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SPARC Data Assimilation (DA)
and
SPARC Reanalysis Intercomparison Project (S-RIP)
Workshops
September 2014
 
The next S-RIP workshop and the SPARC Data Assimilation (DA) workshop will be held at NOAA Center for Weather and Climate Prediction (NCWCP), Maryland, USA.
 
Schedule:
  Sept 8-9, 2014 DA Workshop
  Sept 10, 2014 Joint DA & S-RIP Workshop
  Sept 11-12, 2014 S-RIP Workshop
Location:
  NOAA Center for Weather and Climate Prediction (NCWCP)
5830 University Research Court
College Park, Maryland, USA
Directions
Agenda:
  To Be Determined
Registration Information:
  Registration is requested for both the DA and S-RIP workshops.
  • Please send an email to: Craig Long (Craig.Long@noaa.gov)
    In Subject, enter either "SPARC DA Registration" or "SPARC S-RIP Registration"


  • (If attending both, send an email for each.)
  • In body provide your:
    Name (Last, First)
    Institution
    Title and short abstract of presentation
    NOTE: All DA presentations will now be Oral
    Attendees may bring additional posters for the DA workshop
    NOTE: All S-RIP Chapter Lead presentations will be Oral
    Attendees may bring additional posters for the S-RIP workshop
    Email
    Days attending workshop: M T W Th F
    Comments/Questions
Project Lead:
  DA - David Jackson (Met Office) & Quentin Errera (Belgian Institute for Space Aeronomy)
  S-RIP - Masatomo Fujiwara (Hokkaido University)
Local Host:
  Craig Long
Hotels:
  Group rates have been arranged at the following hotels. Both the Greenbelt Marriott and the Holiday Inn have blocks under "SPARC". Both offer shuttle service to the NCWCP.
  Greenbelt Mariott ($159/night) (Sunday night - Thurs night)
  Holiday Inn - Greenbelt ($99/night) (Sunday night - Friday night)
Other Lodging:
  A block of rooms are not reserved at these hotels, but rooms should be less than $100/night, no shuttle service, 10 minute drive or 30-40 min walk to NCWCP.
  Best Western - College Park
  Quality Inn and Suites - College Park
  Comfort Inn and Suites - College Park
Serving Airports:
  BWI - Baltimore Washington Airport - 24 miles
  DCA - Reagan National Airport - 27 miles
  IAD - Dulles International Airport - 36 miles

Shuttles will be provided by Marriott and Holiday Inn each morning and evening.

A Conference Dinner is being planned.

A tour of the NCWCP can be arranged.

Box lunches will be available during the workshops. A variety of lunch choices will be available. Information about pre-ordering your lunch before the workshops will be available in a later announcement. The cost for box lunch and refreshments will be about $20/day. Payment can be made at registration.

These will be interactive workshops. Both oral and poster presentations will be given.


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