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WMO Voluntary Cooperation Programme NewsletterThe newsletter outlined projects and news from the VCP, provided an update of development activities, and summarizes important meetings related to VCP and development activities. It was decommissioned in 2011.
Available online: http://www.wmo.int/pages/prog/dra/vcp/publications.phpPublished by: WMO
The newsletter outlined projects and news from the VCP, provided an update of development activities, and summarizes important meetings related to VCP and development activities. It was decommissioned in 2011.
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WMO Programme for the Least Developed Countries (LDCs)The Least Developed Countries (LDCs) constitute a special category of countries that are characterized by extreme poverty, weak economies, inadequate institutional and human resources and often vulnerable to natural disasters.
Available online: https://public.wmo.int/en/programmes/least-developed-countries-programmePublished by: WMO
The Least Developed Countries (LDCs) constitute a special category of countries that are characterized by extreme poverty, weak economies, inadequate institutional and human resources and often vulnerable to natural disasters.
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Programme on Cooperation in Water-related Issues (CWI)The objective of the Programme on Cooperation in Water-related Issues (CWI) is to increase the effectiveness and visibility of the activities of NHSs through inter-organizational collaboration in the field of water. It also strives to enhance the role of hydrological data and information in tackling various environment issues.
Available online: http://www.wmo.int/pages/prog/hwrp/watrel.phpPublished by: WMO
The objective of the Programme on Cooperation in Water-related Issues (CWI) is to increase the effectiveness and visibility of the activities of NHSs through inter-organizational collaboration in the field of water. It also strives to enhance the role of hydrological data and information in tackling various environment issues.
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GFCS NewsletterWorld Meteorological Organization (WMO) - WMO, 2011-[...]
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Commission for Aeronautical Meteorology (CAeM)This web site is provided and maintained by the Commission for Aeronautical Met Expert Team on Education and Training (CAeM ET/ET), a voluntary group convened under the auspices of the Aeronautical Meteorology Programme (AeMP) of the World Meteorological Organization. The CAeM ET/ET comprises aeronautical meteorology experts from around the world as nominated by individual WMO member states and then endorsed during CAeM XIV in Hong Kong in February 2010.
Annual Report of the World Meteorological OrganizationWorld Meteorological Organization (WMO) - WMO, 1951-2005
Niger-HYCOS and Volta-HYCOS Projects. Training programme on flow measurements, 1st part : Selection of gaging site – River hydraulic elementsWorld Meteorological Organization (WMO) ; FFEM ; Niger Basin Authority ; et al. - Institut de recherche pour le développement (IRD)
Capacity-building Portal"The UNFCCC Secretariat has launched a Capacity-building Portal, a tool developed to help monitor and review capacity built to better mitigate and adapt to climate change. Users are able to customize search criteria, visualize data through interactive maps, bubbles and multicolored pie charts, line up results in tables and print them.
More specifically, the portal allows for: reviewing the types of capacity-building support provided at the global, regional and country level; tracking specific project activities and programmes; identifying and building on best practices; and iden ...
Met Office - Annual ReportThe Met.Office, 2009-[...]The Annual Report and Accounts provides a review of our main activities and performance against key measures, information on our plans for the future and our accounts for the relevant financial year.
Tracking Support for the Millennium Development Goals (MDG)As a follow-up to the High-Level Plenary Meeting on the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) in 2010 and as announced by the Secretary-General at the G20 Leaders’ Session on Development in November 2010, the Secretary-General proposed an initiative to better track the commitments made in support of the MDGs. The IIF, a web-based tool, was endorsed by the United Nations System Chief Executive’s Board (CEB). It will serve as a one-stop resource for policymakers, academics, researchers and civil society interested in what governments and the international community have done and are doing in suppor ...
RA II Pilot Project NewsletterThe newsletter is aimed at sharing the latest satellite-related information in areas such as imagery, data, products and training, including:
- Access to satellite imagery, data and products including application products
- Training activities currently available or planned
- News on meteorological satellites
- News on new services
- Progress reports on the Pilot Project
- Introduction to activities of other RAs and the WMO VLab
IPY 2012 Conference Montréal: from knowledge to action
Occurring at a pivotal time for the environment of our planet, the International Polar Year (IPY) 2012 Conference draws international attention to the Polar Regions, global change, and related environmental, social and economic issues. From Knowledge to Action will bring together over 2,000 Arctic and Antarctic researchers, policy- and decision-makers, and a broad range of interested parties from academia, industry, non-government, education and circumpolar communities including indigenous peoples. The IPY 2012 Conference will contribute to the translation of new polar scientific findings into ...
Tropical Cyclone Forecaster WebsiteDevelopment of the Tropical Cyclone Forecaster Website was under the WMO TCP Sub-Project No. 24 which was established in response to a recommendation from IWTC-IV (Haikou, Hainan, China, 1998) and IWTC-V (Cairns, Australia, 2002).
The Purpose or Objective of the Web site was to provide a plaform that will serve as a source that tropical cyclone forecasters can access to obtain forecasting tools concerning tropical cyclone development, motion, intensification, wind distribution, and analysis using both conventional data sources and remote sensing sources. It will contain techniques and b ...
Local Government Self-Assessment Tool18 April 2012: As part of its Making Cities Resilient Campaign, the UN International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR) has launched the Local Government Self Assessment Tool, to support cities in managing disaster risk. UNISDR reports that 2011 was the worst year on record for economic losses from disasters.
The tool aims to increase understanding of disaster risk reduction (DRR), allowing cities to establish baselines and identify planning and investment gaps for risk reduction and climate change adaptation. According to UNISDR, the new tool has been piloted in over 20 c ...
RA VI NewsletterThe Regional Office for Europe initiates a regular RA VI Newsletter, which will be issued twice a year. The objective is to raise the awareness of RA VI Members of the numerous activities taking place in the Region. The Newsletter will provide information about the work of the RA VI subsidiary bodies - working groups and task teams, regional events in hydrometeorology, as well as, interesting activities conducted by Members and other partners. We would like to encourage all RA VI Members to send us information about important developments, projects, weather extremes and other interesting stori ...
South East European Virtual Climate Change Center (SEEVCCC)The SEEVCCC mission: Fulfilling the needs of SEE countries for information on subregional climate change on permanent basis; Providing permanent support for capacity building of national hydrometeorological services in terms of human resources and improvement of products and services in the area of climate change in the subregion; Linking science and adaptation planning policy planning, as well as management of climate change risk, and Serving as a model partnership between national hydrometeorological services in the region and other interested institutions dealing with climate change, as wel ...
Climate Change Adaptation in EuropeThe European Climate Adaptation Platform (CLIMATE-ADAPT) aims to support Europe in adapting to climate change. It is an initiative of the European Commission and helps users to access and share information on: Expected climate change in Europe; Current and future vulnerability of regions and sectors; National and transnational adaptation strategies; Adaptation case studies and potential adaptation options; Tools that support adaptation planning.
GAWSIS: Station Information SystemGAWSIS is being developed and maintained by QA/SAC Switzerland in collaboration with the WMO GAW Secretariat, the GAW World Data Centres and other GAW representatives to improve the management of information about the GAW network of ground-based stations. The goal is to provide the GAW community and other interested people with an up-to-date, searchable data base of site descriptions, measurements programs and data available, contact people.
Joint WMO/IOC Technical Commission for Oceanography and Marine Meteorology - DBCP TD No.32, DBCP TD No. 33, JCOMM TR No. 41 & WMO/TD-No. 1431World Meteorological Organization (WMO) ; United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO); Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) - WMO