GCW Steering Group 4th Session

GLOBAL CRYOSPHERE WATCH (GCW)

Steering Group

Fourth Session

Best Practices Team

Second Session

 

Cambridge, UK

16-20 January 2017

 

Documentation plan

(Last update: 09 January 2017)

 

 

 

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

word file for download

Secretariat

Done:

1.3

 Working Arrangements

INF.1

Practical information for participants

Secretariat

Done

1.4

Participant Introductions

INF.2

Provisional list of participants

Secretariat

Done

2

GCW WORKING GROUP REPORTS 

2.1

Observations Working Group (including assessment of CryoNet Sites and Stations, and recommendations, Best Practices Team report on progress)

W Schöner, C Fierz,

Þ Þorsteinsson

DONE

2.2

Report of Integrated Products WG (Snow Watch Team)

R. Brown; K. Luojus

DONE

2.3

Report of Information and Services WG

J Key,Ø Godøy,

G Casassa

DONE

2.4

2.4 (1) GCW Observing System: Data Exchange

2.4 (2) GCW Data Policy

2.4 (3) WIGOS Controlled Vocabulary

Ø Godøy/J Key

Þ Þorsteinsson

Ø Godøy

DONE

3

GCW DATA AND PRODUCTS

3.1

CBS-16 decisions: impact and strategies for the future

Secretariat

12.01.17

3.2

Data quality monitoring and assessment;

Explore opportunities with BAS

GCW/BAS

in-session

3.3

Additional GCW products (snow trackers, satellite products, sea ice, e.g. Copernicus);

R Brown, K Luojus

in-session

3.4

GCW and the Polar Regional Climate Centres (PRCCs)

A Snorrason; V Smolyanitsky

12.01.17

4

GCW IN THE ANTARCTIC

4.1

GCW in the context of BAS activities

S Colwell

in-session

4.2

GCW in the context of SCAR activities

J Baeseman

in-session

4.3

GCW in the context  of JCOMM

V Smolyanitsky

in-session

4.4

GCW Observing System in the Antarctic:

W Schöner

in-session

5

OTHER GCW INTERACTIONS AND LINKAGES

 

5.1

GCW Implementation: engagements with other organizations, projects. Review of GCW partnership criteria

Secretariat

DONE

5.2

Collaboration GCW-SAON

GSG Chair/Co-Chair;

Jan Rene Larsen (SAON)

in-session

6

GCW WORKING STRUCTURE

6.1

GCW Working Structure: membership, future, ToRs

Consideration of newer activities/teams: Solid Precipitation products; Sea Ice; Glaciers, Permafrost

6.2(2) Provisional Agenda of the 14th session of the Global Digital Sea Ice Data Bank

Chair/

Co-Chair / Secretariat

 

V. Smolyanitsky

DONE

6.2

Consideration of newer activities/teams: Regional groups and activities

Chairs - Working Groups

DONE

6.3

GSG Role and Structure

Chair/ Co-Chair

in-session

6.4

Engagement of GCW Focal Points

 Secretariat

12.01.17

 7

ACTION PLAN AND FUTURE ACTIVITIES

7.1

Proposed CryoNet Stations for consideration by EC-PHORS and EC-69

Observations WG Chair/Secretariat

In-session

7.2

Actions plan 2017/2018 (as resulting from the meeting discussions and the review of outstanding actions from previous meetings, as included in the relevant agenda items)

 Secretariat

In-session

7.3

Outreach plan and representation at meetings, conferences, activities of other organizations, partners, etc.

 Secretariat

in-session

 8

REPORT TO EC-PHORS

8.1

Draft Resolutions to EC-69 (proposals included in the documents for the relevantagenda items)

Secretariat

DONE

 9

ALL OTHER BUSINESS

9.1

Next GCW Steering Group meeting

A. Snorrason

In-session

 10

CLOSURE OF GSG MEETING

11

2nd GCW BEST PRACTICES TEAM MEETING

11.1

Progress on Developing the Guide

C. Fierz/ Þ Þorsteinsson

12.01.17

11.2

Work Plan

C. Fierz/ Þ Þorsteinsson

in-session

 10

CLOSURE OF GCW BEST PRACTICES MEETING

 

 




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