Organisation Purposes MET

Pure fact based questions. The list of organisations asked about and their purposes are below. Key phrases to remember are in bold.

  • Volcanic Ash Advisory Centre (VAAC): To coordinate and disseminate information on volcanic ash clouds in the atmosphere that may endanger aviation.
  • Tropical Cyclone Warning Centre (TCWC): To monitor and advise on the progress of tropical cyclones in its area of responsibility, issuing advisory messages to aviation when appropriate.
  • Met Watch Office (MWOMWO —Meteorological Watch Office): To analyse charts and prepare SIGMETS within the FIRFIR —Flight Information Region
  • Aeronautical Meteorological Station (AMS): To make actual weather observations at airfields and offshore platforms
  • World Meteorological Organisation (WMOWMO —World Meteorological Organisation): To establish and implement a global regulatory framework for aviation meteorological services.

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