The Observatory lecturing at a windshear seminar in the mainland
28 October 2008
The Meteorological Division of the Air Traffic Management Bureau (ATMB), Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) held the "Seminar on low-level windshear alerting technology" at Shenzhen between 20 and 23 October 2008. Experts from the Observatory were invited to lecture at the seminar, covering the introduction of the Terminal Doppler Weather Radar and Light Detection And Ranging (LIDAR) systems at the Hong Kong International Airport, and the in-house development of automatic windshear detection methods. At the same time, the mainland participants also introduced the windshear conditions and alerting methods at the airports in the various regions. The seminar facilitated experience sharing on windshear and turbulence alerting, and fostered cooperation and communication of both sides.
Director of Meteorological Division, ATMB, CAAC, Mr. Chen Bao (middle) and Acting Assistant Director, Hong Kong Observatory, Mr. C.M. Shun on his right hand side, shared experience with the seminar participants about windshear