News 38 : 1st semester 2010
Taking into account the continuous decrease of contributions over the last years, a reshaping of the format of the newsletter is proposed. The core idea is to move towards an e-zine format, allowing much more freedom about the content of individual articles (targeting either operations, or R&D activities, nationally or transversally to the Programme). The "operations" and "R&D" sections, which proved to be fairly difficult to fill in, in recent past, would be replaced by a single section of "operational and R&D activities in the Programme".
This Section would contain any of the above-mentioned contributions, based on a more "on-offer" logic (as opposed to an "on-demand" approach as in the past). Teams willing to promote their work will therefore be able to continue to contribute with status notes about the evolution of their applications and/or short scientific notes - which sometimes could be understood as preparatory notes to a peer-reviewed paper.
The status about cycles and Arpège operations, as well as the Foreword text, would remain, when relevant.
The Sections about "papers" and "PHD studies" will remain; the "papers" section will specifically focus on advertising accepted papers; the "PHD" section will remain focused on ongoing PHD work at any partner institute.
The Support Team will continue to regularly advertise partners to contribute to the ALADIN e-zine. However, each release will be closed at a given date, and its content at that date will constitute the corresponding version
C. Fischer & The Support Team
|National operational and R&D activities||Status about cycles and ARPEGE operations|
|Operational in Slovakia||About cycles|
|Operational in Slovenia||Scores in Meteo-France|
|R&D in Slovakia|
|Scientific and technical notes||PhD studies|
|Use of heterogeneous background error covariance matrices at mesoscale by Thibaut Montmerle and Loïk Berre||Contributions to the study of the coupling problem between limited area models and large scale models, PhD Raluca Radu|
|Application of Chapeau/Aladin in operational classroom by N. Žagar, R. Žabkar1, M. Horvat and N. Pristov2|
|Publications||Events and announcements|
|Papers in NWP specialised international journals with a reviewing commitee||7th PAC meeting, Budapest, 30 Nov|
|2010 stay reports||15th General Assembly, Prague, 14-15 Dec|
|Documentation||21st ALADIN Workshop & HIRLAM All Staff Meeting 2011, 5-8 April 2011, Norrkoping|
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