Institut National de la Météorologie
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Activities / Presentation

Activité
Activities
Presentation
Observation
weather forecasting
Climatology
Geophysics and Astronomy

PRESENTATION

NIM activities relate to two major fields :

Meteorology
This is the backbone of NIM's activity and a large part of its facilities is concerned with this domain.

It covers the activities related to :
    Observation, storage, exchange and processing of meteorological data .
    Weather forecasting.
    Climatology and applied meteorology .

Geophysics and astronomy
This domain has been added to the NIM activities essentially for national purposes .

It covers the activities related to :
    Measurement and watch of seismic activity and applied geophysical studies.
    Observation of the lunar crescent and preparation of the lunar calendar for religious purposes.
    Setting lunar and solar eclipse dates and drawing up ephemeris.
    Measurement and processing of different types of solar radiation.



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