A joint ALADIN/HIRLAM strategy meeting was held in Toulouse on April 26-28, 2016 from noon to noon.
The Aladin and Hirlam cooperation on limited area mesoscale weather forecasting de facto involves 26 countries now. The systems are growing in complexity and our services are asking for new applications (coupling with aerosols/ocean/hydrology, application in nowcasting, etc).
The Joint Declaration of the Aladin General Assembly and Hirlam Council of December 2014 identifies 5 issues that have to be resolved. One of them is: the identification of common activities and specific activities (possibility of core and optional programs).
Mind that, already now, some activities exist that are not commonly supported by all the 26 members.
The goal of this workshop was:
As an outcome of the workshop, a set of recommendations to PAC and HAC will be prepared on how to :
These recommendations will be presented and discussed in the joint HAC-PAC meeting of 22 May in Brussels.
Tuesday 26 April
Wednesday 27 April
Thursday 28 April
Newsletter 8, published on January 31st, 2017