The GOES-R/16 satellite introduces a variety of new and improved capabilities compared to previous GOES satellites. The objective of this course is to address training needs associated with this next generation satellite. Specifically, topics will include an introduction to GOES-R/16 highlighting improved spatial and temporal resolution and additional new channels that will be available followed by products and imagery that address a broad range of applications. The intended audience is forecasters but anyone is welcome to participate.
If you are a NOAA employee, register for this course via the NOAA/NWS Commerce Learn Center and follow directions there to receive credit for taking the SatFC-G course.
Non-NOAA employees may take the SHyMet version of the course, your first step is to register for the course by sending an email containing your name to:
nws.oaa.clo.shymet AT noaa.gov
Be sure to indicate you are registering for the SatFC-G course.
After you've registered via email, we will reply to you with setup instructions on how to complete the course. After taking all of the lessons you will need to pass a quiz for each cource section, we will mail you a signed SHyMet course completion certificate after successfully passing the quizzes.
SatFC-G course orientation