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Summary from H-SAF HEPEX workshops and looking forward

Summary from H-SAF HEPEX workshops and looking forward

Contributed by Fredrik Wetterhall, Florian Pappenberger, Maria-Helena Ramos and Jan Verkade Workshops are definitely excellent opportunities to meet colleagues and discuss HEPEX topics. Here follows some recently finished and upcoming opportunities: The joint H-SAF and HEPEX workshop at ECMWF in Reading was a great success, thanks to all who attended and contributed The group photo was added to the HEPEX Photo Gallery You can download the presentations here The event is summarised here And even watch the HEPEX presentations from the videos…

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Final score of the 10th Anniversary HEPEX Workshop

Final score of the 10th Anniversary HEPEX Workshop

Contributed by Maria-Helena Ramos, Fredrik Wetterhall, Andy Wood, JuttaThielen, Florian Pappenberger, Jan Verkade In these times of World Cup, you may have heard many times the key question: “So, who’s the winner?” At the end of the 10th Anniversary HEPEX Workshop, we can definitely claim that ensemble predictions have won the hydrological forecasting competition for better and reliable forecasts. A feeling shared by scientists, operational forecasters, forecast users, students and young researchers that participated to this event (see the group…

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As an operational forecaster, should I concern myself with typologies of uncertainty?

As an operational forecaster, should I concern myself with typologies of uncertainty?

Contributed by Florian Pappenberger, Jan Verkade and Fredrik Wetterhall You don’t need to know about uncertainty typology, but you do need to know what is in your uncertainty estimate and, more importantly, what is not. Lots of talk! The term “uncertainty” has become part of the standard vocabulary of many hydrologists. The analysis of uncertainty in hydrology is a thriving sub-discipline. The more a discipline advances the greater is the need to use/invent new jargon to allow for more precise…

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#HEPEX at EGU2014

#HEPEX at EGU2014

At the 2014 General Assembly of the EGU, our dedicated team of HEPEX enthusiasts will give a live report of HEPEX related sessions and presentations. All Tweets that include the #hepex hashtag will be displayed on this page. Feel free to contribute by Tweeting what you see and hear! Tweets about “#hepex”

The HEPEX Daily

The HEPEX Daily

Contributed by Jean-François Vuillaume, Jan Verkade and Andy Wood The HEPEX Daily is a daily Paper.li journal that compiles several daily newspapers. It extracts daily news on floods and droughts. It can give a quick overview of news about floods and droughts around the world and can be consulted at the address http://paper.li/hepexorg/1372234546 How to subscribe? Create a free account on http://paper.li/ using a Twitter or Facebook account. Subscribe to HEPEX daily to receive automatic updates http://paper.li/hepexorg/1372234546 The HEPEX Daily…

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