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TCC Training Seminar on One-month Forecast

Dates

12 - 16 November 2018

Venue

Headquarters of JMA, Tokyo, Japan

Objectives

To familiarize with outputs of JMA's numerical prediction model and tools for one-month prediction
To improve skills in generating one-month prediction products using statistical downscaling methods

Textbook

Textbook: (10.2MB),    Annex (Introduction of JRA-55): (800KB),    Annex (Operation of iTacs): (6.2MB)

Agenda

Date Period Program
Monday, 12 November AM 1. Opening session
   Welcome address
   Self-introduction by participants
   Group photo shooting Photo (4.8MB)  List of Participants (152KB)
   Courtesy call on JMA's Director-General
2. Introduction: Outline and scope of the Training Seminar and introduction of the Tokyo Climate Cnter (TCC)
   (3.7MB)
3. Lecture: "Introduction to Climatology" for experts on one-month forecasting
   (33.4MB)
PM 3. Lecture: "Introduction to Climatology" for experts on one-month forecasting (cont.)
4. Lecture: Introduction of reanalysis and JRA-55
   (2.8MB)
5. Exercise: Introduction and operation of iTacs (Basic)
   (12.7MB)
Tuesday, 13 November AM 6. Lecture: One-month Forecast
   (4.3MB)
7. Lecture: Introduction of climate monitoring and analysis products for one-month forecast
   (5.0MB)
8. Lecture: Introduction of global ensemble prediction system for one-month forecast
   (7.0MB)
9. Lecture: Introduction of numerical prediction products for one-month forecast
   The material used is the same as item 8.
PM 10. Exercise: Introduction and operation of iTacs (Advanced)
   The material used is the same as item 5.
11. Lecture: Introduction of one-month forecast guidance
   (595KB)
Wednesday, 14 November AM 12. Exercise: One-month forecast
   - Producing one-month guidance forecast and verification
   (1.5MB)
PM 12. Exercise: One-month forecast (cont.)
   - Producing one-month guidance forecast and verification
13. Lecture: Interpretation of outputs from Numerical Prediction System
   (8.3MB)
Thursday, 15 November AM 14. Exercise: Generating one-month forecast for your country
PM 14. Exercise: Generating one-month forecast for your country (cont.)
15. Presentation: Presentation by participants
Friday, 16 November AM 16. Presentation: Presentation by participants (cont.)
16. Wrap up and Closing

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