WMO Applications of Meteorology Programme (AMP)

Programme des applications de la météorologie de l'OMM
Programa de Aplicaciones Meterotológicas de la OMM

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History

within the framework of World Meteorological Organization (WMO).

Aims

Provide increased application of climatological and meteorological knowledge and information to the public and specialized users in the fields of agricultural, aeronautical and marine activities; apply knowledge and services particularly in weather warnings to the public in support of safety of life and protection of property and to all users in the fields of agricultural, aeronautical, marine meteorology and oceanography.

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Activities

'Agricultural Meteorology Programme' assists to increase agricultural production and its quality and reduce losses; helps attain food self-sufficiency in WMO Member countries and cooperates with a number of international organizations including FAO. 'Aeronautical Meteorology Programme (AEM)' includes implementation and improvement of meteorological services for safety, regularity and efficiency of air transport; cooperates with ICAO in developing regulatory and guidance material; assists in implementation of 'World Area Forecast System'. 'Marine Meteorology and Oceanography Programme' promotes services over the high seas and coastal areas, including specialized ocean services and the application of climatological information for planning marine activities; coordinates the operation of an integrated, in situ, Ocean Observing System. 'Public Weather Services Programme' assists to develop or improve the capability to provide weather services, particularly forecasts and warnings of severe weather, to the public. It includes awareness and preparedness education for the public through the mass-media such as television, radio and newspapers.

Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 3 inter-governmental organizations.
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Members

Members in 0 countries
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Subjects *

  • Meteorology
    • Meteorology
  • Climatology
    • Climate
  • Oceanography
    • Marine
  • Action
    • Application
  • Transportation, Telecommunications
    • Aerospace, Space
  • Agriculture, Fisheries
    • Agriculture

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 2: Zero HungerGOAL 13: Climate ActionGOAL 14: Life Below Water

UIA Org ID

F9915

Last News Received

18. Nov 2005
* Subject classification is derived from the organization names and aims.
** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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