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TC Track Model Guidance used by NHC

Instructors:

Mike Brennan

Chris Landsea

Mark DeMaria

Andrea Schumacher

Andrew Latto

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Topic:

Tropical

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Developed:

2009

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Last Updated:

2020

Introduction


Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the spectrum of NHC tropical cyclone track models
  • Describe the general strengths and weaknesses of each track model
  • Understand how track models are used in consensus forecasts
  • Have an overview of future track forecast model improvements

Training Session Options


NOAA/NWS students – to begin the training, use the web-based videoYouTube video, or audio playback options below (if present for this session). Certificates of completion for NOAA/NWS employees can be obtained by accessing the session via the Commerce Learn Center

  1. Live VISIT teletraining session led by an instructor (45 minutes). Check the VISIT Training Calendar to see the current schedule and sign up. Upon registering for a teletraining session, you will receive an email with a link (GoToMeeting or WebEx) to connect to the session.
  2. YouTube video:

References/Additional Links


This course is Basic

There are no prerequisites

Contact

Dan Bikos

Dan.Bikos@colostate.edu

Page Contact

Bernie Connell

bernie.connell@colostate.edu

970-491-8689

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