SEEMET is a regular yearly training initiated and organized by National Meteorological and Hydrological Services of South-East Europe, and supported by EUMETSAT, Eumetcal, EUMeTrain and ECMWF. Training includes using of satellite data and
products as well as ECMWF products in forecast operations.
SEEMET 2023 will be an advanced satellite course, with a focus on convection.
The topics will cover:
- MSG and MTG Satellite channels and RGB products
- Convection forecast - Ingredient based methodology
- Introduction to ECMWF products for convection
- Pre-convective environment
- Lifting mechanisms and convective initiation
- Mature stage and organized convection
- Surface features and fires in satellite data
- Flash floods
The course is targeted to forecasters from the SE European (ICSEED) countries : Slovenia, Hungary, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, North Macedonia, Bulgaria, Romania, Kosovo (UNSCR 1244/1999), Montenegro, Greece, Turkey, Albania, Cyprus, Moldova, Ukraine, Israel, Lebanon and Jordan. Since it is an advanced course, it is designed for more experienced forecasters.
The applications to this course are based on the nominations by the heads of the NMHSs.
Dates: 18 - 22 September 2023
Location: Ohrid, North Macedonia
Applications deadline: 16 June 2023
How to apply:
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