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MET.NO

Norwegian Meteorological Institute

 
Organisation References
 Name MET.NO
 Full Name Norwegian Meteorological Institute
 Country Norway
 Type of organisation Ministry or Agency
 Address Meteorologisk Institutt
Postboks 43 Blindern
N-0313 OSLO
NORWAY
 Web Site http://met.no/english/index.html
 Organisation Description The basic function of the Norwegian Meteorological Institute is to contribute to the protection of life and property. The institute is also to provide special meteorological services to customers on a commercial basis.

Today met.no has approximately 500 employees.
The main office is in Oslo and there are regional offices in Tromsø and Bergen.

met.no is the national service for both civil and military weather and ocean forecasting in:

  • Operational weather and ocean forecasting based on local and ECMWF models.
  • Developing and improving operational models, tasks related to environmental emergency
  • Climatological services: Observations, databases and general climatological information.
The SST is an important input parameter for these models. A coarse resolution product is used today and an improved analysis product would improve the model output.
 Number of Projects 3
 Projects MEDSPIRATION : European service to the GODAE High resolut...
GlobAerosol : Global Aerosol from Earth Observation
GlobWave : Improving the uptake of satellite-derived ...


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