Volume 63 (1) - 2014

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During 2014, WMO will reach out to young people and seek to engage them in weather and climate issues. In January, the Organization launched a new web-based Youth Corner.

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Ocean Under Stress

      Hot, Sour and Breathless – Ocean Under Stress
This article has been republished with the authorization of the Plymouth Marine Laboratory

How is the biggest ecosystem on Earthfaring?

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The Future of the Aral Sea Lies in Transboundary Co–operation
      The Future of the Aral Sea Lies in Transboundary Co–operation
Based on the UNEP Global Environment Alert Service (GEAS) bulletin January 2014

Diversion of water sources has caused the Aral Sea in Central Asia to decline significantly over the past five decades.

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Towards Integrated Urban Weather, Environment and Climate Services
      Towards Integrated Urban Weather, Environment and Climate Services
By Sue Grimmond and the WMO Secretariat

Over the past few hundred years, people have increasingly clustered in large settlements, to the point where the world’s urban population now exceeds its rural population.

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Junior Professional Officers
      Junior Professional Officers
By WMO Secretariat

Junior Professional Officers (JPOs) contribute to all areas of WMO’s work while gaining hands-on experience in the international arena working with experts from around the world.

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Meteo-Volunteers for Sochi Olympic Games 2014
      Meteo-Volunteers for Sochi Olympic Games 2014
By Maria Mamaeva and Anna Kanukhina

Students from Russian State Hydrometeorological University (RSHU) were given a unique opportunity to volunteer, starting in 2012, to be part of the meteorological team that would support the XXII Winter Olympic Games and XI Paralympic Games to be held in the city of Sochi (herein after referred to as Games) in 2014.

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How African Youth are Participating in Global Climate Change Politics
      How African Youth are Participating in Global Climate Change Politics
By Landry Ndriko Mayigane

WMO and its Members have pledged to promote the active participation of global youth in issues related to weather and climate change by dedicating 2014 to “Weather and Climate: Engaging Youth.”

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Addressing Climate Change at the International Model United Nations 2014
      Addressing Climate Change at the International Model United Nations 2014
By Leila Hassan

On 8 January of this year, the Ferney-Voltaire International Model United Nations (FerMUN) held its fourth annual conference at the Geneva-based International Telecommunication Union (ITU) in collaboration with WMO.

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Who Wants to be a Weather Forecaster?  Engaging students in meteorology
      Who Wants to be a Weather Forecaster?
Engaging students in meteorology
By Valentina Grasso, CNR IBIMET – Consorzio LaMMA

The theme “Weather and Climate: Engaging Youth” of the 2014 Meteorological Day addresses the relation between today’s Met services and the next generations.

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Working with Youth on Weather and Climate
      Working with Youth on Weather and Climate

The mission of the Agency for Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics of the Republic of Indonesia (BMKG) is to be reliable, responsive and capable in supporting public safety and national development.

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Weather and Water Go Hand in       Weather and Water Go Hand in
By Andrea Sealy, Kathy-Ann Caesar and David Farrell, Caribbean Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology, Barbados

Youth activities at the Caribbean Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology (CIMH) in Barbados centre on its annual summer school camps and on encouraging students to pursue hydrology, meteorology and related atmospheric sciences as a career.

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Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) at the Met Office       Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) at the Met Office
By Felicity Liggins and Huw Lewis of the Met Office

Science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) are at the heart of what the Met Office does.

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The Royal Meteorological Society – Engaging the Next Generation       The Royal Meteorological Society – Engaging the Next Generation

Since its foundation over 150 years ago, the Royal Meteorological Society1 has grown and diversified, but its focus on advancing the science of meteorology has remained.

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serving the next Generation       Serving the Next Generation: AMS Initiatives to Foster Scientific Literacy and Engage Today’s Youth
By James A. Brey and Elizabeth W. Mills

The mission of the American Meteorological Society (AMS) is to advance atmospheric and related sciences, technologies, applications and services for the benefit of society.

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Ice Sheet Observations from Space       Ice Sheet Observations from Space
By WMO Secretariat

WMO and the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) both recognize ice sheets as an essential climate variable within the Global Climate Observing System.

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The Polar Prediction Project       The Polar Prediction Project
By Neil D. Gordon, Thomas Jung and Stefanie Klebe

Scientific and public awareness of the importance of the polar regions in the global weather and climate system is increasing.

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        Forthcoming Events

InterMET Asia, Singapore, 2-3 June
World Weather Open Science Conference, Montreal, 16-21 August [pdf]

         
         

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