WMO OSCAR/Space User Workshop

As a guidance for the future development strategy of OSCAR/Space we want to collect user feedback related to OSCAR/Space functionality. For this purpose WMO organizes a workshop (online) 7-8 Feb 2023 (12.00-14.00 UTC) to present the current status of the OSCAR/Space development and to collect your ideas for future development. 

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As a preparation we want to collect user feedback related to OSCAR/Space functionality. Please give your feedback and future development ideas in the user survey via the link below until 6 January 2023. It should not take more than 5 minutes to complete the survey.   

OSCAR/Space User Survey






Day 1, 7 Feb 2023

12.00 – 12.15

Opening of the workshop

Heikki Pohjola, WMO

12.15 – 13.00

Introduction to WMO Observing System Capability Analysis and Review Tool (OSCAR) for space-based capabilities (OSCAR/Space)


Heikki Pohjola, WMO

13.00 – 13.30

Updating process of the OSCAR/Space database content and gap analysis

Roger Saunders, WMO

13.30 – 14.00

OSCAR/Space technical development


Heikki Pohjola, WMO


Day 2, 8 Feb 2023

12.00 - 12.30

OSCAR/Space User Survey

Roger Saunders, WMO

12.30 - 13.00

Use case: WMO OSCAR/Space in GSICS

Manik Bali, NOAA

13.00 - 13.30

User needs: Brain storming in small group sessions


-Satellite operators

-Space weather

-Satellite metadata in OSCAR/Space

-Climate application


13.30 - 13.55

The outcomes of the small group sessions


Group rapporteurs, all

13.55 - 14.00

Wrap up