Basic Documents No. 2
Volume I – General Meteorological Standards and Recommended Practices
The Technical Regulations are determined by the World Meteorological Congress in accordance with Article 8 (d) of the Convention. These Regulations are designed: (a) To facilitate cooperation in meteorology and hydrology among Members
(b) To meet, in the most effective manner, specific needs in the various fields of application of meteorology and operational hydrology in the international sphere
(c) To ensure adequate uniformity and standardization in the practices and procedures employed in achieving (a) and (b) above.