Pavel Kabat Chief Scientist and Research Director World Meteorological Organization (WMO)

The World Meteorological Organization has appointed Pavel Kabat as its first chief scientist and research director. He will lead the overall strategic direction of the WMO science, and its underlying research activities, including the World Climate Research Programme, the World Weather Research Programme and WMO’s Global Atmosphere Watch, which monitors greenhouse gas concentrations, air quality and the ozone layer.

[Translate to english:] Pavel Kabat. Foto: IIASA

Pavel Kabat was chair of the Waddenacademie from 2008-2012 Since 2012 he is director of the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA). He is also professor Earth System Science at Wageningen University. Since september 2015 Pavel Kabat is member of the Supervisory Board of the Waddenacademie.

Read the press release at the IIASA website.