February 7, 2014

We have been assigned a new project officer again. Stijn Vermoote will be taking over from Gabriella Soos, apparently effective February 3rd. As such, he will be handling the upcoming review meeting.

Januray 22, 2014

We have successfully submitted the scientific section of our periodic report on time, three weeks in advance of the annual review meeting (Feb. 12th), as requested.

November 15, 2013

The first annual meeting and accompanying WP4 workshop is complete, successfully hosted by KNMI in de Bilt (Utrecht) from November 13-15 (WP4 workshop November 12-13). Presentations will be posted on the meeting page shortly (some are already there), and minutes will be made available on the internal page.

October 24, 2013

The first amendment of our Grant Agreement has been approved by the European Commission, allowing us to take advantage of the new electronic-only filing of financial reports. This change is effective January 1, 2014, meaning that our first annual financial reports (Forms C) can be submitted electronically.

October 4, 2013

Registration for the first annual meeting is now open, until October 25th. The meeting will be hosted by KNMI in de Bilt (near Utrecht), the Netherlands, from November 13-15, 2013. It will be preceded by a WP4 workshop from November 12-13. More information can be found on the meeting page.

June 21, 2013

WP2 held a successful workshop in Jülich from June 19-20 to agree upon database standards. Minutes and presentations from this meeting are available on the internal page of the website.

April 25, 2013

A doodle poll has been set up to choose the date of the next annual meeting, planned for November, 2013, in Utrecht, hosted by KNMI. Please indicate your availability as soon as possible.

April 24, 2013

An abstract has been submitted to ESA's Pv2013 conference in Frascati with the title "IAGOS developments in the frame of IGAS for metadata standardisation and database interoperability" - see Publications for the full abstract and authorship.

April 19, 2013

The Project Steering Committee met, and agreed to informally adopt the suggestions of our project officer (please see project email from April 1st for details).

January 31, 2013

The Kick-Off Meeting and associated WP4 workshop successfully took place in Jena, January 28-31.

December 13, 2012

We have just been informed by our project officer, Gabriella Soos, that the Grant Agreement for IGAS has been signed and sent to us today.

December 10, 2012

All partners have now signed the Consortium Agreement, and the Commission will be able to go forward with the Grant Agreement. As soon as we receive all the original signature pages by post we'll send all the partners a scanned copy.

November 30, 2012

Two IGAS PhD positions at the Max Planck Institute for Biogeochemistry are now available. See Jobs for more info.

November 19, 2012

IGAS has been assigned a new project officer, Gabriella Soos. We look forward to working with Ms. Soos, and thank our previous project officer, Paola Chiarini, for her support up to this point.

November 14, 2012

A venue has been chosen for the IGAS kick-off meeting, which will be held in Jena from January 28th-30th, 2013. More information about the agenda and registration can be found here.