Past Meetings: 2018

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 and the YOPP International Coordination Office

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.

16-22 April 2018

PPP Societal and Economic Research and Applications (SEAR) meeting, University of Wageningen, The Netherlands.

13-15 March 2018

The ninth Polar Prediction Project Steering Group meeting was held from Tuesday, 13 March, to Thursday, 15 March, 2018 at the Icelandic Meteorological Office in Reykjavik, Iceland (agenda for download).

12 March 2018

A YOPP Open Session has been held prior to the ninth Polar Prediction Project Steering Group meeting on Monday afternoon, 2 to 4 pm at the Icelandic Meteorological Office (IMO) in Reykjavik, Iceland., to inform members of IMO about the current status and planning activities during the Year of Polar Prediction. The agenda can be found here.