On June 19, International Training Course on the Application of Meteorological Satellite Products in Weather Forecasting was opened in Guangzhou, Guangdong.
The training course includes lectures, computer-based practice, forum, field trip to satellite ground station in Guangzhou, and on-site lectures in meteorological operational departments of Guangdong Provincial Meteorological Service, and so on. The training course gives international trainees the opportunity to learn of the general information of FengYun series satellite products, master the application of meteorological satellite products in weather forecast and meteorological disaster monitoring, elevate capacities of harnessing FY meteorological satellite products, and push forward international cooperation between countries along “Belt and Road” territories and China in terms of satellite meteorology.
The international trainees come from countries along “Belt and Road” territories, namely Russia, Thailand, the Philippines, Iraq, Malaysia, Tajikistan, Mozambique, Egypt, Swaziland, Kenya, Sudan, Papua New Guinea, and so on.
Since the first session of this international training course, 169 international trainees have been enrolled. They have come from 55 countries and regions, which cover 6 Regional Associations of World Meteorological Organization (WMO).
Editor: Liu Shuqiao