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This module will provide an overview of the current operational POES satellites and a small sample of the many meteorological products and their uses in operational weather forecasting.
- Comparison of POES and GOES satellite characteristics and capabilities.
- Overview of instrument configurations and observing capabilities on NOAA and DMSP satellites.
- List of products that highlights POES data usage important to operational forecasting such as:
- Visible and infrared imagery.
- Fog / stratus product.
- Fire detection.
- Volcanic ash detection.
- Microwave applications.
- Forecast applications.
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An Introduction to POES Data and Products