Short Courses

Available Short Courses
Monitoring the El Nino – Southern Oscillation and its Impacts on the Weather (virtual) - 18, 25, 27 June, and 16 July 2024.


Past Short Courses
GOES-R and JPSS Satellite Data and Tools Available through Cloud Service Providers, 28 January, 8:00 AM to 3:45 PM ET at the 2024 AMS Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD, both in-person and virtual participation available.

Making Beautiful Images of NOAA Data using Python, 7 January 2023, 8:00 AM to 3:30 PM MT at the 2023 AMS Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, both in-person and online participation available.

2022 AMS CMM Short Course Joint Satellite Data Lake Applications

Use of Environmental Satellite Data Products for Detecting Volcanic Eruptions, Forecasting Tropical Cyclones, and Nowcasting Severe Weather, (Virtual),

Session 1: Geostationary Lightning Mapper Observations and Severe Weather Forecasting, 21 June 1 - 3 PM EDT

Instructors: Scott Rudlosky, NOAA/NESDIS/STAR; Joseph Patton, CISESS/University of Maryland, College     Park


Session 2: Leveraging Satellite Imagery and Products on Severe Thunderstorm Days, 23 June 1 - 3 PM EDT

Instructor: William Line, NOAA/NESDIS/STAR


Session 3: Volcanic Eruptions as seen from Satellite, 28 June 1 – 3 PM EDT

Instructor: Scott Lindstrom, CIMSS/University of Wisconsin, Madison


Session 4: Use of Satellite Data for Operational Tropical Cyclone Forecasting 30 June 1 – 3 PM EDT 

Instructors: Galina Chirokova, NWS/NHC/TSB; Derrick Herndon, CIMSS/University of Wisconsin, Madison

Using GOES-R and JPSS Remote Sensing Capabilities to Enhance Weather, Climate, Water, and Environmental Security - Virtual: February 16 and 17, 2022, 11AM to 3PM ET each day

Satellite Applications Virtual Training Course for Students - Accessing and Applying Geostationary Lightning Mapper Observations - January 5 and 6, 2022

Satellite Applications Virtual Training Courses for Students - Summer 2021

GOES-R/JPSS Hands-On-Training to Process, Display, and Analyze Satellite Data Products - March 17-18 2021

GOES-R/JPSS Combined Short Course – 2020 100th AMS Annual Meeting
GOES-R/JPSS/ EUMETSAT Combined Short Course -- Sep-Oct 2019 Joint Satellite Conference
GOES-R Short Course -- January 2019 99th AMS Annual Meeting
JPSS Short Course -- January 2018 98th AMS Annual Meeting
GOES-R Short Course – January 2018 98th AMS Annual Meeting  
JPSS Short Course -- January 2017 97th AMS Annual Meeting
GOES-R Short Course -- January 2017 97th AMS Annual Meeting  
GOES-R Short Course -- January 2016 96th AMS Annual Meeting
GOES-R Short Course -- 43rd Conference on Broadcast Meteorology, 10-12 June 2015, Raleigh, NC