Course provides hands-on practice for forecasters to help save lives

Noise emanates from a lab on the fourth floor of the National Weather Center in Norman — 20 plus people are all talking at once, but that’s a good thing. In just four weeks, more than 95 National Weather Service forecasters completed rigorous week-long workshops as part of the Radar & Applications Course, hosted by […]

CIMMS researcher recognized by magazine

A CIMMS researcher is being recognized by Training magazine. Megan Taylor, a CIMMS research associate, was named an Emerging Training Leader by Training magazine. She will be featured in the May/June 2017 issue. “Just being nominated is a huge honor, let alone actually being awarded with the title of Emerging Training Leader,” she said. “I’m also […]

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Students place in AMS competition

OU CIMMS and School of Meteorology PhD student Katie Wilson won first place poster presentation category in the American Meteorological Society‘s 7th Transition of Research to Operations Conference student competition. Wilson’s poster presentation was titled, “An Instantaneous Self-Assessment of Forecaster Cognitive Workload.” The competition was a part of AMS’ Annual Meeting in Seattle. Congrats, Katie! […]