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Commission for Basic Systems / OPAG on Integrated Observing Systems
Sixth Session of the Expert Team on Satellite Systems  (ET-SAT-6)
Date: 12-15 April 2011
Venue: WMO HQ, Geneva
Directions and Hotel information

Agenda Item Related Working Documents and Background Information

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1.1

1.2

1.3

1.4

ORGANIZATION OF THE SESSION

Opening of the session

Adoption of the agenda: Doc.1.2(1): Agenda   and Doc.1.2(2): Explanatory memorandum

Working arrangements for the session:  Doc.1.3: Tentative work schedule

Guidance from the OPAG-IOS Chair 

Doc.1.4 Guidance from the OPAG-IOS Chair (L-P. Riishojgaard)

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ET-SAT CHAIRMAN's REPORT

Doc.2: ET-SAT Chairman's report   (M. Kalb)

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OUTCOME OF MEETINGS WITH RELEVANCE TO ET-SAT  

Doc.3: Outcome of meetings with relevance to ET-SAT (Secretariat)

4

STATUS OF ACTIONS FROM PREVIOUS ET-SAT MEETINGS  (Secretariat)

Doc.4: Status of actions from previous ET-SAT meetings (as of 29 March 2011)

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SATELLITE PROGRAMME UPDATES FROM PARTICIPATING AGENCIES
(Brief presentations by all members)

Presentation 5.1 ESA Update

Presentation 5.2 CMA Update

Presentation 5.3 EUMETSAT Update

Presentation 5.4 KMA Update

Presentation 5.5 JMA Update

Presentation 5.6 Roshydromet Update

Presentation 5.7: NOAA Update

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CONTINUITY AND TRANSITION ISSUES

6.1

 

Operational systems continuity and preparation for new generations (All Members)

Presentation 6.1.1: Continuity of Existing Capabilities and Readiness for Planned Next-Generation Systems (M. Kalb)

6.2

 

R&D missions and follow-on opportunities  (M. Kalb)

Presentation.6.2.1: Evolving Research to Operations Interfaces and Practices (M. Kalb)

Presentation 6.2.2: ESA Earth Observation Missions (I. Petiteville)

6.3


Doc. 6.3: GOS Dossier Update  (Secretariat, J. Lafeuille/B. Bizzarri)

Presentation 6.3 Update on the GOS Dossier (B. Bizzarri)
Background: Dossier GOS-2011

EUMETSAT response to Action 5.1: Managing the GOS Dossier

6.4

Doc.6.4:Gap Analysis of satellite missions with respect to GCOS ECVs  (zipped WORD) (Secretariat)

Doc.6.4:Gap Analysis of satellite missions with respect to GCOS ECVs  (pdf version) (80 pages)

Presentation 6.4 WMO Gap Analysis with respect to GCOS requirements (B. Bizzarri)

7 SPACE-BASED ARCHITECTURE
7.1

Doc.7.1: Revision of the CGMS baseline for the space-based GOS (Secretariat, J. Lafeuille)

Presentation 7.1 Evolution of the spacebased GOS (J Lafeuille)
Background: Presentation given at the Workshop on Continuity and Architecture Requirements

7.2

Doc.7.2: Implementation Plan for the Evolution of Global Observing Systems (EGOS-IP)  (Secretariat)

Draft EGOS-IP for review  (75 pages)

7.3

Doc. 7.3: Architecture for climate monitoring from space  (Secretariat, B.J. Ryan)

Presentation 7.3 Space-Based Architecture Architecture for Climate Monitoring from Space (B.J. Ryan)

8 INTEGRATION ISSUES

8.1

 

Doc. 8.1: CIMO Guide update (Secretariat, J. Lafeuille/B. Bizzarri) 

Presentation 8.1 GUIDE ON INSTRUMENTS AND METHODS OF OBSERVATION (B. Bizzarri) 

Doc. 8.1 ADD (Draft document for review)  (160 pages)


8.2

Doc. 8.2: Space-surface integration (Use of ground-based AWS networks) (J. Lafeuille/K. Monnik)

Background: ET-AWS-6 Doc.6: Requirements for Automatic Weather Stations in support of the validation of space-based observations (K. Monnik)

9 USER INFORMATION AND DATA ACCESS

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SPACE WEATHER 

Doc.10: Space Weather (T. Onsager and J. Lafeuille)

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RADIO-FREQUENCY PROTECTION MATTERS

Doc.11 Radio-Frequency Protection Matters (Secretariat, D. Thomas)

Presentation 11: Use of LBand frequencies for Direct Readout services (Secretariat, J. Lafeuille)

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NEW TECHNOLOGIES

Doc. 12: New technologies: sensor web concept (M. Kalb)

Presentation.12.1.1 Sensor web concept (M. Kalb)

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UPDATE ON WIGOS

Doc.13: Update on WIGOS (Secretariat, B.J. Ryan)

Presentation 13: Update on WIGOS (Secretariat, B.J. Ryan)

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UPDATE ON GSICS 

Doc.14: Update on GSICS (Dohyeong Kim)

Presentation 14: Update on GSICS (Dohyeong Kim)

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SUGGESTED THEMES FOR THE WMO IMPACT WORKSOP IN 2012 (L-P. Riishojgaard)

Doc.15: Suggested Themes For the WMO Impact Workshop in 2012

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ANY OTHER BUSINESS

Doc.16(1): Implications of using the World Geodetic System 1984 (WGS 84) (Secretariat, J. Lafeuille)

17 REVIEW AND ADOPTION OF DRAFT REPORT
18 DATE, PLACE, AND AGENDA OF NEXT MEETING
General Background Information
  Documentation Plan (updated on 1 April)
  ET-SAT Members
  ET-SAT Terms of Reference and ET-SAT Work Programme 
  Report of the last meeting  (ET-SAT-5)
  WMO Space Programme document for the sixteenth Congress (Cg-XVI/Doc.3.7)
  Vision for the GOS in 2025 (as adopted by CBS in April 2009)

 

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