Articles | Volume 19
Adv. Sci. Res., 19, 1–8, 2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/asr-19-1-2022
Adv. Sci. Res., 19, 1–8, 2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/asr-19-1-2022
 
22 Mar 2022
22 Mar 2022

From sandcastles to bridges: how can we help forecasters to deal with uncertainties?

Anders Doksæter Sivle et al.

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At MET Norway, a small interdisciplinary team – the Sandbox – tries to improve the communication between the meteorologists and their audience. In 2021, we focused on the communication of forecast uncertainty. The Sandbox created, with input from internal and external experts, solutions for applying linguistic and visual tools for forecasters to communicate about uncertainty. In the article, we share our experiences and lessons learned.