June 25, 2024

WMO, the Indonesian Agency for Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics (BMKG) and the Global Atmospheric Watch (GAW) Hands-on Training on Greenhouse Gas Measurements

This training event is a joint effort of the Education and Training Office and the Science and Innovation Department of WMO, with the kind support of the Indonesian Agency for Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics (BMKG, WMO RTC in Indonesia), in support of capacity development of professionals providing Air Quality Services in National Meteorological and Hydrological Services (NMHSs).

The course aims to train operators of the Global Atmospheric Watch (GAW) Stations, early-career scientists, researchers, and related professionals from the WMO Regional Associations II (Asia) and V (South-West Pacific). The course programme focuses on knowledge and skills needed by professionals to operate and maintain the GHG measurement instruments as well as to collect, submit and analyse data to better address the challenges of climate change, in line with the GAW best practices.

The course will be delivered in a blended format, with an online phase followed by an in-person participation. The online phase will take place from 25 June to 11 July 2024 and will include synchronous and asynchornous learning activities, requiring approximatelly 18 hours of course dedication per week. Participants who successfully complete the online phase will be invited to attend in the in-person phase, which will be conducted at the GAW Station Bukit Kototabang, Bukitting, West Sumatra, Indonesia, from 30 September to 4 October 2024.

Candidates from RAs II and V interested in attending the Course should send their application documents to: smoreno@wmo.int (with copy to tra@wmo.int). For more information, please contact Sergio Moreno at smoreno@wmo.int

Location: Bukit Kototabang, Bukittinggi, West Sumatra, Indonesia, Indonesia (Asia & Oceania)
Host: The Indonesia WMO RTC (the Indonesian Agency for Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics – BMKG)
Type: Blended Course
Contact: smoreno@wmo.int
Language: en