Preparing to Evaluate NWP Models

Preparing to Evaluate NWP Models
At the end of this lesson you will be able to:
  • Generate a conceptual model of the atmosphere using the Vertical Phenomenon Analysis Funnel
  • Use that conceptual model to determine what the problem(s) of the day is (are) and where to focus forecast effort
  • Evaluate the scale of the problem(s) of the day with special attention to the time and space resolution of pertinent tools
  • Recognize the usefulness and limitations of each diagnostic tool