Below the draft agenda for the IESWG-2022 Virtual workshop on . This is the 4th edition of the International Earth Surface Working Group meeting. Previous editions are linked here (for the 1st, 2nd, 3rd edition, as well as for the IESWG-2021).

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Agenda for 4th International Earth Surface Working Group
(all time listed in UTC)

Day 1 (05Apr2022)

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11:00B. Ruston and G. BalsamoPlenary: IESWG-4 Welcome and Agenda

Session I: Earth Surface Data Assimilation
11:15Patricia deRosnayConsistent exploitation of Earth system observations in coupled assimilation systems
11:40Martin Lange
12:05Sanghee JunCurrent status and future plans for KIM land surface data assimilation
12:45R. Reichle

Assimilation of SMAP L-band Radiances Improves Near-Surface Atmospheric Humidity and Temperature in the GEOS Weather Analysis and Forecasting System

13:10Camille GarnaudImproving Snow Analyses for Hydrological Forecasting at ECCC
13:35Clara DraperProgress towards implementing a state-of-the-art Land DA in NOAA’s global NWP system
14:00Svetlana TravovaAssimilation of screen-level variables for soil moisture analysis into multilayer soil model INM RAS - MSU
14:25Darren GhentLand Surface Temperature CCI: approaches to long-term data for climate

Day 2 (06Apr2022)

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11:00B. Ruston and G. BalsamoPlenary: IESWG-4 Introduction and Agenda

Session 2: Earth Observation Applications
11:05Keiichi KondoImpact of microwave radiance assimilation over land using dynamic emissivity in the global NWP system of JMA
11:30Clement AlbergelESA Climate Change Initiative in support of Terrestrial Carbon Science
11:55Bob SuRooting satellite observations in land-atmosphere exchange processes
12:35Min HuangUpdates on land and atmospheric composition research using Earth Observation data and Earth system modeling
13:00Milena DimitrijevicLand-surface and precipitation reanalysis based on GEM model
13:25Sujay KumarLand data assimilation to examine fire-hydrology connections
14:00B. Ruston and G. Balsamo

Plenary: IESWG-4 Action Items and Recommendations

Draft Notes

The IESWG Terms of Reference are available at this link. IESWG Terms of Reference