International Winds Workshops (IWW) Workshops are held approximately every 2 years. The aim is to promote exchange of scientific and operational information between the producers of satellite derived wind products, the research community and the user community. Links to online proceedings are provided below. IWW16, 8 May – 12 May, 2023, Montreal, Quebec, Canada Programme […]


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Contact us

Contact us Communication within the group is managed via a list server iwwg@ssec.wisc.edu. Please let us know if you would like your email address added or removed from the list server or if you would like more information about activities of IWWG. Please also let us know if you have any annoucements or news items […]

International Winds Working Group

Welcome to the International Winds Working Group The International Winds Working Group (IWWG) was established in 1991 and became a formal working group of the Coordination Group for Meteorological Satellites (CGMS) in 1994. IWWG was initially established to focus on cloud track winds from geostationary data. As the satellite observing system has developed, the IWWG […]

About us

About IWWG John Morgan, the first Director of EUMETSAT, was the driving force behind the creation of the group, which initially focussed on cloud track winds from geostationary satellites. As the interests of the group widened the Working Group was formally renamed from the Working Group on Cloud Motion Winds (WG-CMW) to the Working Group […]