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Workshop on Snow Observations

Please find the report of the meeting here.

Day 1 Monday 17 November 2014  

13.30-13.50 Introduction  
  Welcome adress Erland Kallen
  Tour de Table, adoption of agenda Erland Kallen
13.50-15.30 Current data holdings of historical in situ snow cover observations Matthew Menne
  Setting the scene: Experience from GlobSnow Jouni Pulliainen
  Data holdings at FMI Miia Salminen
  Data holdings at CMA Yu Yu
  Data holdings at Roshydromet Olga Bulygina
15.30-16.00 Session Break  
16.00-18.00 Current data holdings of historical in situ snow cover observations (cont.)  
  Data holdings at NOAA NCDC Matthew Menne
  Data holdings at NCAR Steve Worley
  Data holdings at EC Ross Brown
  Data holdings at CNRM Eric Brun
     
Day 2 Tuesday 18 November 2014  

09.30-10.50 Current data access facilities Alexander Sterin
  Data access at CMA Yu Yu
  Data access at Roshydromet Olga Bulygina
  Data access at NOAA NCDC Matthew Menne
  Data access at NCAR Steve Worley
10.50-11.20 Session Break  
11.20-13.00 Current data access facilities (continued)  
  Data access at EC Ross Brown
  Data access at CNRM Eric Brun
  Data access at FMI, followed by Prototype snow cover database in development for ERA-CLIM2 Miia Salminen and Jouni Pulliainen
13.00-14.00 14.00 Lunch Break (ECMWF Cafeteria)  
14.00-18.00 Ways forward for better integration Adrian Simmons
  Experience from GPCC in serving precipitation data Markus Ziese
  Assimilation of snow observations at ECMWF Patricia de Rosnay
  Discussion All
     
Day 3 Wednesday 19 November 2014  

9.30-13.00 Meeting wrap-up and report drafting Erik Andersson
  Drawing from minutes taken during the meeting, a summary is to be drafted. All