The Netherlands

Extreme precipitation forecasts 

Weather Impact partners with the Dutch Royal Meteorological Institute (KNMI) to develop an operational warning system for extreme precipitation. The warning system uses innovative statistical techniques on ensemble forecasts and radar nowcasts to generate a combined precipitation forecast at high resolution in place and time. According to the requirements of the specific user, a warning is generated if the forecasted precipitation exceeds the userspecific thresholds. Weather Impact investigates the user needs and performs a cost-loss analysis to optimise the warning system. In 2019 and the beginning of 2020, the warning system is set up. Hereafter, the warning system is tested during a one-year trial period. 

Workshops

Climate scenario’s; Do we think climate proof?

In this course you will learn about the principles of climate and how climate scenarios can help you in finding solutions for drought, heat and flooding. You will analyse how climate-proof proposed measures are under a certain climate scenario. After the course you can properly substantiate solutions and oversee the consequences of those solutions. Additionally you will have sufficient input for policy making and are you well prepared for future climate.

Weather and water management

This course offers practical knowledge about the weather and weather forecasts, which is for example of great importance when calculating the water level to take preventative measures. The course focuses on practical cases with weather data and water level management. After this course you are better prepared for future climate and do you know how to take the weather aspects into account in your advice and measures in daily water management.

Customized training

We also offer customized and virtual training, right what is required for your organisation.

For more information about our work in the Netherlands, see our Dutch website www.weatherimpact.nl

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