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GEONETCast Event Week 3, 4, 5 December 2013

CIRA, NOAA, WMO, and the WMO Centers of Excellence in Costa Rica, Barbados, Brazil, and Argentina hosted a virtual training on GEONETCast consisting of 3 sessions on December 3, 4, and 5, 2013. The sessions were presented in both English and Spanish.
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Goals:
To make countries/people more aware of what is available.
To expand the use of GEONETCast-Americas.
To start thinking about GOES-R

Tuesday session A) Introduction, operations, and capabilities of GEONETCast (GNC). entire session RECORDING
1) WMO Space Programme Interest
(Stephan Bojinski, WMO) ppt presentation
individual RECORDING
2) Reviewing regional requirements documentation and the need for better integration of regional dissemination systems
(Daniel Vila for Luiz Machado, CPTEC/INPE, Brazil) ppt presentation
individual RECORDING
3) GEONETCast: Coverage, products, cost, brief history
(Paul Seymour, NOAA) ppt presentation
individual RECORDING
Additional Questions and Comments RECORDING

Wednesday session B) Disaster mitigation products and the importance of GNC as a risk-reducing global data access system. entire session RECORDING
1) Disaster mitigation: from the perspective of the research and environmental community
(Humberto Barbosa, LAPIS, ICAT/UFAL, Brazil) ppt presentation
individual RECORDING
2) Products for forecasting as well as disaster mitigation products from INPE/CPTEC
(Daniel Vila, INPE/CPTEC, Brazil) ppt presentation
individual RECORDING
3) Brief examples from current, new, or potential users.
(Kathy-Ann Caesar, CIMH, Barbados ppt presentation
individual RECORDING ,
and Ronald Gordon, NMS, Belize ppt presentation
individual RECORDING
Additional Questions and Comments RECORDING

Thursday session C) Potential solutions we are looking into. Software and products entire session RECORDING
1) Sigma for visualization (Diego Souza, CPTEC/INPE, Brazil) ppt presentation
individual RECORDING
2) McIDAS-V for visualization (Tom Whittaker, CIMSS, USA) ppt presentation
individual RECORDING
3) Introduction to GOES-R (Bernie Connell, CIRA, USA) ppt presentation
individual RECORDING
Additional Questions and Comments RECORDING

Thanks for your participation in the event!