The Department is on request conducting the following Assessment services for Weather stations and weather and climate technologies to the concerned stakeholhers and general public;
Assessment for weather stations
In conformity with the world meteorological organisation (WMO) standards weather stations assessment starts before installation is done where a site is selected based on the criteria stipulated within the world meteorological standards. Some of the elements considered are such as topology and obstruction. The Department is responsible to make sure that these criteria are adhered to each time a weather station is installed both within the department and to other interested institutions.
DCCMS Engineer, Assessing Automatic Weather station
Assessment for weather and climate technologies
With an aim to maintain the world meteorological standards in terms of the technologies, DCCMS keeps an eye on both the emerging and existing technologies for improvements on the methods of weather observations. This is achieved by attending to world expos where user and manufactures interact and new instruments, equipment and technologies are exhibited every two years. The assessment is also done in reference to world organisation website and magazines produced within a specified period.