Delegates of Southwest Regional Air Traffic Management Bureau (ATMB), Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC), visiting the Observatory
13 January 2012A group of 6 delegates from Southwest Regional ATMB, CAAC led by Ms. WU Juan, Deputy Director of Meteorology Division, visited the Observatory between 9 and 12 January 2012. The Observatory introduced to them the latest developments of aviation weather service in Hong Kong, including windshear and turbulence alerting service, meteorological services in the terminal area, personnel training and our participation in international arena. ATMB colleagues also visited the Observatory's Airport Meteorological Office, a Light Detection And Ranging (LIDAR) site and Terminal Doppler Weather Radar. In return, they shared the recent developments of ATMB, such as planning of new meteorological equipment and the installation of terminal weather radar. The visit was useful for experience sharing between the two organizations on the provision of aviation weather service.
Mr. C.M. SHUN, Director of the Hong Kong Observatory (middle at front row) photographed with the delegates from CAAC as led by Ms. WU Juan, Deputy Director of Meteorology Division, Southwest Regional ATMB (second from the left at the front row).
Ms. S.M. TSE, Scientific Officer of the Observatory (middle), introduced services of the Airport Meteorological Office to Ms. WU Juan (right).