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NUCAPS Soundings in AWIPS

Instructors:

Scott Lindstrom

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Topic:

Satellite

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Developed:

2015

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Last Updated:

2019

Introduction


Objectives:

  1. Learn what NUCAPS soundings are, and how they are created.
  2. Know how to access the soundings in AWIPS II
  3. Learn how to modify the soundings in the NSharp Editor
  4. Apply NUCAPS sounding information to better understand the atmosphere

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 VISITview software, where a Windows PC with an Internet connection is needed. Please follow the teletraining installation instructions to install the session.
  2. 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

Contact

Scott Lindstrom

scottl@ssec.wisc.edu

Page Contact

Bernie Connell

bernie.connell@colostate.edu

970-491-8689