SHOCS 2 - Strengthening Hydrometeorological Operations and Services in the Caribbean SIDS – Phase 2

Research summary

Regional development cooperation between Finland and ACS to support the development of Caribbean Small Island Developing States National Meteorological Services.

Description

Project components are as follows:
- Aviation Weather Service QMS training to all Caribbean SIDS NMHSs
- Restoration of silent weather observation stations in beneficiary countries
- Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) training with disaster risk managers and meteorological services

Research info

Research title
SHOCS 2 - Strengthening Hydrometeorological Operations and Services in the Caribbean SIDS – Phase 2

Research timeline
1.5.2013 - 1.12.2015

Keywords
capacity building Meteorology

Region
Caribbean

Countries
Finland

Institution
Finnish Meteorological Institute
Helsinki, Finland

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

Head of research
Martti Heikinheimo

Partners
Association of Caribbean States (ACS), SIDS Caribbean NHMS

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

Record last updated
10.8.2016