Lesson series

#5 Satellite and Radar Interpretation

In this class we'll decipher the plethora of information available from satellite and radar technology.
You will learn:
  • Types of satellite imagery
  •  Accessing satellite images
  •  Identifying cloud types from satellite images
  • Assessing the winds from clouds
  • How weather radar works
  • Accessing weather radar
  • Cells vs Lines
  • Forecasting time of passage

Class contents:
  • Video: 50 minute lecture with Chris Bedford & Peter Isler
  • Presentation notes
  • Quiz
  • Review of Quiz
  • Resource material
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Marine Weather University

Marine Weather University is designed to help you further your knowledge of weather - tailored to a marine focus. Classes cover a variety of essential topics employing a combination of lectures, quizzes and resource material. Full courses are configured to provide a well rounded education so you have the tools to really understand what you can see on the water, in the sky and on the internet.
Marine Weather University is a collaboration of veteran sailing meteorologist, Chris Bedford and world-class sailor and best selling author, Peter Isler.
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