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Building capacity on Common Alerting Protocol for Nepal

Department of Hydrology and Meteorology (DHM) Nepal is in the process of operationalizing the Common Alerting Protocol (CAP) v 1.2 -enabled Sahana Alerting and Messaging Broker (SAMBRO): DHM Nepal Warning and Situational-Awareness System.

I have been working closely with friends from DHM in helping to get the system up and running. DHM is … CONTINUE READING

Extending SAMBRO for HydroMet Warnings in Nepal

Sahana Alerting and Messaging Broker (SAMBRO) has been accepted by Department of Hydrology and Meteorology (DHM) for disseminating warnings Nepal. I am setting up the system in their office and customizing it to meet their needs. SAMBRO will be hosted in the DMH main office in Kathmandu. National Emergency Operations Center … CONTINUE READING

Map Projection System in Nepal

The Projection System used in Nepal is the UTM (Universal Transverse Mercator). Mercator projection is Conformal Cylindrical Projection. In Transverse projection, Earth is wrapped around a cylinder in such a manner that point of tangency between Globe and Cylinder is a meridian, or line of longitude, called Central Meridian. In Conformal or Orthomorphic Projection, the … CONTINUE READING

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