1) To develop strategies to improve climate predictions;
2) To seek NWS (NCEP, OHD, RFCs) inputs on science priorities of NCPO FY07 annual call for proposals.
8:00 Welcoming and Opening Remarks - C. Koblinsky
8:15 NCPO Overview - C. Koblinsky
CPPA- J. Huang
CVP- J. Todd
CDEP- M. Ji
9:20 NOAA Climate Prediction & Projection Program - A. Leetmaa
9:40 NCEP's Views on NOAA Climate Services - L. Uccellini
13:30 NCEP Climate Forecast System - H. Pan
13:50 NCEP Climate Test Bed - W. Higgins
14:10 Drought Monitoring and Prediction - K. Mitchell
14:30 Hydrology Test Bed - G. Carter
14:50 Climate information requirements from RFCs - K. Werner
15:10 CPC's "Top 10" priorities - J. Laver
15:45 Discussion (listed below is some sample topics):
1) How to better coordinate NCPO grants programs with operational activities that lead to improved climate predictions?
2) Linkage between Climate Test Bed (CTB) and Hydrology Test Bed (HTB)?