Fourth Session of the ET-EGOS
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Commission for Basic Systems
Open Programme Area Group on Integrated Observing Systems

Fourth Session of the Expert Team on Evolution of the Global Observing Systems
Geneva, Switzerland, 7-11 July 2008

Doc No.

Item

Title

Prepared by

Deadline

1.

Organization of the Session

1.2(1)

1.2

smDOCProvisional agenda

Secretariat

Done

1.2(2)

1.2

smDOCProvisional annotated agenda

Secretariat

Done

INF-2

1.3

smDOCWork plan

Secretariat

Done

INF-3

n/a

Provisional list of participants

Secretariat

Done

n/a

n/a

geneva-infoPractical information on Geneva for participants

Appendix (Hotels)

Secretariat

Done

2

2.

Report of the the Chairperson

J. Eyre

Done

3

3.

Review of actions

Appendix

M. Ondráš      J. Eyre

Done

 

4.

WMO High-level activities relevant to the ET-EGOS and OPAG-IOS

 

 

4.1

4.1

Guidance from Chairperson of the OPAG-IOS

J. Purdom

Done

4.2(1)

4.2(2)

4.2

WIGOS activities

WIGOS pilot projects

D. Hinsman  
A. Karpov

Done

4.3

4.3

GEO / GEOSS-related activities

D. Hinsman
B. O’Donnell

Done

 

5.

Review of other activities related to the ET-EGOS and OPAG-IOS

 

 

5.1

INF-4

5.1

THORPEX activities

Report and Proceedings of the Second Meeting of the THORPEX Observing Systems Working Group

J. Purdom

(no paper presentation)

5.2

5.2

IPY activities

E. Sarukhanian

Done

5.3

5.3

AMMA activities

Jean-Blaise Ngamini

Done

5.4

5.4

AMDAR activities

F. Grooters

Done

5.5

5.5

GCOS activities including monitoring (ref. item 7.2.8)

M. Menne
D. Goodrich

Done

5.6

5.6

Recent developments in EUCOS

J. Dibbern

Done

5.7

5.7

Activities related to ET-AWS

Secretariat

Done

 

6.

User requirements and observing system capabilities

 

 

6.1

6.1

Review and update the database of User Requirements and Observing System Capabilities

Appendix

D. Hinsman  
J. Lafeuille

Done

 

7.

Rolling Review of Requirements and Statements of Guidance

 

 

 

7.1

Overview of Statements of Guidance (SoGs)

J. Eyre
M. Ondráš

(no paper presentation)

 

7.2

Status of individual Statements of Guidance (SoGs) and recommended update strategy

 

 

7.2.1

7.2.1

Global NWP

J. Eyre

Done

7.2.2

7.2.2

Seasonal and inter-annual forecasting

L. Feranti (Ms)

Done

7.2.3

7.2.3

Regional NWP

J. Pailleux

Done

7.2.4

7.2.4

Aeronautical meteorology

Chi Ming Shun
H. Pümpel

Done

7.2.5

7.2.5

Atmospheric chemistry

Len Barrie

Done

7.2.6

7.2.6

Agrometeorology

M. Sivakumar

15 June

7.2.7

7.2.7

Hydrology and water resource

W. Grabs

Done

7.2.8

7.2.8

Climate monitoring (GCOS)

S. Bojinsky

(included in Doc.5.5)

7.2.9

7.2.9

Synoptic meteorology

Nick Graham
(H. Pümpel)

Done

7.2.10

7.2.10

Nowcasting and VSRF

A. Stan-Sion
H. Pümpel

Done

7.2.11

7.2.11

Ocean applications

P. Dexter      A. Soares

Done

7.2.12

7.2.12

Climate (other aspects – CCl)

R. Heino

Done

 

8.

Observing System Studies

 

 

8

8

Report on CBS OSE / OSSE Workshop, May 2008

J. Pailleux

Done

 

9.

Implementation plan for evolution of the GOS (EGOS-IP)

 

 

9.1

9.1

Review of progress and actions on the surface-based sub-system of the GOS

H. Boettger
(ECMWF)

Done

9.2

9.2

Review of progress and actions on the space-based sub-system of the GOS

J. Lafeuille

Done

 

9.3

Review of progress and actions concerning EGOS-IP in the WMO regions

 

 

9.3(1)

9.3

            Region I

M. Saloum

Done

9.3(2)

9.3

            Region II

M. Ondráš
(Y. Chen)

Done

9.3(3)

9.3

            Region III

G. Torres

Done

9.3(4)

9.3

            Region IV

M. Ondráš
(W. Stolz) 

Done

9.3(5)

9.3

            Region V

R. Stringer
(Mr Sunarjo)

Done

9.3(6)

9.3

            Region VI

K. Björheim

Done

9.3(7)

9.3

National Reports for 2007 on Progress and Plans Related to EGOS-IP

R. Stringer

Done

 

9.4

Update of the Implementation Plan Progress and Actions

J. Eyre

(to be done at the meeting)

 

10.

Vision for the GOS

 

 

10.1

10.1

Review inputs to preparation of revised Vision for the GOS in 2025

J. Eyre

Done

 

10.2

Update draft Vision for the GOS in 2025

J. Eyre

(to be done at the meeting)

 

11.

Preparation for the forthcoming CBS meetings

 

 

11

11.1 & 11.2

ICT-IOS, September 2008 and CBS-XIV, March 2009

M. Ondráš
J. Eyre

Done

 

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