WMO World Meteorological OrganizationWorking together in weather, climate and water WIGOS – WMO Foundation for Meeting the Observing needs of Weather, Climate, Water and Environment Services --Consideration of WIGOS roadmap at 4-year WMO Constituent body Sessions Dr Wenjian Zhang Observing and Information System Department, WMO www.wmo.int/pages/prog/www/wigos/
PROVISIONAL PROGRAMME OF SESSIONS OF CONSTITUENT BODIES DURING THE SEVENTEENTH FINANCIAL PERIOD (2016–2019) : 2016 • EC-68 (June) • Key documents on WIGOS should be discussed and agreed at ICG-5 (last week of January 2016 after PRA/PTC), then input to EC documents • (Asia) (RA II-16) (Sept) • Key WIGOS documents be communicated (Pre-OP IP, WIGOS Regional Facility-connection to GSICS, etc), and regional WIGOS docs be approved. • OSCAR will be on-site registeration/update at RA II • RBON (or GBON-RA II) concept be communicated and exercised • (CBS-16) (November) • New Regulatory Material be discussed and approved (GOS part) and endorsed • New WIGOS working structure within CBS and collaboration meschanisms • (CHy-15) (December): WIGOS Pre-OP IP • Key WIGOS documents be communicated and discussed • OSCAR will be on-site registeration/update for WIGOS Hydrological component
PROVISIONAL PROGRAMME OF SESSIONS OF CONSTITUENT BODIES DURING THE SEVENTEENTH FINANCIAL PERIOD (2016–2019) --2017 • (RA IV-17) (North & Central America & the Caribbean)-April • Similar to RA II • EC-69 • Potential update of WIGOS Pre-Op IP, and review of progress • (CAS-17) • WIGOS Pre-op IP; RBON, Guiding material expected from CAS • On-site registeration check/update on GAW stations • (RA VI-17) (Europe) –Sept. • Global WIGOS documents and Regional documents (ref. RA II) • (JCOMM-5) • OSCAR-GOS Ocean sub-systems and GOOS system registeration • (RA V-17) (South-West Pacific)-Dec. • Global WIGOS documents and Regional documents (ref. RA II)
PROVISIONAL PROGRAMME OF SESSIONS OF CONSTITUENT BODIES DURING THE SEVENTEENTH FINANCIAL PERIOD (2016–2019) - 2018 • (CCl-17) , (CAgM-17) & (CAeM-16) • WIGOS key documents and progress review, contributing to the CCl, CAeM and CAgM communities • (CIMO-17) • Documents on CIMO leading role of WIGOS, new working structure on WIGOS • (RA I-17) (Africa) & (RA III-17) (South America) • Review of Global & Regional WIGOS progress, communication and decisions. OSCAR on-site registrations/updates • (IBCS-3) • Documents on WIGOS Progress (global and regional) articulate the WIGOS be the GFCS OBS Pillar with all relevant bodies (GCOS, GOOS, etc) • EC- 70 • Overview of Progress of WIGOS at Global, Regional and National levels, demo WIGOS benefits • Preliminary Decisions on WIGOS Operational Phase at Cg-18 (potential of WMO Infrastructure (WIGOS/WIS), Programme suggestion – cross-cutting Programme) • 2019: Preparation for (Cg-18) & (EC-71)
Key documents needed at ICG-5(for EC-68 and RA II) • WIGOS Pre-operational Plan (request to be approved by EC-68, and can be revised at the EC69/70 & communicate at all the RA sessions) • Comprehensive guide for national WIGOS Implementation, • including a) obligation items; b) strongly recommended practices; c) optional key areas • Volume A to OSCAR transition Plan (key metadata and possible Station IDs • WIGOS Metadata Implementation Guide; • RBON: or Global Basic Observing Network at all the regions (GBON-RA X) as the tradition phase in the next 4 years go through all RAs from current RNSB, RBCN to a GBON trial phase. • Concept and Guidelines for Regional WIGOS Facility; • Others ?
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