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EC Panel of Experts on Polar Observations, Research and Services

First session
Ottawa, Canada, 13–15 October 2009

Documentation plan
(Updated - 08 October 2009)

 

Agenda
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Doc No.
Title

Submitted
by

Primary Presenter

Deadline

Secondary Presenter
Resource

1

ORGANIZATION OF THE SESSION (Document 1)

1.1

Welcome and Opening of the session

-
  • Remarks from Chair
n/a Grimes n/a
  • Remarks from D/OBS
Zhang
  • Remarks from Canadian Senior Arctic Official
TBD

1.2

1.2 Working Arrangements

Secretariat

Angle

30 Sep.

INF-1

Secretariat

Milo

Done

INF-2

Secretariat

n/a

Done

INF-5

Secretariat

n/a

Done

1.3

Adoption of the Agenda

1.3.1 Secretariat Chair Done
1.3.2 Secretariat Chair Done
INF-3 Secretariat Chair Done

2

TERMS OF REFERENCE FOR THE PANEL (Document 2)

2

2

Terms of Reference

Members

Chair

Done

2.1

Views of Panel Members

Members

Chair

30 Sep.

3

WMO ANTARCTIC ACTIVITIES (Document 3)

3.1

3.1

WMO EC Working Group on Antarctic Meteorology:

  • Status, mode of operation, accomplishments, lessons learned (Doc and Presentation)


J. Shanklin


Shanklin


Done

3.2

3.2 Review and Execution of Resolutions of WMO Congress and Executive Council

WMO/OBS

Ondras

Done

4

PROVISION OF SERVICES (Document 4)

4.1

-
WMO Services required to Support Operations and   Research in Polar Regions

Devaris

n/a

4.1.1

WMO/WDS

Damski

Done

4.1.2(1)

4.1.2(2)

WMO/HWR
A. Snorrason

Snorrason

Done

4.1.3(1)

4.1.3(2)

WMO/WDS
/IICWG

Braithwaite

Done

4.1.4

INF-12

WMO/CLW
/CLPA

Goodison

Done

4.1.5

A. Devaris

Devaris

Done

4.2 4.2 Implications and Opportunities for PORS from WCC-3 outcomes

WMO/CLW

Zhang

Done

4.3 4.3 Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS)

WMO/WDS

Stander

Done

5

POLAR OBSERVATIONAL DATA:  Acquisition, Exchange, Access, Products (Document 5)

 

5.1

-

Overview of Polar Observing Programmes (Weather, Climate, Water, Oceans), working with relevant international scientific organizations

Abraham

n/a

5.1.1(1)

5.1.1(2)

WMO/OBS

WMO/DRMM

Ondras

Done

Done

5.1.2

WMO/RES
/ARE

 

Done

5.1.3

INF-11

WMO/HWR
A. Snorrason

Snorrason

Done

5.1.4

H. Hubberten

Hubberten

Done

5.1.5

J. Key

Key

Done

5.1.6

T. Goos

Goos

Done

5.1.7

INF-10

WMO/OBS
/SAT

Drinkwater
Key
Done

5.1.8

WMO/OBS
/GCOS

Drinkwater

Done

5.2

5.2 WIS and WIGOS in support of acquisition, exchange and archiving of observational data from Polar Regions

WMO/OBS

Zhang

Done

6

RESEARCH: WEATHER, CLIMATE, WATER (Document 6)

6.1

-

Discussions of relevant scientific issues and recommendations on meteorological, climatological, hydrological and cryospheric research and operations related to the Polar Regions

Lemke

n/a

6.1.1

WMO/RES

Brunet

Done

6.1.2

WMO/RES
/WCRP

Lemke
Flato

Done

6.1.3

  • Members input

Members

 

28 Aug.

7

BUILDING SYNERGY (Document 7)
7.1 7.1 WMO Technical Commissions and Regional Associations

Secretariat

Gordon

Done

7.2

-

Other Organizations and Institutions engaged in polar activities

Erb

n/a

7.2.1

IOC Secretariat

Joseph

Done

7.2.2

SCAR
Secretariat

Klepikov

Done

7.2.3

K. Erb

Erb

Done

7.2.4

K. Erb

Erb

Done

7.2.5

AMAP

Shearer

Done

7.2.6

IASC Exec. Sec

Hik

Done

7.3

-

IPY Legacy Programmes

Snorrason

n/a

7.3.1

INF-4

B. Goodison

Goodison

Done

7.3.2

J. Shanklin

Shanklin

Done

7.3.3

A. Klepikov

Klepikov

Done

7.3.4

DFO

Joseph

Done

7.3.5


INF-9

K. Jezek
M.Drinkwater

Drinkwater

Done

7.3.6

INF-6

INF-7

INF-8

Sustaining Arctic Observing Networks (SAON)

TROMSØ Declaration

SAO Report

List of SAON SG Members

SAON
Secretariat

Hik
Joseph

Done

7.3.7

 

INF-13

IPY Data Management (incl. data portal)

Observations on World Data Center Involvement in the IPY

M. Parsons
E. LeDrew

LeDrew

Done

7.3.8

Database Updating

R. Skalin

Skalin

Done

7.4 7.4(1)

International Polar Decade - the way forward

E. Sarukhanian

Grimes

Done

7.4(2)

IPY 'The State of Polar Research'

D. Carlson

Done

8

EC-PORS INPUT TO WMO STRATEGIC AND OPERATIONAL PLAN
(Document 8)
8 8 WMO Strategic and Operational Plan

D. Grimes

Chair

Done

8.1 Review Terms of Reference

-

-

Draft
15 Oct.

8.2 Funding of Panel Activities

-

-

Draft
15 Oct.

9

STRUCTURE OF EC-PORS (Document 9)
9 9 Structure of EC-PORS D. Grimes

Chair

Done

9.1 Define and Refine structure (e.g. Focal Points, Task Teams) -

Members

Draft
15 Oct.

10

FUTURE WORK PROGRAMME (Document 10)
10 10 Future Work Programme D. Grimes

Chair

Done

10.1 Summary of Proposed Tasks, Actions and Responsibilities Secretariat

Chair

Draft
15 Oct.

10.2 Engagement of Partner Organizations Secretariat

Chair

Draft
15 Oct.

10.3 Next Meeting of Panel and its constituted bodies Secretariat

Co-Chairs

Draft
15 Oct.

11

CLOSURE OF THE SESSION

 

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