Students from the Department of Meteorology and Geophysics at Sofia University visited virtually the Weather Forecasting Center of BULATSA.
The aviation meteorologists of BULATSA made a presentation about the importance of the profession and its specifics, which play a key role in the provision of safe flight services.
The students had the opportunity to see the workplaces and get acquainted with the organization and responsibilities of aviation meteorologists. They participated in the preparation of a forecast for the current convective clouds, affecting all flights in the airspace served by BULATSA.
During the virtual visit, the students got acquainted with the sensors located at the airports for measuring meteorological elements and with a demonstration of how to prepare a code message for the current state of meteorological weather METAR.
Questions about the qualification of the aviation meteorologist and the opportunities to apply for a job at the BULATSA forecasting center were also discussed.