Site classification

Following Classification was agreed by the RWP Breakout Session part of E-PROFILE Meeting on 13th November 2013. Recent changes are highlighted in bold.

Wind Profilers
Wind profilerClassificationComments
KirunaRedTimeliness and quality issues
South UistGreen
Isle of ManGreen
AberystwythGreen
WattishamGreen
CamborneGreen
DunkeswellGreen
ChilboltonYellowAdded but yellow as not operational
CabauwGreenFuture of site uncertain
PayerneGreen
SchaffhausenGreen
GrenchenGreen
Clermont-FerrandYellowProducing hourly observations only
LannemezanGreen
MarignaneGreen
BilbaoYellowNo data since July 2013
MadridGreen
NordholzGreen
ZiegendorfGreen
LindenbergGreen
BayreuthGreen
ViennaRedData time delay issues
SiofokGreenPreviously located at Budapest
SzegedGreen
TorinoRedNo recent data
ChebGreen
DoksanyGreen
KucharoviceGreen
TemelinGreen
Weather Radars
CountryClassificationComments
NorwayGreen
SwedenYellowData Quality issues
FinlandGreen
UKGreen
BelgiumGreen
NetherlandsGreen
IrelandGreen
SwitzerlandYellowData quality uncertain
FranceYellowMissing data issues
SpainRedUnacceptable data quality
PortugalYellowData Quality issues
GermanyGreenBUFR now with agreed format
AustriaRedData time delayed and quality issues
Czech RepublicYellowData Quality flag to be investigated.
PolandYellowSome issues with BUFR format
HungaryGreen
SloveniaRedUnacceptable data quality
CroatiaYellowData Quality issues
ItalyYellowData Quality issues

Classification:

Green - OK for operational assimilation

Yellow - Data quality OK but issues with support or timeliness

Red - Data quality poor

Note: Awaiting feedback from ECMWF for data from Spain, Portugal and Germany

Last updated: 29 July 2014