2 March 2005
Eighth Session of the Terrestrial Observation Panel for Climate
Twelfth Session of the GCOS Steering Committee was held at
the WMO headquarters in Geneva from 15-18 March 2004.
the Second Report on the Adequacy of the Global Observing
Systems for Climate in Support of the United Nations Framework
Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) to the Eighteenth Session
of the UNFCCC’s Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological
Advise (SBSTA-18) in June 2003 and to the Ninth Conference
of the Parties (COP) to the UNFCCC in Milan, 1-12 December
8th meeting was dedicated to the review of the Essential Climate
Variables (ECVs) and the refinement of the terrestrial component
of the implementation plan.
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