Expert Team on Climate Services Information System Operations

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1) Guide the development and improvement of approaches, including objective forecasting, for the systematic provision, dissemination and exchange of sub-seasonal to longer-time scales predictions products as part of the operational functioning of the Climate Services Information System at global, regional and national levels;
2) Provide technical guidance on the implementation, designation and harmonized operation of Regional Climate Centres (RCCs) and RCC Networks, and input from Global Producing Centres for Long Range Forecasts (GPCs-LRF), Lead Centre for Long-Range Forecast Multi-Model Ensemble (LC-LRFMME), Lead Centre for Annual-to-Decadal Climate; monitor performance and guide improvement of RCC processes and functions and utilization of products;
3) Guide the implementation of next-generation Regional Climate Forums (RCOF v2.0) operations, in light of new and evolving climate services users’ needs and requirements , including expansion of RCOF products portfolio;
4) Facilitate access to and interpretation/uptake of annual to decadal prediction and climate change projection products into regional and national levels climate services delivery chains;
5) Lead further development of the Climate Services Toolkit (CST), provide guidance on inclusion of high-quality inputs into CST, and its customization to meet region-specific and country needs;
6) To provide ET-CSISO progress reports to the Standing Committee on Climate Services (SC-CLI) on a routine basis.

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