11th Session of the CLIVAR/CliC/SCAR Southern Ocean Region Panel

Saturday, September 17, 2016 to Sunday, September 18, 2016
Event City: 
Event Contact: 
Lei Han
Event Description: 

The 11th Session of CLIVAR/CliC/SCAR Southern Ocean Region Panel will be held alongside with the CLIVAR Open Science Conference at the weekend before.

For more information on schedule, venue, and other local logistics of the CLIVAR panel meetings alongside with OSC, please check here


Draft of 30-Aug

Day 1 – Saturday 17 September 2016

09:00 – Welcome, introductions, new members, and meeting logistics(Fyfe/Smith/Han)

09:30–Terms of reference (Fyfe)
          – Meetinggoals (Fyfe/Smith/Han)
          – Last minute agenda additions (All)

10:00 – Input on Fyfe’s presentation to the CLIVAR SSG (All)

10:30 – Break

11:00 – Strategic mapping of panel activities (Smith)
Informal briefings from relevant panel members on:


YOPP (PPP - WWPP); GCOS and GOOS: EOVs and ECVs; SOOS: ECVs, pilot projects;

GSOP intercomparison projects; SOSE; CMIP6 endorsed MIPS; Others

11:45 – SEAmester-South Africa's Class Afloat (Ansorge)

12:00 – Southern Ocean Modelling Intercomparison Project (SOMIP, Russell)

12:30 – Update in the Coordinated Ocean-ice Reference Experiments (CORE, Farneti)

13:00 – Lunch

14:00 – First science talk, “Making sense of historical trends in the SH atmosphere and ocean”(Swart)

14:30 – Second science talk, titleTBD (Klepikov)

15:00 – National representatives and national activity reports (Smith/Talley/Han)

15:15 – Open discussion: Science topics and ideas emerging from the day’s discussions

15:30 – Break

16:00 – Joint panel meeting:ARP/Upwelling/SORP: Upwelling and BGC (Talley/Russell& others)
All SORP members are welcome (space permitting) in Salon 3

17:30 – End of day


Day 2 – Sunday 18 September 2016

09:00 – Joint panel meetings but none with pre-planned SORP involvement. If they care to, panel

members are free to camp out in Salon 1 which has been reserved for the SORP

10:30 – Break

11:00 –Joint panel meeting: SORP/OMDP representatives: SOMIP (Russell/Farneti/Fyfe& others)
All SORP members are welcome (space permitting) in Salon 5

13:00 – Lunch

14:00 – ARP with SORP/PRP/IORP: Joint carbon/ocean-climate research (Russell/Talley& others)
All SORP members are welcome (space permitting) in Salon 5

15:30 – Break

16:00 – SORP-11 reconvenes in Salon 5

          – Southern Ocean Observing System(SOOS) presentation (Mauricio Mata)
16:30 – SOOS planning and structure; data management; coordination of SORP and SOOS (Talley)

17:00 – Planning for 2016-2017; next teleconference (Fyfe/Smith)
17:30 – End of day and SORP-11