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Students from Xianning Experimental Primary School Entered Meteorology World
http://English.xianning.gov.cn 09-03-23
 

  (by Xia Xianfang and Li Songmei www.xnnews.com.cn)

  

  To welcome the World Meteorological Day, March 23th, 2009, Xianning Experimental Primary school organized students of the school's science and technology interest groups to visit the indoor facilities of Xianning City Bureau of Meteorology, and the staff introduced knowledge of meteorology to the students.

  In the afternoon, reporters at the 5th floor of the bureau noticed that everything here was fresh for students and they were curious to look around, asking some questions full of child flavor. Bureau of Meteorology staff, around the theme of World Meteorological Day in 2009, described the production process of weather forecast, the weather consultation system of Hubei Province, and further spread to students about scientific knowledge of weather and climate, letting students have a better understanding of a crucial role meteorological work plays in responding to climate change, disaster prevention and mitigation, especially in the economic construction.

   

  After the visit, many of the students were still feeling attached to this activity and said that taking part in the meteorological activity enriched thier knowledge and it was very meaningful.Besides, some students said they would like to be weather experts in the future.

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  World Meteorological Day(WMD) : World Meteorological Day, also known as the International Meteorological Day, is the anniversary of establishment of World Meteorological Organization (WMO)and it is celebrated on March 23 of each year.It was set up by World Meteorological Organization (WMO) to commemorate the establishment of the World Meteorological Organization and the entry into force, on March 23 in 1950, of the WMO Convention creating the Organization.The annual " World Meteorological Day, " has a theme,that calls on Member States to celebrate on this day , and widely publicize the important role of the meteorological work. The theme of this year’ s WMD is Weather, Climate and Air.


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