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Pamphlet of the "Community Weather Information Network" published

1 September 2009

The Hong Kong Observatory has published a pamphlet on the "Community Weather Information Network" (Co-WIN) with a view of further promoting the Network to the local community as well as other places over the world. The pamphlet introduces the objectives of the set up of the Co-WIN, its activities and the methods for joining the Network.

Please go to the following webpage to have a look at the content of the pamphlet:

The Co-WIN is a collaborative effort of the Hong Kong Observatory, the Department of Applied Physics of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University and the Hong Kong Joint-school Meteorological Association. The aim is to gather weather information collected by weather stations in schools and organizations, and make it available on the Internet for use by the public after carrying out appropriate data quality assurance.

Members of the public can access the network's website at (

(The website has also been linked to the Observatory's homepage at

All schools and organizations are welcome to join the network. For enquiries, please contact:

Mr. TSE Wai Ming
Senior Experimental Officer
Hong Kong Observatory
Telephone: (852) 2926 8346

Front page of the

Front page of the "Community Weather Information Network" pamphlet