PPP YOPP Summit 2015

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Year Of Polar Prediction




Year of Polar Prediction Summit

(Geneva, WMO Headquarters, 13-15 July 2015)




Session I - Welcome and Introduction


Local Arrangements
Paolo Ruti

Session II - Background

The Strategic Relevance of Advanced Predictive Capacity
David Grimes

Year of Polar Prediction (YOPP) Overview
Thomas Jung

Session III - User Relevant Aspects

Societal Dimensions and Considerations for the Year of Polar Prediction
Brian Mills

User Relevant Aspects - Arctic Shipping
Tero Vauraste

Knowledge-driven Arctic Shipping - Data Intelligence for Understanding, Predicting and Acting
Halldor Johansson

Tourism in Polar Regions
Kim Crosbie

Map - Oil Spill Preparedness, Prevention and Response International Cooperation Needed Petter Meier

The Maritime Safety and Oil Spill Preparedness and Response Systems in the Arctic.  Why Reliable Prediction Systems are so important ?
Petter Meier

NOAA / NWS Arctic Test Bed Potential YOPP Activities
Gene Petrescu

Forecast Verification in the YOPP Framework
Barbara Casati, Pertti Nurmi

Session IV - YOPP Observing Component

WIGOS, the WMO Rolling Review of Requirements, OSCAR, and the WMO Impact Workshops
Lars Peter Riishojgaard

Impact of Extra Observations from Existing Platforms
Jun Inoue

Autonomous Observing Systems
Don Perovich

Ocean Observations
Erik Buch

MOSAiC - Multidisciplinary Drifting Observatory for the Study of Arctic Climate
Matthew Shupe, Klaus Dethloff

The Role of Research Aircraft in YOPP
Chawn Harlow

Voluntary Observing Ships (VOS)
Etienne Charpentier

ESA contribution to YOPP
Ola Grabak

Session V - YOPP Modelling Component

Numerical Experimentation during YOPP
Peter Bauer

Coupled Modelling
Greg Smith

Data Assimilation for Arctic Ice and Ocean Models
Richard Allard, David Hebert, E. Joseph Metzger, Michael Phelps, Pamela Posey, Ole Martin Smedstad, Alan Wallcraft

The ECMWF Prototype for Coupled Reanalysis
Patrick Laloyaux

Polar-lower Latitude Linkages
Francisco Doblas-Reyes

Polar Weather Prediction
David Bromwich

Sea Ice Forecasting
Matthieu Chevallier

Session VI - YOPP Data Component

A YOPP Data Archive (PANGAEA)
Thomas Jung

GCW Experiences with Distributed Data Management
Oystein Godoy

Data Journals - YOPP Special Issue
David Carlson

WIS/GTS How-to for Adding Research Data
Phil Reid


Session VII - YOPP Eduction and Outreach Component

Opportunities for Early Career Scientists in PPP and YOPP
Jonny Day

The YOPP Outreach Plan
Helge Goessling

Session VIII - Partner Initiatives

Carla Cardinali & Tom Hamill 

WWRP working group on Predictability, Dynamics & Ensemble Forecasting (PDEF)
John Methven

Working Group on Numerical Experimentation (WGNE) YOPP links and collaboration
Ayrton Zadra & Jean-Noël Thépaut

The Sub-seasonal to Seasonal (S2S) Prediction Project “Bridging the gap between weather and climate”
Frédéric Vitart and Andrew Robertson

WCRP - Climate and Cryosphere – Polar Climate Predictability Initiative
Plans for the Year of Polar Prediction

G. Krinner, A. Bradley, F. Massonnet, J. Baeseman, C. Bitz  and T. Shepherd

Seeing under the ice:  a strategy for observing the Southern Ocean beneath sea ice and ice shelves
Steve Rintoul

Southern Ocean community comment (Year of Polar Prediction)
Mike Sparrow

WCRP-FPA2 Polar Challenge - The concept in a nutshell
Michel Rixen

Animated Image
Michel Rixen

International Arctic Science Committee (IASC)

GEO Cold Regions
Dominique Bérod

FAMOS for YOPP - Forum for Arctic Modeling and Observational Synthesis (FAMOS)
for Year of Polar Prediction (YOPP)

Andrey Proshutinsky and research FAMOS team

Margareta Johansson, Terry Callaghan on behalf of INTERACT Friends

International Ice Charting Working Group
Nick Hughes

IAOOS 2011‐2019 - Ice Atmosphere Arctic Ocean Observing System
C. Provost Locean, J. Pelon Latmos

IASOA (International Arctic Systems for Observing the Atmosphere) for YOPP

SIOS (Svalbard Integrated Arctic Earth Observing System) contribution to YOPP
Vito Vitale (ISAC-CNR)  on behalf of the SIOS community

The Sea Ice Prediction Network
Edward Blanchard-Wrigglesworth with Cecilia Bitz

NOAA Arctic Priorities and Potential Contributions to PPP/YOPP
Randall Dole

NOAA Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Program
Robbie Hood

Year of Polar Prediction: UAF Partner Capacities and Interests
Mike Sfraga

YOPP‐related initiatives - British Antarctic Survey

NMEFC Contributions to Year of Polar Prediction (YOPP)
Hui Wang

CMRE expectations for YOPP

ENEA Contribution to the YOPP
Claudio Scarchilli, Paolo Grigioni, Stefano Dolci

François Montagner

NASA’s Operation IceBridge and ICESat-2 and opportunities for YOPP
Thorsten Markus

KOPRI’s initiative for YOPP (2017-2018)
Seong-Joong Kim

Synoptic Arctic Survey
Øyvind Paasche, Are Olsen, Leif Anderson, Amalia Almada

Observations of the Arctic Stratosphere In Support of YOPP

Giovanni Muscari, Alcide di Sarra, Marco Cacciani

Part I - SIOS (Svalbard Integrated Arctic Earth Observing System) contribution to YOPP
Vito Vitale
Part II

Session IX - Final Planning Session

EU Polar Research policy
Attilio Gambardella