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The Turkish State Meteorological Service, Turkish State Meteorological Service which was established on 10 February 1937 is only authorized governmental establishment to do following meteorological related works and services:

  • Prepare and issue weather forecast reports for short, medium and long range;
  • Establish and operate weather observing stations for synoptic, climatological and aviation purposes;
  • Provide meteorological data and services to public and military;
  • Coordinate and carry out international activities;
  • Coordinate and carry out research activities;

The TSMS has the membership of the following international organizations:

  • WMO (the World Meteorological Organization), a specialised agency of the United Nations which organises the work and collaboration of all the national meteorological services
  • ECMWF, a European intergovernmental organisation providing global meteorological and oceanographic forecasts
  • EUMETSAT, the European meteorological satellite organisation for the establishment, maintenance and exploitation of operational meteorological satellite systems
  • ECOMET, a European organisation dealing with commercial activities within the meteorological community.
  • ICAO, a UN specialised agency which provides Standards and Recommended Practices (SARP) for the safe, regular and economic performance of international civil aviation.
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