Research Executive Agency

RESEARCH EXECUTIVE AGENCY

Space Research


 

Project EURO4M/242093 2nd Annual Review Meeting

 

Date: 2-4 April 2012

 

Meeting venue: Meteo Swiss, Krähbuhlstrasse 58, CH8004 Zürich, Switzerland.

 

 

 

 

Monday 2 April

12:30

Welcome, coffee/tea

 

13:00

Peter Binder  (Deputy Director MeteoSwiss)

Welcome by the local organizer

13:10

Albert Klein Tank (KNMI)

Introductions around the room
Meeting goals, Year-2 objectives, review of the agenda, and action items GA2

13:40

Advisory Board members

Perspectives from ECMWF, EEA and DG CLIMA

14:20

WP1, WP2, WP3, WP4 leads

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

 

Phil Jones (UEA)

WP1: Regional observation datasets

14:40

Dale Barker (MO)

WP2: Regional reanalysis

15:00

Afternoon break

 

15:30

Roxanna Bojariu (NMA-RO)

WP3: User-oriented information and climate change products

15:50

Albert Klein Tank (KNMI)

WP4: Project management, coordination and sustainability

 

16:10

All,
Mikko Strahlendorff (Finland) Stijn Vermoote (EU)

Discussion,
including Q/A session with the reviewer and project officer

17:00

Jennifer Lenhardt (DWD)

Communicating EURO4M results: product descriptions, Moodle and podcast (based on this meeting)

17:20

All

Discussion

17:30

Close

 

 


 

Tuesday 3 April

 

WP1

Regional observation datasets

08:30

Roxanna Bojariu

(NMA-RO)

User-oriented analysis of climate variability and change

08:50

Flore Mounier (MF)

Spatial control of rain gauge precipitations using radar

09:10

Francesco Isotta (MeteoSwiss)

The precipitation climate of the Alps, as seen from an extended rain-gauge dataset

09:30

Manola Brunet (URV)

Assessing progress on Data Coordination (WP1.3) 

09:50

Dimitrios Efthymiadis (URV)

The chain processes involved to reconstruct long climate time-series: the case of Oran (Algeria) station

10:10

Valentina Pavan (ARPA)

ARCIS project

 

10:30

Morning break

 

11:00

Gé Verver (KNMI)

Status of the ECA&D and E-OBS databases

11:20

Wouter Greuell

(KNMI)

Surface solar irradiance derived from SEVIRI satellite data

11:40

All

Discussion

 

WP2

Regional reanalysis

12:20

Richard Renshaw (MO)

UM 4D-Var Regional Reanalysis Progress

12:40

Per Unden (SMHI)

3D reanalysis using HIRLAM

13:00

Lunch break

 

14:00

Tomas Landelius (SMHI)

2D reanalysis using MESAN and EURO4M observations

14:20

Cornel Soci (MF)

Status of the 2D downscaling analysis

14:40

Phil Jones (UEA)

Assessing the quality of synoptic obs of wind and humidity measurements

15:00

All,

Christoph Frei (MeteoSwiss)

Discussion,
including planned evaluation of different reanalysis / downscaled datasets in WP2.4

15:30

Afternoon break

 

 

WP3

User-oriented information and climate change products

16:00

Ge Verver (KNMI)

EURO4M Climate Indicator Bulletins (CIBs)

16:20

Maarten Plieger (KNMI)

CIB infrastructure

16:40

All

Discussion

17:00

Advisory Board, Project Officer and MB

Advisory Board meeting

18:00

Guided tour and Meeting diner

 


 

Wednesday 4 April

08:30

Advisory Board representatives

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

09:00

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.

 09:30

Mikko Strahlendorff (Finland)

Feedback (preliminary) from the EU-appointed project reviewer for year 2

09:50

Stijn Vermoote (REA)

Feedback from the EU-project officer

10:10

All

Discussion

10:30

Morning break

 

11:00

Mikko Strahlendorff (Finland) and/or

Jean-Luc Widlowski (GEMS Bureau)

Status of the GMES Climate Service

11:30

All

Discussion on GMES Climate and related EU-projects

12:00

Albert Klein Tank

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

12:30

Close / lunch

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

15-3-2012