WIGOS

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WIGOSWorld Meteorological Organization Integrated Global Observing System (Geneva, Switzerland)
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Identifying, nurturing, and maintaining these connections has been a GRUAN priority, and participating as a pilot project in the WIGOS program has reinforced this effort.
In 2014, WIGOS convened a meeting of GRUAN, the Global Space-Based Inter-Calibration System, and the GNSS radio occultation community to explore potential synergies and cobenefits (WMO 2014).
--, 2012: Report from the WIGOS Pilot Project Meeting on GRUAN observing practices and governance.
The observing component of GCW is one of the four components of WIGOS. GCW will coordinate cryospheric activities with the Global Climate Observing System (GCOS), which includes the climate-related components of the Global Ocean Observing System and the Global Terrestrial Observing System (GTOS).
Station metadata are also provided to the WIGOS Information Resource and updated regularly.
The emerging WIGOS metadata are addressing the need for a widely accepted, standardized context metadata specification.