WRF Post Doc Position at The University of Arizona

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WRF Post Doc Position at The University of Arizona

Postby leuthold » Tue Mar 31, 2015 7:04 pm

A Postdoctoral Research position is available in the Institute of Atmospheric Physics. The successful applicant will contribute to the ongoing development of a short-term solar forecasting model using a combination of satellite data and the weather research and forecast model (WRF).

*WRF validation. Study forecast errors in temperature, wind, and irradiance for UA models, and compare these results to NCEP model forecast errors.
*Quantify the benefits of ensemble forecasting using 1) different initial conditions and 2) different model configurations.
*Propose and test new methods for increasing the accuracy of WRF-to-power conversion.
*Propose and test methods for accurate weighted averages of forecasts as a function of time horizon.
*Improve the forecast delivery mechanisms and scripts.
*Improve the automatic WRF validation tools.

Please contact me for further information or apply at hr.arizona.edu, job number 57958.
Mike Leuthold

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