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 BKN/OVC clouds CLD Cloudiness coverage more than 4/8 Visibility VIS Horizontal visibility on […]

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. Some changes have been made to the document based on conclusions of WP4 […]

The basic terms in eGAFOR

The basic terms in eGAFOR are the eGAFOR routes and the reference heights. The definitions of the basic terms are: Basic term Definition eGAFOR route The eGAFOR route is a smooth stripe 1200m wide that follows the terrain Reference height Each eGAFOR route has its reference height, which is the altitude of the highest geographical […]