- Languages: English, Spanish
- Publish Date: 2011-09-30
- Last Updated On: 2013-11-06
- Skill Level: 1 '
- Completion Time: .75 - 1.00 h
- Includes Audio: no
- Required Plugins: none
Aviation Weather, Environment and Society, Satellite Meteorology
- Included in Courses:
Volcanic Ash: Science, Impacts and Forecasting Course, Multispectral Satellite Application Topics Course, Review of Aeronautical Meteorology - Africa, Tropical Aviation Forecasting
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This module is the fourth and final entry in the Volcanic Ash series. It covers the tools and techniques used for identifying and forecasting the transport of volcanic ash. Satellite and radar imagery are combined with observations and numerical model output to first identify the presence of volcanic ash and then to help forecast the transport of ash at various levels of the atmosphere.