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Inventory of International Expert Groups

This page lists all Expert Groups with relevance to the WMO Space Programme and provides links where applicable.

Group Full Name Parent Organization Main Application Main Function Parameters
GSICS EP Global Space-based Intercalibration System  Executive Panel WMO, CGMS All Calibration All
GRWG GSICS Research Working Group GSICS EP All Calibration All
GDWG GSICS Data Management Working Group GSICS EP All Calibration All
WGCV Working Group on Calibration and Validation CEOS All Calibration All
WGISS Working Group on Information Systems and Services CEOS All DataExchange All
IGDDS-IG Implementation Group of the Integrated Global Data Dissemination Strategy WMO SP All DataExchange All
RARS-IG Regional ATOVS Retransmission Services Implementation Group WMO SP NWP DataExchange, DataManagement All
TF-SDC Task Force on Satellite Data Codes CGMS, WMO All DataManagement All
NAEDEX North-America Europe Data Exchange Informal NWP DataExchange All
APSDEU Asia-Pacific Satelllite Data Exchange and Utilization Informal NWP DataExchange All
EPEG EUMETCAST Product Expert Group for Africa EUMETSAT, RA I All DataExchange All
WGEDU Working Group on Education, Training and Capacity Building CEOS All Training All
VL-MG Virtual Laboratory Management Group WMO, CGMS All Training All
ITWG International TOVS/ATOVS Working Group IAMAS Radiation Commission NWP Development Temperature and Humidity profile
IWWG International Winds Working Group CGMS NWP Development Wind
IROWG International Radio-Occultation Working group CGMS NWP Development Temperature and Humidity profile
IPWG International Precipitation Working Group CGMS, WMO Hydro Development ECV Precipitation
WOAP WCRP Observation and Assimilation Panel WCRP   Research  
SWFDP Severe Weather Forecasting Demonstration Project WMO Forecasting Operational use
Training
Wind, precipitation, derived products (instability indices), lightning
OSTST Ocean Surface Topography Science Team EUMETSAT, CNES, NOAA, NASA Ocean circulation, climate Research Sea surface height
GAW SAG Global Atmospheric Watch Scientific Advisory Groups  (Ozone, GHG, Aerosols) CAS Climate   Ozone, GHG, aerosols
GHRSST GODAE High Resolution Sea Surface Temperature OOPC Forecasting, Climate Development ECV Sea Surface Temperature
IOCCG International Ocean Colour Coordination Group   Climate Research ECV Ocean Colour
GEWEX RP GEWEX Radiation Panel WCRP Climate Research Cross-cutting Atmosphere
AOPC Atmospheric Observation Panel for Climate GCOS, WCRP Climate ObsRequirements Cross-cutting Atmosphere
OOPC Oceanic Observation Panel for Climate GCOS, WCRP Climate ObsRequirements Cross-cutting Oceans
TOPC Terrestrial Observation Panel for Climate GCOS, WCRP Climate ObsRequirements Cross-cutting Terrestrial
SCOPE-CM Sustained Coordinated Processing of Environmental Satellite Data for Climate Monitoring WMO, CGMS, CEOS Climate Production All
ESCAP-PTC WMO/ESCAP Panel on Tropical Cyclones WMO, ESCAP Tropical Cyclones Operational Use Wind, Precipitation, Temperature, Water Vapour, SST, Sea level, Sea state
ESCAP-TC WMO/ESCAP Typhoon Committee WMO, ESCAP Tropical Cyclones Operational Use  
RA-IV-HC RA IV Hurricane Committee RA IV Tropical Cyclones Operational Use Wind, Precipitation, Temperature, Water Vapour, SST, Sea level, Sea state
RA-I-TC RA I Tropical Cyclone Committee for the South-West Indian Ocean RA I Tropical Cyclones Operational Use  
RA-V-HC RA V Hurricane Committee RA V Tropical Cyclones Operational Use Wind, Precipitation, Temperature, Water Vapour, SST, Sea level, Sea state
ICTSW Inter-Programme Coordination Team on Space Weather CBS, CAeM Space Weather All Total Electron Density, X-Ray Radiation, Particle flow
IAA SG SW IAA Study Group on Space Weather IAA, OOSA Space Weather All Total Electron Density, X-Ray Radiation, Particle flow
IAVWOG International Airways Volcano Watch Operations Group ICAO Space Weather   Total Electron Density, X-Ray Radiation, Particle flow
ICT-IOS Implementation Coordination Team on Integrated Observing System CBS All Obs Requirements All
ET-SAT Expert Team on Satellite Systems CBS All Satellites All
IPET-SUP Inter-Programme Expert Team on Satellite Utilization and Products CBS All All All