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Federal Department of Home Affairs FDHA Federal Office of Meteorology and Climatology Meteo. Swiss

Federal Department of Home Affairs FDHA Federal Office of Meteorology and Climatology Meteo. Swiss From national GCOS activities to supporting international development Dr. Gabriela Seiz Head of International Affairs Division Federal Office of Meteorology and Climatology Meteo. Swiss www. gcos. ch ¦ gabriela. [email protected] ch GPDRR 2013, Geneva, 21 May 2013 Foto: J. Klausen / C. Zellweger

Federal Department of Home Affairs FDHA Federal Office of Meteorology and Climatology Meteo. Swiss

Federal Department of Home Affairs FDHA Federal Office of Meteorology and Climatology Meteo. Swiss GCOS Switzerland • • Global Climate Observing System (GCOS) Since 1 February 2006: Swiss GCOS Office at Federal Office of Meteorology and Climatology Meteo. Swiss (UNFCCC Art. 4 and 5, Kyoto Protocol Art. 10 d) Swiss GCOS Office = National GCOS Coordination UNFCCC National Communications (‘Systematic Observation’) Annual National GCOS Round Table: about 20 Partners with climate-relevant measurements from Federal Offices, Research Institutions and Universities Ensure the continuation of important long-term measurement series and international data centers as well as foster new measurement techniques and data series GPDRR 2013 | Geneva, 21 May 2013 Dr. Gabriela Seiz, International Affairs Division 2

Federal Department of Home Affairs FDHA Federal Office of Meteorology and Climatology Meteo. Swiss

Federal Department of Home Affairs FDHA Federal Office of Meteorology and Climatology Meteo. Swiss GCOS Switzerland Report “National Climate Observing System (GCOS Switzerland)” (Seiz and Foppa, 2007) First inventory of climate measurement series and international data centres in Switzerland compiled in cooperation with responsible federal offices, research institutes and universities advised by a steering committee consisting of scientists and policymakers GPDRR 2013 | Geneva, 21 May 2013 Dr. Gabriela Seiz, International Affairs Division 3

GPDRR 2013 | Geneva, 21 May 2013 Dr. Gabriela Seiz, International Affairs Division 4

GPDRR 2013 | Geneva, 21 May 2013 Dr. Gabriela Seiz, International Affairs Division 4

l‘atmosphère Data: Météo. Suisse GPDRR 2013 | Geneva, 21 May 2013 Dr. Gabriela Seiz,

l‘atmosphère Data: Météo. Suisse GPDRR 2013 | Geneva, 21 May 2013 Dr. Gabriela Seiz, International Affairs Division 5

Atmosphere University of Bern GPDRR 2013 | Geneva, 21 May 2013 Dr. Gabriela Seiz,

Atmosphere University of Bern GPDRR 2013 | Geneva, 21 May 2013 Dr. Gabriela Seiz, International Affairs Division 6

Hydrosphäre Atmosphere Daten: BAFU University of Bern GPDRR 2013 | Geneva, 21 May 2013

Hydrosphäre Atmosphere Daten: BAFU University of Bern GPDRR 2013 | Geneva, 21 May 2013 Dr. Gabriela Seiz, International Affairs Division 7

Hydrosphere FOEN Atmosphere University of Bern Kryosphäre Daten: VAW/ETHZ GPDRR 2013 | Geneva, 21

Hydrosphere FOEN Atmosphere University of Bern Kryosphäre Daten: VAW/ETHZ GPDRR 2013 | Geneva, 21 May 2013 Dr. Gabriela Seiz, International Affairs Division 8

Hydrosphere FOEN Atmosphere University of Bern Cryosphere VAW/ETHZ GPDRR 2013 | Geneva, 21 May

Hydrosphere FOEN Atmosphere University of Bern Cryosphere VAW/ETHZ GPDRR 2013 | Geneva, 21 May 2013 Dr. Gabriela Seiz, International Affairs Division 9

Hydrosphere FOEN Atmosphere University of Bern Biosphere Meteo. Swiss Cryosphere VAW/ETHZ GPDRR 2013 |

Hydrosphere FOEN Atmosphere University of Bern Biosphere Meteo. Swiss Cryosphere VAW/ETHZ GPDRR 2013 | Geneva, 21 May 2013 Dr. Gabriela Seiz, International Affairs Division 10

Federal Department of Home Affairs FDHA Federal Office of Meteorology and Climatology Meteo. Swiss

Federal Department of Home Affairs FDHA Federal Office of Meteorology and Climatology Meteo. Swiss • Project financed by Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) as part of Swiss Fast-Start Financing • Objective: Improvement of Climate Observing Systems in Developing and Emerging Countries • Coordination: Meteo. Swiss Implementation Partners: PSI, Empa, Univ Zurich, Univ Fribourg • Duration: Sep 2011 – Feb 2014; Budget: 2. 3 Mio CHF GPDRR 2013 | Geneva, 21 May 2013 Dr. Gabriela Seiz, International Affairs Division 11

Federal Department of Home Affairs FDHA Federal Office of Meteorology and Climatology Meteo. Swiss

Federal Department of Home Affairs FDHA Federal Office of Meteorology and Climatology Meteo. Swiss Project Goals • Atmospheric Domain (AD) Increase public availability and quality of observations of aerosols and greenhouse gases • Terrestrial Domain (TD) Increase public availability and quality of glacier monitoring data • Cross-Cutting (CC) Increase the capacity in each of these countries to produce, manage and analyze climate and environmental data GPDRR 2013 | Geneva, 21 May 2013 Dr. Gabriela Seiz, International Affairs Division 12

La Conejera Colombia Project Coordination Abramov, Golubin, Suek Switzerland Zapadniy Kyrgyzstan Pha Din Vietnam

La Conejera Colombia Project Coordination Abramov, Golubin, Suek Switzerland Zapadniy Kyrgyzstan Pha Din Vietnam Antizana Alpha Ecuador El Tololo Chile Mount Kenya Bukit Koto Tabang Indonesia Atmospheric Domain Aerosols and Greenhouse Gases Terrestrial Domain Glaciers Atmospheric Domain Terrestrial Domain

Federal Department of Home Affairs FDHA Federal Office of Meteorology and Climatology Meteo. Swiss

Federal Department of Home Affairs FDHA Federal Office of Meteorology and Climatology Meteo. Swiss Results 2012 – Implementation AD • Installation and Operation Station in Indonesia (Aerosols), September 2012 GPDRR 2013 | Geneva, 21 May 2013 Dr. Gabriela Seiz, International Affairs Division 14

Federal Department of Home Affairs FDHA Federal Office of Meteorology and Climatology Meteo. Swiss

Federal Department of Home Affairs FDHA Federal Office of Meteorology and Climatology Meteo. Swiss Results 2012 – Implementation TD • First successful measurements in Central Asia (Glaciers), August 2012 GPDRR 2013 | Geneva, 21 May 2013 Dr. Gabriela Seiz, International Affairs Division 15

Federal Department of Home Affairs FDHA Federal Office of Meteorology and Climatology Meteo. Swiss

Federal Department of Home Affairs FDHA Federal Office of Meteorology and Climatology Meteo. Swiss Results 2012 – Cross-Cutting • Training: • On-site trainings Central Asia and Indonesia, Workshop in Norway GPDRR 2013 | Geneva, 21 May 2013 Dr. Gabriela Seiz, International Affairs Division 16

Federal Department of Home Affairs FDHA Federal Office of Meteorology and Climatology Meteo. Swiss

Federal Department of Home Affairs FDHA Federal Office of Meteorology and Climatology Meteo. Swiss International Contribution – Global Atmosphere Watch (GAW) Pha Din, Vietnam El Tololo, Chile Global Stations GPDRR 2013 | Geneva, 21 May 2013 Dr. Gabriela Seiz, International Affairs Division 17

Federal Department of Home Affairs FDHA Federal Office of Meteorology and Climatology Meteo. Swiss

Federal Department of Home Affairs FDHA Federal Office of Meteorology and Climatology Meteo. Swiss International Contribution – World Glacier Monitoring Service (WGMS) Kyrgyzstan Colombia Ecuador GPDRR 2013 | Geneva, 21 May 2013 Dr. Gabriela Seiz, International Affairs Division 18

Federal Department of Home Affairs FDHA Federal Office of Meteorology and Climatology Meteo. Swiss

Federal Department of Home Affairs FDHA Federal Office of Meteorology and Climatology Meteo. Swiss Conclusions • National coordination of GCOS network of national partner institutions • Partnership with Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), for twinning projects in developing and emerging countries • Improvement of climate observing systems to support the Global Framework for Climate Services (GFCS) • More information: GPDRR 2013 | Geneva, 21 May 2013 Dr. Gabriela Seiz, International Affairs Division www. gcos. ch GCOS Cooperation Mechanism CATCOS 19

Federal Department of Home Affairs FDHA Federal Office of Meteorology and Climatology Meteo. Swiss

Federal Department of Home Affairs FDHA Federal Office of Meteorology and Climatology Meteo. Swiss Thank you for your attention! Dr. Gabriela Seiz Head of International Affairs Division Federal Office of Meteorology and Climatology Meteo. Swiss www. gcos. ch ¦ gabriela. [email protected] ch GPDRR 2013, Geneva, 21 May 2013 Foto: J. Klausen / C. Zellweger