The annual MSC/COMET Winter Weather Residence course provides an opportunity for forecasters to learn more about current trends and techniques in winter weather forecasting. The course will be conducted in Boulder, CO from October 19-30, 2009.
The five-day Climate Variability and Change virtual course is designed for operational meteorologists and hydrologists. The course goal is raising an attendees understanding of key climate variability topics and climate change science.
- Coordinator: Michelle Harrison
This 4-day virtual class offering delivered on 22-25 June 2009 will be lead by Mike Eckert of NOAA/HPC and Matt Kelsch of COMET. Other instructors will come from WFOs, RFCs, regional, and national headquarters. Students will participate in synchronous presentations, interactions, and laboratory exercises. Topics include: the NWS QPF process, the science of QPF, uncertainty and probabilistic QPF, ensembles, QPF tools, climate influences, verification, short term QPF, impact on flow forecasts, and QPF time horizons. View agenda here.