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  1. WMO Information System SHI Peiliang, D/WIS WMO; WIS

  2. Topics • Introduction to WIS • Status of WIS • Exploiting WIS

  3. Introduction to WIS

  4. WMO Information System (WIS) aims to… • Increase data visibility • Broaden data access • Simplify data use • and provide an authoritative source for weather, climate and water information.

  5. WIS National Centre: • contributes information to WIS • distributes WIS information to national users National Centre Data Collection or Production Centre Data Collection or Production Centre: • Collects, prepares or analyses information, or • Manages sub-regional exchange of information Global Information System Centre Global Information System Centre: • Holds catalogue of all information available through WIS • Manages global exchange of information 5

  6. Adding data to WIS WMO Pizza Programme DCPC 6

  7. Discovery, Access, Retrieval • User • Searches catalogue at GISC • Asks GISC/DCPC for product GISC 2 DCPC 1 DCPC Passes WIS metadata to GISC DCPC Passes product to user 3 7

  8. Status of WIS

  9. Status of Global Information System Centres May 2013

  10. WIS Centres – May 2013

  11. Exploiting WIS

  12. Find the information Visit a GISC Listed on http://www.wmo.int/giscs Search boxe.g.Tsunami Pacific Can search by area

  13. Select which record is of interest Look at metadata

  14. Check that it is what you need

  15. And then download or ask for as routine Download now Subscribe – receive data as they arrive

  16. Summary Structure of WIS Current status of WIS Exploiting WIS

  17. Thank you for your attention • wis-help@wmo.int