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 to university faculty; if space becomes limited, priority will be given to faculty registering by August 23, 2017.
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.
|August 30||Advanced Baseline Imager (ABI)||Tim Schmit|
|September 6||Tropical Cyclones||Andrea Schumacher|
|September 13||Severe Storms||Michael Bowlan|
|October 11||Rapid Scan Imaging||Dan Lindsey|
|October 18||Aviation Products||Chad Gravelle, Amanda Terborg|
|October 25||Geostationary Lightning Mapper (GLM)||Scott D. Rudlosky, Geoffrey Stano|
|November 1||RGB||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
Please contact GOESRfaculty@comet.ucar.edu with any questions.
For more information on GOES-R see: www.goes-r.gov