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SPARC leadership

SPARC leadership is composed of experts from around the world who dedicate their time to SPARC's international activities. These include the SPARC Scientific Steering Group (SSG), who serve to guide SPARC's scientific focus, targeted activities and their leaders, the WCRP Joint Science Committee Liaisons, and Joint Planning Staff officer, as well as the the International Project Office (SPARC Office)

Current members of the SPARC Scientific Steering Group (SSG) are:

Co-Chairs

Neil Harris (UK): Cranfield University
Judith Perlwitz (USA): National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Members (2017)

Gufran Beig (India): Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology
Harry Hendon (Australia): Bureau of Meteorology
Alexey Karpechko (Finland): Finnish Meteorological Institute
Olivia Martius (Switzerland): Oeschger Centre for Climate Change Research, University of Bern
Michelle Santee (USA): NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Kaoru Sato (Japan)
: University of Tokyo
Hauke Schmidt (Germany): Max Planck Institute for Meteorology
Seok-Woo Son (Republic of Korea): Seoul National University
Donald Wuebbles (USA): University of Illinois
Tianjun Zhou (China): LASG, Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Ex-Officio Members

WMO/GAW: Geir Braathen (WMO) 

COSPAR: John Burrows (Germany) 
 

SCOSTEP: Marvin Geller (USA)
NDACC: Anne Thompson (USA)

Contact at WCRP Joint Planning Staff

Boram Lee (WMO)

Activity Leaders

For a full list of activity leaders see the Activities pages.