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Bulletin nº Vol 65 (1) - 2016
Publish Date: 21 March 2016
WMO welcomed its new Secretary-General, Petteri Taalas, on 1 January. He came to the Organization following a tenure as Director of the Finnish Meteorological Institute (FMI) from 2002 to 2015, which was interrupted from 2005 – 2007 when he served as Director of the WMO Development and Regional Activities Department.
Small Island Developing States and Member Island Territories are low-lying island nations that are highly vulnerable and often affected by weather extremes and climate change, including the increased severity of cyclones, storm surges, heavy rains, droughts, sea-level rise and ocean acidification. Investments in disaster risk reduction, including early warning systems and adaptation measures for critical sectors, are essential for building resilient communities and facilitating sustainable development.
Start date1 June 2013
Assisting in the capacity development of National Meteorological and Hydrological Services (NMHSs) by improving human, technical and institutional capacities and infrastructure, particularly in developing, least developed and small island developing states and territories in order to enable them to deliver weather, climate and water-related services.
Start date27 January 2016
Ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the six WMO Regional Associations in coordinating the meteorological, hydrological, climatologic and related activities of their Members by providing a framework for the implementation of WMO programmes on the national, sub-regional and regional levels
Start date1 June 1975
Enabling the National Meteorological and Hydrological Services (NMHSs) in Least Developed Countries (LDCs) to enhance both human and institutional capacities in order to eradicate poverty, achieve internationally agreed development goals and enable graduation from the Least Developed Countries category.
Start date1 June 2003
Bulletin nº Vol 63 (2) - 2014
Publish Date: 3 November 2014
The In-service Aircraft for a Global Observing System (IAGOS) uses commercial passenger aircraft as a platform for the measurement of the composition of the atmosphere. It is one component of the European Research Infrastructure for gathering long-term, routine in-situ observational data on the state of the atmosphere.
Bulletin nº Vol 62 (Special Issue) - 2013
Publish Date: 1 June 2013
Climate change has evolved into an almost all-encompassing issue of this generation. What had begun in the realm of the physical sciences has now proved more complex than initially anticipated, and to be inherently tied to human lifestyles and decision-making.