Satellite Skills

Satellite Skills 2018 – poster

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.

The list below provides access to the latest edition (Edition 2018 – available in all WMO official languages), as well as previous version (Edition 2017). In addition, a poster is available to download (in English only). Please follow the links below to download the documents.

Document Edition Poster
Guidelines on Satellite Skills and Knowledge for Operational Meteorologists – Arabic 2018 In preparation
Guidelines on Satellite Skills and Knowledge for Operational Meteorologists – Chinese 2018 In preparation
Guidelines on Satellite Skills and Knowledge for Operational Meteorologists – English 2018 Poster English
Guidelines on Satellite Skills and Knowledge for Operational Meteorologists – French 2018 In preparation
Guidelines on Satellite Skills and Knowledge for Operational Meteorologists – Spanish 2018 Poster Spanish
Guidelines on Satellite Skills and Knowledge for Operational Meteorologists – Russian 2018 In preparation
Guidelines on Satellite Skills and Knowledge for Operational Meteorologists – Edition 2017 – All languages 2017 NA