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Asia CryoNet Meeting

3-5 December 2013, Beijing

The World Meteorological Organization held its First Asia CryoNet meeting in Beijing, China, 2-5 December 2013, hosted by the China Meteorological Administration (CMA). CryoNet is the surface-based network of WMO's Global Cryosphere Watch (GCW) program. The focus of this meeting was snow and ice measurements in the "Third Pole" (Himalaya) region. Participants were from China, Pakistan, India, Japan, Russia, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, USA, Canada, Austria, Italy, and Switzerland. The U.S. Department of State (through WMO) and CMA provided funding for the meeting.

The agenda, local information, and documents are available via the links at right. WMO's meeting web page also provides this information.