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1 WMO Interactions on Ocean Matters Weather and Disaster Risk Reduction Services Department Marine Meteorology and Ocean Affairs Division

2 JCOMM Concept and Objectives NWP, climate studies, maritime services, ocean modeling and forecasting, ocean research, all require integrated metocean data and information streams To address these requirements and realize potential benefits, JCOMM jointly sponsored by WMO and IOC Combines and benefits from the strengths and expertise of the met. and ocean communities, avoids duplication of effort, integrates existing activities User oriented, functions at global, regional and national levels Integrated marine observing, data management and services system; extensive outreach programme An implementation mechanism for global GOOS and in situ marine component of GOS

3 Marine Meteorological and Oceanographic Services JCOMM as the bridge between meteorology and oceanography Operational oceanography now a reality Community welfare, socio-economic impacts, hazard mitigation, climate change, marine environment…. National and international cooperation essential – IOC, WMO, met and ocean agencies Atmosphere Ocean Climate Services Marine Weather Services Weather Services Oceanographic Services Ocean Climate Services

4 Climate Adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction: Concept of the JCOMM/CHy Coastal Inundation Forecasting Demonstration Project (CIFDP) Specialized Products Forecasts and Warnings Disaster Management and Civil Protection Authorities Requirements Regional Specialized Meteorological Centres National Meteorological and Hydrological Services Users International and Regional Humanitarian Agencies International Charter "Space and Major Disasters" (activated through Civil Protection Authorities or other selected Agencies) Service Provider (e.g. UNOSAT) High - Resolution Images and forecasts High Resolution Images Products based on High Resolution Images and Forecasts Forecasts CIFDP 4 WMO Interactions on Ocean Matters, COWCLIP, Geneva, April 2011

5 Marine Meteorology and Ocean Affairs Division Thank you!


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