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YMC-BSM (Boreal Summer Monsoon) 2018

Another intensive observation period within YMC campaign is ongoing now to study the boreal summer monsoon by conducting various observations at selected sites in Indonesia - Palau - Philippines - Vietnam, and it is called the YMC-BSM 2018. The ...


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Focus Group Discussion II on YMC IOP

Taken the moment of the last day of the IOP program, a second focus group discussion between BMKG-BPPT-JAMSTEC and stakeholders in Bengkulu Province was held on 15 January 2018. On that occasion, Dr. Kunio Yoneyama (JAMSTEC) presented an overview of ...


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BMKG-BPPT-JAMSTEC Survey in Bengkulu, 26 - 29 July 2017

In preparation for Indonesia-Japan Joint Research on the Precipitation Mechanism on and off west coast of Sumatera, a team comprised ...


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Launching of the Years of the Maritime Continent Research Campaign 2017-2019

On 17 July 2017, the YMC research campaign for the period of 2017-2019 has officially inaugurated by the Director General of the Agency for Meteorology Climatology and Geophysics (BMKG), Dr. Andi Eka Sakya, at BMKG Headquarter Office in Jakarta. ...


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National Focus Group Discussion (19 June 2017, Bogor, Indonesia)

On 19 June 2017, a Focus Group Discussion (FGD) for the preparation of the YMC research campaign was held in Bogor, Indonesia aimed to reiterate the commitment made since the YMC Kick-off Meeting in 2014 and identify ...


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Third International Science and Planning Workshop on YMC in Malaysia (14 - 16 March 2017)

The third international Years of Maritime Continent (YMC) workshop was held in March 14-16, 2017 At the National University of Malaysia (UKM) in Bangi, Malaysia. It was hosted by the UKM and MetMalaysia (Malaysian Meteorological Department / MMD). ...


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Third International Science and Planning Workshop on YMC in Malaysia (14 - 16 March 2017)

CLIVAR endorsed the Year of Maritime Continent (YMC) Activity

11 March 2017 -- The YMC Secretariat is delighted to received the news that YMC activity has been endorsed by the CLIVAR (Climate and Ocean - Variability, Predictability, and Change). This is to add other endorsements YMC has received so far, among ...


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CLIVAR endorsed the Year of Maritime Continent (YMC) Activity

Indonesia Program Initiative on Maritime Observation and Analysis (Ina PRIMA)

On February 20th, 2017, in collaboration between Indonesia and USA, represented by the Agency for Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics of the Republic of Indonesia (BMKG), Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI) and the National ...


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Indonesia Program Initiative on Maritime Observation and Analysis (Ina PRIMA)

Coordination Meeting BMKG-LAPAN-ITB on YMC activities in Bandung (7 February 2017)

As part of Indonesia national preparation for the YMC Campaign, a coordination meeting was held on 7 February 2017 in LAPAN, Bandung, attended by representatives from Agency of Meteorology Climatology and Geophysics (BMKG), National Space Agency ...


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Interaction of The Madden - Julian Oscillation with Maritime Continent Seminar (17 Nov 2016)

This seminar was held on November 17, 2016 in BMKG Headquarter Office, Jakarta, Indonesia, followed by 50 participants from BMKG Headquarter officers and Academic students. The participants learned some materials regarding MJO such as :

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Interaction of The Madden - Julian Oscillation with Maritime Continent Seminar (17 Nov 2016)

International Workshop on the Madden-Julian Oscillation in Chengdu, China (6 - 9 August 2016)

The Madden-Julian Oscillation (MJO) is an important element of the weather-climate system. Its role in connecting tropical and global weather-climate has been increasingly appreciated. During the past three decades, several field campaigns were ...


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Second International Science and Planning Workshop on YMC in Jakarta (24 - 26 Nov 2015)

The second international YMC workshop was held in November 24-26, 2015 in Jakarta, Indonesia. It was hosted by the Agency for Meteorology Climatology and Geophysics (BMKG) of Indonesia. The main objectives of this workshop are to (1) review the ...


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Second International Science and Planning Workshop on YMC in Jakarta (24 - 26 Nov 2015)

First International Science and Planning Workshop on YMC in Singapore (27-30 Jan 2015)

This was the first workshop at which potential international participants of YMC gathered and exchanged information of their science objectives and plans. The main objectives of the workshop were to discuss a draft of the YMC Science Plan, to assess ...


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First International Science and Planning Workshop on YMC in Singapore (27-30 Jan 2015)

Jakarta Kick Off Meeting in Jakarta (5 September 2014)

The purpose of the meeting was to introduce the YMC to all Indonesian agencies that will be involved with the YMC field campaign (2017 ? 2018) and to help them form a consortium to interact and coordinate with international participants of YMC. The ...


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