Data Buoy Cooperation Panel 10.3 - Guidelines to Oceanographic Instruments.[DBCP 34 Session].
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The Guidelines for Oceanographic Instrument standards and Methods of Observation aids in instrumentation and measurement techniques used to make ocean observations. DBCP 31 session agreed that DBCP guidelines for instrument standards ought to be developed. The Panel agreed that the following should initially be undertaken: (i) checking existing materials (e.g. WMO No. 8, Guide to Meteorological Instruments and Methods of Observation), (ii) agreeing on the scope of the guidelines document, and the methodology for producing it, and then (iii) proposing a work-plan, and who should contribute. The guidelines document could include instrument classes, and information on traceability requirements, while certification could simply be undertaken at the DBCP level through a committee to be established for that purpose. The Panel requested R. Venkatesan (India) to lead such developments, with assistance from Luca Centuriani, David Meldrum, and the Secretariat in the view to make a proposal (poss.....
PublisherJoint WMO/IOC Technical Commission for Oceanography and Marine Meteorology
Essential Ocean Variables (EOV)Sea surface temperature
Ocean surface stress
Best Practice TypeBest Practice
CitationData Buoy Cooperation Panel (2018) Data Buoy Cooperation Panel 10.3 - Guidelines to Oceanographic Instruments [DBCP 34 Session]. Geneva, Switzerland, Joint WMO/IOC Technical Commission for Oceanography and Marine Meteorology. 47pp. (DBCP-34_10.3_Guidelines...). DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.25607/OBP-391
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