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Title Topic Instructor(s) Developed Updated Length (min)
1-minute Visible Satellite Imagery Applications for Severe Thunderstorms Severe/Sat Dan Bikos
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2014 2015 22
A Brief Introduction to Social Science: A course for physical scientists Social Science John Weaver
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2015

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30
Above Anvil Cirrus Plumes Severe/Sat Scott Lindstrom
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2020

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30
Advected Layer Precipitable Water Product Satellite Dan Bikos
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2017 2021 20
An Orientation to the GOES-R Foundational Course Sat FC-G James LaDue
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2016

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20
An Overview of Tropical Cyclone Intensity Guidance Models used by NHC Severe Course Severe Course NHC
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2012

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65
An Overview of Tropical Cyclone Track Guidance Models used by NHC Tropical Course Tropical Course SHyMet
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2012

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60
Applications of RSO Satellite Imagery for Winter Storms Winter / Sat Ed Szoke
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2015

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30
Applying the Ten Principles of Climate Monitoring in NWS Field Operations Archived Training Tim Owen (NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC)
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2004

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No Length Given

ASCAT Winds Archived Training Ross Van Til
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2009 2010 34
ASCAT Winds Severe Course Severe Course SHyMet
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2010

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35
Aviation Hazards Aviation/Satellite Jeff Braun
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2009 2011 180
Aviation Hazards Forecaster Course Forecaster Course Jeff Braun
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2009 2011

No Length Given

AWIPS Blended Rain Rate Product Archived Training Ross Van Til
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2012

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10
AWIPS Blended TPW Products Severe Course Severe Course SHyMet
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2009

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20
Basic Operations of ABI on GOES-R Sat FC-G Scott Lindstrom
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2016 2018 15
Basic Principles of Radiation SatFC-G COMET
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2016 2018 45
Basic Review of Satellite Foundational Topics Satellite Scott Lindstrom
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2017

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10
Basic Satellite Imagery Interpretation in the Tropics Tropical/Sat Dan Bikos
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2010

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60
Basic Satellite Principles Archived Training Scott Lindstrom
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2007 2009 45
Blended TPW Products Archived Training Ross Van Til
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2009 2012 19
Can total lightning help with warnings for non-supercell tornadoes? Severe Course Ed Szoke
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2015 2019 40
Coastal Severe Convective Weather Severe Course Severe Course Jeff Braun
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2011

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50
Comparing NWP Synthetic / Simulated Satellite Imagery to Observed Satellite Imagery Sat FC-G Dan Bikos
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2016 2018 10
CONUS CG Lightning Archived Training Bard Zajac
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1999

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75
Convective Cloud-top Cooling Archived Training Scott Lindstrom
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2010 2013 45
Convective Downbursts Archived Training Ken Pryor - Center for Satellite Applications and Research (NOAA/NESDIS)
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2004 2014 60
CRAS Forecast Imagery in AWIPS Archived Training Scott Lindstrom
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2006

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45
Cyclogenesis: Analysis utilizing Geostationary Satellite Imagery Intern Course Intern Course Dan Bikos
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2002

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No Length Given

Cyclogenesis: Analysis Utilizing Geostationary Satellite Imagery Winter / Sat Dan Bikos
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2002

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75
Designing an Effective Survey: A beginning course for physical scientists Social Science John Weaver
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2016

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25
Diagnosing the Potential for Surface Boundaries to Initiate Convection Archived Training

No Instructor Given

2000

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No Length Given

Diagnosis of Elevated Mesoscale Ascent: The Midland TX Heavy Snow Event of 11 Dec 1998 Archived Training

No Instructor Given

2000

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60
Downscaled GFS with Eta Extension (DGEX): Its uses and limitations Archived Training Stephen Jascourt (UCAR / COMET)
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2004

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No Length Given

Earth Networks Total Lightning Network (ENTLN) on AWIPS Lightning Brian Motta
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2016

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45
Enhanced-V Archived Training S. Bachmeier
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1998

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No Length Given

Ensemble Tropical Rainfall Potential (eTRaP) Tropical Dan Bikos
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2010 2013 18
Fog Detection and Analysis with Satellite Data Archived Training VISIT
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2002

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60
Forecaster Training for the GOES-R Fog/low stratus (FLS) Products Satellite Proving Ground Scott Lindstrom
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2012 2017 60
Forecasting Mesoscale Convective Systems (MCS) Archived Training Wes Junker (Hydrometeorological Prediction Center)
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2001

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No Length Given

GOES 3.9 ┬Ám Channel Satellite Dan Lindsey
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2006 2014 45
GOES Enhancement/Color Tables in AWIPS Archived Training Dan Bikos
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1999

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No Length Given

GOES High Density Winds Archived Training Scott Bachmeier (CIMSS)
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2005 2006 60
GOES High Density Winds Archived Training Archived Session Scott Bachmeier
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2006

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60
GOES Imagery for Forecasting Severe Weather Severe/Sat Dan Bikos
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2008

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75
GOES Imaging and Sounding area coverage, resolution, and image frequency Archived Training Archived Session Bernie Connell
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2005

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30
GOES Sounder Data and Products Archived Training Scott Lindstrom
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2006 2015 30
GOES Sounder Data and Products Archived Training Archived Session Scott Bachmeier
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2006

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No Length Given

GOES-15 Becomes GOES-West Archived Training Ross Van Til
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2011

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30
GOES-17 Loop Heat Pipe and Predictive Calibration Satellite Scott Lindstrom
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2019

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30
GOES-R 101 Forecaster Course Forecaster Course SHyMet
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2009

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90
GOES-R ABI IR Bands, Excluding Water Vapor SatFC-G COMET
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2016 2018 45
GOES-R ABI Near-IR Bands SatFC-G COMET
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2016 2018 30
GOES-R ABI Visible and Near-IR Bands SatFC-G COMET
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2016 2018 15
GOES-R ABI Water Vapor Bands Sat FC-G Dan Bikos
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2016 2018 25
GOES-R Aerosols in AWIPS Sat FC-G Scott Lindstrom
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2016 2018 10
GOES-R Atmospheric Rivers Sat FC-G Ed Szoke
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2016 2018 10
GOES-R Baseline Product: Rainfall rate Sat FC-G Dan Bikos
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2016

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10
GOES-R Blowing Snow Detection Winter / Sat Scott Lindstrom
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2020

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15
GOES-R Boundary-forced convection Sat FC-G Dan Bikos
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2016 2018 10
GOES-R Cloud and microphysical products, fog and low stratus Sat FC-G Scott Lindstrom
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2016 2018 15
GOES-R Cumulus growth Sat FC-G Dan Bikos
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2016 2018 10
GOES-R Cyclogenesis life cycle Sat FC-G Dan Bikos
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2016 2018 20
GOES-R Cyclogenesis Potential Vorticity Concepts Sat FC-G Scott Lindstrom
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2016 2018 10
GOES-R Derived Motion Winds Sat FC-G Scott Lindstrom
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2016 2018 10
GOES-R Discrete Storms Sat FC-G Dan Bikos
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2016 2018 20
GOES-R Fire characterization, land surface temperature and snow Sat FC-G Scott Lindstrom
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2016 2018 10
GOES-R Fog / Low clouds: Formation and dissipation Mesoscale Scott Lindstrom
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2016 2018 10
GOES-R General Circulation Patterns Sat FC-G Ed Szoke
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2016 2018 10
GOES-R Hurricane Intensity Estimate Sat FC-G Tim Olander
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2016

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10
GOES-R Impacts on Satellite Data Assimilation SatFC-G COMET
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2016 2018 15
GOES-R Introduction to Mesoscale and Synoptic Sections Sat FC-G Dan Bikos
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2016 2018 10
GOES-R Legacy Atmospheric Profiles Sat FC-G Scott Lindstrom
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2016 2018 10
GOES-R Low-level jet features Sat FC-G Dan Bikos
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2016 2018 10
GOES-R Marine and polar mesolows Sat FC-G Dan Bikos
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2016 2018 10
GOES-R Mesoscale Convective Systems Sat FC-G Dan Bikos
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2016 2018 10
GOES-R Mountain waves and orographic enhancement Sat FC-G Dan Bikos
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2016 2018 10
GOES-R Multi-channel interpretation approaches Sat FC-G Scott Lindstrom
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2016 2018 30
GOES-R Pre-convective cloud features Sat FC-G Dan Bikos
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2016 2018 10
GOES-R Pre-convective environment Sat FC-G Dan Bikos
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2016 2018 15
GOES-R Tropical to Extratropical Transition SatFC-G COMET
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2016 2018 15
GOES-R TROWAL Formation Sat FC-G Scott Lindstrom
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2016 2018 10
GOES-R Volcanic Ash Product Sat FC-G Scott Lindstrom
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2016 2018 10
GPM Mission Overview Satellite Josh King
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2014

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8
Identifying Snow with Daytime RGB Satellite Products Archived Training Bernie Connell
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2013 2014 30
Impact of Satellite Observations on NWP SatFC-G COMET
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2017

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30
Influence of Clouds and Precipitation Sat FC-J SatFC-J CIRA
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2018

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25
Integrating GOES Into Mesoanalysis Severe/Sat Dan Bikos
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2019

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25
Interactive Cloud Height Algorithm and GOES Sounder Point Retrievals in AWIPS Archived Training Dan Bikos
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2004

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60
Interpreting Satellite Signatures Archived Training Scott Lindstrom
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2008 2009 45
Introduction to GOES N, O, P Archived Training Timothy Schmit (NOAA/NESDIS)
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2006

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60
Introduction to Gridded Model Output Statistics (MOS) Archived Training William Bua (UCAR/COMET)
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2006

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No Length Given

Introduction to Microwave Remote Sensing Sat FC-J SatFC-J CIRA
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2018

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25
Introduction to NCC DNB VIIRS imagery in AWIPS Satellite Curtis Seaman
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2016

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20
Introduction to POES Data and Products Archived Training VISIT
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2002

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60
Introduction to Remote Sensing for Hydrology Forecaster Course SHyMet
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2008 2011 60
Introduction to satellite interpretation for severe weather Intern Course Intern Course Dan Bikos
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2006

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No Length Given

Introduction to the GLM SatFC-G COMET
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2016 2019 45
JPSS / GOES Fire Monitoring Capabilities Satellite Jorel Torres
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2020

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20
Lake-Effect Snow 1 Archived Training Dan Bikos
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2000

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75
Lake-Effect Snow 2 Archived Training Dan Bikos
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2002 2015 25
Lightning Meteorology 1: Electrification and Lightning Activity in Typical Thunderstorms Archived Training Bard Zajac
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2001 2010 90
Lightning Meteorology 2: Anomalous Storms and Advanced Theory Archived Training Bard Zajac
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2002 2004 90
LTO Boundaries at Night Archived Training A. Mostek
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1998

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60
Mesoscale Analysis of Convective Weather Using GOES RSO Imagery Archived Training Dan Bikos
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2001 2010 75
Mesoscale Banding in Winter Storms Archived Training David Novak
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2002

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60
Mesoscale Convective Vortices Severe/Sat Scott Lindstrom
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2004 2020 15
Meteorological uses of ACARS Weather Data Archived Training Rich Mamrosh
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2002

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No Length Given

Microwave Surface Emissivity Sat FC-J SatFC-J CIRA
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2018

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25
MODIS Products in AWIPS Archived Training Scott Bachmeier (CIMSS)
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2006

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60
Monitoring Gulf Moisture Return Archived Training Dan Bikos
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2005

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45
Morphed TPW Detection (MIMIC) Archived Training Scott Lindstrom
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2010

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45
NASA GPM Overview Sat FC-J SatFC-J SPoRT
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2018

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25
Natural Disaster Information Cards (NDIC) Archived Training Dan Bikos
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2000

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No Length Given

NOAA/CIMSS ProbSevere Product Severe/Sat Scott Lindstrom
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2014 2019 45
NUCAPS Soundings Sat FC-J SatFC-J Lindstrom (CIMSS)
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2018

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20
NUCAPS Soundings in AWIPS Satellite Scott Lindstrom
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2015 2019 20
Objective Satellite-Based Overshooting Top and Enhanced-V Anvil Thermal Couplet Signature Detection Satellite Proving Ground Scott Lindstrom
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2011

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60
Orbits and Data Availability SatFC-J Dills (COMET)
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2018

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20
Oxygen and Water Vapor Absorption Bands Sat FC-J SatFC-J CIRA
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2018

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30
POES and AVHRR Satellite Products in AWIPS Archived Training Scott Lindstrom
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2010

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No Length Given

Polar Satellite Products for the Operational Forecaster: Introduction Intern Course Intern Course COMET
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2001

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No Length Given

Precipitation Type Forecasting Archived Training Dan Baumgardt (NWS ARX)
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2000

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90
Predicting Supercell Motion in Operations Severe/Sat Matthew Bunkers
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2005

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75
QuikSCAT Winds Archived Training Ross Van Til - Forecast Decision Training Branch
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2008

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60
Regional Satellite Cloud Composites from GOES Archived Training Bernie Connell
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2010

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50
Regional Satellite Cloud Composites from GOES Forecaster Course Forecaster Course SHyMet
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2010

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50
Satellite Applications for Tropical Cyclones: Dvorak Technique Forecaster Course Forecaster Course SHyMet
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2009

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90
Satellite Applications to Tropical Cyclones Intern Course Intern Course Ray Zehr
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2006

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No Length Given

Satellite Interpretation for Coastal Effects Archived Training Dan Bikos
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2008

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75
Satellite Interpretation of Orographic Clouds Satellite Dan Bikos
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2007 2015 90
Satellite Meteorology: GOES Channel Selection Intern Course Intern Course

No Instructor Given

2002

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180
Severe Weather Applications of the GOES Split Window Difference Product Severe/Sat Dan Bikos
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2019 2019 20
SHyMet Intern Orientation Intern Course Intern Course SHyMet
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2006

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30
Storm Signatures Observed in Satellite Imagery Severe/Sat Dan Bikos
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2020

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15
Synthetic Imagery in Forecasting Cyclogenesis Satellite Proving Ground Dan Bikos
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2012

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30
Synthetic Imagery in Forecasting Low Clouds and Fog Satellite Proving Ground Dan Bikos
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2012 2013 30
Synthetic Imagery in Forecasting Orographic Cirrus Satellite Proving Ground Dan Bikos
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2011

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30
Synthetic Imagery in Forecasting Severe Weather Satellite Proving Ground Dan Bikos
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2011 2015 30
TC Intensity Model Guidance used by NHC Tropical Chris Landsea
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2009 2020 45
TC Track Model Guidance used by NHC Tropical Mike Brennan
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2009 2020 45
The AMSR2 Microwave Imager SatFC-J Lee (COMET)
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2018

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30
The CrIS and ATMS Sounders SatFC-J Dills (COMET)
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2018

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45
The Satellite Rainfall Hydro-Estimator Archived Training Charles Kadin
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2003

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No Length Given

The UW NearCasting Product Archived Training Scott Lindstrom
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2010 2012 45
The VIIRS Day / Night Band Beneficial Products and their Applications Lee (COMET)
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2018

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25
The VIIRS Imager SatFC-J Lee (COMET)
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2018

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35
Three Classes of Storm Top Signatures in Infrared Satellite Data Archived Training D. Zaras
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1999

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No Length Given

Top Ten Misconceptions about Numerical Weather Prediction (NWP) Models Archived Training Dr. Stephen Jascourt
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2001

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No Length Given

Topographically Induced Convergence Zones and Severe Weather Severe Course Severe Course Jeff Braun
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2011

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25
Tracking the Elevated Mixed Layer with a new GOES-R Water Vapor Band Severe Course Dan Bikos
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2015 2019 20
TROWAL Identification Winter / Sat Scott Lindstrom
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2005 2019 30
Use of Ensembles in the Forecast Process (Cold Season Version) Archived Training Bill Bua (UCAR/COMET)
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2007

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No Length Given

Use of GOES RSO imagery with other Remote Sensor Data for Diagnosing Severe Weather across the CONUS (RSO 3) Severe/Sat Dan Bikos
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2003 2015 130
Use of VIIRS imagery for Tropical Cyclone Forecasting Tropical/Sat John Knaff
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2015

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12
Uses of VIIRS Imagery Sat FC-J SatFC-J Lindstrom (CIMSS)
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2018

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25
Using GOES Rapid Scan Operations (RSO) Imagery in AWIPS Archived Training

No Instructor Given

1999

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No Length Given

Using Near-Storm Environment Data in the Warning Decision Making Process Archived Training Brad Grant (Warning Decision Training Branch )
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2001

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No Length Given

Utilizing GOES Imagery to Forecast Winter Storms – Part 1 Archived Training Dan Bikos
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2004

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75
Utilizing GOES Imagery to Forecast Winter Storms – Part 2 Archived Training Dan Bikos
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2004

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75
VIIRS Imagery Interpretation of Super Typhoon Vongfong Tropical/Sat John Knaff
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2014

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10
VIIRS NCC Imagery in AWIPS Satellite Jorel Torres
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2019

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20
VIIRS Satellite Imagery in AWIPS Archived Training Scott Bachmeier (CIMSS)
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2013 2013 45
Visualizing the Geostationary Lightning Mapper (GLM) in AWIPS GLM Geoffrey Stano
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2016

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10
Volcanoes and Volcanic Ash Part 1 Aviation/Satellite Jeff Braun
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2010

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140
Volcanoes and Volcanic Ash Part 1 Forecaster Course Forecaster Course SHyMet
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2010

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140
Volcanoes and Volcanic Ash Part 2 Aviation/Satellite Jeff Braun
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2011

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90
Volcanoes and Volcanic Ash Part 2 Forecaster Course Forecaster Course SHyMet
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2011

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90
Warm Season Ensembles Archived Training Bill Bua (UCAR/COMET)
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2007 2010 75
Water Vapor Channel Satellite Imagery Archived Training Scott Bachmeier (CIMSS)
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2003

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75
Water Vapor Channels Forecaster Course Forecaster Course SHyMet
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2009

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60
Water Vapor Imagery Analysis for Severe Weather Severe/Sat Dan Bikos
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2010

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60
Water Vapor Imagery and PV Analysis Archived Training Scott Bachmeier (CIMSS)
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2007

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90
Wildland Fire Detection using Satellite Imagery Archived Training John Weaver
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2003

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75