2nd CarboEurope-IP Integrated Project Meeting
Dublin , Ireland , 10-13 January, 2005

 

Logistics

Venue

Davenport Hotel
Merrion Square
Dublin 2
Tel. +353-1-6073500
Fax +353-1-6615663
Email
Webpage

How to get there: webpage
Map Address: webpage

 

Sponsors

CarboEurope-IP Integrated Project
CarboEurope Cluster
Trinity College Dublin (local host)
Irish Environmental Protection Agency

 

Programme

 

Monday, 10 January 2005
9.00 – 12.00

Executive Board Meeting

09.00 – 14.00

Arrival and Registration
Mounting of Posters

(12.30 – 14.00 Lunch)
14.00-14.30
14.00
14.10
14.20
PLENARY – WELCOME
Welcome by Host (Mike Jones)
Welcome by Co-ordinator (Ernst-Detlef Schulze)
Statement of European Commission (Giovanni Angeletti)
14.30-18.30

COMPONENT MEETINGS I
Separate meetings of the four main project Components
Ecosystems Component (Riccardo Valentini)
Atmosphere Component (Philippe Ciais)
Regional Experiment Component (Han Dolman)
Continental Integration Component (Martin Heimann)

(16.00-16.30 Coffee break)

(Reception sponsored by Trinity College Dublin, Science Faculty and Faculty of Botany in the Foyer: Poster area)

 

 

Tuesday, 11 January 2005
09.00-10.30

COMPONENT MEETINGS II
Separate meetings of the four main project Components (continued)
Expected products:

  • Summary of achievements for annual report
  • Agreed update of workplan for months 13-30
  • Issues for discussions with other groups and Components
(10.30-11.00 Coffee break)

11.00-13.00
11.00
11.30
12.00
12.30

PLENARY – Reports of the Component Meetings
Ecosystems Component
Atmosphere Component
Regional Experiment Component
Continental Integration Component

(13.00-14.30 Lunch)
14.30-18.30

PARALLEL SESSIONS I
1) Ecosystems: Advection experiment (Marc Aubinet)
2) Ecosystems: forest group (John Grace)
3) Ecosystems: grassland/wetland group (Jean-François Soussana)
4) Ecosystems: cropland group (Pete Smith)
5) Ecosystems: soil group (Ernst-Detlef Schulze)
6) Atmosphere: modellers meet experimentalists – how to maintain synergy? (Philippe Ciais)

(16.00-16.30 Coffee break)
(Individual dinner in town)

 

 

Wednesday, 12 January 2005
9.00-13.00

PLENARY – Scientific Highlights
7 Presentations by CarboEurope scientists

  • Spatial and temporal disaggregation of CO2 and CO emissions from fossil fuels (Yvonne Scholz)
  • Carbon data assimilation system (Peter Rayner)
  • Regional flux estimates based on inverse modeling of atmospheric tracer distributions: On the interplay between models and measurements (Christoph Gerbig)
  • Greenhouse gas budget of European grasslands (Nicolas Viuchard)
  • Fires estimates and carbon emissions (Guido van der Werff)
  • Immediate effects of the 2003 summer drought on C cycling (Philippe Ciais)
  • Briefing about results of the climate negotiations at COP10 and implications for carbon research (Riccardo Valentini, Annette Freibauer)
(10.30-11.00 Coffee break)
(13.00-14.30 Lunch)
14.30-16.30

2 nd GENERAL ASSEMBLY
Management report (including dissemination, policy contacts)
Report of Gender Committee
Comment by Advisory Committee?
Presentation of the CarboEurope-IP Databases
Agreement on refined data policy
Agreement on workplan for months 13-30
Agreement on budget for months 13-30

(16.30 Coffee)
16.30-19.00 POSTER SESSION
(19.00 Start for social dinner at Trinity College, sponsored by Irish Environmental Protection Agency)

 

 

Thursday, 13 January 2005
09.00-12.30

PARALLEL SESSIONS II
1) Ecosystems: modellers meet experimentalists – how to improve synergy? (Martin Heimann, Riccardo Valentini)
2) CHIOTTO (Alex Vermeulen)
3) Education Activity: Secondary schools (Philippe Saugier)
4) Innovation Activity (John Grace)
5) Meeting of Database Managers
(... further sessions to be decided)

(10.30-11.00 Coffee break)
(12.30-14.00 Lunch)

14.00-17.00

14.00
14.30


14.45
15.30
16.15

16.30

FINAL PLENARY

Synthesis of decisions, schedule for next actions and events
Overview of carbon cycle activities in GEMS (Peter Rayner)
2 Super-lectures about VIEWS of the carbon cycle FROM OUTSIDE EUROPE presented by Members of the advisory panel
Australian agriculture: Are current and future management strategies likely to alter the carbon balance? (Neil Turner)
Carbon Flux Changes on Global-Warming Timescales (Roger Francey)
CONCLUSIONS

Coffee and End of 2nd CarboEurope-IP Meeting

 

 

Friday 14 January 2005
09.00 – 13.00

2 nd Joint Meeting of Advisory Panel and Executive Board
Venue: Science Faculty Conference Room, Trinity College Dublin

EXCURSION TO MACE HEAD
Start: Thursday evening, 13 January, 2005
Return to Dublin : Friday evening, 14 January, 2005
We will stay in the beautiful city of Galway at the West coast of Ireland on Thursday night and then visit the famous atmospheric monitoring station at Mace Head on Friday morning, and return to Dublin in the evening.
Approximate costs:

  • Hotel in Galway € 60
  • Travel € 20
  • Dinner and lunch on own costs

EXCURSION TO GLENDALOUGH AND CARLOW
Start: Friday morning, 14 January, 2005
Return to Dublin : Friday afternoon
We will visit the Oak Park Carlow Research Centre with its CarboEurope Verification Site on arable land and Greengrass site (eddy covariance and detailed soil studies), and the historic site of Glendalough in the Wicklow mountains, an ancient monastic site and national park area.
Approximate costs including lunch: € 50

 

 


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