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Use of Environmental Satellite Data Products for Detecting Volcanic Eruptions, Forecasting Tropical Cyclones, and Nowcasting Severe Weather

These are links for the 2022 AMS SatMOC Virtual Short Course (21, 23, 28, 30 June 2022).

  • All times are in Eastern Daylight Time (EDT). Note, Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) is 4-hours ahead of EDT.
  • For users that are interested in accessing the recorded sessions, email


Tuesday, 21 June 2022 at 1:00PM – 3:00PM EDT

Session 1: Geostationary Lightning Mapper Observations and Severe Weather Forecasting (Scott Rudlosky, NOAA/NESDIS/STAR; Joseph Patton, CISESS/UMD)

Thursday, 23 June 2022 at 1:00PM – 3:00PM EDT

Session 2: Leveraging Satellite Imagery and Products on Severe Thunderstorm Days (William Line, NOAA/NESDIS/STAR)

Tuesday, 28 June 2022 at 1:00PM – 3:00PM EDT

Session 3: Volcanic Eruptions as seen from Satellite (Scott Lindstrom, CIMSS/UW-Madison)

Thursday, 30 June 2022 at 1:00PM – 3:00PM EDT

Session 4: Use of Satellite Data for Operational Tropical Cyclone Analysis and Forecasting (Galina Chirokova, CIRA/CSU; Derrick Herndon, CIMSS/UW-M)

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