Tutorial Session: December 1-3, Scientific Workshop: December 5-7
The 5th International Verification Methods Workshop highlighted recent advances in the theory and practice of verification of weather and climate forecasts worldwide. The workshop welcomed participants from operational, research, and forecast user communities to discuss how to more effectively measure and convey the accuracy and utility of forecasts and warnings.
The workshop included both a tutorial session (December 1-3) and a scientific program (December 5-7). The scientific workshop included keynote addresses as well as contributed talks and posters on new verification techniques and issues related to the practice of forecast verification.
The tutorial session included lectures and hands-on laboratory sessions using the R statistical language.