European Working Group on Operational Workstations (EGOWS) 2005
The 16th meeting of the European Working Group on Operational Workstations (EGOWS) took place in Exeter from 21-24 June 2005. The Met Office organised and hosted the conference.
Group photo

Working group conclusions
XML (PDF, 132 kb)
Customer data integration (PDF, 166 kb)
Tuesday 21 June
Session 1
Hans-Joachim Koppert, Deutscher Wetterdienst
NinJo 1.0 - The first release on the desk of the forecaster (PDF, 5.5 Mb)
Jens Daabeck, ECMWF
ECMWF Metview and MAGICS update (PDF, 1.5 Mb)
Session 2a
Pete Trevelyan, Met Office
The Future Production System (PDF, 322 kb)
Session 2b
Mark Rajnai, Hungarian Meteorological Service
Recent developments at HMS (PDF, 2.3 Mb)
Antoine Lasserre-Bigorry and Marie-Francoise Voidrot, Metéo-France
Synergie - An open and modular system on Linux (PDF, 2.0 Mb)
Marjan Sandev, Czech HydroMeteorological Institute
Short overview of CHMI latest activities (PDF, 3.0 Mb)
Uros Strajnar, Environmental Agency of Republic of Slovenia
Short overview of technologies used (PDF, 2.0 Mb)
Wednesday 22 June
Session 3a
Juha Kilpinen, Finnish Meteorological Institute
New features of the Grid Editor System (PDF, 9.2 Mb)
Kees Lemcke, KNMI
Restructuring of operational processes at KNMI (PDF, 2.2 Mb)
Sibylle Hauke, Deutscher Wetterdienst
Concurrency in JAVA, Threads and Swing (PDF, 1.2 Mb)
Session 3b
Jeremy Tandy, Met Office
Data portal implementation at the Met Office (PDF, 248 kb)
Anstein Foss, Norwegian Meteorological Institute
Recent developments in Norway (PDF, 2.3 Mb)
Thursday 23 June
Session 4a
Marie Francoise Voidrot, Metéo-France
Migration to Linux (PDF, 2.9 Mb)
Bernhard Reichert, Deutscher Wetterdienst
AutoMon: The Automatic Monitoring and alerting system in NinJo (PDF, 6.9 Mb)
Kieran Commins, Met Éireann
A brief overview of recent developments at Met Éireann (PDF, 5.7 Mb)
John Searson, Jersey Met. Department
A snapshot of the Jersey Met. Department (PDF, 546 kb)
Session 4b
Phil Ellis, Met Office
Web Components at the Met Office
Chris Little, Met Office
Overview of SVG (PDF, 124)
Initial investigations of SVG (PDF, 216 kb)
Work in progress: SVG (PDF, 222)
Marion Ricketts, Met Office
Testing and configuration management (PDF, 502 kb)
Mikko Strahlendorff, Finnish Meteorological Institute
The SISU-program. Renewing the weather service process at FMI (PDF, 404 kb)