NOAA CoastWatch Fish Tracking Class - April 2022

March 25, 2022
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Monday, April 25, 2022 through Friday, April 29, 2022

10AM to 4PM Hawaiian Time (HST)

NOAA CoastWatch Fish Tracking class. This course aims to teach students about satellite data and how to use it with fish telemetry data in fishery research and management! 

Course Materials (Website)

Expect to spend about 1h/day in live sessions and at least 2h/day on your own to go over self-paced materials or work on your project. Instructors will be available during the day to answer questions or help troubleshoot, on demand. The last day will be a 2-3h presentation day.

Learning Outcome: 

  1. You will get familiar with the basic principles of remote sensing and the main ocean parameters
  2. You will practice using the ERDDAP platform to visualize, subset and download data
  3. You will learn where to find data
  4. You will learn how to judge whether a specific product is appropriate for your application, and when in doubt, you will know who to contact to get guidance
  5. You will apply what you learn on a personal project and leave the class with ready-to-use workflows