23/01/2017 - 12/05/2017, Reading, UK
ECMWF training courses 2017


A variety of ECMWF training courses are offered in 2017.
Topics include Introduction to ECMWF job scheduler: ecFlow, High Performance Computing Facility: Cray XC30, Use and interpretation of ECMWF products for trainers and training champions, Data assimilation, ...

20/03/2017 - 24/03/2017, Kiel, Germany
Socio-Environmental Dynamics over the Last 12,000 Years: The Creation of Landscapes V


This workshop aims to bring together researchers from different disciplines to discuss the interaction between physical and social landscapes as the most profound process that catalyses human activities in space and time; and the interplay of environments, social relationships, material culture, population dynamics, and human perceptions of socio-environmental change.

27/03/2017 - 01/04/2017, Castiglione del Lago, Italy
(Geo)Science Communication School


Attending the school students will learn how to effectively convey important research results to a public of both experts and laypeople. Also students will receive coaching from experienced researchers (Marie Curie Alumni) and Euraxess experts on proposal and report drafting.
Registration deadline: 03 March 2017.

19/04/2017 - 21/04/2017, Bern, Switzerland
2nd European Hail Workshop


The Mobiliar Lab, the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), MeteoSwiss, and the Oeschger Centre for Climate Change Research (OCCR) are jointly organizing a workshop for researchers and professionals to discuss different aspects of hail.
Registration deadline: 15 March 2017

02/05/2017 - 05/05/2017, Exeter, UK
Regional Climate Modelling Workshop


The workshop will teach participants the basics of regional climate modelling science using a combination of hands-on practical exercises and theoretical sessions. It is primarily aimed at users with little or no prior experience of running regional climate models.
Deadline for abstract submission and registration: 03 March 2017

03/05/2017 - 11/05/2017, Berlin, Germany
7th International Verification Methods Workshop


The goal of the workshop is to discuss and promote all aspects of verification methodology research and practice, as applied to all types of forecasts on all spatial and temporal scales, and weather warnings. Special sessions are planned on verification methods for sub-seasonal and longer range forecasts. Participants are welcome from operational, research and forecast user communities.

05/06/2017 - 07/07/2017, Wiener Neustadt, Austria
ESSL Testbed 2017


The ESSL Testbed is an annually returning event with the aim to enhance severe weather forecasting across Europe. It addresses forecasters as well as developers of forecast products.

12/06/2017 - 16/06/2017, Wiener Neustadt, Austria
ESSL Seminar: Forecasting Severe Convection II


Participants will be provided with a robust, up-to-date conceptual understanding of the governing processes of severe convective storms and forecasting strategies. Specific topics that will be covered, among others, include synoptic- and mesoscale lift, the spectrum of convective storm organization, severe weather phenomena such as large hail and tornadoes, and ingredients-based forecasting.