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GOES-R Hurricane Intensity Estimate

Tim Olander, Erin Dagg, Bernie Connell, Chris Velden, Jaime Daniels

Introduction

This module is part of the satellite foundational course for GOES-R (SatFC-G). This particular module provides an introduction to the Hurricane Intensity Estimate (HIE) baseline product. The lesson begins with a brief overview of the algorithm, covering both the strengths and limitations. A current example of the text product format is shown.

Prerequisites

This is a basic course. There are no prerequisites.

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 Learn Center

  1. Web-based video that can be taken at anytime (streamed, not recommended for low-bandwidth users). Be sure to have your speakers on and the volume loud enough to hear the presentation. Also be sure that you are using a flash enabled browser.
  2. Download video (recommended for low-bandwidth users) - This is an audio playback version in the form of an Articulate Presenter video and can be taken at anytime.

    Create a directory to download the video file from the following link: http://rammb.cira.colostate.edu/training/visit/training_sessions/goes_r_hurricane_intensity_estimate/goes_r_hurricane_intensity_estimate_articulate.zip

    After extracting the files into that directory click on either the presentation.html OR index.html file and the video will begin to play in your browser. Be sure that you are using a flash enabled browser.

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