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VLab Regional Focus Group Sessions

The regular running of Regional Focus Group sessions by VLab Centres of Excellence (CoEs) continues to be a popular choice of continuing professional development for operational meteorologists.

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With three CoEs offering regular sessions, you are sure to find a session taking place at a suitable time to participate.

Next VLab RFG sessions:

Australian Regional Focus Group – 17 August at 02:00 UTC

RFG of Americas and Caribbean – 17 August at 15:00 UTC

South Africa Weather Briefing – 25 August at 08:30 UTC  (Password: SAfrica)

Participation is open to all and free of charge.

Recordings of past sessions are also made available by the Australian Regional Focus Group and the RFG of Americas and Caribbean.

 

Comparing Meteosat-8 and Meteosat-10 imagery – The Case of Tropical Cyclone Enawo

Comparison of Meteosat-8 and -10 Day Microphysics images showing the difference in resolution. Source: EUMeTrain, ePort Pro

Comparison of Meteosat-8 and -10 Day Microphysics images showing the difference in resolution. Source: EUMeTrain, ePort Pro

Jochen Kerkmann and HansPeter Roesli presented a case study comparing imagery of the Tropical Cyclone Enawo captured by both satellites, Meteosat-8 and Meteosat-10. Using EUMeTrain ePort Pro to show the comparisons, they concluded Meteosat-8’s new position over the Indian Ocean (replacing Meteosat-7) allows for better quality imagery of Indian Ocean Tropical Cyclones.

You can read the full story and check out the comparisons at http://www.eumetsat.int/website/home/Images/ImageLibrary/DAT_3407431.html

Americas and Caribbean Focus Group session – 9 March 2017, 16:00 UTC

VLab RFG Americas and Caribbean - Recorded session: February 2017 - Part B

VLab RFG Americas and Caribbean – Recorded session: February 2017 – Part B

 

A session of the Americas and Caribbean Focus Group will take place tomorrow 9 March 2017, at 16:00 UTC. As usual, the weather briefing discussions will be held in English and Spanish.

All welcome to attend. Participation is free of charge.

 

You can register to attend today’s session at: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2624788622500703236

If you cannot participate in the live event this time, you may consider watching the recordings at a more convenient time for you. Recorded sessions are made available ASAP after the event, and can be found at:   http://rammb.cira.colostate.edu/training/rmtc/fg_recording.asp