Increasingly accurate weather forecasting and what it means

4th International Conference on Energy Meteorology, Bari, 27 – 29 June 2017

In this interview, Ian Harper of the Business of Weather talks to Dr. Florence Rabier, the Director-General of ECMWF, Andrea Steiner, Research Scientist, German Weather Service (DWD), Sue Ellen Haupt, Senior Scientist & Director, National Centre for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) and Jonas von Schumann, German Weather Service (DWD)about the increasing accuracy of weather forecasting and what it means for such areas as renewable energy, climate change prediction, etc. Continue reading “Increasingly accurate weather forecasting and what it means”

WMO opens Singapore regional office

The World Meteorological Organisation in August 2017 opened a new regional office in Singapore. The new office will play a key role in improving coordination on hazards ranging from floods to fires and in strengthening meteorological services for key economic sectors such as air and marine transport. The regional office is being hosted by the Meteorological Service Singapore (MSS) and will serve as the nerve centre for WMO’s programmes in the region.

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