At 2:35 BJT on November 15, 2017，A Long March-4C rocket carrying FY-3D meteorological satellite was successfully launched at Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in Shanxi province. As the fourth member of second-generation polar-orbiting meteorological satellites, FY-3D will inform people of future weather conditions earlier, mitigate natural disasters’impacts on economy and society, and lift people’s livelihood. Furthermore, equipped with greenhouse gases probing capacity, FY-3D can play a proactive role in tackling climate change, and serve ecological civilization construction and “Belt and Road” Initiative.
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Roshydromet jointly with the State Space Corporation "ROSCOSMOS" hosted the 8th Asia/Oceania Meteorological Satellite Users’ Conference. AOMSUC-8 was held on the Campus of Far Eastern Federal University (FEFU), on Russky Island, Vladivostok. The conference is the largest regional forum on applications of satellite data and products to ensure socio-economic welfare of countries in the Asian/Oceania region.
October 2017 goes on record as the second hottest October ever experienced in Bahrain since 1902. The mean temperature of the month was 31.1°C. This is 1.9°C above the long-term normal. This goes on record as the second highest mean monthly temperature for October since 1902 and exceeded by October 2015 which was 31.7°C.
BMKG’s exhibition in Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) Week 2017 in the city of Sorong, West Papua, received awards for the Best Booth category, following the awards gained from previous Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) Week events.
Jakarta- The Agency for Meteorology Climatology and Geophysics of Republic of Indonesia (BMKG) held graduation ceremony for 271 cadets from School of Meteorology Climatology and Geophysics of Indonesia (STMKG) at BMKG’s Auditorium building, Kemayoran, Jakarta (19/10). STMKG is a school that producing competent and global human resources in meteorology, climatology, geophysics field.