RA-I Basic Satellite Imagery Interpretation Course 2024

RA-I Basic Satellite Imagery Interpretation Course 2024

The online course on Basic Satellite Imagery Interpretation will take place 6-24 May 2024. It is offered both in English and French language, by the ASMET instructors from DGM Morocco, EAMAC Niger, EUMETSAT, IMTR Kenya and SAWS South Africa. This course helps you to improve skills in using basic, generally available satellite imagery for identifying various weather and surface features in Africa. The course is suitable for all forecasters in Africa, both early career operational forecasters and more experienced meteorologists.

The course will consist of live sessions with discussions and weather briefings, with the focus on basic interpretation of satellite images used in weather rooms. We will also explore the new Meteosat Third Generation (MTG) satellite products, which are becoming operational in the forecasting offices.

A successful completion of this course will make you better prepared for advanced level online and residence courses offered by the African training centres and EUMETSAT.

Applications are open till Friday 26 April 2024. Please apply for the online course by completing an online application at Apply for Courses area at  EUMETSAT Training Zone.

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