Coordination Meeting BMKG-LAPAN-ITB on YMC activities in Bandung (7 February 2017)
As part of Indonesia national preparation for the YMC Campaign, a coordination meeting was held on 7 February 2017 in LAPAN, Bandung, attended by representatives from Agency of Meteorology Climatology and Geophysics (BMKG), National Space Agency (LAPAN), and Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB).
The meeting agreed on several key issues, among other are:
- November 2017 was agreed to be the deadline for confirmation of funded foreign partner research proposals, considering that application procedure for Foreign Research Permit would take around 6 months prior to the activity, and
- BMKG would be the agency entitled for storing all data gained from the Campaign.
- Joint Research Center among agencies and universities is planned to be formed to support the research collaboration in Indonesia with particular topic about numerical weather prediction (NWP).
As a follow up, a national scientific meeting inviting all national partner institutes within YMC Campaign framework will be held on May 2017.