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12th WWRP Scientific Steering Committee

Twelfth Session of the Scientific Steering Committee (SSC) for the World Weather Research Programme (WWRP)

(Geneva, Switzerland, 1-4 October 2019)

 

AGENDA

 

DAY 1: Tuesday 1 October

WWRP SSC, Parallel sessions

 

SSC closed session for SSC Members, RB Chair, D/RES, WWRD Secretariat in LAKE 6 (Nanette and Estelle)  

11:00-18:30  

  • 11:00-11:15 Welcome (Sarah and Paolo)
  • 11:15-11:45 WMO Reform (Sarah and Paolo)
  • 11:45-12:30 Research & operations (Paolo and Estelle)

 

LUNCH 12:30-13:30

 

  • 13:30-15:00 Analysis and review of WG and projects in context of WWRP IP (Sarah, Paolo, Nanette, Estelle and SSC members)
  • 15:00-15:30 Hydrology discussion? (Andrea Rinaldo)

 

TEA BREAK 15:30-16:00

 

  • 16:00-17:30 WWRP projects and criteria (Sarah, Paolo and Estelle)
  • 17:30-18:00/30 Endorsement procedures and associated projects

 

 

WWRP working group/project session (WWRP groups and projects, GASS) in LAKE 7 (Nanette, Martin and Hugo)

11:00 to 18:30

Co-chairs interact to discuss matters of mutual interest to WWRP IP

  • 11:00-12:30 Introduction to WMO/WWRP matters regarding reform/structures with discussions of Question 1

 

LUNCH 12:30-13:30

 

  • 13:30-15:00 Discussion on Question 2

 

TEA BREAK 15:30-16:00

 

  • 16:00-17:30 Discussion on Question 3
  • 17:30-18:00/30 Consolidate discussion results

 

 

18:30 Close of Day 1

19:30 Dinner

 

DAY 2, WEDNESDAY 2 October

WWRP SSC, open session – PRESS Room

 

08:30 SSC members meet with their respective chairs to discuss progress and plans

 

  • 09:00-09:30 Welcome slot (Sarah and Paolo)
  • 09:30-10:30 Introduction of new chairs and SSC members
  • 10:00-11:00 Report from SSC chair and WWR Chief (Sarah Jones, Paolo Ruti)
  • Nanette and Hugo keep notes

 

11:00-11:30 TEA BREAK

 

  • 11:30-12:00 Nowcasting and Mesoscale Research WG
  • 12:00-12:30 Forecast Verification Research WG
  • 12:30-13:00 Tropical Meteorology Research WG
  • 13:00-13:30 High Impact Weather Project
  • Estelle and Martin keep notes

 

Lunch 13:30-14:30

 

  • 14:30-15:30 Round Table on science for services with: President of new TC on Infrastructure (TBC); President of the new TC on Services (TBC) and chair of the Research Board
  • 15:30-16:00 Working Group on Numerical Experimentation
  • Nanette and Hugo keep notes

 

16:00-16:30 TEA BREAK

 

  • 16:30-17:00 Predictability, Dynamics and Ensemble Forecasting WG
  • 17:00-17:30 Aviation RDP
  • 17:30-18:00 Weather Modification Expert Team
  • 18:00-18:30 Sand and Dust Storm applications
  • Estelle and Martin keep notes

 

18:30 Close of Day 2

19:30 Dinner

 

DAY 3, THURSDAY 3 October

WWRP SSC, open session – PRESS Room

 

08:30 SSC members meet with their respective chairs to discuss progress and plans

 

  • 09:00-09:30 Polar Prediction Project
  • 09:30-10:00 Vice President Infrastructure (Ocean topic)
  • 10:00-10:30 WCRP
  • 10:30-11:00 Sub-Seasonal to Seasonal Prediction Project
  • Nanette and Hugo keep notes

 

11:00-11:30 TEA BREAK

 

  • 11:30-12:00 WCRP/GEWEX/GASS
  • 12:00-12:30 Social and Economic Research & Application WG
  • 12:30-13:00 GAW
  • Estelle and Martin keep notes

 

Lunch 13:00-14:00

 

  • 14:00-14:30 YESS
  • 14:30-15:00 Data Assimilation and Observing Systems WG
  • 15:00-16:00 Guided discussion on: Seamless weather to climate (Integration aspects), Research Board, WWRP evolution
  • Nanette and Hugo keep notes

 

16:00-16:30 TEA BREAK

 

  • 16:30-17:30 Guided discussion on: enhancing regional science development, priorities in water science for WWRP, IWTC recommendations
  • 17:30-18:00 Joint Actions from this meeting
  • Estelle and Martin keep notes

 

18.00 Close of Day 3

 

DAY 4, Friday 4 October

WWRP SSC, PARALLEL SESSIONS

 

WWRP SSC members, RB Chair, D/RES, WWRD Secretariat, closed session  in Lake6 (Estelle and Martin)

 

  • 09:00-09:30 Ocean discussion
  • 09:30-10:30 New initiatives on Hydrology and Ocean
  • 10:30-11:00 Implementation Plan 
  • 11:00-11:30 Research Board and Scientific Advisory Panel
  • 11:30-12:00 Action after Congress

 

12:00-13:00 Lunch

 

  • 13:00-14:00 Membership & next meeting/any other business

 

14:00 Closure in Lake 6 (all together)

 

WWRP working groups and projects in Jura6 (Nanette and Hugo)

09:00 to 14:00 (with lunch included)

  • Actions from this meeting
  • Collaboration options
  • Challenges

14:00 Closure in Lake 6 (All together)