The Global Climate Observing System (GCOS) Secretariat and its partner, the Centro Internacional para la Investigación del Fenómeno de El Niño (CIIFEN) have launched a process to organize an “Implementation Strategy” workshop for the countries of South America. To accomplish this, a workhop has been organized to discuss actions to advance the implementation of the 2004 GCOS Regional Action Plan for South America with representatives of the intitutions involved, users, strategic partners, and potential donors. This assesment contains updated information about the state of the GCOS Program implementation in South America. It includes an overview of the Program and its components, the status of the networks in the region, a discussion of the evolution of observations and number of stations by program since the last assesment in 2004, an evaluation of the status and implementation of the 11 projects contained in the 2004 GCOS Regional Action Plan for South America, a prioritization of needs for improving current observation networks, a discussion of relevant actions contained in the GCOS Implementation Plan for the Global Climate Observing System for Climate in Support of the UNFCCC, a list of projects for the region based on the definition of priorities established by relevant institutions in South America, and a list of potential donors.
Collection(s) and Series: GCOS- No. 160
Language(s): English; Other Languages: Spanish
Format: Digital (Free)