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Commission for Basic Systems / Commission for Aeronautical Meteorology
Inter-programme Coordination Team on Space Weather 
Fourth Meeting (ICTSW-4)
Date and time: Monday 25 to Thursday 28 November 2013 - Start of the meeting: 09:00
Venue: WMO, Press Room, 7bis av. de la Paix, Geneva, Switzerland

How to get to WMO Headquarters

Inf. 03: Accommodation

Final Report: Will be published here : Final meeting reports (after the meeting, as soon as available )

Agenda Item Related Working Documents and Background Information

1
1.1

OPENING OF THE MEETING
Introduction and provisional agenda  (updated on 14/11/2013)
Inf.01: Documentation plan  (updated on 15/11/2013)
Inf.04: Draft list of participants (updated on 15/11/2013)

2
UPDATE ON WMO
Update on WMO for ICTSW-4 (J. Lafeuille)
3
ICTSW CO-CHAIRS' REPORT
Doc 3: Co-Chairs' report   (T. Onsager, X. Zhang)
Doc 3, Addendum 1: List of ICTSW teleconferences
Doc 3, Addendum 2: Status of ICTSW actions

4
4.1
4.2

STATEMENT OF GUIDANCE ON SPACE WEATHER OBSERVATIONS
Doc 4.1 Review of Statement of Guidance (T. Onsager)
Doc 4.2 Update resulting of requirements for radiation dose & thermosphere observations (D.Jackson)
Doc 4.2 Presentation on SoG update (D. Jackson)

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5.1


5.2


5.3

SPACE WEATHER SERVICES TO AVIATION
Review process of ICAO documents by ICTSW
Doc 5.1 CONOPS review (T. Onsager)
Doc 5.2  ICAO requirements for space weather services-Rev1  (R. Romero)
Doc 5.2 ICAO Presentation
CONOPS for Space Weather information in support of international air navigation Draft v2.3
Organization of space weather services to aviation

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6.1

6.2
6.3

SPACE WEATHER PRODUCT PORTAL
Doc 6.1 New WMO product portal, concept and procedures  (N. Hettich)
Doc 6.1 Presentation: New WMO product portal
Doc 6.2 New candidate products  (J. Janssens)
Doc 6.3 Candidate training material

7

 

WARNING FOR EXTREME SPACE WEATHER EVENTS
Doc 7 Warning for extreme Space Weather Events
Doc 7.1 The view from CMA

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8.1
8.2

 

 

 

8.3

8.4

DATA AND PRODUCT EXCHANGE ISSUES
Overview and critical isues
Formats and standards
Doc 8.2(1): Update on GRIB2/BUFR coding for space weather (M. Terkildsen)
Background: GRIB2 coding proposal

Doc 8.2(2): GNSS TEC data formats (GTEX/RINEX/IONEX)

Doc 8.2(4): FY-3C GNOS Data Formats  and  presentation   (X. Zhang)

Doc 8.3 Update on the WMO Information System (WIS) (Steve Foreman) Presentation

Doc 8.4 WIS demonstration actions and presentation (M. Ishii, S. Watari)

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9.1
9.2
9.3

 

 



9.4
9.5

SPACE WEATHER OBSERVING CAPABILITIES
Doc 9.1 Surface-based observations  and presentation  (L. Trichtchenko)
Doc 9.2 Outcome of the IROWG workshop /Space weather subgroup (J. Lafeuille, A. Mannucci)
Introduction to OSCAR/Space capabilities
OSCAR Presentation  (N. Hettich) 
Issues with Variables and layers (J. Lafeuille)
Doc 9.3(1) Required space weather variables and applicable layers   (J. Lafeuille)
Doc 9.3(2) Space-based instrument draft categorization and evaluation  (J. Lafeuille)

Space-based instrument categorization/evaluation review
Impact on the Statement of Guidance

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10.1

 

 

 










10.2

 


10.3

 

 


10.4

STRATEGIC PLAN FOR SPACE WEATHER

National/Regional strategic plans for space weather
Doc 10.1(1) U.S. Space Weather Enterprise  (T. Onsager)
Doc 10.1(2) China Strategy Plan for Space Weather Operation (X. Zhang)
Doc 10.1(3) ESA Space Weather Plans (A. Hilgers)
Doc 10.1(4) Canadian Space Weather Forecast Center service to the government (L. Trichtchenko)
Doc 10.1(5) NICT Strategic plan (M. Ishii)
Doc 10.1(6) UK Strategic plan (D. Jackson)
Doc 10.1(7) KMA Strategic plan  (H. Lee)   Presentation:Korea preparedness plan (H. Lee and K. Yoon)
Doc 10.1(8) Russian prospects for space weather activity (V. Burov)
Doc 10.1(9) Swedish space weather strategy (H. Lundstedt)
Doc 10.1(10) Space weather monitoring in Pakistan
Doc 10.1(11) Space weather research and services in Finland (K. Kauristie)
Doc 10.1(12) Nearest plans for space weather research and applications in Poland (I. Stanislawska)
Doc 10.1(13) DIAS and ESPAS projects (B. Zolesi)
Doc 10.1(14) Solar-terrestrial physics and space weather activities in France (N. Vilmer)
Doc 10.1(15) Space weather activities in Germany  (N. Jakowski)
Global needs to be addressed in a strategic plan for space weather
Doc.10.2(2) Space Weather Channel in China
Doc.10.2(3) Training and education for space weather: long-term perspective (CMA)
Doc.10.2(4) Space weather impacts on meteorology (CMA)
International initiatives and potential partnerships
Doc 10.3 International initiative and potential partnerships  and Presentation (D. Jackson)
Addendum 1:  ICTSW input to CGMS-41
Addendum 2: Draft ToRs under discussion within CGMS

Doc 10.4 Outline of WMO Strategy for Space Weather

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WMO-ISES MOU
Doc. 11: WMO-ISES Memorandum of Understanding
12
TRAINING AND OUTREACH 
Doc.12(1) Training and outreach material for the space weather portal  (X. Zhang)
Doc.12(2) Review of draft CIMO Guide: space weather extract (J. Lafeuille)
13
ICTSW WORK PLAN FOR 2014-2015
14
REVIEW OUTCOME OF DISCUSSIONS ON PREVIOUS ITEMS

15

ANY OTHER BUSINESS

16

CONCLUSIONS

General Background Information
  Template for ICTSW-4 documents
  ICTSW Membership  (Updated in October 2013) 
  ICTSW work plan (Aug. 2011)
  Final report of the third ICTSW meeting (Brussels, Nov. 2012)
  Final report of the second ICTSW meeting (Namur, Dec. 2011)
  Final report of the first ICTSW meeting (Boulder, Apr. 2011)

 

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