Know the Infrastructure for Climate Data and Services Understand Climate Variability and Change and Apply to Local Services Understand the Basis and Methodologies of CPC Products Use NOAA Climate Products and Tools in Local Climate Services Apply Climate Information to Decision Support, Partnership, and Communication Understand Principles for Conducting Timely, Accurate, and Consistent Climate Data Observations and the Broad Range of Their Applications Operational Climate Services Climate Variability Advanced Climate Variability
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Executive Producer: Marina Timofeyeva, AFS/CSB
The purpose of this training is to facilitate NWS field staff's understanding and application of climate products and services (e.g., from NCEP, NOAA laboratories, National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) products and papers). Field staff must be able to incorporate and apply new ideas and techniques of dynamic climatology at the local level. Field staff must be able to communicate climate information and concepts as part of the office outreach program.
Professional Competency Units
This Professional Development Series (PDS) includes the Professional Competency Units (PCU) listed below. Click on a unit to see details.