In light of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, WMO in consultation with the UK Met Office (UKMO) and the Meteorological Service of Singapore (MSS) has taken the decision to postpone the annual UKMO/WMO Aviation Meteorology Training Seminar. The seminar was due to be held at the offices of MSS in
In the News Item of 22 January 2020, WMO announced that it was conducting a global survey targeting aviation professionals to clarify their interest and concerns to the climate change and variability issue and to its impact on aviation operations now and into the future. The global survey is now
In light of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, WMO has taken the decision to postpone the Eighth International Workshop on Volcanic Ash (IWVA/8). The workshop was due to be held in Reykjavik, Iceland in mid-October 2020. Instead, IWVA/8 is now tentatively rescheduled to early October 2021 at the
The COVID-19 pandemic is affecting the socio-economic well-being of many nations and many industries, including the provision of meteorological service for international air navigation. WMO has developed preliminary guidelines to assist aeronautical meteorological service providers (AMSPs) of WMO
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POSTPONED to 2021! WMO Technical Conference on Meteorological and Environmental Instruments and Methods of Observation (TECO-2020) with the theme Sustainable fit-for-purpose measurements – a foundation of the WMO Earth System approach, will be held in Paris (France) at Paris Expo Porte de Versailles
Landing page of WDQMS Webtool
WMO launched the operational version of the WIGOS Data Quality Monitoring (WDQMS) Webtool (, on Tuesday 17 March 2020. The tool is a cornerstone of WMO's strategy to strengthen the monitoring of the WIGOS component observing systems as WMO implements the Global Basic Observing
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The Fourth Meeting of the Inter Programme Expert Team on Observing System Design and Evolution (IPET-OSDE) of the Open Programme Area Group for Integrated Observing Systems (OPAG-IOS) of the Commission for Basic Systems (CBS) was held at the WMO Headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland from 12 to 13
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The scoping workshop on future activities for assessing the impact of various observing systems on Earth System Prediction was held at the WMO Headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, from 9 to 11 December 2019. About 50 participants from 16 Countries and 5 international organizations attended the
WMO has just published an update to WMO-No. 485, Manual on the Global Data-processing and Forecasting System, Annex IV to the WMO Technical Regulations. The update is available via the WMO e-Library here in English. The French, Spanish and Russian language versions will be available in due course
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