WORLD METEOROLOGICAL ORGANIZATION

COMMISSION FOR BASIC SYSTEMS

MEETING OF EXPERT TEAM ON DATA REPRESENTATION AND CODES

PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC, 22-26 APRIL 2002

ET/DR&C/Inf. 1.2 (1)

(19.IV.2002)

ENGLISH ONLY

 

 

PROVISIONAL DOCUMENTS PLAN

(Note: All documents are in MS-Word 97-except Annex to 4.3(2) in Excel)

Item

Title

Document no.

Author

1. ORGANIZATION OF THE MEETING    
1.1 Opening of the meeting    
1.2 Approval of the agenda Doc. 1.2(1)

Doc. 1.2(2)

Secretariat
1.3 Working arrangements for the meeting    
2. GRIB 2 CODE FORM Doc. 2(1) Chairman

2.1

Status and coordination of validation tests for GRIB2 encoding/decoding

   

2.2

Validation of special templates for the transmission in GRIB 2 of cross-sections and Hovm÷ller type diagrams

   

2.3

Urgent additions or modifications to GRIB 2

   
 

Some additional GRIB2 Product Definition Templates

Doc. 2.3(1)

Jeff Ator

 

Some minor enhancements to GRIB edition 1

Doc. 2.3(2)

Jeff Ator

 

Additional entries in GRIB2 Code Table 4.2

Doc. 2.3(3) Jean Clochard

2.4

Report on experimental and operational exchanges of fields in GRIB2

   

2.5

Results of questionnaire on GRIB 2 package

   

3.

BUFR AND CREX

   

3.1

Additions, common sequences and template for transmission of automatic stations observations

Doc. 3.1(1) Rev.1

Eva Cervena,
Igor Zahumenski

3.2

Approval of common sequences and templates in BUFR/CREX for relevant character codes

Doc. 3.2(1)

Secretariat

 

A proposal for BUFR templates and descriptors for CLIMAT, CLIMAT SHIP, CLIMAT TEMP and CLIMAT TEMP SHIP

Doc. 3.2(2)

Eva Cervena

3.3

Urgent additions for satellite data

Doc. 3.3(1)

ECMWF

 

A proposal for new entries in BUFR Table D

Doc. 3.3(2)

Jeff Ator

3.4

Representation of probabilities and other forecast values

Doc. 3.4(1)

Jeff Ator

3.5

Other additions to BUFR/CREX

   

3.5.1

Coding of Volcanic ashes information

Doc. 3.5.1(1)

Charles Sanders

3.5.2

Coding oceanographic observations

Doc. 3.5.2(1)

IOC

3.5.3

Transmission of ensemble tropical cyclone tracks in BUFR

Doc. 3.5.3(1)

Atsushi Shimazaki

3.5.4

Additions for AMDAR

Doc. 3.5.4(1)

CAeM

3.5.5

New BUFR Table C Operator

Doc. 3.5.5(1)Rev1

Jeff Ator

   

Doc. 3.5.5(2)

Jeff Ator

3.5.6

New Descriptors (height base lowest cloud seen)

Doc. 3.5.6(1)

Jeff Ator

3.5.7

Proposal for new Class 35 BUFR/CREX Table B descriptors

Doc. 3.5.7(1)

Jeff Ator

3.5.8

New entries for Originating Centres

Doc. 3.5.8(1)

Secretariat

3.5.9

A proposal for new Table B descriptors for use with AMSU A/B satellite data

Doc. 3.5.9(1)

Jeff Ator

3.5.10

A proposal for new Table B descriptors for use with next generation rawinsonde data

Doc. 3.5.10(1)

Jeff Ator

3.5.11

Addition to a regulation on replication operation in BUFR

Doc. 3.5.11(1)

Japan

3.5.12

A proposal for new BUFR Table B descriptors for use with AIRS satellite data

Doc. 3.5.12(1) Jeff Ator

3.6

Implementation of experimental exchanges of observations in BUFR (or CREX)

   

4.

MODIFICATIONS TO TRADITIONAL ALPHANUMERIC CODES    

4.1

Global harmonization of reporting precipitation

Doc. 4.1(1)

Secretariat

4.2

METAR, SPECI and TAF bulletin formats

Doc. 4.2(1)

ICAO

4.3

Other additions

   
 

A notice of intention to request future changes to FM 51 TAF via ICAO

Doc. 4.3(1)

Jeff Ator

 

For correct encoding of FM71-XII CLIMAT and FM75-XII CLIMAT TEMP

Doc. 4.3(2)

Doc. 4.3(2).Annex

Japan

 

Report of non observable parameters in AUTO METAR

Doc. 4.3(3)

France

5.

PRODUCTION OF A GUIDE TO GRIB EDITION 2

Doc. 5(1)

Secretariat

6.

USE OF XML FOR TRANSMITTING METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATIONS ON INTERNET

Doc. 6(1)

Charles Sanders

7.

MANUAL ON CODES

   

7.1

Implementation of procedures for modifications to binary codes tables

Doc. 7.1(1)

Secretariat

7.2

Proposed Manual on Reporting Practices

Doc. 7.2(1)

Secretariat