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Agenda

Venue: Westin Hotel Sendai, Miyabi Room


Tuesday July 25: Setting the Stage

Presentations and discussion of the current state of research in the application of GNSS Augmentation to Tsunami Early Warning. 

Morning
 08:30-10:00    Plenary Session I - Introductions        
 08:30-09:00      Opening Ceremony: Welcome and brief introductions.
 09:00 -10:00     Agency Perspectives

 10:00-10:45    Break                                  

 10:45-12:00    Plenary Session II - GNSS
 10:15-10:45      Basics of GNSS positioning, and how that shapes the GNSS contribution to tsunami early warning, Jeff Freymuuller, University of Alaska, Fairbanks
 10:45-11:15      How the real-time GNSS can contribute to tsunami early warning in association with other geophysical measurements, Yusaku Ohta, Tohoku University
 11:15-12:00      Discussion

12:00-13:00   Lunch on your own                                                 

Afternoon
 13:00-14:30    Plenary Session III A- Seismic Sources
 13:00-13:30      Eiichi Fukuyama, NIED, Overview of Simulations
 13:30-14:00      Steven Ward, University of California, Santa Cruz
 14:00-14:30      Andrew Newman, Georgia Institute of Technology

 14:30-14:45    Break    

 14:45-15:45    Plenary Session III B- Tsunami Source Modeling and Requirements
 14:45-15:15     Shunichi Koshimura, IRIDeS
 15:15-15:30     Connecting earthquake source models to tsunami forecasts, Diego Melgar, University of California, Berkeley
 15:30-15:45     Tony Song, Jet Propulsion Laboratory         

 15:45-17:00    Breakout Sessions      
      Group 1: Seismology
      Group 2: Tsunami
      Group 3: Landslides
      Group 4: Other

17:30-19:30   Reception                                                                                          

Evening
  20:00-22:00   Informal consultations and planning  


Wednesday, July 26:  Data issues

Focus on data sharing, NGO data, data gaps, and data needs for geodetic and ionospheric observations.  Panel discussions and working groups identify TEWS challenges.

Morning
  08:30-10:00    Plenary Session IV - Ionospheric Remote Sensing
Advances in Understanding Natural-Hazards-Generated TEC Perturbations Using Ground-Based and Spaceborne Measurements
  08:30-9:00       I. Attila Komjathy, Jet Propulsion Laboratory 
  09:00-09:30     II. Georgio Savastano, U. Rome / Jet Propulsion Laboratory 
  09:30-10:00     Giovanni Occhipinti, IPGP

  10:00-10:15    Break          

  10:15-12:00    Plenary Session V - Data Processing
  10;15-10:45      Real-time high-rate multi-GNSS and its noise characteristics for tsunami early warning over Asia-Pacific regions, Jianghui Geng, GNSS Res. Ctr. ,Wuhan U
  10:45-11:15      Global Seismic Monitoring with Real-time GPS, Tim Melbourne, Central Washington U.
  11:15-11:30      Satoshi Kawamoto

  11:30-12:00 Discussion                                                                                             

12:00-13:00   Lunch on your own

Afternoon
  13:00-14:00   Plenary Session VI - GNSS Networks
  13:00-13:30     John Dawson, Geoscience AU
  13:30-13:45     Charles McCreery, NOAA
  13:45-14:00     Sebastian Riquelme, U. Chile 

  14:00-14:30 Discussion             

  14:30-14:45   Break  

  14:45-17:00    Breakout Sessions      
      Group 1: Data
      Group 2: Software
      Group 3: Hardware
      Group 4: Constraints      

18:00-20:00    Dinner  on your own                                                                                             

Evening
  20:00-22:00   Informal consultations and planning 


Thursday July 27:  The Way Forward

 Discussion of next steps.

Morning       
  09:00-11:45   Plenary Session    
      
Discuss Workshop Report
      Identify membership of the GNNS-TEWS Steering committee

  11:45-12:00   Closing ceremony                                                                                        

12:00-13:00    Lunch Advisory Committee only         

Afternoon  
  13:00-17:00   Advisory Committee and Operational Agencies closed meeting       
      
Set future actions plan and secure commitments
      Assign tasks 

 

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