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WORLD METEOROLOGICAL ORGANIZATION


JOINT MEETING

OF THE CBS EXPERT TEAM ON AIRCRAFT BASED OBSERVATIONS (Third Session)

&

AMDAR PANEL MEETING
(Fourteenth Session)

Quebec City, CANADA, 2-4 NOVEMBER 2011   

CBS/ET-AIR-3 & AMDAR PANEL-14/INF

(30.X.2011)

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Original:  ENGLISH ONLY


DRAFT DOCUMENTATION PLAN
(updated on 30 October 2011)

Secretariat Contact: Dean Lockett (SO/ARO)

Agenda Item

Subject of document

Doc. No.

Submitted by

Deadline

N/A

List of Participants

AMDAR-14 (Dynamic from CBS DB)

ET-AIR (Dynamic from CBS DB)

INF.1

Secretariat

Done

N/A

Practical information for Participants

INF.2

Environment Canada

Done

1.

OPENING OF THE MEETING

2.

ORGANIZATION OF THE MEETING

2.1

Provisional annotated agenda

2.1

Secretariat

UPDATED

5 Oct 2011

2.2 Working arrangements and other organizational matters, AMDAR Panel Chairman

3.

AMDAR PROGRAMME STATUS

3.1 Status of Technical Support to the AMDAR Panel
3.1
Secretartiat / AMDAR Panel Chairman
Done

3.2

Report on the status of the AMDAR Programme

3.2

Secretariat / AMDAR Panel Chairman

UPDATED

21 Oct 2011

3.3

Report on activities by the Science and Technical Sub-Group

3.3(1)

Convenor Science and Technical Sub-Group

UPDATED

30 Oct 2011

Impact of aircraft data in the MSC forecast systems
INF.3.1(1).1
Gilles Fournier
Done
Decision Making Regarding Aircraft De-Icing and In-Flight Icing Using the Canadian Airport Nowcasting System (CAN-Now) INF.3.1(1).2 Gilles Fournier
Done

Report on activities by the Training and Outreach Sub-Group

3.3(2)

Convenor Training and Outreach Sub-Group

Done

3.4

STATUS REPORTS ON NATIONAL AND REGIONAL PROGRAMMES

3.4.1

ESTABLISHED AMDAR PROGRAMMES

Australia

3.4.1(1)

Doug Body

Done

Canada

3.4.1(2)

Gilles Fournier

Done

China

3.4.1(3)

Jianliang Xu

Done

E-AMDAR Programme

3.4.1(4)

Stig Carlberg

Done

France

3.4.1(5)

Yvan Lemaitre

Done

Germany

3.4.1(6)

Axel Hoff

Done

Hong Kong, China

3.4.1(7)

Sandy Song

Done

Japan

3.4.1(8)

Junichi Ishida

Done

New Zealand

3.4.1(9)

Wim Van Dyke

Done

Republic of Korea

3.4.1(10)

Soon Kim

Done

South Africa

3.4.1(11)

G.E. Khambule

Done

United States

3.4.1(12)

Carl Weiss

Done
Finland
3.4.1(13)
Pauli Rissanen
Done

3.4.2

NEW EMERGING AND POTENTIAL AMDAR PROGRAMMES

Albania, Argentina, ASECNA, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Chile, Croatia, Czech Republic, Finland, Hungary, Iceland, India, Iran, Kenya, Macedonia, Malaysia, Malta, Mauritius, Mexico, Morocco, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russian Federation, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates

 

National Representatives

 

Kenya
3.4.2(1)
Sospeter Muirure
Done
4.
PROJECTS, PLANNING AND WORK PROGRAMME
4.1 WIGOS Pilot Project for AMDAR - Review and Planning Update
4.1
Secretariat

UPDATED

24 Oct 2011

4.1.1 Update of BUFR Template
4.1.1
Secretariat

UPDATED

26 Oct 2011

BUFR template for AMDAR, version 6 and descriptors for AMDAR data, IPET-DRC Submission, Eva Červená
INF.4.1.1(1)
Eva Červená
Done
BUFR Template for AMDAR Version 7
INF.4.1.1(2)
Eva Červená
Done
4.1.2 Metadata Management
4.1.2
Secretariat
Done
4.1.3 Strategy for development of Data Management Framework for AMDAR
4.1.3
Jitze van der Meulen
15 Oct 2011
4.1.4 Water Vapor Sensor Development
David Helms
EUMETNET-AMDAR Humidity Instrumentation
Flight Tests and Access to Aircraft Fleets [Presentation]
  Axel Hoff  
WVSS-II Operational Stability [Presentation]   Bryce Ford  
4.1.5 Integration of AMDAR Regulatory Material [Agenda item only]
AMDAR Panel Chairman
4.1.6 Generic Software Specification for AMDAR
4.1.6
Secretariat / AMDAR Panel Chairman
Done
4.2 Global AMDAR Programme Development
4.2.1 Mexico AMDAR Regional Workshop [Ageda item only]
AMDAR Panel Chairman / Carl Weiss
Mexico AMDAR Regional Workshop Program, 8-10 November 2011
INF.4.2.1
 
Done
4.2.2 International AMDAR Programme Development, Including Regional Programme Development Projects
4.2.2
AMDAR Panel Chariman
Done
4.2.3 Data Targeting over Africa
4.2.3
Stig Carlberg
Done
4.2.4 Data Targeting over Central and South America [Agenda item only]
Carl Weiss
4.3 AMDAR Software Development
4.3.1 AAA Software Issues in South Africa
4.3.1
G.E. Khambule
Done
4.3.2 Australian AAA v3 Software Development
4.3.2
Doug Body
Done
AAA v3 D2 Specification
INF.4.3.2
Doug Body
Done
4.3.3 ARINC620 Software Specification Update
4.3.3
Secretariat
Done
4.3.4 B777 Software Development
4.3.4
AMDAR Panel Chairman
Done
4.4 AMDAR Quality Management System
4.4.1 Improvement in Data Exchange and Quality Control [Agenda item only]
Project Leader Improvement in Data Exchange and Quality Control
4.4.2 AMDAR Data Policy
INF.4.4.2
Secretariat
Done
4.4.3 QMF Requirements for Observational Data
4.4.3
Jitze van der Meulen
 15 Oct 2011
4.4.4 AMDAR Data Temperature Bias and NWP Correction
RADCOR For US Sondes
INF.4.4.4
Brad Ballish, NCEP, March 2011
Done
4.4.5 ADS Data Management and Quality
INF.4.4.5
Secretariat
Done
4.5 AMDAR Documentation Training and Outreach
4.5.1 WMO Aircraft Observations Website
4.5.1
Secretariat
Done
4.5.2 AMDAR Benefits Material for Airlines and NMHSs [Agenda item only]
AMDAR Panel Chairman
4.5.3 Aviation Industry Interaction
4.5.3
Secretariat / AMDAR Panel Chairman
Done
4.5.4 Volcanic Ash Training Course [Presentation]
Carl Weiss
4.5.5 Quarterly Newsletter
INF.4.5.5
Secretariat
Done
4.5.6 KNMI-KLM AMDAR Business Case Final Assessment
4.5.6
AMDAR Panel Chairman
Done
Business Case Final Assessment
INF.4.5.6(1)
AMDAR Panel Chairman
Done
Assimilation of hourly KLM AMDARs in HIRLAM INF.4.5.6(1) AMDAR Panel Chairman
Done
4.6 AMDAR Science and Technical Development
4.6.1 Water Vapor Sensor Implementation Plan
4.6.1
Secretariat
Done
AMDAR and Climate
INF.4.6.1
Jitze van der Meulen and AMDAR Panel Chairman
Done
4.6.2 Turbulence and EDR Global Implementation
David Helms
Presentation from FAA   Tammy Farrar  
4.7 AMDAR Planning
4.7
Secretariat
Done
4.7.1 AMDAR and Evolution of the GOS - Incuding review of the draft  Implementation Plan for the Evolution of Global Observing Systems
INF.4.7.1
Secretariat
Done
Vision for the GOS in 2025
INF.4.7.1(1)
 
Done
Draft Implementation Plan for Evolution of Global Observing Systems INF.4.7.1(2)  
Done
4.7.2 AMDAR Long-Term Plan to 2025
4.7.2
Secretariat / AMDAR Panel Chairman
Done
4.7.3 AMDAR Five Year Plan to 2016
4.7.3
Secretariat / AMDAR Panel Chairman
Done
4.7.4 AMDAR One Year Plan 2012 (Work Programmes)

5.

AMDAR PANEL FINANCIAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE MATTERS

5.1

Status  of AMDAR Trust Fund

5.1

Secretariat / AMDAR Panel Chairman

Done

5.2

Budget 2012-2013

Secretariat / AMDAR Panel Chairman

Done

AMDAR Trust Fund Statement
INF.5.1
Secretariat
Done
5.3 Future Governance of the AMDAR Programme
5.3
Secretariat / AMDAR Panel Chairman
Done

5.4

Review of Established Rules and Procedures

5.4

AMDAR Panel Chairman

Done

5.5

Election of Officers

n/a

 

During the session

6.
ET-AIR ADMINISTRATIVE MATTERS AND REPORTING TO CBS
6.1 Proposal of the TOR of ET-AIR for 2013-2016
6.1
Secretariat / ET-AIR Chairman
Done
6.2 Proposal of the Work Plan of ET-AIR for 2013-2016
4.7.3
Secretariat / ET-AIR Chairman
Done
Work Plan 2009-2012
INF.6.2
 
Done
6.3 AMDAR Panel and ET-AIR report to CBS (achievements, issues, recommendations)
Secretariat / ET-AIR Chairman
During the session

7.

ANY OTHER BUSINESS

8.

DATE AND PLACE OF NEXT MEETING

9.

CLOSURE OF THE MEETING

 

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