Event Dates: March 18th - 22nd, 2019


The 10th Meeting of the CEOS/CGMS Working Group on Climate

Location: Marrakesh, Morocco 

Invitation Letter and Preliminary Agenda

Minutes of the meeting (available soon)


This meeting convened from 19th to 22nd March 2019, and was preceded by a Joint Meeting with the GCOS Science Panels and the World Climate Research Programme Data Advisory Council (WCRP-DAC) on the 18th and the morning of the 19th of March. 


Tuesday, March 19th, 2019 — WGClimate-10 Day 1

1.     Introduction and Context (Jörg Schulz)
14:00-14:10 Welcome (Jörg Schulz) 
14:10-14:20 Round table introduction (All) 
14:20-14:30 Acceptance of agenda (Jörg Schulz) 
14:30-15:00 Status of Working Group (Jörg Schulz) [presentation
2.     Nomination of new Vice-Chair (Jörg Schulz)
15:00-15:15 Candidate(s) introduction and decision on recommendation to CEOS and CGMS 
3.     Data Record Definitions (Jörg Schulz) 
15:15-15:30 Introduction on FCDR, CDR, ICDR (Chris Merchant) [presentation
15:30-15:45 Importance to produce ICDR  for climate extreme monitoring in operation (Toshiyuki Kurino) [presentation
15:45-16:15 Discussion and eventual endorsement of proposals
 16:15 Coffee Break and move to Plenary for GCOS Summary 


Wednesday, March 20th, 2019 — WGClimate-10 Day 2

4.     GHG Monitoring (Jörg Schulz)
08:30-10:00 CEOS/CGMS status on GHG monitoring (Mark Dowell, David Crisp) [presentation]  
Lessons learned from a-decade long GOSAT observations (Akihiko Kuze) [presentation]  
Activities of the CEOS AC-VC (Ben Veihelmann, David Crisp) [presentation]  

Activities of CEOS WG CV Atmospheric Composition Subgroup and CGMS GSICS

& Towards an operational GHG monitoring system (Bojan Bojkov) [presentation]

10:00-10:30 Coffee Break  
10:30-12:30 Towards a roadmap for GHG monitoring (Mark Dowell) [presentation]  
Organisation of GHG monitoring work in WGClimate (Jörg Schulz) [presentation]  
Discussion and Decision for Plenary Action CEOS-32-05 for CEOS-SIT (Jörg Schulz)  
 12:30-14:00 Lunch  
5.     WMO Congress, Initiatives and Case Studies (Jörg Schulz)
14:00-14:30 Resolution for 18th WMO Congress on Architecture for climate monitoring from Space (Werner Balogh) [presentation]  
14:30-14:45 WMO Congress side event agenda, contributions, who is there  (Jörg Schulz and Werner Balogh)  
14:45-15:15 Evolution of SCOPE-CM (Jeff Privette) [presentation]  
15:15-15:45 Coffee Break  
15:45-16:15 Status of Space Climate Observatory (Selma Cherchali) [presentation]  
16:15-17:00 Discussion on way forward for case studies for the architecture  (Jörg Schulz)  


Thursday, March 21st, 2019 — WGClimate-10 Day 3

6.     Joint Session with WCRP-DAC (Jörg Schulz)
09:00-10:30 Discussion on WCRP strategic priorities (Michel Rixen) [presentation]  
CEOS/CGMS WG Climate Update (Jörg Schulz) [presentation]  
Status of ECV Inventory (Alexandra Nunes) [presentation]  
Gap analysis past and future (Jörg Schulz and Alexandra Nunes) [presentation]  
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break  
7.     ECV Inventory Gap Analysis Organisation (Jörg Schulz)
11:00-11:30 Registration of ECV Inventory CDRs in the CEOS International Directory Network (IDN) (Mirko Albani) [presentation]    
11:30-12:30 Gap Analysis Organisation (Alexandra Nunes) [presentation]  
12:30-14:00 Lunch  
14:00-15:30 Gap Analysis Organisation (All)  
15:30-16:00 Coffee Break  
8.     Agency Presentations (Jörg Schulz)
16:00-17:00 JAXA (Akihiko Kuze) [presentation]  
ESA (Simon Pinnock) [presentation]  
EUMETSAT (Jörg Schulz) [presentation]  
WMO (Werner Balogh) [presentation]  


Friday, March 22nd, 2019 — WGClimate-10 Day 4

9.     climatemonitoring.info and Summary and Actions (Jörg Schulz)
09:00-10:00 Evolution of climatemonitoring.info (Jörg Schulz)  
10:00-11:00 Review of Minutes and Actions, Concluding Remarks (Jörg Schulz)                                         
11:00 Adjourn  
11:00-11:30 Registration of ECV Inventory CDRs in the CEOS International Directory Network (IDN) (Mirko Albani) [presentation]