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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)

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

Agenda

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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