GOES-R Launch Workshop for Broadcast Meteorologists, November 2016

GOES-R Launch Workshop for Broadcast Meteorologists, November 2016
  1. Identify driving factors and key initiatives in the evolution of NWS services including impact-based decision support.
  2. Identify key instruments on GOES-R and their functions.
  3. Describe basic features of the ground control system.
  4. Describe the importance of space weather and the role GOES-R will play in keeping us informed about it.
  5. Describe key features and capabilities of the advanced baseline imager (ABI) instrument on GOES-R.
  6. Describe key features and capabilities of the geostationary lightning mapper (GLM) tool on GOES-R.
  7. Identify key improvements in GOES-R instruments for such areas as IR imagery, water vapor, and motion detection and how these tools will support improved weather forecasts.
  8. Describe key features of GOES-R improved sensors and refresh rates and how these will support enhanced understanding of storm development processes.
  9. Describe how the increased data supplied by the GOES-R systems will be managed and accessed through the Max system.
  10. Describe key features of Baron Services, Inc plans for delivering GOES-R data.