Science Optimisation Advisory Group (SOAG)

Contact and secretary for SOAG: director@sios-svalbard.org

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 2019

  • Review/ update the SIOS Infrastructure Optimisation Report
  • Develop further the SESS report
  • Prepare the call for access 2019 and evaluation of applications
  • Map and evaluate funding possibilities
  • Develop further SIOS core data/key variables
  • Develop SIOS key research topics
  • Develop the SOAG work programme for 2020

Associated task forces

  • SIOS Infrastructure Optimisation Report
  • Access Call 2019 (in cooperation with RICC)
  • SESS report 2019 (February - May 2019)

 

SOAG leader

SOAG members