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GOES-R Volcanic Ash Product

Instructors:

Scott Lindstrom

Michael Pavolonis

Justin Sieglaff

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Topic:

Sat FC-G

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Developed:

2016

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Last Updated:

2018

Introduction


This module is part of the satellite foundational course for GOES-R (SatFC-G). This particular module covers the GOES-R baseline product: volcanic ash. Learning objectives include:

1. Introduce the baseline volcanic ash products that will be available to users from the operational GOES-R Ground System (known as the baseline products).

2. Outline the best practices for using the baseline GOES-R volcanic ash products

3. Highlight differences between the baseline GOES-R volcanic ash products and the products generated by the VOLcanic Cloud Analysis Toolkit (VOLCAT). Users are currently receiving the VOLCAT products.

Training Session Options


NOAA/NWS students – to begin the training, use the web-based videoYouTube 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

  1. Web-based video that can be taken at anytime (streamed, not recommended for low-bandwidth users). Be sure to have your speakers on and the volume loud enough to hear the presentation.
  2. YouTube video:

  3. Download video (recommended for low-bandwidth users) – This is an audio playback version in the form of an Articulate Presenter video and can be taken at anytime.

    Create a directory to download the video file from the following link: http://rammb.cira.colostate.edu/training/visit/training_sessions/goes_r_volcanic_ash/goes_r_volcanic_ash_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.

Original Pre-Launch Version


This version of the training module debuted in the Fall of 2016 which included Himawari and pre-GOES-R era GOES imagery. Formats include:

 

References/Additional Links


This course is Basic

There are no prerequisites

Contact

Scott Lindstrom

scottl@ssec.wisc.edu