The Observation Systems and Data Appreciation course is designed primarily for those who have an underlying knowledge of meteorology acquired through foundation meteorology, forecaster training or to an equivalent level by other means.
Aim: To provide a basic knowledge of the main observing systems in operational use and an understanding of the data they produce.
Course length: Eight days
Location: Courses are held in the excellent Met Office College facilities at our Exeter headquarters or at a location of your choice.
On completion of this course you will be able to:
describe for each of the main observing systems operated by the Met Office:
the physical principles behind the measurements;
the system design and the way the data are processed;
the characteristics of the data;
the sources of error and how they are minimised;
the observing network and how it is managed and maintained.
The Met Office College provides a wide range of courses. To receive more information about training please register your details.
Last updated: 1 May 2015