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23 May 2013 Prof Zaviša Janjic has received the IMO Prize – the World Meteorological Organization’s most prestigious award for his outstanding contributions to meteorology, climatology, hydrology and related sciences...
The 56th IMO prize has been awarded to the late Professor Aksel Wiin-Nielsen as a lifetime achievement award. Professor Wiin-Nielsen served as WMO Secretary-General from 1980 to 1983. He was...
Press Release No. 994 For use of the information media Not an official record Geneva, 27 June 2014 (WMO) - The World Meteorological Organization’s Executive Council has awarded WMO’s most...
The WMO Executive Council awarded the 58th IM0 prize to: Dr Tillmann Mohr of Germany on 25 June 2014 for his life-long contribution to meteorology and his promotion of instrumental...
In 2006, the WMO began designating centres making global seasonal forecasts as WMO Global Producing Centres of Long-Range Forecasts. These form an integral part of the WMO Global Data-Processing and Forecasting System.
WMO supports climate policy-making by providing authoritative advice and information on climate change mitigation and adaptation. WMO draws from the best available scientific expertise from the National Hydrological and Meteorological Services of its Members, and international data centres and agencies. Moreover, WMO promotes a better understanding of the societal impacts of climate change within the United Nations system.
The Commission for Hydrology (CHy) addresses basic hydrological observation networks, water resources assessment, flood forecasting and warning, flood and drought management and adaptability to climate variability and change and promotes the exchange of technology and capacity building.
Established by the International Meteorological Organization, the Commission for Instruments and Methods of Observation (CIMO) ensures the accuracy of weather observation by facilitating the creation of international standards and, thus, the compatibility of measurements.
For international coordination of oceanographic and marine meteorological observing, data management and services.