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Status Report on the WWW

2005 Status Report WMO No. 986
22nd Status Report on the Implementation of the World Weather Watch, 2005
Integrated Observing Systems
current

Manual on GOS

WMO No.544
Manual on the Global Observing System. Volume I - Global Aspects
current

Guide to the GOS

WMO No.488
Guide to the Global Observing System
2012, May NWP5 Fifth WMO Workshop on the Impact of Various Observing Systems on Numerical Weather Prediction - (WMO-GOS-1)
Sedona, Arizona (USA), 22-25 May 2012
2009 CLIMAT Practical help for compiling CLIMAT reports (WMO/TD-No.1477)  
English   French   Spanish   Russian  
2009 CLIMAT/
CLIMAT TEMP

Handbook on CLIMAT and CLIMAT TEMP Reporting (WMO/TD-No.1188) 
English    French    Spanish    Russian   [pdf]

2008 May NWP4 Fourth WMO Workshop on the Impact of Various Observing Systems on Numerical Weather Prediction (NWP) -(WMO/TD-No.1450)
Geneva, 19-21 May 2008
2005 April Evolution of the GOS Implementation Plan for Evolution of Space- and Surface-based Sub-systems of the GOS (WMO/TD-No.1267)
2004
(2009 revised version available in English)
CLIMAT/
CLIMAT TEMP

Handbook on CLIMAT and CLIMAT TEMP Reporting (WMO/TD-No.1188) 
English    French    Spanish    Russian   [all in pdf]

2004 March NWP3 Third WMO Workshop on the Impact of Various Observing Systems on Numerical Weather Prediction (NWP) - (WMO/TD-No.1228)
Alpbach, Austria, 9-12 March 2004    
2002 Volume A Possible Improvements to WMO-No.9, Volume-A
(by the Rapporteur on Improvements to Vol.A)
2002 Jan COSNA COSNA Consolited Monitoring Report for 2001
(Composite Observing System for the North Atlantic) 
Information Systems and Services
current

Manual on GTS

WMO No. 386
Manual on the Global Telecommunication System
   new      Radio Frequencies WMO Preparation for the ITU 2007 World Radiocommunication Conference, Geneva, October-November 2007
current GTS Status of implementation of the GTS (MS-ppt and .gif)   
revised Sept 2005  IP Addresses - GTS  Guide on PROVISIONAL Arrangements for the Use of IP Addresses over the GTS

2006

IT Security Guide on Information Technology Security  (current edition, July 2006 - significantly updated from the draft version published in 2004)
August 2006   FTP server WMO Guide on Establishing an FTP Server  (DRAFT revision, August 2006)
2004 April
Internet Study

Technical note: IPSec Feasibility Study – Guidance on IPSec-based VPNs over the Internet. Source: ECMWF 2003; (translation by WMO)
English   French   Spanish   Russian   [all in pdf]

revised Dec 2003
(current edition 2000)
Internet Guide Guide on Internet Practices. Revised edition, Dec 2003.
English   French   Spanish   Russian   [all html]
2003 June Radio Frequencies WMO Preparation for the ITU 2003 World Radiocommunication Conference, Geneva, June 2003
2002 Dec Internet Guide Guide on Virtual Private Networks (VPN) via the Internet between GTS centres, (Word97) 
2002 Dec  Internet Guide Guide on the Use of TCP/IP on the GTS  (Word97)
   
2000 May Radio Frequencies WMO Preparation for the ITU 2000 World Radiocommunication Conference, Istanbul, May 2000
ISS/Data Management
current Data Management Migration to Table Driven Code Forms
  
current Data Management WMO Codes and Representation Forms
  
current Metadata Development of the WMO Core Profile of the ISO Metadata Standard
including Keywords for describing WMO Datasets
2004 August  FWIS Study Study on the Integration of Data Management Activities between WMO Programmes (version 2), August 2004  (pdf)
[Version 1, Dec 2003, (pdf)]
2003 October FWIS Vision/Concept The Future WMO Information System Concept, Oct 2003  (Word97)
[Vision of the Future WMO Information System, Oct 2002, (html)]   
2003 March FWIS Study A study on the possible policy issues of the 
Future WMO Information System
(pdf)
current Software Registry CBS Catalogue of software available for exchange
    

Data-processing and Forecasting System

current

Manual on GDPFS

WMO No. 485
Manual on the Global Data-Processing System, Edition 1992
Volume I - Global Aspects;  Volume II - Regional Aspects
2008 September SWFDP SWFDP Guidebook on Planning Regional Subprojects (Rev.)
2008 June SWFDP SWFDP Overall Project Plan (Rev.)
2006 February  Forecast Standards Guidelines on using information from EPS in combination with single higher resolution NWP forecasts (Feb. 2006) 
2004 November 
Forecast Standards A Summary of Recommended Practices for Weather Forecasting (Nov. 2004) 
2000 Sept Study Study of the Impact of the Loss of Russian Federation RAOBS on NWP Verification Statistics in the Northern Hemisphere, 30 September 2000 

Basic Systems

2000 Computerized 
Basic Systems
Technical Options of 
Computerized World Weather Watch Basic Systems at NMCs in RA I
         

WWW-Web Editor, Dec 2007