WORLD METEOROLOGICAL ORGANIZATION

WORKING GROUP ON PLANNING AND IMPLEMENTATION OF THE WWW IN RA I
FiFTH SESSION

NAIROBI, KENYA, 25 - 29 SEPTEMBER 2006

Chairperson: William Nyakwada (Kenya)

Secretariat Contact:
Jol Martellet jmartellet@wmo.int

 Last update: 22/09/2006

Reference documents:

XIII-RA I Abridged Final Report with Resolutions (Mbabane, Swaziland, 2002)

Final Report of RA-I/WG-PIW-04 (Cairo, Egypt, 2001)     (pdf)

Abridged Final Report of CBS XIII, St Petersburg, March 2005

Working documents

Agenda Item & Document Number

 Title

Submitted by 

Deadline

 

Provisional List of participants

Secretariat

 Done

 

IMPORTANT: Information Note to participants

 Kenya

Done

1.2(1)

Agenda

Secretariat

Done

1.2(2)

Explanatory memorandum

Secretariat

Done

2

Report of the chairman of the Working Group

Chairman

Done

3

CONSIDERATION OF THE DECISIONS OF XIII-RA I, CBS-XIII, XIV-CONGRESS AND EC-LVIII INCLUDING REQUIREMENTS FOR WWW SUPPORT TO OTHER PROGRAMMES

3.1(1)

Review of decisions

Secretariat

Done

3.2(1)

WWW support to Early Warning Systems, and, in particular, Tsunami Warning Systems in the Indian Ocean, and to the WMO DPM Programme

Secretariat

Done

3.3

WWW Regional contribution to THORPEX and AMMA

3.3(1)

Implications of THORPEX for WWW, in particular  Regional Programmes

Secretariat

Done

3.3(2)

Impacts of AMMA

Secretariat

Done

3.4(1)

World Weather Watch aspects of the WMO LDCs Strategy

Secretariat

Done

3.4(2)

Concept of "integrated and sustainable assistance"

Secretariat

Done

4

Status of WWW implementation and operation

4.1

Results of monitoring: Availability of SYNOP, TEMP, CLIMAT and CLIMAT TEMP reports at MTN centres

Secretariat

Done

Figures (pdf)

Secretariat

Done

4.2

Results of questionnaire

4.2(1)

Results of questionnaire - Summary Secretariat

Done

4.2(2)

Results of questionnaire - complete answers (Word)  or   (pdf) Secretariat

Done

5

REGIONAL ASPECTS OF THE WWW COMPONENTS, PWS PROGRAMME AND SUPPORT FUNCTIONS, INCLUDING REPORTS BY THE CO-ORDINATOR and RAPPORTEURS

5.1(1)

Integrated Observing System (IOS)  (Word) or  (pdf)

Secretariat

Done

5.1(2/1)

Integrated Observing System (IOS)/Summary of actions in Africa to evolve the GOS 

Rapporteur

Done
SYNOP Number of SYNOP reports from Region I received at MTN centres (pdf)

Rapporteur

Done
TEMP Number of TEMP reports from Region I received at MTN centres (pdf)

Rapporteur

Done

5.1(2/2)

Integrated Observing System (IOS)/Considerations for the evolution of the GOS and its impacts in Africa 

Rapporteur

Done

5.1(2/3)

Integrated Observing System (IOS)/Proposition of a revised RBSN and RBCN 

Rapporteur

Done
Proposed list of stations comprising the RBSN in Region I (Excel)

Rapporteur

Done
Proposed list of stations comprising the RBCN in Region I (Excel)

Rapporteur

Done

5.2(1-1)

Information Systems and Services (ISS) (including implications of WIS )

Secretariat

Done

5.2(1-2)

Information Systems and Services (ISS) (Code Matters and Migration to TDCF) Secretariat

Done

Presentation on WISppt

Status of GTS implementation in RA I ppt Secretariat

Done

5.2(3)

Status of GTS implementation in RA I 

Coordinator of Subgroup

Done
5.2(3)ADD1

Coordinator of Subgroup

Done

5.2(4)

Data Management Aspects

Rapporteur 

Done

5.2(5)

Codes Matters and Migration to TDCFs

Rapporteur 

Done

5.2(6)

Status of implementation of TDCF in Dakar RSMC

Senegal

Done

5.2(7)

Proposal for common sequence descriptors for representation of SYNOP data manually encoded in CREX

Dr Eva Cervena, Expert in ET/DR&C Done

5.3(1)

Data-Processing and Forecasting Systems (including severe weather demonstration project) (DPFS)

Secretariat

Done

5.3(2)

Data Processing and Forecasting Systems (DPFS)

Rapporteur

Done
Presentation: NWP at Dakar RSMC ppt Dr Ada Niang, Mr Watt, Senegal Done

5.4(1)

Operational Information Service (OIS)

Secretariat

Done

5.5(1)

Public Weather Services (PWS): Regional aspects

 Rapporteur

Done

 5.6(1)

 WWW-related Co-operation activities

Secretariat

Done

6

The strategic plan to enhance the contribution of World Weather Watch to the reduction of the risks associated with severe weather and climate extremes affecting Africa in support of sustainable development (Word file)    (pdf file)

Chairman

Done

Report of Missions of the Chairman at SADC, IGAD, ECOWAS and NMHSs of Botswana, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Nigeria

Chairman

Done

 7

 Future Work Programme

 To be discussed in the meeting