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The Meteorology Division is leading and intimately involved in a number of national and regional projects.

These projects range in the areas of meteorology, ozone protection, climate change adaptation, climate change mitigation, climate variability and oceanography.

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National Projects

Meteorology

Improvement of Weather Forecasting and Warning Facilities, 2010-201; JICA

Finish-Pacific: Reduced Vulnerability of the Pacific Island Country villagers' livelihoods to the effects of Climate Change; Finish Government [Download pdf | Factsheet]

Climate Change Science

Pacific Climate Change Science Program (PCCSP), AusAid; 2009-2011 [click]

Climate Data Rescue/Digitization

Climate Data Digitization Project 2012-2013;PACCSAP/AusAid

Climate Change Adaptation

Integrated Climate Change Risks into Agriculture and Health Sectors in Samoa, 2009-2013; GEF/UNDP [click]

Integrated Climate Change Risks into Forestry Sector, 2011-2015; GEF/UNDP [click]

NAPA4 Project: Samoa-Australia Partnership for Development 2010-2015; DFAT/AusAid [click]

Pacific Adaptation to Climate Change; GEF/UNDP [click]

Enhancing Resilience of Tourism Reliant Communities to Climate Change Risks; GEF/UNDP

Ozone Layer Protection

Protection of the Ozone Project; United Nations Environment Program

Seismology

Samoa-China Seismic Project 2013-2014; Rep. of China

Traditional Knowledge on Weather and Climate

Traditional Knowledge on Weather and Climate Early Warning and Environmental Indicators; Govt of Samoa and COSSPac Project. 

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Regional Projects

Pacific-Australia Climate Change Science and Adaptation Planning Project (PACCSAP); BOM/CSIRO/DFAT; 2009-2014 [click]

Climate and Oceans Strategy Pacific (COSSPac); BOM/DFAT; 2012-2016 [click]

Island Climate Update (ICU); SPREP/NIWA [click]

South Pacific Sea Level and Climate Monitoring Project; AusAid/DFAT [click]