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Professional Competency Unit 2:
Demonstrate Understanding of Climate Variability and Change Sufficient to Apply to Local Services
Instructional Component 2.3: Intraseasonal Variability

The training objective of this instructional component is to get familiar with Intraseasonal Climate variability on example of Madden-Julian Oscillation (MJO), with it physical mechanisms, life cycles, predictability and impact on weather. To meet the Instructional Component 2.3 requirements a trainee is expected to complete the following modules:

2.3.1. Madden Julian Oscillation

  • The Madden-Julian Oscillation Life Cycle (webcast)
  • The Role of the MJO in Oceanic and Atmospheric Variability (webcasts)
  • MJO: Physical Mechanism, Prediction, and Impacts (residence training on Climate Variability)
  • MJO: Communicating to Local Customers (residence training on Operational Climate Services)


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