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Wednesday, 26th April 2017


  Lunch (for those registered)



  • TBD (Escuela Nacional de Protección Civil, ENPC)
  • Daniel Sempere-Torres, ERICHA Coordinator (Centre de Recerca Aplicada en Hidrometeorologia - Universitat Politécnica de Catalunya, CRAHI-UPC)


  Presentation of the theoretical concepts


  Coffee Break

16:45-17:30   Computers room


  Introduction to EFAS and EFAS products  - Peter Salamon (Joint Research Center, JRC)

17:30-18:00   Computers room


  Introduction to the ERICHA products - Marc Berenguer and Shinju Park (CRAHI-UPC)

Thursday, 27th April 2017

09:00-11:00 Computers room

  Learning from practice: Case study of 29 May - 2 June 2016 in Germany


  • 15’ Presentation of the meteorological situation and NWP forecasts - Jarmo Koistinen (FMI)
  • 25’ The event seen by EFAS – Peter Salamon (JRC)
  • 20’ What the OPERA radar can add and how we can use it – Daniel Sempere-Torres (CRAHI-UPC)
  • 30’ Guided analysis using ERICHA tools through the ERICHA platform – Shinju Park (CRAHI-UPC)
  • 20’ Flash floods in Europe seen from the perspective of ERCC. How EFAS can help during events like this one - Christian Iacob (European Response Coordination Center, ERCC)
  • 10' Discussion


  Coffee Break

11:30-13:00 Computers room

  Learning from practice: Convective Systems in Finland: Urban storm water flooding in Espoo, 3-4/9/2016 and Helena Mesoscale Convective System, 31/7/2014.


  • Presentation of the meteorological situation – Jarmo Koistinen (FMI)
  • Exercise analysing the evolution of the situation with the ERiCHA tools - Jarmo Koistinen & Seppo Pulkkinen (FMI) & Pekka Tiainen (Finnish Ministry of Interior, FMoI)
  • The situation seen from the point of view of the Civil Protection - Ahti Burtsoff (South Savo Rescue Department) and Pekka Tiainen (FMoI)
  • Discussion

13:00-14:00 Computers room


  Learning from practice: Storm event in Malaga on 04/12/16


  Lunch Break

15:00-16:30 Computers room

 Learning from practice: Rainfall/snow event in Catalonia on 24/03/17



  Coffee Break

16:45-17:30 Computers room

  EFAS fast risk analysis assessment -  Peter Salamon (JRC)


  Closing and evaluation survey