Chad Gravelle

Chad Gravelle

Chief Scientist and GOES-R Satellite Liaison for the National Weather Service Operations Proving Ground in Kansas City

Since 2011, Chad has been the Chief Scientist and GOES-R Satellite Liaison for the National Weather Service Operations Proving Ground in Kansas City, MO where he leads the transition of GOES-R products into NWS Forecast Office operations and coordinates the development and implementation of Readiness Evaluations for promising new NWS tools and capabilities in the NWS. Chad works with NWS Forecast Offices on developing regional applications-based training materials and dissemination methods.

Panel Discussion: GOES-R User Testimonials

Great Hall

This session will be an opportunity to hear from professionals in all facets of the field of meteorology: broadcast, research, National Weather Service, international, maritime, and aviation. Professionals will give a short, verbal talk on the impact of GOES-16 data on their industry. That will be followed by a 45 minute question and answer period. […]

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Panel Discussion: Training Resources

Great Hall

This panel includes representatives from the COMET Program, Virtual Institute for Satellite Integration Training (VISIT), Satellite Proving Ground, NOAA contributions through World Meteorological Organization (WMO) Virtual Laboratory (VLab), National Centers for Environmental Prediction (NCEP) International Desk, and the National Weather Service (NWS) Office of the Chief Learning Officer (OCLO) to discuss the various outlets in […]

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GOES-R Operational Applications: Conversations with the Users

Great Hall

This session will feature six operational applications of GOES-16 that will cover how National Weather Service forecasters can use the next-generation satellite imagery for short-term forecasts, warning decisions, and impact-based decision support services. Each application case will be presentedĀ in 5 minutesĀ and include 5 minutes of Q&A to provide the audience an opportunity to discuss how […]

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