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Online Weather Theory

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Overview

This is your chance to geek out on the amazing world of weather.

If you've ever planned a trip in New Zealand, you know how variable and changing the weather can be, and how it can impact your mission. For this course we delve into the theory of global weather and the implications for NZ, given the country's unique position as a small, mountainous island. NZMGA guide Dan Phillips will break down weather charts and help you become a pro at interpreting them, particularly as they relate to the NZ mountains and the local effects of these larger patterns. This is a key element in your trip planning tool bag. You'll get the big picture understanding which will inform your decisions as you take the next step into the specifics of forecasting.

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The main topics we'll cover are

Syllabus:

  • Global weather patterns and influence on NZ;
  • Lifting mechanisms;
  • Influences on temperature;
  • Interpreting weather maps for local mountain weather.

Availability

Trip Date Available
Anytime REGISTER YOUR INTEREST WITH PREFERRED DATE/TIME

Pricing

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PRIVATE GROUPS OR SESSIONS - UP TO 6 PEOPLE POA

What's included

  • A fun, informative and interactive Zoom session with a NZMGA or IFMGA guide
  • Time to ask questions
  • Keep it social in times of physical distancing

Frequently asked questions

Equipment Detail

Pen, paper and your computer

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