WORLD METEOROLOGICAL ORGANIZATION

INTERCOMMISSION COORDINATION GROUP ON THE WMO INFORMATION SYSTEM

BEIJING, CHINA, 5 - 8 SEPTEMBER 2006

Chairperson: Geerd-R. Hoffmann

Secretariat Contact: Jean-Michel Rainer jmrainer@wmo.int

 

Reference documents:

WMO Web home page on WIS

Extracts from EC-LVIII (Geneva, June 2006) final report

Outcome of ICG-WIS-II (October 2005)  Report to PTC Meeting 2006, and final PTC Meeting 2006 outcome

Extracts from Cg-XIV and EC-LV (Geneva, May 2003) final reports

Working documents

Agenda Item & Document Number

 Title

Submitted by

 

List of participants

Secretariat

 

Information to participants

Host

1.2

Agenda & Explanatory memorandum 

Secretariat

2

Review of relevant decisions of EC-LVIII and outcome of Regional Associations and Technical Commissions
 XIV-RA V (April 2006)
CCl-XIV (November 2005), CAS-XIV (February 2006)

Secretariat

3

Review of the status of development of the WIS

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3.1(1)

CBS/Inter-Programme Expert Team on Metadata Implementation (Moscow, 3-5 May 2006)

Steve Foreman

3.1(2)

CBS/Expert Team on WIS GISCs and DCPCs (Moscow, 3-5 May 2006)

Heinrich Knottenberg 

3.1(3) CBS/Expert Team on Communication Techniques and Structure (Tokyo, 11-14 October 2005)  
Organization and design principles for the WIS data communication structure
NEW (see also 5.2)

Hiroyuki Ichijo

3.1(4) Ad-hoc sub-group meeting on GISC development (Reading, 17-18 July 2006) NEW Secretariat

3.2

Status of development of GISC and DCPC prototypes participants
3.2(1) Framework of Collaboration Alliance for Beijing and Tokyo GISC Capacity Building NEW Hiroyuki ICHIJO & 
SHI Peiliang

3.3(x)

Status of development of related pilot projects participants

3.3(1)

Status of WIS VPN Pilot Project in Regions II and V 

Hiroyuki Ichijo

4

 Requirements of WMO Programmes and participation in WIS

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4.1

Mechanisms for developing and reviewing WIS requirements from WMO Programmes (WIS Rolling Requirement Review)

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4.2

Components of WIS (DCPCs, datacommunication elements) relevant to respective WMO Programmes

ICG-WIS members 

4.2(1) WIS data-communications functions and services, and implementation  NEW (see also 5.2) Secretariat 
4.2(2) Note on IGDDS and its relations to WIS  NEW  (see also 5.2) Secretariat 

4.3

Cross coordination with WMO Programmes and Technical Commissions

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5

Further development and implementation of WIS

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5.1 Technical specifications for WIS functional elements (Metadata catalogues, Internet portal, Data acquisition, Data discovery, Data distribution, Monitoring, Datacommunication, Operation) -
5.1(1) XML development for data and products exchange (WxML) NEW David Thomas (Australia)
5.2 Technical specifications for WIS GISCs, DCPCs, NCs and data communication network and services -
5.2(1) Technical Questionnaire (full circ. letter) to assess Member's contributions to development and implementation of potential GISCs, DCPCs and NCs ET-WISC & Secretariat 
5.2(2) Analysis & compilation of replies to the Questionnaire NEW Secretariat 
5.2(3) Organization and design principles for the WIS data communication structure NEW 
(see also 3.1 and 4.2)
Hiroyuki Ichijo (ET-CTS)
5.3 Development of a Manual on WIS -
5.4(1) WIS Governance mechanisms: Designation of GISCs and DCPCs NEW Secretariat (Consultant)
5.5 WIS Implementation plan -

6

WIS in the GEOSS framework

Secretariat 

6(1)

WMOs contribution to GEOSS and GEO-NETCast through WIS, GTS and IGDDS  NEW Secretariat 

6(2)

WMO's WIS proposal for the GEO 2007-2009 Work Plan NEW Secretariat 

7

Technical Conference on WIS (6-8 November 2006, Seoul, Korea) preceding CBS-Ext(2006):  Provisional programme
Invitation to WMO MembersInvitation to Manufacturers
NEW

Secretariat 

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