Kick-off meeting:

The first meeting was held in Jena from January 28th-30th, 2013. An additional day (until January 31st) was used for participants in WP4. The agenda, along with links to the presentations, can be found below. The participants list and meeting report Δ are also available. Minutes from the meeting are posted here as well as in the internal documents page. Note that a password is required to access some of the documents on this page - if you don't remember it, contact Julia Marshall for the password.


Kickoff meeting Scientific Advisory Board minutes


Kickoff meeting general minutes


Kickoff meeting Project Steering Committee minutes


Kickoff meeting General Assembly minutes


Kickoff meeting WP4 workshop minutes



You can download the agenda as a pdf here.

Monday, January 28, 2013
From 12:00 Registration, lunch (not sponsored)
13:00-13:15 Welcome (Christoph Gerbig, MPI-BGC Jena)
13:15-14:00 IAGOS - status and first results (Andreas Volz-Thomas, Research Centre Jülich and Philippe Nédélec, CNRS-LA)
14:00-14:45 IAGOS-CARIBIC status (Andreas Zahn, KIT)
14:45-15:15 Coffee break
15:15-16:00 Keynote presentation: On strategies to verify the quality of airborne meteorological measurements (Clemens Drüe, University of Trier, invited)
16:00-16:30 IGAS overview (Christoph Gerbig, MPI-BGC Jena)
16:30-17:00 Additional information on project management (Gabriella Soos, EC, presented by Julia Marshall, MPI-BCG Jena)
17:00-17:30 Discussion
17:30-17:40 Meeting logistics (Ulrike Schleier, MPI-BGC Jena)
19:00 Dinner (sponsored)
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
9:00-9:30 IGAS WP1: Management, WP6: Scientific Coordination, WP7: Dissemination and sustainability (Julia Marshall, MPI-BGC Jena)
9:30-10:30 IGAS WP2: Enhancing the IAGOS-Copernicus link (Peter van Velthoven, KNMI), Task 2.1: Linking IAGOS and GMES by harmonizing their databases and making them interoperable (Damien Boulanger, UPS), Task 2.3: Strengthening the link between IAGOS and the pilot Copernicus atmospheric service (Richard Engelen, ECMWF, presented by Peter van Velthoven, KNMI)
10:30-11:00 Coffee break
11:00-11:30 IGAS WP3: Implementation of operational data transfer (Marc Pontaud, Météo-France)
11:30-12:15 Discussion
12:15-13:45 Lunch (sponsored)
14:00-16:00 Guided tour through Jena
16:00-16:30 Coffee break
16:30-17:30 Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) meeting
17:30-18:00 Project Steering Committee (PSC) meeting
19:00 Dinner (not sponsored)
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
9:00-10:00 IGAS WP4: Evaluation and harmonization of data quality in routine aircraft observations (Herman Smit, Research Centre Jülich)
10:00-11:00 IGAS WP5: Enhancing the IAGOS observational capabilities (Zoltán Bozóki, Hilase)
11:00-11:30 Coffee break
11:30-12:15 General assembly
  • Presentation of outcome of PSC and SAG meetings
  • Discussion of any decisions that need to be made
12:15-13:45 Lunch(sponsored)
End of general IGAS meeting, beginning of WP4 meeting
13:45-15:15 Implementation QA/QC different instruments in IAGOS
  • Status of each IAGOS-instrument by PIs
15:15-15:45 Coffee break
15:45-16:45 QA/QC-evaluation of IAGOS Measurements:
  • Task 4.1: Coordination & overall QA/QC-evaluation (Herman Smit, Research Centre Jülich)
16:45-17:45 QA/QC-evaluation of IAGOS Measurements:
  • Task 4.2: QA/QC procedure and its traceability (Christoph Gerbig, MPI-BGC Jena)
19:00 Dinner (not sponsored)
Thursday, January 31, 2013
9:00-9:45 Consistency-Testing of IAGOS Measurements:
  • Task 4.3: Evaluation of measurements on Internal consistency (Valérie Thouret, CNRS-LA)
9:45-10:30 Consistency-Testing of IAGOS Measurements:
  • Task 4.4: Evaluation of measurements on External consistency (Armin Rauthe-Schöch, MPI-C Mainz)
10:30-11:00 Coffee break
11:00-12:15 Concluding Discussion
  • What is there to be done?
  • Who will be doing what?
12:15-13:45 Lunch(sponsored)
13:45 End of WP4 meeting

Note that all the WP4 documents can be downloaded from a link circulated to all WP4 participants on February 3, 2013.