CEOS Development Environment


Event Dates: May 5th - 7th, 2020


The 12th Meeting of the CEOS/CGMS Working Group on Climate was held remotely in the dates above, with teleconferences from 13:00 to 17:00 CEST.

(Minutes of the meeting will be made available soon.)


(All times in the agenda below are hh:mm from the start of the meeting.)

Tuesday, May 5th, 2020 — WGClimate-12 Day 1

1.     ECV Inventory, Gap Analysis and Coordinated Actions 
00:00-00:15 Welcome and Introduction (J. Schulz) 
Round table introduction (All)
00:15-00:30 Status of the ECV Inventory (A. Nunes)  [presentation
00:30-01:00 Results from the Gap Analysis on ECV Inventory #3 (J. Schulz) [presentation]
01:00-01:30 Discussion on Gap Analysis including future improvements of the process (All with intro by J. Schulz)
01:30-02:00 Coordinated Action Plan – Status of Actions and potential new Actions (J. Schulz) [presentation
02:00-02:15 Break   
02:15-02:45 Discussion of Coordinated Action Plan (All)
2.     Data Record Definitions 
02:45-03:15 Status update of FCDR, CDR, ICDR Definition (J. Privette) [presentation
03:15-03:45 Discussion and eventual endorsement of proposals (J. Schulz & All)
03:45-04:00 Summary of the day (J. Schulz)


Wednesday, May 6th, 2020 — WGClimate-12 Day 2

3.     WGClimate Status, CEOS and CGMS Work Plans, Nomination of new Vice-Chair
00:00-00:15 Welcome and Introduction (J. Schulz)
Round table introduction (All)
00:15-01:00 Status of WGClimate (J. Schulz) [presentation
01:00-01:30 Discussion
01:45-02:00 Nomination of new Vice-Chair (J. Schulz) [presentation]
02:00-02:15 Break   
4.     Activities towards and with Stakeholders & Partners
02:15-02:30 UNFCCC (J. Post) [presentation
02:30-03:00 GCOS: Requirements for ECVs and GCOS Status Report (S. Eggleston) [presentation
03:00-03:30 Discussion (All)
03:30-03:40 New GEO Climate Change Working Group (S. Venturini) [presentation
03:40-03:50 SCOPE-CM (J. Privette and W. Balogh) 
03:50-04:00 Summary of the day (J. Schulz)


Thursday, May 7th, 2020 — WGClimate-12 Day 3

5.     Case Studies for Climate Data Records
00:00-00:15 Welcome and Introduction (J. Schulz)
Round table introduction (All)
00:15-00:30 Objectives for Case Studies on Climate Data Records (J. Schulz) [presentation
00:30-01:00 Organisation of Case Studies (W. Balogh) [presentation
01:00-01:45 Proposals for Case Studies and Discussion (All) [presentation by J. Privette]
01:45-02:00 Break   
6.     GHG Monitoring
02:00-02:15 Status of GHG Task Team (M. Dowell and A. v. Bargen) [presentation
02:15-02:45 GHG Roadmap: Status and way forward (M. Dowell, D. Crisp, A. Kuze, R. Lang) [presentation
02:45-03:45 Discussion on activities specific to the WGClimate and GHG Task Team (M. Dowell & All) [presentation
03:45-04:00 Summary of the day (J. Schulz)


Meeting Files