Project no. GOCE-CT-2003-505539 Project acronym: ENSEMBLES Project title: ENSEMBLE-based Predictions of Climate Changes and their Impacts Instrument: Integrated Project Thematic Priority: Global Change and Ecosystems D5.1 Workshop on RT5 key issues and research priorities for years 1.5-5 of ENSEMBLES Due date of deliverable: August 2005 Actual submission date: September 2005 Start date of project: 1 September 2004 Duration: 60 Months INGV Vn1.0 Project co-funded by the European Commission within the Sixth Framework Programme (2002-2006) Dissemination Level PU Public PP Restricted to other programme participants (including the Commission Services) RE Restricted to a group specified by the consortium (including the Commission Services) CO Confidential, only for members of the Consortium (including the Commission Services) Joint RT4/RT5 Workshop: 5-6 September ENSEMBLES General Assembly Divani Palace Acropolis, Athens Draft Agenda 1. Welcome and agree agenda RT4/RT5 leaders 2. Review overall aims of RT4 and RT5 Present outline plans for months 13-30 RT4/RT5 leaders 3. RT4 Coordinated Experiments Julia Slingo Discussion on planned experiments, data archive etc. 4. Discussion on Tropical issues for WP4.2/WP5.2 Gualdi/Navarra Report on WCRP Monsoon modelling workshop Julia Slingo Partner presentations? 5. Discussion on Predictability issues for WP4.4/WP5.3 Terray/Doblas-Reyes Partner presentations? 6. Discussion on Extreme Events issues for WP4.3/WP5.4 Selten/Buishand Partner presentations? 7. Discussion of key science issues for Years 2-5 RT4/RT5 leaders What are they? How to exploit the synergies between RT4 and RT5? Can we extend the coordinated experimentation?