Observing our planet for a better future (WMO-No. 1030)
Observing our planet for a better future
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World Meteorological Organization (WMO); World Meteorological Day (2008)
Theme of the World Meteorological Day 2008, this booklet raises awareness of the public and decision-makers on weather, climate and water to lead to an increasing concern about the degradation of the environment, the more frequent occurrences of natural disasters with projected climate change and the impacts on human survival and well-being.
This publication will be useful to decision-makers, financial experts and emergency response managers, currently in the process of implementing and upgrading their respective observing systems, especially their end-toend multi-hazard early warning systems and environmental data-acquisition capabilities.
Language of publication
French, Russian, Spanish
Number of pages
Early warning systems; Observations; Capacity development; National Meteorological and Hydrological Service (NMHS); Climate change; Environmental Protection; Water management; Oceans