This module is part of the satellite foundational course for GOES-R (SatFC-G). This particular module covers the GOES-R Cloud Products and includes information on Fog and Low Stratus. GOES-R Cloud Products, such as Cloud Mask, Cloud-top Properties (Height, Pressure, Temperature), Cloud Optical Depth and Cloud Phase can help a forecaster more completely describe cloud attributes and anticipate weather events related to specific cloud types. The temporal cadence and horizontal resolution of the products is discussed, as well as the accuracy and use of the products
NOAA/NWS students – to begin the training, use the web-based video, YouTube video, or audio playback options below (if present for this session). Certificates of completion for NOAA/NWS employees can be obtained by accessing the session via the Commerce Learn Center
Create a directory to download the video file from the following link: http://rammb.cira.colostate.edu/training/visit/training_sessions/goes_r_cloud_products/goes_r_cloud_products_articulate.zip
After extracting the files into that directory click on either the presentation.html OR index.html file and the video will begin to play in your browser.
This version of the training module debuted in the Fall of 2016 which included Himawari and pre-GOES-R era GOES imagery. Formats include:
There are no prerequisites