Joint press release -Oceanographers and Meteorologists discuss climate change, maritime and coastal safety

Joint press release -Oceanographers and Meteorologists discuss climate change, maritime and coastal safety

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22 May 2012

Yeosu, Republic of Korea, 22 May 2012 (WMO) - The interrelationship between our changing climate and oceans which cover two thirds of the Earth’s surface will be on the agenda of an intergovernmental commission of meteorologists and oceanographers discussing improved cooperation in the face of challenges such as maritime and coastal safety and the need for more high-quality data from the ocean to support weather prediction and climate studies. The Joint Commission for Oceanography and Marine Meteorology (JCOMM) of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and UNESCO’s Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC), meets in Yeosu, Republic of Korea, 23-31 May to consider progress and priorities in strengthening our understanding of oceans through collective action. >> Full textArabic Chinese Russian 

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