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Interview with Beth Ebert: What is good forecast verification?

Interview with Beth Ebert: What is good forecast verification?

Contributed by Tom Pagano, a HEPEX guest columnist for 2014 The opinions expressed here are solely the author’s and Dr. Ebert’s and do not express the views or opinions of their employer or the Australian Government. HEPEX is spurring interest in Hydrologic Forecasting Science as its own field of study, with forecast verification (assessment of the quality of forecasts) a related and essential topic. Forecast verification is also of interest to operational services – the Director of the Australian Bureau of Meteorology…

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Gender balance in hydrology

Gender balance in hydrology

Contributed by Bettina Schaefli, a HEPEX guest columnist for 2014 At this year’s EGU in Vienna, gender balance in hydrology has (again) been heavily discussed – due to a question I raised during the business meeting of the Hydrological Sciences Division. I asked whether we might want to change the composition of the medal committees to get more female awardees (the recent awardees in hydrology are displayed here for the Henry Darcy Medal and here for the John Dalton Medal). The question…

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