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Resource Basic Information
  Resource Id: urn:geoss:csr:resource:urn:uuid:af926a4b-864e-4835-b87d-ebd22106f279
  Name: World Climate Programme
  Abbreviation: WCP
  Description: The WCP long-term goal is to assists WMO Members and relevant international organizations in using climate information to reduce negative impacts of climate variability and change and to obtain optimal benefits from climate as a resource, in order to enhance public safety, health and welfare, to alleviate poverty and to promote sustainable development. Under its two major sub programs, WCDMP and WCASP, it facilitates the work of the WMO commission for climatology (CCl) in designing and running several projects such as Climate Data Management System(CDMS), Climate Data Rescue (DARE), Climate Information and Prediction services (CLIPS) and Climate Watches(CLW) an provide the international plate-form for coordinated efforts in Building Members Capacity with special attention given to NMHS in Developing and Least Developed Countries.
  GEO Member or Participating Organisation :
WMO : World Meteorological Organization
  Responsible Organisation: World Climate Programme Department, WMO
  Resource Information URL: http://www.wmo.ch/web/wcp/wcp-home.html
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Resource Contact Information
  Contact Name: Buruhani Nyenzi
  Contact Email: BNenzi@wmo.int
Resource Category
  monitoringObservationSystems
Societal Benefit Areas
  Agriculture
  Climate
  Disasters
  Energy
  Health
  Water
Resource Status
  continuousOperation
GEOSS Data Core
  No GEOSS Data Core Indicator selected
Ontology Reference
  No Ontology Information Available
Standard Classification
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Standard Supportive
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Last Update Date
  2009-05-02
Date Modified
  2009-05-02