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1 French VOS Programme Status report th VOS-TAG meeting - Geneva April

2 Direction des Systèmes dObservation 4th VOS-TAG meeting 12/13 April 2007 The French VOS Programme is made of 65 selected ships (1st march 2007) 21 of them are dedicated to the VOS-Clim project -45 are equipped with a BATOS AWS (software version 2.0 or 3.0) -3 with a Mini-BATOS AWS -7 with a MINOS AWS -1 is until equipped with an old POMMAR station -9 with standard materials (8 using TurboWin)

3 Direction des Systèmes dObservation 4th VOS-TAG meeting 12/13 April 2007 Vessel typeActive VOS2006 obsremarks Container Carrier (CC)1752,7173 operating « round the world » line Ferry (F)1627,498 Research Vessel (RV)1213,7013 operating in Antarctic Ocean Gas Tanker (GT)65,955 Trawler (T)45,559 Other (OT)33,0223 cable-laying ships Passenger Vessel (PV)21,009 Ro/Ro container (RR)21,440 Liquid Tanker (LT)21,094 General Cargo (GC)21,515 Yacht/pleasure craft (Y)1157 Number of SHIP messages sent onto the GTS during 2006 : ~ 113,000 (manned ~ 16,000) Météo-France VOS fleet

4 Direction des Systèmes dObservation 4th VOS-TAG meeting 12/13 April 2007 Météo-France VOS fleet

5 Direction des Systèmes dObservation 4th VOS-TAG meeting 12/13 April 2007 Météo-France VOS fleet

6 Direction des Systèmes dObservation 4th VOS-TAG meeting 12/13 April 2007 Port Meteorological Offices network Boulogne sur mer Le Havre Caen Aix en Provence Brest Saint Nazaire Bordeaux Nouméa Le Port Papeete N elle Calédonie La Réunion Tahiti Trappes (installation team) Toulouse (management)

7 Direction des Systèmes dObservation 4th VOS-TAG meeting 12/13 April 2007 METEO FRANCE Shipboard Automatic Weather Station BATOS software version 3.0 (since february 2006) (designed and assembled by Météo-France)

8 Direction des Systèmes dObservation 4th VOS-TAG meeting 12/13 April 2007 New functionalities of BATOS software 3.0 Satellite communication ("Data report », 7 x cheaper than classical « code 41 ») Climatology IMMT 3 format (without MQCS) Observation statement : automatic sending of manned observations done during a period

9 Direction des Systèmes dObservation 4th VOS-TAG meeting 12/13 April 2007 METEO FRANCE Shipboard Automatic Weather Station « BAROS » will be take the place of the MINOS one very soon…

10 Direction des Systèmes dObservation 4th VOS-TAG meeting 12/13 April 2007 Automatic Weather Station BAROS Weather sensors : Pressure) frequency of observations : hourly satellite communication :Iridium

11 Direction des Systèmes dObservation 4th VOS-TAG meeting 12/13 April 2007 Expected evolution for 2007/2008 The « BATOS » software version 3.0

12 Thank you for your attention.


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