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Bulletin nº Vol 59 (2) - 2010
Publish Date: 1 November 2010
by Andrew Thow Climate services are a key to supporting Haiti’s effort to rebuild its country, after the devastating earthquake early this year.
Bulletin nº Vol 56 (3) - 2007
Publish Date: 1 July 2007
The recent release of the approved Summary for Policymakers reflecting the Working Group II (WG I I ) contribution to the Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has clearly laid before us the evidence that climate change and development must be intrinsically linked.
Bulletin nº Vol 58 (1) - 2009
Publish Date: 1 January 2009
The Secretary-General, Michel Jarraud, recently made official visits to a number of Member countries as briefly reported below. He wishes to place on record his gratitude to those Members for the kindness and hospitality extended to him.
Publish Date: 24 August 2016
The Republic of Vanuatu has created its Framework for Climate Services, making it the first Pacific Island nation to reach this milestone. The successful provision of climate information and services is a challenge for many Pacific Island nations, which may be hindered by social, financial and infrastructure issues. Vanuatu faces such realities, compounded by resource constraints, significant geographic isolation between and within its more than 80 islands, and over 80% of its population living in rural areas.
Date publication: 2006
Bulletin nº Vol 64 (2) - 2015
Publish Date: 3 December 2015
By WMO Secretariat 1 Vladimir Ryabinin of the Russian Federation was appointed as the new Executive Secretary of the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO at the level of Assistant...
Publish Date: 21 March 2016
In order to accurately predict the day-to-day evolution of weather systems, one needs a detailed description of the initial state of the atmosphere. A good picture of the actual atmospheric conditions is therefore required. Predictability of the atmosphere associated with its initial state is, however, limited to approximately 10 days.
Warren Lehman Godson, winner of the IMO Prize in 1975, was born on 4 May 1920, in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. He obtained an honours degree in chemistry at the...
Publish Date: 21 March 2016
Global observation of the Earth’s atmosphere, ocean and land is essential for identifying climate variability and change, and for understanding their causes.
Within its mandate in the areas of weather, climate and water, WMO focuses on many different aspects and issues from observations, information exchange and research to weather forecasts and early warnings, from capacity development and monitoring of greenhouse gases to application services and much, much more.