The IG3IS Second Symposium & User Summit will take place in WMO Secretariat - Geneva, Switzerland, the week of 26th October 2020.
The recent release of the WMO Greenhouse Gases Bulletin evinces the urgent need to take the most effective actions to reduce emissions and tackle climate change.
The Integrated Global Greenhouse Gas Information System (IG3IS), spearheaded by the World Meteorological Organization’s Global Atmosphere Watch programme, is moving towards a broader implementation, following the approval of its Science Implementation Plan by the WMO Executive Council in June 2018, and building on the outcomes of its first Symposium and User Summit in November 2018.
IG3IS combines atmospheric GHG concentration measurements with human-activity data in a modelling and analysis framework to help decision-makers take better informed action to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases and pollutants that reduce air quality. It also strives to establish common methods and protocols to ensure the consistency on the products and services delivered at different temporal and spatial scales.
The IG3IS science implementation plan supports the development and use of inverse modelling for emission estimates and to ensure that these estimates are reliable and consistent representations of what is observed in the atmosphere. Such consistency will be established through the series of the benchmarking exercise following the recommendations of the first workshop in Lund, Sweden, and the second second scientific symposium of the WMO IG3IS held in Paris, France during last October 2019.
More information about this event will be published soon.