Seminars/Meetings and Other Professional Development Opportunities

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JPSS Monthly Seminar Series

Seminars are broadcast using WebEx video conferencing. If you wish to receive emails about future seminars please send a request to [email protected].


Future Seminars




October 16, 2023

Eric Luebehusen

The Integral Role the VHI has at the USDA’s World Agricultural Outlook Board for Yield Forecasts and Assessment

November 13, 2023


TBD (3pm Seminar which is 7am in Australia)

December 11, 2023

Dave Santek

Demonstration and evaluation of global VIIRS tandem winds from S-NPP and NOAA-20


Past Seminars




April 6, 2023

Lori Bruhwiler

Youmi Oh

Methane Modeling

April 17, 2023

Arunas Kuciaukus

Dave Peterson

Predicting pyroCumulonimbus (pyroCb) events through remote sensing resources in support of Nationl Weather Service and Firefighting agencies

May 19, 2023

Brad Pierce

Data Assimilation of Trace Gases

June 21, 2023

Natalya Kramarova

Version 2.6 Ozone Profile Record from Suomi NPP OMPS Limb Profile

July 31, 2023

Monica Bozeman

Tropical Cyclone Analysis and Forecast Improvements using JPSS

Data and Products

August 21, 2023

Chris Elvidge

VIIRS Studies of Natural Gas Flaring

Sept 18, 2023

Joaquin Trinanes

Gabriela Gómez

John Baptist 

The benefits and dangers of Pelagic Sargassum to global economies

March 21, 2022

Steve Miller

In search of bioluminescent milky seas with the VIIRS Day/Night Band

April 18, 2022

Kaitlin Rutt

Utilizing NUCAPS for Supplemental Observations in a Convective Environment

May 16, 2022

Kim Hyde

Phytoplankton size class distributions on the Northeast U.S. Continental Shelf

June 9, 2022

Arunas Kuciauskas

Implementing NUCAPS in predicting pyroCb outbreaks

July 18, 2022

Bill Smith

Applications of Combined Polar and Geostationary High-resolution Sounding Observations

August 15, 2022

Avichal Mehra        Xiao Liu

Implementation of ocean biogeochemical modeling and ocean color data assimilation in the Unified Forecast System in support of NCEP’s weather, subseasonal-to-seasonal, and ecological predictions

September 19, 2022

Amy Huff            Shobha Kondragunta

Expanding VIIRS Aerosol and Fire Products Utilization through Training and Outreach to End Users Featuring Python Tutorials

October 17, 2022

Marouane Temimi

Satellite River Ice Product Seminar

November 30, 2022

Jorel Torres

The Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS): Applications, Data Access,Liaison Interactions with Users, and Training

December 2022


Last minute cancellation - No Seminar this month

January 25, 2023

Isaac Moradi

Enhancing all-sky radiative transfer calculations for the assimilation of microwave observations

February 22, 2023

Scott Lindstrom

Training Forecasters to use Satellite Data Worldwide

March 20, 2023

Haidao Lin

Radiance data assimilation enhancements and impacts for the FV3-based Rapid Refresh Forecast System (RRFS)

November 16, 2020

Greg Frost

Characterization of CrIS Soundings using Aircraft Observations and Applications to Atmospheric Trace Gas Composition

December 14, 2020

Huan Meng

NESDIS Snowfall Rate and Radar-Satellite Blended Snowfall Rate Products

January 21, 2021

Nick Nalli

CRTM IR sea surface emissivity (IRSSE) model upgrade

February 22, 2021

Eric Stevens

JPSS and the Record-Setting California Wildfires of 2020

March 15, 2021

Isaac Moradi

Calibration, Validation, and Assimilation of ATMS observations

April 19, 2021

Alex Gilerson

Detection of Algal Blooms in Challenging Conditions

May 17, 2021

Huilin Gao

Surface Water Reservoir Product Suite from Moderate Resolution Remote Sensing Data

June 21, 2021

Curtis Seaman

The Value of VIIRS Imagery

July 27, 2021

Pingping Xie

Operational Production of the Second Generation CMORPH

August 23, 2021

Larry Flynn

Monitoring the recovery of the Ozone Layer

September 29, 2021

Cheng-Zhi Zou 

Extending the POES microwave climate data record with ATMS

October 18, 2021

Jun Wang, 

Univ. of Iowa

Lighting the dark: insights of fire combustion efficiency and smoke transport at night from VIIRS

November 15, 2021

Yoo-Jeong Noh

VIIRS Cloud Vertical Structure Information for Aviation Weather Applications

December 13, 2021

John Forsythe

How Multisatellite Water Vapor Products Assist Forecasters

January 19, 2022

Jim Yoe

Satellite Data Assimilation - A catholic (with a small c) Perspective

February 23, 2022

Pubu Ciren

Heterogeneity of smoke from fires: evaluation of VIIRS smoke detection using FIREX-AQ eMAS data