On December 30, 2020, China Meteorological Administration (CMA) convened the annual national meeting to deploy key tasks for 2022. The meeting is designed to map out new strategies for meteorological development, summarize work of 2021, and deploy tasks for 2022.
During the meeting Photoed by Zhuang Baiyu
At the meeting, Mr. Zhuang Guotai, Administrator of CMA, delivered a work report. The meeting pointed out that in 2021, meteorological departments at all levels have made endeavors to push ahead the high quality development of meteorological cause, and kicked off a good start of the 14th Five-Year Plan Period. In 2021, meteorological departments have achieved new results in terms of aspects like meteorological development environment, scientific innovation, reform and rule of law, and science-based management.
The meeting has outlined key tasks for 2022.
Firstly, consolidating early warning mechanism construction, formulating extreme weather monitoring and early warning service system, and reinforcing urban high impact weather monitoring and early warning services.
Secondly, deepening meteorological services for key sectors, and enhance the capacity to serve high quality economic and social development.
Thirdly, establishing meteorological service system for ecological civilisation construction, and ramping up the capacity to tackle climate change.
Fourthly, conducting digital intelligent services for the public, and providing rich meteorological service products.
Fifthly, elevating mesoscale and small scale weather monitoring capability.
Sixthly, developing real scene and short range forecasting operational system and improve accurate forecasting capacity.
Seventhly, beefing up information infrastructure and data resources construction, and boosting the application value of meteorological data.
Eighthly, constructing innovation system and accelerating the independent and potent development of meteorological science and technology.
Ninthly, propelling system and mechanism innovation, and push forward the transformation of development mode of meteorological cause.
Tenthly, solidifying the deep integration between Party building and operation.
The meeting was held in video form. Directors from institutions and departments under CMA, provincial meteorological services, as well as invited representatives from relevant sectors and institutions of higher education attended the meeting. (Jan. 1)
Editor: Liu Shuqiao