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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 (with an instructor leading the session). Check the VISIT Training Calendar to signup for teletraining. The session will last 45 minutes. This teletraining session uses the Gotomeeting software, where a Windows PC with an Internet connection is needed and a phone line for audio.
  2. YouTube video:

References/Additional Links


This course is Basic

There are no prerequisites

Contact

Dan Bikos

Dan.Bikos@colostate.edu

(970) 491-3777