Panel on Capacity Building (PCB)

Juan Carlos Gabriel (Spain), 2018 – 2022 (juan.carlos.gabriel – at –
Diego Altimirano (UK), 2018 – 2022
Raffaela d’Amicis (Italy), 2021 – 2022*
Dieter Bilitza (USA), 2018 – 2022 (dbilitza – at – gmu.ed)
Alexi Glover (ESA/ESOC), 2018 – 2022*
Randall K. Smith (USA), Sponsorships, 2019 – 2023
Z. “Bob” Su (Netherlands), 2018 – 2022
Intercommission/Panel Liaison:
Scientific Commission A: Kahn, R. (USA), 2016 – 2020

Terms of Reference

To advise COSPAR on its program of capacity building workshops.  More information as well as guidelines and an application for submitting a workshop proposal and an application.

Note from Editor: A Memorandum of Understanding for a partnership on training and capacity building was signed between the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and COSPAR in March 2012.

Last update of terms of reference 3 April 2012.


Capacity Building Fellowship Program and Alumni (PCB FPA)

Mariano Mendez (Netherlands), 2018 – 2022 (mariano – at –
Ernesto Lopez-Baeza (Spain), 2018 – 2022*

Terms of Reference

This program is open to young scientists who have been participants at one of the COSPAR Capacity Building workshops to enable them to build on skills gained at the workshop. It provides for visits of 2-4 weeks duration for the purpose of carrying out joint research to laboratories that collaborate with COSPAR in providing the fellowship program.

More information, list of currently participating laboratories, application guidelines, etc.

Last update of terms of reference 15 January 2015.


* (after officer term) = second and final term in the office indicated

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