Mountain Meteorology Workshop
October 15, 2019 @ 8:00 am - October 17, 2019 @ 5:00 pm$400
Morning sessions will provide a basic understanding of meteorological principles applied to weather in mountainous areas. Afternoon sessions will focus on using publicly available weather information to create a local forecast.
Participants will interact with experienced weather forecasters and work in small groups to generate and present their own forecasts. This workshop is designed for avalanche practitioners and avid recreationalists. Anyone interested in mountain weather phenomena is welcome and no previous meteorological education is required.
– Daily schedule: 8 AM – 5 PM with a lunch break
– Please bring a laptop computer with wireless capability for small group exercises.
– More information will be emailed to registrants prior to the start of the workshop.
This workshop is part of the Colorado Mountain College’s Avalanche Science Program and Meteorology 150 course. If you are interested in a semester-long, college-level meteorology course, consider registering for the entire class. Visit Colorado Mountain College’s website and the website for the Avalanche Science Program for more information.