27th Satellites and Education Conference

SOS Docents

In support of CIMSS collaborations with the NOAA Science on a Sphere (SOS) Network, Friday morning will feature a separate session focusing and SOS and the EarthNow Project. Friday afternoon participating docents will have hands-on experience leading presentations for fellow conference attendees.             

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August 1st SOS Docent Training Syllabus

Instructor: Patrick Rowley

823 AOSS Building, 1225 W. Dayton

8:30 to 9:30 AM

SOS System Review
   System setup
   User Interface (GUI)
    Dataset organization
    New SOS/Remote Features (if running SOS 4.0+)

9:30 to 10:00 AM

Introduction to EarthNow blog and Resources
    Climate Digest
    Feature Stories

10:00 to 10:20 AM


10:20 AM – 11:30 AM

Creating & Editing Playlists, including EarthNow datasets
    AutoRun playlists
    Docent playlist

11:30 PM – 12:30 PM

Lunch en route to Aldo Leopold Nature Center SOS

12:30 PM – 3:00 PM

Hands on SOS!