Satelite Training in Latin America. Vilma Castro, Professor at the School of Physics, University of Costa Rica WMO Regional Meteorological Training Center . WMO Regional Meteorological Training Center at the University of Costa Rica .
Professor at the School of Physics,
University of Costa Rica
WMO Regional Meteorological Training Center
The rule in most of the participants countries:low resolution imagery, one or two pictures a day in ugly thermal paper. Few countries had displays in a monitor like the one below .
During the seminar in Costa Rica, Drs Purdom and Hinsman proposed a pilot project to convert the RMTCs in Costa Rica and Barbados in specialized satellite training centers, with the cooperation of WMO andNOAA/NESDIS,through the Cooperative Institute for Atmospheric Research (CIRA), at Colorado State Univ. – Fort Collins
Leaded by WMO’s Expert Team on Improving Satellite Systems Utilization and Products
Will it be LDM-UNIDATA?
Or a NOAAPORT?
ACCES TO REAL TIME DATA IS IMPORTANT IN TRAINING