Quality Control component for the HKH-HYCOS Project managed by ICIMOD

Research summary

Consulting HKH-HYCOS project and its Regional Flood information System (RFIS) and National Flood Information System (NFIS) in Data management and Quality Control (QC) functions for meteorological and hydrological data.

Description

• Evaluation of the current QC situation in the partner countries: Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh and Pakistan. Synthesis and Analysis of QC situation.
• Authoring QC Guidelines for RFIS including Station metadata and data management system
• Supervise/support metadata input
• Data management and Quality Control training
• Testing of RFIS web interface and database
• Analysing RFIS effectiveness post-monsoon and suggesting future actions

Research info

Research title
Quality Control component for the HKH-HYCOS Project managed by ICIMOD

Research timeline
1.12.2012 - 1.12.2014

Keywords
early warning services Meteorology quality control

Region
Asia

Countries
Bangladesh, Bhutan, Finland, Nepal, Pakistan

Institution
Finnish Meteorological Institute
Helsinki, Finland

Funding instrument
Other, Ministry for Foreign Affairs (ICI, HEI-ICI, N-S-S)

Head of research
Antti Hyvärinen

Research team
Antti Hyvärinen, Sami Kiesiläinen, Irma Ylikangas

Partners
ICIMOD

Contact information
Antti Hyvärinen
+358405152004
antti.hyvarinen@fmi.fi

Record last updated
10.8.2016