Groups and Divisions

Meteorological Services and Radiation Protection: Groups and Divisions

Meteorological Service Singapore
The Meteorological Service Singapore (MSS) is Singapore’s national authority on the weather and climate. 
Business and Strategy Division
The Business & Strategy Division (BSD) manages corporate affairs and provides strategic support for MSS. The division is responsible for  strategic planning, international relations and partnerships, customer relationship management including contracts, facility management, outreach and events.

Centre for Climate Research Singapore
The Centre for Climate Research Singapore (CCRS) undertakes research to advance scientific understanding  of tropical climate variability and change affecting Singapore and the wider Southeast Asia region. The Centre’s focus areas cover climate modelling and prediction, seasonal and sub-seasonal prediction, weather modelling development and applications,  and the delivery of research to operations.

Meteorological Observations and Systems Division
The Meteorological Observations & Systems Division (MOSD) implements, and maintains a comprehensive network of specialised meteorological observing systems and applications to support operational weather forecasting and the provision of meteorological services. MOSD also undertakes weather observation practices in accordance with international standards, and manages the long-term archive and quality control of national climate data.  

Weather Services Division
The Weather Services Division (WSD) delivers national weather assessments, forecasts, warnings, and hazard monitoring services for civil aviation, military, maritime, government agencies, businesses and the general public. The division also undertakes applications development work to meet customer requirements, by leveraging computer weather prediction models, advanced weather monitoring systems and data analytics technologies to support the division’s core services.
Radiation Protection and Nuclear Science Group
The Radiation Protection and Nuclear Science Group (RPNSG) is the national authority for radiation protection in Singapore and serves to protect the public, radiation workers and the environment from the harmful effects of radiation. It administers and enforces the Radiation Protection Act and Regulations through a system of licensing and inspections.
Regulation Division
Regulation Division (RD) administers and enforces the Radiation Protection Act and its subsidiary Regulations through a system of licensing, inspection and enforcement. It also ensures that Singapore fulfils her obligations to relevant international conventions and agreements.

Radiation Monitoring and Services Division
Radiation Monitoring & Services Division (RMSD) is responsible for providing radiation-related services such as monitoring of radiation dose received by radiation workers in Singapore, calibration of radiation survey meters, quartz fibre electroscopes and leakage testing of radioactive sealed sources. It also monitors the background radioactivity levels in Singapore via the Ambient Radiation Monitoring Network and monitoring programme conducted by the National Radiochemistry Laboratory.