Introduction to Weather Forecasting
What you'll learn
- Weather forecasting
Ever wondered how forecasters on the TV predict the weather? Do you want to learn the magic behind it? Do you want to be prepared everywhere you go and never get wet on a picnic day? This short crash course will give you the basic informations that you need to conduct a weather forecast as well as give you some insights how meteorologists do the forecastings. We will work our way into many different meteorlogical concepts necessary for understanding the weather. In this course you will learn everything about weather prediction and meteorology from scratch. No prior experience required.
Course content is like this;
•Basic definitions of the most common terms used in meteorology including temperature, felt-air temperature, humidity, wind, pressure, dew-point, precipitation, visibility, vertical stucture, cloudiness, fronts and humidity
•Meteorological observations and what equipments are used
•Methods of forecasting
•Numerical Weather Prediction
•Types of maps that meteorologists use to predict weather
Each lecture will cover an important subject for weather forecasting, without lingering too long on any one subject. Lectures are generally 1 - 10 minutes in length. You will also be given the opportunity to see how much you have learned by taking a short quiz.
I created this course on 5 years meteorological education experience and after this class you will be ready to do your own predictions.
Who this course is for:
- People curious about weather prediction
Rumeysa Ozdemir is a Meteorological Engineer graduated from Istanbul Technical University. She actively teaches meteorology to university students and pilot trainees for over 5 years. She owns a company called E-Metlab Service in UK. This company offers meteorological prediction and education to a wide range of customers all around the world.