The VLab Centre of Excellence in Australia is organising an Event Week on the topic of Aviation. This event is part of the ‘Advanced Forecaster Course’ organised by the Bureau of Meteorology Training Centre (BMTC). The Australian Aviation Week 2012 will consist of twenty online sessions taking place from the 23rd to the 27th of July 2012. All online sessions from the Aviation Week are open to international participants without any costs, but interested participants are asked to register in advance of attending the event.
The table below shows the Australian Aviation Week 2012 sessions, times* and respective links for registration.
|Monday 23 July
|09:30 EST||Welcome, Introduction and System Familiarity – By Duncan Tippins, BOM, AU||Play recorded session|
|11:00 EST||High Resolution NWP – By Peter Steinle, BOM, AU||Play recorded session|
|13:30 EST||Aviation Competency / Hazards – By Jannie Stander, SAWS, SA||Play recorded session|
|15:30 EST||SATrep Online Weather Discussion Demo – By Lee-Ann Sympson & Jannie Stander, SAWS, SA||Play recorded session|
|Tuesday 24 July
|09:30 EST||Heat Waves – By John Nairn, BOM, AU||Play recorded session|
|11:00 EST||Water Vapour Imagery and Aviation Hazards – By Bodo Zeschke, BOM, AU||Play recorded session|
|13:30 EST||Detection and nowcasting of turbulent mountain waves using satellite data – By Bodo Zeschke, BOM, AU||Play recorded session|
|15:30 EST||Rapid Scan Observation from Space and its Application – By Yasushi Izumikawa, JMA, JP **Please download the Animations to use during this session. These animation files were provided by Himawari-6 (MTSAT-1R)’s Rapid Scan Observations. They were performed for the sake of aviation users.
||Play recorded session Animations**#1 #2 #3 #4 #5 #6 #7 #8 #9 #10 #11|
|Wednesday 25 July
|09:30 EST||Canada’s Project Phoenix – By Patrick McCarthy, EC, CA||Play recorded session|
|11:00 EST||Aviation Handover – Takeover – By Michelle Hollister, BOM, AU||Play recorded session|
|13:30 EST||Detecting and Nowcasting Aviation Icing – By Bodo Zeschke, BOM, AU||Play recorded session|
|15:30 EST||Fog and Low Cloud Detection – By Bodo Zeschke, BOM, AU||Play recorded session|
|Thursday 26 July
|09:30 EST||Operational Consensus Forecasts (OCF) – By Phil Riley, BOM, AU||Play recorded session|
|11:00 EST||Operational Consensus Forecasts (OCF) – By Tim Hume,||Play recorded session|
|13:30 EST||The Latest Thinking on Tropical Cyclone Intensity Analysis – By Joe Courtney, BOM, AU||Play recorded session|
|15:30 EST||Going Beyond the TC Forecast: Adding Value Through Better Communication – By Joe Courtney, BOM, AU||Play recorded session|
|Friday 27 July|
|09:30 EST||COMET Resources Overview – By Bruce Muller, COMET, USA||Play recorded session|
|11:00 EST||Real-time Chart Discussion – By Chris Webster, MetService, NZ||Play recorded session|
|13:30 EST||Intersite Coordination – By Duncan Tippins, BOM, AU||Recording not available|
|15:30 EST||Action Plans – By Duncan Tippins, BOM, AU||Recording not available|
* Important note: All times shown in the table above are Local Eastern Standard Time -EST (UTC/GMT + 10 hours).