February 2010

Feature articles


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A round-up of recent WMO activities in a variety of fields >> More

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Grant for Agricultural Extension Services in Ethiopia

As part of its ‘Building Climate Change Resilience’ initiative, the Rockefeller Foundation has provided a grant of US$ 323 000 for the training of trainers on weather and climate information and products for the Agricultural Extension Services in Ethiopia. >> More


Strengthening Weather Forecasting worldwide

Operational weather forecasting by WMO Members is the focus of its Global Data-Processing and Forecasting System (GDPFS). This system spans the day-to-day around-the-clock work of teams of weather forecasters, computing specialists, technical and support staff of the National Meteorological and Hydrological Services (NMHSs) of the 189 WMO Members. >> More


Caribbean agrometeorological project receives 1 million Euros

The European Union’s African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States Science and Technology Programme awarded one million Euros for the implementation of a new project entitled "Caribbean Agrometeorological Initiative (CAMI)." >> More


Sea level rise: a new Task Group formed

Sea level is one of the major impacts of anthropogenic climate change: it is higher now and is rising much more rapidly than any time in the past 3 000 years.  Sea level will continue to rise for many centuries even after global temperatures are stabilized as it takes that long for the ocean and ice sheets to fully respond to a warmer climate. >> More


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