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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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2016 Events



  • Calendar 2016-2017

  • Sub-seasonal to Seasonal Forecasting of High-Impact Weather and Climate Events
    (AGU 2016 Fall Meeting, San Francisco, USA, 12-16 December) 

  • 9th Session WWRP Scientific Steering Committee (WWRP SSC9)
    (Geneva, 24-27 October)

  • International Workshop on Coupled Data Assimilation
    (Toulouse, France, 18-21 October)

  • Joint Working Group on Forecast Verification Research
    (Bologna, Italy, 19-21 September)

  • SDS-WAS Scientific Committee Meeting
    (Jeju Island, South Korea, 20 September)
  • International Asian Dust Workshop
    (Jeju Island, South Korea, 21 September)
  • Asian Node Meeting
    (Jeju Island, South Korea, 22-23 September)
  • 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)

  • Polar Prediction Project - SERA Meeting
    (Christchurch, New Zealand, 18-22 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)

UPCOMING American Meteorological Society (AMS) EVENTS:


28th Conference on Severe Local Storms

The 28th Conference on Severe Local Storms is organized by the AMS Severe Local Storms and sponsored by the American Meteorological Society.

Location: Portland, Oregon, U.S.A.

Meeting date: 7–11 November 2016

Abstract submission deadline: 7 July 2016


The AMS Annual Meeting

The AMS Annual Meeting is the world’s largest yearly gathering for the weather, water, and climate community. It brings together great minds from a diverse set of scientific disciplines – helping attendees make career-long professional contact and life-long friends while learning from the very top people in the atmospheric sciences.

Location: Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.

Meeting date: 22–26 January 2017

Abstract submission deadline: 1 August 2016



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

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

Prof. Alexander Baklanov
Scientific Officer, AER and WWR Divisions
e-mail: ABaklanov at

Dr Julia Keller
Junior Professional Officer, WWRD
e-mail: JKeller at

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





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