Guide to the WMO Integrated Global Observing System. 2019 edition.
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This is the second edition of the Guide to the WMO Integrated Global Observing System (WMO-No. 1165). The Guide was developed following the decision of the Seventeenth World Meteorological Congress for the WMO Integrated Global Observing System (WIGOS) to proceed to a preoperational phase (2016–2019), as well as the approval by the Seventeenth Congress of the Technical Regulations (WMO-No. 49), Volume I, Part I, and the Manual on the WMO Integrated Global Observing System (WMO-No. 1160), with effect from 1 July 2016. In essence, these two publications specify what is to be observed, as well as where, when and how, in order for Members to meet the relevant observational requirements.To complement these activities, the Seventeenth Congress requested the Secretariat of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) to publish a set of guidelines incorporated in an initial Guide, which would be progressively revised and enhanced through the WIGOS preoperational phase. This was formalized in a.....
PublisherWorld Meteorological Organization
Maturity LevelTRL 9 Actual system "mission proven" through successful mission operations (ground or space)
Best Practice TypeGuide
CitationWorld Meteorological Organization (2019) Guide to the WMO Integrated Global Observing System. 2019 edition. Geneva, Switzerland, World Meteorological Organization, 81pp. (WMO-No.1165). DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.25607/OBP-689
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