Centre of Hydrometeorological Service (Uzhydromet)
Centre of Hydrometeorological Service at Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan (Uzhydromet) is the state governing body specially authorized for the solution of tasks in the field of hydrometeorology in the Republic of Uzbekistan.
The objectives of Uzhydromet are the development and improvement of the state system of hydrometeorological observations, hydrometeorological provision of the sectors of economy, scientific research activities, improvement of short-term and long-term weather forecasts, water availability of rivers, climate change.
Observations of water regime of hydrological objects in the basins of Amudarya and Syrdarya rivers and their components. Uzhydromet conducts hydrometeorological and agrometeorological observations on the whole territory of the Republic of Uzbekistan. In the zone of responsibility of Uzhydromet the stations which have long terms of observation are located.
Main objectives and tasks of hydrometeorological monitoring are provision of users with hydrometeorological data and prognostic and analytical information prepared on its base.
Uzhydromet is the component of one of UN links – World Meteorological Organization (WМО), the main aim of which is weather and climate observation, cooperation for collection and exchange of data of meteorological, hydrological and other observations of environment conditions.
Since 1967 Таshkent is one of 29 Regional Meteorological Centres which fulfills collection of meteorological information, preparation and dissemination of weather and forecasting charts in Central Asian and Middle Eastern states and Asian part of Russia. It is the zone of responsibility of Uzhydromet in the system of World Weather Watch (WWW).
The network united under Uzhydromet includes more than 400 stations of environment observation. Meteorological, hydrological and agrometeorological observations are carried out on the territory of republic since 1921. The ecological observations of the conditions of water bodies, air and soil are carried out since 1972.
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