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

Task Team on Satellite Communications Systems (TT-Satcom)

The Task Team shall:

1. Evaluate the operational and cost-effective use of satellite data telecommunication systems for the real-time collection of VOS and SOOP data in support of the World Weather Watch, GOOS, and GCOS;

2. Design a new communication system for conventional VOS based on their future FleetBoardband GMDSS terminals to replace Inmarsat Code-41;

3. Continue to evaluate the operational use of Iridium Satellite data telecommunication technology for the real-time collection of VOS and SOOP data in support of the OBS, GOOS, GCOS, and Natural Disaster Prevention and Mitigation applications;

4. Continue to monitor the cost implications of Inmarsat satellite communications sent by Code 41;

5. Review all relevant JCOMM Publications to ensure that they are kept up-to-date and comply with the Quality Management terminology;

6. Report to the next SOT Session on any relevant issues/proposals.

Members: Members below, plus the following:

Any representatives of countries where LES accepting Code 41 are located
A representative of RA III.


People in Task Team on Satellite Communications Systems (TT-Satcom)

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NAME, POSITION, INSTITUTION

ROLE

COUNTRY

Pierre BLOUCH (leader)
E-SURFMAR Service Manager
Météo France
Chairperson France
Graeme BALL
Manager, Marine Operations Group
Australian Bureau of Meteorology
Member Australia
Sarah NORTH
Marine Networks Manager
Met Office
Member United Kingdom
Frits KOEK
Consultant/Specialist
  Netherlands (The)
Annina KROLL
PMO Supervisor
Deutscher Wetterdienst
  Germany
Michail MYRSILIDIS
Head, Marine Meteorology Section / PMO Supervisor
Hellenic National Meteorological Service
  Greece
Steven PRITCHETT
VOS PM
  United States
Paula RYCHTAR
VOS Operations Manager
NOAA National Data Buoy Center
  United States
Derrick SNOWDEN
Senior Systems Engineer
NOAA/US Integrated Ocean Observing System
  United States
Johan STANDER
South African Weather Service
  South Africa

 
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