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Federal office of meteorology and climatology meteoswiss

Federal Office of Meteorology and Climatology MeteoSwiss

Welcome!Federal Office of Meteorology and Climatology MeteoSwissACRE Workshop 23 – 25 June 2008Dr. Gabriela Seiz


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Federal Office of Meteorology and Climatology MeteoSwiss

  • National weather service

  • Basis: Federal Act on Meteorology and Climatology data acquisition and exchange, weather forecasts, warnings, climatological information, research and development

  • Observations: station networks, ground-based remote sensing (weather radar, lidar, etc), atmospheric soundings, satellite data

  • NWP used: COSMO consortium developed model (Lokal Modell),COSMO-7 (7 km) operational, COSMO-2 (2.2 km)

  • Switzerland's representative in ECMWF, Eumetsat, Eumetnet, WMO

  • National focal point for GCOS (Swiss GCOS Office)


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Swiss GCOS Office

KD Climate Services


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Swiss GCOS Office

  • Global Climate Observing System GCOS, established in 1992

    Co-sponsored by WMO, IOC (UNESCO), UNEP, ICSU

    GCOS Secretariat at WMO in Geneva = International Coordination

  • Swiss GCOS Office at MeteoSwiss = National Coordination

     National GCOS Round Table (every 8-10 months)

     First complete inventory of:- long-term climatological data series- international data centres in Switzerland- measurements outside Switzerland

     Progress reports to the UNFCCC about the implementation of GCOS (eg. 15 Sep 2008)

     Pilot projects with satellite data for climate studies

     www.gcos.ch


Acre workshop dinner tue 24 th june

meeting point for dinner on 24th:7:30 pm at Bellevue station

dinner location for Tuesday

ACRE Workshop: Dinner Tue 24th June

For further questions:

Paul Della-Marta

Stéphanie Frochaux

Gabriela Seiz

Nando Foppa


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Federal Office of Meteorology and Climatology MeteoSwiss

… and a successful meeting!Federal Office of Meteorology and Climatology MeteoSwissACRE Workshop 23 – 25 June 2008


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