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AGENDA FOR WG-GGI MEETING AT XXVII SCAR

Shanghai, China, 14-19 July 2002


Venue

The meetings of the SCAR WG-GGI will be held in the Shanghai Exhibition Centre (SEC).

Sunday 14 July 2002

1400 1. WG-GGI Administration

Afternoon Tea

1600 1. WG-GGI Administration (continued)

Monday 15 July 2002

0900 Official SCAR Opening Ceremony - Plenary

To be held in the Shanghai Exhibition Centre

Morning Tea

1100 Address by the SCAR President - Plenary

Address to all XXVII SCAR participants by President Bob Rutford

Lunch

1300 2. Project Reports 2000-2002

Project Coordinators to present reports, advising the Working Group of the status of projects.

Outreach Program Session (Chaired by Australia)

1330 2. Project Reports 2000-2002 (continued)

GIANT Program Session (Chaired by Australia)

Afternoon Tea

1530 2. Project Reports 2000-2002 (continued)

GIANT Program Session (Chaired by Australia)

1730 Reporting sessions finish

 

Tuesday 16 July 2002

0830 2. Project Reports (continued)

Geographic Information Program Session (Chaired by UK)

Morning Tea

1100 2. Project Reports (continued)

Geographic Information Program Session (Chaired by UK)

Lunch

1300 2. Project Reports (continued)

Geographic Information Program Session (Chaired by UK)

Afternoon Tea

1530 3. Final WG-GGI Report to SCAR

Members will assist the Chief Officer with the finalisation of budgets, funding applications, WG resolutions, identification of GGI projects that might be carried forward into the new Geoscience SSG, confirmation of actions arising from the meeting and the WG-GGI report to SCAR.

Meeting Closed

1900 WG-GGI Dinner (to be arranged by Prof E Dongchen)

 

Wednesday 17 July 2002

SCIENCE SYMPOSIUM - "The Antarctic sea ice zone:
Physical and biological processes and interactions"

 

John Turner from BAS is co-ordinating the symposium, and there will be a 30 minute session delivered by Prof Fraser Taylor on the WG-GGI project 'Cybercartographic Atlas of Antarctica'.

WG-GGI activities during the Science Symposium

0930 Demonstration of Chinese 'GeoStar' GIS software

Dr Nengcheng Chen of the Chinese Antarctic Center for Surveying and Mapping

1330 Technical Visits to either Shanghai VLBI Station OR Chinese Antarctic Database Centre at the Polar Research Institute of China

WG-GGI members can choose which technical visit they wish to participate in.

Thursday 18 July 2002 and Friday 19 July 2002

The old WG-GGI will be reformed as part of the new Geoscience Standing Scientific Group (GSSG) - a separate meeting will be held for these 2 days.

Saturday 20 July 2002

Special Joint SCAR / COMNAP session

It is intended to convene a joint session of COMNAP and SCAR members on the morning of Saturday 20th July 2002 to facilitate presentations and discussion on various topics including:

* Mapping and Geodesy;
* Subantarctic lakes exploration;
* Possible Southern Ocean initiative; and
* Science planning activities.

Presentations in the Mapping and Geodesy session are planned by: