Freely available training materials for anyone wishing to understand how to use and interpret satellite data.
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For an introduction on how to interpret Metesat (MSG) imagery see the MSG Interpretation Guide
The SEVIRI Active Fire Monitoring Product
04 September 2009
The active fire monitoring product is a fire detection product indicating the presence of fire within a pixel.
Jason-2: Using Satellite Altimetry to Monitor the Ocean
25 June 2009
Altimeters onboard satellites such as Jason-2 measure sea surface height and other characteristics of the ocean surface.
Medicanes: Case Study of a Tropical Storm in the Mediterranean
03 June 2009
The objective of this lecture is to present a case study of a tropical storm-like cyclone in the Mediterranean (from October 2007) and to initiate a discussion on the fine line between tropical and extratropical cyclones.
The SEVIRI IR Channel 3.9 micrometre Tutorial
29 May 2009
The IR3.9 (channel 4) is the most complex of the SEVIRI channels. It excels for its versatility.
Satellite-observed Cold Ring-Shaped Features atop Deep Convective Clouds
28 May 2009
The presentation focuses on deep convective storms which exhibit a distinct, long-lived cold ring at their cloud top, as observed in enhanced infrared (IR) window satellite imagery.
Satellite Monitoring of Convection around the Mediterranean
14 May 2009
The main objective of the presentation is to review the 'ingredients approach' for nowcasting convection.
The Airmass RGB Product
08 May 2009
The main objective of the presentationis to learn how to generate the Airmass RGB.
Introduction to Conceptual Models
07 May 2009
Good diagnosis of the actual state of the atmosphere is an essential condition for a good weather forecast.
From Satellite Data to Meteorological Products
24 April 2009
This module presents an overview of how satellite data are turned into the satellite products used by operational forecasters and the research and educational communities, etc.
Physical Basics of Remote Sensing with Satellites
23 April 2009
All satellite remote sensing systems involve the measurement of Electromagnetic Radiation (EMR) which has been emitted, reflected or scattered by the atmosphere or the surface.
Nowcasting (NWC) SAF
13 April 2009
The main objective of this lecture is to give an overview of the products and services of the Nowcasting (NWC) SAF.
Tri-spectral Window RGB Applications with MSG SEVIRI
06 April 2009
The amount of data from the world’s weather satellites is overwhelming. While each type of data is valuable, it’s almost impossible to use them all operationally.
Introduction to Monitoring Convection with MSG Images
03 April 2009
The main objective of this lecture is to give an overview of satellite image indicators for severe convection.
Detection of Ash and SO2 Clouds from Mt Etna
02 February 2009
The objectives of this presentation are to inform the participants how volcanic ash and sulphur dioxide (SO2) can be detected from space.
Storm Klaus that hit western Europe, 24-24 January 2009
24 January 2009
Klaus was a European windstorm or cyclone which made landfall over large parts of central and southern France, Spain and parts of Italy in January 2009.
Case study of the F2 Tornado that hit Mallorca on 4 October 2007
23 January 2009
The first week of October 2007 proved to be devastating for Spain when torrential rainfall caused floods and considerable damage. On 4 October a F2 tornado was reported that, combined with large hail, also caused considerable damage.