Benefits of AMDAR

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Benefits to Meteorology

Benefits to Aviation

Wider Benefits

  • provision of high resolution and quality meteorological data that can be utilized for improving many forecast applications and products
  • improvement to the skill and accuracy of Numerical Weather Prediction (NWP) computer systems and other forecast applications
  • improved meteorological services to aviation
  • increased efficiency for airline flight operations and air traffic management
  • improved monitoring of aircraft sensor performance and accuracy
  • increased aviation safety of operations
  • provision of a significant contribution to climate and environmental monitoring
  • reduced CO2 emissions through decreased and more efficient aviation fuel use
  • contribution to applications that use meteorological and climate data related to agriculture, transport and disaster risk reduction

More detail on the benefits and impact of AMDAR data are available on the WMO community platform.