KNMI is the Dutch national institute for weather, climate research and seismology. It disseminates weather information to the public at large, the government, aviation and the shipping industry in the interest of safety, the economy and a sustainable environment. To gain insight into long-term developments, KNMI conducts research on climate change. KNMI is an agency of the Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment.
It also carries out fundamental research on climatology and physical oceanography.