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WORLD METEOROLOGICAL ORGANIZATION
  

 AMDAR Panel Science and Technology Workshop
Fifth Session

PETALING JAYA, SELANGOR, MALAYSIA, 17-18 NOVEMBER 2008   

WMO AMDAR Panel/STW/5/INF

(23.IX.2008)

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Original:  ENGLISH ONLY

PRELIMINARY WORKSHOP PROGRAMME
(updated on 17 November 2008)

Secretariat Contact: Michael Berechree (AMDAR Technical Co-ordinator)

Time and Session

Subject of Document Presented By Chairperson

Monday

09:00 – 10:00

OPENING OF THE WORKSHOP

Frank Grooters, AMDAR Panel Chairman; Yap Kok Seng, Permanent Representative of Malaysia with WMO

Frank Grooters,

AMDAR Panel Chairman

10:00 – 10:30

BREAK

10:30 – 12:00

AMDAR IN SOUTH-EAST ASIA

1. AMDAR data in Asia;

2. Detailed description of each AMDAR system in Asia, including airlines, aircraft and avionics, software, communications, downlink codes, data exchange; regional and international coverage, quality control;

3. operational use of data and operational impact, regional collaboration; and

4. AMDAR training/capacity building 

10:30 - 11:05 Tan Xijing

11:05 - 11:25 Stewart Taylor

11:25 - 12:00 Liao Jie

XU Jianliang

12:00 – 13:30

BREAK

13:30 – 15:15

System Requirements for Developing AMDAR Programmes

1. AMDAR Infrastructure;

2. Data Quality Monitoring;

3. Proposed services for South-East Asia

4. Three step approach for building an AMDAR Programme

13:30 - 14:00 Stewart Taylor

14:00 - 15:00 Michael Berechree

15:00 - 15:15 Stig Carlberg

Carl Weiss

15:15 – 15:30

BREAK

15:30 – 17:00

NEW SENSORS AND TECHNOLOGIES

1. Water Vapour, turbulence, icing and alternate AMDAR Systems

2. WVSS-II Development and operational trials

3. IAGOS

15:30 - 16:00 Rex Fleming

16:00 - 16:30 Dave Helms

16:30 - 17:00 Axel Hoff

Stig Carlberg

Tuesday

09:00 – 10:30

NEW SENSORS AND TECHNOLOGIES cont...

1. Water Vapour, turbulence, icing and alternate AMDAR Systems

2. WVSS-II Development and operational trials

3. IAGOS

09:00 - 09:30 Ralph Peterson

09:30 - 10:00 Giles Fournier

10:00 - 10:30 Magali Stoll

Stig Carlberg

10:30 – 10:45

BREAK

10:45 – 12:00

SOFTWARE AND DATA ISSUES

1. Software Development

2. Coding issues

3. Data Quality

10:45 - 11:15 Stewart Taylor

11:15 - 11:40 Hans-Rudi Sonnabend

11:40 - 12:00 Michael Berechree

Magali Stoll

12:00 – 12:30

FINAL DISCUSSION AND SUMMARY

List major points, recommendations and action items

Frank Grooters,

AMDAR Panel Chairman

 


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