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GOES-R Multi-channel interpretation approaches

Scott Lindstrom

Introduction

This module is part of the satellite foundational course for GOES-R (SatFC-G). This particular module covers multi-channel interpretation approaches, including band differences and RGBs (Red-Blue-Green). Learning objectives include:

1. Bands on ABI, and what they are useful for.

2. How can you use multiple bands to reveal atmospheric phenomena (band differences and comparisons).

3. AWIPS capabilities for channel combinations.

4. RGBs: what are they? How are they created? What are some simple examples?

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. YouTube video:

  3. 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/multi_channel_interpretation_of_goes_r_imagery/multi_channel_interpretation_of_goes_r_imagery_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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