Definition of route network

Preface Prior to the eGAFOR project only Croatia and Slovenia had defined GAFOR route networks. These routes were harmonized and mutual routes were connected at cross-border points. The partners have agreed upon the following procedure when defining the eGAFOR route network: METSP partners from neighboring countries define mutually agreed cross-border points. METSP partners are responsible […]

Definition of eGAFOR issuing protocols

Time properties of eGAFOR issuing protocol The partners have agreed on the following time properties of the eGAFOR issuing protocol: The validity of the eGAFOR product will be 6 hours. It is defined as the “Validity time” (VT). Each of the 6-hour eGAFOR products will be divided into three 2-hour time intervals. The eGAFOR product […]

Definition of MET elements in eGAFOR

Based on user surveys conducted in all countries of the Project in December 2017 and January 2018 and expert discussions at several meetings, the partners have agreed that following meteorological phenomena (MET elements) shall be forecast in eGAFOR: MET element Acronym Explanation Low BKN/OVC clouds LC Low cloudiness coverage more than 4/8 Visibility VIS Horizontal […]

Definition of content and presentation of eGAFOR

The partners have agreed that eGAFOR will be interactive web based product intended primarily for use on mobile devices. Users shall access eGAFOR product via the www.egafor.eu website. Content of eGAFOR The eGAFOR product will be a graphical 6 hours forecast divided into three 2-hours intervals. For each time interval it will present user-friendly impact […]

Definition of forecasting criteria in eGAFOR

The partners have agreed that eGAFOR system should translate meteorological forecast into impact (state of the route) shown in “traffic-light” colors in order to be user-friendly. The relation between each forecast MET element and impact will be shown in the following paragraphs. Low Clouds: Low clouds (LC) shall be forecast as a polygon with a […]