Earlier today, the 72nd Session of WMO's Executive Council approved, through Resolution 4.1(6)/1* (EC-72), an amendment to WMO Technical Regulations (WMO-No. 49), Volume II, Meteorological Service for International Air Navigation to align with Amendment 79 of ICAO Annex 3. * Provisional resolution
Earlier today, Mr Kent Johnson (Canada) was selected as the second vice-chair of WMO's Standing Committee on Services for Aviation (SC-AVI). Kent joins the chair of SC-AVI, Mr Ian Lisk (United Kingdom), and first vice-chair of SC-AVI, Ms Gaborekwe Khambule (South Africa), as the senior leadership
NextGEOSS Summit
The Fourth NextGEOSS Summit will take place online on 5 to 9 October 2020, from 10:30 to 12:00 and from 14:00 to 15:30 CEST. In the spirit of the NextGEOSS concept and design, these sessions will be fully user-oriented. Each session will present market offering and value proposition, results
24 September celebrates World Maritime Day, with the theme for 2020 “Sustainable shipping for a sustainable planet” providing an excellent opportunity to raise awareness of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The last century has seen a steady increase in total trade volume
Happy World Ozone Day! This year, the world marks the 35th anniversary of the world’s most successful environmental agreement which has enabled the gradual recovery of the Earth’s protective ozone layer. World Ozone Day, held on September 16, celebrates this achievement. It shows that collective
Mariette Vreugdenhil
The first HydroSOS Webinar was held on May 12 2020. The subject was Soil Moisture Remote Sensing and was kindly imparted by our HydroSOS team member Mariette Vreugdenhil from the Vienna University of Technology (TU Wien). The topics discussed for this introduction to Soil Moisture Remote Sensing
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Las palabras significativas que forman el nombre de un departamento, división interna o área de una organización o empresa se escriben con mayúsculas iniciales. Sin embargo, es frecuente encontrar frases como «El sindicato avisó al departamento de Recursos Humanos», «El departamento de salud avisa a
In view of the creation of the new Services for Aviation (AVI) website (, WMO has today decommissioned the legacy Aeronautical Meteorology Programme (AeMP) website ( The legacy AeMP website automatically redirects visitors to the new AVI website
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HIWeather is a World Meteorological Organisation research project, developing warning capabilities for weather-related hazards, to increase resilience worldwide. HIWeather participants form an international network of scientists, in a wide variety of disciplines, all concerned with aspects of the
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2nd International Verification Challenge – Seeking the Best New Verification Metrics Making Use of Non-Traditional Observations Do you have an idea for using non-traditional observations to verify forecasts? If the answer is yes, we'd like to hear from you! Forecast verification is evolving beyond