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  Newsletter   WWRP e-News #8 (December 2018)   






2019 Events

  3rd European Nowcasting Conference
  (Madrid, Spain 24-26 April)


   4th Monsoon Heavy Rainfall Workshop (MHR-4)
   (Shenzhen, China, 16-18 April)  click here for additional info



  PPP-SERA Meeting
  (Punta Arenas, Chile, 8-12 April)

  Workshop on Predictability Dynamics and Applications  

  Research using the TIGGE and S2S Ensembles
  (ECMWF, Reading, UK, 2-5 April )

  HIGHWAY Steering Committee
  (WMO, Geneva, 21-23 January )


  10th Session PPP Steering Group
  (Helsinki, Finland, 16-18 January)

  YOPP Arctic Science Workshop
  (Helsinki, Finland,14-16 January)


2018 Events

  • Joint PDEF/WGNE Meeting 2018
    (Tokyo, Japan, 9-11 October)

  • 2nd Int Conference on Subseasonal to Seasonal Prediction Project (S2S)
    (Boulder, CO, USA, 17-21 September)

  • WG Tropical Meteorology Research (WGTMR) and Workshop on Total Warning System Concept
    (Auckland, New Zealand, 11-13 September)

  • SERA WG Meeting
    (Geneva, 24-26 July)

  • 3rd Year of Polar Prediction in the Southern Hemisphere meeting (YOPP-SH#3) (Madison, Wisconsin, USA , 16-19 July)

  • Project Meeting 2 - TLFDP - UPDRAFT - EXOTICCA
    (Shanghai, China, 9-11 July)

  • 5th Polar Prediction Workshop
    (Montreal, Canada, 7-9 May)

  • ECR and GEWEX Open Science Conference
    (Canmore, Canada, 3-11 May)

  • 2nd Polar Prediction School
    (Abisko, Sweden, 17 - 27 April)

  • 4th Session PPP-SERA Meeting
    (Wageningen, Netherlands, 16-22 April)

  • Expert Team Meeting on Weather Modification
    (Geneva, WMO Headquarters, 21-22 March)

  • 9th Session of the Polar Prediction Project (PPP) Steering Group Meeting
    (Reykjavik, Iceland, 13-15 March)

  • Technical HIGHWAY meeting and HIGHWAY High Level Meeting
    (Nairobi, Kenya, 26-28 February 2018 and 1-2 March)


Dr Paolo Ruti
Chief, WWRD
e-mail: pruti at

Mrs Nanette Lomarda
Senior Scientific Officer, WWRD
e-mail: nlomarda at

Dr Estelle de Coning
Scientific Officer, WWRD
email: edeconing at

Mrs Nathalie Tournier
Web Assistant, WWRD
e-mail: ntournier at





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