The course is aimed to help participants to improve their forecasting skills, such as the forecasting of hazardous weather phenomena and weather parameters, and to enhance their capabilities in providing aeronautical meteorological services, especially the issuance of significant meteorological information (SIGMET). With an aim to support least developed and developing countries and other countries especially in Asia to implement WMO Aeronautical Meteorology Programme (AeMP), the course will also introduce typical cases of aeronautical meteorological services in China.
This course will be open to all officials, specialists and experts who are working as aeronautical meteorologists or in related fields.
In order to improve the training quality and better satisfy your training demands, there will be two paths for enrolling:
(1) Certificate path: Only applicants who are nominated by PR of the National Meteorological and/or Hydrological Service will be considered. Spaces for participants in the Certificate Path will be limited to 80. Generally, no more than 5 trainees from each country are advised to apply for this course. The certificate-path trainees are required to complete several assignments and actively engage in discussion online, and they will be expected to dedicate a minimum of 2 hours per day. Participants who have completed all the training activities as required will be issued a digital certificate of participation by CMATC/WMO RTC-Beijing.
(2) Open path: Designed for those are interested and with no requirement for certificate. For the open-path trainees, full attendance is also encouraged and feedback is welcomed. Open-path Enrollment Key: Cmatc2021