Vesa Nietosvaara and Larisa Nikitina give a weather briefing for the European region, Larisa focusses on the preparations for the 2014 Olympic Games in Sochi.
Diamantino Henriques gives a weather briefing for the Azores and looks back to the heavy rain event on 13th and 14th March 2013.
Bodo Zeschke gives a comprehensive overview of the technical facilities available at the Australian Bureau of Meteorology followed by a weather briefing and a short lecture on shallow cold fronts.
The EUMeTrain – EUMETSAT - EUMETCAL Marine Forecasting Course is a distance learning course (exclusively on-line) designed to train forecasters to improve the quality of marine forecasting and nowcasting through better use of satellite and model data. This 3-4 weeks course will take place in November and will be composed of approximately 10 hours of lectures, complemented by work projects. The course is sponsored by EUMeTrain, EUMETSAT and EUMETCAL, with the goal of preparing forecasters in the core skills related to marine forecasts, and will be free of charge.
EUMeTrain is going to organise an event week on products of the NWC-SAF from 18th to 22nd November 2013. There will be 9 sessions starting on Monday morning. The presentations will comprise the nowcasting products based on MSG and PPS satellites like cloud products, precipitation and wind products. Each session will consist of 2 parts; first an overview on the product from the developer side and the second part will show some typical applications of the data from the users side. A detailed time scedule will be available early July 2013, registration will become possible in October.