Programme outline

A draft timetable with a full list of topics and speakers is available to view here.

The outline of the course is as follows:

Day 1   Introduction; Ocean dynamical theory and modelling

Day 2   Ocean observations; Air-sea fluxes; Practical 1

Day 3   Climate change I; Forecasting systems & high-resolution coupled modelling; Practical 2

Day 4   Climate variability; Climate extremes; Practical 3

Day 5   Climate change II; Synthesis

The course will comprise of lectures and daily practical activities.

Social activities, including a course dinner, will take place throughout the week and course participants will have the opportunity to go on a guided tour of the Met Office.