|World Climate Services Programme
Climate Applications and Services
The objectives of CLIPS, as refined by the Thirteenth World Meteorological Congress in 1999, are:
- To encourage the development of operational climate prediction;
- To demonstrate the value and eventual socio-economic benefits of climate information and prediction services;
- To provide an international framework to enhance and promote climate information and prediction, including the establishment of criteria to measure forecast quality and to permit model inter-comparison;
- To facilitate the definition, the development and the strengthening of a global network of regional/national climate centres.