Upcoming Live Webinars

Contrail Training Series

Our live webinars cover topics about flood prediction, data analysis, decision support, and the management, dissemination, and communication of alerts, as well as precipitation processes.

Training for Contrail® Administrators

OneRain is pleased to offer FREE monthly web-based training sessions to our valued customers! Each live session is aimed at new or experienced Contrail Administrators who want to refresh or expand their knowledge of the software and how to manage and understand their hydrologic and hydrometeorologic data from an operational perspective.

Don’t forget—all of our live online training sessions provide a great chance to ask any questions you might have. These sessions also provide the opportunity to learn about any recent updates and enhancements to the software and technologies.

Estimated duration is 45 minutes to 1 hour. Register today!

Schedule and Topics

Check back often!  Our training schedule and topics below may change from time to time due to the introduction of new features, holidays, or other conflicts. Select topic to view more information.

10:00 a.m. Pacific

11:00 a.m. Mountain

Noon Central

1:00 p.m. Eastern

May 10, 2018: Writing Effective Alarms with Contrail’s Alarm Manager

Early detection of threatening conditions and severe storm events with automated notifications to appropriate personnel ensures time for actions that reduce risk, minimize losses and enhance public safety. At Contrail’s core are the advanced warnings with reliable alarm delivery capabilities that support decision criteria and EAP (emergency action plan) notification procedures.

Contrail’s Alarm Manager enables administrators to configure sophisticated alarm rules based on their own-defined alarm thresholds. In this training, we’ll cover how you can create customized rules to trigger an alarm for any sensor or group of sensors within your program so that when the data are qualified and the alarm condition criteria are met, Contrail automatically sends out e-mail and/or text message notifications to the people that you designate. ​

In this session, we’ll write alarms around a number of different scenarios and show tips and shortcuts for making alarm rules based on data from multiple sensors at multiple sites.

Jun 14, 2018: Contrail Data Export/Data Feed Options

Contrail can produce many output data formats for use by other systems such as XML, Standard Hydrologic Exchange Format (SHEF), Hydstra, ASCII text, Excel. In this session, you’ll learn how to configure SHEF .E or SHEF .A output data feeds to the National Weather Service.

Jul 12, 2018: Data Quality Control in Contrail

All data collected by OneRain’s Contrail platform use automated data QA/QC processes. Each data record is checked and flagged with a quality flag. Additionally, Contrail supports ratings table lookups for sensors and can display both the raw (source) sensor and the rated data in both tabular and graphical views.

In this session, we’ll introduce you to ways you can manage data quality processes in Contrail:

  • Ratings and Offsets to Raw Data
  • Raw or Rated Data Display
  • Editing and Revalidating Data
  • Ways to manage “Provisional” and “Finished” data
  • Data Audit trail

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Contrail Software Advanced Tools and Displays for Operational Decision Support
Contrail TDMA Manager

Prefer one-on-one training?

OneRain can provide customized training tailored to your needs. For more in-depth training with your own system, equipment and data, we can come to you! Contact us to arrange customized training for groups of 4 or more at your location.


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