The vision of WMO is to provide world leadership in expertise and international cooperation in weather, climate, hydrology and water resources and related environmental issues and thereby contribute to the safety and well-being of people throughout the world and to the economic benefit of all nations.
The mission of WMO is to:
The WMO Space Programme coordinates environmental satellite matters and activities throughout all WMO Programmes and provides guidance on the potential of remote-sensing techniques in meteorology, hydrology and related disciplines and applications. It aims at continuously improving the provision of data, products and services from operational and R&D satellites contributing to the Global Observing System (GOS), as well as facilitating and promoting the wider availability and meaningful use of these data, products and services around the globe.
The main lines of activities are:
Information on WMO Space Programme activities and the space-based component of the GOS is available via the Space Programme home page of the WMO website: http://www.wmo.int/pages/prog/sat/index_en.html
World Meteorological Organization
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Office for Outer Space Affairs
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Phone: (43-1) 26060-4950
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