Published by: WMO ; 1956
Collection(s) and Series: WMO- No. 52
Language(s): English; Other Languages: French
Format: Digital (Free), Hard copyPublished by: WMO ; 1956
Language(s): English; Other Languages: French
Format: Hard copyPublished by: BMO ; 1955
Collection(s) and Series: BMO- No. 43
Language(s): Russian; Other Languages: English, French
Format: Digital (Free), Hard copyPublished by: OMM ; 1955
Collection(s) and Series: OMM- No. 43
Language(s): French; Other Languages: English, Russian
Format: Digital (Free), Hard copyPublished by: WMO ; 1955
Collection(s) and Series: WMO- No. 43
Language(s): English; Other Languages: French, Russian
Format: Digital (Free), Hard copy
PermalinkOrganisation météorologique mondiale (OMM); Organisation de l'Aviation Civile Internationale (OACI) - OMM, 1954 (OMM-No. 25)PermalinkWorld Meteorological Organization (WMO) ; International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) - WMO, 1954 (WMO-No. 25)PermalinkPermalinkPermalinkPermalinkPermalinkPermalinkPermalinkPermalinkPermalinkPermalinkPermalinkPermalinkPermalink
PermalinkPermalinkPermalinkPermalinkPermalinkPermalinkPermalinkPermalinkPermalinkPermalinkPermalinkPermalinkPermalinkPermalinkPermalinkPermalinkPermalinkPermalinkPermalinkPermalinkPermalinkThe 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.PermalinkThe 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.PermalinkThe 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.PermalinkPermalinkPermalinkThis 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.PermalinkPermalink
PermalinkPermalinkPermalinkWorld Meteorological Organization (WMO) ; FFEM ; Niger Basin Authority ; et al. - Institut de recherche pour le développement (IRD)PermalinkPermalink"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 ...PermalinkThe 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.PermalinkAs 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 ...PermalinkThe 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 VLabPermalink
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 ...PermalinkDevelopment 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 ...Permalink18 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 ...PermalinkThe 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 ...PermalinkThe 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 ...PermalinkThe 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.PermalinkGAWSIS 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.PermalinkWorld Meteorological Organization (WMO) ; United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO); Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) - WMOPermalinkThe purpose of the WMO Fellowship Programme is to enable the fellowship holders to derive from their training the knowledge and professional competence which will increase their ability to make essential contribution to enhancing the capabilities of the National Meteorological and Hydrological Services (NMHS) and enable them to participate more actively in the economic and social development of their countries.PermalinkUN CC:Learn is a partnership of 30 UN agencies which supports Member States, UN agencies and other development partners in designing and implementing results-oriented and sustainable learning to address climate change. CC:Learn is included in the "One UN Climate Change Action Framework" of the UN System Chief Executives Board for Coordination through the HLCP capacity development group convened by UNDP and UNEP.PermalinkThe mission of the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment is to be a world-leading centre for policy-relevant research, teaching and training in climate change and the environment.Permalink
PermalinkThe main activities of the Commission for Basic Systems (CBS) are related to the development, implementation and operation of integrated systems for observing, data processing, data communication and data management, and to the provision of public weather services, in response to requirements of all WMO Programmes and opportunities provided by technological developments. CBS is the lead Technical Commission for the overall World Weather Watch Programme (WWW), the WMO Space Programme and the Public Weather Services Programme.PermalinkThe Commission for Climatology advises and guides the activities of the World Climate Programme, through the World Climate Applications and Services Programme, and the World Climate Data and Monitoring Programmewhile providing support to many activities under the framework of the Climate Agenda.PermalinkThe World Climate Programme (WCP) is an authoritative international scientific programme whose goals are to improve understanding of the climate system and to apply that understanding for the benefit of societies coping with climate variability and change. The World Climate Programme was established following the staging of the First World Climate Conference in Geneva, Switzerland in February 1979.
The World Climate Programme acts as an integrating and catalytic agent to initiate and coordinate activities in the areas of climate data collection, climate research, applications and train ...PermalinkHOMS is the acronym for the Hydrological Operational Multipurpose System established by the World Meteorological Organization for the transfer of technology in hydrology and water resources.
This technology is usually in the form of descriptions of hydrological instruments, technical manuals or computer programs, material which has been made available for inclusion in HOMS by the Hydrological Services of member countries of WMO from the techniques which they themselves use in their normal operations. This is an important aspect of the HOMS philosophy in that it ensures that the technolo ...PermalinkThe main objective of the Programme on Capacity Building in Hydrology and Water Resources Management (CBH) is to facilitate the rational development and operation of NHSs, including staff education and training, increased public awareness of the importance of hydrologicalactivities, and provision of support through technical cooperation activities. CBH aim, whose implementation cross-cuts with that of BSH and HFW programmes, is to provide guidance material to assist NHSs in implementing institutional improvements, to build their capacity to assess the economic and social benefits of the servic ...Permalink