GAW Report No. 214
Report of the GAW 2013 Symposium and the Fourth Session of the CAS JSC OPAG-EPAC
GAW 2013 Symposium and Fourth Session of the CAS JSC OPAG-EPAC (18-20 March 2013)
The meeting reviewed current WMO data quality objectives and observation scales, covering such topics as carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases, stable isotopes, radiocarbon in greenhouse gas measurements, calibration, quality control, data management and archiving. The workshop also discussed new and emerging technologies, including measurements of greenhouse gases with high-precision spectroscopic methods. The group made several recommendations on the WMO data quality objectives, as well as on the development of the GAW Programme infrastructure. These recommendations are summarized in the first part of the meeting report. A number of reports presented at the meeting are included in this report on DVD.