THe Observing-system Research and Prediction EXperiment

Project Description
Accelerating improvements in the accuracy of one-day to two-week high-impact weather forecasts for the benefit of society, the economy and the environment. THORPEX is a key research meteorological component of the WMO Natural Disaster Reduction and Mitigation Programme.

Summary Provided by: http://www.wmo.ch/pages/prog/arep/wwrp/new/thorpex_new.html