At 18 August 2011 a severe thunderstorm system developed over Belgium. This case study investigates the synoptic situation in which the windstorm developed using satellite, radar, NWP fields and lightning data.
Nuno Moreira from IPMA guides you through the web sites mentioned in the presentations during the Polar Satellites Week.
Piet Stammes from KNMI talks about aerosol retrieval with GOME-2 instrument onboard MetOp satellites since 2006. Intercomparison with other instrument data and examples round up the presentation.
From 20th to 24th May 2013, EUMeTrain is organising a "World Wide Weather Briefing". This event week will comprise weather analysis from all corners of the world focussing on challenges that forecasters have to face around the globe. The presenters will be local weather forecasters guiding the audience through the regional weather characteristics they are facing throughout the year. This event week will be a great oportunity to expand your meteorological knowledge to other regions outside Europe and learn about the specialities of weather forecasting on other continents.
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.