Early warning and services

Courses tagged with "Early warning and services"

Tsunami Awareness

Category: 2022
Language: English
RTC/STC: STC ITIC
Mode of Delivery: Online
IOC Programme: Tsunami
Calendar Groups: OceanTeacher

Tsunamis are low frequency natural hazards but high impact events that may cause loss of lives and assets.This online course provides a review of basic tsunami science to provide a basic understanding of tsunami phenomenon, tsunami hazard and tsunami risk, the tsunami warning processes and products, tsunami preparedness for coastal communities, and the TsunamiReady concept and guidelines for its implementation.
  • Course Editor / Instructor: Bernardo Aliaga Rossel
  • Course Editor / Instructor: Claudia Delgado
  • Course Editor / Instructor: Tammy Fukuji
  • Course Editor / Instructor: Laura Kong

HAB International Phytoplankton Intercalibration

Category: 2021
Calendar Groups: OceanTeacher

HAB International Phytoplankton Intercalibration (IPI) proficiency testing scheme for all relevant laboratories globally.
  • Course Editor / Instructor: Jacob Larsen
  • Course Editor / Instructor: Rafael Salas

Implementing an Operational Ocean Monitoring and Forecasting System (OOFS)

Category: 2021
Calendar Groups: OceanTeacher
Implementing an operational ocean monitoring and forecasting system is guided by multiple scientific, technical and outreach choices. This course will provide examples of these choices through an overview of the products from an operational oceanography and forecasting systems (via the Copernicus Marine Service portfolio) and a demonstration on graphical user interfaces and command line interfaces to visualize these data. Practical sessions will be proposed on Assimilation Validation and Downscaling.
  • Course Editor / Instructor: Xavier ANDRE
  • Course Editor / Instructor: Stefania Ciliberti
  • Course Editor / Instructor: Romain Escudier
  • Course Editor / Instructor: Rita Lecci
  • Course Editor / Instructor: Fabrice Messal
  • Course Editor / Instructor: Alejandro Rojas Aldana
  • Course Editor / Instructor: Fiona Schmid
  • Course Editor / Instructor: Denis Seng
  • Course Editor / Instructor: Francesco Trotta
  • Course Editor / Instructor: Romane Zufic

Understanding the Benefits of Operational Ocean and Forecasting Systems (OOFS)

Category: 2021
Calendar Groups: OceanTeacher
This course will provide an overview of Ocean Monitoring and Forecasting Systems. Three main topics will be addressed: the international context and motivations, modelling the ocean and operate systems, disseminating ocean information.
  • Course Editor / Instructor: David Bazin
  • Course Editor / Instructor: Stefania Ciliberti
  • Course Editor / Instructor: Fabrice Messal
  • Course Editor / Instructor: Alejandro Rojas Aldana
  • Course Editor / Instructor: Fiona Schmid
  • Course Editor / Instructor: Denis Seng
  • Course Editor / Instructor: Romane Zufic

Tides and Water Levels Technical Workshop

Category: IHO
Calendar Groups: OceanTeacher
This week long workshop provides an introduction to basic tidal theory and the factors that affect the tides and tidal stream/ current. As an introductory workshop, the Tides and Water Levels Technical Workshop is aimed at countries wishing to develop their tidal capabilities. The ultimate aim is to ensure that tide gauges within a region are installed and referenced correctly to a common national datum thus allowing Member States to provide reliable, accurate tidal data to the international community.