CSA R100:20 Canadian metadata standard for hydrometeorological monitoring stations.
2 Reference publications
This Standard refers to the following publications, and where such reference is made, it shall be to the
edition listed below.
WMO (World Meteorological Organization)
National Focal Points for OSCAR/Surface, 2020
(Accessed 30 January 2020)
National Focal Points for WIGOS, 2019a
coordination-group-wigos/national-focal-points-wigos, (Accessed 30 January 2020).
Observing Systems Capability Analysis and Review tool, 2020
https://oscar.wmo.int/surface/#/, (Accessed 30 January 2020)
OSCAR/Surface User Manual – preliminary version 0.10, 2019b;14 October 2019
WIGOS Metadata Standard, WMO-No. 1192, 2019c
3 Definitions and abbreviations 3.1 Definitions The following definitions shall apply in this Standard: Hydrometeorological monitoring stations — automated, surface-based, environmental monitoring stations that collect time series data of physical atmospheric conditions, fluxes of water, and energy between the land surface and the lower atmosphere and of water storage on the land surface. Note: Hydrometric and glaciological parameters are excluded. Network operator — an agency, company, or individual owning and/or operating any number of hydrometeorological monitoring stations. Quality management — a set of quality assurance and control policies, processes, and procedures which ensure that the data will satisfy the need for which they were intended. 3.2 Abbreviations The following abbreviations shall apply in this Standard: OSCARI — Observing Systems Capability Analysis and Review tool WIGOSI — WMO Integrated Global Observing System WMOI — World Meteorological Organization
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