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JPSS Monthly Seminar Series

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Future Seminars

June 21, 2021: The Value of VIIRS Imagery -- Curtis Seaman

July 19, 2021: TBD -- Ranga Myneni

August 16, 2021: Monitoring the Recovery of the Ozone Layer -- Larry Flynn

September 29, 2021: Extending the POES Microwave Climate Data Record with ATMS -- Cheng-Zhi Zou

October 18, 2021: Lighting the Dark: Insights of Fire Combustion Efficiency and Smoke Transport at night from VIIRS -- Jun Wang: Univ. of Iowa

November 15, 2021: Phytoplankton Size Class Distributions on the Northeast U.S. Continental Shelf -- Kim Hyde

December 13, 2021: How Multisatellite Water Vapor Products Assist Forecasters -- John Forsythe


Past Seminars

May 17, 2021: Surface Water Reservoir Product Suite from Moderate Resolution Remote Sensing Data -- Huilin Gao

April 19, 2021: Detection of Algal Blooms in Challenging Conditions -- Alex Gilerson

March 15, 2021: Performance of Radiative Transfer Models in the Microwave Region -- Isaac Moradi

February 22, 2021: TBD -- Eric Stevens

January 21, 2021: CRTM IR Sea Surface Emissivity (IRSSE) Model Upgrade -- Nick Nalli

December 14, 2020: NESDIS Snowfall Rate and Radar-Satellite Blended Snowfall Rate Products -- Huan Meng

November 16, 2020: Characterization of CrIS Soundings Using Aircraft Observations and Applications to Atmospheric Trace Gas Composition -- Greg Frost

October 19, 2020: Serving the 50 States and Territories with Merged JPSS Observations of Midlatitude and Tropical Weather: MIMIC-TPW, Blended TPW, ARCHER, and SATCON -- Tony Wimmers

September 21, 2020: User Engagement and Bringing the Value of Our Science Back Into NOAA Based on User Requests -- Ellen Mecray

August 31 2020: Applying NUCAPS During Recent Saharan Air Layer and Wildfire Events -- Arunas Kuciauskas

July 20, 2020: Assimilating NOAA VIIRS Data into Near-Real_time Ocean Models to Support Fisheries Applications off the US West Coast -- Chris Edwards, Univ of CA - Santa Cruz

June 4, 2020: Update of HRRR Smoke Model and the operationalization of the HRRR Model -- Ravan Ahmadov

May 21, 2020: The JPSS Volcanic Hazards Initiative -- Michael Pavolonis

April 22, 2020: COMET MetEd Training Resources to Support User Applications for New-Generation Satellite Systems -- Amy Stevermer

March 30, 2020: Short History of Hyperspectral Usage at NRL and Using CrIS to Examine Feasibility of Short-Wave Small Sat Assimilation -- Ben Ruston

February 19, 2020: Assimilating CrIS, Past, Present and Future -- Jim Jung

January 27, 2020: Use of JPSS and other Polar-Orbiting Satellite Data to Improve Operational Tropical Cyclone Position, Intensity, and Wind Structure Estimates, and Intensity Forecasts -- Galina Chirkova