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Towards an Optimal Observational Infrastructure for South Asia: Webinar 3-2

  • October 23, 2021
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Towards an Optimal Observational Infrastructure for South Asia: Webinar 3-2

Webinar 3-2 Perspectives and Challenges:Towards an Optimal Observational Infrastructure for South Asia

Date

August 17
2021

Time

14:00-15:15 (UTC +7 hrs)

Venue

Virtual (Zoom Platform)

Main problem

Most investments supporting modern hydrometeorological observation networks are not reaching expected results or failing

Technical, financial and human requirements for sustainable network operations are not well known or not considered significant

Category: SAHF Webinars

Speaker

Vladimir V. Tsirkunov, PhD

Head of Hydromet Program, GFDRR, World Bank

 

Speaker Description

  • Satellite first
  • Global and regional NWP
  • Third party networks
  • Filling the gaps to
    fulfil the
  • GBON, GCOS, GRUAN, ICAO purpose

National “system of systems” approach

  • National governments and public agencies
  • International funders – grants and loans
  • New and emerging opportunities – SOFF etc
  • Early warnings
  • Catchment monitoring
  • LAM data assimilation
    +
  • Global NWP
  • Climate monitoring
  • It’s all about better decisions
  • Make the most of what’s out there
  • Working together multiplies the benefits

Agenda

Program

RIMES Team

Time

Welcome Remarks and Introduction of The Speaker

RIMES Team

10

Implementing Impact Based Forecasting and Warning Services

Robert A Varley DSc CDir CMet

45

Question & Answer (Moderated session)

RIMES Team

35

Webinar 3 Objectives

Build capacity to understand the theory and practice behind Impact Based Forecasting

Learn and consult with experts in the region and outside for developing working papers that takes into account the priority needs and long terms needs of SAHF member countries.

Participants

SAHF Executive Council Members and members of the four working groups.

Members from National Meteorological and Hydrological Services’ of SAHF members

Technical Specification

Zoom is used as the webinar platform. Participants have the opportunity to ask questions and make comments using the chat function.

RIMES Team

Dr. G Srinivasan

RIMES

Dr. K.J.Ramesh

RIMES

Dr. Anshul Agarwal

RIMES

Dr. Itesh Dash

RIMES

Mr. Tshencho Dorji

RIMES

Ms. Kousalya V Kumar

RIMES
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