The Korea Meteorological Administration (KMA) and The National Meteorological Satellite Center
(NMSC) are pleased to announce the Third Asia/Oceania Meteorological Satellite Users'
Conference to take place from 9 to 12 October, 2012 in Jeju Island, Korea.


The COMS (Communication, Ocean and Meteorological Satellite), the first geostationary weather satellite of Korea was launched in June 2010, and the KMA provides 16 baseline products including information on Asian dust, sea surface temperature and land surface temperature over the East Asian Region. These products help improving day to day weather forecasting and the performance of NWP models for weather analysis and forecast.

Now, the Republic of Korea, China, Europe, India, Japan, the Russian Federation and the United States all operational meteorological and climate monitoring satellites over Asia and Oceania, as part of the Global Observing System (GOS) promoted by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), which contributes to the Global Earth Observation System of Systems (GEOSS) coordinated by the Group on Earth Observations (GEO).


To further enhance the exchanges on application techniques among satellite data users in Asia/Oceania as well as to advance satellite observation technologies and to promote synergetic development related to meteorological satellites in this region, the Third Asia/Oceania Meteorological Satellite Users’ Conference will be held in Jeju Island, Korea.

Hosted by

Korea Meteorological Administration (KMA)


  • Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA)
  • China Meteorological Administration (CMA)
  • Australian Bureau of Meteorology (AuBoM)
  • World Meteorological Organization (WMO)
  • Group on Earth Observation (GEO)


Dohyeong KIM (Dr.)

  • Senior Researcher
    Satellite Planning Division
  • Tel: +82-70-7850-5705
  • Fax: +82-43-717-0210
  • E-mail:


1 November 2012.
3rd AOMSU Conference
Final Report


RA Ⅱ Pilot Project /