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NUCAPS Soundings in AWIPS

Scott Lindstrom



  1. Learn what NUCAPS soundings are, and how they are created.
  2. Know how to access the soundings in AWIPS II
  3. Learn how to modify the soundings in the NSharp Editor
  4. Apply NUCAPS sounding information to better understand the atmosphere


This is a basic course. There are no prerequisites.

Training Session Options

NOAA/NWS students - to begin the training, use the web-based video, YouTube video, or audio playback options below (if present for this session). Certificates of completion for NOAA/NWS employees can be obtained by accessing the session via the Commerce Learn Center

  1. Live VISIT teletraining (with an instructor leading the session). Check the VISIT Training Calendar to signup for teletraining. The session will last 20 minutes. This teletraining session uses the VISITview software, where a Windows PC with an Internet connection is needed.

    Please follow the teletraining installation instructions to install the session

  2. YouTube video:

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