Agenda for Second RIME Implementation Workshop

Auditorium FL2, Foothills Laboratory, 3450 Mitchell Lane

National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO 80301

April 7-9, 2004.

Version 2, April 5, 2004.


Tasks: Reformulate the Ross Island Meteorology Experiment (RIME) including the timeline of research as a consequence of the current status of events and likely future funding profile, and to complete the RIME Implementation Plan.


Local Contacts: Sudie Kelly, MMM/NCAR,, 303-497-8951.

††††††††††††††††††††††† Katy Lackey, MMM/NCAR,, 303-497-8908.

Travel Coordinator: Lynn Everett, BPRC/OSU,, 614-292-9909.


Wednesday April 7 (Food/coffee and posters in Room 1003, FL-2)


8:45 a.m. Welcome, Bill Kuo, MMM NCAR


9:00-9:30 a.m. Status of RIME Implementation Plan, Tom Parish, Atmospheric Science, University of Wyoming.


9:30-10:00 a.m. Status of aircraft support for RIME, Dave Bromwich, Byrd Polar Research Center, Ohio State University.


10:00-10:15 a.m. Update on aerosonde usage in Antarctica, Jim Pinto, ATD NCAR.


10:15-10:30 a.m. Update on HIAPER, Allen Schanot, ATD NCAR.


10:30-11:00 a.m. Coffee Break.


11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Formulation of the tasks and selection of members for the RIME Scientific Steering Committee (SSC). Discussion of the SSCís role in coordinating proposals to NSF.


12:30-1:30 p.m. Lunch


1:30-3:00 p.m. Open Forum on RIME: Where do we go from here? Moderated by Dave Bromwich.


3:00-3:30 p.m. Coffee Break.


3:30 Ė5:30 p.m. Open Forum continues. Selection of writing groups.


6:30 p.m. Workshop dinner, locationTBD.


Thursday April 8


8:45 a.m- 10:00 a.m. Discussion and instructions to writing groups, Dave Bromwich.


10:00-10:30 a.m. Coffee Break.


10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Break into Writing Groups


12:30-1:30 p.m. Lunch


1:30-3:00 p.m. Writing Groups continue.


3:00-3:30 p.m. Coffee Break


3:30-5:00 p.m. Writing Groups continue.


5:00-5:30 p.m. (or so) Collective Discussion.


5: 30 p.m. Finish for the day.


6:30 p.m. Optional Group Dinner.


Friday April 9


8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m. Writing Group presentations: 20 minute each with 10 minutes for discussion.


10:00-10:30 a.m. Coffee Break.


10:30 a.m.-noon Workshop wrap-up discussion.


Noon: End of Workshop.