The Joint WMO-IOC Technical Commission for Oceanography and Marine Meteorology

VOS Panel (VOSP)

Terms of Reference

The Voluntary Observing Ship (VOS) Panel shall:

(a) Review, recommend and coordinate the implementation of new and improved specialized shipboard meteorological instrumentation, siting and observing practices, as well as of associated software;

(b) Support the development and maintenance of new pilot projects;

(c) Oversee the upgrade of ships to VOSClim standard, and encourage other new ships to be recruited to the VOSClim class;

(d) Develop and implement activities to enhance ship recruitment, including promotional brochures and training videos;

(e) Prepare annually a report on the status of VOS operations, data availability and data quality.


People in VOS Panel (VOSP)

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COUNTRY

NAME, POSITION, INSTITUTION, ROLE

TEL/FAX
AUSTRALIA Graeme BALL
Manager, Marine Operations Group
Bureau of Meteorology, Melbourne
Member
Tel: +61 3 9669 4203
Fax: +61 3 9669 4168
BRAZIL Angela VIEIRA FERNANDES
Navy Hydrographic Center (CHM)
Tel: +55 (21) 2189-3027
Fax: +55 (21) 2620-8861
CANADA Gerie Lynn LAVIGNE
Environment Canada, Meteorological Service of Canada, Ontario
Tel: +1 416-739-4561
Fax: +1 416-739-4261
Champika GALLAGE
Coordinator of National Marine Networks
Environment Canada, Meteorological Service of Canada, Ontario
(Pub47 submissions)
Tel: +1 416 739 4565
Fax: +1 416 739 4261
CHILE Alejandro DE LA MAZA
Head of Valparaiso Meteorological Center
Chilean Navy Weather Service
Tel: 56-32-2208947
Fax: 56-32-2208914
CHINA Lixin WEI
Director of Marine Weather Forecasting Division , Research scientist
National Marine Environmental Forecasting Center / State Oceanic Administration
Tel: +86 10 62105761
Fax: +86 10 62173620
Hing-Yim MOK
Senior Scientific Officer
Hong Kong Observatory
Tel: +(852) 2926 8451
Fax: +(852) 2311 9448
CROATIA Janja MILKOVIC
Meteorological and Hydrological Service Croatia
Tel: +385 1 45 65 605
Fax: +385 1 48 51 980
CYPRUS Matheos PAPADAKIS
Meteorological Officer
Cyprus Meteorological Service
Tel: +357 24802973
Fax: +357 24304753
DENMARK Thomas NEDERGAARD
Electronic Engineer
Danish Meteorological Institute
Tel: (+45) 3915 7370
Fax: (+45) 3915 7301

 
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