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Scientific Advisory Group (SAG) on Reactive Gases

Malta, 29-30 March 2011

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Meeting report

Meeting agenda and presentations

29 March 2011

 

9:00-9:10

Welcome to SAG meeting (aim of the meeting)

Stuart Penkett

9:10-9:20

Welcome by local host, GAW facilities in Malta, logistics

Raymond Ellul

9:20-10.45

The New Science Advisory Group for Reactive Gases: consideration of composition and short presentations from members indicating expertise and interests with respect to GAW Reactive Gases

R. Steinbrecher

 

All: 5 min quick presentations by all members of the SAG

(chaired by Stuart Penkett)

10:45-11:00

Coffee break

 

 

Executive Session (restricted to SAG Members)

Review of previous activities and facilities of WMO GAW Reactive Gases

 

11:00 -12:00

Consideration of GAW Strategic Plan and its implications for the Reactive Gases Programme

Stuart Penkett

12:00-12:30

Update of VOCs activities and gaps (VOC workshops, reports published, development of Central Facilities and SOPs)

Detlev Helmig/ Alastair Lewis / Rainer Steinbrecher

12:30-14:00

Lunch

 

14:00-14:30

Update on NOx activities and gaps

Christian Plass-Duelmer / Stefan Gilge

14:30-15:00

Update on CO activities (publications, scale update, intercomparison, audits)

Brigitte Buchmann

15:00-15:30

Update from Secretariat:

  • GAW stations
  • GAWTEC

Gaps in the RG programme (Central Facilities, SOPs/MG, DQOs)

request for establishment of Rolling Review of Requirements Process

Real-time Measurement Input

O. Tarasova

15:30

Leave Grand Hotel

 

16:00-17:00

Giordan Lighthouse (GAW station)

 

17:00-18:15

On the way back stop in Victoria to allow delegates to see the old town and Citadel

 

18:30

Arrive back at Hotel

 

 

30 March 2011

Executive Session

Future GAW activities of Reactive Gases group

 

9:00-10:00

Collaboration with national observational networks and joint activities

Kjetil Torseth (EMEP, Europe)

Hajime Akimoto (Asia)

Detlev Helmig /Tom Ryerson/ Jan Bottenheim (USA/Canada)

 

10:00-10:30

Surface ozone:

  • workshop planning
  • update of the measurement guidance

Brigitte Buchmann /Martin Schultz

10:30-10:45

Coffee break

 

10:45-11:15

SO2 activities: planning of the workshop

Stefan Gilge

11:15-11:30

VOC SOPs

Rainer Steinbrecher / Christian Plass-Duelmer

11:30-11:45

NOx SOPs

Tom Ryerson / Stefan Gilge

11:45-12:00

Collaboration with metrological institutes

Rainer Steinbrecher

12:00-12:30

Collaboration with modeling community: requirements, data use, products

Martin Schultz

12:30-13:30

Lunch

 

13:30-14:00

Collaboration with satellites, measurement requirements/RRR

Stuart Penkett / O. Tarasova

14:00-14:15

Collaboration with GMOS (mercury)

O. Tarasova/EMEP

14:15 – 14:30

Hydrogen measurements

tbd

14:30 – 15:15

Status of the Database (update from WDCGG), RG Bulletin

Kazuto Suda

15:15-15:30

Coffee break

 

15:30 – 16:00

Preparation of Overview Paper for GAW Reactive Gases

Stuart Penkett /O.Tarasova

16:00-16:30

Outline of Meeting Report

Stuart Penkett /O.Tarasova

16:30-17:00

AOB (Arctic GAW Assessment; Ozone and Black Carbon Assessment; RG newsletter/web site)

Stuart Penkett /O.Tarasova

17:00

Meeting closes

 

 

 

 
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