Topic outline

  • A light on heat: what radiation tells about soil, air and fire

    A formula-free approach to remote sensing based on images from GOES and Meteosat satellites. How to twist radiance readings at the satellite into air temperatures and soil characteristics. Guided exercises on viewers will try to make you familiar with satellite data.

    with Jose Prieto 

    Suggested pre-reading:

  • Light and heat: burning questions (50 min)

    Did you ever wonder why we feel cold in dry air during the night?

    Or what does the Earth do with all the light from the Sun?

  • Light discussions on hot topics (20 min)

    Please feel free to ask questions or add comments on, use code: #EUMSC2

  • Discover... the Americas with ABI (30 min)

    It seems we are too many in this course for supervised data analysis on GOES imagery. Still we will briefly go through 

    • RGB-products, 
    • how to customize them to your purpose, 
    • what information they convey and 
    • how to read between the data lines.

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