ATMOP Project Structure

Project coordinator - Noelia Sanchez Ortiz (DMS)

Scientific coordinator - Michel Menvielle (CNRS)

 

WP1 - Management

Leader - Noelia Sanchez Ortiz (DMS) 

- Task 1.1 - Day to day work management
- Task 1.2 - Administrative and financial management
- Task 1.3 - Quality and risk management
- Task 1.4 - Legal and knowledge management
- Task 1.5 - Ethical, Society and Gender issues

 

WP2 - Physical processes and proxies for semi-empirical modelling

Leader - Chantal Lathuillere (CNRS) 

- Task 2.1 - Database construction for proxies assesment
- Task 2.2 - Solar UV forcing and solar proxies
- Task 2.3 - Physics of Ectrodynamic forcing
- Task 2.4 - Geomagnetic proxies
- Task 2.5 - Final report writing

 

WP3 - Modelling of Thermospheric Drag Processes

Leader - Alan D. Aylward (UCL) 

- Task 3.1 - Evaluate best of CMAT2 to use for the study
- Task 3.2 - Initial model runs
- Task 3.3 - Runs to evaluate use of different proxies
- Task 3.4 - Comparison with data
- Task 3.5 - Evaluation of data assimilation
- Task 3.6 - Final report writing

 

WP4 - Semi-empirical modelling of the thermosphere

Leader - Sean Bruinsma (CNES) 

- Task 4.1 - Creation of density database
- Task 4.2 - Revision and upgrading of the DTM model
- Task 4.3 - Validation of the model parameters
- Task 4.4 - Validation of the density models
- Task 4.5 - Final report writing

 

WP5 - Data Assimilation for Global Analysis and near-real time prediction

Leader - David Jackson (MET) 

- Task 5.1 - Design of data assimilation system
- Task 5.2 - Observation processing and quality control
- Task 5.3 - Thermospheric data assimilation in DTM
- Task 5.4 - Thermospheric data assimilation using physical models
- Task 5.5 - Thermospheric data assimilation using DTM
- Task 5.6 - Assesment of thermospheric data assimilation results
- Task 5.7 - Final report writing

 

WP6 - Dissemination

Leader - Michel Menvielle (CNRS) 

- Task 6.1 - ATMOP Website setup and maintance
- Task 6.2 - Brochure and Presentations (leaflets, presentations, etc.)
- Task 6.3 - Communications on scientific conferences, publications
- Task 6.4 - Engagement with press