Intermediate Webinar: Remote Sensing for Disasters

Tue, Apr 16 - Tue, Apr 30 2019

In the intermediate webinar Remote Sensing for Disasters, participants learn the usage of NASA products to monitor three kinds of disasters. The webinar takes place in three sessions on each Tuesday from 16 until 30 April 2019, starting 10 to 12 am and 2 to 4 pm. It is taught in English and Spanish and is free of charge.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this training, attendees will be able to:

  • Identify NASA data products to characterize and monitor the disasters, Tropical Storms, Flooding, Landslides and Earthquakes, and support decision-making

  • Understand the different data products available and their shortcomings

  • Access and interpret data covered in the different sessions

Course Format

  • Three, two-hour sessions that include a 30 min Q&A period

  • Session A will be broadcast in English, and Session B will cover the same content in Spanish

  • A certificate of completion will also be available to participants who attend all three sessions and complete one homework assignments, which will be based on the webinar sessions. Note: certificates of completion only indicate the attendee participated in all aspects of the training, they do not imply proficiency on the subject matter, nor should they be seen as a professional certification).

Disaster management agencies including domestic and international government agencies and organizations.