About Us

The COMET Program is part of the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research's (UCAR's) Community Programs (UCP). We've been designing effective, scientifically accurate instruction in multiple languages and formats since 1989. The MetEd website, one of our primary undertakings, hosts hundreds of hours of education and training material for the geosciences.

What we offer

  • E-learning (including case-based lessons, simulations, and video-based instruction)
  • Webinars
  • Synchronous virtual courses
  • Facilitated courses and workshops
  • Instructional design services
  • Multimedia/web production services
  • Assessment

Our approach

We value scientific accuracy, measurable performance improvement, learner engagement, and learning retention. Our team of instructional designers, scientists, graphic artists, and web developers is committed to helping you refine your training objectives and produce lessons that help improve job performance.

Our sponsors

NOAA/NWS • Bureau of Meteorology of Australia (BoM) • Bureau of Reclamation, United States Department of the Interior • European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites (EUMETSAT) • Meteorological Service of Canada (MSC) • NOAA’s National Environmental Satellite, Data and Information Service (NESDIS) • NOAA’s National Geodetic Survey (NGS) • National Science Foundation (NSF) • Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command (NMOC) • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) • Central Weather Bureau of Taiwan • Korea Meteorological Administration