World Meteorological Organization Working together in weather, climate and water. WMO. EC – LXII / Doc. 2.4 Geneva, 8 to 18 June 2010 Report by the President of RA II Prof. Victor Chub. Priorities for RA II. Development of Strategic Action Plan Pilot projects implementation
EC – LXII / Doc. 2.4
Geneva, 8 to 18 June 2010
Report by the President of RA II
Prof. Victor Chub
WG on Hydrological Forecasts and Assessments (WGH)
Initiation of the work in accordance with the established work mechanism and implementation plans
To assess the current status and to identify the requirements of NMHSs of developing countries, in particular least developed countries in the Region, regarding the implementation of weather, climate and upper-air observations, their provision and their quality management.
To facilitate the Members’ relevant activities to enhance the availability and quality of the observations through exchange of information on the practices.
Action: WMO Secretariat and Members to support the implementation of these projects
Workshop on the Implementation of the WMO SDS-WAS Asia Node, October 2009
Proposed activities in 2010:
an integrated observation network to secure exchange of aerosol observations in near-real time
exchange of SDS forecasting products between the Asian project partners.
to provide more accurate warnings and assessments of sand and dust storms throughout AsiaWMO Sand and Dust Storm Warning Advisory and Assessment System (SDS-WAS)
Action: Members to participate in the regional node
Action: Secretary-General to continue his efforts to strengthen the Regional Office in order to respond quickly to the growing needs and requirements of Members in the Region