Please note that there may be small changes to this agenda. The timing of the sessions is given in GMT

Block 1: Introduction

19 September

3-4:30 pm

Course introduction: Advancing Predictive Capability of Northern Hemisphere Weather and Climate

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

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26 September

2-3:30 pm

Stakeholder engagement and example of APPLICATE case studies

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

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3 October

2-3:30 pm

Boundary layer, clouds and air mass transformation

Speaker: Gunilla Svensson (Stockholm University, Sweden)

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10 October Unfortunately, there is no webinar this week. When you are interested in sea ice-related topics, please register for Arlan Dirkson`s webinar on Polar ocean forecasting on November 14 (use the registration form below).
Block 2 - Data and modelling

17 October

2-3:30 pm

Observing system design in the Arctic

Speaker: Taneil Uttal (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, United States)

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24 October

2-3:30 pm

The use of Arctic observations in Numerical Weather Prediction

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

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31 October

3-4:30 pm

Seasonal to decadal prediction: recent progress and the signal-to-noise paradox

Speaker: Doug Smith (MetOffice, United Kingdom)

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7 November

3-4:30 pm

Arctic weather phenomena and extremes

Speaker: Thomas Sprengler (University of Bergen, Norway)

Block 3 - Arctic

14 November

2-3:30 pm

Polar ocean forecasting

Speaker: Arlan Dirkson (Université du Québec à Montréal, Canada)

21 November

3-4:30 pm

Challenges and priorities for improved prediction and climate monitoring of the Arctic

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

28 November

3-4:30 pm

Evaluating models

Speaker: Barbara Casati (Environmental and Climate Change Canada)

5 December

2-3:30 pm

APPLICATE and the Year Of Polar Prediction (YOPP)

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