International Ice Charting Working Group (IICWG)

Agenda for 5th Meeting, April 19-22, 2004

hosted by the

Bundesamt für Seeschifffahrt und Hydrographie (BSH)

(Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency of Germany)

Hamburg Rostock




Monday, April 19 - IICWG-5 Science Workshop

Agenda

19:00 - IICWG-5 Co-Chairs Dinner


Tuesday, April 20

09:00

Introduction and Welcome

Ehlers Rühl , Strübing - BSH

09:15

Opening Remarks – Co-Chairs

 

David Grimes, Environment Canada

TBD Paul Seymour, NIC

09:30

Logistics

Strübing - BSH

09:40

Introduction of Participants

All

09:50

IICWG-V Goals and Objectives

Strübing, Manore, Seymour, Hansen (Organizing Committee)

 

09:55

Adoption of Agenda

Co-chairs

10:00

Reports from other Ice Working Groups (approx. 10 min. each)

 

 

 

JCOMM Expert Team on Sea Ice

Smolyantisky (ETSI Chair)

 

Global Digital Sea Ice Data Bank

Smolyantisky, Fetterer (GDSIDB Co-Chairs)

 

Baltic Sea Ice Meeting

Strübing, Seina (Chairs , BSIM)

10:30

Break

 

10:45

Reports from other Ice Working Groups (continued)

 

 

International Ice Patrol

Hicks (IIP)

 

North American Ice Service

Stewart (NIC), Manore (CIS)

 

NP-32 Summary Report

Smolynitsky (AARI)

 

Ocean/Ice SAF (OSIS)

Hendrik Anderson

11:20

Satellite Mission Status   (approx. 10 min. each)

 

 

 

ENVISAT

Grabak (ESA)                       

 

RADARSAT-1, RADARSAT-2

Chesworth (RSI) , CIS/Canada

 

ALOS

La Belle-Hamer ( ASF)

 

NPOESS, AMSR-E, MODIS

Seymour (WK)

 

Cryosat

Haas (AWI)

 

METOP, NPOESS

Strübing (BSH) , ?? NIC

12:00

Lunch

BSH Canteen

 

Session on GMES and GEO

 

13:00

GMES/GEO Overview and Status

Doherty (ESA)          

14:00

ICEMON/Northern View

Tangen (DNMI) , Grabak (ESA)

14:30

GEO User Requirements for ice

Manore (CIS)

14:45

Break

15:00

Session on GMES and GEO (Cont'd)

 

 

 

Discussion   - implications/actions for National Ice Services

All

 

                   - validation of GEO User Requirements

 

 

 

 

16:00

Presentation to Ship Operators and discussion

Strübing BSH), Falkingham (CIS), Hicks (IIP), Seinä (FIMR),

Seymour (NIC), Andersen (DMI)

17:30

Adjourn

 

17:40

Reception/icebreaker

BSH Canteen

19:30

No host dinner

Interested Parties



Wednesday, April 21 – Committee Day

 

09:00

Standing Committee Reports

 

 

 

Data, Information and Customer Support

Fetterer (NSIDC), Seina (FIMR)

 

Applied Science and Research

Andreassen (DNMI), Flett (CIS)

 

Discussion

All

10:00

Standing Committee Working Sessions

(break as required)

 

 

Data, Information and Customer Support

Committee Chairs and Members

 

Applied Science and Research

 

 

Data Access Sub-group

 

12:00

Lunch

BSH Canteen

13:00

Standing Committee Working Sessions (Continued)

(break as required)

 

 

 

Data, Information and Customer Support

Committee Chairs and Members

 

Applied Science and Research

 

 

Data Access Sub-group

 

14:00

Recent Climate Change Workshops – Discussion of Results

Smolyanitsky (AARI), Strübing (BSH)

 

14:05

Changing Marine Access in the Arctic Ocean

Brigham (USARC)

14:35

ACSYS/CLIC Workshop, CLIMAR-II

All

 

mplications for IICWG participants

 

 

Possibilities for IICWG cooperation in Research in the High Arctic

 

15:00

Technical Tour D

 

- 18:00

The Hamburg Ship Model Basin - Ice Section

 

19:00

No host dinner

 

Interested Parties


Thursday, April 22 – Rostock Day

 

07:30

Departure Hamburg

 

Bus in front of Hotel Hafen Hamburg

09:45

Arrival BSH Rostock and Welcome

Hecht (BSH)

10:00

Early Experience with ENVISAT data – Sharing Results

Chair: Manore (CIS)

10:05

Operational experience with Wide Swath

Alt-Pol research and early results

Flett (62 MB) (CIS)

10:30

DMI ENVISAT experience in Greenland waters

Hansen (DMI)

10:50

Report from the St. Petersburg Meeting

Tangen (DNMI)

11:10

ENVISAT global mapping opportunities

Landmark (KSAT)

11:25

Discussion

All

 

 

 

12:00

Lunch

BSH Canteen

 

 

 

12:40

Guided Site Tour

BSH

 

13:30

Sea Ice Mapping Systems  

Chair - Seymour (WIC)

 

Inventory of new techniques, common user requirements, training, open discussion

 

 

Introduction

Seymour (WIC)

 

Baltic SIMS

Berglund (VTT Finland)

 

Danish SIKU S

Hansen, Andersen (DMI)

 

US WIC SIPAS

Taylor (WIC)

 

Canada CIS ISIS; Proposal for Common Schema; Global Ice Mapping System

Falkingham (CIS)

15:00

Break

 

 

 

 

15:15

Plenary on Discussion from Standing Committee Business

 

All

16:30

Departure BSH Rostock

 

 

 

 

18:30

Visit of Traffic Control Centre Travemünde

 

All

19:30

Conference Dinner en route - Travemünde (LYC)

All

 

 

 

22:30

Arrival Hamburg

Hotel Hafen Hamburg



Friday, April 23

 

 

 

 

09:00

Summary Report from Science Workshop

 

 

Key results

Flett, Science Committee

 

Discussion

All

 

 

 

10:00

Summary Reports from Standing Committees

 

 

Key results

Flett

 

Discussion

 

 

(Break as required)

 

 

 

 

11:30

Review of Action Items

 

 

 

 

12:15

Meeting Close and Short Farewell

All, plus guests

 

 

 

13:00

Lunch

Optional, BSH Canteen

 

 

 

19:00

Social Event

Optional

 

Acronyms

 
AARI   Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute

ACSYS

Arctic Climate System Study

ALOS

Advanced Land Observing Satellite

AMSR-E

Advanced Scanning Microwave Radiometer
BSH Bundesamt für Seeschifffahrt und Hydrographie

BSIM

Baltic Sea Ice Meeting

CIS

Canadian Ice Service

CLIC

 

 

CLIMAR

 

JCOMM Workshop on Advances in Marine Climatology

ENVISAT

Environmental Satellite

ESA

European Space Agency

ETSI

Expert Team on Sea Ice

GDSIDB

Global Digital Sea Ice Data Bank

GEO

Group on Earth Observation

GMES

Global Monitoring for Environment and Security

ICEMON

Ice Monitoring

IICWG

International Ice Charting Working Group

IIP

International Ice Patrol

JCOMM

 

Joint WMO/IOC Technical Commission on Oceanography and Maritime Meteorology

METOP

Meteorological Operational Polar Satellite

MODIS

Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectrometer

NIC

National Ice Center

NPOESS

 

National Polar-orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite System

OSIS

Ocean and Sea Ice SAF
SAF Satellite Application Facility