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2018 HEPEX workshop, Melbourne, Australia: Breaking the barriers

Contributed by James Bennett (CSIRO) and local organizers team In the afterglow of the highly successful 2016 HEPEX workshop in Quebec City, Canada, the planning for the next HEPEX workshop in 2018 in Melbourne, Australia is underway. Melbourne is far … Continue reading

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The Hydrological Forecasting Quiz: prepare yourself for EGU 2017

Abstract submission for the European Geosciences Union (EGU) annual assembly in 2017  is open. Do you want to participate, but you don’t know to which session submit an abstract ? Here’s a quiz to help you! Click below on the … Continue reading

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A user-oriented forecast verification metric competition

Forecast performance is one of the most central themes not only in day-to-day weather forecasting, but also in HEPEX. It is so important that we have devoted an entire chapter in our science and implementation plan to it (see here). … Continue reading

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Workshop on Data Assimilation in Terrestrial Systems, September 19-21 in Bonn, Germany

By Harrie-Jan Hendricks Franssen and Insa Neuweiler This workshop will provide a platform for scientific exchange among researchers working on data assimilation methods and applications in terrestrial systems. In particular, we hope to stimulate the interdisciplinary exchange among atmospheric researches, … Continue reading

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Searching for allies in the meteorological community: Trieste, 12-16 Sep., 2016

Contributed by Louise Crochemore and Massimiliano Zappa As you all know, the reign of MEPEX has begun… The belligerent fools. Prospective work already carried out in the HEPEX community since 2004 has proven that we may find allies in the … Continue reading

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Hydrological forecasting at EGU 2016

Next Sunday, attendees from all over the world will start to arrive in Vienna and get prepared for the week-long annual event organized by the European Geosciences Union. EGU2016 will take place from 17–22 April 2016 and, as in every year, there … Continue reading

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Forecasting session at AOGS 2016 – Beijing, China

Contributed by David Robertson, CSIRO This year, the Annual Meeting of the Asia Oceania Geosciences Society will be held in Beijing from 31 July to 5 August, and will include a session organised under the auspices of HEPEX. The session … Continue reading

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Special issue in HESS: Sub-seasonal to seasonal hydrological forecasting

To start of 2016 on a positive note, HEPEX is happy to invite contributions to a special issue in HESS on sub-seasonal to seasonal hydrological forecasting. The special issue is a follow-up on the workshop in Norrköping in September 2015 as … Continue reading

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Hepex 2015 Year in Review

Contributed by: Hepex co-chairs In the year 2015, the Hepex Portal published over 50 posts from a number of different contributors. As the year draws to a close, we selected a collection of highlights for you. Hot topics in 2015? … Continue reading

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#FloodHack – Help improve the Global Flood Awareness System

Are you interested in global flood forecasting? Are you a good code hacker? Or perhaps a bit of both? Then maybe a Hackathon would be something for you? On the 16-17 January ECMWF invites everybody interested in improving the Global Flood … Continue reading

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