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Updates on CIRA VISIT, SHyMet and VLab Training. GOES-R / JPSS COMET Working Group Meeting 7 Nov. 2013. Outline. Summary of VISIT / SHyMet activities in the last year. Planned VISIT / SHyMet training for the upcoming year. Summary of international training activities.

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updates on cira visit shymet and vlab training

Updates on CIRA VISIT, SHyMet and VLabTraining

GOES-R / JPSS COMET

Working Group Meeting

7 Nov. 2013

outline
Outline
  • Summary of VISIT / SHyMet activities in the last year.
  • Planned VISIT / SHyMet training for the upcoming year.
  • Summary of international training activities.
training participation
Training Participation
  • VISIT training metrics (since 11/1/2012):
    • 183 teletraining participants.
    • 471 recorded version participants (i.e. LMS completions)
  • SHyMet course completions (course debut):
    • Intern: 313 (April 2006)
    • Forecaster: 22 (January 2010)
    • Tropical: 7 (August 2010)
    • Severe: 37 (March 2011)
slide4

Promoting GOES-R and VIIRS examples on the VISIT Satellite Chat30 minute monthly virtual sessionon a Wednesday 16:30 UTC and 20:30 UTChttp://rammb.cira.colostate.edu/training/visit/satellite_chat/Focus: imagery and products that highlight recent events

AUGUST

SAL Dust

Idaho Fires

GOES-12 decommission

SEPTEMBER

Flooding in Colo. and N. Mexico

Tropical briefing

OCTOBER

W. Coast fog

S. Dakota blizzard

Northeast severe weather

slide5

CIRA/NRL cloud layers and snow

SPoRT/ NASA False color snow

CIMSS/ NASA/EUMETSAT False color snow

CIRA GOES cloud and snow

benefits
Benefits
  • Informal - interaction, comments, and questions are encouraged
  • Showing products leads to requests for products, blog entries, case studies…
  • Guest contributors
  • More interaction among

trainers

planned visit like activities supported by goes r
Planned VISIT-like activities supported by GOES-R
  • Continue to administer / maintain teletraining and recorded modules (on LMS).
  • Teletraining session on sky cover forecasting.
  • R & D on ORI (Orographic Rain Product) along with updated training.
  • Assistance with GOES-R projects training activities:
    • Assist the SME’s in development / administration of training.
planned shymet activities in collaboration with cimss
Planned SHyMet Activities in collaboration with CIMSS
  • Develop a new course “GOES-R Instruments and Products”.
    • Leverage existing training at CIRA, CIMSS, COMET, SPoRT, NESDIS, etc.
    • Include a wide variety of topics on related GOES-R:
      • Air Quality, Space Weather, Hydrology, Precipitation, Convection, Lightning, Fog/Stratus, Cloud Coverage, Fire Weather etc.
    • New modules to support a need (eg. Snow RGBs)
    • Leverage ideas and materials from/to the international community
  • Continue the VISIT satellite chat
  • Include VISIT / SHyMet training in COMET ESRC
direct and indirect international training support
Direct and indirect international training support

Direct CIRA involvement utilizing VISIT structure

  • To run monthly virtual focus group
  • To participate in virtual training events of the WMO Virtual Laboratory and the VLab management group

Indirect CIRA involvement:

  • Support of the WMO VLab Technical Support Officer (VLab TSO)
wmo vlab technical support officer tso activities
WMO VLab Technical Support Officer (TSO) activities
  • Assist the establishment and maintenance of Regional Focus Groups and their activities
  • Support the planning of regional training events
  • Maintain and enhance the VLab Web presence and Moodle Web site http://vlab.wmo.int/
  • Cooperate with the VLMG Co-Chairs to organize the VLMG virtual and face to face meetings
  • In coordination with the VLMG Co-Chairs, prepare the VLab annual report to CGMS and ET-SUP
  • Engaged in conferences, workshops, other learning activities.
wmo vlab tso funding history
WMO VLabTSO funding history
  • Brazil initiated TSO position ~July –Dec 2009
  • GOES-R support: Jan 2010 – Feb 2012
  • JPSS support: March 2012 – March 2014
  • NWS International Affairs Office partial support: July 2012 – February 2013
  • WMO Trust Fund established August 2012

Member contributions: EUMETSAT, Korea, others

  • CIRA/WMO contract established September 2012
cira direct international training efforts history
CIRA direct international training efforts history
  • Prior to FY11, supported by GIMPAP
  • Since then supported has come from GOES-R, JPSS, and SHyMet
slide15

NOAA-WMO Train the TrainersWorkshop on GEONETCastand Related Systems6-7 April 2013 College Park, MD.(weekend before NOAA Satellite Conference)

  • Goals:
  • Illustrate the importance of using satellite data for disaster risk mitigation.
  • Discuss installation and use of GNC as a means of sending applied satellite data and training material.
training needs
Training Needs

Taken from summary slides by Kathy-Ann Caesar

vlab virtual training geonetcast americas 3 4 5 december 2013 13 30 utc english 15 30 utc spanish
VLab Virtual TrainingGEONETCast- Americas3, 4, 5 December 201313:30 UTC English 15:30 UTC Spanish

Topics:

  • Introduction, operations, and capabilities of GEONETCast (GNC); WMO Regions III and IV Satellite Data Requirements
  • Disaster mitigation products and the importance of GNC as a risk-reducing global data access system; Input from current and potential users.
  • Software for visualization;  Introduction to GOES-R
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