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The Second ICOS/IMECC Workshop on Quantitative Network Design (QND) took place at Royal Holloway University (RHUL) in Egham (United Kingdom) on September 9-10, 2010. The workshop is the follow up of Paris's meeting . The meeting aims to discuss possible methods of QND for the needs of ICOS project.

List of partcipants (here)


The slides of the presentations (pdf format) can be download hereafter.


Thursday September 9, 2010
Scientific context
09:00 - 09:30 Arrival of participants, Welcome address by Euan Nisbet (RHUL) and Jean-Daniel Paris (.pdf) , LSCE, Gif/Yvette, France
09:30 - 09:50 ICOS Network design (.pdf) by Philippe Ciais, LSCE, Gif/Yvette, France
09:50 - 10:10 Regional carbon budget, example of Europe, Extremes and Vulnerability of C cycle (methods, data and future steps)(.pdf) by Han Dolman, University of Amstersdam, The Netherlands
10:10 - 10:30 Ocean fluxes and observing system (current status and future developments, data needs now and in 10 years) ) (.pdf) by Truls Johannessen, Norway
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee
10:00 - 11:20 Atmospheric inversions (current status and future developments, data needs now and in 10 years) (.pdf) by Frederic Chevallier, LSCE, Gif/Yvette, France
11:20 - 12:15 Carbon cycle data assimilation systems in connection with QND (.pdf) by Peter Rayner, University of Melbourne, Australia
12:15 - 14:15 Lunch

QND tools
14:15 - 15:15 IMECC tool presentation and interactive demo (.pdf) by Thomas Kaminski, FastOpt, Hamburg, Germany
15:15 - 16:00 Ecosystem network design tool (.pdf) by Dario Papale, UNITUS, Viterbo, Italy
16:00 - 16:30 Coffee
16:30 - 18:00 Discussions continued on the tool, improvment to be made

10:30 - 12:00 Discussions
Friday September 10, 2010
QND tools
09:00 - 9:30 Network Design at Europe scale (.pdf) by Philippe Ciais, LSCE, Gif/Yvette, France
09:00 - 10:00 Improvment of existing network: Similarities in the Phenological-Climatic space between site level measurements and gridded data sets (.pdf) by Enrico Tomelleri, Max-Planck Institute, Jena, Germany
10:00 - 10:30 Remote sensing and ICOS: calibration strategy, potential role of FTIR in ICOS Network Design (.pdf) by Thorstern Warneke, University of Bremen, Germany
12:00 close

As a deliberately free-form meeting this agenda of course ran late as the discussion of each presentation took longer than proposed.

Summary of the discussions on QND (.pdf) by Ernest Koffi, LSCE, Gif/Yvette, France


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