Articles | Volume 16
08 Apr 2019
 | 08 Apr 2019

Using the ECMWF OpenIFS model and state-of-the-art training techniques in meteorological education

Gabriella Szépszó, Victoria Sinclair, and Glenn Carver

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The OpenIFS programme of ECMWF maintains a version of the ECMWF forecast model for use in education and research at universities, national meteorological services and other institutes. Application of OpenIFS as a training tool is wide ranging. The OpenIFS user meetings and training events demonstrate advanced and easy-to-use graphical tools and training technologies, e.g. OpenIFS and Metview “virtual machines”. This paper shows the education activity in the OpenIFS programme with some examples.