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MEETING OF CBS EXPERT TEAM ON EXTENDED AND LONG-RANGE FORECASTING

EXETER, UK, 28 JUNE - 2 JULY 2010

 

DOCUMENTATION PLAN (Rev. 1)

25 June, 2010

VISITORS DETAILS

INFORMATION FOR PARTICIPANTS

OTHER RELEVANT DOCUMENTS   NEW!!!

Manual on the GDPFS (WMO-No 485)

Amendments to the Manual on the GDPFS approved at EC-LXI (2009)

Agenda Item

AGENDA ITEMS

Subject

Doc No.

Submitted by

Expected/Received

1

OPENING OF THE MEETING

2

ORGANIZATION OF THE MEETING

2.1

Provisional Agenda (Rev. 1)

2.1(1)

Secretariat

11.05.2010

2.1

Explanatory Memorandum related to the Provisional Agenda

2.1(2)

Secretariat

11.05.2010

2.1

Tentative Work Plan (Rev. 1)

2.1(3)

Secretariat

24.06.2010

 

Provisional List of Participants

INF. 2

Secretariat

16.06.2010

 

Template for the cover page of Working Documents

 

Secretariat

11.05.2010

3

INTRODUCTION / REVIEW OF DECISIONS OF THE WMO GOVERNING BODIES AND STATEMENTS ADOPTED BY CBS RELATED TO THE ET-ELRF

3.1

Review of decisions of the WMO governing bodies and statements adopted by CBS related to the ET-ELRF

3.1 REV

Secretariat

21.06.2010

4

GLOBAL FRAMEWORK FOR CLIMATE SERVICES (GFCS)

4.1

Review of recent activities on the GFCS development, including discussions on potential implications for the Global Data-Processing and Forecasting System (GDPFS)

4.1

Secretariat

18.06.2010

4.2

The Global Seasonal Climate Updates (GSCU) within the context of the GFCS

4.2

Secretariat

17.06.2010

4.3

Review of the work and functions of the GPCs for meeting the needs of the WMO Regional Climate Centres (RCCs) and Regional Climate Outlook Forums (RCOFs), including discussion on related activities for climate-sensitive areas, including Polar Regions

4.3

Secretariat

17.06.2010

5

PROVISION OF LONG-RANGE FORECASTS (LRF)

5.1

Template for document

Review of the work, functions and specific needs of the Global Producing Centres (GPCs), including status/progress reports

Beijing

CPTEC (Brazil)

Exeter

Melbourne

Montreal

Moscow

Pretoria

Seoul

Tokyo

Toulouse

Washington

ECMWF

5.1

 

 

 

5.1(1)

5.1(2)

5.1(3)

5.1(4)

5.1(5)

5.1(6)

5.1(7)

5.1(8)

5.1(9)

5.1(10)

5.1(11)

5.1(12)

GPC reps

 

 

 

P. Zhang

C. Coelho

R. Graham

D. Jones

B. Archambault

V. Kryjov

J. Olivier

J. S. Chung

T. Tokuhiro

J.-P. Ceron

A. Kumar

L. Ferranti

 

 

 

 

22.06.2010

02.06.2010

17.06.2010

18.06.2010

17.06.2010

08.06.2010

10.06.2010

17.06.2010

16.06.2010

09.06.2010

18.06.2010

22.06.2010

5.2

Review of the outcomes of the GPC survey, including discussion on potential standardization of products

5.2

Secretariat

28.05.2010

5.3

Review of the work and specific needs of the Lead Centres for Long-Range Forecasting Multi-Model Ensemble (LC-LRFMME)

and for Standard Verification System for Long-Range Forecasting (LC-SVSLRF)

5.3(1)

 

 

5.3(2)

 

KMA and NOAA/NCEP reps

 


BoM and MSC reps

22.06.2010

 

 

24.06.2010

5.4

Review of observational requirements for LRF, including the Statement of Guidance (SoG) for Seasonal to Inter-Annual (SIA) Forecasts

5.4

Laura Ferranti

25.06.2010

5.5

Identify needs for training and guidance material

5.5

Vincent Sakwa and Secretariat

18.06.2010

6

FUTURE DEVELOPMENT OF THE DATA EXCHANGE AND LC-LRFMME PRODUCTS

6.1

Review of the current status of hindcast exchange and recommendations for future exchange

 

6.1

KMA and NOAA/NCEP reps

22.06.2010

6.2

New products and functionalities of the LC-LRFMME, including within the context of the GSCU

6.2

KMA and NOAA/NCEP reps

22.06.2010

6.3

Review of current hindcast periods used by GPCs and potential for increased standardisation (products and verification)

6.3


KMA and NOAA/NCEP reps

22.06.2010

7

VERIFICATION

7.1

Improvement of the Standard Verification System for LRF

7.1

BoM and MSC reps

04.06.2010

7.2

Coordination between the LC-SVSLRF and the LC-LRFMME for enhanced linking of GPC forecasts and verification products

7.2

BoM and MSC reps

04.06.2010

7.3

Recommendation of verification for LC-LRFMME products

7.3

BoM and MSC reps

04.06.2010

7.4

Introduction of process diagnostics for GPC hindcasts

7.4

KMA, NCEP and MOHC reps

23.06.2010

7.5

Review of new verification techniques

7.5

BoM and MSC reps

04.06.2010

8

PROMOTION AND OUTREACH OF GPCs

8.1

Review of progress in the introduction of GPC products into the Regional Climate Centre (RCC), Regional Climate Outlook Forum (RCOF) and NMHS activities for operational climate prediction

Approaches to ensure improved access to, and utilization by NMHSs, of GPC products

8.1

Secretariat

15.06.2010

9

OTHER TIME-SCALES

9

Status and specific needs related to exchange of extended- and decadal-range forecasting products and services

9

R. Graham

22.06.2010

10

REVIEW OF THE TERMS OF REFERENCE FOR THE ET-ELRF

10.1

Terms of Reference for the ET-ELRF and cross-commission activities

10.1

Secretariat

11.05.2010

11

ANY OTHER BUSINESS (AOB)

12

CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS

13

CLOSING

 

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