ICM-10 in Potsdam (DE), 2018

10th Implementation and Coordination Meeting in Potsdam (DE),
23 to 27 April 2018

Information about ICM-10

 

Location

AWI, Campus Albert Einstein, Telegrafenberg, Potsdam, Germany

Date

23rd April - 27th April 2018

Hosts

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

Organizers

  • Greg Bodeker (Co-Chair, WG-GRUAN)
  • Peter Thorne (Co-Chair, WG-GRUAN)
  • Ruud Dirksen (Head of GRUAN Lead Centre)
  • Howard Diamond (NOAA)
  • Marion Maturilli (local organizer)
  • Tim Oakley (GCOS)

Theme

Change management and new data products

Documentation

  • Report of the Tenth GCOS Reference Upper Air Network Implementation and Coordination Meeting (GRUAN ICM-10) (GCOS-220)
  • GRUAN Implementation Plan 2017-2021 (GCOS-205)
  • Report of the GRUAN ICM-9 (GCOS-211)
  • News (2017-10-12)

Participants

Site maps

Position and region map

Position map

Local map

Agenda of ICM-10

Download agenda (pdf; 399 kiB; as at 2018-04-19)

Package of presentations of ICM-10:

  • all presentations - Monday (zip; 17MiB; as at 2018-05-07)
  • all presentations - Tuesday (zip; 22.4 MiB; as at 2018-05-07)
  • all presentations - Wednesday (zip; 33.1 MiB; as at 2018-05-07)
  • all presentations - Thursday (zip; 12.3 MiB; as at 2018-05-07)
  • all presentations - Friday (zip; 9.6 MiB; as at 2018-05-07)

Monday 23 April

Day chair: Peter Thorne

Session 1 - Official address ICM Anniversary

08:00 - 08:45Registration  
     
08:45 - 08:55 Official opening by Brandenburg's minister for Science, Research & Culture Martina Münch
08:55 - 09:05 Welcome Markus Rex (AWI)
09:05 - 09:15 Introductory talk from DWD Paul Becker (vice-pres. DWD)
09:15 - 09:30 A brief history of GRUAN Peter Thorne
09:30 - 09:45 GRUAN Fundamentals Ruud Dirksen (LC)
     
09:45 - 10:15Toast to GRUAN  

Session 2 - Keynotes

10:15 - 10:45 Arctic Climate Change and the Role of Ozone Markus Rex
10:45 - 11:15 Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research: Tales of the Gulf Stream, the Jet Stream and the Polar Vortex. Stefan Rahmstorf (PIK)
11:15 - 11:45 The German Research Centre for Geosciences GFZ: From Solid Earth to Water Vapor and Sea Level Jens Wickert (GFZ)

Session 3 - Review of progress

11:45 - 11:50 Welcome, local logistics, outline of events and Adoption of agenda Local hosts & WG chair
11:50 - 12:05 GCOS Update for ICM10 Caterina Tassone
12:05 - 12:20 Lead Centre report for 2017-2018 Ruud Dirksen
12:20 - 13:05 ICM-9 Actions status Peter Thorne
     
13:00 - 14:00Lunch  

Session 4 - Discussion of topics raised by Task Team reports

14:05 - 14:15 Task Team on Radiosonde - Progress Report for June 2017-April 2018 - Masatomo Fujiwara and Christoph von Rohden
14:15 - 14:30 Discussion of Radiosonde TT topics To be led by day chair
14:30 - 14:40 Task Team of Site Representatives (TT Sites) Progress Report for April 2018 Belay Demoz and Dale Hurst
14:40 - 14:55 Discussion of Sites TT topics To be led by day chair
14:55 - 15:05 Measurement Scheduling and Combination Task Team Summary - Part A Tom Gardiner
  TT Measurement Scheduling and Combination - Part B Fabio Madonna
15:05 - 15:20 Discussion of Scheduling TT topics To be led by day chair
15:20 - 15:30 GRUAN Task Team on Ancillary Measurements 2017-2018 activity report Tony Reale and Thierry Leblanc
15:30 - 15:45 Discussion of Ancillary Measurements TT topics To be led by day chair
     
15:45 - 16:10Coffee  
     
16:10 - 16:20 GRUAN GNSS Precipitable Water Task Team June Wang and Kalev Rannat
16:20 - 16:35 Discussion of GNSS-PW TT topics To be led by day chair
16:35 - 17:00 Uncertainty Discussion Tom Gardiner
17:00 - 17:15 Discussion of topics arising from task teams To be led by day chair

Tuesday 24 April

Day chair: Tom Gardiner

Session 5 - Advances in the development of new GRUAN data products

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 - 09:25 Status of the RS41 data processing Ruud Dirksen
09:25 - 09:50 Comparison of Meisei’s Gpssonde Masami Iwabuchi
09:50 - 10:15 Status of GRUAN certification for French sites Gaëlle Clain
10:15 - 10:40 Status of the GRUAN ozonesonde data product Greg Bodeker
10:40 - 11:05 Advances in the development of new GRUAN data products: GNSS PW Galina Dick
     
11:05 - 11:30Coffee  
     
11:30 - 11:55 Recent progress towards a GRUAN MWR product Nico Cimini
11:55 - 12:20 GRUAN Lidar Data Stream ICM-10 Progress Status (2018) Thierry Leblanc
12:20 - 13:00 Discussion on progress of GRUAN product development Day chair
     
13:00 - 14:00Lunch  

Session 6 - Update on RS92-RS41 transition

Wednesday 25 April

Day chairs: Dale Hurst and Belay Demoz

Session 7 - Sites day

08:30 - 09:00 Update on GRUAN data flow Michael Sommer
09:00 - 09:30 Discussion of site reports Peter Thorne
     
  Site updates  
09:30 - 09:45 GMAC: Beltsville GRUAN Update, Site update, Current Activities, Plans Belay Demoz
09:45 - 10:00 GMAC: Updates from NWS-Sterling Field Support Center Daniel Brewer
10:00 - 10:15 ARM: update and changes Nicki Hickmon
10:15 - 10:30 Update of Tateno, Minamitorishima and Syowa Masami Iwabuchi
10:30 - 10:45 Observations at Sodankylä Rigel Kivi
     
10:45 - 11:00Coffee  
     
11:00 - 11:20 MeteoSwiss Radiosonde: current activities and future plans Christian Felix
11:20 - 11:40 MeteoSwiss Raman LIDAR: activities and future plans Giovanni Martucci
11:40 - 12:00 Observations at Xilinhot GRUAN site: work in progress and plan Rongkang YANG
     
  UTLS Water Vapor Measurements  
12:00 - 12:15 Development of the Peltier CFH Teresa Jorge
12:15 - 12:30 New Peltier-based chilled-mirror hygrometer "SKYDEW" Takuji Sugidachi
12:30 - 12:45 Fluorescence Lyman-Alfa Stratospheric Hygrometer for Balloon (FLASH-B) Alexey Lykov
12:45 - 13:05 Video uplink Ny Alesund + balloonsounding Marion Maturilli
     
13:05 - 14:35Lunch and tour Telegrafenberg2 groups alternate lunch, tour
     
14:35 - 14:50 Anomalously Strong and Rapid Drying of the Tropical Lower Stratosphere in 2016: Connections to Both the QBO and ENSO Dale Hurst
14:50 - 15:05 IAGOS-RH/T Measurements: Update on QA Efforts Herman Smit
     
  Science applications  
15:05 - 15:20 Development of a Cloud Particle Sensor (CPS) for radiosonde sounding Masatomo Fujiwara
15:20 - 15:35 Radiosonde uncertainty estimates Bruce Ingleby
15:35 - 15:50 Multidisciplinary drifting Observatory for the Study of Arctic Climate (MOSAIC) Anja Sommerfeld
15:50 - 16:05 On the statistical significance of climatic trends estimated from GRUAN tropospheric time series Fadwa Alshawaf
     
16:05 - 16:20Coffee  
     
16:20 - 16:35 Operational hyperspectral sounding Validation and monitoring Thomas August
16:35 - 16:50 A Site Atmospheric State Best Estimate of Temperature for Lauder, New Zealand Jordis Tradowsky
16:50 - 17:05 JOSIE 2017-SHADOZ at WCCOS: Jülich Ozone Sonde Intercomparison Experiment Herman Smit
17:05 - 17:30 Discussion Day Chair

GRUAN anniversary party

19:00 Party, Hotel Mercure - Restaurant El Puerto  
20:30 Improv theatergroup, followed by GRUAN quiz  

Thursday 26 April

Site Visit

08:00 - 09:30Bus departs from Mercure hotel  
09:30 - 09:45 Welcome, legacy and present role of Lindenberg Observatory Franz Berger
09:45 - 10:10 Presentation Remote sensing group Ulrich Görsdorf
10:10 - 10:35 ABL Measurements at MOL-RAO - Serving Numerical Weather Prediction Frank Beyrich
10:35 - 11:00 MOL4 – Radiative Processes Stefan Wacker
11:00 - 11:25 In-situ sounding (MOL3) Ruud Dirksen
     
11:25 - 12:55LunchGasthof Simke
     
12:55 - 13:25 Radiosonde launch + group picture  
13:25 - 15:25 Tour of observatory (split into separate groups)  
15:25 - 16:35 Visit Weathermuseum Lindenberg  
16:35 - 18:05 Bus returns to Potsdam  
18:05 - 19:00 Group picture at Sanssouci + stroll through gardens  
     
19:00 - 22:00Conference Dinner (courtesy AWI)  

Friday 27 April

Day chair: Michael Sommer

Session 8 - Use of GRUAN for satellite validation

09:00 - 09:25 GAIA-CLIM Peter Thorne
09:25 - 09:40 Initial Demonstration of Polar Satellite Microwave Data Climate Monitoring Using GRUAN Radiosonde Bomin Sun
09:40 - 10:05 Updates on the EUMETSAT Occultation Prediction Product and Introduction of a new reprocessed GRAS Data Set Axel von Engeln
10:05 - 10:15 Discussion  
     
10:15 - 10:40Coffee  

Session 9 - Site perspectives

10:40 - 10:55 New Sites: Where are we headed? ALL: Greg to lead
10:55 - 11:40 Thoughts of sites on future of GRUAN ALL: Dale to lead

Session 10 - Governance issues

11:40 - 11:55 Update on status of WG-GRUAN Peter Thorne
11:55 - 12:20 GCOS Surface Reference Network (GSRN) Task Team Report to the AOPC-23 Meeting Peter Thorne
12:20 - 12:45 Report on the progress of the task team on the future of GUAN Tim Oakley
12:45 - 13:00 Discussion  
     
13:00 - 13:50Lunch  
     
13:50 - 14:30 Actions/items to be raised with other programmes/bodies (WMO, WIGOS, GCOS/AOPC) All
14:30 - 16:00 Proposed ICM-10 Actions All
16:00 - 16:10 ICM-11 location announcement Peter Thorne, Ruud Dirksen

Documents of ICM-10

Package of all documents of GRUAN ICM-10 (zip; 9.9 MiB; as at 2018-05-09)

SessionTitle of DocumentSubmitted byDoc. No.Date
0Agenda 0.01 2018-04-19
Local Logistics Local hosts 0.02 2018-04-09
3Lead Centre progress report for April 2018 GRUAN Lead Centre 3.01 2018-04-17
  ICM-9 proposed actions Peter Thorne 3.02 2017-06-16
4Task Team progress report for April 2018 – Radiosonde Masatomo Fujiwara and Christoph von Rohden 4.01 2018-04-17
Task Team progress report for April 2018 – Site Representatives Dale Hurst and Belay Demoz 4.02 2018-04-16
Task Team progress report for April 2018 – Scheduling Tom Gardiner and Fabio Madonna 4.03 2018-05-09
Task Team progress report for April 2018 – Ancillary Measurements Tony Reale and Thierry Leblanc 4.04 2018-04-20
Task Team progress report for April 2018 – GNSS-PW June Wang and Kalev Rannat 4.05 2018-04-16
5Guidelines on requirements for the initial developmentof a GRUAN data product Peter Thorne 5.01 (GRUAN-TN-4) 2016-04-21
7GRUAN Station Report for Alice Springs Matt Tully 7.01 2018-04-13
GRUAN Station Report for Barrow (ARM NSA) Douglas Sisterson 7.02 2018-04-13
GRUAN Station Report for Beltsville Ricardo Sakai 7.03 2018-04-13
GRUAN Station Report for Boulder Dale Hurst 7.04 2018-04-13
GRUAN Station Report for Cabauw Ankie Piters 7.05 2018-04-13
GRUAN Station Report for Darwin Matt Tully 7.06 2018-04-13
GRUAN Station Report for Davis Matt Tully 7.07 2018-04-13
GRUAN Station Report for Dolgoprudny Nadezhda Krestyanikova 7.08  
GRUAN Station Report for Graciosa (ARM ENA) Douglas Sisterson 7.09 2018-04-13
GRUAN Station Report for Lauder Richard Querel 7.10 2018-04-13
GRUAN Station Report for Lindenberg Ruud Dirksen 7.11 2018-04-13
GRUAN Station Report for Macquerie Island Matt Tully 7.12 2018-04-13
GRUAN Station Report for Melbourne Matt Tully 7.13 2018-04-13
GRUAN Station Report for Ny-Ålesund Marion Maturilli 7.14 2018-04-13
GRUAN Station Report for Payerne Dominique Ruffieux 7.15 2018-04-13
GRUAN Station Report for Potenza Fabio Madonna 7.16 2018-04-13
GRUAN Station Report for La Reunion Stephanie Evan 7.17 2018-04-13
GRUAN Station Report for Lamont (ARM SGP) Douglas Sisterson 7.18 2018-04-13
GRUAN Station Report for Paris (SIRTA) Martial Haeffelin 7.19  
GRUAN Station Report for Singapore Wong Shwei Lin 7.20 2018-04-13
GRUAN Station Report for Sodankylä Rigel Kivi 7.21 2018-04-13
GRUAN Station Report for Japanese Sites (Tateno, Minamitorishima, Syowa) Kenji Suzuki 7.22 2018-04-13
GRUAN Station Report for Tenerife Miguel Hernandez 7.23 2018-04-13
GRUAN Station Report for Xilinhot Yang RongKang 7.24