Now Accepting Applications for the Community WRF-Hydro Modeling System Training Workshop

Training Workshop: The Community WRF-Hydro Modeling System
October 23-26, 2018 || Boulder, CO

NCAR is pleased to partner with CUAHSI to offer the Training Workshop: The Community WRF-Hydro Modeling System, a 3.5-day hands-on training workshop on the use and applications of the Community WRF-Hydro Modeling System.

The Community WRF-Hydro Modeling System June 2018 Training Workshop

NCAR is pleased to partner with CUAHSI to offer an extended (3.5day) training workshop on the Community WRF-Hydro Modeling System the week of June 5-8 2018.

Course Description

This training workshop will provide graduate students and early career scientists with formal instruction on the structure and application of the WRF-Hydro system and will offer hands-on experience in setting up and running the system for several different research and prediction applications.

Specific topics to be covered during the workshop include:

Update: Responding to Workplace Violence - Voluntary Training, Jan 30 - Mesa Lab

All staff and visitors are invited to attend training on workplace violence awareness and response. The 90-minute session will include time for questions and answers. Both sessions will be webcast and a recording will be available afterward for staff access at any time.

Modern Fortran workshop series starts February 6

Registration is now open for an NCAR/CISL series of four one-day workshops on Modern Fortran beginning Tuesday, February 6. Dan Nagle, CISL Consulting Services Group software engineer and a member of the U.S.  Fortran Standards Technical Committee, will provide the training at the NCAR Mesa Lab’s Fleischmann Building in Boulder.

Participants are encouraged to bring their own laptop computers with recent releases of gfortran, mpich, and opencoarrays. Each workshop will begin at 9 a.m. and end at 4 p.m. with an hour break at noon.

Winter 2018 WRF Tutorial


The Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF) model Tutorial will be held at the NCAR Foothills Laboratory (FL2) located at 3450 Mitchell Lane, Boulder, Colorado from 22 January - 2 February 2018.

The Basic tutorial will consist of lectures on various components of the WRF modeling system along with hands-on practice sessions.  (22 - 26 January 2018)

The WRF-Chem tutorial will provide lectures on main components of the model and associated tools along with hands-on practice sessions.  (29 - 30 January 2018)

Hurricane WRF (HWRF) Tutorial

A Hurricane WRF Tutorial will be held on January 23-25, 2018 at the NOAA Center for Weather and Climate Prediction (NCWCP) in College Park, MD. This will be a three-day event organized by the Developmental Testbed Center (DTC) and by the NOAA Environmental Modeling Center (EMC). The Hurricane Weather Research and Forecast system (HWRF) is a coupled atmosphere-ocean model suitable for tropical cyclone (TC) research and forecasting in all Northern and Southern Hemisphere ocean basins.

Intel offers free training at NCAR on parallel tools for developers

Software engineers from NCAR, NOAA, NREL, UCAR, and other institutions are invited to attend a free, one-day training session on Intel Parallel Studio from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, August 16.

Topics to be covered include Intel’s performance and threading analysis tools as well as Intel MPI, cluster tools, Python distribution, and Intel libraries. A detailed agenda is available here.

Spark and Tensorflow for Scientific Data at Scale

Date and Time: 
2017 June 22nd - whole day class
2017 June 23rd - whole hands on
Mesa Lab Fleishmann building
Speaker: Neal McBurnett

Apache Spark is a modern open source cluster computing platform.

Human Subjects Research Training

Human Subjects Research
2017 Annual Training
June 6, 1:30 - 3:00 pm

Are you undertaking research that involves human subjects?  Do you need a refresher on the federal human subject research regulations?

Attend the annual training to learn about the federal regulations and how the institutional review board, known as the UCAR Human Subjects Committee (HSC), works at UCAR.

Presenter: Meg McClellan, Chief Legal Officer, UCAR

Workplace Culture Survey Proctored Session

We hope that everyone in our organization will participate and take the workplace culture survey. Since we are unable to translate the survey into every language, National Research Center (NRC) is going to hold a proctored session on Thursday, June 1 from 10am  to 11am in FL2 1003 for those who would like assistance with the questions. To help maintain anonymity there will only be a member of NRC staff present to help anyone who may wish to have additional assistance in understanding and reading through the culture survey.


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