Courses offered

Satellite Meteorology (Earth and Environmental Sciences 191051, 2020)

Syllabus: Satellite Meteorology

Course outline

Note: The course schedule and/or format may be changed depending on the Coronavirus situations. Please check back regularly.

Apr 13: Satellite Meteorology is given online via Zoom. I ask all the students interested in this course to let me know at by Apr 16 so I can contact you with access details including the meeting ID and password. If you haven't decided whether or not to register, that's okay. Please sign up if you wish to attend the first class online.

Apr 3: According to the latest University regulations, classes are taught in an on-line format until further notice. Please check back for more details to be announced later.

Mar 23: The course schedule was updated.

Class registrants can download class material. The user ID and password required for access will be announced on the first day of the class. Or contant Hiro Masunaga directly.

4/13 (No class)
4/20 Introduction
4/27 Overview of satellite meteorology
5/11 Satellite orbits
Homework 1
5/18 Thermal infrared remote sensing
5/25 Visible remote sensing
6/1 Microwave remote sensing -1
6/8 Microwave remote sensing -2
Homework 2
6/15 Atmospheric observations by satellite sounders
6/22 Atmospheric observations by active sensors
6/29 Basics of retrieval algorithms
7/6 Satellite observations of clouds and aerosols
7/13 Satellite observations of precipitation
7/20 Satellite observations and tropical meteorology
7/27 Summary and term-end assignment

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