Meteorological services are expected to function as forecasting agencies, but much of the existing data collection network appears to exist in order to provide a data base for scientific studies. A better definition of the goals of a meteorological service should result in greater management and administrative efficiency, and we offer suggestions as to the means of achieving this within a systems analytic framework.

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1 Development Studies Centre.

2 Centre for Resource and Environmental Studies.