The course is aimed to provide the trainees with the operational approaches on short-term climate monitoring and prediction, to help them better understand ENSO dynamics, impacts and prediction, to improve their understanding in meteorological disasters prevention and mitigation, and to enhance the technical exchange and future cooperation in the meteorological field.
Officials, specialist, forecasters engaged in climate prediction and disaster risk management at National Hydrological and Meteorological Services or equivalent institutions. 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: For those wishing to participate only in sessions of interest, and do not require a certificate of completion. For the open-path trainees, full attendance is also encouraged and feedback is welcomed. Open-path Enrollment Key: Cmatc2021.