This is a course that offers examples of satellite-observed features that occur repeatedly. It includes information on the atmospheric conditions that support the observed satellite features, and how that increased knowledge of the atmosphere might be used in a forecast.
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 audio playback file (104 MB) from the following link: http://rammb.cira.colostate.edu/training/visit/training_sessions/interpreting_satellite_signatures/interpreting_satellite_signatures_audio.exe
After extracting the files into that directory click on either the visitplay.bat or visitauto.bat file to start the lesson. If both files are present, use visitauto.bat