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Weather Forecasting: from Weather Lore to Supercomputers


Weather Forecasting: from Weather Lore to Supercomputers
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5300 Otis Rd SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52403, US
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From "Red sky at night, sailors' delight. Red sky in the morning, sailors' take warning" to supercomputers making 213 trillion calculations per second, weather forecasting isn't what it used to be. Craig Johnson, IAS Executive Director, covers what goes into a weather forecast beginning with its foundations and leading up to the computer's ultimate problem - acquiring more data and speed. What is it that makes a perfect weather forecast so elusive? Learn about the science and people seeking solutions. Free.


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