Early warning and services

Courses tagged with "Early warning and services"

Tsunami Awareness
Online

Tsunami Awareness

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.

HAB International Phytoplankton Intercalibration

HAB International Phytoplankton Intercalibration

HAB International Phytoplankton Intercalibration (IPI) proficiency testing scheme for all relevant laboratories globally.

Implementing an Operational Ocean Monitoring and Forecasting System (OOFS)

Implementing an Operational Ocean Monitoring and Forecasting System (OOFS)

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.

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

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

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.

Tides and Water Levels Technical Workshop

Tides and Water Levels Technical Workshop

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.