On September 28, Northeast Asia Forum on Meteorological Science and Technology was held in Shenyang, Liaoning province. The forum is held by China Meteorological Administration (CMA) and Liaoning Provincial Meteorological Service, co-hosted by World Meteorological Centre-Beijing and Beijing Climate Centre.
During the opening ceremony of the forum Credit: Liaoning Provincial Meteorological Service
Management and scientific research personnel from World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and meteorological departments from countries like China, Russia, Mongolia, Republic of Korea, and Japan attended this event online or on the spot.
Participants exchange views in terms of topics like high impact weather in the region, monitoring and forecasting technology of abnormal climate events, climate change and its impacts, as well as meteorological disaster mitigation.
Mr. Ben Churchill, Head of Regional Office for Asia and the South-West Pacific (RAP), WMO recognized the cooperative mechanisms like China-ASEAN Meteorological Forum and Fengyun satellite international user conference. He hoped that the forum would further promote sub-regional, regional, and cross-regional meteorological cooperation.
Participants made remarks on regional cooperation. Enkhtuvshin Sevjid, Director-General of the National Agency for Meteorology and Environmental Monitoring of Mongolia anticipated that the forum would provide an opportunity for members to share insights of science and technology development, response to climate change, regional disaster mitigation, and regional cooperation. Kim Kum-Lan, Administrator of GWangju regional office of meteorology, Korean Meteorological Administration suggested a better grasp of weather and climate information, more refined forecasting services，more attention to regions susceptible to extreme weather events and joint endeavor to elevate regional climate service capability. (Sep.30)
Editor: Liu Shuqiao