Please note that there may be small changes to this agenda. The sessions will take place around 14 - 16 GMT. 

Block 1: Introduction
19 September

Course introduction, introduction to Polar weather and climate

Speaker: Thomas Jung (Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research, Germany)

26 September

Stakeholder engagement and example of APPLICATE case studies

Speaker: Marta Terrado & Dragana Bojovic (Barcelona Supercomputing Center, Spain)

3 October

Boundary layer, clouds and air mass transformation

Speaker: Gunilla Svensson (Stockholm University, Sweden)

10 October

Sea ice and sea ice prediction

Speaker: TBA

Block 2 - Data and modelling

17 October

Observing system design in the Arctic

Speaker: Taneil Uttal (NOAA, United States)

24 October

Study design/experimental setups, data assimilation

Speaker: Heather Lawrence (European Center For Medium Range Weather Forecasts, United Kingdom)

31 October

Different scales of predictions

Speaker: Doug Smith (MetOffice, United Kingdom)

7 November

Evaluating models

Speaker: Barbara Casati (Environment Canada, Canada)

Block 3 - Arctic

14 November

Polar ocean forecasting

Speaker: TBA

21 November

Arctic weather phenomena and extremes

Speaker: Thomas Sprengler (University of Bergen, Norway)

28 November

Challenges related to improving weather predictions in the Arctic

Speaker: Irina Sandu (European Center For Medium Range Weather Forecasts, United Kingdom)

 5 December

APPLICATE and the Year Of Polar Prediction (YOPP)

Speaker: Jonathan Day (European Center For Medium Range Weather Forecasts, United Kingdom)