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8th Collocation Meeting 2018

8th Collocation Meeting

The 8th CCI Collocation meeting took place at St Hugh's College, Oxford, UK, from the 20-22 March 2018. This was the first meeting of the CCI programme with both the current and new ECV projects. There was also representation from cross-ECV activities including CMUG, Sea Level Budget, Knowledge Exchange and the Fellowships.

A report of the meeting will be put together.

The agenda is available here and the majority of the talks are available below.

Programme

 

Day 1

 

Session 1: CCI Programme (Chair: Pascal Lecomte)

10.30 – 11.30      CCI Programme Overview (Pascal Lecomte)

11.30 – 11.45      Introduction to the working groups (Simon Pinnock) 
 
 

Lunch Break

Session 2: Current ECVs and transitions to C3S (Chair: Simon Pinnock)

14:00 - 14:30      Continuing cross-ECV work: Uncertainty in CDRs (Chris Merchant) and Consistency (Thomas Popp) 

14.30 – 15.00      Status of C3S and the Climate Data Store (Dick Dee)

Coffee Break

Session 3: Lessons Learned (Chair: Simon Pinnock)

16:00 - 16:30      CMUG Perspective: ECVs in climate modelling and climate community feedback (Paul van der Linden)

16:30 - 17:00      Lessons Learned: Discussions on past experiences of ECV projects (Frank Paul)

17:00 - 17:30      Q&A session

Poster Session

Current ECV Projects

Soil Moisture: ESA CCI Soil Moisture: Current Status and Future Direction

GHG: The GHG CCI Project

Greenland Ice Sheet: Two decades of spaceborne measurements of Greenland ice sheet changes: The ESA Greenland CCI project

Research Fellows

Romy Schloegel: Earth Observation for monitoring climate change impact on meteorological hazards in mountainous regions

Matthias Forkel: CCI data for assessing controls on global fire activity

 

Day 2

 

Session 4: Presentation of New ECVs (Chair: Paolo Cipollini)

09.00 – 09:20      Water Vapour (Michaela Hegglin)

09:20 - 09:40      Salinity (Nicolas Reul/Jacqueline Boutin)

09:40 - 10:00      Sea-State (Fabrice Ardhuin)

10:00 - 10:20      Snow (Thomas Nagler)

10:20 - 10:40      Permafrost (Annett Bartsch)

 

Coffee Break

Session 5: Presentation of New ECVs continued (Chair: Anna Maria Trofaier)

11.10 – 11:30      High Resolution Land Cover (Lorenzo Bruzzone)

11:30 - 11:50      Lakes (Jean François Crétaux)

11:50 - 12:10      Biomass (Richard Lucas)

12:10 - 12.30      Land Surface Temperature (Darren Ghent) 

Lunch Break

Session 6: Knowledge Exchange (Chair: Cat Downy)

14:00 - 14:40      Communication, Visualisations & Education (Paul Fisher)

14:40 - 14:50      Raising Awareness of Data Protection (Ed Pechorro)

14:50 - 15:10      CCI Open Data Portal (Ed Pechorro & Victoria Bennett)

15:10 - 15:30      CCI Toolbox (Carsten Brockmann)

Coffee Break

Session 7: Cross ECV Activities (Chair: Stephen Plummer)

16:00 - 16:20      Sea Level Budget (Martin Horwath)

16:20 - 16:40      ERA-5 and the use of ERA data (Hans Hersbach)

16:40 - 16:50      CCI Fellowships (Stephen Plummer)

16:50 - 17:00      RECCAP-2 (Ana Bastos)

Conference Dinner

 

Day 3

 

Breakout Groups

09:00 - 10:30      Science Leaders Meeting

                          Climate Science Working Group

                          Data Engineering Working Group

Coffee Break 

Session 8: Wrap up (Chair: Pascal Lecomte)

11:00 - 11:30      Global Climate Observing System Update (Stephen Briggs)

11:30 - 11:45      Science Leader feedback (Rainer Hollmann)

11:45 - 12:00      Climate Science Working Group feedback (Paul van der Linden)

12:00 - 12:15      Data Engineering Working Group feedback (Alison Waterfall)

12:15 - 12.30      Wrap up and discussions (Pascal Lecomte)