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JMA/WMO Workshop on Quality Management in Surface, Climate and Upper-air Observations
in RA II (Asia)

27-30 July 2010
Tokyo, Japan


List of Participants


Abs. : abstract of a presentation
Pep. : extend abstract/country report
Pres. : presentation material


Welcome address Yuji Kano JMA X
Opening address Miroslav Ondras WMO X
Organization for the workshop Hakaru Mizuno JMA X

Session 1: User Requirements (Chair: Mr. Mizuno)

      Abs. Rep. Pres.
Climate Services Perspective Takafumi Umeda Climate Prediction Division, JMA X X X
The Importance of Data Quality Control
in Disaster Prevention and Mitigation
Kazuhiko Nagata Forecast Division, JMA X X X
The Impact of Observational Data
on Numerical Weather Prediction
Hirokatsu Onoda Numerical Prediction Division, JMA X X X

Session 2: Standardization (Chair: Dr. Ondras)

      Abs. Rep. Pres.
WMO/CIMO Perspective Miroslav Ondras WMO X --- X
Siting Classification for Surface Observing Stations on Land Michel Leroy Meteo France X X X
Lecture on the RIC-Beijing Kejun Wu China --- --- X

Session 3: Siting and metadata (Chair: Dr. Pokrovsky)

      Abs. Rep. Pres.
Survey results Kotaro Bessho JMA --- --- X
Current state and development potential of Roshydromet surface meteorological,upper air and climate monitoring networks Oleg M.Pokrovsky Russian Federation X X X
Updated Station Documentation and Metadata Pilot Case:
Phetchaburi Observation Station
Songkran Agsorn Thailand X X X
Report on The Status of Weather Observation in Cambodia Peou Phalla Cambodia --- X X
Perspective of Department of Hydrology and Meteorology (DHM) in Nepal Rajendra Prasad Shrestha Nepal --- X X

Session 4: Sensors/Instruments (Chair: Mr. Lee)

      Abs. Rep. Pres.
Planning and Situation of the Meteorological Observation
in The Republic of Korea
Hyuk Je Lee Republic of Korea --- X X
Status of Meteorological Network, Observations and Data Management Singthong Pathoummady Lao People's
Democratic Republic
Observation network of Mongolia Norov Battur Mongolia X X X
Meteorological Observations and Instrumental Systems
for Meteorological services in Sri Lanka
Dayananda Malavige Don Sri Lanka X X X
One of issues related to replacement the manual observational weather stations with automated ones Merkushkin Aleksandr Uzbekistan X X X

Session 5: QA/QC (Chair: Mr. Mok)

      Abs. Rep. Pres.
Survey results Kotaro Bessho JMA --- --- X
An Integrated Meteorological Data Quality Assurance System for operation of the Automatic Weather Station (AWS) Network in Hong Kong Hing-yim Mok Hong Kong, China X X X
Quality Assurance and Quality Control of Surface Observations in JMA Hakaru Mizuno JMA X X X
Kazhydromet - National Hydrometeorological Service Republic of Kazakhstan Zainuldinova Dinara Kazakhstan X --- X
Current Status and Future Plan of Surface, Climate and Upper-air Observations of National Hydro-Meteorological Service of Viet Nam Nguyen Dinh Luong Viet Nam --- X X

Session 6: Training (Chair: Mr. Gupta)

      Abs. Rep. Pres.
Survey results Kotaro Bessho JMA --- --- X
Training Facilities in India Meteorological Department Mahesh Kumar Gupta India X X X  X
Surface, Climate and Upper-air Observations and Training System
in Pakistan
Muhammad Touseef Alam Pakistan --- X X
Country report for Bangladesh Shamsuddin Ahmed Bangladesh --- --- X
Country report for Kyrgyzstan Svetlana Vandasheva Kyrgyzstan --- --- X
Country report for Kuwait Essa Ramadan Mohammad Kuwait --- --- X  X
Quality Management in Surface,Climate and Upper-Air Observations in China Zhang Hongzheng China --- X X

Session 7: RIC-Tsukuba and Upper-air observations (Chair: Mr. Mizuno)

Overview of MIC Toshihiko Kobayashi MIC, JMA X
Research and development at MIC Hiroshi Kawamura
Mariko Kumamoto
Technical tour of Calibration rooms MIC staffs MIC, JMA ---
Upper-air observation network in Japan Kenji Akaeda JMA X
Upper-air observation in Tateno Hiroatu Maki Aerological Observatory, JMA X
Overview of MRI Hiroshi Takahashi MRI, JMA X
Lecture and tour of wind profiler Ahoro Adachi MRI, JMA ---
Lecture and tour of wind tunnel Shinji Nakagawa MRI, JMA ---

Poster of MIC

Traceability(JMA) X
Water_triple_point_cell X
Standard_platinum_resistance_thermometer X
Chambers X
Chilled-mirror_dewpoint_hygrometer X
Air_piston_gauge X
Inspection_system_for_tipping_bucket_gauges X
Burettes X
Traceability_of_sunshine_duration X
RRC-Tokyo X

Session 8: Summary

Summary and Recommendations X