Forecaster Performance Criterion 3.1g

Forecast and warn of Volcanic Ash impacting Aerodromes and airspace.

Performance Criterion Description:

The forecaster must prepare effective and timely forecasts for hazardous phenomena affecting aerodromes. Forecaster demonstrates knowledge of Volcanic Ash forecast procedures, and produces forecast ash boundaries for Volcanic Ash Advisory (If working in VAAC). Forecaster demonstrates knowledge of Volcanic Ash SIGMET parameters, and produces SIGMET warnings with ash boundary forecasts



During an assessment period the forecaster is confronted with meteorological conditions that could lead to hazardous phenomena affecting an aerodrome within the area of responsibility. The forecaster must respond appropriately.    



The forecaster applies appropriate forecasting techniques utilizing

in order to predict