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Fourth meeting of the INTER-PROGRAMME EXPERT TEAM ON DATA REPRESENTATION AND CODES
(Exeter, UK, 21 - 25 May 2012)
Contact points in the WMO Secretariat: Atsushi Shimazaki

 

Report  of the meeting

Fourth meeting of the Inter-Programme Expert Team on Data Representation and Codes (IPET-DRC-IV)


Reference documents

Third meeting of the Inter-Programme Expert Team on Data Representation and Codes (IPET-DRC-III)
Second meeting of the Inter-Programme Expert Team on Data Representation and Codes (IPET-DRC-II)
First meeting of the Inter-Programme Expert Team on Data Representation and Codes (IPET-DRC-I)
Procedures for amending the Manual on Codes
Outcomes of the sixteenth World Meteorological Congress (Cg-XVI) related to data representation

 

Documentation (deadline: 11 May 2012) --- last update: 4 July 2012

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List of participants
 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
   1.3    Working arrangement    
 2 GRIB    
   2.1    Amendments to GRIB (common aspects)    
      2.1(1)      GRIB Calendar Identification Doc 2.1(1) r1 Richard Weedon
      2.1(2)      Modification of the format of the GRIB templates tables Doc 2.1(2) Enrico Fucile
      2.1(3)      Requirements for GRIB edition 3 and proposal for a new GRIB structure Doc 2.1(3) r1 Enrico Fucile
      2.1(4)      GRIB Calendar Identification (extended by DWD/MPIM) Doc 2.1(4) Luis Kornblueh,
Sibylle Krebber
       
   2.2    Additions and modifications of templates and tables    
      2.2(1)      Transverse Mercator GRIB2 Template Doc 2.2(1) Richard Weedon
      2.2(2)      GRIB Variable GRID definition Templates Doc 2.2(2) Richard Weedon
      2.2(3)      GRIB templates for simulated satellite data Doc 2.2(3) Enrico Fucile
      2.2(4)      GRIB template for Lambert azimuthal equal area projection Doc 2.2(4) Enrico Fucile
      2.2(5)      GRIB template for partitioned parameters Doc 2.2(5) Enrico Fucile
      2.2(6)      Proposal for snow level in GRIB Doc 2.2(6) Enrico Fucile
      2.2(7)      Generalized vertical height coordinate in GRIB Edition 2 (revised) Doc 2.2(7) Luis Kornblueh,
Sibylle Krebber
      2.2(8)      General Unstructured Grids in GRIB Edition 2 (revised) Doc 2.2(8) Sibylle Krebber,
Luis Kornblueh
      2.2(9)      GRIB template for 4-D Trajectory grid definition Doc 2.2(9) Marian Majan, Jozef Matula, Michal Weis
       
 3 BUFR AND CREX    
   3.1    Amendments to BUFR/CREX (common aspects)    
      3.1(1)      Proposal for the introduction of short name of BUFR table B elements Doc 3.1(1) Enrico Fucile
      3.1(2)      A 1st draft for BUFR template for exchange of wind profiler ‘product’
     data for use globally
Doc 3.1(2) DWD, Meteo-Swiss, UK MetOffice
      3.1(3)      Visualizing BUFR Doc 3.1(3) Secretariat
      3.1(4)      Notes on BUFR Wind Profiler Template for WMO meeting Doc 3.1(4) BoM
       
   3.2    Additions and modifications of tables    
      3.2(1)      BUFR template for n-minute AWS data (3 07 092) Doc 3.2(1) Eva Cervená
      3.2(2)      ASECNA CREX template for SYNOP data Doc 3.2(2) Eva Cervená
      3.2(3)      Additions to the Common Code table C-1 and C-11 Doc 3.2(3) Secretariat
      3.2(4)      A Note under Class 20 referring to 0 20 054 Doc 3.2(4) Eva Cervená
      3.2(5)      Sub-centres of centre 78 – Offenbach (Germany) Doc 3.2(5) Sibylle Krebber
      3.2(6)      New entry in Common Code Table C1/C11 for the Max Planck Institute
     for Meteorology (MPI-M)
Doc 3.2(6) Luis Kornblueh
      3.2(7)      Sequence 3 02 067 (revised) Doc 3.2(7) Sibylle Krebber
      3.2(8)      A 1st Draft for BUFR template for exchange of LIDAR and Ceilometer data Doc 3.2(8) DWD, UK MetOffice
      3.2(9)      New code figures in Common Code Table C-12 Doc 3.2(9) Eva Cervená
      3.2(10)      New BUFR/CREX entries for NPP data Doc 3.2(10) Jeff Ator
      3.2(11)      A BUFR Sequence to Append Data for National Use to Canadian SYNOP
     Reports
Doc 3.2(11) Yves Pelletier
      3.2(12)      New BUFR/CREX entries for dual polarization radar data Doc 3.2(12) Jeff Ator
      3.2(13)      New entries in Common Code Table C-3 and C-4 Doc 3.2(13) Jitsuko Hasegawa
       
   4    STATUS OF VALIDATION    
     4.1      Status of validation - GRIB2 Doc 4.1 r1
Annex II
Secretariat
     4.2      Status of validation - BUFR/CREX Doc 4.2 r1
Annex II
Secretariat
     4.3      Status of validation - Common Code tables Doc 4.3
Annex II
Secretariat
       
 5 TRADITIONAL ALPHANUMERIC CODES    
   5.1    Amendments to the aeronautical codes Doc 5.1
Appendix I, II, III, IV
ICAO
   5.2    Encoding of Highest daily amount of precipitation during the month = trace Doc 5.2 Eva Cervená
   5.3    Synchronized implementation of amendments to the aeronautical codes Doc 5.3, Annex Secretariat
       
 6 MIGRATION TO TABLE DRIVEN CODE FORMS (TDCF)    
   6.1    Migration status    
     6.1.1(1)      Result of WWW Monitoring Doc 6.1.1(1) Secretariat
       
     6.1.2(1)      Report on Migration to TDCF in RA VI Doc 6.1.2(1),
Add1
Eva Cervená
     6.1.2(2)      Status of the migration to TDCF in RA II Doc 6.1.2(2),
Annex
Jitsuko Hasegawa
     6.1.2(3)      BUFR messages received in CMA Doc 6.1.2(3) Fang Zhao
     6.1.2(4)      Status of the Migration to TDCF in Canada Doc 6.1.2(4),
Letter for PR
Yves Pelletier
     6.1.2(5)      Report on migration - Australia Doc 6.1.2(5) Weiqing Qu
     6.1.2(6)      Status of the Migration in Brazil Doc 6.1.2(6) Jose Mauro Rezende
     6.1.2(7)      Report on migration - Tanzania Doc 6.1.2(7) Peter Mlonganile
     6.1.2(8)      Report on migration - ASECNA Doc 6.1.2(8) Dieudonné Ngouaka
       
   6.2    Other issues    
     6.2(1)       Conversion of SYNOP data to BUFR Doc 6.2(1) Eva Cervená
       
 7 MANUAL ON CODES    
   7.1    Procedures for amendments and validation Doc 7.1 Secretariat
   7.2    Focal points for codes and data representation matters Doc 7.2 Secretariat
       
 8 COLLABORATION WITH OTHER CBS TEAMS    
   8.1    Joint session with the Inter-Programme Expert Team on Metadata and
   Data Inter-operability (IPET-MDI)
   
   8.2    The new WMO station index system Doc 8.2 r1 Fang Zhao
   8.3    Specification of the station location Doc 8.3 Eva Cervená
   8.4    TDCF Validation                                          ISS/ET-OI 2012 / Doc. 7.1   Kelvin Wong
   8.5    Table identification in the next editions of BUFR and GRIB Doc 8.5 Jeff Ator
       
 9 CLOSURE OF THE MEETING    

 

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