19 July 2018
YOPP Southern Hemisphere meeting #3, University of Madison-Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA.
The third YOPP in the Southern Hemisphere meeting was held in conjunction with this year's 13th Antarctic Meteorology and Climate Workshop at the University of Madison-Wisconsin in Madison, WI, USA. YOPP-SH#03 took place on July 19th, 2018. The agenda for the YOPP-SH meeting can be downloaded from here. For more information, please also see in the News section.
During the third YOPP-SH meeting, project investigators and representatives of national agencies active in Antarctica will provide updates on preparations and the status of planning with regards to the Special Observing Period (SOP) in the Southern Hemisphere to be launched in late 2018. Enhanced extra routine observations on land but also ship- and airborne by e.g., radiosondes, buoys, automatic weather stations will significantly contribute to improve predictive skill in the Southern Hemisphere high latitudes. The Special Observing Period in the Antarctica takes place during the next austral summer season from 16 November 2018 to 15 February 2019.The meeting will be hosted by the Antarctic Meteorological Research Center and Automatic Weather Stations Project at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. For more information on the AMC Workshop, please see here. Information on registration for the YOPP-SH workshop will follow soon. Any questions are welcome to be sent to Dave Bromwich firstname.lastname@example.org and the YOPP International Coordination Office email@example.com.
19 June 2018
A YOPP Side Event has been held during the POLAR2018 meeting conference in Davos, Switzerland, on 19 June, from 12.30 to 2 pm in the Room A Dischma. Amongst others, the YOPP Data Portal, the societal aspects within YOPP, and the YOPP in the Southern Hemisphere were showcased during the meeting. The agenda for the meeting can be downloaded from here.