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Advisory Group on Volcanic Science for Applications (AG-VSA)

A subsidiary body of the Standing Committee on Services for Aviation (SC-AVI)


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Purpose

To gather information and provide expert advice and coordination across the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics (IUGG) in the combined fields of atmospheric and volcanological science and associated applications, thereby supporting aeronautical meteorological service provision as well as informed decisions by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and other relevant aviation stakeholders in the context of the international airways volcano watch (IAVW).

Composition

 First name LAST NAME  Role  Affiliation
Ian LISK Chair (ad interim) President of the Services Commission of WMO
Maria Soledad OSORES (Dr) Expert (WMO) Argentina - Servicio Meteorológico Nacional
Jarrad DENMAN (Dr) Expert (WMO) Australia - Bureau of Meteorology
Kensuke ISHII Expert (WMO) Japan - Japan Meteorological Agency/Meteorological Research Institute
Claire WITHAM (Dr) Expert (WMO) United Kingdom - Met Office
Michael PAVOLONIS (Dr) Expert (WMO) United States of America - NOAA National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service
Matthew HORT (Dr) Expert (WMO GAW) WMO Global Atmosphere Watch
Alvaro AMIGO RAMOS (Dr) Expert (IUGG) IUGG - Sernageomin (Geological and Mining Survey of Chile)
Sara BARSOTTI (Dr) Expert (IUGG) IUGG - Icelandic Meteorological Office
Costanza BONADONNA (Dr) Expert (IUGG) IUGG - University of Geneva
Samantha ENGWELL (Dr) Expert (IUGG) IUGG - British Geological Survey
David SCHNEIDER (Dr) Expert (IUGG) IUGG - United States Geological Survey

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Operating Plan

The Operating Plan of AG-VSA comprising the objectives, modalities of work, groups of relevance, expected outputs and activities is available here <coming soon>.

Reports

The AG-VSA convenes quarterly video-teleconferences and, when required, periodic face-to-face meetings. The reports arising from the face-to-face meetings are publicly available here

FileCloud Collaboration Platform

The AG-VSA FileCloud collaboration platform (member access only) is accessible here.

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