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 2020

  • Review/ update the SIOS Infrastructure Optimisation Report
  • Prepare the call and evaluate proposals for the SESS report 2020
  • Prepare the call for access 2020 and evaluation of applications
  • Implementation of the recommendations from the SESS reports
  • Review of core data process
  • Develop SIOS science cases
  • Review the Terms of Reference for SOAG
  • Develop the SOAG work programme for 2021

Associated task forces

  • SIOS Infrastructure Optimisation Report
  • Access Call 2020 (in cooperation with RICC)
  • SESS report 2020 (January - May 2020)

 

SOAG leader

SOAG members