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Expert Team on Services and Products Innovation and Improvement (ET/SPII)

 

The Expert Team on Services and Products Innovation and Improvement (ET/SPII) is the team which is tasked with keeping abreast of developments in technologies and techniques in various areas of the work of NMHSs relevant to PWS. The Terms of Reference (TORs) of the ET/SPII, as approved by the Fifteenth Session of the Commission for Basic Systems (CBS-15, Jakarta, Indonesia, 10-15 September 2012), are as indicated below:

Terms of Reference (TORs)

(a)    Monitor and report on the progress of recent ET/SPII initiatives;

(b)    In collaboration with other CBS OPAGs and other WMO Technical Commissions,
        contribute to the implementation of the WMO Strategy for Service Delivery through:

(i)     Reporting and advising on how to best assist Members, especially
        developing countries, with building an integrated approach to PWS
        products and services to improve their service delivery;

(ii)    Keep under review the needs for new and improved products and services
        with emphasis on key PWS user groups;

(iii)    Advise on the development, application and communication of
        probabilistic forecasts;

(iv)   Continue to encourage the use of verification for PWS with an emphasis
        on user oriented methods;

(c)     Review and advise on the implications of the service delivery strategy for the future
         role of the forecaster; and

(d)     Advise on and keep under review the development of World Weather Information
         Service (WWIS) and Severe Weather Information Centre (SWIC) Websites.

 

ET/SPII Team Membership

Guiney

Mr John L. GUINEY
Chairperson

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), National Weather Service (NWS), Eastern Region Headquarters
630 Johnson Avenue, Suite 202
BOHEMIA, New York 11716
United States of America
Tel.:     +1 631 244 0121
Fax:     +1 631 244 0167
E-mail:  John.Guiney@noaa.gov

Lang

Dr William Jonathan LANG
Met Office
FitzRoy Road
EXETER EX1 3PB, United Kingdom
Tel:      +44 1392 88 6464
E-mail:  will.lang@metoffice.gov.uk

FARRELL, A.M.

Ms Ann FARRELL
Bureau of Meteorology
GPO Box 1289, MELBOURNE VIC 3001
700 Collins Street, DOCKLANDS VIC 3008
Australia
Tel.:       +61 3 9669 4510
Fax:       +61 3 9669 4695
E-mails:  A.Farrell@bom.gov.au
             A.M.Farrell@bom.gov.au

SEABRA, M.

Ms Márcia dos SANTOS SEABRA
Instituto Nacional de Meteorología (INMET)
Eixo Monumental Via S-1 Sudoeste
BRASILIA, DF, CEP 70680-900, Brazil
Tels.:   +55 61 2102 4693
Faxes:  +55 61 2102 4620 / 2102 4701
E-mail:  marcia.seabra@inmet.gov.br

Axel

Mr Axel THOMALLA
Deutscher Wetterdienst
Frankfürter Strasse 135
D-63067 OFFENBACH, Germany
Tel.:     +49 69 8062 4310
Fax:     +49 69 8062 4130
E-mail:  Axel.Thomalla@dwd.de

Armstrong

Mr Armstrong YC CHENG
Hong Kong Observatory
134A Nathan Road
KOWLOON, HONG KONG
Hong Kong, China
Tel.:     +852 2926 8358
Fax:     +852 2311 9448
E-mail:  yccheng@hko.gov.hk

TANAKA, Y

Mr Yoshiro TANAKA
Japan Meteorological Agency
1-3-4, Otemachi, Chiyoda-ku
TOKYO 100-8122, Japan
Tel.:     +81 3 3211 4966
Fax:     +81 3 3211 2032
E-mail:  yoshiro.tanaka@met.kishou.go.jp

Vasilyev, E.

Dr Evgeny VASILYEV
Hydrometeorological Research Centre of the Russian Federation
B. Predtechensky per. 11-13
MOSCOW, 123242, Russian Federation
Tels.:   +7 499 252 3448 / +7 903 429 1007
Fax:     +7 499 255 1582
E-mail:  syno@inbox.ru

 

 
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