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Climate Training

CSD training program is organized as Professional Development Series in Climate Services developing NOAA NWS staff professional competency in six main areas:
  • NOAA Climate Services Infrastructure
  • Climate Variability and Change
  • NWS CPC Climate Products and Methodologies
  • Local Applications of NWS Climate Products and Services
  • Climate Services Outreach
  • Quality of NOAA Climate Observations
Training Courses: Distance Learning: CSD produces distance learning modules (recorded online presentations, webcasts, webinars, etc.) on various Climate Services topics for self-paced training. To find out more about the distance learning program, click here.
"Assessing the past, predicting the future and delivering a local perspective on global climate today."

Our Vision
An engaged, responsive NWS that delivers state-of-the-art, timely, and reliable climate information and decision support services to help the Nation address environmental impacts.
Our Mission
To ensure NWS has the capacity to develop and deliver reliable climate services integrated with weather and water information through user engagement, policy development, data stewardship, incorporation of research into operations, training, education, and outreach in collaboration with partners.

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