A joint initiative of World Meteorological Organization and CNR-IBE, with the collaboration of MeteoSwiss.
Learning and teaching about seasonal climate forecasts: a Mediterranean educational experience toward operational climate services. | Vieri Tarchiani et al. | Special Issue: 17th EMS Annual Meeting: European Conference for Applied Meteorology and Climatology 2017
What is it
T.O.P. Seasonal Forecast is a shared set of online resources to enhance knowledge in the theory of seasonal forecasting and operational use of seasonal climate forecasts.
The training materials
The goal of the online course is to allow seasonal climate forecast knowledge transfer to increase operational capabilities of the targeted users. It provides theoretical and practical set of knowledge on seasonal forecast and predictability models, climate and data analysis, forecast verification, and specific application of seasonal forecast for agriculture and water management.
The Training content
The course package includes model outline with learning objectives, case studies, in-depth studies, quizzes, structured bibliography, readings.