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WMO has developed a book which will be published in late 2011 by Springer-Verlag entitled, Institutional Partnership in Multi-Hazard Early Warning Systems: A compilation of seven national good practices and...
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change was jointly established in 1988, by the WMO and UNEP, with the mandate to assess scientific information related to climate change, to evaluate the environmental and socio-economic consequences of climate change, and to formulate realistic response measures.
The first edition of the IAHR*-WMO Short course on Stream Gauging was held from 6 to 9 September at the University of Brescia, in Italy. The course was mainly based...
Dr Antonio Divino Moura of Brazil was nominated for the International Meteorological Organization (IMO) Prize for his outstanding work in meteorology and climatology and scientific research. He will receive the award at a ceremony in 2019.
WMO is intensifying its scientific support and advice to United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres, who has made climate action one of his top priorities and convened a climate summit for September 2019.
https://public.wmo.int/en/media/news/wmo-regional-office-asia-pacific-opens-singapore The new WMO Regional Office for Asia and the South-West Pacific has started operations in Singapore. Hosted by the Meteorological Service Singapore, the new office aims to improve coordination on hazards including extreme weather and air pollution and to strengthen meteorological services for rapidly evolving economic sectors such as air and marine transport.
The WMO Commission for Aeronautical Meteorology (CAeM) held its sixteenth session from 24 to 27 July in Exeter, United Kingdom. Hosted by the Met Office, the session focused on reviewing progress over the last four years and setting priorities for the next intersessional period.
Each year, over 100 000 forecasts and warnings are transmitted to ships at sea through the International Maritime Organization and World Meteorological Organization (IMO/WMO) Worldwide Met-Ocean Information and Warning Service (WWMIWS). This service provides vital weather, wave and ice warnings that improve ship safety and protect the welfare of seafarers.