Briefing to NOAA Science Advisory Board July 16

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Briefing to NOAA Science Advisory Board July 16, 2003 Agenda item: Council on Long-Term

Briefing to NOAA Science Advisory Board July 16, 2003 Agenda item: Council on Long-Term Climate Monitoring (Tom Karl, Working Group Chair)

Briefing Topics • Current Membership • Recommendations Made at the January, 2003 CLTCM Meeting

Briefing Topics • Current Membership • Recommendations Made at the January, 2003 CLTCM Meeting • Actions Proposed for SAB Approval at This Time • Plans for Next Climate Monitoring Working Group Meeting

Council Membership • • • • • Mark Abbott - Oregon State U. -

Council Membership • • • • • Mark Abbott - Oregon State U. - remote sensing, ocean observations Tony Busalacchi - U. Maryland - S/I forecasting, oceanography Judy Curry - Georgia Tech - remote sensing, climate of the polar regions Rainer Dombrowsky - NOAA/NWS - atmospheric observing systems Bruce Douglas - Florida Int’l U. - sea level Mike Johnson - NOAA/OGP - ocean observing systems Tom Karl - NOAA/NCDC - climate data sets, detection/attribution Martha Maiden - NWS/Hq - satellite observations, climate data sets Chris Miller - NOAA/OGP - detection/attribution, (WG executive secretary) Bob Murphy - NASA/NPP - remote sensing, NPP project scientist Bill Murray - NOAA/OGP - climate data sets, (WG rapporteur) Joyce Penner - U. Michigan - aerosols Michael Prather - U. Cal/Irvine - atmospheric chemistry Rick Rosen - AER - atmospheric dynamics, diagnostics Bill Rossow - remote sensing, radiation, global water cycle Stan Schneider - NASA/NPOESS/IPO - remote sensing Dian Seidel - NOAA/ARL - tropospheric/stratospheric temp profile, water vapor Sorooshian - U. Arizona - hydrology Kevin Trenberth - NCAR - climate variability, hydrological cycle, reanalysis Ferris Webster - U. Delaware - oceanography, climate data sets

Recommendations Made at CLTCM Ninth Meeting (Jan 15/16, 2003) 1) Clarify Terms of Reference

Recommendations Made at CLTCM Ninth Meeting (Jan 15/16, 2003) 1) Clarify Terms of Reference of CLTCM Relative to Climate & Global Change Working Group - CLTCM to focus on observing system and data management C&GC Working Group to focus on climate research 2) Developing and Implementing an Optimal Observing System - Evaluate new observing systems components and improvements in an integrated manner

Actions Proposed for SAB Approval at This Time • Rotate Working Group Chairmanship to

Actions Proposed for SAB Approval at This Time • Rotate Working Group Chairmanship to Mark Abbott • Change Name from “Council on Long-term Climate Monitoring” to “Climate Monitoring Working Group” • Approve Revision of Terms of Reference to More Accurately Reflect Complementary Relationship with “Climate & Global Change Working Group”

Next Climate Monitoring WG Meeting • Chicago, Illinois, Sept 17 (p. m. ), 18,

Next Climate Monitoring WG Meeting • Chicago, Illinois, Sept 17 (p. m. ), 18, 19 (a. m. ) • Joint Session with C&GC Working Group Sept 17 (p. m. ) • Proposed Agenda Items To Be Discussed in Joint Session – Scientific Data Stewardship and Comprehensive Large-Array Stewardship System (CLASS) – Adaptation of Model Data for Use in Assessments – Sentinel Science Teams

Next Climate Monitoring WG Meeting (continued) Proposed Agenda Items, Sept 18 -19 • •

Next Climate Monitoring WG Meeting (continued) Proposed Agenda Items, Sept 18 -19 • • Rotation of Working Group Chair Revisions to Terms of Reference Review of Action Items from Ninth Meeting of CLTCM Continuation of Discussion of Joint Session Topics (as necessary) Pacific Plus Observing System Reactive and Indirect Greenhouse Agents (gases and aerosols) NPOESS Preparatory Project (NPP) Science Team NWS Radiosonde Replacement System • • • GOES-R Data Requirements Office of Ocean Observations Tropospheric-Surface Temperature Reconciliation Workshop on Ongoing Analysis of the Climate System Recommendations for Consideration by SAB