OceanExpert ID : 10832

Kenya Meteorological Department
KMD

Address

P.O. Box 30259
Nairobi
00100
Kenya


Type

Government


Email

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Telephone

+254 20 3876952


Fax

+254 20 3876955

Website

http://www.meteo.go.ke/


Activities

-Provision of meteorological and climatological services to agriculture, forestry, water resources management, civil aviation and the private sector including industry, commerce and public utilities for the better exploitation and utilization of natural resources for national development; -Provision of meteorological services to shipping in the western Indian Ocean including the issuing of cyclone warnings for the safety of merchant and other ships; -Provision of meteorological services to military aviation for the safety of the Kenya Air Force aircraft for national defence; -Organization and administration of surface and upper air meteorological observations within its area of responsibility and the publication of climatological data; -Maintenance of an efficient telecommunications system for rapid collection and dissemination of meteorological information required for national and international use in accordance with the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) procedures; -Co-ordination of research in meteorology and climatology including co-operation with other authorities in all aspects of applied meteorological research, and the maintenance of the National Meteorological Library; -Evolvement of suitable training programmes in all fields of meteorology and other related scientific subjects which are relevant to the development of Kenya and other countries that participate in the Department's training activities.

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Charles NGUNJIRI
Assistant Director, Kenya Meteorological Department

Hiram NJUGUNA
Principle Meteorologist

Paul OLOO
Assistant Director

Imke PODBIELSKI
PhD student


Created: 2007-05-09 by Annelies Groen | Last Updated: 2012-04-25 by Peter Pissierssens