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China
Regional Association II (Asia)

General Information

population 1 357 380 000 (*)
land area (km2) N/A
GDP (million USD) 9 240 270 (*)
WMO Member since 1951-04-01
QMS status implemented
decadal temp. anomalies (**) 1.3 °C
local weatherweather forecast
* World Bank (2013) ** The Global climate (2001-2010)

Institutional Arrangements

National Meteorological or Hydrometeorological Service:

(CMA)
Website www.weather.com.cn
Responsible Ministry State Council
PR with WMO Yaming LIU
International organizations (unknown)

Hydrology

National Hydrometeorological Service
Hydrological adviser Jian DENG

Aviation

Meteorological Authority
Meteorological service provider
Institutional information
Composition of the WMO (PUB5) update
Permanent Representative
LIU Yaming Acting Member (Executive Council)
Hydrological Adviser
DENG Jian
Joint WMO-IOC Commission for Oceanography and Marine Meteorology
CHEN Zhi Expert (Joint WMO-IOC Commission for Oceanography and Marine Meteorology)
XU Yinglong Expert (Joint WMO-IOC Commission for Oceanography and Marine Meteorology)
LI Changxing Expert (Joint WMO-IOC Commission for Oceanography and Marine Meteorology)
SONG Lianchun Expert (Joint WMO-IOC Commission for Oceanography and Marine Meteorology)
Commission for Aeronautical Meteorology
QU Xiaobo Expert (Commission for Aeronautical Meteorology)
XU Expert (Commission for Aeronautical Meteorology)
Commission for Basic Systems
DUAN Yihong Expert (Commission for Basic Systems)
ZHAO Expert (Commission for Basic Systems)
YANG Jun Expert (Commission for Basic Systems)
WANG Xiaoyun Expert (Commission for Basic Systems)
JIAO Vice-president (Commission for Basic Systems)
Commission for Agricultural Meteorology
ZHOU Guangsheng Expert (Commission for Agricultural Meteorology)
WANG Jianlin Expert (Commission for Agricultural Meteorology)
CHEN Zhenlin Expert (Commission for Agricultural Meteorology)
Commission for Atmospheric Sciences
GONG Expert (Commission for Atmospheric Sciences)
TAN Zhemin Expert (Commission for Atmospheric Sciences)
LUO Yunfeng Expert (Commission for Atmospheric Sciences)
ZHANG Xiaoye Expert (Commission for Atmospheric Sciences)
Commission for Hydrology
LIANG Jiazhi Expert (Commission for Hydrology)
LIU Zhiyu Expert (Commission for Hydrology)
WANG Zhihua Expert (Commission for Hydrology)
BI Baogui Expert (Commission for Hydrology)
Commission for Instruments and Methods of Observation
MA Expert (Commission for Instruments and Methods of Observation)
ZHAO Datong Expert (Commission for Instruments and Methods of Observation)
ZHOU Heng Expert (Commission for Instruments and Methods of Observation)
Commission for Climatology
XIAO Ziniu Expert (Commission for Climatology)
FUMEN Ren Expert (Commission for Climatology)
ZHANG Peiqun Expert (Commission for Climatology)
ZHANG Qiang Expert (Commission for Climatology)
Institutional Information update
Title of the National Meteorological or Hydrometeorological Service (NMS)China Meteorological Administration
Title of institution with authority over NMSState Council
Legal status of the NMS
Legislative act regulating meteorology (or hydrometeorology)Law
NMS areas of responsibilitiesMeteorologyClimate
Provision of meteorological services for aviationThe Service is not the Meteorological Authority (as per ICAO Annex 3) but partially involved in the met service provision for aviation
Title of primary legislative act determining NMS functionsMeteorological Law
Other regulatory framework applicable to NMS functionsRegulations on Protection of Meteorological Facilities and Observation Environment
Mandate for provision of climate servicesYes
Unit dedicated to climate-related activitiesYes
NMS is the sole authority for providing climate services in the countryYes
National drought policyYes
Link to national drought policyhttps://baike.baidu.com/item/%E4%B8%AD%E5%8D%8E%E4%BA%BA%E6%B0%91%E5%85%B1%E5%92%8C%E5%9B%BD%E6%8A%97%E6%97%B1%E6%9D%A1%E4%BE%8B
Gender distribution of staffTotal:Male:33183Female:20404
Number of staff by professional category
Management: Male:,Female:,Total:7394
Meteorologists: Male:,Female:,Total:10944
Meteorological Technicians: Male:,Female:,Total:17070
Hydrologists: Male:,Female:,Total:
Hydrological Technicians: Male:,Female:,Total:
Climatologists/Climate Services: Male:,Female:,Total:7086
Researchers: Male:,Female:,Total:10142
Support Staff: Male:,Female:,Total:951
Other: Male:,Female:,Total:
Number of staff with university degreeTotal:47489Male:Female:
Number of staff by age categoryLess than 20 years:020-30 years:1124530-40 years:1450640-50 years:14983Over 50 years:12853
Number of staff due to retire in next 5 yearsManagement:280Meteorologist:530Meteorological Technician:1983Hydrologist:Hydrological Technician:Climatologist/Climate Services:830Researchers:729Support Staff:272Other:
Staffing trend in recent 3-5 yearsNo significant year-to-year change
Areas in which NMS staff training is needed (in order of priority)1:weather forecast2:climate prediction3:meteorological service4:management
Fellowships requested under the WMO Fellowship Programme in 2016-2017No
Total annual budgetRMB26.6billion
Main sources of fundingGovernment
Percentage of budget coming from non-government budget17.7%
Budget trend in the recent 3-5 yearsSteadily increasing
Sources of funding for improving the hydrometeorological infrastructure, etc.National agencies
Development/strategic plan in place in NMS, covering the next 3-5 yearsYes
Communications capacity and outreachA press relations office that regularly interacts with the pressA presence on social media channelsA capacity for reaching out to the general public through information materials, activities, etc.
Quality Management System (QMS) in useYes
Status of QMS implementationNoneQMS implemented in part of the overall process
National committee or platform composed of ministries, agencies and other stakeholders in place at the national ro sub-national levels, which coordinates Disaster Risk Reduction activitiesYes
NMS membership in national committee or platform coordinating DRR activitiesYes
Multi-Hazard Early Warning System (MHEWS) in place in the countryYes
Monitoring and forecasting systems in place for multiple hazards occurring simultaneously or cumulatively over timeYes
MHEWS warning of potential cascading impactsYes
Number of people per 100,000 covered by early warning information through local governments or through national dissemination mechanisms in your countryTotal:100000Men:Women:
Percentage of local governments in the country having a plan to act on early warnings100
Accessible, understandable, usable and relevant disaster risk information and assessment available to people at the national and local levelsYes
NMS contribution and/or engagement in these risk assessmentsYes
Hazard, exposure and vulnerabilty information used in country as an input into emergency planning and the development of warning messagesNo
Performance of MHEWS evaluated in the countryNo
A national WIGOS governance mechanism in placeYes
A national WIGOS partnership agreement in place for integration and open-sharing of observations from NMS and non-NMS sourcesYes
Number of staff trained in OSCAR/Surface5
A national process in place for acting on quality problem information received from the WIGOS Data Quality Monitoring SystemYes
A National WIGOS Implementation Plan adopted/approvedYes
Communication systems used to access data and productsWIS dedicated networks (World Weeather Watch GTS)GTS via Internet
Country participation in WMO Voluntary Observing Ship (VOS) scheme for the collection and transmission of meteorological observations at seaYes
Number of marine meteorological and oceanographic observing stations operated in the countryBy NMS:485By institutional partners (non_NMS):138By private partners:
Marine meteorological and oceanographic observing data shared and exchanged with WMOYes, some or most of those collected by institutional partners (non-NMS)
Collaborative agreements or partnerships in the country concerning integrated marine meteorological and oceanographic observationsYes
Status of climate data rescue at NMS> 50-75% data rescued
Services provided by NMSPublic Weather Services
Warning Services:(Impact-based forecast and warning servicesExtreme heatCyclones)
Climate ServicesAviation Services
Marine Services:(Marine safety forecast and warning services for high seas, coastal waters and portsCoastal hazards forecasting and warnings)
Agrometeorological Services
Hydrological Services:()
Drought ServicesEarthquake/Seismic ServicesClimate ResearchHydrological ResearchOther hydrological (please specify) :Other any type (please specify):0
Impact-based forecast and warning services produced/provided by NMSYes
NMS involvement in a drought monitoring and early warning systemYes
NMS use of a Flash Flood Guidance System for issuing flash flood warningsNo
Preparation and dissemination of marine forecasts or warning services by NMS as a Preparation Service of the Worldwide Met-Ocean Information and Warning Service (WWMIWS) within the framework of the Global Marine Distress and Safety System (GMDSS)Not applicable
Forecasts and warnings received by NMS from the marine MetArea Issuing Service under GMDSSNot applicable
NMS use of cooperative mechanisms, such as mentoring and sharing of expertise, in order to support Members in need to resolve existing deficiencies in the provision of marine meteorological servicesNo
User communities/sectors to which NMS provides climate products/information and estimated importance of users in various sectors for the NMS
Sector: Government Rating: 3Services: data services,climate monitoring ,climate analysis and diagnostics,climate predictions,climate change projections,tailored products
Sector: Local authoritiesRating: 4Services: data services,climate monitoring ,climate analysis and diagnostics,climate predictions,climate change projections,tailored products
Sector: ScientificRating: 4Services: data services,climate monitoring ,climate analysis and diagnostics,climate predictions,climate change projections,tailored products
Sector: CommercialRating: 5Services: data services,climate monitoring ,climate analysis and diagnostics,climate predictions,tailored products
Sector: Water resourcesRating: 3Services: data services,climate monitoring ,climate analysis and diagnostics,climate predictions,climate change projections,tailored products
Sector: AgricultureRating: 5Services: data services,climate monitoring ,climate analysis and diagnostics,climate predictions,climate change projections,tailored products
Sector: FisheriesRating: 5Services: data services,climate monitoring ,climate analysis and diagnostics,climate predictions,tailored products
Sector: ForestryRating: 5Services: data services,climate monitoring ,climate analysis and diagnostics,climate predictions,tailored products
Sector: TransportRating: 4Services: data services,climate monitoring ,climate analysis and diagnostics,climate predictions,tailored products
Sector: Energy industryRating: 5Services: data services,climate monitoring ,climate analysis and diagnostics,climate predictions,climate change projections,tailored products
Sector: Human healthRating: 4Services: data services,climate monitoring ,climate analysis and diagnostics,climate predictions,tailored products
Sector: Tourism (incl. coastal zone)Rating: 4Services: data services,climate monitoring ,climate analysis and diagnostics,climate predictions,tailored products
Sector: Recreation, sportRating: 4Services: data services,climate monitoring ,climate analysis and diagnostics,climate predictions,tailored products
Sector: AviationRating: 4Services: data services,climate monitoring ,climate analysis and diagnostics,climate predictions,tailored products
Sector: Maritime transportRating: 4Services: data services,climate monitoring ,climate analysis and diagnostics,climate predictions,tailored products
Sector: Environmental protectionRating: 3Services: data services,climate monitoring ,climate analysis and diagnostics,climate predictions,climate change projections,tailored products
Sector: BuildingRating: 4Services: data services,climate monitoring ,climate analysis and diagnostics,climate predictions,tailored products
Sector: Finance and insuranceRating: 4Services: data services,climate monitoring ,climate analysis and diagnostics,climate predictions,climate change projections,tailored products
Sector: Emergency planning and responseRating: 4Services: data services,climate monitoring ,climate analysis and diagnostics,climate predictions,climate change projections,tailored products
National Hydrological Service (NHS) combined with the National Meteorological Service in a single entity
Exact title of NHS
Title of the institution with the authority over the service
Legal status of the NHS
Name(s) of the main institution(s) responsible for operational hydrology
Legislative act regulating hydrology (or hydrometeorology, or similar) in the country
Title of the primary legislative act determining the NHS mandate
NHS areas of responsibility
Flood management plan(s) established or under developmentYes
NHS membership in a national committee or platform coordinating disaster risk reduction activities
Gender distribution of NHS staffTotal:Male:Female:
Number of NHS staff (by professional category)
Management: Male:,Female:,Total:
Hydrologists: Male:,Female:,Total:
Hydrological Technicians: Male:,Female:,Total:
Climatologists/Climate Services: Male:,Female:,Total:
Researchers: Male:,Female:,Total:
Support Staff: Male:,Female:,Total:
Other: Male:,Female:,Total:
Number of NHS staff with university degree
Number of NHS staff by age categoryLess than 20 years:20-30 years:30-40 years:40-50 years:Over 50 years:
Number of NHS staff due to retire in the next 5 yearsManagement:Hydrologist:Hydrological Technician:Climatologist/Climate Services:Researchers:Support Staff:Other:
Staffing trend in the recent 3-5 years
Fellowships requested by NHS under the WMO Fellowships Programme in 2016-2017
Total annual budget of the NHS
Main sources of funding
Percentage of budget coming from non-government budget
Trend of the government component of the budget during the recent 3-5 yearsSteadily increasing
Sources of funding for improving the hydrological infrastructure, etc.
Quality Management System (QMS) for hydrology in use in the countryYes
Status of QMS implementation
Impact-based forecast and warning services produced/provided by NHS staff
Flash flood warnings issued by NMS
Flash Flood Guidance System used for issuing flash flood warnings
Access to quantitative subseasonal or seasonal hydrological forecasts by sectoral users in the country
Use of flood hazard, exposure and vulnerability information in the country to carry-out risk assessments at the national, provincial and local levels
Relationships maintained by NHS with users of information products to understand their needs and level of satisfaction with the services provided
Regional Working Structure update
Commissions update

Commission for Basic Systems

NameWorkgroups
WANG Peng  
ZENG Qin  
XU  
LUO BING  
GAO Ge  
WANG Qiang  
CHEN Baode  
GAO Feng  
ZHANG XiaoXin  
ZHANG Peiqun  
GONG Zhiqiang  
PEI Chong  
JIAO  
SONG Zhenxin  
ZHU Ting  
LI Mingmei  
FANG Xiang  
GUO Jianxia  
LI Xiang  

Joint WMO-IOC Commission for Oceanography and Marine Meteorology

NameWorkgroups
ZHAO Wei  
Focal Points update

Coordinator on Satcom issues

No Focal Point nominated

Coordinator on Satellite Data Requirements

No Focal Point nominated

DRR Focal Points of RAs, TCs and TPs

No Focal Point nominated

Focal point for Global Cryosphere Watch

NameCountryRole
WANG Jiankai China Focal point

Focal Points for Education and Training

No Focal Point nominated

Focal Points for Gender

No Focal Point nominated

Focal Points for Information and Public Affairs

No Focal Point nominated

Focal Points for Joint Coordination on Satellite Data Requirements

No Focal Point nominated

Focal Points for RTH

No Focal Point nominated

Focal Points for RTH

NameCountryRole
LI Xiang China Focal point

Focal Points for WIS IT Security Matters

No Focal Point nominated

Focal Points for WIS Metadata matters

NameCountryRole
LI Xiang China Focal point

Focal Points for WIS Metadata matters

No Focal Point nominated

Focal Points of CBS Lead Centers on Data Quality Monitoring (Land Surface)

No Focal Point nominated

Focal Points on Global Telecommunications System matters

No Focal Point nominated

Focal Points on Global Telecommunications System matters

NameCountryRole
LI Xiang China Focal point

METAREA Coordinators

No Focal Point nominated

National Focal Point for Weather Radar Metadata

No Focal Point nominated

National Focal Points for Codes and Data Representation Matters

NameCountryRole
LI Xiang China Focal Point - second

National Focal Points for Codes and Data Representation Matters

No Focal Point nominated

National Focal Points for Monitoring and Evaluation system

NameCountryRole
JUN Yu China Focal point

National Focal Points for OSCAR/Surface

No Focal Point nominated

National Focal Points for PWS

No Focal Point nominated

National Focal Points for the Country Profile Database

NameCountryRole
XU Xianghua China Focal point

National Focal Points for the RMDCN

NameCountryRole
LI Xiang China Focal point

National Focal Points for the Severe Weather Forecasting Demonstration Project

No Focal Point nominated

National Focal Points for WIGOS

No Focal Point nominated

National Focal Points for WIGOS

NameCountryRole
PEI Chong China Focal point

National Focal Points on Matters Related to the Regional Basic Synoptic Network (RBSN)

No Focal Point nominated

National Focal Points on the Implementation Plan for the Evolution of the Global Observing System (EGOS-IP)

NameCountryRole
PEI Chong China Focal point

National Gender Focal Points

No Focal Point nominated

National Marine Services Focal Points

No Focal Point nominated

RA IV Focal Points for GCOS

No Focal Point nominated

SWFDP Regional Specialised Meteorological Centre Focal Points

No Focal Point nominated

WMO AMDAR Focal Points

NameCountryRole
XU China Focal point
Observations
Surface and upper-air stations (OSCAR/Surface) update
Catalogue of Meteorological Bulletins (Volume C1) updateNo data available
Radars update
Global Atmosphere Watch - Stations update
Monitoring update

WIGOS data quality monitoring (details)

WIS Availability & monitoring (details)

World Wide Weather data submission monitoring (details)

Country information
WMO Information System update

WIS centres

Name Centre type Principal GISC Secondary GISC CBS Endorsement Technical Commission Manual on WIS status
NMC  NC  Beijing    Approved by Cg/EC  CBS  Equals WIS Manual 
GISC (Beijing)  GISC  Beijing    Approved by Cg/EC  CBS  Equals WIS Manual 
National Satellite Meteorological Centre (NSMC), CMA  DCPC  Beijing    Approved by Cg/EC  CBS  Equals WIS Manual 
RTH (Beijing)  DCPC  Beijing    Approved by Cg/EC  CBS  Equals WIS Manual 
RCC (Beijing NCC, - RA II)  DCPC  Beijing    Approved by Cg/EC  CCl  Equals WIS Manual 
RSMC-Geographical (NMC)  DCPC  Beijing    Approved by Cg/EC  CBS  Equals WIS Manual 
RSMC-Activity-ATM (NMC)  DCPC  Beijing    Approved by Cg/EC  CBS  Equals WIS Manual 

GTS links

remote endpoint type speed national endpoint
Melbourne  Internet    Beijing 
Macao  IP  64  Beijing 
HongKong  IP  4000  Beijing 
Tokyo  IP  3000  Beijing 
Khabarovsk  IP  64  Beijing 
Ulaanbaatar  IP  64  Beijing 
Seoul  IP  32  Beijing 
PyongYang  IP  64  Beijing 
Hanoi  IP  64  Beijing 
Offenbach    48  Beijing 
NewDelhi  IP  128  Beijing 
Moscow    28,8  Beijing 
Bangkok  IP  64  Beijing 

Availability & monitoring

INFOHYDRO update

Ministry of Water Resources of China

Responsible organization

NameMinistry of Water Resources of China
Address2 Lane 2, Baiguang Road, Beijing 100053, China
Websitehttp://www.hydroinfo.gov.cn/
Full profileInfohydro profile page
Last updated2014-03-19

Protocol options

General hydrologyyes
Hydropoweryes
Agricultureyes
Water supplyyes
Flood controlyes
Pollution controlyes
Navigationno

Coverage

National

Types of stations operated

Hydrometricyes
Groundwateryes
Climateno
Snowno
Lake levelsyes
Glaciersno
Estuariesyes
Ice thicknessno
Soil moistureyes
Sedimentyes
Water qualityyes
Bio diversityno

Geographical descriptors

General climatetemperate
Mean annual precip.~590 mm
Standard deviation~27 mm
Regional Centres update

For WMO Information System centres please also see the widget "WMO Information System" above

Name Type City
Regional Climate Centre   RCC   Beijing   designated  
Regional Instrument Centre   RIC   Beijing    
Regional Specialized Meteorological Centre   RSMC   Beijing    
Regional Specialized Meteorological Centre for Environmental   RSMC-EER   Beijing    
Regional Training Centre   RTC   Nanjing    
Regional Training Centre   RTC   Beijing    
Regional Telecommunication Hub on the Main Telecommunication   RTH-MTN   Beijing    
VLAB centre of Excellence   VLAB CoE   Nanjing    
VLAB centre of Excellence   VLAB CoE   Beijing    
WMO Library update
Climate Normals (1961-1990) update

Station: HAILAR (50527-0)

Station: QIQIHAR

Station: ALTAY

Station: YINING

Station: KASHI

Station: RUOQIANG

Station: HOTAN

Station: HAMI

Station: JIUQUAN

Station: DOULAN

Station: ERENHOT (53068-0)

Station: YINCHUAN

Station: TAIYUAN (53772-0)

Station: YANJI

Station: SHENYANG

Station: BEIJING

Station: QINGDAO

Station: LHASA

Station: QAMDO (56137-0)

Station: XICHANG

Station: TENGCHONG

Station: KUNMING

Station: XI'AN

Station: ZHENGZHOU

Station: YICHANG

Station: ZHIJIANG

Station: GANZHOU (57993-0)

Station: NANCHANG

Station: TAOYUAN

Station: GUANGZHOU

Station: SHANTOU (59316-0)

Station: NANNING

Station: HAIKOU

Alerting Authorities Registry (CAP) update
Title Description More Info
China: China Meteorological Administration   A WMO Member [China] identifies China Meteorological Administration as an alerting authority for hazard threats of these CAP categories: Geo Met Fire Env.   http://alerting.worldweather.org/authorities.php?recId=30
China: Ministry of Water Resources   A WMO Member [China] identifies Ministry of Water Resources as an alerting authority for hazard threats of these CAP categories: Met.   http://alerting.worldweather.org/authorities.php?recId=31
Cooperation
VCP Requests update
Supporting country Status Year Description Project ID
United States of America
 
Completed on 31/10/2000  1999-01  CLIPS Showcase Heat/Health Warning System in Shanghai  WCP/5/1/1 
Supported country Status Year Description Project ID
Afghanistan  Completed on 22/02/03  1996-01  Rehabilitation of the 16 synoptic stations  OB/2/2/2 
Albania  Completed on 31/01/97: Info from China  1994-01  Meteorological equipment for surface synoptic stations  OB/2/2/1 
Albania  Completed on 06/07/95  1988-01  Establishment of 12 principal surf. obs. stations  OB/2/3/2 
Algeria  Completed on 03/11/93  1989-01  Strengthening of national basic synoptic network  OB/2/2/1 
Armenia  Completed on 03/03/98  1996-01  Upgrading of GTS data and products access of NMCs in the South-Eastern part of RA VI  TE/4/2/1 
Bangladesh  Completed on 01/10/91  1991-01  Restoration of the National Meteorological Service  OB/2/2/1 (Revised) 
Bangladesh  Archived  1996-01  Provision of an AFDOS system for the GTS link between Dhaka and New Delhi  TE/4/2/1 
Burundi  Completed on 26/10/95  1991-01  Two theodolites for pilot-balloon ascents  OB/1/2/1 
Burundi  Completed on 26/10/95  1991-01  Teleprinters to receive and transmit data  TE/4/1/3 
Cambodia  Completed on 26/09/2000  1998-01  Provision of an APT/WEFAX satellite receiving station  OB/3/3/1 
Cambodia  Completed  1998-01  Linking of NMC Phnom Penh to the GTS  TE/2/1/1 
Cameroon  Completed on 12/06/99  1995-01  Provision of six theodolites for upper-air observation  OB/1/2/1 
Cameroon  Completed on 01/04/99  1991-01  Upgrading of the meteorological observing network  OB/2/2/1 
Cameroon  Completed on 03/11/93, withdrawn by replacement  1991-01  SSB Transceivers for national telecommunications  TE/1/1/5 
Cameroon  Completed on 15/09/95  1991-01  SSB transceivers for national telecommunications  TE/1/1/5 
Cabo Verde  Completed on 03/11/93  1985-01  Improvement of the surface observational network  OB/2/2/1 
Chad  Completed on 03/11/93  1989-01  Reinforcement of the network of synoptic stations  OB/2/1/1 
Chile  Completed on 31/08/96: Info from China  1994-01  Radiosonde supplies  OB/1/2/10 
Chile  Completed on 01/02/90  1988-01  Radiosonde supplies  OB/1/2/8 
Chile  Completed on 30/06/93  1988-01  Radiosonde supplies  OB/1/2/8 
Colombia  Completed on 31/07/2000: Evaluation Report  1995-01  Provision of balloons for radiosounding for tests on the national meteorological network  OB/1/2/10 
Comoros  Completed on 22/11/94: confirmed on 07/03/96  1986-01  Improvement and strengthening of synoptic stations  OB/2/2/1 
Comoros  Completed on 22/11/94  1985-01  Instruments to equip surface observing stations  OB/2/3/1 
Comoros  Completed on 22/11/94  1987-01  Facsimile receiver to equip Moroni harbour  TE/4/1/1 
Côte d'Ivoire  Completed on 02/02/2000  1997-01  Rehabilitation of surface observing stations  OB/2/2/1 
Cuba  Archived  1996-01  Provision of an electrolytic hydrogen generator  OB/1/3/1 
Democratic People's Republic of Korea  Completed on 20/12/97 (confirmed 06/01/98)  1997-01  Provision of balloons  OB/1/2/1 
Democratic People's Republic of Korea  Completed in 1998: Info from China  1997-01  Provision of balloons  OB/1/2/1 
Democratic People's Republic of Korea  Completed on 03/11/93  1992-01  Improvement of Atmospheric humidity observation  OB/2/2/2 
Democratic People's Republic of Korea  Completed on 03/11/93  1992-01  Improvement of Atmospheric pressure observation  OB/2/2/3 
Democratic People's Republic of Korea  Completed on 13/08/96 (Info from China)  1996-01  Provision of surface observation instruments  OB/2/2/4 
Democratic People's Republic of Korea  Completed on 03/11/93  1992-01  Improvement of Meteorological Telecom. Network  TE/4/1/1 
Democratic People's Republic of Korea  Completed on 03/08/2000  1998-01  Provision of 10 portable transmitters  TE/4/1/2 
Democratic People's Republic of Korea  Completed on 03/08/2000  1999-01  Provision of a VSAT receiving system  TE/4/1/3 
Democratic Republic of the Congo  Completed on 03/11/93  1986-01  Meteorological equipment for climatological stations  OB/2/3/1 
Djibouti  Completed on 31/01/97  1995-01  Provision of 15 pluviometers  OB/2/1/1 
Dominican Republic  Completed on 08/11/94 (Evaluation Report)  1991-01  Upgrading of the met. telecommunication network  TE/1/1/3 (Revised) 
Eritrea  Completed on 18/10/95: informed by China  1994-01  Meteorological instruments for two surface stations  OB/2/2/1 
Ethiopia  2 experts were sent, completed on 10/07/94  1990-01  Software to improve weather presentation on TV  DP/4/1/1 
Ethiopia  Completed on 01/10/91  1985-01  Equipment for facsimile reception at Addis Ababa  TE/4/1/1 
Gabon  Completed on 01/01/90  1980-01  Development of the surface observation network  OB/2/3/1 
Gabon  Completed on 03/11/93  1989-01  Instruments and data-processing hardware  OB/2/3/2 
Guinea  Completed on 20/10/95  1993-01  Conventional meteorological instruments  OB/2/2/4 
Guyana  Completed on 01/10/91  1983-01  National meteorological telecommunication network  TE/1/1/1 
Guyana  Completed on 03/11/93  1993-01  SSB equipment  TE/1/1/2 
Kenya  Completed on 02/03/01  1999-01  Provision of five PCs for training and research activities at the Department of Meteorology, University of Nairobi  DP/4/2/2 
Lao People's Democratic Republic  Completed on 20/12/97  1997-01  Improvement of the seven Meteorological Stations in the northern provinces  OB/2/2/1 
Lao People's Democratic Republic  Completed in January 2001  1997-01  Improvement of the seven Meteorological Stations in the northern provinces  OB/2/2/1 
Lesotho  Completed on 15/08/02  1999-01  Provision of surface observing equipment  OB/2/2/1 
Madagascar  Completed on 03/11/93  1989-01  Rehabilitation of upper-air stations  OB/1/2/5 
Madagascar  Completed on 17/04/98  1997-01  Strengthening of the climatological station network  OB/2/2/2 
Madagascar  Completed on 17/04/98   1995-01  Equipping climatological stations  OB/2/3/2 
Malaysia  Completed on 30/06/98  1997-01  Provision of GPS radiosondes for the GEWEX Asian Monsoon Experiment (GAME)/SCSMEX  OB/1/2/1 
Maldives  Completed on 01/10/91  1990-01  Provision of AFDOS software  DP/1/1/1 
Mali  Completed on 06/10/2000  1998-01  Provision of telecommunication equipment for the hydrometric network  HY/2/1/1 
Mali  Completed on 03/11/93  1988-01  Improvement of the basic data acquisition  OB/2/2/1 
Mauritania  Archived  1997-01  Provision of consumables for upper-air observations  OB/1/2/5 
Mongolia  Completed on 15/07/99  1997-01  Provision of AFDOS Software  DP/1/1/1 
Mongolia  Completed on 13/09/93  1993-01  Provision of balloons for upper-air stations  OB/1/2/2 
Mongolia  Archived  1996-01  Upgrading of the upper-air observation network  OB/1/2/3 
Mongolia  Completed on 01/09/91  1983-01  Instal. of a minicomp. for creating clim.data bank  WCP/2/1 
Mozambique  Completed on 01/10/91  1983-01  Supply of two automatic radiosonde stations  OB/1/2/3-4 (Revised) 
Mozambique  Completed on 03/11/93  1988-01  Strengthening of the meteorological network  OB/2/1/2 
Myanmar  Completed on 01/01/92  1991-01  Provision of the AFDOS software  DP/1/1/1 
Myanmar  Completed on 01/10/91  1987-01  Balloons for pilot balloon upper-air observations  OB/1/2/4 
Myanmar  Completed on 21/02/00  1998-01  Provision of pilot balloons for upper-air observations at NMC Yangon  OB/1/2/6 
Myanmar  Completed on 30/05/00  1998-01  Provision of an electrolytic hydrogen generator  OB/1/3/1 
Myanmar  Completed on 01/01/90  1982-01  Improvement of meteo telecom. at NMC Rangoon  TE/4/1/1 
Nepal  Completed on 30/07/88  1986-01  Telecommunication link between Kathmandu and Lhasa  TE/2/1/2 
Niger  Completed on 04/01/93  1985-01  AWS and surface wind measuring equipment  OB/2/3/1 
Nigeria  Completed on 01/10/91  1987-01  Assistance to the Fed. Univ. of Technology, Akure  DP/4/2/2 
Nigeria  Completed on 31/08/94  1992-01  Provision of consumables for upper-air stations  OB/1/2/4 
Nigeria  Completed on 01/10/91  1987-01  Upgrading of surface observing stations network  OB/2/2/1 
Philippines  Completed on 26/01/99  1997-01  Upgrading of research and training capabilities in meteorology, hydrology and oceanography  DP/4/2/2 
Yemen  Completed on 13/07/93  1986-01  Establishment of an autonomous Met. Department  OB/2/2/1 
Yemen  Completed on 17/09/2000  1994-01  Local Telecommunication equipment  TE/1/1/1 
Rwanda  Completed on 31/01/2000  1998-01  Provision of meteorological instruments for surface synoptic stations  OB/2/2/1 
Sao Tome and Principe  Completed on 04/01/93  1990-01  Meteorological instruments for surface observation  OB/2/2/1 
Sao Tome and Principe  Completed on 04/01/93  1985-01  Replacement of various meteorological equipment  OB/2/3/1 
Senegal  Completed on 23/07/93  1991-01  Met. instruments for surface observation  OB/2/2/2 
Senegal  Completed on 06/06/95  1991-01  Met. instruments for surface observation  OB/2/2/2 
Sierra Leone  Completed on 16/04/97  1994-01  Meteorological instruments  OB/2/2/3 
Sri Lanka  Completed on 01/10/91  1984-01  Replacement of SSB equipment  TE/1/2/1 
Sudan  Completed on 01/10/91  1983-01  Strengthening of surface observing programme  OB/2/2/4 (Revised) 
Thailand  Completed on 25/09/98  1998-01  Provision of upper-air observation consumables for the GEWEX Asian Monsoon Experiment (GAME)/SCSMEX  OB/1/2/3 
Togo  Withdrawn  1984-01  Strengthening of national meteo. telecom. network  TE/1/2/1 
Togo  Completed on 22/12/97  1996-01  Provision of six SSBs  TE/4/1/3 
Tunisia  Completed on 03/11/93  1983-01  Surface observing equipment for synoptic network  OB/2/3/1 
Uganda  Completed on 03/11/93  1990-01  Traditional meteorological instruments  OB/2/2/1 
Uganda  Completed on 08/07/99  1997-01  Provision of meteorological instruments for synoptic, agrometeorological and hydrological station networks  OB/2/2/3 
Uganda  Completed on 01/01/91  1978-01  Improvement of RTH reception at NMC Entebbe  TE/4/1/1 
Ukraine  Completed on 20/12/97  1996-01  Upgrading of GTS data and products access of NMCs in the South-Eastern part of RA VI  TE/4/2/2 
Uruguay  Completed on 01/10/91  1985-01  Improvement of the national meteo. telecom. system  TE/1/2/3 
Viet Nam  Completed on 25/10/94  1994-01  Provision of ten pluviometers  OB/2/1/2 
Viet Nam  Completed on 03/11/93  1988-01  National Hydrometeorological Telecommunication network  TE/1/1/3 
Zimbabwe  Completed on 31/10/97  1994-01  Replacement of obsolete pilot balloon theodolites  OB/1/2/2 
Democratic Republic of the Congo  Completed on 09/06/03  1999-01  Reinforcement of the meteorological surface observing network  OB/2/2/2 
Guinea  Completed on 23/08/02  1999-01  Strengthening the meteorological observation network  OB/2/2/5 
Mozambique  Completed on 18/10/01  1999-01  Provision of conventional synoptic observation equipment/instruments  OB/2/1/4 
Pakistan  Completed on 19/11/02  1999-01  Replacement of MSS and computer equipment to be Year 2000 compliant  TE/4/2/1 
Congo  Completed on 16/05/02  1999-01  Rehabilitation of the national synoptic observation network  OB/2/2/2 
Gabon  Completed on 17/12/01  1999-01  Rehabilitation of the basic synoptic observation network  OB/2/2/2 
Madagascar  Completed in May 2003  1999-01  Provision of consumables for surface observing stations  OB/2/2/3 
Myanmar  Completed on 04/12/01  1999-01  Provision of a high-resolution satellite receiving station  OB/3/5/1 
Seychelles  Completed on 21/12/01  1999-01  Strengthening of the surface observing network  OB/2/2/2 
Nigeria  Completed on 28/02/02  1999-01  Provision of PCs for RMTC Lagos  DP/4/2/3 
Armenia  Completed on 21/08/02  1999-01  Provision of hydrometeorological instruments for synoptic stations  OB/2/2/2 
Democratic People's Republic of Korea  Completed on 01/06/2000  1997-01  Provision of balloons  OB/1/2/1 
Myanmar  Completed on 28/04/05  2000-01  Upgrading of GTS communication between NMC Yangon and RTH Bangkok  TE/4/1/2 
Georgia  Archived  2000-01  Provision of PCs and peripherals for support of Hydrometeorological Safety of TRACECA (HYMES-TRACECA) activities  DP/1/2/2 
Republic of Moldova  Completed on 10/09/02  2000-01  Provision of 20 soil moisture meters for the agrometeorological network  AGM/2/2/1 
Serbia  Completed on 27/09/02  2000-01  Provision of meteorological instruments and equipment for the restoration of RBSN stations in Yugoslavia   OB/2/2/1 
Democratic People's Republic of Korea  Completed on 25/09/01  2001-01  Provision of meteorological balloons  OB/1/2/2 
Tajikistan  Completed on 25/04/03  2001-01  Provision of meteorological instruments for surface synoptic stations  OB/2/2/1 
Togo  Completed on 15/07/03  2001-01  Provision of five PCs for data processing  DP/1/2/2 
United Republic of Tanzania  Archived  2001-01  Provision of two LINUX workstations  DP/1/1/2 
Zambia  Completed on 18/06/03  2001-01  Rehabilitation of synoptic observation stations  OB/2/2/2 
Kazakhstan  Completed on 31/10/03  1998-01  Provision of radiosondes and balloons  OB/1/2/1 
Democratic People's Republic of Korea  Completed on 17/11/03  2001-01  Improvement of meteorological data management  DP/1/1/1 
Democratic People's Republic of Korea  Completed on 22/10/02  2001-01  Provision of upper-air consumables  OB/1/2/3 
Philippines  Completed in December 2003  2002-01  Computerization of RMTC library and networking with the Internet   DP/4/2/3 
Democratic People's Republic of Korea  Completed on 17/11/03  2003-01  Provision of upper-air consumables (300 transponders)  OB/1/2/4 
Democratic People's Republic of Korea  Completed on 25/01/05  2003-01  Improvement of data communication between local centres and synoptic stations  TE/4/1/5 
Sao Tome and Principe  Completed on 31/05/04  2003-01  Rehabilitation of meteorological and climatological observation networks  OB/2/2/2 
Kyrgyzstan  Completed on 18/12/03  2002-01  Provision of upper-air consumables  OB/1/2/3 
Kazakhstan  Completed on 01/03/05  2003-01  Modernization of the international data exchange and distribution system  TE/1/1/3 
Democratic People's Republic of Korea  Completed in 2006  2004-01  Provision of an MTSAT satellite receiving system  OB/3/3/1 
Democratic People's Republic of Korea  Completed on 25/01/05  2004-01  Provision of upper-air consumables (300 radiosondes)  OB/1/2/5 
Maldives  Completed  2004-01  Upgrading of AFDOS to MICAPS  DP/1/1/2 
Democratic People's Republic of Korea  Archived  2005-01  Provision of meteorological balloons  OB/1/2/6 
Myanmar  Completed  2005-01  Provision of a Meteorological Information Comprehensive Analysis Process System (MICAPS)  DP/1/1/2 
Democratic People's Republic of Korea  Archived  2006-01  Provision of an upper-air system and consumables  OB/1/2/8 
Nepal  Completed  2006-01  Provision of a meteorological satellite receiving system for FY-2  OB/3/2/2 
Democratic People's Republic of Korea  Completed  2006-01  Upgrading of GTS communication between Pyongyang and Beijing  TE/2/1/1 
Kyrgyzstan  Completed  2007-01  Provision of a FengYunCast receiving system for use of satellite imagery for better weather forecast  OB/3/3/1 
Tajikistan  Completed  2007-01  Provision of a FengYunCast receiving system for use of satellite imagery for better weather forecast  OB/3/3/1 
Sri Lanka  Completed  2007-01  Provision of a FengYunCast receiving system for use of satellite imagery for better weather forecast  OB/3/3/1 
Lao People's Democratic Republic  Completed  2007-01  Provision of a FengYunCast receiving system for use of satellite imagery for better weather forecast  OB/3/3/1 
Viet Nam  Completed  2007-01  Provision of a FengYunCast receiving system for use of satellite imagery for better weather forecast  OB/3/3/1 
Myanmar  Completed  2007-01  Provision of a FengYunCast receiving system for use of satellite imagery for better weather forecast  OB/3/3/1 
Pakistan  On-going  2011-01  Restoration of ten meteorological observatories in flood affected areas  OB/2/2/1 
Cambodia  Request  2016-01  TV Studio   PWS/1/1 
Fellowships update

Hosted Fellowships

Training Institution Purpose of study Home Country Description Type of study Study period
NUIST  Funded under VCP/China, except for travel by WMO.  Pakistan Meteorology  Agrometeorology  2004-11 - 2004-11 
NUIST  Funded under VCP/China, except for travel by WMO.  Uzbekistan Meteorology  Agrometeorology  2004-11 - 2004-11 
NUIST  Funded under VCP/China, except for travel by WMO.  Ethiopia Meteorology  Agrometeorology  2004-11 - 2004-11 
NUIST  Funded under VCP/China, except for travel by WMO.  Guinea-Bissau Meteorology  Agrometeorology  2004-11 - 2004-11 
NUIST  Funded under VCP/China, except for travel by WMO.  Kazakhstan Meteorology  Agrometeorology  2004-11 - 2004-11 
NUIST  Funded under VCP/China, except for travel by WMO.  Kenya Meteorology  Agrometeorology  2004-11 - 2004-11 
NUIST  Funded under VCP/China, except for travel by WMO.  United Republic of Tanzania Meteorology  Agrometeorology  2004-11 - 2004-11 
NUIST  Funded under VCP/China, except for travel by WMO.  Lao People's Democratic Republic Meteorology  Agrometeorology  2004-11 - 2004-11 
Int'l Centre for Climate & Env. Sci, Beijing  Partial assistance for tuition and stipend from RB.  Pakistan Meteorology  Others (Specify)  2002-01 - 2004-12 
NUIST  This is funded under VCP/China and travel only by WMO.  Nigeria Meteorology  Meteorological Forecasting  2005-04 - 2005-05 

Sent Fellowships

Host country Institution Purpose of study Description Type of study Study period
Canada University of Alberta  Research work on CSM modelling. CA received on 05.05.2003. PR received on 24.03.2005.  Meteorology  Numerical Modelling  2003-04 - 2004-03 
Hong Kong, China Hong Kong Observatory  Training Course on Aviation Meteorological Services. Funded entirely by Hong Kong, China under VCP, except for travel by home country.  Meteorology  Aeronautical Meteorology  2004-11 - 2004-11 
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