Advancing Polar Prediction Capabilities on Daily to Seasonal Time Scales (2016)
A paper by Thomas Jung et al. published in the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society presents the argument that existing polar prediction systems do not yet meet users’ needs and outlines possible ways forward in advancing prediction capacity in polar regions and beyond.
Paving the Way for the Year of Polar Prediction (2016)
The meeting report in the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society by Helge Goessling et al. summarizes the outcome of a major Year of Polar Prediction planning event—the YOPP Summit—that was held in summer 2015 in Geneva, Switzerland. The meeting brought together 120 participants from 20 countries including scientists, stakeholders, and representatives from operational weather and climate prediction centers, international bodies, and funding agencies.
The Abisko Polar Prediction School
Jonathan Day et al. report in the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society on the first-ever held Polar Prediction School which brought together 29 Ph.D. students and early-career researchers from 16 countries for 9 days of lectures and practical exercises on polar prediction topics in April 2016 at the Abisko Scientific Research Station in northern Sweden.
Understanding the Creation and Use of Polar Weather and Climate Information
Rick Thoman et al. report in the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society on the second meeting of the PPP subcomittee Societal and Economical Research Applications (PPP-SERA) that took place in April 2016 in Christchurch, New Zealand.