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6th TCP/JCOMM Workshop on Storm Surge and Wave Forecasting

Event Type Workshop
Date(s)(yyyy-mm-dd) Start: 2011-02-21 - End: 2011-02-26
Location , Officina de Meteorologia (ONAMET) - National Meteorological Service , Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Short Title SSW-W6
Summary The main objectives and topics of the workshop are the following: - Presentation of the existing - and under development - forecasting products for storm surges, wind waves and coastal hazards; - Presentation of the operational forecasting and warning systems in the region; - Training on demonstration forecasting products and e-learning platforms; - Assessment of national capacities and needs for marine meteorology and coastal disaster risk reduction services and products; - Overview and coordination with coastal disasters risk reduction initiatives in the Caribbean, in particular the Caribbean MH-EWS Programme; - Presentation of the Coastal Inundation Forecasting Demonstration Project (CIFDP) approach in the Dominican Republic, for development of open-source integrated forecasting and warning systems for coastal inundations at the regional level.

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Keywords Storm Surge, SSWS , CIFDP , coastal disasters, training, workshop, ETWS, Hurricane , TCP , MMOP

Event Entered By Oceanexpert MANAGER
Organisers Jacqueline ESTEVEZ (contact for local arrangements)
María Paula ETALA

Group(s): Capacity Development , JCOMM , Tsunami , Integrated Coastal Research
Created: 2010-12-23 10:56:01
Last Updated: 2015-07-14 16:19:14