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Department Of Hydrology and Meteorology of oman

Date: 2018-05-23     View counts: 1377    

Label

Country
oman
Chinese name
阿曼气象厅
City
Muscat
longitude
57 °
latitude
24 °
Introduction
"The meteorological observation practices in Sultanate of Oman dates back to the year 1900 when it was implemented by private agencies at that time. In the year 1893 a Meteorological Station was established in Muscat, And in 1942 three more stations were established in Salalah, Masirah, and Thumrait. During the Sixties Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) established new stations along the coastal and interior areas. As regards the real beginning of Meteorology in Oman, it was during the era of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos when he inaugurated Seeb International Airport in 1973 (now renamed as Muscat International Airport) by establishing a special section responsible for providing meteorological services in particular for Aviation. "
Disaster Type
Meteorological

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