Organizational diagram for GRUAN management and oversight

UNEP

United Nations Environment Programme

IOC

UNESCO’s Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission

ICSU

International Council for Science

WCRP

World Climate Research Programme - identifies scientific and research requirements for GRUAN, while WMO identifies operational requirements.

WG-GRUAN

Composition of WG-GRUAN (AOPC Working Group on the GCOS Reference Upper-air Network) to be determined by the AOPC in consultation with WMO and should include one representative from each of CIMO (Commission for Instruments and Methods of Observation), CBS (Commission for Basic Systems), CAS (Commission for Atmospheric Sciences) and CCl (Commission for Climatology); these representatives will be responsible for reporting back to their respective Technical Commission;

GCOS SC

GCOS Steering Committee

Measurement sites

All GRUAN measurement sites are contributed by Members of WMO.

Lead Centre

The GRUAN Lead Centre

Task teams

GRUAN task teams