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[Met-jobs] ECMWF training courses for 2020 - New NWP course!

From Sarah Keeley <>
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Date Fri, 4 Oct 2019 09:08:37 +0000

Dear Met-Jobs,


This is to announce that applications for the 2020 ECMWF Education and Training Programme is open. The deadline for applications is 15 November 2019.


This year there is a new module: “A hands on introduction to NWP”, which is aimed at making participants confident users of the OpenIFS model for carrying out their own experimentation.



Course Title

24-28 February 2020

Data assimilation  

2-6 March 2020

EUMETSAT/ECMWF NWP-SAF satellite data assimilation

9-13 March 2020

Advanced numerical methods for earth system modelling

16-20 March 2020

A hands-on introduction to Numerical Weather Prediction Models: Understanding and Experimenting

23-27 March 2020

Predictability and ensemble forecast systems

30 March - 3 April 2020

Parametrization of subgrid physical processes


There is also an introduction and hands on Data Assimilation course that is run in collaboration with the University of Reading (18-21 Feb 2020).


We look forward to receiving your applications. Any queries should be directed to


Best wishes,



Dr. Sarah Keeley
Scientist and Education Officer


European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts,
Shinfield Rd, Reading,  RG2 9AX, UK


tel: +44 118 949 9436


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