NASA Earth Observations and Tools for Air Quality Applications in South East Asia
April 01 – April 29, 2015
5 webinars: one hour per week
US Eastern Time – Wednesday 10:00 PM (EDT)
Singapore Time -Thursday 10:00 AM (SGT)
Universal Time – Thursday 02:00 UTC (GMT)
To introduce NASA and NOAA Earth observations, provide demonstrations on how to access and analyze data using web-based tools. Webinar will also discuss air quality case studies from the region.
Webinar is free but you must register at the link shown below. Space is limited and preference will be given to agencies engaged in air quality monitoring, management and decision making in South East Asia. You will be notified by email if your registration has been approved before/by March 20, 2015. Register Here
|1||April 1, 2015||Course overview and Introduction to Satellite Remote Sensing||Introduction to the ARSET Program, Satellite remote sensing, Satellites, and Air quality sensors||ARSET webpage walkthrough|
|2||April 8, 2015||Visible Satellite Imagery and Air Quality Applications||Information content, feature identification, image archives, dust and biomass cases||Worldview (Near real time data/image access)|
|3||April 15, 2015||Introduction to Satellite Aerosol Products and how to access them||Aerosols monitoring with the MODIS, MISR, OMI, and VIIRS instruments||LADSWEB|
|4||April 22, 2015||Application of Satellite Data to Particulate, Smoke and Dust Monitoring||Satellite derived aerosol optical depth-PM2.5 relationships, Smoke and Dust detection examples||Case studies &Global Air Quality Maps|
|5||April 29, 2015||Aerosols and Trace Gas Data Analysis||Mapping, Trends, Time Series, Inter-comparisons , Validation etc.||GIOVANNI, AEROSAT|
Pawan Gupta completed his Ph.D. in Atmospheric Sciences from the University of Alabama in Huntsville which was focused on the retrieval of particulate matter air quality at the surface from satellite observations. His main research expertise is in the application of satellite remote sensing for air quality monitoring and assessment around the world. He is also interested in research on air quality in growing mega cities, spatial and temporal trends in aerosols over urban regions, radiative effects of aerosols, development of statistical models to estimate surface level particulate matter air quality, aerosols and clouds data validation and retrieval of cloud products from satellite measurements. Dr. Gupta currently works with OMI and MODIS science team on development and validation of surface and aerosols products for air quality and climate applications.