Study the Unified Model
Dates: 7-9 February 2023
Location: National Centre for Atmospheric Science, Fairbairn House, University of Leeds
The Met Office Unified Model is used for weather and climate prediction by forecasting centres worldwide. The Introduction to Unified Model course provides practical support for setting up and running experiments on this model, through a series of short lectures and hands-on workshops.
The key areas covered in the course are:
- The fundamentals of the UM modelling system;
- Running UM suites and using UM data files;
- Using the Rose/cylc application and workflow management system;
- Version control with FCM;
- Tools for working with UM files;
- Troubleshooting common problems.
How to apply
You can register on our waiting list for the next available spot.
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We aim for students to:
We expect course attendees to have the following background knowledge:
Introduction to Unified Model is led by experts from the National Centre for Atmospheric Science Computational Modelling Service.
The course will be run over three full days in a classroom.
Full academic rate £641
Educational discounted rate £421
The educational discounted rate may be available to students or post-doctoral researchers not eligible for the subsidised rate.
National Centre for Atmospheric Science subsidised rate £211
Travel and accommodation
Accommodation is not provided as part of the course fee and attendees should arrange their own accommodation.
Leeds has a wide range of accommodation available including budget B&B accommodation, four-star hotels, self-catering campus accommodation, and serviced apartments. We do not endorse or recommend specific hotels.
Attendees are responsible for arranging and paying for their own transport to and from the course.
Terms and conditions
No charge will be made where the cancellation is made more than six weeks before the date of the training course.
In the event of cancellation made within six weeks immediately prior to the training course an invoice will be issued to the amount of a non-funded place on the course.
In the event that a place can be filled by another student no fee will be charged.
All cancellations must be sent in writing to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Amendments and cancellations
It may be necessary for us to change the content and timing of a course, the staff, the date or the venue.