1 hr 19 min

Modern Weather Forecasting with OpenSnow Founder & Meteorologist, Joel Gratz BLISTER Podcast

    • Wilderness

You wake up, check your phone, and the weather app says it’s going to snow 12” this weekend. You’re stoked! But should you be? How accurate is that forecast? And what makes one forecast more or less accurate than another?
Today we’re talking to OpenSnow founder and meteorologist, Joel Gratz, about the science of weather forecasting; the many weather models being used today; his love of skiing and snow; what led him to start a weather forecasting company; and more.
TOPICS & TIMES:
Traveling (5:01)Current snowpack in the West (6:42)History of modern weather forecasting (8:48)Weather Models Galore (23:05)Advancements in Forecasting (27:39)Forecasting Research (33:11)Joel’s background as a skier (36:56)Studying Meteorology, Public Policy & Business (39:54)Why start a weather forecasting company? (43:11)OpenSnow today vs the early days (48:39)How much do you ski these days? (1:03:20)Why subscribe to OpenSnow? (1:05:46)Joel at the Blister Summit (1:15:16)RELATED LINKS:
Exclusive Offer: OpenSnow.com/BLISTERBecome a Blister MemberBlister Summit RegistrationSEE OUR OTHER PODCASTS:
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You wake up, check your phone, and the weather app says it’s going to snow 12” this weekend. You’re stoked! But should you be? How accurate is that forecast? And what makes one forecast more or less accurate than another?
Today we’re talking to OpenSnow founder and meteorologist, Joel Gratz, about the science of weather forecasting; the many weather models being used today; his love of skiing and snow; what led him to start a weather forecasting company; and more.
TOPICS & TIMES:
Traveling (5:01)Current snowpack in the West (6:42)History of modern weather forecasting (8:48)Weather Models Galore (23:05)Advancements in Forecasting (27:39)Forecasting Research (33:11)Joel’s background as a skier (36:56)Studying Meteorology, Public Policy & Business (39:54)Why start a weather forecasting company? (43:11)OpenSnow today vs the early days (48:39)How much do you ski these days? (1:03:20)Why subscribe to OpenSnow? (1:05:46)Joel at the Blister Summit (1:15:16)RELATED LINKS:
Exclusive Offer: OpenSnow.com/BLISTERBecome a Blister MemberBlister Summit RegistrationSEE OUR OTHER PODCASTS:
CRAFTED Bikes & Big IdeasOff The CouchGEAR:30Happy Hour

Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

1 hr 19 min