Climate and Oceans Support Program in the Pacific (COSPPac)

Australian Government Bureau of Meterology

COSPPac works with Pacific Island stakeholders to analyse and interpret climate, oceans and tidal data to produce valuable services for island communities. This information helps island communities to prepare for, and mitigate the impacts of severe climate, tidal and oceanographic events.
Products and Services:
1. Ocean Portal
2. Seasonal Climate Outlooks in Pacific Island Countries (SCOPIC)
3. OCOF
4. Tidal information and sea level data
5. Water Storage Outlook Model (Samoa)
6. Malaria Early Warning System (Solomon Islands)
7. Tide Calendars
8. Climate Bulletin

Support Type : 
Technical Assistance
Climate Objective : 
Both Mitigation and Adaptation
Administrator Type : 
National Government Entity
Financial Instruments Offered : 
Not Applicable
Application Time Frame : 

Not applicable

Direct Access : 
Yes
Fund Size : 

Not applicable

Financing Award : 
Not Applicable
Trustee : 
Not applicable
Implementing Entity : 

COSPPac is funded by the Australian Government and implemented by the Bureau of Meteorology. COSPPac partners with many other agencies to deliver the Program: the Australian Government Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Geoscience Australia, the the Pacific Community (SPC) and Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP).

Steps to Access & Application Procedure

Not applicable

Organizational and Decision Making Structure

COSPPac partners with many other agencies to deliver the Program: the Australian Government Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Geoscience Australia, the the Pacific Community (SPC) and Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP).

Monitoring and Reporting Procedures

Not specified

Co-financing Requirements (if applicable)

Not applicable

Other Eligibility Criteria Beyond Geography and Income

Pacific Islands.

Contact Information

http://cosppac.bom.gov.au/

Address: COSPPac Support Team, Bureau of
Meteorology, GPO Box 1289, Melb. VIC 3001

Email: COSPPac_Support@bom.gov.au

COSPPac Support Team
Bureau of Meteorology
GPO Box 1289
Melbourne VIC 3001

Simon McGree
Climatologist
E: s.mcgree@bom.gov.au

Grant Smith
Oceanographer
E: grsmith@bom.gov.au

Roan Plotz
Traditional Knowledge Scientist
E: r.plotz@bom.gov.au

Last Updated : 
28.03.17