4.6 Satellite User Readiness Through Training: VISIT, SHyMet, WMO VLab and Liaisons

Monday, 23 January 2017: 5:15 PM
620 (Washington State Convention Center )
Bernadette H. Connell, CIRA/Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO; and D. Bikos, S. Lindstrom, J. Torres, E. J. Szoke, E. L. Dagg, A. B. Schumacher, A. S. Bachmeier, A. Mostek, B. C. Motta, M. Davison, and L. Veeck

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This presentation highlights the recent training activities for both current and new Geostationary and Polar orbiting satellites that are being carried out and planned nationally through the Virtual Institute for Satellite Integrated Training (VISIT) program, the Satellite Hydrology and Meteorology (SHyMet) program and dedicated Liaisons. It will also touch on activities being carried out internationally through the World Meteorological Organization Virtual Laboratory for Training and Education (WMO VLab). Are you a newbie, basic, advanced, or experienced user of satellite imagery and products? Are you a forecaster, student, researcher, trainer, or manager?  Are you familiar with the NWS Satellite Foundation Course for GOES-R? Come see and hear what resources are available to access, use, and interpret data and products. Feedback is also welcome!
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