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

Task Team on VOS recruitment and programme promotion (TT-VOSRPP)

The Task Team shall (Terms of Reference as decided by SOT-8):

1. Promote and monitor the upgrade of observing ships to VOSClim Class liaising with scientific advisers, the DAC and the VOSClim Focal Point as necessary
2. Review existing promotional aids (flyer, certificates etc) and recommend new promotional aids
3. Promote the use of, and keep under review, the promotional SOT ‘Recruitment Presentation’
4. Establish a store of relevant news and articles for use in SOT or VOS publications, or in relevant national newsletters or publications
5. Issue the 2015 VOS Scheme Questionnaire and collate replies to assess the performance of the VOS Scheme, identifying issues that need to be addressed by SOT
6. Review relevant JCOMM publications to ensure they are up to date (e.g. with respect to VOS Classes)
7. Review the suitability of the current VOS Classes and prepare proposals, as appropriate, for consideration at SOT-9
8. In collaboration with the Task Team on Training develop a new JCOMM guidance document to address, in so far is practicable, the full scope of PMO work instructions, duties and responsibilities
9. Consider the need, value and mechanisms for establishing a Third Party ‘Support’ Fleet and make proposals to SOT-9 on how this might be developed and operate in practice
10. Review existing promotional aids (flyer, certificates etc.) and recommend new promotional aids


People in Task Team on VOS recruitment and programme promotion (TT-VOSRPP)

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NAME, POSITION, INSTITUTION

ROLE

COUNTRY

Sarah NORTH (leader)
Ship Observations Manager
Met Office
Acting Chair United Kingdom
David BERRY
Senior Research Assistant
National Oceanography Centre, Southampton
  United Kingdom
Pierre BLOUCH
E-SURFMAR Service Manager
  France
Steve BOND
Port Meteorological Officer, SOUTH WEST ENGLAND
Met Office
  United Kingdom
Joel CABRIE
Technical Officer, Marine Operation Group
Bureau of Meteorology, Melbourne
  Australia
Chris FAKES
PMO
National Weather Service/National Oceanic Atmospheric...
  United States
Eric FREEMAN
Meteorologist/Marine Observation Analyst
National Centers for Environmental Information
  United States
Annina KROLL
PMO Supervisor
Deutscher Wetterdienst
  Germany
Dickson Dick Shum LAU
Port Meteorological Officer / Senior Experimental Officer
Hong Kong Observatory
  Hong Kong
Gerie Lynn LAVIGNE
Environment Canada, Meteorological Service of Canada,...
  Canada

 
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