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SYNERGIES WITH EU INITIATIVES

Towards an integrated atmospheric observing system in Europe

Workshop, Brussels, 3-4 December 2012

Agenda (PDF icon)

Plenary session

  • Welcome. Background and objectives of the workshop, Gelsomina Pappalardo (PDF icon 710 KB) , Chair ESFRI ENV SWG
  • Research Infrastructures, Philippe Froissard (PDF icon 610 KB) , European Commission, deputy HoU RI
  • Joint Programming Initiatives, Giorgio Clarotti (PDF icon 577 KB) , European Commission, Unit Joint Programming
  • High quality (traceable) observational data and their world-wide compatibility, Bertrand Calpini (PDF icon 9.2 MB) , WMO, President of CIMO

Presentation of selected key projects:

  • ESFRI
    • ICOS (PDF icon 1.9 MB) : Philippe Ciais
    • IAGOS (PDF icon 598 KB) : Andreas Volz-Thomas
    • COPAL/EUFAAR (PDF icon 1013 KB) : Jean-Louis Brenguier
    • EISCAT (PDF icon 9.0 MB) : Esa Turunen

  • I3
    • ACTRIS (PDF icon 1.7 MB) : Paolo Laj
    • INGOS (PDF icon 2.9 MB) : Alex Vermeulen
    • IS-ENES (PDF icon 3.5 MB) : Sylvie Joussaume


  • GMES
    • MACC II (PDF icon 2.2 MB) : Leonor Tarrason

  • IP
    • EUCLIPSE (PDF icon 1.1 MB) : Pier Siebesma
    • PEGASOS (PDF icon 897 KB) : Nikos Mihalopoulos

Future directions of Atmospheric Research

  • Towards integrated continuous comprehensive measurements and infrastructures - Markku Kulmala (PDF icon 2.0 MB) , University of Helsinki
  • Optimizing the scientific and economic value of observations for everyone: A tiered system of systems approach - Peter Thorne (PDF icon 8.4 MB) , CICS-NC, NCSU and NOAA's National Climatic Data Centre