The IGMETS FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) page is divided into major topics and bullets that will take you to other sub-pages that will hopefully answer your questions.  If you do not find your answer, please contact us at [ This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ].


  1. Why should I participate in IGMETS?  (What do I / my program / my institution get out of this?)
  2. Why do I need to give you my data to participate?  (Can I create my own figures or results?)


  1. What is the IGMETS Data Policy?  (Will my data be shared? Who will have access to the data?)


  1. How are the data going to be analyzed?
  2. How is IGMETS different from other time series or monitoring efforts? (How is it collaborating with them?)
  3. How is the Report being designed (how much writing is involved)?


  1. When are the key deadlines and imporant dates for data submission, reviewing/editing, and the final report publication?