Presentation on theme: "RA-VI MG-7 RA VI Management Group Meeting 7 WORKING GROUP ON TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION Progress review Jochen Dibbern, Chair WG-TDI Geneva,"— Presentation transcript:
RA-VI MG-7 RA VI Management Group Meeting 7 WORKING GROUP ON TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION Progress review Jochen Dibbern, Chair WG-TDI Geneva, Switzerland, 5-6 February 2013
RA-VI MG-7 Regional aspects of ISS The majority of RMTN is implemented using RMDCN, 37 countries are currently connected to RMDCN; All RA-VI Members should be encouraged to move to the new RMDCN contract with Interoute ; Increased availability in synoptic and upper-air reports, especially in the Eastern part of Europe; MG to encourage Members to move to the new RMDCN contract
RA-VI MG-7 WIS in RA-VI Back-up agreements: -Moscow-Offenbach -Toulouse-Exeter
RA-VI MG-7 Regional aspects of DPFS Updated information on global models operated in RA-VI, limited area models and EPS systems was given; Reported about plans of the Serbian NHMS to establish a new NWP consortium encompassing Serbia, Montenegro, Macedonia, Bosnia- Herzegovina, Albania and Moldova. The NWP base tool would be an open version of the WRF system (US model developed by NCAR, NCEP, FSL, AFWA, FAA and others). Reported on increasing demand for European weather radar data exchange;
RA-VI MG-7 Task Team on Migration to Table Driven Codes 40 Countries of RA-VI produce at least one type of Cat 1 data in TDCF; TT follows closely the migration process through: organisation of training courses, respond to questions/ requirements of RA-VI members, maintenance of conversion programm synop2bufr; the Turkish State Meteorological Service organized a training course on “Meteorological Telecommunication and WMO Information System” including lectures on BUFR and Migration to TDCF (Antalya, Turkey, 1 to 6 October 2012); Roshydromet hosted a workshop on Migration to TDCF issues, which was held near Moscow, Russian Federation, from 26 to 30 November 2012.
RA-VI MG-7 TT on Re-design of the Regional Basic Observing Network and WIGOS Regional WIGOS workshop to be held in Madrid, 4-6 May 2013, which will address: WIGOS concept and architecture; Existing projects on national WIGOS implementation; Benefits of WIGOS; Capacity building needs.
RA-VI MG-7 TT on WIS Development and Implementation WIS Implementation Plan for RA-VI has been finalized and was approved by the Presendent of RA-VI and is available on the Web. The implementation should be completed by the next session of RA-VI in September 2013. The TT will monitor implementation progress.
RA-VI MG-7 TT on RMDCN Procurement for next generation of the RMDCN was lead by ECMWF: Definition of requirements in 2011; Workshop for RA-VI Members in May 2012, procurement in 2012; ECMWF Council-78 approved the conteract with Interoute in Dec 2012; Installation of RMDCN-NG in 2013; Migration to the new network Q1/2014. MG to encourage members to connect to RMDCN-NG
RA-VI MG-7 TT on Regional Instrument Centres RICs Ljubljana and Bratislava provided calibration standards for Serbia and Bulgaria; Training lectures were provided for Bulgaria, Oman and Kazakhstan delegations; Assistance and calibration and maintenance of hydro-meteorological instruments were provided for the following beneficiary countries: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia; Inter – comparison of calibration laboratories will start 2013.