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JPSS / GOES Fire Monitoring Capabilities


Jorel Torres








With the influx of new polar-orbiting and geostationary satellites orbiting the globe, a plethora of satellite imagery is available for users to analyze and employ in the operational forecasting environment. But what JPSS/GOES products can users employ during the daytime and nighttime for fire monitoring? This training will encapsulate case examples highlighting the utility of JPSS and GOES products for fire monitoring.


Training Session Options

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.

  1. Live VISIT teletraining (with an instructor leading the session). Check the VISIT Training Calendar to signup for teletraining. The session will last 20 minutes. This teletraining session uses the Gotomeeting software, where an internet connection is needed and a phone line for audio.
  2. YouTube video:

References/Additional Links

This course is Basic

There are no prerequisites


Jorel Torres