An evaluation of the G.I.S. Meto application against the ICAO SADIS Operations Group criteria gives the application a compliancy rating.
|Software functionality - MapMaker Group|
7 February 2003
(update 14/5/2003 and 30/3/2004)
|1. Display of OPMET data||Y||Available via Avia Texts application.|
|2. GRIB decoder and display package||Y||Legend sometimes becomes illegible when it is overplotted by GRIB data, though this is avoidable with the careful selection of chart 'layers'. Ability to display Washington derived data is untested.|
|3. BUFR decoder and display package||Y|
Ability to test Washington derived BUFR is untested.
|4. Display and ability to prompt users of the arrival of chart amendments||Y||Understood to be available via WAFS Alert application, but untested due to non-availability of bulletins.|
|5. Display and ability to prompt users of the arrival of SADIS administrative messages||Y||Available via WAFS Alert application.|
|6. Display of tropical cyclone advisory statements||Y||Understood to be available via WAFS Alert application, but untested due to non availability of bulletins|
|7. Display of volcanic ash advisory statements||Y||Available via WAFS Alert application.|
|8. Display of volcanic ash trajectory/dispersion charts||Y||Available via T4 View application, but untested due to non-availability of charts.|
|9. Display bulletin contents from the WMO header||Y||Available via WAFS Search application.|
|10. Display of Special AIREPS||Y||Understood to be available via WAFS Alert application, but untested due to non-availability of charts.|
|11. Ability to receive SADIS products via FTP||Y||This facility is highly configurable.|