Plymouth Ocean Forecasting Centre - Teaching

Learning with Plymouth Ocean Forecasting Centre

POFC offers Continuing Professional Development courses designed specifically for Meteorological and Oceanographic (METOC) specialists and tailored to the needs of each client. We can offer a complete training in oceanography and ocean modelling, from theory to operation. Our courses are delivered jointly with the School of Biological and Marine Sciences at Plymouth University.    

POFC Continuing Professional Development courses

  • Basic oceanography and meteorology 
  • Mapping the marine environment
  • Biology and hydrography of the ocean
  • Coastal oceanography
  • Ocean dynamics
  • Underwater light and sound

  • MATLAB and SIMULINK programming
  • Shelf seas and estuaries
  • Marine remote sensing
  • Introduction to ocean modelling
  • Practice-based training in operating ocean models