recommendations will not be formulated during this open session; rather, this will be an opportunity for clarification of the material presented and the BASC’s understanding of the material and issues. Agency participants are urged to be actively involved during this session.

• Definition of climate services

• Identification of users and providers

• Types of products included in climate services

• Future demands for climate services

• Roles and missions, public, private, and academic roles and responsibilities

FRIDAY, AUGUST 11, 2000

8:30 a.m.

Discussion continued

Fundamental principles to be followed in the provision of climate services:

• Observations

• Data sets

• Modeling

• Information and communication

• Assessments

Objectives and priorities

Structure, overlap with environmental services, etc.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 12, 2000 CLOSED SESSION

8:30 a.m.

Report Preparation: Formulation of findings and recommendations.

1:00 p.m.

Adjourn



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