JPSS Satellite Products for Extratropical Transition

Analyzing the complex environment favorable for hurricane tropical to extratropical transition can be challenging, especially in data sparse regions.  This short module provides an overview of JPSS Proving Ground satellite products, Air Mass RGB, NUCAPS Soundings, and SPoRT Ozone products, available to diagnose the influence of stratospheric air during extratropical transition. This module is 7-10 minutes of audio and user interaction. The interactive application example focuses on the use of these products for the extratropical transition of Arthur in 2014.

Author (s): Emily Berndt
Language: English
Publication Date: July 2016
Skill Level: 2 (requires some prior knowledge of topic)
Prerequisites: Base RGB imagery concepts such as that from UCAR/COMET MetED site: “Multispectral Satellite
Applications: RGB Products Explained”, Base Hyperspectral Infrared Sounder concepts such as that from UCAR/COMET MetED site: “Advanced Satellite Sounding: The Benefit of Hyperspectral Observation, 2nd Ed.”
Completion Time: 7-10  min
Includes Audio: yes
Categories: Satellite Meteorology, Multispectral (RGB) Imagery, aerosols/air quality, forecast

Module info:

(Install Manual)

(Download Module)


Quick Guide info:


AIRS Ozone Products

Air Mass quick Guide



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