WORLD METEOROLOGICAL ORGANIZATION

COMMISSION FOR BASIC SYSTEMS
OPAG on ISS

EXPERT TEAM ON
DATA REPRESENTATION AND CODES

MUSCAT, OMAN, 5-8 DECEMBER 2005

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

(3.X.2005)
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ENGLISH only


INFORMATION VENUE/HOTEL  (IMPORTANT NEW HOTEL)

DOCUMENTATION PLAN
(29 November 2005)

Agenda
Item
Document Title Doc. 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
    Doc. 1.2(2) Secretariat
1.3 Working arrangements for the meeting    

2.

GRIB 2 CODE FORM

 

 

2.1

Status and coordination of validation tests for GRIB2 encoding/decoding

 

 

2.1.1

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

Doc. 2.1.1(1)

Doc. 2.1.1(2)

ECMWF

Jeff Ator (NCEP)

2.1.2

Validation of Weather Huffman compression scheme

Doc. 2.1.2(1)

Jeff Ator (NCEP)

2.1.3

Parameters for GMES

Doc. 2.1.3(1)

ECMWF

2.1.4

Addition of check-sum

Doc. 2.1.4(1)

ECMWF

2.2

Other additions or modifications

   
  Additional Code table entries for METEOSAT data Doc. 2.2(1)   EUMETSAT
  Addition to product status and new parameters Doc. 2.2(2)   ECMWF
  Comments on GRIB 2 Doc. 2.2(3)   ECMWF
  Lossless packing Doc. 2.2(4)   ECMWF
  Addition to GRIB Edition 1 Doc. 2.2(5)   DWD
  GRIB Master Table Version Number Doc. 2.2(6) JMA
  Additional parameters for the UV Index Doc. 2.2(7) JMA

2.2

Other additions or modifications

Doc. 2.2(n+7)

Any

2.3

Report on experimental and operational exchanges of fields in GRIB2

  GRIB 2 products from EUMETSAT Doc. 2.3(1) EUMETSAT
 

Report on experimental and operational exchanges of fields in GRIB2

Doc. 2.3(n+1)

Any

3.

BUFR AND CREX

 

 

3.1

Review of Entries awaiting Validation for becoming Pre-Operational

Doc. 3.1(1)

Secretariat

3.2

New elements for Air Chemistry

Doc. 3.2(1)

Yves Pelletier

3.3

SIGMET in BUFR

Doc. 3.3(1)

Doc. 3.3(2)

Jeff Ator (NCEP)

S. Kellett (UKMO)

3.4

Radiosondes list problem

Doc. 3.4(1)

Secretariat

3.5

Master table for satellite data (additions of new regulations for other Master Tables)

Doc. 3.5(1)

EUMETSAT

3.6

Requirements for GTS distribution of ocean data

Doc. 3.6(1)

IOC

3.7

Number for pre-operational tables and local tables

Doc. 3.7(1)

Japan

3.8

Addition of check-sum

Doc. 3.8(1)

ECMWF

3.9

Parameters for GMES

Doc. 3.9(1)

ECMWF

3.10

Various needed additions or corrections

   
  Clarifications to BUFR Regulations Doc. 3.10(1)   Eva Cervena
  Additional satellite ID for AURA satellite Doc. 3.10(2)   ECMWF
  New entries for reporting of particulate matter Doc. 3.10(3)   Jeff Ator/USA
  Some simple additions to existing Code tables Doc. 3.10(4)   Jeff Ator/USA
  Proposal for new entries in Flag table 0 08 042 Doc. 3.10(5)   Eva Cervena
  Additional Code table entry for satellite data Doc. 3.10(6)   EUMETSAT  
  Additional entries for polar satellite data Doc. 3.10(7)   EUMETSAT  
  Pre-operational entries of BUFR Tables B and D for new templates of RADOB, TRACKOB and SAREP Doc. 3.10(8) JMA
  Various needed additions or corrections   Doc. 3.10(n+8)   Any

4.

MODIFICATIONS TO TRADITIONAL ALPHANUMERIC CODES

 

 

4.1

New Modifications to aeronautical codes - Calendar

 

Inclusion of definitions of Prevailing visibility and Visibility in Manual on Codes

Doc. 4.1(1) Appendix A Appendix B

Doc. 4.1(2)

Doc. 4.1(3)

ICAO

 

Secretariat  

Eva Cervena

4.2

ICAO TAC Templates

Doc. 4.2(1)

Charles Sanders

4.3 Thunderstorms reporting Doc. 4.3(1) UKMO

5.

IN RELATION TO MIGRATION TO TABLE DRIVEN CODE FORMS

 

 

5.1

Proposed Observations Reporting Practices for TDCF in Manual on Codes

Doc. 5.1(1)

Eva Cervena

  Identification of templates Doc. 5.1(2) JMA

5.2

Templates for regional practices

Doc. 5.2(1)

Eva Cervena

5.3

Templates for national practices

Doc. 5.3(1)

Eva Cervena

5.4

Review and define needed templates and Common Sequences

Doc. 5.4(1)REV1

Eva Cervena

  Proposed BUFR templates for buoy wave data Doc. 5.4(2) DBCP
  Expressed requirement for Radiosonde templates Doc. 5.4(3) Secretariat

5.5

Review METAR/SPECI/TAF template

Doc. 5.5(1)

Charles Sanders

5.6

Review of migration matrix

Doc. 5.6(1)

Fred Branski

5.7

Review actions to be performed and define necessary new actions

 

 

5.8 CT/MTDCFs additional BUFR requirements  Doc. 5.8(1) Milan Dragosavac

6.

DEVELOP GUIDANCE AND PRACTICES FOR THE METEOROLOGICAL INFORMATION REPRESENTATION BASED ON XML AND ON NETCDF

 

 

6.1

Create XML standards for exchanging meteorological data

Doc. 6(1)

Stanley Kellett (UKMO)

6.2

Create Net CDF standards for exchanging meteorological data

Doc. 6(2)

ECMWF

7. CLOSURE OF THE MEETING