Public forecast verification scores for Greater Vancouver, 1972-78 / Vello Puss, meteorologist.: En57-44/78-047E-PDF

"The current verification scheme for public forecasts at the Pacific Weather Centre was inagurated early in 1972. All 5 a.m. forecasts and the observed conditions, in 6 hour blocks, are entered on a form. ... Initially the calculations were computed by hand, but late in 1973 a minicomputer (Herbie) was installed. .. With close to 7 years of printouts from Herbie, it was decided to analyze the resultant verification scores. It would be of interest to determine if any trends were apparent in the scores."

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Publication information
Department/Agency Canada. Environment Canada.
Canada.Atmospheric Environment Service.Pacific Region.
Canada. Atmospheric Environment Service. Pacific Weather Center.
Title Public forecast verification scores for Greater Vancouver, 1972-78 / Vello Puss, meteorologist.
Series title Pacific region technical notes ; no. 78-047
Publication type Series - View Master Record
Language [English]
Format Electronic
Electronic document
Note(s) Caption title.
Digitized edition from print [produced by Environment and Climate Change Canada].
Publishing information [Vancouver] : Pacific Weather Centre, A.E.S., December 6, 1978.
Author / Contributor Puss, Vello,author.
Description 1 online resource (6 unnumbered pages) : illustrations.
Catalogue number
  • En57-44/78-047E-PDF
Subject terms Weather forecasts
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