9th meeting of the INFCOM/Joint Expert Team on Earth Observing System Design and Evolution (JET-EOSDE-9)
The Commission for Observation, Infrastructure and Information Systems (INFCOM) is organizing the ninth meeting of the Joint Expert Team on Earth Observing System Design and Evolution (JET-EOSDE-9) from 31 October to 3 November 2023.
The final Agenda is also available as pdf version here.
|Day 1 - 31 October|
|09:30–09:45||1||Opening and introductions||Chair Erik Andersson, Vice-Chair Seiyoung Park, Secretariat|
|1.1||Recording of meeting|
|1.2||Approval of the agenda and expected outcome of the meeting|
|09:45–10:00||2.1||Setting the scene||Albert Fischer (Secretariat)||ppt|
|10:00–10:30||2.2||Guest speaker: “Developments in the ECMWF data assimilation system and exploitation of observations”||Anthony McNally (ECMWF)|
|4||GBON Implementation and Expansion|
|11:00–11:30||4.2||Data policy (matrix, proposals for new core and recommended data)||Estelle Grueter, Erik Andersson, Curtis Marshall||ppt|
|11:30–12:00||4.1||Principle and guidelines (input from TT-EarthHydroNet)||Marie-Amelie Bucher, Daisuke Hotta, John Eyre, Erik Andersson||ppt|
|3||Reports on recent activities||Erik Andersson|
|12:00–12:15||3.1||Chairs’ report||Erik Andersson||ppt|
|12:15–12:30||3.2||Update on Impact workshop||Seiyoung Park/Sid Boukabara||ppt|
Reports from JET-EOSDE representatives in other ETs':
|5||RRR implementation||Rosemary Munro|
|14:00–14:30||5.1||Outcomes of the RRR follow-up workshops||Erik Andersson, Secretariat||Doc 5.1|
|14:30–14:45||5.2||Status of RRR transition and review of the transition plan||Seiyoung Park|
|14:45–15:05||5.3||Update on ESAC Oceanic Applications - pilot project||Emma Heslop, Andreas Schiller, Dominique Berod||ppt|
|15:05–15:25||5.4||Update on ESAC Cryospheric Applications - pilot project, including an overview from GCW-AG on requirements and link to data policy||Jeff Key/Rodica Nitu||ppt|
|15:25–15:35||5.5||Review of draft OSCAR/User Manual||Secretariat/Consultant|
|6||RBON Design and Implementation||Jacqueline Sugier|
|16:00–16:35||6.1||Status of RBON implementation and experienced issues||Jacqueline Sugier||Doc 6.1; ppt|
|16:35–17:10||6.2||Draft plan for fostering RBON implementation||Secretariat||Doc 6.2|
|17:10–17:30||6.3||Plan for development of an outreach material||Jacqueline Sugier||ppt|
|Day 2 - 1 November|
|7||Technical regulations & guidance - for INFCOM-3 (brief overview of the proposed updates)||Erik Andersson|
|09:00–09:30||7.1||WIGOS Manual updates (GBON, RBON, RRR, …)||Secretariat||Doc 7.1|
|09:30–10:00||7.2||WIGOS Guide update (GBON, RBON design, …)||Secretariat||Doc 7.2|
|10:00–10:15||7.3||Other INFCOM-3 decisions||Secretariat||Doc 7.3|
|10:15–10:30||7.4||High-level Guidance actions to be turned into technical regulations, core or recommended data||Erik Andersson|
|8||Breakout Groups||Erik Andersson|
|11:00–11:10||8.1||Setting up Break-Out Groups||Erik Andersson|
|11:10–13:00||8.2||BO Group-1: RRR (Review of the AAs, Plan for development of RRR outreach material)||Seiyoung Park||ppt|
|14:00–15:30||8.3||BO Group-2: RBON (review and finalization of draft plan for fostering RBON implementation, plan for outreach material)||Jacqueline Sugier|
|16:00–16:30||8.3||BO Group-2: RBON (review and finalization of draft plan for fostering RBON implementation, plan for outreach material) (ctd)||Jacqueline Sugier|
|16:30–17:30||8.4||BO Group-3: WIGOS Manual and Guide updates for INFCOM-3 (review of the existing updates, check for consistency within and between the publications)||Erik Andersson|
|Day 3 - 2 November|
|8||Breakout Groups (continued)|
|09:00–10:00||BO Group-3: WIGOS Manual and Guide updates for INFCOM-3 (review of the existing updates, check for consistency within and between the publications) (ctd)||Erik Andersson|
|9||Outcomes of Breakout Groups|
|10:00–10:30||9.1||Recommendations from BO Group-1: RRR||Seiyoung Park|
|11:00–11:30||9.2||Recommendations from BO Group-2: RBON||Jacqueline Sugier|
|11:30–12:00||9.3||Recommendations from BO Group-3: WIGOS Manual and Guide updates for INFCOM-3||Erik Andersson|
|12:00–13:00||10||Addressing observational user requirements of the EW4All initiative||Secretariat/Ad hoc JET-EOSDE group||Doc 10; ppt|
|11||Processes for updating WIGOS Vision, HLG document, OSCAR/Requirements||Erik Andersson|
|14:00–15:00||11.1||Proposal of life cycle and updating frequency for WIGOS Vision and associated implementation activities, including regular updates of High-Level Guidance||John Eyre (Vision), Erik Andersson and Clara Oria (HLG)|
|15:00–15:30||11.2||Updated processes for update WIGOS and WIS metadata, ensuring consistency with OSCAR databases.
• GCOS request for meta data updates
|John Eyre/Secretariat||Doc 11.2|
|16:00–16:20||12||Review of new actions.
Next JET-EOSDE meeting (date, type, agenda)
|Day 4 - 3 November|
|9:00–16:00||Drafting Statement of Guidance of ESAC Atmospheric Applications
Link to the folder with AA Gap Analyses: Drafting_SoG
The meeting is taking place at the headquarters of the European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF) in Reading, United Kingdom.
For information about travel to Reading, getting to ECMWF and accommodation, please visit: ECMWF Reading | ECMWF.
For entry requirements to the United Kingdom please visit UK government visa page.
Upon Arrival and local logistics
When attendees arrive, they should give their name to the security guard at the gate and they will be given access to the site. Attendees must sign in and out at reception each day. The reception desk can provide details on how to connect to Wi-Fi and will also direct attendees to the Council Chamber which is on the first floor of our conference block.
The staff restaurant will be open for lunch service. The restaurant can only accept chip and pin, and contactless card payments. Cash cannot be accepted.