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ICAWS-2017

WMO International Conference on Automatic Weather Stations (ICAWS-2017) 

"Automatic weather stations for environmental intelligence - the AWS in the 21st century"

Offenbach am Main, Germany, 24-26 October 2017

 

Full report and presentations are available here.

 

Programme

AWS

 

Opening Ceremony

Topic 1: Initiating automation and supporting migration from manual to automated measurements

Topic 2: Communications, data transmission, encoding, archiving and storage

Topic 3: Sustainability of the measurements

Topic 4: New developments, interoperability, intelligent measurements, and integration

Panel Discussion Sessions

 Joint Photo

 

Opening Ceremony

Welcome address

Prof Gerhard Adrian, Permanent Representative of Germany with WMO

 

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Welcome address from WMO

Dr Wenjian Zhang, Assistant Secretary General, WMO Secretariat

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Automatic Weather Stations at Deutscher Wetterdienst

Dr Jochen Dibbern, Director of Technical Infrastructure and Operations at DWD

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Evolving CIMO Strategy and its relationship to AWS

Dr Bruce Forgan, Vice-president of CIMO

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Topic 1: Initiating automation and supporting migration from manual to automated measurements

KN1_1: Overarching Automated Weather Stations (AWS) Issues

Dr Jitze van der Meulen (Netherlands)

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O1_1: Modernisation of the National Meteorological Measurements Network in Croatia

Mr Stjepan Ivatek-Šahdan (Croatia) et el.

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O1_3: Automation of Surface Observing Network in BMKG

Mr Agung Saifulloh Majid (Indonesia) et el.

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O1_5: AWS for Building Regional Climate Capacity in the Caribbean

Dr Jonathan Cox (Barbados) et el.

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O1_6: Development and status of AWS Observation at KMA

Mr Chulwoon Choi (Republic of Korea) et el.

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O1_7: The Shipborne European Common Automatic Weather Station (EUCAWS)

Mr Jean-Baptiste Cohuet (France) et el.

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O1_8: The AWS based operational urban network in Milano: achievements and open questions

Dr Giuseppe Frustaci  (Italy) et el.

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O1_9: Managing the transition from human cloud observations to automatic cloud measurements at an AWS

Dr Reinout Boers (Netherlands) et el.

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O1_10: Guidance on Replacement of Mercury-based and Obsolete Meteorological Instruments

Mr Drago Groselj (Slovenia) et el.

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O1_11: Assessment and selection of regional automatic weather stations in China based on RRR principle of WMO

Prof Jianxia Guo (China) et el.

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O1_12: Experiences in Rolling out an AWSs Network at KMD

Mr David Ndiritu Muchemi (Kenya)

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O1_14: Problematic Issues of Automation of Meteorological Observations: Ukrainian Experience

Dr Viacheslav Manukalo (Ukraine)  et el.

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O1_15: Desktop analysis of commercially available “All in One" and "Compact" weather stations - How well can we do it?

Dr Jane Warne (Australia)

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Posters

 

P1_3 Rainfall monitoring system in Venezuela

Mr Angenir Barrios (Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of) et el.

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P1_5 Sterela’s Neptune maritime automatic weather stations to be used onboard ship

Mrs Alexis Dejoie (France) et el.

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P1_7 Parallel measurements at German climate reference stations: DWD’s approach to compare manual vs. automatic observations

Dr Frank Kaspar (Germany) et el.

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P1_9 Procurement Process for new Sensors at DWD

Dr Jan Lenkeit (Germany)

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P1_14 The impact of changing from Conventional Instruments to Automatic Observing Platforms in Uganda

Mr Andrew Ssali (Uganda)

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P1_17 AWS Network of HNMS: A brief presentation and the experience gained of its use

Mr Nikolaos Kalamaras (Greece)

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P1_18 Automatic Meteorological Stations for the Costa Rica’s Environmental Intelligence

Mrs Marta Eugenia Pereira Molina (Costa Rica)

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P1_19 Transition from manual to automatic measurement: Should CIMO create a training workshop?

Mr Mike Molyneux (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)

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Topic 2 : Communications, data transmission, encoding, archiving and storage

KN2-1: Harmonized operational observation data production at FMI

Mrs Minna Huuskonen (Finland) et el.

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O2_1: Communications, data transmission on AWS network of Kyrgyzhydromet

Mr Ruslan Ermatov (Kyrgyzstan)

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O2_3: Integrating European Common Automatic Weather Station (EUCAWS) Data in Delayed Mode Data Streams at the Marine Data Climate Centre of Deutscher Wetterdienst

Dr Axel Andersson (Germany) et el.

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O2_4: Changes in the measurements system and the impact on the homogeneity of long time series – A study based on parallel measurements from German reference stations

Ms Lisa Hannak (Germany) et el.

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O2_5: Satellite services and products for Automatic Weather Stations

Mrs Sophie Baudel (France) et el.

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Posters

 

P2_6 Standardized Assessment of Marine Meteorological Data from Offshore Platforms

Ms Tina Leiding (Germany) et el.

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P2_7 From the sensors to the models, integrated hydro-meteorological systems in NIMH – BAS, Bulgaria

Mr Andrey Naldzhyan (Bulgaria) et el.

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Topic 3 : Sustainability of the measurements

KN3_1: Experiences with donor funded climate monitoring in the Pacific

Mr Andrew Harper (New Zealand)

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O3_1: Sustainability of the Measurement - A Panacea for Achieving Automatic Weather Stations for Environmental Intelligence in 21st Century

Dr Stella Uche Obikwelu (Nigeria) et el.

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O3_3: Automated Meteorological Data Acquisition System (AMeDAS) in Japan and field experiments to determine the effects of its observation environment

Mr Takeyuki Ichihara (Japan) et el.

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O3_4: Quality control methodology for temperature data of Automatic Weather Stations with non-wooden radiation shield

Mr Nuwan Kumarasinghe (Sri Lanka)

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O3_6: OceanRAIN—the automatic shipboard Ocean Rainfall And Ice-phase precipitation measurement Network

Dr Christian Klepp (Germany) et el.

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O3_7: Quality assurance for sensors at the Deutscher Wetterdienst (DWD)

Mr Holger Doerschel (Germany)

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O3_8: Field experiments to determine the effect of boundary fences on temperature observation

Mr Hagiya Satoshi (Japan) et el.

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O3_9: Components of uncertainty in measurement by means of AWS

Dr Graziano Coppa (Italy) et el.

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Posters

 

P3_6 Experience with the operation of new automatic weather stations in Slovakia

Dr Branislav Chvíla (Slovakia) et el.

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P3_7 Planning, data management, internal calibration and traceability procedures of the Italian operational urban network managed by FOMD

Mr Savino Curci (Italy) et el.

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P3_11 Study of the Effectiveness of Commonly Used Rainfall Measuring Instruments in Measuring Rainfall Intensity in Malaysia

Mr Nik Mohd Riduan Nik Osman (Malaysia) et el.

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P3_12 Automated surface marine observations from European data buoys

Dr Paul Poli (France) et el.

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P3_13 The Effect of Different Resolution Solar Radiation Data on the Radiation Exposure

Ms Weiwei Wang (China)

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Topic 4 : New developments, interoperability, intelligent measurements, and integration

KN4_1: The framework of next generation automatic weather station in China

Dr Xiaozhong Cao (China) et el.

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O4_1: Development of Innovative Technology to Provide Low-Cost Surface Atmospheric Observations in Data Sparse Regions

Dr Paul Anthony Kucera (United States of America) et el.

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O4_2: Application of button-size temperature sensors for micro-climate study of the urban environment of Hong Kong

Mr Ying Wa Chan (Hong Kong, China) et el.

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O4_4: IT-Security for Meteorological Measuring Networks

Mr Gerhard Pevny (Austria) et el.

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O4_5: SEA new efficient approach of code and data management in remote measuring networks

Mr Bojan Cernac (Slovenia)

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O4_6: Automatic Weather Station Design for demanding environments

Mr Jorma Islander (Finland)

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O4_7: Advancement of Community Weather Information Network through the Use of Low-cost Automatic Weather Station

Mr Kwong Hung Tam (Hong Kong, China) et el.

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O4_8: The Influence of the Radiation Effect of Louvred Screens on the Air Temperature Measurement

Mr Jiade Yan (China) et el.

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O4_9: Method for Grade Evaluation of Automatic Meteorological Stations based on Satellite Data

Prof Chenggang Wang (China) et el.

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Posters

 

P4_3 The heat is on: patented rain gauges technology for cold climates

Dr Andrea Costantini (Italy)

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P4_5 The introduction of a new type of intelligent tipping bucket rain sensor

Mr Xuguang Li (China) et el.

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P4_6 An intelligent framework of Automatic Weather Station

Mr Jun Liu (China)

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P4_8 The introduction of the integrated processor unit

Dr Fa Tao (China) et el.

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P4_9 An IoT-based Automatic Station for gradient observation of Microclimate in Mountain Profile

Mr Ning Li (China) et el.

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P4_10 Sentinel: System for the remote calibration of pyranometers in the automatic meteorological stations network of the Meteorological Service of Cuba

Mr Juan Carlos Peláez Chávez (Cuba) et el.

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P4_11 The new automatic weather stations at DWD

Dr Raoul Zimmermann (Germany)

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Panel Discussion Sessions

Discussion Session 1:

Automation of measurements – training needs and competencies

(Mr Andrew Harper, Dr Stella Uche Obikwelu, Mr Mike Molyneux)

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Discussion Session 2:

Working with non-NMHS (partner) data

(Dr Volker Kurz, Mrs Minna Huuskonen, Mr Andrew Ssali)

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Discussion Session 3:

Low-cost AWSs – opportunity or threat to meteorological measurements

(Dr Jane Warne, Dr Paul Anthony Kucera, Dr Stephen Lau)

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