Table of Contents


I Introduction and Motivation

In the introduction, the motivation for this case study is outlined along with some historical data about the occurrence of hurricanes in the Atlantic. Conditions and triggers for Ophelia's development and lifecycle are also discussed.


II Synoptic overview, satellite imagery, meteorological parameters

The overview will show hurricane Ophelia's lifecycle with the help of satellite images, meteorological parameters, and vertical cross section.


III Simulator

Following the case study, the user can interact with the simulator - try out a forecaster shift and forecast the impact of Ophelia on Ireland.




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