The Centre de Météorologie Marine (CMM) of Météo-France
is a department of the Centre National de Recherches Météorologiques
A description page of the CMM is under construction.
The following lines give a list of services provided by the CMM
through Internet to help Meteorologists and Oceanographers concerned by
data buoys in their work. Theses actions are mainly carried out in the
frame of the Data Cooperation Panel (DBCP)
of WMO and IOC.
Buoy Data Quality Control
Statistics provided by various Centres are available through 2 different
The International Buoy Programme for the Indian Ocean (IBPIO).
Data Availability Index Maps
Compressed Postscript files are available
here through anonymous FTP on a monthly basis. These maps show the
distribution of surface meteorological observations over the oceans and
the buoys share in it. Some explanations
and examples can be get from the IBPIO pages.
A query form allows you to enter
any location in the World. A local map around this location will be computed
by the Xerox PARC server and displayed on your screen.
Comments, informations to the
Last revised : September 19, 2001