In December, 2020, meteorological observation quality management system of China Meteorological Administration (CMA) passed the overall certification audit of China Quality Certificate Centre (CQC), and obtained ISO9001 certificate on December 29，2020.
This system was established on the basis of Guide to the Implementation of Quality Management Systems for National Meteorological and Hydrological Services and Other Relevant Service Providers rolled out by World Meteorological Organization (WMO).
The scope of the certification covers 31 provincial (autonomous regions, municipalities) meteorological departments, and 35 institutions like National Satellite Meteorological Center (NSMC), CMA Meteorological Observation Center, and Department of Integrated Observations.
As a formal member of the International Certification Network (IQNet), CQC is a third-party professional certification body approved by the Chinese government and recognized by many governments and international organizations.
Editor: Liu Shuqiao