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VIIRS Active Fires


Jorel Torres









  1. Discover the importance of the VIIRS Active Fires product.
  2. Understand the product’s algorithm, resolution and latency of the product.
  3. Interpret and sample the product.
  4. Know the product’s applications and limitations.
  5. Learn how the product is accessible in AWIPS and online.
  6. Find the product’s training materials and resources online.

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 Learning Center.

  1. Live VISIT teletraining session led by an instructor (20 minutes). Check the VISIT Training Calendar to see the current schedule and sign up. Upon registering for a teletraining session, you will receive an email with a link (GoToMeeting or WebEx) to connect to the session.
  2. YouTube video:

References/Additional Links

This course is Basic

There are no prerequisites.


Jorel Torres

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