WORLD METEOROLOGICAL ORGANIZATION

 

 COMMISSION FOR BASIC SYSTEMS
OPAG ON INTEGRATED OBSERVING SYSTEMS

 

EXPERT TEAM ON REQUIREMENTS FOR DATA FROM 
AUTOMATIC WEATHER STATIONS
 Third Session

 

Geneva, Switzerland, 28 June - 2 July 2004

Distr.:  RESTRICTED

CBS/OPAG-IOS/ET AWS-3/INF.1

 

(10.II.2004)
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Original:  ENGLISH ONLY

 

DOCUMENTATION PLAN
(Updated 21 June 2004)

Agenda Item

Title
(Note: documents are in PDF and MS-Word)

Doc No.

Submitted by

Expected/
received

1.

ORGANIZATION OF THE SESSION

1.2

Provisional Agenda   (Word)

1.2(1)

Secretariat

02 Feb

1.2

Explanatory Memorandum   (Word)

1.2(2)

Secretariat

02 Feb

n/a

Provisional List of Participants  (Wordupdated 21 June

INF-2

Secretariat

10 Feb

2.

REPORT OF THE CHAIRMAN

2

ET Chair

1 June

3.

ISSUES RELATED TO DEFINITION, REPORTING AND MAINTENANCE OF AWS’ DATA

3.1

Review and refine definition of radiation

3.1(xx)

ET Members 
Invited Experts

15 May

3.2

Issues related to the maintenance of metadata

3.2(xx)

ET Members
Invited Experts

15 May

3.2

Issues related to the maintenance of metadata  (Word)

3.2(1)

Igor Zahumenskę

27 April

3.3

Review and refine reporting of water vapor measurements

3.3(xx)

ET Members 
Invited Experts

15 May

3.4

Possibility of reporting both nominal and instrument values in BUFR/CREX

3.4(xx)

ET Members
Invited Experts

15 May

3.4

Reporting both Nominal and Instrument values in BUFR Templates for Surface Observation Data, especially Data from AWS  (Word)

3.4(1)

Eva Červená 
Igor Zahumenskę

6 May

3.5

Issues related to documentation of AWS’ algorithms

3.5(xx)

ET Members
Invited Experts

15 May

4.

DEVELOPMENT OF IMPROVED GUIDELINES ON EXTENDED QUALITY CONTROL PROCEDURES FOR DATA FROM AWS

4

Development of Improved Guidelines on Extended Quality Control Procedures for Data from AWS 

4(xx)

ET Members
Invited Experts

15 May

4

Guidelines on Quality Control Procedures for Data from AWS   (Word)

4(1)

Igor Zahumenskę

26 May

5.

ANY OTHER BUSINESS  

5.1

Status of the Earth Observing System initiative

5.1(xx)

ET Chair

Secretariat

15 May

5.2

Role of AWS in the Integrated Observation Concept. 

A NOAA Vision for an Integrated Surface Observation System (PowerPoint)

5.2(1)

R. Dombrowsky

16 June

5.3

Investments needed for high-quality, long-term climate observations

5.3(xx)

ET Members

15 May

5.4

Future AWS performance goals/standards

5.4(xx)

ET Members

15 May

5.5

Standardization of AWS’ platforms

5.5(xx)

ET Members

15 May

5.6

Issues related to AWS Documentation (Ref.: CIMO Guide and Manual on Codes)  (Word)

5.6(1)

Igor Zahumenskę

27 May

6.

RECOMMENDATIONS TO BE SUBMITTED TO CBS-XIII

6

Recommendations to be submitted to CBS-XIII 

6.1(xx)

ET Chair

ET Members

15 May

7.

FUTURE WORK PLAN

7

Future Work Plan

7.1(xx)

ET Chair

ET Members

15 May