Final Agenda for the 12th Biennial Brewer Workshop

 Aosta, Italy 20-26 September 2009

 

Sunday, September 20, 2009 – “Ice Breaker”

Travel day with a “no host” Icebreaker dinner at the Hostellerie conference hotel @1830h. 

 

Monday, September 21, 2009 -  Day I

 

Session1  Meeting Opening and Welcome

0900-0905

Tom McElroy

Welcome and Introduction from the Chairman

0905-0910

Manuela Zublena

Welcome from the Regional Government

0910-0920

Henri Diémoz

Opening Address & Welcome from Local Hosts at ARPA

0920-0930

Tom McElroy

Opening Remarks

 

Session 2 Tutorial and Data Analysis Discussion

0930-1000

Tom McElroy

Tutorial #1: Introduction to Ozone Measurement

1000-1030

Volodya Savastiouk

Tutorial #2: Use of Databases for Advanced Quality Control

 

1030-1100     COFFEE BREAK

 

Session 3 New Methods

1100-1120

Tapani Koskela

Lunar total ozone measurements

1140-1200

Peter Kiedron

Determination of ETC with Langley Regression in NEUBrew Network

 

1230-1430     LUNCH

 

Session 3 New Methods continued

1430-1450

Geir Braathen

The WMO-GAW Global Atmospheric Ozone Monitoring Network

1450-1510

Irina Petropavlovskikh

An Update on Brewer Umkehr Retrievals

1510-1530

Sara DeSimone

Nocturnal Ozone Measurements By Brewer: A Case Study In Polar And Mid Latitudes

 

Session 4 Poster session

 

NOTE: Posters will be presented from 1530-1730h which includes the coffee break

 

Inter-comparison of total ozone column over the Iberian Peninsula: GOME/ERS2 and GOME-2/MetOp satellite observations versus Brewer measurements

Manuel Bañon

Comparison of AOD values at 340nm from Brewer#178 and Cimel measurements at Uccle, Belgium

V. De Bock

Comparison Of The Brewer ( #188) And Toms Ozone Data Over Ankara (Turkey)

Mithat Ekici

Preliminary analysis of vertical ozone profiles over Belsk and Legionowo – Brewer, Dobson and ECC data

J. Jaroslawski

Effects of total solar eclipse of 29 March 2006 on ozone amount and ultraviolet irradiance at Matrouh, Egypt.

Wafik Sharobiem

Imperfections in UV diffusers - practical consequences 

Tapani Koskela et al.

 

 

QA/QC and Corrections to UV solar irradiance from the U.S. NOAA-EPA Brewer Network (NEUBrew)

Kathy  Lantz

U-Rome Ozone Series Reprocessing

Anna Maria Siani

Differences between Brewer and Dobson ozone measurements and ozone effective temperature at INTA - El Arenosillo, Spain

Jose-Manuel Vilaplana

 

 

Tuesday, September 22, 2009 – Day II

 

Session 5 Special Session on Ozone Absorption Cross-sections

0900-0920

Tom McElroy

Introduction - Ozone Cross-section Issues

0920-0940

Gordon Labow

Why Do We Want to Consider Abandoning Bass-Paur Ozone Cross-sections?

0940-1000

Johannes Staehelin

Effects of Bass and Paur (1995), Malicet et al. (1995) and Burrows et al (1999) absorption ozone cross sections on Brewer and Dobson total ozone measurements

1000-1020

Volodya Savastiouk

Ozone cross-section change: impact on the Brewer data (re)analysis

1020-1030

 Tom McElroy

Summary and Discussion

 

1030-1100     COFFEE BREAK

 

1100-1120

Vitali Fioletov

What next? How this impacts ozone trends and the WOUDC?

1120-1200

Tom McElroy

Ozone cross-section – group discussion

 

1200-1400     LUNCH

 

Session 6 Data Analysis

1400-1420

Vitali Fioletov

Brewer ozone and UV data processing & analysis software

1420-1440

Volodya Savastiouk

A database implementation of data analysis and quality control for the Brewer

1440-1500

John Rimmer

Brewer Weighting Coefficients

 

Session 7 Updates from the Industry

1500-1515

Clive Lee

Kipp & Zonen, The Company & The Brewer

1515-1530

Arjan Hoogendoorn

Recent Improvements to the Brewer Mk III

 

1530-1600     COFFEE BREAK

 

1600-1620

Volodya Savastiouk

An Update from International Ozone Services Inc.

1620-1640

Clive Lee

Brewer: The Next Generation

1640-1700

Tom McElroy

Discussion (Brewer User Input to Industry)

 

Wednesday, September 23 – Day III

 

Session 8 Science Talks – Station Activities I

0900-0920

Henri Diémoz

UV and Ozone Monitoring at ARPA Valle d'Aosta

0920-0940

Herbert Schill

Early Brewer #040 Calibrations: Open Questions

0940-1000

Jose-Manual Vilaplana

The Fourth Intercomparison Campaign Of The Regional Brewer Calibration Center-Europe (RBCC-E) In A Joint Intercomparison Campaign With The Regional Dobson Calibration Center-Europe (RDCC-E) - INTA / El Arenosillo 7-17 September 2009

1000-1030

Tom McElroy

Tutorial#3 Mechanical Design Principles

 

1030-1100     COFFEE BREAK

 

1100-1200

Tom McElroy

Tutorial#3 Mechanical Design Principles continued

 

 

1200-1400     LUNCH

 

1400-1800

Excursion to visit the ARPA facilities and then an excursion to the astronomical observatory in Saint-Barthélemy.

1800-2200

“No Host” group dinner

 

Thursday, September 24, 2009 – Day IV

 

Session 9 Science Talks – Station Activities II

0900-0920

Keith Lambkin

An Update on the Irish Brewer, Developments and Future Plans

0920-0940

Emanuele Vuerich

Ozone time series in Italian Air Force Brewer/Dobson network

0940-1000

Alessandro Galliani

Ozone and UV Network in Italy

1000-1030

Xiang-Dong Zheng

Long term measurements of SO2 column amount using MKII Brewer spectrophotometer at 3 sites in China: data evolution, and comparisons with surface - level observations and satellite products

 

 

1030-1100     COFFEE BREAK

 

Session 10        Brewer Sub-committee Meeting

1100-1200

ALL

Brewer sub-committee meeting – Open Group Discussion on the future directions of the global Brewer network (with special emphasis on the Ozone Cross-section issue)

 

1200-1400     LUNCH

 

1400-1430

Tom McElroy

Tutorial#4 Brewer Practical – Operations

 

1400-1700     Continue with Poster Session and Data Analysis workshop session - User time for demonstrations from various presenters

 

Friday, September 25, 2009 – Day V

 

Session 11        Science Talks and Closing of the Meeting

0900-0920

Paul Eriksen

Focused Sun Observations at high solar zenith angles: reaching the stray light limits of the MkII.

0920-0940

Tapani Koskela

Ozone Column Recorded by Different Processing Software packages

0940-1000

Tom McElroy

Tutorial#5 Brewer Practical – Levelling

 

1030-1100     COFFEE BREAK

 

1100-1130

Tom McElroy

Closing of the formal part of the meeting including the writing of recommendations from the meeting

1130-1200

Tom McElroy

A closing presentation – Travelogue to the South Pole

 

1200-1400     LUNCH

 

1400-1700     Informal data analysis discussion & practical operation of Brewer instrument

1700 -             Participate in the local "researcher’s night" festival

 

Saturday, September 26 – Departure

Travel day