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World Meteorological Organization (WMO)

Specialized agency of the United Nations.

The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) is an intergovernmental organization with a membership of 193 Member States and Territories. It originated from the International Meteorological Organization (IMO), the roots of which were planted at the 1873 Vienna International Meteorological Congress. Established by the ratification of the WMO Convention on 23 March 1950, WMO became the specialised agency of the United Nations for meteorology (weather and climate), operational hydrology and related geophysical sciences a year later. The Secretariat, headquartered in Geneva, is headed by the Secretary-General. Its  supreme body is the World Meteorological Congress.

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Details last updated 27-Nov-2019

World Meteorological Organization (WMO) News

Greenhouse gases on the rise, even banned gases resurface

BBC - 22-Nov-2018

Better build underwater colonies at this rate before we all sink in to the sea