Draft of mandate and scope
“Sign-in” on synthesis scope ; regional programs are contacted and will provide a quick feedback to Pep on the initiative + help to identify a list of key persons (= regional representatives, on the order of up to 3 persons per region responsible for representing their science communities).
Synthesis framework (list of questions to be addressed) and time window (spatial & temporal resolution)
September 2009 (ICDC8)
Information and consultation session at the ICDC8 in Jena, Germany
Invitations to lead authors
Detailed soft protocol for the production of regional chapters.
Global datasets and model runs available to the regional groups:
- Ocean inversions: Niki Grubber
- Ocean biogeochemical models: Corinne Lequere
- Atmospheric inversions: Kevin Gurney, Philippe Peylin, Rachael Law
- Terrestrial biogeochemical models: Stephen Stitch
- Fire emissions: Guido van Werf
First RECCAP workshop to review progress towards the regional full carbon balances. 6-8 October 2009, Viterbo, Italy.
December 2010-January 2011
Regional synthesis are submitted for review
Internal review of the chapters & model results output is collected.
Hold 2nd Workshop: Final Synthesis meeting over 4 full days to draft the Global synthesis papers. Revised regional papers are submitted.
March to December 2011
Finalizing syntheses of syntheses papers, reviewing, submissions, publication
1st RECCAP meeting (with COCOS):
6-8 October 2010,
Scope: Progress towards regional synthesis, methodological and data issues
All lead authors and other contributing authors.
Contact: Antonio Bombelli
Final RECCAP meeting:
Probable in the US
Scope: Syntheses of syntheses
All lead authors and other contributing authors
Steering Scientific Committee
Philippe Ciais, Chair (France), Pep Canadell (Australia), Han Dolman (The Netherlands), Kevin Gurney (USA), Niki Gruber (Switzerland), Corinne Le Quere (UK), Mac Post (USA), Mike Raupach (Australia), Chris Sabine (USA), Piao Shilong (China), Stephen Stitch (UK), Ming Xu (China).
Feedback and Getting Involved
For further information, feedback on RECCAP and interest in getting involved please contact: Pep Canadell <email@example.com>