Cooperative Institute for
Meteorological Satellite Studies

Bertinoro Remote Sensing Seminar

International Summer School on Applications
with the Newest Multi-Spectral Meterological Satellites

23 August – 3 September 2004

(Supported by University of Bologna and EUMETSAT)

Date Session
23-Aug-04 Welcome-Discussion of Agenda [Menzel, Rizzi]
Lecture 1-Radiation and the Radiative Transfer Equation [Menzel]
Lab- Introduction to the Labs and MATLAB [Antonelli]
24-Aug-04 Lecture 2-Spectral signatures from Earth’s surface and atmosphere [Menzel]
Lab 1a-Multi-spectral Data [Antonelli, Menzel]
Staging, Viewing, Interrogating MODIS Data
25-Aug-04 Lecture 3-Investigations with High Spectral Resolution Data from AIRS [Menzel]
Lab 1b-Multi-spectral Data [Antonelli, Menzel]
Multi-spectral Cloud Mask Properties
26-Aug-04 Lecture 3-Investigations with High Spectral Resolution Data from AIRS (Continued) [Menzel]
Lab 2a-High Spectral Resolution IR data [Antonelli]
Staging, Viewing, Interrogating AIRS and SHIS Data
27-Aug-04 Quiz 1
Lecture 4-Instrument Considerations and Cal/Val [Menzel]
Lab 2b-High Spectral Resolution IR data [Antonelli]
Exploring the Spectral Properties
Evening Get-Together
28-Aug-04 Lecture 5-Introducing MSG [Menzel]
Detection of Fog, Fire, Dust,….
Work Time (homework and Labs)
29-Aug-04 free day
30-Aug-04 Quiz 2
Discussion: Introducing Group Projects [Menzel, Antonelli]
Mapping Surface, Cloud, and Aerosol Properties
31-Aug-04 Lab 3a-Group Projects (Cal/Val, Noise, N*, Eco Syst, Cld & Aerosol) [Antonelli, Tutors]
1-Sep-04 Lab 3b-Continue Group Lab Projects [Antonelli, Tutors]
Lab 3c-Finish Group Lab Projects [Antonelli, Tutors]
2-Sep-04 Lab 3d-Presentation of Group Lab Projects [Students, Antonelli]
Lecture 6-Evolving to the Future Global Observing System [Menzel]
3-Sep-04 Discussion: Homework Solutions
Lecture 7-Summary of Remote Sensing Lessons [Menzel, Antonelli, Tutors]
Discussion: Longer Term Projects
Concluding Ceremony