Athens 2004 Olympic Games forecast
The AM&WFG was awarded the project to develop and install at the Hellenic National Meteorological Service (HNMS) specific versions of the weather and wave forecasting systems Skiron/Eta, NHREAS (LAPS,RAMS,WAM) for the Athens Olympic Games (ATHENS 2004).
These models will be operated in both at HNMS and University of Athens premises. The AM&WFG will act complementarily as the backup site of the HNMS. Some of the model products providing to HNMS are also available from this web site.
The financial support for this effort was from the
Ministry of Culture-General Secretarial for the Olympic Games and the ATHENS 2004 Organizing
Committee through the tri-lateral agreement "Olympic Games 2004-WEATHER" (Contract Number:5217/29-11-2002).
The tri-lateral agreement is between the:
Ministry of Culture-General Secretarial for the Olympic Games
Olympic Games Organizing Committee-ATHENS 2004 and
IASA/Atmospheric Modeling and Weather Forecasting Group of University of Athens