INSPIRE Knowledge Base

MACC

Description
Organisation: 
GMES Atmosphere Service/Atmospheric Chemistry Modellers
Acronym: 
MACC
Details
Mission and Objectives: 
Monitor atmospheric chemical composition by integrating observations from in-situ platforms and satellites with numerical models of atmospheric chemistry and transport; provide operational analyses and forecasts of the atmospheric composition, merge datasets from various data centers worldwide.
Formal Mandate: 
None
Mandate: 
Co-ordinator of reactive gases project in MACC; member of reactive gases scientific advisory group of Global Atmosphere Watch (GAW); leading development of WCS data server under contracts from US EPA
Activities: 
Model development, data analysis and QA, coordination activities, network integration
Membership: 
staff
Typology: 
Thematic
PROPOSED ROLE IN INSPIRE DEVELOPMENT

Which role(s) do you foresee for the SDIC in INSPIRE development

  • submit reference material as input to the Drafting Teams
  • yes
  • allocate experts to Drafting Teams
  • yes
  • participate in the review process
  • yes
  • be kept informed
  • yes
    Geographic Domain
    International
    global
    Societal Sector
    environment, air pollution, climate
    Specific Expertise
    Previous Experience relevant for INSPIRE development
    Profound experience handling observational and modelling data from atmospheric research and operational analyses; coordination of multi-model experiments and data server; development of WCS server and user interface
    Environmental application domains
    air pollution, climate
    Primary Business
    scientist