A Practitioner's Guide in Atmospheric ScienceeBook - 2012
Reviews of first edition:
"This book will provide a good reference, and I recommend it especially for developers and evaluators of statistical forecast systems." ( Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society ; April 2004)
"...a good mixture of theory and practical applications...well organized and clearly written..." ( Royal Statistical Society , Vol.168, No.1, January 2005)
NEW to the second edition:Completely updated chapter on the Verification of Spatial Forecasts taking account of the wealth of new research in the area New separate chapters on Probability Forecasts and Ensemble Forecasts Includes new chapter on Forecasts of Extreme Events and Warnings Includes new chapter on Seasonal and Climate Forecasts Includes new Appendix on Verification Software
Cover image credit: The triangle of barplots shows a novel use of colour for visualizing probability forecasts of ternary categories - see Fig 6b of Jupp et al. 2011, On the visualisation, verification and recalibration of ternary probabilistic forecasts , Phil. Trans. Roy. Soc. (in press).