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Influence of Clouds and Precipitation

Instructors:

CIRA

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Topic:

Sat FC-J

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Developed:

2018

 

Introduction


This module focuses on how microwave sensors provide atmospheric moisture and precipitation information against different surface backgrounds (land vs. ocean). The four products introduced are Total Precipitable Water (TPW), Cloud Liquid Water (CLW), Rain Rate (RR), and Liquid Equivalent Snowfall Rate (SFR). Example single channel imagery is presented for both tropical cyclone analysis and thunderstorms over land.

Training Session Options


There are multiple training session options available, to begin the training, use either the Web-based video, MP4 video, or Youtube video link below. If you are experiencing slow connectivity, we recommend the Youtube video option. Be sure to have your speakers on and the volume loud enough to hear the presentation.

  1. Web-based video

  2. MP4 video

  3. YouTube video:

References/Additional Links


This course is Basic

There are no prerequisites

Contact

Bernie Connell

Bernie.Connell@colostate.edu

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Bernie Connell

bernie.connell@colostate.edu

970-491-8689