Capacity Building Workshop on Hydrological Data Exchange, Standardization and Interoperability

The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) in collaboration with the International Sava River Basin Commission (ISRBC) organized a Capacity Building Workshop on Hydrological Data Exchange, Standardization, and Interoperability in Region VI of WMO, on 25 and 26 January (online) and 29 and 30 January 2024 (in person). The face-to-face training took place in the premises of ISRBC in Zagreb.

The workshop initiated by the Permanent Expert Group for Hydrological and Meteorological Issues of the ISRBC and in accordance with the Memorandum of Understanding between the WMO and ISRBC was attended by representatives of hydrometeorological services from the Sava River basin, i.e. Sava HIS data providers. Representatives of hydrometeorological services from the Danube River basin from Romania and Czech Republic as well as experts from the International Commission for the Protection of the Danube River (ICPDR) also participateed at the workshop. Altogether 26 participants were in Zagreb in presence (including trainers and organizers), and additionally 7 trainers joined online.
The training was supported with trainers from the WMO expert groups (Joint Expert Team on Hydrological monitoring-JET-HYDMON), Open Geospatial Consortium-Hydrology Domain Working Group (OGC-HDWG) and WMO partner organizations providing technical solutions like WHOS DAB (Earth and Space Science Informatics laboratory, ESSI-lab) of the National Research Council of Italy - Institute of Atmospheric Pollution Research (CNR-IIA)) and OSCAR/Surface platform (MeteoSwiss), UK Centre for Ecology and Hydrology (UK CEH), and ISRBC.