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Uses of VIIRS Imagery


Scott Lindstrom



Sat FC-J





This short lesson details ways in which VIIRS data can complement the better temporal resolution of GOES-R Series data. Specifically, it discussed how Day Night Band imagery can be used to find low-level circulation centers at night, how Moonglint can aid in wind analyses, how near-infrared data can help with river flooding estimates. Fog Detection and Fire Detection are also discussed.

Training Session Options

There are multiple training session options available, to begin the training, use either the Web-based videoMP4 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

  • Talking points are available for this lesson and may be printed out to easily review the session in detail at any time.
This course is Basic

There are no prerequisites


Scott Lindstrom

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