Clisys

CLISYS - THE MANAGEMENT TOOL FOR ALL CLIMATE DATA

MAIN PURPOSE

To secure the climate heritage of the country
To take advantage of environmental information
To create, produce, & disseminate climate products

FOR WHO?

Modular and scalable CDMS (Climate Data Management System) dedicated to meteorological services and international organizations

YOUR BENEFITS

Become the reference contact for the managers of weather sensible economic sectors or public organizations and share securely country's climate heritage.
CliSys: A single system for all your needs in climatology

  • Integration of all meteorological data in real time or not without format limitation
  • Storage of climate data
  • Management, control, and processing of information
  • Production of CLIMA T messages
  • Creation of standard and personalized graphical products: Summaries, charts, graphs, maps, reports and analysis


CliSys has been developed according to WMO guidelines, and in the frame of a tied collaboration with Météo-France (the French National Met Service).

Relying on the unique know-how of Météo-France, the system benefits from regular upgrades generated by the active cooperation between Météo-France and Meteo France International’s experts.

SYSTEM'S ADVANTAGES

CliSys is a personalized and scalable tool CliSys evolves with the needs of the National Meteorological Service: The system can be supplied with basic configuration and can develop with additional modules such as:

  • Historical data import
  • Research environment and quality control personalization
  • Personalized production of maps, reports, and time series charts.

CliSys adapts the size of the country:
The system allows to manage climatology heritage of small size countries (i.e. Qatar) as well as large size countries (i.e. India).

MAIN FUNCTIONS

CliSys: MODULAR AND SCALABLE CDMS - Climate Data Management System

Dedicated to meteorological services and international organizations


Clisys: The reliable solution based on Météo-France’s unique expertise

CliSys has been developed according to WMO guidelines, and in the frame of a tied collaboration with Météo-France (the French National Met Service).
Relying on the unique know-how of Météo-France, the system benefits from regular upgrades generated by the active cooperation between Météo-France and Meteo France International’s experts.


CliSys: A single system for all your needs in climatology

  • Integration of all meteorological data in real time or not without format limitation
  • Storage of climate data
  • Management, control, and processing of information
  • Production of CLIMA T messages
  • Creation of standard and personalized graphical products: Summaries, charts, graphs, maps, reports and analysis

Become the reference contact for the managers of weather sensible economic sectors and public organizations.


CliSys: A personalized and scalable tool

CliSys evolves with the needs of the National Meteorological Service:
The system can be supplied with basic configuration and can develop with additional modules such as:

  • Historical data import
  • Research environment and quality control personalization
  • Personalized production of maps, reports, and time series charts.

CliSys adapts the size of the country:
The system allows to manage climatology heritage of small size countries (i.e. Qatar) as well as large size countries (i.e. India, Indonesia).


CliSys offers completaly integrated elaborated tools to create reports and statistics in climatology.

They will allow supplying useful information to end-users:

  • Daily, decadal or monthly reports
  • Statistics: frequency analysis, cumulated frequency distribution, contingency table, monthly averages...
  • Chart and wind rose for a station
  • Time series graphs for each parameter of each data: - a group of parameters on the same graph - a group of stations on the same output

Increase your service capability by proposing personalized products

  • Use of standard templates
  • Configuration of personalized presentations: insertion of users’ logo, layout definition, ...
  • Save new templates

Climate products dissemination

End-users can access to their personalized climate products and to standard products description:

  • Via CliSys
  • Via MFI’s MeteoFactory® system at which CliSys can be plugged
  • Via the National Met Service’s Web site

CliSys: Data in the heart of the system

A dynamic solution that you can customize in order to make yours all the steps of climatology data management


A centralized database

Relational Database Management System (RDMS):

  • High performance in climate data retrieval
  • Reliability thanks to various back-up procedures
  • Climate data consistency thanks to integrity constraints application

Climate data and metadata centralized in a unique and powerful database

Import of various climate data according to one acquisition method thanks to a flexible and opened system:

  • Real time acquisition from Automatic Weather Stations through an Automatic Message Switching System
  • Manual input process
  • Data integration from Global Telecommunication System (GTS)

Optimized storage of your data

Definition of a logical storage structure of climate data, thanks to an underlying data model:

  • Especially designed for climate data in order to ensure high performance for real time applications and data storage optimization.
  • Built-up dynamically to match local specificities and to be entirely taken into account in CliSys with no modification of applications.
  • Possible storage of any kind of meteorological information (standard WMO and non standard data)
  • Possible evolution of the data base by adding new meteorological parameters at any time.

CliSys: Data control and data processing

Monitoring and control

  • Visualization of received data in the data base in near real time.
  • Control of metadata network condition, including maps and slide shows.

Metadata management

  • Archiving of static information from observation network: Geographic characteristics, Sensors information, site pictures...
  • Addition of new values (stations, instruments...).
  • Modification of existing values.

Calculation of derived data

  • Keep or enhance existing computation methods
  • Use of well-tried methods, in particular by Météo-France, to calculate: - Normals according to WMO recommendations on missing data management rules. - Extreme values observed during a period on a station or a list of stations - Derived data computed using other raw data stored in the database

Data consistency control

Quality flag associated to each climate element.

  • Tolerance: computed automatically during acquisition process to verify validity of observed elements.
  • Internal consistency: executed by your experts or automatically near real time on database content to validate data or to consider it doubtful.
  • Time consistency: Interactive or automatic process made by your experts on database content to verify timely variation of an element.
  • Spatial consistency: Visualization of climate values spatially with direct link to data modification functionalities.

Modification or creation of new quality controls.

Easy and real time access to data

  • Automatic generation of data catalogue
  • CliSys data inventory consultation to verify existence of a data in the base
  • Use of an ergonomic graphic interface to extract data in an ASCII file
  • Use of Web interface to upload raw data on remote user workstation
  • Send of SQL queries to the database
  • Use of database access libraries for your own developments and research works.

CliSys: Flexibility of the system, strictness of the regulations

Distributed and flexible approach

  • Apply your own policies of organization or benefit from Meteo Fance International and Météo-France’s experience by choosing between a: - Centralized approach (Head Quarter) - Or a regional approach
  • Manage users’ rights and define their privilege (data quality control and meta data management can be operated in regions).

A total compliance with WMO practices and recommendations

  • CliSys has been designed to follow the WMO recommended practices for climate data processing («Guide to Climatological Practices WMO-N°100»).
  • CliSys has been evaluated by the WMO and was found totally compliant to their requirements in 2002.
  • In June 2007, CliSys has been selected by the WMO during an international invitation to tender for the benefit of the Libyan National Meteorological Centre.
  • CliSys creates automatically standard WMO BUFR CLIMA T messages and sends them to the G.T.S. via an Automatic Message Switching System.
  • CliSys is an essential component of your meteorological information system.
  • CliSys is compliant with WIS (WMO Information System) approach.

CliSys, more than a CDMS: A reliable System

To build up and preserve the country’s climatology heritage

  • Real time integration of all data from Automatic Weather Stations, Global Telecom System and WMO Information System (WIS).
  • Import of all existing climate historic data whatever their format thanks to links with other CDMSs.
  • Manual input of data sheets in ergonomic, user friendly and personalized interface.
  • Information security thanks back-up and replication procedures.

Keep your local working methods while improving your efficiency

  • Integration of all WMO standard formats and local non-standard messages
  • Computation of elaborated data from raw data according to existing climatologic procedures
  • Application of your own consistency controls on data content and data time fluctuation, in addition to an automated quality control
  • Back-up copy of all corrections applied to data while keeping original data
  • Estimate climate change in the long run
  • Important volume of secured historic data with long term precedence.

Supply climate research centers and economic sectors with relevant climate information

  • Multi computation of climate data
  • Personalization of your reports and graphic products for decision makers

Access easily to all data in real time

  • CliSys is based on a 3 tier Web technology.
  • Connect easily with an internet browser and access instantaneously to system administration, data management, or reports, graphs, summaries, and maps production.
  • CliSys serves your own national meteorological community.
  • CliSys architecture matches WIS recommendations and allows sharing your climate data with the world community according to your data policy.

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS

  • CLISYS is open source oriented
  • CLISYS kernel relies on Linux/Unix platforms
  • CLISYS proposes multi-platform client interface based on Zope (open source application server) to build content management systems, intranet, portals and custom applications
  • CLISYS is powered by ORACLE, PostgreSQL RDMBMSs
  • CLISYS is able to integrate components written in standard languages

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