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GLOBAL CRYOSPHERE WATCH (GCW)
Steering Group Meeting

First Session

Reykjavik, Iceland

23-24 January 2014

Documentation plan

(Updated 08 May 2014)

 

Agenda item

Doc No.

Title

Submitted by

Deadline

1

ORGANIZATION OF THE SESSION

1.1

Welcome and Opening of the session

1.2

Adoption of the Agenda

1.2.1

Provisional Agenda

Secretariat

Done

1.2.2

Working arrangements

Secretariat

In-session

1.2.3

Participant introductions

All

In-session

1.3

Working Arrangements

INF.1

Practical information for participants

Secretariat

Done

INF.2

Provisional list of Participants

Secretariat

Done

2

GCW: BACKGROUND AND STATUS

2.1

2.1.1

GCW structure and Implementation Plan

J. Key

Done

2.1.2

Relation to WMO priorities - WIGOS and GFCS

Secretariat

Done

2.1.3

Recent activities

J. Key

Done

2.1.4

Funding, support and project office

Secretariat

Done

3

PARTNERS

3.1

3.1.1

GCW’s partners

B. Goodison

Done 

4

CRYONET

4.1

4.1.1

Background, Status and Recent Activities

W. Schöner

To be provided by CryoNet Team in the session

4.1.2

Approval of Site Requirements for Inclusion in CryoNet

4.1.3

Approval of Site Questionnaire

4.1.4

Approval of initial CryoNet sites

4.1.5

Development of observing practices for CryoNet

5

OBSERVATIONAL REQUIREMENTS

5.1

5.1.1

GCW observational requirements (See GCW web site)

Secretariat

Done 

6

SNOW WATCH

6.1

6.1.1

Update on proposed tasks

K. Luojus

Done

6.1.2

Improving observation and exchange of in-situ snow data

G. Casassa

6.1.3

SWE Tracker – a “Watch” product

K. Luojus

7

THE ROLE OF SATELLITE PRODUCTS

7.1

7.1.1

Interaction with the Polar Space Task Group

M. Drinkwater

Done

7.1.2

Intercomparisons and assessments

M. Drinkwater
Done
7.1.3

Product Inventory

J. Key
Done

7.1.4

Role of satellite data within GCW observations and linkages to CryoNet (See GCW web site)

J. Key

Done

8

INFORMATION WEBSITE (See GCW web site)

8.1

8.1.1

Status and demonstration

J. Key

In-session

8.1.2

Discussion of content

8.1.3

Soliciting contributions from the scientific community

9

DATA CATALOGUE

9.1

9.1.1

Status and demonstration

Ø. Godøy

Done

9.1.2

Discussion of content

10

GCW GOVERNANCE

10.1

10.1.1

Working Groups, Task Teams Terms of Reference, Membership, Method of Appointment

Secretariat

Done

10.1.2

Composition of the Advisory Group, Terms of Reference

11

OTHER

11.1

11.1.1

GCW Glossary (See GCW web site)

B. Goodison

Done

12

NEXT STEPS

12.1

12.1.1

Composition of the Advisory Group

 

In-session

12.1.2

Preparations for EC-PORS and EC-66 (Implementation Plan revisions, governance, project office, key stakeholders, etc.)

 

In-session

13

CLOSURE OF MEETING

GCW Advisory Meeting
23-24 January 2014





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