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Task Team on User Interface (TT-UI)

 

Poster

Meeting of the Task Team (29-31 March 2011)

Terms of Reference

  1. Develop a guideline for users on integrating climate predictions and information into climate risk management, and adaptation strategies and planning, to include a user-friendly terminology;
  2. Collect and assess existing case studies relevant to quantifying the social and economic benefits of using climate information, products and services;
  3. Collect and develop information on the susceptibility of various sectors to climate variations and change and on the use of climate information in climate risk management and adaptation by specific sectors, and publish these in the form of an online catalog;
  4. In collaboration with CBS ET on Meteorological, Hydrological and Climate Services for Improved Humanitarian Planning and Response, develop an implementation plan to facilitate the provision of meteorological, Hydrological and Climate Services to the international humanitarian agencies from National Meteorological and Hydrological Services (NMHSs), RSMCs, Global and Regional Climate Centres (RCCs);
  5. Inform the CCl Management Group on completion of the tasks (within a period of three years from the date of formation of the Task Team) and that the team can be dissolved.

Members

  1. Roger Stone (Lead) - Australia;
  2. Shuhei Maeda - Japan;
  3. Tamara Houston - USA;
  4. Abdulah Ceylan - Turkey;
  5. Samwel Marigi - Kenya;
  6. Valentina Khan - Russian Federation; ValentinaKhan

Expected deliverables

  • A guideline for users on integrating climate predictions and information into climate risk management, and adaptation strategies and planning, to include a user-friendly terminology
  • A collection of existing case studies relevant to quantifying the social and economic benefits of using climate information, products and services
  • Information on the susceptibility of various sectors to climate variations and change and the use of climate information in climate risk management and adaptation by specific sectors, in the form of an online catalog
  • In collaboration with CBS ET on Meteorological, Hydrological and Climate Services for Improved Humanitarian Planning and Response, an implementation plan to facilitate the provision of meteorological, Hydrological and Climate Services to the international humanitarian agencies from National Meteorological and Hydrological Services (NMHSs), RSMCs, Global and Regional Climate Centres (RCCs) - include specific reference to climate support to include data requirements
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