Milestones

List of milestones

Fourteen milestones were defined in the project proposal. All have been attained.

No. Milestone name WPs no's. Lead beneficiary Delivery date (M) Status Comments
1 Kick-off Meeting All 1 2 ˜attained  Conference
2 THOR WEB Site launched 6.1and all 1 4 ˜attained THOR WEB Site
3 Data bank in- and output formats defined, routines established 6/1 1 6 ˜attained THOR WEB site
4 Observational and modelled ocean state data sets for analyses and data-model comparisons available in data bank (avaible from 31.01.2010) 2.1, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3 5 12 ˜attained THOR WEB site and data bank
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5 1st  Annual meeting. Core topic: Reference data sets and information of end-users 6.1 and all 1 12 ˜attained Conference
6 Statistical analyses of Millennium model runs and Paleao data available 1.1, 1.2 2 24 ˜attained THOR WEB site and data bank
7 Field tests for real-time data transmission completed 5/1 8 24 ˜attained THOR WEB site
8 2nd Annual meeting. Core topic: Decadal variability during the past Millennium 6.1 and all 1 24 ˜attained Conference
9 Overflow entrainment studies completed 3/3 12 36 ˜attained THOR WEB site and data bank
10 THC sensitivity and ocean-ice-atmosphere feedback studies completed 1.1, 2.2, 2.3,  7 36 ˜attained THOR WEB site and data bank
11 Ocean observing strategies developed 2.1, 2.3, 3.1, 3.3, 4.2, 5.1 16 36 ˜attained THOR WEB site
12 Uncertainties and quality of decadal predictability  2.3, 2.3, 4.1, 4.2, 5.2 3 36 ˜attained THOR WEB site
13 3rd Annual meeting. Core topic: Sensitivity and feedbacks: How well can we forecast THC variability? 6.1 and all 1 36 ˜attained Conference
14 Final meeting: synopsis of THOR and information to end users. Definition of future research topics 6.1 and all 1 48 ˜attained Conference