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Sara Basart

World Meteorological Association

Científica a l'Organització Mundial de la Meteorologia

Global Atmosphere Watch (GAW) Programme​ and how its activities are contributing to support ​Air Quality strategies

The Global Atmosphere Watch (GAW) Programme of WMO focuses on building a single coordinated global understanding of atmospheric composition, its change, and helps to improve the understanding of interactions between the atmosphere, the oceans and the biosphere. It coordinates high-quality atmospheric composition observations across global to local scales to drive high-quality and impact science while co-producing a new generation of research enabled products and services. About 100 countries are participating in the GAW Programme.  One major aspect of the GAW mission is to organize, participate in and coordinate assessments of the chemical composition of the atmosphere on a global scale. In this way, GAW provides reliable scientific information for policymakers, supports international conventions and contributes to improve the understanding of climate change and long-range transboundary air pollution.



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