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Satellite meteorology

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View Resource Operational Significant Event Imagery: A History

New satellite images of "significant environmental events" are posted frequently at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)'s Operational Significant Event Imagery (OSEI) Website. Remotely-sensed data include "high-resolution, detailed imagery" of dust storms, fires, floods, icebergs, oceanic events, severe weather, snow cover, storm systems, tropical cyclones, volcanoes, and...

https://www.ospo.noaa.gov/Organization/History/osei/index.ht...
View Resource Design and Demonstration of an Advanced On-Board Processor for the Second-Generation Precipitation Radar

The on-board processor of a prototype NASA satellite is described in this technical paper from 2003. A Next-Generation Precipitation Radar, the satellite will require a processor capable of meeting "the challenging requirements for measuring precipitation from space." Many engineers and technology professionals who work with field-programmable gate arrays (FPGAs) will find this report of...

http://www.fpga-guru.com/files/PR2Aero4.pdf
View Resource MetService Learning Centre

The Meteorological Service of New Zealand developed this website to teach users about the basics of meteorology. This diverse site provides users with New Zealand climate information as well as educational materials on wind, temperature, humidity, and air pressure. In the How to Read a Map link, visitors can learn about isobars, highs, lows, air masses, and other common meteorological terms. With...

https://www.metservice.com/national/home
View Resource Global Hydrology and Climate Center

This NASA website displays Interactive Global Geostationary Weather Satellite Images collected by GOES, GMS-5, and METEOSAT-7. Users can find captivating real-time images of visible, infrared, and water vapor for most areas of the world. Each image can be viewed as a single image or as an animation. Users not familiar with satellite images can find educational materials describing the unique...

https://ghrc.nsstc.nasa.gov/home/
View Resource University of Wisconsin - Madison - AERI: Atmospheric Emitted Radiance Interferometer

Housed at the Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Satellite Studies (SSEC) at the University of Wisconsin - Madison, the atmospheric emitted radiance interferometer (AERI) "measures downwelling infrared radiation from 3-25 "m at less than one wavenumber resolution every ten minutes." Users can learn about the instrument's many applications including atmospheric profiling and cloud data...

https://www.ssec.wisc.edu/aeri/
View Resource CIMSS: The Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Satellite Studies

The Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Satellite Studies (CIMSS) is composed of scientists from the University of Wisconsin - Madison, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), and NASA who "conduct research using passive remote sensing systems for meteorological and surface-based applications." Visitors can discover the many operational and research satellites as well as...

http://cimss.ssec.wisc.edu/
View Resource Florida State University - Explores! World Headquarters

EXPLORES! (EXPloring and Learning the Operations and Resources of Environmental Satellites!) is an educational outreach program developed at Florida State University with the intention of introducing weather satellite receiving technology into the primary and secondary school classrooms. The website furnishes real time high resolution imagery and tropical updates. Visitors can find historical...

http://www.met.fsu.edu/orgs/explores/
View Resource The Use of Remote Sensing in Meteorology

First, NASA provides a tutorial on the use of satellites to observe terrestrial atmosphere and climate change throughout the world (1). After extended introductions of the various meteorological satellites, users can find information on forecasting el Ni'os, snow events, flooding, and other events. The second website, developed by The Network of European Meteorological Services (EUMETNET), offers...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/nsdl/ps/2004/0121
View Resource NOAA Satellite and Information Service

"The Satellite Services Division of the National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service (NESDIS) provides real time access to satellite data and products for the public and government." Users can locate Hazard Mapping System (HMS) Fire Analysis, real-time satellite fire monitoring, Web-based GIS fire analysis, and additional fire products. The OSEI (Operational Significant Event...

http://www.ssd.noaa.gov/