International Research Center on El Niño
International Research Center on El NiñoTo promote and develop actions to consolidatescience-policy interactions an the st...
International Research Center on El NiñoAdministrative ORganization
International Research Center on El NiñoNetworks related to climateNetwork of persons & Institutions related to informatio...
International Research Center on El NiñoSTRATEGICPLANBasic Research• Creation of new knowledge about ENSO and its relation...
International Research Center on El NiñoACTIVITIES
International Research Center on El NiñoCLIMATEANDOCEANINFORMATIONSERVICES
International Research Center on El NiñoSEASONALCLIMATEPREDICTIONFORUM
International Research Center on El Niño
International Research Center on El NiñoCAPACITYBUILDINGINTHEREGION• Training to improve weather forecasting and climate w...
International Research Center on El NiñoCAPACITYBUILDINGIn the period 2003-2012 CIIFEN has beenorganized, coordinated and ...
International Research Center on El NiñoSCIENTIFICACTIVITIESWarming and wetting signals emerging from analysisof changes i...
International Research Center on El NiñoAPLYINGKNOWLEDGE
International Research Center on El Niñowww.ciifen.org
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Presentation about CIIFEN by Daniel Pabon, International Research Center on El Nino

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Science & Technology Platforms, 19 May 2013
4th Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction
Geneva, Switzerland.
Presentation at the Consultion Day event about: Scientific and Technical Platforms / Networks: Achievements and Future Goals during the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction GPDRR 2013 in Geneva.
To promote and develop actions to consolidate science-policy interactions an the strengthening of climate and ocean services aiming to contribute on risk management and adaptation to better cope with climate change and variability.

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Presentation about CIIFEN by Daniel Pabon, International Research Center on El Nino

  1. 1. International Research Center on El Niño
  2. 2. International Research Center on El NiñoTo promote and develop actions to consolidatescience-policy interactions an the strengthening ofclimate and ocean services aiming to contribute onrisk management and adaptation to better cope withclimate change and variabilityA Research Center that is both versatile and efficientto provide innovative solutions to strengtheninstitutions, governance, most vulnerablecommunities, ecosystems and production systems inorder to cope with current and emerging challengesimposed by climate and global change.MISIONVISION
  3. 3. International Research Center on El NiñoAdministrative ORganization
  4. 4. International Research Center on El NiñoNetworks related to climateNetwork of persons & Institutions related to information and knowledge on climateBasic and applied researchImproving knowledge on climate systemApplied studies on the impacts of climate variability and climate change vulnerabilityassessment and proposed climate adaptation.Hazards and risk assessment and environmental problems associated hydroClimate information serviceWeather reports and oceanographic climate prediction, oceanographic, hydrologicalRegional Climate Center for Western South AmericaTraining and capacity building for countries in the regionCourses for Meteorological and Hydrological Services and other institutions of thecountries of Latin America (topics: data processing, data analysis, climatevariability, climate change, meteo, hydro and climate risks.Capacity building in countries of the regionDevelopment and implementation of projects for national institutions in the regionCommunication of knowledge and information on weather, water andclimateInternational Conference.Scientific publication and popular dissemination publications (booklets, brochures)Guide on establishing communication systems information and weather warnings.MAINACTIVITIES
  5. 5. International Research Center on El NiñoSTRATEGICPLANBasic Research• Creation of new knowledge about ENSO and its relationship with other modes ofclimate variability, climate change and global change.• Networking research on issues associated with ENSO• Having an active program of basic research on climate and climate-societyrelationshipApplied Research• Production of knowledge about the impacts of climate variability and climatechange in different sectors and regions.• Incorporating the knowledge gained from basic and applied research in industrypractices through climate information services.• Strengthening cooperation with sectoral and regional institutions for appliedresearch and knowledge application.Dissemination of knowledge and incorporation of knowledge insocietyClimate Information Services• Regional Center South West ClimateInternational visibilityCapacity Building
  6. 6. International Research Center on El NiñoACTIVITIES
  7. 7. International Research Center on El NiñoCLIMATEANDOCEANINFORMATIONSERVICES
  8. 8. International Research Center on El NiñoSEASONALCLIMATEPREDICTIONFORUM
  9. 9. International Research Center on El Niño
  10. 10. International Research Center on El NiñoCAPACITYBUILDINGINTHEREGION• Training to improve weather forecasting and climate with courses onstatistical and numerical modeling on rescue, processing and quality controlof data, generation of hydroclimate indices for different applications and onseasonal forecast.• Capacity building for developing database tools, processing, analysis andvisualization.• Training and virtual (online courses)
  11. 11. International Research Center on El NiñoCAPACITYBUILDINGIn the period 2003-2012 CIIFEN has beenorganized, coordinated and conducted nearly 100training events (seminars, workshops, courses)
  12. 12. International Research Center on El NiñoSCIENTIFICACTIVITIESWarming and wetting signals emerging from analysisof changes inclimate extreme indices over South America• Analysis of hydrometeorological and climatic processes, climate variability andclimate change• Promotion of networking of researchers from the region and integration of thescientific capabilities of NMHSs to the process of knowledge production.• Visibility of the regional scientific community worldwide
  13. 13. International Research Center on El NiñoAPLYINGKNOWLEDGE
  14. 14. International Research Center on El Niñowww.ciifen.org

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