After completing this lesson you will be able to:
- Explain the role a forecaster plays in the use of NWP.
- List the components of an NWP model or ensemble forecast systems.
- Explain how models generate a forecast.
- Describe when and how to use NWP guidance in each step of the forecast process.
- Explain why some atmospheric processes need to be parameterized in NWP models.
- List at least four processes that require parameterisation in NWP models and ensemble forecast systems.