Cyprus meteorological services want to predict regional fronts more quickly and accurately after signing an agreement with the Greek and Israeli Meteorological Agency.
MoU aims to optimize weather forecasts, monitor changes in the Eastern Mediterranean and issue fire alarms in specific areas.
The signing of the memorandum was welcomed by the Minister of Agriculture Costas Cadiz. He said it would put another brick in the long-term cooperation between the three countries.
At the signing ceremony, Cadiz explained that the agreement continues to be a memorandum of understanding. Cyprus and Israel I met the signed office in December 2018 and “had positive results so far.”
“The Trilateral Memorandum facilitates cooperation and exchange of best practices between our services in meteorology, climatology, marine sciences, data exchange and coding, education and research and development.”
Cadiz said the exchange of information proved essential for effectively dealing with wildfires and issuing early fire alarms.
He said the rapidly changing climatic conditions that have a major impact on the eastern Mediterranean require more data sharing to improve short-term forecasts.
The agreement was signed by Dr. Kleanthis Nicolaides, Head of Meteorological Services in Cyprus, and Maj. Gen. Dimitrios Siderides signed Nir Stav in Greece and Israel.
Greek Ambassador Ioannis Papameletiou said trilateral cooperation is more evidence of the three countries’ commitment to maintaining peace, stability and prosperity in the region.
“The synergies we are starting today are: Multiple challenges On earth, and especially in our neighborhood due to climate change. “
He said the memorandum would ease the life of shipping and aviation.
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