Retreat 2010

Retreat 2010


COSMIC Retreat 2010: AGENDA

November 4 - 5, 2010

Lake Shore Lodge and Conference Center


1700 Big Thompson Ave
Estes Park, CO 80517
Phone: 970-577-6400

Thursday, 4 November 2010
8:00 - 9:15 UCAR-NSF Executive Session (Hospitality Suite, Room 218)

Participants: Rick Anthes, Jay Fein, Jack Fellows, Jeff Reaves, Gina Taberski, Hanne Mauriello, Bill Kuo, Ingrid Moore, Bill Schreiner (Breakfast will be served as a buffet, in the Silverado Restaurant. Participants can get their breakfast and bring it into the meeting)
  • COSMIC budget: 2008 - 2011 (B. Kuo/I. Moore)
  • Funding for COSMIC operation, 2011-2014 (J. Fein)
  • Partnership with NSF program manager
9:00 - 9:30 Check-in at Lake Shore Lodge and Breakfast (buffet, served in the Silverado Restaurant)
9:30 - 9:45 Introduction and purpose of the retreat (B. Kuo)
9:45 - 10:45 COSMIC Status & Missions of Opportunity (Chair: R. Anthes)
10:45 - 12:00 COSMIC 2 Status and Strategy (Chair: P. Wilcynzski)
12:00 - 1:00 Lunch (Silverado Restaurant Mezzanine)
1:00 - 3:00 Recreation activities
3:00 - 5:00 CDAAC status and strategy (B. Schreiner)
  • Status and future direction of CDAAC
  • Processing of data from MOOs
  • Possible involvement with CICERO?
5:00 - 6:00 Ground-based GPS Status and Strategy (J. Braun)
  • Status of Suominet
  • New applications of ground-based GPS
  • Future direction of ground-based GPS at UCAR
6:30 - 7:30 Dinner (Silverado Restaurant Mezzanine)

7:30 - 9:30 Evening entertainment activities (Chairs: M. Sleziak/K. Hudnut)

Friday, 5 November 2010
7:30 - 8:45 UCAR-NOAA Executive Session (Hospitality Suite, Room 218)

Participants: Rick Anthes, Jay Fein, Jack Fellows, Jeff Reaves, Gina Taberski, Hanne Mauriello, Pete Wilcynski, Kendra Cook, Dave Ector, Lidia Cucurull, Bill Kuo, Ingrid Moore, Bill Schreiner (Breakfast will be a buffet, in Silverado Restaurant. Participants can get breakfast and bring it into the meeting)
  • Planning for AMS Annual Meeting, partnership with other agencies
  • Partnership with NSPO on COSMIC 2
  • NOAA-UCAR funding mechanism
  • IROWG, CICERO, MOOs
7:30 - 9:00 Breakfast (buffet, served in the Silverado Restaurant) and Check Out (check out is 11:00 at the latest)
9:00 - 10:30 Science Opportunities for COSMIC 2 (Chair: B. Ho)
Panel members: L. Cucurull, B. Ho, D. Lenshow, S. Solomon, B. Randel

  • Scientific applications of GPS RO data: Overview and summary (B. Ho)
  • Panel discussions:
    • New research opportunities made possible by COSMIC 2
    • How COSMIC team can better serve the science community?
10:30 - 10:45 Coffee Break and Check Out (checkout is 11:00 at the latest)
10:45 - 12:30 Wrap-up sessions (Chair: B. Kuo)
  • NSF's perspective for the future of COSMIC (J. Fein)
  • NOAA's perspective for COSMIC 2 and MOO (P. Wilcynski)
  • List of action items
  • Unstructured discussions
12:30 - 1:30 Lunch (Silverado Restaurant Mezzanine)
1:30 Retreat adjourn