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Forecasting is a Science not an Art

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Join Jim Bacon, from Weatherquest, for a look through 50 years of meteorological advance, driven by science. Find out how science makes forecasts more accurate and reliable, and how mathematical models simulate the way the atmosphere behaves on timescales from minutes to months and even years and decades.

You will learn about how the demands of modern business have prompted the development of new forecasting techniques, which forecast out to more than a week ahead and provide an estimate of the accuracy of the forecast and if it presents a risk to business operations.

Look at the sky and you will see a ‘physics practical’ in action… there is just so much going on you would not believe!


Saturday 28 October
4pm-5pm
Venue: The Forum's Auditorium
Cost: £6, £4 concessions
Age: 6+

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