ICM-11 in Singapore (SG), 2019

11th Implementation and Coordination Meeting in Singapore (SG),
20 to 24 May 2019

Information about ICM-11

Location

Furama City Centre Hotel, Ballroom 1, 60 Eu Tong Sen Street, Singapore 059804

Date

20th May - 24th May 2019

Hosts

  • GRUAN Lead Centre
  • GCOS Secretatiat
  • National Environmental Agency (NEA)
  • U.S. GCOS Program Office at NOAA's National Climatic Data Center (NCDC) [financial support]
  • NOAA Office Global Programs [financial support]

Organizers

  • Peter Thorne (Co-Chair, WG-GRUAN)
  • June Wang (Co-Chair, WG-GRUAN)
  • Ruud Dirksen (Head of GRUAN Lead Centre)
  • Howard Diamond (NOAA)
  • Shwei Lin Wong (local organizer)
  • Caterina Tassone (GCOS)

Documentation

Participants

Site maps

Position and region map

Position map

Local map

Agenda of ICM-11

Download agenda (pdf; 88 kiB; as at 2019-06-12)

Package of presentations of ICM-11:

  • all presentations - Monday (zip; 5.2 MiB; as at 2019-06-12)
  • all presentations - Tuesday (zip; 40.1 MiB; as at 2019-06-06)
  • all presentations - Wednesday (zip; 37.0 MiB; as at 2019-06-06)
  • all presentations - Thursday (zip; 13.5 MiB; as at 2019-06-06)
  • all presentations - Friday (zip; 21.3 MiB; as at 2019-06-06)

Note: In a change to the structure of ICM-10 and in partial response to feedback from Secretariat, ‘Site Perspective’ slots have been introduced. The aim is to facilitate topic-focused talks presented by sites in context rather than as part of a separate session. Sites will still have the same amount of time overall for talks as in ICM-10.

Monday 20 May

Day chair: June Wang

Session 1 - Opening

08:00 - 08:45Registration  
08:45 - 09:00 Introductions June Wang
09:00 - 09:25 Official opening Patricia Ee - Director of MSS Weather Services Department
09:25 - 09:40 GRUAN Fundamentals Ruud Dirksen
09:40 - 09:45 Presentation of GRUAN certification to ARM SGP site Ruud Dirksen
09:45 - 10:15Coffee  

Session 2 - Review of progress

10:15 - 10:25 Welcome, local logistics, outline of events, adoption of agenda Local hosts & WG chair
10:25 - 10:45 GCOS   update for ICM-11 Caterina Tassone
10:45 - 11:15 Lead Centre   report for 2018-2019 Ruud Dirksen
11:15 - 12:00 ICM-10   Actions status Peter Thorne / June Wang
12:00 - 13:00Lunch  

Session 3 - Discussion of topics raised by Task Team reports

13:00 - 13:10 Radiosonde TT:   Progress Report for April 2018 - May 2019 Masatomo Fujiwara
13:10 - 13:25 Discussion on points arising Led by day chair
13:25 - 13:35 Sites TT:   Progress Report for May 2019 Dale Hurst / Belay Demoz
13:35 - 13:50 Discussion on points arising Led by day chair
13:50 - 14:00 Scheduling TT:   Summary Tom Gardiner
14:00 - 14:15 Discussion on points arising Led by day chair
14:15 - 14:25 Ancillary Measurements TT:   2018-2019 activity report Thierry Leblanc
14:25 - 14:40 Discussion on points arising Led by day chair
14:40 - 15:05Coffee  
15:05 - 15:15 GNSS-PW TT:   Overview 2018/2019 Kalev Rannat
15:15 - 15:30 Discussion on points arising Led by day chair
15:30 - 15:55 Science Coordinator Discussion Tom Gardiner
15:55 - 16:15 Discussion of topics arising from task teams / science coordinators Led by day chair
16:15 - 16:30 Session break  
16:30 - 17:15 WG   meeting to discuss WG & TT rotation WG led by June Wang

Tuesday 21 May

Day chair: Peter Thorne

Session 4 - Advances in the development of new GRUAN data products

Note: Presenters please explicitly assess progress against the criteria laid forth in GRUAN-TN-4. i.e. A technical document commensurate with GRUAN-TN-2; peer reviewed paper; measurement system ready to be adopted at at least one GRUAN site; central processing facility identified; data stream run as a beta release; data stream reviewed for appropriateness.

09:00 - 09:10 Steps needed for a GRUAN   GDP Ruud Dirksen
09:10 - 09:50

Progress to an RS41 product:

Michael Sommer / Christoph von Rohden
09:50 - 10:05 Quality control & assessment for radiosonde data products Michael Sommer / Christoph von Rohden
10:05 - 10:25 Status update of GRUAN data products for   RS-11G and iMS-100 radiosonde Shunsuke Hoshino
10:25 - 10:30 Certification of Meisei   RS-11G Ruud Dirksen
10:30 - 11:00Coffee  
11:00 - 11:15 Calibration of a Radiosonde Humidity Sensor using the Low-temperature Low-pressure Humidity Chamber at KRISS Sang-Wook Lee
11:15 - 11:30 A Study on the Solar Correction for the RS41 using the Upper Air Simulator at KRISS Yong-Gyoo Kim
11:30 - 12:00 Review of progress of dataproduct: GNSS PW Galina Dick
12:00 - 13:00Lunch  
13:00 - 13:15 Update   on Graw DFM-09 and Vaisala RS92 Ruud Dirksen
13:15 - 13:25 iMet-4 radiosonde: development history and steps toward GRUAN qualification Mark Benoit
13:25 - 13:40 GRUAN Lidar Data Stream ICM-11 Progress Status Update (2019) Thierry Leblanc
13:40 - 14:00 Operational and GRUAN radiosounding validation of PRR temperature data retrieved by the RAman Lidar for Meteorological Observations (RALMO) at Payerne Gianni Martucci
14:00 - 14:15 Progress towards a GRUAN MWR product Fabio Madonna
14:15 - 14:30 Progress Towards  a   Frostpoint Hygrometer GRUAN Data Product Ruud Dirksen / Dale Hurst
14:30 - 15:00Coffee  
15:00 - 15:15 Update   on the ozonesonde data product Richard Querel
15:15 - 15:30 Standard humidity chamber (SHC) use in GRUAN Richard Querel
15:30 - 15:45 Status of GRUAN data product development for Modem   M10 Damien Vignelles
15:45 - 16:00 Uncertainty Discussion Tom Gardiner
16:00 - 16:15 How to deal with correlated uncertainties when processing long data series? Tom Gardiner
16:15 - 16:30 Progress on the Use of GRUAN Uncertainty in Operational Sounding Products Tony Reale
16:30 - 16:45 GRUAN   data policy Ruud Dirksen

Wednesday 22 May

Day chair: David Smyth

Session 5 - Immediate operational concerns

09:00 - 09:10 Availability of cryogen for CFH/FPH  
  Ruud Dirksen  
09:10 - 09:25 Helium or Hydrogen? Arnoud Apituley / Richard Querel
09:25 - 09:40 Premature balloon bursts because of low temperatures (relevant for Arctic  &  Tropical  sites) Marion Maturilli / Shwei Lin Wong
09:40 - 10:00 Stand-up sites presentations about operational concerns (2/3 slides only), plus discussion: GMAC update Belay Demoz & others
10:00 - 10:30Coffee  
10:30 - 12:00 Breakout session (TT ancillary/Autolauncher) Thierry Leblanc / Fabio Madonna & Giovanni Martucci / Christoph von Rohden
12:00 - 13:00Lunch  

Session 6 - RS92-RS41 changeover and parallel soundings

Session 7 - Sites presentations

New results, updates, opportunities, measurements, funding opportunities ...

Thursday 23 May

Day chair: Jordis Tradowsky

Session 8 - Substantive discussions on UTLS water vapour measurement

Session 9 - Autolaunchers and RS documentation

11:00 - 11:30 Autolaunchers: progress update, including conclusions from breakout session Masatomo Fujiwara/ Fabio Madonna
11:30 - 12:00 Status of GRUAN Documentation Christoph von Rohden
12:00 - 13:00Lunch  
13:00 - 18:00

Site visit, to include:

  • 13:30 - 15:45: 'Gardens by the Bay' tour;
  • 16:30 - 16:55: At CCRS: group photos; tea-break;
  • 16:55 - 18:00:
    • DG address: Ms. Wong Chin Ling;
    • SNG site certificate presentation;
    • CCRS presentations:
      • Dr Bertrand Timbal: CCRS - An Overview;
      • Dr Muhammad Eeqmal Hassim: Homogenisation and trends of Singapore’s monthly upper-air temperature observations

 
18:00 - 18:45UAO operations and radiosonde launch  
18:45 - 22:00Depart CCRS: conference dinner  

Friday 24 May

Day chair: Ruud Dirksen

Session 10 - Future plans: new sites, proposals, products, measurement programs

Session 11 - Governance issues

13:05 - 13:15 Discussion on protocols for GRUAN documentation review David Smyth
13:15 - 13:30 Naming conventions for GRUAN-processed data from non-GRUAN sites Ruud Dirksen / LC
13:30 - 13:40 Action items to be raised with other programmes / bodies Caterina Tassone
13:40 - 15:10 ICM-11 Actions proposed WG co-chairs
15:10 - 15:40 Closing remarks / ICM-12 - Reunion Island WG co-chairs

Documents of ICM-11

Package of all documents of GRUAN ICM-11 (zip; 6.6 MiB; as at 2019-06-12)

SessionTitle of DocumentSubmitted byDoc. No.Date
0Agenda 0.01 2019-05-24
Local Logistics Local hosts 0.02 2019-04-10
2Lead Centre progress report for April 2019 GRUAN Lead Centre 2.03 2019-05-13
  ICM-10 proposed actions Peter Thorne 2.04 2018-07
3Task Team progress report for April 2019 – Radiosonde Masatomo Fujiwara and Christoph von Rohden 4.01 2019-04-11
Task Team progress report for April 2019 – Site Representatives Dale Hurst and Belay Demoz 4.02 2019-04-16
Task Team progress report for April 2019 – Scheduling Tom Gardiner and Fabio Madonna 4.03 2019-05-09
Task Team Progress Report for April 2019 – Ancillary Measurements Lori Borg and Thierry Leblanc 4.04 2019-05-08
Task Team progress report for April 2019 – GNSS-PW Jonathan Jones and Kalev Rannat 4.05 2019-04-16
7GRUAN Station Report for Alice Springs Matt Tully 7.01 2019-05-01
GRUAN Station Report for Barrow (ARM - NSA) Nicki Hickmon 7.02 2019-04-19
GRUAN Station Report for Beltsville Belay Demoz 7.03 2019-03-12
GRUAN Station Report for Boulder Dale Hurst 7.04 2019-04-02
GRUAN Station Report for Cabauw Arnoud Apituley 7.05 2019-04-25
GRUAN Station Report for Darwin Matt Tully 7.06 2019-05-01
GRUAN Station Report for Davis Matt Tully 7.07 2019-05-01
GRUAN Station Report for Dolgoprudny GRUAN Lead Centre 7.08 2019-05-13
GRUAN Station Report for Graciosa (ARM - ENA) Nicki Hickmon 7.09 2019-04-19
GRUAN Station Report for Lauder Richard Querel 7.10 2019-04-09
GRUAN Station Report for Lindenberg Ruud Dirksen 7.11 2019-04-02
GRUAN Station Report for Macquerie Island Matt Tully 7.12 2019-05-01
GRUAN Station Report for Melbourne Matt Tully 7.13 2019-05-01
GRUAN Station Report for Ny-Ålesund Marion Maturilli 7.14 2019-04-02
GRUAN Station Report for Payerne Giovanni Martucci 7.15 2019-04-09
GRUAN Station Report for Potenza Fabio Madonna 7.16 2019-04-01
GRUAN Station Report for La Reunion Stephanie Evan 7.17 2019-03-12
GRUAN Station Report for Lamont (ARM - SGP) Nicki Hickmon 7.18 2019-04-19
GRUAN Station Report for Paris (SIRTA) GRUAN Lead Centre 7.19 2019-05-13
GRUAN Station Report for Singapore Wong Shwei Lin 7.20 2019-04-09
GRUAN Station Report for Sodankylä Rigel Kivi 7.21 2019-04-01
GRUAN Station Report for Japanese Sites (Tateno, Minamitorishima, Syowa) Kenji Suzuki 7.22 2019-04-02
GRUAN Station Report for Tenerife Miguel Hernandez 7.23 2019-04-25
GRUAN Station Report for Xilinhot GRUAN Lead Centre 7.24 2019-05-13