GOES-R Series Virtual Course

COMET

The COMET program invites you to attend the GOES-R Series Faculty Virtual Course, a series of seven interactive webinars that provide an introduction to the new capabilities offered by the latest-generation GOES-R weather satellite. Registration is free for university faculty.

Sessions run on Wednesdays at 12pm MDT between August 30 and November 1, 2017. Webinar sessions will last 45 minutes and will consist of a 25 minute presentation followed by 20 minutes of discussion time. Recordings will be made available online.

DateTopicPresenter(s)
August 30Advanced Baseline Imager (ABI)Tim Schmit
September 6Tropical Cyclones Andrea Schumacher
September 13Severe StormsMichael Bowlan
October 11Rapid Scan Imaging Dan Lindsey
October 18Aviation Products Chad Gravelle, Amanda Terborg
October 25Geostationary Lightning Mapper (GLM)Scott D. Rudlosky, Geoffrey Stano
November 1RGB Emily Berndt, Michael Folmer

Each session will provide the chance to interact directly with key experts in the field. The information presented will build on existing online resources (available on the MetEd website www.meted.ucar.edu and elsewhere) and support you in incorporating GOES-16 data in coursework and student research projects. The new GOES-16 tools and data are applicable to:

  • Physical, mesoscale, and synoptic meteorology
  • Atmospheric radiation, remote sensing, and optics
  • Lightning and atmospheric physics

This course is offered by COMET® Program in partnership with NOAA NESDIS and the GOES-R Satellite Program Office. For more information including topic descriptions and information see: http://tinyurl.com/GOESR-faculty-virtual2017
Please contact GOESRfaculty@comet.ucar.edu with any questions.

For more information on GOES-R see: www.goes-r.gov

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