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 Sub-Seasonal to Seasonal (S2S) IDSS
PCU 5: Apply Climate Information to Decision Support, Partnership, and Communication Producer: Barb Mayes Boustead, NWS/OCLO/Warning Decision Training Division Training need: Climate information is being integrated into NWS field office impact-based decision support services. Additionally, many incoming calls to NWS field offices pertain to climate services requests. NWS field staff must be trained to handle these requests and conduct decision support, outreach, and partnership activities.
Training objective: NWS field staff must integrate knowledge, skills, and abilities obtained in PCUs 1 through 4 and 6 to respond to users in a concise and timely manner. Field staff must also inform partners and citizens on the availability and use of NOAA climate products and services.
Specific Job Task Skills and Knowledge:
Please note, updated modules for each instructional component are in development.Instructional Component 5.1: Responding to User Requests for Weather and Climate Data
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