Satellite Skills

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Guidelines on Satellite Skills and Knowledge for Operational Meteorologists

This document describes the enabling skills that support WMO Competency Frameworks related to the use of satellite data by operational meteorologists. The primary focus of this document is on meteorological forecasting.

The latest version of the Guidelines was updated by the VLab Management Group (VLMG) in consultation with all VLab Centres of Excellence and partners. The document was approved by the Inter-Programme Expert Team on Satellite Utilisation and Products (IPET-SUP) in August 2018.

Download the pre-publication version of the Guidelines on Satellite Skills and Knowledge for Operational Meteorologists (2018). Available in English only.

Download Satellite Skills and Knowledge for Operational Meteorologists 2018 (Poster).

 

The list below provides access to the version published by WMO-SP in 2017 (SP-12). While the 2017 version is not up-to-date, this version may still be of value to you, as it was translated into all WMO official languages. Please follow the links to download the documents.

Document Year of publication
Guidelines on Satellite Skills and Knowledge for Operational Meteorologists – Arabic 2017
Guidelines on Satellite Skills and Knowledge for Operational Meteorologists – Chinese 2017
Guidelines on Satellite Skills and Knowledge for Operational Meteorologists – English 2017
Guidelines on Satellite Skills and Knowledge for Operational Meteorologists – French 2017
Guidelines on Satellite Skills and Knowledge for Operational Meteorologists – Spanish 2017
Guidelines on Satellite Skills and Knowledge for Operational Meteorologists – Russian 2017