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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...
Water is pre-eminent among environmental concerns critical to societal well-being. Other issues garner justifiable attention but it is the availability of a safe and sustainable supply of fresh water that...
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.
Whether due to natural climate variability or climate change, the likelihood of extreme weather conditions is increasing. The impacts include more frequent and severe droughts, which affect the lives of...
Start date11 March 2013
In many parts of the world, flooding is a major problem. In the period from 1970 to 2012, storms and floods caused over one million deaths. Flood plains are often attractive areas for human development and a vast share of the world’s population depends, whether directly or indirectly, on a number of key natural resources that are generally provided by floodplains.
Bulletin nº Vol 56 (4) - 2007
Publish Date: 1 October 2007
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Bulletin nº Vol 57 (4) - 2008
Publish Date: 1 October 2008
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Flash floods are among the world’s deadliest natural disasters with more than 5,000 lives lost annually and result in significant social, economic and environmental impacts. Accounting for approximately 85% of...
Meteoworld : September 2016
WMO and the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) have launched the Global Hydrometry Support Facility and Innovation Hub (GHSF). It brings together the World Hydrological Cycle Observing System...