The International Centre For Waterspout Research (ICWR), "understanding our atmosphere through global cooperation."
New! Experimental Great Lakes Waterspout Forecast maps now available!
New! Plot and see your waterspout report on a map! See details below.
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Welcome to the ICWR. Founded in 2008, the ICWR is an independent non-gorvernmental organization comprised of individuals from around the world who are interested in the field of waterspouts from a research, operational and safety perspective. Originally conceived as a forum for researchers and meteorologists, the ICWR has now expanded interest and contribution from storm chasers, the media, the marine and aviation communities and from private individuals.
Foster the advacement of waterspout research and forecasting
Provide an international forum for the exchange of information amongst researchers and meteorologists
Facilitate the reporting of waterspouts from around the world from storm chasers and other interested individuals
Promote, educate and communicate to academic institutions, the media, marine and aviation communities and private individuals
- Waterspout Outbreaks Over Areas of Europe and North America: Environment and Predictability
- Prognosis of Central-Eastern Mediterranean waterspouts - Elsevier
- Global Waterspout Forecast System (GWFS)
- Global Waterspout Database (GWD)
- Global Waterpsout Watch Network (GWWN)
Live Global Waterspout Watch
You can now view live waterspout reports, as well as post your own on a global map!
You can also submit your report via your mobile device through Twitter or Facebook. Simply go to the web site (http://www.map.eustorm.com/) on your mobile device and submit and see your report as well as others.
Note: You must register at map.eustorm.com in order to use this function.
We would like to thank EU Storm Map for making this new feature possible.
Director: Wade Szilagyi (Canada)
Executive Committee: Michalis Sioutas (ELGA, Meteorological Applications Centre, Greece). Alexander Keul (Vienna University of Technology, Austria). Tanja Gumhalter (Meteorological and Hydrological Service of Croatia)
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