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SHyMet Student Guide

Microwave Surface Emissivity


This module describes differences in microwave emissivity that aid in the characterization of land surfaces, snow and ice cover, and water surfaces. Example imagery is used to highlight strengths and limitations of single channels, and to identify microwave products that are incorporated into numerical weather prediction models.

Training Session Options

There are multiple training session options available, to begin the training, use either the Web-based video, MP4 video, or Youtube video link below. If you are experiencing slow connectivity, we recommend the Youtube video option. Be sure to have your speakers on and the volume loud enough to hear the presentation.

  1. Web-based video

  2. MP4 video
  3. YouTube video:

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