Appointment HIRLAM senior code analyst

The HIRLAM Council has formally appointed Roel Stappers (met.no) as HIRLAM senior code analyst. He will likely take up his new duties from 1 November 2017 onwards. Hereby a warm welcome to Roel in his new role!
The code analyst will play an important role in defining the desirable evolution of the LAM data assimilation code in the shared ALADIN-HIRLAM system, in finding technical solutions for implementing the LAM developments into the new OOPS data assimilation framework, and in creating validation tests for the assimilation code from cycle to cycle.

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