Presentation on theme: "ET-ABO 1 st Session 10-13 th September 2013, WMO, Geneva Commission for Instruments and Methods of Observation (CIMO) Task Team – Aircraft-based Observations."— Presentation transcript:
ET-ABO 1 st Session 10-13 th September 2013, WMO, Geneva Commission for Instruments and Methods of Observation (CIMO) Task Team – Aircraft-based Observations (TT-AO) Stewart Taylor, Chair TT-AO
GIE/EIG EUMETNET, Registered Number 0818.801.249 - RPM Bruxelles CIMO TT-AO 1 CIMO http://www.wmo.int/pages/prog/www/CIMO/WorkingStructure/membership.html One of eight technical commissions within WMO, Composed of designated experts, In the CIMO structure, TT-AO sits in the Open Programme Area Group (OPAG) on Standardisation and Intercomparisons – Task Team A5. Small Team of seven with assistance from SO/ARO.
GIE/EIG EUMETNET, Registered Number 0818.801.249 - RPM Bruxelles CIMO TT-AO 3 Greg MEYMARIS NCAR Research Applications Laboratory Aviation Applications Program
GIE/EIG EUMETNET, Registered Number 0818.801.249 - RPM Bruxelles CIMO TT-AO 4 CIMO TT-AO Terms of Reference (TOR). Develop and manage the work plan and associated activities of the TT-AO, as well as the budget for the corresponding expenditure of the AMDAR Trust Fund in line with the Trust Fund’s Terms of Reference, in collaboration with CBS ET- Aircraft-Based Observations; Oversee the scientific and technical development and maintenance of aircraft- based observing systems, from a point of view of instruments and methods of observation, and inform the Commission of latest developments; Work closely with ET-A1 in conducting the development and maintenance of technical standards associated with aircraft-based observations, and provision of related specifications to meet user requirements; and, Provide the technical review of approved aircraft-based humidity capabilities, Liaise closely with ET-A3 for testing and validation of the AMDAR system and aircraft based humidity sensors; Provide input for updates of the CIMO Guide relevant to aircraft-based observations, including identification of standards for inclusion in the CIMO Guide and other WMO regulatory documents; Assist and provide support for training and outreach activities to support the use of aircraft-based observations.
GIE/EIG EUMETNET, Registered Number 0818.801.249 - RPM Bruxelles CIMO TT-AO 5 CIMO TT-AO Workplan.Workplan. Work Plan and associated budget approved May 2013. 18 defined tasks, each one: –Assigned to TOR, –Assigned responsibilities to TT Members, –Actions envisaged, –Deliverables, –Start and completion dates, –Status – each task is recorded on Task Planning Summary documents, –Includes associated budget costs.
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