4th DBNet Coordination Group Meeting (DBNet-CG-4)

The meeting will be held as three online Microsoft Teams sessions, 11:00-15:00 UTC

START:           20 October 2020, 11:00 UTC
END:               22 October 2020, 15:00 UTC

Meeting Report

Meeting Documents

TUESDAY 20 October 2020

Documents

11:00

1.       OPENING OF THE SESSION

 

11:05

1.1     Welcome and working arrangements

 1.1

11:10

1.2     Introduction of participants

 

11:20

1.3      Agenda

1.3

11:30

1.4       Review of actions

1.4

 

 

 

11:45

2.      STATUS OF DBNET REGIONAL NETWORK    COMPONENTS AND SERVICES

Note: The presentations will be uploaded by contributors (Italics) before the meeting and the online session will be Q&A

 

11:45

2.1     South America: Argentina, Brazil

2.1.12.1.2

12:00

2.2     Asia-Pacific: Météo-France, IMD, KMA, CMA, JMA,BOM

2.2.1, 2.2.2, 2.2.32.2.5, 2.2.6

12:30

2.3     EARS, incl partner stations: EUMETSAT

2.3, 2.3.1

12:45

2.4     NOAA, incl partner stations: CIMSS

2.4

13:00

2.5     Monitoring by NWP/SAF: MetOffice

2.5

13:15

2.6     Discussion on network status and plans and operational issues

2.6

 

 

 

13:45

3.      EVOLUTION OF SERVICES AND NETWORK

 

13:45

3.1     MWRI (EUMETSAT)

 

14:00

3.2     ASCAT (EUMETSAT)

 

14:30

3.3     SAWIDRA – Africa (ACMAD, Léon Guy Razafindrakoto)

3.3

14:45

3.4     Distribution of Direct Broadcast AIRS data (CIMSS)

3.4

15:00

End of Day 1

 

 

WEDNESDAY 21 October 2020

Documents

11:00

3.5     Channel selection and PCs - ITWG/NWP subgroup, Fiona Smith

3.5

 

 

 

11:30

4.      DBNet IMPLEMENTATION

 

11:30

4.1       Direct Broadcast

 

11:30

4.1.1    Review of satellite priorities at stations (WMO)

4.1.1

11:50

4.1.2    Discussion and agreement on satellite priorities

 

 

 

 

12:20

4.2       Processing software, status of L0/L1 packages

 

12:20

4.2.1    CSPP (CIMSS)

4.2.1

12:50

4.2.2    AAPP and Metop-SG software (NWPSAF)

4.2.2

13:10

4.2.3    FY3L0pp and FY3L1pp (CMA)

 

13:30

4.2.4    Discussion of processing software issues

 

 

 

 

13:50

4.3       Processing system

 

13:50

4.3.1    Cloud-based DBNet processing (CIMSS)

4.3.1

14:10

4.3.2    Discussion of processing system issues

 

 

 

 

14:30

4.4       Dissemination

 

14:30

4.4.1    Format and coding issues (EUMETSAT)

 

14:45

4.4.2    Discussion on dissemination and format issues

 

15:00

End of Day 2

 

 

THURSDAY 22 October 2020

Documents

11:00

4.         DBNet IMPLEMENTATION (cont’d)

 

11:00

4.5       Planning (DB services on planned satellite systems)

 

11:15

4.5.1    JPSS-2 (NOAA)

4.5.1, 4.5.1.b4.5.1.c

11:30

4.5.2    Metop-SG and Arctic Weather Satellite (AWS) (EUMETSAT)

4.5.24.5.2.b

11:45

4.5.3    FY-3E/F (CMA)

 

12:00

4.5.4    Others

 

 

 

 

12:15

5.      DBNet documents revision

 

12:15

5.1       DBNet Software Installation and Configuration Handbook (CIMSS)

5.1

12:30

5.2       Guide to DBNet (WMO)

5.2.1, 5.2.2

 

 

 

13:00

6.         DBNet ARTICLE

 

13:00

6.1       Status of draft (Rattenborg)

6.1.1, 6.1.2

 

 

 

13:15

7.         Coordination

 

13:15

7.1       DBNet Coordination Group membership (WMO)

 

13:30

7.2       Operational responsibilities and points of contacts (DBNet OPS) (All)

 

13:45

7.3       Other groups (WMO Expert teams, ITWG, IROWG, CGMS, GODEX-NWP) (WMO)

 7.3.1

14:15

7.4       NOAA High Rate User Group (WMO)

 

 

 

 

14:30

8.         ANY OTHER BUSINESS

 

 

 

 

14:45

9.         CONCLUSION

 

14:45

9.1       Action review

9.1

14:55

9.2       Next meeting

 

 

 

 

15:00

End of Day 3 and Adjourn

 

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