Global Telecommunications System

Project Description
As defined in the WMO Technical Regulations (WMO Publication No. 49), the Global Telecommunication System (GTS) is the co-ordinated global system of telecommunication facilities and arrangements for the rapid collection, exchange and distribution of observations and processed information within the framework of the World Weather Watch (WWW). It is implemented and operated by National Meteorological Services of WMO Members and also a few International Organizations (ECMWF, EUMETSAT).

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