August, 2021

202109AugAll Day20IOC/OTGA/STC Indonesia: Ocean Forecast System(All Day) Organizer: Global Ocean Observing System Region:OnlineTopic:Data,Marine,Ocean Science,TechnologyCost:No CostConfidence:High TagsFree,Live Demos,Registration


The Ocean Forecast System (OFS) can provide crucial information on ocean circulation, sea temperature, ocean waves, ocean current, salinity and sea level in terms to support marine weather information and services. This training course will improve participant’s competency in understanding ocean models and their skill to visualize and utilize OFS outputs.


Learning Outcomes 


After the course, participants will have the knowledge, skills and experience to:


    • Understand the importance of ocean model to support marine weather information and services;


    • Understand the basic concepts in regional ocean forecast system development;


    • Access ocean forecast model output;


    • Visualize and utilize the ocean forecast model output.


Target Audience 


    • Meteorologist,


    • Oceanographers


    • Researchers


    • Trainers




    • DR. Andri Ramdhani (BMKG)


    • Bagus Pramudjo (BMKG)


    • Bayu Edo Pratama (BMKG)


    • DR Furqon Al Fahmi (BMKG)


    • Hendri Prayugo (BMKG)


    • Mahardhika Jalu (BMKG)


    • Riris Adriyanto  (BMKG)


    • Rismanto (BMKG)


    • Titi Sari (BMKG)


    • Widya Ayuningtyas (BMKG)


Language of instruction: English


Course Pre-requisites 


Applicants are expected to:


    • Be familiar with NetCDF data


    • Have a good working knowledge of English


    • Experience with computer programming languages will be an advantage


Notes Course Format and Duration

The course will be held online over 10 working days (60 hours classroom sessions plus pre-course preparation assignments) and attendance at all sessions is expected.

Application Process

Period for Applications: 30 May-30 June 2021. Please complete the online application form here no later than 30 June 2021 (midnight CEST).


In case of need for further clarifications please use the contact(s) above, always using as email subject the name of the course.

Note: UNESCO is committed to promote gender equality. Applications from women are strongly encouraged.

Costs: No tuition fee.


Monday, August 9 - 12:00am 2021 - Friday, August 20 - 11:59pm 2021


Global Ocean Observing System

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