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Joint fourth meeting of the RARS and IGDDS Implementation Groups (RARS-IGDDS IG-4)

Date: 22-24 March 2010. Start time: 9h00 (Registration: 8h30)
Place: WMO Headquarters, Geneva. Room : 7 Jura

DOCUMENTATION PLAN (Updated on 24 March)

Agenda
Item
Document title
Responsible

1

Introduction

-

1.2(1)

Provisional agenda (Rev.2)

J.Lafeuille

1.2(2)

Explanatory memorandum to the agenda

J.Lafeuille

1.3
Working Arrangements: Work Schedule

J.Lafeuille

RARS session

2

Status of the Global RARS Network
(Guidelines for the RARS reports)

-

2.1

Status of EARS

A. Soerensen

2.2

Status of the Asia-Pacific RARS

Input from KMA

A.Rea (with input from all contributing organizations)

2.3

Status of the South American RARS:
- Argentinean component

- Brazilian component


G.Pujol /F. Madero

S.Pereira

2.4

RARS Operations Monitoring and Software Issues
(updated)

R. Francis/ N.Atkinson

3

Overall RARS Geographical Coverage
- Actions to address remaining gaps

Secretariat

4

RARS Data Dissemination Issues

-

4.1

Update on RARS Data Representation and Coding
RARS Coding Summary

Secretariat

4.2

RARS Data Dissemination via GTS and Other Means

Discussion

5

RARS Extension to Advanced Sounding Missions
Presentation

Information: EARS Options for Supporting Future Satellites

R. Francis/ N.Atkinson

EUMETSAT

6

RARS User Information

-

6.1

User interaction and outreach issues
(Including Poster for ITSC-17)

J: Lafeuille

6.2

WMO RARS Web Site (http://www.wmo.int/pages/prog/sat/RARS.html) Secretariat

6.3

Individual RARS Websites:

EARS
Asia-Pacific RARS (BOM)
Asia-Pacific RARS(JMA)

All

7
7.1
7.2

Summary of RARS-related Actions
Outstanding actions
(New actions)

-
Secretariat
verbal

IGDDS Session
8
IGDDS DVB-S Services and Geonetcast
(Guidelines for the reports)
 

8.1

Introduction to IGDDS

IGDDS Standards for DVB-S Dissemination Services

J. Lafeuille

8.2

EUMETCast Status and plans

L. Wolf / M. Williams

8.3

New FengYunCast

J. Liu

8.4

MITRA Status and plans

D. Akhtyamov
8.5

ISCS Status and plans

NOAAPORT Status and Plans

P. Seymour

P. Seymour

8.6

Geonetcast-America update

Status report

P. Seymour
8.7
Overall Geonetcast status and plans P. Seymour

9

Status of Other IGDDS Dissemination Capabilities

-

9.1

 

 

 

COMS-1 Status and telecommunications

Direct Read Out systems (NOAA)

EMWIN

Evolution of Direct Broadcast (Revised on 22/3)

Jae-Dong Jang

P. Seymour

P.Seymour

J.Lafeuille

9.2

Internet-based dissemination by JMA

H. Yokota/ T. Kurino

10

Integration and standardization issues

 

10.1

Data Discovery, Access and Retrieval:
EUMETSAT Earth Observation Portal

L. Wolf / S.Wannop
10.2
Task Force on Codes S. Elliott /
J. Lafeuille
10.3

DCPC Designation Process (verbal update)

P. Kerherve

11

Regional Requirements for Data Access

-
11.1

RA III/RA IV Satellite Data Requirements Workshop

RA III/RA IV Satellite Data Requirements Workshop

L.Machado/
S.Pereira/
J.Lafeuille
11.2
RA I EUMETCast products and dissemination expert group
(verbal update)
-
12
User information on data and product accessibility (verbal)
13

IGDDS Implementation Plan Review and Update

Reference doc: IGDDS Implementation Plan, v2.

J. Lafeuille

14

Information on Relevant Ongoing Activities

All (Verbal)

15
15.1
15.2

Summary of IGDDS-related Actions
outstanding actions
New actions

-
Secretariat
-

16

Any Other Business
DCP migration to TDCF


J. Lafeuille

17

Conclusion

-


Background Information Documents

Final Report of the third RARS-IGDDS Implementation Group meeting (RARS-IGDDS-IG-3)

RARS Implementation Group Terms of Reference
IGDDS Implementation Group Terms of Reference
Project Plan for the Extension of RARS to Advanced Sounders
IGDDS Implementation Plan (V2, Nov 2007)
IGDDS DVB-S Operators Standards
Standards for RARS Operators (2, Nov 2008)
RARS HRPT stations status and plans (March 2010)
RARS Coding Summary

 

 





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