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Tsunami Modules in Wake of Indonesia 'Quake
Posted on: 2018-09-28

On September 28, 2018 an earthquake-triggered tsunami impacted parts of Indonesia. The following lessons address the science of tsunamis.

Tsunami Strike, Pacific Edition, is a scenario-based learning experience aimed at the middle school through high school level.

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Hurricane Modules
Posted on: 2018-09-11

September 11, 2018: Hurricane Florence is forecast to have severe consequences for the East Coast of the United States, especially in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia. Tropical Storm Olivia is threatening Hawaii, Super Typhoon Mangkhut is threatening the Philippines, Taiwan and Hong Kong, and Tropical Storm Isaac will enter the Caribbean Sea. High winds and storm surge are an immediate threat near the landfall location....

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GOES-R Training Resources in English, Spanish, and Portuguese
Posted on: 2018-06-27

Need to learn about using the new data and imagery available from GOES-16? COMET has a growing collection of training resources, including materials in Spanish and Portuguese, to help you get started.

Translated materials include short foundational lessons as well as Quick Guides to introduce you to the capabilities of the Advanced Baseline Imager (ABI) and Geostationary Lightning...

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Have you checked out the Operational Models Encyclopedia on MetEd?
Posted on: 2018-04-25

This web-based resource opens up the “black box” of numerical weather prediction by providing information on how numerical weather prediction (NWP) models work, and specifics about physical parameterizations, dynamics, and data assimilation for both deterministic and probabilistic models.

The Encyclopedia includes detailed information about the models used by the U.S. National Weather Service (NWS) and these...

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Have you had your boost?
Posted on: 2018-01-11

The COMET program quietly introduced booster questions on MetEd last year.  Over 1,500 people have subscribed for booster questions so far and we’d like to see more people benefitting from them.

What are booster questions? They are questions that you receive in the days, weeks, and months after completing an online module.  Answering these questions increases the amount of information that you can remember from an online module.

Today’s world bombards us with information. The...

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