Summary Report: Indian Ocean Data Rescue (INDARE) Capacity building workshop

This publication provides a summary of a capacity building workshop on Data Rescue (DARE), Quality Control (QC), Homogenisation and Climate Change Indices held in Arusha, Tanzania from 9-14 November 2015 as part of the implementation of the Indian Ocean Data Rescue (INDARE) initiative. The National Meteorological and Hydrological Services of Comoros, Kenya, Madagascar, Maldives, Mozambique, Seychelles, Sri Lanka and Tanzania participated in the workshop and received the necessary knowledge and software to undertake QC and homogenisation of their climate time series and use them for analysing climate change at the country level, based on well-known climate indices developed by the Expert Team on Climate Change Detection and Indices. The workshop was held under the auspices of the World Meteorological Organization with the scientific leadership of the Centre of Climate Change (C3) at the Univeristy Rovira i Virgili in Spain.