The EUMETSAT Supporting Marine Earth Observation Applications (SMA) training course, conducted in partnership with the Oceanography & Earth Observation Group of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, will share knowledge, skills, resources and code so attendees are able to independently access and process data from the EUMETSAT product catalogue for their marine work-flows and applications. The SMA course will support data streams from EUMETSATs Copernicus marine missions (Sentinel-3; Sentinel-6) and derived downstream products, those derived from Copernicus supporting missions, and those made available by the Ocean and Sea-Ice Satellite Application Facility (OSI-SAF).
CMDS Summer Course
31 May - 25 June 2021
The purpose of this EUMETSAT Copernicus Marine
Data Stream (CMDS) training workshop is to share knowledge, skills, resources
and code so that attendees are independently able to access and process
Sentinel-3 data for their marine workflows and applications.
The purpose of this EUMETSAT Copernicus Marine Data Stream (CMDS) training workshop is to share knowledge, skills, resources and code so that attendees are independently able to access and process Sentinel-3 data for their marine workflows and applications.
26 April - 7 May 2021
This course will offer an overview of the operational aspects of the Copernicus Marine Data Stream (CMDS) and the NOAA CoastWatch program. Topics covered will include ocean satellite data products (SST, ocean colour, salinity, altimetry, winds, …), how CMEMS assimilates data into operational models and Level 4 multi sensor products, Data download APIs and ways in which data retrieval and processing can be scripted, and an overview of the ERDDAP data platform and CoastWatch data portal.
28 May 2021
This Essentials Pack for Ocean Applications contains all the background, technical information, and practical tools needed for you to skilfully and independently select the right kind of data for your marine applications, access and visualise ocean colour, temperature and sea surface height data in SNAP, and process said data using Python Jupyter Notebooks.
In this Essentials Pack, you will find core modules as well as extra content, which you can complete at your own pace. We have provided a number of instructional videos, written documentation, code, and quizzes to help you along your learning process.
Installation: Technical Guide to Installing SNAP and Python for Visualising and Processing CMDS data.
This training is provided as part of the UG-GMES and EUMETSAT Joint Online Training: Protecting Fishing Grounds using Earth Observation Data
Working with marine satellite data often involves using large numbers of individually large data files. The
applications for these data are also broad, and range from exploratory and research-led projects, to routine and operational
analysis for more commercial applications. As such, there are many
tools available to work with marine satellite data. Here we provide technical guidance for installation of two commonly used
tools by the marine remote sensing community, namely: SNAP and Jupyter Notebooks (Python).
The purpose of this EUMETSAT Copernicus Marine Data Stream (CMDS) training workshop is to share knowledge, skills, resources and code so attendees are able to independently access and process Sentinel-3 data and related CMEMS products for their marine work-flows and applications.
28 September - 16 October 2020
The current suite of Earth Observation satellites offer access to an unprecedented amount of information on the marine environment. Concurrently, there is a growing demand in research, governance, and commercial marine sectors, for personnel who can use this data. Training providers across these sectors is essential for maximizing the utility of this data and building necessary capacity. This course offers participants the opportunity to work with other trainers to incorporate the use of Copernicus marine data from EUMETSAT in to their own educational activities. Participants will learn how to use open access resources available through EUMETSAT and the Copernicus programme, and co-develop their own resources with a network of fellow participants and trainers from IODE, EUMETSAT and CMEMS. The course will delivered online only.
22 June - 10 July 2020
This is the self-taught online phase for the GMES&Africa and Copernicus Marine Earth Observation Training - The use of EO data to support marine and coastal applications.
10 - 28 August 2020
The purpose of the event is to develop skills in using EUMETSAT and related data to marine weather forecasting, for professionals in operational Services across African marine communities.
Online phase: March 2020
The purpose of these workshops is to develop skills in using data from EUMETSAT’s Copernicus Marine Data Stream (CMDS) for oceanographic applications. We will focus on the application of data from Sentinel-3.
After the workshops, participants will be able to:
- Name data and products provided in the CMDS with relevance to their work (variables, timeliness, resolution, data format).
- Access and download the data and products provided in the CMDS using CODA, EUMETSAT Data archive, and EumetCAST.
- Know how to work with CMDS data using Jupyter Notebooks (Python) and the Sentinel Application Platform (SNAP).
- Use data and products from the CMDS for your own work needs and purposes.
25 May - 11 June 2020
On this moodle platform, students from different countries can train their international competencies by collaborating in different projects, exchanging ideas and doing self-study.
In the first project, students from the weather services in South Africa and Germany will work together on the topics Arctic and Antarctica. The project will start in September 2019, with the beginning of the largest-scale Arctic research expedition of all time. The research icebreaker Polarstern will spend one year drifting through the Arctic Ocean and being trapped in the ice.
Training provided at the International Ocean Colour Science Meeting, Busan, South Korea
9-12 April 2019
This training event is a blended course held collaboratively with the Horizon 2020 PORTWIMS project, in Lisbon, Portugal.
27 May - 14 June 2019
19 - 30 March 2018
This 5 day, online phase of this training course will introduce you to the Copernicus Marine Data Stream from EUMETSAT, providing you with the background knowledge of the Copernicus programme, satellites and instrumentation, data access and formats, tools and software, necessary to begin working with this data for marine applications.
19 - 30 March 2018
The objectives of this course are to develop your skill in using data from EUMETSAT's Copernicus Marine Data Stream for surface analysis. At the end of the course you will be able to:
- analyse the current surface conditions using scatterometer and altimeter data
- monitor the evolution of the surface conditions
- integrate these satellite data with data from numerical models, validating the model output
- access and visualise the data
Online phase: 3-21 September 2018
Classroom phase: 3-7 December 2018, Pretoria, South Africa