Training for Operational Hydrology

World Meteorological Organization (WMO)

Key words:

training, certification, quality checking

Goal of the Activity:

Close the human capacity gap in operational hydrology by means of improved WMO training programmes, including distance learning courses on hydrometry, data management and data sharing for hydrologists worldwide.


Name of Focal Point

Johannes Cullmann

Email of Focal Point



Activity Outcomes

1) Develop and update open modules for data and information 2) Training of trainers 3) Offer WMO certificate of quality for trained operational hydrologists

Estimated Activity Milestones

Courses and physical training facilities in place by 2023

Current Partners

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Desired Key Capabilities of New Partners

Outreach and communications, Capacity development, Stakeholder networks