WORLD METEOROLOGICAL ORGANIZATION
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COMMISSION FOR BASIC SYSTEMS

MEETING OF EXPERT TEAM ON
DATA REPRESENTATION AND CODES
Third session

Arusha, Tanzania, 17-21 February 2003

Distribution: RESTRICTED
ET/DR&C/Inf. 1.2 (1)

(14.I.2003)
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Item: 1.2

ENGLISH only


DOCUMENTATION PLAN

(Note: All documents are in MS-Word 97-except Annex to 6(1) in Excel)

Item
No.

Title

Document
No.

Submitted
by

1. Organization of the meeting    
1.1 Opening of the meeting    
1.2 Approval of the agenda

Doc 1.2(1)

Secretariat

  Explanatory Memorandum on the Provisional Agenda

Doc 1.2(2)

 
1.3 Working arrangements for the meeting    
2. GRIB 2 Code Form    
2.1 Status and coordination of validation tests for GRIB2 encoding/decoding

Doc 2(1)

Chairman

2.2 Validation of special templates for the transmission in GRIB 2 of cross-sections and Hovm÷ller type diagrams    
2.3 Addition of new compression scheme(s) (JPEG 2000)

Doc 2.3(1)

Jeff Ator

2.4 Other additions or modifications    
  New regulation relative to scaling

Doc 2.4(1)

Chairman

  Albers equal-area projection in GRIB2

Doc 2.4(2)

Chairman

  Other additions?    
2.5 Report on experimental and operational exchanges of fields in GRIB2    
3. BUFR and CREX    
3.1 Additions for satellite data    
3.1.1 ENVISAT data   revised 4 Feb 2003 

Doc 3.1.1(1)

ECMWF

3.1.2 Other satellite data

Doc 3.1.2(1)

EUMETSAT

  Additional entries for AIRS satellite data in BUFR

Doc 3.1.2(2)

Jeff Ator

  Additional entries for satellite data in BUFR (and CREX?)

Doc 3.1.2(3)

Jeff Ator

3.2 SIGMET in BUFR

Doc 3.2(1)

Jeff Ator

3.3 New Originating Centres and Sub-centres

Doc 3.3(1)

Secretariat

3.4 Other additions to BUFR/CREX    
  Additions for oceanographic data    revised 4 Feb 2003  

Doc 3.4(1)

Etienne Charpentier

  BUFR regulations: Points which require clarification

Doc 3.4(2)

Chris Long, UK

 

Identification of ship's movement in the BUFR template for SHIP data

Doc 3.4(3) Eva Cervena
  BUFR Templates for PILOT and TEMP data with identification of radiosonde drift

Doc 3.4(4)

Eva Cervena

3.5 Additions relative to a new edition    
3.5.1 Representation of probabilities and other forecast values

Doc 3.5.1(1)

Jeff Ator

3.5.2 New operators

Doc 3.5.2(1)

Jeff Ator

3.5.3 Data category and sub-category definitions   revised 4 Feb 2003 

Doc 3.5.3(1)

Secretariat

3.5.4 Full date in BUFR

Doc 3.5.4(1)

Secretariat

3.6 Need for a new edition of BUFR    
3.7 Implementation of experimental exchange of observations in BUFR (or CREX)    
4. Modifications to traditional Alphanumeric Codes    
4.1 Modifications to aeronautical codes

Doc 4.1(1)

ICAO

4.2 Other additions    
  Harmonization of regulation for report header

Doc 4.2(1)

Secretariat

5. Finalizing Guide to GRIB Edition 2

Doc 5(1)

Secretariat

6. Workshop on the use of XML and definition of meteorological objects in XML

Doc 6(1)

Dick Blaauber (KNMI)

        Annex 1 (Excel file) to Workshop on the use of XML and definition of meteorological objects in XML

Doc 6(1) Annex 1

Dick Blaauber (KNMI)

7. Manual on Codes    
7.1 Implementation of procedures for modifications to tables of binary codes

Doc 7.1(1)

Secretariat

7.2 Proposed Manual on Reporting Practices

Doc 7.2(1)

Secretariat