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

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND, 26-30 MARCH 2012

 

DOCUMENTATION PLAN

03 April 2012

IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING LOCAL TRANSPORTATION

LOCAL INFORMATION NOTE FOR PARTICIPANTS

LIST OF HOTELS IN GENEVA

Please note that hotels closest to WMO are EDEN and MON REPOS (5 min. walk)

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

2.1(1)

Chairperson

Done

2.1

Explanatory Memorandum related to the Provisional Agenda

2.1(2)

Secretariat (DPFS)

Done

2.1

Tentative Work Plan

2.1(3)

Secretariat (DPFS)

Done

 

Provisional List of Participants

INF. 2

Secretariat (DPFS)

23.03.2012

 

Template for the cover page of Working Documents

 

 

 

 

Template for the Status/Progress Report by GPCs (item 4.1)

 

 

 

 

Report of the 2010 ET-ELRF meeting

 

 

 

3

INTRODUCTION

3.1

Review of WMO (CBS/CCl) decisions and other initiatives relating to ET-ELRF Terms of Reference, including new applications for GPC status

- CBS

- CCl

3.1

Secretariat (DPFS for CBS and Kumar Kolli for CCl)

Done

3.2

Progress with the GFCS and CSIS in particular, and implications for GPCs

3.2

Secretariat (Kumar Kolli)

Done

3.3

Progress with the GSCU, implications for GPCs and Lead Centres

Implications for GPCs and LCs

3.3(1)

 

3.3(2)

Secretariat (Kumar Kolli)

GPC Moscow (Vladimir Kryjov)

Done

3.4

Review of progress with RCC designation

3.4

Secretariat (Kumar Kolli)

Done

3.5

Revised Manual on the GDPFS and implications for the ET and GPCs

3.5

Secretariat (DPFS)

Done

4

STATUS REPORT FROM GPCs and RCCs

4.1

GPC compliance

- Beijing (ppt)

- CPTEC (Brazil) (ppt)

- Exeter

- Melbourne Rev (ppt)

- Montreal Rev (ppt)

- Moscow

- Pretoria

- Seoul (ppt)

- Tokyo (ppt)

- Toulouse

- Washington (ppt)

- ECMWF

4.1

4.1(1)

4.1(2)

4.1(3)

4.1(4)

4.1(5)

4.1(6)

4.1(7)

4.1(8)

4.1(9)

4.1(10)

4.1(11)

4.1(12)

All GPCs

(summary: DPFS and chairperson)

Done

4.2

New developments in systems and products: including seasonal, extended, multi-annual/decadal; Interactions with RCCs

4.2

All GPCs

Done (see item 4.1)

4.3

Use of GPC products by RCCs/RCOFs (ppt)

4.3

RCC rep

16.03.2012

4.4

Report from ET on RCCs

4.4

Caio Coelho

Done

4.5

Observational requirements for GPCs

4.5

Laura Ferranti

Done

5

STATUS REPORT AND FUTURE DIRECTIONS:  LC-LRFMME

5.1

LC-LRFMME: status report (ppt)

5.1

KMA and NOAA/NCEP reps, All

Done

5.2

LC-LRFMME: future directions and products: including implications for additional data exchange

5.2

KMA and NOAA/NCEP reps, All

Done

5.3

GSCU pilot phase implementation

5.3

Vladimir Kryjov

Done

6

STATUS REPORT AND FUTURE DIRECTIONS: LC-SVSLRF

6.1

LC-SVSLRF: status report (ppt)

 

6.1

BoM and MSC All

Done

6.2

LC-SVSLRF: Future directions: including verification of multi-model; revisit of potential for centralized verification; new scores

- Proposal for centralization of the verification of seasonal forecasts and verification of MME products

6.2

 

 

6.2(1)

BoM and MSC reps, All

 

Richard Graham

Done

7

DEVELOPMENT OF AN EXCHANGE OF EXTENDED-RANGE FORECASTS

7.1

Liaison with the WWRP/THORPEX and WCRP research initiative on seasonal to sub-seasonal prediction

7.1

Secretariat (Deon Terblanche)

Arun Kumar and Jean-Pierre Ceron

Done

7.2

Scope and plans for an operational exchange of extended-range forecasts

7.2

Chairperson, KMA, all

Done

7.3

Verification of ERF

7.3

Laura Ferranti

Done

7.4

Links with the East Africa SWFDP

7.4

Vincent Sakwa

Done

8

PROMOTION AND OUTREACH OF GPCs

8.1

Tailoring GPC output to requirement of RCCs (including plans for new Mediterranean, Polar RCOFs)

8.1

Secretariat (Kumar Kolli)

16.03.2012

8.2

Progress with GPC 'flyers' and websites

8.2

Secretariat (Kumar Kolli), GPCs

16.03.2012

8.3

Progress in applying the training outline developed at the last meeting

8.3

Jean-Pierre Ceron, Richard Graham

Done

8.4

Development of a 'pool' of training materials

8.4

Jean-Pierre Ceron, Richard Graham

Done

9

REVIEW OF THE ET-ELRF TERMS OF REFERENCE

9

Terms of Reference for the ET-ELRF

9.1

Secretariat (DPFS)

Done

10

ANY OTHER BUSINESS (AOB)

11

CLOSING

 

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