GOES-R Training Session for Introductory Users, 
Sunday, July 16, 2017, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

This half-day training session will introduce users to the new capabilities made possible by NOAA’s next generation GOES-R Series Advanced Baseline Imager (ABI), Geostationary Lightning Mapper (GLM), Space Weather instruments and derived products for improved environmental intelligence, forecasts, and warnings. Participants will have the opportunity for hands-on experience with GOES-16 data that showcases the many applications to improve forecasts and warnings of high impact weather and environmental phenomena. Please contact janel.thomas@noaa.gov for more information.

1. GOES-R Workshop (Introductory Users Session) . You can download PDF version of the Agenda by clicking here

2. GOES-R Workshop (Advanced User Session) You can download PDF version of the Agenda by clicking here

Time

Topic Area

Instructors

9:00 AM

Introductions & Overview

Michael Stringer, NESDIS/GOESPO, Greenbelt, MD

9:30 AM

Advanced Baseline Imager

Tim Schmit, NESDIS/STAR, Madison, WI  

Chris Schmidt, UW-CIMSS/SSEC, Madison, WI

10:30 AM

Break

 

10:50 AM

Geostationary Lightning Mapper

Steve Goodman, NESDIS/GOESPO, Greenbelt, MD

11:30 AM

More Information/Resources*

Chad Gravelle NWS/STI, Kansas City, MO

11:45 AM

Q&A/Open Discussion

 

12:00 PM

End of Course

 

GOES-R Training Session for Advanced Users, 
Tuesday, July 18, 2017, 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM

This 2 hour training session will focus on users that already have foundational training on NOAA’s next generation GOES-R Series Advanced Baseline Imager (ABI) and Geostationary Lightning Mapper (GLM). This session will include hands-on exercises focused on special topics such as tropical and convective weather, heavy precipitation and flooding applications. Please contact janel.thomas@noaa.gov for more information

Time

Topic Area

Instructors

5:30 PM

Introduction

Steve Goodman, NESDIS/GOESPO, Greenbelt, MD

5:45 PM

Lightning & Flooding Use Case

Tim Schmit, NESDIS/STAR, Madison, WI  
Scott Lindstrom, NWS/OCLO, Madison, WI

Steve Goodman, NESDIS/GOESPO, Greenbelt, MD

6:25 PM

Break

 

6:40 PM

Fire Applications Use Case

Chris Schmidt, UW-CIMSS/SSEC, Madison, WI

7:20 PM

Aviation, Turbulence, Low Cloud & Fog Use Case

Chad Gravelle NWS/STI, Kansas City, MO
Scott Lindstrom, NWS/OCLO, Madison, WI

8:00 PM

End of Course