Co-Chairs Lars-Anders Breivik & Pablo Clemente-Colón. Applied Science & Research Standing Committee New actions from IICWG-VIII. Points of discussion, science session. SAR data access;
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Lars-Anders Breivik & Pablo Clemente-Colón
Re-identify ice service/national Science representatives for all member nations. For those services which do not have Science sections, Heads of Ice Service will be contacted to propose appropriate national representatives as a contact
Science Committee Co-Chairs
Canada: Roger DeAbreu
Denmark: Leif Toudal Pedersen
Finland: Jari Haapala
Iceland: Ingibjörg Jónsdóttir
Norway: Lars-Anders Breivik
USA: Pablo Clemente-Colón
UK: John Stark (?)
Australia: Tony Worby
WCRP / CliC: (Tony Worby will make contact)
Each national member requested to give a brief summary of Top Research priorities and plans to facilitate identification of complementary &/or common activities and areas for collaboration.
An updated list will be put on the IICWG web page
Science Committee Co-Chairs (Breivik)
Each representative will present research issues and priorities at the beginning of each science committee meeting Closed
Develop a process for rotation of Committee Co-Chairs.
Flett stepping down as Co-Chair for IICWG-7.
Clements-Colon step in.
Rotation with a change every 2. meeting (3 years ?)
Co-Chairs from Canada/USA and Europe(+)
Overlap in rotation
IICWG, IPY data assimilation and modelling project:
Follow up the workshop on ice modelling and data assimilation, May 2006
Second workshop to be held at DMI (optional) fall 2008
Breivik, Carrieres, Kliem (DMI)
Coordinate a project to collect and share multi frequency (L- and X- band …) and multi polarization data sets for research activities and validation.
Work with other groups on this issue.
Consider opportunities for external funding.
Report on these activities
Goal: to advice IICWG on the potential of new SAR data
Coordinator: Dean Flett & Roger De Abreu
Target Date: Next meeting
Follow up GCOS activities on climate consistent sea ice analysis and time series.
The activity was started by S. Andersen. Need to define the follow up work and possible funding sources
Help identifying a GCOS sea ice chair
Help identify funding to continue the intercomparison work.
Target Date: February 2008
Investigate the issues and current understanding of satellite detection of ice bergs within high sea ice concentration.
Target Date: February 2008