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Commission for Basic Systems / OPAG on Integrated Observing Systems
Eighth Session of the Expert Team on Satellite Utilization and Products (ET-SUP-8)
Date: 14-17 April 2014 
(Start of the meeting: 9:00 on 14 April, Registration as of 8:30; End of the meeting: 15:00 on 17 April)
Venue: WMO HQ, Geneva, Room "7 LAKE"  (7th floor)

Directions and Hotel information 

Recommended hotel (pre-booking at negotiated rate) Reservation form

Final Report:

(as soon as available)

   Download all docs as zip (Status: 11 April 2014)

Agenda Item Related Working Documents and Background Information

1

ORGANIZATION OF THE SESSION

Opening
Provisional Agenda (Rev2) and Explanatory Memorandum
ET-SUP Terms of Reference and ET-SUP Work Plan

2

CHAIRMAN'S REPORT (incl status of Actions and Recommendations from ET-SUP-7) (PPT)

3

GUIDANCE FROM THE CHAIRPERSON OF OPAG IOS

4

OUTCOME OF RELEVANT MEETINGS

5

DATA EXCHANGE: GLOBAL AND REGIONAL ASPECTS

5.1 Regional mechanisms

5.1.1 RA I

5.1.2 RA II (PPT)

5.1.3 RA III/IV (PPT)

5.1.4 RA V

5.2 NAEDEX-APSDEU

5.3 Specific Issues

6

DATA DISSEMINATION AND ACCESS

6.1 Updated IGDDS Strategy

6.2 Satellite data in the WMO Information System

6.3 RARS

6.3.1 General update, Coding issues (PPT)

6.3.2 EUMETSAT Plans for RARS Extention in Africa

6.4 GEONETCast components

6.4.1 EUMETCast

6.4.2 GEONETCast-Americas and RapidCast

6.4.3 CMACast (PPT)

6.5 Himawari-8/9 data distribution / dissemination plan (PPT)

6.6 Product Access Guide and other WMO Online Resources (PPT)

7

DATA FORMATS AND VISUALIZATION

7.1 Data Format Task Group

7.2 Use of visualization tools: Example cases

7.2.1 RA I - KMD

7.2.2 RA II - IMD (PPT)

7.2.3 RA V

8

SCOPE MECHANISMS

8.1 Nowcasting

8.1.1 Nowcasting Pilot Project 2 - Volcanic ash retrieval intercomparison

8.1.2 Nowcasting Pilot Project 2 - JMA testbed activities

8.2 Climate Monitoring (Doc, PPT)

9

SATELLITE APPLICATIONS

9.1 Data impact assessments for NWP and climate

9.1.1 ECMWF

9.1.2 UKMO (PPT)

9.2 Ocean applications and JCOMM matters (PPT)

9.3 Disaster response: the International Charter Space and Major Disasters

9.4 Atmospheric composition: update of observation requirements

9.5 Use of satellites in forecasting storm Phailin in Indian Ocean (PPT)

9.6 Applications of satellite data in Kenya

10

PREPARING USERS TO NEW SATELLITES

10.1 Preparation for Himawari-8 (PPT)

10.2 GOES-R Proving Ground

10.3 Preparation for FY-4A (PPT)

10.4 Preparation for MTG

10.5 First data from INSAT-3D (PPT)

10.6 Other upcoming satellites 2014-2015

10.7 Satellite User Readiness Navigator online portal (SATURN) (PPT)

11

INTERNATIONAL SCIENTIFIC WORKING GROUPS (UPDATE)

11.1 Radio Occultation (IROWG) (PPT)

11.2 Sounding (ITWG)

12

ARCHITECTURE FOR CLIMATE MONITORING FROM SPACE: USER CASE STUDIES

12.1 GFCS User Case Studies (PPT)

12.2 CGMS Tiger Team on Socio-Economic Benefits of Satellites

13

TRAINING AND EDUCATION

13.1 VLab Status and Plans (PPT)

13.2 Training on FY-3 product suite (PPT)

13.3 Training on Meteor-M product suite

13.4 COMET Update

13.5 COSPAR

13.6 ECMWF Course on Satellite Data Assimilation

14

NEXT WMO SATELLITE USER SURVEY

15

ET-SUP COMMUNICATION PLAN

16

UPDATE ON FORTHCOMING EVENTS

16.1 NOAA GOES-R User Readiness Conference

16.2 5th Asia-Oceania Meteorological Satellites Users Conference

16.3 2014 EUMETSAT Meteorological Satellite Conference

16.4 Climate Research and Earth Observation from Space Symposium 2014

16.5 CGMS-42

   
General Background Information
  List of ET-SUP Members
  Report of ET-SUP-7
  Inf. 01: WMO Space Programme description(as adopted by Cg-XVI)
  Inf. 02: Status of ET-SUP Actions


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