Meeting of the SAON Executive Committee (EC)
When 2nd September 2015, 16:00-17:0 (GMT+1)
Venue Teleconference
Participants Christine Daae Olseng (CDO, AMAP, Chair), Eva Kruemmel (EK, ICC), Larry Hinzman (LH, IASC, vice-Chair), Lars-Otto Reiersen (LOR, AMAP), Lisa Loseto (LL, CON), Jan René Larsen (JRL, AMAP), Peter Pulsifer (PP, ADC), Volker Rachold (VR, IASC)
Meeting notes JRL


  1. Introductions
  2. Follow-up from Board meeting (please see the action list):
  3. Polar Data Forum in Waterloo, including ADC meeting:
  4. ASSW/AOS in Fairbanks, including SAON Board and CON meetings:
  5. GEO
  6. Updates: GLACIER , SCTF


LL: Contact Mike Kuperberg, USGCRP and discuss potential SAON/CON contributions to the indicators’ initiative.

CDO, LL, JRL: Meet and discuss how CON can contribute to EU PolarNet.

CDO, JRL, VC: Develop a proposal for establishing a SAON outreach group, also involving the Board. In general, there is little information coming from SAON. When there is a product, this should be announced.

JRL and PP: Promote Polar Data Forum (PDF) as a SAON activity. EU PolarNet will be on the agenda of the Arctic Data Committee (ADC), as well as the joint meeting with SCADM.

EK, PP: Consider with Noor Johnson to provide a paper on the CBM Atlas for the PDF.

CDO, LH, JRL: Fix the dates of the SAON Board meeting and make a registration for the Arctic Observing Summit (AOS).

JRL: Write the first draft for document for AOS on SAON.

CDO, JRL: Put together the first bullets for a SAON Board agenda.

JRL: Send GEO/SAON material to LH.

JRL: Send out a Doodle for the next SAON Executive in the week of the 21st September.

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