College on Solar/Atmospheric
Under the sponsorship of the University of
Ilorin, the Federal Ministry of Science and Technology, Abuja, Nigeria, the
Nigerian Meteorological Service, and the International Centre for Theoretical
Physics, Trieste, Italy, a Workshop on College on Solar/Atmospheric Radiation:
Principles, Measurement and Applications was held at Ilorin during October-November
1998. About 50 people participated in this successful activity, which
brought the EOS activity at Ilorin to the attention of the Nigerian
From left: Professor Daramola, representing the Honorable
Minister of Science and Technology; Professors T. O. Aro and
D. K. Banyboye, Unilorin; Dr. Rolf Philipona, WRC, Davos, Switzerland
Collaboration between Unilorin
and the Nigerian Meteorological Service under WMO
In response to an invitation from the Secretary
General of WMO, Geneva, Switzerland, to the Director, Nigerian Meteorological Services, Lagos, Mr.
Yusuf Salahu, the Permanent Representative of Nigeria to WMO, and
with the strong support of the Vice Chancellor of the University of
Ilorin, a collaborative agreement between University of Ilorin and the
Nigerian Meteorological Services was established. Under this
agreement, the Nigerian Meteorological Service will be actively involved
in supporting the observational activity at University of Ilorin.
It is hoped that this collaboration will be of mutual benefit and will
ensure the continued successful operation of the Ilorin BSRN station.
Maintained by Chuan Li