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2021-10-26 05:00 37.2 76.3 30.4 3.0 284 4.4 305 24.438 0.0 0.00
2021-10-26 04:55 36.5 76.3 29.7 3.6 304 5.2 301 24.421 0.0 0.00
2021-10-26 04:50 36.2 76.3 29.5 2.7 321 4.3 327 24.428 0.0 0.00
2021-10-26 04:45 35.8 78.2 29.7 2.4 253 3.7 253 24.431 0.0 0.00
2021-10-26 04:40 35.2 80.0 29.7 4.0 253 5.1 245 24.437 0.0 0.00
2021-10-26 04:35 35.3 78.8 29.4 3.1 237 3.8 269 24.445 0.0 0.00
2021-10-26 04:30 35.8 76.7 29.2 1.6 273 3.1 273 24.447 0.0 0.00
2021-10-26 04:25 36.5 74.8 29.2 2.7 1 3.8 1 24.444 0.0 0.00
2021-10-26 04:20 36.0 75.3 29.0 0.2 23 0.9 39 24.447 0.0 0.00
2021-10-26 04:15 36.5 72.0 28.3 0.8 39 1.8 39 24.450 0.0 0.00
2021-10-26 04:10 37.0 71.5 28.6 0.5 30 1.1 30 24.456 0.0 0.00
2021-10-26 04:05 36.6 75.8 29.7 0.6 24 1.8 36 24.459 0.0 0.00
2021-10-26 04:00 37.4 72.1 29.3 1.5 256 3.2 259 24.461 0.0 0.00
2021-10-26 03:55 38.2 70.4 29.5 1.5 300 2.8 300 24.464 0.0 0.00
2021-10-26 03:50 37.5 73.2 29.7 2.7 310 3.3 352 24.461 0.0 0.00
2021-10-26 03:45 36.9 74.5 29.6 1.7 319 2.7 319 24.459 0.0 0.00
2021-10-26 03:40 38.2 72.4 30.1 1.6 348 3.6 30 24.458 0.0 0.00
2021-10-26 03:35 38.8 71.4 30.3 3.3 27 4.1 27 24.462 0.0 0.00
2021-10-26 03:30 37.9 70.9 29.3 3.6 341 3.9 0 24.466 0.0 0.00
2021-10-26 03:25 36.4 77.1 29.9 2.7 352 4.0 348 24.470 0.0 0.00
2021-10-26 03:20 36.4 75.8 29.5 1.7 261 3.1 259 24.472 0.0 0.00
2021-10-26 03:15 36.0 75.4 29.0 2.0 274 4.1 351 24.478 0.0 0.00
2021-10-26 03:10 36.3 75.3 29.2 3.6 346 4.6 347 24.477 0.0 0.00
2021-10-26 03:05 37.2 72.5 29.2 4.6 332 5.0 12 24.475 0.0 0.00
2021-10-26 03:00 37.5 72.7 29.5 3.5 15 5.0 15 24.474 0.0 0.00
2021-10-26 02:55 39.1 68.3 29.5 1.9 12 2.5 23 24.478 0.0 0.00
2021-10-26 02:50 40.2 67.5 30.3 2.5 12 3.2 11 24.483 0.0 0.00
2021-10-26 02:45 40.7 66.5 30.4 2.7 20 3.9 33 24.485 0.0 0.00
2021-10-26 02:40 40.2 67.7 30.4 1.0 28 3.5 25 24.491 0.0 0.00
2021-10-26 02:35 39.9 68.1 30.2 2.1 303 4.2 310 24.500 0.0 0.00
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2021-10-26 05:00 2.9 76.3 -0.9 1.4 284 2.0 305 827.58 0.0 0.00
2021-10-26 04:55 2.5 76.3 -1.3 1.6 304 2.3 301 826.98 0.0 0.00
2021-10-26 04:50 2.4 76.3 -1.4 1.2 321 1.9 327 827.22 0.0 0.00
2021-10-26 04:45 2.1 78.2 -1.3 1.1 253 1.6 253 827.32 0.0 0.00
2021-10-26 04:40 1.8 80.0 -1.3 1.8 253 2.3 245 827.53 0.0 0.00
2021-10-26 04:35 1.8 78.8 -1.4 1.4 237 1.7 269 827.80 0.0 0.00
2021-10-26 04:30 2.1 76.7 -1.6 0.7 273 1.4 273 827.86 0.0 0.00
2021-10-26 04:25 2.5 74.8 -1.5 1.2 1 1.7 1 827.77 0.0 0.00
2021-10-26 04:20 2.2 75.3 -1.7 0.1 23 0.4 39 827.88 0.0 0.00
2021-10-26 04:15 2.5 72.0 -2.0 0.3 39 0.8 39 827.96 0.0 0.00
2021-10-26 04:10 2.8 71.5 -1.9 0.2 30 0.5 30 828.16 0.0 0.00
2021-10-26 04:05 2.5 75.8 -1.3 0.3 24 0.8 36 828.29 0.0 0.00
2021-10-26 04:00 3.0 72.1 -1.5 0.7 256 1.4 259 828.35 0.0 0.00
2021-10-26 03:55 3.5 70.4 -1.4 0.7 300 1.3 300 828.45 0.0 0.00
2021-10-26 03:50 3.1 73.2 -1.3 1.2 310 1.5 352 828.33 0.0 0.00
2021-10-26 03:45 2.7 74.5 -1.3 0.8 319 1.2 319 828.29 0.0 0.00
2021-10-26 03:40 3.5 72.4 -1.0 0.7 348 1.6 30 828.25 0.0 0.00
2021-10-26 03:35 3.8 71.4 -0.9 1.5 27 1.8 27 828.38 0.0 0.00
2021-10-26 03:30 3.3 70.9 -1.5 1.6 341 1.8 0 828.51 0.0 0.00
2021-10-26 03:25 2.4 77.1 -1.2 1.2 352 1.8 348 828.64 0.0 0.00
2021-10-26 03:20 2.5 75.8 -1.4 0.8 261 1.4 259 828.70 0.0 0.00
2021-10-26 03:15 2.2 75.4 -1.7 0.9 274 1.8 351 828.91 0.0 0.00
2021-10-26 03:10 2.4 75.3 -1.5 1.6 346 2.0 347 828.88 0.0 0.00
2021-10-26 03:05 2.9 72.5 -1.5 2.0 332 2.2 12 828.84 0.0 0.00
2021-10-26 03:00 3.1 72.7 -1.4 1.6 15 2.2 15 828.77 0.0 0.00
2021-10-26 02:55 3.9 68.3 -1.4 0.9 12 1.1 23 828.91 0.0 0.00
2021-10-26 02:50 4.5 67.5 -1.0 1.1 12 1.4 11 829.08 0.0 0.00
2021-10-26 02:45 4.8 66.5 -0.9 1.2 20 1.8 33 829.15 0.0 0.00
2021-10-26 02:40 4.5 67.7 -0.9 0.4 28 1.5 25 829.36 0.0 0.00
2021-10-26 02:35 4.4 68.1 -1.0 1.0 303 1.9 310 829.67 0.0 0.00
CIRA

Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere

NOAA/NASA Satellite Meteorology Summer Workshop



CIRA main building, 3925 Laporte Ave., Fort Collins, CO

Director’s Conference Room (upstairs, end of south wing)

Download a .pdf of the schedule: summer_workshop_full_agenda_v12

Monday, July 8 – Radiative Transfer
7:45 am – Buses depart from Hilton
8:00 – 8:45 – Breakfast at CIRA
8:45 – 9:00 – Welcome, Safety Briefing, Introductions
9:00 – 11:00 – Sat Orbits & Instruments, Planck radiance, BTs in mixels, refl solar & thermal emiss, 4 vs 11 um– Lecture, Paul Menzel
11:00 – 11:15 – Break
11:15 – 12:00 – Intro to HYDRA, refl solar & earth emission – Lab, Menzel
12:00 – 1:00 – Lunch
1:00 – 3:00 – RTE, land-ocean-atm spectral signatures – Lecture, Menzel
3:00 – 3:15 – Break
3:15 – 4:00 – ABI spectral bands – Lab, Menzel
4:00 – 5:00 – Student Presentations
– 4:00 – 4:15 – Kelcy Brunner
– 4:15 – 4:30 – Hyunglok Kim
– 4:30 – 4:45 – Christopher Hartman
– 4:45 – 5:00 – Kristan Morgan

Tuesday, July 9 – Radiative Transfer
8:15 am – Buses depart from Hilton
8:30 – 9:00 – Breakfast at CIRA
9:00 – 11:00 – Review, Hyperspectral IR – Lecture, Menzel & Students
11:00 – 11:15 – Break
11:15 – 12:00 – MW Sounder– Lecture, Menzel
12:00 – 1:00 – Lunch
1:00 – 3:00 – VIIRS, CrIS & ATMS estimates of TPW – Lab, Menzel
3:00 – 3:15 – Break
3:15 – 4:00 – Review – Lecture, Menzel & Students
4:00 – 5:00 – Student Presentations
– 4:00 – 4:15 – Chuck White
– 4:15 – 4:30 – Allyson Rugg
– 4:30 – 4:45 – Joseph Chan
– 4:45 – 5:00 – Jonathan Smith

Wednesday, July 10 – GOES-R Satellite Series
8:15 am – Buses depart from Hilton
8:30 – 9:00 – Breakfast at CIRA
9:00 – 10:00 – GOES-R Intro – Pam Sullivan
10:15 – 11:00 – ABI Intro and time for questions – Tim Schmit
11:00 – 11:15 – Break
11:15 – 12:00 – ABI Hands-on Exercises – Tim Schmit
12:00 – 1:00 – Lunch
1:00 – 2:00 – Reading/Manipulating ABI data with Exercises – Kyle Hilburn and Dan Lindsey
2:00 – 3:00 – GLM Intro – Steve Goodman
3:00 – 3:15 – Break
3:15 – 4:00 – GLM Hands-on Exercises – Steve Goodman
4:00 – 5:00 – Student Presentations
– 4:00 – 4:15 – Diego Salazar Martinez
– 4:15 – 4:30 – Shanice Whitehall
– 4:30 – 4:45 – Martin Rugna
– 4:45 – 5:00 – Paula Hobouchian

Thursday, July 11 – JPSS Satellite Series
7:15 am – Buses depart from Hilton
7:30 – 8:00 – Breakfast at CIRA
8:00 – 8:05 – Introduction – Jorel Torres
8:05 – 8:30 – JPSS Overview – Greg Mandt
8:30 – 9:00 – JPSS Science Foundation and Project Applications – Mitch Goldberg
9:00 – 10:30 – Microwave Remote Sensing – Sid Boukabara
10:30 – 10:45 – Break
10:45 – 12:00 – IR Remote Sensing – Chris Barnet
12:00 – 1:00 – Lunch
1:00 – 2:00 – VIIRS Day Night Band – Steve Miller
2:00 – 3:00 – Fire & Smoke and Land Applications – Ivan Csiszar
3:00 – 3:30 – Break
3:30 – 4:30 – Tropical Cyclone Applications – Josh Cossuth
4:30 – 5:00 – Open Discussion – Mitch Goldberg
5:00 – 5:10 – Educational Resources – Jorel Torres

Friday, July 12 – NASA Satellites (aka, “Chris Day”)
8:15 am – Buses depart from Hilton
8:30 – 9:00 – Breakfast at CIRA
9:00 – 10:30 – Precipitation Measurement Missions – Chris Kummerow
10:30 – 10:45 – Break
10:45 – 12:00 – Carbon Measurement Missions – Chris O’Dell
12:00 – 1:00 – Lunch
1:00 – 2:30 – Evapotranspiration, Artificial Intelligence and Big Data – Chris Hain
2:30 – 2:45 – Break
2:45 – 4:00 – Aerosol Remote Sensing — Application to Wildfire Smoke, Volcanic Plumes, Desert Dust, and Pollution Particles – Ralph Kahn

Monday, July 15 – EUMETSAT
8:15 am – Buses depart from Hilton
8:30 – 9:00 – Breakfast at CIRA
9:00 – 10:30 – Explain an RGB – Mark Higgins
10:30 – 10:45 – Break
10:45 – 12:00 – Phases of convection and the microphysics RGBs – Mark Higgins
12:00 – 1:00 – Lunch
1:00 – 2:30 – What makes for “Useful products” – Mark Higgins
2:30 – 2:45 – Break
2:45 – 4:00 – Future EUMETSAT programmes – Mark Higgins
4:00 – 5:00 – Student Presentations
– 4:00 – 4:15 – Ines Simone
– 4:15 – 4:30 – Amanda Rehbein
– 4:30 – 4:45 – Miguel Perpina
– 4:45 – 5:00 – Anna del Moral

Tuesday, July 16 – NWP and Satellite Data Assimilation
8:15 am – Buses depart from Hilton
8:30 – 9:00 – Breakfast at CIRA
9:00 – 9:45 – The challenge of R2O and O2R in Transferring NWP Research Activities into Operations – Sid Boukabara
9:45 – 10:30 – The Emerging use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) into Earth Observation and NWP – Sid Boukabara
10:30 – 10:45 – Break
10:45 – 12:00 – Introduction to Numerical Weather Prediction – Curtis Alexander
12:00 – 1:00 – Lunch
1:00 – 2:00 – Variational Data Assimilation 1 – Steve Fletcher
2:00 – 2:15 – Break
2:15 – 3:15 – Variational Data Assimilation 2 – Steve Fletcher
3:15 – 5:00 – Student Presentations
– 3:15 – 3:30 – William Agyakwah
– 3:30 – 3:45 – Lena Heuscher
– 3:45 – 4:00 – Camila Lopes
– 4:00 – 4:15 – Hallan Souza
– 4:15 – 4:30 – Ivan Arias
– 4:30 – 4:45 – Naufal Razin
– 4:45 – 5:00 – Chandra Pasillas

Wednesday, July 17 – Field trip to Boulder
(Breakfast on your own)
8:30 am – Bus departs from Hilton to UCAR CG-1 3150
10:00 – 12:00 – COMET – Online Training Resources for Environmental Satellites and Applications – Patrick Dills and Amy Stevermer
12:00 – 1:30 – Walk to Foothills Lab, Lunch at Cafeteria (students pay for themselves), Antenna Viewing, Return to CG
1:30 – 4:00 – Unidata Overview – Tom Yoksas (at CG)
– GOES-R/S data ingest and dissemination
– GOES-R/S data serving
– Unidata supported analysis and display applications: AWIPS, GEMPAK, IDV, McIDAS, MetPy
– GOES-R/S data proximate analysis and display – Juypter notebooks example use “the cloud”
4:00 – 5:30 – Bus returns to the Hilton

Thursday, July 18 – NWP and Satellite Data Assimilation
8:15 am – Buses depart from Hilton
8:30 – 9:00 – Breakfast at CIRA
9:00 – 10:30 – Ensemble Variational Data Assimilation – Steve Fletcher
10:30 – 10:45 – Break
10:45 – 12:00 – Global Satellite Data Assimilation – John Derber
12:00 – 1:00 – Lunch
1:00 – 2:30 – Regional modeling and Data Assimilation – Steve Weygandt
2:30 – 2:45 – Break
2:45 – 4:00 – Regional modeling and Data Assimilation – Terra Ladwig
4:00 – 5:00 – Tropical Cyclone Data Assimilation – Ting-Chi Wu

Friday, July 19 – NWP and Satellite Data Assimilation
8:15 am – Buses depart from Hilton
8:30 – 9:00 – Breakfast at CIRA
9:00 – 10:30 – Data Assimilation Exercises – Ben Ruston
10:30 – 10:45 – Break
10:45 – 12:00 – Future of Satellite Data Assimilation – Jim Yoe
12:00 – 1:00 – Lunch and Course Surveys
1:00 – Course Dismissal

Monday 7/8 – Radiative transfer – Please download and decompress this file in advance (3.8 GB): ftp://rammftp.cira.colostate.edu/Lindsey/summer_workshop_menzel.tar

Monday/Tuesday Presentation files:

ftp://rammftp.cira.colostate.edu/Lindsey/lecture-08Jul2019-RSS-SatOrbits-VisIRW.pptx

ftp://rammftp.cira.colostate.edu/Lindsey/lecture-08Jul2019-RTE-LandOceanAtmRS.pptx

lecture-09Jul2019-HighSpectralResIR-MW

End of session quiz: Menzel_Quiz

Wednesday 7/10, 9:00 am – GOES-R Overview – Pam Sullivan presentation: ftp://rammftp.cira.colostate.edu/Lindsey/workshop/GOES-R%20Overview%20For%20Satellite%20Summer%20Workshop%20July%202019.pptx

Wednesday 7/10, 10:00 am – ABI – Tim Schmit presentation: ftp://rammftp.cira.colostate.edu/Lindsey/workshop/summer_workshop_Schmit_ABI_updated.pptx

Wednesday 7/10, 11:15 am – Hands-on presentation: ftp://rammftp.cira.colostate.edu/Lindsey/workshop/summer_workshop_Schmit_ABI_hands_on_updated.pptx

Useful ABI link: http://cimss.ssec.wisc.edu/goes/goesdata.html . Recommended but not required download: http://cimss.ssec.wisc.edu/csppgeo/geo2grid_v1.0.0.html

Wednesday 7/10, 1:00 pm – Reading and manipulating ABI data – Instructions and links here – please follow these instructions prior to departing for Colorado: Hilburn_Satellite_Summer_School_2019

Wednesday 7/10, 2:00 – GLM – Steve Goodman presentation: ftp://rammftp.cira.colostate.edu/Lindsey/workshop/SatMet%20Workshop%202019_Week1_Wednesday_GOES-R_GLM%20Lecture%20FINAL-Goodman.pptx

Wednesday 7/10, 3:15 – GLM Quiz: glm_NA_examples2_tests

Thursday 7/11 – JPSS Day – All talks can material can be found here: http://rammb.cira.colostate.edu/training/visit/links_and_tutorials/2019_noaa_nasa_jpss_workshop.asp

Friday 7/12 – NASA Day – 9:00 am – Precipitation Measurement Missions – Chris Kummerow presentation: ftp://rammftp.cira.colostate.edu/Lindsey/workshop/kummerow_NASA.NOAA.pptx

Friday 7/12 – NASA Day – 10:45 am – Carbon Measurement Missions – Chris O’Dell presentation: ftp://rammftp.cira.colostate.edu/Lindsey/workshop/ODell_CIRA_Workshop_2019.pptx

OCO-3 Movie: ftp://rammftp.cira.colostate.edu/Lindsey/workshop/OCO3_movie.pptx

Friday 7/12 – 1:00 pm – Evapotranspiration, Artificial Intelligence and Big Data – Chris Hain presentation: ftp://rammftp.cira.colostate.edu/Lindsey/workshop/csu_summer_school_sport_et_big_data.pptx

Monday 7/15 – EUMETSAT – Download materials here: https://training.tools.eumetsat.int/course_material/noaa2019/

Tuesday 7/16 – 9:00 am – R20 – Sid Boukabara presentation: Presentation_R2O_2019_Boukabara

Tuesday 7/16 – 9:45 am – Artificial Intelligence – Sid Boukabara presentation: ftp://rammftp.cira.colostate.edu/Lindsey/workshop/Emerging_AI4NWP_Boukabara_v1.pptx

Tuesday 7/16 – 10:45 am – Intro to NWP – Curtis Alexander presentation: ftp://rammftp.cira.colostate.edu/Lindsey/workshop/Intro_to_NWP_Alexander.pptx

Tuesday 7/16 – Intro to Variational Data Assimilation – Steve Fletcher presentation: Intro_Variational_DA_Fletcher

Tuesday 7/16 – Intro to Non-Gaussian DA – Steve Fletcher presentation: NonGaussian_DA_Fletcher

Tuesday 7/16 – Non-Gaussian DA Applications – Steve Fletcher presentation: NonGaussian_DA_Applications_Fletcher

Thursday 7/18 – 9:00 am – Ensemble Variational DA – Steve Fletcher presentation: Ensemble_DA_Fletcher

Thursday 7/18 – 1:00 pm – Regional modeling and Data Assimilation – Steve Weygandt presentation: ftp://rammftp.cira.colostate.edu/Lindsey/workshop/Mesoscale_DA_Weygandt.pptx

Thursday 7/18 – 2:45 pm – Clouds and Precipitation Data Assimilation – Terra Ladwig presentation: https://drive.google.com/a/rams.colostate.edu/file/d/1TVOApAqp9nsWYOPVW8SFUVEH3UursZQk/view?usp=sharing

Thursday 7/18 – 4:00 pm – Tropical Cyclone DA – Ting-Chi Wu presentation: ftp://rammftp.cira.colostate.edu/Lindsey/workshop/tropical_cyclone_DA_Wu.pptx

Friday 7/19 – 9:00 am – Evaluating a satellite in assimilation – Ben Ruston presentation: Ruston_new_radiance_assimilation

Friday 7/19 – 10:45 am – Future of DA – Jim Yoe presentation: ftp://rammftp.cira.colostate.edu/Lindsey/workshop/Future_of_Data_Assimilation_Yoe.pptx