NOAA CoastWatch Satellite Course - Alaska, September 2023

May 19, 2023
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September 18, 2023 through September 20, 2023

9:00-5:00 Pacific Time* @ National Park Service Alaska Regional Office, 240 W 5th Ave, Anchorage, AK 99501 (Hybrid)

The CoastWatch Team is inviting 30 in-person participants, and 20 remote participants for a 3-day introductory course on ocean satellite data. Registration is first-come, first-serve. Learn more about what this course entails here.

Course Content (UMD Canvas)

Registration (Constant Contact Form)

The course will cover :

  • remote sensing basics
  • example applications of satellite data
  • sea surface temperature
  • ocean color (chlorophyll, PAR, Kd490, ....)
  • altimetry (sea surface height, currents)
  • wind
  • salinity
  • water quality (optional)
  • sea ice (optional)
  • synthetic aperture radar (optional)
  • which dataset to choose
  • overview of different tools and platforms to access data

*Times subject to change, note the instructors will be in Anchorage