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Himawari-8 Conducts First Target Area Observation in Response to International User Request
JMA’s Himawari-8 meteorological satellite began conducting on-demand Target Area (TA) observation around Darwin in northern Australia at 06:30 UTC on 15 October 2018 in response to a request made by Australia’s Bureau of Meteorology (BoM).
This is the first operation of its kind to be performed under the new HimawariRequest service.
JMA expects the HimawariRequest service to support disaster risk reduction activities in the region based on the monitoring of extreme events such as tropical cyclones and volcanic eruptions.
Follow the link below to learn more about this first operation and JMA’s new international service HimawariRequest
GEONETCast Americas User Group Webinars
The webinar will be held 20 June at 16:00 UTC, with an anticipated duration of 2 hours. The webinar series is free, but registration is required.
To register, follow the link http://bit.ly/GNC-A Registration deadline is 17 June.
Learn more about GEONETCast Americas at http://www.geonetcastamericas.noaa.gov/index.html
Ninth Asia Oceania Meteorological Satellite User’s Conference
The Conference, which will take place from 8 to 10 October, will be preceded by a training event for trainers on RGB techniques for meteorological applications (6 and 7 October).
Those interested in presenting at the Conference should note that the deadline for abstract submission is 1 July 2018.
More information about AOMSUC-9 is available at the Conference website at http://aomsuc9.bmkg.go.id