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  • KMA radar experts visited the Observatory (9-10.5.2019)

  • Monday, 20th May 2019

The Deputy Director of the Radar Operation Division of the Korea Meteorological Administration (KMA), Dr. Bongjae Kuk, led a 3-member delegation to visit the Hong Kong Observatory (HKO) on 9-10 May 2019. During the visit, HKO colleagues introduced the operation of Terminal Doppler Weather Radar (TDWR) in Hong Kong as well as the technical details of HKO’s windshear and turbulence alerting service.

To promote knowledge exchange, Dr. Kuk delivered a talk to share KMA’s experiences in maintaining their radar network and their future plan of upgrading the radar equipment. The KMA delegation also took the opportunity to visit HKO’s TDWR station at Brothers Point (BP) to learn more about the various facilities installed at the station to support TDWR operation.

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Director of the Hong Kong Observatory, Mr Shun Chi-ming (third left in the front row), Dr BongJae Kuk (second left in the front row) and the delegates, and the Observatory staff photographed at the Observatory Headquarters.

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Dr Kuk and the delegates and the Observatory staff photographed at the Brothers Point Terminal Doppler Weather Radar Station.