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SCAR Executive Committee Meeting
18-19 July 2011, Edinburgh, Scotland

SCAR EXCOM 2011 WP06: Report of the 4th SCAR Cross-linkages Meeting

Working Paper 6
Agenda Item: 2.2
Deadline: June 1
Person Responsible: Mike/Kathy

Executive Summary

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)