Registration open for new series of online short courses starting this September

Registration open for new series of online short courses starting this September

We are happy to announce that a new series of online short courses on data discovery for weather, oceanography, air quality and climate is starting this September.

The courses are open and address a wide range of attendees, from service providers to young (and less young) scientists and forecasters. Please find the schedule below:

1. How high is the sea? A discovery of altimetry data – 16 September 2020, 12:00 UTC
2. A light on heat: what radiation tells about soil, air and fire – 30 September 2020, 12:00 UTC
3. Satellite skills training online: a short introduction – 6 October 2020, 13:00 UTC
4. A summer of fires: the 2019 wildfires in Australia – 14 Oct 2020, 12:00 UTC; Feedback session: 19 Oct 2020, 12:00 UTC
5. A climate data record of “sunshine”, SARAH – 28 October 2020, 12:00 UTC
6. The monthly weather briefing of EUMeTrain – November 2020, 12:00 UTC
7. The colour of the oceans – 25 November 2020, 12:00 UTC
8. What is a gridded dataset and how to create it? – 9 December 2020, 12:00 UTC
9. Advanced applications of a toolbox to analyse climate data – December 2020, 12:00 UTC

The format of each short course is a 1-2 hour webinar including a presentation and demonstration of data discovery and application. You will have the opportunity to interact with experts and ask questions. Some courses will include a follow-up self-paced phase where you are invited to explore the data and get feedback from experts.

Throughout the courses, you will have the opportunity to learn:
– which are the EUMETSAT and Copernicus free and open data.
– where to access the data and where to find information about the data.
– how to handle the data using the tools proposed.

Register your interest to reserve a spot!


Madalina Ungur