Monday, June 18, 2012

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cc: Eystein Jansen <eystein.jansenatXYZxyz.uib.no>, raynaud@lgge.obs.ujf-grenoble.fr, keith.alverson@pages.unibe.ch, Stephen.Juggins@ncl.ac.uk, k.briffa@uea.ac.uk, beer@eawag.ch, john.birks@bot.uib.no, s.patrick@ucl.ac.uk, j.holmes@ucl.ac.uk, j.dearing@liverpool.ac.uk, Rick Battarbee <r.battarbeeatXYZxyzg.ucl.ac.uk>, P.J.Valdes@bristol.ac.uk, joos <joosatXYZxyzmate.unibe.ch>, Eduardo Zorita <Eduardo.ZoritaatXYZxyzs.de>, duplessy@lsce.cnrs-gif.fr
date: Wed, 04 Feb 2004 16:09:52 +0000
from: Simon Tett <simon.tettatXYZxyzoffice.com>
subject: Re: Draft minutes Holclim scoping meeting Jan 15
to: Andr� Berger <bergeratXYZxyzr.ucl.ac.be>

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Andre,
I asked the UK policy people in Defra what they thought! Their view is
that as we are not likely to head into an ice age soon it is not
something they consider very important.

Do you think we will be going into an ice age quickly in the next 100
years or so ? (or even 1000 years).

Simon

Andr� Berger wrote:

> Dear Colleagues,
>
> As I told many of you, I was unable to attend the London January 15
> meeting although as a member of SC Holivar and CEE EAG on Global Change
> and Ecosystems I was very interested by your discussions.
>
> One point seems to me fundamental and missing in the report on HOLOCENE
> or LONGER ?
> Policy makers are indeed interested by knowing
>
> * whether or not our interglacial will come to an end soon ?
> * what is the climate variability within an in terglacial (are
> extremes frequent or not ?)
> * what is the regime of the ocean ciculation in an interglacial and
> especially during the warmest times ?
>
> Holocene (HOCLIM) can answer only partly those questions, in particular
> how is an interglacial ending ? Therefore I strongly support the idea
> of having a proposal focusing on Interglacials not only Holocene. I
> however understand very well the problem of the Holocene Community who
> would like to show a coherent work. My feeling is th at it comes one
> year too late and I am among those who regret it.
>
> I draw your attention that we have to think very seriously about how we
> are going to be judged by the Expert Advisory Group. They have nothing
> to say in the selection procedure of proposals but they are very
> influential to decide whether or not paleoclimate is necessary in the
> next Framework Programme.
>
> I will attend our HOLCLIM 22 March meeting.
>
> Best Regards,
>
> Andr�
>
>
>
> At 11:38 28/01/200 4 +0100, Eystein Jansen wrote:
>
>> Dear friends,
>>
>> Please find enclosed the draft minutes from our Jan 15 meeting, which
>> Heather put together.
>> I would be grateful to receive comments and corrections soon.
>> Please also note that the next meeting is March 22, also at UCL in
>> London, and the tasks for preparing draft outlines of the proposal
>> work packages (questions).
>> I will work on an outline of the proposal, report from discussions
>> with Brussels in the next 1-2 weeks, and send this out to you for
>> comments.
>> I would be very grateful if you could think of who we should invite
>> to write on Q5 Extreme events and the hydrological cycle.
>> Name and acronym!
>>
>> Eystein
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