OPACE 2 Climate Monitoring and Assessment
Co-chairs: Manola Brunet (Spain) and Fatima Driouech (Morocco).
The objective of OPACE 2 is to improve methodologies and standards for defining extreme weather ands climate events that are of major societal impacts, develop standards for creating global, regional and national databases on extreme weather and climate events, improve the WMO Climate Monitoring System and the implementation of Climate Watch Systems at the regional and national levels, with the provision of guidance on the content, dissemination and related alert systems.
Its activities include the development of guidelines on methodologies and standards for defining extreme weather and climate events and the organization of climate indices workshops of the Joint CCl/CLIVAR/JCOMM Expert Team on Climate Change Detection and Indices
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