From 20 August to 2 September 2013 the Caramulo Mountains in central Portugal experienced a series of three large and devastating forest fire events.
Liliane Hofer presents alpine pumping as a major mechanism for convection related to orography.
Georg Pistotnik talks about the role of vertical wind shear in storm organization.
CHMI - EUMETSAT course on use of Rapid Scan data for Monitoring and nowcasting of high impact weather, will take place in Prague, Czech Republic, from 2-6 November 2015.
The course, intended namely for European forecasters and PhD students of meteorology, will build up on similar workshops and courses held in the Czech Republic in 2002, 2005 and 2010, as well as on the Convection Working Group workshop held in 2012.
The 2nd Marine Forecasting Course organized by EUMeTrain and supported by EUMETCAL, will be held this Autumn, exclusively designed for operational marine weather forecasters. The aim is to improve the quality of marine safety warnings and nowcasting in Europe through better use of satellite and model data, in line with WMO Marine Weather Forecaster Competence Standards Framework . At this second edition of the Marine Forecasting Course, to be conducted online and in asynchronous mode, four main topics will be addressed:
1. Fog in the Marine environment;
2. Sea ice;
3. Winds in the Marine environment;
4. Ocean Waves.
Participation to the course will be free.
More information about the course content and the registration procedure is available on Eumetcal.
Registration is closed!