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Bulletin nº Vol 66 (1) - 2017
Publish Date: 23 March 2017
Research funding Hydrological research can be pure or applied, and it is sometimes difficult to link the development of practical procedures to a specific research endeavour. Although it is not...
drought indicators and indices / wmo english http://library.wmo.int/pmb_ged/wmo_1173_en.pdf isbn … http://library.wmo.int/pmb_ged/wmo_1164_en.pdf isbn 978-91-87823-03-9 wmo-gwp: idmp paper 1.png wmo-gwp: idmp paper 1 english …
Start date11 March 2013
Start date12 September 2017
End date15 September 2017
Location: African Union Commission New Conference Center, Roosevelt Street (Old Airport Area) | W21K19, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Building Climate and Disaster Resilience in Africa
Publish Date: 3 November 2016
Those who question the importance of climate change sometimes claim that reducing carbon dioxide (CO 2 ) emissions into the atmosphere will have a very limited effect, because water vapour is the most dominant greenhouse gas. If that is the case, they wonder why bother so much about CO 2 and other greenhouse gases? Observations by the WMO Global Atmosphere Watch programme have helped to investigate this in some detail.
As the global population grows and the demand for water increases, it is critical to effectively and sustainably manage our limited water resources. To do so, we need to know where they are, in what quantity and quality, how variable they are, and how they will evolve in the foreseeable future.
Publish Date: 17 August 2017
On 14 August 2017, the Afghanistan Meteorological Department (AMD) issued its first flood early warning for the country’s south and southeast regions. The following day, meteorological satellite images verified that AMD’s forecast was accurate: a devastating flood had occurred in Khost province.
Bulletin nº Vol 63 (1) - 2014
Publish Date: 1 March 2014
By WMO Secretariat Junior Professional Officers (JPOs) contribute to all areas of WMO’s work while gaining hands-on experience in the international arena working with experts from around the world.
Publish Date: 1 November 2016
One certainty about sustainable development is that it will not be possible without taking climate change into account. And if there is a certainty about climate change, it is that humanity will not adapt to it without taking into account water resources management. In September 2015 when 193 countries at the United Nations adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) these two certainties so greatly influenced decision-making that goal #6 was dedicated to water. SDG #6 is not only about the urgent need for clean water and sanitation for...