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SatelliTe OceanogRaphy and Meteorology School

STORM - 2019
(Theme: Extreme Weather Events)
Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IIST), Thiruvananthapuram
December 4 to 6, 2019

The objective of the Satellite Oceanography and Meteorology (STORM) School is to foster the next generation atmosphere/ocean scientists and satellite meteorologists in particular. The students will be exposed to the latest operational and research satellite missions and promote the use of satellite observations for understanding the weather and climate of the Earth’s atmosphere. Under the STORM program, a three day training will be given to the students at postgraduate level who are working/interested in this area. The training program consists of lectures in the forenoon sessions followed by hands-on training in the afternoon.

  • Introduction to Atmosphere and Ocean
  • Dynamics and Thermodynamics of Atmosphere
  • Introduction to Atmospheric Radiation
  • Introduction to Satellite Meteorology
  • Application of Satellite observations for Weather and Climate System
Hands-on training and Visualization
  • Weather/Climate Data Analysis for severe weather
  • Visualization and Interpretation of Satellite datasets
  • Retrieval of satellite observations for clouds and aerosols

The students currently pursuing/completed MSc in Physics / Mathematics / Meteorology / Atmospheric Science / Oceanography, B.Tech Engineering Physics (3rd year and above), Integrated MSc (4th year and above) are eligible to apply.

Details of Training Program
Dates of training 4 - 6 December 2019
No. of Participants 25
Target Group Students at postgraduate level with Physics/Mathematics/Atmospheric science/Oceanography background who are working/interested in this area. Details are given in the eligibility section
Pre-requisite Working knowledge in Linux is desirable
Last date to apply Filled in application must reach on or before 13 November, 2019
List of Selected Candidates Click here

We anticipate not more than 25 students for the course. IIST will provide accommodation for the participants.

Please register following the link/QR code

No registration fees. No TA/DA will be provided. The selected candidates will be intimated by email. Participation certificate will be issued on completion of the course.

Should you have question regarding this program, please write to

Dr. Govindan Kutty
Associate Professor
Department of Space Science and Technology
Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology

Phone: 0471 – 2568517