Reports and deliverables summarise the progress of the rpoject so far to our funders, colleagues and stakeholders. We aim to make as many reports as possible open to the public by publishing open access in the Blue-Action community.

To read more in depth about the progress of the project, please explore the reports below. 


Workpackage 1 Improving seasonal long-range forecast skill of risks for hazardous weather and climate events

How to identify weather patterns associated with occurrences of extreme events in models (D1.1) available in Zenodo

Attribution of extremes to climate phenomena (D1.2) This is still confidential, for the time being

Quantified skill in weather patterns associated with extreme events (D1.3) results have been published in https://doi.org/10.5194/wcd-1-541-2020,

Predictability of marine cold air outbreaks and polar lows with dynamical S2S forecasts (D1.4) results have been published in https://doi.org/10.1002/qj.4038

Workpackage 2 Lower Latitude Drivers of Arctic Changes

Model-observation and reanalyses comparison at key locations for heat transport to the Arctic (D2.1) Opens external link in new windowavailable in Zenodo

Seasonal to decadal variability of the subpolar gyre (D2.2) Opens external link in new windowavailable in Zenodo

Processes and flow over the Iceland-Faroe Ridge (D2.3) Opens external link in new windowavailable in Zenodo

Synthesis and dissemination of ocean and atmosphere heat transport to the Arctic (D2.4) Opens external link in new windowavailable in Zenodo

Assessment of Oceanic anomalies of predictive potential (D2.5) Opens external link in new windowavailable in Zenodo

Oceanic heat anomalies and Arctic sea‐ice variability (D2.6) Opens external link in new windowavailable in Zenodo

Cost-benefit analysis of the RAPID and OSNAP arrays - Link up with AtlantOS workshop on gap analysis (D2.7) This is still confidential, for the time being

Optimization of the GSR inflow arrays (D2.8) available in Zenodo

Assessment of heat transport and distribution in the high Arctic in eddy resolving model (Milestone MS8) Opens external link in new windowavailable in Zenodo

Coupled reanalysis of the Arctic climate (Milestone MS9) Opens external link in new windowavailable in Zenodo

Workpackage 3 Linkages of Arctic Climate Changes to Lower Latitudes

Identification of the surface state influence in representing the Arctic warming by coordinated atmosphere-only simulations (D3.1) Opens external link in new windowavailable in Zenodo

Identification of key processes in bridging the Arctic warming impact and its variation on decadal timescales (D3.2) Opens external link in new windowavailable in Zenodo

Oceanic and climatic impacts of freshwater release over the last few decades (D3.4) Opens external link in new windowavailable in Zenodo

Improved key process in representing Arctic Warming (D3.5) This is still confidential, for the time being

Role of ocean-atmosphere coupling in bridging the Arctic warming over lower latitudes (D3.3) This is still confidential, for the time being

Workpackage 4 Enhancing the capacity of seasonal-to-decadal predictions in the Arctic and over the Northern Hemisphere

Selected baseline prediction data for impact studies (D4.1), Opens external link in new windowavailable in Zenodo

Benchmark performance of state-of- the-art prediction systems (D4.2) Opens external link in new windowavailable in Zenodo

Impact of Arctic on Northern Hemisphere predictability (D4.3) This is still confidential, for the time being

Sensitivity predictions performed (D4.4) This is still confidential, for the time being

Best practices for enhancing user relevant prediction skill (D4.5) This is still confidential, for the time being

Workpackage 5 Developing and Valuing Climate and Information Services

CS1 Snowmaking

CS2 Temperature-related mortality 

CS3 Polar Lows

  • Requirements specifications report (D5.11) Opens external link in new windowavailable in Zenodo
  • Workshops with the end-users of the CS3 demo application (D5.14) Opens external link in new window<font color="#000080"><a href="https://www.zenodo.org/record/1164217" title="Opens internal link in current window" target="_blank"><font color="#000080">available in Zenodo</font></a></font>
  • Arctic Extreme Weather Risk web application: A climate service to harness extreme weather risk (Factsheet, D5.14) available in Zenodo
  • The Arctic Extreme Weather Risk web app: how to use it (D5.12) available in Zenodo
  • Evaluation of the polar lows forecast system (D5.13), available in Zenodo 

CS4 Marine Fisheries

CS5 Yamal 2040 scenarios

  • Arctic stakeholder Map (D5.20 ) Opens external link in new windowavailable in Zenodo
  • Environment scanning workshop and report 1, Blue‐Action Case Study Nr. 5 (D5.21). This deliverable is confidential, but a short summary is Opens external link in new windowavailable in Zenodo
  • Environment scanning workshop and report Nr. 2 (D5.22).  Opens external link in new windowavailable in Zenodo
  • Quantitative and qualitative analysis of the engagement of stakeholders (D5.23)  Opens external link in new windowavailable in Zenodo

Workpackage 6 Clustering for Blue Growth

Workshop reports:

Inputs to:

Workpackage 7 Management

  • Structure and detailed tasks of the project office (D7.1) Opens external link in new windowavailable in Zenodo 
  • Risk register system and procedures (D7.2) Opens external link in new windowavailable in Zenodo
  • Data Management Plan (D7.3)
  • Minutes of the first annual meeting (D7.4) - confidential-
  • Minutes from the second annual meeting (D7.5) - confidential-
  • Minutes from the third annual meeting (D7.6) - confidential-

Workpackage 8 Communication, Dissemination, Engagement and Exploitation

  • Communication and dissemination plan: Matrix update (D8.1) Opens external link in new windowavailable in Zenodo
  • Intranet for internal communication (D8.2) confidential 
  • Project website  (D8.3) Opens external link in new windowavailable in Zenodo
  • Communication and Dissemination Plan (D8.4) confidential
  • Programme on Professional Development (D8.6) confidential
  • Exploitation plan (D8.12) Opens external link in new windowavailable in Zenodo
  • Presence at SOS 2016 for networking and visibility Sustainable Ocean Summit (D8.5) Opens external link in new windowavailable in Zenodo
  • Social Engagement Group Knowledge Exchange 1 (D8.7) Opens external link in new windowavailable on Zenodo
  • Policy briefing in Edinburgh "Ocean observations and predictions in response to the climate emergency" (D8.8) Opens external link in new windowavailable in Zenodo
  • What is the deal with the viral Picture of the dogs walking on the Water? (D8.9) Opens external link in new windowavailable in Zenodo
  • Roadshow showing the mid-term results of WP5 to larger business audiences (D8.13) Opens external link in new windowavailable on Zenodo 

Milestones attained:

  • Milestone 2: Risk monitoring procedures established. Means of verification: Risk register and relevant procedures in place and available in the intranet. Internal procedures have been set up. See deliverable D7.2
  • Milestone 1: Kickoff held. Means of verification: Report on kick-off, on internal procedures established, all materials available on the website, press releases of the event. 
  • Milestone 3: Gender Strategy defined. Means of verification: Report available.
  • Milestone 4: Guidelines how to quantify extremes in models using EVT. Means of verification: Report available to the partners.
  • Milestone 6: Workshop on results benchmark multimodel ensemble prediction and select case studies for the following tasks (WP4). Means of verification: Report available to the partners.
  • Milestone 7: Design the coordinated sensitivity prediction experiments (WP4). Means of verification: Report available to the partners.
  • MS8 Assessment of heat transport and distribution in the high Arctic in eddy resolving model. 

 

 


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