[Gsi_news] Announcing the 2013 GSI tutorial and Workshop

Donald Stark stark at ucar.edu
Fri Jun 7 18:14:56 MDT 2013

This is a reminder for the 2013 Joint DTC-EMC-JCSDA Community Gridpoint 
Statistical Interpolation (GSI) Tutorial and GSI Workshop at the 
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Center for 
Weather and Climate Prediction (NCWCP), College Park, Maryland. GSI is 
an operational data assimilation model being used by various 
applications, e.g., GFS, NAM, RTMA, HWRF, and NASA-GEOS, as well as a 
community model used by the research community.

The GSI Tutorial will be held on August 5-7, 2013, including both 
lectures and hands-on practical sessions. The invited speakers are from 
the primary GSI development teams, including the DA experts working at 

▪ Tutorial (both lecture and practical sessions): $135 (includes lecture 
printout, lunch and refreshments for three days). 	
▪ Tutorial Lecture only (no practical session): $85 (lecture printout, 
lunch and refreshments for three days). 	
▪ For NOAA Federal employees: Since NOAA is sponsoring the facility, 
there are no training or materials fees. All print-outs will be 
provided, but lunch is not included. Lunch and refreshments (morning and 
afternoon) may be pre-ordered for around $25 per day.

The GSI Workshop: will be a one-day event on August 8, 2013. Speakers 
will be invited to talk about the GSI and other related data 
assimilation techniques, system development, and research. Registration 
is open to all audience, beginners or advanced data assimilation system 
users. Remote access to the Workshop will be provided as well. 
Registration for Workshop is free (lunch pre-order option is provided).

Summary of Important dates:
▪ 9 July, 2013: Registration closes for GSI tutorial-lecture and 
hands-on practical session option. 	
▪ 25 July, 2013: Registration closes for GSI workshop, and GSI 
tutorial-lecture only option.

More information about the tutorial and workshop, including the agenda, 
speakers and registration can be found at the 2013 GSI Tutorial/Workshop 
website at: http://www.dtcenter.org/com-GSI/users/tutorials/2013.php

Organizing Committee

NCEP/EMC: http://www.emc.ncep.noaa.gov/
JCSDA: http://www.jcsda.noaa.gov/
DTC: http://www.dtcenter.org/

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