• Oct. 24, 2022 - Oct. 27, 2022
  • ESRIN, Frascati, Italy (in-person event)

Event contact: Alice Kolesnikov

The ESA Climate Change Initiative held both its 12th annual CMUG Integration meeting on 24-25th October and the CCI Colocation on 26-27th October at ESA-ESRIN, Frascati, Italy.

The agenda and presentation slides can be viewed below:

CMUG Integration meeting 24 October

OPENING & WELCOME | Simonetta Cheli, Director ESA EOP & Susanne Mecklenburg, Head ESA Climate Office

Introduction from CMUG | Amy Doherty, CMUG Project Manager

SESSION 1a - Overview of CCI+ Phase 1 Science and Technical Highlights - overview of work on WP3, 4 or 5 tasks

SESSION 1b – Overview of CCI+ Phase 1 & Science & Technical Highlights Continued...

CMUG Integration meeting 25 October

SESSION 2a – CCI+ CMUG Phase 2 Proposals

SESSION 3 – CCI+ Phase 2 Study break out discussion groups. Feedback from and discussion with ECV project science and CRG leads on Phase 2 studies

  • LAND SURFACE BREAKOUT | Chair: Jean-Christophe Calvet
  • SNOW BREAKOUT | Chair: Frederique Cheruy
  • ESMVALTOOL BREAKOUT | Chair: Axel Lauer
  • VEG/HYDRO BREAKOUT | Chair: Daniele Peano; Rapporteur: TBC
  • CLOUD/AEROSOL BREAKOUT | Forcada | Chair: Angela Benedetti, Rapporteur: Enza Di Tomaso

SESSION 4 – CMUG interaction with CMIP-IPO and other agencies

Overview and Intro from CMIP-IPO | Eleanor O’Rourke

  • Introduction from others involved in modelling activities | Silvina Solman, CORDEX (virtual speaker)
  • WCRP Lighthouse Activity on explaining and predicting earth system change | Patrick Heimback/Anca Brookshaw, WCRP (virtual speaker)
  • ESMO plans Susann Tegtmeier/Cath Senior (virtual speaker)
  • Feedback from GCOS – look at the requirements which were highlighted | CMUG

CCI Colocation meeting 26 October

SESSION 5: CCI Knowledge Exchange | Organisers, Carsten Brockmann, Eirini Politi (Brockmann Consult), Ed Pechorro, (ESA)

SESSION 6: Evolving Requirements I - GCOS | Organiser: Clement Albergel, Thomas Lavergne, Susanne Mecklenburg

CCI Colocation meeting 27 October

SESSION 7: Evolving Requirements II – IPCC | Organiser: Sophie Hebden, Frank-Martin Seifert, Anna Pirani (IPCC WG1 Technical Support Unit), Richard Jones (UK Met Office)

  • How EO Can Support Climate Modelling | Richard Jones (UK Met Office)
  • The Role Of EO In Tackling Climate Change | Inge Jonckheere (FAO)
  • Towards AR7 – Future Plans | Anna Pirani (IPCC WG1 Technical Support Unit)
  • Feedback From SBSTA – Preparation Of GST In 2023 – Towards COP27 | Frank-Martin Seifert (ESA)
  • OCEAN BREAKOUT | How To Address Knowledge Gaps In Preparation For AR7 | Chair: Paolo Cipollini, Rapporteur: Shubha Sathyendranath
  • ATMOSPHERE BREAKOUT | How To Address Knowledge Gaps In Preparation For AR7 | Chair: Simon Pinnock, Rapporteur: Thomas Popp
  • LAND BREAKOUT | How To Address Knowledge Gaps In Preparation For AR7 | Chair: Clement Albergel, Rapporteur: Celine Lamarche
  • CRYOSPHERE BREAKOUT | How To Address Knowledge Gaps In Preparation For AR7 | Chair: Anna Maria Trofaier, Rapporteur: Thomas Lavergne
  • Summary Of Discussion Per Panel
  • Final Discussion | Susanne Mecklenburg


Timezone: Europe/Rome

Nov. 21, 2022