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Have you checked out the Operational Models Encyclopedia on MetEd?
Posted on: 2018-04-25

This web-based resource opens up the “black box” of numerical weather prediction by providing information on how numerical weather prediction (NWP) models work, and specifics about physical parameterizations, dynamics, and data assimilation for both deterministic and probabilistic models.

The Encyclopedia includes detailed information about the models used by the U.S. National Weather Service (NWS) and these...

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Have you had your boost?
Posted on: 2018-01-11

The COMET program quietly introduced booster questions on MetEd last year.  Over 1,500 people have subscribed for booster questions so far and we’d like to see more people benefitting from them.

What are booster questions? They are questions that you receive in the days, weeks, and months after completing an online module.  Answering these questions increases the amount of information that you can remember from an online module.

Today’s world bombards us with information. The...

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MetEd lessons are multi-lingual!
Posted on: 2016-12-01

MetEd has always had a strong Spanish presence with a Spanish version of the site and over 130 lessons available in Spanish. But we also have:

Get Weather-Ready with MetEd
Posted on: 2016-05-20

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As a Weather-Ready Nation Ambassador™, The COMET® Program is committed to helping improve the nation’s readiness for extreme weather and other hazardous events. The MetEd website hosts a suite of free, informative materials related to natural hazards preparedness, including desktop exercises for emergency managers and fun interactives to engage families in packing an emergency preparedness kit and working on a safety plan.


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Geospatial: A new topic area on MetEd
Posted on: 2015-10-29

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Data with a geographic component, geospatial data, is integral to hydrology, meteorology, and many other scientific fields. COMET has been addressing geospatial related topics for several years through our publications on hydrography (see our distance learning course, Elements of Hydrography), navigation (see the lesson, Principles of Celestial Navigation), and...

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