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Conference Themes


The Changing Landscape of Weather, Climate and Water Data

• Data exchange in the 1960’s and today; what has changed, and what will need to change?
• WMO data policy for Members or for their National Meteorological and Hydrological Services?

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Business Models and Data Policy Issues

• External views on WMO data policy; what works and what does not work?
• Increasing the amount of data available to all users; policy as enabler and as a roadblock.

Filling the Gaps in Global Data Coverage

• Strengths and weaknesses of WMO’s efforts to address this (Res. 40, RBSN, VCP);
• Global Basic Observing Network (GBON)/Systematic Observation Financing Facility (SOFF) paradigm; extensions to other domains and disciplines?
• Access to prediction and analysis products.

Data Exchange for Earth System Monitoring and Prediction

• Earth system prediction as a policy driver;
• Data requirements; data maturity;
• Moving from requirements to policy.