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History

History

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1978

Establishment of METRI with two laboratories and one division (April 15)

1985

Expanded to five laboratories, one division and the weather radar observatory at Mt. Gwanak

1986

Establishment of the BAPMoN at Mt. Soback

1987

Reorganization to one Bureau, four laboratories, three divisions and two Observatories

1992

Reorganization to four laboratories, BAPMoN observatory and one division

1996

Relocation of BAPMoN to Anmyon Island, Reorganization into five laboratories and one division

- Establishment of Marine-meteorology Laboratory

1998

Relocation to Shindaebang-dong, Dongjak-Gu, Seoul

2000

Reorganization to five laboratories, one division, one observatory

2005

Establishment of Typhoon Research Team
(Five laboratories, one division, one observatory)

2007

Reorganization to National Institute of Meteorological Research Establishment of Policy Research Laboratory
(Seven teams and one observatory)

2008

Reorganization to seven divisions
Establishment of Seoul Hwangsa Monitoring Center

2009

Establishment of Research Teams
Marine-Meteorology and Earthquake Research Team
Hydrometeorological Resources Research Team

2014

Relocation to Seogwipo-si, Jeju-do

2015

Reorganization to National Institute of Meteorological Sciences
(One bureau and eight divisions)

2017

Reorganization to six divisions

2018

Establishment of Future Strategy Research Team
Reorganization to six divisions and 1 team

2019

Establishment of Artificial Intelligence Forcast Research Team
Reorganization to six divisions and 2 teams