WORLD METEOROLOGICAL ORGANIZATION

COMMISSION FOR BASIC SYSTEMS
OPAG on ISS

MEETING OF EXPERT TEAM ON DATA REPRESENTATION AND CODES

EUMETSAT, 23-27 April 2007

CBS/ISS/ET-DR&C/ INF.1

(13.III.2007)
 _________

 

ENGLISH only


FINAL REPORT    PDF

INFORMATION ON VENUE (EUMETSAT)

  and  HOTEL: Maritim Konferenzhotel

   THE MEETING WILL START MONDAY 23 APRIL  AT 9.30 A.M. AT

 EUMETSAT HEADQUARTERS, DARMSTADT, GERMANY 

DOCUMENTATION PLAN
(UPDATED 13 MARCH 2007)

IMPORTANT REFERENCE DOCUMENTS: 

     -         Report of the joint Meeting of the Expert Team on Data Representation and Codes (ET/DR&C) and Coordination Team of Migration to Table Driven Code Forms took place in the Headquarters of ICAO, Montreal,  8-12 May 2006.  (word)    (PDF)  

-         CBS Ext. 06 statements and recommendations:   on Migration     for Amendments for Codes

(Note: Documents in bold are done)

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 Secretariat

1.3

Working arrangements for the meeting

 

 

2.

GRIB 2 CODE FORM

 

 

2.1

Additions or modifications to GRIB 2 (including GEMS parameters)

Doc. 2.1(1)   Doc. 2.1(2) Doc. 2.1(3) Doc. 2.1(4)

ECMWF           USA                   USA    EUMETSAT

2.2

Possible revisions to GRIB 2 Guide 

Doc. 2.2(1)

EUMETSAT

2.3

Report on production and experimental or operational exchanges of fields in GRIB2 

Doc. 2.3(1) Doc. 2.3(2)  Doc. 2.3(2+n)

ECMWF           USA                                Any?

3.

BUFR AND CREX

 

 

3.1

Review of Descriptors awaiting Validation for becoming Pre-Operational

3.1.1 VOS SHIP BUFR Template Doc. 3.1.1(1) IOC-JCOMM
3.1.2 Buoy and wave data Template
3.1.3 CREX Templates for tide elevation Doc. 3.1.3(1) Secretariat
3.1.4 Air Chemistry Doc. 3.1.4(1) Yves Pelletier
3.1.5 GHRSST data Doc. 3.1.5(1) Stanley Kellett
3.1.6 Merged template for AWS or manned surface observation Doc. 3.1.6(1) Eva Cervena
3.1.7 AWS templates with national numbering system Doc. 3.1.7(1) Eva Cervena
3.1.8 SYNOP CREX Template Doc. 3.1.8(1) Eva Cervena
3.1.9 High resolution RS Template Doc. 3.1.9(1)Rev.1 Eva Cervena
3.1.10 New METAR/SPECI; TAF Templates Doc.3.1.10(1) Eva Cervena

3.2

New descriptors for satellite data

Doc. 3.2(1)

EUMETSAT

3.3

Clearing by CGMS for new satellite descriptors in Master Table 0 or in a new Satellite Master Table

Doc. 3.3(1) Doc. 3.3(2)

Secretariat EUMETSAT

3.4

New descriptors for maritime and oceanographic data

3.5

Master table for oceanographic data

3.6

Other needed additions or corrections

  

3.6.1

Proposal for a Note to Flag Tables and for deprecation of the flag table 0 25 009 Doc. 3.6(1)  Eva Cervena 

3.6.2 3.6.3 3.6.4

New BUFR descriptors for SBUV/2 ozone data     New Common Code Table Entries                          New BUFR descriptors for GFA data Doc. 3.6(2) Doc. 3.6(3) Doc. 3.6(4) Doc. 3.6(5) Doc. 3.6(5+n) USA                  USA                 USA                    EUMETSAT      Any?

3.7

Possible revisions to BUFR Guide

Doc. 3.7(n) 

Any?

4.

MODIFICATIONS TO TRADITIONAL ALPHANUMERIC CODES

 

 

4.1

Problem of Radiosonde numbers

Doc. 4.1(1) 

Secretariat

4.2

Modifications to aeronautical codes Calendar

Doc. 4.2(1) 

Secretariat

5.

IN RELATION TO MIGRATION TO TABLE DRIVEN CODE FORMS

 

 

5.1

Migration Guidance document Information to Permanent Representatives and to Regions - Procedural issues for transmission - Procedural issues for national reporting practices

Doc. 5.1(1)

 

Secretariat

 

5.2

Questionnaire on Migration

Doc. 5.2(1)

Secretariat

5.3

Involvement of regional rapporteurs              Example of RA VI: Report of the RA VI rapporteur on the Regional TDCF Migration Plan         Development of a BUFR template for cross-border exchange of Road Weather Information       Example of RA I

Doc. 5.3(1) Doc. 5.3(2)

Doc. 5.3(3) Doc. 5.3(4)

Secretariat              Eva Cervena

Eva Cervena               William Chillambo

5.4

Web site for verification service, including chosen examples of BUFR and CREX reports and messages

Doc. 5.4(1)  Doc. 5.4(2)   Doc. 5.4(3) 

ECMWF            Brazil                          J.  W. Noteboom

5.5 Format of Code Tables in Web site(s) for helping encoders/decoders

Doc. 5.5(n)

Any?

5.6

Decoders/encoders under WINDOWS

Doc. 5.6(1)

Brazil

5.7

Review migration matrix

Doc. 5.7(1)

Secretariat

5.8

Review actions to be performed and define necessary new actions

Doc. 5.8(1)

Secretariat

5.9

Other matters related to the Migration.

 

 

5.9.1

ISSUES TO TAKE INTO ACCOUNT WHEN CONSIDERING THE MIGRATION TO TABLE-DRIVEN CODES FOR AERONAUTICAL METEOROLOGICAL INFORMATION Doc. 5.9(1) ICAO

 

6. CLOSURE OF THE MEETING