A workshop on Meteorological Simulators (Simulator Build Workshop) was organised by EUMETSAT , Finnish Meteorological Institute and EUMETCAL, with the support of the Erasmus+ ECOIMPACT project of 561975-EPP-1-2015-1-FI-EPPKA2-CBHE-JP, on 11 – 13 December 2018, at the FMI Headquarters in Helsinki, Finland.
The course objectives were to increase the skills of participants in:
- Designing the storyboard for a simulator,
- Retrieving and editing the required data for the case,
- Assembling the data using a meteorological Simulator authoring tool.
The workshop brought together 25 participants (from Austria, Croatia, Estonia, Finland, Georgia, Latvia, Poland, Russian Federation, Serbia and Ukraine) and 5 instructors plus local admins.
The event consisted of the following parts: the pedagogical elements in SIM building, examples of Simulators, the SIM session, setting up a SIM environment, introduction to SIM tool, working on projects, finalization of the work and presentations.
As a result of the workshop, the participants were awarded certificates of achievements.