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International Training Course on the Application of Meteorological Satellite Products held in CMATC

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 International Training Course on the Application of Meteorological Satellite Products held in CMATC

 

Under the support and guidance from China Meteorological Administration (CMA), the International Training Course on the Application of Meteorological Satellite Products was held in Beijing from September 3 to 13, 2013. Experts from CMA National Satellite Meteorological Centre and other related units delivered lectures.

 

The main purpose of the training is to acquaint participants with knowledge of FY series satellite and its application in CMA. Lectures focused on the application of satellite meteorological services, research and applications in China along with the basic methods of application of its products and data analysis.

 

The training contents covered: general introduction to Fengyun meteorological satellites and their application, infrared precipitation estimation and microwave precipitation retrieval, cloud motion wind products and its application, satellite atmospheric composition observation and its application on environment and climate, drought monitoring using Met. Satellite,Met. Satellite and space weather,wild fire monitoring by using meteorological satellite introduction, monitoring on tropical cyclones, rainstorm and strong convective weather, remote sensing of snow and sea ice and remote sensing of volcanic eruption, retrieval method of cloud parameters by remote sensing data, atmospheric sounding from satellite and its application ,international exchange and cooperation of CMA.

 

13 international participants from 12 countries and regions working in weather and meteorological applications of satellite-related operations, research and management attended the training course. The 13 foreign students were from Malaysia (1), Zimbabwe(1),Indonesia(1),Egypt(1),Mongolia(2),Namibia(1),Burbrundi(1),D.R.Congo(1),Azerbajan(1),Tajikistan(1),
Rwanda(1),and Seychelles(1).

 

During the training period, participants exchanged their views, visited the main operational units of CMA and CMATC,and made a sightseeing tour to the China National Museum.