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WWRP advances society's ability to cope with high impact weather through research focused on improving the accuracy, lead time and utilization of weather prediction.

WWRP is composed of Working Groups, Expert Team and Projects
(HIW, PPP, S2S, RDPs/FDPs)  


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  • Asia Node Meeting and SDS-WAS Steering Committee Meeting
    (Seoul, Rep of Korea, 20-23 September)
  • AvRDP Training Workshop
    (Hong Kong, China, 20-22 July)
  • 2016 Polar Predictability Workshop
    (Palisades, New York, USA, 4-6 May)
  • 31th Session of the Working Group on Numerical Experimentation (WGNE-31)
    (Pretoria, South Africa, 26-29 April)

  • High Impact Weather (HIWeather) Kick-off Meeting
    (Exeter, UK, 27-29 April)

  •  Societal and Economic Research Applications (SERA) Working Group Meeting
    (Exeter, UK, 25-26 April)

  • Predictability, Dynamics and Ensemble Forecasting (PDEF) Working Group Meeting
    (Exeter, UK, 25-26 April)

  • Data Assimilation and Observing Strategies (DAOS) Working Group Meeting
    (Exeter, UK, 25-26 April)
  • Polar Prediction Project - SERA Meeting
    (Christchurch, New Zealand, 18-22 April)
  • Joint S2S-MJO Task Force Maritime Continent meeting and associated MJO Task Force meeting
    (Singapore, 11-14 April)

  • Polar Prediction School
    (Abisko, Sweden, 5-15 April)

  • 7th International Ice Charting Working Group Data Assimilation and PPP Ice Verification Workshop
    (Frascati, Italy, 5-7 April)

2015 (July - December)

  • Meeting of the WWRP Nowcasting and Mesoscale Working Group
    (Geneva, WMO Headquarters, 10-11 December)

  • Advanced School and Workshop on S2S Prediction and Application to Drought Prediction
    (ICTP, Trieste, Italy, 23 November - 4 December)

  • 8th Session of the WWRP Scientific Steering Committee (SSC)
    (Geneva, WMO Headquarters, 24-27 November)

  • SDS-WAS Steering Committee Kick off Meeting and the 1st Africa/Middle East Expert Meeting and Workshop on the Health Impact of Airborne Dust
    (Amman, Jordan, 2-7 November)

  • Joint Working Group on Forecast Verification Research (JWGFVR) Roving Seminar (Jarkarta, Indonesia, 17-19 November )

  • Societal and Economic Research Applications (SERA) Working Group Meeting
    (Key West, FL, USA, 10-11 November)

  • Meeting of the Working Group on Data Assimilation and Observational System (DAOS WG)
    (Beijing, China, 27-28 October)

  • Meeting of the Working Group on Tropical Meteorology Research (WGTMR) and UPDRAFT meeting
    (Nanjing, China, 27-30 October)

  • 9th HyMeX Workshop
    (Mykonos, Greece, 21-25 September)

  • 3rd Monsoon Heavy Rainfall Workshop (MHR-3)
    (New Delhi, India, 22-24 September)

  • Joint Working Group on Forecast Verification Research
    (Sofia, Bulgaria, 9-10 September)

  • First Nowcasting Victoria Lake Meeting
    (Mwanza, Tanzania, 17-20 August)

  • Year of Polar Prediction Project (YOPP) Summit and Polar Prediction Project (PPP) Steering Group meetings
    (Geneva, WMO Headquarters, 13-16 July)

    - Briefing Document

    - Presentations YOPP Summit (13-15 July)


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

Mrs Nanette Lomarda
e-mail: NLomarda at

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