Scientific & Technical Coordination Team

WP

Work Package Leader

Deputy Leader

Responsibility

Main Tasks

1

Ronald van der A, KNMI

Joanne Nightingale, NPL

User engagement

Communication with ECV users and producers, coordination of dissemination activities, ensure interaction with WP2

2

Joanne Nightingale, NPL

Anne De Rudder, IASB-BIRA

Development QA system for ECV

Coordination of QA system development activities. Ensure interactions with WP1 (user/other project interaction) and WP3-5 (ECVs).

3

Michel Van Roozendael, IASB-BIRA

Nadine Gobron, JRC

QA of independent reference data and retrieval algorithms

Coordination of quality assurance for independent reference data sets and ECV retrieval algorithms

Ensure availability of reference data

4

Jan-Peter Muller, UCL

Folkert Boersma, KNMI

Harmonised ECV retrieval schemes and multi-decadal data records

Coordination of the modelling activities

Ensure availability of model results for dissemination and validation

5

Jean-Christopher Lambert, IASB-BIRA

Nadine Gobron, JRC

Validation of multi-decadal ECV data using the QA system

Coordination of the application of QA system to Land and Atmosphere ECV retrievals and CDRs

6

Alexander Loew, MPG

Andreas Richter, IUP-UB

Fitness for purpose of ECV products

Coordination of the fitness for purpose evaluation activities, GCOS compliance and user services. 

7

Ronald van der A, KNMI

Carsten Brockmann, BC

Outreach, dissemination and exploitation

Create a communication forum and web-portal for all stakeholders, QA training. Develop user services, implement advice Advisory Committee

8

Albert Klein Tank, KNMI

Folkert Boersma, KNMI

Overarching coordination FP7 Copernicus climate change projects

Information exchange between 5 FP7-projects and outside world, joint stakeholder liaison activities, coordinated approach of relevant Commission DGs

9

Folkert Boersma, KNMI

Jan-Peter Muller, UCL

Project Scientific and Technical coordination

Co-ordinate Land & Atmosphere teams and their interfacing, coordination Land with Atmosphere QA aspects.

10

Folkert Boersma, KNMI

Jan-Peter Muller, UCL

Management

Coordination of all project activities

Communication with the REA and the Board