Full Event WMO - Executive Council - Panel Of Experts on Polar and High Mountain Observations, Research and Services

Full Event WMO - Executive Council - Panel Of Experts on Polar and High Mountain Observations, Research and Services

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Date

8 September 2015
Location:
Reykjavik, Iceland

EXECUTIVE COUNCIL PANEL OF EXPERTS ON POLAR AND HIGH MOUNTAIN OBSERVATIONS, RESEARCH AND SERVICES

Sixth session
Reykjavik, Iceland, 8 – 11 September 2015

Documentation plan
(updated 8 September 2015)

(Template for the working documents)

Agenda item Doc. no. Title Submitted by Deadline
1 ORGANIZATION OF THE SESSION
1.1 Welcome and opening of the session
1.2 Introductions of members
1.3 Adoption of the Agenda
1.3.1 Provisional Agenda / Work Plan Secretariat Done
1.4 Working Arrangements
INF.1

Information for participants and Local arrangements

Weather for Reykjavik

Host Country Done
INF.2 List of Participants Secretariat Done
INF.3 Member's Profiles Secretariat Done
INF.4 Excursion Host Country Done
2 OBJECTIVES AND STRATEGIC FRAMEWORK
2.1

WMO Polar & High Mountain Activities in the WMO Strategic Plan Priority areas for future.

WMO Polar and High Mountain Activities

WMO Strategic Plan 2016-2019
Secretariat Done
2.2 New Terms of Reference Secretariat Done
3 REVIEW OF EC-PORS ACTIVITIES SINCE EC-PORS-5
3.1 Observations framework Snorrason  
3.1.1 Antarctic activities Colwell, Stander Done

Antarctic Observing Network

Manual on the Global Observing System (WMO-NO. 544), Volume II, Regional Aspects – the Antarctic
Secretariat Done
CIMO Contribution CIMO Done
3.1.2

Global Cryosphere Watch

CryoNet Pre-operational Testing Phase

CGW-IP

GCW Working Structure
Secretariat Done
CIMO Contributio CIMO Done
CCl Contribution CCI Done
CHy Contribution CHY Done
3.1.3 High Mountain Activities Xiao Done
CIMO Contribution CIMO Done
3.1.4

Polar Space Initiatives

Strategic Plan 2015-2018
Drinkwater Done
3.2 Research Jung, Sparrow Done
Global Integrated Polar Prediction System Jung, Sparrow Done
3.3

Services

Annex 1

Annex 2

Devaris, Tangen Done
CCl Contribution CCl Done
Antarctic Weather Service Delivery Carpentier Done
3.4 International Polar Partnership Initiative Co-Chairs, Grimes  
International Polar Partnership Initiative Secretariat Done
4 PERSPECTIVES OF PARTNERS
4.1 Consideration of reports and suggested actions submitted by Partners Angle  
4.2 Presentations by PORS members with partner affiliations Panel members  
4.2.1

AMAP

Annex 1

Annex 2
Reiersen Done
4.2.2 IASC Rachold Done
4.2.3 IACS Fierz Done
4.2.4 IICWG Falkingham Done
4.2.5 IPA Lantuit 01/08/2015
4.2.6 SCAR Colwell Done
4.2.7 ATCM Secretariat Done
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Global Framework for Climate Services (GFCS)

Contribution of the Panel to GFCS
Angle Done
Regional Stakeholder Consultation on Climate Services for the 3rd Pole Region Secretariat Done
PRCs & PRCOFs Secretariat Done
6 BREAK-OUT SESSIONS
6.1

Break-out sessions to develop work plans for consideration by the Panel:

(i) Observations (Snorrason)

(ii) Research (Hov)

(iii) Services (Devaris, Tangen)

In-session
6.2 Reports and Recommendations from the Break-Out Session Session Chairs In-session
6.3 Open Discussion on Recommendations and Work Plans from the Break-Out Sessions EC-PORS Co-Chairs In-session
7 FUTURE WORK PROGRAMME
7.1 Continuing engagement of Partner organizations  In-session 
7.2 Summary of Proposed tasks, actions and responsibilities In-session 
EC-PORS-5 Action Items Done
7.3 Future Meetings of EC-PORS and its bodies In-session 
8 STRUCTURE AND MODALITIES OF EC-PORS
8.1 Structure of EC-PHORS Team leads and Co-chairs In-session
Team Assignments Angle, Gill, Secretariat Done
8.2 Panel membership Secretariat Done
8.3 Outreach activities by Panel members Panel members In-session
GCW Handouts GCW-SC Done
8.3 EC-PORS Trust Fund, Funding of Panel sub-groups and activities Secretariat Done
8.4 Working mechanisms with WMO Constituent bodies and programmes Angle, Gill Done
8.5 Report to EC-68 (2016), including possible resolution(s) In-session 
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PRESENTATIONS

(By government agencies, relevant research institutes and organizations, etc.)
10 CLOSURE OF MEETING

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