Meteo France International
Meteo France International (MFI) is a subsidiary of Metéo-France, the French National Meteorological Service, recognized as one of the most advanced weather services in the world. Thanks to this filiation, MFI has a unique expertise and unrivalled experience in providing National Meteorological Services with global and integrated solutions in order to reinforce their functioning and their capacity to better serve their end-users.
From design to implementation, from observation systems to weather and climate services, from technical specification to change management, MFI has a unique positioning of global turnkey project integrator and is able to operate in all parts of the world.
Our offer relies on a full range of meteorological information systems which covers all the needs a National Meteorological Service or other weather-sensitive companies:
- Telecommunications: Transmet (AMSS), Obsnet (data collection system) and Retim (Météo-France's data dissemination system).
- Global information systems: Clysis (climate data management system) and CIPS (Central Information and Processing System).
- Forecasting: Synergie (decision making tool for forecasting and warning), AerometWeb (pre-flight meteorological briefing system).
- Public Weather Service: MeteoFactory® (automatic mass-production tool of personalized meteorological products for end-users), TVMet, Visumet.
Besides, MFI provides its costumers with a complete set of transversal services in order to assist them tackling all aspects of their projects, wether they be technical, organizational, administrative, strategic, etc...
→ on technical issues: MFI carries out a Basic Design Study which lays out all technical specifications for the project based on the customer’s needs and on-site surveys.
→ on organizational issues: implementing new systems goes along with new work methodologies. MFI assists its customers optimizing their organization and making the most of their new tools.
→ on communication issues: a modernizing project requires a real change management approach and needs adequate and specific communications in order to be accepted by all members of the organization.
→ on professional issues: MFI can rely on Météo-France’s expertise in the fields of forecasting and climatology to provide its customers with consultancy on very specific topics related to their activities (for example early warning management, agro-meteorology, etc.)
Here lies MFI’s core and unrivalled skill. Making sure that new systems integrate with each other and with existing equipment is crucial for the success of a meteorological project. MFI will implement dedicated tools to ensure that all data flows run smoothly, that news systems take in consideration historical data, etc.
Wether it be through its international network of experts or through its partnership with the French National Meteorological College, MFI is in capacity to provide its customers with a wide range of training programs:
→ Technical training on IT environment (Oracle, Linux…), system integration, etc.
→ Professional training: forecasting (general or specialized), climatology, numerical weather prediction, observation network management, etc.
→ Management and transversal training: project management, crisis communication, marketing, etc.
MFI mainly works for National Meteorological Services but can also intervene in the following sectors:
- Aviation, etc.
The WMO Information system (WIS) is the pillar of WMO's strategy for managing and moving weather, climate and water information in the 21st century. OpenWIS® is the reference solution for WIS compliance in the world as the majority of GISCs centers are operated under OpenWIS®.
VISUMET is a system that allows broadcasting meteorological information in a friendly way (3D fly-over, satellite animation...) on wide screens, in publics areas.
TRANSMET is an automatic message switching system cluster. Ideal to receive, check and forward meteorological data and products according to the WMO standards.
AEROMET-WEB is a pre-flight meteorological briefing system that automatically prepares and delivers sophisticated weather reports for pilots.
METEOFACTORY® is a modular, user-friendly, web-based PWS system to design, generate and send personalized meteorological products to end-users.
CIPS is an information and processing center dedicated to store and secure all meterological data and run numerical weather prediction models.
Clisys is a data management system that allows securing the meteorological heritage of a country and creating climate products.
SYNERGIE-WEB is the ultimate decision- making tool for forecasting and warnings. Gather, visualize and add value to all meteorological data on a single workstation.
2 Jun 2021 - _Meteo France International – 2021 newsletter_