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These are links for the AMS Short Course: Applying JPSS Data Products to Better Forecast Challenging Weather Events (6 January 2019)

JPSS Short Course Web-Links

**All times are Mountain Standard Time (MST)**

800-810am: Welcome, safety and logistics information, and introduction of speakers (Liz Nolan)

810-830am: Overview of JPSS Program (Mitch Goldberg)

830-850am: Introduction to JPSS data and products and their scientific maturity (Suomi-NPP and NOAA-20) (Lihang Zhou)

850-920am: Top weather events of 2018 as seen by JPSS (William Straka)

920-940am: Refreshment Break

940-1040am: Hands-On Activity 1. Microwave Analysis of Tropical Cyclones using the JPSS Constellation (Joshua Cossuth)

1040-1140am: Hands-On Activity 2. Operating in the dark: The VIIRS Day/Night Band (DNB) Making a Difference (Curtis Seaman)

1140-1240pm: Lunch

  • 1150-1205pm: Arctic Trivia (Bonnie Reed and Aaron Layns)
  • 1205-1220pm: NUCAPS Demonstration in the 2018 HWT Satellite Proving Ground Experiment (Michael Bowlan)

1240-140pm: Hands-On Activity 3. JPSS Products for the aviation community (Jeffrey Weinrich)

140-240pm: Hands-On Activity 4. Wildfire smoke in Metropolitan areas: Forecasting ambient air quality to protect public health (Amy Huff)

240-300pm: Refreshment Break

300-320pm: NWS training resources available for JPSS Data products (Jorel Torres)

320-330pm: Course summary, Q&A session, post course assessment and announcements

400-500pm: Presidential Forum: Building Resilience to Extreme Political Weather: Advice for Unpredictable Times

Training Resources