This listing of GOES-R Series multilingual training materials includes both foundational lessons and quick guides developed by various partners at the request of the U.S. National Weather Service and NESDIS. Many of the materials are part of larger courses or training catalogs.
The selections included here represent materials available in languages in addition to English. Training contributors include COMET, RAMMB/CIRA, CIMSS, and SPoRT. Translation contributors/reviewers include the Servicio Meteorológico Nacional (SMN) in Argentina and the University of São Paulo in Brazil.
Educators make up one of the largest user communities of the MetEd website. Whether you are a K-12 teacher or higher education instructor, the Educator's Portal provide a place to find resources and pointers on using MetEd material in your teaching endeavors.
The SOO/STRC site is maintained to better serve the science and training needs of the National Weather Service Science Operations Officers and to reflect the changing direction of the National SOO/STRC Program.
The COMET® Outreach Program promotes partnerships between forecast offices and universities by providing funding for collaborative research projects that will transfer science into practice and serve the public good.
The ASMET project produces online lessons that teach African forecasters how to enhance their forecasts by making better use of meteorological satellite images and products. The lessons are available in French and English, and cover such topics as marine meteorology, aviation forecasting, and forecasting tropical cyclones, drought, flooding, and dust storms. The lessons are produced by the ASMET team, which consists of meteorology instructors from the South African Weather Service, the Regional Training Centers in Kenya (KMD) and Niger (EAMAC), and the Morocco National Meteorology Department (DNM). EUMETSAT and COMET provide project management and design/support services.
Beginning with the first international conference in 1993, the purpose of CALMet has been to offer forums to share experiences, expectations, and new ideas for applying emerging technologies and strategies in meteorology education and training. CALMet conferences have served to build international working relationships that continue to have an large impact on meteorology education worldwide.