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Schedule of Topics for Statistical Hydrology Workshop
CBRFC
September 10 to 14, 2001
Monday PM (Sept 10)  

15 min

Introductions, Workshop purpose, Workshop Format (Dave)

2 hours

RFC use of stats (SWS and ESP) rfc_use.shw
Ensemble Forecasting System

30 mins

Intro to uncertainty forecasting, distributed modeling? uncert_fcsting.shw and stat101.shw

1 hour

ESPINIT/FCINIT, Time series and Analysis, description of DEF-TS fields, any required changes to use the new FCINIT, file space sys_init.shw

1 hour

computer exercise
Tuesday AM (Sept 11)  

1 hour

Running ESP, ESP Techniques, time shifting, SCRATCH vs. Permanent files sys_esp.shw

1 hour

ens script and ens directories sys_misc.shw

1 hour

computer exercise

1 hour

Review of ESPADP functions via a demo, system enhancements
Tuesday PM (Sept 11)  

1 hour

espadp batch sys_adp.shw

30 mins

NCRFC operational implementation including Linux effort (NCRFC)

30 mins

NWRFC SSARR conversion (NWRFC)

2 hour

computer exercise
Wednesday AM (Sept 12)  
Verification of Statistical Forecasts

30 min

The ESPVS espvs.shw

15 min

NCRFC verification project (NCRFC)

15 min

CBRFC SWS and ESP (CBRFC)

15 min

NWRFC SWS and ESP (NWRFC)

15 min

ESP and Water Supply comparison (MBRFC)

1 hour

University of AZ CPC temp/precip and CBRFC water supply forecast evaluations (Kristie Franz) kristie_nws_2001.ppt (download)
Long Term Hydromet Coupling

30 min

Meaning of CPC forecasts, and science of the PREADJUST program

30 min

ESP blending and Year Weighting

15 min

CBRFC: time series analog pattern matching project/software (CBRFC)
Wednesday PM (Sept 12)  
Short Term Ensemble Forecasts

1 hour

Summary of ongoing OH short term forecast research and development shortens.shw

30 min

Susquehana River Basin project (MARFC)

45 min

CBRFC ESP Database project (CBRFC)

30 min

Hydromet coupling system setup EnsPreSetup.shw EnsPreCal.shw EnsPre.shw

1 hour

Computer exercise
Thursday AM (Sept 13)  
Accounting for Model and Calibration Errors

1 hour

Model-Calibration Error – science and system of the post-adjustments (post processor), pre-esp model state updates, Relation to Adjust-Q and keeping the models up to date. EnsPost.shw EnsPostProc.shw

1 hour

Computer exercise
Forecast Displays

15 min

Short Term River Forecast Interface (RFI), forecast QC. rfi.gif

15 min

Flood Forecast Mapping

30 min

CBRFC Web Interface/Short Term ESP (CBRFC)

30 min

NCRFC web displays (NCRFC)

30 min

SERFC web displays and system description (SERFC)

30 min

NERFC displays (NERFC)
Thursday PM (Sept 13)  
Statistical Water Supply System

2 hour

SWS – Science and System of the SWS (CBRFC)

2 hour

SWS – Science and System of the SWS (CBRFC)
Friday AM (Sept 14)  

2 hour

SWS computer exercise

 

NERFC – Erick Boehmler
MARFC – Edwin Pryor
OHRFC – Thomas Adams
SERFC – Wylie Quillian
LMRFC – Eric Jones
WGRFC – Jason Johnson
NCRFC – John Halquist
Mike Deweese
MBRFC – Ron Schwartz
ABRFC – Tracy Howieson
CNRFC – Todd Mendell
Peter Fickenscher
NWRFC – Rick Vanderzweep
APRFC – Scott Lindsey

WFO Corpus Cristi – Mark Lenz
WFO Des Moines – Peter Corrigan
WFO Quad Cities – Jeff Zogg
WR HQ – Gregg Rishel
U of AZ – Kristie Franz



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