183 Latin American Network of students in Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology (RedLAtM)

Monday, 23 January 2017
4E (Washington State Convention Center )
Palmira Consuelo Cuéllar-Ramirez, RedLAtM, Mexico City, Mexico; and A. Maza-Vazquez, J. I. Ledesma-Ledesma, A. Martinez-Melgarejo, M. Llanos-Rodriguez, C. Dominguez-Sarmiento, and A. Lira

Handout (6.7 MB)

General Description/Executive Summary
The Latin American Network of Student in Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology (RedLAtM) is a civil nonprofit organization, organized by students from Mexico and some South American countries. As a growing organization, providing human resources in the field of meteorology at regional level, the RedLAtM seeks to be a Latin American organization who helps the development of education and research in Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology in order to engage and promote the integration of young people towards a common and imminent future: Facing the still unstudied various weather and climate events occurring in Latin America and Mexico. The RedLAtM emerges from the analysis and observation/realization of a limited connection between Latin American countries around research in Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology. The importance of its creation is based in cooperation, linking, research and development in Latin America and Mexico, in other words, to join efforts and stablish a regional scientific integration who leads to technological progress in the area of Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology. As ultimate goal the RedLAtM pursuit to develop climatic and meteorological services for those countries unable to have their own programs, as well as projects linked with the governments of Latin American countries and private companies for the improvement of prevention strategies, research and decision making. All this conducing to enhance the quality of life of its inhabitants facing problems such as poverty and inequality.

Supplementary URL: https://www.facebook.com/redlatm

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