:00-19:00

Advisory Board meeting

Meeting for Advisory Board and EURO4M Management Board (WP-leads, Co-ordinator and EU-representative)

 

 

Thursday 17 March

08:30

Albert Klein Tank and

Karin van der Schaft

Deliverables, Cross-cuts, Financial arrangements, Plans for year 1 reporting and plans for year 2 DOW, Outreach, Publications, Conferences, etc.

 

09:30

Discussion

 

 

10:30

Coffee break

 

 

11:00

Advisory Board representative

Advise on project focus and future direction based on presentations in previous days

 

11:20

Discussion

 

 

12:00

Albert Klein Tank

Action items, planned meetings, gender action plan, any other business and closure

 

12:30

Lunch

 

 

 

 

 

21 March 2011