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Satellite Foundational Course for GOES-R (SatFC-G) Training Modules

Individual training modules are listed by "Title" and grouped under common topic categories. To sort by column, click the column heading at the top to reorder them. Length refers to the runtime of the training module (minutes), estimated completion time is the estimated time to complete the module (in minutes) which includes time to take the quiz and additional comprehension time.

Topic Title Length Estimated Completion Time Contributor Developed
Introduction Basic Principles of Radiation 15 45 COMET 2016
Introduction Basic Operations of ABI on GOES-R 15 30 Lindstrom (CIMSS) 2016
Introduction GOES-R ABI Visible and Near-IR Bands 15 15 COMET 2016
Introduction GOES-R ABI Near-IR Bands 15 30 COMET 2016
Introduction GOES-R ABI IR Bands, Excluding Water Vapor 30 45 COMET 2016
Introduction GOES-R ABI Water Vapor Bands 25 45 Bikos & Szoke (CIRA) 2016
Introduction GOES-R Multi-channel interpretation approaches 30 45 Lindstrom (CIMSS) 2016
Introduction GOES-R Aerosols in AWIPS 10 20 Lindstrom (CIMSS) & Kondragunta 2016
Introduction GOES-R Cloud and microphysical products, fog and low stratus 15 25 Lindstrom (CIMSS) 2016
Introduction GOES-R Fire characterization, land surface temperature and snow 10 20 Lindstrom (CIMSS) 2016
Introduction GOES-R Baseline Product: Hurricane Intensity Estimate 10 20 Dagg (CIRA) & Olander 2016
Introduction GOES-R Baseline Product: Rainfall rate 10 20 Bikos (CIRA) & Kuligowski 2016
Introduction GOES-R Baseline Product: Legacy Atmospheric Profiles 10 20 Lindstrom (CIMSS) 2016
Introduction GOES-R Baseline Product: Derived Motion Winds 10 15 Lindstrom & Bachmeier (CIMSS) 2016
Introduction GOES-R Baseline Product: Volcanic Ash 10 15 Lindstrom (CIMSS) & Pavolonis 2016
GLM Introduction to the GLM 30 45 COMET 2016
GLM Visualizing the Geostationary Lightning Mapper (GLM) in AWIPS 10 20 Stano (SPoRT) 2016
Mesoscale / Synoptic GOES-R Introduction to Mesoscale and Synoptic Sections 10 10 Bikos (CIRA) 2016
Convection GOES-R Pre-convective environment 15 25 Bikos (CIRA) 2016
Convection GOES-R Pre-convective cloud features 10 20 Bikos (CIRA) 2016
Convection GOES-R Boundary-forced convection 10 20 Bikos (CIRA) 2016
Mesoscale GOES-R Mountain waves and orographic enhancement 10 20 Bikos (CIRA) 2016
Mesoscale GOES-R Fog / Low clouds: Formation and dissipation 10 20 Lindstrom (CIMSS) 2016
Mesoscale GOES-R Marine and polar mesolows 10 20 Bikos (CIRA) 2016
Convection GOES-R Cumulus growth 20 20 Bikos (CIRA) 2016
Convection GOES-R Discrete Storms 20 30 Bikos (CIRA) 2016
Convection GOES-R Mesoscale Convective Systems 10 15 Bikos (CIRA) 2016
Synoptic GOES-R Cylogenesis Potential Vorticity concepts 10 10 Lindstrom & Bachmeier (CIMSS) 2016
Synoptic GOES-R Cyclogenesis life cycle 20 40 Bikos & Szoke (CIRA) 2016
Synoptic GOES-R TROWAL Formation 10 15 Lindstrom (CIMSS) 2016
Synoptic GOES-R Low-level jet features 10 10 Bikos & Szoke (CIRA) 2016
Synoptic GOES-R General Circulation Patterns 10 25 Szoke & Bikos (CIRA) 2016
Synoptic GOES-R Atmospheric Rivers 10 25 Szoke & Bikos (CIRA) 2016
Synoptic GOES-R Tropical to Extratropical Transition 10 15 COMET 2016
NWP Impact of Satellite Observations on NWP 15 30 COMET 2016
NWP GOES-R Impacts on Satellite Data Assimilation 5 15 COMET 2016
NWP Comparing NWP Synthetic / Simulated Satellite Imagery to Observed Satellite Imagery 10 20 Bikos (CIRA) 2016
Topic Title Length Estimated Completion Time Contributor Developed