The Directorate of Applied Meteorological Services (DAMS) is one of the operational sub-systems of the Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NIMET). There are three Divisions that make up the Directorate of Applied Meteorological Services viz Agro meteorology, Hydrometeorology and Marine Meteorology Divisions. The Directorate is also in charge of NIMET’s Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Centre at Oshodi.
The Directorate of Engineering and Technical services of the Agency services all other Directorates of the Agency, the Nigerian Public and other meteorological Agencies within and outside West African Sub-region.
This document is the response of the Department of Finance and Accounts to the directive of NIMET that each department of the Agency should produce a Service Charter (SERVICOM) that would serve as a tool for the measurement of the performance of the Department in the area of service delivery.
The Agency's Legal Directorate was created under section II of the Nigerian Meteorological Agency establishment Act, 2003. The Directorate was established to render legal services to the Agency in accordance with international best practices.
This Directorate is responsible for the long term weather management and plans as well as the training and retraining of the manpower resources for the Agency. The Directorate is made up of two divisions – Research and Training divisions.
This Directorate is responsible for the generation of weather data and information and accurate forecast for navigational safety. It also provides forecasts for search and rescue to aid the activities of the Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) of the Aviation Ministry and the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) during disasters. 2.0