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NWP Applications 2009 Course completed

Eumetcal Second NWP course in blended format was completed on 4 December. Course had 22 participants and 8 instructors. The participants from 13 countries in Europe represented both operational and research areas in meteorology.

The course consisted of 14 online sessions and 5-day-classroom phase meeting at FMI, Helsinki.

The course topics were:

- The use of short-range ensemble products
- The appropriate use of mesoscale models
- Air-Surface interactions and physical parameterisation
- Resolving Convection in NWP models
- Recent advances in mesoscale data assimilation
- Model monitoring and the human role in forecasting

The next NWP Applications course is foreseen to be run in 2011.

mise jour Wednesday 4 May 2016