Past Meetings: 2014

10-12 December 2014

Workshop on polar-lower latitude linkages, Barcelona, Spain.

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21-23 August 2014

PPP Steering Group Meeting #5, Montréal, Canada, in conjunction with WWOSC (World Weather Open Science Conference).

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YPM-3 YOPP Planning Meeting #3, 22 August 2014, Montréal, Canada, in conjunction with PPP Steering Group Meeting #5.

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09 April 2014

PPP Townhall Meeting & Panel, 18 hrs to 19:30 hrs, Dynamicum, Finnish Meteorological Institute, Helsinki, Finland, in conjunction with ASSW and AOS.

The panel and audience discussed three main questions related to polar prediction: What is holding us back? What are the observational needs? How can stakeholders best be involved and what services do they need?

08 April 2014

YPM-2 YOPP Planning Meeting #2, Finnish Meteorological Institute, Helsinki, Finland, in conjunction with ASSW (Arctic Science Summit Week) and AOS (Arctic Observing Summit).

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Invited experts and PPP Steering Group Members discussed the observational requirements to bring forward polar prediction and identified links and cooperation possibilities with existing and other planned activities.

Presentations for download:

  • Global Cryosphere Watch (GCW) / CryoNet – Kari Luojus
  • Svalbard Integrated arctic Earth Observation System (SIOS); and CCNR (Italian National Research Council) and InRiM (The Italian National Metrological Institute) – Vito Vitale 
  • IASOA – Sandy Starkweather 
  • ICE-ARC – Elaina Ford 
  • International Ice Charting Working Group (IICWG) – Pablo Clemente-Colon
  • MOSAiC – Matt Shupe 
  • Met Office UK – Chawn Harlow
  • British Antarctic Survey (BAS) – Tom Bracegirdle 
  • Met Norway – Thor Erik Nordeng 
  • Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute (AARI), St Petersburg, Russia – Alexander Makshtas 
  • National Institute of Polar Research (NIRP), Japan – Jun Inoue