Difference between revisions of "VOS Metadata"

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::* [http://esurfmar.meteo.fr/doc/r/vos/e-surfmar_vos_metadata_presentation.pdf Presentation]
 
::* [http://esurfmar.meteo.fr/doc/r/vos/e-surfmar_vos_metadata_presentation.pdf Presentation]
 
::* [http://esurfmar.meteo.fr/doc/r/vos/e-surfmar_vos_metadata_users_manual.pdf User's Manual] - Version 1.04 (August 12th, 2008) now available
 
::* [http://esurfmar.meteo.fr/doc/r/vos/e-surfmar_vos_metadata_users_manual.pdf User's Manual] - Version 1.04 (August 12th, 2008) now available
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* '''VOS classes'''
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:''Definitions extracted from WMO Pub No 471''
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:* '''Selected''': A mobile ship station which is equipped with sufficient certified meteorological instruments for making observations, transmitsregular weather reports and enters the observations in a meteorological logbook. A Selected ship should have at least a barometer,a thermometer to measure SST, a psychrometer (for AT and humidity), a barograph and possibly an anemometer.
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:* '''Supplementary''': A supplementary ship is a mobile ship station equipped with a limited number of certified meteorological instruments for makingobservations. It transmits regular weather reports and enters the observations in a meteorological logbook.
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:* '''Auxiliary''': Auxuliary ships are mobile ship stations, normally without certified meteorological instruments, which transmits in a reduced codeform or in plain language, either on a routine basis or on request, in certain areas and under certain conditions.

Revision as of 12:39, 6 March 2009


  • E-SURFMAR Metadata Database


  • Documentation


  • VOS classes
Definitions extracted from WMO Pub No 471
  • Selected: A mobile ship station which is equipped with sufficient certified meteorological instruments for making observations, transmitsregular weather reports and enters the observations in a meteorological logbook. A Selected ship should have at least a barometer,a thermometer to measure SST, a psychrometer (for AT and humidity), a barograph and possibly an anemometer.
  • Supplementary: A supplementary ship is a mobile ship station equipped with a limited number of certified meteorological instruments for makingobservations. It transmits regular weather reports and enters the observations in a meteorological logbook.
  • Auxiliary: Auxuliary ships are mobile ship stations, normally without certified meteorological instruments, which transmits in a reduced codeform or in plain language, either on a routine basis or on request, in certain areas and under certain conditions.