SCAR EXCOM 2011 WP06: Report of the 4th SCAR Cross-linkages Meeting
Title: SCAR 4th Cross Linkages Meeting
Authors: M Sparrow
Introduction/ Background: This is the 4th Cross linkages meeting. A major focus was the next generation of SRPs.
Important Issues or Factors: Aims were (i) to discuss current activities, in particular the new PPGs from a cross cutting perspective (ii) to concentrate on new ideas that cross cut programmes and disciplines (iii) to identify emerging issues and new frontiers on the horizon that are interdisciplinary.
Recommendations/Actions and Justification: Various (see Appendix 2)
Expected Benefits/Outcomes: Increased efficiency and a more strategic approach to interdisciplinary interactions, in particular with the next generation of SRPs.
Partners: All SCAR groups plus IASC, IACS, WCRP, IGBP, COMNAP etc.
Budget Implications: Funds for meeting every 2 years or so (~$12,000)