Session 4 Education, Training, and User Readiness for the GOES-R and JPSS Series

Monday, 23 January 2017: 4:00 PM-5:30 PM
620 (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: 13th Annual Symposium on New Generation Operational Environmental Satellite Systems
Kathryn W. Mozer, NOAA, NOAA/NESDIS/OSPO, College Park, MD and Amy Stevermer, UCAR/COMET, Boulder, CO

4:00 PM
The Satellite Foundational Course for GOES-R: A Collection of Lessons to Prepare National Weather Service Forecasters for GOES-R
Bill Ward, NWS, Honolulu, HI; and A. Mostek, R. Van Til, L. Spayd Jr., F. W. Alsheimer, M. T. Stavish, D. Nietfeld, B. C. Carcione, N. Eckstein, W. Abshire, P. Dills, G. T. Stano, J. G. LaDue, M. A. Bowlan, D. Bikos, B. H. Connell, E. Szoke, E. L. Dagg, S. Bachmeier, S. Lindstrom, J. Gerth, and T. Schmit

4:30 PM
Visualizing New-Generation Geostationary Satellite Imagery with SIFT
Jordan J. Gerth, CIMSS, Madison, WI; and D. Hoese, R. Garcia, S. Lindstrom, and K. Strabala

4:45 PM
The National Weather Service Satellite User Readiness Mission Realized Through the Total Operational Weather Readiness – Satellites (TOWR-S) Project
Eric M. Guillot, Integrity Applications Inc for the National Weather Service Office of Observations, Silver Spring, MD; and M. W. Johnson, J. K. Zajic, L. A. Byerle, M. Comerford, and B. Rapp

5:00 PM
Utility of JPSS Products for NWS forecasters
Jorel Torres, CIRA/Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO; and B. H. Connell and S. D. Miller

5:15 PM
Satellite User Readiness Through Training: VISIT, SHyMet, WMO VLab and Liaisons
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

Handout (1.4 MB)

- Indicates paper has been withdrawn from meeting
- Indicates an Award Winner