The workshop will take place
Monday through Wednesday, 16-18 Octber 2006. These will be full working
days. Here is an overview. The detailed agenda is below.
chapters element by element (each parameter of each subdomain, e.g., sea ice extent and sea ice thickness), so that for every element or cryospheric
subdomain a definition we have a review of the current observing system capabilities, a quantitative account of its development and/or decay, and recommendations on technical matters pertaining to the element.
Design a common approach to cryospheric observations, major views, issues of governance, etc.
Discuss and revise the recommendations. Draft (or modify as appropriate) actions and the implementation plan.
capabilities and recommendations session, all chapter lead authors should
present a summary of the recommendations that are currently the report.The breakout groups will discuss
these and the tables of observational capabilities and requirements starting
late in the first day and continuing through the second day.
groups must reach a consensus on capabilities and requirements.More importantly, they must finalize
the recommendations, including a high-level set of recommendations suitable
for an executive summary.Look
for common recommendations with the other subdomains.There should also be a group working
Tuesday, 17 October
Session 3: More on ImplementationRoom: Escape Dance
ESA IPY Cryospheric Services
Pierre Philippe Mathieu
IPY session of the IICWG meeting
Discussion; breakout group structure and instructions
Breakout groups Rooms: Escape Dance, Ba24, Bc047, Ck027
Plenary: NPOESS review; directions for the dayRoom: Ba24
Breakout Groups3Rooms: Ba24, Bc047, Ck027
Breakout groups, continued.
Plenary: Summary and future plans, including writing
and report publication.Room: Ba24
groups on Wednesday will continue discussions, as necessary.There may also be an implementation
group.The goal is to update the
report; i.e., to write.It is
particularly important to produce a set of high-level recommendations, and a
solid implementation plan (high-level).
Rooms and capacities:
Day 1: Newton 2 – 87;
Escape Dance Room – 45; Ba024 – 22; Dj224y – 12 (all rooms
Day 2: Escape Dance Room;
Ba24, Bc047 – 22; Ck027 - 10 (all rooms all day)