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:

1. Promote and monitor the upgrading of existing ships to VOSClim class standard (Action by DAC and VOSClim Focal Point)

2. Liaise with Scientific Advisors to monitor and report on compliance with VOSClim class requirements (Action by DAC and VOSClim Focal Point)

3. Progress the generic pre-installation design recommendations with a view to developing ‘best practices’ guidance that can be used by shipowners when ordering new ships, liaising with the ICS, WOC, IMO, WMO Secretariat, IACS etc., as appropriate

4. Review existing promotional aids (flyer, certificate) and recommend new promotional aids.

5. Promote the use of, and keep under review, the promotional ‘SOT Recruitment Presentation’.

6. Establish a store of newsworthy articles for use in a SOT or VOS publications or in national newsletters.

7. Develop a new survey/questionnaire directed at the VOS observers and shipowners with a view to assessing the performance of VOS Scheme and identifying issues that need to be addressed by the SOT. Review proposed content of the 2013 Marine Meteorological Monitoring Survey, and propose amendments as necessary

8. Review all relevant JCOMM Publications to ensure they are up to date (in particular with respect to the new VOS classes) and comply with Quality Management terminology.

9. Promote the VOS Ancillary class and report on its implementation at SOT-8


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

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NAME, POSITION, INSTITUTION

ROLE

COUNTRY

Sarah NORTH (leader)
Marine Networks Manager
Met Office
Acting Chair United Kingdom
John WASSERMAN
VOS Program Manager
NOAA National Data Buoy Center
VOSClim Focal Point United States
Graeme BALL
Manager, Marine Operations Group
Australian Bureau of Meteorology
Member Australia
David BERRY
Senior Research Assistant
National Oceanography Centre, Southampton
  United Kingdom
Pierre BLOUCH
E-SURFMAR Service Manager
Météo France
  France
Santjie DU TOIT
Scientist
South African Weather Service
  South Africa
Eric FREEMAN
Meteorologist/Marine Observation Analyst
  United States
Annina KROLL
PMO Supervisor
Deutscher Wetterdienst
  Germany
Gerie Lynn LAVIGNE
Environment Canada, Meteorological Service of Canada,...
  Canada
Paula RYCHTAR
VOS Operations Manager
NOAA National Data Buoy Center
  United States

 
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