News Archive

MetEd's user community keeps on growing!
Posted on: 2013-10-02

On Saturday, September 28, the 300,000th user registered on MetEd. Wow! We never thought we'd have that many folks signed up when our sponsors first asked us to put a registration system in place in 2007.

Over in our Facebook Group, we're just about to pass the 2000 member mark. If you're on Facebook and haven't checked out our group, take a look and join. There are people from around the world sharing weather events and personal insights on forecasting. It's become a lively place with frequent postings. We also post to the group whenever we publish new content on MetEd so it's a great way to keep up to date with our ever growing library of content.

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Donate to Support MetEd
Posted on: 2013-04-03

You can now donate to support MetEd! Your contribution will help maintain MetEd as an international resource used by hundreds of thousands of registered users and allow us to maintain 24-hour, 7-days a week availability.

With more than 700 hours of instructional content and user-friendly features to track quizzes and course enrollment, MetEd has become a great resource for over 275,000 registered users. If you've used MetEd, you know that it contains only high quality content for learning more about operational meteorology, hydrology, climate change, and other areas of study in the geosciences.

Please consider donating to support this awesome resource! Any amount donated is appreciated. If you are a regular user of MetEd, you might consider donating $10 on a monthly...

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Module Ratings and Reviews
Posted on: 2012-09-12

We just added a rating and review feature to our module description pages. And we're excited to hear more from you!


We're hoping you'll share your thoughts about our modules with us and the MetEd community.

We've always had surveys associated with our modules, and we do get a fair number of those every day. They provide us with valuable insight on how our modules are meeting your needs and how we can make them better. And now we think it is prime time for some of those insights to be shared with the rest of the folks using MetEd. So let your voice be heard and post your reviews whenever you finish a module.

The review and rating system...

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Rapid Refresh (RAP) replaces RUC model
Posted on: 2012-05-08

The NOAA National Centers for Environmental Prediction implemented a replacement to the Rapid Update Cycle (RUC) model now called the Rapid Refresh (RAP) on May 1, 2012. View the short training video on the most important operational impacts to the forecaster below or on our Operational Models Matrix site.

For access to dozens of numerical modeling modules, visit our Numerical Modeling (NWP) topic page.


New Satellite Course: Multispectral Satellite Application Topics
Posted on: 2012-02-22

This self-paced distance learning course provides forecasters, students, researchers, and other interested learners with a foundation in the products and applications from multispectral satellite observations and various methodologies used to derive multispectral image products. Check it out here.