History of IMO

History of IMO

The International Meteorological Organization (IMO) was founded in 1873 during the Vienna Congress to facilitate the exchange of weather information across national borders. It remained in operation until 1950, when IMO formally became the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).




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IMO Prize

International Meteorological Organization (IMO) Prize

The IMO Prize originates from the International Meteorological Organization, the predecessor to WMO. The IMO Prize is awarded annually. The first was presented to Dr Th. Hesselberg of Norway in 1956. Read more...