Observatory Woman Meteorologist Takes up Important International Role in Aviation Meteorology
Observatory Woman Meteorologist Takes up Important International Role in Aviation Meteorology (June 2003)
Ms. Sharon Lau, officer-in-charge of the Observatory's Airport Meteorological Office, formally joined in June 2003 the Management Group of the Commission on Aeronautical Meteorology, one of the eight technical commissions under the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).
Ms. Lau also took up the co-chairpersonship of the Open Area Program Group on Training, the Environment and New Developments (OPAG-TREND), one of the two working groups under the Commission.
This is the first time a Hong Kong woman meteorologist taking up an important position in an esteemed international organization. "I am grateful for the recognition by the international community, and for the support colleagues at the Observatory have given me over the years. The position at the Commission is a great opportunity for me to work with renowned experts in the field of aeronautical meteorology." said Sharon.