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Direct Broadcast Satellite Workshop 2017

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Purpose: To familiarize potential users of the Hampton University (HU) Direct
Broadcast Satellite (DBS) system with the satellite radiance measurements,
derived product algorithms, and applications of the imaging and sounding
instrument data that is received ( ).

For: Professionals Working in Weather Related Sciences (research scientists,
students, teachers, and weather forecasters)

Date: 6-9 June 2017

Location: Hampton University Harbor Center ( 2 Eaton St. Hampton, VA 23669)

Presenter: Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Satellite Studies, University of
Wisconsin – Madison ( )

Format: AM Lectures ( ) and PM Lab Session
using Hydra ( )

Topics: ( & )

Day 1 – Aqua, Metop, and S-NPP/JPSS Satellite Imaging Instruments (MODIS,

Day 2 – Imaging Products and Applications (surface temperature & vegetation;
cloud height, mask & optical depth; aerosol concentration & optical depth; fire
location & ground coverage, ocean products )

Day 3 – Sounding Instruments (AIRS, IASI, and CrIS) Products and Applications
(atmospheric profiles of temperature & water vapor; cloud altitude and optical
depth; surface skin temperature, atmospheric stability, severe weather)

Day 4 – Student Satellite Data Investigations (explore S-NPP or Aqua/Terra
observations using local HU antenna data and provide presentations of studies )

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Attendees are encouraged to bring their own laptops.