Expert Team on Operational Climate Prediction System (19, 23 Sept 2022)

ET-OCPS under Standing Committee on Data Processing for Applied Earth System Modelling and Prediction (SC-ESMP)/INFCOM will meet to discuss main priority areas of work. The outcomes of the third WMO workshop on operational climate prediction (OCP-3, 20-22 September 2022, Lisbon, Portugal) and the GDPFS Symposium on Requirements for NWP Data and Products (29-31 August 2022, Geneva, Switzerland) will be considered during the discussion. ET-OCPS will also make recommendations to be brought forward to the session of the Executive Council in 2023.

The provisional meeting agenda can be found on the following link. Click here for the provisional meeting agenda

Please refer to the local information document for meeting venue, registration, and lunch arrangement.

 

Tentative Workplan (all times in Western European Summer Time (WEST), UTC +1)

Time

Agenda

Monday, 19 September 2022

09:00 – 09:30

1.1 Opening

1.2 Roundtable introductions

2.1 Adoption of the agenda

2.2 Working arrangements

09:30 – 11:00

3.1 Outcomes of GDPFS Symposium on Requirements for NWP Data and Products related to S2S predictions (29-31 August 2022, Geneva) – Secretariat

3.2 Outcomes of SC-ESMP Executives meeting (1-2 September 2022, Geneva) – Secretariat

3.3 Development of the Guidelines on Review Process of Designated GDPFS Centre Compliance – Arun KUMAR

3.4 Revision of the Guide to the GDPFS (WMO-No. 305) – Secretariat

3.5 Plans for Seamless GDPFS – Secretariat

3.6 WMO Governance Structure – Secretariat

11:00 – 11:20

Coffee Break

11:20 – 12:20

4.1 Review of action items from the meeting of ET-OCPS-1 (17 December 2021, online) – Arun KUMAR & members

4.2 Summary of GPC-LRF systems –Caio COELHO [Summary Spreadsheet] [Status and Progress Reports] [Hindcast Period]

4.3 Status of LC-LRFMME – Juyoun LIM, Data access of LC-LFMME webpage (If login)

12:20 – 13:20

Lunch

13:20 – 14:00

4.5 Status of GPC-SSF & LC-SSFMME – Laura FERRANTI, WordDoc

7.1 LC relevant discussion

14:00 – 16:00

(Joint Session)

5.1 Introduction of climate reanalysis into the Manual on the GDPFS (WMO-No. 485) – Arun KUMAR

5.5 Proposed amendments to the Manual on the GDPFS (WMO-No. 485) – Kumar KOLLI

  • 5.5.1 Integration of CSIS into the GDPFS framework
  • 5.5.2 Review/clean up the RCCs section in particular RCC networks structure/description
  • 5.5.3 Integration of activities of ENSO updates in the GDPFS framework

5.6 GDPFS-related gaps pertaining to the implementation of Decision 9 (EC-72) on operationalization of objective seasonal and sub-seasonal forecasts - Wilfran OKIA

16:00 – 16:20

Coffee Break

16:20 –17:30

6.1 Designation of new GDPFS centres (INFCOM-2) – Secretariat

6.2 Amendment to the Manual on the GDPFS (WMO-No. 485) (INFCOM-3) - Caio COELHO

  • 6.2.1 Open the hindcast and real-time forecast data from LC-LRFMME without password protection
  • 6.2.2 Updating the list of Mandatory data (or core data) of GPCs-LRF and GPCs-SSF [a] [b]
  • 6.2.3 Possible inclusion of the concept of “Climate Reanalysis”

6.3 Amendment to the Manual on the GDPFS (WMO-No. 485) and/or the Guide to the GDPFS (WMO-No. 305)

  • 6.3.1 Inclusion of CSIS (INFCOM-3)
  • 6.3.2 Inclusion of contributing members to the RCC-Networks (INFCOM-2)

6.4 Introduction of new activities regarding TIGGE and S2S data archives into the GDPFS and its designation (INFCOM -2) – Arun KUMAR

Friday, 23 September 2022

09:00 – 10:30

(Joint Session)

5.7 Overview of WCRP/WGSIP – Bill MERRYFIELD

5.2 Development of a WMO Guidance on calibration of sub-seasonal predictions - Andrew ROBERTSON and Caio COELHO

5.3 Improvement of GADCU - Adam SCAIFE

5.4 Discussion of the outcomes of the OCP-3 Workshop and identification of joint activities, including WCRP/WGSIP – (Co) chairs of ET-CSISO and ET-OCPS

10:30 –10:50

Coffee Break

10:50 –12:30

4.4 Status of LC-ADCP – Jeff KNIGHT

7.2 Reviewing ET-OCPS relevant RSMCs in the Manual on the GDPFS and recommending changes as necessary [b]

7.3 Synergy and collaboration between C3S and LC-LRFMME

7.4 SSF infrastructure

7.5 Formalizing compliance review

12:30 - 13:30

Lunch

13:30 – 14:50

7.6 Updating list of mandatory variables

7.7 New class of RSMCs (e.g. climate reanalysis)

7.8 OCP-3 related tasks

7.9 Discussion with WGSIP (Bill Merryfield)

14:50 – 15:30

Outstanding agenda items

15:30 – 16:00

8.1 Timeline for preparing recommendations and submitting to relevant bodies – Secretariat

8.2 Next meeting

Closing