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The project supports the enhancement of capabilities of the national hydro-meteorological services of WMO Members, through the Education and Training Programme and the Fellowships it coordinates. Its purpose is to...
Start date13 April 2016
End date14 April 2016
Location: WMO, Geneva, Switzerland
A Development Partners Roundtable
Within its mandate in the areas of weather, climate and water, WMO focuses on many different aspects and issues from observations, information exchange and research to weather forecasts and early warnings, from capacity development and monitoring of greenhouse gases to application services and much, much more.
Bulletin nº Vol 65 (2) - 2016
Theme: Education and training
Publish Date: 1 November 2016
High costs and relatively low usage are major concerns for operational meteorological satellite systems. In the early 1990s, Tillman Mohr, then Director General of the European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites (EUMETSAT), made a rough calculation that the operational cost of the constellation of meteorological satellites was in the order of US$ 2 million per day. However, a WMO survey conducted around the same time determined that many of its Members were not able to access and use satellite data and products in real time and were, thus, not able to reap the...
Competency frameworks will be introduced into the WMO Technical Regulations, which define standards and recommended practices for services and for taking observations and creating, sharing and accessing meteorological, climatologic and hydrological data. Institutions supplying education and training opportunities to the personnel of National Meteorological and Hydrological Services are also encouraged to adjust their training courses and programmes to better support the competency frameworks.
Publish Date: 25 August 2016
The Pacific Islands Education, Training and Research (PIETR) Panel commenced its one-day discussion on 24 August 2016 with the ultimate aim to improving education, training and research in the fields of meteorology, climatology, hydrology and related fields.
Bulletin nº Vol 58 (1) - 2009
Publish Date: 1 January 2009
The Secretary-General, Michel Jarraud, recently made official visits to a number of Member countries as briefly reported below. He wishes to place on record his gratitude to those Members for the kindness and hospitality extended to him.
Publish Date: 1 July 2007
The recent release of the approved Summary for Policymakers reflecting the Working Group II (WG I I ) contribution to the Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has clearly laid before us the evidence that climate change and development must be intrinsically linked.
Publish Date: 1 July 2007
Capacity-building for National Meteorological and Hydrological Services (NMHSs) is a priority for many developing and Least Developed Countries.