Metropolitan meteorological network
The CLIMA.AML project - Metropolitan Meteorological Monitoring and Warning Network, created under the Environment, Climate Change and Low Carbon Economy program, operated by the General Secretariat for the Environment and Climate Action and funded by EEA Grants 2014-2021, aims to create an integrated solution for meteorological monitoring in an urban context.
It is being implemented through a metropolitan network of 18 weather stations, one in each of the municipalities in the Lisbon metropolitan area, nine urban measurement micro-sensors, and an online platform that will analyze all the essential data and information to support the monitoring and evaluation of meteorological data.
To implement the project, all the municipalities in the Lisbon metropolitan area are involved. AML, as the project's promoter, has an institutional partnership with Biotext (a Norwegian entity), the Almada and Lisbon city councils, as well as Cascais Ambiente and the Center for Regional and Urban Studies and Development (CEDRU).
The CLIMA.AML project also has the institutional support of the Portuguese Institute for the Sea and Atmosphere (IPMA), the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and the Network of Municipalities for Local Adaptation to Climate Change.
These entities will contribute their accumulated experience in the collection and provision of meteorological data on a local scale, and the evolution of the impacts and events resulting from climate change, which are progressively becoming more intense in the region.
With an overall budget of 193,195.31 euros and 85% co-financed by EEA Grants, the project is being carried out over 30 months (until the end of September 2023).