Guide to the Global Observing System, 2010 edition Updated in 2012.
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The main purpose of the Guide is to provide practical information on the development, organization, implementation and operation of the Global Observing System in order to enhance both the participation of individual Members in the System and the benefits they may obtain from it. The Guide explains and describes Global Observing System practices, procedures and specifications and is aimed at assisting the technical and administrative staff of National Meteorological Services responsible for the networks of observing stations in preparing national instructions for observers. The first edition of the Guide on the Global Observing System was completed in 1977 as the result of a decision adopted by the WMO Commission for Basic Systems at its sixth session, held in Belgrade in 1974. Since then, it has undergone a number of revisions and amendments. These have been consolidated into this new revised edition. The present edition contains the amendments adopted by the Commissi.....
CitationWorld Meteorological Organization (2012) Guide to the Global Observing System, 2010 edition Updated in 2012. Geneva, Switzerland, WMO, [172pp.] (WMO No. 488). DOI: https://doi.org/10.25607/OBP-1526
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