SCOR/WCRP WG 110
Intercomparison and Validation of Ocean-Atmosphere Flux Fields

Co-chairs: Sergey Gulev (Russia) and Peter Taylor (UK)

Other Full Members: Bernard Barnier (France), Frank Bradley (Australia), Tom Charlock (USA), Arlindo da Silva (USA), Peter Gleckler (USA), Kunio Kutsuwada (Japan), David Legler (USA), Ralf Lindau (Germany), Drew Rothrock (USA), Jeorg Schultz (Germany), Andreas Sterl (Netherlands), and Glenn White (USA)

Terms of Reference

  • To review the requirements of different scientific disciplines for air-sea flux data sets.
  • To compile a catalogue of available surface flux data and flux-related data sets, including those becoming available from the various re-analysis projects, and to review, in consultation with users and producers, the strengths and weaknesses of these data sets.
  • To inform the scientific community of the work of the group by the use of the World Wide Web, by publication of the final catalogue, and by convening, at a suitable time, a scientific workshop.
  • To keep the WCRP and SCOR informed of progress in the area and present recommendations for action as necessary.

Approved: 1996

Financial Sponsors: World Climate Research Programme, U.S. National Science Foundation, U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, SCOR

Product: http://www.soc.soton.ac.uk/JRD/MET/WGASF/get_report.html

Website for Activity: http://www.soc.soton.ac.uk/JRD/MET/WGASF/