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Monitoring Tropical Storms for Emergency Preparedness

03 and 10 May 2018

Organisation: National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

Registration deadline: 03 May 2018

Course Overview: Tropical storms have major impacts, including loss of life and destruction of property. In 2017 alone, the United States experienced three tropical storms with more than $1 billion in losses. Open source satellite data can be used before, during, and after a storm for monitoring and response. A storm's intensity, path, wind, precipitation, storm surge, and flooding can be derived from historical and near real-time satellite observations. In this introductory webinar, participants will learn about the NASA data and tools they can use to monitor tropical storms.

There are 2 identical sessions provided twice per day to accommodate an international audience. 09:00 – 11:00 and 18:00 – 20:00 EDT (UTC-4).


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