CIMH and CDEMA host Marine Meteorology Workshop

Bridgetown, Barbados Friday July 2, 2010 – (CDEMA) – Personnel of national meteorological and hydrological services, coastal zone units and coast guard services across the region are the beneficiaries of a five day marine meteorology workshop.

The workshop will commence on Monday July 5, 2010 and is being hosted by the Caribbean Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology (CIMH) in collaboration with CDEMA, the Coastal Zone Management Unit (CZMU) of Barbados and the United Kingdom (UK) Meteorology Services.  

The participants will be exposed to several modules including, hurricane impacts and hazards model and Real-Time Impact Forecasting System among other things.

The workshop is the first phase of training aimed at building capacities of staff at the national and regional levels and strengthening stakeholders’ ability to forecast marine phenomena including hurricanes.

Additionally, beneficiaries’ capabilities in mitigating the many risks associated with the marine environment in the CDEMA’s 18 Participating States will be enhanced.  

The workshop will be held at CMIH’s offices in Husbands, St. James, Barbados.

For information, please contact:

Kathy Ann Caesar
Caribbean Institute  of Meteorology and  Hydrology (CIMH Kathy-Ann L. Caesar
Husbands, St. James
Barbados, W.I.
Tel.: 246-425-1362,/63/65
Fax: 246-424-4733
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Cisne Pascal
Programme Co-ordinator
CDM Harmonized Implementation Programme (CDM HIP)- Phase 1
Building #1, Manor Lodge,
Lodge Hill, St. Michael, Barbados
Tel #: 1-246-425-0386/88; Fax#: 1-246-425-8854
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CDEMA Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency. Resilience Way, Lower Estate, St. Michael Tel: (246) 434-4880, Fax: (246) 271-3660
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