17 July 2009
Notes from AMS CCS telcon, Friday July 17, 2009, 1:00 PM EDT.
Attending: Ed O'Lenic, Peter Robinson, Ryan Boyles, Bob Cohen,
NOTE: These are my own notes. Please feel free to augment them
with corrections and annotations as you deem necessary, and share
them with the group. - Ed
Webinar speakers, time, dates.
Ryan: SC meeting presentations by CPC great. Need to improve
use of the products. I would like to work with CPC on this.
IRI is trying to use LRF in streamflow forecasts.
Ed: We got a pretty good response.
Peter: This is a great
Bob: There are private sector concerns about NCS, and competition
between government and private sector. The webinar doesn't mention that.
Ed: Although we have focused on water resources, there is no reason
whatsoever that topic cannot be brought up and discussed. Quite the
contrary. How about if we have Steve Root speak from the private sector
side on the topic of data to the water sector?
Peter: CCMs are a representative group, self-selected. CCM
community and others want to make sure they understand and
have a stake in the outcome of an NCS, for example. They want
to know what is going on.
Ryan: We might get someone from the state hydro services to be on the
Ed: Jeanine Jones of the California Department of water resources would
be ideal. I will recruit her.
Peter: I will follow-up with Henz.
Bob: I will talk with Steve Root.
Ed: 4 speakers. Nominal length an hour. Its OK if we spend longer, if
there is interest.
Ryan: Ask CA person what groups we should try to send notices to to
solicit their attendance.
Ed: Friday, 7 August for next CCS meeting. I will think hard about the
town hall meeting, which we discussed taking the discussion with the
CCMs to a level beyond the webinar.