[OSGeo-UK] FW: Hackathon at ECMWF to improve the Global Flood Awareness System (GloFAS) | Reading, 16/17 Jan 2016 - Please join
Suchith.Anand at nottingham.ac.uk
Mon Dec 7 05:24:19 PST 2015
Frequency of extreme weather events are increasing which is very worrying. Really sad to see the devastation caused by heavy flooding across parts of Northern England and Scotland happening now by Storm Desmond. We all need to work together as a global family to find solutions  to these global challenges.
I have decided to do my best to get as many colleagues globally who have the expertise to contribute their expertise to improve the Global Flood Awareness System.If any of you have hydrological modelling expertise and willing to contribute your expertise for this hackathon to improve the Global Flood Awareness System (GloFAS) in Reading (16/17
Jan 2016), please join at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/floodhack-help-improve-the-global-flood-awareness-system-tickets-19819558834
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Subject: [Ica-osgeo-labs] Hackathon at ECMWF to improve the Global Flood Awareness System (GloFAS) | Reading, 16/17 Jan 2016
Want to develop tools to save lives? ECMWF is organising a hackathon on the Global Flood Awareness System (GloFAS) to make the system more flexible and easier to use.
GloFAS provides global forecasts of extreme flood events and is used by international institutes like the Red Cross and World Food Programme as an information tool during crisis.
The hackathon will take place at ECMWF (Reading, UK) on 16/17 January 2016 - get more information under http://www.ecmwf.int/en/hackathon-announcement-global-flood-awareness-system.
Don't miss this unique opportunity and get registered for #FloodHack: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/floodhack-help-improve-the-global-flood-awareness-system-tickets-19819558834
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