Science Optimisation Advisory Group (SOAG)

The SOAG directive is to

  • Support the SIOS Director in developing the science case for SIOS;
  • Advise the SIOS Director regarding prioritisation of ideas and initiatives for the observing system development considering scientific and societal relevance, feasibility and realism;
  • Advise the SIOS Director regarding prioritisation of proposed new services considering scientific and societal relevance, feasibility and realism;
  • Support SIOS in review processes for access and other programs that require scientific quality control.

The SOAG work programme for 2022

  • SIOS Infrastructure Optimisation Report
  • Prepare the call and evaluate proposals for the SESS report 2022
  • Continue the development of a roadmap for optimising the observing system
  • Take part in organizing SIOS science wheel call 2022
  • SIOS core data: Identify the needs to establish new measurements, protocols and measurement techniques and methods, update the list core data variables
  • Facilitate science cases such as secondments and Arctic Chair concept
  • Contribute to the final report of SIOS KC operational phase
  • Develop the SOAG work programme for 2023

Associated task forces

  • SIOS Infrastructure Optimisation Report
  • SESS report 2022 
  • Recommendation synthesis of SESS reports

 

SOAG Chair

  • Rune Storvold - NORCE Norwegian Research Centre AS

SOAG Co-Chair

  • Agata Zaborska - Institute of Oceanology, Polish Academy of Science

SOAG members

  • Hyoung Chul Shin - Korea Polar Research Institute
  • Jihoon Jeong - Korea Polar Research Institute
  • Murat V Ardelan - NTNU - Norwegian University of Science and Technology
  • Jørgen Berge - UiT The Arctic University of Norway
  • Gabriella Caruso - National Research Council of Italy
  • Hanne Hvidtfeldt Christiansen - The University Centre in Svalbard
  • Eva Fuglei - Norwegian Polar Institute
  • Richard Hann - NTNU - Norwegian University of Science and Technology
  • Georg Hansen - NILU - Norwegian Institute for Air Research
  • Clara Hoppe - Alfred Wegener Institute
  • Jacek A Jania - University of Silesia, Poland
  • Radovan Krejci - Stockholm University
  • K.P. Krishnan - National Centre for Polar and Ocean Research
  • Cecilie Mauritzen - Norwegian Meteorological Institute
  • Hiroshi Miyaoka - National Institute for Polar Research
  • Marzena Osuch - Institute of Geophysics, Polish Academy of Sciences
  • Tuukka Petäjä - Institute for Atmospheric and Earth System Research of the University of Helsinki
  • Rune Storvold - NORCE Norwegian Research Centre AS
  • Vito Vitale - National Research Council of Italy
  • Agata Zaborska - Institute of Oceanology, Polish Academy of Science
  • Ewa Łupikasza - University of Silesia, Poland